The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Ancient Corinth: Site Guide (7th ed., Modern Greek)

by Guy D. R. Sanders, Jennifer Palinkas, and Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst, with James Herbst

208 pp, 179 col and b/w figs, 7 plans, 2 foldout maps
5.5" x 8"
Paper, ISBN: 978-960-7067-09-8
Publication Date: March 2018
Status: Active

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Description:
This is the first official guidebook to the site of Ancient Corinth published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 50 years. Fully updated with the most current information, color photos, and plans, this new edition of the guide to the archaeological site of Corinth is an indispensable resource for the casual tourist or the professional archaeologist. Two large-scale maps provide an overview of the site, and are keyed to discussions of the major monuments. The guide begins with a history of Corinth and its excavations, and continues with a tour inside the fenced area of the site, from the Temple of Apollo to the Bema to the Fountain of Peirene and more. The final section describes the monuments outside the fenced area, including the Odeion, the Theater, and the Asklepieion. Short bibliographic notes lead the reader to fuller descriptions of monuments, objects, and concepts. Interspersed between descriptions of the monuments are topographical notes and discussions of special topics such as the geology of the area, Pausanias’s description of the city, St. Paul’s visits, and prehistoric Corinth and the Corinthia. Text in Modern Greek.

About the Author: Guy D. R. Sanders is the former director of the Corinth Excavations. Jennifer Palinkas is an instructor at Harford Day School in Maryland. Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst is the Assistant Director of the Corinth Excavations. James Herbst is the Architect of the Corinth Excavations.