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Ancient Corinth: Isthmus of Corinth

Isthmus of Corinth

The isthmus of Corinth, a land bridge connecting the two major parts of Greece. It was Corinth's control of this strategic spot that made it wealthy and powerful in the classical world. Today, a canal passes through the isthmus.

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