Category Archives: Trade and Commerce

Religion and Society in Roman Corinth

Later change (12-13-12) noted by asterick *  A little over a week ago, I had the privilege to participate in a double session at the Society of Biblical Literature conference dedicated to the theme of “Polis and Ecclesia: Roman Corinth.” … Continue reading

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The Isthmus and the Consequences of Geography

I returned yesterday evening from the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion. I’ll write more about the  sessions on Roman Corinth tomorrow. For now, I post below (via my Scribd account) a draft … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (October 2012)

The latest round-up of digital scholarship and references over the last month. These references are now available with abstracts and tags at the Corinthian Studies Online (Zotero) Library. Diachronic Dillon, Matthew P. J. “Review. The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (Sept 2012)

The latest round up of scholarship relevant to Corinth posted online in the last month. Archaic-Classical Corinth Greco, Giovanna, Ferrara, Bianca, and Tomeo, Antonella. “South-western Area of the Forum of Cumae. Analysis of Fabrics and  Pottery Productions.” Rendiconti Online Della … Continue reading

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Augustus Neander, on the reason for Paul’s sojourn (1844)

Last week, I excerpted a text from Lyman Coleman’s historical atlas of the bible (1855) about the Paul’s visit to the “most hopeless city of Corinth.” I decided to trace Coleman’s ideas about Corinth and the consequences of geography. Coleman … Continue reading

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Dissertation Corner: A Guide to “Corinth on the Isthmus”

I recently discovered by accident that my doctoral dissertation on the Late Antique Corinthia was available for free download through OhioLink. When I completed this study in 2006 at Ohio State University, there was concern among graduate students that our … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship (monthly): June-August

The second installment of Corinth-related scholarship that went digital in June-August. Happy reading! Geology Ford, Mary, Sebastian Rohais, Edward A. Williams, Sylvain Bourlange, David Jousselin, Nicolas Backert, and Fabrice Malartre. “Tectono-sedimentary Evolution of the Western Corinth Rift (Central Greece).” Basin … Continue reading

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Another Article on the Diolkos

Back in January, I noted another new article on the diolkos of Corinth by Yannis Nakas and D. Koutsoumba forthcoming in the Loutraki volume (more on this soon).  Since then, I’ve been in contact with Yannis Nakas about the piece … Continue reading

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A Corinthian Pyxis Podcast

At the start of a new semester at Messiah College, I have been looking for ways to make my lectures in the History of Western Civilization I a little more dynamic.  For example, I have spiced up old lectures about … Continue reading

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Ancient Corinth: 2011 Publications

I finally had time this week to gather together the 2011 publications for various aspects of Corinth’s history.  The first installment today includes about 3 dozen publications related to the history and archaeology of Corinth in antiquity, i.e., from the … Continue reading

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