Corinth

We spent the day today driving back to Athens for our flight to Santorini tomorrow morning.  On the way we stopped at  the Ancient City Corinth and the Corinth Canal.

It was quite a humbling experience to walk in the city where the Apostle Paul preached to the Corinthians.   During the first centurary AD Paul lived in Corinth and worked with the Jewish tentmakers.  He also preached the Gospel to the Jews of the city.  It was here that Paul gave his most famous epistles in his letter to the Corinthians.

Here is the Main Street of the Ancient City and the place where Paul addressed the Corinthians.

As with all the ruins we have visited in the Pelopense the ancient cities have been much larger than we expected and very well preserved for their age.  Here are the remaining columns of the temple of  Apollo and the Bema where Paul preached.
 

In the Museum at Corinth we saw many of the burial sarcophagus and burial sculptures.

Although it was a rainy day we still had to make the stop at the Corinth Canal which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Aegean Sea.  This passage separates the Pelopense from Greece Mainland.

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