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  1. Corinth By: Demi Milas

  2. Background • Originally Ephyra • Center of trade • Pegasus • Setting for myths

  3. History • King Sisyphus • Founder • Married Merope • Punished in Hades

  4. Peloponnesian War • Sided with Sparta • Dispute with Athens

  5. The Corinthian War • Fought between 395 and 386 B.C. • Thebes and Corinth allied • Take down Sparta’s control

  6. Temple of Apollo • Built 540 B.C. • One of the oldest ruins today • Delivering of messages from Apollo

  7. Corinth in Oedipus Rex • Merope and Polybus • Oedipus’ journey

  8. Works Citied Cartwright, Mark. "Corinth." Ancient History Encyclopedia. N.p., 2 Sept. 2009. Web. 28 Nov. 2013. <http://www.ancient.eu.com/corinth/>. Gill, N.S. "Temple of Apollo at Corinth." About. About, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2013. <http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/Corinth/ss/11312-Corinth_2.htm>. "Wars." ancientgreece. University Press, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2013. <http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/PeloponnesianWar/>. "Pegasus of Corinth." Alluriana. Alluriana, n.d. Web. 28 Nov. 2013. <http://www.alluriana.com/pegasus-of-corinth.html>.