Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Ancient Corinth

Ancient Corinth was a city of Ancient Greece, located in the north side of the Peloponnese, in southern Greece. The city was first inhabited in the Neolithic period (5000-3000 B.C.) and was considered the wealthiest city in the ancient world.

History of Ancient Corinth

Ancient Corinth was formerly known as "Ephira" and was founded by Sisyphus, who became famous for his feat to break the boundaries of human capabilities and win over death.

Ancient Corinth was also famous for being the home of the hero Bellerophon, the master of the winged horse Pegasus. Bellerophon was worshiped in Ancient Corinth like a god. Furthermore, Ancient Corinth was known as the main place of worship for Apollo, the Greek god of Music and also Zeus, the King of the gods, in the district of Nemea.

Watch a reconstruction of ancient Corinth as it was:


Famous Greek People from Ancient Corinth

famous people from ancient greece - Periander


627-585 BC
Ancient Greek places