In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There were also fragments of earlier unglazed Corinthian and Attic lamps of the second to fourth centuries.
- By the sixth century the buff marl clays, which had characterized Corinthian pottery since the Archaic period, had been abandoned and did not reappear until the eleventh century.
- The style is comparable to that of mid-7th-century Corinthian vase paintings, on some of which the artist has employed a brown wash on human figures to represent flesh tones.
- The Corinthian citizen belonged to an oligarchy, a constitution which gave political rights to a narrow property-based citizen body and political power to a still narrower body, with its own legal regulations.
- Believing that this referred to his Corinthian parents, Oedipus fled Corinth resolving never to see his supposed father and mother again as long as they lived.
- Known to the Greeks as a Corinthian helmet, it was probably tailor-made for one careful owner in an unknown Greek city state in the 7th century BC.
- Not far from the ancient theater and stadium of Delphi, Delphi Camp is located on an isolated bay of the Corinthian gulf.
- She settled into a life between Athens, the small Corinthian gulf town of Sykia, and Delphi, each site close to her new parents-in-law.
- Modern day sportsmen and women have often heard reference to the Corinthian ideals which emerged from the ancient Greek city of Corinth where some of the earliest events were staged.
- He founded Potidaea in N Greece, the only Corinthian colony in the Aegean.
- Paul also reminds the Corinthian congregation that it belongs to those in every place who call on the name of the Lord Jesus.
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