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Paul wrote his epistle to the Romans from this city.
Chief town of the Roman province of Achaia. It was located on the isthmus connecting the Peloponnesus with the mainland of Greece, possessing a harbor on both eastern and western sides. It was a port city of wealth and influence.
Significant Events:
Paul lived in Corinth for a year and six months and established the Church there (Acts 18:1-18). Paul wrote several letters to members of the Church in the area of Corinth, two of which are now in the New Testament (1 and 2 Corinthians). (See Bible Dictionary, “Corinth.”)