Corinth: The City Of Ancient Rome

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The city gained its income from the exchange of merchandise from both directions. Since the city was the capital of Achaia, it attracted many ambassadors and other officials who came to see the Roman governor, and many travelers from Greece and Asia. Corinth also became one of the notable centers for banking and finance in the Roman world.
It was a flourishing city among many Greek cities from the 5th BCE until it was left in devastated situation by the Romans in 146 BCE. In 44 BC Julius Caesar restored Corinth as a Roman colony, settling the city with freed slaves from Rome and people from other nations including Syrians, Egyptians and Jews. The city was rebuilt only after a century using the Roman architectural models and everything in

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