ἀφνειὸν Κόρινθον: Corinth was made wealthy in early times by its trade, lying as it did between two seas; cf. “οἰκοῦντες γὰρ τὴν πόλιν οἱ Κορίνθιοι ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰσθμοῦ ἀεὶ δή ποτε ἐμπόριον εἶχον, ... χρήμασί τε δυνατοὶ ἦσαν, ὡς καὶ τοῖς παλαιοῖς ποιηταῖς δεδήλωται” Thuc. i. 13. 15. The old name of Corinth was Ephyra, cf. “ἔστι πόλις Ἐφύρη μυχψ̂ Ἄργεος ἱπποβότοιο Ζ” 152, and the poet does not put the name Corinth into the mouth of his characters.Κλεωνάς: southwest of Corinth, on the road to Argos.
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