The capital of the Roman province of Achaia, a flourishing commercial city, very wealthy and also very corrupt. There remain to us two Letters of Saint Paul addressed to the Christians of the Church of Corinth, founded by him, and to all Christians of Achaia. From the first of these Letters it appears (1 Corinthians 9) that the Apostle wrote another Letter to the Corinthians, which has been lost.

MLA Citation

  • Bishop Geremia Bonomelli, D.D.. “Corinth”. A Small Geographical, Historical and Archaeological Dictionary for Understanding the New Testament, 1909. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 January 2020. Web. 13 May 2021. <>