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  • Q&A with Sylvian Fachard
  • From the FieldThe American School's Mellon Professor Sylvian Fachard tells us what he is excited about in his first year teaching as Mellon Professor, his research interests, and what it was like to see the Olympic flame pass through Greece in this extended Q and A.
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  • From the Archives
  • From the FieldThe Ancient Agora of Athens is considered by all, locals and tourists, to be a small oasis in the center of the city. Strolling in the largest archaeological park of Athens, in the shade of tall oaks, planes, and olives, we hardly realize how much effort was devoted to landscaping the site in the early 1950s. That was a major undertaking, one comparable to the reconstruction of the Stoa of Attalos itself. One only needs to see before-and-after photos in order to grasp the magnitude of this achievement.
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  • Corinth in Spring
  • From the FieldCorinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.
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