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School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

09/20/2018
The ASCSA's libraries (Blegen, Gennadius and the Wiener Laboratory) are undergoing a major reclassification project for their collections following the Library of Congress system of call numbers. Live updates will be posted here as well as on the Facebook pages of the School.

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Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

09/13/2018
Topics include terracotta votives from Acrocorinth, defensive watchtowers at Mantineia, Hippias of Erythrai, and marble statuary of Asklepios from the Athenian Agora.

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Excavation in the Storeroom: Reflections from Author Brice L. Erickson

09/10/2018
Brice L. Erickson discusses his new publication The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII).

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Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

08/10/2018
Sarah A. James discusses the latest addition to the Corinth series, Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7).

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New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)

07/30/2018
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII) by Brice L. Erickson.

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Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

07/27/2018
"It’s the human capital that makes this the best summer program in Greece." enthuses Summer Session director Daniel Levine. He should know. He has been a director of the program four times over four decades! Summer session wraps up and Levine gives his list for what makes the perfect participant.

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In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

07/20/2018
"Jim McCredie's record of service to the American School is the stuff of legends," writes Mark Lawall, Chair of the School's Managing Committee. Mr. McCredie passed away on July 15, 2018.

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Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

07/20/2018
ASCSA Summer Seminar alumna Nancy Antonellis brings Greek Archaeology to high school students with lesson plans from Corinth Excavations.

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2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

07/10/2018
Corinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.

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VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

06/29/2018
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“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

06/29/2018
"Τriumph Over Time," a film about Greece produced in 1947 by the American School, will be played during the summer on the island of Ano Koufonissi, at the old δημοτικό σχολείο, which has been renovated to house the island's antiquities collection. The event is part of Constellations in the Dirt (Αστερισμοί στο Χώμα) organized by NEON and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

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Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives

06/25/2018
After several months of extensive remodeling (Nov.2017-March 2018), two months of relocating (April -May 2018), we finally made it to our new home: The East Wing of the Gennadius Library (a.k.a Gennadeion East).

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Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

06/24/2018
On the weekend of June 1–3, the Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Overseers of the Gennadius Library welcomed guests to the inauguration of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing.

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Hesperia 87.2 Now Online!

06/19/2018
Topics include a Middle Helladic cist tomb in the Athenian Agora, prehistoric bronze shields from Delphi, Boiotian pottery decorated in the so-called Six’s technique, and Late Antique inscribed altars from the Asklepieion at Epidauros.

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Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library

06/15/2018
New hours in effect from July 2 through September 2, 2018

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Examining Samothracian Agency: An Interview with Samothrace 9 Author Bonna D. Wescoat

06/12/2018
Bonna Wescoat discusses The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9), the first Samothrace volume published by the ASCSA

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The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century)

06/06/2018
From May 10 to May 25 the Gennadius Library, presented “The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century) through the Gennadius Library Collections.

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New Publication! Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7)

05/30/2018
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7) by Sarah A. James.

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Increasing Accessibility through the Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

05/21/2018
An interview with the authors of the first official guidebook to Corinth released by the ASCSA in over 50 years.

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VIDEOCAST - Diving into the Wreck - The Antikythera Mechanism, Lord Byron_s Last Days, Tear Gas in the Lyceum, a Poetry Reading

05/17/2018
Douglas Burnet Smith

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