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The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
The Wiener Laboratory is excited to announce the addition of the following publications to our collection.
Meet Ching-Yuan (Dwight) Wu, a Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, working on a dissertation on Roman provincial administration.
Chavdar Tzochev discusses his work dating and contextualizing Thasian amphora stamps in the Athenian Agora.
The online home to the catalogues of the Gennadius, Blegen,Wiener Laboratory, and the British School, the new AMBROSIA is simpler and easier to use.
During the Christmas holiday period, the Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on the following days: December 24, 26, 31 and January 6. No new cards will be issued and no orientations will take place between December 24th and January 6th.
Meet Minerva Alganza-Roldán, ia Senior Associate Member and a research fellow in the Polymnia Research Network of Ancient and Modern Mythographers.
Meet Marion Meyer, a classical archaeologist who teaches in Vienna but returns to the ASCSA every summer to continue her research on the early cult of Athena.
Meet Ross Brendle, a visiting student associate member at the American School of Classical Studies, working on a PhD in Classical Art and Archaeology.
Scholar and former diplomat Brady Kiesling is on a mission to map the world of Ancient Greece
The Blegen added new special projects and new staff and interns in 2015.
From Rome to Athens. Lindsay Harris, Mellon Professor, and Kim Bowes, Director of the American Academy in Rome, on a short two-day visit to the ASCSA. On June 17th, Kim Bowes also delivered a fascinating talk at Cotsen Hall, titled "Roman Peasants: Food, Lives, Landscape."
Φοιτητές του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών και αρχειακή έρευνα στην ΑΚΣΚΑ
OPEN MEETING - “Work of the ASCSA during 2014” & “Archaeology, History and Science: a Microscopic Approach” James C. Wright, Director of ASCSA; Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College and Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas, M. H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, ASCSA
Carl W. Blegen is the most famous American archaeologist ever to work in Greece, and no American has ever had a greater impact on Greek archaeology. Yet Blegen, unlike several others of his generation, until now has found no biographer.
First it hung on the walls of the American Academy in Rome; then in 1932 it followed its owner, Gorham Phillips Stevens, to Athens where he served as Director of the American School from 1939 to 1947.
Robert D. Blegen, nephew of Carl W. Blegen (son of youngest brother John), visited recently the Blegen Library and the Blegen House on Ploutarchou 9
On March 11th, Professor Kostis Kourelis of Franklin and Marshall College delivered a fascinating lecture about architects who worked for the Corinth excavations from 1903 to 1933.
On May 31st, the ASCSA celebrated the Blegens and their contributions to archaeology through a day of insightful lectures and a visit to their former home.
The shifting of the entire library collection, which began in the Spring of 2012 with the installation of compact shelving, was completed this month.
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