The American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Agora News & Events

  • New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)
    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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  • “Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi
    "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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  • A Life at the Agora
  • From the FieldCome travel with us as we pay tribute to John Camp's amazing 50 years at the Agora through this inspiring 6 minute video.
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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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