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Mapping Antiquity

Moira Lavelle
08/24/2016
Scholar and former diplomat Brady Kiesling is on a mission to map the world of Ancient Greece

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Through the Eyes of an Archaeologist

Moira Lavelle
08/22/2016
Our new video gives a peek of what an excavation looks like through the eyes of an archaeologist

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The New Pausanias

Moira Lavelle
08/17/2016
Summer Session Student Matthew Cartier talks about his blog and his summer session experience.

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David Romano Reflects on Mt. Lykaion Discovery

Moira Lavelle
08/17/2016
“We had been expecting something like this ever since we began excavating at the altar in 2007,” Admitted Romano.

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Work of ASCSA-Affiliated Project leads to First Pre-Neolithic Artifacts on Display in Crete

Thomas Strasser and Eleni Panagopoulou
08/15/2016
The new temporary archaeological museum in Rethmynon now exhibits the first pre-Neolithic artifacts (>7000 B.C.) found on Crete which were discovered by the Plakias Mesolithic Survey, a synergasia project of the ASCSA and the Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology and Speleology

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New Finds at Mt. Lykaion

Mt Lykaion Excavation Press Release
08/10/2016
New discoveries at Mt. Lykaion could confirm ancient tales of human sacrifice in Greece

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Gennadius Librarian takes course on incunabula

Irini Solomonidi
08/05/2016
Irini Solomonidi attended a course on incunabula at the Institut d’histoire du livre in Lyon.

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New Acquisitions on Display

Maria Smali
08/05/2016
Some of the most important recent acquisitions of the Gennadius Library are on display in the Reading Room.

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Indian Director of Archaeology & Museums tours the campus

Maria Georgopoulou
08/05/2016
N. R. Visalatchy, Director of the Department of Archaeology & Museums of the Government of Telangana (India) visited the American School.

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Summer Session Through the Students’ Eyes

Moira Lavelle
08/03/2016
Photos from Summer Session 2016

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Donations to the Blegen Library


08/01/2016
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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Interview with Dr. David Romano, Director of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project.

Moira Lavelle
07/28/2016
Hopes for excavations at the birthplace of Zeus

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Contemporary Art Project Donated to the Gennadius Library

Maria Smali
07/26/2016
In June 2016, visual artist Judith Allen-Efstathiou donated to the Gennadius Library the Mapping the Walk archive, which consists of 36 original graphite and gouache drawings.

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Schliemann Returns to Japan

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
07/26/2016
One hundred and fifty years after his first journey to China and Japan, Schliemann's spirit recently returned to Japan on the occasion of two exhibits.

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News


07/23/2016
As seen in the NY Times: Archaeologists in Ashkelon, Israel, who include former Wiener Lab Director Sherry Fox, said they have found a burial site that could help reveal the origin and lifestyle of a civilization whose history has been written by its enemies. In other news, School Director James Wright was recently in an article from Kathimerini about Fulbright scholars in Greece, and former Director Jack Davis and Shari Stocker have a feature on the Grffin Warrior Tomb in Costa Navarino magazine.

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New Wiener Lab Opens


07/21/2016
On June 4, 2016, the School inaugurated the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, which will propel us into a new era of research opportunities and solidify our standing as the preeminent center for high level archaeological science in the Mediterranean and Southeastern Europe.

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Palace of Nestor Reopens


07/21/2016
After three years of restoration, this important archaeological site gets a new shed.

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George Theotokas Joins the “30s Generation” at the Gennadius Library Archives

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
07/21/2016
And rightly so! How could the papers of the man who penned the manifesto of the "30s Generation" (and also credited by many with coining the term) not be at the Archives of the Gennadius Library, together with the papers of George Seferis, Odysseus Elytis, Stratis Myrivilis, Angelos Terzakis, and Elias Venezis?

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Blegen Library’s August Opening Hours


07/20/2016
During the month of August, the Blegen Library will be open to visitors Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 to 15:30 and will be closed on Saturdays. No new cards will be issued during the month and no orientations will take place.

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Blegen Library collection: Highlights of new acquisitions


07/12/2016
The Blegen library is happy to announce the acquisition of four new online subscriptions. As always, we value your feedback and welcome any comments you may have.

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