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Become a Founding Member of the Friends of Hesperia

by Andrew Reinhard
10/28/2014
The ASCSA invites you to become a founding member of the Friends of Hesperia. Your annual, tax-deductible donation will help the journal not only cover the indirect costs of its publication, but also benefits the journal in many other ways.

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Donations to the Blegen Library


10/24/2014
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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Blegen Library closed October 28


10/22/2014
The Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in observance of the National Holiday.

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Good Luck Continues in Corinth


10/16/2014
At the end of September conservation of the Agonotheteion mosaic was presented to the 5th and 6th grades of the local school of Ancient Corinth. Since then all 37 panels of the mosaic have been completely and successfully detached. Nicol Anastasatou is participating in the Colloquium of the International Association for the Study of Ancient Mosaics in California.

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News


10/13/2014
On the occasion of the construction of the New West Wing project, Maria Georgopoulou discusses the role of libraries in the new digital world.

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Open Access Hesperia Article: “Making Sense of Nonsense Inscriptions”


10/09/2014
"Making Sense of Nonsense Inscriptions Associated with Amazons and Scythians on Athenian Vases" (Hesperia 83.3) is now available as Open Access, free to read/download/share.

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VIDEOCAST - Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author


10/09/2014
Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author Speaker: Stratis Papaioannou, Associate Professor of Classics, Brown University and 2014-15 Whitehead Professor, ASCSA

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Elizabeth Blegen’s great-niece visits the School

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
10/08/2014
It was the first time that a relative of Elizabeth Pierce Blegen visited the School in decades.

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VIDEOCAST - «Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων


10/03/2014
«Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων από την ίδρυση της Σχολής & της Βιβλιοθήκης Μηλεών Speaker Bertrand Bouvier, Πασχάλης Κιτρομηλίδης, Ντία Φιλιππίδου

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Hesperia 83.3 Now Online!

by Susan Lupack
09/30/2014
Topics in this issue include the EH II–III transition at Lerna and Tiryns, pedimental reliefs from Helike, "nonsense" inscriptions on Attic vases, Agora I 5162, and Italian sigillata stamps on Crete.

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VIDEOCAST - The Song of the Earth


09/29/2014
Theatrical performance of Stratis Myrivilis’s “The Song of the Earth,” a moving rendering of a work by one of Greece’s greatest novelists whose archives are housed in the Gennadeion.

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Digital Loeb Classical Library (60-day Free trial)


09/17/2014
A 60-day free trial for the digital Loeb Classical Library (launched by the Harvard University Press) is up and running for the Blegen Library.

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The Athenian Agora: Museum Guide Published

by Andrew Reinhard
09/15/2014
The Athenian Agora: Museum Guide has been published and is now available for purchase online. Author Laura Gawlinski talks about the book, the museum, and her work at the Agora.

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New Maps and Spatial Data


09/10/2014
A new resource for sharing maps and spatial data is now available through the Corinth Excavations' web pages. While the area of emphasis is the Corinthia, coverage for much of the data extends to the whole of Greece.

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Good Luck for the Eutychia Mosaic


08/07/2014
After the approval of a conservation study by head conservator Nicol Anastassatou, work has begun on a figural mosaic in the South Stoa. Photos and Google Glass videos describe the restoration of this artwork.

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The Public Library of the village of Milies on Mt. Pelion

Maria Smali
07/25/2014
The Gennadius Library is organizing a conference to celebrate the 200 years from the foundation of the Public Library of Milies.

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Take a Field Trip to Corinth

by Andrew Reinhard
07/17/2014
In anticipation of the print edition of Ancient Corinth: A Guide to the Site and Museum, the ASCSA has released a new app for use when touring the site both inside and outside the fence.

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Journey of a Portrait

Posted by Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
07/14/2014
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.

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Corinth Excavations 2014: End of Season and Google Glass


07/11/2014
Monday June 30th marked the end of the third and final training session and the end of the 2014 season in Ancient Corinth. A total of 22 ASCSA students and others participated. In the third session...

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Exhibition “Dominicos Theotokopoulos between Venice and Rome”

Maria Smali
07/08/2014
The Gennadius Library has loaned two rare books with engravings that depict the monastery of St. Catherine's on Mount Sinai.

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