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Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
The Hellenic Initiative, Quicken Loans Visit the School
The ASCSA continued to host more visitors throughout the month of June as leadership from The Hellenic Initiative and a group from Quicken Loans were introduced to the work of the School.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News
Archaeology magazine reports that research by Spencer Pope of McMaster University, David Scahill of ASCSA, and Peter Schultz of Concordia College indicates that millions of silver coins, the reserves of ancient Athens, were once kept in the attic of the Parthenon.
Blegen Library’s August Opening Hours
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.
An Old Friend Visits the ASCSA
Michael Tremonte, ASCSA Regular Member 1989-1990, and his wife Joanna Riesman visited the School's Archives and the Gennadius Library
Greek President Tours the Gennadius Library
President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos visited the ASCSA on June 29 and toured the Gennadius Library, where he was shown the Library's treasures.
Corinth Ends 2015 Season
Our 2015 excavation season at Corinth has come to a successful end as the third session supervisors wrap up their final reports over the next week. Also we highlight 3D scanning at Peirene fountain by Cyark.
President and Vice-President of Haverford College Visit the Gennadius Library
Daniel Weiss, president of Haverford College, and friends visit the Gennadius Library
From Rome to Athens
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."
Hesperia 84.2 Now Online!
Topics in this issue include the lower portion of the Sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Lykaion, the results of excavations at the Nemean Sanctuary of Zeus, a reassessment of the Southeast Fountain House, and an analysis of the inscription Agora I 5178.
Malcolm Wiener Awarded Gold Cross by the Hellenic Republic
In a special ceremony at the Embassy of Greece in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, ASCSA Trustee Chairman Malcolm Hewitt Wiener was awarded the Gold Cross of the Order of Honor by the Hellenic Republic for his contribution to the study of Aegean Prehistory.
Interim Board President Appointed
William T. Loomis has been appointed Acting President of the Board, filling in for Robert A. McCabe who is taking a leave of absence.
VIDEOCAST - The Ottoman Monuments of Athens
Machiel Kiel will give a lecture on "The Ottoman Monuments of Athens: Remarks on their dates of construction, identity of their patrons and their place in the general framework of Ottoman Architecture".
VIDEOCAST - International Conference: “Athens and Attica in Prehistory
ASCSA, Ministry of Culture, Faculty of History and Archaeology, University of Athens, and the Museum of Cycladic Art
Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library
From July 1 to August 31, 2015 the Gennadius Library will be open to the public: Monday-Thursday: 9.00-16.30, Friday 9.00-15.00 & Saturday closed. The Library will be closed: August 10 - 14, 2015.
Graduate Students of the Athens, Patras, and Aegean Universities at the ASCSA
Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές των πανεπιστημίων Αθηνών, Πατρών και Αιγαίου στην ΑΣΚΣΑ
Unconventional Living Arrangements: The “Quartet” of Ploutarchou Street
Παράδοξη συγκατοίκηση: το "κουαρτέτο της οδού Πλουτάρχου". Από τον Δημήτρη Ρηγὀπουλο στην Καθημερινή της Κυριακής (24/5/20015).
University of Chicago Students at the ASCSA
Jonathan Hall, professor of Classics at the University of Chicago, and fifteen of his students visited the American School of Classical Studies as part of a study-abroad program entitled "Greek Antiquity and Its Legacy."
Corinth Excavations 2015: Midseason Photos
Corinth Excavations has reached the midpoint of the 2015 excavation season with three teams digging in the Frankish area south of Temple E and two teams in the Agonotheteion of the South Stoa.
Eutychia Mosaic Conservation
The conservation team, Nicol Anastassatou, Charis Delis and Spyros Armenis, continues their work on the Agonotheteion mosaic with enthusiasm made possible by a generous grant from the Stockman Family Foundation. They are now in the process of removing the mortar substratum, into which the tesserae were set initially, from each of the pieces of the mosaic.
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