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

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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Donations to the Blegen Library

07/21/2014
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News

07/17/2014
On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at an official state ceremony, President Karolos Papoulias of Greece presented 42 people with awards. Among those honored was Malcolm H. Wiener, president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ASCSA. Wiener received the Gold Cross of the Order of Merit from Papoulias.

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Take a Field Trip to Corinth

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

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”

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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Hesperia 83.2 Now Online!

07/02/2014
Topics in this issue include zooarchaeological remains from the Agora, an Archaic skyphos depicting constellations, ancient towers of southern Euboia, and Corinth reliefs that may have constituted the sculptural program of the Lechaion Road Basilica.

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Tour the Agora with a New App and Ebook

07/01/2014
For the summer season, the ASCSA is happy to announce a new app and interactive Ebook to help you explore the Agora with content from The Athenian Agora: Site Guide.

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Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library

06/13/2014
New hours in effect from July 1 to August 30, 2014

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SYMPOSIUM IN MEMORY OF EVELYN B. HARRISON AT THE INSTITUTE OF FINE ARTS NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

06/07/2014
Held on Saturday, May 10, 2013 2:00-4:00 pm

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VIDEOCAST - Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context

05/29/2014
Harvesting the Sea: Aegean Societies and Marine Animals in Context, 29-31 May ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 210-7236313

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VIDEOCAST - Margaret M. Miles, “Poseidon’s Net: Sanctuaries and Sea Routes”

05/22/2014
"Poseidon's Net: Sanctuaries and Sea Routes" Margaret M. Miles, Andrew W. Mellon Professor, ASCSA; Professor of Art History and Classics, University of California, Irvine

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Corinth Excavations 2014 update

05/21/2014
Session 2 of the 2014 excavation season in Ancient Corinth is now well underway with excavators settled into their areas. Experimentation with the video capabilities of Google Glass is adding a new first-person perspective to archaeological recording and outreach.

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VIDEOCAST - Artemis Leontis,The Alternative Archaeologies of Eva Palmer Sikelianos

05/06/2014
The Alternative Archaeologies of Eva Palmer Sikelianos Artemis Leontis, Αν. Καθηγήτρια Νέων Ελληνικών, Πανεπιστήμιο Michigan

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ASCSA Excavates Rumored “Atari Burial Ground”

05/02/2014
ASCSA alumni Richard Rothaus and Bill Caraher joined Director of Publications Andrew Reinhard on a "synergasia" with the city of Alamogordo, NM, and a documentary film crew to excavate the rumored site where Atari allegedly dumped millions of games in 1983.

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VIDEOCAST - “Reconsidering the Largest EBA Cycladic Cemetery:The Recent Excavations at Chalandriani”

04/29/2014
“Reconsidering the Largest EBA Cycladic Cemetery: The Recent Excavations at Chalandriani on Syros Marisa Marthari, Ephor emerita, 21st Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

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Corinth Excavations 2014 and Google Glass

04/10/2014
Regular members of the ASCSA began excavation on April 7 south of the museum and Temple E with the goal to unite the conserved portions of the Frankish area with the ‘plateia’ south of the museum. Google Glass is one exciting addition to the recording system this season.

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Hesperia 83.1 Now Online!

04/10/2014
Topics in this issue include the Panayia Field at Corinth, the Bellerophon myth in Corinthian art, the archaeobotanical remains of Building Δ at Hellenistic Krania, Antiochos IV’s arrival in Athens, and the Roman-period bronze statuettes found in the Agora.

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VIDEOCAST - “Samothrace and the NE Aegean in Prehistory”

04/10/2014
“Samothrace and the NE Aegean in Prehistory” Dimitris Matsas, Ephor, 19th Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities

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