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Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Blegen Library closed November 26 and 27
Τhe Βlegen Library will be closed to visitors on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 November, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Hesperia 84.4 Now Online!
Topics in this issue include the imagery on Tanagran larnakes, social networks and Athenian democracy, a Panathenaic victor list, Pausanias and the Archaic Agora, and the mosque/church within the Pylos Fortress.
VIDEOCAST - Sikyon in Context
Prof. Yannis Lolos (Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly)
Gennadius Library closed on November 26 & 27
The Gennadius Library will remain closed on Thursday and Friday November 26 & 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
VIDEOCAST - Βλέμματα εκ του μακρόθεν: Άγιον Όρος και γυναίκες της Δύσεως,1880-1980
Βλέμματα εκ του μακρόθεν: Άγιον Όρος και γυναίκες της Δύσεως,1880-1980 Veronica della Dora, Chair of Human Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London
School-Affiliated Excavation at Pylos Uncovers Ancient Warrior’s Tomb
The intact shaft tomb of a wealthy, Bronze Age warrior buried solo ca.1500 B.C. was discovered by a team led by former School Director Jack Davis and his wife Shari Stocker. The burial contains one of the most significant displays of prehistoric era riches discovered in mainland Greece in the past 65 years.
Wiener Laboratory Assists with Analyzing Archaic-Period Cemetery at Phaleron
The Laboratory was recently granted permission to study the cemetery at Phaleron — one of the most significant necropoleis in Attica during the Archaic Period.
Alan L. Boegehold, 1927-2015
Professor of Classics, Chair of the ASCA Managing Committee, and Poet
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News
A major discovery of the grave of a rich warrior (buried around 1500 B.C.) was reported by the school-affiliated excavations in Pylos.
Blegen Library closed October 28
The Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in observance of the National Holiday.
Corinth Photographers Leave their Collection to the ASCSA
In 1959 two young women, Ino Ioannidou and Lenio Bartziotou, opened a photographic studio in Athens on 9 Valaoritou.
Distinguised Guests from the Carnegie Council at the Gennadius Library
Joel H. Rosenthal, president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and Stephen D. Hibbard, vice chairman of the Carnegie Council and a partner at Shearman & Sterling, visited the Gennadius Library on September 16th, 2015, in the company of GL Overseer Phaedon Tamvakakis.
VIDEOCAST - How Did Democracy Work in Ancient Athens?
Dr. Kevin F. Daly, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA
Archaeodiet in the Greek World Published
Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis, edited by Anastasia Papathanasiou, Michael P. Richards, and Sherry C. Fox, is now published and available for sale.
More Schliemann Aficionados at the Gennadius Library
One of Spain's most famous architects and painters Juan Navarro Baldeweg and his wife visited the Gennadius Library last week having one wish: to see Heinrich Schliemann's notebooks
The 2015 – 2016 Academic Year Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Fellows Projects
The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Committee awarded five new fellowships for the 2015- 2016 academic year. Dr. McNamee (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) is on her second year of her project entitled: “Starches and Grains: Reconstructing Subsistence in Mainland Greece through the Bronze Age.”
ASCSA Lends Venues, Voices to Global Democracy Forum
School Director Jim Wright and Mellon Professor Kevin Daly will be participating in this forum on September 14-16 sponsored by the International New York Times and held in part in the School's Cotsen Hall and the Stoa of Attalos.
VIDEOCAST - ΟΞΥΔΕΡΚΕΙΝ ΑΤ KORAKOU: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF C.W.BLEGEN’S 1915-1916 EXCAVATIONS
A Conference sponsored by the Institute of Aegean Prehistory and by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens Athens and Corinth, September 4-6, 2015
Hesperia 84.3 Now Online!
Topics in this issue include the excavations at Gournia as well as those conducted at the Athenian Agora, the term of the treasurers of Athena, a Boiotian red-figure calyx krater, the hands and dating of Athenian dramatic festival inscriptions, and the use of spolia in William of Moerbeke's church at Merbaka.
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