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Blegen Library closed November 28 and 29
Τhe Βlegen Library will be closed to visitors on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Library will remain closed on November 27 & 28.
Aristeia Award Winner Announced
John Camp is the 2015 Aristeia Award Winner
Donations to the Blegen Library
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Become a Founding Member of the Friends of Hesperia
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.
Blegen Library closed October 28
The Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in observance of the National Holiday.
Good Luck Continues in Corinth
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.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News
On the occasion of the construction of the New West Wing project, Maria Georgopoulou discusses the role of libraries in the new digital world.
Open Access Hesperia Article: “Making Sense of Nonsense Inscriptions”
"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.
VIDEOCAST - Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author
Voice, Signature, Mask: The Byzantine Author Speaker: Stratis Papaioannou, Associate Professor of Classics, Brown University and 2014-15 Whitehead Professor, ASCSA
Elizabeth Blegen’s great-niece visits the School
It was the first time that a relative of Elizabeth Pierce Blegen visited the School in decades.
VIDEOCAST - «Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων
«Ψυχῆς Ἄκος» Ημερίδα για την επέτειο 200 χρόνων από την ίδρυση της Σχολής & της Βιβλιοθήκης Μηλεών Speaker Bertrand Bouvier, Πασχάλης Κιτρομηλίδης, Ντία Φιλιππίδου
Hesperia 83.3 Now Online!
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.
VIDEOCAST - The Song of the Earth
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.
Digital Loeb Classical Library (60-day Free trial)
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.
The Athenian Agora: Museum Guide Published
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.
New Maps and Spatial Data
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.
Good Luck for the Eutychia Mosaic
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.
The Public Library of the village of Milies on Mt. Pelion
The Gennadius Library is organizing a conference to celebrate the 200 years from the foundation of the Public Library of Milies.
Take a Field Trip to Corinth
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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