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Hesperia 84.3 Now Online!

08/31/2015
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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Donations to the Blegen Library

08/27/2015
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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Annual Report for 2013-2014 Available Online

08/12/2015
The annual report of the School for 2013-2014 has been published and is now available to download.

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The Hellenic Initiative, Quicken Loans Visit the School

07/13/2015
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.

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The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News

07/13/2015
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.

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An Old Friend Visits the ASCSA

07/09/2015
Michael Tremonte, ASCSA Regular Member 1989-1990, and his wife Joanna Riesman visited the School's Archives and the Gennadius Library

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Greek President Tours the Gennadius Library

07/01/2015
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.

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Corinth Ends 2015 Season

06/26/2015
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.

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President and Vice-President of Haverford College Visit the Gennadius Library

06/24/2015
Daniel Weiss, president of Haverford College, and friends visit the Gennadius Library

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From Rome to Athens

06/19/2015
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."

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Hesperia 84.2 Now Online!

06/10/2015
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.

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Malcolm Wiener Awarded Gold Cross by the Hellenic Republic

06/08/2015
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.

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Interim Board President Appointed

06/02/2015
William T. Loomis has been appointed Acting President of the Board, filling in for Robert A. McCabe who is taking a leave of absence.

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VIDEOCAST - The Ottoman Monuments of Athens

06/02/2015
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".

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VIDEOCAST - International Conference: “Athens and Attica in Prehistory

05/31/2015
ASCSA, Ministry of Culture, Faculty of History and Archaeology, University of Athens, and the Museum of Cycladic Art

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Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library

05/28/2015
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.

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Graduate Students of the Athens, Patras, and Aegean Universities at the ASCSA

05/28/2015
Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές των πανεπιστημίων Αθηνών, Πατρών και Αιγαίου στην ΑΣΚΣΑ

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Unconventional Living Arrangements: The “Quartet” of Ploutarchou Street

05/25/2015
Παράδοξη συγκατοίκηση: το "κουαρτέτο της οδού Πλουτάρχου". Από τον Δημήτρη Ρηγὀπουλο στην Καθημερινή της Κυριακής (24/5/20015).

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University of Chicago Students at the ASCSA

05/20/2015
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."

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Corinth Excavations 2015: Midseason Photos

05/19/2015
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.

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