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A Point within a Network: Joseph L. Rife Discusses <em>On the Edge of a Roman Port</em>

December 6, 2022

A Point within a Network: Joseph L. Rife Discusses On the Edge of a Roman Port

An interview with one of the editors of On the Edge of a Roman Port: Excavations at Koutsongila, Kenchreai, 2007–2014 (Hesperia Suppl. 52)

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George Leonard Huxley (1932-2022)

December 5, 2022

George Leonard Huxley (1932-2022)

Author of many books and articles and member of distinguished committees, George Leonard Huxley taught classics for twenty years at Queen’s University in Belfast (1962-1983). Before that he was the Assistant Director of the British School at Athens. From 1986 until 1989, Huxley served as the Director of the Gennadius Library at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA). In 2008, he donated his personal papers to the ASCSA Archives.

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December 2, 2022

Blegen library visiting hours during Christmas holidays

During the Christmas holiday period, the Blegen library will be closed to visitors on the following days: December 24, 26, 31 and January 6. No new cards will be issued and no orientations will take place between December 24th and January 6th.

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Hours of the Gennadius Library during the holidays

November 30, 2022

Hours of the Gennadius Library during the holidays

The Gennadius Library will remain closed the following days: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 from 2:00pm Tuesday, December 20, 2022 from 2:00pm Saturday, December 24, 2022 Monday, December 26, 2022 Saturday, December 31, 2022 Friday, January 6, 2023

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Λειτουργία Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης κατά τις ημέρες των εορτών

November 30, 2022

Λειτουργία Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης κατά τις ημέρες των εορτών

H Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη θα παραμείνει κλειστή κατά τις ακόλουθες ημέρες: Τρίτη, 13 Δεκεμβρίου 2022 μετά τις 14:00 Τρίτη, 20 Δεκεμβρίου 2022 μετά τις 14:00 Σάββατο, 24 Δεκεμβρίου 2022 Δευτέρα, 26 Δεκεμβρίου 2022 Σάββατο, 31 Δεκεμβρίου 2022 Παρασκευή, 6 Ιανουαρίου 2023

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New Publication: <em>On the Edge of a Roman Port</em>

November 25, 2022

New Publication: On the Edge of a Roman Port

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of On the Edge of a Roman Port: Excavations at Koutsongila, Kenchreai, 2007–2014 (Hesperia Suppl. 52), edited by Elena Korka and Joseph L. Rife.

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Fall 2022 Newsletter

November 22, 2022

Fall 2022 Newsletter

Read the latest edition of our Newsletter to find out what is happening at the American School.

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New Publication: <em>East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production</em>

November 21, 2022

New Publication: East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production (Corinth XIX.1), by Anastassios C. Antonaras.

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Video Archive: Nostalgia for the East: The Bitter-Sweet Poetics of Loss

November 14, 2022

Video Archive: Nostalgia for the East: The Bitter-Sweet Poetics of Loss

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Gail Holst-Warhaft.

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Video Archive: Old Statues on New Bases in Roman Athens

November 9, 2022

Video Archive: Old Statues on New Bases in Roman Athens

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Prof. Catherine Keesling.

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TravelTrails: Χειρόγραφα βιβλία στην Κωνσταντινούπολη του 17ου αιώνα

November 3, 2022

TravelTrails: Χειρόγραφα βιβλία στην Κωνσταντινούπολη του 17ου αιώνα

Ο διπλωμάτης Antoine Galland δίνει ενδιαφέρουσες πληροφορίες σχετικά με τη διακίνηση και το εμπόριο βιβλίων στην Κωνσταντινούπολη το 1672 καθώς και τις αναγνωστικές συνήθειες των Οθωμανών.

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TravelTrails: Manuscript Books in 17th Century Constantinople

November 3, 2022

TravelTrails: Manuscript Books in 17th Century Constantinople

The diplomat Antoine Galland informs us about books and book buying in Constantinople as well as the reading habits of the Ottomans in the 1672.

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Mark Mazower Named Gennadius Prize Recipient

November 1, 2022

Mark Mazower Named Gennadius Prize Recipient

Mark Mazower has been selected as the next recipient of the prestigious Gennadius Prize. He will be honored in New York City at the May 2023 Gala of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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Video Archive: The Epic of Anatolia in the Greek Imagination

October 31, 2022

Video Archive: The Epic of Anatolia in the Greek Imagination

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Prof. David Ricks

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Video Archive: Invisible Capital: How the Refugees of 1923 Transformed the Social, Cultural and Religious Life of Athens

October 25, 2022

Video Archive: Invisible Capital: How the Refugees of 1923 Transformed the Social, Cultural and Religious Life of Athens

Watch the archive of our lecture with Bruce Clark for "The Economist"

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Video Archive: Burned in Memory? The Changing Meanings of Smyrna

October 17, 2022

Video Archive: Burned in Memory? The Changing Meanings of Smyrna

Watch our lecture with Prof. Jeffrey Olick

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John Camp and Beth Fisher honored by the The National Hellenic Society with its 2022 Excellence Award

October 13, 2022

John Camp and Beth Fisher honored by the The National Hellenic Society with its 2022 Excellence Award

Drake Behrakis, Chairman of National Hellenic Society, congratulated the two honorees and Actor Michael Chiklis during the Society’s annual Heritage Weekend and Classic Celebration last week in Dana Point, California.

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Read in TravelTrails: The First Inoculation against Smallpox

October 12, 2022

Read in TravelTrails: The First Inoculation against Smallpox

Among the wealth of historical information recorded by Western European travelers and analyzed in the digital platform TravelTrails, there is also information of medical interest including vaccination.

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Tο πρόγραμμα TravelTrails μας πληροφορεί για ένα πρώιμο εμβόλιο ευλογιάς

October 12, 2022

Tο πρόγραμμα TravelTrails μας πληροφορεί για ένα πρώιμο εμβόλιο ευλογιάς

Ανάμεσα στο πλήθος ιστορικών πληροφοριών που καταγράφουν δυτικοευρωπαίοι περιηγητές και αναλύει η ψηφιακή πλατφόρμα TravelTrails, υπάρχουν και πληροφορίες ιατρικού ενδιαφέροντος συμπεριλαμβανομένου και του εμβολιασμού.

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Hesperia 91.3 Now Online!

October 3, 2022

Hesperia 91.3 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the presentation of a Late Minoan II–III sealstone from Sissi on Crete, a detailed synthesis of the finds from the South Stoa wells at Corinth, and an analysis of lead-glazed tablewares from Late Medieval Corinth.

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<strong>ΑΝΑΒΑΛΛΕΤΑΙ: </strong>Κύκλος διαλέξεων «Θάλεια Ποταμιάνου» -

September 29, 2022

ΑΝΑΒΑΛΛΕΤΑΙ: Κύκλος διαλέξεων «Θάλεια Ποταμιάνου» - "Οι Μύθοι, η Μαγεία και το Μυστήριο των Αρχαίων Ελλήνων"

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη σας πληροφορεί ότι λόγω ανωτέρας βίας η σειρά διαλέξεων στη μνήμη της Θάλειας Ποταμιάνου με την Δρ. Emily Wilson αναβάλλεται για το ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2023-2024.

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<strong>POSTPONED:</strong> Emily Wilson to Present on Reinterpretations of Ancient Greek Culture: The challenges, misunderstandings and their impact over millennia

September 29, 2022

POSTPONED: Emily Wilson to Present on Reinterpretations of Ancient Greek Culture: The challenges, misunderstandings and their impact over millennia

We regret to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series 2022-2023 featuring Dr. Emily Wilson has been postponed to 2023-2024.

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Νέος μοναδικός χάρτης της πολιορκίας του Χάνδακα προστίθεται στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου

September 27, 2022

Νέος μοναδικός χάρτης της πολιορκίας του Χάνδακα προστίθεται στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου

Νέος χειρόγραφος χάρτης της πολιορκίας του Χάνδακα (Ηράκλειο) από τους Οθωμανούς το 1669, αγοράστηκε πρόσφατα σε δημοπρασία χάρη στη γενναιοδωρία των Επιτρόπων της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης.

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Unique map of Venetian Crete acquired in auction

September 27, 2022

Unique map of Venetian Crete acquired in auction

The Gennadius Library has acquired a unique hand-drawn map of the siege of Candia (Herakleion) by the Ottomans in 1669 thanks to the generosity of its Board of Overseers.

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Ένα νέο χειρόγραφο στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης: ένα τεκμήριο ιστορίας της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης του 19ου αιώνα

September 20, 2022

Ένα νέο χειρόγραφο στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης: ένα τεκμήριο ιστορίας της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης του 19ου αιώνα

Ένα πολύ σημαντικό τεκμήριο για την ιστορία της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης αποκτήθηκε πρόσφατα από τη Γεννάδειο βιβλιοθήκη. Πρόκειται για ένα χειρόγραφο σημειωματάριο (MSS 827.5) που ανήκε στον Γερμανό (κατά κόσμο Νικήτα) Μιχαήλο, δάσκαλο που γεννήθηκε στη Σύμη το 1791.

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