Publications

The reputation of ASCSA Publications for scholarly and editorial excellence attracts submissions from many foreign as well as North American scholars. We publish the work of the School in our award-winning quarterly journal, Hesperia, in the extensive Corinth and Agora monograph series, and in various other volumes devoted to Hellenic studies. These works are essential reference tools for anyone interested in the archaeology and history of the Mediterranean world.

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November 21, 2019

Hesperia 88.4 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 88.4. Topics in this issue include the reexamination of a multifigured Protoarchaic cup from Crete, the study of the Classical-period sculpture from the friezes of the Temple of Ares in the Athenian Agora, an exploration of the political value of timber in the 5th century, and a look at the influences of 5th-century Athenian art and civic religion on the staging of Euripides’ Ion.

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September 4, 2019

Hesperia 88.3 Now Online!

Topics include a LH wheelmade terracotta bovid figure from Pylos, LBA Aiginetan coarse pottery at Kanakia on Salamis, an ornate woven textile from 9th-century Gordion, and the concept of the Ionian agora.

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Praise for Our Titles

The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion
Ancient Art and Architecture in Context 4
Barbara A. Barletta

“Ultimately, this book stands as a brilliant testament to the meticulous scholarship and memory of its three authors.”

The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries
Agora XXXVI
John K. Papadopoulos and Evelyn Lord Smithson

“This is a major reference work, like many volumes in the series of the Athenian Agora, as well as a superb model for future publication of cemeteries in Greece and the Mediterranean.”

Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth's Northern Cemetery
Corinth XXI
Kathleen Warner Slane

“Slane’s systematic study provides fresh insights into the changing burial practices at Corinth from the fifth century B.C. to the sixth century A.D., while offering a well-illustrated piece of research with informative maps, plans, drawings, and plates.”

The Agora Bone Well
Hesperia Supplement 50
Maria A. Liston, Susan I. Rotroff, and Lynn M. Snyder

“The publication itself is as significant as its subject: it represents a model for archaeological publications. . . .”

The Historical Greek Village
Lerna VIII
Brice L. Erickson

“Erickson's book provides a model for the rehabilitation of aging excavation data.”

Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside
Nemea Valley Archaeological Project II
Effie F. Athanassopoulos

“Athanassopoulos's book is an extremely valuable, one of a kind contribution. It is a pioneer in documenting solely the medieval material of a much wider and cross-temporal survey.”

Ancient Corinth: Site Guide
Guy D. R. Sanders, Jennifer Palinkas, and Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst, with James Herbst

“This will be an invaluable aid to interpret what can be seen on the ground, and will serve as a model for guides to other archaeological sites.”