Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος (1848-1917). Πρωτοπόρος της ελληνικής γεωπονίας

February 8, 2024

Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος (1848-1917). Πρωτοπόρος της ελληνικής γεωπονίας

Ο Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος, νεώτερος αδελφός του Ιωάννη Γενναδίου, υπήρξε διακεκριμένος γεωπόνος.

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41st Annual Walton Lecture - Achilles, Odysseus… Erotokritos?

February 7, 2024

41st Annual Walton Lecture - Achilles, Odysseus… Erotokritos?

Watch our video with Richard P. Martin (Stanford University). In this talk, Professor Martin shows how studying the Homeric epics in tandem with the Erotokritos, the masterpiece of the 17th-century Cretan Renaissance.

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Archives Annual Lecture 2024 - The Other Athenians: Members of a Foreign School at Athens

February 2, 2024

Archives Annual Lecture 2024 - The Other Athenians: Members of a Foreign School at Athens

Watch Alexandre Farnoux and Lucile Arnoux talking at the Annual Archives Lecture about the history of the French School at Athens.

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Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on Destiny, Tradition, Choice

January 26, 2024

Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on Destiny, Tradition, Choice

Renowned classicist Emily Wilson captivated a full house at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall as she explored the themes of “Destiny, Tradition, Choice.” The event drew an enthusiastic audience on-site, while thousands more engaged through live streaming.

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American School Receives National Arts Club Medal of Honor

January 25, 2024

American School Receives National Arts Club Medal of Honor

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens received the Medal of Honor for Achievement in Archaeology from the National Arts Club (NAC).

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W. Kendrick Pritchett Honored With Room in Loring Hall

January 20, 2024

W. Kendrick Pritchett Honored With Room in Loring Hall

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce a room in Loring Hall in memory of W. Kendrick Pritchett, Professor of Greek at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Markets in the Demes, A New Approach to the Attic Countryside

January 18, 2024

Markets in the Demes, A New Approach to the Attic Countryside

Watch our video with Edward Harris (University of Durham) and Sylvian Fachard (University of Lausanne and Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece) on the recent work in the Attic countryside to study several rural markets neglected by these scholars.

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New Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Corinth

January 17, 2024

New Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Corinth

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American School to Receive National Arts Club Medal of Honor  for Outstanding Achievement in Archaeology

January 11, 2024

American School to Receive National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Outstanding Achievement in Archaeology

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens has been named as the 2023 recipient of The Medal of Honor for Achievement in Archaeology from the National Arts Club.

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Fred Kleiner Names Fitness Room in Memory of Diana Kleiner

January 9, 2024

Fred Kleiner Names Fitness Room in Memory of Diana Kleiner

This remarkable gift marks the Kleiners’ fourth substantial contribution to the Loring Hall complex.

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Ottoman No More: “Oi Mikrasiatai Yper tōn Deinopathountōn Adelfōn tōn”

January 9, 2024

Ottoman No More: “Oi Mikrasiatai Yper tōn Deinopathountōn Adelfōn tōn”

Watch out video with Yiorgo Topalidis of Flagler College. For lecture on the first three decades of the 20th century, a wave of migrants arrived in the US from Europe. American immigration authorities documented a number of those migrants as Ottoman and Turkish nationals of the Greek race.

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 John Camp to be honored with AIA’s 2024 Gold Medal

January 4, 2024

John Camp to be honored with AIA’s 2024 Gold Medal

John Camp will be honored this weekend, with the AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.

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Our Year in Review - 2023

December 31, 2023

Our Year in Review - 2023

Watch the year in review and see how your financial support touches the lives of so many people!

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Eric Cline Honors Wife Diane Harris Cline with Room Dedication

December 29, 2023

Eric Cline Honors Wife Diane Harris Cline with Room Dedication

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce a gift from Dr. Eric H. Cline, an alumnus of the School, Professor of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Anthropology, and the former Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at George Washington University (GWU).

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Hesperia 92.4 Now Online!

December 15, 2023

Hesperia 92.4 Now Online!

Hesperia 92.4 is now available online! Topics in this issue include the MYNEKO project in central mainland Greece, the possible evidence for the first Attic potter/painter known by name, a report on the rural fortifications of Aphrodisias, and a curse on a mime actress at Corinth.

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Τα Φυλακτά της ύστερης αρχαιότητας: Η διατήρηση και ο μετασχηματισμός τους από τη Xριστιανική κοινωνία.

December 14, 2023

Τα Φυλακτά της ύστερης αρχαιότητας: Η διατήρηση και ο μετασχηματισμός τους από τη Xριστιανική κοινωνία.

Εθνικοί και χριστιανοί θεωρούσαν τα φυλακτά ως αντικείμενα προικισμένα με υπερφυσική δύναμη, χάρη στην οποία εξουδετέρωναν όλες τις συμφορές που προκαλούσαν στην ανθρώπινη ζωή οι δαίμονες του κακού.

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The Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros

December 12, 2023

The Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros

On the centennial of the founding of the largest orphanage of the Eastern Mediterranean, a team of archaeologists, historians, architects, and videographers have been studying the Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros. The orphanage was constructed and operated by the American philanthropic organization Near East Relief as part of the response to the humanitarian crisis of 1922.

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Παρουσίαση της Έκθεσης

November 30, 2023

Παρουσίαση της Έκθεσης "Λατρεμένη Κωνσταντινούπολη”

Η έκθεση περιλαμβάνει έργα Ευρωπαίων ζωγράφων19ου αιώνα με θέμα την Κωνσταντινούπολη από τις συλλογές του Ιδρύματος Αθανασίου και Μαρίνας Μαρτίνου και εκκλησιαστικά σκεύη της ίδιας περιόδου, κατασκευασμένα στην Κωνσταντινούπολη, από το Μουσείο Sadberk Hanim του Ιδρύματος Koç. Tα εκθέματα πιστοποιούν ότι η Κωνσταντινούπολη υπήρξε αστείρευτη πηγή έμπνευσης για τους ξένους καλλιτέχνες, και σημαντικό κέντρο παραγωγής καλλιτεχνημάτων.

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Video Archive: Greece and the Post-1922 International Humanitarian Aid: The Untold Story

November 20, 2023

Video Archive: Greece and the Post-1922 International Humanitarian Aid: The Untold Story

Watch the video archive of the lecture with Professor Dimitris Kamouzis as he highlights briefly unknown aspects and ‘grey areas’ of the aid provided by humanitarian organisations.

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Kleiners Name Room in Honor of Hesperia

November 16, 2023

Kleiners Name Room in Honor of Hesperia

American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce a new major gift from Diana E. E. and Fred S. Kleiner: a room in Loring Hall named in honor of Hesperia.

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Video Archive: Cult of Zeus Sosipolis and its temple in Magnesia

November 10, 2023

Video Archive: Cult of Zeus Sosipolis and its temple in Magnesia

Watch a replay of the lecture by Professor Görkem Kökdemir from the University of Ankara.

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Conservation Laboratory of Athenian Agora Excavations

November 8, 2023

Conservation Laboratory of Athenian Agora Excavations

Each summer, the conservation laboratory of the Agora Excavations runs an 8-week internship program and hosts 2 – 3 international conservation students.

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Gennadius at The Grolier Club in New York

October 31, 2023

Gennadius at The Grolier Club in New York

Director of the Gennadius Library Maria Georgopoulou enthralled book collectors and classics fans with her recent talk at the illustrious Grolier Club on some of the Library's collection's important rare editions, fine bookbindings, and “only known” copies that belonged to Greek diplomat and bibliophile Joannes Gennadius (1844-1932).

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Petros Themelis 1936 - 2023

October 30, 2023

Petros Themelis 1936 - 2023

Petros Themelis, one of the most prominent Greek archaeologists, professor and colleague, passed away on Friday, October 27th, at the age of 87.

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Fall Newsletter 2023

October 26, 2023

Fall Newsletter 2023

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

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