ASCSA Newsletter

Η Γεννάδειος κλειστή στις 3 Ιουνίου

May 17, 2024

Η Γεννάδειος κλειστή στις 3 Ιουνίου

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη θα παραμείνει κλειστή τη Δευτέρα 3 Ιουνίου 2024.

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Gennadius Library closed on June 3

May 17, 2024

Gennadius Library closed on June 3

The Gennadius Library will be closed on Monday, June 3, 2024.

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School Awards Mary Lefkowitz with Athens Prize at Eighth Annual Gala

May 15, 2024

School Awards Mary Lefkowitz with Athens Prize at Eighth Annual Gala

On Thursday, May 9, 2024, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens hosted its eight annual Gala. Over 350 guests enjoyed an evening replete with culture, education, and inspiration at the majestic Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Watch the new film

May 15, 2024

Watch the new film "Mary Lefkowitz and Women in Ancient Greece"

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Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on The Wisdom of Stories

May 14, 2024

Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on The Wisdom of Stories

Renowned classicist Emily Wilson captivated a full house on May 8 at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue in New York City, as she explored the theme of “The Wisdom of Stories.”

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Watch the new film

May 13, 2024

Watch the new film "In the Name of Humanity"

Watch the short film about our exhibition entitled "In the Name of Humanity".

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Watch the new film

May 13, 2024

Watch the new film "Introduction to the American School"

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Video Archive: Orthodoxy and the Ottoman World Around It: Cultural and Intellectual Connections, 1657-1861

April 26, 2024

Video Archive: Orthodoxy and the Ottoman World Around It: Cultural and Intellectual Connections, 1657-1861

Watch the recording of our symposium on "Orthodoxy and the Ottoman World around it"

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Video Archive: Opus Alexandrinum, Musical Activity of the Greeks at Alexandria ad Aegyptum

April 22, 2024

Video Archive: Opus Alexandrinum, Musical Activity of the Greeks at Alexandria ad Aegyptum

Watch the video archive of the concert by Natalia Geraki (flute), Apostolos Palios (piano), and Irini Karaianni, who performed works by Greek composers, born or raised in Alexandria, as well as compositions by Dimitri Mitropoulos, Argyris Kounadis, and Thodoros Antoniou, who were inspired by the poetry of the Alexandrian poet Constantine P. Cavafy.

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The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory industrial micro-CT scanner

April 22, 2024

The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory industrial micro-CT scanner

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is thrilled to announce the arrival and installation of an industrial micro-CT scanner at the School’s Malcolm Wiener Laboratory for Archeological Science.

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Video archive: Annual Open Meeting 2024

April 19, 2024

Video archive: Annual Open Meeting 2024

Watch a recording of our 2024 Annual Open Meeting

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Hesperia 93.1 Now Online!

March 15, 2024

Hesperia 93.1 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the grave of the Griffin Warrior, Athenian Hellenistic taxes, the work of the Western Argolid Regional Project, and a Tang Dynasty coin found at Corinth.

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«Η Αναγεννησιακή Σαπφώ» στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη. Έκθεση σε επιμέλεια της Ειρήνης Σολομωνίδη και του Louis A. Ruprecht Jr

March 11, 2024

«Η Αναγεννησιακή Σαπφώ» στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη. Έκθεση σε επιμέλεια της Ειρήνης Σολομωνίδη και του Louis A. Ruprecht Jr

Η έκθεση στήθηκε στο Αναγνωστήριο της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης σε συνδυασμό με τη διάλεξη του L. Rupprecht «Η Αναγεννησιακή Σαπφώ» στις 28 Μαρτίου, και παρουσιάζει σπάνιες αναγεννησιακές εκδόσεις της ποίησης της Σαπφούς.

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March 8, 2024

"The Renaissance Sappho" an exhibition at the Gennadius Library

In conjunction with L. Rupprecht’s lecture “The Renaissance Sappho” on March 28, an exhibition in the Reading Room of the Gennadius Library showcases rare Renaissance editions of Sappho’s poetry.

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Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη αποκτά ένα Ψαλτήριο του 16ου αιώνα, πιθανότατα τυπωμένο στη Βενετία.

February 23, 2024

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη αποκτά ένα Ψαλτήριο του 16ου αιώνα, πιθανότατα τυπωμένο στη Βενετία.

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη απέκτησε πρόσφατα ένα εξαιρετικά σπάνιο βιβλίο με τίτλο ΨΑΛΤΗPION TOΥ ΘΕΙΟΥ ΔΑΒΙΔ. Πρόκειται για ένα ψαλτήριο που τυπώθηκε το 1584, πιθανά στη Βενετία από τον Giacomo Leoncini (fl. 1560-1589).

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Lucy Talcott Honored With Room in Loring Hall

February 22, 2024

Lucy Talcott 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 Lucy Talcott, who was Secretary of the Agora Excavations from 1931 to 1958.

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The Gennadius Library acquires a 16th century Psalterion probably printed in Venice

February 22, 2024

The Gennadius Library acquires a 16th century Psalterion probably printed in Venice

The Gennadius Library recently acquired an extremely rare book entitled the ΨΑΛΤΗPION TOΥ ΘΕΙΟΥ ΔΑΒΙΔ. This is a psalter printed in 1584, probably in Venice by Giacomo Leoncini (fl. 1560-1589).

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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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