New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)

July 30, 2018

New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII) by Brice L. Erickson.

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Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

July 27, 2018

Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

"It’s the human capital that makes this the best summer program in Greece." enthuses Summer Session director Daniel Levine. He should know. He has been a director of the program four times over four decades! Summer session wraps up and Levine gives his list for what makes the perfect participant.

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In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

July 20, 2018

In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

"Jim McCredie's record of service to the American School is the stuff of legends," writes Mark Lawall, Chair of the School's Managing Committee. Mr. McCredie passed away on July 15, 2018.

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School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

July 20, 2018

School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

The ASCSA's libraries (Blegen, Gennadius and the Wiener Laboratory) are undergoing a major reclassification project for their collections following the Library of Congress system of call numbers. Live updates will be posted here as well as on the Facebook pages of the School.

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Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

July 20, 2018

Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

ASCSA Summer Seminar alumna Nancy Antonellis brings Greek Archaeology to high school students with lesson plans from Corinth Excavations.

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2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

July 10, 2018

2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

Corinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.

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VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

June 29, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

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“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

June 29, 2018

“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

"Τriumph Over Time," a film about Greece produced in 1947 by the American School, will be played during the summer on the island of Ano Koufonissi, at the old δημοτικό σχολείο, which has been renovated to house the island's antiquities collection. The event is part of Constellations in the Dirt (Αστερισμοί στο Χώμα) organized by NEON and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

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Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives

June 25, 2018

Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives

After several months of extensive remodeling (Nov.2017-March 2018), two months of relocating (April -May 2018), we finally made it to our new home: The East Wing of the Gennadius Library (a.k.a Gennadeion East).

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Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

June 25, 2018

Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

On the weekend of June 1–3, the Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Overseers of the Gennadius Library welcomed guests to the inauguration of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing.

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School Celebrates its Mission and Honorees at Annual Gala

June 21, 2018

School Celebrates its Mission and Honorees at Annual Gala

Nearly 350 guests attended the School's Gala at the beautiful Capitale in New York City. This year the ASCSA honored the contributions of Professor Ronald Stroud and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

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Hesperia 87.2 Now Online!

June 19, 2018

Hesperia 87.2 Now Online!

Topics include a Middle Helladic cist tomb in the Athenian Agora, prehistoric bronze shields from Delphi, Boiotian pottery decorated in the so-called Six’s technique, and Late Antique inscribed altars from the Asklepieion at Epidauros.

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June 15, 2018

Θερινό Ωράριο Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

Το θερινό ωράριο μπαίνει σε ισχύ από τις 2 Ιουλίου έως και τις 2 Σεπτεμβρίου 2018.

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June 15, 2018

Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library

New hours in effect from July 2 through September 2, 2018

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Examining Samothracian Agency: An Interview with Samothrace 9 Author Bonna D. Wescoat

June 12, 2018

Examining Samothracian Agency: An Interview with Samothrace 9 Author Bonna D. Wescoat

Bonna Wescoat discusses The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9), the first Samothrace volume published by the ASCSA

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The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century)

June 6, 2018

The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century)

From May 10 to May 25 the Gennadius Library, presented “The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century) through the Gennadius Library Collections.

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Corinth Excavations Celebrates 200th Educational Program

June 6, 2018

Corinth Excavations Celebrates 200th Educational Program

On-site and online, Corinth Excavations connects with students from around the world.

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New Publication! Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7)

May 30, 2018

New Publication! Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7) by Sarah A. James.

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Increasing Accessibility through the Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

May 21, 2018

Increasing Accessibility through the Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

An interview with the authors of the first official guidebook to Corinth released by the ASCSA in over 50 years.

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VIDEOCAST - Diving into the Wreck - The Antikythera Mechanism, Lord Byron_s Last Days, Tear Gas in the Lyceum, a Poetry Reading

May 18, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Diving into the Wreck - The Antikythera Mechanism, Lord Byron_s Last Days, Tear Gas in the Lyceum, a Poetry Reading

Douglas Burnet Smith

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New Publication! Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

May 15, 2018

New Publication! Ancient Corinth: Site Guide

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Ancient Corinth: Site Guide, by Guy D. R. Sanders, Jennifer Palinkas, and Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst, with James Herbst

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May 15, 2018

Blegen Library: New donations

The Blegen Library welcomes gifts of books, journals, or offprints which may be appropriate for its collection as defined by the Acquisitions Policy. See below a small number of recent donations.

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May 11, 2018

Donations to the Blegen Library

The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.11

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VIDEOCAST - 37th Annual Walton Lecture “English Collectors of Greek Manuscripts at the British Library: Lord Guilford and Anthony Askew”

April 26, 2018

VIDEOCAST - 37th Annual Walton Lecture “English Collectors of Greek Manuscripts at the British Library: Lord Guilford and Anthony Askew”

Dr. Scot McKendrick, Head of Western Heritage Collections, British Library

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VIDEOCAST - The Later Colts of Corinth Revisited: Current Status of a Numismatic Study

April 24, 2018

VIDEOCAST - The Later Colts of Corinth Revisited: Current Status of a Numismatic Study

Lee L. Brice, Whitehead Professor ASCSA

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