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Hesperia 90.1 Now Online!

March 4, 2021

Hesperia 90.1 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 90.1. Topics in this issue include Mt. Lykaion and its environs in the Early Iron Age, a reconstruction of Middle Phrygian Gordion, a curse assemblage from the Athenian Agora, and the Greek and Roman inscriptions from Corinth's Temple Hill.

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Webinar - In Search of Contexts: The Wall Paintings of the Mycenaean Palace at Pylos Revisited

March 2, 2021

Webinar - In Search of Contexts: The Wall Paintings of the Mycenaean Palace at Pylos Revisited

Watch the second webinar from our new, Greek Painting in Context webinar series, with Hariclia Brecoulaki and learn more the fascinating wall paintings of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos.

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Webinar - Beyond Iconography: The Frescoes from the House of the Frescoes at Knossos

February 23, 2021

Webinar - Beyond Iconography: The Frescoes from the House of the Frescoes at Knossos

Watch the first lecture from our new, Greek Painting in Context webinar series, with Prof. Emilia Oddo and learn more about the amazing frescoes from the house of the frescoes at Knossos.

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Corinth Excavations joins Microsoft’s Flipgrid community

February 22, 2021

Corinth Excavations joins Microsoft’s Flipgrid community

Corinth Excavations joined the Flipgrid community by designing mini-lessons that explore topics of Greek archaeology. Flipgrid is a video discussion tool designed by Microsoft, to work specifically for teachers and students in a digital classroom.

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Ο Ιωάννης Γεννάδιος και η Αγία Φιλοθέη η Αθηναία

February 19, 2021

Ο Ιωάννης Γεννάδιος και η Αγία Φιλοθέη η Αθηναία

Στις 19 Φεβρουαρίου η Αθήνα τιμά μια σπουδαία μορφή, την Αγία Φιλοθέη την Αθηναία (1522-1589). Η κατά κόσμον Ρηγούλα Μπενιζέλου ίδρυσε το πρώτο σχολείο θηλέων στη νεότερη Ελλάδα, όπου φτωχά κορίτσια της Αττικής, συχνά φυγάδες από χαρέμια, εύρισκαν καταφύγιο, προστασία, τροφή αλλά ακόμα εκπαιδεύονταν σε στοιχειώδη γράμματα και χειροτεχνία.

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Webinar - Το Οικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο Μετά τον Ψυχρό Πόλεμο

February 15, 2021

Webinar - Το Οικουμενικό Πατριαρχείο Μετά τον Ψυχρό Πόλεμο

Watch the latest webinar organised by the Philoi with Mr. Kourkoulas, and learn about the ecumenical patriarchate in Constantinople during the post cold war years.

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New acquisition of two 17th century Greek editions.

February 11, 2021

New acquisition of two 17th century Greek editions.

The Gennadius Library recently acquired the 17th-century first Greek editions of two liturgical texts.

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Νεκρολογία για τον Cyril Mango

February 10, 2021

Νεκρολογία για τον Cyril Mango

Με μεγάλη θλίψη ανακοινώνουμε το θάνατο του Cyril Alexander Mango στις 8 Φεβρουαρίου 2021.

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Obituary for Cyril Mango

February 9, 2021

Obituary for Cyril Mango

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of Cyril Alexander Mango on February 8, 2021.

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Webinar - Byzantine Intellectuals having Fun in Justinianic Constantinople

February 8, 2021

Webinar - Byzantine Intellectuals having Fun in Justinianic Constantinople

Watch our latest webinar with Prof. Alexander Alexakis and learn just how much fun it was to be an intellectual in Justinian's Constantinople.

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Peter Frankopan Selected as Inaugural Speaker for the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series

February 3, 2021

Peter Frankopan Selected as Inaugural Speaker for the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series

World-renowned historian and award-winning author will present lectures entitled “Global Greece: A History.”

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Webinar - A Prosperous Realm Beyond Borders: Byzantine-Islamic Trade in the Early Middle Ages, 9th-11th Centuries

January 28, 2021

Webinar - A Prosperous Realm Beyond Borders: Byzantine-Islamic Trade in the Early Middle Ages, 9th-11th Centuries

Watch our latest webinar with Prof. Koray Durak and learn more about the fascinating world of commercial relations between Byzantium and the Near East in the central Middle Ages. The purpose of this talk is to discuss the commodities exchanged, the merchants who traded them, and the routes that these merchants used to travel within a framework organized by political structures.

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Holocaust Memorial Day - 27 January. A Story of  Rescue from the Archives

January 27, 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day - 27 January. A Story of Rescue from the Archives

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27, we share today the fascinating story of the rescue of 150 Jews with the help of Zoe S. Dragoumis-Palencia (1882-1964), whose papers are housed in the ASCSA Archives.

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Monuments for 1821: Fruitless Proposals for a Panhellenic Heroon

January 21, 2021

Monuments for 1821: Fruitless Proposals for a Panhellenic Heroon

Our latest webinar from Gennadius Library, about the fruitless proposals of building a Panhellenic heroon, is now available for viewing online.
*Webinar is in Greek.

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Σαν σήμερα: Γιάννης Σκαρίμπας (1893-1984)

January 21, 2021

Σαν σήμερα: Γιάννης Σκαρίμπας (1893-1984)

Giannis Skaribas (1893-1984), the unconventional Greek poet, novelist and play writer died thirty seven years ago today on 21 January 1984. In case you wonder, yes, the ASCSA Archives do hold material related to the writer of "Το Θείο Τραγί" and "Ουλαλούμ".

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Webinar - The Organization of Constantinople

January 14, 2021

Webinar - The Organization of Constantinople

Did you know about a secret society, called "Organization of Constantinople" - "Οργάνωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως". Watch a very interesting webinar with Aikaterini Boura and Natasha Lemos and learn more about this secret society that promoted the ideal of dialogue and collaboration of the peoples of the Ottoman Empire. *The webinar is in Greek

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Σαν σήμερα: Florence Elizabeth 'Ανθή' Gennadius (1854-1952)

January 14, 2021

Σαν σήμερα: Florence Elizabeth 'Ανθή' Gennadius (1854-1952)

Florence 'Anthi' Gennadius died sixty-nine years ago today (σαν σήμερα), on 14 January 1952, at East Molsesey in Surrey, UK. After marrying Joannes Gennadius in 1932, she embraced her husband’s love for Greece and adopted her Greek name Anthi (Ανθή). Florence also supported Joannes's decision to present his entire collection to the American School of Classical Studies at Athens that led to the creation of the Gennadius Library.

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Material Evidence in Incunabula

January 13, 2021

Material Evidence in Incunabula

New Greek interface offers easier access to incunabula database.

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Material Evidence in Incunabula

January 12, 2021

Material Evidence in Incunabula

Η βάση καταγραφής αρχετύπων τώρα και με ελληνικό περιβάλλον εργασίας

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A Book Twenty Years in the Making: Reflections from the Authors

January 7, 2021

A Book Twenty Years in the Making: Reflections from the Authors

James C. Wright and Mary K. Dabney discuss their new publication, The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill (Nemea Valley Archaeological Project III)

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Catalogue of Ion Dragoumis Exhibition Just Published

December 23, 2020

Catalogue of Ion Dragoumis Exhibition Just Published

Μόλις κυκλοφόρησε ο κατάλογος της έκθεσης Ίων Δραγούμης: Στο Μεταίχμιο Ανατολής και Δύσης. Εκατό Χρόνια από τη Δολοφονία του.

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Schliemann Real and Imagined

December 16, 2020

Schliemann Real and Imagined

Dr. Annick Louis has published a new book about Heinrich Schliemann based on the four, different autobiographies that the famous excavator wrote.

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New Publication! The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill (NVAP III)

December 11, 2020

New Publication! The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill (NVAP III)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Mycenaean Settlement on Tsoungiza Hill (NVAP III) by James C. Wright and Mary K. Dabney.

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Open Meeting 2020

December 11, 2020

Open Meeting 2020

Watch the video archive of our annual Open Meeting, that was held in a new virtual format. Jenifer Neils, the Director of the School, was joined, for the first time, by members of the academic staff, in a discussion on the School’s diverse initiatives.

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Hesperia 89.4 Now Online!

December 8, 2020

Hesperia 89.4 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 89.4. Topics in this issue include a report on recent work at the Athenian Agora Excavations, an overview of the activities of the Ancient Methone Archaeological Project, a topographic journey through Athens as led by Plato, and the presentation of a closed deposit from late-13th- to mid-14th-century Thebes.

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