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Hesperia 88.3 Now Online!

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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Hesperia 88.2 Now Online!

June 10, 2019

Hesperia 88.2 Now Online!

Topics include Mycenaeanization on Melos in the Late Bronze Age, food markets in Roman Greece, pottery and architecture from the Late Roman South Basilica at Polis on Cyprus, and Butrint in the Venetian through Ottoman periods.

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ASCSA Publications Partners with Melissa Books

May 21, 2019

ASCSA Publications Partners with Melissa Books

ASCSA Publications is pleased to announce a new partnership with Melissa Books!

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Editor as Author: Q&A with Colin Whiting

April 8, 2019

Editor as Author: Q&A with Colin Whiting

Senior Project Editor Colin Whiting sits down with the American School to answer some questions about his new book, Documents from the Luciferians.

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Hesperia 88.1 Now Online!

March 13, 2019

Hesperia 88.1 Now Online!

Topics include the history and geoarchaeology of the lower Maeander Valley, a reappraisal of the Athena Promachos accounts from the Acropolis, and a report on the recent excavation in the South Stoa at Corinth.

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Hesperia 87.4 Now Online!

November 26, 2018

Hesperia 87.4 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include a gold necklace from the grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos, a Protoattic votive deposit from the Athenian Agora, the pediments and akroteria of the Hephaisteion, and Sir John Beazley’s notebooks.

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The Mystery of the Bones in the Well: Reflections from the Authors

October 4, 2018

The Mystery of the Bones in the Well: Reflections from the Authors

Maria A. Liston, Susan I. Rotroff, and Lynn M. Snyder discuss their new publication, The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Supplement 50).

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New Publication! The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50)

October 1, 2018

New Publication! The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50) by Maria A. Liston, Susan I. Rotroff, and Lynn M. Snyder.

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Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

September 13, 2018

Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

Topics include terracotta votives from Acrocorinth, defensive watchtowers at Mantineia, Hippias of Erythrai, and marble statuary of Asklepios from the Athenian Agora.

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Excavation in the Storeroom: Reflections from Author Brice L. Erickson

September 10, 2018

Excavation in the Storeroom: Reflections from Author Brice L. Erickson

Brice L. Erickson discusses his new publication The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII).

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Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

August 10, 2018

Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

Sarah A. James discusses the latest addition to the Corinth series, Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7).

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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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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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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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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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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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Early Iron Age Cemeteries in the Agora: An Interview with Author John K. Papadopoulos

March 27, 2018

Early Iron Age Cemeteries in the Agora: An Interview with Author John K. Papadopoulos

John K. Papadopoulos discusses the newest volume in the Athenian Agora series

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Hesperia 87.1 Now Online!

March 9, 2018

Hesperia 87.1 Now Online!

Topics include the decipherment of Linear B, the language of scholarship on the Early Iron Age of Greece, the economy of gratitude in 5th-century Athens, the iconography of deceased maidens on Classical Attic grave reliefs, and the acoustic properties of two Byzantine churches in Thessaloniki.

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New Publication: The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9)

March 7, 2018

New Publication: The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9) by Bonna D. Wescoat.

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New Publication: The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4)

February 27, 2018

New Publication: The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4) by Barbara Barletta.

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New Publication: The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI)

January 29, 2018

New Publication: The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Early Iron Age: The Cemeteries (Agora XXXVI) by John K. Papadopoulos and Evelyn Lord Smithson.

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Inside the ASCSA Publications Office

December 19, 2017

Inside the ASCSA Publications Office

What does a day at the Publications Office look like? What do they have coming up on the docket?

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Hesperia 86.4 Now Online!

November 23, 2017

Hesperia 86.4 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 86.4. Topics in this issue include the presentation of a recently discovered Late Minoan I sealstone from Pylos; a look at Solon’s abolishment of debt in Archaic Athens; the publication of a previously unpublished votive deposit uncovered near the Sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea; and a look at the work of Georg von Peschke, a celebrated artist employed by ASCSA excavations in the first half of the 20th century.

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Mary Lefkowitz on the Trojan Horse and Women in Ancient Greek Democracy

September 15, 2017

Mary Lefkowitz on the Trojan Horse and Women in Ancient Greek Democracy

"The Trojans could have refused to take in the horse, they could have let it stay there, they could have set it on fire, or opened it up, but instead they did the one thing they shouldn’t have—taken it without asking any questions. And you can see the subtext here..."

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Hesperia 86.3 Now Online!

August 31, 2017

Hesperia 86.3 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 86.3. Topics in this issue include a review and analysis of the evidence for the origins of the Ionian cities of Asia Minor, a new interpretation of the Dipylon oinochoe graffito, the publication of a deposit of ostraka from the Athenian Agora, and new evidence for the dating of defensive fortifications in southwestern Anatolia based on the excavations of the Bastion complex on the Tepecik acropolis at Patara in southwestern Turkey.

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Hesperia welcomes New Editor: Jennifer Sacher

August 16, 2017

Hesperia welcomes New Editor: Jennifer Sacher

After a comprehensive search, the ASCSA has chosen Jennifer Sacher to be the next editor of Hesperia.

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Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery: An Interview with Kathleen Warner Slane

August 15, 2017

Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery: An Interview with Kathleen Warner Slane

An interview with Kathleen Warner Slane about her new publication that examines the evidence for changing burial practices in the Greek city, Roman colony, and Christian town of Corinth.

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New Publication: Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI)

August 8, 2017

New Publication: Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth’s Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI)

Tombs, Burials, and Commemoration in Corinth's Northern Cemetery (Corinth XXI) is now published and available for purchase!

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New Publication: Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X)

July 24, 2017

New Publication: Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X)

Terracotta Lamps II: 1967-2004 (Isthmia X) is now published and available for purchase!

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School Summer Newsletter

July 7, 2017

School Summer Newsletter

The American School's Summer 2017 issue of the newsletter is now online for viewing.

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Votive Reliefs in the Agora: An Interview with Carol L. Lawton

May 26, 2017

Votive Reliefs in the Agora: An Interview with Carol L. Lawton

An interview with Carol L. Lawton about the newest volume in our Athenian Agora series.

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Hesperia 86.2 Now Online!

May 23, 2017

Hesperia 86.2 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 86.2. Topics in this issue include an overview of Archaic and Classical Butrint, a reconstruction of the sculptural program of the Temple of Apollo Patroos in the Agora, the initial publication of a Hellenistic decree from Athens, and a revisiting of the location of the Battle of Philippi.

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New Publication: Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII)

May 22, 2017

New Publication: Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII)

Votive Reliefs (Agora XXXVIII) is now published and available for purchase!

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Sacher Named Next Editor of Hesperia

April 21, 2017

Sacher Named Next Editor of Hesperia

The ASCSA has chosen Jennifer Sacher to be the next editor of its journal, Hesperia.

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Hesperia 86.1 Now Online!

February 15, 2017

Hesperia 86.1 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 86.1. Topics in this issue include the sculptural program of the Athenian Treasury at Delphi, the results of recent work at Kolophon, newly published sculptural pieces from the Agora, and new proposals concerning the Antikythera Mechanism.

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January 5, 2017

Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside: An Interview with Effie Athanassopoulos

Effie Athanassopoulos discusses her work studying the medieval component of the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project (NVAP) survey conducted from 1985-1990.

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December 29, 2016

NVAP II: Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside Published

NVAP II: Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countryside is now published and available for purchase.

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December 6, 2016

Amphora Stamps from Thasos: An Interview with Chavdar Tzochev

Chavdar Tzochev discusses his work dating and contextualizing Thasian amphora stamps in the Athenian Agora.

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Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos Published

November 17, 2016

Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos Published

Athenian Agora XXXVII: Amphora Stamps from Thasos is now published and available for purchase.

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March 7, 2016

Lerna VII: The Neolithic Settlement Published

Lerna VII: The Neolithic Settlement is now published and available for purchase.

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January 13, 2016

Bridge of the Untiring Sea Published

Bridge of the Untiring Sea: The Corinthian Isthmus from Prehistory to Late Antiquity (Hesperia Suppl. 48), edited by Elizabeth Gebhard and Timothy Gregory, is now published and available for purchase.

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January 4, 2016

The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Greek Lamps and Offering Trays Published

The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: The Greek Lamps and Offering Trays (Corinth XVIII.7) by Nancy Bookidis and Elizabeth G. Pemberton is now published and available for sale.

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November 17, 2015

Hesperia 84.4 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the imagery on Tanagran larnakes, social networks and Athenian democracy, a Panathenaic victor list, Pausanias and the Archaic Agora, and the mosque/church within the Pylos Fortress.

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September 17, 2015

Archaeodiet in the Greek World Published

Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis, edited by Anastasia Papathanasiou, Michael P. Richards, and Sherry C. Fox, is now published and available for sale.

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August 31, 2015

Hesperia 84.3 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the excavations at Gournia as well as those conducted at the Athenian Agora, the term of the treasurers of Athena, a Boiotian red-figure calyx krater, the hands and dating of Athenian dramatic festival inscriptions, and the use of spolia in William of Moerbeke's church at Merbaka.

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June 10, 2015

Hesperia 84.2 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the lower portion of the Sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Lykaion, the results of excavations at the Nemean Sanctuary of Zeus, a reassessment of the Southeast Fountain House, and an analysis of the inscription Agora I 5178.

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March 31, 2015

Hesperia 84.1 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include an analysis of Mycenaean Achaia, domestic space in Greek houses, a study of IG I3 254 and the Rural Dionysia in Ikarion, and the Shear Painted Tomb at Corinth.

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December 23, 2014

Hesperia 83.4 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, sacrificial imagery on Athenian vases, the fortifications of Alinda, Karia, and a forgotten coin deposit in the Asklepieion at Corinth.

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September 30, 2014

Hesperia 83.3 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the EH II–III transition at Lerna and Tiryns, pedimental reliefs from Helike, "nonsense" inscriptions on Attic vases, Agora I 5162, and Italian sigillata stamps on Crete.

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April 10, 2014

Hesperia 83.1 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the Panayia Field at Corinth, the Bellerophon myth in Corinthian art, the archaeobotanical remains of Building Δ at Hellenistic Krania, Antiochos IV’s arrival in Athens, and the Roman-period bronze statuettes found in the Agora.

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April 10, 2014

Corinth Excavations 2014 and Google Glass

Regular members of the ASCSA began excavation on April 7 south of the museum and Temple E with the goal to unite the conserved portions of the Frankish area with the ‘plateia’ south of the museum. Google Glass is one exciting addition to the recording system this season.

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November 9, 2012

ASCSA Publication Wins 2013 Wiseman Award

The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Athenian Agora (Hesperia Supplement 46), by Kathleen Lynch, has won the 2013 James R. Wiseman Book Award from the Archaeological Institute of America.

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New Isthmia Volume: Q and A with Joe Rife

July 5, 2012

New Isthmia Volume: Q and A with Joe Rife

Joseph L. Rife discusses the challenges and rewards of investigating bones and burials at the Isthmus for his new book, The Roman and Byzantine Graves and Human Remains (Isthmia IX).

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June 18, 2012

Hesperia 81.2 Now Online

The June 2012 issue of Hesperia is now available!

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The Dedicatory Monuments: An Interview with John Traill

March 8, 2012

The Dedicatory Monuments: An Interview with John Traill

John Traill describes his work on Daniel Geagan's Inscriptions: The Dedicatory Monuments (Agora XVIII, recently published by the ASCSA), and how he came to work on the inscriptions in the Athenian Agora.

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August 1, 2011

Hesperia 80.2 Now Online

The latest issue contains articles ranging from the Mycenaean to the Roman period, addressing topics as diverse as LBA ceramics from the Peloponnese, the reminting of silver coinage in Athens, the leasing of sacred land in the 4th c. B.C., and the evolving character of a Roman road at Corinth. Subscribers can read the issue on JSTOR, Hesperia’s new online home.

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February 11, 2011

Hesperia 79.4 Now Online

The latest issue of Hesperia is now available!

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November 9, 2010

Hesperia 79.3 Now Online

The fall issue of Hesperia is now available!

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July 28, 2010

Hesperia 79.2 Now Online

The current issue of Hesperia contains articles ranging from the Palaeolithic to the Hellenistic period, and includes the biggest news in Aegean prehistory in years.

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May 4, 2010

New Publication: The Athenian Agora: Site Guide

A new, full-color edition of the site guide has now been published.

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April 29, 2010

Hesperia 79.1 Now Online

The spring issue of Hesperia is now available online. Articles in the latest issue span the Aegean, from the Peloponnese to Crete to Anatolia, and from earliest prehistory to the Classical period.

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February 4, 2010

Hesperia Volume 78:4, 2009 Available

The final 2009 issue of Hesperia, the Journal of the ASCSA, is now online.

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December 18, 2009

New Publication: Archaeologies of Cult

Intended as a tribute to a pioneer in the field of Cretan cult study, 28 of Geraldine Gesell's former students and colleagues present aspects of ritual and religion on Crete.

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August 21, 2009

New Publication: Vessel Glass

A landmark in the study of ancient glass from Greece, Agora XXXIV presents 404 vessels, representing almost every type of glass known from antiquity.

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May 21, 2009

James H. Ottaway Jr. and ASCSA Publishing Program are Honored

At a dinner of the American School's Trustees held at the Yale Club in New York on May 15, Trustee Emeritus James H. Ottaway Jr. was honored for his support of the ASCSA publishing program.

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April 1, 2009

Editor of Hesperia Celebrates 10 Years

On April 1, colleagues celebrated the 10th anniversary of Dr. Tracey Cullen, Editor of Hesperia, joining the American School.

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February 12, 2009

Former ASCSA Member Daniel Joseph Geagan [1937–2009]

School Member, Fellow and author Daniel Geagan passed away in Ontario, Canada on February 6, 2009 at the age of 72.

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February 8, 2009

Wiener Lab Celebrates Publication of “New Directions in the Skeletal Biology of Greece”

A new volume from the Wiener Laboratory, launched in Athens on February 12, provides a state-of-the-art account of the way in which the study of human skeletal remains is shedding new light on the archaeology of Greece.

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January 5, 2009

New Publication: Roman Pottery: Fine-Ware Imports

This long-awaited seminal work by John W. Hayes, one of the world's leading experts on Roman pottery, will be an essential reference work for scholars throughout the Mediterranean.

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January 5, 2009

New Publication: Fragmentary Decrees from the Athenian Agora

In Hesperia Suppl. 38, Michael B. Walbank presents the editiones principes of 100 fragmentary inscriptions from the Athenian Agora, providing new insights into the workings of the Athenian state.

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October 1, 2008

Hesperia Volume 78:2, 2009

The second 2009 issue of Hesperia, the Journal of the ASCSA, is now available.

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September 28, 2008

Corinth launched on JSTOR

The published results of excavations conducted by the ASCSA at Corinth since 1896 are now available through the JSTOR electronic archive.

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September 27, 2008

Out-of-print Gennadeion Monographs Scanned

Three out-of-print Gennadeion Monographs have been scanned and are now available online.

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September 1, 2008

Millard Meiss Publication Grants – Call for Submissions

Each fall and spring, the College Art Association awards Millard Meiss Publication Grants to support book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits but cannot be published in the most desirable form with out a subsidy. For complete guidelines, application forms, and grant description, please visit www.collegeart.org/meiss or write to publications@collegeart.org. Deadline for applications: October 1, 2008.

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August 14, 2008

New Publication: Theoroi and Initiates in Samothrace

In Hesperia Supplement 37, Cornell University researcher Nora M. Dimitrova presents new information about the pilgrims who made the perilous voyage to the island of Samothrace in antiquity. Who were they? Where did they come from? And what happened once they arrived at the home of the Mysteries?

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