ASCSA Newsletter

Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library (July 1 - August 31, 2024)

July 16, 2024

Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library (July 1 - August 31, 2024)

Summer Hours (July 1 - August 31, 2024) The Gennadius Library will be open to the public: Monday - Thursday: 9.00-16.30 Friday: 9.00-15.00 Saturday: closed The Gennadius Library will be closed: July 4 & August 12-17, 2024

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July 9, 2024

Blegen library: Summer hours

From August 1st through August 31st, 2024 the Blegen Library will be open to visitors: Mondays through Fridays from 09:00 to 15:30 and closed on Saturdays and on Thursday, August 15, 2024. No new cards will be issued during the month of August and no orientations will take place.

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Neglected No Longer: Bringing Early Helladic Tiled Roofs to Life

July 8, 2024

Neglected No Longer: Bringing Early Helladic Tiled Roofs to Life

Kyle A. Jazwa discusses his new book, The Tiled-Roof Phenomenon in Early Helladic Greece: Evidence from Zygouries (Hesperia Supplement 53).

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ΘΕΡΙΝΟ ΩΡΑΡΙΟ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑΣ ΓΕΝΝΑΔΕΙΟΥ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗΣ (1 ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥ - 31 ΑΥΓΟΥΣΤΟΥ 2024)

June 25, 2024

ΘΕΡΙΝΟ ΩΡΑΡΙΟ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑΣ ΓΕΝΝΑΔΕΙΟΥ ΒΙΒΛΙΟΘΗΚΗΣ (1 ΙΟΥΛΙΟΥ - 31 ΑΥΓΟΥΣΤΟΥ 2024)

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη θα είναι ανοικτή για το κοινό: Δευτέρα έως Πέμπτη: 9.00-16.30 Παρασκευή: 9.00-15.00 Σάββατο: κλειστά Η Γεννάδειος θα παραμείνει κλειστή: 4 Ιουλίου & 12-17 Αυγούστου 2024.

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New Publication: <em>The Tiled-Roof Phenomenon in Early Helladic Greece: Evidence from Zygouries</em>

June 21, 2024

New Publication: The Tiled-Roof Phenomenon in Early Helladic Greece: Evidence from Zygouries

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Tiled-Roof Phenomenon in Early Helladic Greece: Evidence from Zygouries (Hesperia Supplement 53), by Kyle A. Jazwa.

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Hesperia 93.2 Now Online!

June 19, 2024

Hesperia 93.2 Now Online!

Topics in Hesperia issue 93.2 include an examination of the dating and design of the Hephaisteion in Athens, an overview of terracotta jointed dolls from Corinth, and a study that identifies the Boudroumi as a prison in Late Antique Corinth.

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June 17, 2024

Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies: trial available from June 17 through July 31, 2024.

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Ο Όμηρος στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη: σπάνιες εκδόσεις ομηρικών επών

June 14, 2024

Ο Όμηρος στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη: σπάνιες εκδόσεις ομηρικών επών

Ο διπλωμάτης και βιβλιόφιλος Ιωάννης Γεννάδιος δώρισε την προσωπική του βιβλιοθήκη στην Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών το 1926 και τα βιβλία του αποτελούν σήμερα τον πυρήνα της συλλογής της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης. Μεταξύ αυτών περιλαμβάνονται περίπου 6.000 εκδόσεις Ελλήνων Κλασικών, που αποτελούν και τη μεγαλύτερη ενότητα της προσωπικής συλλογής του Γεννάδιου. Το βιβλίο Ο Όμηρος στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη παρουσιάζει 39 εξαιρετικούς θησαυρούς από αυτή τη συλλογή, αναδημιουργώντας το ομηρικό σύμπαν από την οπτική του Γεννάδιου ως συλλέκτη.

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Daniel Levine is honored with the 2024 Aristeia Award

June 13, 2024

Daniel Levine is honored with the 2024 Aristeia Award

On Tuesday June 11th, 2024, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens hosted a garden party to welcome its new Summer Session students.

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Evelyn Lord Smithson Honored With Room in Loring Hall

June 2, 2024

Evelyn Lord Smithson Honored With Room in Loring Hall

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the dedication of a room in Loring Hall in memory of Evelyn Lord Smithson.

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American School Releases 142nd Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

May 30, 2024

American School Releases 142nd Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

The American School is pleased to announce the release of its annual report covering the 2022-2023 academic year.

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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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