School Awards Edward E. Cohen with Athens Prize at Sixth Annual Gala

May 17, 2022

School Awards Edward E. Cohen with Athens Prize at Sixth Annual Gala

Acclaimed economic historian, author, businessman, and educator honored at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Gala 2022 - Video Archive

May 14, 2022

Gala 2022 - Video Archive

Watch a replay of our sixth annual Gala honoring Edward E. Cohen at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Gennadius Library Opening Hours from May 9, 2022

May 6, 2022

Gennadius Library Opening Hours from May 9, 2022

From Monday May 9, 2022, the Gennadius Library returns to its usual opening hours without the need of an appointment. Vaccination / infection certificate or temperature check is no longer required to access the Library. The use of a mask remains mandatory.

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Exhibition open on May 1st

May 1, 2022

Exhibition open on May 1st

Turn your May Day into a Neigh Day! Our exhibition “Hippos: The Horse in Ancient Athens” will be open tomorrow, May 1st, from 12:00 to 18:00!

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The Athenian Agora Has Gone to the Dogs!

April 29, 2022

The Athenian Agora Has Gone to the Dogs!

Colin Whiting speaks to us about his exciting new publication, Dogs in the Athenian Agora (Agora Picture Book 28)

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New Publication! Dogs in the Athenian Agora

April 15, 2022

New Publication! Dogs in the Athenian Agora

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Dogs in the Athenian Agora (Agora Picture Book 28) by Colin M. Whiting.

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COVID-19 and the ASCSA

April 6, 2022

COVID-19 and the ASCSA

Please read the latest policies and measures adopted by the School, regarding Covid-19. As the situation is constantly evolving, we will be updating this page accordingly.

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Hesperia 91.1 Now Online!

March 31, 2022

Hesperia 91.1 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 91.1! Topics in this issue include an examination of the development of cooking dishes in the prehistoric Aegean, visual representations of the myth of Philomela and Prokne in Athenian vase painting, the concluding remarks regarding the comprehensive study of the sculptures from the Temple of Ares, and the publication of the Roman curse tablets from the Athenian Agora.

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Video Archive: Athena’s Horsemen: Equestrian Dedications from the Athenian Acropolis

March 21, 2022

Video Archive: Athena’s Horsemen: Equestrian Dedications from the Athenian Acropolis

Watch our last Hippos lecture, with Professor Mary Ann Eaverly, and discover the fascinating world of equestrian monuments that were figured prominently among sculptural dedications on the Athenian Acropolis.

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Video Archive: The Residue of Eden: Myth and Medicine in Early Christian Anointing Practices

March 21, 2022

Video Archive: The Residue of Eden: Myth and Medicine in Early Christian Anointing Practices

Watch the latest Byzantine dialogues lecture, with Professor John Penniman, and learn how olive oil moved between medical, magical, and cultic contexts in the broader Greco-Roman world.

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Dr. Peter Frankopan Presents Second Thalia Potamianos Lecture at Georgetown University

March 21, 2022

Dr. Peter Frankopan Presents Second Thalia Potamianos Lecture at Georgetown University

Dr. Peter Frankopan presented his second Thalia Potamianos lecture at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Much Anticipated Book about John W. Gilbert is Out

March 18, 2022

Much Anticipated Book about John W. Gilbert is Out

John Lee's much anticipated book about the first African American archaeologist and member of the American School of Classical Studies in 1890-1891, John W. Gilbert, is finally out.

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Video Achive: Περί Ιππικής: On Ancient Greek Horsemanship

March 10, 2022

Video Achive: Περί Ιππικής: On Ancient Greek Horsemanship

Watch our latest Hippos Series lecture with Professor Mattusch and learn how Xenophon’s recommendations regarding buying, stabling, grooming, training and equipping the horse still hold true today.

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Online exhibition “Greek Printing Presses during the Revolution: editions from the collections of the Gennadius Library”

March 4, 2022

Online exhibition “Greek Printing Presses during the Revolution: editions from the collections of the Gennadius Library”

Greek Printing Presses during the Revolution of 1821: the exhibition traces the trajectory of printing in Revolutionary Greece based on the collections of the Gennadius Library.

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Ancient Selfies: Potters at Work on the Penteskouphia Pinakes

March 4, 2022

Ancient Selfies: Potters at Work on the Penteskouphia Pinakes

Eleni Hasaki discusses her new publication, Potters at Work in Ancient Corinth: Industry, Religion, and the Penteskouphia Pinakes (Hesperia Supplement 51)

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Video Archive: History on Horseback - An Equestrian Perspective of the Ancient World

March 1, 2022

Video Archive: History on Horseback - An Equestrian Perspective of the Ancient World

Watch our fourth Hippos Series Lecture with Professor Willikes where we look into horse as as living artifacts by exploring some of the ways in which we can use experimental archaeology, practical experience and equestrian knowledge, as well as comparative studies to reconsider different ideas and theories about ancient horses and horsemanship in order to build a more comprehensive picture of equines and equestrianism in the ancient world.

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New Publication! Potters at Work in Ancient Corinth: Industry, Religion, and the Penteskouphia Pinakes

February 28, 2022

New Publication! Potters at Work in Ancient Corinth: Industry, Religion, and the Penteskouphia Pinakes

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Potters at Work in Ancient Corinth: Industry, Religion, and the Penteskouphia Pinakes (Hesperia Supplement 51) by Eleni Hasaki.

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Remembering Mike Keeley (1928-2022)

February 25, 2022

Remembering Mike Keeley (1928-2022)

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Video Archive: Aristocrats and Horses in Democratic Athens

February 23, 2022

Video Archive: Aristocrats and Horses in Democratic Athens

Watch our latest Hippos Series lecture, with Professor Barringer, and learn how horses were associated with elite in Ancient Greece.

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Video Archive: Reflections on the Athenian Cavalry

February 14, 2022

Video Archive: Reflections on the Athenian Cavalry

Watch the second lecture, of our Hippos Lecture Series, with Professor Bugh, and learn more about how Athenian cavalry inscriptions help to triangulate, traditional texts and material culture.

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Online Exhibition Organized by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens to Mark the Bicentennial of Heinrich Schliemann’s Birth

February 9, 2022

Online Exhibition Organized by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens to Mark the Bicentennial of Heinrich Schliemann’s Birth

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Video Archive: Heinrich Schliemann …yet again! Why still delve into his biography 200 years after his birth?

February 7, 2022

Video Archive: Heinrich Schliemann …yet again! Why still delve into his biography 200 years after his birth?

Watch the opening lecture of our new virtual exhibition on Heinrich Schliemann, with Dr. Michaela Zavadil, and learn about Schliemann's excavations in Greece.

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

February 4, 2022

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Read the latest edition of our Newsletter to find out what is happening at the American School.

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Q&A with New Mellon Professor Brendan Burke

February 3, 2022

Q&A with New Mellon Professor Brendan Burke

Brendan Burke tells us what he is excited about in his first year teaching as Mellon Professor, his research interests, and his favorite memories from his term as the School’s first Assistant Professor of Classical Studies.

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Video Archive: The Medici Riccardi Horse Head in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence

January 27, 2022

Video Archive: The Medici Riccardi Horse Head in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence

Watch the opening lecture of our new exhibition, Hippos: The Horse in Ancient Athens. Dr. Mario Iozzo, Director at the National Archaeological Museum of Florence presents the magnificent Medici Riccardi life-size bronze head, that is displayed in Greece for the first time.

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January 17, 2022

"Έφυγε" η Λιλή Αλιβιζάτου

"'Εφυγε" από κοντά μας η κυρία Λιλή Αλιβιζάτου, αδελφή του συγγραφέα και δοκιμιογράφου Γιώργου Θεοτοκά.

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Making Objects Speak: Reflections from the Author

January 14, 2022

Making Objects Speak: Reflections from the Author

Sonia Klinger discusses her new publication, The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Miscellaneous Finds of Terracotta (Corinth XVIII.8)

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Ronald S. Stroud Honored in New Student Center

January 10, 2022

Ronald S. Stroud Honored in New Student Center

Charles K. Williams names room in honor of the distinguished scholar whose long association with the School spanned more than six decades.

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New Publication! The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Miscellaneous Finds of Terracotta

January 10, 2022

New Publication! The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Miscellaneous Finds of Terracotta

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Miscellaneous Finds of Terracotta (Corinth XVIII.8) by Sonia Klinger.

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Video Archive: Genuine Alliance or Reluctant Partners?

December 20, 2021

Video Archive: Genuine Alliance or Reluctant Partners?

Watch the video archive of our Annual Archives lecture with Alexandra Kankeleit, and learn about the relationship between the DAI and the SS Ahnenerbe and how DAI avoided being crushed by competing forces of that era.

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Virtual Tour of the Gennadius Library Exhibition

December 17, 2021

Virtual Tour of the Gennadius Library Exhibition "The Free and the Brave"

Take a virtual tour of the exhibition "The Free and the Brave: American Philhellenes and the 'Glorious Struggle of the Greeks' (1776–1866)"

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Video Archive: Η αμερικανική ναυτική μοίρα της Μεσογείου και η Ελληνική Επανάσταση

December 16, 2021

Video Archive: Η αμερικανική ναυτική μοίρα της Μεσογείου και η Ελληνική Επανάσταση

Watch our latest video with Professor Kotsonas to learn the fascinating story of Pirate Mermelechas, a semi-legendary hero of Mykonos in 1827.

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Video Archive: Loving the Poor: Charity and Justice in Byzantine Greece

December 15, 2021

Video Archive: Loving the Poor: Charity and Justice in Byzantine Greece

Watch our lecture with Professor Shawcross, and learn more about charity and justice in the Byzantine Empire during the Middle Ages.

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Ronald S. Stroud Fellowship Fund

December 13, 2021

Ronald S. Stroud Fellowship Fund

The family and friends of the late Ronald S. Stroud invite contributions toward a new endowed fellowship at the American School to honor his memory.

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Hesperia 90.4 Now Online!

December 9, 2021

Hesperia 90.4 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 90.4! Topics in this issue include an iconographic study of a red-figure kylix with a kalos-inscription; an editio princeps of the Law of Epikrates from Athens; a review of the evidence for infanticide and perceptions of disability in ancient Greece; and a report for the 2019 excavation season at Corinth.

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December 9, 2021

Blegen closed during Christmas holidays

The Blegen Library, during the Christmas holidays, will remain closed the following days: Friday, December 24, 2021; Saturday, December 25, 2021; Friday, December 31, 2021; Saturday, January 1, 2022; Thursday, January 6, 2022

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Webinar - 1821: Ideology and History in the 20th Century

December 2, 2021

Webinar - 1821: Ideology and History in the 20th Century

Watch our latest webinar organized by Gennadius Library and learn more about how many of Greece's key ideological and political struggles from the First World War to the present have been played out through and around shifting historical interpretations of 1821.

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Webinar - Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library: ‘By this conquer’: Relics as Weapons in Byzantium

November 22, 2021

Webinar - Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library: ‘By this conquer’: Relics as Weapons in Byzantium

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Hostetler and learn about the weaponization of relics in Byzantium.

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Video Archive: Leading the Spirits of Youth to Excellence: Greek Citizen Training in Context

November 15, 2021

Video Archive: Leading the Spirits of Youth to Excellence: Greek Citizen Training in Context

Watch the video of our lecture with Elizabeth A. Whitehead Distinguished Scholar, Prof, Nigel Kennell, and learn how youth were transformed into Greek citizens.

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Η εσωτερική μετατόπιση της Μεγάλης Ιδέας: Το Τάμα του Έθνους και η μνήμη του ‘21 στα χρόνια της δικτατορίας

November 15, 2021

Η εσωτερική μετατόπιση της Μεγάλης Ιδέας: Το Τάμα του Έθνους και η μνήμη του ‘21 στα χρόνια της δικτατορίας

Παρακολουθήστε το βίντεο της ενδιαφέρουσας διάλεξης του Δημήτρη Αντωνίου, σχετικά με το Τάμα του Έθνους και την μνήμη του '21 στα χρόνια της δικτατορίας.

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Συνέδριο για την συμβολή του Τύπου στην Επανάσταση του 1821

November 15, 2021

Συνέδριο για την συμβολή του Τύπου στην Επανάσταση του 1821

Το Μουσείο Τυπογραφίας, διοργάνωσε στις 9 & 10 Οκτωβρίου, συνέδριο για την συμβολή του Τύπου στην Επανάσταση του 1821. Στο συνέδριο συμμετείχε και η Επικεφαλής Βιβλιοθηκάριος της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, Ειρήνη Σολομωνίδη.

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Η αρχιτεκτονική ως ιδεολογία και πολιτική: το Ηρώο της Επανάστασης

November 14, 2021

Η αρχιτεκτονική ως ιδεολογία και πολιτική: το Ηρώο της Επανάστασης

Παρακολουθήστε την πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα διάλεξη με τον Παγιώτη Τουρνικιώτη, καθηγητή θεωρίας της αρχιτεκτονικής στο Εθνικό Μετσόβειο Πολυτεχνείο για το Ηρώο της Επανάσταστης, και μάθετε τα πάντα για τις προτάσεις κατασκευής του μνημείου αυτού.

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Το 1821 εξ ανατολών

November 12, 2021

Το 1821 εξ ανατολών

Παρακολουθήστε το βίντεο από την διαδικτυακή συζήτηση για το 1821, με την συμμετοχή των καθηγητριών στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Μπέρκλεϊ, Μαρίας Μαυρούδη και Χριστίνας Φίλιου καθώς και του Μαρίνου Σαρηγιάννη, Διευθυντής Ερευνών στο Ινστιτούτο Μεσογειακών Σπουδών του Ιδρύματος Τεχνολογίας και Έρευνας στο Ρέθυμνο.

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New publication about Schliemann

November 12, 2021

New publication about Schliemann

In anticipation of Heinrich Schliemann's birth bicentennial, Antike Welt has published a separate volume about the excavator of Troy and Mycenae with eleven scholarly contributions, including two by ASCSA members.

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American School Celebrates 140th Anniversary

November 5, 2021

American School Celebrates 140th Anniversary

Historic institution has been preserving, protecting, and promoting Greece's past for 140 years.

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Generous Donors Name Alan L. Boegehold Room in New Student Center

October 15, 2021

Generous Donors Name Alan L. Boegehold Room in New Student Center

Esteemed scholar made immeasurable contributions to the American School and the field of Classics.

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39th Annual Walton Lecture -

October 13, 2021

39th Annual Walton Lecture - "Religious Tolerance and the Twilight of the Ancient World."

Watch the recording of our 39th Annual Walton Lecture with Professor Greenblatt

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Remembering Evi Touloupa

October 13, 2021

Remembering Evi Touloupa

Remembering Evi Touloupa (1924-2021), Ephor of Acropolis and a friend of the School.

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Ronald S. Stroud (1933–2021)

October 9, 2021

Ronald S. Stroud (1933–2021)

Giant of the American School and Classics community passes away.

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First Thalia Potamianos Lecture a Resounding Success

October 8, 2021

First Thalia Potamianos Lecture a Resounding Success

A capacity crowd attended Cotsen Hall and thousands more watched online as Dr. Peter Frankopan delivered his first lecture of the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series.

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Schliemann Society Visits the ASCSA Archives

October 5, 2021

Schliemann Society Visits the ASCSA Archives

We were happy to receive 27 members of the Schliemann Gesellschaft from Ankershagen, Germany, who were on a tour of Greece, on the occasion of Heinrich Schliemann's 200th birth anniversary.

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Hesperia 90.3 Now Online!

September 20, 2021

Hesperia 90.3 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 90.3! Topics in this issue include a reexamination of the dedicatory inscription for the first Doric temple in Sicily, a look at the work of shipwrights and naval architects in Classical Athens, the publication of the Classical-period pediments, metopes, and akroteria from the Temple of Ares (Temple of Athena Pallenis), and a review of the Athenian funerary reliefs that depict women in Isiac dress.

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Fifty Years After George Seferis's Death

September 20, 2021

Fifty Years After George Seferis's Death

In 1971, more than 10,000 Greeks, singing the national anthem and Mikis Theodorakis’s musical version of Seferis's “Denial” (Άρνηση), followed the car that carried his body from Plaka to the First Cemetery.

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ASCSA Students back in the library

September 15, 2021

ASCSA Students back in the library

After one year with no regular program, due to COVID-19 pandemic, ASCSA students are back in the library.

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Laboratory’s $1 Million Fundraising Campaign Reaches Key Milestone

September 9, 2021

Laboratory’s $1 Million Fundraising Campaign Reaches Key Milestone

Campaign is more than halfway toward its $1 million goal thanks to a generous matching grant.

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Dr. Peter Frankopan to Present First Lecture of Inaugural Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series at Cotsen Hall

September 3, 2021

Dr. Peter Frankopan to Present First Lecture of Inaugural Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series at Cotsen Hall

World-renowned historian and award-winning author will give lecture, "Global Greece: A History," on October 7, 2021.

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Νέα έκδοση για τον Ίωνα Δραγούμη

August 2, 2021

Νέα έκδοση για τον Ίωνα Δραγούμη

Ο Νώντας Τσίγκας δημοσιεύει τα λεγόμενα "κρυμμένα" ημερολόγια (Οκτώβριος 1912 - Αύγουστος 1913) από το Αρχείο του Ίωνος Δραγούμη στην Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα.

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Princeton Office Moves to New Location

July 22, 2021

Princeton Office Moves to New Location

School’s administrative headquarters relocates to Wall Street in Princeton.

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July 10, 2021

The "Greek Chronicles" of Messolonghi and Lord Byron: from the Byroniana collection of Joannes Gennadius.

The Byroniana collection of the Gennadius Library that focuses on Lord Byron, contains a valuable testimony from Messolonghi: a very rare issue of the newspaper The Greek Chronicles (issue 29) that announces his death.

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American School Welcomes Brendan Burke as New Mellon Professor

July 9, 2021

American School Welcomes Brendan Burke as New Mellon Professor

Burke begins three-year appointment as the new Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies.

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American School Short Film Wins Award from The Archaeology Channel

July 1, 2021

American School Short Film Wins Award from The Archaeology Channel

“Twelve Decades of Discovery” garners second award.

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Libraries Re-Opening

June 14, 2021

Libraries Re-Opening

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday June 14, both Gennadius and Blegen Library will be open for registered users, by appointment.

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American School Releases 139th Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

June 6, 2021

American School Releases 139th Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

The American School is pleased to announce the release of its annual report covering the 2019–2020 academic year.

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Webinar - Philhellenism and the Development of Female-led Reform in the United States

June 4, 2021

Webinar - Philhellenism and the Development of Female-led Reform in the United States

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Santelli and learn how humanitarian aid to Greece, following the Greek Revolution of 1821, initially became an appropriate outlet for women and later played a key role in the abolitionist movement.

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Hesperia 90.2 Now Online!

June 1, 2021

Hesperia 90.2 Now Online!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 90.2! Topics in this issue include Hittite-Mycenaean relations in the Late Bronze Age, a rescue excavation in northern Piraeus, the inscriptions from Panakton, the so-called oracle of the dead at Tainaron, and the evidence for a Phrygian sculptor working in the Athenian Agora during the 3rd century A.D.

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Webinar - Purple dye production in the Bronze Age Aegean: archaeological, historical and experimental evidence

May 28, 2021

Webinar - Purple dye production in the Bronze Age Aegean: archaeological, historical and experimental evidence

Watch our latest Live from Lab webinar, and discover the importance of purple dye production in the Bronze Age Aegean.

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Webinar - Αλληγορίες από τον Καζαντζάκη. Ο Θεός φταίει που έκανε τον κόσμο τόσο ωραίο.

May 18, 2021

Webinar - Αλληγορίες από τον Καζαντζάκη. Ο Θεός φταίει που έκανε τον κόσμο τόσο ωραίο.

Watch our latest webinar with Vangelis Raptopoulos and travel through the beautiful allegories that we find in the texts of Nikos Kazantzakis. *The webinar is in Greek.

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Gala 2021 - Video Archine

May 6, 2021

Gala 2021 - Video Archine

Watch a replay of our Virtual Gala honoring Curtis Runnels.

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Webinar - “Η Ιστορία έχει πρόσωπο. Οι μορφές των Αγωνιστών από τους συγχρόνους τους καλλιτέχνες”

April 22, 2021

Webinar - “Η Ιστορία έχει πρόσωπο. Οι μορφές των Αγωνιστών από τους συγχρόνους τους καλλιτέχνες”

Watch our latest webinar that was organized by the Association of the Friends of the Gennadius Library, with Dr. Dimakopoloulou.

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

April 15, 2021

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Read the latest edition of our Newsletter to find out what is happening at the American School.

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Webinar - From Orphans to Humanitarians: Wartime Refugees and the Making of Greek America

April 13, 2021

Webinar - From Orphans to Humanitarians: Wartime Refugees and the Making of Greek America

Watch our the latest webinar by Gennadius Library with Professor Gallant, and learn about the critical role played by a small group of Greek children who had been relocated from the war-torn eastern Mediterranean to the US during the 1820s.

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Webinar - Macedonian Painting and the Transformation of Familiar Images in a Funerary Context

April 13, 2021

Webinar - Macedonian Painting and the Transformation of Familiar Images in a Funerary Context

Watch the last episode of our Greek Painting in Context, webinar series, with Professor Palagia, and discover the beautiful wall-paintings of the underground tombs in Macedonia.

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Webinar - Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World

March 26, 2021

Webinar - Neourgia: The Restoration of Icons in the Premodern World

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Drpic and learn more about the restoration of icons in the premodern world.

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March 25, 2021

"The Free and the Brave" Exhibition to Highlight American Philhellenism

Upcoming exhibition will be held in the Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library from May 25, 2021, to December 12, 2021.

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Celebrating 1821 during WW II

March 25, 2021

Celebrating 1821 during WW II

In the papers of poet and Nobel laureate George Seferis, there is a collection of newspapers, magazines, and leaflets published either secretly or outside Greece during WW II. One of these magazines, ΑΕΡΑ, was published in Cairo and was thrown by airplanes into territories occupied by the Germans.

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Students and Friends Name Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway Room in New Student Center

March 24, 2021

Students and Friends Name Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway Room in New Student Center

Distinguished alumna, archaeologist, and professor to be honored at the American School.

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Thesauros Tetraglossos:  a new acquisition, a provenance story.

March 23, 2021

Thesauros Tetraglossos: a new acquisition, a provenance story.

The Gennadius Library recently acquired from Vergos Auctions another Venetian rare first edition of the 17th century.

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Webinar - The Gigantomachy on the Athena Parthenos Shield

March 23, 2021

Webinar - The Gigantomachy on the Athena Parthenos Shield

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Jenifer Neils, and learn everything about one of the most famous paintings from classical antiquity. The one that was inside the shield of the gold-and-ivory colossal statue of Athena that once stood in the Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis.

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Webinar - «Η ιστορική πινακοθήκη της Ελληνικής Επανάστασης και η διαμόρφωση της εθνικής μνήμης»

March 22, 2021

Webinar - «Η ιστορική πινακοθήκη της Ελληνικής Επανάστασης και η διαμόρφωση της εθνικής μνήμης»

Watch our latest webinar from Gennadius Library, with Professor Koulouri and learn more about the he process of the creation of a "historical gallery" for 1821, as the dominant visual narrative of the major event of Greek national history.

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Webinar - ’Etruscanizing’ Athenian Painted Pottery

March 19, 2021

Webinar - ’Etruscanizing’ Athenian Painted Pottery

Watch our latest webinar from our Greek Painting in Context Webinar Series, as we cross the sea to Etruria, where thousands of Athenian figured vases traveled during the sixth and fifth centuries B.C.E.

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Gala 2021 Goes Virtual

March 17, 2021

Gala 2021 Goes Virtual

Join us on Thursday, May 6, 2021, for our virtual celebration honoring Professor Curtis Runnels.

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Webinar - Women in Greek Archaeology: Celebrating International Women’s Day at the ASCSA

March 10, 2021

Webinar - Women in Greek Archaeology: Celebrating International Women’s Day at the ASCSA

Watch our latest webinar in honor of International Women’s Day, where we gathered a group of distinguished female archaeologists to discuss their experiences as directors of excavations and surveys in Greece.

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

February 3, 2021

Dr. 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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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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