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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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 Potamianos Lecture a Resounding Success

October 8, 2021

First 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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COVID-19 and the ASCSA

September 8, 2021

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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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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The

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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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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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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Double Your Impact Today with a GivingTuesday Gift

December 1, 2020

Double Your Impact Today with a GivingTuesday Gift

Every contribution made on GivingTuesday will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $50,000.

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Webinar - Eustathios of Thessaloniki on Homer and Excellent Oratory

November 30, 2020

Webinar - Eustathios of Thessaloniki on Homer and Excellent Oratory

Watch the 3rd episode of the Byzantine Dialogues by Gennadius Library with Baukje van den Berg and learn about Eustathios of Thessaloniki on Homer and Excellent Oratory.

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Gennadius Library Treasures - Eustathios of Thessaloniki

November 25, 2020

Gennadius Library Treasures - Eustathios of Thessaloniki

On the occasion of Baukje van den Berg's webinar on Eustathios of Thessaloniki (November 24, 2020), watch a short video on one of the treasures of the Gennadius Library.

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Webinar - The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project: The Movie

November 25, 2020

Webinar - The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project: The Movie

Watch a spectacular webinar on the archaeological project of ancient Methone (AMAP). In this film you will take deep dive into the complexities of a modern archaeological project.

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American School Short Film Wins Orona Foundation Award

November 23, 2020

American School Short Film Wins Orona Foundation Award

“Twelve Decades of Discovery” takes top prize in Educational Section of 20th International Archaeological Film Festival of the Bidasoa

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Νέο βιβλίο για τον Άγγελο Τερζάκη

November 18, 2020

Νέο βιβλίο για τον Άγγελο Τερζάκη

Ένα νέο βιβλίο για τον συγγραφέα Άγγελο Τερζάκη (1907-1979), κορυφαίο εκπρόσωπο της περίφημης "Γενιάς του 1930", δημοσιεύτηκε πριν από λίγο καιρό. Βασισμένο σε έρευνα στο προσωπικό αρχείο του Τερζάκη που φυλάσσεται στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών, ο συγγραφέας του, Θανάσης Αγάθος, διερευνά τη σχέση του Τερζάκη με τον ελληνικό κινηματογράφο της δεκαετίας του 1950.

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Webinar -  The Red Monastery Church (Upper Egypt): Its Significance and Conservation

November 13, 2020

Webinar - The Red Monastery Church (Upper Egypt): Its Significance and Conservation

Interested to know more about the Red Monastery Church, located in the Egyptian desert? Watch our latest, Byzantine Dialogues webinar, with Professor Elizabeth Bolman as she discusses this remarkable conservation project.

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Webinar - Reading Greek Literature with Frederick Douglass

November 13, 2020

Webinar - Reading Greek Literature with Frederick Douglass

Watch the video archive of our webinar with Edward M. Harris, Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at Durham University, were we discuss how we can better understand the history of slavery in Ancient Greece from the slave’s perspective by reading "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass."

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American School Launches 2020–2021 Annual Appeal

November 11, 2020

American School Launches 2020–2021 Annual Appeal

Support the American School with a gift today!

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ASCSA Publications Participates in University Press Week 2020

November 11, 2020

ASCSA Publications Participates in University Press Week 2020

In honor of University Press Week (November 9–13, 2020), ASCSA Publications celebrates the local voices of Vrysaki: A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora.

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Webinar - The Stoa of Attalos

November 9, 2020

Webinar - The Stoa of Attalos

Watch our fourth episode of our "Live from the Agora" series, with Professor John Camp, Director of Excavations and enjoy a unique in-depth look at some of the most important finds on display in the Stoa of Attalos today!

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Webinar - Ίων Δραγούμης: Από το εγώ στις μυλόπετρες της ιστορίας

November 9, 2020

Webinar - Ίων Δραγούμης: Από το εγώ στις μυλόπετρες της ιστορίας

Watch our webinar on Ion Dragoumis that was organised by The Philoi (Association of Friends of the Gennadius Library), with former ambassadors, Theodore Sotiropoulos and Alexis Alexandris. (The webinar is in Greek)

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Update on traveling to Greece

November 9, 2020

Update on traveling to Greece

Please read our latest information on traveling to Greece and the American School during COVID-19.

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Poets Takis Sinopoulos and Yorgis Pavlopoulos Together

October 29, 2020

Poets Takis Sinopoulos and Yorgis Pavlopoulos Together

Τα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα απέκτησαν πρόσφατα δύο φωτογραφίες των ποιητών Τάκη Σινόπουλου και Γιώργη Παυλόπουλου, οι οποίες θα προστεθούν στα προσωπικά τους αρχεία που φυλάσσονται στην ΑΣΚΣΑ.

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Trustees Name Room in Honor of John Wesley Gilbert

October 28, 2020

Trustees Name Room in Honor of John Wesley Gilbert

First African American student of the American School to be honored with a bedroom in the renovated Student Center.

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National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on “NHS Talks Stories: A Story of Philhellenism”

October 27, 2020

National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on “NHS Talks Stories: A Story of Philhellenism”

Watch “A Story of Philhellenism: The History of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens” hosted by the NHS.

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Webinar: Sixty Years Exploring Prehistoric Kea

October 23, 2020

Webinar: Sixty Years Exploring Prehistoric Kea

We celebrate sixty years of our affiliated excavations on the Cycladic island of Kea (Tzia) with a special webinar.

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Webinar: Byzantine Literature: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About It (But Were Afraid to Ask)

October 23, 2020

Webinar: Byzantine Literature: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About It (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Watch the inaugural episode—featuring Professor Papaioannou—of a new series of Byzantine webinars from the Gennadius Library.

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National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on Second Episode of “NHS Talks Stories: Classics Couples”

October 18, 2020

National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on Second Episode of “NHS Talks Stories: Classics Couples”

The NHS hosted Professors Diane Cline, Eric Cline, Nancy Klein, and Kevin Glowacki for another engaging episode of "Classics Couples."

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Gennadius Library acquires an exceedingly rare Ottoman map

October 17, 2020

Gennadius Library acquires an exceedingly rare Ottoman map

The Gennadius Library purchased a very rare issue of one of the most iconic Ottoman works of visual propaganda. Entitled ‘Revenge,’ the map laments the loss of numerous European Ottoman territories during the Balkan Wars, with the forfeited lands dramatically bathed in black.

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Webinar: A Victim of His Times: Ion Dragoumis and the Struggle for the

October 16, 2020

Webinar: A Victim of His Times: Ion Dragoumis and the Struggle for the "National Soul" of Greece

Watch a very interesting webinar on Ion Dragoumis, a legendary figure in the Greek imagination because of his untimely death, by Professor, Roderick Beaton.

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Exhibition - Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West

October 15, 2020

Exhibition - Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West

Visit our latest exhibition on the life and work of Ion Dragoumis, a legendary figure in the Greek imagination because of his untimely death.

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Webinar - Live from the Agora - The Temple of Hephaestus

October 9, 2020

Webinar - Live from the Agora - The Temple of Hephaestus

Watch our 3rd episode of our Live from the Agora series, with John Camp, Director of Excavations at the Athenian Agora and join him in a unique behind the scenes visit to the best preserved temple in Greece, we’ll be talking stylobates, acroteria, and everything in between!

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Students and Friends Name Evelyn B. Harrison Room in New Student Center

October 7, 2020

Students and Friends Name Evelyn B. Harrison Room in New Student Center

Distinguished art historian and teacher to be honored with a bedroom in the renovated Loring Hall.

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Ion Dragoumis on Commemorative Stamp Issued by the Hellenic Post

October 7, 2020

Ion Dragoumis on Commemorative Stamp Issued by the Hellenic Post

As we are getting ready for the opening on October 15th of the exhibition "Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West. One Hundred Years After His Assassination," the Hellenic Post issued a commemorative set of stamps featuring Ion Dragoumis.

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Mr. Lo: The First Chinese Student at the ASCSA, 1933

October 5, 2020

Mr. Lo: The First Chinese Student at the ASCSA, 1933

In 1933, a Chinese student by the name Mao-Te Lo was admitted to the American School to attend the year-long program. He went on to become a famous translator of ancient Greek drama and comedy in China.

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Premiere: Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

October 1, 2020

Premiere: Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

Curtis on Tour is back October 1st! Watch a free virtual performance in lieu of the live concerts that had been planned for this year’s Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library.

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Gennadius Library Featured in the Greek National Opera's Second Online Festival

October 1, 2020

Gennadius Library Featured in the Greek National Opera's Second Online Festival

The Gennadius Library was featured in "Counterpoints," the Greek National Opera's second online festival curated by its artistic director George Koumentakis.

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Greg Lavender Names John McKesson Camp II Salonaki in New Student Center

September 30, 2020

Greg Lavender Names John McKesson Camp II Salonaki in New Student Center

Longtime Director of the School’s Athenian Agora Excavations to be honored with room in renovated Loring Hall.

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Webinar: Commemorating the Battle of Salamis

September 30, 2020

Webinar: Commemorating the Battle of Salamis

Watch our latest webinar featuring Professor John R. Hale and Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt, who discuss one of the most important naval battles in the course of human history.

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Webinar: Uncovering the Identity of Corinth

September 26, 2020

Webinar: Uncovering the Identity of Corinth

Watch the third episode of our "Live from Corinth" webinar series that was presented by The National Arts Club in collaboration with the American School.

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Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library

September 24, 2020

Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library

The Gennadius Library is organizing a new series of webinars that explore recent work in Byzantine studies.

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The D'Ooge Brothers in Greece

September 24, 2020

The D'Ooge Brothers in Greece

This week the ASCSA Archives received a wonderful donation from Professor Martha J. Payne (ASCSA Associate Member 1978-1979) -her great-grandfather's diary from a trip to Greece in 1890.

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Family and Friends Name Barbara Tsakirgis Room in New Student Center

September 23, 2020

Family and Friends Name Barbara Tsakirgis Room in New Student Center

Noted scholar and longtime member and officer of the School’s Managing Committee will be memorialized in Loring Hall.

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New acquisition of 17th century rare book

September 22, 2020

New acquisition of 17th century rare book

Thanks to a gift of Gennadius Library Overseer Lana J. Mandilas, in memory of the former MP Sotiris Papapolitis, the Library acquired from the Vergos Auctions a rare Venetian edition of the 17th century.

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Webinar: Athenian Pottery Up Close

September 18, 2020

Webinar: Athenian Pottery Up Close

Join us in watching the second episode of our Live from the Agora series, with Prof. Jenifer Neils, Director of the American School of Classical Studies

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National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on

September 18, 2020

National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on "NHS Talks Stories: Classics Couples"

The NHS hosted Professors Camp, Fisher, Daly, and Larson in an engaging episode of "Classics Couples."

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Marian McCredie Renames West House in Memory of James McCredie

September 16, 2020

Marian McCredie Renames West House in Memory of James McCredie

McCredie House will be a lasting tribute to James McCredie’s extraordinary impact on the School.

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Webinar: Methods in Archaeology

September 11, 2020

Webinar: Methods in Archaeology

Join us in watching the first episode of our "Methods in Archeology of Greece", series of webinars.

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Julie Herzig Desnick and Robert Desnick Name Room in New Student Center

September 9, 2020

Julie Herzig Desnick and Robert Desnick Name Room in New Student Center

School alumna and Trustee name bedroom to support the School’s Student Center renovation and expansion project.

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Webinar: The Royal Stoa

September 4, 2020

Webinar: The Royal Stoa

Join us in watching the first episode of our "Live from the Agora", series of webinars.

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Friends of the University of Cincinnati Name Room in New Student Center

September 2, 2020

Friends of the University of Cincinnati Name Room in New Student Center

University of Cincinnati Room in Loring Hall honors long association between the University and American School.

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Rebecca Sinos Names Diskin Clay Room in New Student Center

August 28, 2020

Rebecca Sinos Names Diskin Clay Room in New Student Center

School alumna names bedroom after distinguished educator and former Whitehead Professor.

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