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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The Gennadius Library acquires a 16th century Psalterion probably printed in Venice.

February 22, 2024

The Gennadius Library acquires a 16th century Psalterion probably printed in Venice.

The Gennadius Library recently acquired an extremely rare book entitled the ΨΑΛΤΗPION TOΥ ΘΕΙΟΥ ΔΑΒΙΔ. This is a psalter printed in 1584, probably in Venice by Giacomo Leoncini (fl. 1560-1589).

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Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος (1848-1917). Πρωτοπόρος της ελληνικής γεωπονίας

February 8, 2024

Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος (1848-1917). Πρωτοπόρος της ελληνικής γεωπονίας

Ο Παναγιώτης Γεννάδιος, νεώτερος αδελφός του Ιωάννη Γενναδίου, υπήρξε διακεκριμένος γεωπόνος.

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41st Annual Walton Lecture - Achilles, Odysseus… Erotokritos?

February 7, 2024

41st Annual Walton Lecture - Achilles, Odysseus… Erotokritos?

Watch our video with Richard P. Martin (Stanford University). In this talk, Professor Martin shows how studying the Homeric epics in tandem with the Erotokritos, the masterpiece of the 17th-century Cretan Renaissance.

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Archives Annual Lecture 2024 - The Other Athenians: Members of a Foreign School at Athens

February 2, 2024

Archives Annual Lecture 2024 - The Other Athenians: Members of a Foreign School at Athens

Watch Alexandre Farnoux and Lucile Arnoux talking at the Annual Archives Lecture about the history of the French School at Athens.

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Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on Destiny, Tradition, Choice

January 26, 2024

Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on Destiny, Tradition, Choice

Renowned classicist Emily Wilson captivated a full house at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall as she explored the themes of “Destiny, Tradition, Choice.” The event drew an enthusiastic audience on-site, while thousands more engaged through live streaming.

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American School Receives National Arts Club Medal of Honor

January 25, 2024

American School Receives National Arts Club Medal of Honor

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens received the Medal of Honor for Achievement in Archaeology from the National Arts Club (NAC).

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W. Kendrick Pritchett Honored With Room in Loring Hall

January 20, 2024

W. Kendrick Pritchett 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 W. Kendrick Pritchett, Professor of Greek at the University of California at Berkeley.

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Markets in the Demes, A New Approach to the Attic Countryside

January 18, 2024

Markets in the Demes, A New Approach to the Attic Countryside

Watch our video with Edward Harris (University of Durham) and Sylvian Fachard (University of Lausanne and Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece) on the recent work in the Attic countryside to study several rural markets neglected by these scholars.

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American School to Receive National Arts Club Medal of Honor  for Outstanding Achievement in Archaeology

January 11, 2024

American School to Receive National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Outstanding Achievement in Archaeology

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens has been named as the 2023 recipient of The Medal of Honor for Achievement in Archaeology from the National Arts Club.

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Fred Kleiner Names Fitness Room in Memory of Diana Kleiner

January 9, 2024

Fred Kleiner Names Fitness Room in Memory of Diana Kleiner

This remarkable gift marks the Kleiners’ fourth substantial contribution to the Loring Hall complex.

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Ottoman No More: “Oi Mikrasiatai Yper tōn Deinopathountōn Adelfōn tōn”

January 9, 2024

Ottoman No More: “Oi Mikrasiatai Yper tōn Deinopathountōn Adelfōn tōn”

Watch out video with Yiorgo Topalidis of Flagler College. For lecture on the first three decades of the 20th century, a wave of migrants arrived in the US from Europe. American immigration authorities documented a number of those migrants as Ottoman and Turkish nationals of the Greek race.

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 John Camp to be honored with AIA’s 2024 Gold Medal

January 4, 2024

John Camp to be honored with AIA’s 2024 Gold Medal

John Camp will be honored this weekend, with the AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.

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Our Year in Review - 2023

December 31, 2023

Our Year in Review - 2023

Watch the year in review and see how your financial support touches the lives of so many people!

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Hesperia 92.4 Now Online!

December 15, 2023

Hesperia 92.4 Now Online!

Hesperia 92.4 is now available online! Topics in this issue include the MYNEKO project in central mainland Greece, the possible evidence for the first Attic potter/painter known by name, a report on the rural fortifications of Aphrodisias, and a curse on a mime actress at Corinth.

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Τα Φυλακτά της ύστερης αρχαιότητας: Η διατήρηση και ο μετασχηματισμός τους από τη Xριστιανική κοινωνία.

December 14, 2023

Τα Φυλακτά της ύστερης αρχαιότητας: Η διατήρηση και ο μετασχηματισμός τους από τη Xριστιανική κοινωνία.

Εθνικοί και χριστιανοί θεωρούσαν τα φυλακτά ως αντικείμενα προικισμένα με υπερφυσική δύναμη, χάρη στην οποία εξουδετέρωναν όλες τις συμφορές που προκαλούσαν στην ανθρώπινη ζωή οι δαίμονες του κακού.

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The Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros

December 12, 2023

The Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros

On the centennial of the founding of the largest orphanage of the Eastern Mediterranean, a team of archaeologists, historians, architects, and videographers have been studying the Near East Relief Orphanage of Syros. The orphanage was constructed and operated by the American philanthropic organization Near East Relief as part of the response to the humanitarian crisis of 1922.

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Παρουσίαση της Έκθεσης

November 30, 2023

Παρουσίαση της Έκθεσης "Λατρεμένη Κωνσταντινούπολη”

Η έκθεση περιλαμβάνει έργα Ευρωπαίων ζωγράφων19ου αιώνα με θέμα την Κωνσταντινούπολη από τις συλλογές του Ιδρύματος Αθανασίου και Μαρίνας Μαρτίνου και εκκλησιαστικά σκεύη της ίδιας περιόδου, κατασκευασμένα στην Κωνσταντινούπολη, από το Μουσείο Sadberk Hanim του Ιδρύματος Koç. Tα εκθέματα πιστοποιούν ότι η Κωνσταντινούπολη υπήρξε αστείρευτη πηγή έμπνευσης για τους ξένους καλλιτέχνες, και σημαντικό κέντρο παραγωγής καλλιτεχνημάτων.

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Video Archive: Greece and the Post-1922 International Humanitarian Aid: The Untold Story

November 20, 2023

Video Archive: Greece and the Post-1922 International Humanitarian Aid: The Untold Story

Watch the video archive of the lecture with Professor Dimitris Kamouzis as he highlights briefly unknown aspects and ‘grey areas’ of the aid provided by humanitarian organisations.

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Kleiners Name Room in Honor of Hesperia

November 16, 2023

Kleiners Name Room in Honor of Hesperia

American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce a new major gift from Diana E. E. and Fred S. Kleiner: a room in Loring Hall named in honor of Hesperia.

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Video Archive: Cult of Zeus Sosipolis and its temple in Magnesia

November 10, 2023

Video Archive: Cult of Zeus Sosipolis and its temple in Magnesia

Watch a replay of the lecture by Professor Görkem Kökdemir from the University of Ankara.

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Conservation Laboratory of Athenian Agora Excavations

November 8, 2023

Conservation Laboratory of Athenian Agora Excavations

Each summer, the conservation laboratory of the Agora Excavations runs an 8-week internship program and hosts 2 – 3 international conservation students.

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Gennadius at The Grolier Club in New York

October 31, 2023

Gennadius at The Grolier Club in New York

Director of the Gennadius Library Maria Georgopoulou enthralled book collectors and classics fans with her recent talk at the illustrious Grolier Club on some of the Library's collection's important rare editions, fine bookbindings, and “only known” copies that belonged to Greek diplomat and bibliophile Joannes Gennadius (1844-1932).

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Petros Themelis 1936 - 2023

October 30, 2023

Petros Themelis 1936 - 2023

Petros Themelis, one of the most prominent Greek archaeologists, professor and colleague, passed away on Friday, October 27th, at the age of 87.

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Fall Newsletter 2023

October 26, 2023

Fall Newsletter 2023

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

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Video Archive: In the Name of Humanity: American Relief Aid in Greece, 1918-1929

October 20, 2023

Video Archive: In the Name of Humanity: American Relief Aid in Greece, 1918-1929

Watch the video archive of the opening of the exhibition.

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Hesperia 92.3 Now Online!

October 5, 2023

Hesperia 92.3 Now Online!

Hesperia 92.3 is now available online! Topics in this issue include Keian pottery and Late Bronze Age chronology, a look at the demography of Hellenistic Boiotia, an examination of a Panathenaic victor list, and a study on the chemical composition of domestic wares at Corinth.

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Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on The Vulnerability of Heroism

October 4, 2023

Emily Wilson Captivates Crowd with Lecture on The Vulnerability of Heroism

Renowned classicist Emily Wilson lectured on The Vulnerability of Heroism to a capacity audience at Cotsen Hall, at the Gennadius Library, while thousands more watched online.

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Haris Kalliga Obituary

September 27, 2023

Haris Kalliga Obituary

Haris Kalligas, Director of the Gennadius Library from 1995 to 2004, died on September 24, 2023 at the age of 82. Her nine years as Director of the Library not only saw the renovation of the Gennadius and its surroundings, but also went far to shape the Library’s leading role in the intellectual and cultural life of Athens today.

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Τάκης Σινόπουλος. Ο ποιητής και οι θεσμοί.

August 24, 2023

Τάκης Σινόπουλος. Ο ποιητής και οι θεσμοί.

Μετά το επιτυχημένο αφιέρωμα στον πεζογράφο Άγγελο Τερζάκη, η δημοσιογράφος Λαμπρινή Κουζέλη συνεχίζει την έρευνά της με θέμα τη θέση του λογοτέχνη στην Ελλάδα. Στο "Βήμα της Κυριακής" (20 Αυγούστου) γράφει για τον ποιητή (και κατά βιοπορισμόν γιατρό) Τάκη Σινόπουλο, το αρχείο του οποίου φυλάσσεται στην Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών.

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Άγγελος Τερζάκης. Οδοιπόρος ενός αιώνα.

August 7, 2023

Άγγελος Τερζάκης. Οδοιπόρος ενός αιώνα.

Η δημοσιογράφος Λαμπρινή Κουζέλη, μετά από έρευνα στο προσωπικό αρχείο του συγγραφέα στην Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών, γράφει στο "Βήμα της Κυριακής" (6 Αυγούστου) για τις ποικίλες διαδρομές της ζωής και του έργου του Άγγελου Τερζάκη εντός και εκτός των ελληνικών συνόρων.

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Alison Frantz Honored in Loring Hall

July 20, 2023

Alison Frantz Honored in Loring Hall

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce that a room on the first floor of Loring Hall, has been dedicated to Alison Frantz.

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Hesperia 92.2 Now Online!

July 14, 2023

Hesperia 92.2 Now Online!

Hesperia 92.2 is now available online! Topics in this issue include an overview of the commemorative portraiture program in the Athenian Agora from the time of Kleisthenes through Augustus, Classical and Hellenistic curse tablets from the Athenian Agora, and the latest report from the Corinth Excavations.

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Francis R. Walton Honored with Dedicated Suite in McCredie House

July 13, 2023

Francis R. Walton Honored with Dedicated Suite in McCredie House

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce that a suite on the second floor of the McCredie House has been named in honor of Francis R. Walton.

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Μονή Παντοκράτορος Κωνσταντινούπολης. Ο Ξενών και η Pala d’ Oro του Αγίου Μάρκου Βενετίας

June 15, 2023

Μονή Παντοκράτορος Κωνσταντινούπολης. Ο Ξενών και η Pala d’ Oro του Αγίου Μάρκου Βενετίας

Watch the video archive of the lecture presented by the Gennadius Library

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A lifetime dedication to Greece and the Agora

June 7, 2023

A lifetime dedication to Greece and the Agora

Eugene (Gene) Vanderpool was a distinguished archaeologist whose lifelong dedication to Greece and the Agora is widely recognized.

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Newly discovered stone tools drag dawn of Greek archaeology back by a quarter-million years

June 2, 2023

Newly discovered stone tools drag dawn of Greek archaeology back by a quarter-million years

The find would drag the dawn of Greek archaeology back by as much as a quarter of a million years, although older hominin sites have been discovered elsewhere in Europe. The oldest, in Spain, dates to more than a million years ago.

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100 χρόνια από την Σύμβαση της Λωζάννης: George Devine Treloar, ο αφανής ήρωας που συνέτρεξε χιλιάδες Μικρασιάτες πρόσφυγες

May 25, 2023

100 χρόνια από την Σύμβαση της Λωζάννης: George Devine Treloar, ο αφανής ήρωας που συνέτρεξε χιλιάδες Μικρασιάτες πρόσφυγες

Watch the video archive of Ambassador Athanasios Spyrou

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40th Annual Walton Lecture: “Byzantine Adrianople becomes Ottoman Edirne: The Birth of a Capital”

May 24, 2023

40th Annual Walton Lecture: “Byzantine Adrianople becomes Ottoman Edirne: The Birth of a Capital”

Watch the video archive of Professor Amy Singer.

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School Awards Mark Mazower with the Gennadius Prize at Seventh Annual Gala

May 12, 2023

School Awards Mark Mazower with the Gennadius Prize at Seventh Annual Gala

Ira D. Wallach Professor of History at Columbia University and a member of the Board of Overseers of the Gennadius Library honored at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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Gala 2023 - Video Archive

May 12, 2023

Gala 2023 - Video Archive

Watch a reply of our 2023 Annual Gala

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Watch a replay of our Gala

May 12, 2023

Watch a replay of our Gala

Watch a replay of our 2023 Annual Gala.

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May 8, 2023

Obituary for Beata Maria Kitsikis-Panagopoulos (1925-2023)

Beata Maria Kitsikis-Panagopoulos was Kress Professor and Director of the Gennadius Library from 1982 to 1986. She died peacefully last week, 97 years old, in her beloved Paris.

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How Rome Became Byzantium: New Light from DNA, Ice Cores, and Harvard’s Science of the Human Past

May 5, 2023

How Rome Became Byzantium: New Light from DNA, Ice Cores, and Harvard’s Science of the Human Past

Watch the video archive of Professor Michael McCormick

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Portrait Statuary in Athens: A View from the Athenian Agora

April 28, 2023

Portrait Statuary in Athens: A View from the Athenian Agora

Watch the video archive of Professor Sheila Dillon

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Cult, Memory and Identity in Roman Corinth

April 21, 2023

Cult, Memory and Identity in Roman Corinth

Watch the video archive of Professor Barbette Spaeth.

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Kleiners Name Athenian Agora Courtyard Garden at Loring Hall

April 12, 2023

Kleiners Name Athenian Agora Courtyard Garden at Loring Hall

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce a new major gift from Diana E. E. and Fred S. Kleiner name the Athenian Agora Courtyard Garden at Loring Hall.

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Video Archive - Open Meeting 2023

April 11, 2023

Video Archive - Open Meeting 2023

Watch the video archive of our annual Open meeting and learn about the important work that was carried out at the American School, for the past year, as well as the amazing new finds at the Palace of Nestor at Pylos.

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The North Aegean from Homer to Philip II: Migration and Relocation at Methone from Prehistory to 1923

March 31, 2023

The North Aegean from Homer to Philip II: Migration and Relocation at Methone from Prehistory to 1923

Watch the video archive of Professor Sarah Morris.

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Philanthropy in Motion: Wiener Lab to acquire Industrial micro-CT Scanner

March 24, 2023

Philanthropy in Motion: Wiener Lab to acquire Industrial micro-CT Scanner

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is thrilled to announce its purchase of an industrial mirco-CT scanner to be incorporated at the School’s Malcolm Wiener Laboratory for Archeological Science.

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Manhattan D.A. Bragg Returns 29 Antiquities to Greece

March 22, 2023

Manhattan D.A. Bragg Returns 29 Antiquities to Greece

NEW YORK, NY -Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, Jr., announced yesterday the return of 29 looted antiquities to the People of Greece.

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Hesperia 92.1 Now Online!

March 22, 2023

Hesperia 92.1 Now Online!

Hesperia 92.1 is now available online! Topics in this issue include a reexamination of Middle Helladic Greek settlements and Middle Bronze Age synchronisms using Gray Minyan pottery, a reconstruction of the Palace of Nestor at Pylos, and a reconsideration of the Mycenaean Fountain on the Athenian Acropolis, originally excavated in 1937 and 1938.

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The Asia Minor Disaster and the Humanitarian Response: International Philanthropic Organizations and the Arrival of the Refugees in Greece 1918-1924

March 17, 2023

The Asia Minor Disaster and the Humanitarian Response: International Philanthropic Organizations and the Arrival of the Refugees in Greece 1918-1924

Watch the archive video of the Asia Minor disaster.

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Video Archive : Hephaisteion: Its Date, Interior and Purpose

March 10, 2023

Video Archive : Hephaisteion: Its Date, Interior and Purpose

Watch the video archive of Margaret M. Miles' lecture on the Agora's Hephaisteion temple

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New donations from the collections of Curtis Runnels

March 8, 2023

New donations from the collections of Curtis Runnels

New donations from the collections of Curtis Runnels reach the Gennadius Library: Newspapers from 1825-1834.

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Artists’ Mobility and Circulation of Luxury Toreutics in the Greek World

February 24, 2023

Artists’ Mobility and Circulation of Luxury Toreutics in the Greek World

Watch our lecture by professor Athanasios Sideris

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Saint Polycarp of Smyrna in travel texts and Smyrnaic editions from the Collection of the Gennadius Library

February 23, 2023

Saint Polycarp of Smyrna in travel texts and Smyrnaic editions from the Collection of the Gennadius Library

On February 23, Smyrna offers special honors to Saint Polycarp, a disciple of Saint John the Theologian, who is considered the first bishop of the city (in the 2nd century A.D.).

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American School Releases 141st Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

February 22, 2023

American School Releases 141st Annual Report Highlighting Major Accomplishments and Work

The American School is pleased to announce the release of its annual report covering the 2021-2022 academic year.

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The Will of a Byzantine Child: Children’s Agency and Child Labor in Byzantium

February 22, 2023

The Will of a Byzantine Child: Children’s Agency and Child Labor in Byzantium

Watch our lecture by professor Youval Rotman.

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“Hopeless, Hopeless, Mercy!”: Pontic Memories with Athanasios Stylidis and Christopher C. King

February 16, 2023

“Hopeless, Hopeless, Mercy!”: Pontic Memories with Athanasios Stylidis and Christopher C. King

Watch our special lecture featuring: Thanasis Stylidis, Yannis Gosios, Nikiforos Fouliras, Stavros Karypidis and Christopher C. King

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Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 3

February 12, 2023

Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 3

Watch Day 3 of our "Beyond the Northen Aegean" lecture series.

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Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 2

February 11, 2023

Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 2

Watch Day 2 of our "Beyond the Northern Aegean" lecture series.

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Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 1

February 10, 2023

Beyond the Northern Aegean: Architectural Interactions across Northern Greece, Macedonia, Thrace, and the Black Sea Regions in the Hellenistic Period - Day 1

Watch Day 1 of our "Beyond the Northern Aegean" lecture series.

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Books of Asia Minor. Cultural Traces of Asia Minor Hellenism [1764-1922]: Virtual Exhibition

February 2, 2023

Books of Asia Minor. Cultural Traces of Asia Minor Hellenism [1764-1922]: Virtual Exhibition

Τake a virtual tour of the exhibition "Books of Asia Minor. Cultural Traces of Asia Minor Hellenism [1764-1922]"

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Making a Splash: Mary C. Sturgeon Discusses <em>The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture</em>

January 19, 2023

Making a Splash: Mary C. Sturgeon Discusses The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture

An interview with Mary C. Sturgeon, author of the newly published volume, The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1).

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Remembering Marian McAllister (1927–2022)

January 13, 2023

Remembering Marian McAllister (1927–2022)

On the news of the passing of Editor Emerita Marian McAllister, her former colleague Sarah George Figueira reflects on their time together in the Publications Office. Dr. McAllister served as Editor of Publications from 1972 to 1997.

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Andrew F. Stewart honored with AIA Gold Medal

January 6, 2023

Andrew F. Stewart honored with AIA Gold Medal

Andrew Stewart, Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Classics, passed away at his home in Berkeley on Friday, January 13th, just days after receiving the Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement from the AIA.

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New Publication: <em>The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture</em> (<em>Corinth</em> XXIII.1)

January 6, 2023

New Publication: The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Gymnasium Area: Sculpture (Corinth XXIII.1), by Mary C. Sturgeon.

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Our Year In Review

December 31, 2022

Our Year In Review

Watch the year in review and see how your financial support touches the lives of so many people!

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Hesperia 91.4 Now Online!

December 23, 2022

Hesperia 91.4 Now Online!

Hesperia 91.4 is now available online! Topics in this issue include an overview of Bronze Age panel cups from the Greek mainland, the presentation of a new ritual inscription from the Athenian Agora, and a reexamination of the Kephalari blockhouse assemblage.

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Video Archive: “Americans and Antiquity in Anatolia at the End of Empire”

December 19, 2022

Video Archive: “Americans and Antiquity in Anatolia at the End of Empire”

Watch the video archive our Annual Archives lecture and learn more about the role of archaeologists from Princeton University in the Ottoman Empire during the first two decades of the 20th century, ca. 1900–1922

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Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 4

December 12, 2022

Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 4

Watch Day 4 of our symposium lecture series.

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Window[pane] to the Past: Glass from East of the Theater at Corinth

December 12, 2022

Window[pane] to the Past: Glass from East of the Theater at Corinth

Anastassios C. Antonaras discusses his new book, East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production (Corinth XIX.1).

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Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 3

December 11, 2022

Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 3

Watch Day 3 of our symposium lecture series.

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Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 2

December 10, 2022

Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 2

Watch day 2 of our symposium lecture series

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Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 1

December 9, 2022

Symposium: Athens and Attica in the Early Iron Age and the Archaic Period - Day 1

Watch day 1 of our symposium lecture series.

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A Point within a Network: Joseph L. Rife Discusses <em>On the Edge of a Roman Port</em>

December 6, 2022

A Point within a Network: Joseph L. Rife Discusses On the Edge of a Roman Port

An interview with one of the editors of On the Edge of a Roman Port: Excavations at Koutsongila, Kenchreai, 2007–2014 (Hesperia Suppl. 52)

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George Leonard Huxley (1932-2022)

December 5, 2022

George Leonard Huxley (1932-2022)

Author of many books and articles and member of distinguished committees, George Leonard Huxley taught classics for twenty years at Queen’s University in Belfast (1962-1983). Before that he was the Assistant Director of the British School at Athens. From 1986 until 1989, Huxley served as the Director of the Gennadius Library at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA). In 2008, he donated his personal papers to the ASCSA Archives.

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New Publication: <em>On the Edge of a Roman Port</em>

November 25, 2022

New Publication: On the Edge of a Roman Port

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of On the Edge of a Roman Port: Excavations at Koutsongila, Kenchreai, 2007–2014 (Hesperia Suppl. 52), edited by Elena Korka and Joseph L. Rife.

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Fall 2022 Newsletter

November 22, 2022

Fall 2022 Newsletter

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

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New Publication: <em>East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production</em>

November 21, 2022

New Publication: East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of East of the Theater: Glassware and Glass Production (Corinth XIX.1), by Anastassios C. Antonaras.

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Video Archive: Nostalgia for the East: The Bitter-Sweet Poetics of Loss

November 14, 2022

Video Archive: Nostalgia for the East: The Bitter-Sweet Poetics of Loss

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Gail Holst-Warhaft.

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Video Archive: Old Statues on New Bases in Roman Athens

November 9, 2022

Video Archive: Old Statues on New Bases in Roman Athens

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Prof. Catherine Keesling.

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TravelTrails: Χειρόγραφα βιβλία στην Κωνσταντινούπολη του 17ου αιώνα

November 3, 2022

TravelTrails: Χειρόγραφα βιβλία στην Κωνσταντινούπολη του 17ου αιώνα

Ο διπλωμάτης Antoine Galland δίνει ενδιαφέρουσες πληροφορίες σχετικά με τη διακίνηση και το εμπόριο βιβλίων στην Κωνσταντινούπολη το 1672 καθώς και τις αναγνωστικές συνήθειες των Οθωμανών.

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TravelTrails: Manuscript Books in 17th Century Constantinople

November 3, 2022

TravelTrails: Manuscript Books in 17th Century Constantinople

The diplomat Antoine Galland informs us about books and book buying in Constantinople as well as the reading habits of the Ottomans in the 1672.

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Mark Mazower Named Gennadius Prize Recipient

November 1, 2022

Mark Mazower Named Gennadius Prize Recipient

Mark Mazower has been selected as the next recipient of the prestigious Gennadius Prize. He will be honored in New York City at the May 2023 Gala of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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Video Archive: The Epic of Anatolia in the Greek Imagination

October 31, 2022

Video Archive: The Epic of Anatolia in the Greek Imagination

Watch the video archive of our lecture with Prof. David Ricks

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Video Archive: Invisible Capital: How the Refugees of 1923 Transformed the Social, Cultural and Religious Life of Athens

October 25, 2022

Video Archive: Invisible Capital: How the Refugees of 1923 Transformed the Social, Cultural and Religious Life of Athens

Watch the archive of our lecture with Bruce Clark for "The Economist"

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Video Archive: Burned in Memory? The Changing Meanings of Smyrna

October 17, 2022

Video Archive: Burned in Memory? The Changing Meanings of Smyrna

Watch our lecture with Prof. Jeffrey Olick

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John Camp and Beth Fisher honored by the The National Hellenic Society with its 2022 Excellence Award

October 13, 2022

John Camp and Beth Fisher honored by the The National Hellenic Society with its 2022 Excellence Award

Drake Behrakis, Chairman of National Hellenic Society, congratulated the two honorees and Actor Michael Chiklis during the Society’s annual Heritage Weekend and Classic Celebration last week in Dana Point, California.

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Read in TravelTrails: The First Inoculation against Smallpox

October 12, 2022

Read in TravelTrails: The First Inoculation against Smallpox

Among the wealth of historical information recorded by Western European travelers and analyzed in the digital platform TravelTrails, there is also information of medical interest including vaccination.

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Hesperia 91.3 Now Online!

October 3, 2022

Hesperia 91.3 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include the presentation of a Late Minoan II–III sealstone from Sissi on Crete, a detailed synthesis of the finds from the South Stoa wells at Corinth, and an analysis of lead-glazed tablewares from Late Medieval Corinth.

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<strong>ΑΝΑΒΑΛΛΕΤΑΙ: </strong>Κύκλος διαλέξεων «Θάλεια Ποταμιάνου» -

September 29, 2022

ΑΝΑΒΑΛΛΕΤΑΙ: Κύκλος διαλέξεων «Θάλεια Ποταμιάνου» - "Οι Μύθοι, η Μαγεία και το Μυστήριο των Αρχαίων Ελλήνων"

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη σας πληροφορεί ότι λόγω ανωτέρας βίας η σειρά διαλέξεων στη μνήμη της Θάλειας Ποταμιάνου με την Δρ. Emily Wilson αναβάλλεται για το ακαδημαϊκό έτος 2023-2024.

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Emily Wilson to Present on The Myth, Magic, and Mystery of the Ancient Greeks:  Exploring the Connections to Contemporary Culture

September 29, 2022

Emily Wilson to Present on The Myth, Magic, and Mystery of the Ancient Greeks: Exploring the Connections to Contemporary Culture

The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens will launch its 2023-24 Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series, featuring esteemed classicist and translator of Homer's "Odyssey," Emily Wilson.

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Ένα νέο χειρόγραφο στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης: ένα τεκμήριο ιστορίας της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης του 19ου αιώνα

September 20, 2022

Ένα νέο χειρόγραφο στις συλλογές της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης: ένα τεκμήριο ιστορίας της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης του 19ου αιώνα

Ένα πολύ σημαντικό τεκμήριο για την ιστορία της ελληνικής εκπαίδευσης αποκτήθηκε πρόσφατα από τη Γεννάδειο βιβλιοθήκη. Πρόκειται για ένα χειρόγραφο σημειωματάριο (MSS 827.5) που ανήκε στον Γερμανό (κατά κόσμο Νικήτα) Μιχαήλο, δάσκαλο που γεννήθηκε στη Σύμη το 1791.

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A new manuscript in the collections of the Gennadius Library: a source of history of 19th-century Greek education

September 20, 2022

A new manuscript in the collections of the Gennadius Library: a source of history of 19th-century Greek education

A very important document for the history of Greek education was recently acquired by the Gennadius library: a handwritten notebook (MSS 827.5) that belonged to Germanos (né Niketas) Michaelos, a teacher born on the island of Syme in 1791.

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Video Archive: Αγία Έδρα/Κράτος Βατικανού: Ιστορική διαμόρφωση, σχέσεις με Ελλάδα

September 9, 2022

Video Archive: Αγία Έδρα/Κράτος Βατικανού: Ιστορική διαμόρφωση, σχέσεις με Ελλάδα

Παρακολουθήστε το βίντεο της διάλεξης του κ. Πάνου Καλογερόπουλου, Πρέσβη ε.τ. όπου αναλύουμε την ιστορική εξέλιξη που οδήγησε στη σημερινή πραγματικότητα του Κράτους της Πόλης του Βατικανού και στις σχέσεις του με την Ελλάδα.

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John Papadopoulos Appointed Next Director of the Agora Excavations

August 11, 2022

John Papadopoulos Appointed Next Director of the Agora Excavations

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the appointment of John K. Papadopoulos as the next Director of Excavations at the Athenian Agora.

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Video Archive: An Earthly Paradise: Μπαξές, Περιβόλι and Ύπαιθρος in the Aegean

August 11, 2022

Video Archive: An Earthly Paradise: Μπαξές, Περιβόλι and Ύπαιθρος in the Aegean

Watch the video of a lecture by Professor Harriet Blitzer and learn about the magical world of one of the most beautiful places on earth, the Perivoli or Baxes.

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Η Γενιά του 1930 ταξιδεύει - The 1930s Generation Travels

August 9, 2022

Η Γενιά του 1930 ταξιδεύει - The 1930s Generation Travels

Η περίφημη γενιά του 1930 σε αεροπλάνα και βαπόρια. Πέντε αφιερώματα από τη Λαμπρινή Κουζέλη, στο Βήμα της Κυριακής, αρχής γενομένης από την προηγούμενη Κυριακή (7 Αυγούστου). Πρώτο αφιέρωμα στα ταξίδια του ποιητή Γιώργου Σεφέρη.

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