Thursday, February 14, 2008

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the News

Webcast of the SKAI News report on the discoveries of the Mt. Lykaion project. Featuring an interview with Jack Davis. .mov format / .wmv format
[Added 13 February, 2008]

Οι ανασκαφές «δείχνουν» την πατρίδα του Δία, ΕΘΝΟΣONLINE . [Added 13 February, 2008]

Ο Δίας «έκρυβε» 900 χρόνια, TA NEA Online, 6 Φεβρουαρίου 2008 - Aρχείο . [Added 7 February, 2008]

Τι πίστευαν οι κάτοικοι στην Ελλάδα «προ Διός», Kathimerini.gr, Tετάρτη, 6 Φεβρουαρίου 2008 - Aρχείο . [Added 7 February, 2008]

An Altar Beyond Olympus for a Deity Predating Zeus, by John Noble Wilford, The New York Times, February 5, 2008. [Added 5 February, 2008]

New discoveries at the ash altar Of Zeus -- Mount Lykaion PhysOrg,com, 12:52 EST, January 24, 2008. [Added 25 January, 2008]

New discoveries at Mount Lykaion push Zeus worship back 1,000 years Science Codex, Posted On: January 24, 2008 - 6:39 pm. [Added 25 January, 2008]

Προστασία του παρελθόντος από την Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών. IN.gr 18/01/08 16:06. [Added 21 January, 2008]

Σε ψηφιακή μορφή οι συλλογές της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Copyright © ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ - Ημερομηνία δημοσίευσης 19/12/2007. [Added 21 January, 2008]

Kevin Andrews, Castles of the Morea. Gennadeion Monographs, 4. The original 1953 text with a foreword by Glenn R. Bugh. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. xxvii, 274; pls. 40. ISBN 978-0-87661-406-8. $75.00., reviewed by Pierre A. MacKay, The University of Washington, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.12.27 [Added 20 December, 2007]

Noted Aegean Scholar to Offer Lecture, Receive Honorary PhD. (Scholar and lecturer Malcolm Hewitt Wiener, founder and president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory, member of the Board of Trustees of the American School of Classical Studes at Athens, presented "Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Minoan Crete, Mycenaean Greece and the Cyclades at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age" Dec. 7. On Dec. 8, Wiener received an honorary doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.) [Added 9 December, 2007]

Βραβεία για τη σύγχρονη μουσική, TaNeaOnline, 6 ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ 2007. (On the awarding of the Dimitris Mitropoulos medal)[Added 8 November, 2007]

Είχαν πέντε «λευκά» στην αρχαία παλέτα τους, TaNeaOnline, 6 ΝΟΕΜΒΡΙΟΥ 2007.
[Added 8 November, 2007]

The rising love of loot, Athens News, 05/10/2007, page: A02. (In the first of two interviews on the ownership and display of antiquities,the newly installed director of the American School talks about thedestructive effects of private collections) [Added 11 October, 2007]
- Note added 12th October - Interesting comments on Jack Davis' interview have appeared on David Gill's blog Looting Matters, and on Alun Salt's blog Clioaudio.

OLD NEWS: GENNADEION AND ACROPOLIS, The Harvard Crimson, Tuesday, December 22, 1925 12:00 AM. (A report on the construction of the Gennadeion) [Added 5 September, 2007]

Greece Fires Menace Archaeological Ruins, Day to Day [NPR Audio Program], August 28, 2007 . ("Wildfires that have killed more than 60 people continue to rage across Greece. Jack Davis, director of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, talks about the threat to archaeological ruins at the site of the original Olympic games and other areas in southern Greece.") [Added 29 August, 2007]

Greece is the word for volcanoes: A local professor is studying the ancient eruption of Thera, by Helen Altonn. Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Vol. 12, Issue 236 - Saturday, August 25, 2007. ("Floyd McCoy, Windward Community College professor of geology and oceanography [and visiting research professor at the American School of Classical Studies], hopes during a year and a half in Greece to resolve the "hugely controversial" question of when the Thera volcano erupted") [Added 27 August, 2007]

Letter from Italy: Slippery Business, by Tom Mueller. The New Yorker, August 13, 2007. (In an article on corruption in the modern olive oil trade, American School Member Nigel Kennell is quoted on the use of olive oil in antiquity) [Added 25 August, 2007]

Digging into the Past: R-MC Students Spend Summer Excavating in Athens, Greece, Randolph-Macon College Campus Spotlight, 7/25/2007. [Added 27 July, 2007]

Isthmia: city of elusive ancient Greece, By By Elizabeth R. Gebhard, SperoNews, Thursday, June 21, 2007. [Added 22 June, 2007 - To celebrate the 55th year of excavations at the Sanctuary of Poseidon on the Isthmus of Corinth, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens hosted an international conference on June 15-17]

Τιμή στις ξένες αρχαιολογικές σχολές Η ΝΑΥΤΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΗ. Πέμπτη, 21 Ιουνίου 2007. [Added 21 June, 2007]

Τιμή σε 6 αρχαιολόγους ΕΘΝΟΣ On Line, 21/6/2007. [Added 21 June, 2007]

Στη Γεννάδειο Το ΒΗΜΑ Online, Κυριακή 17 Ιουνίου 2007. [Added 20 June, 2007]

Gennadius honors Peter Brown KATHIMERINI, 16-06-07. [Added 20 June, 2007]

Η ετήσια εκδήλωση υπέρ της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης τίμησε τον καθηγητή Peter Brown H KAΘHMEPINH, 16-06-07. [Added 20 June, 2007]

Εκδήλωση προς τιμήν του Πήτερ Μπράουν διοργάνωσε η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη In.gr, 12/06/07 22:32. [Added 13 June, 2007]

W. Kendrick Pritchett, distinguished historian and epigraphist, passes away. University of California, Berkeley, Department of Classics, May 30, 2007. [Added 5 June, 2007 - Professor Pritchett had been an active American School of Classical Studies at Athens Managing Committee representative from the University of California, Berkeley, from 1952 to 1979, a non-voting member of the Managing Committee since 1980, Regular Member of the School (Edward Capps Fellow) 1940-1941 (prevented from occupying the fellowship by the war), Fellow in Epigraphy, Visiting Professor (1962-1963, 1976-1977), collaborator of the Athenian Agora excavations for many years, and a frequent visitor of ancient sites in Greece]

WCC professor headed to Greece to research eruption The Honolulu Advertiser, Posted at 1:26 a.m., Thursday, May 31, 2007. [Added 1 June, 2007]

In the Footsteps of Pausanias by Nikolaos Markoulakis in Sparta: Journal of Ancient Spartan and Greek History, May 21, 02:15 PM. [Added 23 May, 2007 - "From the early days of May the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and The National Hellenic research Institute offer a one month, unique, international symposium honouring Pasaunias"]

Archaeology Ph.D. Student Catherine Person Wins Fulbright to Study in Athens Bryn Mawr Now, May 10, 2007. [Added 13 May, 2007]

ASCSA Managing Committee Member Tim Winters receives the Award for Excellence in College Teaching for 2007 by the Classical Association of the Middle West and South The Leaf-Chronicle, April 3, 2007. [Added 3 May, 2007]

ASCSA Trustee Mary Patterson McPherson is among those who will receive Barnard Medals of Distinction Barnard News Center, April 2, 2007. [Added 16 April, 2007]

Review of: Craig A. Mauzy, Agora Excavations 1931-2006: A Pictorial History. With contributions by John McK. Camp II. Princeton: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2006. Pp. 128; figs. 256. ISBN 0-87661-910-3. $15.00, by Nassos Papalexandrou, University of Texas at Austin, in Bryn Mawr Classical Review ref: 2007.02.41, 21 February 2007. [Added 21 February, 2007]

Benefiting the Gennadius Library 7th Annual Clean Monday Celebration The Hellenic News of America, Saturday, 20 January 2007.

Γέφυρες νεοελληνικής γλώσσας: Μια σημαντική συνάντηση Ελλήνων και Αμερικανών βιβλιοθηκονόμων στην Αθήνα H KAΘHMEPINH, Wednesday December 13, 2006.

Exhibition of Piet de Jong works opens in Athens Athens News Agency, Thursday October 15, 2006.

ASCSA Trustee Mary Lefkowitz has been awarded the 2006 National Humanities Medal President Bush awards the 2006 National Humanities Medals National Endowment ofr the Humanities Press Release.

Art meets science and the ancient Cycladic period: Exhibit at Athens museum blends the contemporary with the ancient Kathimerini, Thursday October 12, 2006.

A pivotal foreign institution: A double anniversary for the establishment known as the American School of Classical Studies Kathimerini, Wednesday August 9, 2006.

ASCSA celebrates an anniversary Kathimerini, Friday June 16, 2006.

Πράσινο φως από το ΣτΕ για την επέκταση του κτηρίου της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης In.gr, 18/05/06 20:53.

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