Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bibliography of the Kenchreai Cemetery Project

Since Monday’s post about the work of the Kenchreai Cemetery and Excavation Project, I heard from Dr. Joseph Rife, who kindly sent me a bibliography of the project’s publications.  Photo of Kenchreai harbor, the Koutsongila ridge, and Saronic coastline from … Continue reading

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Corinthiaka at the AIA / APA 2012

The Archaeological Institute of America and the American Philological Association have posted preliminary programs for their annual meetings in Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2012.  As in last year’s program, Corinthiaka are covered through AIA / APA papers and posters.  The following … Continue reading

Posted in American School Excavations, Conferences, Lectures, and Presentations, Inscriptions, Isthmia, Nemea, Periods, Archaic, Periods, Hellenistic, Periods, Late Antiquity, Periods, Roman, Southern Corinthia, Territory, Urban Center | Leave a comment

“Rife excavates ancient mortuary site”

So The Dartmouth announces a recent lecture by Joseph Rife at Dartmouth College, “Life and Death at a Port in Roman Greece: Recent Investigations at Kenchreai.” In his lecture, Rife drew attention to the material distinctiveness of the Roman town … Continue reading

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An Early Summer Evening

Photo taken by D. Pettegrew June 1, 2011. 

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Oscar Broneer, St. Paul, and Wicked Corinth (and a new blog)

In a recent blog post at Objects-Buildings-Situations, Kostis Kourelis has pointed out that Ohians have the tendency to blog about Greece, and especially post-classical Greece and their experiences with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.  He refers to … Continue reading

Posted in American School Excavations, Christian - 1 Corinthians, Christian - St. Paul, Corinth in the Mind, Isthmia, Modern Corinthia, Urban Center | 2 Comments

Corinth’s Byzantine Countryside

The distribution of Byzantine sites in Corinth’s immediate hinterland is poorly known. No Byzantine monuments exist in the Isthmia valley immediately to the east of the City of Corinth in contrast to the numerous Byzantine churches discovered during the early … Continue reading

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Other Byzantine Bodies

When most of us think of the Byzantine body today, we image the ethereal bodies that grace the walls of painted churches, the emaciated bodies of the Byzantine ascetic, or even the body of the emperor or bishop. At the … Continue reading

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