Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Nemea Valley, Archaeological Survey, and Manuring

Chris Cloke continues his three-part series today on the interpretation of Greek and Roman artifact patterns in the Nemea Valley.  If you’re just joining in, start by reading Part 1.  *************************************************** In this, the second of three posts looking at … Continue reading

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Chris Cloke on Survey and Agriculture in the Nemea Valley

I was sorry to have missed Chris Cloke’s talk on the Nemea Valley at the recent meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.  He was kind enough to send me a draft of the paper which has got me thinking … Continue reading

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From the Corinthia to Sicyon

This weekend I spent some quality time with Y. Lolos newly published tome, Land of Sikyon. Hesperia Supplement 39 (Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011). It runs to close to 650 pages and provides a nearly comprehensive … Continue reading

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Corinthian Studies: A New Facebook Group

Corinth groups are nothing new on Facebook.  Back in August 2007, when FB was only three years old and there were only 30 million users, a Korinthos group was launched as a meeting place for anyone with interest in Corinth.  … Continue reading

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“Jewish” and “Greco-Roman” Contexts of 1 Corinthians

In 2010 a new major commentary on 1 Corinthians appeared, by Roy Ciampa and Brian Rosner: The commentary has just been reviewed by Korinna Zamfir in the Review of Biblical Literature. Zamfir raises some interesting questions about the ways in … Continue reading

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A Corinthian Pyxis Podcast

At the start of a new semester at Messiah College, I have been looking for ways to make my lectures in the History of Western Civilization I a little more dynamic.  For example, I have spiced up old lectures about … Continue reading

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Corinth Bibliographies

If you do not know about the Ancient World Open Bibliographies blog, you’re missing out on an excellent resource for bibliographic information related to all aspects of antiquity.  Founded and operated by Phoebe Acheson and Chuck Jones, the purpose of … Continue reading

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