Category Archives: Economy

Cattle Bones at Corinth

It doesn’t get any more exciting than a heap of cattle bones. I stumbled upon this story by accident yesterday when I checked a twitter feed, but might have seen the full academic talk on the subject had I attended … Continue reading

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Religion and Society in Roman Corinth

Later change (12-13-12) noted by asterick *  A little over a week ago, I had the privilege to participate in a double session at the Society of Biblical Literature conference dedicated to the theme of “Polis and Ecclesia: Roman Corinth.” … Continue reading

Posted in Christian - 1 Corinthians, Christian - St. Paul, Conferences, Lectures, and Presentations, Economy, Isthmia, Periods, Roman, Roman Religion, Trade and Commerce, Urban Center | Leave a comment

The Isthmus and the Consequences of Geography

I returned yesterday evening from the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion. I’ll write more about the  sessions on Roman Corinth tomorrow. For now, I post below (via my Scribd account) a draft … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics, Conferences, Lectures, and Presentations, Corinthian & Saronic Gulfs, Diolkos, Economy, Isthmus, Periods, Archaic, Periods, Classical, Periods, Greek (Geometric-Hellenistic), Periods, Hellenistic, Periods, Roman, Territory, Trade and Commerce | Leave a comment

Corinthiaka at the AIA

The AIA has posted a preliminary program of the 70+ paper sessions, workshops, and colloquia for the AIA in Seattle in January 2013.  As in previous years (2012, 2011), the Corinthia makes a good showing. If you’re going to the … Continue reading

Posted in Colonies of Corinth, Conferences, Lectures, and Presentations, Digital Corinthia, Economy, Isthmia, Nemea, Perachora, Periods, Archaic, Periods, Bronze Age, Periods, Classical, Periods, Greek (Geometric-Hellenistic), Periods, Hellenistic, Periods, Interim, Periods, Late Antiquity, Periods, Roman, Sikyon, Southern Corinthia | Leave a comment

Dissertation Corner: A Guide to “Corinth on the Isthmus”

I recently discovered by accident that my doctoral dissertation on the Late Antique Corinthia was available for free download through OhioLink. When I completed this study in 2006 at Ohio State University, there was concern among graduate students that our … Continue reading

Posted in Corinth in the Mind, Dissertations and Theses, Economy, EKAS (Eastern Korinthia Archaeological Survey), Isthmia, Isthmus, Kenchreai, Lechaion, Lechaion Basilica, Periods, Roman, Territory, Texts, Trade and Commerce | 2 Comments

Corinthian Scholarship (monthly): June-August

The second installment of Corinth-related scholarship that went digital in June-August. Happy reading! Geology Ford, Mary, Sebastian Rohais, Edward A. Williams, Sylvain Bourlange, David Jousselin, Nicolas Backert, and Fabrice Malartre. “Tectono-sedimentary Evolution of the Western Corinth Rift (Central Greece).” Basin … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship (monthly): March-May

Here is the first installment of Corinth-related scholarship, or scholarship discussing Corinth, which appeared in digital form in March to May. I will post the second installment for June-August on Friday. [Reposting this at 11:00 as I accidentally deleted the … Continue reading

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Another look at Land of Sikyon

One spring day in 2005, I ran into Yannis Lolos at the Blegen Library in Athens carrying around his recently completed monograph on the history and archaeology of the region of Sikyon, the polis immediately west of Corinth. He told … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Archaeological Survey, Book and Article Reviews, Economy, Fortifications, Maps, Periods, Diachronic, Sikyon, Territory, Travelers, Western Plain | Leave a comment

On-site and off-site at Pyla-Koustopetria: A Response to Chris Cloke’s Interpreting Ceramic Assemblages

Last week Chris Cloke generously shared some of his work with the pottery from the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project over at Corinthian Matters in a three part post. In a nutshell, he argued that there was evidence for manuring during … Continue reading

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Interpreting Ceramic Assemblages from the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project

Chris Cloke concludes his three-part series today on patterns of settlement and land use in the Nemea Valley.  If you missed the first two, start by reading Part 1 and Part 2.  Part 1 defines “site” and “off-site” (or “tract”) in … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Archaeological Survey, Ceramics, Economy, Nemea, Southern Corinthia, Territory | 10 Comments