Category Archives: Modern Corinthia

Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (October 2012)

The latest round-up of digital scholarship and references over the last month. These references are now available with abstracts and tags at the Corinthian Studies Online (Zotero) Library. Diachronic Dillon, Matthew P. J. “Review. The Myth of Sacred Prostitution in … Continue reading

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Recent Corinthian Archaeology News and Blogs

I repost below some stories, videos, and news related to the archaeology and history of the Corinth since spring. Some will be old news but may be of use for those who have missed the stories. News and Announcements from … Continue reading

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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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“Greek Anger Keeps German Tourists Away”

Are you a German avoiding Greece this year?  So says this provocative Reuters article published last week.  Here is the opening with the view from Corinth: “CORINTH, Greece, April 24 (Reuters) – German tourists are in short supply in Greece … Continue reading

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Dramatic Dog Rescue on the Isthmus

It doesn’t get much more dramatic than a rescue of a little dog stuck on the walls of the Corinth canal.  Here we have a video of a trapped dog, rappelling firemen, interviews with the owners, interviews with the dog, … Continue reading

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More on Sicyonia, fortifications, and Late Antiquity

I’ve continued to work my way through Y. Lolos’s massive tome, Land of Sicyon. Hesperia Supplement 39 (Princeton: American School of Classical Studies, 2011) this weekend while waiting for the rain delayed Daytona 500.  I posted the first part of … Continue reading

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A Working Paper on Lakka Skoutara in the Corinthia

With the recent preliminary publication of the work by the SHARP team at the site of Kalamianos in the southeastern Corinthia, it seemed like a good opportunity for David Pettegrew, Tim Gregory, Lita Tzortzopoulou-Gregory and I to dust off a … Continue reading

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