Category Archives: Urban Center

The American School of Classical Studies: Recent Archaeological Work

Let’s face it. Excavation is pretty boring. Hours of tedium, careful digging, and extensive notetaking with occasional glorious bursts of finds and findings (and often: nothing or very little at all). I admit that I still like the process of … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (December-February). Part 1

With the end of last semester, holidays, and deadlines, I fell a bit behind on the Corinthian Scholarship Monthly posts. Yesterday I started to dig out, sift through emails, and find the gems in the bunch. This will be the … Continue reading

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Corinthiaka

Some miscellaneous Corinthiaka that have slowly aggregated over the last month or so. A Recent Earthquake in the Gulf of Corinth The debate over privatization of Greece’s archaeological sites: Can Privatization Save the Treasures of Ancient Greece? (Time) Greek archaeologists … Continue reading

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Archaeological Sites and Hours

Planning a trip to the Corinthia soon? The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports has been slowly adding data since 2012 related to the major sites of the Corinthia through their ODYSSEUS Portal. Posted information includes access and hours, ticket … Continue reading

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Excavations at Corinth 2013: Annual Report

The annual report of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens has recently been released. Plenty of Corinthiaka inside, including a report on the 2013 field season at Corinth, and wider work in the region. Here is a snippet: … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (November 2013)

Your latest round of new Corinthian scholarship published or posted online in the last month – just in time for the holiday season. Feel free to reply to this post if you have something to add. If you are interested … Continue reading

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Inequality in Corinth

It didn’t take long for the Googlebots to find Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality, fresh off the press  of Brill publishing company. Google Books has made available the Introductory matter, Table of Contents, and Chapter 1 (Inequality in Corinth) … Continue reading

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