Category Archives: Urban Center

Corinth in Contrast

I was pleased to see via FB that Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality went live this morning at Brill’s website—a month in advance of the annual meeting of the SBL in Baltimore and well in advance of the AIA … Continue reading

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West of Theater in Corinth

Hesperia 82.3 just posted at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens website. The new issue includes an article by C.K. Williams II titled “Corinth, 2011: Investigation of the West Hall of the Theater.” The article comprises an overview … Continue reading

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Workshop: Ancient Corinth and Roman City Planning

It’s not often that ancient workshops about Ancient Corinth come to south-central Pennsylvania. If you’re in driving range of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, come out on November 16. I hope to be there myself. Below are details from the … Continue reading

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Build a Corinth Library for (Almost) Nothing

Anyone who has purchased excavation volumes for a personal library knows how expensive they can be. I was proud of myself last year for finding used copies of some of the Corinth and Isthmia series (American School of Classical Studies … Continue reading

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Corinthian Scholarship Monthly (September 2013)

Here is the latest gaggle of articles, books, and theses that filtered into my feed last month – all of which have something to do with the Corinthia directly or indirectly (parallels and comparanda). Bronze Age Pullen, Daniel J. “‘Minding … Continue reading

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Lighting the Temple of Apollo

In case you missed this on Facebook last week, the Temple of Apollo at Corinth is now illuminated. You can read about it here: After 25 Centuries Greek temple sees the light (CNN Travel) Temple of Apollo Illuminated (Greek Reporter)

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Historic Photos of the Isthmus

Friends at FB have posted or sent me links to several facebook pages and albums devoted to photos, postcards, and images of Greece from the late 19th / early 20th century.  Theodoros Metallinos has posted hundreds of fascinating images in … Continue reading

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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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Archaeological Research at Corinth – Summer 2012

The ASCSA website carries a recent report by Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst summarizing archaeological work in Corinth and the region last summer. The essay offers a snapshot of a wide range of research and programs currently being carried out by archaeologists, art … Continue reading

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The Christianization of the Peloponnese

Dr. Sanders recently shared a link (via the Corinthian Studies facebook group) to an interesting new digital project by Dr. Rebecca Sweetman and the University of St. Andrews titled “The Christianization of the Peloponnese.” The home page describes the project … Continue reading

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