The purpose of the Aristeia Award is to honor living alumni/ae of the ASCSA who have provided exceptional service to the School and who has contributed in an extraordinary way to the School’s mission in any or all of the following areas: teaching, research, archaeological exploration, and publication.… more »
The Palace of Knossos is located just south of modern-day Heraklion near the north coast of Crete. Built by a civilization that we call the Minoans, it covers about 150,000 square feet (14,000 square meters), the size of more than two football fields, and was surrounded by a town in antiquity. The… more »
As part of a new 5-year programme, a team from the French School at Athens under the direction of Florence Gaignerot-Driessen carried out excavations this summer on the Anavlochos massif (Vrachasi, Lasithi, Crete).
Two areas on the western part of the summit, located by the team during the 2015-2016 survey of the… more »
A newly uncovered mosaic in the western Galilee speaks to the relatively high status of women in the early Church. Dating to the 5th century, a Greek-language inscription memorializes one “Sausann” (or Shoshana) as a donor for the construction of a village church. It is one of seven inscriptions — including a massive… more »
This six-week program is designed to provide qualified graduate students, mature undergraduates, and middle school, high school, and two-year college teachers with a well-founded understanding of the growth and development of the city of Rome through a careful study of material remains and literary sources.
The Summer Seminars of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are two 18-day sessionsdesigned for those who wish to study specific topics in Greece and visit major monuments with exceptional scholars as study leaders, and to improve their understanding of the country’s landscape, history, literature, and… more »
Underwater search off the Greek island of Naxos island has yielded impressive finds of Classical, Roman and Byzantine eras such as stone anchors, late-class amphora, utilitarian vessels, clay pipelines and 15 lithosphere tracks.
Greece’s Culture Ministry announced that underwater research along the southern coast of Naxos has been carried out for the second consecutive year by… more »