Hellenism in the News

Archaeologists Search for Ancient Theatre of Amphipolis, Northern Macedonia, Greece

Archaeologists will now search for the ancient theatre of Amphipolis, after the Ministry of Culture, the Central Macedonia Region and the municipality of Amphipolis signed a joint effort contract.

The contract seals the start of research to locate the ancient theatre of Amphipolis in a specific amphitheatrical location overlooking the estuary of the… more »

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2017 Lovis Corinth Colloquium

2017 Lovis Corinth Colloquium ‘Quid est sacramentum?: On the Visual Representation of Sacred Mysteries in Early Modern Europe and the Americas, 1400-1700’

November 30-December 2, 2017 Jones Room, Woodruff Library

 

How and why were the mysteries of faith and, in particular, sacramental mysteries construed as amenable to processes of representation and… more »

[MGSA-L] Princeton Hellenic Studies Visiting Fellowships, 2018-19

Visiting Research Fellowships Academic Year 2018-2019

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton offers visiting fellowships that are awarded annually on a competitive basis.  Current and former fellows are listed on our website.

The deadline for our Hellenic Studies visiting fellowships, 2018-19, is Monday, January 15, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted. The more »

Secrets of Ancient Greek Diet Revealed by Greek Chef in London

Enduring questions about the diet of ancient Greeks and the connection with contemporary Greek cuisine are issues that a Greek chef in London deals with.

Louis Chrysostomou, spoke to Greek newspaper Ta Nea about his ambitious project to introduce ancient Greek cuisine to London’s multinational population, at Life Goddess restaurant.

“Our goal is… more »

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens: 2018 Aristeia Award

Aristeia Awards for Distinguished Alumni/ae

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 »

Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia’s Greek origin, was announced by Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos.

On November 8, 1977, Andronikos discovered a pair of royal tombs from the fourth century BC which contained many objects of gold, silver, bronze,… more »