Alexander the Great never reached his goal of conquering all the inhabited earth. This was simply beyond his army’s endurance. But he did get as far east as ancient Bactria, in modern Afghanistan. More than two thousand years later, archaeologists have begun to recover evidence of Greek settlers Alexander left behind at a… more »
Hellenism in the News
In March of 415 C.E., on a sunny day in the holy season of Lent, Cyril of Alexandria, the most powerful Christian theologian in the world, murdered Hypatia, the most famous Greco-Roman philosopher of the time. Hypatia was slaughtered like an animal in the church of Caesarion, formerly a sanctuary of emperor worship.more »
We marvel at Wonder Woman and other characters that represent female power. Although we view such symbols as a modern-day phenomenon, they aren’t new. They go back to the roots of western civilization and beyond. Greek myth, the stories of Homer and the writings of Herodotus all mention a band of fierce and… more »
AHIF College Student Foreign Policy Study Trip – Washington, D.C., Greece and Cyprus
WASHINGTON, DC—The American Hellenic Institute Foundation (AHIF) is accepting applications for its leading travel abroad program the AHIF College Student Foreign Policy Study Trip to Greece and Cyprus aimed to help Greek and Cypriot American college students better understand… more »
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 87.1. Topics in this issue include a look at the North American rhttp://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/News/newsDetails/hesperia-87.1-now-onlineeception of Michael Ventris’s decipherment of Linear B; an examination of the terms used by scholars when discussing the Early Iron Age of Greece; a… more »
I tend to write often about the stress of entrepreneurship and the toll it often takes on a founder’s overall health and mental well-being.
It isn’t a particularly fun subject, but it is an important one.
Not a day goes by that I don’t receive an email or LinkedIn message from a… more »
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9) by Bonna D. Wescoat.
The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on the island of Samothrace holds a unique place within the history of ancient Greek architecture. In this volume, the… more »
The GSU Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce the creation, through the generous philanthropic support of our local community, of the George S. Kleris Memorial Scholarship.
We anticipate announcing the first award recipient in early April.
The George S. Kleris Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to an… more »
Λίγο Kρασί, Λίγη Παρέα και το Kέφι μας! Sunday, March 11 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM KYMA Psarotaverna/Oyzeri (3085 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30305)
Gather on the cozy patio with us for an evening of delicious food and drink, great company and Κέφι (merriment, exuberance, joy for life)! As a… more »
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