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PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation

Posted On November 11, 2017
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The Awards

Scholarship awards are offered annually to recognize and reward students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance, as well as to provide meaningful support to those with great financial need. By recognizing the achievements of outstanding students, the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation encourages the very best of our young Hellenes to continue their… more »

Archaeological Institute of America and Society for Classical Studies Joint Annual Meeting 2018: Discounted Registration Ends Today

Posted On November 10, 2017
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Discounted Meeting Registration Ends Today!

You must register by Friday, November 10th in order to receive the discounted early rates.  Members can register now for only $153, but that price will increase to $197 after the deadline. Please register as soon as possible to secure our discounted advance rate.  Be sure to… more »

Princeton Hellenic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2018-19

Posted On November 10, 2017
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton offers postdoctoral fellowships that are awarded annually on a competitive basis.  Scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences are eligible to apply. These fellowships are intended for scholars in Hellenic Studies, with a special emphasis on Modern Greek Studies, Byzantine… more »

Priceless archaeological treasure surfaces after storm in Crete, Greece

A priceless archaeological treasure surfaced following the recent downpours that fell in Ierapetra, Crete.

According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service.

According to the first estimate of the archaeologist curator of… more »

“Ancient Greeks ‘may have inspired China’s Terracotta Army”

Ancient Greeks ‘may have inspired China’s Terracotta Army’

“Archaeologists say design of clay warriors suggests close contact between east and west 1,500 years before Marco Polo”

Greek craft workers may have helped inspire the most famous Chinese sculptures ever made – the 8,000 warriors of the Terracotta Army who have been watching over… more »

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Have you ever wondered how huge, ancient sculptures are installed in museums?

“In this video, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes viewers behind the scenes of the installation of Athena Parthenos, an ancient Greek sculpture from around 170 B.C.

The sculpture is safely tied onto a cart and very carefully wheeled through one of the Greek and Roman galleries—which is packed with other statues—to… more »