The Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture of the Ionian University is aimed at young people from the Greek diaspora, as well as non-Greek students, 18-35 years of age, who wish to gain an introduction to, or deepen their knowledge of, Greek language and culture. The courses will be held at… more »
One of the new spaces in the reinstalled Getty Villa is Gallery 103, a former coat-check area that has been converted into a room for the display of Athenian pottery. In devising the chronological and geographical layout for the Villa, we dedicated one gallery, 104, to Archaic and Classical Greece (800–323 B.C.), but didn’t… more »
If you’ve ever visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, chances are you’ve seen its collection of Classical marble sculptures. Weaving through these mighty Greek warriors and Roman busts, you may chuckle at a missing nose here, a broken arm there—visual reminders that, no matter how perfect these works may have… more »
Archaeologists have uncovered 115 bronze coins dating back to 600 AD.
They were found buried under the remnants of a house believed to have collapsed during the original destruction of the Lechaion Harbour of Ancient Corinth in Greece 1,500 years ago.
The discovery is thanks to an excavation project at the site led… more »
A hoard of about 119 coins, together with an iron lock that may have sealed them within a container, have been found inside a collapsed building in the harbor of the ancient city of Corinth in Greece.
The discovery leaves archaeologists with a mystery: Why didn’t anyone come to retrieve the stash after… more »
Council of Antiquities discovered on Wednesday the front section of the Greco-Roman temple in the archaeological site of Salam, 50 kilometers east of Siwa Oasis.
Chief of the Egyptian Antiquities Sector Ayman Ashmawy clarified that the front section was the foundation of the temple’s exterior stone wall, which is approximately one meter thick,… more »
An Egyptian archaeological mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities has uncovered the remains of a Graeco-Roman temple while carrying our excavation work at the Al-Salam archaeological site, about 50km east of the Siwa Oasis.
Aymen Ashmawi, the head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Department at the Ministry of Antiquities, said that the… more »
The University of California at Santa Barbara is delighted to offer a new funding opportunity: 6 years of full funding for a Classics PhD student who is able to teach modern Greek. The successful applicant will be expected to teach modern Greek to undergraduates for two quarters each year, and will be on fellowship… more »
The Mediterranean lifestyle is not just a simple collection of dietary and physical activity habits and practices. It is a sustainable way of living, a cluster of social, cultural, religious and other aspects of life that have been implemented in the countries of the Mediterranean region since antiquity.
The Lifestyle Science Study Abroad… more »
Located about five kilometers (three miles) south of Heraklion, on the rather low Kephala hill, the Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete.
It was also at the core of the highly sophisticated civilization that populated the island over 3,500 years ago.
The discovery and later excavation… more »