Archive for category Archaeology

Το Θαύμα των Ελλήνων

Just click on the title and watch this video. It is worth the time.

Pericles’ “Funeral Oration”

See the paper published in American Political Science Review posted in the HEC Scholars blog.

Summer Schools – Greece 2014

    Aegean Maritime Archaeology – 2014 Summer School The 15-Days Summer School will consist of lectures and readings, guiding visits to sites and museums, fruitful conversations with faculty and fellow students, student reports, encounters with our Greek hosts, and travel diaries will provide opportunities for students to acquire information and reflect on their experiences. […]

Nemean Games – Revived

The Nemean Games are Alive again! Passage into History. Having trouble Seeing thevideo? More about the 2012 Nemean Games and HEC’s involvement in the Games

Dyslexic Learners and Ancient Greek Language

Help for a dyslexic learner from an unlikely source: the study of Ancient Greek By: Kate Chanock – HASU, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic 3086, Australia. e-mail: c.chanock@latrobe.edu.au This paper recounts the process by which a severely reading-disabled adult student taught himself to read and write Ancient Greek, and […]

Magma Pooling Beneath Infamous Greek Volcano – Santorini

Molten rock is pooling beneath Greece’s Santorini volcano, the site of one of the largest eruptions in the past 10,000 years. That eruption, which took place about 3,600 years ago, wiped out the Minoan civilization of the Greek islands and may have spawned the legend of the lost city of Atlantis. More here in Livesciences.com

Greece wins four of 28 Europa Nostra awards given in 2012

  Greece wins four of 28 Europa Nostra awards given in 2012 Greece has won four of the 28 Europa Nostra Prizes for Cultural Heritage in 2012, the European Commission announced on Tuesday, 20Mar2012. The 28 winners were selected from among 226 submitted projects from 31 countries. The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage – […]

*** Enough *** of Politics?

5,578 Hellenic Professors and PhDs. My question is: Don’t you think that 5,578 bright minds could discuss something else of substance and be more productive? Visit your blog and spend 5 mins of your time to read this: http://www.greece.org/blogs/scholars/?page_id=1061 Click the “Users” button to see your colleagues. Register yourself if you have not done so. […]

Archimedes moved the world because he always knew where he stood

Archimedes moved the world because he always knew where he stood By Evaggelos Vallianatos. Published in The National Herald, April 30 – May 6, 2011. Read full article.

Celestial Computers of Ancient Greece

Just before Easter 1900, Greek sponge-fishers were on their way to the waters of Tunisia when a violent storm threw their boats to Antikythera, a tiny island located north of Crete in the Aegean. After the storm, the sponge-fishers explored the waters of Antikythera for sponges. One of the divers, Elias Stadiatis, discovered the remnants […]