The Mediterranean Archaeological Trust (MAT) was founded by Lord William Desmond Taylour (1904-1989), who was known affectionately to his colleagues and family as ‘Billy’. Billy, who hailed from Irish aristocracy, was the younger son of The Marquis and Marchioness of Headfort.
Around 430 BC, a mysterious disease causes the sudden death of many Athenians. 150 men, women and children are hastily buried in a mass grave in the cemetery of Kerameikos. During works for the construction of the Athens Metro, the common grave with the victims of the plague is excavated. One of the victims is an 11 year-old girl, Myrtis. Today, Myrtis comes face to face with the citizens of the 21st century…
Since 1974, the New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium has hosted discussions of the latest discoveries and research in the Aegean region from the Palaeolithic through the eighth century BCE. Past directors of the Colloquium include Guenter Kopcke, Malcolm Wiener, and Robert Koehl. Presently, the Colloquium is co-directed by Jason Earle, Jerolyn Morrison, and Michael Nelson.
Iconography of Deities and Demons in the Ancient Near East (IDD) is designed as a companion to the Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (DDD), edited by Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking and Pieter van der Horst (Leiden: Brill, 2nd edition 1999). Its focus will be on visual sources, which are essential for interpreting the religious symbol systems of antiquity.
This page gives you access to CAA Proceedings. Currently 627 articles are made available as pdf-files. Full proceedings will be available soon too. Searching is limited to title, conference theme and conference year. Use sidebar search, “year cloud” and “theme cloud” to find the articles.
The Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World (EHW) is an original electronic project aiming at collecting, recording, documenting, presenting and promoting the historical data that testify to the presence of Hellenic culture throughout time and space. EHW includes entries that concern geographical-cultural areas lying beyond the borders of the Hellenic nation-state.
Itia is a research team working on the fields of hydrology, hydrosystems management, hydroinformatics and hydroclimatic stochastics. The name "Itia" is not an acronym; it is Greek for willow tree. It consists of 18 members; the team leader is Demetris Koutsoyiannis. Itia is an open team and has collaborated with colleagues worldwide.
This site contains information about the prehistoric archaeology of the Aegean. Through a series of lessons and illustrations, it traces the cultural evolution of humanity in the Aegean basin from the era of hunting and gathering (Palaeolithic-Mesolithic) through the early village farming stage (Neolithic) and the formative period of Aegean civilization into the age of the great palatial cultures of Minoan Crete and and Mycenaean Greece.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is proud to announce the release of a new online version of Liddell-Scott-Jones (LSJ), the premier lexicon for classical Greek. The TLG version represents five years of intensive work to produce a fully edited and searchable version of LSJ with links to the TLG corpus.