June Samaras | 27 Aug 00:40 2014
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Modern Greek Classes for .... Scholars of Greek Archaeology

Courtesy of ASCSA)

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From: *Christina Haywood* <christina.haywood <at> ucd.ie>
Date: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:22 PM
Subject: Modern Greek for postgraduates and early career scholars in
archaeology

 *REMINDER: DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS APPROACHING*

*MODERN GREEK *

*FOR POSTGRADUATES AND EARLY CAREER SCHOLARS OF GREEK ARCHAEOLOGY*

Athens, 27th October to 7th November 2014

Reading modern Greek bibliographical sources has become indispensable for
any research postgraduate student or scholar of Greek Archaeology. This
two-week intensive course (pilot) aims at familiarizing non-native Greek
students with the modern Greek language - structure, vocabulary and
terminology – which is used in archaeological publications, from excavation
reports and object catalogues to theoretical studies, and from current
demotic Greek to *katharevousa*.

The venue will be the IIHSA premises, 51A Notara St, Athens. Lessons will
take place on three evenings per week (x 2 ½ hours) over a two-week period
from 27th October to 7th November 2014. The course may be extended for a
third week (10th-14th November) depending on demand.

The teacher will be archaeologist and philologist Dr Vassilis Petrakis. The
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June Samaras | 27 Aug 00:14 2014
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Three reasons college textbook prices are out of control

Use the link to see the chart

http://www.vox.com/2014/8/25/6058017/why-are-college-textbooks-so-expensive?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=voxdotcom&utm_content=monday

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2020 Old Station Rd
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Tel : 905-542-1877
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Patrick Rourke | 26 Aug 22:52 2014

More information on Loeb Classical Library Online

I sent in a quick query to the LCL folks about the service, whether
individual subscriptions would be available, and how much they would cost.
They told me it was ok to share this information with the list.

Individual subscriptions will be available. The annual rate will be $195,
£120, or €150.

A few comparanda:

* The TLG is ~$125 / annum (and $500 for 5 years) for individual
subscriptions
* The OED is $295/annum for individual subscriptions
* The Boston Globe is ~ $200 / annum ($3.99/week, but the first four weeks
are $0.99 each) for individual subscriptions

They are hoping to get it up and running by October. [Based on my
experiences, we should cut them some slack if they are a few weeks late.]

They did ask that I pass along a request that

"Could [you] also let people know that everyone is welcome to encourage
their library to sign up for an institutional free trial:

http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/loeb/digital-edition-free-trial-request.html

"

I don't have any other information about the LCL Online.

Patrick Rourke
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Diana Wright | 26 Aug 21:52 2014
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Amphipolis "mosaic"

http://www.skai.gr/news/culture/article/264351/amfipoli-nees-fotografies-apo-ta-monadika-eurimata/

More photos, including poorly-photographed pebble "mosaic" floor at the 
entrance.

DW

Diana Wright | 26 Aug 18:15 2014
Helma Dik | 26 Aug 15:43 2014

Re: NYTimes Book Review and Digital Classics

Thanks, Nick!
We badly need to do an update for Attikos. One of these days.. But really,
Attikos was a spontaneous action by a student where all I did was hand over
the data files - and cheer at the sidelines of course.

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 8:27 AM, Nick Lowe <n.lowe <at> rhul.ac.uk> wrote:

> At the risk of increasing the bloodflow to Helma's ears still further, I
> do think there could have been space for a bit of love for Attikos...
>
> My favourite, as opposed to most useful, classical app is Paul Hudson's
> unhelpfully-named Latin, which takes entries from Whitaker's Words and
> scrambles seven of them together at a time in letter pairs or triplets for
> you to reassemble from the list of definitions. There's one level where you
> find yourself left with the  letter pairs AM UR CH LM YS AE US AT DR HA,
> from which you have to form ten-letter words for "kangaroo" and
> "germander". (The answers are both delightful.)
>
> Nick Lowe.
>
>
>  With apologies for the self-promotion, but.. I was alerted to this piece
>> in
>> the New York Times, and I can't resist sharing it. A write-up in which the
>> Barrington Atlas app gets nice coverage, plus some other digital items of
>> interest for classicists. You might not be aware of all of them already:
>>
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/books/review/gateways-
>> to-the-classical-world.html?ref=books
>>
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Nick Lowe | 26 Aug 15:27 2014
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Re: NYTimes Book Review and Digital Classics

At the risk of increasing the bloodflow to Helma's ears still 
further, I do think there could have been space for a bit of love for 
Attikos...

My favourite, as opposed to most useful, classical app is Paul 
Hudson's unhelpfully-named Latin, which takes entries from Whitaker's 
Words and scrambles seven of them together at a time in letter pairs 
or triplets for you to reassemble from the list of definitions. 
There's one level where you find yourself left with the  letter pairs 
AM UR CH LM YS AE US AT DR HA, from which you have to form ten-letter 
words for "kangaroo" and "germander". (The answers are both 
delightful.)

Nick Lowe.

>With apologies for the self-promotion, but.. I was alerted to this piece in
>the New York Times, and I can't resist sharing it. A write-up in which the
>Barrington Atlas app gets nice coverage, plus some other digital items of
>interest for classicists. You might not be aware of all of them already:
>
>http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/books/review/gateways-to-the-classical-world.html?ref=books

Diana Wright | 25 Aug 22:36 2014
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more pictures from Amphipolis

http://www.skai.gr/news/culture/article/264286/sti-dimosiotita-oi-protes-fotografies-apo-to-tafiko-mnimeio-tis-amfipolis/

DW

Helma Dik | 25 Aug 21:58 2014

NYTimes Book Review and Digital Classics

Dear all,

With apologies for the self-promotion, but.. I was alerted to this piece in
the New York Times, and I can't resist sharing it. A write-up in which the
Barrington Atlas app gets nice coverage, plus some other digital items of
interest for classicists. You might not be aware of all of them already:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/books/review/gateways-to-the-classical-world.html?ref=books
<http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F08%2F24%2Fbooks%2Freview%2Fgateways-to-the-classical-world.html%3Fref%3Dbooks&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFmrL4O3Ni2TEZirmtFn1VgNo-qPg>

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-- 
Helma Dik
Department of Classics
University of Chicago

June Samaras | 25 Aug 05:59 2014
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Kiev - Conference announcement

 *From:* savenko andriy [savaon24 <at> rambler.ru]
*Sent:* Sunday, August 24, 2014 7:29 AM

   Αξιότιμοι συνάδελφοι!

Έχω την τιμή να σας προσκαλέσω στο Διεθνές
Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο αφιερωμένο
στη διδάκτορα επιστημών, αντεπιστέλλων μέλος της ΕθνικήςΑκαδημίαςΕπιστημώντης
Ουκρανίας, Νίνα Κλιμένκο, με αφορμή την επέτειο των 70
χρόνων της, και
ταυτόχρονα στα 15 χρόνια από την ίδρυση της Έδρας
Ελληνικών Σπουδών που θα
διεξαχθεί στις 9 του Οκτωβρίου 2014 στο Κίεβο. Τις
λεπτομέριες για το
Συνέδριου θα βρείτε στα συνημμένα έγγραφα. Θα
παρακαλούσα να προωθείτε τις
πληροφορίες αυτές σε όσους μπορούν να ενδιαφερθούν.



Με σεβασμό,

Διευθυντής της Έδρας Ελληνικών Σπουδών

Α.Σαβένκο


Ladies and gentlemen!

I have the honor to invite you to the International Conference dedicated to
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June Samaras | 24 Aug 20:06 2014
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Emmanuel Kriaras -obit

http://www.tovima.gr/culture/article/?aid=624917

Cardiac arrest at the age of 108 years died at his home in Thessaloniki
late Friday the scholar Emmanuel Kriaras, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy,
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. A month ago he had undergone
successful surgery on the hip. The funeral service will chant on Tuesday at
the Church of God's Wisdom in Thessaloniki and then his body will be moved
to Crete where he will be buried.

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2020 Old Station Rd
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Canada L5M 2V1
Tel : 905-542-1877
E-mail : june.samaras <at> gmail.com


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