Visiting Fellow Lecture

Jane Rempel, ‘“Home to an original and distinctive form of Hellenism”: Athenian exports and Black Sea burials’

Image:  Minns, E.H. 1913. Scythians and Greeks. Cambridge, p. 300. Dr Jane Rempel (University of Sheffield / BSA Visiting Fellow), '“Home to an original and distinctive form of Hellenism”: Athenian exports and Black Sea burials' Abstract In an overview of the Greek cities in the Black Sea, Stanley Burstein (2006:150) described the region as “…home to […]

Maria Pretzler, “Herodotus and the foundation of the Peloponnesian League”

Dr Maria Pretzler (University of Swansea / BSA Visiting Fellow 2020-21), "Herodotus and the foundation of the Peloponnesian League" Please register here to participate: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rBSPQmpNRSaAtTToZAjaxA Abstract Herodotus is our main source for the political history of the Peloponnese and especially the beginnings of the Peloponnesian League. Often the Histories offer the only available information, and yet, his account […]

Mike Edwards, “Places in the Attic Orators: a philologist and his topography”, Virtual Lecture.

British School at Athens 52 Souedias Street, Athens

Hundreds of places in Athens and Attica, and more broadly in Greece and across Europe, are referred to in the speeches of the Attic Orators, the canon of ten speechwriters and politicians from the fifth and fourth centuries BC. Among them are demes and sanctuaries, buildings and even walls. The precise location of many of […]