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Greek Myths & the Art of Words

Kate Tempest: A 21st Century London Poet – Musing and Rapping on Greek myths 04 April 2015     by James C. Stratis We can be inspired by words, the art of words as in the inspirational art of poetry. Previously1

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James Wright: on Kommos, 2014 Open Discussion

Kommos Archaeological Site Master Planning Coordination 14 March 2014       by ASCSA Director James Wright At the 2014 annual OPEN MEETING of the American School of Classical Studies of Athens, Dr. James Wright discussed the progress made in

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Publication Logistics in the Kommos site publications

 Multidisciplinary Field Projects January 4, 2014     by Joseph W. Shaw Introduction. Excavations at Kommos in Crete were carried out in two phases, from 1976 through 1985 and from 1991 through 1996. The publication of the site consists of

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The Middle Minoan Ship Slipway at the Kommos Harbor

A revised analysis and conclusion of a site feature’s function  03 October 2014    by Joseph W. Shaw In the past a boat or ship’s hull after construction, repair or dry dock storage was at times coated with grease allowing

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Ποίηση και Τόπος Ιθάκη / Ithaka

Εμπνευσμένο από τον τόπο, η ποίηση μπορεί να ενισχύσει την εμπειρία του επισκέπτη 29 Σεπτέμβριος 2014   Από τον James C. Stratis Τι ήχοι, τι μουσική, τι πεζογραφία και ό, τι ενέπνευσε τη ποίηση συμπληρώνει την έμπνευση που προέρχεται από

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Poetry and Place — Ιθάκη / Ithaka

Inspired by place, poetry can enhance the visitor experience. 29 September 2014   by James C. Stratis What sounds, what music, what prose and what inspired poetry can supplement the inspiration derived from a place especially an ancient pre-historic place

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Κομμος Ενα Μινωικο Λιμανι 3.650 Ετων

Ένα βίντεο σχετικά με τη διατήρηση και την ανάπτυξη του αρχαιολογικού χώρου του Κομμού σε βιώσιμο δημόσιο αρχαιολογικό πάρκο. A You-Tube video in Greek about the conservation and the development of the Kommos archaeological site into a sustainable public archaeological

Video – Kommos pottery at the end of Minoan phase – plenty and fade to black

Posted for James Stratis Jan Driesen of the Universite Catholique de Louvain has brought to our attention a video of Jeremy Rutter’s presentation entitled Late Minoan IIIB at Kommos : an abundance of deposits, a dearth of clear sub-phases, and

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A Review of “Kommos V”

Kommos V the Monumental Minoan Buildings at Kommos presents the southern area of the excavations which includes the monumental buildings found at the site. In addition to chapters written by the principle excavators at Kommos, Joseph and Maria Shaw (JS

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A Cretan Conundrum

This post is a somewhat modified version of a talk that I presented to the Egyptian Study Society of Denver Colorado on 21 January 2014. It was intended for a general audience; thus, it includes some information that is already

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The Egyptian gods of Kommos

Posted for James Stratis. During the fourth season of the Kommos excavation in 1979 the team from the University of Toronto, discovered, amongst other finds, two faience statues of Egyptian deities – Sekhmet (AB85) and Nefertum (AB86). The fact that

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The Kommos Virtual Reconstruction Project

By Alexander Assaf Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels. ~Nikos Kazantzakis The bright sun beat down on the plains overlooking the distant Rocky Mountains. In the midst of this landscape ouzo flowed, the crowds dined on

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Ερμηνευτικό θέμα 1: ΥM IA κεραμικός κλίβανος στην νότια περιοχή Στοά

Ένας κλίβανος κεραμικών γεμάτος με είδη κεραμικής, που χρονολογείται στην Υστερομινωική  περίοδο  IA  (1500 Π.Κ.Ε) , χτίστηκε  στα ερείπια μιας πρώην  Μεσομινωικής στοάς (1700 Π.Κ.Ε). Έτσι ερμηνεύτηκε σε μια δημοσίευση της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα από τον A.

A Lakonian (Minoan?) Shipwreck

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