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Happy New Year! The Canadian Institute reopened last Monday, January 7, and we’ve been hard at work putting together an interesting and varied programme of lectures for the winter-spring. (Look out for details in an upcoming blog post.) Our first lecture of 2019 will take place on Wednesday 16 January, starting at 7.30 pm in the library of the Institute (Dionysiou Aiginitou 7, ground floor, Ilisia. Metro: Megaro Mousikis). Anastassios Anastassiadis (Associate Professor of History & Phrixos B.

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83-23-012 Corinth: temple of Apollo: general view from WNW

Corinth: temple of Apollo: general view from WNW (Professor Fred Winter, 1983)

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Although I have been in Athens since the beginning of September, I often wake up and feel as if I just arrived in this wonderful city! In the first couple of weeks, I made it my chief priority to visit two places that made an impression on me the last time I was here. The archaeological site that I had to see first was the Kerameikos cemetery where I visited my favourite stelai: that which commemorates Ampharete and her grandchild and the stele of the sisters Demetria and Pamphile.

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