EVENT: Naoíse Mac Sweeney @ Liverpool.

On November the 1st, the University of Liverpool is proud to host the distinguished Dr Naoíse Mac Sweeney (University of Leicester) who will give a presentation entitled: The Whole and the Part: The Role of Fragments in History and Culture, as part of its Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology Flagship Seminar Series. Dr Mac Sweeney will be discussing... Continue Reading →

NEWS: Ancient Shipwrecks found in Ionia

The discovery has been announced of at least 58 amphorae on the seabed near the island of Fournoi, which is between Samos and the once Milesian-controlled island of Leros. It is said to the one of the largest finds of its kind in the Aegean. View Video

NEWS: Cultural Heritage of Classical Tomis

In a recent Romanian newspaper article, the architect Radu Cornescu raises the issue of conservation and use of the Greek and Roman heritage in Constanta, the ancient Milesian colony of Tomis. He does so by using two examples of architectural remains. Beneath the current IBIS hotel are the remains of a Roman amphitheatre wall (AD... Continue Reading →

NEWS: Miletos and the Homeric Hymn to Apollo

Recent research by the University of Chicago's Christopher A. Faraone (published in Greece and Rome 65.1) has drawn attention to the links between the Milesian worship of Apollo Delphinios and the practices described in the 6th century BCE Homeric Hymn to Apollo. He notes similarities between a scene in which an altar to Apollo is... Continue Reading →

NEWS: Online Resources

We have recently added a list of open-access resources on Miletos including books, lectures, articles and much besides. To access it please click the link at the top of the page or alternatively click here.

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