Learn about the Myth and Cult of Opheltes at Nemea with Dr. Jorge Bravo

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Dr. Jorge Bravo, University of Maryland, during a presentation given at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), takes us through the importance of the hero Opheltes, his connection to the athletic games at Nemea, and religious practices associated with him. Dr. Bravo brings in findings from the Hero Shrine at Nemea, excavated … Continue Reading »

Thank you to all our friends, donors, and students for celebrating Nemea Night 2019 with us!

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Nemea Night 2019 Another year in the books! Most of you are well aware by now that each December the Nemea Center hosts a big event to which we invite our friends, fans, colleagues, donors, staff, and students. During the event, the Nemea Center Director, Dr. Kim Shelton, shares images and stories of our progress … Continue Reading »

Dr. Jack Davis is the 2019 Sather Professor!

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We extend our warmest thanks to our 2019 Sather, Dr. Jack Davis, Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology at University of Cincinnati. Prof. Davis offered a series of lectures under the general title: A Bronze Age Greek State in Formation. Professor Davis is perhaps best known for his prolific contributions to studies in Aegean prehistory, most … Continue Reading »