Classical studies

Athens, 185 years later

Is Athens a successful city? Given everything such a simplistic definition entails, I would say that, yes, it is. I also believe that most Athenians would vote it as their top favorite if they were asked to, despite all its ills.

Princeton's Hellenic Studies Center gets new Athens home

Dimitri Gondicas speaks passionately but modestly when discussing the new branch of Princeton University's Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies in Athens.

Gondicas has been at Princeton since the 1970s, first as a student of physics and then as a lecturer in Modern Greek, going on to become the director of the Seeger Center of Hellenic Studies in 2010.