7 Weeks at IMS-FORTH

Thanks to a research grant from ArchaeoLandscapes Europe, I am in the midst of a 7-week internship with GeoSat ReSeArch at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies – FORTH (go ahead, like ’em on Facebook). This is my third trip to the institute, which is located in beautiful and balmy Rethymno, Crete. There are only couple…

Settlements in Space!

Just a quick update on my work here at IMS-FORTH (see more┬áhere): today I finished working with an Ottoman historian here at the institute to translate a 16th-century tax record for my research area. There were a total of 38 villages listed in the southwestern part of the Mani peninsula, 23 of which we found…