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August 30, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Gerald Schaus

Dr. Gerald Schaus

Professor

Contact Information
Email: gschaus@wlu.ca
Phone: 519 884 0710 ext.3302   |  lab 519 884 0710 ext.3290
Fax: 519 883 0991
Office Location: R106E (202 Regina Street)
Office Hours: Fall term - Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:30am
Academic Background
Education: BA (Honours) Classics 1972, MA Classics (Killam Fellow) 1974 (Dalhousie), Ph.D. 1978(Pennsylvania)

Research Interests:

Greek Archaeology with a special interest in Archaic Greek pottery; Greek history; Greek colonization

Teaching Specialties:

Greek Archaeology, Greek and Roman sports, Classical Civilization

Publications since 2000:

Edited book:

 Chapters in books:

Papers in refereed
journals:

Papers in refereed conference proceedings: 

Translations of refereed papers:

Entries in encyclopedia:

Book reviews:     

Articles in non-refereed newsletters or newspapers:

Select pre-2000 publications:

Monographs:

Refereed articles:

Conference proceedings:


Gerald P.Schaus and Stephen Wenn, eds. Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games. (Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Waterloo 2007)

 1. "Greece in the Heroic Age" (Chapt. 3) in G. Newman et al. Echoes from the Past: World History to the 16th Century (McGraw-Hill Ryerson: Toronto 20001) p. 06-125

2.  "Classical Greece" (Chapt. 4) in G. Newman et al. Echoes from the Past: World History to the 16th Century (McGraw-Hill Ryerson: Toronto 2001) p.128-159.

 3.  "The Archaic and Classical fine wares of the northeast Aegean and northwest Anatolia: in The Madra River Delta:  A Regional Study on the Aegean Coast of Turkey ed. by Kyriacos Lambrianides and Nigel Spencer (The British Institute of Ankara, 35, Ankara) p.87-93. (in press).

Williams, Hector, Schaus, Gerald P., Gourley, Ben, Cronkite Price, Susan-Marie, Sherwood, Kathleen D. and Lolos, Giannis, "Excavations at Ancient Stymphalos, 1999-2002," Mouseion 46 (2002) p.135-187.

1. "Introduction" to Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games ed. by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen Wenn, (Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Waterloo 2007) p. xvii-xxiv.

2.  "Connections Between Olympia and Stymphalos" in Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen Wenn, eds. Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games ed., (Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Waterloo 2007) p.167-178.

3.  "Naukratis and Archaic Pottery Finds from Cyrene's Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter," in A. Villing and U. Schlotzhauer, eds. Naukratis: Greek Diversity in Egypt. Studies on East Greek Pottery and Exchange in the Eastern Mediterranean. (British Museum Publications, London, 2006) p. 175-180.

4.  Williams, Hector and Schaus, Gerald P. "The Sanctuary of Athena at Ancient Symphalos," in S. Deacy and A. Villing (eds.), Athena in the Classical World (Brill: Leiden 2001) p. 75-94.

 1.  "Scheseis Archaias Olympias kai Stymphalou," Aipytos 12
 (2004) 10-13. Translation of "Connections Between Olympia and      Stymphalos" in Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen Wenn, eds. Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games ed., (Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Waterloo 2007) p. 167-178

2.  Schaus, Gerald P. and Spencer, Nigel, "Scholia epi tis topographias tis Eresou," Lesbiaka 17 (2000) 227-260, a translation of "Notes on the Topography of Eresos," American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994) p. 411-430.

"Orientalisierende Vasenmalerei" in Der Neue Pauly, Enzyklopädie der Antike,
 eds. H. Cancik and H. Schneider, vol. 9 (2000) 23-25 (Verlag J. B. Metzler).

 "Ostgriechische Vasenmalerei" in Der Neue PaulyEnzyklopädie der Antike,
  eds. H. Cancik and H.Schneider, vol. 9 (2000) 92-96.

  "East Greek Pottery" in Brill's New Pauly, Encyclopaedia of the Ancient  World  eds. H. Cancik and H. Schneider, vol. 4 (2004) 769-772.

 "Geometric Pottery" in Brill's New Pauly, Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World,
   eds. H. Cancik and H. Schneider, vol. 5 (2004) 777-780.



1.    C. M. Keesling, The Votive Statues of the Athenian Acropolis in Mouseion 47 (2003) 212-215.

2.    J. Camp, The Archaeology of Athens in Mouseion 46 (2002) 272-275.

3.    B. Cohen, ed., Not the Classical Ideal: Athens and the Construction of the Other in Greek Art in Phoenix 56 (2002) 383-386.

4.    E. Kunze-Götte, J. Heiden, J. Burow, Archaische Keramik aus Olympia (Olympische Forschungen, Bd. XXVIII) (Berlin 2000) in
American Journal of Archaeology 105 (2001) 738-739.

5.    Christine Souyoudzoglou-Haywood, The Ionian Islands in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age, 3000-800 B.C. in Classical Views/ Echos du monde classique 19 (2000) 301-303.

6.    R.M.Cook and Pierre Dupont, East Greek Pottery in American Journal of
Archaeology 104  (2000) 393-94.


1. The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya: The East Greek, Island, and Laconian Pottery, Final Reports, vol. II, University Museum Monograph 56, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia 1985).

2. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, The University Museum, (Cretan, East Greek, and Other Non-Attic Fine Wares and Corinthian Pottery) Fascicule 2 [USA Fascicule 29}] The Archaic Greek Pottery, Other Than Attic, (Philadelphia 1995) (co-authored with J. L. Benson).

 1.  "An Archaeological Field Survey at Eresos, Lesbos," Echos du monde classique/Classical Views 15 (1996) 27-74.

2.  "Notes on the Topography of Eresos," American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994) 411-430 (co-authored with N. Spencer).

3.  "Imported West Anatolian Pottery at Gordion, Anatolian Studies 42 (1992) 151-177.

4.  "The Beginning of Greek Polychrome Painting," Journal of Hellenic Studies 108 (1988) 107-117.

5.  "Two Fikellura Vase Painters," Annual of the British School at Athens 81 (1986) 251-95.

 "The Evidence for Laconians in Cyrenaica in the Archaic Period," in G. Barker, J. Lloyd, J. Reynolds, eds. Cyrenaica in Antiquity, (British Archaeological Reports, International Series 236) (1985) 395-403.

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1.  "Libya and Lives Devoted to Archaeology," CAIA Bulletin 15 (Spring 2005) 7-9.

2.  "The River Styx Demystified," CAIA Bulletin 14 (Autumn 2004) 7-8.

3.  "Ziegfeld couldn't reval some of these folliws," Op-Ed page, The Record, Oct. 25, 2001, A18.



Biography

Dr. Schaus has many years experience on digs in Greece, Italy and Libya. He is currently associated with ongoing excavations at Stymphalos (Greece).  He was a Research Associate of the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania (1985-1991) and a Whitehead Visiting Research Professor at the American School of Classical Studies (1986-1987). 

Dr. Schaus is President of the Canadian Institute in Greece: