The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
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One of two libraries of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Blegen Library focuses on all aspects of Greece and the Greeks from the earliest prehistory through late antiquity.The Library currently has more than 107,000 volumes and nearly 700 periodicals. In its field, it is one of the premier research libraries in the world and the best in Greece. The Blegen library is open to Members of the American School of Classical Studies, and to approved visitors.

Members and Visitors alike are required to follow the Rules of the Blegen Library

Blegen Library News

Donations to the Blegen Library

The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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Hesperia welcomes New Editor: Jennifer Sacher

After a comprehensive search, the ASCSA has chosen Jennifer Sacher to be the next editor of Hesperia.

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The George Mylonas Papers Catalogued

Born in Izmir, George Mylonas (1898-1988) studied archaeology at the University of Athens and at Johns Hopkins University. He was the ASCSA's first bursar in the 1920s and worked with David M. Robinson at Olynthus. Mylonas taught archaeology at the Washington University Saint Louis from 1933 until his retirement in 1968. Mylonas is known for his excavations at Eleusis and Mycenae. A large part of his papers are housed in the Archives of the American School.

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