The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Blegen Library
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    54 Souidias Street,
    GR-106 76, 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 about 100,000 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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Digital Loeb Classical Library (60-day Free trial)

A 60-day free trial for the digital Loeb Classical Library (launched by the Harvard University Press) is up and running for the Blegen Library.

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Journey of a Portrait

First it hung on the walls of the American Academy in Rome; then in 1932 it followed its owner, Gorham Phillips Stevens, to Athens where he served as Director of the American School from 1939 to 1947.

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