The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • From the Archives
  • From the Field Carl W. Blegen is the most famous American archaeologist ever to work in Greece, and no American has ever had a greater impact on Greek archaeology. Yet Blegen, unlike several others of his generation, until now has found no biographer.
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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

From Rome to Athens

06/19/2015
From Rome to Athens. Lindsay Harris, Mellon Professor, and Kim Bowes, Director of the American Academy in Rome, on a short two-day visit to the ASCSA. On June 17th, Kim Bowes also delivered a fascinating talk at Cotsen Hall, titled "Roman Peasants: Food, Lives, Landscape."

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Donations to the Blegen Library

06/03/2015
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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Students from Athens University Conducting Archival Research at ASCSA

04/27/2015
Φοιτητές του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών και αρχειακή έρευνα στην ΑΚΣΚΑ

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