The American School of Classical Studies at Athens
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Blegen Library

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    (+30) 213 000 2400
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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 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

Blegen Library closed on March 25th

The Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in observance of the national holiday.

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ASCSA Alumnus Combines Political Science and Classics

Seth Jaffe opens his first book by explaining its contradictions: “This book is the work of a political scientist (a political theorist), but is my sincere hope that it will prove of interest to classicists, from whom I have learned so much about Thucydides and this world.”

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Meet a Member: Catharine Judson

Meet Catharine Judson, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens working on a working on a PhD in Classical Archaeology.

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