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
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Blegen Library’s August Opening Hours
During the month of August, the Blegen Library will be open to visitors Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 to 15:30 and will be closed on Saturdays. No new cards will be issued during the month and no orientations will take place.
From Rome to Athens
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."