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Καλώς Ήρθατε

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη είναι η βιβλιοθήκη της Αμερικάνικης Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών με εξειδίκευση στην Ελλάδα μετά το τέλος της αρχαιότητας.

Οι συλλογές ξεπερνούν τους 120.000 τόμους και συνεχίζουν να αυξάνονται. Ακόμα διαθέτει τα προσωπικά αρχεία γνωστών πολιτικών, λογοτεχνών και καλλιτεχνών.

Περισσότερες πληροφορίες

Opened in 1926 with 26,000 volumes from diplomat and bibliophile, Joannes Gennadius, the Gennadius Library now holds a richly diverse collection of over 120,000 books and rare bindings, archives, manuscripts, and works of art illuminating the Hellenic tradition and neighboring cultures.

Located in an architecturally significant building across the street from the main American School campus, the Library has become an internationally renowned center for the study of Greek history, literature, and art, from ancient to modern times. In addition to its role as a library and research institution, “the Gennadeion” is also an active participant in the Athenian and international community through its public lectures, seminars, concerts, exhibitions, and publications.

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Gennadius Library News

Hours of the Gennadius Library during the Easter Holidays

The Library will remain closed the following days:

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VIDEOCAST - The Balkan Dimensions of the Origins of the First World War

The Balkan Dimensions of the Origins of the First World War. 33rd Annual Walton Lecture Christopher Clark, Professor of History, University of Cambridge, St. Catharine’s College

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“Work of the School during 2013” and “Rupestral Inscriptions in the Greek World” James C. Wright, Director, ASCSA; Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College Merle Langdon, Research Professor, University of Tennessee at Knoxville; former Mellon Professor, ASCSA

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