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November 16, 2018

George Castriot Skanderbeg at the Gennadius Library

An exhibition of rare books marks the 550th anniversary of the death of the Albanian hero George Castriot Skanderbeg in the Reading Room of the Gennadius Library.

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November 14, 2018

Videocast - Celebrating the 550th anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s death

Dr. Machi Paizi-Apostolopoulou, Research Director Εmerita, Institute of Historical Studies, National Hellenic Research Foundation Dr. Dorian Koçi, Director of the National Historical Museum of Albania.

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November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday 2018

The Gennadius Library will remain closed on Thursday and Friday November 22 & 23 2018, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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November 13, 2018

Leda Costaki talking about Stratis Myrivilis on the ERT News

On the occasion of OXI day (October 28th), Archivist Leda Costaki, who has processed the personal papers of novelist Stratis Myrivilis, was interviewed by ERT about Myrivilis's coverage of the Greek-Italian War in 1940, as a war correspondent.

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