Bringing Greece's Past to Life Since 1881

The oldest and largest U.S. overseas research center, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides graduate students and scholars from affiliated North American college and universities a base for the advanced study of all aspects of Greek culture, from antiquity to the present day.

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November 19, 2018

Blegen closed: Thanksgiving holiday 2018

Τhe Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Thursday and Friday November 22 and 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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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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"Looking at a map of Greece before and after the Regular Member program is the difference between looking at a poem before and after learning the language of its composition. What you see doesn’t change, but the difference in understanding is monumental.”