Evi Melas Papers

Αρχείο Εύης Μελά


Collection Number: GR GL EM 111
Name(s) of Creator(s): Evi Melas (1930-2010)
Title: Evi Melas Papers
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Language(s): German, Greek
Summary: The collection consists of scanned press clippings of Greek and German newspapers with her articles and reportages, as well as book reviews, correspondence and a DVD of her book Licht über Hellas.
Quantity: 0.12 linear meters (3 DVD, 1 external hard disc, 1 memory stick)
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Evi Melas, 2010
Information about Access: The collection is available for research
Cite as: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Archives, Evi Melas Papers (Αμερικανική Σχολή Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Αθήνα, Τμήμα Αρχείων, Αρχείο Εύης Μελά)

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Evi Melas (1930-2010) was a correspondent for the German newspapers Die Welt, Mϋncher Merkur, Stuttgarter Zeitung during 1959-1967; after the fall of the Greek military junta in 1974, she worked for the Sϋddeutsche Zeitung, RIAS Berlin, Christ und Welt, Merian, and others. Between 1969-1990 she wrote, published, and translated among other works, nine guide books about Greece and the history of Greek art, as well as one guide book on Rumania. These books were translated in many languages and made multiple editions. Perhaps her most well-known book is Temples and Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece: A Companion Guide (1973). She was a member of the International Press Institute (IPI). Evi