Gennadius Library acquires an exceedingly rare Ottoman map

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη απέκτησε έναν εξαιρετικά σπάνιο οθωμανικό χάρτη

October 22, 2020

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη απέκτησε έναν εξαιρετικά σπάνιο οθωμανικό χάρτη

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη απέκτησε μία εξαιρετικά σπάνια έκδοση ενός από τα πιο εμβληματικά έργα οθωμανικής προπαγάνδας του 1916. Με τον τίτλο «Εκδίκηση», ο χάρτης αποτυπώνει το θρήνο για την απώλεια πολλών οθωμανικών περιοχών στην Ευρώπη κατά τη διάρκεια των Βαλκανικών Πολέμων, αποδίδοντας -με δραματικό τόνο- τα χαμένα εδάφη ‘λουσμένα’ σε μαύρο χρώμα.

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National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on Second Episode of “NHS Talks Stories: Classics Couples”

October 18, 2020

National Hellenic Society Features American School Scholars on Second Episode of “NHS Talks Stories: Classics Couples”

The NHS hosted Professors Diane Cline, Eric Cline, Nancy Klein, and Kevin Glowacki for another engaging episode of "Classics Couples."

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Gennadius Library acquires an exceedingly rare Ottoman map

October 17, 2020

Gennadius Library acquires an exceedingly rare Ottoman map

The Gennadius Library purchased a very rare issue of one of the most iconic Ottoman works of visual propaganda. Entitled ‘Revenge,’ the map laments the loss of numerous European Ottoman territories during the Balkan Wars, with the forfeited lands dramatically bathed in black.

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Webinar: A Victim of His Times: Ion Dragoumis and the Struggle for the

October 16, 2020

Webinar: A Victim of His Times: Ion Dragoumis and the Struggle for the "National Soul" of Greece

Watch a very interesting webinar on Ion Dragoumis, a legendary figure in the Greek imagination because of his untimely death, by Professor, Roderick Beaton.

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Exhibition - Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West

October 15, 2020

Exhibition - Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West

Visit our latest exhibition on the life and work of Ion Dragoumis, a legendary figure in the Greek imagination because of his untimely death.

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October 15, 2020

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη κλειστή στις 28 Οκτωβρίου

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη θα παραμείνει κλειστή την Τετάρτη 28 Οκτωβρίου 2020.

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October 15, 2020

Gennadius Library closed October 28

The Gennadius Library will be closed on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

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Webinar - Live from the Agora - The Temple of Hephaestus

October 9, 2020

Webinar - Live from the Agora - The Temple of Hephaestus

Watch our 3rd episode of our Live from the Agora series, with John Camp, Director of Excavations at the Athenian Agora and join him in a unique behind the scenes visit to the best preserved temple in Greece, we’ll be talking stylobates, acroteria, and everything in between!

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Students and Friends Name Evelyn B. Harrison Room in New Student Center

October 7, 2020

Students and Friends Name Evelyn B. Harrison Room in New Student Center

Distinguished art historian and teacher to be honored with a bedroom in the renovated Loring Hall.

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Ion Dragoumis on Commemorative Stamp Issued by the Hellenic Post

October 7, 2020

Ion Dragoumis on Commemorative Stamp Issued by the Hellenic Post

As we are getting ready for the opening on October 15th of the exhibition "Ion Dragoumis: Between East and West. One Hundred Years After His Assassination," the Hellenic Post issued a commemorative set of stamps featuring Ion Dragoumis.

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Mr. Lo: The First Chinese Student at the ASCSA, 1933

October 5, 2020

Mr. Lo: The First Chinese Student at the ASCSA, 1933

In 1933, a Chinese student by the name Mao-Te Lo was admitted to the American School to attend the year-long program. He went on to become a famous translator of ancient Greek drama and comedy in China.

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Premiere: Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

October 1, 2020

Premiere: Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library

Curtis on Tour is back October 1st! Watch a free virtual performance in lieu of the live concerts that had been planned for this year’s Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library.

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Gennadius Library Featured in the Greek National Opera's Second Online Festival

October 1, 2020

Gennadius Library Featured in the Greek National Opera's Second Online Festival

The Gennadius Library was featured in "Counterpoints," the Greek National Opera's second online festival curated by its artistic director George Koumentakis.

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Νύχτες Κλασικής Μουσικής στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη

October 1, 2020

Νύχτες Κλασικής Μουσικής στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη

Η μουσική του Curtis on Tour επιστρέφει στη Γεννάδειο από 1 Οκτωβρίου με μια διαδικτυακή συναυλία (On Demand) που θα μπορείτε να παρακολουθήσετε για ένα μήνα.

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Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη στο 2ο Διαδικτυακό Φεστιβάλ της Εθνικής Λυρικής Σκηνής

September 30, 2020

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη στο 2ο Διαδικτυακό Φεστιβάλ της Εθνικής Λυρικής Σκηνής

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη συμμετέχει στο 2ο Διαδικτυακό Φεστιβάλ της Εθνικής Λυρικής Σκηνής «Αντιστίξεις», σε καλλιτεχνική διεύθυνση του Γιώργου Κουμεντάκη. Η πρεμιέρα θα γίνει την Παρασκευή 2 Οκτωβρίου 2020 στις 20.00 και το βίντεο θα είναι διαθέσιμο online έως τη Δευτέρα 2 Νοεμβρίου.

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Greg Lavender Names John McKesson Camp II Salonaki in New Student Center

September 30, 2020

Greg Lavender Names John McKesson Camp II Salonaki in New Student Center

Longtime Director of the School’s Athenian Agora Excavations to be honored with room in renovated Loring Hall.

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Webinar: Commemorating the Battle of Salamis

September 30, 2020

Webinar: Commemorating the Battle of Salamis

Watch our latest webinar featuring Professor John R. Hale and Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt, who discuss one of the most important naval battles in the course of human history.

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Update on traveling to Greece

September 28, 2020

Update on traveling to Greece

Please read our latest information on traveling to Greece and the American School during COVID-19.

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Webinar: Uncovering the Identity of Corinth

September 26, 2020

Webinar: Uncovering the Identity of Corinth

Watch the third episode of our "Live from Corinth" webinar series that was presented by The National Arts Club in collaboration with the American School.

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Διάλογοι για το Βυζάντιο στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη

September 24, 2020

Διάλογοι για το Βυζάντιο στη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη διοργανώνει σειρά διαδικτυακών σεμιναρίων με θέμα τις βυζαντινές σπουδές.

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Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library

September 24, 2020

Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library

The Gennadius Library is organizing a new series of webinars that explore recent work in Byzantine studies.

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The D'Ooge Brothers in Greece

September 24, 2020

The D'Ooge Brothers in Greece

This week the ASCSA Archives received a wonderful donation from Professor Martha J. Payne (ASCSA Associate Member 1978-1979) -her great-grandfather's diary from a trip to Greece in 1890.

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Family and Friends Name Barbara Tsakirgis Room in New Student Center

September 23, 2020

Family and Friends Name Barbara Tsakirgis Room in New Student Center

Noted scholar and longtime member and officer of the School’s Managing Committee will be memorialized in Loring Hall.

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New acquisition of 17th century rare book

September 22, 2020

New acquisition of 17th century rare book

Thanks to a gift of Gennadius Library Overseer Lana J. Mandilas, in memory of the former MP Sotiris Papapolitis, the Library acquired from the Vergos Auctions a rare Venetian edition of the 17th century.

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Webinar: Athenian Pottery Up Close

September 18, 2020

Webinar: Athenian Pottery Up Close

Join us in watching the second episode of our Live from the Agora series, with Prof. Jenifer Neils, Director of the American School of Classical Studies

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