One of Greece's national treasures, with over 138,000 holdings illuminating Greek civilization

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Gennadius Library

Opened in 1926 with the 26,000 volume collection of diplomat and bibliophile Joannes Gennadius, the Gennadius Library houses rare books and bindings, research materials, manuscripts, archives, and works of art that illuminate Hellenism, Greece, and neighboring civilizations from antiquity to modern times. Following a major renovation and reclassification project completed in August 2019, 90,000 research titles freely available in open stacks offer for the first time the opportunity to registered researchers to explore this unique resource for the history of Greece through the ages. For hours and more information click here.

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Address: 61 Souidias Street, 106 76 Athens
Tel.: +30 210 72 10 536

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February 25, 2020

Τελευταίες ξεναγήσεις στην έκθεση “Η κληρονομιά του Φραγκίσκου Μοροζίνι στην Κρήτη, την Αθήνα και τον Μοριά”

Η έκθεση «Η κληρονομιά του Φραγκίσκου Μοροζίνι στην Κρήτη, την Αθήνα και τον Μοριά» ολοκληρώνεται το Σάββατο 29 Φεβρουαρίου. Τα κλειδιά της πόλης των Αθηνών θα ξαναγυρίσουν στην Βερόνα και η αυλαία θα κλείσει πίσω από αυτή την ενδιαφέρουσα έκθεση της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης.

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January 29, 2020

Group from Kalamata visits the Gennadius Library

Professor Ioannis Theodorakopoulos with a group from Kalamata, among them the former mayor Geogios Koutsoulis, visited the Gennadius Library on Saturday January 25.

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January 28, 2020

Delaware University students visit the Gennadius Library

Professors Dr. David Satran, and Dr. Tyson Sukava, visited the Gennadius Library on Wednesday, January 22, leading a group of 34 students from the University of Delaware.

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Events

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Francesco Morosini and his Legacy on Crete, Athens and the Morea

  • November 19, 2019
  • Ioannis Makryiannis Wing of the Gennadius Library
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Book Presentation: "Ottoman Athens: Archaeology, Topography, History"

  • March 11, 2020
  • 7pm
  • ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens
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Religious Tolerance and the Twilight of the Ancient World

  • March 19, 2020
  • 7pm
  • ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens
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