One of Greece's national treasures, with over 140,000 holdings illuminating Greek civilization


Gennadius Library



The Gennadius Library is open by appointment
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The exhibition The Free and the Brave is open
Thursday-Sunday from 12.00 to 18.00 free of charge.



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June 4, 2021

Webinar - Philhellenism and the Development of Female-led Reform in the United States

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Santelli and learn how humanitarian aid to Greece, following the Greek Revolution of 1821, initially became an appropriate outlet for women and later played a key role in the abolitionist movement.

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May 18, 2021

Webinar - Αλληγορίες από τον Καζαντζάκη. Ο Θεός φταίει που έκανε τον κόσμο τόσο ωραίο.

Watch our latest webinar with Vangelis Raptopoulos and travel through the beautiful allegories that we find in the texts of Nikos Kazantzakis. *The webinar is in Greek.

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April 22, 2021

Webinar - “Η Ιστορία έχει πρόσωπο. Οι μορφές των Αγωνιστών από τους συγχρόνους τους καλλιτέχνες”

Watch our latest webinar that was organized by the Association of the Friends of the Gennadius Library, with Dr. Dimakopoloulou.

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The Free and the Brave. American Philhellenes and the ‘Glorious Struggle of the Greeks’ (1776-1866)

  • May 25, 2021
  • Until: December 12, 2021
  • 7:00pm (Greece) 12:00pm (EDT)
  • Ioannis Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library