Gennadius Library



The Gennadius Library is open by appointment
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The exhibition The Free and the Brave is open free of charge
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November 22, 2021

Blegen closed for Thanksgiving

Τhe Βlegen Library will be closed to visitors on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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November 22, 2021

Webinar - Byzantine Dialogues from the Gennadius Library: ‘By this conquer’: Relics as Weapons in Byzantium

Watch our latest webinar with Professor Hostetler and learn about the weaponization of relics in Byzantium.

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November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Holiday

The Gennadius Library will remain closed on November 25 & 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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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
  • Thursday - Sunday, from 12:00 - 18:00
  • Ioannis Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library

1821: Ideology and History in the 20th Century

  • November 30, 2021
  • 7.00 pm (Greece) | 12.00 pm (EST)
  • Webinar

The United States Mediterranean Squadron and the Greek War of Independence: The Operation on Mykonos and the Role of the Pirate Mermelechas

  • December 14, 2021
  • 7.00pm (Greece) - 12.00pm EDT (USA)
  • ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens