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The exhibition The Free and the Brave is open
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July 10, 2021

The “Greek Chronicles” of Messolonghi and Lord Byron: from the Byroniana collection of Joannes Gennadius.

The Byroniana collection of the Gennadius Library that focuses on Lord Byron, contains a valuable testimony from Messolonghi: a very rare issue of the newspaper The Greek Chronicles (issue 29) that announces his death.

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July 1, 2021

CATALOGING LIBRARIAN FOR THE GENNADIUS LIBRARY (POSITION IN ATHENS)

The Gennadius Library invites applications for a Cataloging Librarian

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June 14, 2021

Libraries Re-Opening

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday June 14, both Gennadius and Blegen Library will be open for registered users, by appointment.

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Events

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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
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Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series on the Impact of Greek Culture: "Global Greece: A History"

  • October 7, 2021
  • ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens
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