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    54 Souidias Street,
    GR-106 76, Athens,
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One of two libraries of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Blegen Library focuses on all aspects of Greece and the Greeks from the earliest prehistory through late antiquity.The Library currently has more than 107,000 volumes and nearly 700 periodicals. In its field, it is one of the premier research libraries in the world and the best in Greece. The Blegen library is open to Members of the American School of Classical Studies, and to approved visitors.

Members and Visitors alike are required to follow the Rules of the Blegen Library




Blegen Library News

Access to the Archives of the Gennadius Library

06/15/2017
Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the Gennadius Library between November 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/11/2017 έως 31/5/2018.

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Donations to the Blegen Library

06/14/2017
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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NEH Fellow’s work on antiquities as state gifts has far-reaching implications

05/29/2017
Nassos Papalexandrou received a NEH fellowship from the School to spend a year researching “Greek Antiquities as Diplomatic Gifts in Greek-U.S. Relationships after WWII.”

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