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May 6, 2022

Gennadius Library Opening Hours from May 9, 2022

From Monday May 9, 2022, the Gennadius Library returns to its usual opening hours without the need of an appointment. Vaccination / infection certificate or temperature check is no longer required to access the Library. The use of a mask remains mandatory.

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March 21, 2022

Video Archive: The Residue of Eden: Myth and Medicine in Early Christian Anointing Practices

Watch the latest Byzantine dialogues lecture, with Professor John Penniman, and learn how olive oil moved between medical, magical, and cultic contexts in the broader Greco-Roman world.

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March 21, 2022

Dr. Peter Frankopan Presents Second Thalia Potamianos Lecture at Georgetown University

Dr. Peter Frankopan presented his second Thalia Potamianos lecture at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Simon of Athens, two Byzantine manuscripts and a lost bronze horse from the Athenian Agora

  • May 25, 2022
  • 7:00pm
  • ASCSA Cotsen Hall - Hybrid Lectures, Anapiron Polemou 9, Athens 106 76

Andreas Georgiadis Solo Painting Exhibition: “Come back”. Report to C.P. Cavafy

  • June 23, 2022
  • Until: August 5, 2022
  • Ioannis Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library