National Library of Greece

“The universe is a kind of book”: a study travel through the history of writing in Greece

"The universe is a kind of book of which one has read only the first page when one has seen only one's own country." When I received the proposal for this trip—a study travel through the history of writing in Greece—it was a great opportunity to reunite my two interests in Greece: my deep love of Ancient Greek philosophy, myth, religion, and poetry, with my absolute fascination for Modern Greek… Read more

An interview with Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, Director General, National Library of Greece

The National Library of Greece relocation project does not involve the mere transfer of books, but the full transition of the institution itself to a new era. Thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation generous donation and the support of the Greek State, the National Library, under the direction of Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, is seeking to achieve a modern and exemplary modus operandi. Read more