The Library of the Institute οf Historical Research comprises two specialized sections of some 50.000 titles in total, that cover subjects of immediate reference to its research focus and projects.

The Library of the Section of Greek and Roman Antiquity holds more than 10.000 volumes and another 10.000 selected offprints. Its collection has been enriched through funded programs (such as "Aristeia"), through an extensive exchange network with various foundations (research institutes and universities in Greece and abroad, foreign archaeological schools), as well as through donations.

The D.A. Zakythinos Library provides the researchers of the Sections of Byzantine and Neohellenic Research with the necessary bibliographic support. Thus, the majority of the titles that the library holds reflect the orientation of the two Sections’ ongoing research projects. The Library holds approximately 40.000 titles (books, offprints, journals, maps and audio-visual material), covering a wide spectrum of Hellenic bibliography from the 16th to the 19th centuries. From its very beginning the Library was enriched through donations offered by institutions, writers, scholars and bibliophiles. Special mention is due to the donations by Ioannis Sareyiannis (1962; 4.866 titles; closed collection), Alexandros Benakis (1979; 1.494 titles incorporated into the main collection) and Michael Stefanides (1995; 100 titles; closed collection).

The Library's catalogue is accessible at:

The Library's (SBR / SNR) periodicals catalogue is accessible at:




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