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Event celebrating the 550th anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s death

November 06, 2018 19.00

Cotsen Hall & Gennadius Library Reading Room

Lecture & Exhibition


Presented by

The Gennadius Library and the Embassy of the Republic of Albania to Greece

210-72.10.536 (ext. 301)


To mark the 550th anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s death, the Gennadius Library and the Embassy of the Republic of Albania to Greece organize an exhibition that celebrates the legacy of George Castriot Skanderbeg.

The opening event will take place on Tuesday, 6 November 2018 at 7pm in Cotsen Hall (Anapiron Polemou 9, Kolonaki) featuring Dr. Dorian Koçi, Director of the National Historical Museum of Albania and Dr. Machi Paizi-Apostolopoulou, Research Director Εmerita, Institute of Historical Studies, National Hellenic Research Foundation.

Dr. Paizi-Apostolopoulou will speak about the importance of her recent find “An unknown Greek biography of George Kastriot-Scanderbeg.”

The exhibition in the Reading Room of the Gennadius Library (6-30 November, 2018) features books and engravings from the collections of Panagiotis Koliοmichalis, Patricia Nugee and the Gennadius Library.

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00-17:00

Thursday: 9:00-20:00

Saturday: 9:00-14:00