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Digital collections of Greek National Library include:

Online Collection of the Greek General State Archives.
(facsimiles; English)

(1st-5th century; English transcriptions)

Digitized by the British Library.
Search the Library's other manuscripts.
(96-1742; facsimiles)

Collection of myths normally attributed to Apollodorus.
(English translation; 2nd century AD)

Major collections through Fordham University.

An overview of Greek life in ancient Athens and Sparta.
An online project of the British Museum.
(Antiquity; facsimiles of artifacts along with commentaries and teaching tools)

Found on the The Perseus Digital Library
Including translated text, secondary sources and museum photography.
(Greek and Latin transcriptions and English translations)

Ancient, Greek and Roman history in translation.
(English-language transcriptions)

Greek page of the World Documents Library.
(photos; facsimiles)

Universal history by Greek historian.
(English translation; 1st century BC)

Text on the Governance of the Empire by Eastern Roman Emperor Constantine VII.
(10th century; English translation)

Byzantine and Medieval sources in English translation.
(700-1204; English-language transcriptions)

Online database of the Ottoman Documents in the Kaireios Library of the Island of Andros.
Includes short summaries in English and Greek, transliteration into modern Turkish script and facsimiles.
(16th - 19th centuries; summaries, transliterations, facsimiles)

Greek books of natural philosophy and science.
(1600-1821; Greek facsimiles)

Searchable book-length travel reports digitized at the University of Michigan.
(19th-20th century; hundreds of facsimiles in many languages)

François Charles Hugues Laurent Pouqueville's account of travels through Epirus and Albania.
(1806; English translation)

Greek National Anthem. Adopted in 1865.
(Greek with English translation; 1823)

The premier portal for electronic resources on Greek Studies
More than 250,000 pages representing over 150 years of research from over 1,000 scholars of ancient and modern Greece
(Mainly French-language facsimiles)

(1997; English translation)

(pre-1914 - post-1918; translations and transcriptions)
Major Resource

A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1914-1918; transcriptions and translations)
(1932 - present; translations and transcriptions)

Agreement between Yugoslavia, Turkey, Romania and Greece to respect each others territorial boundaries and drop claims on territory controlled by neighbors.
(February 9, 1934; English)

A collection of documents related to WWII.
From the Avalon Project.
A collection of primary documents from the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
(1939-1945; transcriptions and translations)

  • Foreign relations between the Greece and the US
Documents from US State Department and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
(1945-1976; English transcriptions)

(22 October, 1951; English transcription)

Agreements and proposals on the Cyprus Problem; possibilities of EU membership.
Also available in Greek.
(1963 to present; English translations and Greek transcriptions).

(1975, with amendments through 1986; English translation)

Includes other related, referenced documents.
(1991 - present; transcriptions and translations)

(2006 to the present; transcriptions)

With access to press releases, treaties and conventions, etc.
(English translations)

Collection of Greek Laws.
Statutes, criminal and civil codes, and other legal materials.
A portal of the BYU Law School.
Library of Congress guide to constitutional, legal and government documents.

Map of the Balkans as they were newly organized at the end of World War I, after the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
(1918; zoomable map)

Includes primary and secondary documents, provided by Don Mabry.
(Transcriptions, facsimiles and commentaries, mostly in English)

Collection of historical maps of Greece.

Collection of historical maps of Europe.
(facsimiles; Hungarian)

Collection of peace agreements entered into by Greece.

Collection of historical documents on recent Greek history, especially in relation to Russia.

Treaty and other documents pertaining to the inclusion of Greece in the European Communities which became the EU. Part of Eur-Lex a service of the European Union.
(1979; English)

Regular report of statistics about Greece. Provided by Hellenic Statistical Authority.
(1962-2009; Greek and English)


EuroDocs > History of Greece: Primary Documents

EuroDocs Creator: Richard Hacken, European Studies Bibliographer,
Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
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