Department Library

Department Library – «ARISTARHOS SAMOTHRAX»

The Departmental Library contains more than 33.000 volumes, (26.000 books and 7.000 periodicals), a number increasing every year. Because it covers all the subjects included in the Department’s Programme of Studies, its collection extends to many thematic units, the content of which is classified in the following categories:
– Reference Books
– Ancient Greek Philology
– Latin Philology
– Byzantine Philology
– Modern Greek Philology
– Ancient, Byzantine and Modern History
– Pedagogy
– Folklore Studies
– Linguistics
– Religion Studies
– Mythology
– Foreign Literature
– Prehistoric, Classical and Byzantine Archaeology
– History of Art
– Philosophy
– Psychology

The library has 121 titles of Greek language periodicals and 63 foreign language ones. It also houses two private book collections bequeathed to the Department by the late Professors Panagiotis Moullas and Nikolaos Livadaras. Access to these collections is available upon request and under supervision.

The library is open to the University teaching staff and students, as well as to the public. It provides a study area of 50 seats and 12 computers. It is also a lending library for University students and teaching staff, according to the regulations set up by and valid for the Central University Library.

To search for books, periodicals and electronic articles please visit:
1. The library is open:
Monday to Thursday: 09.00-19.00.
Friday: 09.00-15.00.
The opening hours are valid during teaching periods according to the academic calendar.
2. Access hours to certain library services and facilities by library users are set up by the Library Committee.
3. The librarian, an appointed library employee or an authorised University staff member has the right to order the library closure in case the library, the staff or the users are in danger.

Library of the Department of Greek Philology, University Campus, 69100 Komotini, Tel. & Fax.: +30-25310-39933
Web:, e-mail:

Library Staff
Paschalis Katsikas, Librarian, Specialized Technical Laboratory Staff (ETEP)
Tel. & Fax.: +30 25310 39933

Arilia Spartali, Philologist, Specialized Technical Laboratory Staff (ETEP).
Tel. & Fax.: +30 25310 39933

Department Library