University of Edinburgh
Main Library Exhibition Gallery (ground floor), 30 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ

Two hundred years ago, at a time when Edinburgh was popularly called ‘The Athens of the North’, Greece rose in revolution against the Ottoman Empire. These two contexts, at first glance quite distinct, were connected by visions of an idealized classical past and by international networks of support for Greek independence. The exhibition Edina/Athena, generously funded by the A. G. Leventis Foundation, sets these stories side-by-side for the first time

No booking required. Entry is free.

Further information

Edina/Athena: The Greek Revolution and the Athens of the North, 1821–2021
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