Anthemousa is a Digital Library of the Greek Communities of Constantinople. It’s the result of The Program of the Detection, Recording, Microfilm Depiction and Digitalization of the Constantinople Greek-orthodox Community Archives which was initiated in 1995.


In its initial phase several institutions were involved in it, from 1998 on the Faculty of Philosophy and History of Science of the Athens Uni­versity remained solely responsible for the Program. The Program researchers visited 38 out of 42 Rum Constantinople communities, recorded all parochial and communal archives and photographed more than 1.000.000 pages of them. This library is a part of the Historical Archives Electronic Processing Laboratory of the Faculty of Philosophy and History of Science.