The Alpha Bank Library manages the Bank’s Publications which today number more than 178 titles. These are publications of economic, historical and art content referring to various aspects of the Greek history and cultural from ancient to modern times. The Publications are available at the ALPHA BANK – CULTURE store, while they are also sold at bookstores and by publishing houses.
In the context of the Bank’s social contribution, the Library donates publications to public and academic libraries as well as to foundations, organizations, charitable and cultural societies and associations.
• The publication źMONEY. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece╗, which accompanies the exhibition of the same title that is jointly organised by the Museum of Cycladic Art and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection, presents a different side of coins, which first appeared in the late 7th century BC. During antiquity, the coin, apart from being a medium of exchange, also had a symbolic meaning.The publication comprises texts divided into eight themed sections that are linked to Money: Transactions, Trade, Art, History, Circulation of Ideas, Propaganda, Society and Banks, as well as information together with rich photographic material concerning 253 objects (coins, vases, terracotta figurines, statuettes, reliefs, inscriptions, etc.).
• The folio of the Alpha Bank Historical Archives entitled “With Wisdom and Vision: Alpha Bank 19th-21st Century” published on December 2015 and narrates the history of the Bank starting from the time when J.F. Costopoulos embarked on his commercial ventures in the 19th century until the present day. The Publication includes rich and unpublished photographic material taken for its most part from the Alpha Bank Historical Archives, while material from other organisations, banks or foundations, public and private, has been drawn upon as well.
• The Publication entitled “A . Tassos , 1914-1985” issued on the occasion of the A . Tassos retrospective exhibition mounted at the Benaki Museum (Pireos Street Building ) from 30 November 2015 to 31 January 2016 and presents the most significant and characteristic works that determined his course, as well as inaccessible works recently brought to light by research, us until now they were either known only by the relevant literature or hidden. Includes texts by Konstantinos Papachristou , Irene Orati, Dimitris Pavlopoulos , Annie Malama and Despoina Tsourgianni. The chronology was compiled by Dimitris Pavlopoulos and the bibliography by Maria Vosika.
• The Publication “GREEK COLONISATION: New Data, Current Approaches” includes the Proceedings of the same title Scientific Meeting, organised by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection in the context of the exhibition “The Europe of Greece: Colonies and Coins from the Alpha Bank Collection”, was held on February 6, 2015. The publication includes thirteen papers on the Greek Colonisation written by historians, archaeologists and experts in numismatics from Greece, Italy, Ukraine and Australia.
Publications of Alpha Bank are available in the "ALPHA BANK - CULTURE" store.