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Ioannes Polemis

Professor of Byzantine Literature


Faculty of Philology, Department of Byzantine Philology and Folkloristics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 157 84 Ilissia, Athens, Hellas.

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Curriculum Vitae

He was born in Athens in 1966. He studied Classics at the Department of Philology of the University of Athens, where he was a student of Athanasios Kominis and Constantine Manaphis. His dissertation dealt with the life and works of Theophanes of Nicaea. He focusses on Middle and Late Byzantine literature.

Ἐπιλογὴ μονογραφιῶν:

1. Theophanes of Nicaea: His Life and Works, (Österreichische Akademie der

Wissenschaften, Wiener Byzantinistische Studien Band XX), Wien 1996

2. Theodori Dexii, Opera Omnia (Corpus Christianorum, Series Graeca 55),

Leuven University Press 2003

3. Theologica varia inedita saeculi XIV (Corpus Christianorum, Series

Graeca 76), Turnhout, Brepols Publishers 2012

4. Theodori Metochitae, Carmina (Corpus Christianorum, Series Graeca 83),

Turnhout, Brepols Publishers 2015

5. Theodore Metochites, Poems. Introduction, translation and notes (Corpus

Christianorum in Translation 26), Turnhout, Brepols Publishers 2017

6. (Μὲ τὸν A. Kaldellis), Psellos and the Patriarchs, Letters and Funeral

Orations for Keroullarios, Leichoudes and Xiphilinos, University of Notre

Dame Press, Indiana 2015

7. Θεοφάνους Νικαίας, Ἀπόδειξις ὅτι ἐδύνατο ἐξ ἀιδίου γεγενῆσθαι τὰ ὄντα

καὶ ἀνατροπὴ ταύτης. Εἰσαγωγή, κείμενο, μετάφραση (Corpus Philosophorum

Medii Aevi Χ), Ἀθήνα, Ἀκαδημία Ἀθηνῶν 2000

8. Michael Psellus, Orationes Funebres, vol. I (Bibliotheca Scriptorum

Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana), Berlin/Boston, De Gruyter 2014