Christos Zafeiropoulos

Since 10/2018

PhD student (Byzantine Studies) at the Research Training Group 2304 “Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Cultures of War. Exchange, Differentiation and Reception”, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz.
Title of the dissertation: Byzantine Conception of the Empire's own fighters during the reign of the first palaeologan emperors (c. 1259-1328).

10/2014 - 06/2018

Master Studies in Byzantine History, Faculty of History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Master Thesis: Aspects of Michael VIII Palaeologus’s Diplomacy (1259-1282) (in Greek).
Supervisors: Associate Professor Sophia Mergiali-Sahas, Assistant Professor Triantaphyllitsa Maniati-Kokkini, Professor T. Kolias (Faculty of Philology).

09/2009 - 06/2014

Bachelor Degree in History and Archaeology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Bachelor Theses: 1. The Diplomatic Relations between the Byzantine Empire and the Holy See during the Reign of Michael VIII Palaeologus (1261-1282) (in Greek). Supervisor: Associate Professor Sophia Mergiali-Sahas.
2. The Contribution of Manuel Chrysoloras to the Early Italian Renaissance: His Teaching in Florence (1397-1400) (in Greek).
Supervisor: Associate Professor Sophia Mergiali-Sahas.

2009

High School Diploma, 2nd High School of Kaisariani, Athens, Greece.

 

 

Practical Experience

01-07/2016

Co-editor with Maria Alysandratou of the 3rd Newsletter of the Greek Committee of Byzantine Studies.
http://www.byzantinestudies.gr/en/newsletter/

07-08/2012

Librarian at the Municipal Library of Corinth. Internship funded by National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) 2007-2013.