Athens, 1930

Foreign member

Department of Historical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Foreign member since 2 November 2006

Field of study
Christian archaeology, history of art

BA, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Athens; PhD, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Professor: The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1976‒1987); University of Athens (1987‒1997); head of the Department of Archaeology and the History of Art of the Faculty of Philosophy in Athens; retired (2006)

Membership of other academies
Academy of Athens, member (2000‒); president (2007)

Membership of specialist associations
Archaeological Society at Athens; Reading Society of Corfu, honorary member;  Sicilian Institute for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies „Bruno Lavagninи“; Christian Archaeological Society (Athens); Greek Committee for Byzantine Studies; Committee of Greek Studies for Southeast Europe; Society for Macedonian Studies; Greek Society for the Protection of Natur;  Institute for Balkan Studies (Thessaloniki, board member 1981‒1989)

Awards and recognitions
Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity of the third class (Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana);
Honorary doctorate,  Democritus University of Thrace