Byzantine Art Lecture by Maria Panayotidi

Tue November 18th 2008, 5:00pm
Event Sponsor
Department of Art & Art History; sponsored by the Onassis Foundation, USA; co-hosted by the Department of Classics and the Medieval Studies Program
Nathan Cummings Art Building, AR2
Free and open to the public
Byzantine Art Lecture by Maria Panayotidi

Twelfth-Century Paintings in Cyprus and the Problem of Local Workshops, a lecture by Maria Panayotidi, Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology, University of Athens, Greece Having gone through all the steps of Greece's academic hierarchy, beginning in 1983, Professor Maria Panayotidi was elected full professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology at the University of Athens in 1999. She has presented research papers in many international congresses in Greece and overseas, and given talks in her field on numerous occasions. She has also published a significant number of papers that deal with Byzantine painting, sculpture, architecture and ceramics. Between 1977 and 1983, she did field research at Mani. Since 1985 she has co-directed excavations at Kardamaina (ancient Alassarna), on the island of Kos, at the site of the Apollo sanctuary. Since 1997, Professor Panayotidi has also co-directed the Hellenic Archaeological Mission at Mount Sinai.

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