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University of Cyprus
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early modern intellectual history, book history, Italian Renaissance, French Renaissance, humanism, Greek humanism, early printed books in Greek, Reformation, wars of religion, history of political thought
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About Me
Studied in Athens, Greece (Degree in History and Archaeology). Postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh (MSc by Research, History; PhD in Early Modern European History). Taught at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Universal Short Title Catalogue research project (University of St Andrews, Book History Group, Later also Teaching Fellow at the same university, before coming to the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Cyprus (September 2011).
Research Interests:

Intellectual and cultural European history (15th to the 17th century); history of the book.
Renaissance and Reformation; Wars of Religion; political and moral implications of religious divisions; circulation of ideas and intellectual networks.
History of political thought; church-state relations, religious and political thought; interest in the classics in the 16th and the 17th centuries.
Recent Publications


  • with Malcolm Walsby (eds.) Documenting the early modern book world: inventories and catalogues in manuscript and print (Library of the Written Word; Leiden: Brill, 2013)

  • Responses to religious division, 1580-1620 ( St Andrews Studies in Reformation History; Leiden: Brill, 2017)

  • with Han Lamers (eds.) Receptions of Hellenism in Early Modern Europe (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming in 2018) [accepted for publication, final submission 30 August 2018]

Articles in Journals & Chapters in collected Editions

‘Public and Private, Ethics and Politics in the Constantia and the Politica of Justus Lipsius’; Renaissance Studies; vol. 26 (2012), pp. 345-64. [DOI: 10.1111/j.1477-4658.2011.00725.x]

‘Printers of the Greek Classics in the 16th century and Market Distribution: the case of France and the Low Countries’, in R. Kirwan and S. Mullins (eds.) Specialist Markets in Early Modern Europe (Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015), pp. 275-93.

‘Constructions of Hellenism through editorial and teaching choices: the case of Adrien de Turnèbe (1512-65)’; International Journal for the Classical Tradition (published on-line on 14 June 2018; [DOI: 10.1007/s12138-018-0470-1])           

In Print:

‘Popularising the classics: the soul and its ascension in Pierre Charron’s De la Sagesse (1601/04), in E. Chayes (ed.), Renaissance et Ascensions de l’Âme (Paris: Classiques Garnier, forthcoming in 2018)

Under Review:

‘The early Greek Church Fathers in Print: Aspects of their Printing History and Reception, ca. 1450-1600’ (submitted in November 2017)

Media Coverage
Country Focus
France, Italy, Low Countries, British Isles
Expertise by Geography
France, Netherlands, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Pre-17th century
Expertise by Topic
Book History, Higher Ed, Libraries & Archives, Pedagogy, Religion