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Curriculum vitae of Demetrios Kyritses

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Name: Demetrios
Surname: Kyritses
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: History & Archaeology

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E-mail: kyritsis@uoc.gr

Address: University Campus Gallou, Rethymno, Postal Code 74100  

Tel.: ++28310 77353 

Fax: ++28310 77338   

Brief Biography

Demetrios Kyritses teaches Byzantine history at the Department of History and Archeology of the Univeristy of Crete. He studied at the University of Athens, the Sorbonne, and Harvard. His PhD dissertation (Harvard University, 1997) was entitled The Late Byzantine Aristocracy, 13th-early 14th Centuries. Since 2000, he teaches at the University of Crete, and also the Hellenic Open University. His research interests include the social and economic history of Byzantium, particularly during the late Byzantine period, agrarian history, history of the elites, gender history, etc.    

Articles

  • «The ‘Common Chrysobulls’ of Cities and the Pattern of Ownership in Late Byzantium», Symmeikta 1999, 229-245
  • «Κράτος και αριστοκρατία την εποχή του Ανδρονίκου Β΄: το αδιέξοδο της στασιμότητας» (“State and Aristocracy under Andronikos II: the Impasse of Stability”), Ο Μανουήλ Πανσέληνος και η εποχή του, Athens 1999, 17-194
  • (with K. Smyrlis) «Les villages du littoral égéen de l’ Asie Mineure au moyen âge» in J. Lefort, C. Morrisson, J.P. Sodini (edd.), Les villages dans l’empire byzantin, Réalités Byzantines 10, Paris 2005, 437-451
  • “Imperial Courts of Justice in Late Byzantium: Some Remarks”, in Fl. Evangelatou-Notara, Tr. Maniati-Kokkini (edd.), Κλητόριον εις μνήμην Νίκου Οικονομίδη, Thessalonica 2005
  • «Η Άλωση και το τέλος του βυζαντινού πολιτισμού» (“The Fall of Constantinople and the End of Byzantine Culture”), in T. Kiousopoulou (ed.), Η άλωση της Κωνσταντινούπολης και η μετάβαση από τους μεσαιωνικούς στους νεώτερους χρόνους, Herakleion 2005, 161-172