Byzantine Studies Fellows, 2012/13

Fellows in Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, Fellowship Reports, and Visiting Scholars.

Byzantine Fellows, Academic Year 2012/13 and Fall 2012Visiting Scholar

Ioli Kalavrezou (Harvard University)


Julian Baker (Spring), Money in Constantinople, the Sea of Marmara, and the Northeast Aegean during the Fourteenth Century

Floris Bernard, Playfulness and Wit in Byzantine Letter Writing (Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries)

Grigory Kessel, Syriac Monastic Anthologies: Reception and Transmission of Syriac and Greek Monastic Literature

Ralph-Johannes Lilie (Spring), Byzantine Historiography: Caught Between Literary Ambition and the Demands of Scholarship?

Robert Ousterhout, Rethinking Byzantine Cappadocia

Rossitza Schroeder (Fall), Image and Audience in the Ancillary Spaces of Monastic Churches in Late Byzantium

Junior Fellows

Rebecca Darley, Indo-Byzantine Exchange (Fourth to Eighth Centuries): A Global History

Beatrice Daskas, See Something, Say Something? Toward a New Reading of Mesarites’ Description of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople

Andrei Gandila, Marginal Money: Coins, Frontiers, and Barbarians in Early Byzantium (6th–7th Centuries)

Nicholas Marinides, Byzantine Lay Piety, ca. 600–730

Alberto Rigolio (Fall), Cross-fertilizing Worlds: Schools and Monasteries in the Early Byzantine Period

William R. Tyler Fellows

Merih Danali, Negotiating Self-Representation and Cultural Identity: Artistic and Cultural Responses to the Byzantine-Ottoman Encounter (1300–1453)

Saskia Dirkse, Asceticism, Orality, and Textual Transmission in the Spiritual Meadow of John Moschus

Jakub Kabala, Frontier Spaces: Eastern Europe, ca. 750–900

Summer Fellows

Patrick Andrist, Critical Edition with Commentary of the Dialogue of Athanasius and Zacchaeus

Massimo Bernabò, The Illustrations of the Arabic Gospels of Infancy (Firenze, Biblioteca Laurenziana cod. Orientale 387)

Matthew Briel, Translation and Commentary of George-Gennadios Scholarios's Tracts on Predetermination

Krzysztof Domżalski, A New Look at the History and Material Culture of the Pontic Region in the Early Byzantine Period: The Evidence of Fine Pottery

Heather Hunter-Crawley, A Sensory Archaeology of the Riha Hoard

Robert Kitchen, Ethiopian Monastic Translation: Dadisho Qatraya from Syriac to Ge’ez

Manuela Studer-Karlen, Byzantine Church Iconographic Programs and the Liturgy: The Case of Christ Anapeson

Jeffrey Walker, The Rhetoric of the Ant: Joseph Rhakendytes’ Synopsis of Rhetoric


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