Rengakos Antonios

Antonios Rengakos
Academy Member

Biographical note

Ancient Greek Philology   (2011)

He studied classics at the University of Freiburg (B.A. 1979, Ph.D. 1982, Habilitation 1991). He has taught at the Universities of Vienna (1994-1995) and Freiburg (1991-1997). Since 1997 he is Professor of Ancient Greek Philology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His research interests include Homer, Greek historiography and Hellenistic poetry (5 books, 40 articles authored, 37 volumes (co-)edited). He is co-editor (with F. Montanari) of the series Τrends in Classics Supplementary Volumes and the journal Trends in Classics (Berlin, Walter de Gruyter), and member of the scientific board of the journals Wiener Studien, Rivista di Filologia e d'Istruzione classica, Eikasmos. Since 2006 he is Director of the Linguistics Department of the Centre for the Greek Language in Thessaloniki. He is also a member of the Board of the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece (MIET) and since 2016 a corresponding member of the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften (Philosophical-Historical Section).


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