Dr. Grigori Simeonov

Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik der Universität Wien

 

Born 1986 in Sofia (Bulgaria); BA in History (Sofia University, 2008), MA and DPhil in Byzantine Studies (2011 and 2019 respectively, both from the University of Vienna). The title of his thesis was: Everyday Life in Northern Macedonia, 11th-13th Century. He was a project assistant in the DFG Priority Programme 1630 Harbours from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages (2013-2018). His research in the Moving Byzantium Project (since September 2019) focuses on Valachian pastoralism in the Byzantine Empire, and the Episcopate of the Archbishopric of Ohrid, as well as the preparation of a sample database of out-migration from Byzantium, ca. 650-1025.

 

Research interests:

  • Byzantine Economic and Social History
  • Everyday Life in Byzantium
  • Byzantium and the Balkans
  • Church History
  • Maritime History

     

 

Publications (selection):

Simeonov, G., “The Region of the Danube Delta in the 7th-10th Centuries and the Case of the so Called Lykostomion Maritime Province”, in: Proceedings of the Conference "Seasides of Byzantium. Harbours and Anchorages of a Mediterranean Empire (forthcoming).

Simeonov, G., “Crossing the Straits in the Search for a Cure. Travelling to Constantinople in the Miracles of its Healer Saints”, in: Constantinople as Center and Crossroad, O. Heilo - I. Nilsson (eds.) (Transactions of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul 23), Istanbul (2019), pp. 34–54.

Simeonov, G., “Ceremonies by the Sea. Ships and Ports in Byzantine Imperial Display (4th–12th Centuries)”, in: C. von Carnap-Bornheim et al. (eds.), Harbours as Objects of Interdisciplinary Research – Archaeology + History + Geosciences. International Conference “Harbours as Objects of Interdisciplinary Research – Archaeology + History + Geosciences” at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel, 30.09.-3.10.2015, within the Framework of the Special Research Programme (DFG-SPP 1630) “Harbours from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages” (RGZM-Tagungen 34 = Interdisziplinäre Forschungen zu den Häfen von der Römischen Kaiserzeit bis zum Mittelalter in Europa 5), Mainz 2018, pp. 221–248 (together with Dominik Heher).

Simeonov, G., „Zur Topographie des Einzuges des Nikephoros Phokas in Konstantinopel 963“, in: Lebenswelten zwischen Archäologie und Geschichte. Festschrift für F. Daim zu seinem 65. Geburtstag, J. Drauschke et al. (eds.) (Monographien des RGZM 150/2), Mainz 2018, II, pp. 855–866.

Simeonov, G., „Der Hafen und die Anlegestellen des Hebdomon“, in: Die byzantinischen Häfen Konstantinopels, F. Daim (ed.) (Byzanz zwischen Orient und Okzident 4 = Interdisziplinäre Forschungen zu den Häfen von der Römischen Kaiserzeit bis zum Mittelalter in Europa 3), Mainz 2016, pp. 121–138.

W: https://univie.academia.edu/GrigoriSimeonov  

 

Contact:

E: grigori.simeonov@univie.ac.at  

A: Dr. Grigori Simeonov

Institut für Byzantinistik und Neogräzistik der Universität Wien

Universitätszentrum UZA 1

Augasse 2-6, Kern A

1090 Wien