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Dimitrios Mantzilas

  • PhD in Latin Literature

    Research interests

    MagicReligionEtruscologyGreek and Latin Literature

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    CURRICULUM VITAE Family Name: Mantzilas First Name: Dimitrios Date of birth: February 11, 1972 Address: Pytheou 56, 11743, Athens, Greece Telephone: ++30-210-92 22 256 (home) / ++30-6944750973 (cell) E-mail: dmantzilas@yahoo.gr, mantzilasdim@yahoo.gr Nationality: Greek Status: Currently Unemployed EDUCATION 1996-2000: PhD (Doctorat) in Latin Studies, University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). Supervisor: Jean-Marie André. Dissertation Title: Les Divinités dans l’œuvre poétique d’Ovide (“Divinities in Ovid’s Poetic Work”). Examiners: Jacqueline Champeaux (Paris IV), Helen Karamalengou (Athens), Yves Lehmann (Strasbourg), Carlos Lévy (Val de Marne). Comment: Très Honorable avec Félicitations (Very Honourable, with Congratulations). 1995-6: Master’s (D. E. A.) in Latin Studies, University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). Master’s Thesis: Les Grandes Divinités Féminines dans les Métamorphoses d’Ovide (The Great Female Divinities in Ovid’s Metamorphoses). Examiners: Jean-Marie André & Jacqueline Champeaux (Paris IV). Grade: Très Bien (16/20). 1990-4: B.A., National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Philology. Department of Classical Philology. Grade 8.00/ 10. 1989-90: University of Crete, Department of Primary Education. (Certificate of Attendance -16 Courses) ADDITIONAL TRAINING (Indicative Selection) 2012: “Religione, Arte e Società in Etruria e nell’Italia Preromana”, Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Corso di Etruscologia e Antichità Italiche (July 4-11). [21 sessions] 2012: “The Profession of the Translator”, Directorate General for Translation of the European Commission, October 17 [one-day conference]. 2011: “New Challenges in Education: The Philologist of Tomorrow”, University of Athens, January, 22 [one-day conference] 2010-2011: “Archaeology and History of Art of Ancient Rome” (Archaeological Association of Athens) [16 sessions]. 2004: “Education of Emigrant or Repatriate pupils in Multiethnic Schools” (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy, and Psychology) [5 sessions]. 1995-9: 13 Annual Seminars in Roman and Etruscan Religion, Etruscology, Roman Medicine, Roman Egypt, Palaeography and Epigraphy, Modern Greek Literature. 1993-4: Seminars on Latin Literature, Goulandri-Horn Foundation [6 sessions]. 1993: Symposium on Roman Poetry, City of Athens Cultural Centre (Πνευματικό Κέντρο Δήμου Αθηναίων). 1993: Attendance at the 5th Panhellenic Symposium of Latin Studies, “Imitation in Latin Literature”, November 5-7, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. 1985-6: “History of Art”, - City of Athens Cultural Centre (Πνευματικό Κέντρο Δήμου Αθηναίων). [Annual cycle of seminars] TEACHING EXPERIENCE A. AS ADJUNCT LECTURER (All courses were taught in Greek) I. Democritus University of Thrace (Faculty of Greek Philology & Faculty of History and Ethnology) 2012-3: -History of Latin Literature (genres, writers and works, survival of the Latin language through the ages) -Roman Novel (Petronius’ Satyricon, Apuleius’ Metamorphoses) 2011-2: -Roman Tragedy (Seneca’s Medea) -History of Latin Literature -Two Lectures (“Senecas’ Phoenissae” and “Horace, Epodon 5 and Latin Magic Literature) for postgraduate students (invited by the University) 2010-1: -History of Latin Literature -Anthology of Roman Historiography (Livy, Sallust, Tacite, Cornelius Nepos, Julius Caesar, Auguste, Pliny the Younger, Valerius Maximus) -Supervision of over 80 undergraduate essays II. University of Patras (Faculty of Philology) 2010-1: -Latin Historiography: Silver Age (Tacitus, Suetonius, Pliny the Younger, Velleius Paterculus, Valerius Maximus, Allia Potestas, Laudatio Matidiae) 2009-2010: -Latin Epic Poetry: Virgil’s Aeneis 2008-9: -Latin Historiography: Golden Age (Cornelius Nepos, Julius Caesar, Augustus, Livy, Sallust) 2007-8: -Latin Historiography: Golden Age -Latin Drama (Seneca’s Phaedra, Plautus’ Mostellaria) -Latin Satire (Ennius, Lucilius, Varro, Horace, Juvenal, Martial, Seneca, Persius) 2006-7: -Latin Rhetoric (Cicero, In Catilinam I) -Latin Thematography -Latin Drama (Seneca’s Phaedra) -Latin Philosophical Texts (Cicero’s, Somnium Scipionis, Seneca’s, Ad Marciam de Consolatione, Boethius’, De consolatione Philosophiae) 2005-6: -Latin Thematography -Latin Drama (Seneca’s Phaedra) -Latin Novel (Petronius’ Satyricon, Apuleius’ Metamorphoses) 2004-5: Latin Novel (as above) -Latin Satire (as above) -Latin Philosophical Texts (as above) -Supervision of 21 B. A. essays and over 200 undergraduate essays III. University of Ioannina (Faculty of Philology & Faculty of History and Archaeology) 2008-9: -Anthology of Roman Historiography (Livy, Sallust, Tacitus, Cornelius Nepos, Julius Caesar, Augustus, Pliny the Younger, Valerius Maximus) -Latin Language-Thematography 2007-8: -Anthology of Roman Historiography -Anthology of Latin Poetry [the poems varied each year] (Avienus, Varro, Catullus, Ovid, Horace, Statius, Martial, Nemesianus, Phaedrus, Aetna, Copa, Ausonius, Dracontius, Fortunatus) -Latin Language-Thematography 2006-7: -Anthology of Roman Historiography -Anthology of Latin Poetry 2005-6: -Anthology of Roman Historiography -Anthology of Latin Poetry -Latin Language-Thematography 2004-5: -Anthology of Roman Historiography -Anthology of Latin Poetry -Supervision of over 50 undergraduate essays B. As Collaborator/Researcher/Professor 2003-4: Programme for teaching Modern Greek to foreigners and repatriates, University of Athens (Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy, and Psychology). C. As Organiser /Professor 1995-9: Modern Greek for Foreigners (Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced Level), Fondation Hellénique (Université de Paris). [Teacher for 4 years- In charge of the courses in 1998-9] 1989-5: Private lessons (Ancient & Modern Greek, Latin, French, Italian). LIST OF PUBLICATIONS I. PhD Dissertation Les Divinités dans l’œuvre poétique d’Ovide, Paris, 2000 (969 pages) / Lille: Α.Ν.R.T., 2002 (= Université de Lille III, collection «Thèse à la carte»-724 pages). [Citations: J. Troutier, La sacralisation de la propriété foncière. Le phénomène et ses manifestations chez les poètes de l’époque augustéenne, Diss. Univ. de France-Comté, 2009; C. Marangoni, «Di come Ovidio sia andato alla festa di Anna Perenna assieme a Virgilio», CentoPagine, I, 2007, 1-7] II. Books 1. Cicero, The Dream of Scipio (Somnium Scipionis): Translation and Commentary [Μάρκου Τύλλιου Κικέρωνα, Το Όνειρο του Σκιπίωνα: Μετάφραση-Σχόλια], Athens: Grigoris Publications, 2005. 206 pages. In Greek. 2. Plautus, The “Haunted” House (Mostellaria). First Volume: Introduction-Text-Translation-Commentary [Πλαύτος, Το «Στοιχειωμένο» Σπίτι (Mostellaria). Τόμος Ι: Εισαγωγή-Κείμενο-Μετάφραση-Σχόλια], Ioannina: Carpe Diem Publications, 2013 (forthcoming). III. Chapters and Contributions to Edited Volumes 1. “Form and Content of Epigrams” [«Μορφή και περιεχόμενο των επιγραμμάτων»] and “Epigrams 33-4, 42-5 Pfeiffer” [«Επιγράμματα 33-4, 24-5 Pfeiffer»], in F. Pagonari-Antoniou, Callimachus’ Epigrams [Φ. Παγωνάρη-Αντωνίου, Καλλιμάχου, Επιγράμματα], Athens: Kardamitsa Editions, 1997, pp 47-52 248-254 & 288-309. [Reviews: J. Declerck, Scriptorium (BC), 1998, p. 1• G. Giangrande, Habis, XXX, 1998, p. 429-433 & B. Spinola, CR, XLIX, 2, 1999, p. 561]. 2. Translation of Greek and Latin poems in B. & M. Overbeck, Οἴνου σφραγίς. Dionysus and his World on Ancient Signets [Οἴνου σφραγίς. Ο Διόνυσος και ο κόσμος του στους αρχαίους σφραγιδόλιθους. Greek translation by F. Orfanidou], Athens: Ktema Chatzimichalis, 2005, p. 49, 57, 60, 62, 94, 102, 106, 112, 114, 116, 118, 122, 129. 3. Latin terminology in Κ. Ν. Anagnostopoulos (ed.), Pindar’s, Olympian Odes. From the Codices 1062 and 1081 of the Greek National Library [Πινδάρου, Ολυμπιόνικοι: Από τους κώδικες 1062 και 1081 της Εθνικής Βιβλιοθήκης της Ελλάδος], Athens: ΕΛ. ΤΑ. (Hellenic Post), 2005, passim. 4. Contribution to E. Fili (ed.), La Fondation Hellénique dans la Cité Universitaire de Paris [Το Ελληνικό Ίδρυμα στη Διεθνή Πανεπιστημιούπολη στο Παρίσι. Τόπος ζωής-Τόπος Μνήμης. Μαρτυρίες Φοιτητικών Χρόνων], Fondation Hellénique, 2007. IV. Articles in Journals 1. “Intertextuality, Language Experimentation and Ludus in Laevius’ Erotopaegnia”, Rhodope {Ροδόπη] 2 (forthcoming) 2. “Receptions and Genre Cross-reference in Alcestis Barcinonensis”, Graeco-Latina Brunensia, 16, 2 (2011) 61-90. Peer reviewed. 3. “Commentary on Carmina Burana 75: Receptions, Motifs, Words, and Images” [«Σχόλια στo Carmen Βuranum 75. Επιρροές, μοτίβα, λέξεις και εικόνες»], Dodone: Philologia [Δωδώνη: Φιλολογία] 36 (2007-8) 97-132. 4. “From the Origins of Roman Music to the Medieval Treatises (1st century B. C.-11th Century A. D.)” [«Από τις απαρχές της ρωμαϊκής μουσικής στις μεγάλες θεωρητικές πραγματείες (1ος αιώνας π. Χ.-11ος αιώνας. μ. Χ.)»], Musicologia [Μουσικολογία] 19 (2007) 182-216. 5. “The Roman Divinity Rumina: her Hypostases, Ficus Ruminalis, the She-wolf and the other Divinities” [«Η Ρωμαϊκή θεά Rumina: οι υποστάσεις της, η Ficus Ruminalis, η λύκαινα και οι άλλες θεότητες»], Archaiognosia [Αρχαιογνωσία] 14 (2006) 31-58. Peer reviewed. 6. “Specialised Roman Divinities: from the Conception of the Foetus to Puberty” [«Εξειδικευμένες ρωμαϊκές θεότητες: από τη σύλληψη του εμβρύου μέχρι και την εφηβική ηλικία»], Dodone: Philologia [Δωδώνη: Φιλολογία] 35 (2006) 91-103. 7. “The Characters’ Names in Plautus’ Mostellaria” [«Tα ονόματα των προσώπων στην κωμωδία Mostellaria του Πλαύτου»], Dodone: Philologia [Δωδώνη: Φιλολογία] 34 (2005) 157-181. V. Unedited B. A. Essays 1. “Carmina Burana Amatoria 56 & 75” (B. A. Dissertation). Supervisors: Stella Priovolou-Maria Kikilia. 2. “Sexual Vocabulary in Herodas’ Mimes and the Aesop Romance” [Το απόκρυφο λεξιλόγιο στους Μίμους του Ηρώνδα και τη Μυθιστορία του Αισώπου]. Supervisor: Ioannis-Theophanis Papadimitriou. 3. “Sexual Vocabulary in Aristophanes’ Comedies” [Το απόκρυφο λεξιλόγιο στις κωμωδίες του Αριστοφάνη]. Supervisor: Vasileios Mandilaras. 4. “Ancient Greek Poetesses: Sappho, Corinna, Praxilla, Myrtis, Telesilla” {Αρχαίες Ελληνίδες ποιήτριες: Σαπφώ, Κόριννα, Πράξιλλα, Μύρτιδα, Τελέσιλλα]. Supervisor: Andreas Voscos. 5. “Three Poems of Romos Philyras” [Τρία ποιήματα του Ρώμου Φιλύρα]. Supervisor: Stephanos Dialysmas. CONFERENCE PAPERS (Selection) 1. “Voluntary and Involuntary Sacrifice: Alcestis in Alcestis Barcinonensis and Iphigenia in Orestes Tragoedia”, 5th International Congress of Greek Culture: “The Myth as a Form of Power, Creativity, and Cultural Revival”, Soufli, September 7-9, 2012. Οrganisation: Ekataios (Greec Culturalist Union) & Hellenic Open University. Publication pending in the conference Proceedings. 2. “From Plautian Aulularia to the Anonymous Querolus and Vitalis Blesensis’ Aulularia” [«Από την πλαυτιανή Aulularia στον ανώνυμο Querolus και την Aulularia του Vitalis Blesensis»], 9th Panhellenic Symposium of Latin Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Greek Philology, Athens, May 19-22, 2011. Publication pending in the conference Proceedings with a new title: “Receptions of Plautian Aulularia: Querolus, Vitalis Blesensis and Joannes Burmeister” [«Προσλήψεις της πλαυτιανής Aulularia: Querolus, Vitalis Blesensis και Joannes Burmeister»]. 3. “Intertextuality, Language Experimentation and Ludus in Laevius’ Erotopaegnia”, ΜΟΥΣΑ ΠΑΙΖΕΙ. Greek and Latin Technopaegnia, Acrostichs, Riddles, Metrical Curiosities, Poetic Puns etc., Institute of Classical Studies, University of Warsaw, May 4-7, 2011 [Citation: J. T. Katz, «The Muse at Play: an Introduction», in J. Kwapisz-D. Petrain-N. Szymanski, The Muse at Play: Riddles and Wordplay in Greek and Latin Poetry, Berlin, 2012, p. 16, n. 44]. 4. “Receptions and Genre Cross-reference in Alcestis Barcinonensis”, Literary Crossroads. International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Literature, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, September 19-22, 2010. 5. “Sorceries and Transformations of Medea (Ovid., Met., VII, 1-424)” [«Μαγγανείες και μετασχηματισμοί της Μήδειας (Οβιδίου, Μεταμορφώσεις, VII, 1-424)»], 1st Annual Symposium of the Society of Postgraduate Students and PhD Students of the Faculty of Philology at Ioannina, May 15-6, 2010. Publication pending in the conference Proceedings. 6. “Evolution and Survival of Latin: Neo-Latin, Romanic and International Auxiliary Languages” [«Μετεξελίξεις και επιβιώσεις της Λατινικής: Νεολατινικά, ρωμανικές και διεθνείς βοηθητικές γλώσσες»], 6th Annual Meeting of Linguistics, May 22, 2009, University of Ioannina, Department of Linguistics. Publication pending in the digitalised conference Proceedings. 7. “The Cult of Syrian Deities in Rome” [«Η λατρεία των Συριακών θεοτήτων στη Ρώμη»], “Multiculturalism in Rome”, 8th Panhellenic Symposium of Latin Studies, Democritus University of Thrace, Faculty of Greek Philology, Komotini, May 2-5, 2007. Under publication in the Proceedings, p. 78-88. 8. “Carmina Burana Veris et Amoris 75: Imitation and Originality” [«Carmina Burana Veris et Amoris (αριθμ. 75): Μίμηση και Πρωτοτυπία»], 6th Symposium of Classical Studies, University of Ioannina, Department of Classical Philology, May 18, 2007. 9. “Specialised Roman Divinities: from the Conception of the Foetus to Puberty” [«Εξειδικευμένες ρωμαϊκές θεότητες: από τη σύλληψη του εμβρύου μέχρι και την εφηβική ηλικία»], 5th Symposium of Classical Studies, University of Ioannina, Department of Classical Philology, May 29, 2006.. 10. “The Characters’ Names in Plautus’ Mostellaria” [«Tα ονόματα των προσώπων στη Mostellaria του Πλαύτου»], 4th Symposium of Classical Studies, University of Ioannina, Department of Classical Philology, May 26-7, 2005.. 11. * “Mater Matuta’s Double Aspect (Auroral and Kourotrophos) and Iconography”, Primer encuentro nacional de Iconografia en el mundo antiguo: La sociedad a través de la imagen, Facultad de Geografia e Historia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, April 15-7, 2010 (I was invited but was unable to attend). 12. * “The Sun, the Moon and the Stars in Roman Religion, and their Impact on the Roman Calendar”, “Living the Lunar Calendar: Time, Text and Tradition”, Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem and Qumran, 30th January-1st February 2010. (I was invited but was unable to attend). AWARDS 2008: Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of Slovenia (Summer course in language and culture). 1998: The Hellenic Union of Literary Translators Award (First Price) for the translation of Callimachus’ Epigrams, a joint project undertaken by Athens University graduates (Athens, 1997). 1995-9: Stipendiary postgraduate scholarship awarded by the State Scholarships Foundation, Greece (I. K. Y.). 1990: Stipendiary undergraduate scholarship awarded for academic performance by the State Scholarships Foundation, Greece (I. K. Y.). MEMBERSHIPS-CONSULTANCY SERVICE 2011-: Member of the Hellenic Humanistic Society (Ελληνική Ανθρωπιστική Εταιρεία). 2011: Anonymous reviewer for the scientific journal “Traditio”. 2011-2: Member of the Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies. 2010-2: Member of the SSCIP (The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past) 1995-1999: Member of the Association des Etudiants Hellènes de Paris (Ένωσις των εν Παρισίοις Ελλήνων Φοιτητών). LECTURES ORGANISED (As Co-organiser) 1999: Poetry evening and lecture concerning the poet Nikos Kavvadias («Fête des Nations de la Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris»). [Speakers: Guy (Michel) Saunnier (Université de Paris-IV, U. F. R. de Grec), Michelle Barbe (Docteur ès lettres modernes)]. 1998: Poetry evening and lecture concerning the poet Dionysios Solomos (Fête des Nations de la C.I.U.P.) [Speaker: Papagiotis Moullas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)]. 1997: Poetry evening and lecture concerning the poet Odysseas Elytis [Speakers: Postgraduate Students at Paris IV University (U. F. R. de Grec)]. ACTIVITIES (AMONG OTHERS) 2000-2002: Work for the 3rd Programme (Greek State Radio) as a proceedingser on scientific programmes. 1995-1999: Librarian at the Fondation Hellénique Library in Paris and member of the team «Ex-libris», which worked to reconstruct and enrich the library. 1998-1999: Member of the Cité Universitaire’s Council of Administration (Conseil d’Administration) in Paris. 1997-1998: President of the Fondation Hellénique’s Residents’ Committee (Comité des Résidents) in Paris. 1996-1997: Fondation Hellénique’s Culture Delegate (Délégué Culturel), organising cultural events of Greek and French interest and educational tours. 1991-5: Guide, tour escort and travel company courier for various travel companies. 1983-: Member of various choirs. 1981-8: Piano and harmonium studies. LANGUAGES French [C2+], Italian [C1-C2], English [C1-C2], Portuguese, Spanish [C1], German, Dutch [B2], Swedish, Norwegian [B1], Serbian-Croatian, Slovene [A2], Turkish, Danish [A1], Hebrew, Icelandic [A1-]