Associate Professor

School of History and Archaeology

Office 422

Short CV Presentation
Maria Kantirea is Associate Professor of Roman History at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 2019. Between 2004 and 2018, she was successively Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Ancient History at the University of Cyprus. Two main research projects are in progress: the Epigraphy of the Constructions in the Eastern Roman Provinces (EpiCor) and the edition of the alphabetic inscriptions of Cyprus in the Inscriptiones Graecae (IG XV) in collaboration with the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (co-editor D. Summa).
1995 - 2003

Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University

1995–2003 PhD thesis: Le culte impérial en Achaïe sous les Julio-claudiens et les Flaviens (supervisor Prof. M. Christol)

1994 - 1995

Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University

1994–1995 DEA (Master)

1988 - 1992

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Department of History and Archaeology

1988–1992 Bachelor

Professional Experience
2019 - 2024

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

2019–today Associate Professor of Roman History

2004 - 2018

University of Cyprus

2004–2018 Lecturer, Assistant and Associate Professor of Ancient History

2003 - 2003

Centre of Greek and Roman Antiquity (The National Hellenic Research Foundation)

2003 Research Assistant

1998 - 1999

Foundation of the Hellenic World

1998–1999 Researcher

1993 - 1998

Centre of Greek and Roman Antiquity (The National Hellenic Research Foundation)

1993–1998 Research Assistant (as scholarship holder)


IG XV.2.1. Inscriptiones Cypri alphabeticae. Inscriptiones Cypri orientalis

M. Kantirea, D. Summa



Οι Επιγραφές του Κυπριακού Μουσείου. Στιγμιότυπα της Ιστορίας της Αρχαίας Κύπρου

M. Kantirea



Les dieux et les dieux Augustes. Le culte impérial en Grèce sous les Julio-claudiens et les Flaviens : études épigraphiques et archéologiques

M. Kantirea



Roman Peloponnese. I. Roman Personal Names in their Social Context

A. Rizakis, S. Zoumbaki, M. Kantirea



Building Epigraphy in the Roman East

Inscriptions attesting building activities in the eastern Roman provinces

Inscriptiones Graecae (IG XV.2.1-4)

Edition of the inscriptions of Cyprus

Research Interests
Greek and Latin Epigraphy Topography and Monuments History of Ancient Cyprus Cult of the Monarch Prosopography

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