Staff Directory

Miroslav Vasilev

DSC084333Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev

Scientific degree and current position:
Doctor of Philosophy, Assistant Professor

Areas of academic interest:
Ancient Macedonia, Ancient Thrace, Achaemenid Persia, Ancient Geography

Education and fellowships:

Education
2010 PhD thesis defence "Ancient Macedonians' and Thracians' dynastic homes till the middle of the 4th century BC"– Institute of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2006 Master's degree in Ancient History and Culture – Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2004 Bachelor's degree in History – Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Fellowships
2017–2018 IKY Modern Greek Language and Culture Scholarship
2016–2017 Onassis Postdoctoral Fellowship
2009 Research scholarship at the Hardt Foundation (Geneva)
2008 Research scholarship Hardt Foundation (Geneva)

Participation in scholarly projects:

Teaching:
2016–2017 Master's course Written Sources for the history of Macedonia (International Hellenic University – Thessaloniki, Greece)

Selected publications:

Books:
The Policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2015.

Papers:
‘Pseudo-Scymnus’ and Strabo’s Sources for Salmydessus’, Orbis Terrarum, 2019, 17, 241-304.

Articles:
1.‘Βόρυζα πόλις Ποντική’, in: The Black Sea in the Light of New Archaeological Data and Theoretical Approaches. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on the Black Sea in Antiquity held in Thessaloniki, 18-20 September 2015 (ed. M.Manoledakis). Archaeopress Archaeology, Oxford 2016, 99-118.
2.‘The Date of Herodotus’ Visit to Macedonia’, Ancient West and East, 2016, 15, 31-52.
3.‘The military-political campaign of Sitalces against Perdiccas II and the Chalcidians (431-429 B.C.)’, Ziva Antika, 2011, 61, 1-2, 15-38.

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