Chrysovalantis Kyriacou

Χρυσοβαλάντης Κυριάκου

Chrysovalantis Kyriacou

PhD in History
Teaching Associate
  • Theological School of the Church of Cyprus
    1-7 Isocratous, 1016, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Tel.: 00357 22 443 055
  • Fax: 00357 22 443 050
  • Email: c.kyriakou@theo.ac.cy & Chrysovalantis.Kyriacou@hotmail.com

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Dr Chrysovalantis Kyriacou is Teaching Associate at the Theological School of the Church of Cyprus, specialising in the field of ecclesiastical history. He has taught Byzantine history as Teaching Associate at the University of Cyprus. Dr Kyriacou is Research Associate of the Hellenic Institute at Royal Holloway, University of London, the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation and the European University Cyprus. He has participated in conferences in Cyprus and abroad. He is author of the book Orthodox Cyprus under the Latins, 1191–1571: Society, Spirituality, and Identities (Lexington Books: New York–London, 2018).

Studies:

PhD in History, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2016

MA in Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2011

Degree in History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus, 2010

Research Interests:

History and culture of the Eastern Mediterranean: Historical development and cultural production of the Eastern Orthodox Church in Late Antiquity, Byzantium and the post-Byzantine period.

Ecclesiastical history of Cyprus from Late Antiquity to the Early Ottoman period.

Interdisciplinarity in the field of history. Identities, spirituality, ideologies

Selected Publications:

Orthodox Cyprus under the Latins, 1191–1571: Society, Spirituality, and Identities (Lexington Books: New York–London, 2018)

«Τὸ ἐκεῖσε δουλεύειν ἑλληνικόν: οι εκκλησιαστικές σχέσεις Κύπρου-Βυζαντίου στο λυκόφως της Βυζαντινής Αυτοκρατορίας (1261–1489)» / «“… and the Greek people there had become enslaved…”: ecclesiastical relations between Cyprus and Byzantium in the twilight of the Byzantine Empire (1261–1489)», Παλαιολόγειες αντανακλάσεις στην τέχνη της Κύπρου (1261–1489) / Palaeologan Reflections in the Art of Cyprus (1261–1489), ed. I. Eliades (Archbishop Makarios III Foundation: Nicosia, 2019), 24-31.

«Βυζαντινή Κύπρος ΙΙ: Μέση Βυζαντινή Περίοδος (649–1191)», Ιστορία της Κύπρου, vol. 2, ed. S. Neocleous (Ecumenical Hellenism Foundation: Athens, 2018), 3-33.

«Spirituality and hexis: tracing the Christian habitus in the basilicas of Early Byzantine Cyprus», Church Building in Cyprus (4th–7th centuries): A mirror of intercultural contacts in the Eastern Mediterranean, Schriften des Instituts für Interdisziplinäre Zypern-Studien, vol. 12, ed. M. Horster–D. Nicolaou–S. Rogge (Waxmann: Münster–Νέα Υόρκη, 2018), 29-43.