Ilias Evangelou has studied theology and history in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has continued his postgraduate studies in the same University and he has specialised in the history of the medieval Slavic literature. He took courses of Bulgarian and old Slavonic language and literature in the University “Sv. Kliment Ohridski” of Sofia (1997 – 1999). He submitted his Doctoral Thesis in the School of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on the subject: “The translation of the Life of Basil the Younger in the frames of the apocryphal Bulgarian literature in the 13th and 14th century” in 2002. Ηe is Assistant Professor in the School of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 2011. His main field of interest is the ecclesiastical literature and intercultural relations between Greeks and Slavs.
Main publications are: Linguistic and Ecclesiastical Reforms in Bulgaria in the 14th Century. The Contribution of the Patriarch of Bulgaria Euthymius, [Ελληνισμός και Κόσμος των Σλάβων, 3, University Studio Press] Thessaloniki 2002 (pages 180), The Elevated and Apocryphal Bulgarian Literature in the Middle Age. The Case of the Life Basil the Younger, [Ελληνισμός και Κόσμος των Σλάβων, 9, University Studio Press] Thessaloniki 2007 (pages 250), Hesychasm in the World of the Southern Slavs in the 14th Century. Its Impact on Their Cultural, Ecclesiastical and Political Life, [Published by P. Pournaras] Thessaloniki 2010 (pages 330), Slavia Orthodoxa. Sections in the intellectual and cultural History of the Orthodox Slavic World, [Published by Vanias] Thessaloniki 2011 (pages 294) and in cooperation with Professor I. Tarnanidis, Medieval Literature of the Slavs. History and Evolution, [Published by Kyriakidis Brothers s.a.] Thessaloniki 2013 (pages 517).
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