Pachis Panayotis

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Dept A: Biblical Studies and Study of Religion(s)
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Pananyotis Pachis is a Professor of Scientific Study of Religion at the Faculty of Theology of Aristotle  of Thessaloniki, Greece. He studies at the Faculty of Theology of Aristotle  of Thessaloniki, Greece, University of Tübingen, Germany and Sapeienza Rome, Italy. He teaches Method and Theory for the  Scientific Study of Religion(s) and Religion and Cults of the ancient World (Greece,Rome and  Graeco-Roman Age). Selected publications: P.Pachis, 2003. Ίσις Καρποτόκος, vol. Ι: Οικουμένη. Προλεγόμενα στον συγκρητισμό των ελληνιστικών χρόνων, Θεσσαλονίκη: Vanias Editions.  L.H. Martin – P. Pachis (eds.), 2003. Theoretical Frameworks for the Study of Graeco - Roman Religion. Adjunct Proceedings of the XVIIIth Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, Durban, South Africa, 2000, Thessaloniki: University Studio Press. L. H. Martin –P. Pachis (eds.), 2004. Hellenisation, Empire and Globalisation: Lessons from Antiquity, Thessaloniki: Vanias Editions, 2004 = London: Equinox Publishing 2004. L. H. Martin -  P. Pachis, 2009. Imagistic Traditions in the Graeco-Roman World: A Cognitive Modeling of History of Religions Research, Thessaloniki: Vanias Editions, 2009 = London: Equinox Publishing 2009. (2010). P. Pachis, 2010. Η λατρεία της Ίσιδας και του Σάραπι. Από την τοπική στην οικουμενική κοινωνία, Θεσσαλονίκη : Barbounakis Pubications. P. Pachis, 2010. Οι ανατολικές λατρείες της ελληνορωμαϊκής εποχής. Συμβολή στην Ιστορία και τη Μεθοδολογία της Έρευνας, Thessaloniki: Barbounakis Publications. P. Pachis, 2010.  Religion and Politics in the Graeco-Roman World: Redescribing the Isis-Sarapis Cult, Thessaloniki: Barbounakis Publications, 2010 = London: Equinox Publishing, 2010. P. Pachis – D. Wiebe (eds.), 2010.  Chasing Down Religion: In the Sights of History and the Cognitives Studies. Essays in Honor of L. H. Martin, Thessaloniki: Barbounakis Publications = London: Equinox Publishing, 2012. P. Pachis, (2012). “‘Inducting in the mystery’ of ‘star-talk’: The case of Isis cult during the Graeco-Roman Age,” (special issue on  Connecting History, Astrology and Cognition: Roger Beck’s The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire, edited by Aleš Chalupa), 7,1: 79-118. P. Pachis, in preparation. “Data from Dead Minds? Dream and Healing in the Isis/Sarapis Cult During the Graeco-Roman Age,” in Journal of Cognitive Historiography 1. He is member of many International associations for the Scientific Study of Religion(s). He has organized and participated in various meetings, congresses on the Theory and Methodology for the scientific study of religions(s) and the study of the religions and cults of the Graeco-Roman age.  

Office Hours: Friday, 11.00 – 12.30, 14.00-14.30.