Hatzopoulos Miltiades

Miltiades B. Hatzopoulos
Academy Member

Biographical note

Ancient Greek History   (2015)

M. B. Hatzopoulos was born in Athens in 1944. He graduated from Athens College in 1962, read for two years Economics at the Law Faculty of the University of Paris, graduated from the Classics Department of the Sorbonne in 1967, studied Mycenaean Philology and Greek Society and Religion at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris), obtained his Ph.D from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne in 1971 and his Habilitation from the University of Paris IV, Sorbonne in 1988.  He has worked as a high school teacher of French, Latin and Greek in France (1967-1970), as editor and editor-in-chief at Ekdotike Athenon in Greece (1971-1979) and as a Greek History professor at the University of Paris X, Nanterre (1989-1992). From 1979 to 2010 he was a researcher at K.E.R.A., which he directed from 1992 until his retirement. M. B. Hatzopoulos is a member of the Institut de France (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres), a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a member of the Athens Archaeological Society, the German Archaeological Institute etc. He has extensively lectured and carried out research in Europe and North America. For his work he has received the Bronze Medal of the Academy of Athens, of which he became a member in 2015.


Research interests

History, institutions, epigraphy, topography, religion, linguistics of Macedonia and of adjacent areas (Epirus, Thessaly, Thrace). The interaction of past and present in modern Cyprus.



M. B. Hatzopoulos is the author (or co-author) of 18 monographs, including of the four-volume Corpus of the Inscriptions of Lower Macedonia, he has edited 5or co-edited four volumes and has published 160 shorter studies, a selection of which came out in 2016 under the title: Découvrir la Macédoine antique : le terrain, les stèles, l'histoire. Recueil d'études de Miltiade B. Hatzopoulos (Paris 2016).  

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