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Alexander Panayotov

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Jews and Samaritans in Early Byzantium
Advanced Academia Platform

Alexander Panayotov has a PhD in Jewish Studies from the University of St Andrews which he was awarded in 2004. He has been a research fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem between 2002 and 2003, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 2005, the University of St Andrews between 2006 and 2008, the W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem in 2011 and the University of Cambridge, between 2010 and 2013. He was a Marie Curie COFUND research fellow at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark, between 2014 and 2017.

His research interests are in the history of the Jews in the Roman and Byzantine Empire and in Jewish epigraphy and archaeology. He also has worked on topics related to Byzantine social history and Jewish and Christian pseudepigrapha and apocrypha.

He has edited and published Jewish inscriptions from the Balkans, the Aegean and the north coast of the Black Sea, together with David Noy and Hanswulf Bloedhorn, in Inscriptiones Judaicae Orientis, Band I: Eastern Europe, (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2004). He is also the editor, together with James Davila and Richard Bauckham, of the first volume of Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans 2013).

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