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Stelios Panayotakis
Associate Professor
Division of Classical Studies

Post:University of Crete
Department of Philology
74 100 - Rethymno
Greece
Phone:+30 2831 077284
Fax:+30 2831 077304
e-mail: panayotakis@uoc.gr
 


Special interests:

Greek and Latin fiction; Language, literature and culture in late antiquity

Education:

Universities of Crete and Groningen

Title of Doctoral Dissertation:

Thesaurus Fraudis: Forms and Functions of Deception in Apuleius' Metamorphoses (Met. 4,23-6,30) (University of Crete, 1996)

Publications

    Βooks and edited volumes

  • (co-author with W. Keulen, S. Tilg et al.) Apuleius Madaurensis, Metamorphoses Book XI. The Isis Book. Text, Introduction, and Commentary, Leiden & Boston: Brill 2015, pp. 681.
  • (ed. with G. Schmeling, M. Paschalis) Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library 2015, pp. XII + 211.
  • (ed., with M. Paschalis) The Construction of the Real and the Ideal in the Ancient Novel, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2013, pp. XVI + 312.
  • (single author) The Story of Apollonius king of Tyre: A Commentary, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012 (Texte und Kommentare 38), pp. VIII + 682.
  • (ed., with M. Paschalis, G. Schmeling) Readers and Writers in the Ancient Novel, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2009, pp. XVIII + 286.
  • (ed., with W.H. Keulen, R.R. Nauta) Lectiones Scrupulosae. Essays on the Text and Interpretation of Apuleius' Metamorphoses in Honour of Maaike Zimmerman, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2006 (Ancient Narrative Supplementum 6), pp. XV, 338.
  • (co-author and co-editor with Maaike Zimmerman et al.) Apuleius, Metamorphoses IV 28-35, V, VI 1-24. The Tale of Cupid and Psyche. Text, Introduction, and Commentary, Groningen: E. Forsten, 2004, pp. 596.
  • (ed., with M. Zimmerman, W.H. Keulen) The Ancient Novel and Beyond, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2003 (Mnemosyne Supplementa 241), pp. xix, 510.
  • (ed., with Maaike Zimmerman et al.) Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Ass. Volume II: Cupid and Psyche. A Collection of Original Papers, Groningen: E. Forsten, 1998, pp. xii, 236.

    Articles / Chapters in volumes

  • «Underworld Journeys in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses» in Reading the Way to the Netherworld: Education and the Representations of the Beyond in Later Antiquity, edited by I. Tanaseanu-Döbler, A. Lefteratou, G. Ryser, K. Stamatopoulos, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2017, 234-253.
  • «Expressions of Time in Early and Late Latin: the case of temporal habet», στον τόμο Early and Late Latin: Continuity or Change?, επιμ. J. Adams, N. Vincent, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2016, 202-216.
  • (with Costas Panayotakis) «The Human Characters in the Tale of Cupid and Psyche (Metamorphoses 4.28-6.24)», in Characterisation in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: Nine Studies, edited by S.J. Harrison, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2015, 125-145.
  • «The Divided Cloak in the Historia Apollonii regis Tyri: Further Thoughts» in Echoing Narratives: Studies of Intertextuality in Greek and Roman Prose Fiction, edited by Konstantin Doulamis. Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2011, 185-199.
  • «Fixity and Fluidity in Apollonius of Tyre» in Seeing Tongues, Hearing Scripts: Orality and Representation in the Ancient Novel, edited by Victoria Rimell, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2007, pp. 299-320.
  • «A pain in The Ass» in Lectiones Scrupulosae. Essays on the Text and Interpretation of Apuleius' Metamorphoses in Honour of Maaike Zimmerman, edited by W.H. Keulen et al., Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2006, pp. 111-122.
  • «The Logic of Inconsistency: Apollonius of Tyre and the Thirty Days' Period of Grace» in Authors, Authority and Interpreters in the Ancient Novel. Essays in Honor of Gareth L. Schmeling, edited by Shannon N. Byrne, Edmund P. Cueva, Jean Alvares, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2006, pp. 211-226.
  • «The Overseer of Hades: Charon in Apuleius' Metamorphoses 6.18.6» in Concentus ex dissonis. Scritti in onore di Aldo Setaioli, Tomo II, edited by Carlo Santini, Loriano Zurli, Luca Cardinali, Universita degli Studi di Perugia, Napoli 2006, pp. 503-510.
  • «Three Death Scenes in Apollonius of Tyre» in The Ancient Novel and Beyond, edited by Stelios Panayotakis et al., Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2003, pp. 143-157.
  • «The Temple and the Brothel: Mothers and Daughters in Apollonius of Tyre» in Space in the Ancient Novel, edited by M. Paschalis, S. Frangoulidis, Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing & Groningen University Library, 2002, pp. 98-117.
  • «The Knot and the Hymen: A Reconsideration of nodus virginitatis (Hist. Apoll. 1)» Mnemosyne 53 (2000) 599-608.
  • «On Wine and Nightmares: Apuleius Met. 1,18» in Groningen Colloquia on the Novel IX, edited by Heinz Hofmann, Maaike Zimmerman, Groningen: E. Forsten, 1998, pp. 115-129.
  • «Slander and War Imagery in Apuleius' Tale of Cupid and Psyche (Apul. Met. 5,5-5,21)» in Aspects of Apuleius' Golden Ass. Volume II: Cupid and Psyche, edited by Maaike Zimmerman et al., Groningen: E. Forsten, 1998, pp. 151-164.
  • «Insidiiae Veneris: Lameness, Old Age and Deception in the Underworld (Apul. Met. 6,18-19)» in Groningen Colloquia on the Novel VIII, edited by Heinz Hofmann, Maaike Zimmerman, Groningen: E. Forsten, 1997, pp. 23-39.
  • «'The Master of the Grave': A Note on Apul. Met. 9,2 (203,26 H) (Apuleiana Groningana IX)» Mnemosyne 50 (1997) 295-301.

    Translations

  • Η Ρωμαϊκή Μυθιστορία, Αthens: Μ.Ι.Ε.Τ., 2000, pp. 392. Translation of P.G. Walsh, The Roman Novel (Cambridge University Press, 1970).
  • Απολλώνιος ο Τύριος, Athens: Patakis, 1996, pp. 124. Introduction, Translation from the Latin text, Commentary and Appendix of the anonymous Historia Apollonii regis Tyri (rec. Α).

    Conference papers and lectures (2000-2016)

  • «Death Scenes in Apollonius of Tyre». Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Third International Conference on the Ancient Novel (29.07.2000).
  • «La prêtresse prostituée: Métamorphoses d'un thème littéraire». Université de Neuchâtel, Faculté des Lettres et des Littératures Latines (26.03.2001) and Université de Lausanne, Section des Sciences de l'Antiquité, Seminaire sur les déclamations à Rome (27.03.2001).
  • «Apollonius king of Tyre». Universiteit Leiden. Cursus antieke roman (09.05.2001).
  • «Apollonius on Trial: Intertextuality and Characterization in Apollonius of Tyre». The American Philological Assosiation Conference, New Orleans (04.01.2003).
  • «Cupid and Psyche and Beauty and the Beast: Metamorphoses of a Myth». Universiteit van Amsterdam, Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Nieuwgriekse taal- en letterkunde en Byzantinologie (11.04.2003).
  • «Apollonius of Tyre as an 'Open' Text». University of Wales, Swansea, Department of Classics (15.02.2005).
  • «The Continuity of Latin Literature: Late Periods» (moderator). Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels (22.04.2005).
  • «The library of Apollonius, Prince of Tyre». Rethymnon International Conference on the Ancient Novel (RICAN) IV, Ρέθυμνο (22.05.2007).
  • «The Prince and the Fisherman: The Literary Texture of an Encounter in the Historia Apollonii regis Tyri». VII Giornata Ghisleriana di Filologia Classica, Il romanzo latino: modelli greci e tradizione letteraria romana, Pavia (12.10.2007).
  • «Charon and the Crossing in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses». Università di Cassino, Giornata apuleiana cassinese, Cassino (01.04.2008).>
  • «Desire and the Body in The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre». International Conference on the Ancient Novel (ICAN) IV, Lisbon 21-26 July 2008 (24.07.2008).
  • «Isis and Katabasis in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses». ISIS. The Religious Ending of Apuleius’ Golden Ass, Universität Rostock, 20-22 Νοvember 2008 (21.11.2008).
  • «Desire and Storytelling in Apollonius of Tyre». ‘The Erotics of Narrative’. A KYKNOS Conference, Gregynog Conference Centre, Wales, 15-17 July 2009 (16.07.2009).
  • «Constructing the Female Body in the Historia Apollonii regis Tyri». Fédération Ιnternationale des Αssociations d’Etudes Classiques (FIEC), Βerlin, 24-29 August 2009 (28.08.2009).
  • «The Unanswered Question in Apollonius of Tyre». The Celtic Conference in Classics, Edinburgh, 28-31 July 2010 (31.07.2010).
  • «Underworld Journeys in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses». ‘Reading the Way to the Netherworld. Education and the Representation of the Beyond in Later Antiquity’, Universität Göttingen, 14-16 Οctober 2011 (15.10.2011).
  • «The Master’s Wrath: Slavery in Apollonius of Tyre». 7th Rethymnon International Conference on the Ancient Novel (RICAN 7), Rethymnon 27-28 May 2013 (28.05.2013).
  • «Family Violence in Apollonius, king of Tyre» (invited speaker). ‘Eros, Violence, Narrative, and the Roman Novel’, University of Coimbra, (06.12.2013).
  • «Expressions of time in early and late Latin: the case of habet annos ex quo» (invited speaker). ‘Early Latin and late Latin/Romance: Continuity and Innovation’, University of Manchester, 12-13 May 2014 (13.05.2014).
  • «Ibat res ad summam nauseam: Nausea in Petronius’ Satyrica» (invited speaker). University of Göttingen (11.06.2014).
  • «A Short History of Nausea» (invited speaker). The Celtic Conference in Classics, Edinburgh, 25-28 June 2014 (26.06.2014).
  • «Scattered Families between Novel and Hagiography». Colloquium ‘Late Antique Hagiography as Literature’, University of Edinburgh, 20-21 May 2015 (20.05.2015).
  • «Scattered Families between Novel and Hagiography». Fifth International Conference on the Ancient Novel, University of Texas at Houston, 30 September-04 October 2015 (03.10.2015).
  • «Apollonius of Tyre and the Passio Agnetis (BHL 156)». Leeds International Medieval Congress, 04-07 Ιουλίου 2016 (04.07.2016).
  • «Operatic Adaptations of Cupid and Psyche: The Underworld Episode». The Reception of Apuleius’ Cupid and Psyche from 1600 to Today, University of Leeds, 13-15 Ιουλίου 2016 (14.07.2016).
Updated November 2017