Maria Mavroudi (born 1967) is a history professor at University of California, Berkeley. [1 ] Fluent in [2 ] classical Greek and Arabic, she also understands [3 ] Coptic, Latin, and Syriac, and speaks modern Greek and English fluently. She formerly taught at Princeton University. [4 ]
She graduated from
Anatolia College in Thessaloniki, Greece, from the University of Thessaloniki with a Philology degree, and from Harvard University with a PhD in Byzantine Studies.
She researches the recycling of the ancient tradition between
Byzantium and Islam; Byzantine intellectual history; survival and transformation of Byzantine culture after 1453, along with other various topics.
A Byzantine Book on Dream Interpretation: The Oneirocriticon of Achmet and Its Arabic Sources,
, Editors The occult sciences in Byzantium Paul Magdalino, Maria V. Mavroudi, La Pomme d'or, 2006, ISBN 978-954-8446-02-0
the "Oneirocriticon of Achmet" and its Arabic sources, Brill, 2002, ISBN 978-90-04-12079-2
", Theodore Hyrtakenos' Description of the Garden of St. Anna and the Ekphrasis of Gardens" Byzantine garden culture, Editors Antony Robert Littlewood, Henry Maguire, Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, Dumbarton Oaks, 2002, ISBN 978-0-88402-280-0
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