BiographyDr. Panagiotis Manafis secured his PhD at the University of Ghent, Belgium, after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Greek Philology and Literature and a master’s degree in Byzantine Philology and Literature at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Since September 2018 he has been a research fellow at the department of Theology and Religion of the University of Birmingham. His research focuses on manuscripts transmitting exegetical comments on the New Testament. In particular, as a member of the CATENA project (Horizon 2020), his focus lies on the structure of New Testament catenae manuscripts as well as on the textual transmission of patristic texts. As a member of the Codex Zacynthius Project (AHRC), ha has engaged in the transcription of the texts in the manuscript as well as in the detailed analysis of single excerpts transmitted in the codex Zacynthius and their comparison with the direct tradition of relevant authors.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Byzantine literature, manuscript transmission of texts, collections of excerpts