nikos kouremenos

Nikos Kouremenos studied Theology at the Department of Theology of the Theological School at the University of Athens (NKUA) and received his master’s degree in Church History from the same Department. He then completed his PhD studies at the Pontifical Institute for Oriental Studies (PIO) in Rome, where he specialized in Ancient Oriental Languages, in particular in Coptic Language and Literature. He has also been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ) and the Research Center for the Study of Humanities (RCH) in Athens. He taught graduate and postgraduate courses at the Department of Theology at the University of Athens. His research interests focus on the historical course of Christianity in Egypt and the Near East, with particular emphasis on Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages. He has participated in numerous conferences both in Greece and abroad, while his studies have been published in various international series and journals. He speaks English, French, Italian and German and knows Coptic and Syriac. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Foundation for Religious Studies “John XXIII” (Fscire) in Bologna and a teaching fellow at the International Hellenic University (IHU) in Thessaloniki (Greece)


KOUREMENOS N., «The Account of Seventy Idols in Coptic Hagiographical Tradition» in P. BUZI – A. CAMPLANI – F. CONTARDI (eds), Coptic Society, Literature and Religion from Late Antiquity to Modern Times: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, Rome, September 17th-22nd, 2012, [Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 247], vol. II, Leuven 2016, pp. 1095-1115

KOUREMENOS N., «L’insegnamento di Matta el Meskin alla luce della spiritualità ortodossa greca» in G. DOTTI – M. EL MAKARI (eds.), Matta el Meskin: Un padre del deserto contemporaneo, Bose 2017, pp. 275-281.

KOUREMENOS N., «The Order of Deaconesses in the Liturgical Tradition of Ancient Oriental Churches», in P. VASSILIADIS – M. GOUTZIOUDIS – E. AMOIRIDOU (eds), Deaconesses, Ordination of Woman and Orthodox Theology: Proceedings of International Scientific Conference, Thessaloniki 2016, pp. 443-454 (in Greek)