Orestis Karavas

Born on 26/6/1973 in Athens, Greece. PhD at the University of Strasbourg (France). Assistant Professor at the University of the Peloponnese (Kalamata, Greece). Research interests: Lucian of Samosata and his contemporaries, literature and religion of the Imperial age, later epic. Publications (selection): Lucien et la tragédie, Berlin-New York, 2005. “El orador-cisne: Luciano, los rétores y la retórica”, CFC, 16, 2006, pp. 157-164. “Lucien de Samosate et la poésie hellénistique”, QUCC, 88, 2008, pp. 109-117. “Apollon pseudomenos: Lucian, the Fake Oracles and the False Prophets”, Eranos, 105, 2008-2009, pp. 90-97. “La religiosité de Lucien”, in A Lucian for our Times, ed. A. Bartley, Newcastle, 2009, pp.137-144. “Luciano, los cristianos y Jesucristo”, in Lucian of Samosata, Greek Writer and Roman Citizen, eds. F. Mestre-P. Gómez, Barcelona, 2010, pp. 115-120.“Adamantios Coray et ses corrections inédites sur Lucien: le ms Chios 490, p. 455-576”, Nuntius Antiquus, 8.2-9.1, 2012-2013, pp. 115-159. “Algunas observaciones sobre el humor de Luciano”, in Saber reírse. El humor desde la Antigüedad hasta nuestros días, ed. I. Mamolar Sánchez, Madrid, 2014, pp. 73-88.(With Jean-Luc Vix) “On the Reception of Menander in the Imperial Period”, in Menander in Contexts, ed. A.H. Sommerstein, New York-London, 2014, pp. 183-198.