Dr Georgi Parpulov

Dr Georgi Parpulov

Department of Theology and Religion
Research Fellow, CATENA Project
Guest Lecturer, CBOMGS

Contact details

Address
ITSEE
Department of Theology and Religion
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

I study Greek and Slavonic manuscripts, Byzantine and East Christian art.

Qualifications

  • MA (Sofia), PhD (Chicago)

Biography

I read history at the University of Sofia and art history at the University of Chicago. Before joining the CATENA project, I worked at the Walters Art Museum, the University of Oxford, and the British Museum.

Research

As a member of the CATENA Project research team, I am preparing a union catalogue of commentary manuscript of the Greek New Testament.

Publications

  • (with Peter Kidd and Gaudenz Freuler) Medieval and Renaissance Miniature Painting in the Collection of Bob McCarthy (London: Paul Holberton, 2019)
  • (with Hisatsugu Kusabu) "The Publication Date of Euthymius Zigabenus's Dogmatic Panoply", Revue d'histoire des textes 14 (2019)
  • "De Rossi's School and Early Christian Iconography", Journal of Art Historiography 19 (2018) 
  • "The Rise of Devotional Imagery in Eleventh-Century Byzantium", in: M. D. Lauxtermann & M. Whittow, eds. Byzantium in the Eleventh Century: Being in Between (London: Routledge, 2017) 231-247
  • "Six Scribes of the Early Comnenian Period", Estudios bizantinos 5 (2017) 91-107 
  • "Two More Manuscripts for Basil the Bastard", Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 41 (2017) 134-140
  • "The Codicology of Ninth-Century Greek Manuscripts", Semitica et Classica 8 (2015) 165-170
  • Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters (Plovdiv, 2014) 
  • The Slavonic Patria of Mount Athos (Plovdiv, 2013) 
  • "The Study of Byzantine Book Illumination: Past, Present, and Future", Palaeoslavica 21.2 (2013) 202-222
  • "The Bibles of the Christian East", in: E. A. Matter & R. Marsden, eds. The New Cambridge History of the Bible, vol. 2: The Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012) 309-324
  • "Psalters and Personal Piety in Byzantium", in: R. S. Nelson & P. Magdalino, eds. The Old Testament in Byzantium (Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 2010) 77-105
  • "Mural and Icon Painting at Sinai in the Thirteenth Century", in: S. Gerstel & R. S. Nelson, eds. Approaching the Holy Mountain: Art and Liturgy at St. Catherine’s Monastery in the Sinai (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010) 345-414
  • (with Irina V. Dolgikh & Peter Cowe) "A Byzantine Text on the Technique of Icon Painting", Dumbarton Oaks Papers 64 (2010) 201-216
  • "Pre-1650 Cyrillic Manuscripts in U.S. Public Collections: A Catalogue", Palaeoslavica 18.2 (2010) 1-53 
  • "A Catalogue of the Greek Manuscripts of the Walters Art Museum", Journal of the Walters Art Museum 62 (2004), 71-189

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