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  Nikos Panou Zoom lecture

This talk seeks to shed light on the geopolitical agenda of the Orthodox Church in the first decades after the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Point of reference is a story of crime and punishment, transgression and penitence, sin and redemption. Unruly princes, saintly archbishops, disasters, plagues, visions, and miracles, form part of a relentless struggle for political and spiritual supremacy in the shadow of the crescent.

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Nikos Panou

                                                        

Nikos Panou is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Peter V. Tsantes Endowed Professor in Hellenic Studies, Department of English. His current research focuses on the ways power and authority were conceptualized and represented in pre-modern philosophical discourse, with a particular emphasis on moral and political works written from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century.