Georgios Tsolakis

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor in the Department of Classics
Classics 418
Research Interests: Research Interests: Greek social, cultural, and political history; epigraphy; Digital Humanities; classical archaeology

Georgios Tsolakis’ research focuses on the social and political history of the ancient world. After completing his BA and MA studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, he received his Ph.D. from the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University. In his dissertation “Ancestors and Family Traditions in Hellenistic and Imperial Polis,” he examined the political, social, economic, and legal significance of ancestry and family and what constitutes family tradition in the Greek poleis of the Hellenistic and Imperial periods.

He is currently participating in the Lyktos Archaeological Project (Greece) and working on the edition of several epigraphic texts that illustrate the political, social, and economic life of the Cretan city of Lyktos. He co-authored the Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum. Consolidated Concordances for Volumes XLVI – LX (1996 – 2010) (Leiden/Boston 2021), a guide to the inscriptions published, mentioned, or discussed in the respective volumes of SEG.

Since September 2021, he is project manager of Roman Statutes: Renewing Roman Law, a collaborative project on all epigraphically-preserved Roman laws under the direction of Clifford Ando.