Biographical entry Nicolaidis, Efthymios


Present Position:

Director of Research, National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF). Director of the History of Science Programme of the NHRF and the Observatory of Athens. Coordinator of the new Museum of the Observatory of Athens.


Publications include:

Ifthymios has written a number of books and articles on the history of science in the Byzantine period and in the Greek world after Byzantium (the Ottoman Empire and the Greek national state). His publications also include works on the spread of science to the European periphery (17th-19th c.).

Education/Academic Background:

Efthymios holds a Master Degree in Physics, and he received his Ph.D. in the History of Science under René Taton.


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