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BA Program in the Archaeology, History, and Literature of Ancient Greece


Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology

Nikolas Dimakis holds a first degree in History and Archaeology (Athens, 2002), and a M.A. and a PhD in Archaeology (both at the University of Nottingham, 2008, 2012) under prestigious scholarships and awards. Before joining the Department of History and Archaeology in 2020 he worked as post-doctoral fellow in various research projects of excellence, as adjunct faculty at the University of Athens and the University of Crete, and as a contract archaeologist at the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Research interests

  • Classical Archaeology
  • Funerary Archaeology
  • Childhood and Gender Archaeology
  • Archaeology of ancient Greek Religion and Ritual

Select publications

  • N. Dimakis, Social Identity and Status in the Classical and Hellenistic Northern Peloponnese. The Evidence from Burials. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2016.
  • N. Dimakis, «Ancient Greek Deathscapes». Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies 3 (2015), 27-41.
  • N. Dimakis – T.M. Dijkstra (eds), Mortuary Variability and Social Diversity in Ancient Greece. Studies on Ancient Greek Death and Burial.Oxford: Archaeopress, 2020.
  • N. Dimakis, «Child death in the Hellenistic World». In: L. Beaumon – M. Dillon – N. Harrington(eds), Children in Antiquity: Perspectives and Experiences of Childhood in the Ancient Mediterranean [Routledge in Antiquity Series], 506-518. London and NY: Routledge, 2021.