DAN Anca Cristina

Researcher, CNRS


Last modification : 29 June 2016

Posting : UMR 8546 - AOROC, École Normale Supérieure 45 rue d’Ulm, 75230 PARIS Cedex 05.
Team Hellénismes d’Asie et civilisations orientales.

 

 

 

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 Research interests

  • Ancient geography and its reception: history of space representations in the ancient world and of their Medieval and Modern receptions.
  • Hellenic identities: study of ethnic identities, linked with the Hellenic culture, from Ancient to Modern times, through their relationship with the geographic environment, their memory and history, their contacts with the “Other”, their emic and etic representations.
  • Pontus and Asia Minor: history and archaeology of the Black Sea and Northern Anatolian regions.

 

 Work in progress

institutional projects

Fellow of the Center of Hellenic Studies, Harvard University (2012-2013): « Strabo’s Troad. Ancient Matters, Modern Issues ».
Member of TOPOI II Excellence Cluster, Berlin (2012-2017)
External member of the UMR « Orient et Méditerranée »
External member of the UMR ISTA - Besançon

Ongoing collective projects

  • Taman: the ancient geography of the eastern part of the Asiatic Bosporus (with Prof. Hans-Joachim Gehrke, Dr. Udo Schlotzhauer, Dr. Denis Zhuravlev, Dr. Daniel Kelterbaum).
  • Pseudo-Arrian, Periplus of the Black Sea: major edition, English translation and commentary (with Prof. Hans-Joachim Gehrke and Alexandr Podossinov).
  • Ancient Winds (with Dr. Ekaterina Illyschetschkina) in TOPOI II Excellence Cluster, “Common Sense Geography” (dir. Prof. Klaus Geus).
  • Rivers of Asia Minor (with Dr. Stéphane Lebreton).
  • The so-called Maps of Saint Jerome (with Dr. Stéphane Lebreton).

Forthcoming publications

  • Belles Lettres editions, French translations and commentaries of :
    • Strabo Book 13 (with Prof. Raoul Baladié [†], as Fellow of the Center of Hellenic Studies at Harvard),
    • Pliny the Elder (Pontus and Caucasus, 6.1-46, as Postdoctoral student at EPHE, Paris),
    • Dionysius of Byzantium, Anaplous Bosporou (as former Onassis Fellow).
  • The Pontians: a history of origins. Monograph on the invention of the first Pontian identity, in the Mithridatic kingdom and the Pompeian province of the Northern Cappadocia (as Fellow of the TOPOI I Excellence Cluster).

Teaching

 

 Career

  • 2011-2012 Junior Fellow in TOPOI Excellence Cluster, Berlin.
  • 2003-2008, 2010-2011 Teaching fellow in Classics and Ancient History at the Universities of Reims, Paris IV-Sorbonne, Paris XII-Val de Marne.
  • 2009-2010 Postdoctoral OnassisFellow at the National Research Foundation, Athens.
  • 2009 PhD in Hellenic Studies at the University of Reims.
  • 2003 Master in Latin Studies and Magisterium of Classical Antiquity at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne.
  • 2001-2004 International Student at École Normale Supérieure, Paris.
  • 1998-2001 Studies of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Bucharest.

 

 Selected bibliography

  • Monograph
    • “La Plus Merveilleuse des mers: recherches sur la représentation de la mer Noire et de ses peuples dans les sources antiques I, d’Homère à Strabon.”, (in French with English summary), Brepols Terrarum Orbis (in press).

 

  • Contributions to collective publications
    • Jacoby Continued, FGrHist V (dir. Prof. Hans-Joachim Gehrke): edition, English translation and commentary of Maes Titianos and Arrian, Periplous of the Black Sea (in press).

 

  • Some articles
    • « L’Istros d’Hérodote », Dacia 55, 2011, p. 25-56.
    • « Deux scarabées d’Orgamè/Argamum », Dialogues d’Histoire Ancienne 37.1, 2011, p. 9-40.
    • « Les Leukosyriens : quelques notes d’ethnographie sinopéenne », Ancient Civilisations from Scythia to Siberia 16 (2011, Actes du Colloque international Sinope. Un état de la question après 15 ans de travaux, Sinope/Turquie, 7-9 Mai 2009), p. 73-102.
    • « Ἔναν καιρόν κι ἔναν ζαμάν...: remarques sur l’antiquité de l’identité grecque pontique », Il mar Nero 7, 2007-2009, p. 9-65 (in press).
    • « De Rome à Tomes au début de notre ère : Réflexions historiques, poétiques et géographiques sur le premier périple latin du Pont-Euxin, Ovide Tristes 1.10 », Eirene (The Black Sea and Its Relationship with Ancient Central and Eastern Europe 1st millennium BC-5th century AD. Third International Congress on Black Sea Antiquities, Prague, Septembre 2005) 43, 2007, p. 87-103.