Marano, Yuri Alessansdro

Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene

Research Title: Baths and Bathing in Dark Age Byzantium (7th to 9th centuries)

Dr. Marano graduated in Classics and Archaeology at the Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy), where he also completed his PhD in History. He was research fellow and visiting scholar at, inter alia, the Institut für Mittelalterforschung – Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Vienna, Austria), Scuola Archaeologica Italiana di Atene (Athens, Greece), CNRS – Centre de recherche d’Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance (Paris, France), and Dumbarton Oaks (Washington DC, USA). His research interests include the History and Archaeology of the Late Antique and early Medieval Mediterranean, with a special focus on the Christianization of towns, the evolution of funerary habits, and the production and trade of marble artefacts. His research at ANAMED focuses on public baths and bathing habits in Dark Age Byzantium (7th to 9th centuries).

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