NYC Greek Film Festival in association with
Pan Macedonian Association USA
Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral
and the Treasury, NYC

At Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral,
Chiotes Family Hall, 337 74th Street New York, N.Y. 10021.

On Friday 18, October 8:00 – 9:00pm


Lecture on Alexander the Great

Ο θρύλος του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου από την ελληνιστική στη βυζαντινή οικουμένη”

“The legend of Alexander the Great from Hellenistic to the Byzantine Oecoumene”

Flora Karagianni has studied History and Archaeology in the Department of History and Archaeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she continued her postgraduate studies on Byzantine Archaeology and Art. Later on, she took a diploma of the Theology from the Theological School of the same University. Since 1995 she has been working in the Ministry of Culture, whereas she has given courses on Byzantine Art and Archaeology in the International Hellenic University, in the University of Thessaly, in the Technological Institute of Larissa and in the School of Guides. In her scientific interests are included topics in the field of architecture, art and iconography. She has written two books, she has edited nine others, she has participated in many international and Hellenic conferences, she has published more than 40 studies and she has given lectures in Greece and abroad on byzantine archaeology and art. She has particularly undertaken the scientific organization of conferences and exhibitions for several Byzantinological topics in Greece and abroad. Since March 2017 she has been appointed as Ephor to the Patriarchal Foundation for Patristic Studies, where she recently organized the exhibition: “Our Sacred Beauty. Byzantine icons from Thessaloniki”.


organizer: Nektarios S. Antoniou, Founding Director and Curator, the Treasury, NYC