Assist. Prof. Dimitar Iliev, PhD

Dimitar IllievDimitar Iliev has a Bachelor’s degree in Classics (2001), a PhD degree in Ancient Greek (2006), and a Master’s degree in Computer Linguistics and Internet Technology in Humanities (2010). Research interests focus on archaic and late ancient Greek poetry, Greek poetics and stylistics, comparative linguistics, Roman studies, diachronic linguistics of Greek language, and the linguistic situation in the Balkans since Antiquity. Actively involved in the application of modern linguistic theories and new technology to ancient languages. One outcome is the cutting-edge XML model for description of ancient epigraphic monuments from Bulgaria, developed under the Telamon Project and currently fine-tuned in close cooperation with Bulgarian and international experts. Teaching experience includes courses in Ancient Greek language and authors (Homer), problems of Ancient Greek literature during and after the Hellenistic period (epigram), introduction to Roman linguistics. Specialised in Greece, Switzerland, and Germany. Member of the Association of Antiquity Researchers in Bulgaria, the Byzantium Working Group at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of the Sciences of Man, Paris), and the editorial board of the BibliоScientia Magazine for book studies and information sciences published by the Moldovan Academy of Science. Fond of music, the living word, intercultural contacts and travel, especially in the Balkans and in Mediterranean countries. For a detailed CV and list of publications in Bulgarian, click here.


Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,
Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology
Department of Classical Philology
15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.
Sofia 1504, Bulgaria