Former PhD Students

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  1. Alexandrov, Victor | Russian FederationTitle of the doctoral dissertation: The Slavic Destiny of the Syntagma of Matthew Blastares: Dissemination and Use of the Code from the Fourteenth to Seventeenth Century
    Defended: May 2004
    Supervisor: Ralph Cleminson
  2. Andrić, Stanko | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Miracles of St. John Capistran
    Defended: February 1998
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  3. Arany, Krisztina | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Florentine Families in Hungary in the First Half of the Fifteenth Century
    Defended: June 2014
    Supervisor: Balázs Nagy
  4. Artimon, Teodora | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Proto-Myth of Stephen the Great of Moldavia
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  5. Baranov, A. Vladimir | Russian Federation
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Byzantine Iconoclasm (726–843): A Study in Theological Method
    Defended: May 2004
    Supervisor: György Geréby
  6. Barbiera, Irene | Italy
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Migration and Identity During the Lombard Invasions
    Defended: October 2003
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  7. Belényesyné Sárosi, Edit  | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Landscapes and Settlements in the Kecskemét Region, 
    1300 1700
    Defended: March 2013
    Supervisors: Katalin Szende and József Laszlovszky
  8. Bobory, Dóra | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Boldizsár Batthyány (1542–1590): Erudition, Natural Sciences, Patronage, and Friendship in the Life of a Sixteenth-Century Hungarian Nobleman
    Defended: June 2007
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  9. Bokody, Julia (Jedamski) | Germany
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Itinerant Rulership in Byzantium: A Topographical Analysis of the Laskarid Realm (1204-1261)
    Defended: March 2013
    Supervisors: Niels Gaul and József Laszlovszky
  10. Bokody, Péter | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Pictorial and Iconographic Reflexivity: Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1278–1348)
    Defended: July 2010
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  11. Buda, Zsófia | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Sacrifice and Redemption in the Hamburg Miscellany. The Illustrations of a Fifteenth-century Ashkenazi Manuscript.
    Defended: June 2012
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  12. Bugár, István | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: A Cult With Images. Christian Attitudes towards Sacred Art from Constantine to Justinian
    Defended: May 2003
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  13. Caproş, Iulia | Moldova 
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Students from Košice at Foreign Universities Before and During the Reformation Period in the Town
    Defended: February 2010
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  14. Conti, Fabrizio | Italy
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Preachers and Confessors against “Superstitions”. The Rosarium Sermonum by Bernardino Busti and its Milanese Context. (Late Fifteenth Century) Defended: September 2011
    Supervisor: Gabor Klaniczay
  15. Csepregi, Ildikó | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Compositional History of Early Christian Greek Incubation Miracles
    Defended: June 2007
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  16. Daniel, Nicolae Cristian | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Coping with the powerful other: A Comparative Approach to Greek-Slavonic Communities of Rite in Late Medieval Transylvania and the Banat
    Defended: February 2014
    Supervisor: Niels Gaul
  17. Dimitrova, Draganova Margaret | Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Greek and Latin Loanwords and Names in Croation Glagolitic Missals
    Defended: May 1998
    Supervisors: Ralph Cleminson and Henrik Birnbaum
  18. Doležalová, Lucie | Czech Republic
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Reception and Its Varieties: Reading, Re-Writing, and Understanding Cena Cypriani in the Middle Ages
    Defended: May 2005
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  19. Drosztmér, Ágnes | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Images of Distance and Closeness: The Ottomans in Sixteenth-Century Hungarian Vernacular Poetry
    Defended: June 2016
    Supervisors: Marcell Sebők, György Endre Szőnyi
  20. Flóra, Ágnes | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Matter of Honour. The Leading Urban Elite in Sixteenth Century Cluj and Sibiu.
    Defended: June 2014
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  21. Forrai, Réka | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Interpreter of the Popes: The Translation Project of Anastasius Bibliothecarius
    Defended: March 2008
    Supervisor: György Geréby
  22. Gaşpar, Cristian-Nicolae | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: In Praise of Unlikely Holy Men: Elite Hagiography, Monastic Panegyric, and Cultural Translation in the Philotheos Historia of Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrrhus
    Defended: July 2006
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  23. Gecser, Ottó | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Aspects of the Cult of St. Elizabeth of Hungary with a Special Emphasis on Preaching, 1231-c.1500
    Defended: January 2007
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  24. Gigineishvili, Levan | Georgia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Platonic Theology of Ioane Petritsi
    Defended: May 2000
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  25. Gogâltan, Anca | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Patronage and Artistic Production in Transylvania: The Apafis and the Church in Mălâncrav (14th – 15th centuries
    Defended: December 2002
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  26. Goina, Mariana | Moldova
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Uses of Pragmatic Literacy in the Medieval Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia (from the State Foundation to the End of the Sixteenth Century)
    Defended: September 2009
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  27. Gruia, Ana Maria | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Religious Representations on Stove Tiles from the Medieval Kingdom of Hungary
    Defended: June 2009
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  28. Heidl, György | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Origen's Influence on the Young Augustine
    Defended: May 2000
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  29. Horničková, Kateřina| Czech Republic
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: In Heaven and on Earth: Church Treasure in Late Medieval Bohemia
    Defended: March 2009
    Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz and Béla Zsolt Szakács
  30. Hunyadi, Zsolt | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Hospitallers in the Medieval Kingdom of Hungary, c.1150–1387
    Defended: March 2004
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  31. Ivanišević, Dora | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Epitaphic Culture and Social History in Late Antique Salona (ca. 250 – 600 C.E.)
    Defended: January 2017
    Supervisor: Volker Menze
  32. Jurković, Ivan | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Fate of the Croatian Noble Families in the Face of Ottoman Advance
    Defended: March 2004
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  33. Karaulashvili, Irma | Georgia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Epistula Abgari: Composition, Redactions, Dates
    Defended: June 2004
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  34. Karbić, Damir | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Šubi?i of Bribir (A Case Study of a Croatian Medieval Kindred)
    Defended: January 2000
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  35. Keene, Catherine | United States of America
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Saint Margaret, Queen of the Scots: Her Life and Memory
    Defended: January 2011
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  36. Kiss, Andrea | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Floods and Long-Term Water-Level Changes in Medieval Hungary
    Defended: August 2011
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  37. Kiss, Tamás | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Cyprus in Venetian and Ottoman Political Imagination, c. 1489-1582
    Supervisor: Tijana Krstić, György Endre Szőnyi
  38. Kolbutova, Irina | Russian Federation
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Transformations of Philosophical Metaphors in Text and Image: From Plotinus to John Damascene and Christian Iconography
    Defended: February 2004
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  39. Kondor, Marta | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Ginger Fox's Two Crowns. Central Administration and Government in Sigismund of Luxembourg's Realms 1410-1419
    Defended: May 2017
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  40. Kostova, Rossina | Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Monasticism in Bulgaria, Ninth to Tenth Centuries: Interpreting the Archaeological Evidence
    Defended: May 2002
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  41. Kovács, Annamária | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Court, Fashion and Representation: The Hungarian Illuminated Chronicle Revisited
    Defended: June 2000
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  42. Kozlowski, Wojciech | Poland
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Thirteenth Century International System and the Origins of the Angevin-Piast Alliance
    Defended: December 2014
    Supervisor: Balázs Nagy
  43. Kozubska, Olha | Ukraine
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Urban Development and German Law in Galician Rus’ During the Thirteenth to Fifteenth Centuries
    Defended: June 2007
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  44. Kunčević. Lovro | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation:The Myth of Ragusa: Discourses on Civic Identity in an Adriatic City-State (1350-1600)
    Defended: April 2012
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  45. Kunsmanaitė, Jurgita | Lithuania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Provisions for Widowhood in the Legal Sources of Sixteenth-Century Lithuania
    Defended: February 2009
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  46. KurelićRobert | Croatia 
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Eagle and Lion: Integration, Immigration, and Conflict on the Istrian Frontier in the Sixteenth Century
    Defended: March 2013
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  47. Kuzmova, Stanislava | Slovakia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Preaching Saint Stanislaus: Medieval Sermons on Saint Stanislaus of Cracow and Their Role in the Construction of His Image and Cult
    Defended: May 2010
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  48. La Salvia, Vasco | Italy
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Iron Making in the Migration Period. The Case of the Lombards
    Defended: March 2006
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  49. Ladić, Zoran | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Urban Last Wills from Late Medieval Dalmatia with Special Attention to the Legacies Pro Remedio Animae
    Defended: May 2002
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  50. Lala, Etleva | Albania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Regnum Albaniae and the Papal Curia
    Defended: November 2008
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  51. Láng, Benedek | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Learned Magic and Its Readers in Central Europe in the Fifteenth Century
    Defended: May 2003
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  52. Lemeneva, Mayevna Elena | Russian Federation
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Contextualizing Thirteenth-Century Benedictine Preaching: The Case of St. Lambrecht (Styria)
    Defended: September 2005
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  53. Leonte, Florin | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Rhetoric in Purple: the Renewal of Imperial Ideology in the Texts of Emperor Manuel II Palaiologos
    Defended: July 2012
    Supervisor: Niels Gaul
  54. Lyublyanovics, Kyra | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Socio-Economic Integration of Cumans in Medieval Hungary. An Archaeozoological Approach.
    Supervisor: Alice M. Choyke
  55. Majorossy, Judit | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Church in Town: Urban Religious Life in Late Medieval Pressburg in the Mirror of Last Wills
    Defended: March 2006
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  56. Mänd, Anu | Estonia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Urban Festival in Late Medieval Livonia: Norm, Practice, Perception
    Defended: October 2000
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  57. Manolova, Divna | Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Discourses of Science and Philosophy in the Letters of Nikephoros Gregoras
    Defended: October 2014
    Supervisor: Niels Gaul
  58. Marinković, Ana | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Birth and the Agents of an Episcopal Civic Cult: St John of Trogir (12th-15th c.)
    Defended: June 2013
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  59. Mickūnaitė, Giedrė | Lithuania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Grand Duke Vytautas - Establishing Vytautas the Great
    Defended: June 2002
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  60. Mielke, Christopher | United States of America
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Every Hyacinth the Garden Wears: The Archaeology of Medieval Hungarian Queenship (1000-1395)
    Defended: May 2017
    Supervisors: József Laszlovszky, Alice M. Choyke
  61. Miladinov, Marina | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Eremitism in Central Europe between East and West (11th Century)
    Defended: May 2003
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  62. Miladinova, Nadejda| Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Panoplia Dogmatike – A Study on the Antiheretical Anthology of Euthymios Zygadenos in the Post-Byzantine Period (with a History of the First Publication in greek in 1710 and an Edition of Fragments with Scholia on Pseudo-Dionysios the Areopagite and Gregory of Nazianzos from Iviron 281)
    Defended: December 2010
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  63. Mishin, Jevgenjevič Dmitrij | Russian Federation
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Saqlabi Servants in Islamic Spain and North Africa in the Early Middle Ages
    Defended: February 1999
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  64. Mutlova, Petra | Czech Republic
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Radicals and Heretics: The Dresden School in Prague
    Defended: January 2011
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  65. Nemerkényi, Előd | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Latin Classics in Medieval Hungary 11th Century
    Defended: March 2004
    Supervisor: László Veszprémy
  66. Németh, András | Hungary 
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Imperial Systematization of the Past: Emperor Constantine VII and His Historical Excerpts
    Defended: July 2010
    Supervisor: Niels Gaul
  67. Németh, Csaba | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Contemplation and the Cognition of God. Victorine Theological Anthropology and its Decline
    Defended: September 2013
    Supervisor: György Geréby
  68. Nikolić, Zrinka | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Formation of Dalmatian Urban Nobility: Examples of Split, Trogir, and Zadar
    Defended: May 2004
    Supervisor: Neven Budak
  69. Orbán, Áron | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Born for Phoebus. Solar-astral Symbolism and Poetical Self-representation in Conrad Celtis and his Humanist Circles.
    Defended: February 2017
    Supervisor: Szőnyi, György Endre
  70. Pakucs, Mária | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Trade of Sibiu in the 16th C.: The Evidence of the Town's Customs Registers
    Defended: May 2004
    Supervisor: Nagy Balázs
  71. Pálosfalvi Tamás | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Noble Elite in the County of Körös (Križevci) 1400 - 1526
    Defended: March 2012
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  72. Petrova, Taneva Maya | Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Bdinski Sbornik: A Study of a Medieval Bulgarian Book (Historical, Typological, and Textual Analysis)
    Defended: July 2003
    Supervisor: Ralph Cleminson
  73. Plumtree, James | United Kingdom
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: ‘How the Corpse of a Most Mighty King…’ The Use of the Death and Burial of the Monarch (From Edward to Henry I)
    Defended: June 2014
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay, Gerhard Jaritz
  74. Pogossian, Zaroui | Armenia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Revised Diplomatic Edition and a Historical and Textual Investigation of "Letter of Love and Concordance between the Emperor Constantine the Great and Pope Sylvester and the King of Armenian Trdat the Great and St. Gregory the Illuminator"
    Defended: December 2004
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  75. Popa-Gorjanu, Alin Cosmin | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Medieval Nobility in Central Europe: The Himfi Family
    Defended: June 2004
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  76. Prioteasa, Elena-Dana | Romania 
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Western Influences on the Iconography of Medieval Orthodox Churches in Transylvania 
    Defended: January 2012
    Supervisor: Béla Zsolt Szakács
  77. Réthelyi, Orsolya | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Mary of Hungary in Court Context (1521-1531)
    Defended: February 2010
    Supervisor: Katalin Szende
  78. Sallay, Dóra | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Early Sienese Paintings in Hungarian Collections, 1420-1520
    Defended: June 2008
    Supervisor: Gábor Klaniczay
  79. Sarkadi Nagy, Emese | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Produced for Transylvainia - Local Workshops and Foreign Connections. Studies to Late Medieval Altarpieces of Transylvania.
    Defended: March 2008
    Supervisor: Marcell Sebők
  80. Savinetskaya, Irina | Russia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Politics and Poetics of Morbus Gallicus in the German Lands (1495 - 1520)
    Defended: November 2016
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  81. Schmelowszky, Ágoston | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: "… from my body I behold God" (Job 19, 26): A Contribution to the Revaluation of the Theoretical Background of the Origenist Controversy
    Defended: May 2004
    Supervisor: István Perczel
  82. Shlyakhtin, Roman | Russian Federation
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: From Huns into Persians: The Projected Identity of the Turks in the Byzantine Rhetoric of Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries.
    Defended: September 2016
    Supervisor: Daniel Ziemann, Niels Gaul
  83. Sillasoo, Ülle | Estonia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Plant Depictions in Late Medieval Religious Art in Southern Central Europe
    Defended: June 2003
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  84. Spät, Eszter | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Oral Tradition and its Changes in the Middle East: The Case of Yezidi Mythology and Late Antique Mythopoesis
    Defended: June 2009
    Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz and István Perczel
  85. Špoljarić, Luka | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Nicholas of Modruš, 'The Glory of Illyria': Humanist Patriotism and Self-Fashioning in Renaissance Rome
    Defended: June 2013
    Supervisor: Niels Gaul
  86. Szabó, Péter | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Woodland and Forests in Medieval Hungary
    Defended: May 2003
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  87. Szilágyi, Magdolna | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Árpád Period Communication Networks: Road Systems in Western Transdanubia
    Defended: December 2012
    Supervisors: Katalin Szende and József Laszlovszky
  88. Szőcs, Péter Levente | Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Kindred Monasteries of Medieval Hungary: A Case Study of the Ákos Kindred and its Monasteries
    Defended: December 2014
    Supervisors: József Laszlovszky, Béla Zsolt Szakács
  89. Szpilewska, Jolanta | Lithuania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Religious Drama and Performance in Early Modern Krakow
    Defended: July 2003
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  90. Tsonkova, Svetlana | Bulgaria
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Charms, Amulets: Rites: Verbal Magic and Daily Life in Late Medieval and Early Modern Bulgaria
    Defended: June 2015
    Supervisors: Gerhard Jaritz and Gábor Klaniczay
  91. Vedriš, Trpimir | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Hagiography as memory: Saints’ Cults and the Construction of the Past in Medieval Dalmatia
    Supervisor: Marianne Sághy
  92. Virágos, Gábor | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Noble Residences and Their Social Context in Hungary in the Thirteenth through the Sixteenth Centuries
    Defended: June 2002
    Supervisor: József Laszlovszky
  93. Visi, Tamás | Hungary
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Early Ibn Ezra Supercommentaries: A Chapter in Medieval Jewish Intellectual History
    Defended: May 2006
    Supervisor: György Geréby
  94. Vojvoda, Rozana | Croatia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Dalmatian Illuminated Manuscripts Written in Beneventan Script and Benedictine Scriptoria in Zadar, Dubrovnik, and Trogir
    Defended: June 2011
    Supervisor: Béla Zsolt Szakács
  95. Vuković, Marijana | Serbia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Martyr Memories: The Afterlife of the Martyrdom of Irenaeus of Sirmium between East and West in Medieval Hagiographical Collections (Eighth – Eleventh
    Defended: June 2015
    Supervisor: Marianne Sághy
  96. Żabiński, Grzegorz | Poland
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Mogiła and Henryków: A Comparative Economic History of Cistercian Monasteries within their Social Context (Up to the End of the Thirteenth Century)
    Defended: May 2005
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz
  97. Zazulyak, Yuriy | Ukraine
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Enmity, Dispute and Noble Community in the Late Medieval Kingdom of Poland in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries. Evidence from the Rus' Palatinate.
    Defended: June 2008
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  98. Zečević, Nada | Yugoslavia
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: The Tocco of the Greek Realm – Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
    Defended: March 2004
    Supervisor: János M. Bak
  99. Znorovszky, Andrea-Bianka| Romania
    Title of the doctoral dissertation: Between Mary and Christ: Depicting Cross-Dressed Saints in the Middle Ages (c. 1200-1600)
    Defended: June 2016
    Supervisor: Gerhard Jaritz, Marianne Sághy