Vasilis Evangelidis

Vasilis Evangelidis
Athena-Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies · Cultural Technology

PhD Classical Archaeology

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The Archaeology of Roman Macedonia Vassilis Evangelidis Macedonia is a region that provides its own intriguing questions due to its position on the fringe of the classical Greek world. It is also an area that is of special interest to students of history and archaeology of Roman period Greece since it was the fi rst to be incorporated in the Roman...
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The identification of ancient coins is a time consuming and complex task with huge experience demands. The analysis of numismatic evidence through patterns detection executed by Machine Learning methods has started to be recognized as approaches that can provide archaeologists with a wide range of tools, which, especially in the fields of numismati...
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Following Hellenistic traditions of urban monumentality, city scaping based on carefully designed architectural vistas, accentuated long axes (colonnaded streets), and prominent visual points (gates) became one of the principal ways that the city was conceptualized over the Imperial period. This was an architecture that did not simply frame everyda...
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The volume What’s New in Roman Greece? Recent Work on the Greek Mainland and the Islands in the Roman Period brings together the papers presented at an international conference held in Athens between 8–10 October 2015 and organized by the Roman Seminar Research Group in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research of the National Helleni...
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The Bessi and the brute brutal force that they were often treated with by the Romans provides a very alluring alluring story of the interaction between the Roman administration and local groups during the years that when the Roman state was continuously expanding or tried to secure its imperial authority over lands and people. With its turns of bar...
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This article presents archaeological and textual evidence concerning buildings in Roman Greece (1st century B.C. to 3rd century A.D.) that have been identified as food markets. Such buildings often appear in inscriptions or texts under the name “makellos,” which seems to be the Hellenized form of the Latin “macellum.” A brief survey of the various...
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Among the numerous fragments of Roman periodsculpture discovered in the north terrace of the Ago-ra of Thessaloniki, there are three inscribed slabs bear-ing the names of Alexander the Great, Thessalonikeand Alexander IV. The slabs belonged to a largepedestal carrying most probably a monumentalgroup depicting the Argeads, the royal house ofAlexande...
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Physarum Polycephalum is a single cell visible by unaided eye. This is a plasmodial, vegetative stage of acellular slime mould. This single cell has myriad of nuclei which contribute to a network of bio-chemical oscillators responsible for the slime mould’s distributed sensing, concurrent information processing and decision making, and parallel act...
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Solving complex optimization problems by using biological computing substances, such as the plasmodium of Physarum polycephalum, is lately a commonly proposed technique. Moreover, as the successful evaluation of modern human-made motorways in several countries has been demonstrated, the same is expected when using that biological computer for trans...
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Despite the old image of degradation and fall, modern research has shown that Roman Greece underwent a series of changes which are best reflected in the central public space of the ancient city, the agora. A variety of different factors, such as the dynamic presence of the local elite, the exploitation of the past, the imperial presence and most im...
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Due to its unexpected computing abilities, Physarum polycephalum, a vegetative stage of acellular slime, has been repeatedly used during the last decade in order to reproduce transport networks. After conducting a series of biological experiments and with the help of a Cellular Automata (CA) model we try to explore the ability of the slime in order...
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The long period of civil wars that tantalized the Roman world during the second half of the 1st c. B.C. ended with the prevalence of Octavian who managed to overpower his opponents and concentrate in his hands the powers of the Roman state. The final victory in Actium (31 B.C.) against the armies of M. Antony and the establishment of the new regime...
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Karabournaki-Recording the Past" is a project regarding the digital documentation of an archaeological site using as a case study the site of Karabournaki located in the area of Thessaloniki (Greece). Focus of the project is to design, develop, and implement a multimedia cultural database system capturing the full amount of the available informatio...

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A simple guide for archaeological drawing with the use of AutoCAD