On the third day, the session of the young researchers continued: mast. Olga Vlachou (National and Koper University of Athens: "The Political Implications of Education Through Michael Choniates' Network"), PhD. Dimitrios Kotsaris (University of Ioanina: "Elements of Classical Literary Tradition in the Letters Corpus of Euthymios Malakes"), Ph.D. Olga Gkiouleka (University of Ioanina: Towards a New Critical Edition of Markos Defaaranas 'Poem "Logoi didaktikoi tou patros pros ton uion"), drd. Andrii Kepsha (National University of Uzhhorod, Ukraine: "A Center or a Periphery? Vision of Constantinople in the Crusader's and Russian Sources in the 13th Century"), who presented the results of their research. The first two speakers leaned on the epistolary corpus of two twelfth-century Byzantine authors, a famous metropolitan of Constantinople, Michael Choniates, and a provincial scholar, E. Malakes. Olga Gkiouleka presented the plan for a new critical edition of a 16th-century didactic poem written by Markos Defaranas, and Andrii Khepsha's vision of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade. They showed in turn the importance of education and social relations in the Byzantine political system, the mentalities and contributions of scholars of the time to the shaping of Byzantine society, as well as the way the Other is seen in the light of apocalyptic expectations and war.
Finally, the renowned professor Stratis Papaioannou (University of Crete) gave a presentation on "Memory and the Transmission of Textual Knowledge in Byzantium", in which he highlighted the fundamental role of memory for creating and maintaining a political, religious, social, cultural identity. and ways of instrumentalizing memory through selection (ekloge), quoting, commenting, and interpreting Byzantine texts and on florilegia, dictionaries, and commentaries, which were used extensively in Byzantium.

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