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Stella Lavva

Associate Professor School of Fine and Applied Arts


  • Ancient Civilizations, Ancient History, Archaeology, Ancient Numismatics


  • Born in Athens in 1962
  • Graduated the Thessaloniki German High School in 1979 (Abitur)
  • Studied Archaeology and Art History at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1979 – 1984) and graduated with honors. During her studies she participated at: 
  • Excavation at Dion (1980 and 1982 under the supervision of    Professor Dr.Demetrios Pandermalis)
  • Excavation at Vergina (1982 under the supervision of Prof.Dr.M.Andronikos) 
  • Volunteered at the Winterthur Numismatic Museum under the supervision of Prof.Dr.Hansjörg Bloesch (Switzerland)
  • Research Associate (winter semester 1984-1985) at the Numismatic Museum of Athens under the supervision of the Εphor Dr.M.Oeconomides
  • Research Associate (spring semester 1985) at ITE, Herakleion, Crete
  • Postgraduate Studies (1985 – 1989) as a DAAD scholar (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) in Ancient History, Classical Archaeology and  Numismatics at the Universität des Saarlandes in Saabrücken , Germany
  • Assistant of Professor Dr. Franke at the Institute of Ancient History and Numismatics, Saabrücken (1988 – 1993)
  • Received her PhD by the University of Saarbrücken (1993, DI.K.A.T.S.A. 1995)
  • Adjunct lecturer according to the presidential decree 407/80 in the field of Aesthetic Education at the Pedagogical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1994-1998)
  • Academic staff at the Department for Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 1998. subject: «Ηistory of Ancient Civilizations (Greek Classical Antiquity)»
  • Αssociate Professor (Official Government Gazette 641/4.7.2012) since 2012 


  • 1990  Royal Numismatic Society, London
  • 1995  Greek Numismatic Society, Athens
  • 1997  DAAD-Alumnis Administrative Council, Thessaloniki (since 2007: General Secretary)
  • 2002   Greek Society of Aesthetics (P. and E.Michelis Foundation)
  • 2010    Archaeological Society of Athens


  • ΤΗΛΕΦΑΝΗΣ:  μια συμβολή στη διερεύνηση του προβλήματος των καλ-λιτεχνικών ψευδωνύμων σε κλασικά ελληνικά νομίσματα, 46th Annals for Aesthetics, Hellenic Society for Aethetics, 2011-2012, Aθήνα 2012, 267 -280
  • Die Silberprägung von Herakleia am Latmos, Chiron 23, 1993, 391 – 409
  • Νεύαντος in: R.Vollkommer (Hrsg.), Künstlerlexikon der Antike, K.G.Saur Verlag Bd.2, München-Leipzig 2004/Nikol Verlag 2007, 564ff.  
  • Ολυμ[...] in: R.Vollkommer (Hrsg.), Künstlerlexikon der Antike, K.G.Saur Verlag Bd.2, München-Leipzig 2004/Nikol Verlag 2007, 588ff. 
  • Πυθόδωρος, in: R.Vollkommer (Hrsg.), Künstlerlexikon der Antike, K.G.Saur Verlag Bd.2, München-Leipzig 2004/Nikol Verlag 2007, 774ff.
  • Η διδασκαλία της Ιστορίας Τέχνης σε Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών. Εμπειρίες  και προβληματισμοί, Πρακτικά  του Α΄ Συνεδρίου Ιστορίας της Τέχνης (Ρέθυμνο, 6, 7, 8 Οκτωβρίου 2000) Ηράκλειο – Αθήνα 2003, 301 - 321
  • Die Münzprägung von Pharsalos, Saarbrücker Studien zur Archäologie und Alten Geschichte, Band 14, Saarbrücken 2001
  • Περιοδεύοντες χαράκτες στη Μακεδονία και τη Θεσσαλία, Ancient Macedonia, Sixth International Symposium, Vol.2, Thessaloniki 1999, 665 – 678
  • Telephanes Phoceus in: Hellas und der griechische Osten, Studien zur Geschichte und Numismatik der griechischen Welt, SDV Saarbrücker Druckerei und Verlag GmbH, Saarbrücken 1996, 65 - 77
  • Zur Münzprägung von Olosson»  in: La Thessalie, Quinze années de recherches archéologiques, 1975-1990, Bilans et perspectives, Actes du Colloque internationale, Lyon 17 - 22 Avril 1990, Athènes 1994, Vol. II, 315 – 326
  • Συμβολή στη νομισματοκοπία της αρχαίας Τρίκκης, Τρικαλινά 8, 1988,  289-301


  • Member of the editing board of the Campus Edition«PanepistimiouPoli» (2003-2010)
  • Member of the Committee for Social Issues A.U.Th. (2006 – 2010)
  • Member of the Education Committee of the Aristotle University Thessaloniki (2010 -)
Contact info: 
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