Nila Namsechi is currently a PhD candidate in Byzantine, Ottoman and Greek modern Studies at University of Birmingham where she offers the first systematic study of the Byzantine and Early Medieval Duchy of Naples from c650-1000.Drawing together over fifty years of textual and archaeological research, her thesis will address the transition period that Naples underwent during these centuries by examining the built environment and monumental topography of the city and the territory of Duchy of Naples. Furthermore, her thesis aims to understand the cultural impact of Byzantium alongside other regional cultures on Naples.

She is also interested in the study of Persian literature and transcription of Medieval manuscripts in English.




BA in Classic and Medieval Archaeology at Sapienza University of Rome.

MA Antiquity in Byzantine Studies at University of Birmingham.

PhD candidate in Byzantine Studies at University of Birmingham.

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