CYA Faculty Nanno Marinatos

Nanno Marinatos

  • Visiting Professor
  • Classical Languages (CLAG)


Marinatos Nanno is Professor emerita and former Head of the Department of Classics & Mediterranean Studies at the University of Illinois.
Her main areas of research and publication are Greek Religion, Minoan religion, History of Scholarship, Thucydides and Herodotus. Professor Marinatos’ recent publications include:

“Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess, Sir Arthur Evans and Minoan Crete”, University of Illinois Press 2010. Reviewed by Colin Renfrew, Times Literary Supplement, “The Pseudo-Minoan Nestor Ring and Its Egyptian Iconography” Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, 2, 2011, pp. 17-27 (with Briana Jackson), “Light and Darkness and Archaic Greek Cosmography” in Menelaos Christopoulos, Efimia D. Karakantza and Olga Levaniouk, editors, Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion, Lanham • Boulder • New York • Toronto • Plymouth, UK: Lexington Books 2010, pp. 193-200.

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