Igor Makarov

Johan Peter Falck Fellow, SCAS.
Senior Researcher, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

After graduating from Moscow State University, Igor Makarov received his Ph.D. in Ancient History
from the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1996. He was a research
assistant and then a researcher at the Center for Comparative Studies of Ancient Civilizations at the
Institute of World History in Moscow. He was a visiting scholar at the Universität zu Köln (2011),
Centre Gustave-Glotz (2004), and Université de Bordeaux 3 (2002). He is Associate Editor of Vestnik
drevnei istorii
[Journal of Ancient History] (Russian Academy of Sciences). Since 2007, he has been
Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at the Russian State University for the Humanities,

His principal field of research is Greek epigraphy of the ancient Northern Black Sea area. His academic
papers deal mainly with the edition of new inscriptions as well as with further studies of previously
known epigraphic documents from the Northern Pontic region. Among his articles are ‘A Decree from
Chersonesos in Honour of Xenon, Son of Timotheos’ (ACSS, 2015); ‘Towards an Interpretation of the
Civic Oath of the Chersonesites’ (ACSS, 2014); ‘New Epigraphic Data on Roman Military Presence in
Taurica’ (VDI 3, 2010, in Russian); ‘La ville libre grecque et l’administration romaine: le cas de
Chersonèse Taurique’ (in A. Bresson et al., eds., Une koinè pontique: cités grecques, sociétés indigènes
et empires mondiaux sur le littoral nord de la mer Noire
[Bordeaux, 2007]); ‘Bosporus, Thrace and
Chersonesus Taurica in the First Quarter of the 1st Century AD’ (VDI 4, 2007, in Russian); and ‘L’épitaphe
d’un commandant des archers de Chersonèse Taurique’ (ZPE 155, 2006).

During his stay at SCAS, Makarov will be continuing his work on the Northern Black Sea epigraphy with
a focus on political institutions of Tauric Chersonesos in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.

This information is accurate as of the academic year 2016-17.