Dr. Athanassios Athanassiou

 

 

 

 

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BASSIAKOS, Y., ATHANASSIOU, A., ROUSSIAKIS, S. & THEODOROU, G. (1992). Variation of U-microdistribution in fossil Hipparion teeth as a complicating factor in dating studies. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, Articles, 158 (2): 239-250. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (1994). First results of the palaeontological study of the fissure fillings in the area of Halykes, Magnesia. Bulletin de la Société Spéléologique de Grèce, XXI: 318-329. [view PDF]

KOSTOPOULOS, D.S. & ATHANASSIOU, A.S. (1997). Les gazelles du Pliocène moyen–terminal de la Grèce continentale (Macédoine, Thessalie). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 205 (3): 413-430. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (1998). Contribution to the study of the fossil mammals of Thessaly. PhD thesis 1996, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens. Published in Gaia, 5: 1-393. [in Greek] [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2000). Presence of fossil elephants in the area of Peniós valley (NW Peloponnesus, Greece). Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques, XXXVIII (C): 63-76.  [view PDF]

THEODOROU, G., SPJELDNAES, N., HANKEN, N.M., LAURITZEN, S.E., VELITZELOS, E., ATHANASSIOU, A. & ROUSSIAKIS, S. (2000). Description and taphonomic investigations of Neogene Proboscidea from Rhodos, Greece. Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques, XXXVIII (C): 133-156. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2001). New findings of fossil large mammal remains in the Peniós Valley (area of Larissa, Thessaly, Greece). Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, XXXIV (2): 533-539. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2001). New data on the Equus stenonis COCCHI, 1867 from the late Pliocene locality of Sésklo (Thessaly, Greece). Geodiversitas, 23 (3): 439-469. [Publisher's PDF]  [High resolution PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. & KOSTOPOULOS, D.S. (2001). Proboscidea of the Greek Pliocene-Early Pleistocene faunas; biostratigraphic and palaeoecological implications. Proceedings of the 1st International Congress “The World of Elephants”, Rome, 2001: 85-90. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2002). Euthyceros thessalicus, a new bovid from the Late Pliocene of Sésklo (Thessaly, Greece). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 2002 (2): 113-128. [view PDF]

DE VOS, J., VAN DER MADE, J., ATHANASSIOU, A., LYRAS, G., SONDAAR, P.Y. & DERMITZAKIS, M.D. (2002). Preliminary note on the Late Pliocene fauna from Vatera (Lesvos, Greece). Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques, XXXIX (A): 37-70. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2002). Neogene and Quaternary faunas of Thessaly. Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques, XXXIX (A): 279-293. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2002). A new gazelle species (Artiodactyla, Bovidae) from the Late Pliocene of Greece. Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques, XXXIX (A): 299-310. [view PDF]

DOUKAS, C.S. & ATHANASSIOU, A. (2003). Review of the Pliocene and Pleistocene Proboscidea (Mammalia) from Greece. Deinsea, 9: 97-110. [view PDF]

THEODOROU, G., ATHANASSIOU, A., ROUSSIAKIS, S. & ILIOPOULOS, G. (2003). Preliminary remarks on the Late Miocene herbivores of Kerassiá (Northern Euboea, Greece). Deinsea, 10: 519-530. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2004). A new elephant site in the Haliákmon River valley (W. Macedonia, Greece). 5th International Symposium on Eastern Mediterranean Geology, Proceedings, 1: 299-302. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2004). On a Deinotherium (Proboscidea, Mammalia) finding in the Neogene of Crete (Greece). Carnets de Géologie, Letter 2004/05: 1-7. [view HTML]  [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. (2005). Gazellospira torticornis (AYMARD, 1854) from the Late Pliocene locality of Sesklo (Thessaly, Greece). Quaternaire, hors-série 2: 137-144. [view PDF]

KOSTOPOULOS, D.S. & ATHANASSIOU, A. (2005). In the shadow of bovids: suids, cervids and giraffids from the Plio-Pleistocene of Greece. Quaternaire, hors-série 2: 179-190. [view PDF]

PANAGOPOULOU E., HARVATI K., KARKANAS P., ATHANASSIOU A., ELEFANTI P., FROST S. (2006): Η έρευνα της πρώιμης Παλαιολιθικής στην περιοχή του Αλιάκμονα, Νομού Γρεβενών [The West Macedonia Palaeolithic survey]. Το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στη Μακεδονία και τη Θράκη [Archaeological Research in Macedonia and Thrace], 18: 631-640. [in Greek] [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2006): Reghínio, a new mammal locality from the Plio-Pleistocene of Central Greece. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte, 2006 (2): 116-228. [view PDF]

GIAOURTSAKIS I., THEODOROU G., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A., ILIOPOULOS G. (2006): Late Miocene horned rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotinae, Mammalia) from Kerassia (Euboea, Greece). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 239 (3): 367-398. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2006): Βιοστρωματογραφική σημασία της δομής των απολιθωμένων χαυλιοδόντων [Biostratigraphical implications of the fossil tusks’ structure]. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 29 (1): 9-16. [view PDF]

THEODOROU G., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A., GIAOURTSAKIS I., PANAYIDIS I. (2007): A Late Pleistocene endemic genet (Carnivora, Viverridae) from Aghia Napa, Cyprus. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 40: 201-208. [view PDF]

RIVALS F., ATHANASSIOU A. (2008): Dietary adaptations in an ungulate community from the late Pliocene of Greece. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 265 (1-2): 134-139. [View at publisher's site] [Request PDF]

HARVATI K., PANAGOPOULOU E., KARKANAS P., ATHANASSIOU A., FROST S.R. (2008): Preliminary results of the Aliakmon Paleolithic/Paleoanthropological Survey, Greece, 2004-2005. In DARLAS A., MIHAILOVIÇ D., (eds): The Palaeolithic of the Balkans. BAR International Series, 1819: 15-20. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A., BOUZAS D. (2010): New hippopotamid finds in Eurotas Valley (Laconia, Greece). Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, September 2010. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, spec. vol. 99: 57-62. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A., KOSTOPOULOS D.S. (2010): On Pliocene mammal remains in the area of Epanomi (Macedonia, Greece). Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, September 2010. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, spec. vol. 99: 63-68. [view PDF]

THEODOROU G.E., ROUSSIAKIS S.J., ATHANASSIOU A., FILIPPIDI A. (2010): Mammalian remains from a new site near the classical locality of Pikermi (Attica, Greece). Proceedings of the XIX Congress of the Carpathian-Balkan Geological Association, Thessaloniki, September 2010. Scientific Annals of the School of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, spec. vol. 99: 109-119. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2012): A skeleton of Mammuthus trogontherii (Proboscidea, Elephantidae) from NW Peloponnese, Greece. Quaternary International, 255: 9-28.
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ATHANASSIOU A., ROUSSIAKIS S.J., GIAOURTSAKIS I.X., THEODOROU G.E., ILIOPOULOS, G. (2014): A new hornless rhinoceros of the genus Acerorhinus (Perissodactyla: Rhinocerotidae) from the Upper Miocene of Kerassiá (Euboea, Greece), with a revision of related forms. Palaeontographica, 303 (1-3): 23-59. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2014): New giraffid (Artiodactyla) material from the Lower Pleistocene locality of Sésklo (SE Thessaly, Greece): evidence for an extension of the genus Palaeotragus into the Pleistocene. Zitteliana (B), 32: 1-19. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2015): Craniomandibular remains of Anancus arvernensis (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from Greece: The samples from Kallíphytos (E. Macedonia) and Sésklo (Thessaly). Quaternary International, DOI:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.03.048.
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ATHANASSIOU A., HERRIDGE V., REESE D.S., ILIOPOULOS G., ROUSSIAKIS S., MITSOPOULOU V., TSIOLAKIS E., THEODOROU G. (2015): Cranial evidence for the presence of a second endemic elephant species on Cyprus. Quaternary International, DOI:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.05.065.
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·      Abstracts - Posters

BASSIAKOS Y., ATHANASSIOU A., ROUSSIAKIS S., THEODOROU G. (1990): The role of some multivariant factors that account in the uranium microdistribution of Hipparion molars. International Symposium on Archaeometry (Heidelberg), Abstracts: 23.

BASSIAKOS Y., ATHANASSIOU A., ROUSSIAKIS S. (1991): Uranium micro­distribution in Hippa­rion teeth. Terra Abstracts, 3 (1): 330.

THEODOROU G., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A. (1995): Contribution to the study of the terrestrial Neogene of Greece. Artiodactyla and Rhinocerotidae from Kerassia and Chalkoutsi localities. Xth Congress of the Regional Com­mittee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy (Bucharest) — Romanian Journal of Strat­igraphy, 1: 129-130.

THEODOROU G., ATHANASSIOU A., ROUSSIAKIS S., ILIOPOULOS G. (1998): Preliminary results on the recent excavations of the Kerassia locality (Euboea). XIth Congress of the Regional Com­mittee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy (Patras), Abstracts.

ATHANASSIOU A. (2000): A new bovid from the Late Pliocene locality of Sésklo (Thessaly, Greece). International Congress on the Holarctic Ungulates of the Pliocene and Pleis­tocene (Avignon), Abstracts.

THEODOROU G., ATHANASSIOU A., ILIOPOULOS G. (2001): Proboscidea from the Late Miocene of Kerassiá (Euboea, Greece). 45th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association, Copenhagen, 2001, The Palaeontology Newsletter, 48 (suppl.): 50. [Poster PDF]

ATHANASSIOU, A. & KOSTOPOULOS, D.S. (2001). Proboscidea of the Greek Pliocene-Early Pleistocene faunas; biostratigraphic and palaeoecological implications. Proceedings of the 1st International Congress “The World of Elephants”, Rome, 2001. [Poster PDF]

THEODOROU G., ATHANASSIOU A., ROUSSIAKIS S. (2005): Description of Hipparion from Peloponnese and its palaeogeographical implications. 12th R.C.M.N.S. Congress, Vienna. [Poster PDF]

HARVATI K., PANAGOPOULOU E., KARKANAS P., FROST S.R., ATHANASSIOU A., ELEFANTI P., SCHREIN C., BAAB K., HENDERSON E., TOURLOUKIS E., GAREFALAKIS C. (2006): New findings of the Aliakmon Paleolithic Survey, Greece, 2004–2005. 2006 Paleoanthropology Society Annual Meeting, Abstracts: A61. [view PDF]

ILIOPOULOS G., LYRAS G., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A. (2010): Woolly rhinos and woolly mammoths in Southern Greece? Using REE elements to trace the provenance of old museum collections. 8th Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Aix-en-Provence, June 2010, Abstracts: 46. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2010): An elephant skeleton from Lousiká (NW Peloponnese, Greece). Vth International Conference on Mammoths and their Relatives, Le Puy-en-Velay, August–September 2010, Abstracts, Quaternaire, hors-série 3: 74. [Poster PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2011): The Late Pleistocene fauna of Peneiós Valley (Lárissa, Thessaly, Greece): new collected material. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists (Heraklion, Crete), Program and Abstracts: 14. [Poster PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A., LYRAS G. (2011): Nyctereutes megamastoides (Mammalia: Carnivora: Canidae): variation and evolution. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists (Heraklion, Crete), Program and Abstracts: 14-15.

ILIOPOULOS, G., ATHANASSIOU, A., KONSTANTINOU, G. (2011): New dwarf ele­phant material from the Pleistocene of Cyprus. 9th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists (Heraklion, Crete), Program and Abstracts: 30. [Poster PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2013): A Mitilanotherium (Artiodactyla: Giraffidae) skull from the Lower Pleistocene locality of Sésklo (SE Thessaly, Greece). Zitteliana (B), 31: 18-19. [view PDF]

THEODOROU G., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A., MITSOPOULOU V., SOLOMOS C, LYCHOUNAS A. (2013): Pikermi; new excavations at a classical locality. 14th Congress of the Regional Committee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy, Istanbul, Abstracts: 128. [view PDF]

MITSOPOULOU V., ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A., LAZARIDIS G., THEODOROU G. (2013): New cranial material of Hipparion sensu lato (Perissodactyla, Mammalia) from the classical locality of Pikermi, Greece. 14th Congress of the Regional Committee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy, Istanbul, Abstracts: 129. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A. (2014): Anancus arvernensis (Proboscidea, Mammalia) from Kallíphytos (Dráma, E. Macedonia, Greece), with a revision of existing samples from Greece. Scientific Annals, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, special volume 102: 23. [view PDF]

ATHANASSIOU A., REESE D., ILIOPOULOS G., HERRIDGE V., ROUSSIAKIS S., MITSOPOULOU V., TSIOLAKIS E., THEODOROU G. (2014): The endemic elephants of Cyprus: a reconsideration of their variation and taxonomy based on new fossil finds. Scientific Annals, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, special volume 102: 24.
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ROUSSIAKIS S., ATHANASSIOU A., MICHAILIDIS D., MITSOPOULOU V., SOLOMOS C., THEODOROU G. (2014): Remarks on new proboscidean remains from the classical Late Miocene locality of Pikermi and their associated fauna. Scientific Annals, School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, special volume 102: 171-172.
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updated: 26 July 2015