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She was born in 1926 in Athens. She graduated from the Philosophical School of the University of Athens. She continued her studies in Paris (1953-1955). In 1955 she was appointed in the National Centre of Scientific Researches in France (CNRS). She was nominated Director of Researches in CNRS (1964), Docteur des Lettres (1966) and Professor in Sorbonne, since 1967. She has been Director of the Centre of Byzantine History and Civilisation, and of Christian Archeology in the University “Paris 1”. In 1976 she was elected Rector of the University of Sorbonne.
She is a President of the European University, of the Committee of Ethics of the National Centre for Scientific Research (France), of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi (Greece) and Honorary President of the International Committee of Byzantine Studies. Also, she has been President of the University of Paris, Chancellor of the Universities of Paris, and President of the Georges Pompidou Centre – Beaubourg.
Her main publications include the following: Byzance et la Mer: La marine de guerre, la politique et les institutions maritimes de Byzance aux VIIe-XVe siecles, Paris, 1966. «Recherches sur l'administration de l'Empire byzantin aux IX.-e-XI.-e siècles», Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Paris, 1961.
L'ideologie politique de l'Empire byzantin, Paris, 1975 Studies on the Internal Diaspora of the Byzantine Empire, Harvard U.P. 1998