Journal Phasis - Greek and Roman Studies

Phasis is published annually since 1999 by the Institute of Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

Phasis publishes original contributions in all areas of Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, including literature, history, languages, philosophy, religion, art and archaeology. The journal also welcomes submissions on the reception of the ancient world.

Phasis publishes articles in English, German, French, Italian and Modern Greek languages.

Vol 17, No 1 (2014): Greek State in the 19th Century Print Media

Though word of mouth as an early version of mass media was practiced already in Rome and Byzantium, journalism developed much later, after the invention of a printing machine. In Strasburg, Amsterdam and Paris the first weekly newspapers appeared in the 17th century. However, it was not before the 19th century that printed media became widespread in most countries worldwide.

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Medea Abulashvili