Michalis Olympios is Associate Professor in the History of Western Art at the University of Cyprus. His research revolves around medieval art and architecture in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. He has published widely on Gothic architecture and sculpture in France and the Latin East, including a monograph entitled Building the Sacred in a Crusader Kingdom: Gothic Church Architecture in Lusignan Cyprus, c.1209-c.1373 (Brepols, 2018). He is also co-founder and current co-editor of Frankokratia: A Journal for the Study of Greek Lands under Latin Rule (published with Brill from 2020). His current projects pertain to the study of various aspects of the architectural history of the papal collegiate church of Saint-Urbain at Troyes and the College of the Bernardins in Paris, as well as the editing of a collected essay volume on the documentary and art history of Nicosia’s medieval Greek cathedral of the Panagia Hodegetria (Bedestan).