Author(s) : Sapkidi Olga (22/11/2002)Translation : Velentzas Georgios
For citation: Sapkidi Olga, "Valavanis, Ioakeim",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7352>
Cappadocian scholar and teacher at the "Megali tou Genous Scholi" ("Great School of the Nation", the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchal High School) in Constantinople. He was one of the most important collectors of ‘living monuments’ of Cappadocia in the late 19th century. Valavanis was awarded a prize twice by the Greek Philological Association of Constantinople for his educational work and compilations.
Date and Place of Death
Date and Place of Birth
1858, Aravani, Cappadocia
1. Early Years and Education
2. Educational Work
3. ‘Living Monuments’ and Works
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