Born in 1945. He studied Classical Literature at the universities of Thessaloniki and Heidelberg.
From 1975 to 1998 he taught Ancient Greek Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is a professor at the Department of Philosophy and History of Science of the University of Athens.
His areas of interest as a writer and a researcher are the Ancient Greek and Jewish literature as well as Modern Greek poetry.
Sources: mkopidakis.blogspot.com, www.ekebi.gr