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Ferrari’s Reappraisal of Paganism

May 15, 2022

Carlo Ferrari argues for the re-emergence of Celtic – and, in fact, Eurasian – religiosity in Gaul in the upheaval of late antiquity: Santi e… Read more

Egetenmeyr on Emotions

May 14, 2022

Just out by Veronika Egetenmeyr: ‘Constructing Emotions and Creating Identities: Emotional Persuasion in the Letters of Sidonius Apollinaris and Ruricius of Limoges’, in: Mateusz Fafinski… Read more

Cobbett on Dice Towers

May 8, 2022

Roland Cobbett, ʻThe Colliton Park Dice Tower and Others Made of Wood and Bone’, Lucerna 58 (2020) 10-13, discusses dice towers (turricula, pyrgus) for rolling… Read more

Furbetta on the Domus Aurorae

April 29, 2022

Luciana Furbetta writes on ‘Les architectures, les décors et l’image dans les écrits de Sidoine Apollinaire entre mémoire, création littéraire, imagination et réalité. L’exemple de… Read more

Curta on the Poem In Basilica

April 24, 2022

Sidonius’ reception is among the issues touched upon by Florin Curta in ‘Pseudo-Martin of Braga and the Slavs: A Re-Examination of the Poem In Basilica’,… Read more

John on Cultural Memory and Education

April 23, 2022

Just out: Alison John, ‘Cultural Memory and Classical Education in Late Antique Gaul’, in: Martine De Marre and Rajiv K. Bhola (eds), Making and Unmaking… Read more

NOVELTY: Sirmond Travels to Rome

April 10, 2022

Gavin Kelly discovered a forgotten poem by Jacques Sirmond in a 1993 article. Sidonius’ editor Jacques Sirmond (1559-1651), when still a young man, was summoned… Read more

Bleckmann on Apollonius’ Vita

April 5, 2022

Bruno Bleckmann reconsiders Van Hoof and Van Nuffelen’s rejection of the translation of the Vita Apollonii (Ep. 8.3.1) for being a spurium, referring, among others,… Read more

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