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Brolli Revisiting Carm. 13

July 30, 2020

Tiziana Brolli continues the discussion of Carmen 13 on the lines of Stefania Santelia’s emendation of histriones to hic triones, and argues for different dates… Read more

Oppedisano’s Diptych on Anthemius

July 11, 2020

Fabrizio Oppedisano rounds off his Anthemius project with the publication of a diptych consisting of a monograph on the Panegyric of Anthemius (see previous post)… Read more

Van Waarden’s Sidonius Apollinaris in OCD5

July 3, 2020

Joop van Waarden has contributed ‘Sidonius Apollinaris’ to the Oxford Classical Dictionary, 5th edn online, as an expansion of Jill Harries’ existing article to reflect… Read more

Giannotti on Ep. 8.5

July 1, 2020

Just out: Filomena Giannotti, ‘Vivet in posterum nominis tui gloria: la lettera di Sidonio a Fortunale (VIII 5)ʼ, Maia (2020) 139-48. Read more

The Latest on the Life of Apollonius

June 11, 2020

In their new Fragmentary Latin Histories of Late Antiquity (AD 300-620): Edition, Translation and Commentary, Cambridge: CUP, 2020, in a chapter on Nicomachus Flavianus (pp.… Read more

Paul Mohr’s Life Finally Complete

June 11, 2020

Principally known to scholars of late antiquity as the editor of the 1895 Teubner edition of Sidonius’ works, Paul Mohr sank into oblivion after this… Read more

Formisano and Oppedisano Discuss Carmen 1

June 7, 2020

On 29 June, Marco Formisano and Fabrizio Oppedisano will discuss Sidonius’ Carmen 1 in the online series Titubanti testi: Binomio di lettura. To participate, drop… Read more

Out Soon: Lo specchio del modello

May 23, 2020

Lo specchio del modello: Orizzonti intertestuali e Fortleben di Sidonio Apollinare is in print. Edited by Anita Di Stefano and Marco Onorato, it brings together… Read more


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