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Gusso on a “Free” Senate

July 22, 2021

Massimo Gusso, in ‘Sidonius Apollinaris and the “Senate in Exile”: On a “Republican” Poetic Metaphor’, Lexis 39.1 (June 2021), writes on the republican fiction of… Read more

Magnani Non solo rane e zanzare

July 12, 2021

Stefano Magnani’s talk on Sidonius’ voyage to Rome (see previous post here) is now online on YouTube. Read more

Van Waarden Leafing Through Pliny

July 8, 2021

Joop van Waarden connects Sidon. Ep. 1.1 to a couple of Pliny’s letters. His piece has just been published as an advance article of Mnemosyne:… Read more

Hanaghan on Sidonius’ Ep. 4.3

July 3, 2021

Michael Hanaghan explains how a reading of Jerome’s Ep. 58 subverts Sidonius’ wordy praise of Claudianus’ De statu animae in Ep. 4.3: ‘Sidonius Apollinaris contra… Read more

The Western Empire in the 5th Century

July 2, 2021

At an online conference in Jena, ‘Das Weströmsiche Reich und seine Erforschung – neue Perspektiven’ (4-6 June 2021), Tabea Meurer specifically addressed Sidonius in connection… Read more

Sidonius and the Other

July 2, 2021

Sidonius is thematized in two upcoming papers at the conference ‘Othering and the Other. Performing Identity in the Roman Empire’ (Universities of Coimbra and Évora)… Read more

Marrón on a Metrical Licence

July 1, 2021

Gabriela Marrón (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahía Blanca) interprets the metrical licence ‘Orphéüm’ (Carm. 35.19) as intentional in connection with a similar case in Dracontius:… Read more

Marcone on the Year 476

June 19, 2021

Arnaldo Marcone has written L’ultimo anno dell’Impero: Roma, 476 d.C.. It is published this month in the Aculei series of Salerno Editrice, Naples, a series… Read more

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