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Manukyan on Sidonius the Bishop

September 6, 2020

Eduard Manukyan has written ‘Becoming Oneself Among One’s Peers: Sidonius’s Methods of Adaptation and Serving in the Episcopal See’, Cursor Mundi 11 (2020) 47-83. See… Read more

Philip Rousseau Has Died

September 5, 2020

On 3 September 2020, the distinguished scholar of Late Antiquity, and of Monastic Culture in particular, Philip Rousseau passed away. As a tribute to his… Read more

An Unexpected Twist

August 22, 2020

Today, on the occasion of Sidonius’ death on a 21/23rd August some 1,540 years ago, a striking piece of literary reception giving an unexpected twist… Read more

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


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