Filomena Giannotti has been awarded the Premio Internazionale Virgilio ‘Mantua’ for her outstanding work on Vergil, and on reception in Giorgio Caproni’s Il mio Enea in particular. Read on here.
Annick Stoehr-Monjou, ‘How to conclude? A poetics of contrast and paradox in Book 9 and especially in Epist. 9,13-16 by Sidonius Apollinaris’, is a paper given at the International conference and workshop ‘The Stumbling Texts (and Stumbling Readers) of Late Latin Poetry (Lector, quas patieris hic salebras!)’, organised by Markus Kersten, Ann-Kathrin Stähle and Christian Guerra, September 2021, Basel.
Stoehr-Monjou argues that the last four letters of book 9 can be read together as the peroration of his epistolary work, a paradoxical peroration since he writes about poetry.
In HAL Archives (first version).
Yesterday, 8 October, Harm Pinkster, trailblazer and standard bearer of the Amsterdam school of linguistics, was knighted in the Order of the Netherlands Lion for his exceptional merits for Latin literature and linguistics. He received the award at the hands of the Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam, Simone Kukenheim, during the presentation of the second volume of his magnum opus, the Oxford Latin Syntax.
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Bloomsbury Academic have announced a new series, to be edited by Marco Formisano, sera tela – Studies in Late Antique Literature and Its Reception, ‘a transdisciplinary adventure that focuses on the novelty and radical otherness of late-antique literature and culture’.
Giulia Marolla analyses the concept of satire in ‘Sidonio Apollinare e il concetto di satira nella tarda antichità’, Invigilata Lucernis 43 (2021).
Filomena Giannotti turns her attention to Sidonius’ epitaph of his grandfather: ‘Levigata pagina. Riconsiderando l’epitaffio di Sidonio per il nonno Apollinare (ep. 3,12)’, Invigilata Lucernis 43 (2021).