Patrizia Mascoli has published an article on an aspect of Sidonius’ reception: ‘Sidonio Apollinare nella manualistica letteraria di età umanistica’, Studia Antiqua et Archaeologica 25 (2019) 211–19. Keywords: Siccus Polenton, Petrus Crinitus, Lilius Gregorius Giraldi.
Elena Litovchenko and others have written on ‘The Image of a Christian in Sidonius Apollinaris’ Letters’ in SHS Web of Conferences 72 (2019) #02007.
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Francesco Montone has added another article to his Anthemius series, this time on his education: ‘Un principe coltissimo. L’Imperatore Antemio (467-472) nel Panegirico di Sidonio Apollinare’, Salternum 42-43 (2019) 43-56.
Fragments of forgotten scholarly activity on Sidonius keep coming to light. In a 1935 contribution to Mnemosyne, the Dutch archaeologist A.W. Byvanck critically assesses some results of C.W. Vollgraff’s dig at Utrecht cathedral square. Byvanck specifically takes position in the “Albis” debate pro Loyen (1933) (Albis = river Elbe, a purely literary reminiscence of Claudian) and contra both Macé (1933) (Albis = Albe, a tributary of the Meuse) and Vollgraff who thought of a tributary of the Rhine near Utrecht.
Read on and download on the Bibliography page, tab 1930s, year 1935.
Thanks to Jeffrey Murray, Head of Classics at the University of Cape Town, a hitherto unkown South-African paper on Latin letter-writing and Sidonius from c. 1930 by the then President of the Classical Association of South Africa, William Ritchie, has come to our notice.
Download it from this website, page Bibliography 1900-1999, year 1931.
In 2017, at the 39th Yearly Conference of the Association pour l’Antiquité Tardive in Clermont-Ferrand, Patrice Montzamir gave a paper ‘Du nouveau sur l’épitaphe attribuée à Sidoine Apollinaire’. It is now available for download from the HAL repository.
Elena Litovchenko, Nikolay Bolgov and others gave a paper at a conference of applied linguistics in St Petersburg last July, entitled ‘Sidonius Apollinaris as a Flexible Thinking Person of Fifth-Century Gaul’. It is now available online.
The 2018 instalment of Invigilata Lucernis is now available. It features articles, among others, derived from the international ‘Prospettive sidoniane’ seminar (Bari 2017) by Sara Fascione, Marisa Squillante, Annick Stoehr-Monjou, Joop van Waarden, and Étienne Wolff.
Scott Kennedy has authored an article entitled ‘Winter is Coming: The Barbarization of Roman Leaders in Imperial Panegyric from A.D. 446-68’ in CQ June 2019 online
Buongiorno, Pierangelo, ‘Ex vetere senatusconsulto Tiberiano. Nota in margine a Sid. ep. 1.7.12′, in Emmanuelle Chevreau et al. (eds), Liber amicorum. Mélanges en l’honneur de Jean-Pierre Coriat, Paris, 2019, 65-72.
By ascribing to Tiberius a law that was only promulgated much later by Theodosius, conceding a longer lease of life to people on death row, Sidonius plausibly wanted to lend greater authority to this law in favour of Arvandus.