Francesco Montone writes on Sidonius’ health lexicon in ‘Alcuni specimina del lessico della salute nell’epistolario sidoniano, e intratestualità’, Vichiana 60 (2023) 71-86.
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Abstract: Some Specimina of the Health Lexicon in Sidonius’ Correspondence, and Intratextuality. The paper deals with the health lexicon in Sidonius Apollinaris’ Letters; Sidonius’ illnesses and those of his relatives and friends are analyzed in order to show possible hypotexts of the literary tradition; words such as morbus, medicus, medicina, medicor are present several times in the correspondence, sometimes in the proper sense, sometimes in a figurative sense; Sidonius creates interesting intratextual mechanisms, following a principle of stylistic uarietas. Finally, the two antithetical descriptions of the healthy body of the Visigothic king Theodoric and the sickly one of the parasite Gnathon are compared.
Out recently: Aneta Bąk, ‘Cele wychowania rzymskiego arystokraty w V wieku n.e. w świetle listów Sydoniusza Apollinarisa’ [Objectives of the education of a Roman aristocrat in the fifth century in the light of the letters of Sidonius Apollinaris], Res Gestae 15 (2022) 23-35.
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Abstract: During the fifth century Gaul was struggling with barbarian tribes, which threatened the Roman order. Sidonius Apollinaris, as a representative of local aristocracy and bishop, believed that there was a possibility to protect at least part of Roman traditions from their disappearance. He saw the chance for keeping them in bringing up the next generations. In his letters there are many examples of what a model Roman aristocrat should look like. This article analyzes fragments from Sidonius’ letters, which are connected with the goals of upbringing: being inspired by right people, education, caring for beautiful and correct Latin language, caring for family name and creating social bonds. On their basis, a catalog of values, which were a hope for continuity of Roman life in restless times, was created.
Tabea Meurer writes on ‘Spatia vitae. Social Time Issues in Sidonius’ in the latest issue of Hermes 151/4 (2023) 467-89.
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Published online in Mnemosyne: Giulia Marolla, ‘The Names of Sidonius’ Addressees and the Manuscript Tradition of the Letters’.
Hope Williard (Utrecht University) wrote ‘Letter Carriers and the Scale of Communication in the Epistolae of Sidonius Apollinaris’ for Kristina Sessa and Kevin Uhalde (eds), Scale and the Study of Late Antiquity, Munera 53, Bari: Edipuglia, 2023, 153-67.
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Preprint version article on Academia here
Luciana Furbetta, ‘L’écriture “en réseau”. Réflexions sur la fonction “socio-stylistique” de la correspondance de Sidoine Apollinaire’, Mélanges de l’École française de Rome. Moyen Âge 135 (2023) 171-89.
Jeroen Wijnendaele has put out the edited volume Late Roman Italy: Imperium to Regnum with Edinburgh’s EUP. Of particular interest to students of Sidonius is Adrastos Omissi’s chapter on Late Roman Italy in Latin Panegyric (pp. 454-74).
Ágnes Horváth, ‘Sidonius a középkor és a reneszánsz magyar irodalmában’, Antikvitás & Reneszánsz 9 (2022) 69-86, discusses Sidonius’ role in the Hungarian literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Ágnes T. Horváth, ‘Supplements to the Ancestry of Sidonius Apollinaris’, Chronica 22 (2023) 154-63, investigates Sidonius’ ancestry and the gens Sollia.
Mehmet Yilmazata wrote ‘Notes on Flavius Aetius, “The Last of the Romans”: A Representation in Historiography’, Journal of Ancient History and Archaeology 9 (2022) 53-75.