Sidonius at Leeds IMC

At this year’s virtual Leeds International Medieval Congress, Sidonius will be addressed by Madeleine St. Marie, ‘A Bishop in Unstable Times: Conflict in the Letters of Sidonius Apollinaris’, and Richard Rush, ‘When the Rhône Boils: Literary Uses of Hot Summer Weather in Sidonius Apollinaris’s Epistula 2.2 and the Vita Apollinaris‘.

For details, see the Events post on this website.

Gallia docta? Conference

From 17-20 March, Veronika Egetenmeyr and Tabea Meurer will be organizing the online conference ‘Gallia docta? Learning and its limitations in late antique Gaul / Gallia docta? Bildung (begrenzen) im spätantiken Gallien’ at the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald. Webpage here.

The opening keynote speech ‘Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Muse’ will be given by Sigrid Mratschek. It can be freely accessed here.

Other speakers include Christine Delaplace, Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, Ulrich Eigler, Nikolas Hächler, Hendrik Hess, Angela Kinney, Alison John, Gernot Müller, Maik Patzelt, Raphael Schwitter, Danuta Shanzer, Christian Stadermann, Peter Van Nuffelen, Joop van Waarden, and Willum Westenholz.

Exposition Wisigoths: Rois de Toulouse

The Saint-Raymond museum in Toulouse this year presents an exposition “Wisigoths: Rois de Toulouse“.

It is accompanied by a virtual 360° visit online.

The museum has also published a catalogue: Laure Barthet and Claudine Jacquet (eds), Wisigoths: Rois de Toulouse, where, on pp. 116-20 Jean-Marie Pailler, Jean-Luc Boudartchouk and Patrice Montzamir discuss Sidonius and his (or his son’s?) epitaph in both its versions.