Paolo Mastandrea writes a review of the Companion in the Classical Review, FirstView 12 August 2021. He values the volume as ‘a well-structured and accessible text that does what older friends [i.e., many other companion volumes] should do: to assist the non-specialist or less-experienced scholar’. He signals the odd ‘fundamental contribution’ and ‘some fascinating surprises’. He thinks Sidonius’ Christian inclinations as an author should not be overstated and points out a number of (indirect) borrowings from Ennius.
Hendrik Hess (Bonn) comes up with a review of the Companion in Historische Zeitschrift 312 (2021) 760-61. He values it as ‘ein unverzichtbarer Begleiter für Studien zur gallischen Geschichte des 5. Jahrhunderts im Allgemeinen und zu Sidonius’ Texten im Speziellen’, in which gender aspects remain somewhat underexposed.
Chris Whitton announces the Companion in Greece & Rome 68 (2021) 120-128 ‘Latin Literature”, on p. 123:
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