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Marolla Commentary Letters 5/1

Out now, in Edinburgh Studies in Later Latin Literature, Giulia Marolla’s commentary on Sidonius Letters Book 5, Part 1. It covers the first half of this book from a philological, literary and historical perspective:

— providing the first commentary on Book 5 of Sidonius’ Letters
— including a newly edited Latin text and a new English translation
— contributing to an overall understanding of Sidonius’ literary output as a whole
— offering a comprehensive and innovative study of key historical data, especially prosopography and dating of the letters.

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Translation and Bilingualism

Alison John and Alan Ross will be organising a conference in Oxford on 8-9 July titled “Translation and the Limits of Greek-Latin Bilingualism in Late Antiquity”. Among other speakers, Filomena Giannotti will speak on “Challenging Decadence Through Translation. A Literary Example from Sidonius Apollinaris (Ep. 8.3) and his work on Philostratus’ Vita Apollonii”.

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Bleckmann on Apollonius’ Vita

Bruno Bleckmann reconsiders Van Hoof and Van Nuffelen’s rejection of the translation of the Vita Apollonii (Ep. 8.3.1) for being a spurium, referring, among others, to Mülke 2008, 236-43, and Köhler 2014.

Bruno Bleckmann, ‘Eine Fragmentsammlung spätlateinischer Historiker’, review article of Van Hoof and Van Nuffelen 2020, Histos 16 (2022) I-XXIX, esp. II-IV.

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