Tag: Utrecht

New: the Albis near Utrecht?

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.