G. Kelly et J. van Waarden, The Edinburgh Companion to Sidonius Apollinaris

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Gavin Kelly et Joop van Waarden (éd.), The Edinburgh Companion to Sidonius Apollinaris, Édimbourg, 2020.

Éditeur : Edinburgh University Press
xviii, 838 pages
ISBN : 978 1 4744 6169 6
GBP 195

A multidisciplinary survey of Sidonius Apollinaris and his works
- First ever comprehensive research tool for Sidonius Apollinaris
- Assembles leading international specialists on Sidonius and his age
- Offers an assessment of past and currernt research in the field
- Comprehensive bibliography includes all the scholarly literature on Sidonius
- Supplemented by the regularly updated Sidonius website www.sidonapol.org


Sidonius Apollinaris, c.430 – c.485, poet and letter-writer, aristocrat, administrator and bishop, is one of the most distinct voices to survive from Late Antiquity and an eyewitness of the end of Roman power in the west.

The Edinburgh Companion to Sidonius Apollinaris is the first work of its kind, giving a full account of all aspects of his life and works and surveying past and current scholarship as well as new developments in research. This substantial and significant work of scholarship is divided into six thematic sections covering his social, political, linguistic, literary and prosopographical context as well as extensive new scholarship on the manuscript tradition and history of reception.

This interdisciplinary book combines the utility of a key research tool for the study of Sidonius with a significant offering of wholly new scholarly research.

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Gavin Kelly is Professor of Latin Literature and Roman History at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Ammianus Marcellinus: The Allusive Historian(Cambridge University Press, 2008). He is co-editor of Two Romes: Rome and Constantinople in Late Antiquity (Oxford University Press, 2012) and New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris (Leuven, 2013). He is co-series editor for our Edinburgh Studies in Later Latin Literature series with Aaron Pelttari.

Joop van Waarden is Research Fellow in Latin at the Radboud University Nijmegen. He specialises in late antique Gaul, and Sidonius Apollinaris in particular. He is the author of a two-volume commentary on the seventh book of Sidonius' correspondence, Writing to Survive (Leuven: Peeters, 2010, 2016). He has been co-investigator with Gavin Kelly of the Leverhulme-funded ‘Sidonius Apollinaris for the 21st Century' project (2014-2017) and is co-editor of New Approaches to Sidonius Apollinaris (Leuven, 2013) and Emperors and Historiography: Collected Essays on the Literature of the Roman Empire (Leiden, 2010). He also maintains the dedicated website on Sidonius Apollinaris www.sidonapol.org

 

 

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