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Sidonius Appollinaris and his age. by Courtenay Edward Stevens

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sidonius, C. Sollius Modestus Appollinaris,
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476,
  • Gaul -- History -- 58 B.C.-511 A.D.,
  • Gaul -- Church history

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15181313M

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II: Youth (c. ) A: General Situation in the Empire in the West. 1: The condition of the empire had deteriorated badly by the time of Sidonius' birth in Lyon in about the year , and the situation of the western provinces deteriorated rapidly during his youth. Sidonius Apollinaris, Epistulae, Books I-IX W.B. Anderson, Ed. book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9. poem: Sidonius Constantio suo salutem Sidonius Agricolae suo salutem Sidonius Philomathio suo salutem Sidonius Gaudentio suo salutem Sidonius Heronio1 suo salutem Sidonius Eutropio suo salutem. BOOK II I. To [his brother-in-law] Ecdicius* c. A.D. [1] YOUR countrymen of Auvergne suffer equally from two evils. 'What are those?' you ask. Seronatus' presence, and your own absence. Seronatushis very name first calls for notice; 1 I think that when he was so named, a prescient fortune must have played with contradictions, as our predecessors did, who by antiphrasis used the root of. Sidonius later joined a rebellion, it seems, but was finally reconciled to the emperor Majorian and delivered at Lyon in a panegyric on him. After some years in his native land, in he led a Gallo-Roman deputation to the Emperor Anthemius, and on 1 January recited at Rome his third : Hardcover.

From, Sidonius, The Letters of Sidonius, trans. O.M. Dalton, (Oxford: Clarendon, ), two vols. This text is part of the Internet Medieval Source Book. The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts related to medieval and Byzantine history.   Sidonius published his first book of letters before the end of to justify and win support for Gallic political machinations with the help of the Arian barbarians. Following the dedicatory letter of his first book, Sidonius's next letter was his famous laudatory description of .   Sidonius (2) Apollinaris, St. His grandfather Apollinaris had been praefectus praetorio of Gaul under the rival emperor Constantine, a.d. (Zos. vi. 4; Olympiodorus, ap. Phot. Bibl. p. 57, ed. Bekker), and was the first of the family to become a Christian. An epitaph written by his grandson for his tomb near Lyons speaks of him in the highest terms, especially on this account. Sidonius Apollinaris is the author of Poems. Letters ( avg rating, 15 ratings, 1 review, published ), Letters, Books ( avg rating, 9 rati 4/5.

Sidonius Apollinaris makes an unexpected appearance in ‘The Wind in the Portico’, a story in John Buchan’s collection The Runagates Club, in which the members of a London dining club swap Nightingale, a Cambridge don, visits the remote Shropshire estate of Vauncastle to view a rare manuscript for his critical edition of Theocritus. (CAIUS SOLLIUS MODESTUS APOLLINARIS SIDONIUS). Christian author and Bishop of Clermont, b. at Lyons, 5 November, about ; d. at Clermont, about August, He was of noble descent, his father and grandfather being Christians and prefects of the pretorium of the Gauls. About he married Papianilla, daughter of Avitus, who was proclaimed emperor at the end of , and who set up in the.   (caius sollius modestus apollinaris sidonius). Christian author and Bishop of Clermont, b. at Lyons, 5 November, about ; d. at Clermont, about August, He was of noble descent, his father and grandfather being Christians and prefects of the pretorium of the Gauls. The advice of Sidonius Appollinaris is excellent: he says, that we should read the Ancients with respect, and the Moderns without envy. As a motto for his satyrical letter to Lord Grenville by Talleyrand (published in the Morning Post for 10 January ), Samuel Taylor Coleridge () chose Carm. (in Ep. ).