IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 522: Latin Letter Collections: Structure and Function

Tuesday 12 July 2005, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Medieval-Religion: Scholarly Discussion List for Medieval Religion and Culture
Organiser:Lena Wahlgren-Smith, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Culture, University of Southampton
Moderator/Chair:John B. Dillon, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Paper 522-aThe Publication and Transmission of Symmachus' Epistulae
(Language: English)
Cristiana Sogno, Department of Classics, University of California, Irvine
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Mentalities, Rhetoric
Paper 522-bThe Sequence of Cassiodorus' Variae: Chance and Design
(Language: English)
Samuel J. B. Barnish, Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 522-cFunctions of Letter Order in 12th-Century Collections
(Language: English)
Lena Wahlgren-Smith, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Culture, University of Southampton
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

This session explores functions of letter collections of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, as regards structure, composition and, more specifically, letter order.