IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 306: Mike Clover and the World of Late Antiquity, II: The Vandals, North Africa, and Late Latin Literature

Monday 6 July 2020, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Mike Clover Memorial Consortium
Organisers:Ralph Mathisen, Department of History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Roland Steinacher, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
Moderator/Chair:Hal Drake, Department of History University of California Santa Barbara
Paper 306-aMike Clover's Vandal Studies: Then and Now
(Language: English)
Roland Steinacher, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
Guido M. Berndt, Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
Index terms: Administration, Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Military History, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 306-bLatin Literature in, out of, and after Vandal Africa
(Language: English)
Danuta Shanzer, Institut für Klassische Philologie, Mittel- und Neulatein, Universität Wien
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Latin, Religious Life, Social History
Paper 306-cἸωαννίνα (Ioannína / Joannina) and Her Characterisation by Procopius
(Language: English)
Christopher Lillington-Martin, Open University
Index terms: Administration, Genealogy and Prosopography, Language and Literature - Greek
Paper 306-dWar, Weddings, Widows, and the Western Roman Military Aristocracy
(Language: English)
Jeroen W.P. Wijnendaele, Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Universiteit Gent
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Military History
Abstract

These two sessions remember the work of Frank M. ‘Mike’ Clover, who passed away in July, 2019. Beginning in the 1960s, Mike’s work was instrumental in the development of the study of Late Antiquity in general and of the Vandal kingdom of North Africa in particular. In addition, Mike was an indefatigable teacher and consultant who touched the lives of multitudes of students and scholars. He never was too busy to offer a piece of trenchant bibliography. These several papers, all of them presented by individuals who knew Mike personally, pay tribute to his legacy.