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Myrmeicus or Myrmecius? (2019)
Journal Article
WOUDHUYSEN, G. (2019). Myrmeicus or Myrmecius?. Mnemosyne, doi:10.1163/1568525X-12342607

In this article, I examine the name of a friend and correspondent of the fourth-century poet Avienius, commonly identified hitherto as Flavianus Myrmeicus. After summarising the current state of research and translating the verse epistle which he rec... Read More

Representation and novelty in Aeschylus' Theoroi (2018)
Journal Article
Thomas, O. (in press). Representation and novelty in Aeschylus' Theoroi. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies,

This article argues in favour of the view that in Aeschylus' Theoroi (aka Isthmiastai) the satyrs had absconded from Dionysus’ choral training, and dedicate a set of votive masks on Poseidon’s Isthmian temple. I propose that at the end of fr. 78c Dio... Read More

Re-analysis of archaeobotanical remains from pre- and early agricultural sites provides no evidence for a narrowing of the wild plant food spectrum during the origins of agriculture in southwest Asia (2018)
Journal Article
Michael, W., Glynis, J., Michael, C., Emily, F., Eleanor, S., Vincent, B., …Catherine, P. (2018). Re-analysis of archaeobotanical remains from pre- and early agricultural sites provides no evidence for a narrowing of the wild plant food spectrum during the origins of agriculture in southwest Asia. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, doi:10.1007/s00334-018-0702-y

Archaeobotanical evidence from southwest Asia is often interpreted as showing that the spectrum of wild plant foods narrowed during the origins of agriculture, but it has long been acknowledged that the recognition of wild plants as foods is problema... Read More

Alpine ice-core evidence for the transformation of the European monetary system, AD 640-670 (2018)
Journal Article
Loveluck, C., McCormick, M., Spaulding, N. E., Clifford, H., Handley, M. J., Hartman, L., …Mayewski, P. A. (2018). Alpine ice-core evidence for the transformation of the European monetary system, AD 640-670. Antiquity, doi:10.15184/aqy.2018.110

The seventh-century AD switch from gold to silver currencies transformed the socio-economic landscape of North-west Europe. The source of silver, however, has proven elusive. Recent research, integrating ice-core data from the Colle Gnifetti drill si... Read More

Uncovering Constans’ image (2018)
Book
WOUDHUYSEN, G. (2018). Uncovering Constans’ image. In D. P. Burgersdijk, & A. J. Ross (Eds.), Imagining emperors in the later Roman empire, 158-182. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004370920_009

Gibbon among the Barbarians (2018)
Book
Woudhuysen, G. (2018). Gibbon among the Barbarians. In The Cambridge companion to Edward Gibbon, 93-109. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi:10.1017/9781139547291.007

Giovanni de Matociis and the Codex Oratorianus of the De uiris illustribus urbis Romae (2017)
Journal Article
Stover, J., & Woudhuysen, G. (2017). Giovanni de Matociis and the Codex Oratorianus of the De uiris illustribus urbis Romae. Exemplaria Classica, 21, (125-148). ISSN 2173-6839

One of the most curious manuscripts of the De uiris illustribus is Biblioteca dei Girolamini, XL pil. VI, no. XIII. This manuscript has been thought either to go back to the early Veronese humanist Giovanni de Matociis, or to contain authentic ancien... Read More

Remigius and the 'Important News' of Clovis rewritten (2017)
Journal Article
Barrett, G., & Woudhuysen, G. (2017). Remigius and the 'Important News' of Clovis rewritten. Antiquité tardive, 24, (471-500). doi:10.1484/j.at.5.112639. ISSN 1250-7334

Cet article est un nouvel examen de la Lettre austrasienne n° 2, adressée par Rémi, évêque de Reims, à Clovis, roi des Francs. Nous proposons une nouvelle transcription du texte, accompagnée d’une traduction et suivie d’une étude des interprétations... Read More

Assembling the Austrasian Letters at Trier and Lorsch (2016)
Journal Article
Barrett, G., & Woudhuysen, G. (2016). Assembling the Austrasian Letters at Trier and Lorsch. Early Medieval Europe, 24(1), (3-57). doi:10.1111/emed.12132. ISSN 0963-9462

This article is a reconsideration of the Epistulae Austrasicae. We critique the widespread notion that the constituent letters were compiled by a courtier in the late sixth century at Metz as a book of models for use in the Austrasian chancellery. We... Read More

'Bacchae' in the Modern World (2016)
Book Chapter
Van Zyl Smit, B. (2016). 'Bacchae' in the Modern World. In Looking at 'Bacchae'Bloomsbury Publishing