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Einhard and the Historia Augusta (2022)
Journal Article
Woudhuysen, G., & Stover, J. (in press). Einhard and the Historia Augusta. The Journal of Medieval Latin, 33,

In recent years, a consensus has begun to develop that Einhard had read the Historia Augusta and that he used it in his Vita Karoli magni. In particular, scholars have argued that he must have drawn the rare word dicaculus from the text. In this arti... Read More about Einhard and the Historia Augusta.

The Poet Nemesianus and the Historia Augusta (2022)
Journal Article
Stover, J., & Woudhuysen, G. (2022). The Poet Nemesianus and the Historia Augusta. Journal of Roman Studies, 112, 173=197. https://doi.org/10.1017/s007543582200034x

Lurking in the Historia Augusta’s life of the short-lived Emperor Carus is what appears to be a reference to the genuine contemporary poet Nemesianus and an extant work by him, the Cynegetica. Given the HA’s predilection for ‘bogus authors’, this is... Read More about The Poet Nemesianus and the Historia Augusta.

The Circulation of the Scholia Vallicelliana to Isidore (2022)
Journal Article
WOUDHUYSEN, G., & Stover, J. (in press). The Circulation of the Scholia Vallicelliana to Isidore. Revue d'histoire des textes,

This study brings together the evidence for the circulation of an important monument of early medieval scholarship, the Scholia Vallicelliana to Isidore, which Claudia Villa brilliantly attributed to Paul the Deacon in 1984. Starting from the Vallice... Read More about The Circulation of the Scholia Vallicelliana to Isidore.

Historiarum libri quinque: Hegesippus between Josephus and Sallust (2022)
Journal Article
Woudhuysen, G., & Stover, J. (2022). Historiarum libri quinque: Hegesippus between Josephus and Sallust . Histos, 16, 1-27

This article examines the influence of Sallust on Hegesippus, the fourth-century historian and adaptor of Josephus (commonly referred to as pseudo-Hegesippus). Analysis of the structure of his work reveals that Hegesippus strove to write in five book... Read More about Historiarum libri quinque: Hegesippus between Josephus and Sallust .

Earliest Western References to Islam (2022)
Book Chapter
Woudhuysen, G. (in press). Earliest Western References to Islam. In Christian-Muslim Relations, Primary Sources 600-1500. Bloomsbury Publishing