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*Beard, Mary and Henderson, John, A Very Short Introduction to Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. 136. $8.95. ISBN 0-19-285313-9 (pb).

*Berggreen, Brit and Marinatos, Nanno (edd.), Greece and Gender. Papers from the Norwegian Institute at Athens 2. Bergen: John Grieg AS, 1995 Pp. 184. ISBN 82-91626-00-6 (pb).

Brendel, Otto J., Etruscan Art. Pelican History of Art Series. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995. Pp. 535. $27.50. ISBN 0-300-06446-2 (pb).

Casson, Lionel, Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995 Pp. 470. $19.95. ISBN 0-8018-5130-0 (pb). [1st published in 1971 by Princeton University Press]

*Cavarero, Adriana (trans. from It.), In Spite of Plato: A Feminist Rewriting of Ancient Philosophy. ISBN HB 0745612598, PB 0745615724, price HB L39.50, PB L11.95. Polity Press, 108 Cowley Road, OX 0X4 1JF. Pp. xxii, 136.

Cook, Erwin F., The Odyssey in Athens: Myths of Cultural Origins. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995. Pp. 216. $35.00. ISBN 0-8014-3121-2.

*Dench, Emma, From Barbarians to New Men: Greek, Roman, and Modern Perceptions of Peoples from the Central Apennines. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp. 255. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-815021-0.

*Drummond, Andrew, Law, Politics and Power: Sallust and the Execution of the Catilinarian Conspirators. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1995. Pp. 136. FR 64,--. ISBN 3-515-06471-8 (pb).

Edmunds, Lowell and Dundes, Alan (edd.), Oedipus: A Folklore Casebook. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Pp. 274. $17.95. ISBN 0-299-14854-8 (pb). [originally published by Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983]

Eshel, Itzak. Prag, K. (ed.), Excavations by K.M. Kenyon in Jerusalem 1961-1967, Vol. IV: The Iron Age Cave Deposits on the South-East Hill and Isolated Burials and Cemetaries Elsewhere. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp.278. $65.00 ISBN 0-19-727005-0.

Falkner, Thomas M., The Poetics of Old Age in Greek Epic, Lyric and Tragedy. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995. Pp. 342. $40.00. ISBN 0-8061-2775-9.

Goold, G.P. (ed. and trans.), Chariton: the Story of Callirhoe. Cambridge: Harvard University Press; Loeb Classical Library, 1995. Pp. 425. $16.95. ISBN 0-674-99530-9.

*Halliwell, Stephen, et al. (edd.), Aristotle, Poetics. Longinus, On the Sublime. Demetrius, On Style. Cambridge: Harvard University Press; Loeb Classical Library, 1996. Pp. 533. $16.95. ISBN 0-674-99563-5.

*Harris, Michael H., History of Libraries in the Western World. 4th, fully revised ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1995. Pp. 301. ISBN 0-8108-2972-X.

*Hasty, Will, Adventures in Interpretation: the Works of Hartmann Von Aue and their Critical Reception. Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1995. Pp. 163. $55.00. ISBN 1-57113-031-4.

*Heine, Ronald E. (ed.) Gregory of Nyssa's Treatise on the Inscription of the Psalms . Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp. 221. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-826763-0.

Innes, Doreen C., Hine, Harry and Pelling, C.B.R. (edd.), Ethics and Rhetoric: Classical Essays for Donald Russell on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp.378. $72.00. ISBN 0-19-814962-X.

Judson, Lindsay (ed.), Aristotle's Physics: a Collection of Essays. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp. 286 $22.00. ISBN 0-19-823602-6 (pb). [reprint of 1991 ed.]

*Krause, Jens-Uwe, Witwen und Waisen im Roemischen Reich I. Verwitwung und Wiederverheiratung. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1994. Pp. 304. DM 48,-- . ISBN 3-515-06400-1 (pb).

*Krause, Jens-Uwe, Witwen und Waisen im Roemischen Reich II.: Wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Stellung von Witwen. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1994. Pp. 357. DM 48,-- . ISBN 3-515-06401-X (pb).

*Krause, Jens-Uwe, Witwen und Waisen im Roemischen Reich III: Rechtliche und soziale Stellung von Waisen, Band 18. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1995. Pp. 316. DM 48,--. ISBN 3-515-06402-8 (pb).

*Krause, Jens-Uwe, Witwen und Waisen im Roemischen Reich IV: Witwen und Waisen im fruehen Christentum. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1995. Pp. 154. DM 48,-- . ISBN 3-515-06403-6 (pb).

*Krueger, Derek, Symeon the Holy Fool: Leontius' Life and the Late Antique City. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Pp. 212. $35.00. ISBN 0-520-08911-1.

Larson, Jennifer, Greek Heroine Cults. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Pp. 236. $17.95. ISBN 0-299-14374-0 (pb).

*Laureys, Marc (ed.), Ioannes Caballinus: Polistoria de Virtutibus et Dotibus Romanorum. Stuttgart and Leipzig: Teubner, 1995. Pp. 375. DM 158,--. ISBN 3-8154-1128-9.

*Lembke, Katja, Das Iseum Campense in Rom: Studie ueber den Isiskult unter Domitian. Heidelberg: Verlag Archaeologie und Geschichte, 1994 (Archaeologisches Institut der Universitaet Heidelberg, Marstallhof 4, D-69117 Heidelberg). Pp. 271 + 48 Ill. DM 128,--. ISBN 3-9801863-2-6.

*Lewis, Naphtali, On Government and Law in Roman Egypt: Collected Papers of Naphtali Lewis. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1995. Pp. 383. ISBN 0-7885-0146-1.

*Mastronarde, Donald (ed.) Introduction to Attic Greek: An Electronic Workbook. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. 4 Discs. $29.95. ISBN 0-520-20281-3.

*McCrorie, Edward (trans.), The Aeneid: Virgil. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995. Pp. 312. $14.95. ISBN 0-472-06595-5 (pb).

*Meikle, Scott, Aristotle's Economic Thought. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp. 216. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-815002-4.

Moon, Warren G. (ed.), Polykleitos, the Doryphoros, and Tradition. Madison: Unversity of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Pp. 363. $50.00. ISBN 0-299-14310-4.

*Poole, Adrian and Maule, Jeremy (edd.), The Oxford Book of Classical Verse in Translation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. 606. $29.95 ISBN 0-19-214209-7.

Reeder, Ellen D. (ed.), Pandora: Women in Classical Greece. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995. Pp. 431. $35.00. ISBN 0-691-01124-9 (pb).

Reeder, Ellen D. (ed.), Pandora: The Roles of Women in Ancient Greece. Video. Cincinnati: The Institute for Mediterranean Studies (7086 East Aracoma Drive, Cincinnati OH 45237; fax 513-631-1715), 1995. $19.95 (VHS), $24.95 (PAL) plus shipping.

Ridgway, Brunhilde S., The Archaic Style in Greek Sculpture. Chicago: Ares, 1993 (2nd ed.). Pp. 497 + 77 Ill. ISBN 0-89005-516-5 (pb). [rewritten and enlarged version of the 1977 edition]

*Ritter, Stefan, Hercules in der roemischen Kunst: von den Anfaengen bis Augustus. Heidelberg: Verlag Archae4ologie und Geschichte, 1995 (Archaeologisches Institut der Universitaet Heidelberg, Marstallhof 4, D-69117 Heidelberg). Pp. 249. DM 98,--. ISBN 3-9801863-4-2.

*Rousseau, Philip, Basil of Caesarea. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. Pp. 412. ISBN 0-520-08238-9.

*Schraudolph, Ellen, Roemische Goetterweihungen mit Reliefschmuck aus Italien: Altaere Basen und Reliefs. Heidelberg: Verlag Archaeologie und Geschichte, 1993 (Archaeologisches Institut der Universitaet Heidelberg, Marstallhof 4, D-69117 Heidelberg). Pp. 270 + 55Ill.. DM 140,--. ISBN 3-9801863-1-8(pb).

*Simmons, Michael B., Arnobius of Sicca. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. Pp. 385. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-814913-1.

*Schein, Seth L. (ed.), Reading the Odyssey: Selected Interpretive Essays. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. 278. $17.95. ISBN 0-691-04439-2 (pb).

Traill, David A., Schliemann of Troy: Treasure and Deceit. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. Pp. 365. $24.95. ISBN 0-312-14042-8.

*Watkins, Calvert, How to Kill a Dragon: Aspects of Indo-European Poetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. 613. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-508595-7.