Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.04.01


BMCR BOOKS RECEIVED (March 1996)

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Beacham, Richard C., The Roman Theatre and its Audience. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996 (Reprint of 1991 Ed.). Pp. 267. $16.95. ISBN 0-674-77913-4 (pb).

*Connolly, Sean (trans. and ed.), Bede: On the Temple. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995. Pp. 142. $17.95. ISBN 0-85323-049-8 (pb).

*Crane, Gregory, The Blinded Eye: Thucydides and the New Written Word. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996. Pp. 288. $22.95. ISBN 0-8476-8130-0 (pb).

*Curd, Patricia (ed.) and McKirahan, Jr., Richard D. (trans.), A Presocratics Reader: Selected Fragments and Testimonia. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1995. Pp. 126. $7.95. ISBN 0-87220-326-3 (pb).

*Davis, Raymond (ed. and trans.), The Lives of the Ninth-Century Popes (Liber Pontificalis). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1996. Pp. 334. $20.95. ISBN 0-85323-479-5 (pb).

Forsythe, Gary, The Historian L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi and the Roman Annalistic Tradition. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1994. Pp. 552. ISBN 0-8191-9742-4.

*George, Judith (ed. and trans.), Venantius Fortunatus: Personal and Political Poems. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1995. Pp. 156. $17.95. ISBN 0-85323-179-6 (pb).

*Gill, Mary Louise and Ryan, Paul (trans. and ed.), Plato: Parmenides. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1996. Pp. 184. $9.95. ISBN 0-87220-328-X.

*Griffiths, Alan (ed.), Stage Directions: Essays in Ancient Drama in Honour of E.W. Handley. London: University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, 1995. Pp. 180. ISBN 0-9900587-77-6.

*Hinard, Francois (ed.), La Mort au Quotidien dans le Monde Romain. Paris: de Boccard, 1995. Pp. 257. ISBN 2-7018-0096-X.

*Kornbluth, Genevra, Engraved Gems of the Carolingian Empire. University Park: Pennsylvania State Press, 1996. Pp. 139 + 49 Figs. $45.00. ISBN 0-271-01426-1.

Kovacs, David (ed. and trans.), Euripides, Vol. 2: Children of Heracles, Hippolytus, Andromache, Hecuba. Cambridge: Harvard University; Loeb Classical Library, 1995. Pp. 519. ISBN0-674-99533-3.

Lefkowitz, Mary, Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History. New York: Basic Books, 1996. Pp. 222. $24.00. ISBN 0-465-09837-1.

Lefkowitz, Mary R. and Rogers, Guy MacLean (edd.), Black Athena Revisited. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. Pp. 522. $19.95. ISBN 0-8078-4555-8.

Leveque, Pierre and Vidal Naquet, Pierre, Cleisthenes the Athenian: An Essay on the Representation of Space and Time in Greek Political Thought from the End of the Sixth Century to the Death of Plato. New Jersey: Humanities Press International, 1996 (Translation of 1969 Ed.). Pp. 216. $55.00. ISBN 0-391-03884-2.

Matheson, Susan B., Polygnotos and Vase Painting in Classical Athens. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. Pp. 537. $60.00. ISBN 0-299-13870-4.

*Miller, Andrew M. (ed. and trans.), Greek Lyric: An Anthology in Translation. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1996. Pp. 258. $8.95. ISBN 0-87220-291-7 (pb).

*La Penna, Antonio, Da Lucrezio a Persio: saggi, studi, note. Milano: Sansoni Editore, 1995. Pp. 388. ISBN 88-383-1697-X (pb).

*Rorty, Amelie Oksenberg, Essays on Aristotle's Rhetoric. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Pp. 440. $19.95. ISBN 0-520-20228-7 (pb).

Stock, Brian, Augustine the Reader: Meditation, Self-Knowledge, and the Ethics of Interpretation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. 463. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-05276-5.

*Scheid, John and Jesper Svenbro, The Craft of Zeus: Myths of Weaving and Fabric. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996. Pp. 226. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-17549-2.

*Taylor, C.C.W. (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 296. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-825000-2.

Thompson, Norma, Herodotus and the Origins of the Political Community. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. Pp. 193. $25.00. ISBN 0-300-06260-5.

*Webster, T.B.L., Monuments Illustrating New Comedy, Vol. 1. London: University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, 1995. Pp. 158. ISBN 0-900587-73-3.

*Webster, T.B.L., Monuments Illustrating New Comedy: Volume 2. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 1995. Pp. 515. ISBN 0-900587-74-1.

*Yunis, Harvey, Taming Democracy: Models of Political Rhetoric in Classical Athens. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 316. $19.95. ISBN 0-8014-2770-3.


Still Available for review:

*Lorenzo Braccesi (ed.), Hesperia, 5 Studi sulla Grecita di Occidente (Bretschneider 1995)

*Daniel Ogden, Greek Bastardy In the Classical and Hellenistic Periods (Oxford 1996)

*Lothar Wierschowski, Die regionale Mobilitaet in Gallien nach den Inschriften des 1. bis 3. Jahrhunderts n.Chr.). Historia Einzelschriften 91. (Stuttgart 1995)