Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.6.9


BMCR Books Received (May 1996)

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*Abel, Karlhans, Sinnfrage des Lebens: Philosophisches Denken im Vor- und Umfeld des frueher Christentums. Philosophie der Antike, Band 3. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1995. Pp. 334. DM 148,--. ISBN 3-515-06491-5.

*Arafat, K.W., Pausanias' Greece: Ancient Artists and Roman Rulers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 246. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-55340-7.

*Bagnall, Roger, Reading Papyri, Writing Ancient History. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 145. $15.95. ISBN 0-415-09377-5 (pb).

Berry, D.H. (ed.), Cicero: Pro P. Sulla Oratio. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 335. $64.95. ISBN 0-521-48174-0.

Cornell, T.J., The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome from the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars (c. 1000-264 BC). New York: Routledge, 1995. Pp. 507. $25.00. ISBN 0-415-01596-0 (pb).

Derricourt, Robin, An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. 233. $14.95. ISBN 0-691-03709-4 (pb).

Elton, Hugh, Frontiers of the Roman Empire. London: B.T. Batsford, 1996. Pp. 150. L25.00. ISBN 0-7134-7320-7.

Galinsky, Karl, Augustan Culture: An Interpretive Introduction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. 474. $39.50. ISBN 0-691-04435-X.

Gibert, John, Change of Mind in Greek Tragedy. Hypomnemata 108. Untersuchungen zur Antike und zu ihrem Nachleben. Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1996. Pp. 286. DM 80,--. ISBN 3-525-25208-0.

Gill, Christopher, Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 510. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-814676-0.

*Grant, Michael, Art in the Roman Empire. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 146. $29.95.. ISBN 0-415-12031-4.

Hawley, Richard & Barbara Levick, Women in Antiquity: New Assessments. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 271. $17.95. ISBN 0-415-11369-5 (pb).

*Hellstroem, Pontus & Alroth, Brita (edd.), Religion and Power in the Ancient Greek World. Proceedings of the Uppsala Symposium 1993. BOREAS; Uppsala Studies in Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Civilizations 24. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1996. Pp. 204. SEK 174.00. ISBN 91-554-3693-5 (pb).

Howgego, Christopher, Ancient History from Coins. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 178. $16.95. ISBN 0-415-08993-X (pb).

*Keaney, J.J. & Robert Lamberton (ed.), [Plutarch]: Essay on the Life and Poetry of Homer. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. Pp. 321. $21.95. ISBN 0-7885-0260-3 (pb).

*Knox, Peter E., Ovid's Heroides: Select Epistles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. $22.95. ISBN 0-521-36834-0 (pb).

Kuklick, Bruce, Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. 253. $29.95. ISBN 0-691-02582-7.

Latacz, Joachim, Homer: His Art and His World. James P. Holoka (trans.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. Pp. 175. $29.95. ISBN 0-472-10657.

*Luschnig, C.A.E., The Gorgon's Severed Head: Studies of Alcestis, Electra, & Phoenissae. Mnemosyne, Supplement 153. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1995. Pp. 255. $78.00. ISBN 90-04-10382-1.

Peachin, Michael, Iudex vice Caesaris: Deputy Emperors and the Administration of Justice during the Principate. Heidelberger Althistorische Beitraege und Epigraphische Studien, Band 21. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 267. DM 88,--. ISBN 3-515-06772-8 (pb).

Rawson, Beryl, Marriage, Divorce, and Children in Ancient Rome. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 252. $24.00. ISBN 0-19-815045-8 (pb).[reprint of 1991 edition]

Seaford, Richard (ed., trans., & intro.), Euripides, Bacchae. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 1996. ISBN 0-85668-609-3 (pb).

Sowerby, Robin, The Greeks: An Introduction to their Culture. New York: Routledge, 1995 (Reprint of 1991 Ed.). Pp. 216. $15.95. ISBN 0-415-12042-X (pb).

Touchette, Lori-Ann, The Dancing Maenad Reliefs: Continuity and Change in Roman Copies. London: Bulletin Supplement 62. Institute of Classical Studies; University of London, 1995. Pp. 119 + 56 Ill. ISBN 0-900587-65-2 (pb).

These titles have been posted previously but are still available:

*Nigel M. Kennell, The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta (Chapel Hill 1995)

*Michaela Kostial, Kriegerisches Rom? Zur Frage von Unvermeidbarkeit und Normalitaet Militaerischer Konflikte in der Roemischen Politik (Steiner 1995)

*Christopher Charles Parslow, Rediscovering Antiquity: Karl Weber and the Excavation of Herculaneum, Pompeii, and Stabiae (Cambridge 1995)

*M. Laureys ed., Ioannes Caballinus: Polistoria de Virtutibus et Dotibus Romanorum (Teubner 1995)

*Andrea Nightingale, Genres in Dialogue: Plato and the Construct of Philosophy (Cambridge 1996)