Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.9.3


Books Received (August 1996)

BMCR Books Received (August 1996)

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*Barrett, Anthony A., Agrippina: Sex, Power and Politics in the Early Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. Pp. 320. $35.00. ISBN 0-300-06598-1.

*Buckley, Terry, Aspects of Greek History 750-323 BC. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 542. $19.95. ISBN 0-415-09957-9 (pb).

*Christ, Karl, Griechische Geschichte und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 236. DM/s Fr 88,-. ISBN 3-515-06915-1

*Clauss, James & Mary Depew, et. al. (edd.), Syllecta Classica Vol. 6. Iowa City: University of Iowa, 1996. Pp. 104. $15.00 (Individual); $30.00 (Institution). ISSN 1040-3612.

Corbeill, Anthony, Controlling Laughter: Political Humor in the Late Roman Republic, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. 251. $35.00, ISBN 0-691-02739-0.

Danka, Ignacy Ryszard & Krzysztof Tomasz Witczak (edd.), Collectanea Philologica I: In Honorem Memoriamque Stephani Oswiecimski (1906 - 1990). Lodz: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Lodzkiego, 1995. Pp. 198. ISBN 83-7016-836-1 (pb).

*Dillery, John, Xenophon and the History of his Times. New York, NY: Routledge, 1995. Pp. 337. $65.00. ISBN 0-415-09139.

Dunn, Francis M., Tragedy's End: Closure and Innovation in Euripidean Drama. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 252. ISBN 0-19-508344-x.

Falkner, Thomas M., The Poetics of Old Age in Greek Epic, Lyric, and Tragedy. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. Pp. 342. $16.95. ISBN 0-8061-2775-9 (pb) (reprint)

Grant, Michael, The Antonines: The Roman Empire in Transition. New York, NY: Routledge, 1994, 1996. Pp. 210. $16.95. ISBN 0-415-13814-0 (pb).

*Leeman, Anton D., Harm Pinkster & Jakob Wisse (edd.), M. Tullius Cicero: De Oratore Libri III: Kommentar zu Band 4, Buch II, 291-369; Buch III, 1-95. Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag C. Winter, 1996. Pp. 314. DM 198,--. ISBN 3-8253-0403-5.

Malitz, Juergen, Gnomon Bibliographische Datenbank: Internationales Informationssystem fuer die klassische Altertumswissenschaft. Muenchen: Verlag C.H. Beck, 1996. CD-ROM & 77 pp. handbook (German or English). DM 598, --. ISBN 3-406-41085-5; ISSN 09459790.

*Martin, Thomas R., Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996. Pp. 252. $16.00. ISBN 0-300-06956-1 (pb).

*Murray, Penelope, Plato on Poetry. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 250. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-34182-5.

*Nuttall, A.D., Why Does Tragedy Give Us Pleasure? Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 110. $35.00. ISBN 0-19-818371-2.

*Ottaway, Patrick, Archaeology in British Towns: from the Emperor Claudius to the Black Death. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 249. $24.95. ISBN 0-415-14420-5 (pb).

*Percy, William Armstrong III, Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1996. Pp. 260. $24.95. ISBN 0-252-02209-2.

*Pilhofer, Peter, Philippi: Band I. Die erste christliche Gemeinde Europas. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 87. Tuebingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1995. Pp. 316. DM 168,-. ISBN 3-16-146479-6.

*Rybowska, Joanna & Krzysztof Tomasz Witczak (edd.), Collectanea Philologica II: In Honorem Annae Mariae Komornicka. Lodz: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Lodzkiego, 1995. Pp. 280. ISBN 83-7016-912-0.

Segal, Erich, Oxford Readings in Aristophanes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 335. $70.00. ISBN 0-19-872157-9

Silk, M.S., Tragedy and the Tragic. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 566, $90.00. ISBN 0-19-814951-4.

*Swain, Simon, Hellenism and Empire: Language, Classicism, and Power in the Greek World, AD 50 - 250. Oxford: Clarendon Press1996 Pp. 499. $90.00. ISBN 0-19-814772-4.

*Thiel, Karsten, Aietes der Krieger-Jason der Sieger: zum Heldenbild hellenistischen Epos. Palingenesia LX. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 100. ISBN 3-515-06955-0 (pb).

*Trevett, Christine, Montanism: Gender, Authority and the New Prophecy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 299. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-41182-3.

*Whittow, Mark, The Making of Byzantium, 600-1025. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Pp. 477. ISBN 0-520-20497-2 (pb).

*Youtie, Louise C., P. Michigan XVII: The Michigan Medical Codex (P.Mich. 758 - P.Mich.inv. 21). American Studies in Papyrology Vol. 35 (ed. Ann E. Hanson). Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. Pp. 87; 13 Plates. ISBN 0-7885-0276-X.

*Zink, Odile (ed. & trans.), Lucien: Philosophes a vendre suivi de Le Pecheur ou les ressuscite. Paris: Librairie Generale Francaise, 1996. Pp. 123. ISBN 2-253-13991-2 (pb).