Bryn Mawr Classical Review 96.10.4


Books Received (September 1996)


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Beckett, Gilbert (illustrated by John Leech), The Comic History of Rome. Wauconda: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1996. Pp. xii, 308. $19.00. ISBN 0-86516-333-2 (pb).

*Biers, W.R., The Archaeology of Greece. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 350. $22.50. ISBN 0-8014-3173-5 (pb).

Braund, S.M., ed., Juvenal: Satires, Book 1. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 323. $64.95. ISBN 0-521-35566-4.

Burckhardt, Leonhard, Buerger und Soldaten: Aspekte der politischen und militaerischen Rolle athenischer Buerger im Kriegswesen des 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 300. DM/sFr 118,--. ISBN 3-515-06832-5 (pb).

'Cicatrix, J.', & M. Rowson, Imperial Exits. New York: Saint Martin's Press, 1996. Pp. 115.

*Demand, Nancy, A History of Ancient Greece. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. Pp. 304. $22.00. ISBN 0-07-016207-7 (pb).

*Eide, T., T. Hagg, R.H. Pierce, & L. Torok, edd., Fontes Historiae Nubiorum: Textual Sources of the Middle Nile Region Between the 8th Century B.C. & the 6th Century A.D. vol. 2, Bergen: Institut for klassisk filologi, Univ. of Bergen, 1996. Pp. 745. ISBN 82-91626-01-4 (pb)

*Engstrom, S. & J. Whiting, edd., Aristotle, Kant, and the Stoics: Rethinking Happiness & Duty. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 310. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-55312-1.

Green, Peter, The Greco-Persian Wars. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Pp. 344. $24.95. ISBN 0-520-20573-1.

*Harl, Kenneth W., Coinage in the Roman Economy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. 533. $49.95. ISBN 0-8018-5291-9.

*Havelock, Eric A., Alle Origini della Filosofia Greca. Bari: Laterza & Figli, 1996. Pp. 220. ISBN 88-420-4915-8.

*Katzoff, Ranon, ed. with Yaakov Petroff & David Schaps, Classical Studies in Honor of David Sohlberg. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 1996. Pp. 510. ISBN 965-226-182-3.

*Lewis, Eric, Alexander of Aphrodisias: On Aristotle's Meteorology 4. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 186. $45.00. ISBN 0-8014-3225-1.

*Lewis, Sian, News and Society in the Greek Polis. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. Pp. 206. $16.95. ISBN 0-8078-4621-x (pb).

Liddell, H.G., & R. Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, Ninth edition with revised supplement. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-864226-1.

Mercier, C. & A. Gombach, Brothers: Terence's Adelphoe in English Translation. Poughkeepsie: The Terence Project, 1996. VIDEO. $59.95.

O'Hara, James J., True Names: Vergil and the Alexandrian Tradition of Etymological Wordplay. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1996. Pp. 320. $44.50. ISBN 0-472-10660-0.

de Puma, Richard, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, The J. Paul Getty Museum. fasc. 6, Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996. $90.00. ISBN 0-89236-293-6.

Schwarz, Shirley J., Greek Vases in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 1996. Pp. 89 & 70 plates. ISBN 88-7062-928-7.

*Shaw, Prue, ed. & transl., Dante: Monarchy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 121. $39.95. ISBN 0-521-56120-5.

*Slavitt, David (transl.), Hymns of Prudentius: The Cathemerinon; or, The Daily Round. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1996. Pp. 61. $19.95. ISBN 0-8018-5412-1.

*Strassler, Robert, ed., The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian Wars. New York: Free Press, 1996. Pp. 711. $45.00. ISBN 0-684-82815-4.

*Striker, Gisela, Essays on Hellenistic Epistemology and Ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 335. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-47051-x.

*Thiel, K., Aietas der Krieger-Jason der Sieger: Zum Heldenbild im hellenistischen Epos. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 100. ISBN 3-515-06955-0 (pb).

*Todd, Robert (trans.), Themistius: On Aristotle's On the Soul. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 247. $45.00. ISBN 0-8014-3281-2.

Todd, S.C., Athens and Sparta. London: Bristol Classical Press, 1996. Pp. 83. 7.95 pounds. ISBN 1-85399-398-0 (pb).

*Warrior, Valerie M. The Initiation of the Second Macedonian War. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 118. DM/sFr 56,-. ISBN 3-515-06853-8 (pb).

*Witherington, Ben III, ed., History, Literature, and Society in the Book of Acts. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 374. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-49520-2.