Bryn Mawr Classical Review


Books Received (January 1997)


*Bailey, Donald M. (ed.), Archaeological Research in Roman Egypt (JRA suppl. 19). Portsmouth: JRA, 1996. Pp. 264. $89.50. ISBN 1-887829-19-9.

*Bestul, Thomas H., Texts of the Passion: Latin Devotional Texts and Medieval Society. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. Pp. 264. $39.95. ISBN 0-8122-3376-X.

Boeft, J. den, D. den Hengst & H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXI. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1991. Pp. 344. ISBN 90-6980-044-6.

Boeft, J. den, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst & H.C. Teitler, Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXII. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1995. Pp. 392. ISBN 90-6980-086-1.

Bolder, Francesca (ed.), L. Iuni Moderati Columellae rei rusticae liber decimus (carmen de cultu hortorum). Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 1996. Pp. 404. ISBN 88-7741-940-7.

Boyle, A.J. (ed.), Roman Epic. New York: Routledge, 1996 (hb 1993). Pp. 336. $22.95.ISBN 0-415-14357-8 (pb).

*Braund, David, Ruling Roman Britain: Kings, queens, governors and emperors from Julius Caesar to Agricola. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 217. $59.95. ISBN 0-415-00804-2.

*Calame, Claude, Thesee et l'imaginaire athenien: Legende et culte Grece antique. Lausanne: Editions Payot, 1996. Pp. 491. ISBN 2-601-03175-1 (pb, 2nd ed.).

Calame, Claude, translated by D. Collins & J. Orion, Choruses of Young Women in Ancient Greece: Their Morphology, Religious Role, and Social Functions. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 1997. Pp. 282. ISBN 0-8226-3063-X (pb).

Calder, William M. III (ed.), George Grote Reconsidered: A 200th Birthday Celebration with a First Edition of his Essay 'Of the Athenian Government'. Hildesheim: Weidmann, 1996. Pp. 97. DM 29,80. ISBN 3-615-00180-X (pb).

Clarke, M.L., Rhetoric at Rome: A historical survey (rev.). New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 206. $18.95. ISBN 0-415-14155-9 (pb).

*Deacy, S. & K.F. Pierce, Rape in Antiquity: Sexual violence in the Greek and Roman worlds. London: Duckworth, 1997. Pp. 274. L40 ISBN 0-7156-2754-6.

Edmunds, Lowell, Oedipus: The Ancient Legend and its Later Analogues. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996 (reprint 1985). Pp. 242. $15.95. ISBN 0-8018-5490-3 (pb).

*Elliott, T.G., The Christianity of Constantine the Great. Scranton: University of Scranton Press, 1997. Pp. 366. $24.95. ISBN 0-940866-58-7.

*Fantuzzi, M. & R. Pretagostini, Struttura e Storia dell' Esametro Greco, v. 2. Rome: Gruppo Editoriale Internazionale, 1996. Pp. 340. ISBN 88-8011-050-0 (pb).

*Fantuzzi, M. & R. Pretagostini. Struttura e Storia dell'Esametro Greco, v.1. Rome: Gruppo Editoriale Internazionale, 1995. Pp. 434. ISBN 88-8011-050-0 (pb).

*Freeman, Charles, Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. 638. $39.95. ISBN 0-19-815003-2.

Furley, William D., Andokides and the Herms: A Study of Crisis in fifth-century Athenian Religion. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 1996. Pp. 170. L25. ISBN 0-900587-72-5 (pb).

*Gotter, Ulrich, Der Diktator ist tot! Politik in Rom zwischen den Iden des Maerz und der Bergruendung des Zweiten Triumvirats. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 316. DM/sFr 124,-. ISBN 3-515-06815-5 (pb).

Green, J.R., Theatre in Ancient Greek Society. New York. Routledge. 1994. Pp. 234. $49.95. ISBN 0-415-04751-X.

*Hammond, N.G.L., The Genius of Alexander the Great. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. Pp. 220. $29.95. ISBN 0-8078-2350-3.

*Hansen, Mogens Herman, More Studies in the Ancient Greek Polis. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 196. DM/sFr 68,-. ISBN 3-515-06969-0.

*Harder, M.A., R.F. Regtuit & G.C. Wakker, edd., Hellenistica Groningana vol. 2: Theocritus. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1996. Pp. 267. ISBN 90-6980-064-5 (pb).

*Henderson, Jeffrey (transl. & ed.), Three Plays by Aristophanes: Staging Women. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 244. $16.95. ISBN 0-415-90744-6 (pb).

Hijmans, B.L., Jr., R. Th. van der Paarst, V. Schmidt, B. Wesseling & M. immerman, Apuleius Madaurensis, Metamorphoses, Book 9: Text, Introduction & Commentary. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1995. Pp. 436. ISBN 90-6980-085-3.

*Hofmann, H & M. Zimmerman, edd., Groningen Colloquia on the Novel, vol. 7. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1996. Pp. 151. ISBN 90-6980-095-0. (pb).

*Hutchinson, Lucy, translator; ed. with and intro. by Hugh de Quehen, Lucretius' De rerum natura. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1997. Pp. 245. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10778-X.

*J.A.C.T., The Triumph of Odysseus: Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 85. $18.95. ISBN 0-521-46587-7 (pb).

*Kennedy, David (ed.), The Roman Army in the East (JRA suppl. 18). Portsmouth: JRA, 1996. Pp. 320. $89.50. ISBN 1-887829-18-0.

*MacAlister, Suzanne, Dreams & Suicides: The Greek Novel fom Antiquity to the Byzantine Empire. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 235. $65.00. ISBN 0-415-07005-8.

Montserrat, Dominic, Sex and Society in Graeco-Roman Egypt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996. Pp. 238. $76.50. ISBN 0-7103-0530-3.

*Potts, D.T., Mesopotamian Civilization: The Material Foundations. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996. Pp. 366. $62.50. ISBN 0-8014-3339-8.

*Prandi, Luisa, Fortuna e Realta dell' Opera di Clitarco. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 203. DM/sFr 76,-. ISBN 3-515-06947-X (pb).

Rich, John, ed., The City in Late Antiquity. New York: Routledge, 1996 (reprint 1992 ed.). Pp. 204. $18.95. ISBN 0-415-14431-0 (pb).

*Rocco, Christopher, Tragedy and Enlightenment: Athenian Political Thought and the Dilemmas of Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 228. $40.00. ISBN 0-520-20494-8.

*Roueche, Charlotte & R.R.R. Smith (edd.), Aphrodisias Papers 3: The settings and quarries, mythological and other sculptural decoration, architectural development, Portico of Tiberius, and Tetrapylon (JRA suppl. 20). Portsmouth: JRA, 1996. Pp. 224. $79.50. ISBN 1-887829-20-2.

Sacks, David, A Dictionary of the Ancient Greek World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Pp. 306. $16.95. ISBN 0-19-511206-7 (pb).

Scheidel, Walter, Measuring Sex, Age and Death in the Roman Empire: Explorations in ancient demography (JRA Suppl. 21). Portsmouth: JRA, 1996. Pp. 184. $59.50. ISBN 1-887829.21.0.

Slater, William J., ed., Roman Theater and Society: E. Togo Salmon Papers I. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. Pp. 186. ISBN 0-472-10721-6.

*Small, Alastair (ed), Subject and Ruler: The cult of the ruling power in classical antiquity (JRA suppl. 17). Portsmouth: JRA, 1996. Pp. 264. $89.50. ISBN 1-887829-17-2.

*Spencer, Nigel, Time, Tradition & Society in Greek Archaeology. New York: Routledge, 1995. Pp. 179. $59.95. ISBN 0-415-11412-8.

Stock, Brian, Listening for the Text: On the uses of the past. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996 (reprint 1990 ed.). Pp. 197. $16.50. ISBN 0-8122-1612-1. (pb).

Tandy, D.W. & W.C. Neale (transl. & comm.), Hesiod's Works & Days. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 163. $10.95. ISBN 0-520-20384-4 (pb).

*Townsend, David (trans). The Alexandreis of Walter of Chatillon: A Twelfth-Century Epic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Pp. 214. $37.50. ISBN 0-8122-3347-6.

*Tuplin, Christopher, Achaemenid Studies. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 226. DM/sFr 78,-. ISBN 3-515-06901-1 (pb).

*Vishnia, Rachel Feig, State, Society and Popular Leaders in Mid-Republican Rome. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 264. $65.00. ISBN 0-415-10512-9.

*Walsh, John & T.F. Reese (edd), Alexandria and Alexandrianism. Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1996. Pp. 302. $50.00. ISBN 0-89236-292-8 (pb).

Wilson, Lyn Hatherly, Sappho's Sweetbitter Songs: Configurations of Female & Male in Ancient Greek Lyric. New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 232. $17.95. ISBN 0-415-12671-1 (pb).

Still available from previous listings:

Lukas Thommen, Lakedaimonion Politeia (Stuttgart 1996)

Walter Lapini, Il POxy.664 di Eraclide Pontico e la Cronologia dei Cipselidi (Florence 1996)

Angelos Chaniotis, Die Vertraege zwischen kretischen Poleis in der hellenistischen Zeit (Stuttgart 1996)

Jens-Uwe Krause, Gefaengnisse im Roemischen Reich (Stuttgart 1996)

Friedhelm L. Mueller, Kritische Gedanken zur antiken Mnemotechnik und zum Auctor ad Herrenium (Stuttgart 1996)

Anton Bierl, Die Orestie des Aischylos auf der modernen Buehne (Stuttgart 1996)