Bryn Mawr Classical Review 97.4.5


Books Received (March 1997)


*Baratin, Marc & Christian Jacob (edd.), Le pouvoir des bibliotheques: La memoire des livres en Occident. Paris: Editions Albin Michel, 1996. Pp. 338. 2-226-07901-7. (pb)

Barlow, S., Euripides' Heracles. Wiltshire: Aris & Phillips, 1996. $24.95. ISBN 0-85668-233-0. (pb).

*Bett, Richard (transl., intro., comm.), Sextus Empiricus: Against the Ethicists. New York: Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 1997. Pp. 300. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-823620-4.

*Clauss, James J. & S. I. Johnston, Medea: Essays on Medea in Myth, Literature, Philosophy & Art. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Pp. 376. $17.95. ISBN 0-691-04376-0 (pb).

*Fitzgerald, John T., Greco-Roman Perspectives on Friendship. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1997. Pp. 330 $44.95. ISBN 0-7885-0271-9.

Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith, The Roman Army at War: 100BC-AD 200. New York: Oxford University Press (Clarendon), 1996. Pp. 311. $72.00. ISBN 0-19-815057-1.

*Haas, Christopher, Alexandria in Late Antiquity: Topography and Social Conflict. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp. 494. $45.00 ISBN 0-8018-5377-X.

Higgins, Iain Macleod, Writing East: The "travels" of Sir John Mandeville. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. Pp. 312. $49.95. ISBN 0-8122-3343-3.

*Instone, S., Pindar: Selected Odes. Wiltshire: Aris & Phillips, 1997 $24.95. ISBN 0-85668-669-7. (pb).

*Jones, Peter, Learn Latin: The Book of the Daily Telegraph QED Series. London: Duckworth, 1997. Pp. 176. L7.95. ISBN 0-7156-2757-0 (pb).

*Lyons, Deborah, Gender and Immortality: Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth & Cult. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Pp. 269. $39.50. ISBN 0-691-01100-1.

*Mossman, Judith (ed), Plutarch and his Intellectual World. London: Duckworth, 1997. Pp. 249. L40. ISBN 0-7156-2778-3.

*Obbink, Dirk (critical text & commentary), Philodemus: On Piety. Part 1. New York: Clarendon Press, 1996. Pp. 676. $145.00. ISBN 0-19-815008-3. Ormerod, Henry A., Piracy in the Ancient World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997 (reprint). Pp. 286. $15.95. ISBN 0-8018-5505-5. (pb).

*Schaefer, Peter, Judeophobia: Attitudes toward the Jews in the Ancient World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997. Pp. 306 $35.00. 0-674-48777-X

*Sharples, R.W., Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics. London: Routledge, 1996. Pp. 144. $16.96. ISBN 0-415-11035-1 (pb).

*Simpson, Peter L. Phillips, The Politics of Aristotle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1997. Pp. 274. $12.95. ISBN 0-8078-4637-6 (pb).

*Solin, Heikki & Pekka Tuonisto, Le Inscrizioni Urbane ad Anagni. Rome: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 1996. Pp. 143. ISBN 951-96902-3-9 (pb).

*Solin, Heikki, Die stadtroemischen Sklavennamen: Ein Namenbuch. Drei Teile. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1996. Pp. 727. DM/sFr 196,- (3 Baende). 3-515-07002-8.

Sommerstein, A.H., Aristophanes' Frogs. Wiltshire: Aris & Phillips, 1996. $28.00. ISBN 0-85668-648-4. (pb).

Stehle, Eva, Performance and Gender in Ancient Greece. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. Pp. 360. $35.00. ISBN 0-691-03617-9.

*Taylor, C.C.W. (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. Vol. XIV. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. 312. $68.00. 0-19-823670-0.

*Verbrugghe, Gerald & John M. Wickersham, Berossos & Manetho: Native traditions in ancient Mesopotamia & Egypt. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. Pp. 239. $39.50. ISBN 0-472-10722-4.

*Webster, Leslie & Michelle Brown (edd.), The Transformation of the Roman World: AD 400-900. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997 Pp. 258. $25.00. ISBN 0-520-21060-3. (pb).

Wilson, C. Homer: Iliad VIII & IX. Wiltshire: Aris & Phillips, 1996. $24.95. ISBN 0-85668-628-X. (pb).

Also Available:

*Anton Bierl, Die Orestie des Aischylos auf der modernen Buehne: Theoretische Konzeptionen und ihre szenische Realizierung (Metzler, Stuttgart 1997)

*Pamela Gordon, Epicurus in Lycia: The Second-Century World of Diogenes of Oenoanda (Michigan 1996)

*John S. Kloppenborg, Stephen G. Wilson (edd.), Voluntary Associations in the Greco-Roman World (Routledge 1996)