Bryn Mawr Classical Review 97.8.6


Books Received July 1997


*Bakker, Egbert and Ahuvia Kahane, eds., Written Voices, Spoken Signs. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1977. Pp. 305. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-96260-5 (hb).

*Barnwell, P. S., Kings, Courtiers & Imperium: The Barbarian West, 565-725. London: Duckworth, 1997. Pp. 261. L40. ISBN 0-7156-2763-5 (hb).

Cook, R. M., Greek Painted Pottery, 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 375, 56 pls. $99.95. ISBN 0-415-13859-0 (hb); $27.95. ISBN 0-415-13860-4 (pb).

Elsner, Jas, Art and the Roman Viewer: The Transformation of Art from the Pagan World to Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. 375. $60. ISBN 0-521-45354-2 (hb); $24.95. ISBN 0-521-59952-0 (pb). (reprint of 1995 edition)

*Fleet, Barrie, trans., Simplicius, On Aristotle's Physics 2. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. Pp. 218. $45. ISBN 0-8014-3283-9 (hb).

Floyd, Gray, ed., Francois Rabelais, Pantagruel. Edition critique sur le texte de l'edition publiee a Lyon en 1542 par Francois Juste. Paris: Honore Champion, 1997. Pp. 263. 230 FF. ISBN 2-85203-686-X (hb).

*Hagl, Wolfgang, Arcadius Apis Imperator. Synesios von Kyrene und sein Beitrag zum Herrscherideal der Spaetantike. Frankfurter Althistorische Beitraege 1. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1997. Pp. 224. DM 84. ISBN 3-515-07046-X (hb).

*Henderson, Jeffrey, trans., Aristophanes: Acharnians, Lysistrata, Clouds. Newburyport: Focus, 1997. Pp. 235. $8.95. ISBN 0-941051-58-7 (pb).

Lyons, Claire L., The Archaic Cemeteries. Morgantina Studies 5. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996. Pp. xxix + 261, 94 pls. ISBN 0-691-04016-8 (hb).

*McManus, Barbara F., Classics and Feminism: Gendering the Classics. Twayne's Feminist Impact on the Arts and Sciences Series. New York: Twayne (Simon & Schuster Macmillan), 1997. Pp. 201.

Metschies, Michael, La citation et l'art de citer dans les Essais de Montaigne. Paris: Honore Champion, 1997. Pp. 163. 180 FF. ISBN 2-85203-694-0 (hb).

*Mirkovic, Miroslava, The Later Roman Colonate and Freedom. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Association, 1997. Pp. 144. ISBN 0-87169-872-2 (pb).

*Palmer, Robert E. A., Rome and Carthage at Peace. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1997. Pp. 152. DM 68. ISBN 3-515-07040-0 (pb).

Rigolot, Francois, Louise Labe Lyonnaise ou la Renaisance au feminin. Paris: Honore Champion, 1997. Pp. 344. 290 FF. ISBN 2-85203-695-9 (hb).

Robinson, Eric W., The First Democracies: Early Popular Government Outside Athens. Historia Einzelschriften 107. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1997. Pp. 144. DM 64. ISBN 3-515-06951-8 (pb).

*Tammisto, Antero, Birds in Mosaics: A Study of Representation of Birds in Hellenistic and Romano-Campanian Tessellated Mosaics to the Early Augustan Age. Rome: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 1997. Pp. xiv + 524, 79 pls. ISBN 951-96902-4-7 (pb).

*Urmson, J. O., trans., Simplicius, On Aristotle's Physics 5. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. Pp. 199. $45. ISBN 0-8014-3407-6 (hb).

Victor, Ulrich, ed., Lukian von Samosata, Alexandros oder der Luegenprophet. Eingeleitet, herausgegeben, uebersetzt & erklaert. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1977. Pp. 180, 4 pls. ISBN 90-04-10792-4 (hb).

Winn, Colette H., ed., Jeanne de Schomberg, Reglement donne par une dame de haute qualite a M*** sa petite-fille, pour sa conduite, & pour celle de sa maison. Paris: Honore Champion, 1997. Pp. 226. 220 FF. ISBN 2-85203-698-3 (hb).

still available for review:

James M. Blythe (trans.), Ptolemy of Lucca: On the Government of Rulers (De Regimine Principum) (Penn 1997) Helena Dettmer, Love by the Numbers: Form and Meaning in the Poetry of Catullus (Lang 1997) Niklaus Holzberg, Ovid: Dichter und Werk (Beck 1997) Carlo Marzolo, L'Ultimo Euripide: Tra Gesto e parola (Padova 1996) J.D. Reed, Bion of Smyrna: The Fragments and the Adonis (Cambridge 1997)