Bryn Mawr Classical Review 97.11.07


Books Received (October 1997)


Braund, Susanna Morton and Christopher Gill, eds., The Passions in Roman Thought and Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. 266. $59.95 0-521-47391-8.

*Edmunds, Lowell, and Robert W. Wallace, eds., Poet, Public, and Performance in Ancient Greece. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp. 167. $37.50. ISBN 0-8018-5575-6.

*Engels, L. J. and H. Hofmann, eds., Neues Handbuch der Literatur Wissenschaft, Spaetantike. Weisbaden: AULA, 1997. Pp. xviii, 758. DM 258. ISBN 3-89104-052-0.

Felson, Nancy, Regarding Penelope: From Character to Poetics. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 1997 (reprint of 1994 ed.). Pp. 215. $14.95. ISBN 0-8061-2961-1 (pb).

Green, Peter, trans., Apollonios Rhodios, The Argonautika. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 490. $60. ISBN 0-520-07686-9; $13.95. ISBN 0-520-07687-7 (pb).

*Habicht, Christian, Athens from Alexander to Antony. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997. Pp. 406. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-05111-4.

*Hard, Robin, trans., and Christopher Gill, intro and notes, Marcus Aurelius, Meditations. Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions Limited, 1997. Pp. 200. =A32.50 ISBN 1-85326-486-5 (pb).

*Ibscher, Gred, trans. and comm., and Gregor Damschen, intro., Demokrit, Fragmente zur Ethik (Griechisch/Deutsch). Stuttgart: Reclam, 1996. Pp. 235. DM 10. ISBN 3-15-009435-6 (pb).

*Kidd, Douglas, ed. and trans., Aratus: Phaenomena. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. 590. $100. ISBN 0-521-58230-X.

Lovejoy, Arthur O. and George Boas, Primitivism and Related Ideas in Antiquity. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997 (repr. of 1935 ed.). Pp. 482. ISBN 0-8018-5611-6 (pb).

*Marincola, John, Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xvi, 361. $64.95. ISBN 0-521-48019-1.

Miller, Andrew M., trans., Greek Lyric: An Anthology in Translation. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1996. Pp. 258. $9.95. ISBN 0-87220-291-7 (pb).

Oakley, S. P., ed., A Commentary on Livy Books VI-X, Vol. 1, Introduction and Book VI. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xxi, 799. $145. ISBN 0-19-814877-1.

Orwin, Clifford, The Humanity of Thucydides. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994. Pp. 235. $17.95. ISBN 0-691-01726-3 (pb).

Richardson, Jr., L., Pompeii: An Architectural History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1988. Pp. xxviii, 445, 53 ills. $24.95. ISBN 0-8018-5661-2 (pb).

*Sens, Alexander, ed., Theocritus: Dioscuri (Idyll 22). Hypomnemata 114. Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1997. Pp. 251. $72. ISBN 3-525-25211-0 (pb).

Snyder, Jane McIntosh, Lesbian Desire in the Lyrics of Sappho. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997. Pp. 261 $29.50 0-231-09994-0.

*Tandy, David W., Warriors into Traders: The Power of the Market in Early Greece. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 1997. Pp. 311. $45.00 ISBN 0-520-20269-4.

*Unte, Wolfhart, and Helmut Rohlfing, Quellen fuer eine Biographie Karl Otfried Muellers (1797-1840), Bibliographie und Nachlass. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1997. Pp. 210. DM 49,80. ISBN 3-487-10497-0.

*Winter, Bruce W., Philo and Paul among the Sophists. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph 96. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xvi, 289. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-59108-2.

*Wolfram, Herwig, The Roman Empire and Its Germanic Peoples, trans. by Thomas Dunlap Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 367. $39.95 ISBN 0-520-08511-6.

*Wood, Michael, In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. 256. ISBN 0-520-21307-6.