Bryn Mawr Classical Review 98.4.03


BMCR Books Received (March 1998)


*Boedeker, Deborah, ed., The World of Troy: Homer, Schliemann, and the Treasures of Priam. Washington, D.C.: Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage, 1997. Pp. 110. $10. no ISBN (pb)

Bradley, Keith R., Slavery and Rebellion in the Roman World, 140 B.C.-70 B.C. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998 (rep. 1989). Pp. xv, 186. $39.95. ISBN 0-253-31259-0 (hb); $14.95. ISBN 0-253-21169-7 (pb).

Cartledge, Paul, ed., Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xix, 380. $39.95. ISBN 0-521-48196-1.

*Connors, Catherine, Petronius the Poet: Verse and Literary Tradition in the Satyricon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 166. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-59231-3.

Feeney, Davis, Literature and Religion at Rome: Cultures, Contexts, and Beliefs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 161. $54.95. ISBN 0-521-55104-8 (hb); $18.95. ISBN 0-521-55921-9 (pb).

*Habinek, Thomas, and Alessandro Schiesaro, eds., The Roman Cultural Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xxi, 238. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-58092-7.

Hamel, Debra, Athenian Generals: Military Authority in the Classical Period. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1998. Pp. 248. $82.50. ISBN 90-04-10900-5.

*Hanawalt, Barbara A., 'Of Good and Ill Repute': Gender and Social Control in Medieval England. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xiv. 208. ISBN 0-19-510949-X (pb).

*Hansen, Mogens Herman, The Polis as an Urban Centre and as a Political Community. Acts of the Copenhagen Polis Centre 4. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1997. Pp. 547. 600,000 DKK. ISBN 87-7304-392-9.

Henderson, John, Juvenal's Mayor, The Professor Who Lived on 2D. a Day. Cambridge Philological Society Suppl. 20. Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, 1998. Pp. 144. ISBN 0-906014-19-0 (pb).

*Hinds, Stephen, Allusion and Intertext: Dynamics of Appropriation in Roman Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xv, 155. $54.94. ISBN 0-521-57186-3 (hb); $18.95. ISBN 0-521-57677-6 (pb).

Janka, Markus, ed., Ovid, Ars amatoria, Buch 2, Kommentar. Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag C. Winter, 1997. Pp. 514. DM 98. ISBN 3-8253-0593-7.

*Joyal, Mark, ed., Studies in Plato and the Platonic Tradition, Essays Presented to John Whittaker. Aldershot (UK): Ashgate Publishing, 1997. Pp. xviii, 313. $76.95. ISBN 0-96078-674-1.

Karydas, Helen Pournara, Eurykleia and Her Successors: Female Figures of Authority in Greek Poetics. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1998. Pp. ix, 198. $52. ISBN 0-8226-3066-4 (hb); $21.95. ISBN 0-8226-3067-2 (pb).

*Knittlmayer, Brigitte, Die attische Aristokratie und ihre Helden. Heidelberg: Verlag Archaeologie & Geschichte, 1997. Pp. 148. DM 96. ISBN 3-9804648-0-6.

Knox, Bernard, Oedipus at Thebes: Sophocles' Tragic Hero and His Time. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997 (1957 ed.). Pp. xvi, 281. $16. ISBN 0-300-07423-9 (pb).

Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga & Claire Lyons, Naked Truths. New York: Routledge, 1997. $75.00. ISBN 0-415-15995-4.

*Kraut, Richard, trans. and comm., Aristotle, Politics, Books VII and VIII. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. 229. $58. ISBN 0-19-875113-1 (hb); $22. ISBN 0-19-875114-1 (pb).

*Lattimore, Steven, trans., Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998. Pp. xxi, 508, 5 maps. $39.95. ISBN 0-87220-395-6 (hb); $12.95. ISBN 0-87220-384-8 (pb).

Levi, Peter, Horace, A Life. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. 270. $40. ISBN 0-415-92008-6.

*Llewelyn, S. R., ed., A Review of the Greek Inscription and Papyri, Published 1984-85. New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity 8. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998. Pp. ix. 198. $35. ISBN 0-8028-451805 (pb).

*Loraux, Nicole, Mothers in Mourning, with the essay Of Amnesty and Its Opposite. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 120. $29.95. ISBN 0-8014-3090-9 (hb); $11.95. ISBN 0-8014-8242-9 (pb).

*Menn, Stephen, Descartes and Augustine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xvi, 514. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-41702-3.

*Morwood, James, trans., Euripides, Medea, Hippolytus, Electra, Helen, with introduction by Edith Hall. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xlvii, 218. $65. ISBN 0-19-814966-2.

*Nielsen, Thomas Heine, ed., Yet More Studies in the Ancient Greek Polis. Papers from the Copenhagen Polis Centre 4. Historia Einzelschriften 117. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1997. Pp. 258. DM 88. ISBN 3-515-07222-5 (pb).

*Pulleyn, Simon, Prayer in Greek Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xv, 245. $75. ISBN 0-19-815088-1.

Raubitschek, Isabelle K., Isthmia, Vol. 7, The Metal Objects (1952-1989). Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1998. Pp. xxxv, 200, 35 ills., 8 plans, 96 pls. $150. ISBN 0-87661-937-5.

Shelton, Jo-Ann, As the Romans Did: A Sourcebook in Roman Social History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xxv, 483. $45. ISBN 0-19-508974-X.

*Taylor, C. C. W., ed., Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy XV. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. 296. $68. ISBN 0-19-823760-X.

*Torre, Marta de la, ed., The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region: An International Conference Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute, May 1995 and the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: The Getty Trust, 1998. Pp. 176, 124 ill. $50. ISBN 0-89236-486-6 (pb).

Tristram, Hildegard L. C., ed., The Celtic Englishes. Anglistische Forschungen 247. Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag C. Winter, 1997. Pp. 441. DM 88. ISBN 3-8253-0377-2.

*White, Richard, ed., King Arthur in Legend and History. London and New York: Routledge, 1997. Pp. xxv, 570. $27.99. ISBN 0-415-92063-9 (pb).