Bryn Mawr Classical Review 98.5.05


BMCR Books Received (April 1998)

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Aloni, Antonio, Cantare glorie di eroi. Comunicazione e performance poetica nella Grecia arcaica. Torino: Scriptorium, 1998. Pp. 251. Lira 30,000. ISBN 88-455-6137-2.

Aurenche, Olivier, Marcel Bazin, Serge Sadler, Villages Engloutis. Enque=te ethnoarche/ologique a\ Cafer Ho+yu+k (valle/e de l'Euphrate). Lyon: Maison de l'Orient me/diterrane/en, 1997. Pp. 312, 404 ills. ISBN 2-903264-55-4.

*Bergren, Theodore A., Sixth Ezra: The Text and Origin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 282. $49.95. ISBN 0-19-511201-6.

*Billerbeck, Margarethe and Jacques Schamp, eds., Kainotomia: Die Erneuerung der griechischen Tradition. Fribourg: Universita+tsverlag Freiburg Schweiz, 1996. Pp. xii, 143. ISBN 3-7278-1090-4.

*Carter, Joseph Coleman, ed., The Chora of Metaponto: The Necropoleis, 2 vols. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998. Pp. 495, 414. $125. ISBN 0-292-71211-1.

*Damon, Cynthia, The Mask of the Parasite: A Pathology of Roman Patronage. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997. Pp. ix, 307. $42.50. ISBN 0-472-10760-7.

Edelstein, Emma J., and Ludwig Edelstein, Asclepius: Collection and Interpretation of the Testimonies. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998 (rep. 1945, new intro. Gary B. Ferngren). Pp. xxvii, 747. $29.95. ISBN 0-8018-5769-4.

*Esposito, Stephen, trans., Euripides, Bacchae. Newburyport: Focus Publishing, 1998. Pp. 126. ISBN 0-941051-42-0.

*Fraser, P. M., and E. Matthews, eds., A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, Vol. III.A, The Peloponnese, Western Greece, Sicily, and Magna Graecia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xxxii, 519. $150. ISBN 0-19-815229-9

*Gentzler, Jyl, ed., Method in Ancient Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. ix, 398. $72. ISBN 0-19-823571-2.

*Grant, Michael, From Rome to Byzantium: The Fifth Century AD. London: Routledge, 1998. Pp. xiii, 203. $40. ISBN 0-415-14753-0.

Hansen, William, Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998. Pp. xxix, 349. $39.95. ISBN 0-253-33366-0 (hb); $18.95. ISBN 0-253-21157-3 (pb).

Henderson, John, A Roman Life: Rutilius Gallicus on Paper and in Stone. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 155. 12.99. ISBN 0-85989-656-3 (pb).

Henderson, John, Fighting for Rome: Poets and Caesars, History and Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. viii, 349. $69.95. ISBN 0-521-58026-9.

*Hoff, Michael C., and Susan I. Rotroff, eds., The Romanization of Athens. Proceedings of an International Conference held at Lincoln, Nebraska (April 1996). Oxford: Oxbow Books, 1997. Pp. xii, 208. $40. ISBN 1-900188-51-1 (pb).

Hoffman, Gail, Imports and Immigrants: Near Eastern Contacts with Iron Age Crete. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998. Pp. xxxi, 298. $57.50. ISBN 0-472-10770-4.

*Hoffmann, Herbert, Sotades: Symbols of Immortality on Greek Vases. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. xvii, 205. $135. ISBN 0-19-815061-X.

*Humphreys, S. C., ed., Cultures of Scholarship. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 428. $59.95. ISBN 0-472-09654-0 (hb); $24.95. ISBN 0-472-0665404 (pb).

*Hunt, Peter, Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xiv, 246. $59.95. ISBN 0-521-58429-9.

*Konstan, David, Diskin Clay, Clarence E. Glad, Johan C. Thom, and James Ware, trans. with intro. and notes, Philodemus: On Frank Criticism. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1998. Pp. xi, 191. $34.95. ISBN 0-7885-0434-7.

Lausberg, Heinrich, Handbook of Literary Rhetoric. A Foundation for Literary Study. Leiden: Brill, 1998 (Engl. of 2nd Germ. ed. 1973). Pp. xxix, 921. $240.50. ISBN 90-04-10705-3.

*Longrigg, James, Greek Medicine From the Heroic to the Hellenistic Age: A Source Book. London: Duckworth, 1998. Pp. vii, 244. 14.95. ISBN 0-7156-2771-6.

*Mills, Sophie, Theseus, Tragedy and the Athenian Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. ix, 293. $87. ISBN 0-19-815063-6.

Moog-Gru+newald, Maria, ed., Kanon und Theorie. Heidelberg: Universita+tsverlag C. Winter, 1997. Pp. xii, 258. DM 128. ISBN 3-8253-0562-7.

*Paschalis, Michael, Vergil's Aeneid: Semantic Relations and Proper Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. Pp. xvii, 438. $115. ISBN 0-19-814688-4.

Powell, Barry B., Classical Myth, 2nd ed. with new trans. Herbert M. Howe. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. xxii, 671. $40. ISBN 0-13-716714-8.

*Radke, Anna Elissa, ed., Candide Iudex. Beitra+ge zur augusteischen Dichtung. Festschrift fu+r Walter Wimmel zum 75. Geburtstag. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1998. Pp. 406. DM 172. ISBN 3-515-07164-4.

Scha+fer, Jo+rg, Die Archa+ologie der alta+ga+ischen Hochkulturen. Einfu+hrung in die Bedeutung des Fachgebietes und in die methodische Forschung. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1998. Pp. 196. DM 38. ISBN 3-8253-0601-1 (pb).

Schmid, W. Thomas, Plato's Charmides and the Socratic Ideal of Rationality. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. Pp. xv, 225. $19.95. ISBN 0-7914-3763-9 (pb).

Small, Jocelyn Penny, Wax Tablets of the Mind: Cognitive Studies of Memory and Literacy in Classical Antiquity. London: Routledge, 1997. Pp. xviii, 377. $85. ISBN 0-415-14983-5.

*Turnbull, Robert G., The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 209. $50. ISBN 0-8020-4236-8.

*Webster, Graham, The Roman Imperial Army of the First and Second Centuries A.D. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. Pp. xxiii, 343. $19.95. ISBN 0-8061-3000-8 (pb). Third edition, with introduction by Hugh Elton.

*Wright, G. M., and P. V. Jones, eds., Homer: German Scholarship in Translation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. vii, 346. $86.50. ISBN 0-19-814732-5.

still available:

Wolfgang Kullman, Sabine Fo+llinger, Aristotelische Biologie: Intentionen, Methoden, Ergebnisse. Akten des Symposions u+ber Aristoteles' Biologie vom 24.-28. Juli 1995 in der Werner-Reimers-Stiftung in Bad Homburg (Steiner 1997)

The Conservation of Archaeological Sites in the Mediterranean Region: An International Conference Organized by the Getty Conservation Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, May 1995. (Getty 1997)

Peter Scholz, Der Philosoph und die Politik: Die Ausbildung der philosophischen Lebensform und die Entwichlung des Verha+ltnisses von Philosophie und Politik im 4. und 3. Jh. v. Chr. (Steiner 1998)

Jessica Wissmann, Motivation und Schma+hung: Feigheit in der Ilias und in der griechischen Trago+die (Stuttgart 1997)