Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.05.04

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*Altmeyer, Markus Unzeitgemässes Denken bei Sophokles. Hermes Einzelschriften 85. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001. Pp. 330. EUR 70,00. ISBN 3-515-07963-7.

*Banaji, Jairus, Agrarian Change in Late Antiquity: Gold, Labour, and Aristocratic Dominance. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xvii, 286. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-924440-5.

Beard, Mary The Invention of Jane Harrison. Third printing. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 229. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 0-674-00807-3.

Bentz, Martin Vasenforschung und Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum -- Standortbestimmung und Perspektiven. Beihefte zum CVA Deutschland, 1. München: C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 144; ills. 192. Euro 51,30; sFr 86,00. ISBN 3-406-49043-3.

*Brown, Malcolm Kenneth The Narratives of Konon. Text, Translation and Commentary on the Diegeseis. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 163. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 406. EUR 88.00. ISBN 3-598-77712-4.

Cairns, Douglas L. (ed.) Oxford Readings in Homer's Iliad. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. 503. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-872182-X.

*Canali de Rossi, Filippo (ed.) Iscrizioni storiche ellenistiche. Decreti per ambasciatori greci al senato. Roma: Herder Editrice e Libreria, 2002. Pp. 248, cxlv. EUR 30,00. ISBN 88-85876-60-9.

*Carson, Anne Economy of the Unlost. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. Pp. 160. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09175-7.

*Cavarzere, A., A. Aloni, and A. Barchiesi (edd.) Iambic Ideas: Essays on a Poetic Tradition from Archaic Greece to the Late Roman Empire. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001. Pp. 278. $26.95 (pb)/ ISBN 0-7425-0817-X.

*Clausen, Wendell Virgil's Aeneid: Decorum, Allusion, and Ideology. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 162. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 255. EUR 94.00. ISBN 3-598-77711-6.

*Costa, C.D.N., ed., Greek Fictional Letters, texts with translation. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xx, 189. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 0-19-924546-0.

*Csajkas, Peter Die singulären Iterata der Ilias. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 164. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 174. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-598-77713-2.

den Boeft, J., J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, and H.C. Teitler Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXIV. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. 279. ISBN 90-04-12335-0.

*Dickey, Eleanor Latin Forms of Address from Plautus to Apuleius. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 414. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-924287-9.

Dillon, Matthew Girls and Women Classical Greek Religion. London/New York: Routledge, 2002. ISBN 0-415-20272-8.

Domínguez Monedero, Adolfo J., Solón de Atenas. Barcelona: Crítica, 2001. Pp. 301. ISBN 84-8432-298-X.

Finkielsztejn, Gérald Chronologie détaillée et révisée des éponymes amphoriques rhodiens, de 270 à 108 av. J.-C. environ. Premier bilan. BAR International Series 990. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2001. Pp. 260. £38.00. ISBN 1-84171-275-2.

*Floridi, Luciano, Sextus Empiricus: The Transmission and Recovery of Pyrrhonism. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, American Philological Association, 2002. Pp. xvi, 150. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-514671-9.

*Frei-Stolba, Regula and Kristine Gex (edd.) Recherches récentes sur le monde héllenistique: actes du colloque en l'honneur de Pierre Ducrey. Echo 1. Bern: Peter Lang, 2001. Pp. 320. $52.95. ISBN 3-906758-47-8.

*Gabucci, Ada Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History. Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2002. Pp. 143. $14.95. ISBN 0-89236-656-7.

*Geus, Klaus Eratosthenes von Kyrene. Studien zur hellenistischen Kultur- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. x, 413. EUR 88,-. ISBN 3-406-48976-1.

Golding, Arthur (trans.) Ovid's Metamorphoses. Introduction and Notes by Madeleine Forey. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Pp. 576. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8018-7060-7.

*Gruen, Erich S. Diaspora. Jews amidst Greek and Romans. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 386. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-00750-6.

*Gumpert, Matthew, Grafting Helen: The Abduction of The Classical Past. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. Pp. xiv, 338. $21.95 (pb). ISBN 0-299-17124-8.

*Hardie, Philip Ovid's Poetics of Illusion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 365. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-80087-0.

*Heitsch, Ernst Gesammelte Schriften II. Zur griechischen Philosophie. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 153. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2001. Pp. 356. EUR 110.00. ISBN 3-598-77702-7.

Holowchak, M. Andrew Ancient Science and Dreams. Oneirology in Greco-Roman Antiquity. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2001. Pp. 210. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7618-2157-0.

*Jackson, Robert B. The Empire's Edge: Exploring Rome's Egyptian Frontier. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. Pp. 384; ills. 94. $37.50. ISBN 0-300-08856-6.

*Joyal, Mark (ed.) In Altum. Seventy-Five Years of Classical Studies in Newfoundland. St. John's, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2001. Pp. 379. $19.95. ISBN 0-88901-351-9.

Kraut, Richard Aristotle. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp.500. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-878200-4.

*Lapatin, Kenneth Mysteries of the Snake Goddess. Art, Desire, and the Forging of History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002. Pp. 274. $24.00. ISBN 0-618-14475-7.

*Lefèvre, Eckard Die Unfähigkeit, sich zu erkennen: Sophokles' Tragödien. Mnemosyne Suppl., 227. Leiden: Brill, 2001. Pp. 320. ISBN 90-04-12322-9.

Loraux, Nicole, The Divided City: On Memory and Forgetting in Ancient Athens. Translated by Corinne Pache with Jeff Fort. Cambridge (MA): Zone Books, MIT Press, 2002. Pp. 358. $30. ISBN 1-890951-08-0.

Lovano, Michael The Age of Cinna: Crucible of Late Republican Rome. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 188. EUR 39,00. ISBN 3-515-07948-3.

Mazzocchini, Paolo Forme e significati della narrazione bellica nell'epos virgiliano. I cataloghi degli uccisi e le morti minori dell'Eneide. Biblioteca della Ricerca, Philologica 3. Fasano: Schena Editore, 2000. Pp. 436. L. 50.000. ISBN 88-8229-201-0.

*McGrail, Seán Boats of the World from the Stone Age to Medieval Times. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. 480. $135.00. ISBN 0-19-814468-7.

Miller, John F., Cynthia Damon and K. Sara Myers (edd.) Vertis in usum. Studies in Honor of Edward Courtney. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 161. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 286. EUR 98.00. ISBN 3-598-77710-8.

*Petrocelli, Carrado (ed., trans.) Senofonte. Ipparchico. Manuale per il comandante di cavalleria. In appendice: P.G. Joly de Maizeroy, Quadro generale della cavalleria greca. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 14. Bari: Edipuglia, 2001. Pp. xxxv, 217. Euro 15,50. ISBN 88-7228-316-7.

*Piacente, Luigi (ed.) Battista Guarini. La didattica del greco e del latino: de ordine docendi ac studendi e altri scritti. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 15. Bari: Edipuglia, 2002. Pp. 258. Euro 18,00. ISBN 88-7228-328-0.

*Reinhold, Meyer Studies in Classical History and Society. American Classical Studies, 45. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 151. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-514543-7.

*Riedweg, Christoph Pythagoras. Leben, Lehre, Nachwirkung. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 206; 3 ills., 1 map. EUR 20,50. ISBN 3-406-48714-9.

*Scott, Gary Alan (ed.) Does Socrates Have a Method? Rethinking the Elenchus in Plato's Dialogues and Beyond. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2002. Pp. 342. $45.00. ISBN 0-271-02173-X.

*Shackleton Bailey, D. R. (trans.) Cicero. Letters to Quintus and Brutus, to Octavian, Invectives, Handbook of Electioneering. Loeb Classical Library, 462. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 483. ISBN 0-674-99599-6.

*Simmons, Tracy Lee Climbing Parnassus. A New Apologia for Greek and Latin. Foreword by William F. Buckley Jr. Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2002. Pp. 290. $24.95. ISBN 1-882926-73-0.

Usher, Stephen, Greek Oratory: Tradition and Originality. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Reprint of 1999 edition. Pp. xi, 388. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 0-19-925002-2.

*Welsby, Derek A. The Medieval Kingdoms of Nubia. Pagans, Christians and Muslims on the Middle Nile. London: British Museum, 2002. Pp. 296; ills., maps. £29.99. ISBN 0-7141-1947-4.

*Whitmarsh, Tim, Greek Literature and the Roman Empire: the Politics of Imitation. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xiv, 377. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-924035-3.

*Winiarczyk, Marek Euhemeros von Messene. Lieben, Werk und Nachwirkung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 157. München, Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 235. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-598-77706-X.

*Winterer, Caroline, The Culture of Classicism: Ancient Greece and Rome in American Intellectual Life, 1780-1910. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Pp. 244. $45.00. ISBN 0-9019-6799-1.

Wolpert, Andrew, Remembering Defeat: Civil War and Civic Memory in Ancient Athens. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Pp. xviii, 190. $42.50. ISBN 0-8018-6790-8.

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*Baier, Thomas, Valerius Flaccus: Argonautica Buch VI. Zetemata: Monographien zur Klassischen Altertumswissenschaft Heft 112. München: C.H. Beck Verlag, 2001. Pp. 284. EUR 59,90 (pb). ISBN 3-406-48764-5.

*Canali de Rossi, Filippo, Il ruolo dei patroni nelle relazioni politiche fra il mondo greco e Roma in età repubblicana ed augustea. München/Leipzig, 2001. Pp. 242. DM 169,00. ISBN 3-598-77708-6.

*Carter, T.L., Paul and the Power of Sin: Redefining 'Beyond the Pale'. Cambridge/ New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 241. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-81041-8.

*Chew, Kristina (trans.) Virgil. Georgics. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2002. Pp. 184. $9.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87220-609-2.

*Guastella, Gianni L'ira e l'onore. Forme della vendetta nel teatro senecano e nella sua tradizione. Letteratura Classica 22. Palermo: Palumbo, 2001. Pp. 271. ISBN 88-8020-428-9.

*Haffner, Medard Das Florilegium des Orion. Palingenesia, Band 75. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2001. Pp. 267. Euro 64,-. ISBN 3-515-07949-1.

*La Greca, Fernando Fonti letterarie greche e latine per la storia della Lucania tirrenica. Studia Archaeologica 115. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2002. Pp. 418. ISBN 88-8265-161-4.

*Lefèvre, Eckard, Plautus' Aulularia. ScriptOralia 122. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2001. Pp. 227. ISBN 3-8233-5432-9.

*Ognibene, Susanna La chiesa di Santo Stefano ad Umm al-Rasas. Il problema iconofobico. Studia Archaeologica 114. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2002. Pp. 519. ISBN 88-8265-145-2.

*Perlès, Catherine, The Early Neolithic in Greece. Cambridge/ New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 356. $33.00. ISBN 0-521-00027-0.

*Piepenbrink, Karen, Politische Ordnungskonzeptionen in der attischen Demokratie des vierten Jahrhunderts v. Chr.. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001. Pp. 262. DM 78.23 (pb). ISBN 3-515-07848-7.

*Pleines, Jürgen-Eckardt, Heraklit. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2002. Pp. 217. EUR 15,80 (pb). ISBN 3-487-11476-3.

*Porciani, Leone, Prime forme della storiografia greca: Prospettiva locale e generale nella narrazione storica. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001. Pp. 156. DM 68.45 (pb). ISBN 3-515-07869-X.

*Reeve, C.D.C., (ed. & trans.), The Trials of Socrates: Six Classic Texts. Plato, Aristophanes, Xenophon. Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Co., 2002. Pp. x, 186. $7.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87220-589-4.

*Rouet, Philippe, Approaches to the Study of Attic Vases. Oxford/ New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. 167, 21 figs. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-815272-8.

*Scott, A.B. Hildebertus Cenomannensis Episcopus. Carmina Minora. Editio altera. Munich: K. G. Saur, 2001. Pp. 112. EUR 58.00. ISBN 3-598-71984-1.

*Stoll, Oliver, Zwischen Integration und Abgrenzung: Die Religion des Römischen Heeres im Nahen Osten. St. Katharinen: Scripta Mercaturae Verlag, 2001. Pp. 703. EUR 57,50. ISBN 3-89590-116-4.

*True, Marion & Mary Louise Hart, edd., Studia Varia from the J. Paul Getty Museum Vol. II. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2001. Pp. 200, illus. 191. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 0-89236-634-6.

*von den Hoff, Ralf & Stefan Schmidt, edd., Konstruktionen von Wirklichkeit. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2001. Pp. 317. EUR 44,00. ISBN 3-515-07859-2.


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Bodel, John ed., Epigraphic Evidence: Ancient History from Inscriptions. New York: Routledge, 2001. Pp. xxvi + 246. $75.00

Georg, Bernhard, Exegetische und schmückende Eindichtungen im ersten Properzbuch. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2001. Pp. 211. $48.00.

Grant, Robert M., Paul in the Roman World: the conflict at Corinth. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001. Pp. viii + 181 (pb).

Hanson, Victor Davis, John Heath, and Bruce S. Thornton,Bonfire of the Humanities. Rescuing the Classics in an Impoverished Age. Wilmington: ISI Books, 2001. Pp. xx, 373. $24.95

King, R.A.H.,Aristotle on Life & Death. London: Duckworth, 2001. Pp. ix, 214. L14.99 (pb).

Nilsson, Ingela, Erotic Pathos, Rhetorical Pleasure. Narrative Technique and Mimesis in Eumathios Makrembolites' Hysmine & Hysminias. Uppsala: Uppsala University Library, 2001. Pp. 329. (pb).

Richards, Janet and Mary Van Buren (eds.), Order, Legitmacy and Wealth in Ancient States. Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xiii, 163. $69.95.

von Heyking, John, Augustine and Politics as Longing in the World. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2001. Pp. xvi, 278. $37.50.

Watson, Janet (ed.),Speaking Volumes. Orality and Literacy in the Greek and Roman World. Leiden/Boston/Köln: Brill, 2001. Pp. xvi, 235.

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