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Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.08.04

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*Dioniso. Annale della Fondazione Inda. Numero 1, 2002. Palermo: G.B. Palumbo & C. Editore S.p.A. Pp. 207. EUR 20.00. http://www.indafondazione.org/eng/dioniso/index.htm

* Alexiou, Margaret, The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition. Second edition, revised by Dimitrios Yatromanolakis and Panagiotis Roilos. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. Pp. 320. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-0757-2.

*Broggiato, Maria (ed.), Cratete di Mallo. I Frammenti. Pleiadi: Studi sulla Letteratura Antica, 2. La Spezia: Agorà Edizioni, 2001. Pp. 357. EUR 30.00. ISBN 88-87218-34-X.

Cantarella, Eva (ed.), Dike. Rivista di storia del diritto greco ed ellenistico. Volume 4, 2001. Milan: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto. Pp. 313. EUR 42.00. ISBN 88-7916-186-5. http://www.lededizioni.it/catalogo/dike.html

*Carbone, Gabriella (ed.), Il centone De alea. Studi Latini 44. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 2002. Pp. 156. EUR 15.00. ISBN 88-8096-885-8. http://www.loffredo.it

Cartledge, Paul and Antony Spawforth, Hellenistic and Roman Sparta. A Tale of Two Cities. Second Edition, revised and updated. New York: Routledge, 2001. Pp. 304. $27.95. ISBN 0-415-26277-1.

*Cignolo, Chiara (ed.), Teretiani Mauri. De litteris, de syllabis, de metris. Testo critico, traduzione italiana e commento. 2 volumes. Collectanea Grammatica Latina, 2.1 and 2.2. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2002. Pp. lx, 214; iv, 434. EUR 95.60. ISBN 3-487-11630-8. http://www.olms.de/

* Clogg, Richard, A Concise History of Greece. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 280; ills. 56; maps 10. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-00479-9.

*Donati, Angela, Epigrafia romana. La comunicazione nell'antichità. Itinerari Storia. Bologna: il Mulino, 2002. Pp. 111. EUR 9.50. ISBN 88-15-08636-6.

*Dräger, Paul (ed., trans.), Ausonius. Mosella. Trier: Paulinus, 2001. Pp. 160. EUR 19.80. ISBN 3-87760-167-7.

*Dué, Casey, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002. Pp. 160. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-2219-9.

*Evans, James Allan, The Empress Theodora. Partner of Justinian. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. 172; photos 9; maps 2. $29.95. ISBN 0-292-72105-6.

* Fakas, Christos, Der hellenistische Hesiod. Arats Phainomena und die Tradition der antiken Lehrepik. Serta Graeca: Beiträge zur Erforschung griechischer Texte, Band 11. Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2001. Pp. 258. EUR 65.00. ISBN 3-89500-211-9.

*Farioli, Marcella, Mundus alter. Utopie e distopie nella commedia greca antica.Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2001. Pp. 293. EUR 23.25 (pb). ISBN 88-343-0720-8. http://www.vitaepensiero.it/pagine/ricerche/librodet.asp?CodGOCC2=25765

*Gagarin, Michael, Antiphon the Athenian. Oratory, Law, and Justice in the Age of the Sophists. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2002. Pp. 236. $40.00. ISBN 0-292-72841-7.

Graver, Margaret (trans., comm.), Cicero on the Emotions. Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2001. Pp. 240. $17.00 (pb). ISBN 0-226-30578-3. http://www.press.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/hfs.cgi/00/14601.ctl

Graziosi, Barbara, Inventing Homer. The Early Reception of Homer. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 285. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-80966-5. http://titles.cambridge.org/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521809665

Halliwell, Stephen, The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. Pp. 440. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09258-3. http://pup.princeton.edu/titles/7398.html

*Halsall, Guy (ed.), Humour, History and Politics in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 222. $50.00. ISBN 0-521-81116-3. http://titles.cambridge.org/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521811163

*Harlow, Mary and Ray Laurence, Growing up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome. A Life Course Approach. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 208; ills. 40. $23.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-20201-9.

*Harrison, Thomas (ed.), Greeks and Barbarians. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 288. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-93959-3.

Hornblower, Simon, The Greek World 479-323 BC. Third Edition. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 352; ills. 18. $25.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-15344-1.

Janko, Richard, Aristotle on Comedy. Towards a Reconstruction of Poetics II. Reprint. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 294. £14.99. ISBN 0-7156-3169-1.

*Janowitz, Naomi, Icons of Power. Ritual Practices in Late Antiquity. Magic in History. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2002. Pp. 161. $45.00. ISBN 0-271-02147-0. http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/0-271-02147-0.html

*Laks, André and Claire Louguet (edd.), Qu'est-ce que la Philosophie Présocratique? Cahiers de Philologie. 20. Série Apparat critique. Villeneuve d'Ascq (Nord): Septentrion, 2002. Pp. 548. EUR 29.00. ISBN 2-85939-740-X. http://www.septentrion.com/auteurs/SSP/laks.html

Lesher, J.H. (ed.), Xenophanes of Colophon. Fragments. Reprint. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001. Pp. 264. $27.95. ISBN 0-8020-8508-3. http://www.utppublishing.com/detail.asp?TitleID=1113

*Lo Cascio, Elio (ed.), Roma imperiale. Una metropoli antica. Reprint of 2000 edition. Studi Superiori, 391. Serie "Il Mondo Romano". Roma: Carocci editore, 2002. Pp. 353. EUR 25.90. ISBN 88-430-1670-9. http://www.carocci.it

*MacKinnon, M.R., The Excavations of San Giovanni di Ruoti: III. The Faunal and Plant Remains. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002. Pp. 256. $150.00. ISBN 0-8020-4865-X. http://www.utppublishing.com/detail.asp?TitleID=2279

* Magnelli, Adalberto, Guida alla storia greca. Università, 397. Storia. Roma: Carocci editore, 2002. Pp. 190. EUR 16.50. ISBN 88-430-2268-7. http://www.carocci.it/

*Marcone, Arnaldo, Democrazie antiche. Istituzioni e pensiero politico. Studi Superiori, 402. "Lettere classiche". Roma: Carocci editore, 2002. Pp. 163. EUR 16.60. ISBN 88-430-2175-3. http://www.carocci.it/

*Marshall, P.K. (ed.), Hyginus. Fabulae. Teubner. München/Leipzig: Saur, 2002. Pp. 242. EUR 54.00. ISBN 3-598-71237-5.

*Neer, Richard T., Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting: The Craft of Democracy, ca. 530-460 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 328; ills. 98. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-79111-1. http://titles.cambridge.org/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521791111

*Poma, Gabriella, Le istituzioni politiche del mondo romano. Itinerari Storia. Bologna: il Mulino, 2002. Pp. 247. EUR 14.00. ISBN 88-15-08815-6. http://www.mulino.it/

*Setälä, Päivi, et al., Women, Wealth and Power in the Roman Empire. Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae vol. 25. Rome: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 2002. Pp. 321. EUR 41.00. ISBN 952-5323-02-1.

*Slater, Niall W., Spectator Politics. Metatheatre and Performance in Aristophanes. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002. Pp. 363. $59.95. ISBN 0-8122-3652-1.

*Sommerstein, Alan H., Greek Drama and Dramatists. Revised English version of Theatron: Teatro greco (Bari, 2000). New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 224. $20.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-26028-0.

*Taylor, Jane, Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 224; ills. 165; maps 3. $39.95. ISBN 0-674-00849-9. http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/TAYPET.html

Warren, James, Epicurus and Democritean Ethics. An Archaeology of Ataraxia. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 241. ISBN 0-521-81369-7. $55.00. http://titles.cambridge.org/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521813697

*Whitby, Michael (ed.), Sparta. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 288; ills. 3. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-93957-7.

**Still Available**

*Allan, William, Euripides. The Children of Heracles. London: Aris & Phillips, 2001. Pp. 236. $28.00/£6.50 (pb). ISBN 0-85668-741-3.

*Astbury, R. (ed.), M. Terentius Varro. Saturarum menippearum fragmenta. Bibliotheca teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 155. EUR 48.00. ISBN 3-598-71236-7. http://www.saur.de/Titel/71237.htm

*Baltrusch, Ernst, Die Juden und das Römische Reich. Geschichte einer konfliktreichen Beziehung. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2002. Pp. 223. EUR 34.90/sFr 61.00. ISBN 3-534-15585-8. http://www.wbg-darmstadt.de/

*Bauer, Stefan, Polisbild und Demokratieverständnis in Jacob Burckhardts "Griechischer Kulturgeschichte". Beiträge zu Jacob Burckhardt 3. München: Beck, 2001. Pp. 272. EUR 35.00. ISBN 3-7965-1674-2.

*Carruthers, Martin et al. (edd.), TRAC 2001: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Glasgow 2001. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2002. Pp. 124. $30.00. ISBN 1-84217-075-9. http://www.oxbowbooks.com

*Copenhaver, Brian P. (ed., trans.), Polydore Vergil. On Discovery. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 6. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 721. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-00789-1. http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/VEROND.html

*Coskun, Altay, Die gens Ausoniana an der Macht. Untersuchungen zu Decimius Magnus Ausonius und seiner Familie. Prosopographica et Genealogica, 8. Oxford: The Unit for Prosopographical Research (Linacre College), 2002. Pp. 266. £24.00/$36.00/EUR 39.00. ISBN 1-900934-07-8. http://www.linacre.ox.ac.uk/research/prosop/occpub.stm

*Cucchiarelli, Andrea, La satira e il poeta. Orazio tra Epodi e Sermones. Biblioteca di "Materiali e discussioni per l'annalisi dei testi classici", 17. Pisa: Giardini, 2001. Pp. 255. EUR 50.00. ISBN 88-427-0300-1. http://www.libraweb.net/cgi-bin/libraweb/1865.html

*Debord, Pierre and Ender Varinlioglu (edd.), Les hautes terres de Carie. Mémoires 4. Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2001. Pp. 329. EUR 73.00. ISBN 2-910023-20-6.

*Delruelle, Édouard and Pirenne-Delforge, Vinciane (edd.), Kêpoi. De la religion à la philosophie. Mélanges offerts à André Motte. Kernos suppl. 11. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2001. Pp. xvii, 350. EUR 40.00. ISSN 0776-3824. http://www.ulg.ac.be/histreli/kernos.htm

*Feichtinger, Barbara and Georg Wöhrle (edd.), Gender Studies in den Altertumswissenschaften. Möglichkeiten und Grenzen. IPHIS, Beiträge zur altertumswissenschaftlichen Genderforschung, 1. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2002. Pp. 124. EUR 17.50. ISBN 3-88476-465-9. http://www.wvttrier.de/top/Beschreibungen/ID553.html

*Fortenbaugh, William W. and Wöhrle Georg (edd.), On the Opuscula of Theophrastus. Akten der 3. Tagung der Karl-und-Gertrud-Abel-Stiftung vom 19.-23. Juli 1999 in Trier. Philosophie der Antike, Band 14. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 245. EUR 48.00. ISBN 3-515-07888-6. http://www.dav-buchhandlung.de/

*Goldhill, Simon, Who Needs Greek? Contests in the Cultural History of Hellenism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 326. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-81228-3. http://uk.cambridge.org/art/catalogue/0521812283/

*Hoessly, Fortunat, Katharsis: Reinigung als Heilverfahren. Studien zum Ritual der archaischen und klassischen Zeit sowie zum Corpus Hippocraticum. Hypomnemata, 135. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2001. Pp. 331. EUR 49.00. ISBN 3-525-25233-1. http://www.vandenhoeck-ruprecht.de/vandenhoeck/main.html

*Irby-Massie, Georgia L. and Paul T. Keyser, Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era. A Sourcebook. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 416; ills. 71; tables 6; photo 1. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-23848-X.

*Lühken, Maria, Christianorum Maro et Flaccus. Zur Vergil- und Horazrezeption des Prudentius. Hypomnemata, Band 141. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. 336. EUR 62.00. ISBN 3-525-25240-4.

*Lyons, Claire L. and John Papadopoulos (edd.), The Archaeology of Colonialism. Series "Issues & Debates." Malibu, CA: Getty Publications, 2002. Pp. 296; ills. 90. $39.95. ISBN 0-89236-635-4.

*Mitchell-Boyask, Robin (ed.), Approaches to Teaching the Dramas of Euripides. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2002. Pp. xiv, 256. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 0-87352-770-4. http://www.mla.org/shop/TOC/euripidestoc.htm

*Moreau, Philippe (ed.), Corps romains. Collection Horos. Grenoble: E/ditions Jérôme Millon, 2002. Pp. 336. EUR 25.90. ISBN 2-84137-126-3. http://www.millon.com/collections/histoire/horos/corpsrom.html

*Most, Glenn W. (ed.), Disciplining Classics - Altertumswissenschaft als Beruf. Aporemata, Band 6. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. 280. EUR 62.00. ISBN 3-525-25905-0.

*Norden, Eduard, Agnostos Theos - Dio Ignoto. Ricerche sulla storia della forma del discorso religioso. Edited by Chiara Ombretta Tommasi Moreschini. Brescia: Morcelliana, 2002. Pp. 529. EUR 35.00. ISBN 88-372-1880-X. http://www.morcelliana.it/news/pages/norden_jpg.htm

*Nussbaum, Martha C. and Juha Sihvola (edd.), The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2002. Pp. 457. $26.00. ISBN 0-226-60915-4. http://www.press.uchicago.edu/cgi-bin/hfs.cgi/00/14772.ctl

*Olshausen, Eckart and Sonnabend, Holger (edd.), Stuttgarter Kolloquium zur historischen Geographie des Altertums 7,1999. Zu Wasser und zu Land. Verkehrswege in der antiken Welt. Geographica Historica 17. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 492. EUR 100.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08053-8.

*Pace, Giovanna (ed.), Euripide. Reso. I canti. I canti del teatro greco (edited by B. Gentili and P. Giannini), 1. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2001. Pp. 80. EUR 15.00. ISBN 88-8476-094-1.

*Perna, Raffaele, Poeti Latini di Puglia (Livio Andronico, Orazio) e altri scritti. Edited by Amelia Conte and Luigi Piacente. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 18. Bari: Edipuglia, 2002. Pp. 276. EUR 20.00. ISBN 88-7228-338-8.

*Salmenkivi, Erja, Cartonnage Papyri in Context. New Ptolemaic Documents from Abu Sir al-Malaq. Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 119. Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2002. Pp. 182; pls. 20. ISBN 951-653-319-1.

*Santelia, Stefania (ed.), Sidonio Apollinare. Carme 24, propempticon ad libellum. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 16. Bari: Edipuglia, 2002. Pp. 164. EUR 15.00. ISBN 88-7228-337-X.

*Schubert, Paul (ed.), Vivre en Égypte gréco-romaine. Une sélection de papyrus. Collection "Le Chant du Monde". Vevey: Editions de l'Aire, 2000. Pp. 200. ISBN 2-88108-562-8.

*Schubert, Paul and Isabelle Jornot (edd.) , Les papyrus de Genève. Premier volume. Deuxième édition. Nos. 1-10, 12-44, 66-78, 80-81. Textes documentaires avec des contributions de Claudia Wick. Genève: Bibliothèque Publique et Universitaire, 2002. Pp. 286; pls. lx. sFr 80.00. ISBN 2-88220-021-8.

*Seager, Robin, Pompey the Great. Second edition. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. Pp. 269. $24.95/£15.99 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22721-0. http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/asp/book.asp?ref=0631227202

*Settipani, Christian, Continuité gentilice et continuité familiale dans les familles sénatoriales romaines à l'epoque imperiale: mythe et réalité. Prosopographica et Genealogica, 2. Oxford: The Unit for Prosopographical Research (Linacre College), 2000. Pp. 597. £50.00/$75.00/EUR 80.00. ISBN 1-900934-02-7. (Addenda 2001 available at http://www.linacre.ox.ac.uk/research/prosop/occpub.stm.)

*Worthington, Ian and John Miles Foley (edd.), Epea & Grammata. Oral and Written Communication in Ancient Greece. Mnemosyne suppl. 230. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. 206. EUR 70.00/ $82.00. ISBN 90-04-12455-1.

**Again Available**

*Hardie, Philip (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ovid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 408. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-77281-8. http://uk.cambridge.org/classics/catalogue/0521772818/

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Egelhaaf-Gaiser U., A. Schäfer (edd.), Religiöse Vereine in der römischen Antike (Mohr Siebeck)

Geus, K., Zimmermann K., Punica - Libyca - Ptolemaica. Festschrift Werner Huss (Peeters)

Hägg, T., L. Török, D.A. Welsby (edd.), Studies on the History of Late Antique and Christian Nubia (Ashgate)

Selinger, Reinhard, The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian (Lang)

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