Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.09.01

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*Aubert, Jean-Jacques and Boudewijn Sirks (edd.). Speculum iuris. Roman Law as a Reflection of Social and Economic Life in Antiquity. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002. Pp. 216. $49.50. ISBN 0-472-11251-1.

*Barrett, Anthony A. Livia. First Lady of Imperial Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. Pp. 464; ills. 29. $35.00. ISBN 0-300-09196-6.

*Barrett, James. Staged Narrative. Poetics and the Messenger in Greek Tragedy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. 274. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-23180-5.

*Beck, Jan-Wilhelm. Medeas Chor: Euripides' politische Lösung. (Mit einer vergleichenden Betrachtung von 14 weiteren 'Medea'-Dramen) Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft - Beihefte, Band 9. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2002. Pp. 51. EUR 11.00 (pb). ISBN 3-89744-181-0.

*Bloch, René S. Antike Vorstellungen vom Judentum. Der Judenexkurs des Tacitus im Rahmen der griechisch-römischen Ethnographie. Historia Einzelschriften, Bd. 160. Pp. 260. EUR 44.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-07971-8.

*Blondell, Ruby. The Play of Character in Plato's Dialogues. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 464. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-79300-9.

*Bosworth, A.B. and E.J. Baynham (edd.). Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction. Paperback Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 370. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-925275-0.

*Briant, Pierre. From Cyrus to Alexander. A History of the Persian Empire. Translated by Peter T. Daniels (French edition Paris 1996). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2002. Pp. 1196. $69.50. ISBN 1-57506-031-0.

*Brinton, Anna Cox. Maphaeus Vegius and his Thirteenth Book of the Aeneid. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 183. £14.99. ISBN 1-85399-629-7.

*Burstein, Stanley et al. Current Issues and the Study of Ancient History. Publications of the Association of Ancient Historians, 7. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 2002. Pp. 96. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-941690-78-4.

*Caner, Daniel. Wandering, Begging Monks. Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Pp. 339. $65.00. ISBN 0-520-23324-7.

*Cannatà Fera, M. and D'Alessio, G.B. (edd.). I lirici greci: Forme della comunicazione e storia del testo. Atti dell'Incontro di Studi Messina 5-6 novembre 1999. Pelorias 8. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità dell'Università degli Studi di Messina, 2001. Pp. 205. ISBN 88-8268-007-X.

*Christ, Karl. Sulla. Eine römische Karriere. München: C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 236. EUR 20.50. ISBN 3-406-49285-1.

*Coffta, David Joseph. The Influence of Callimachean Aesthetics on the Satires and Odes of Horace. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2002. Pp. 206. $109.95 (web discount price: $87.96). ISBN 0-7734-7247-9.

*Fitch, John G. Seneca. Hercules, Trojan Women, Phoenician Women, Medea, Phaedra. Loeb. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 551. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-99602-X.

Gibson, Craig A. Interpreting a Classic. Demosthenes and his Ancient Commentators. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2002. Pp. 273. $55.00. ISBN 0-520-22956-8.

*Giordano, Fausto (ed.). L'idea di Roma nella cultura antica. Pubblicazioni dell'Università degli Studi di Salerno, Sezione Atti Convegni Miscellanee, 58. Napoli: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2001. Pp. 422. EUR 26.86. ISBN 88-8114-977-X.

*Graumann, Lutz Alexander. Die Krankengeschichten der Epidemienbücher des Corpus Hippocraticum. Medizinhistorische Bedeutung und Möglichkeiten der retrospektiven Diagnose. Aachen: Shaker Verlag, 2000. Pp. 272. ISBN 3-8265-8216-0.

Greatrex, Geoffrey and Samuel N.C. Lieu . The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars. Part II: AD 363-630. A Narrative Sourcebook. London: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 544. $95.00. ISBN 0-415-14687-9.

*Guido, Rosanna (ed.). Guiliano Imperatore. Al cinico Eraclio. Università degli studi di Lecce, Dipartimento di filologia classica e di scienze filosofiche. Testi e studi 13. Galatina (Lecce): M. Congedo, 2000. Pp. xxxviii, 206. ISBN 88-8086-350-9.

*Hafner, German. Cassiodor. Ein Leben für kommende Zeiten. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 153; pls. 16. EUR 40.00. ISBN 3-515-08040-6.

*Heitsch, Ernst. Platon. Apologie des Sokrates. Platon. Werke. Übersetzung und Kommentar, 12. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Repurecht, 2002. Pp. 216. EUR 36.00. ISBN 3-525-30401-3.

Holzberg, Niklas. Ovid. The Poet and his Work. Translated by G.M. Goshgarian (German edition München 1998). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. Pp. 240. $39.95. ISBN 0-8014-3754-7.

Jaro, Benita Kane. The Lock. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2002. Pp. 280. $19.95. ISBN 0-86516-535-1.

*Kapparis, Konstantinos. Abortion in the Ancient World.London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 264. £40.00. ISBN 0-7156-3080-6.

*McKechnie, Paul (ed.). Thinking like a Lawyer. Essays on Legal History and General History for John Crook on his Eightieth Birthday. Mnemosyne Suppl. 231. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. xii, 301. ISBN 90-04-12474-8.

*Meckelnborg, Christinia and Bernd Schneider. Odyssea. Responsio Ulixis ad Penelopen. Die humanistische Odyssea decurtata der Berliner Handschrift Diez. B Sant. 41. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. ix, 190. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-598-77715-9.

*Morford, Mark P.O. and Robert J. Lenardon. Classical Mythology. Seventh Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 844; ills. 152. $51.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-515344-8.

*Mülke, Christoph. Solons politische Elegien und Iamben. (Fr. 1-13; 32-37 West). München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 414. EUR 88.00. ISBN 3-598-77726-4.

Navia, Luis E. Socratic Testimonies. Second Edition. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2002. Pp. 302. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7618-2333-6.

*Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther. Platon und die Erfindung von Atlantis. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 62. EUR 18.00. ISBN 3-598-77560-1.

*Nikitinski, Oleg. A. Persius Flaccus. Saturae. Commentario atque indice rerum notabilium. Accedunt testimonia de Persio saec. XIV-XX. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 365. EUR 64.00. ISBN 3-598-74293-2.

*O'Grady, Patricia. Thales of Miletus. The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy. Western Philosophy Series. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002. Pp. 332. $84.95. ISBN 0-7546-0533-7.

Omitowoju, Rosanna. Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 260. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-80074-9.

*Ridgway, Brunilde Sismondo. Hellenistic Sculpture III: the Styles of ca. 100-31 BC. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. Pp. 400; b/w photos 150; ills. 29. $45.00. ISBN 0-299-17710-6.

Rohrbacher, David. The Historians of Late Antiquity. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 338. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-20459-3.

*Schaeben, Ulrike. Trauer im humanistischen Dialog. Das Trostgespräch des Giannozzo Manetti und seine Quellen. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. viii, 441. EUR 88.00. ISBN 3-598-77733-7.

*Scheidel, Walter and Sitta von Reden (edd.). The Ancient Economy. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 293. $24.95. ISBN 0-415-94189-X.

Schulze, Christian. Die pharmazeutische Fachliteratur in der Antike. Eine Einführung. Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft - Beihefte, Band 10. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2002. Pp. 133. EUR 21.00 (pb). ISBN 3-89744-183-7.

*Skoie, Mathilde. Reading Sulpicia. Commentaries 1475-1990. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 300. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-924573-8.

*Smith, Joanna S. (ed.). Script and Seal Use on Cyprus in the Bronze and Iron Ages. AIA Colloquia and Conference Papers 4. Boston, MA: Archaeological Institute of America, 2002. Pp. xviii, 248; figs. 64, pls. 3, tables 11. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-9609042-7-1.

*Sporn, Katja. Heiligtümer und Kulte Kretas in klassischer und hellenistischer Zeit. Studien zu antiken Heiligtümer, 3. Heidelberg: Archäologie und Geschichte, 2002. Pp. 416; pls. 30. ISBN 3-935289-00-6.

*Urbinati, Nadia. Mill on Democracy. From the Athenian Polis to Representative Government. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2002. Pp. 256. $37.50. ISBN 0-226-84277-0.

STILL AVAILABLE

*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.

*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.

*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.

*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.

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

*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.

*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.

*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.

*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.

*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.

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

*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.

*Moreau, Philippe (ed.), Corps romains. Collection Horos. Grenoble: Éditions Jéro^me Millon, 2002. Pp. 336. EUR 25.90. ISBN 2-84137-126-3.

*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.

*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.

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

*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.

*Seager, Robin, Pompey the Great. Second edition. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. Pp. 269. $24.95/£15.99 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22721-0.

*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.

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

*Zajonz, Sandra, Isokrates' Enkomion auf Helena. Ein Kommentar. Hypomnemata, Band 139. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. 344. EUR 64.00. ISBN 3-525-25238-2.

AGAIN AVAILABLE

Nickel, Diethard (ed.), Galen. Über die Ausformung der Keimlinge (de foetuum formatione). Corpus medicorum graecorum, V 3, 3. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2001. Pp. 198. EUR 99.80. ISBN 3-05-003691-5.

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.

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