Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.10.07

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*Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin, Polyeideia. The Iambi of Callimachus and the Archaic Iambic Tradition. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2002. Pp. 366. $65.00. ISBN 0-520-22060-9.

*von Albrecht, Michael et al., Jamblich. Pythoagoras: Legende - Lehre - Lebensgestaltung. Berlin: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2002. Pp. 352. EUR 32.00. ISBN 3-534-14945-9.

*Alexiou, Margaret, After Antiquity. Greek Language, Myth, and Metaphor. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. Pp. 592. $59.95. ISBN 0-8014-3301-0.

*Brandt, Hartwin, Wird auch silbern mein Haar. Eine Geschichte des Alters in der Antike. München: C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 302; ills. 89. EUR 30.80. ISBN 3-406-49593-1.

*Bringmann, Klaus, Geschichte der römischen Republik von den Anfängen bis Augustus. München: C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 463; ills. 38. EUR 35.90. ISBN 3-406-49292-4.

Burkett, Delbert, An Introduction to the New Testament and the Origins of Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 600. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-80955-X.

*Clarke, G., et al., Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates. Report on Excavations 1986-1996. Volume One. Mediterranean Archaeology Supplement 5. Sydney: Meditarch, 2002. Pp. 338; pls. 58. $115.00. ISBN 0-9580265-0-5.

Dalby, Andrew, Empire of Pleasures. Luxury and Indulgence in the Roman World. New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 352. $21.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-28073-7. Reprint of 2000 edition.

*Deufert, Marcus, Textgeschichte und Rezeption der plautinischen Komödien im Altertum. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2002. Pp. 422. EUR 91.59. ISBN 3-11-017336-0.

*Frösén, J., et al., The Petra Papyri I. Amman: American Center of Oriental Research Publication 4, 2002. Pp. xx, 144; pls. 26. $80.00. ISBN 0-90-95654-3.

Gebhardt, Axel, Imperiale Politik und provinziale Entwicklung. Untersuchungen zum Verhältnis von Kaiser, Heer und Städten im Syrien der vorseverischen Zeit. Klio Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte, 4. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2002. Pp. 413. EUR 69.80. ISBN 3-05-003680-X.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. Volume 99 (2002). ISSN 0033-4987.

Gerding, Henrik, The Tomb of Caecilia Metella. Tumulus, Tropaeum and Thymele. Lund: Lund University Dissertation, 2002. Pp. 200. ISBN 91-628-5342-2.

*Holliday, Peter James, The Origins of Roman Historical Commemoration in the Visual Arts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 310; ills. 95. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-81013-2.

Kuntz, Marion Leathers, The Anointment of Dionisio. Prophecy and Politics in Renaissance Italy. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2002. Pp. 464. $55.00. ISBN 0-271-02134-9.

*Luisi, Aldo and Nicoletta F. Berrino, Culpa Silenda. Le Elegie dell'error Ovidiano. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 17. Bari: Edipuglia, 2002. Pp. 244. Euro 17.00. ISBN 88-7228-345-0.

*Markantonatos, Andreas, Tragic Narrative. A Narratological Study of Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2002. Pp. 296. EUR 82.24. ISBN 3-11-017401-4.

Mastronarde, Donald J., Medea. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 442. £17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-521-64365-1.

McClatchy, J.D. (ed.), Horace. The Odes. New Translations by Contemporary Poets. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. Pp. 320. $24.95. ISBN 0-691-04919-X.

*Meritt, Lucy T. Shoe and Ingrid E.M. Edlund-Berry, Etruscan and Republican Roman Mouldings. A reissue of the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome XXVIII, 1965. University Museum Monograph 107. Rome: The American Academy in Rome, 2000. Distributed by University of Texas Press. Pp. 270; 78 line drawing tables, 46 figs. $85.00. ISBN 0-292-75271-7.

*Milazzo, Antonio M., Un dialogo difficile: la retorica in conflitto nei Discorsi Platonici di Elio Aristide. Spudasmata 87. Hildesheim: Olms, 2002. Pp. 565. EUR 84.00. ISBN 3-487-11677-4.

Mratschek, Sigrid, Der Briefwechsel des Paulinus von Nola. Kommunikation und soziale Kontakte zwischen christlichen Intellektuellen. Hypomnemata, 134. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. xiv, 732; ills. 16. EUR 99.00. ISBN 3-525-25232-3.

*Nielsen, Thomas Heine, Arkadia and its Poleis in the Archaic and Classical Periods. Hypomnemata, 140. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. 680. EUR 94.00. ISBN 3-525-25239-0.

*Paschalis, Michael (ed.), Horace and Greek Lyric Poetry. Rethymnon Classical Studies, volume 1. Rethymnon: University of Crete, Department of Philology, 2002. Pp. 195. ISBN 960-7143-18-3.

*Pezzati, Alessandro , Adventures in Photography. Expeditions of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia: University Museum Publications, 2002. Pp. 112; ills. 65. $29.95. ISBN 1-931707-41-3.

*Rowe, Greg, Princes and Political Cultures. The New Tiberian Senatorial Decrees. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002. Pp. 195. $49.50. ISBN 0-472-11230-9.

Schiavone, Aldo, The End of the Past. Ancient Rome and the Modern West. Translated by Margery J. Schneider. Paperback reprint of 2000 edition. Italian edition: Roma-Bari, 1996. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 278. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-00983-5.

Schmitz, Thomas A., Moderne Literaturtheorie und antike Texte. Eine Einführung. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesselschaft, 2002. Pp. 261. EUR 34.90/sFr 58.60. ISBN 3-534-15204-2.

*Spielvogel, Jörg, Wirtschaft und Geld bei Aristophanes. Untersuchungen zu den ökonomischen Bedingungen in Athen im √úbergang vom 5. zum 4. Jh. v.Chr. Frankfurter Althistorische Beiträge, Band 8. Frankfurt am Main: Buchverlag Marthe Clauss, 2001. Pp. 231. ISBN 3-934040-05-5.

*Stephan, Eckhard, Honoratioren, Griechen, Polisbürger. Kollektive Identitäten innerhalb der Oberschicht des kaiserzeitlichen Kleinasien. Hypomnemata, 143. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2002. Pp. 368. EUR 56.00. ISBN 3-525-25242-0.

*Stille, Alexander, Reisen an das Ende der Geschichte. English edition 2002, The Future of the Past. München: Beck, 2002. Pp. 440. EUR 24.90. ISBN 3-406-49516-8.

*Temporini-Gräfin Vitzthum, Hildegard (ed.), Die Kaiserinnen Roms von Livia bis Theodora. München: C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 541; ills. 58. EUR 30.80. ISBN 3-406-49513-3.

*Toner, Jerry, Rethinking Roman History. Cambridge: Oleander, 2002. Pp. 138. $15.00. ISBN 0-906672-49-X.

*Venit, Marjorie Susan, The Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria: The Theater of the Dead. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 284; 65 line diagrams, 94 half-tones. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-80659-3.

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