Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.02.06

Books Received (January).  


Allen, Danielle S., The World of Prometheus. The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens. First published in 2000. First Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 449. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09489-6.

Ameling, Walter (ed.), Märtyrer und Märtyrerakten. Altertumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium 6. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. EUR 44.00. ISBN 3-515-08234-4.

Amery, Colin and Brian Curran, Jr., The Lost World of Pompeii. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2002. Pp. 192; ills. 150. $45.00. ISBN 0-89236-687-7.

Aubrit, Julián et al. (edd.), Ordia Prima. Revista de Estudio Clásicos. Vol. 1, 2002. Córdoba, Argentina: Alción Editora. Pp. 171. $25.00 (individual); $50.00 (institution). ISSN 1666-7743. Articles by David Konstan, Maurizio Migliori, Philip Hardie, Alejandro G. Vigo, Karl-J. Hölkeskamp, Paula da Cunha Corrêa, Elisabetta Cattanei, Ian C. Rutherford and Oliver Taplin.

Bailey, Michael D., Battling Demons. Witchcraft, Heresy, and Reform in the Late Middle Ages. "Magic in History" series. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2002. Pp. 200. $22.50 (pb). ISBN 0-271-02226-4.

Baldi, Laura et al., Ricerche su Dione di Prusa. Napoli: Luciano Editore, 2001. Pp. 177. L. 12,480

Baltes, Matthias, Marius Victorinus. Zur Philosophie in seinen theologischen Schriften. BzA 174. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 151. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-598-77723-X.

Barton, Tamsyn S., Power and Knowledge. Astrology, Physiognomics, and Medicine under the Roman Empire. "The Body in Theory" Series, Histories of Cultural Materialism. First published in 1994. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 254. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-472-08852-1.

Basta Donzelli, G. (ed.), Euripides. Electra. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. First published in 1995. Second Edition. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. xxxviii, 84. EUR 32.00 (pb). ISBN 3-598-71245-6.

Bastianini, Guido et al., Un poeta ritrovato Posidippo di Pella. Giornata di studio Milano 23 novembre 2001. Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2002. Pp. 78. EUR 8.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7916-199-7.

Bates, Clifford Angell, Jr., Aristotle's "Best Regime". Kingship, Democracy, and the Rule of Law. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2002. Pp. 234. $65.00. ISBN 0-8071-2830-9.

Bodnár, István and William W. Fortenbaugh (edd.), Eudemus of Rhodes. Rutgers University Studies in Classical Humanities, XI. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2002. Pp. 383. $65.95. ISBN 0-7658-0134-5.

Böhr, Richard, Das Verbot der eigenmächtigen Besitzumwandlung im römischen Privatrecht. Ein Beitrag zur rechthistorischen Spruchregelforschung. BzA 168. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. xviii, 297. EUR 82.00. ISBN 3-598-77717-5.

Bonfante, Giuliano and Larissa Bonfante, The Etruscan Language. An Introduction. Revised Edition. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002. Distributed in the USA by Palgrave. Pp. 253. £17.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7190-5540-7.

Bosworth, A.B., The Legacy of Alexander. Politics, Warfare, and Propaganda under the Successors. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 280; 4 maps. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-815306-6.

Brown, Peter, The Rise of Western Christendom. Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000. Second Edition. "The Making of Europe" Series. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. 625. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22138-7.

Bruzzone, Antonella, Flavio Merobaude. Panegirico in Versi. Academia Latinitati Fovendae. Bibliotheca Scriptorum Latinorum VI. Roma: Herder, 1999. Pp. 346. L. 90,000. ISBN 88-86301-06-5.

Carr, Karen Eva, Vandals to Visigoths. Rural Settlement Patterns in Early Medieval Spain. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002. Pp. 242; figs. 37. $54.50. ISBN 0-472-10891-3.

Cartledge, Paul, The Greeks. A Portrait of Self & Others. New Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 260; pls. 8. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-280388-3.

Castagna, Luigi and Gregor Vogt-Spira (edd.), Pervertere: Ästhetik der Verkehrung. Literatur und Kultur neronischer Zeit und ihre Rezeption. BzA 151. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 318. EUR 72.00. ISBN 3-598-77700-0.

Cassanelli R., Pier Luigi Ciapparelli, E. Colle, and M. David, Houses and Monuments of Pompeii. The Work of Fausto and Felice Niccolini. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2002. Pp. 224; ills. 270. $75.00. ISBN 0-89236-684-2.

Chiaradonna, Riccardo, Sostanza movimento analogia. Plotino critico di Aristotele. Elenchos, Collana di testi e studi sul pensiero antico, XXXVII. Roma: Bibliopolis, 2002. Pp. 328. EUR 31.00. ISBN 88-7088-410-4.

Coarelli, Filippo (ed.), Pompeii. New York: Riverside, 2002. Pp. 408; ills. 500. $100.00. ISBN 1-878351-59-1.

Cohen, Edward E., The Athenian Nation. First published in 2000. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 272. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09490-X.

David, M. (ed.), Ruins of Ancient Rome. Drawings of the French Architects Who Won the Prix de Rome 1786-1924. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2002. Pp. 224; ills. 200. $75.00. ISBN 0-89236-683-4.

Doherty, Lillian E., Gender and the Interpretation of Classical Myth. Classical Inter/Faces. London: Duckworth, 2001. Distributed in the U.S. by IPM. Pp. 192. $14.50 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3042-3.

Dräger, Paul (trans.), Apollonios von Rhodos. Die Fahrt der Argonauten. Griechisch/Deutsch. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2002. Pp. 591. EUR 14.10 (pb). ISBN 3-15-018231-X.

Eilers, Claude, Roman Patrons of Greek Cities. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 300. $80.00. ISBN 0-19-924848-6.

Fasolo, Michele, La via Egnatia I. Da Apollonia e Dyrrachium ad Herakleia Lynkestidos. Viae Publicae Romanae 1. Rome: Istituto Grafico Editoriale Romano, 2003. Pp. 286.

Florman, Lisa, Myth and Metamorphosis. Picasso's Classical Prints of the 1930s. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2002. Pp. 281; ills. 107. $24.95. ISBN 0-262-56155-7.

Foley, Helene P., Female Acts in Greek Tragedy. Martin Classical Lectures. First published in 2001. First Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 424. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09492-6.

Fortenbaugh, W.W., Aristotle on Emotion. A Contribution to Philosophical Psychology, Rhetoric, Poetics, Politics and Ethics. First published in 1975. Second Edition with a new epilogue. London: Duckworth, 2003. Pp. 142. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3167-5.

Geisser, Franziska, Götter, Geister und Dämonen. Unheilsmächte bei Aischylos -- zwischen Aberglauben und Theatralik. BzA 179. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. x, 445. EUR 86.00. ISBN 3-598-77728-0.

Gradel, Ittai, Emperor Worship and Roman Religion. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2002. Pp. 300. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-815275-2.

Højte, Jakob Munk (ed.), Images of Ancestors. Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity, 5. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2002. Pp. 308. DKK 298.00. ISBN 87-7288-948-9.

Hamel, Debra, Trying Neaira. The True Story of a Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. Pp. 200. $24.95. ISBN 0-300-09431-0.

Heath, Malcolm, Interpreting Classical Texts. Duckworth Classical Essays. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 153. £9.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3174-8.

Henderson, John, Pliny's Statue. The Letters, Self-Portraiture and Classical Art. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2002. Pp. 226. $64.95. ISBN 0-85989-720-6.

Hofmann, Johann Baptist and Anton Szantyr, Stilistica latina. Edited by Alfonso Traina, transl. by Camillo Neri. Testi e manuali per l'insegnamento universitario del latino, 75. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2002. Pp. 522. EUR 46.00. ISBN 88-555-2679-0.

Hölscher, Uvo (trans.), Pindar. Siegeslieder. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2002. Pp. 160. EUR 26.90. ISBN 3-406-49638-5.

James, Sharon L., Learned Girls and Male Persuasion. Gender and Reading in Roman Love Elegy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Pp. 350. $55.00. ISBN 0-520-23381-6.

Kobusch, Theo and Michael Erler (edd.), Metaphysik und Religion. Zur Signatur des Spätantiken Denkens. Akten des internationalen Kongresses vom 13.-17. März 2001 in Würzburg. BzA 160. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. x, 736. EUR 128.00. ISBN 3-598-77709-4.

Kovacs, David (trans.), Euripides. Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Rhesus. Loeb Classical Library 495. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 455. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-99601-1.

Kowalewski, Barbara, Frauengestalten im Geschichtswerk des T. Livius. BzA 170. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. xii, 437. EUR 86.00. ISBN 3-598-77719-1.

Kruse, Thomas, Der königliche Schreiber und die Gauverwaltung. Untersuchungen zur Verwaltungsgeschichte Ägyptens in der Zeit von Augustus bis Philippus Arabs (20 v. Chr. - 245 n. Chr.). Archiv für Papyrusforschung, Beiheft 11. 2 volumes. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 1141. EUR 108.00; EUR 98.00. ISBN 3-598-777545-8; ISBN 3-598-777546-6.

Lindsay, W.M., Syntax of Plautus. First Published in 1907 by Oxford University Press. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2003. Pp. 138. £11.99 (pb). ISBN 1-853996-48-3.

Llewelyn, S.R. (ed.), New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity. Vol. 9: A Review of the Greek Inscriptions and Papyri Published in 1986-1987. Ancient History Documentary Research Centre, Macquarie University, 2002. Published by Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI. Pp. 152. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-8028-4519-3.

Maire, Brigitte (ed.), Gargilius Martialis. Les remèdes tirés des légumes et des fruits. Budé collection. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2002. Pp. 241. EUR 40.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-01427-6.

Mancini, Anna, Ancient Egyptian Wisdom for the Internet. Ancient Egyptian Justice and Ancient Roman Law Applied to the Internet. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2002. Pp. 158. $28.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7618-2378-6.

Manville, Brook and Josiah Ober, A Company of Citizens. What the world's first democracy teaches leaders about creating great organizations. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2003. Pp. 224. $27.50. ISBN 1-57851-440-1.

Mayer, Roland, Seneca. Phaedra. Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 142. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3165-9.

Meischner, Jutta, Bildnisse der Spätantike: 193-500: Problemfelder - Die Privatporträts. Berlin: edition.bnb, 2001. Pp. 190; CD-ROM. EUR 39.50. ISBN 3-9807842-0-7.

Michelakis, Pantelis, Achilles in Greek Tragedy. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 218. $55.00. ISBN 0-521-81843-5.

Mitthof, Fritz, Ein spätantikes Wirtschaftsbuch aus Diospolis Parva. Der Erlanger Papyruskodex und die Texte aus seinem Umfeld (P. Erl. Diosp.). Archiv für Papyrusforschung, Beiheft 12. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 103; pls. 20. EUR 78.00. ISBN 3-598-77547-4.

Nørskov, Vinnie, Greek Vases in New Contexts. Trading and Collecting Greek Vases -- An Aspect of Modern Reception of Antiquity. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2002. Pp. 407. DKK 318.00/$52.95. ISBN 87-7288-886-5.

Naddaff, Ramona A., Exiling the Poets. The Production of Censorship in Plato's Republic. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. Pp. 189. $27.50. ISBN 0-226-56727-3.

Napolitano Valditara, Linda (ed.), Antichi e nuovi dialoghi di sapienti e di eroi. Etica, linguaggio, dialettica fra tragedia greca e filosofia. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2002. Pp. 266. EUR 18.50. ISBN 88-8303-101-6.

Olson, S. Douglas (comm.), Aristophanes. Acharnians. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 320. $98.00. ISBN 0-19-814195-5.

Pangle, Lorraine, Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 264. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-81745-5.

Rosellini, Michela, Ps. Remmii Palaemonis Regulae. Collectanea Grammatica Latina, 1. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2001. Pp. 169. EUR 29.80 (pb). ISBN 3-487-11307-4.

Rusten, Jeffrey and I.C. Cunningham, Theophrastus. Characters. Herodas. Mimes. Sophron and Other Mime Fragments. Loeb Classical Library, 225. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 421. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-99603-8.

Schittko, Martin Paul, Analogien als Argumentationstyp. Vom Paradeigma zur Similitudo. Hypomnemata 144. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. Pp. 235. EUR 42.90. ISBN 3-525-25243-9.

Schmelz, Georg, Kirchliche Amtsträger im spätantiken Ägypten nach den Aussagen der griechischen und koptischen Papyri und Ostraka. Archiv für Papyrusforschung, Beiheft 13. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 411. EUR 88.00. ISBN 3-598-77548-2.

Scodel, Ruth, Listening to Homer. Tradition, Narrative, and Audience. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002. Pp. 235. $49.50. ISBN 0-472-11265-1.

Shay, Jonathan, Odysseus in America. Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming. New York: Scribner, 2002. Pp. 329. $24.00. ISBN 0-7432-1156-1.

Silk, M.S., Aristophanes and the Definition of Comedy. First published in 2000. Paperback edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 456. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-925382-X.

Silverman, Allan, The Dialectic of Essence. A Study of Plato's Metaphysics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 408. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09179-X.

Spencer, Diana, The Roman Alexander. Reading a Cultural Myth. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2002. Pp. 277. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 0-85989-678-1.

Staab, Gregor, Pythagoras in der Spätantike. Studien zu De Vita Pythagorica des Iamblichos von Chalkis. BzA 165. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 543. EUR 98.00. ISBN 3-598-77714-0.

Steiner, Deborah Tarn, Images in Mind. Statues in Archaic and Classical Greek Literature and Thought. First published in 2001. First Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 376. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09488-8.

Stephens, Susan A., Seeing Double. Intercultural Poetics in Ptolemaic Alexandria. Hellenistic Culture and Society, XXXVII. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2003. Pp. 311. $65.00. ISBN 0-520-22973-8.

Suter, Ann, The Narcissus and the Pomegranate. An Archaeology of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002. Pp. 268. $60.00. ISBN 0-472-11249-X.

Taddei, Andrea, Louis Gernet e le tecniche del diritto ateniese. Con il testo delle Études sur la technique du droit athénien à l'époque classique. Biblioteca di studi antichi, 85. Pisa: Giardini Editori, 2002. Pp. 200. EUR 48.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-0321-4.

Taisbak, Christian Marinus, Euclid's Data or The Importance of Being Given. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press (University of Copenhagen), 2003. Pp. 288. $42.00/EUR 48.00. ISBN 87-7289-815-1.

Thomas, Carol G. and Craig Conant, Citadel to City-State. The Transformation of Greece, 1200-700 B.C.E. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2003. Pp. 240. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-253-21602-8.

Trojahn, Silke, Die auf Papyri erhaltenen Kommentare zur Alten Komödie. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der antiken Philologie. BzA 175. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 264. EUR 78.00. ISBN 3-598-77724-8.

Tuplin, C.J. and T.E. Rihll (edd.), Science and Mathematics in Ancient Greek Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 366; 8 pls. & 16 figs. $80.00. ISBN 0-19-815248-5.

Willi, Andreas (ed.), The Language of Greek Comedy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 350. $80.00. ISBN 0-19-924547-9.

Winter, U. (ed.), Iacobus Balde. Liber Epodon. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 86. EUR 46.00. ISBN 3-598-71246-4.

Witten, Norbert (ed.), Angelo Camillo Decembrio, De politia litteraria. BzA 169. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 594. EUR 94.00. ISBN 3-598-77718-3.

Worman, Nancy, The Cast of Character. Style in Greek Literature. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. Pp. 288. $45.00. ISBN 0-292-79155-0.

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