Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.03.03

BMCR Books Received (February).  


Alcock, Susan E., Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscape, Monuments, and Memories. The W.B. Stanford Memorial Lectures. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 222. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-81355-7.

Alexander, Michael C., The Case for the Prosecution in the Ciceronian Era. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 370. $70.00. ISBN 0-472-11261-9.

Annas, Julia and Christopher Rowe (edd.), New Perspectives on Plato, Modern and Ancient. Center for Hellenic Studies Colloquia 6. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2002. Pp. 270. $50.00. ISBN 0-674-01018-3.

Arnold, Dieter, The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture. First published in German in 1994 as Lexicon der ägyptischen Baukunst. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 288; 300 halftones. $39.95. ISBN 0-691-11488-9.

Boatwright, Mary T., Hadrian and the Cities of the Roman Empire. First published in 2000. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. Pp. 264. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-09493-4.

Braund, David and Christopher Gill (edd.), Myth, History and Culture in Republican Rome. Studies in Honour of T.P. Wiseman. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2003. Pp. 358. $69.95. ISBN 0-85989-662-5.

Brown, K.S. and Yannis Hamilakis (edd.), The Usable Past. Greek Metahistories. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2002. Pp. 225. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7391-0384-9.

Bruun, Christer and Anna Gallina Zevi (edd.), Ostia e Portus nelle loro relazioni con Roma. Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae, 27. Roma: 2002. Pp. 305. EUR 45.00. ISBN 952-5323-04-8.

Burger, Ronna (ed.), Encounters & Reflections. Conversations with Seth Benardete. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. Pp. 229. $30.00. ISBN 0-226-04278-2.

Conche, Marcel, Lucrèce et l'expérience. Collection Noêsis. Saint-Laurent (Québec): Éditions Fides, 2003. Pp. 223. EUR 18.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7621-2486-7.

Cooper, Guy L., III, Greek Syntax. After K.W. Krüger. Vols. 3 and 4: Early Greek Poetic and Herodotean Syntax. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 1635. $85.00 (each). ISBN 0-472-11294-5 and ISBN 0-472-11295-3.

Cordano, Federica and Cristiano Grottanelli (edd.), Sorteggio pubblico e cleromanzia dall'antichità all'età moderna. Atti della Tavola Rotonda. Università degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità, 26-27 Gennaio 2000. Milano: Edizioni Et, 2001. Pp. 239. ISBN 88-86752-18-0.

Cultraro, Massimo, L'Anello di Minosse. Archeologia della Regalità nell'Egeo Minoico. Biblioteca di Archeologia, vol. 31. Milano: Longanesi & C., 2001. Pp. 441. EUR 39.25 (pb). ISBN 88-304-1650-9.

Damon, Cynthia (ed.), Tacitus. Histories, Book I. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 338. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-57822-1.

Danek, Georg (trans.), Bosnische Heldenepen. Österreichisch-bosnische Beziehungen, Band 5. Klagenfurt: Wieser Verlag, 2003. Pp. 344. EUR 29.00 (pb). ISBN 3-85126-331-2.

Davis, Dick, Panthea's Children: Hellenistic Novels and Medieval Persian Romances. Biennial Yarshater Lecture Series, 3. New York: Bibliotheca Persica Press, 2002. Pp. 113. $24.00. ISBN 0-933273-65-7.

Eck, Werner, The Age of Augustus. First published in German as Augustus und seine Zeit (1998). Translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider. New material by Sarolta A. Takács. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. 166. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22958-2.

Effros, Bonnie, Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Early Middle Ages. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, 35. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Pp. 272. $70.00. ISBN 0-520-23244-5.

Ellis, Simon P., Roman Housing. First published in 2000. Paperback edition. London: Duckworth, 2003. Pp. 224. £16.99. ISBN 0-7156-3196-9.

Ferrari, Gloria, Figures of Speech. Men and Maidens in Ancient Greece. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. Pp. 352. $60.00. ISBN 0-226-24436-9.

Flower, Michael A. and John Marincola (edd.), Herodotus. Histories, Book IX. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 357. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-59650-5.

Fowler, Peter, Farming in the First Millennium AD: British Agriculture Between Julius Caesar and William the Conqueror. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 393. $38.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-89056-X.

Gärtner, H., Diognes Laertius. Vitae Philosophorum. Vol. III: Indices. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 183. EUR 54.00. ISBN 3-598-71319-3.

Gentili, B. and C. Prato (edd.), Poetae Elegiaci. Testimonia et Fragmenta. Pars II. Editio altera. Novis Simonidis fragmentis aucta. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 233. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-598-71702-4.

Hafemann, Kerstin, Der Kommentar des Iohannes de Segarellis zu Senecas Hercules furens. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 64. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. 273. EUR 98.00. ISBN 3-11-017239-9.

Herbert-Brown, Geraldine (ed.), Ovid's Fasti. Historical Readings at its Bimillennium. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 327. $80.00. ISBN 0-19-815475-5.

Jakobi, Rainer (ed.), Grillius. Commentum in Ciceronis Rhetorica. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2002. Pp. 102. EUR 64.00. ISBN 3-598-71230-8.

Lenski, Noel, Failure of Empire. Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, vol. XXXIV. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Pp. 454. $75.00. ISBN 0-520-23332-8.

Mäckel, Iris, Das Zeitbewußtsein und der Bürgerkrieg. Eine Untersuchung zur geistigen und politischen Situation im Umbruch zwischen Republik und Principat. Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft, Beiheft 11. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2002. Pp. 334. EUR 42.00. ISBN 3-89744-203-5.

Markopoulos, Athanasios (ed.), Anonymi professoris epistulae. Corpus fontium historiae Byzantinae, vol. 37. Series Berolinensis. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2000. Pp. 165; pls. 2. EUR 88.00. ISBN 3-11-015611-3.

McCann, Anna Marguerite, The Roman Port and Fishery of Cosa. A Short Guide. The American Academy in Rome, 2002. Distributed by Oxbow/Brown Books. Pp. 78. $16.95. ISBN

Mendelsohn, Daniel, Gender and the City in Euripides' Political Plays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 240. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-924956-3.

Moscati Castelnuovo, Luisa (ed.), Identità e prassi storica nel Mediterraneo greco. Università degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità. Milano: Edizioni Et, 2002. Pp. 216. ISBN 88-86752-20-2.

Oakes, Peter (ed.), Rome in the Bible and the Early Church. Carlisle, Cumbria: Paternoster and Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2002. Pp. 166. $17.99 (pb). ISBN 0-8010-2608-3.

Ohlig, C., Y. Peleg, and T. Tsuk (edd.), Cura Aquarum in Israel. In memoriam Dr. Ya'akov Eren. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering in the Mediterranean Region, Israel 7-12 May 2001. Schriften der Deutschen Wasserhistorischen Gesellschaft, Band 1. Siegburg, 2002. Pp. 314. EUR 49.00 (pb). ISBN 3-8311-4562-8.

Pontani, Filippomaria (ed.), Angeli Politiani. Liber Epigrammatum Graecorum. Edizione Nazionale dei Testi Umanistici, 5. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2002. Pp. 295. EUR 39.50. ISBN 88-8498-053-4.

Powell, Barry B., Writing and the Origin of Greek Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 210. $55.00. ISBN 0-521-78206-6.

Ramelli, Ilaria, Il Chronicon di Arbela: Presentazione, traduzione e note essenziali. 'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de las Religiones. Anejos. Serie de sucesivas monografĂ­as, VIII. Universidad Complutense Madrid, 2002. Pp. 109. EUR 11.00 (pb). ISBN 84-95215-42-X.

Reydams-Schils, Gretchen J. (ed.), Plato's Timaeus as Cultural Icon. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. Pp. 352. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-268-03872-4.

Rimell, Victoria, Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 239. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-81586-X.

Schäfer, Christoph, Eumenes von Kardia und der Kampf um die Macht im Alexanderreich. Frankfurter Althistorische Beiträge, 9. Frankfurt am Main: Buchverlag Marthe Clauss, 2002. Pp. 194. EUR 50.00. ISBN 3-934040-06-3.

Shotter, David, Rome and her Empire. Longman History. Recovering the Past. London: Pearson Education, 2003. Pp. 464. £19.99. ISBN 0-582-32816-0.

Tatum, James, The Mourner's Song. War and Remembrance from the Iliad to Vietnam. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2003. Pp. 215. $32.00. ISBN 0-226-78993-4.

Verity, Anthony (trans.), Theocritus. Idylls. Introduction and Notes by Richard Hunter. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 114. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-815290-6.

Warner, Marina, Fantastic Metamorphoses, Other Worlds. The Clarendon Lectures in English 2001. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 240. $29.95. ISBN 0-19-818726-2.

Zivie-Coche, Christiane, Sphinx. History of a Monument. Translated by David Lorton. Original French Edition, Sphinx! Le Perè la Terreur: Histoire d'une Statue (Paris, 1997). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. Pp.122. $25.00. ISBN 0-8014-3962-0.

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