Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.06.08

BMCR Books Received (May).  


Adams, J.N., Marke Janse and Simon Swain (edd.), Bilingualism in Ancient Society. Language Contact and the Written Word. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 483. $98.00. ISBN 0-9-924506-1.

Allen, Michael J.B. and Hankins, James, Marsilio Ficino. Platonic Theology. Vol. 3: Books IX-XI. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 7. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 362. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01065-5.

Almeida, Joseph A., Justice as an Aspect of the Polis Idea in Solon's Political Poems. A reading of the fragments in light of the researches of new classical archaeology. Mnemosyne Supplement 243. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. 284. EUR 80.00. ISBN 90-04-13002-0.

Andersen, Wayne, The Ara Pacis of Augustus and Mussolini. An Archeological Mystery. Geneva and Boston: Editions Fabriart, 2003. Pp. 234. $18.50 (pb). ISBN 0-9725573-0-X.

Baldassarri, Stefano U. and Rolf Bagemihl (edd.), Giannozzo Manetti. Biographical Writings. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 9. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 330. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01134-1.

Bers, Victor (trans.), Demosthenes. Speeches 50-59. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2003. Pp. 237. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-202-70922-6.

Bobonich, Christopher, Plato's Utopia Recast. His Later Ethics and Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 643. $49.95. ISBN 0-19-925143-6.

Brennan, Tad and Charles Brittain (trans.), Simplicius: On Epictetus' Handbook 27-53. Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, edited by Richard Sorabji. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002. Pp. 192. £55.00. ISBN 0-8014-3905-1.

Brennan, Tad and Charles Brittain (trans.), Simplicius: On Epictetus' Handbook 1-26. Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, edited by Richard Sorabji. London: Duckworth, 2002 Pp. 184. £50.00. ISBN 0-7156-3068-7.

Brown, Virginia (trans.), Famous Women by Giovanni Boccaccio. Paperbound version of 2001 edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 282. $15.95. ISBN 0-674-01130-9.

Butler, Shane, The Hand of Cicero. London/New York: Routledge, 2002 Pp. 165. $75.00. ISBN 0-415-25149-4.

Bydén, Börje, Theodore Metochites' Stoicheiosis Astronomike and the Study of Natural Philosophy and Mathematics in Early Palaiologan Byzantium. Studia Graeca et Latina Gothoburgensia LXVI. Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2003. Pp. xii, 547. ISBN 91-7346-459-7.

Citroni, Mario (ed.), Memoria e identità. La cultura romana construisce la sua immagine. Università degli studi di Firenze. Dipartimento di scienze dell' antichità "Giorgio Pasquali". 2003 Pp. 323. EUR 22.00.

Collobert, Catherine (ed.), L'avenir de la philosophie est-il grec? Saint-Laurent, Quebec: Fides, 2002. Pp. 233. ISBN 2-7621-2393-3.

Dee, James H. (ed.), Epitheta Rerum et Locorum apud Homerum. Vol. I: Catalogue and Repertory. Vol. II: Supplement and Index. Alpha - Omega : Reihe A, Lexika, Indizes, Konkordanzen zur klassischen Philologie, Bd. 230. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2002. Pp. 969. ISBN 3-487-11765-7 and 3-487-11766-5.

des Bouvrie, Synnove (ed.), Myth and Symbol I. Symbolic Phenomena in Ancient Greek Culture. Papers from the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 5. Bergen: The Norwegian Institute at Athens, 2002. Pp. 332. $62.50 (pb). ISBN 82-91626-21-9.

Dignas, Beate, Economy of the Sacred in Hellenistic and Roman Asia Minor. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 300; maps, 4. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-925408-7.

Eigler, Ulrich, Lectiones vetustatis. Römische Literatur und Geschichte in der lateinischen Literatur der Spätantike. Zetemata, 115. München: C.H. Beck, 2003. Pp. 311. EUR 59.90. ISBN 3-406-50311-X.

Elliott, Allistair (trans.), Roman Food Poems. London: Prospect Books, 2003. Pp. 160. £12.50. ISBN 1-903018-25-0.

Finkelberg, Margalit and Guy G. Stroumsa (edd.), Homer, the Bible, and Beyond. Literary and Religious Canons in the Ancient World. Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture, 2. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. 283. EUR 76.00. ISBN 90-04-12665-1.

Gibbons, Reginald and Charles Segal (trans.), Sophocles. Antigone. The Greek Tragedy in New Translations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 196. $25.00. ISBN 0-19-514373-6.

Grethlein, Jonas, Asyl und Athen. Die Konstruktion kollektiver Identität in der griechischen Tragödie. Beiträge zum antiken Drama und seiner Rezeption, 21. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2003. Pp. 492. EUR 29.95 (pb). ISBN 3-476-45309-9.

Harte, Verity, Plato on Parts and Wholes. The Metaphysics of Structure. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. 200. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-823675-1.

Hoemke, Nicola, Gesetzt den Fall, ein Geist erscheint. Komposition und Motivik der ps-quintilianischen Declamationes maiores x, xiv und xv. Kalliope. Studien zur griechischen und lateinischen Poesie, 2. Heidelberg: Winter, 2003. Pp. 371. EUR 49.00. ISBN 3-8253-1328-X.

Hornblower, Simon and Anthony Spawforth (edd.), The Oxford Classical Dictionary. Third edition revised. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003 Pp. 1704. $110.00. ISBN 0-19-860641-9.

Hult, Karin (ed., trans.), Theodore Metochites On Ancient Authors and Philosophy. Semeioseis gnomikai 1-26 & 71. Studia Graeca et Latina Gothoburgensia LXV. Göteborg: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2002. Pp. xliv, 360. ISBN 91-7346-434-1.

Kaltsas, Nikolaos, Sculpture in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2003. Pp. 376; ill.670 b/w. $100.00. ISBN 0-89236-686-9.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Early Cyprus. Crossroads of the Mediterranean. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2003. Pp. 216; ill. 200 color, 100 b/w. $70.00. ISBN 0-89236-679-6.

Knight, Sarah (trans.); Virginia Brown and Sarah Knight (edd.), Leon Battista Alberti. Momus. I Tattti Renaissance Library, 8. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003 Pp. 407. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-00754-9.

Kouremenos, Theokritos, The Proportions in Aristotle's Phys. 7.5. Palingenesia, 76. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 132. EUR 30.00. ISBN 3-515-08178-X.

Lemos, Irene S., The Protogeometric Aegean. The Archaeology of the Late Eleventh and Tenth Centuries BC. Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 400; pls. 100. $175.00. ISBN 0-19-925344-7.

Lightfoot, J.L. (ed.), Lucian. On the Syrian Goddess. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 496; ills. 50, maps 3. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-925138-X.

Lloyd, G.E.R., In the Grip of Disease. Studies in the Greek Imagination. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 220. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-925323-4.

Maire, Brigitte (ed.), Concordantiae Gargilianae. Alpha - Omega: Reihe A, Lexika, Indizes, Konkordanzen zur klassischen Philologie, 228. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2002. Pp. 217. EUR 78.00. ISBN 3-487-11714-2.

Medda, Enrico (ed.), Lysiae In Hippothersem, In Theomnestum et fragmenta ex incertis orationibus (P. Oxy. XIII 1606). Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2003. Pp. 208. EUR 35.00. ISBN 88-00-81301-1.

Müller, Gerhard Anselm , Formen und Funktionen der Vergilzitate und -anspielungen bei Augustin von Hippo. Studien zur Geschichte und Kultur des Alterturms. Neue Folge. 1. Reihe, Band 18. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, 2003. Pp. 508. EUR 88.40. ISBN 3-506-79068-4.

Mueller-Goldingen, Christian, Aristotle. Eine Einführung in sein philosophisches Werk. Olms Studienbücher Antike, 11. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2003. Pp. 184. EUR 15.80. ISBN 3-487-11795-9.

Ogden, Daniel, The Hellenistic World. New Perspectives. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 318. $59.50. ISBN 0-7156-3180-2.

Panayotakis, Stelios, Maaike Zimmerman and Wytse Keulen (edd.), The Ancient Novel and Beyond. Mnemosyne Supplement 241. Leiden: Brill, 2003 Pp. 489. $93.00. ISBN 90-04-12999-5.

Parkin, Tim G., Old Age in the Roman World. A Cultural and Social History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Pp.495, $55.00 ISBN 0-8018-7128-X.

Powell, Anton and Kathryn Welch (edd.), Sextus Pompeius. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 285. $59.50. ISBN 0-7156-3127-6.

Powell, Anton and Stephen Hodkinson (edd.), Sparta. Beyond the Mirage. London: Duckworth, 2002 Pp. 354. $69.50. ISBN 0-7156-3183-7.

Pucci, Pietro (comm.), Xenophon. Socrates' Defense. Supplementi di Lexis, 10. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2002. Pp. 108. ISBN 90-256-1157-5.

Pütz, Babette, The Symposium and Komos in Aristophanes. Beiträge zum antiken Drama und seiner Rezeption, 22. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2003. Pp. 306. EUR 39.95 (pb). ISBN 3-476-45318-9.

Rousseau, Philip, The Early Christian Centuries. London: Pearson Education, 2002. Pp. 333. ISBN 0-582-25653-4.

Scholten, Helga, Die Sophistik. Eine Bedrohung für die Religion und Politik der Polis? Oldenbourg: Akademie Verlag, 2003. Pp. 358. EUR 69.80. ISBN 3-05-003729-6.

Shapiro, Alan and Peter Burian (trans.), Aeschylus. The Oresteia. The Greek Tragedy in New Translations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 285. $27.00. ISBN 0-19-515487-8.

Speller, Elizabeth, Following Hadrian. A Second-Century Journey through the Roman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 328. $28.00. ISBN 0-19-516576-4.

Stadter, Philip A. and Luc Van der Stockt (edd.), Sage and Emperor. Plutarch, Greek Intellectuals and Roman Power in the Time of Trajan (98-117 A.D.). Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2002. Pp. 330. EUR 42.60. ISBN 90-5867-239-5.

Tougher, Shaun (ed.), Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. London: Duckworth, 2002. Pp. 267. $49.50. ISBN 0-7156-3129-2.

Wiemer, Hans-Ulrich, Krieg, Handel und Piraterie. Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des hellenistischen Rhodos. Klio. Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte, 6. Oldenbourg: Akademie Verlag, 2002 Pp. 416. EUR 69.80. ISBN 3-05-003751-2.

Wilson, Pete, The Archaeology of Roman Towns. Studies in honour of John S. Wacher. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2003. Pp. 269. $110.00. ISBN 1-84217-103-8.

Winterling, Aloys, Caligular. Eine Biographie. München: C.H. Beck, 2003. Pp. 205. EUR 19.90. ISBN 3-406-50206-7.

Zack, Andreas, Studien zum "Römischen Völkerrecht". Kriegserklärung, Kriegsbeschluß, Beeidung un Ratifikation zwischenstaatlicher Verträge, internationale Freundschaft und Feindschaft während der römischen Republik bis zum Beginn des Prinzipats. Göttingener Forum für Altertumswissenschaft, Beiheft 5. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2001. Pp. 305. DM 59.00. ISBN 3-89744-139-X.

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