Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.09.05

BMCR Books Received (August).  


Accorinti, Domenico and Pierre Chuvin (edd.), Des Géants à Dionysos. Mélanges de mythologie et de poésie grecques offerts à Francis Vian. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2003. Pp. 640. EUR 75.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-662-4.

Ando, Clifford (ed.), Roman Religion. Edinburgh Readings on the Ancient World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. Pp. 393. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7486-1566-0.

Aubet, Maria Eugenia, The Phoenicians and the West. Politics, Colonies, and Trade. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Pp. 448. £17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-521-79543-5.

Bassett, Samuel Eliot, The Poetry of Homer. New edition edited and introduced by Bruce Heiden. Foreword by Greg Nagy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003. Pp. 302. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7391-0696-1.

Boshnakov, Konstantin, Die Thraker südlich vom Balkan in den Geographika Strabos. Palingenesia, 81. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 399. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-515-07914-9.

Brulé, Pierre, Women of Ancient Greece. First published in France as Les Femmes grecques à l'époque classique (Paris, 2001). Translated by Antonia Nevill. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. Pp. 240. £49.99. ISBN 0-7486-1643-8.

Cairns, Francis and Elaine Fantham (edd.), Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 11: Caesar against Liberty? Perspectives on his Autocracy. ARCA 43. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2003. Pp. 240. £37.50. ISBN 0-905205-39-1.

Calvo Martinez, J. L. and A. Pérez Jiménez (edd.), MHNH. Revista Internacional de Investigación sobre Magia y Astrología Antiguas. 1 (2001). Málaga: Charta Antiqua, 2001. Pp. 350. ISSN 1578-4517.

Calvo Martinez, J. L. and A. Pérez Jiménez (edd.), MHNH. Revista Internacional de Investigación sobre Magia y Astrología Antiguas. 2 (2002). Málaga: Charta Antiqua, 2002. Pp. 337. ISSN 1578-4517.

Classen, Carl Joachim, Antike Rhetorik im Zeitalter des Humanismus. BzA 182. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 373. EUR 96.00. ISBN 3-598-77734-5.

Csapo, Eric and Margaret Miller (edd.), Poetry, Theory, Praxis. The Social Life of Myth, Word and Image in Ancient Greece. Essays in Honour of William J. Slater. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2003. Pp. 266. $72.00. ISBN 1-84217-101-1.

Danese, Roberto (ed.), Tra 'Volumen' e byte: per una didattica sostenibile della cultura latina: una guida a piu\ di 50 siti web (seri, divertenti, kitsch) che ospitano il latino. Testi di Andrea Bacianini e Alessio Torino. Rimini: Guaraldi, 2003. ISBN:88-8049-209-8

del Cerro Calderón, Gonzalo, Las mujeres en los hechos apócrifos de los apóstoles. Supplementa Mediterranea, 5. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2003. Pp. 257. ISBN 84-7882-523-1.

Detienne, Marcel, The Writing of Orpheus. Greek Myth in Cultural Context. Translated by Janet Lloyd. An earlier version of this work published as, L'Écriture d'Orphée (Gallimard, 1989). Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Pp. 199. $55.00. ISBN 0-8018-6954-4.

Donohue, A.A. and Mark D. Fullerton (edd.), Ancient Art and its Historiography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 213. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-81567-3.

Dufour, Richard (ed.), Plotin. Sur le ciel [Ennéade II, 1 (40)]. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquité classique, 29. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2003. Pp. 185. EUR 26.50 (pb). ISBN 2-7116-1594-4.

Erskine, Andrew, A Companion to the Hellenistic World. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Pp. 588. $99.95. ISBN 0-631-22537-4.

Fredrick, David (ed.), The Roman Gaze. Vision, Power, and the Body. Arethusa Books. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. Pp. 352. $45.00. ISBN 0-8018-6961-7.

Gerson, Lloyd P., Knowing Persons. A Study in Plato. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 321. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-925763-9.

Green, Tamara M., The Greek & Latin Roots of English. Third Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. Pp. 240. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-1466-8.

Gunderson, Erik, Declamation, Paternity, and Roman Identity. Authority and the Rhetorical Self. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 285. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-82005-7.

Hantos, Theodora (ed.), Laurea internationalis. Festschrift für Jochen Bleicken zum 75. Geburtstag. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 365. EUR 80.00. ISBN 3-515-08095-3.

Hock, Ronald F. and Edward N. O'Neil (edd.), The Chreia and Ancient Rhetoric Classroom Exercises. Writings from the Greco-Roman World. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2002. Pp. 411. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58983-018-0.

Kaegi, Walter E., Heraclius. Emperor of Byzantium. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 359. $70.00. ISBN 0-521-81459-6.

Kennedy, George A. (trans.), Progymnasmata. Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric. Writings from the Greco-Roman World. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003. Pp. 231. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58983-061-X.

Konstan, David and Keith Rutter (edd.), Envy, Spite and Jealousy. The Rivalrous Emotions in Ancient Greece. Edinburgh Leventis Studies, 2. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. Pp. 305. £45.00. ISBN 0-7486-1603-9.

Kotjabopoulou, Eleni et al. (edd.), Zooarchaeology in Greece. Recent Advances. British School at Athens Studies, 9. London: The British School at Athens, 2003. Pp. 310; figs. 111. £59.00. ISBN 0-90-488741-3.

Lefèvre, Eckard, Studien zu den Quellen und zum Verständnis des Prometheus Desmotes. Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. Pp. 190. EUR 49.90. ISBN 3-525-82524-2.

Lewis, Sian, The Athenian Woman. An Iconographic Handbook. London/New York: Routledge, 2002. Pp. 261. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-23235-X.

Luschnig, C.A.E. and H.M. Roisman (comm.), Euripides' Alcestis. Oklahoma series in Classical Culture. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. Pp. 304. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8061-3574-3.

Manning, J.G., Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt. The Structure of Land Tenure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 335. $70.00. ISBN 0-521-81924-5.

Manuwald, Gesine, Pacuvius. Summus tragicus poeta. Zum dramatischen Profil seiner Tragödien. BzA 191. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 189. EUR 86.00. ISBN 3-598-77803-1.

Marek, Christian, Pontus et Bithynia. Die römischen Provinzen im Norden Kleinasiens. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2003. Pp. 184. EUR 41.00. ISBN 3-8053-2925-3.

Montanari, Franco (ed.), Omero tremila anni dopo. Atti del congresso di Genova, 6-8 luglio 2000. Con la collaborazione di Paola Ascheri. Storia e Letteratura, 210. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2002. Pp. 722. EUR 76.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8498-059-3.

Morgan, Kathryn A. (ed.), Popular Tyranny. Sovereignty and its Discontents in Ancient Greece. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2003. Pp. 352; photos 15. $50.00. ISBN 0-292-75276-8.

Motte, André and Charles Marie Ternes (edd.), Dieux, fêtes, sacré dans la Grèce et la Rome antiques. Actes du Colloque tenu à Luxembourg du 24 au 26 octobre 1999. Homo Religiosus, II, 2. Turnhout: Brepols, 2003. Pp. 306. EUR 50.00 (pb). ISBN 2-503-51222-4.

Neils, Jenifer and John H. Oakley (edd.), Coming of Age in Ancient Greece. Images of Childhood from the Classical Past. New Haven: Yale University Press, in association wih Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003. Pp. 384; pls. 350. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 0-300-09960-6.

Oikonomakos, Konstantinos, Προλεγομενα στην κριτικη εκδοση των Ἀλεξιφαρμάκων τοῦ Νικάνδρου. Ponemata, 4. Athens: Akadêmia Athênôn, 2002. Pp. 262. ISBN 960-404-008-1.

Oikonomakos, Konstantinos (ed.), Nikandrou Alexipharmaka. Hellenike Bibliotheke. Athens: Akadêmia Athenôn, 2002. Pp. 104. ISBN 960-404-007-3.

Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio and Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti (edd.), Así dijo la zorra. La tradición Fabulística en los Pueblos del Mediterráneo. Mediterranea, 10. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2002. Pp. 275. ISBN 84-7882-499-5.

Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio and Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti (edd.), Daímon Páredros: Magos y prácticas mágicas en el Mundo Mediterráneo. Mediterranea, 9. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2002. Pp. 294. ISBN 84-7882-494-4.

Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio and Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti (edd.), La verdad tamizada: cronistas, reporteros e historiadores ante su público. Mediterranea, 8. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2001. Pp. 236. ISBN 84-7882-471-5.

Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio and Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti (edd.), Seres Intermedios. Ángeles, Demonios y Genios en el Mundo Mediterráneo. Mediterranea, 7. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2000. Pp. 232. ISBN 84-7882-457-X.

Pérez Jiménez, Aurelio and Raúl Caballero (edd.), Homo Mathematicus. Actas del Congreso Internacional sobre astrólogos griegos y romanos (Benalmádena, 8-10 de Octubre de 2001). Málaga: Charta Antiqua, 2002. Pp. 383. ISBN 84-600-9775-7.

Rehm, Rush, Radical Theatre: Greek Tragedy and the Modern World. Classical Inter/Faces. London: Duckworth, 2003. Pp. 174. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-2916-6.

Rhodes, P.J., Ancient Democracy and Modern Ideology. Duckworth Classical Essays. London: Duckworth, 2003. Pp. 142. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3220-5.

Robinson, Eric W. (ed.), Ancient Greek Democracy. Readings and Sources. "Interpreting Ancient History" Series. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Pp. 326. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-23394-6.

Scheid, John, An Introduction to Roman Religion. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. Pp. 232. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7486-1608-X.

Schubert, Charlotte, Athen und Sparta in klassischer Zeit. Ein Studienbuch. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2003. Pp. xiv, 255; ills. 20. EUR 29.95. ISBN 3-476-01940-3.

Scott, Sarah and Jane Webster (edd.), Roman Imperialism and Provincial Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 256. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-80592-9.

Sedley, David (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. XXIV, Summer 2003. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 380. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-926344-2.

Shoemaker, Stephen J., Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 500. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-925075-8.

Solin, Heikki, Martti Leiwo and Hilla Halla-aho (edd.), Latin vulgaire - latin tardif VI. Acts du VIe colloque international sur le latin vulgaire et tardif. Helsinki, 29 août - 2 septembre 2000. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2003. Pp. xvi, 594. EUR 88.00 (pb). ISBN 3-487-11849-1.

Sommerstein, Alan H. (ed.), Shards from Kolonos: Studies in Sophoclean Fragments. "le Rane" Collana di Studi e Testi, 34. Bari: Levante Editori, 2003. Pp. 573. EUR 61.97 (pb). ISBN 88-7949-307-8.

Swiny, Stuart, George Rapp and Ellen Herscher (edd.), Sotira Kaminoudhia. An Early Bronze Age Site in Cyprus. CAARI Monograph Series, 4. Boston, MA: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2003. Pp. 600. $99.95. ISBN 0-89757-064-2.

Thomsen, Ole (ed.), Classica et Mediaevalia. Revue danoise de philologie et d'histoire. Vol. 53 (2002). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2003. Pp. 348. DKK 395.00/EUR 79.00. ISBN 87-7289-853-4.

Todd, Robert B. (trans.), Themistius. On Aristotle's Physics 4. Ancient Commentators on Aristotle. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. Pp. 150. $62.50. ISBN 0-8014-4103-X.

Viparelli, Valeria (ed.), Tra strategie retoriche e generi letterari. Dieci studi di letteratura latina. Linguistica e Linguaggi, 20. Napoli: Liguori, 2003. Pp. 221. EUR 21.00 (pb). ISBN 88-207-3534-2.

Virgilio, Biagio (ed.), Studi Ellenistici XV. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2003. Pp. 382. ISBN 88-427-1421-6.

Warner, Marina et al., World of Myths. Legendary Past Series. Published in co-operation with British Museum Press. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2003. Pp. 416; ills. 18. $35.00. ISBN 0-292-70204-3.

Weber, Stephanie, Richard Billingham "De Consequentiis" mit Toledo-Kommentar. Kritisch herausgegeben, eingeleitet und kommentiert. Bochumer Studien zur Philosophie, 38. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: B.R. Grüner, 2003. Pp. 335. $98.00. ISBN 90-6032-367-X.

Wilson, Hanneke, Wine and Words in Classical Antiquity and the Middle Ages. London: Duckworth, 2003. Pp. 243. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3223-X.

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