Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.02.09

Books Received (January).  

Archéologie médiévale. 33 (2003). Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2003. Pp. 367. EUR 39.00 (pb). ISBN 2-271-06136-9.

Bagnall, Roger S. and Klaas A. Worp, Chronological Systems of Byzantine Egypt. Second Edition. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 349. EUR 70.00. ISBN 90-04-13654-1.

Bonazzi, Mauro, Academici e Platonici. Il dibattito antico sullo scetticismo di Platone. Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2003. Pp. 284. EUR 24.50 (pb). ISBN 88-7916-219-5.

Bowen, Anthony and Peter Garnsey (trans.), Lactantius: Divine Institutes. Translated Texts for Historians, 39. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003. Pp. 472. £20.00 (pb). ISBN 0-85323-988-6.

Clarke, Georgia, Roman House - Renaissance Palaces. Inventing Antiquity in Fifteenth-Century Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 383. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-77008-4.

Clay, Jenny Strauss, Hesiod's Cosmos. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 202. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-82392-7.

Corbeill, Anthony, Nature Embodied. Gesture in Ancient Rome. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 202; ills. 19. $37.50. ISBN 0-691-07494-1.

Davidson, John and Arthur Pomeroy (edd.), Theatres of Action. Papers for Chris Dearden. Supplement to Prudentia 2003. Auckland: Polygraphia, 2003. Pp. 237. ISBN 1-877332-10-0.

Davis, P.J., Seneca. Thyestes. Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2004. Pp. 172. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3222-1.

Dummer, Jürgen and Meinolf Vielberg (edd.), Letibild Wissenschaft? Altertumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium 8. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 216. EUR 44.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08348-0.

Eyben, Emiel, Christian Laes and Toon van Houdt, Amor-Roma. Liefde en erotiek in Rome. Leuven: Davidsfonds, 2003. Pp. 279. EUR 24.50 (pb). ISBN 90-5826-203-0.

Ferguson, Everett, Backgrounds of Early Christianity. Third Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003. Pp. 662; ills. 95. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 0-8028-2221-5.

Fitzgerald, John T., Thomas H. Olbricht, and L. Michael White (edd.), Early Christianity and Classical Culture. Comparative Studies in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe. Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 110. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. 740. EUR 169.00. ISBN 90-04-13022-5.

Franco, Cristiana, Senza ritegno. Il cane e la donna nell'immaginario della Grecia antica. Antropologia del mondo antico, 1. Bologna: il Mulino, 2003. Pp. 372. EUR 24.00 (pb). ISBN 88-15-09418-0.

Gransden, K.W., Vergil. The Aeneid. A Student Guide. Second Edition by S.J. Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 111. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53980-3.

Hagedorn, Suzanne, Abandoned Women. Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 220. $60.00. ISBN 0-472-11349-6.

Haltenhoff, Andreas, Andreas Heil and Fritz-Heiner Mutschler (edd.), O tempora, O mores! Römische Werte und römische Literatur in den letzten Jahrzehnten der Republik. BzA 171. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 414. EUR 86.00. ISBN 3-598-77720-5.

Heckel, Waldemar and J.C. Yardley, Alexander the Great. Historical Sources in Translation. Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Pp. 342. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22820-9.

Heidmann, Ute (edd.), Poétiques comparées des mythes. De l'Antiquité à la Modernité. En hommage à Claude Calame. Lausanne: Editions Payot Lausanne, 2003. Pp. 264. EUR 20.00; CHF 32.00. ISBN 2-601-03329-0.

Hesk, Jon, Sophocles. Ajax. Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2004. Pp. 208. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3047-4.

Hurka, Florian, Textkritische Studien zu Valerius Flaccus. Hermes Einzelschriften, 90. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 147; pls. 2. EUR 36.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08384-7.

Jacobsson, Martin (ed.), Aurelius Augustinus. De musica liber VI. A Critical Edition with a Translation and an Introduction. Studia Latina Stockholmiensia, 47. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 2002. Pp. 143. SEK 239.00 (pb). ISBN 91-22-01959-6.

Karanasiou, Argyri G., Die Rezeption der lyrischen Partien der attischen Tragödie in der griechischen Literatur. Paligenesia, 78. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 354. EUR 60.00. ISBN 3-515-08227-1.

Koiv, Mait, Ancient Tradition and Early Greek History. The Origins of States in Early-Archaic Sparta, Argos and Corinth. Tallinn, Estonia: Avita, 2003. Pp. 427. ISBN 9985-2-0807-2.

Lebow, Richard Ned, The Tragic Vision of Politics. Ethics, Interests and Orders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 404. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-82753-1.

Lupher, David A., Romans in a New World. Classical Models in Sixteenth-Century Spanish America. Series: History, Language, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 440. $59.50. ISBN 0-472-11275-9.

Marsh, David (trans.), Francesco Petrarca. Invectives. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 539. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01154-6.

Mattingly, Harold B., From Coins to History. Selected Numismatic Studies. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 310. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11331-3.

Meserve, Margaret and Marcello Simonetta (edd.), Pius II. Commentaries. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 421. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01164-3.

Mojsisch, Burkhard and Orrin F. Summerell (edd.), Platonismus im Idealismus. Die platonische Tradition in der klassischen deutschen Philosophie. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 272. EUR 82.00. ISBN 3-598-73011-X.

Näf, Beat et al., Geschichte der Antike. Ein multimedialer Grundkurs. CD-Rom. Version 1. Mac OS 9/X and Windows. Stuttgart/Weimar: J.B. Metzler, 2004. ISBN 3-476-02007-X.

Natali, Carlo and Stefano Maso (edd.), Plato physicus. Cosmologia e antropologia nel Timeo. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2003. Pp. 344. ISBN 90-256-1173-7.

O'Higgins, Laurie, Women and Humor in Classical Greece.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 262. $60.00.ISBN 0-521-82253-X.

Pomeroy, Sarah H., Stanley M. Burstein, Walter Donlan and Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, A Brief History of Ancient Greece. Politics, Society, and Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 360. £19.99 (pb). ISBN 0-19-515681-1.

Pownall, Frances, Lessons from the Past. The Moral Use of History in Fourth-Century Prose. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 204. $60.00. ISBN 0-472-11327-5.

Raaflaub, Kurt, The Discovery of Freedom in Ancient Greece. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2004. Pp. 420. $55.00. ISBN 0-226-70101-8.

Reichardt, Tobias, Recht und Rationalität im frühen Griechenland. Contradictio - Studien zur Philosophie und ihrer Geschichte, 4. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2003. Pp. 234. EUR 36.00 (pb). ISBN 3-8260-2649-7.

Rose, Martha L., The Staff of Oedipus. Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece. Series: Corporealities: Discourse of Disability. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 154. $42.50. ISBN 0-472-11339-9.

Rossi, Andreola, Contexts of War. Manipulation of Genre in Virgilian Battle Narrative. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 223. $55.00. ISBN 0-472-11359-3.

Schaps, David M., The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 293. $48.00. ISBN 0-472-11333-X.

Siapkas, Johannes, Heterological Ethnicity. Conceptualizing identities in ancient Greece. Boreas, 27. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2003. Pp. 343; 1 table, 1 map. ISBN 91-554-5823-8.

Stahl, H.-P., Thucydides: Man's Place in History. First German edition published in 1966. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2003. Pp. 248. $59.50. ISBN 0-9543845-2-0.

Taverniers, Miriam, Metaphor and Metaphorology. A selective Genealogy to Philosophical and Linguistic Conceptions of Metaphor from Aristotle to the 1990s. Studia Germanica Gandensia: Libri, 1. Gent: Academia Press, 2002. Pp. xi, 207. ISBN 90-382-0284-9.

Vernus, Pascal, Affairs and Scandals in Ancient Egypt. Originally published as Affaires et scandales sous les Ramsès (Paris, 1993). Translated by David Lorton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. Pp. 211. $29.95. ISBN 0-8014-4078-5.

Wiles, David, A Short History of Western Performance Space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 316. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-01274-0.

Winter, Bruce W., Roman Wives, Roman Widows. The Appearance of New Women and the Pauline Communities. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2003. Pp. 253. $26.00. ISBN 0-8028-4971-7.

Zanker, Paul and Björn Christian Ewald, Mit Mythen leben. Die Bilderwelt der römischen Sarkophage. München: Hirmer, 2004. Pp. 389. EUR 75.00. ISBN 3-7774-9650-2.

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