Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.03.05

BMCR Books Received (February).  


Akkermans, Peter M.M.G. and Glenn M. Schwartz, The Archaeology of Syria. From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Societies (ca. 16,000 - 300 BC). Cambridge World Archaeology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 467. $110.00. ISBN 0-521-79230-4.

Alessi, Paul T. (trans.), Golden Verses. Poetry of the Augustan Age. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 396. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-064-1.

Andorlini, I. et al., Studi sulla tradizione del testo di Isocrate. Studi e testi per il corpus dei papiri filosofici greci e latini, 12. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2003. Pp. 329. EUR 49.00 (pb). ISBN 88-22-5280-2.

Bächli-Hinz, Andreas, Monotheismus und neuplatonische Philosophie. Eine Untersuchung zum pseudo-aristotelischen Liber de causis und dessen Rezeption durch Albert den Großen. Sankt Augustin: Academia, 2004. Pp. 214. EUR 24.50 (pb). ISBN 3-89665-223-0.

Bilde, Pia Guldager, Jakob Munk Højte and Vladimir F. Stolba (edd.), The Cauldron of Ariantas. Studies presented to A.N. Sceglov on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Black Sea Studies, 1. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2003. Pp. 397. $39.95. ISBN 87-7934-085-7.

Bintliff, John (ed.), A Companion to Archaeology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Pp. 544. $124.95. ISBN 0-631-21302-3.

Bodnar, Edward W. (with Clive Foss) (trans.), Cyriac of Ancona. Later Travels. The I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 457; 10 halftones, 1 map. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-00758-1.

Bowman, Alan K. and J. David Thomas, The Vindolanda Writing Tablets. Tabulae Vindolandenses III. London: The British Museum, 2003. Pp. 184; pls. 18. £75.00. ISBN 0-7141-2249-1.

Cancik, Hubert and Helmuth Schneider (edd.), Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. New Pauly. Antiquity, vol. 3: Cat-Cyp. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. 1090. EUR 177.00. ISBN 90-04-12266-4.

Castagna, Luigi and Eckard Lefèvre (edd.), Plinius der Jüngere und seine Zeit. Unter Mitarbeit von Chiara Riboildi und Stefan Faller. BzA 187. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 344. EUR 89.00. ISBN 3-598-77739-6.

Crespo, Emilio, Luz Conti and Helena Maquieira, Sintaxis del griego clásico. Madrid: Gredos, 2003. Pp. 502. ISBN 84-249-2697-8.

Davies, Penelope J.E., Death and the Emperor. First published in 2000 by Cambridge University Press. Paperback edition. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2004. Pp. 281; ills. 117. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-292-70275-2.

Della Fina, Giuseppe M. (ed.), Archaeologiae. Research by Foreign Missions in Italy. 1 (2003). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2003. Pp. 121. Individual subscribers: EUR 45.00 (Italy); EUR 70.00 (other). Institutions: EUR 70.00/EUR 95.00 (pb); EUR 120.00/EUR 145.00 (hb). ISSN 1723-5804.

Dyck, Andrew R., A Commentary on Cicero, de legibus. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 645. $69.50. ISBN 0-472-11324-0.

Edwards, Anthony T., Hesiod's Ascra. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Pp. 208. $45.00. ISBN 0-520-23658-0.

Fattal, Michel (ed.), La philosophie de Platon. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002. Pp. 415. EUR 32.05 (pb). ISBN 2-7475-1806-X.

Fattal, Michel (ed.), Logos et langage chez Plotin et avant Plotin. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2003. Pp. 366. EUR 29.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7475-5141-5.

Flower, Harriet I. (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Roman Republic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 405. $80.00. ISBN 0-5201-80794-8.

Fonfara, Dirk, Die Ousia-Lehren des Aristoteles. Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, 61. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003. Pp. 242. EUR 68.00. ISBN 3-11-017978-4.

Formisano, Marco (ed.), P. Flavio Vegezio Renato. L'arte della guerra romana. BUR Classici Greci e Latini. Milano: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 2003. Pp. 373. EUR 11.50 (pb). ISBN 88-17-10645-3.

Freeman, Philip,, St. Patrick of Ireland. A Biography. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Pp. 216. $24.00. ISBN 0-7432-5632-8.

Fuhrmann, Horst, Cicero und das Seelenheil oder wie kam die heidnische Antike durch das christliche Mittelalter? Lectio Teubneriana, 12. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. 60. EUR 19.00. ISBN 3-598-77561-X.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. N.S. 74, 2 (2003). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2003. Pp. 154. ISSN 0033-4987.

Grammenos, D.V. and E.K. Petropoulos (edd.), Ancient Greek Colonies in the Black Sea. 2 volumes. Publication of the Archaeological Insitute of Northern Greece, Nr. 4. Pp. 1431. ISBN 960-214-073-9.

Griffin, Jasper, Homer. The Odyssey. Second Edition. Landmarks of World Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 103. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53978-1.

Hadot, Pierre, What is Ancient Philosophy? Translated by M. Chase. First published in 2002. Paperback Edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 384. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01373-5.

Hägg, Tomas and Bo Utas (edd.), The Virgin and her Lover. Fragments of an Ancient Greek Novel and a Persian Epic Poem. Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literature, 30. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pp. 278. EUR 80.00. ISBN 90-04-13260-0.

Haynes, Kenneth, English Literature and Ancient Languages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 240. $72.00. ISBN 0-19-926190-3.

Higbie, Carolyn, The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of Their Past. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 280. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-924191-0.

Hinard, François and Jean Christian Dumont (edd.), Libitina. Pompes funèbres et supplices en Campanie à l'époque d'Auguste. Édition, traducion et commentaire de la Lex Libitina Puteolana. De l'archéologie à l'Histoire. Paris: De Boccard, 2003. Pp. 174; pls. 6. ISBN 2-7018-0156-7.

Hoffmann, Geneviève (ed.), Les pierres de l'offrande, volume I. Zürich: Akanthus, 2001. Pp. 208. ISBN 3-905083-15-9.

Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim, Rekonstruktionen einer Republik. Die politische Kultur des antiken Rom und die Forschung der letzten Jahrzehnte. Historische Zeitschrift, Beiheft, 38. München: R. Oldenbourg, 2004. Pp. 146. EUR 34.80 (pb). ISBN 3-486-64439-4.

Keller, Andrew and Stephanie Russell, Learn to Read Latin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. Pp. 608 (textbook); 500 (workbook). $55.00 (pb) both volumes. ISBN 0-300-10215-1; 0-300-10194-5.

Kelly, C.M. et al. (edd.), Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society. 49 (2003). Pp. 160. £14.00 (annually). ISSN 0068-6735.

Lanfranchi, Giovanni, Michael Roaf, and Robert Rollinger (edd.), Continuity of Empire (?). Assyria, Media, Persia. Proceedings of the International Meeting in Padua, 26th - 18th April 2001. History of the Ancient Near East / Monographs -V. Padova: S.a.r.g.o.n., 2003. Pp. 468; pls. 22.

Lear, Gabriel Richardson, Happy Lives and the Highest Good. An Essay on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 238. $35.00. ISBN 0-691-11466-8.

Lindheim, Sara H., Mail and Female. Epistolary Narrative and Desire in Ovid's Heroides. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2003. Pp. 269. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-299-19264-4.

Loscalzo, Donato, La parola inestinguibile. Studi sull'epinicio pindarico. Filologia e critica, 90. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2003. Pp. 174. ISBN 88-8476-038-0.

McCarthy, Kathleen, Slaves, Masters and the Art of Authority in Plautine Comedy. First published in 2000. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 248. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-04888-6.

Mouraviev, Serge, Heraclitea. II.A.4: Traditio (A). A Maximo Confessore usque ad Petrarcham. Sankt Argustin: Academia, 2003. Pp. 230. EUR 39.50. ISBN 3-89665-267-2.

Mouraviev, Serge, Heraclitea. III.1. Recensio: Memoria. Testimonia de Vita, Morte ac Scripto (cum effigiebus). Sankt Argustin: Academia, 2004. Pp. 270. EUR 49.00. ISBN 3-89665-198-6.

Mylonopoulos, Joannis, Peloponnêsos oikêtêrion Poseidônos. Heiligtümer und Kulte des Poseidon auf der Peloponnes. Kernos, suppl. 13. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2003. Pp. 492; pls. 20. EUR 50.00 (pb). ISBN

Nasrallah, Laura, An Ecstasy of Folly. Prophecy and Authority in Early Christianity. Harvard Theological Studies, 52. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 310; figs. 20. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01228-3.

Ogden, Daniel, Greek and Roman Necromancy. First published in 2001. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 313. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-00904-X.

Pfaff, Christopher A., The Argive Heraion. Results of Excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Vol. 1: The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2003. Pp. 367; pls. 8. $100.00. ISBN 0-87661-801-8.

I piceni e l'Italia medio-adriatica. Atti del XXII Convegno di Studi etruschi et italici, 9-13 aprile 2000. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2003. Pp. 656. EUR 295.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-356-9.

Pietilä-Castrén, Leena et al., CVA Finland. Fascicule 1. Helsinki: The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, 2003. Pp. 143; pl. 91. EUR 30.00. ISBN 951-653-325-6.

Poliakoff, Michael B., Kampfsport in der Antike. Das Spiel um Leben und Tod. Originally published as, Combat Sports in the Ancient World (Yale 1987). Düsseldorf: Patmos, 2004. Pp. 260. EUR 11.95 (pb). ISBN 3-491-69110-9.

Rayor, Diane, The Homeric Hymns. A translation, with introduction and notes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Pp. 164. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-520-23993-8.

Rebillard, Éric, Religion et sépulture. L'Église, les vivants et les morts dans l'Antiquité tardive. Collection Civilisations et sociétés. Paris: Éditions de l'École des hautes études en sciences sociales, 2003. Pp. 243. EUR 22.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7132-1792-X.

Roxan, Margaret and Paul Holder, Roman Military Diplomas IV. BICS Suppl. 82. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2003. Pp. xx, 313; pls. £75.00 (pb). ISBN 0-900587-93-8.

Sartre-Fauriat, Annie (ed.), Les pierres de l'offrande, volume II. Zürich: Akanthus, 2003. Pp. 240. ISBN 3-905083-19-1.

Schöpsdau, Klaus (comm.), Platon. Nomoi, Buch IV-VII. Platon Werke, IX 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. Pp. 651. EUR 106.00. ISBN 3-525-30434-X.

Shackleton Bailey, D.R. (trans.), Statius. Thebaid, Books 1-7. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 459. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-01208-9.

Shackleton Bailey, D.R. (trans.), Statius. Thebaid, Books 8-12. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 442. $21.95. ISBN 0-674-01209-7.

Stieber, Mary, The Poetics of Appearance in the Attic Korai. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2004. Pp. 288; ills. 288. $45.00. ISBN 0-292-70180-2.

Tecusan, Manuela, The Fragments of the Methodists. Methodism outside Soranus. Vol. 1: Text and Translation. Studies in Ancient Medicine, 24/1. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 813. EUR 130.00. ISBN 90-04-12451-9.

Thompson, Diane P., The Trojan War. Literature and Legends from the Bronze Age to the Present. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2004. Pp. 241. $35.00. ISBN 0-7864-1737-4.

Watson, Lindsay C., A Commentary on Horace's Epodes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 700. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-925324-2.

Wilkes, J.J. (ed.), Documenting the Roman Army. Essays in Honour of Margaret Roxan. BICS Suppl. 81. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2003. Pp. xviii, 204; pls. £45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-900587-92-X.

Williams, Craig A. (comm.), Martial. Epigrams, Book Two. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 320. $60.00. ISBN 0-19-515531-9.

Yiftach-Firanko, Uri, Marriage and Marital Arrangements. A History of the Greek Marriage Document in Egypt. 4th century BCE - 4th century CE. Münchener Beiträge zur Papyrusforschung und antiken Rechtsgeschichte, 93. Heft. München: C.H. Beck, 2003. Pp. 388; pls. 4. EUR 82.00. ISBN 3-406-51167-8.

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