Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.04.05

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Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin, Elizabeth Kosmetatou and Manuel Baumbach (edd.), Labored in Papyrus Leaves. Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309). Hellenic Studies, 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 377. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01105-8.

Arcioni, Rossana (ed.), Platone. Il simposio. Quaderni della 'Rivista di cultura clssica e medioevale', 5. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2003. Pp. 154. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-045-3.

Arnaoutoglou, Ilias N., Thusias heneka kai sunousias. Private religious associations in Hellenistic Athens. Academy of Athens, Yearbook of the Research Centre for the History of Greek Law, vol. 37, Suppl. 4. Athens: Academy of Athens, 2003. Pp. 231. ISBN 960-404-034-0.

Asgeirsson, Jon Ma. and Nancy van Deusen (edd.), Alexander's Revenge. Reykjavík: University of Iceland Press, 2002. Pp. 245. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 997954513-5.

Aubert, Jean-Jacques (ed.), Tâches publiques et entreprise privée dans le monde romain. Actes du Diplôme d'Etudes Avancées, Université de Neuchâtel et de Lausanne, 2000-2002. Recueil de travaux publiés par la Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines. Genève: Université de Neuchâtel, 2003. Pp. 357. CHF 30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-600-00937-X.

Bailly, Jacques A. (comm.), Plato. Euthyphro & Clitophon. Focus Classical Commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 210. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-059-5.

Baird, Joseph L. and Radd K. Ehrman (trans.), The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen. Vol. III. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 240. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-516837-2.

Balmer, Josephine, Chasing Catullus. Poems, Translations & Transgressions. Tarset: Bloodaxe Books, 2004. Pp. 64. £7.95 (pb). ISBN 1-85224-646-4.

Balmer, Josephine (trans.), Catullus. Poems of Love and Hate. Tarset: Bloodaxe Books, 2004. Pp. 160. £8.95 (pb). ISBN 1-85224-645-6.

Barnard, Kellee A. and Thomas M. Brogan, Mochlos IB. Period III. Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast: The Artisans' Quarter and the Farmhouse at Chalinomouri. The Neopalatial Pottery. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2003. Pp. 207; figs. 59; pls. 28. $80.00. ISBN 1-931534-07-1.

Bartlett, Robert C. (trans.), Plato. Protagoras and Meno. Agora Editions. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. Pp. 155. $11.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8014-8865-6.

Bonazzi, Mauro and Franco Trabattoni (edd.), Platone e la tradizione platonica. Studi di filosofia antica. Quaderni di Acme, 58. Milano: Cisalpino, 2003. Pp. 337. ISBN 88-323-3006-7.

Borgo, Antonella, Retorica e poetica nei proemi di Marziale. Studi latini 51. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 2003. Pp. 134. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7564-025-4.

Bradbury, Scott (trans.), Selected Letters of Libanius from the Age of Constantius and Julian. Translated Texts for Historians, 41. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2004. Pp. 289; map. £16.50 (pb). ISBN 0-85323-509-0.

Brisson, Luc, Jean-François Pradeau et al. (trans.), Plotin. Traités 1-6. GF Flammarion. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2002. Pp. 292. €8.00 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071155-5.

Brisson, Luc, Jean-François Pradeau et al. (trans.), Plotin. Traités 22-26. GF Flammarion. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2004. Pp. 258. €9.50 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071198-9.

Cadili, Luca (ed.), Scholia Bernensia in Vergilii Bucolica et Georgica. Vol. II, Fasc. 1: in Georgica commentarii (Prooemium / Liber I 1-42). Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2003. Pp. 160. ISBN 90-256-1185-0.

Caldwell, Richard S. (trans.), Vergil. The Aeneid. Prose Translation. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 284. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-077-3.

Campbell, Gordon, Lucretius on Creation and Evolution. A Commentary on De Rerum Natura 5.772-1104. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 424. $95.00. ISBN 0-19-926396-5.

Carey, Sorcha, Pliny's Catalogue of Culture. Art and Empire in the Natural History. Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 224. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-925913-5.

Celluprica, Vincenza (ed.), Il Libro B della Metafisica di Aristotele. Atti del Colloquio Roma, 30 novembre - 1 dicembre 2000. Elenchos, 39. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2003. Pp. 248. ISBN 88-7088-445-7.

Cerri, Giovanni (ed.), A.I.O.N. Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli. Dipartimento di Studi del Mondo Classico e del Mediterraneo Antico. Sezione Filologico-Letteraria. XXV (2003). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2003. Pp. 205. Italia: €60.00 (individual); €180.00 (institution, with online edition). Other: €70.00 (individual); €210.00 (institution, with online edition). ISSN 1128-7209.

Clark, Randall Baldwin, The Law Most Beautiful and Best. Medical Argument and Magical Rhetoric in Plato's Laws. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003. Pp. 192. $55.00. ISBN 0-7391-0686-4.

Clayton, Barbara, A Penelopean Poetics. Reweaving the Feminine in Homer's Odyssey. Greek Studies, Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004. Pp. 152. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7391-0723-2.

Cole, Susan Guettel, Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space. The Ancient Greek Experience. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Pp. 292. $45.00. ISBN 0-520-23544-4.

Constable, Olivia Remie, Housing the Strangers in the Mediterranean World. Lodging, Trade, and Travel in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Pp. 427. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-81918-0.

Couvenhes, Jean-Christophe and Henri-Louis Fernoux (edd.), Les Cités grecques et la guerre en Asie Mineure à l'époque hellénistique. Collection Perspectives Historiques. Tours: Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, 2004. Pp. 276. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 2-86906-182-X.

Dagron, Gilbert, Emperor and Priest. The Imperial Office in Byzantium. Past & Present Publications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 337. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-80123-0.

Dunbabin, Katherine M.D., The Roman Banquet. Images of Conviviality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 291. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-82252-1.

Fentress, Elizabeth, Cosa V. An Intermittent Town, Excavations 1991-1997. Supplements to the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2003. Pp. 428. $80.00. ISBN 0-472-11363-1.

Feuer, Bryan, Mycenaean Civilization. Revised Edition with An Annotated Bibliography, through 2002. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2004. Pp. 381. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7864-1748-X.

Gallego, Julián, La democracia en tiempos de tragedia. Asamblea ateniense y subjetividad política. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires: Miño y Dávila, 2003. Pp. 615. $Arg. 48.00/ €13.70 (pb). ISBN 84-95294-41-9.

Garcia y Garcia, Laurentino, Alunni maestri e scuole a Pompei. L'infanzia, la giovinezza e la cultura in epoca romana. Coordinamento e revisione di Maria Elisa Garcia Barraco. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2004. Pp. 173. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88620-12-5.

Gera, Deborah Levine, Ancient Greek Ideas on Speech, Language and Civilization. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003 Pp. 252. £50.00. ISBN 0-19-925616-0.

Haskins, Ekaterina V., Logos and Power in Isocrates and Aristotle. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. Pp. 192. $34.95. ISBN 1-57003-526-1.

Hönscheid, Christoph, Fomenta Campaniae. Ein Kommentar zu Senecas 51., 55. und 56. Brief. BzA 190. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 205. €78.00. ISBN 3-598-77802-3.

Huber, Sandrine, Eretria XIV. Fouilles et recherches. L'Aire sacrificielle au nord du Sanctuaire d'Apollon Daphnéphoros. Vol. I: texte; Vol. II: catalogues, tableaux et planches. Ecole suisse d'archéologie en Grèce. Gollion: Infolio, 2003. Pp. 189; 82, pls. 142. CHF 105.00/ €70.00. ISBN 2-88474-402-9.

Hurschmann, Rolf, CVA Deutschland, 76. Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Skulpturensammlung, 1. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 96; pls. 54. €88.00. ISBN 3-406-51718-8.

Iannucci, Alessandro, La parola e l'azione. I frammenti simposiali di Crizia. Bologna: Edizioni Nautilus, 2002. Pp. 226. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 88-86909-45-4.

Isaac, Benjamin, The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 562. $45.00. ISBN 0-691-11691-1.

Jones, Nicholas F., Rural Athens under the Democracy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. Pp. 330. $59.95. ISBN 0-8122-3774-9.

Knapp, Robert and Pamela Vaughn, Finis Rei Publicae. Eyewitnesses to the End of the Roman Republic. An Intermediate Latin Text. Second Edition, with a separate Workbook volume. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 172; 126. $26.95 (pb); $12.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-079-X; 1-58510-080-3.

Kraemer, Ross Shepherd, Women's Religions in the Greco-Roman World. A Sourcebook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 487. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-514278-0.

Landolfi, Luciano and Paolo Monella (edd.), Ars adeo latet arte sua. Riflessioni sull'intertestualità ovidiana. Leuconoe. L'invenzione dei classici, 3. Palermo: Flaccovio Editore, 2003. Pp. 161. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7804-233-1.

Latacz, Joachim (ed.), Homers Ilias. Gesamtkommentar. Band II: 2. Gesang. Faszikel 1: Text und Übersetzung; Faszikel 2: Kommentar. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2003. Pp. xviii, 57; xv, 346. €42.00; €78.00. ISBN 3-598-74305-X; 3-598-74306-8.

Leader-Newby, Ruth E., Silver and Society in Late Antiquity. Functions and Meanings of Silver Plate in the Fourth to Seventh Centuries. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004. Pp. 240. $89.95. ISBN 0-7546-0728-3.

Linscheid-Burdich, Susanne, Suger von Saint-Denis. Untersuchungen zu seinen Schriften Ordinatio - De consecratione - De administratione. BzA 200. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 266. €85.00. ISBN 3-598-77812-0.

Lucchesini, Giuseppe and Pina Totaro (edd.), Mario Equicola. De mulieribus. Bruniana & Campanelliana. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 78. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-347-X.

Mackie, C.J. (ed.), Oral Performance and Its Context. Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece, Vol. 5. Mnemosyne Suppl. 248. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 208. €85.00. ISBN 90-04-13680-0.

Matrogianni, Anna, Die Poemata des Petrus Crinitus und ihre Horazimitation. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Hamburger Beiträge zur Neulateinischen Philologie, 3. Münster: LIT, 2002. Pp. x, 337. €35.90 (pb). ISBN 3-8258-5213-X.

Mayer, Emanuel, Rom ist dort, wo der Kaiser ist. Untersuchungen zu den Staatsdenkmälern des dezentralisierten Reiches von Diocletian bis zu Theodosius II. Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, Forschungsinstitut für Vor- und Frühgeschichte 53. Mainz: Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, 2002. Pp. XII, 256; 71 Abb., 44 Taf., 1 Faltbeil. €47.00 ISBN 3-88467-074-3.

Meier, Mischa, Justinian. Herrschaft, Reich und Religion. C.H.Beck Wissen. München: C.H. Beck, 2004. Pp. 128; ills. 11; maps 2. €7.90 (pb). ISBN 3-406-50832-4.

Meyer, Elizabeth A., Legitimacy and Law in the Roman World. Tabulae in Roman Belief and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 353. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-49701-9.

Minkova, Milena and Terence Tunberg, Readings and Exercises in Latin Prose Composition. From Antiquity to the Renaissance. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2004. Pp. 192. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-090-0.

Morrison, James, A Companion to Homer's Odyssey. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2003. Pp. 210. $45.00. ISBN 0-313-31854-9.

Müller, Sabine, Maßnahmen der Herrschaftssicherung gegenüber der makedonischen Opposition bei Alexander dem Großen. Europäische Hochschulschriften: Reihe 3, Geschichte und ihre Hilfswissenschaften, Bd. 974. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2003. Pp. 309. €51.50. ISBN 3-631-51224-4.

Musäus, Immanuel, Der Pandoramythos bei Hesiod und seine Rezeption bis Erasmus von Rotterdam. Hypomnemata 151. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. Pp. 234. €46.90. ISBN 3-525-25250-1.

Nisbet, Gideon, Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire. Martial's Forgotten Rivals. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. 256. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-926337-X.

Palagia, Olga and Stephen V. Tracy (edd.), The Macedonians in Athens. 322-229 B.C. Proceedings of an International Conference held at the University of Athens, May 24-26, 2001. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2003. Pp. 266. $135.00. ISBN 1-84217-092-9.

Papadopoulos, John K., Ceramicus redivivus. The Early Iron Age Potters' Field in the Area of the Classical Athenian Agora. Hesperia, Suppl. 31. Princeton: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2003. Pp. 369. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-531-0.

Rajak, Tessa, The Jewish Dialogue with Greece and Rome. Studies in Cultural and Social Interaction. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. 578. $53.00 (pb). ISBN 0-391-04133-9.

Reed, C.M., Maritime Traders in the Ancient Greek World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 162. $60.00. ISBN 0-521-26848-6.

Rosenstein, Nathan, Rome At War. Farms, Families, and Death in the Middle Republic. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2004. Pp. 339. $45.00. ISBN 0-8078-2839-4.

Rotroff, Susan I. and Andrew Oliver, Jr., The Hellenistic Pottery from Sardis: The Finds through 1994. Archaeological Exploration of Sardis. Monograph 12. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. Pp. 229; pls. 144. $90.00. ISBN 0-674-01461-8.

Rydberg-Cox, Jeffrey A. (comm.), Lysias. Selected Speeches 1, 2, 3, 4, and 24. Focus Classical Commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 112. $16.95. ISBN 1-58510-029-3.

Sandin, Pär, Aeschylus' Supplices. Introduction and Commentary on vv. 1-523. Göteborg: University of Gothenburg, 2003. Pp. vi, 251. €25.00. ISBN 91-628-5920-X.

Santelia, Stefania (ed.), Italia e Romania. Storia, Cultura e Civiltà a confronto. Atti del IV Convegno di Studi italo-romeno (Bari, 21-23 ottobre 2002). Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 21. Bari: Edipuglia, 2004. Pp. 274. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7228-343-4.

Schaffenrath, Florian and Stefan Tilg (edd.), Achilles in Tirol. Der 'bayerische Rummel' 1703 in der 'Epitome rerum Oenovallensium'. Commentationes Aenipontanae 35. Tirolensia Latina 5. Innsbruck: Universitätsverlag Wagner, 2004. Pp. 126. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 3-7030-0386-3.

Schauer, Markus and Gabriele Thome (edd.), Altera ratio. Klassische Philologie zwischen Subjektivität und Wissenschaft. Festschrift für Werner Suerbaum zum 70. Geburtstag. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 175. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08315-4.

Schein, Seth L. (trans.), Sophokles. Philoktetes. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2003. Pp. 136. $8.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-086-2.

Schenkeveld, Dirk M., A Rhetorical Grammar. C. Julius Romanus. Introduction to the Liber de adverbio. Mnemosyne Suppl. 247. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 149. €80.00. ISBN 90-04-13662-2.

Schörner, Günther, Votive im römischen Griechenland. Untersuchungen zur späthellenistischen und kaiserzeitlichen Kunst- und Religionsgeschichte. Altertumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium, 7. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2003. Pp. 638; pls. 100. €90.00. ISBN 3-515-07688-3.

Schramm, Michael, Die Prinzipien der Aristotelischen Topik. BzA 192. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 211. €78.00. ISBN 3-598-77804-X.

Silk, Michael, Homer. The Iliad. A Student Guide. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 103. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53996-X.

Solaro, Giuseppe, Omero a Spoon River. Margini 62. Bari: Palomar, 2003. Pp. 68. €7.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88872-07-8.

Speyer, Augustin, Kommunikationsstrukturen in Senecas Dramen. Eine pragmatisch-linguistische Analyse mit statistischer Auswertung als Gundlage neuer Ansätze zur Interpretation. Hypomnemata 149. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003. Pp. 320. €59.00. ISBN 3-525-25248-X.

Strauss, Barry, The Battle of Salamis. The Naval Encounter That Saved Greece -- and Western Civilization. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Pp. 282. $25.00. ISBN 0-7432-4450-8.

Waterfield, Robin, Athens. A History from Ancient Ideal to Modern City. New York: Basic Books, 2004. Pp. 362. $27.50. ISBN 0-465-09063-X.

Wrede, Nadja, Uruk: Terrakotten I. Von der Ubaid- bis zur altbabylonischen Zeit. Ausgrabungen in Uruk-Warka Endberichte, Bd. 25. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2003. Pp. 401; pls. 52. €102.00 ISBN 3-8053-1688-7.

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