Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.12.04

BMCR Books Received (November).  


Andreassi, Mario, Le facezie del Philogelos. Barzellette antiche e umorismo moderno. Satura, 2. Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2004. Pp. 142. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8232-347-1.

Bayliss, Richard, Provincial Cilicia and the Archaeology of Temple Conversion. BAR International Series 1281. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2004. Pp. 243. £35.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-634-0.

Brisson, Luc, How Philosophers Saved Myths. Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology. Originally published in German as Einführung in die Philosophie des Mythos, vol. 1: Antike, Mittelalter und Renaissance (1996). Translated from the French edition Introduction à la philosophie du mythe, vol. 1: Sauver les mythes (1996), by Catherine Tihanyi. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. Pp. 224. $30.00. ISBN 0-226-07535-4.

Chauveau, Michel, Cleopatra: Beyond the Myth. Translated by David Lorton. First published in 2002. Paperback edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. Pp. 128. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8014-8953-9.

Dasen, Véronique (ed.), Naissance et petite enfance dans l'Antiquité. Actes du colloque de Fribourg, 28 novembre - 1er décember 2001. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, 203. Fribourg and Göttingen: Academic Press and Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. Pp. 417. €94.00. ISBN 3-7278-1453-5.

Figueira, Thomas J., Spartan Society. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2004. Available in the United States from The David Brown Book Co. (Oakville, CT). Pp. 389. $79.50. ISBN 0-9543845-7-1.

Flammini, G. (ed.), Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana Leidensia. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. xxviii, 125. €68.00. ISBN 3-598-71253-7.

Iakob, Daniel I., and Elene Papazoglou (edd.), Thumelê. Meletes charismenes ston kathêgêtê N. X. Chourmouziadê. Herakleion: Panepistêmiakes Ekdoseis Kretes, 2004. Pp. 479. ISBN 960-524-185-4.

James, Alan (trans.), Quintus of Smyrna. The Trojan Epic. Posthomerica. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. Pp. 365. $49.95. ISBN 0-8018-7965-5.

Kah, Daniel, and Peter Scholz, Das hellenistische Gymnasion. Wissenskultur und gesellschaftlicher Wandel, 8. Oldenbourg: Akademie Verlag, 2004. Pp. 465. €69.80. ISBN 3-05-004078-5.

Kelly, Christopher, Ruling the Later Roman Empire. Revealing Antiquity, 15. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 341. $35.00. ISBN 0-674-01564-9.

Kulikowski, Michael, Late Roman Spain and Its Cities. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. Pp. 489. $55.00. ISBN 0-8018-7978-7.

Kurtz, Donna (ed.), Reception of Classical Art. An Introduction. Studies in Classical Archaeology, III. BAR International Series 1295. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2004. Pp. 89; figs. 159. £38.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-645-6.

Laks, André, and Marwan Rashed (edd.), Aristote et le mouvement des animaux. Dix études sur le De motu animalium. Collection philosophie. Villeneuve d'Ascq: Septentrion, 2004. Pp. 248. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 2-85939-840-6.

Lang, Mabel, The Athenian Citizen. Democracy in the Athenian Agora. Revised by John McK. Camp II. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2004. Pp. 32; pls. 40. $4.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-642-2.

Meskell, Lynn, Private Life in New Kingdom Egypt. First published in 2002. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004. Pp. 238. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-12058-7.

Müller, Achatz von, and Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg (edd.), Die Wahrnehmung des Neuen in Antike und Renaissance. Colloquium Rauricum, 8. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 206; pl. 10. €68.00. ISBN 3-598-77419-2.

Nagy, Gregory, Homer's Text and Language. In the series "Traditions". Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Pp. 197. $35.00. ISBN 0-252-02983-6.

Naoum, Danai-Christina, Georgina Muskett, and Mercourios Georgiadis (edd.), Cult and Death. Proceedings of the Third Annual Meeting of Postgraduate Researchers, The University of Liverpool, May 2002, Liverpool Interdisciplinary Symposium in Antiquity. BAR International Series 1282. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2004. Pp. 86. £25.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-635-9.

Nightingale, Andrea Wilson, Spectacles of Truth in Classical Greek Philosophy. Theoria in its Cultural Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 311. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-83825-8.

Ogden, Daniel, Aristomenes of Messene. Legends of Sparta's Nemesis. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2004. Available in the United States from The David Brown Book Co. (Oakville, CT). Pp. 244. $69.50. ISBN 0-9543845-4-7.

Richardson, W.F., Numbering and Measuring in the Classical World. An Introductory Handbook. Revised second edition. Bristol: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2004. Available in the United States from The David Brown Book Co. (Oakville, CT). Pp. 82. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 1-904675-18-2.

Samons, Loren J., II, What's Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Pp. 307. $27.50. ISBN 0-520-23660-2.

Santini, Carlo, and Francesco Santucci (edd.), Properzio tra storia arte mito. Atti Convegno Internazionale, Assisi, 24-26 maggio 2002. Centro Studi poesia latina in distici elegiaci, 8. Assisi: Accademia Properziana del Subasio, 2004. Pp. 271. €35.00. ISBN 88-88661-05-0.

SNS-Greek & Latin 1.0 for Windows (a software for consulting the data banks TLG E, PHI #5.3 and PHI #7). User's Guide by Antonella Russo and Anna Santoni. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore, 2004. Single-user license: €155.00; site license: €930.00. ISBN

Spivey, Nigel, and Michael Squire, Panorama of the Classical World. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004. Pp. 368; 400 color and 190 b/w ills., 1 map. $50.00. ISBN 0-89236-769-6.

Stafford, Emma J., Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Greece. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004. Pp. 144; ills. 110. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-89236-773-3.

Sturgeon, Mary C., Corinth IX.3: Sculpture. The Assemblage from the Theater. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2004. Pp. 354; pls. 76, plans. $75.00. ISBN 0-87661-093-9.

Tsitsiou-Chelidoni, Chrysanthe, Ovid. Metamorphosen, Buch VIII. Narrative Technik und literarischer Kontext. Studien zur klassischen Philologie, Bd. 138. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2003. Pp. 503. €74.50 (pb). ISBN 3-631-36111-4.

Woodford, Susan, The Art of Greece and Rome. Second edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 163. $55.00. ISBN 0-521-83280-2.

Worp, K.A. (ed.), Greek Ostraka from Kellis. O.Kellis, Nos. 1-293. With a chapter on "The Ostraka and the Archaeology of Ismant el-Kharab" by Colin A. Hope. Dakhleh Oasis Project: Monograph 13. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2004. Available in the United States from The David Brown Book Co. (Oakville, CT). Pp. 234; figs. 293. $115.00. ISBN 1-84217-128-3.

Wright, James C. (ed.), The Mycenaean Feast. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2004. Pp. 217; pls. 63. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-951-0.

Wyrick, Jed, The Ascension of Authorship. Attribution and Canon Formation in Jewish, Hellenistic, and Christian Traditions. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature, 49. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004. Pp. 508. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01662-9.

Zivie-Coche, Christiane, Sphinx. History of a Monument. Translated by David Lorton. First published in 2002. Paperback edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. Pp. 144. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8014-8954-7.

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