Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.02.01

BMCR Books Received (January).  


Aldrete, Gregory S., Daily Life in the Roman City. Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia. The Greenwood Press 'Daily Life Through History' Series. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004. Pp. 278. $49.95. ISBN 0-313-33174-X.

Amato, E., et al. (edd.), Primum legere. Annuario delle Attività della Delegazione della Valle del Sarno dell'AICC. II (2003). Sarno: A.I.C.C. - Delegazione della Valle del Sarno, 2003. Pp. 316. ISBN 88-88123-08-3.

Ambrose, Z. Philip (trans.), Ovid's Metamorphoses. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 460. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-103-6.

Amodio, Mark C., Writing the Oral Tradition. Oral Poetics and Literate Culture in Medieval England. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004. Pp. 320. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-268-02024-8.

Barber, Kimberly Anne, Rhetoric in Cicero's Pro Balbo. An Interpretation. Series 'Studies in Classics'. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 158. $65.00. ISBN 0-415-96995-6.

Barnouw, Jeffrey, Odysseus, Hero of Practical Intelligence. Deliberation and Signs in Homer's Odyssey. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2004. Pp. 388. $49.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7618-3026-X.

Bassett, Sarah, The Urban Image of Late Antique Constantinople. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 291. $85.00. ISBN 0-521-82723-X.

Borca, Federico, Confrontarsi con l'Altro. I Romani e la Germania. Milano: Lampi di stampa, 2004. Pp. 125. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 88-488-0318-0.

Borca, Federico, Luoghi, corpi, costumi. Determinismo ambientale ed etnografia antica. Terre acque montagne, 5. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2003. Pp. 161. €20.50 (pb). ISBN 88-8498-108-5.

Burn, Lucilla, Hellenistic Art from Alexander the Great to Augustus. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2005. Pp. 192; ills. 108. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-89236-776-8..

Butrica, James L., et al. (edd.), Mouseion. Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, formerly, Echos du Monde Classique. XLVIII - Series III, Vol. 4, 2004 No. 1. Pp. 106. $25.00 (pb). ISSN 1496-9343.

Campbell, Brian, Greek and Roman Military Writers. Selected Readings. Routledge Classical Translations. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 231. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-28547-X.

Christiansen, Erik, Coinage in Roman Egypt. The Hoard Evidence. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2004. Pp. 208. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 87-7288-964-0.

Clark, Gillian, Christianity and Roman Society. Series 'Key Themes in Ancient History'. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 137. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-63386-9.

Clausen, W.V., and J.E.G. Zetzel (edd.), Commentum Cornuti in Persium. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 201. €62.00. ISBN 3-598-71578-1.

Clay, Diskin (trans.), Euripides. The Trojan Women. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 122. $8.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-111-7.

Cordero, Néstor-Luis, By Being, It is. The Thesis of Parmenides. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing (distributed by the University of Chicago Press), 2004. Pp. 215. $28.00. ISBN 1-930972-03-2.

Csapo, Eric, Theories of Mythology. "Ancient Cultures" Series. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 338. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-23248-6.

Curd, Patricia, The Legacy of Parmenides. Eleatic Monism and Later Presocratic Thought. Originally published in 1998. Reprint with a new introduction. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2004. Pp. 309. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 1-930972-15-6.

d'Alessandro, Paolo (ed.), Rufini Antiochensis Commentaria in metra Terentiana et de compositione et de numeris oratorum. Collectanea Grammatica Latina, 3. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2004. Pp. 224. €29.80 (pb). ISBN 3-487-12752-0.

Davis, Theodore M., The Tomb of Hâtshopsîtû. Duckworth Egyptology. First published in 1906. Reprint. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 128. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3125-X.

Edwards, Douglas R. (ed.), Religion and Society in Roman Palestine. Old Questions, New Approaches. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 194. $87.50. ISBN 0-415-30597-7.

Eiring, Jonas, and Jørgen Mejer (edd.), Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens IV. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2004. Pp. 258. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 87-7288-724-9.

Fantham, Elaine, The Roman World of Cicero's De oratore. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 354. $120.00. ISBN 0-19-926315-9.

Fiedler, Martin (edd.), Kommentar zu V. 367-746 von Aviens. Neugestaltung der Phainomena Arats. BzA 211. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 342. €96.00. ISBN 3-598-77823-6.

Frank, Jill, A Democracy of Distinction. Aristotle and the Work of Politics. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 208. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 0-226-26019-4.

Garrison, Daniel H., The Student's Catullus. Third edition. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. Pp. 256; maps 3. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8061-3635-9.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. N.S. 77, 2 (2004). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 172. ISSN 0033-4987.

Gibson, Sophie, Aristoxenus of Tarentum and the Birth of Musicology. Studies in Classics. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 264. $70.00. ISBN 0-415-97061-X.

Giuliano, Fabio Massimo, Studi di letteratura greca. Biblioteca di Studi Antichi, 87. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2004. Pp. 433. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1385-6.

Grainger, John D., Nerva and the Roman Succession Crisis of AD 96-99. Reprint with Corrections. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 162. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-34958-3.

Hall, Linda Jones, Roman Berytus. Beirut in Late Antiquity. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 375. $95.00. ISBN 0-415-28919-X.

Harrison, Stephen (ed.), A Companion to Latin Literature. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 450. $99.95. ISBN 0-631-23529-9.

Hawhee, Debra, Bodily Arts. Rhetoric and Athletics in Ancient Greece. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. 256; ills. 24. $40.00. ISBN 0-292-70584-0.

Hayes, Thomas E. (ed.), The Adventures of the Monkey Pilosus Naso. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2005. Pp. 220. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-497-5.

Hemelrijk, Emily A., Matrona Docta: Educated Women in the Roman Élite from Cornelia to Julia Domna. First published in 1999. Paperback edition. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 382. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-34127-2.

Henig, Martin, Roman Sculpture from the North West Midlands. Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani, Great Britain, Vol. I, Fasc. 9. Oxford: published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 66; pls. 52. $135.00. ISBN 0-19-726290-2.

Hill, Timothy D., Ambitiosa Mors. Suicide and Self in Roman Thought and Literature. Series 'Studies in Classics'. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 335. $80.00. ISBN 0-415-97097-0.

Hine, Daryl (trans.), Works of Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns: Works and Days, Theogony, The Homeric Hymns, The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 219. $35.00. ISBN 0-226-32965-8.

Hofmann, Heinz (ed.), Latin Fiction. The Latin Novel in Context. First published in 1999. Paperback edition. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 277. $31.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-14722-0.

Horstmanshoff, H.F.J., and M. Stol (edd.), Magic and Rationality in Ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Medicine. Studies in Ancient Medicine, 27. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 407. $110.00. ISBN 90-04-13666-5.

Johnson, Sara Raup, Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity. Third Maccabees in its Cultural Context. Hellenistic Culture and Society, 43. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. Pp. 253. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-23307-7.

Jourdan, Fabienne (trans.), Le papyrus de Derveni. Collection 'Verité des mythes'. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2003. Pp. 166. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-32434-8.

Konrad, C.F. (ed.), Augusto augurio. Rerum humanarum et divinarum commentationes in honorem Jerzy Linderski. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. Pp. 203. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08578-5.

Liddell-Scott-Jones, Greek-English Lexicon. With Revised Supplement (1996). Logos Bible Software Series X. Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, 2005. CD-Rom. $145.00.

Livingston, Ivy, A Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus. Series 'Studies in Classics'. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 95. $65.00. ISBN 0-415-96899-2.

López Barja de Quiroga, Pedro, and Francisco Javier Lomas Salmonte, Historia de Roma. Akal Textos, 31. Madrid: Ediciones Akal, 2004. Pp. 700. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 84-460-1225-1.

Lupu, Eran, Greek Sacred Law. A Collection of New Documents (NGSL). Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 152. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 499; pls. 34. €118.00. ISBN 90-04-13959-1.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer, Athens: Its Rise and Fall. Bicentenary edition, edited by Oswyn Murray. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 610. $120.00. ISBN 0-415-32087-9.

Mackay, Christopher S., Ancient Rome. A Military and Political History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 400. $35.00. ISBN 0-521-80918-5.

Mattusch, Carol G., The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Garden. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2005. Pp. 416; ills. 500, maps 3. $85.00. ISBN 0-89236-722-9.

Mauerhofer, Kenneth, Der Hylas-Mythos in der antiken Literatur. BzA 208. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 485. €88.00. ISBN 3-598-77820-1.

Meier, Mischa, Barbara Patzek, Uwe Walter, and Josef Wiesehöfer, Deiokes, König der Meder. Eine Herodot-Episode in ihren Kontexten. Oriens et Occidens 7. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. Pp. 99. €28.00. ISBN 3-515-08585-8.

Meijer, Fik, Emperors don't die in bed. First published in 2001 by Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep (Amsterdam). Translated by S.J. Leinbach. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 183. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-31202-7.

Merkelbach, Reinhold, and Josef Stauber (edd.), Steinepigramme aus dem griechischen Osten. Band 5: Register. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 341. €92.00. ISBN 3-598-73008-X.

Miller, Mitchell, The Philosopher in Plato's Statesman: together with "Dialectical education and unwritten teachings in Plato's Statesman. Originally published in 1980 and 1999. Reprint with new preface. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2004. Pp. 186. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 1-930972-16-4.

Mueller, Ian (trans.), Simplicius. On Aristotle's On the Heavens 2.1-9. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004. Pp. 224. $75.00. ISBN 0-8014-4102-1.

Mueller-Goldingen, Christian, Das Kleine und das Große. Essays zur antiken Kultur und Geistesgeschichte. BzA 213. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 162. €86.00. ISBN 3-598-77825-2.

Muellner, Leonard, The Anger of Achilles. Mênis in Greek Epic. Series "Myth and Poetics". First published in 1996. Paperback edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 219. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8014-8995-4.

Odahl, Charles Matson, Constantine and the Christian Empire. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 400. $104.95. ISBN 0-415-17485-6.

Osborne, Robin, Greek History. Series 'Classical Foundations'. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 175. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-31718-5.

Pache, Corinne Ondine, Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece. Series 'Traditions'. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2004. Pp. 234. $40.00. ISBN 0-252-02929-1.

Pagán, Victoria Emma, Conspiracy Narratives in Roman History. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. 208. $45.00. ISBN 0-292-70561-1.

Renfrew, Jane, Roman Cookery. Recipes & History. With a Foreword by Loyd Grossman. First published in 1985. Revised edition. London: English Heritage, 2004. Pp. 96. $12.95. ISBN 1-85074-870-5.

Sauer, Eberhard W. (ed.), Archaeology and Ancient History. Breaking down the Boundaries. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 206. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-30201-3.

Schauer, Markus, Tragisches Klagen. Form und Funktion der Klagedarstellung bei Aischylos, Sophokles, und Euripides. Classica Monacensia, 26. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2004. Pp. 381. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 3-8233-4885-X.

Schmale, Michaela, Bilderreigen und Erzähllabyrinth. Catulls Carmen 64. BzA 212. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 307. €88.00. ISBN 3-598-77824-4.

Seager, Robin, Tiberius. Second edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 310. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-1529-7.

Skinner, Marilyn B., Sexuality in Greek and Roman Culture. Series 'Ancient Cultures'. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 343. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-23234-6.

Smith, Andrew, Philosophy in Late Antiquity. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 151. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-22511-6.

Snell, Daniel C. (ed.), A Companion to the Ancient Near East. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 504. $124.95. ISBN 0-631-23293-1.

Sonnabend, Holger, Thukydides. Studienbücher Antike, 13. Hildesheim: Olms, 2004. Pp. 140. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 3-487-12787-3.

Starkey, Kathryn, Reading the Medieval Book. Word, Image, and Performance in Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004. Pp. 256. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-268-04109-1.

Stone, Jon R., The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations. The Illiterati's Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 224. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-96909-3.

Trépanier, Simon, Empedocles. An Interpretation. Series 'Studies in Classics.' London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 289. $85.00. ISBN 0-415-96700-7.

Trundle, Matthew, Greek Mercenaries from the Late Archaic Period to Alexander. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 196. $87.50. ISBN 0-415-33812-3.

van Kooten, George H., The Creation of Heaven and Earth. Re-interpretations of Genesis I in the Context of Judaism, Ancient Philosophy, Christianity, and Modern Physics. Themes in Biblical Narrative, 8. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 284. €109.00. ISBN 90-04-14235-5.

van Wijngaarden, G.J., et al. (edd.), Pharos. Journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens. Volume XI (2003). Assen: van Gorcum, 2005. Pp. 160. €30.00 (pb). ISSN 1380-2240.

Vössing, Konrad, Mensa Regia. Das Bankett beim hellenistischen König und beim römischen Kaiser. BzA 193. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2004. Pp. 627; pls. 13. €110.00. ISBN 3-598-77805-8.

Walker, Keith G., Archaic Eretria. A Political and Social History from the Earliest Times to 490 BC. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 348. $114.95. ISBN 0-415-28552-6.

Wallace, Rex E. (ed.), An Introduction to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2005. Pp. 136. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-570-X.

Whitehead, David, and P.H. Blyth, Athenaeus Mechanicus, On Machines. Translated with Introduction and Commentary. Historia Einzelschriften, 182. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 236. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08532-7.

Whittaker, C.R., Rome and its Frontiers. The Dynamics of Empire. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 246. $96.95. ISBN 0-415-31200-0.

Younger, John G., Sex in the Ancient World, from A to Z. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 217. $79.00. ISBN 0-415-24252-5.

Zahle, Jan, and Kjeld Kjeldsen, The Maussoleion at Halikarnassos. Reports of the Danish Archaeological Expedition to Bodrum. Volume 6: Subterranean and Pre-Maussollan Structures on the Site of the Maussolleion. Jutland Archaeological Society Publications XV: 6, 2004. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2004. Pp. 243; pls. 12. ISBN 87-88415-16-3.

Zgoll, Christian, Phänomenologie der Metamorphose. Verwandlungen und Verwandtes in der augusteischen Dichtung. Classica Monacensia, 28. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 2004. Pp. 405. €68.00 (pb). ISBN 3-8233-6025-6.

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