Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.03.04

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Abbamonte, Giancarlo, Ferruccio Conti Bizzarro, and Luigi Spina (edd.), L'ultima parola. L'analisi dei testi: teorie e pratiche nell'antichità greca e latina. Atti del terzo Colloquio italo-francese coordinato da Luigi Spina e Laurent Pernot. Napoli 13-15 marzo 2003. Napoli: Arte Tipografica Editrice, 2004. Pp. 453. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 88-87375-82-8.

Accorinti, Domenico (trans.), Nonno di Panopoli. Le Dionisiache. Vol. IV: canti XL-XLVIII. Testo greco a fronte. BUR Classici Greci e Latini. Milano: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 2004. Pp. 758. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 88-17-00262-3.

Adamson, Peter, and Richard C. Taylor (edd.), The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 448. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-52069-X.

Agosti, Gianfranco (trans.), Nonno di Panopoli. Le Dionisiache. Vol. III: canti XXV-XXXIX. Testo greco a fronte. BUR Classici Greci e Latini. Milano: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 2004. Pp. 898. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 88-17-00261-5.

Albonico, Simone, et al. (edd.), Filologia Italiana. Rivista annuale. 1 (2004). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 243. Italia: €40.00 (privati); €60.00 (enti, con edizione Online); Abroad: €60.00 (individuals); €80.00 (academic institutions, with online edition). ISSN 1724-6113.

Austin, Colin, and S. Douglas Olson (edd.), Aristophanes. Thesmophoriazusae. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 363. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-926527-5.

Basileiades, A., et al. (edd.), Dêmêtriô stephanos. Timêtikos tomos gia ton kathêgêtê Dêmêtrê Lupourlê. Thessalonike: University Studio Press, 2004. Pp. 474. ISBN 960-12-1345-7.

Bekker-Nielsen, T√łnnes (ed.), Ancient Fishing and Fish Processing in the Black Sea Region. Black Sea Studies, vol. 2. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2005. Pp. 222. DKK 222.00/€39.95/$37.00. ISBN 87-7934-096-2.

Belêgiannê-Terzê, Chrusoula, Oi Ellênides poleis kai to basileio tôn Odrusôn apo Abdêrôn poleôs mechri Istrou potamou. Thessaloniki: Ekdotikos Oikos Adelphôn Kuriakidê, 2004. Pp. 397; map 1. ISBN 960-343-783-2.

Bell, Andrew, Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman City. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 289. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-924234-8.

Bennet, Benjamin, All Theater is Revolutionary Theater. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 260. $39.95. ISBN 0-8014-4309-1.

Berno, Francesca Romana, Lo specchio, il vizio e la virtù. Studio sulle Naturales quaestiones di Seneca. Testi e manuali per l'insegnamento universitario del latino, 79. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2003. Pp. 390. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 88-555-2723-1.

Bertman, Stephen, Erotic Love Poems of Greece and Rome. Including works by Homer, Sappho, Ovid, Catullus, and many others. New York: New American Library (a division of Penguin), 2005. Pp. 129. $13.95 (pb). ISBN 0-451-21480-3.

Beta, Simone, Il linguaggio nelle commedie di Aristofane. Parola positiva e parola negativa nella commedia antica. Suppl. 21/22 al 'Bollettino dei Classici'. Roma: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 2004. Pp. 350. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 88-218-0913-7.

Brodersen, Kai, and Amina Kropp (edd.), Fluchtafeln. Neue Funde und neue Deutungen zum antiken Schadenzauber. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2004. Pp. 160. €26.90. ISBN 3-938032-04-9.

Brubaker, Leslie, and Julia M.H. Smith (edd.), Gender in the Early Medieval World. East and West, 300-900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 333. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-01327-5.

Buijs, Michel, Clause Combining in Ancient Greek Narrative Discourse. The Distribution of Subclauses and Participial Clauses in Xenophon's Hellenica and Anabasis. Mnemosyne Suppl. 260. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 277. €85.00. ISBN 90-04-14250-9.

Cadogan, Gerald, Eleni Hatzaki, and Adonis Vasilakis (edd.), Knossos: Palace, City, State. Proceedings of the Conference in Herakleion organised by the British School at Athens and the 23rd Ephoreia of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Herakleion, in November 2000, for the Centenary of Sir Arthur Evans's Excavations at Knossos. BSA Studies, 12. London: The British School at Athens, 2004. Pp. 600; ills. 299, tables 22. £96.00. ISBN 0-904887-45-6.

Cantarella, Eva (ed.), Dike. Rivista di storia del diritto greco ed ellenistico. 6 (2003). Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2003. Pp. 260. Subscription: €27.00 (Italy); €36.00 (Europe); €45.00 (other countries). ISSN 1128-8221.

Carandini, Andrea, Palatino, Velia e Sacra via. Paesaggi urbani attraverso il tempo. Workshop di archeologia classica. Quaderni, 1. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2004. Pp. 95. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-014-3.

Carandini, Andrea, and Emanuele Greco (edd.), Workshop di archeologia classica. Paesaggi, costruzioni, reperti. Annuario internazionale. 1 (2004). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 214. Subscription: individuals - €50.00 (Italy); €80.00 (abroad); institutions, paperback with Online Edition - €80.00 (Italy); €120.00 (abroad); institutions, hardback with Online Edition - €140.00 (Italy); €190.00 (abroad). ISSN 1724-9120.

Carroccio, B., Dal basileus Agatocle a Roma. Le monetazioni siciliane d'età ellenistica (cronologia - iconografia - metrologia). Pelorias, 10. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità dell'Università degli Studi di Messina, 2004. Pp. 336; pls. 36. €70.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8268-013-X.

Corrigan, Kevin, and Elena Glazov-Corrigan, Plato's Dialectic at Play. Argument, Structure, and Myth in the Symposium. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2005. Pp. 266. $55.00. ISBN 0-271-02462-3.

Cosmopoulos, Michael B. (ed.), The Parthenon and its Sculptures. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 214. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-83673-5.

Counillon, Patrick, Pseudo-Skylax: le Périple du Pont-Euxin. Texte, traduction, commentaire philologique et historique. Scripta Antiqua, 8. Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2004. Pp. 166; maps 2. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 2-910023-47-8.

Cribiore, Raffaella,, Gymnastics of the Mind: Greek Education in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. First published in 2001. Paperback edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. Pp. 288. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-691-12252-0.

Cueva, Edmund P., The Myths of Fiction. Studies in the Canonical Greek Novels. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 154. $47.50. ISBN 0-472-11427-1.

Cuomo, S., Ancient Mathematics. First published in 2001. Reprint. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 290. $114.95. ISBN 0-415-16494-X.

Danese, Rupertus Marius (ed.), Titus Maccius Plautus. Asinaria. Editio Plautina Sarsinatis, 2. Sarsinae/Urbini: QuattroVenti, 2004. Pp. 94. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 88-392-0575-6.

de Blois, Lukas, et al. (edd.), The Statesman in Plutarch's Works. Volume II: The Statesman in Plutarch's Greek and Roma Lives. Mnemosyne Suppl. 250. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 395. $99.00. ISBN 90-04-13808-0.

de Haas, Frans, and Jaap Mansfeld (edd.), Aristotle's On Generation and Corruption I. Symposium Aristotelicum. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 360. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-924292-5.

Della Fina, Giuseppe M. (ed.), Archaeologiae. Research by Foreign Missions in Italy. Periodico semestrale. I, 2 (2003). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 78. Annual Subcription. Italia: €45.00 (privati); €70.00 (enti, brossura con edizione Online); €120.00 (enti, rilegato con edizione Online). Abroad: €70.00 (individuals); €95.00 (institutions, paperback with online edition); €145.00 (institutions, hardback with online edition). ISSN 1723-5804.

Enenkel, Karl A.E., and Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer (edd.), The Manipulative Mode. Poitical Propaganda in Antiquity: A Collection of Case Studies. Mnemosyne Suppl. 261. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 318. €95.00. ISBN 90-04-14291-6.

Fabbro, Elena (ed.), Il mito greco nell'opera di Pasolini. Udine: Forum, 2004. Pp. 207. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8420-230-2.

Forsén, Jeannette, and Björn Forsén, The Asea Valley Survey. An Arcadian Mountain Valley from the Palaeolithic Period until Modern Times. Acta Instituti Atheniensis Regni Sueciae, Series in 4, LI. Sävedalen: Paul Aströms Förlag, 2003. Pp. 378. ISBN 91-7916-047-6.

Forsythe, Gary, A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 400. $45.00. ISBN 0-520-22651-8.

Fortson, Benjamin W., IV, Indo-European Language and Culture. An Introduction. Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Pp. 468. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-0316-7.

Frilingos, Christopher A., Spectacles of Empire. Monsters, Martyrs, and the Book of Revelation. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. Pp. 192. $35.00. ISBN 0-8122-3822-2.

Frost, Frank J., Politics and the Athenians. Essays on Athenian History and Histography. Toronto: Edgar Kent, 2005. Pp. 302. ISBN 0-88866-650-0.

Gerson, Lloyd P., Aristotle and Other Platonists. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 335. $49.95. ISBN 0-8014-4164-1.

Givens, Jean A., Observation and Image-Making in Gothic Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 231. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-83031-1.

Greco, Claudia (ed.), Nonno. di Panopoli. Parafrasi del Vangelo di S. Giovanni. Canto tredicesimo. Hellenica, 12. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2004. Pp. 176. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-744-2.

Grig, Lucy, Making Martyrs in Late Antiquity. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 207. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3285-X.

Gutiérrez, Marco A., Perfiles comunicativos en los elementos de la oración simple. Lingüística Iberoamericana, vol. 23. Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2004. Pp. 219. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 84-8489-149-6.

Hamel, Debra, Trying Neaira. The True Story of a Courtesan's Scandalous Life in Ancient Greece. First published in 2003. Reprint. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. Pp. 224. $16.00 (pb). ISBN 0-300-10763-3.

Harris, W.V., and Giovanni Ruffini (edd.), Ancient Alexandria between Egypt and Greece. Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition, 26. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. 296. $99.00. ISBN 90-04-14105-7.

Harvey, Brian K., Roman Lives. Ancient Roman Life as Illustrated by Latin Inscriptions. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 198. $9.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-114-1.

Hermann, Arnold, To Think Like God. Pythagoras and Parmenides. The Origins of Philosophy. Published by Parmenides Publishing (Las Vegas, NV); Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 404. $32.00. ISBN 1-930972-00-8.

Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim, Senatus populusque Romanus. Die politische Kultur der Republik - Dimensionen und Deutungen. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. Pp. 334. €48.00. ISBN 3-515-08594-7.

Hölscher, Tonio, The Language of Images in Roman Art. Originally published in German as Römische Bildsprache als semantisches System by Carl Winter Universitätsverlag Heidelberg, 1987. Translated by Anthony Snodgrass and Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass. Foreword by Jas' Elsner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 151. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-66569-8.

Hornblower, Simon, Thucydides and Pindar. Historical Narrative and the World of Epinician Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 454. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-924919-9.

Houston, Stephen D., The First Writing. Script Invention as History and Process. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 417. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-83861-4.

Hoyos, Dexter, Hannibal's Dynasty. Power and Politics in the Western Mediterranean, 247-183 BC. First published in 2003. Paperback edition. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 304. $33.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-35958-9.

Humphreys, S.C., The Strangeness of Gods. Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 399. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-926923-8.

Iacovou, Maria (ed.), Archaeological Field Survey in Cyprus. Past History, Future Potentials. Proceedings of a Conference held by the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus, 1-2 December 2000. BSA Studies, 11. London: The British School at Athens, 2004. Pp. 208. £49.00. ISBN 0-904887-46-4.

Jeanjean, Benoît, and Bertrand Lançon, Saint Jérôme. Chronique. Continuation de la Chronique d'Eusèbe, années 326-378. Collection 'Histoire'. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2004. Pp. 207. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7535-0018-5.

Kamtekar, Rachana (ed.), Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito. Critical Essays. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. Pp. 288. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-3325-5.

Kelly, C.M., et al. (edd.), Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society. 50 (2004). Pp. 158. £14.00 (annually). ISSN 0068-6735.

Kledt, Annette, Die Entführung Kores. Studien zur athenisch-eleusinischen Demeterreligion. Palingenesia, 84. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. Pp. 204. €45.00. ISBN 3-515-08615-3.

Kleywegt, A.J. (comm.), Valerius Flaccus. Argonautica, Book I. Mnemosyne Suppl. 262. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 506. €159.00. ISBN 90-04-13924-9.

Knuuttila, Simo, Emotions in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 341. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-926638-7.

Krzyszkowska, Olga, Aegean Seals. An Introduction. BICS Suppl. 85. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2005. Pp. xxx, 429; ills. £75.00. ISBN 0-900587-97-0.

Kullmann, Wolfgang, Realität, Imagination und Theorie. Kleine Schriften zu Epos und Tragödie in der Antike. Edited by Antonios Rengakos. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2002. Pp. 320. €68.00. ISBN 3-515-08184-4.

Lassandro, Domenico (ed.), Dionisio Altamura. Scripta latina. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis", 24. Bari: Edipuglia, 2004. Pp. 213. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7228-401-5.

Lavelle, B.M., Fame, Money, and Power. The Rise of Peisistratos and 'Democratic' Tyranny at Athens. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. Pp. 370. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11424-7.

Monda, Salvator (ed.), Titus Maccius Plautus. Vidularia et deperditarum fabularum fragmenta. Editio Plautina Sarsinatis, 21. Sarsinae/Urbini: QuattroVenti, 2004. Pp. 120. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 88-392-0673-6.

Munzi, Luigi (ed.), Multiplex latinitas. Testi grammaticali latini dell'Alto Medioevo. AION. Quaderni, 9. Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 2004. Pp. 104. ISSN 1128-7217.

Nauta, Ruurd R., and Annette Harder (edd.), Catullus' Poem on Attis. Text and Contexts. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 157. €64.00. ISBN 90-04-14132-4.

Nys, Karin, and Paul Aström, Cypriote Antiquities in Public Collections in Denmark. Corpus of Cypriote Antiquities, 23. Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Vol. XX:23. Sävedalen: Paul Aströms Förlag, 2004. Pp. 123; pls. 41. ISBN 91-7081-193-8.

Papalexandrou, Nassos, The Visual Poetics of Power. Warriors, Youths, and Tripods in Early Greece. Series 'Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches.' Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. Pp. 293. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7391-0734-8.

Partenie, Catalin (ed.), Plato. Selected Myths. Oxford World's Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 166. $10.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-280508-8.

Penney, J.H.W. (ed.), Indo-European Perspectives. Studies in Honour of Anna Morpurgo Davies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 598. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-925892-9.

Peri, Alessandra, M. Cornelii Frontonis Opuscula I. Arion - De feriis Alsiensibus. Cassino: Edizioni dell'Università degli Studi di Cassino, 2004. Pp. 172. ISBN 88-8317-022-9.

Rademaker, Adriaan (ed.), Sophrosyne and the Rhetoric of Self-Restraint. Polysemy and Persuasive Use of an Ancient Greek Value Term. Mnemosyne Suppl. 259. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 375. €85.00. ISBN 90-04-14251-7.

Radt, Stefan, Strabons Geographika. Band 3. Buch IX-XIII: Text und Übersetzung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004. Pp. 680. €192.00. ISBN 3-525-25952-2.

Reydams-Schils, Gretchen, The Roman Stoics. Self, Responsibility, and Affection. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 224. $35.00. ISBN 0-226-30837-5.

Rosada, Guido (ed.), Agri Centuriati. An International Journal of Landscape Archaeology. 1 (2004). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 240. Italia: €40.00 (privati); €60.00 (enti, brossura con edizione Online); €95.00 (enti, rilegato con edizione Online). Abroad: €60.00 (individuals); €90.00 (institutions, paperback with online edition); €115.00 (institutions, hardback with online edition). ISSN 1724-904X.

Salamone, Grazia, L'imperatore e l'esercito. Tipi monetali di età romano-imperiale. Semata e signa, 2. Reggio Calabria: Falzea Editore, 2004. Pp. 236; pls. 9. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8296-120-6.

Schreiner, Johan Henrik, Two Battles and two Bills: Marathon and the Athenian Fleet. Monographs from the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 3. Oslo: The University of Oslo, 2004. Pp. 159. ISBN 82-91626-30-8.

Scott, John A., Understanding Dante. The William and Katharine Devers Series in Dante Studies. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2004. Pp. 466. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-268-04451-1.

Sedley, David (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. Volume XXVII. Winter 2004. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 350. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-927713-3.

Spalinger, Anthony J., War in Ancient Egypt. Ancient World at War Series. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 291. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-1372-3.

Storey, Ian C., and Arlene Allan, A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama. Blackwell Guides to Classical Literature. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 311. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-0215-2.

Syed, Yasmin, Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self. Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2004. Pp. 277. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11432-8.

Trzaskoma, Stephen M., et al. (ed.), Anthology of Classical Myth. Primary Sources in Translation. With an Appendix on Linear B Sources by Thomas G. Palaima. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2004. Pp. 576. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87220-721-8.

Vamvouri Ruffy, Maria, La fabrique du divin. Les Hymnes de Callimaque à la lumière des Hymnes homériques et des Hymnes épigraphiques. Kernos, suppl. 14. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2004. Pp. 326. €45.00 (pb). ISSN 0776-3824.

Warren, James, Facing Death. Epicurus and his Critics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 256. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-925289-0.

Watrous, L. Vance, Despoina Hadzi-Vallianou, and Harriet Blitzer, The Plains of Phaistos. Cycles of Social Complexity in the Mesara Region of Crete. Monumenta Archaeologica, 23. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2004. Pp. 668; pls. ISBN 1-931745-14-5.

Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm, Res publica und Imperium. Kleine Schriften zur römischen Geschichte. Historia Einzelschriften, 177. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004. Pp. 328. €68.00. ISBN 3-515-08333-2.

Wirbelauer, Eckhard (ed.), Antike. Oldenbourg Geschichte Lehrbuch. München: R. Oldenbourg, 2004. Pp. 526. €34.80. ISBN 3-486-56663-6.

Zimmerman, M., et al., Apuleius Madaurensis. Metamorphoses, Book IV 28-35, V and VI 1-24. The Tale of Cupid and Psyche. Text, Introduction and Commentary. Groningen Commentaries on Apuleius. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 2004. Pp. 596. ISBN 90-6980-146-9.

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