Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.05.06

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Alexandridis, Annetta, Die Frauen des römischen Kaiserhauses. Eine Untersuchung ihrer bildlichen Darstellung von Livia bis Iulia Domna. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2004. Pp. xv, 432; pls. 64. €75.80. ISBN 3-8053-3304-8.

Armstrong, Richard H., A Compulsion for Antiquity. Freud and the Ancient World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 305. $35.00. ISBN 0-8014-4302-4.

Avezzù, Guido, Pietro Pucci, and Giovanni Cerri (ed.), Sofocle. Filottete. Segrate (MI): Mondadori, 2003. Pp. xcii, 372. €27.00. ISBN 88-04-51353-5.

Beaucamp, Joëlle, et al. (edd.), Recherches sur la Chronique de Jean Malalas I. Centre de recherche d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance. Monographies 15. Paris: Association des Amis du Centre d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance, 2004. Pp. 203. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-9519198-3-2.

Brown, Sarah Annes, Ovid. Myth and Metamorphosis. In the series 'Ancients in Action'. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2005. Pp. 159. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-672-6.

Calame, Claude, Masks of Authority. Fiction and Pragmatics in Ancient Greek Poetics. Translated from the French by Peter M. Burk. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 280. $49.95. ISBN 0-8014-3892-6.

Cataldi, Silvio, Poleis e politeiai. Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Storia Greca. Torino, 29 maggio - 31 maggio 2002. Fonti e studi di Storia Antica, 13. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2004. Pp. 549. €70.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-713-2.

Cavanagh, William, et al., The Laconia Rural Sites Project. BSA Supplementary Vol. 36. Athens: The British School at Athens, 2005. Pp. 366; figs. 233, tables 56. £49.00. ISBN 0-904887-47-2.

Charlton, William (trans.), Philoponus. On Aristotle's On the Soul 2.1-6. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 240. $72.50. ISBN 0-8014-4215-X.

Chrestides, Demetres (ed.), Λουκιανός. Σάτιρα φιλοσοφίας και φιλοσοφούντων. Archaioi Sungrapheis, 65. Thessaloniki: Zitros, 2005. Pp. 503. €21.00. ISBN 960-8437-33-4.

Clay, Diskin, Archilochos Heros. The Cult of Poets in the Greek Polis. Center for Hellenic Studies, 6. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 215; ills. 48. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01455-3.

Cobbold, G.B. (trans.), Vergil's Aeneid. Hero, War, Humanity. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2005. Pp. 366. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-596-3.

Davies, Jason P., Rome's Religious History. Livy, Tacitus, and Ammianus on their Gods. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 341. $85.00. ISBN 0-521-83482-1.

Dunand, Françoise, and Christiane Zivie-Coche, Gods and Men in Egypt: 3000 B.C.E. to 395 C.E. Translated from the French by David Lorton. Paperback edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 378. $25.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8014-8853-2.

Eich, Peter, Zur Metamorphose des politischen Systems in der römischen Kaiserzeit. Die Entstehung einer 'personalen Bürokratie' im langen dritten Jahrhundert. Klio, 9. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2005. Pp. 467. €69.80. ISBN 3-05-00410-2.

Feissel, Denis, and Jean Gascou (edd.), La pétition à Byzance. Centre de recherche d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance. Monographies 14. Paris: Association des Amis du Centre d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance, 2004. Pp. 200. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-9519198-2-4.

Fellmann, Berthold, CVA. Deutschland, 77. München, Antikensammlungen ehemals Museum Antiker Kleinkunst. Band 13. Attisch-Schwarzfigurige Augenschalen. München: C.H. Beck, 2004. Pp. 139; ills. €88.00. ISBN 3-406-51960-1.

Gale, Monica (ed.), Latin Epic and Didactic Poetry. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2004. Pp. 264. $69.50. ISBN 0-9543845-6-3.

Graziosi, Barbara, and Johannes Haubold, Homer: The Resonance of Epic. In the series 'Classical Literature and Society'. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 176. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3282-5.

Grubbs, Judith Evans, Woman and the Law in the Roman Empire. A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce, and Widowhood. First published in 2002. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 349. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-15241-0.

Hannah, Robert, Greek and Roman Calendars. Constructions of Time in the Classical World. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 170. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 0-715-63301-5.

Harari, Orna, Knowledge and Demonstration. Aristotle's Posterior Analytics. The New Synthese Historical Library, 56. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004. Pp. 158. €90.00. ISBN 1-4020-2787-7.

Hill, Robert C. (trans.), Diodore of Tarsus. Commentary on Psalms 1-51. Writings from the Greco-Roman World. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005. Pp. 180. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58983-094-6.

Hills, Philip, Horace. In the series 'Ancients in Action'. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2005. Pp. 160. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-674-2.

Höghammar, Kerstin (ed.), The Hellenistic Polis of Kos. State, Economy and Culture. Proceedings of an International Seminar organized by the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, 11-13 May, 2000. Boreas, 28. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2004. Pp. 191; ills. ISBN 91-554-5864-5.

Jacob, Daniel I., Ζητηματα λογοτεχνικης θεωριας στην Ποιητικη του Αριστοτελη. Athens: Stigme, 2004. Pp. 170. ISBN

Johnson, Timothy, Symposion of Praise. Horace Returns to Lyric in Odes IV. Wisconsin Studies in Classics. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Pp. 320. $45.00. ISBN 0-299-20740-4.

King, Karen L., What is Gnosticism? First published in 2003. Paperback edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 343. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01762-5.

Latacz, Joachim, Troy and Homer. Towards a Solution of an Old Mystery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 368. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-926308-6.

Lembke, Janet (trans.), Virgil's Georgics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. Pp. 192. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-300-10792-7.

Levett, Brad, Sophocles: Women of Trachis. Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2004. Pp. 155. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3188-8.

Long, Fredrick J., Ancient Rhetoric and Paul's Apology. The Compositional Unity of 2 Corinthians. Society for New Testament Studies. Monograph Series 131. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 291. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-84233-6.

Maas, Michael (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 626. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-81746-3.

Manieri, Alessandra (ed.), Pseudo-Dionigi di Alicarnasso. I discorsi per le feste e per i giochi (Ars Rhet. I e VII Us.-Rad.). Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2005. Pp. 182. €46.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-019-4.

Morris, Ian, and Barry B. Powell, The Greeks. History, Culture, and Society. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2005. Pp. 576. $50.67 (pb). ISBN 0-13-921156-X.

Murgatroyd, Paul, Mythical and Legendary Narrative in Ovid's Fasti. Mnemosyne, Suppl. 263. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 299. €99.00. ISBN 90-04-14320-3.

Narducci, Emanuele, Introduzione a Cicerone. Nuova edizione. Universale Laterza, 851. Roma-Bari: Editori Laterza, 2005. Pp. 243. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 88-420-7605-8.

Narducci, Emanuele (ed.), Eloquenza e astuzie della persuasione in Cicerone. Atti del V Symposium Ciceronianum Arpinas. Arpino 7 maggio 2004. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2005. Pp. 72. €8.50 (pb). ISBN 88-00-81505-7.

Osborne, Robin, The Old Oligarch. Pseudo-Xenophon's Constitution of the Athenians. Second edition. LACTOR 2. Surrey: LACTOR, 2004. Pp. 29. £3.00 (pb). ISBN 0-903625-31-8.

Potter, David S., The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180-395. In the series 'Routledge History of the Ancient World'. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 762. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-415-10058-5.

Preite, Massimo (ed.), Il patrimonio archeologico di Pitigliano e Sorano. Censimento, monitoraggio, valorizzazione. Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage. Papers, 1. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2005. Pp. 184; pls. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1225-6.

Roisman, Joseph, The Rhetoric of Manhood. Masculinity in the Attic Orators. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 283. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-24192-4.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford, Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 390; ills. 47. $27.50. ISBN 0-520-23146-5.

Sekine, Seizo, A Comparative Study of the Origins of Ethical Thought. Hellenism and Hebraism. Translated by Judy Wakabayashi. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. Pp. 304. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-3240-2.

Share, Michael (trans.), Philoponus. Against Proclus' On the Eternity of the World 1-5. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 240. $72.50. ISBN 0-8014-4214-1.

Sistakou, Evina, Η ἀρνηση του έπους. Οψεις του τρωικου μυθου στην ελληνιστικη ποιηση. Athens: Patakis, 2004. Pp. 284. ISBN 960-16-1324-2.

Sjöberg, Brigitta L., Asine and the Argolid in the Late Helladic III Period. A Socio-Economic Study. BAR International Series 1225. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2004. Pp. 157; figs. 11. £29.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-590-5.

Steel, Catharine, Reading Cicero. Genre and Performance in Late Republican Rome. Duckworth Classical Essays. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 176. £11.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3279-5.

Susanetti, Davide, Favole antiche. Mito greco e tradizione letteraria europea. Roma: Carocci, 2005. Pp. 291. €19.80 (pb). ISBN 88-430-3327-1.

Syed, Yasmin, Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self. Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. Pp. 277. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11432-8.

Taylor, Jane, Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans. First published in 2002. Paperback edition. Pp. 224; ills. 174; maps 3. $39.95. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 224; ills. 174; maps 3. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01755-2.

Thomas, Carol G., Finding People in Early Greece. The Fordyce W. Mitchel Memorial Lecture Series. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2005. Pp. 154. $34.95. ISBN 0-8262-1577-7.

Turfa, Jean MacIntosh, Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2005. Pp. 360; ills. 500, pls. 36, tables 6, maps. $59.95. ISBN 1-931707-52-9.

Van Sickle, John B., The Design of Virgil's Bucolics. Second edition. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2004. Pp. 258. £18.00 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-676-9.

Vasilaros, Georgios, Apollonius of Rhodes. Argonautika Book I. Athens: KENTPON EREYNHS THS ELLHNIKHS KAI LATINIKHS GRAMMATEIAS, 2004. Pp. 390. ISBN 960-404-057-X.

Yunis, Harvey (trans.), Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19. The Oratory of Classical Greece, 9. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. 254; ill. 1. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-292-70578-6.

Zuckerman, Constantin, Du village à l'Empire: autour du Registre fiscal d'Aphroditô729; (525/526). Centre de recherche d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance. Monographies 16. Paris: Association des Amis du Centre d'Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance, 2004. Pp. 287; pls. 18. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-9519198-4-0.

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