Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.11.02

BMCR Books Received (October).  

Alexiou, Evangelos B. (trans.), Isocrates. Euagoras. Thessalonike: University Studio Press, 2005. Pp. 259. ISBN 960-12-1412-7.

Amodio, Mark C., New Directions in Oral Theory. Essays on Ancient and Medieval Literatures. Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 287. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. Pp. 341. $40.00. ISBN 0-86698-330-9.

Arnaldi, Girolamo, Italy and Its Invaders. Originally published as L'Italia e i suoi invasori (2002). Translated by Antony Shugaar. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 229. $19.95. ISBN 0-674-01870-2.

Barnouw, Jeffrey, Propositional Perception. Phantasia, Predication and Sign in Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2002. Pp. 392. $50.50 (pb). ISBN 0-7618-2341-7.

Bellintani, Paolo (ed.), Padusa. Bollettino del Centro Polesano di Studi Storici, Archeologici ed Etnografici di Rovigo. Anno XL, Nuoca serie, 2004. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2004. Pp. 244; ills. €110.00 (single issue). Subscription: Italy - €70.00 (individuals); €95.00 (institutions, with online edition); aboard - €140.00 (individuals); €170.00 (institutions, with online edition). ISSN 0393-0149.

Benedetti, F., Studi su Oppiano. Supplmenti di Lexis, XXVII. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2005. Pp. 190. ISBN 90-256-1199-0.

Bertrand, Jean-Marie (ed.), La violence dans les mondes grec et romain. Actes du colloque international (Paris, 2-4 mai 2002). Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2005. Pp. 467. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 2-85944-530-7.

Bessone Ermanno Malaspina, Federica (ed.), Politica e cultura in Roma antica. Atti dell'incontro di studio in ricordo di Italo Lana, Torino 16-17 ottobre 2003. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2005. Pp. 171. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 88-555-2828-9.

Bowden, Hugh, Classical Athens and the Delphic Oracle. Divination and Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 188. $25.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53081-4.

Bowman, Alan K., and Michael Brady (edd.), Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World. Oxford: Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 168. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-726296-1.

Brennan, Tad, The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 352. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-925626-8.

Briese, Maria Berg, and Leif Erik Vaag (edd.), Trade Relations in the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity: The Ceramic Evidence. Acts from a Ph.D.-seminar for young scholars, Sandbjerg Manorhouse, 12-15 February 1998. Halicarnassian Studies III. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark, 2005. Pp. 256; ills. DKK 250.00. ISBN 87-7838-958-5.

Brun, Patrice, Impérialisme et démocratie à Athènes. Inscriptions de l'époque classique. Paris: Armand Colin, 2005. Pp. 352. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-200-26928-5.

Cabrera, Francisco J., Monumenta Mexicana. Mexican Heritage. Introduction and Translation by William Cooper. México: (available at, 2004. Pp. 300. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 970-93956.

Crook, Zeba A., Reconceptualising Conversion. Patronage, Loyalty, and Conversion in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche, Bd. 130. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2004. Pp. 310. €88.00. ISBN 3-11-018265-3.

Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna, and Marina Cavalli (edd.), Il Peloponneso di Senofonte. Quaderni di Acme, 64. Milano: Cisalpino. Istituto Editoriale Universitario - Monduzzi Editore, 2004. Pp. 386. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 88-323-4071-2.

Davoli, Paola, Oggetti in argillla dall'area templare di Bakchias (El-Fayyum, Egitto). Catalogo dei rinvenimenti delle Campagne di scavo 1996-2002. Con una appendice di Katelijn Vandorpe. Biblioteca degli "Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia", 3. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2005. Pp. 188; figs. €120.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1446-1.

Dettmer, Helena, and Marcia Lindgren, Workbook to Accompany the Second Edition of Donald M. Ayers's English Words from Latin and Greek Elements. Revised edition. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2005. Pp. 288. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 0-8165-2318-5.

Dickmann, Jens-Arne, Pompeji. Archäologie und Geschichte. C.H. Beck Wissen 2387. München: C.H. Beck, 2005. Pp. 128; ills. 20. €7.90 (pb). ISBN 3-406-50887-1.

Dundes, Alan (ed.), Folklore. Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies. 4 vols. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. xxvi, 352; ix, 279; viii, 350; xi, 506. $865.00. ISBN 0-415-31662-6.

Dusinberre, Elspeth R.M., Gordion Seals and Sealings: Individuals and Society. Gordion Special Studies III. University Museum Monograph 124. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2005. Pp. 179; CD-Rom. $59.95. ISBN 1-931707-82-0.

Edmondson, Jonathan, Steve Mason, and James Rives (edd.), Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 416. $135.00. ISBN 0-19-926212-8.

Fattal, Michel, Ricerche sul logos. Da Omero a Plotino. Originally published as Logos, pensée et verité dans la philosophie grecque (Paris-Montréal 2001) and Logos et image chez Plotin (Paris-Montréal 1998). Edited by Roberto Radice. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2005. Pp. 283. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 88-343-1152-3.

Fedeli, Paolo, Properzio. Elegie libro II. Introduzione, testo e commento. ARCA 45. Cambridge: Francis Cairns, 2005. Pp. x, 1072. $300.00. ISBN 0-905205-42-1.

Ferrari, G.R.F., City and Soul in Plato's Republic. Lecturae Platonis, 2. First published in 2003. Paperback edition. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 130. $17.00 (pb). ISBN 0-226-24437-7.

Freeman, Philip, The Philosopher and the Druids. A Journey among the Ancient Celts. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. Pp. 209. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-7432-6280-8.

French, David (ed.), Canhasan Sites 2. Canhasan I: The Pottery. The British Institute at Ankara, Monograph No. 32. Ankara: The British Institute at Ankara (distributed in the U.S. by The David Brown Book Co.), 2005. Pp. 293; ills. $90.00. ISBN 11-898249-16-4.

Freudenburg, Kirk (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 352. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-80359-4.

Galinsky, Karl (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 407. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-00393-8.

Gallou, Chrysanthi, The Mycenaean Cult of the Dead. BAR International Series 1372. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2005. Pp. 240; figs. 90. £36.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-814-9.

Garvie, A.F., The Plays of Sophocles. Classical World Series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2005. Pp. 94. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-853-99680-7.

Golding, Arthur (trans.), Ovid's Metamorphoses. A Selection edited with an introduction by Peter Scupham. Manchester: Carcanet, 2005. Pp. 156. £9.95 (pb). ISBN 1-85754-776-4.

Gotteland, Sophie, and Estelle Oudot (trans.), Plutarque. Dialogue sur l'Amour. La philosophie de l'Antiquité. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2005. Pp. 238. €7.60 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071066-4.

Grant, Jim, Sam Gorin, and Neil Fleming, The Archaeology Coursebook. An Introduction to Study Skills, Topics and Methods. Second edition. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 368. $33.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-36077-3.

Günther, Linda-Marie, Herodes der Gro├če. Gestalten der Antike. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2005. Pp. 279; ills. 17. €34.90. ISBN 3-534-15420-7.

Haltenhoff, Andreas, Andreas Heil, and Fritz-Heiner Mutschler (edd.), Römische Werte als Gegenstand der Altertumswissenschaft. BzA 227. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2005. Pp. 286; pls. 21. €82.00. ISBN 3-598-77839-2.

Heath, John, The Talking Greeks. Speech, Animals, and the Other in Homer, Aeschylus, and Plato. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 392. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-83264-0.

Heslin, P.J., The Transvestite Achilles. Gender and Genre in Statius' Achilleid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 349. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-85145-9.

Hopkins, Keith, and Mary Beard, The Colosseum. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 222; ills. $19.95. ISBN 0-674-01895-8.

Howgego, Christopher, Volker Heuchert, and Andrew Burnett (edd.), Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 280. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-926526-7.

Kaster, Robert A., Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome. 'Classical Culture and Society' series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 264. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-514078-8.

La Penna, Antonio, L'impossibile giustificazione della storia. Un'interpretazione di Virgilio. Roma/Bari: Laterza, 2005. Pp. 580. €40.00. ISBN 88-420-7639-2.

Lancaster, Lynne C., Concrete Vaulted Construction in Imperial Rome. Innovations in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 274. $85.00. ISBN 0-521-84202-6.

Lazzarini, Lorenzo (ed.), Marmora. An International Journal for Archaeology, History and Archaeometry of Marbles and Stones. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 224. Subscription: Italy - €45.00 (individuals); €65.00 (institutions); Abroad - €65.00 (individuals); €95.00 (institutions). ISSN1824-6214.

Leppin, Hartmut, Einführung in die Alte Geschichte. München: C.H. Beck, 2005. Pp. 195; ills. 10, maps 5. €19.90 (pb). ISBN 3-406-53527-5.

Linke, Bernhard, Die römische Republik von den Gracchen bis Sulla. Geschichte Kompakt. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2005. Pp. 160. €14.90. ISBN 3-534-15498-3.

Liveley, Genevieve, Ovid: Love Songs. Series "Ancients in Action". London: Bristol Classical Press, 2005. Pp. 141. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-670-X.

Luschnig, Cecelia A.E., Latin Letters. Reading Roman Correspondence. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 152. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-198-2.

Lyons, Claire L., et al., Antiquity & Photography. Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2005. Pp. 240; ills. 133. $65.00. ISBN 0-89236-805-5.

Malkin, Irad, Mediterranean Paradigms and Classical Antiquity. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 149. $105.00. ISBN 0-415-35635-0.

Maurach, Gregor, Kleine Geschichte der antiken Komödie. Berlin: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2005. Pp. 160. €24.90. ISBN 3-534-18326-6.

McGill, Scott, Virgil Recomposed. The Mythological and Secular Centos in Antiquity. American Classical Studies, 48. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 260. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-517564-6.

McGregor, James H.S., Rome from the Ground Up. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 332; ills. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01911-3.

Métivier, Sophie, La Cappadoce (IVe-VIe siècle). Une histoire provinciale de l'Empire romain d'Orient. Byzantina Sorbonensia, 22. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2005. Pp. 496. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 2-85944-522-6.

Miller, Paul Allen, Latin Verse Satire. An Anthology and Reader. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 408. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-31716-9.

Nagy, Blaise, Thucydides Reader. Annotated Passages from Books I-VIII of the Histories. Focus Classical Commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 164. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58510-126-5.

Neils, Jenifer, The Parthenon from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 430. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-82093-6.

Ober, Josiah, Athenian Legacies. Essays on the Politics of Going on Together. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. Pp. 296. $29.95. ISBN 0-691-12095-1.

Pastor, Jack, and Menachem Mor (edd.), The Beginnings of Christianity. A Collection of Articles. Jerusalem: Yad Ben-Zvi Press, 2005. Pp. 387. ISBN 965-217-151-329.

Petropoulos, Elias K., Hellenic Colonization in Euxeinos Pontos. Penetration, early establishment, and the problem of the 'emporion' revisited. BAR International Series 1394. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2005. Pp. 181. £32.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-832-7.

Picone, Giusto (ed.), Dioniso. Annale della Fondazione I.N.D.A. Numero 4. Istituto Nazionale del Dramma Antico. Palermo: G.B. Palumbo & C. Editore, 2005. Pp. 367. €25.00 (pb). ISBN

Rashed, Marwan (ed.), Aristote. De la génération et la corruption. Collection Budé. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2005. Pp. 192. €57.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-00527-7.

Reggiani, Renato, Varia latina (Satyrica - epica - tragica - historica) (dodici contributi). Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2005. Pp. 359. ISBN 90-256-1198-2.

Rhee, Helen, Early Christian Literature: Christ and Culture in the Second and Third Centuries. The Apologies, Apocryphal Acts and Martyr Acts. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 240. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-35488-9.

Rhodes, P.J., A History of the Classical Greek World, 478-323 BC. Blackwell History of the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 407. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22565-X.

Scott, Lionel, Historical Commentary on Herodotus Book 6. Mnemosyne Suppl. 268. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Pp. 716. €139.00. ISBN 90-04-14506-0.

Susanetti, Davide (trans.), Euripide. Ippolito. Testo originale a fronte. Milano: Feltrinelli, 2005. Pp. 190. €7.50 (pb). ISBN 88-07-82178-8.

Sydenham, Colin, Horace. The Odes. New verse translation with facing Latin text and notes. London: Duckworth, 2005. Pp. 287. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3431-3.

Tedeschi, Gennaro, et al., Quaderni. n.s. 3 (2004). Università degli Studi di Torino. Dipartimento di filologia linguistica e traduzione classica 'Augusto Rostagni'. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2005. Pp. 237. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 88-555-2824-6.

Thane, Pat (ed.), A History of Old Age. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2005. Pp. 320; color ills. 108, b/w ills. 123. $49.95. ISBN 0-89236-834-9.

Thomsen, Ole (ed.), Classica et Mediaevalia. Revue danoise de philologie et d'histoire. Vol. 55 (2004). Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2004. Pp. 398. €66.00 (pb). ISBN 87-635-0339-5.

Timpanaro, Sebastiano, Contributi di filologia greca e latina. Edited by Emanuele Narducci. Firenze: Università degli Studi di Firenze. Dipartimento di scienze dell' antichità "Giorgio Pasquali", 2005. Pp. 528. €45.00 (pb).

Uzzi, Jeannine Diddle, Children in the Visual Arts of Imperial Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 252. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-82026-X.

van der Eijk, Philip J., Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Antiquity. Doctors and Philosophers on Nature, Soul, Health and Disease. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 404. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-81800-1.

Watts, Dorothy, Boudicca's Heirs. Women in Early Britain. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 224; ills. 10, tables 16. $87.50. ISBN 0-415-28068-0.

Yoder, Don, The Pennsylvania German Broadside: A History and Guide. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2005. Pp. 366. $49.95. ISBN 0-271-02679-0.

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