Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.02.07

BMCR Books Received (January).  

Ackerman, Robert (ed.), Selected Letters of Sir J.G. Frazer. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 448. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-926696-4.

Ahlrichs, Bernhard, "Prüfstein der Gemüter". Untersuchungen zu den ethischen Vorstellungen in den Parallelbiographien Plutarchs am Beispiel des "Coriolan". Beiträge zur Altertumswissenschaft, 16. Hildesheim: Olms, 2005. Pp. 549. €78.00 (pb). ISBN 3-487-13036-X.

Amato, Eugenio, and Jacques Schamp (edd.), Ethopoiia. La représentation de caractères entre fiction scolaire et réalité vivante à l'époque impériale et tardive. Cardo/3. Études et Textes pour l'Identité Culturelle de l'Antiquité Tardive. Salerno: Helios Editrice, 2005. Pp. 231. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88123-10-5.

Assmann, Jan, Death and Salvation in Ancient Egypt. Abridged and updated by the author. Translated by David Lorton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 504; tables 8, line drawings 6, halftone 1. $59.95. ISBN 0-8014-4241-9.

Ault, Bradley A., The Excavations at Ancient Halieis. The Houses: The Organization and Use of Domestic Space. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2005. Pp. 256; b/w photos 66. $75.00. ISBN 0-253-34709-2.

Bakker, Egbert J., Pointing at the Past: From Formula to Performance in Homeric Poetics. Hellenic Studies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 224; b/w fig. 1, tables 2. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01955-5.

Barchiesi, Alessandro (ed.), Ovidio. Metamorfosi. Volume I. Libri I-II. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla. Milano: Mondadori, 2005. Pp. cxc, 310. €27.00. ISBN 88-04-54481-3.

Bartoloni, Gilda, and Filippo Delpino (edd.), Oriente e Occidente: metodi e discipline a confronto. Riflessioni sulla cronologia dell'età del ferro in italia. Atti dell'Incontro di studi, Roma, 30-31 ottobre 2003. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 663. €495.00. ISBN 88-8147-389-5.

Baslez, Marie-Françoise, and Françoise Prévot (edd.), Prosopographie et histoire religieuse. Actes du colloque tenu en l'Université Paris XII-Val de Marne les 27 & 28 octobre 2000. Paris: De Boccard, 2005. Pp. 474. €65.00. ISBN 2-7018-0189-9.

Beck, Lily Y., Pedanius Dioscorides of Anazarbus. De materia medica. Altertumswissenschaftliche Texte und Studien, 38. Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2005. Pp. xxviii, 540. €78.00. ISBN 3-487-12881-0.

Betz, Hans Dieter:, The "Mithras liturgy". Text, translation and commentary. Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, 18. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2005. Pp. xvii, 274. €39.00. ISBN 3-16-148813-X.

Beye, Charles Rowan, Ancient Epic Poetry: Homer, Apollonius, Virgil. With a Chapter on the Gilgamesh Poems. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 313. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-607-2.

Birley, Anthony R., The Roman Government of Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 560. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-925237-8.

Bitton-Ashkelony, Brouria, Encountering the Sacred. The Debate on Christian Pilgrimage in Late Antiquity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 250. $45.00. ISBN 0-520-24191-6.

Bloomer, W. Martin (ed.), The Contest of Language: Before and Beyond Nationalism. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005. Pp. 280. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 0-268-02191-0.

Boer, P. den, et al. (edd.), Pharos: Journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens. Volume XII (2004). Papers from the colloquium Rewriting Homer from the Renaissance to the Present that was held on 5-7 November 2004 at the Netherlands Institute in Athens. Assen: Van Gorcum, 2005. Pp. 212. €30.00. ISSN 1380-2240.

Braund, Susanna Morton (ed.), Juvenal: Satires Book I. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Pp. 330. £19.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-35667-9.

Bruss, J.S., Hidden Presences. Monuments, Gravesites, and Corpses in Greek Funerary Epigram. 200 Pp. ISBN 90-429-1641-9.

Burnett, Anne Pippin, Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 240. $90.00. ISBN 0-19-927794-X.

Catto, Bonnie A., Latina Mythica. Illustrations by Christopher J. White. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 201. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-599-8.

Coope, Ursula, Time for Aristotle. Physics IV. 10-14. Oxford Aristotle Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 180. $55.00. ISBN 0-19-924790-0.

Currie, Bruno, Pindar and the Cult of Heroes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 504. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-927724-9.

Cuvigny, Hélène, Ostraca de Krokodil├┤. La correspondance militaire et sa circulation. Praesidia du désert de Bérénice II. FIFAO 51. Cairo: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 2005. Pp. 283. €35.00. ISBN 2-7247-0370-7.

de Romilly, Jacqueline, L'invention de l'histoire politique chez Thucydide. Paris: Éditions Rue d'Ulm / Presses de l'ENS, 2005. Pp. 272. €20.00. ISBN 2-7288-0351-X.

De Young, Dennis, Vergil. Vocabulary Cards for AP Selections. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2005. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-610-2.

Dewald, Carolyn, Thucydides' War Narrative: A Structural Study. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 272; tables 28. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-24127-4.

Dilts, Mervin R. (ed.), Demosthenis Orationes. Tomus II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 450. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-872169-2.

Edwards, David N., The Nubian Past: An archaeology of the Sudan. London/New York: Routledge, 2004. Pp. 360; line drawings 65, photos 19. $115.00. ISBN 0-415-36987-8.

Fishwick, Duncan, The Imperial Cult in the Latin West. Studies in the Ruler Cult of the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire. Volume III: Provincial Cult. Part 2: The Provincial Priesthood. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, The Imperial Cult in the Latin West, 146. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Pp. xvi, 328; ills. 51 illus. €101.00. ISBN 90-04-12539-6.

Fröhlich, Pierre, and Christel Müller, Citoyenneté et participation à la basse époque hellénistique. Hautes Etudes du monde gréco-romain, 35. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2005. Pp. 320. CHF 90.00. ISBN 2-600-01052-1.

Gaertner, Jan Felix, Commentary on Ovid, Epistulae ex Ponto, Book 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 560. $175.00. ISBN 0-19-927721-4.

Geske, Norbert, Nikias und das Volk von Athen im Archidamischen Krieg. Historia Einzelschriften, 186. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2005. Pp. 224. €36.00. ISBN 3-515-08566-1.

Ginsburg, Judith, and Eric Gruen, Representing Agrippina: Constructions of Female Power in the Early Roman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 160. $45.00. ISBN 0-19-518141-7.

Greenwood, Emily, Thucydides and the Shaping of History. Series: Classical Literature and Society. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 188. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3283-3.

Gutzwiller, Kathryn (ed.), The New Posidippus: A Hellenistic Poetry Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 350; ills. 18. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-926781-2.

Hallett, Christopher H., The Roman Nude: Heroic Portrait Statuary 200 BC-AD 300. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 416; halftones 162, line ills. 10. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-924049-3.

Hansen, Mogens Herman (ed.), The Imaginary Polis. Symposium, January 7-10, 2004. Acts of the Copenhagen Polis Centre, 7. Historisk-filosofiske Meddelelser 91. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2005. Pp. 444. DKK 300.00. ISBN 87-7304-310-9.

Hansen, Mogens Herman, The Tradition of Ancient Greek Democracy and its Importance for Modern Democracy. Historisk-filosofiske Meddelelser 93. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2005. Pp. 75. DKK 80.00. ISBN 87-7304-320-6.

Heitmeier, Irmtaut, Das Inntal: : Siedlungs- und Raumentwicklung eines Alpentales im Schnittpunkt der politischen Interessen von der römischen Okkupation bis in die Zeit Karls des Grossen. Schlern-Schriften, 324. Studien zur Frühgeschichte des historischen Tiroler Raums, 1. Innsbruck: Universitätsverlag Wagner, 2005. Pp. 430; ills., map. €50.00. ISBN 3-7030-0399-5.

Hirsch-Luipold, Rainer (ed.), Gott und die Götter bei Plutarch. Götterbilder - Gottesbilder - Weltbilder. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, 54. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 287. €88.00. ISBN 3-11-018479-6.

Jakobi, Rainer, Grillius: Überlieferung und Kommentar. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 77. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 297. €84.00. ISBN 3-11-017976-8.

Johnson, Monte Ransome, Aristotle on Teleology. Oxford Aristotle Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 360. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-928530-6.

Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald, The Life and Miracles of Thekla. A Literary Study. Hellenic Studies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 320; map 1. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01961-X.

Jones, Prudence, J., Reading Rivers in Roman Literature and Culture. Series: Roman Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. Pp. 142. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7391-1240-6.

Jong, I.J.F. de, and A. Rijksbaron (edd.), Sophocles and the Greek Language: Aspects of Diction, Syntax and Pragmatics. Mnemosyne, Suppl. 269. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xiv, 274. €102.00. ISBN 90-04-14752-7.

Kealhofer, Lisa (ed.), The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians: Recent Work at Gordion. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2005. Pp. 258. $49.95. ISBN 1-931707-76-6.

Kitts, Margo, Sanctified Violence in Homeric Society. Oath-Making Rituals and Narratives in the Iliad. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 264. £45.00. ISBN 0-521-85529-2.

Knoch, Stefan, Sklavenfürsorge im Römischen Reich. Sklaverei - Knechtschaft - Zwangsarbeit, 2. Hildesheim: Olms, 2005. Pp. vii, 338. €39.80. ISBN 3-487-13023-8.

Komorowska, J., Vettius Valens of Antioch: An Intellectual Monography. Cracow: Ksiegarnia Akademicka, 2004. Pp. 479. $10.00. ISBN 83-7188-721-3.

Kranz, Dirk Kurt, Bibliografia delle bibliografie patristiche e materie affini. Sussidi e strumenti didattici, 3. Roma: Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum, 2005. Pp. 279. €12.00. ISBN 88-89174-30-7.

Krapinger, Gernot, [Quintilian]. Die Bienen des armen Mannes (Grössere Deklamationen, 13). Cassino: Edizioni dell'Università degli Studi di Cassino, 2005. Pp. 185. ISBN 88-8317-023-7.

Kraut, Richard, and Steven Skultety (edd.), Aristotle's Politics: Critical Essays. Series: Critical Essays on the Classics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. Pp. 274. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-3424-3.

Kunisch, Norbert, CVA. Deutschland, 79. Bochum, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität, Band 1. München: C.H. Beck, 2005. Pp. 76; line drawings 17, pls. 59. €88.00. ISBN 3-406-53754-5.

Lenski, Noel (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 469. $31.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-52157-2.

Leonard, Miriam, Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 288. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-927725-7.

Mazza, Federico, et al., Rivista di Studi Fenici. XXXI, 1 2003. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 96. Subscription (2003): €80.00 (privati Italia); €120.00 (individuals abroad); €100.00 (enti Italia); €140.00 (institutions abroad). ISSN 0390-3877.

McCarthy, Thomas, Nunc Loquamur: Guided Conversations for Latin. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2005. Pp. 78. $14.95. ISBN 1-58510-186-9.

Meissner, Burkhard, Oliver Schmitt, and Michael Sommer (edd.), Krieg - Gesellschaft - Institutionen: Beiträge zu einer vergleichenden Kriegsgeschichte. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2005. Pp. 448. €69.00. ISBN 3-05-004097-1.

Mitchell-Boyask, Robin, Euripides Hecuba: Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2006. Pp. 112. $8.95. ISBN 1-58510-148-6.

Montana, Fausto (ed.), Interpretazioni antiche di Aristofane. Pleiadi, 3. Sarzana (La Spezia): Agorà Edizioni, 2005. Pp. 272. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 88-87218-99-4.

Mountford, J.F. (ed.), Bradley's Arnold Latin Prose Composition. Revised edition. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 450. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86516-595-5.

Newby, Zahra, Greek Athletics in the Roman World. Victory and Virtue. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 400. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-927930-6.

Oakley, S.P., A Commentary on Livy Books VI-X. Volume 4: Book X. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 670; halftones 6 , fig. 1, maps 2. $225.00. ISBN 0-19-927256-5.

O'Connell, Erin, Heraclitus & Derrida. Presocratic Deconstruction. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. Pp. 186. $61.95. ISBN 0-8204-7492-4.

Radt, Stefan (comm.), Strabons Geographika. Band 4. Buch XIV-XVII: Text und Übersetzung. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005. Pp. 574. €169.00. ISBN 3-525-25953-0.

Rathmann, Michael, Diodoros. Griechische Weltgeschichte. Buch XVIII-XX. Teilband A: Einleitung und Übersetzung; Teilband B: Kommentar und Anhang. Bibliothek der griechischen Literature, Band 63A/B. Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 2005. Pp. 314; 317. €138.00 / €98.00. ISBN 3-7772-0516-8; 3-7772-0517-6.

Riethmüller, Jürgen, Asklepios. Heiligtümer und Kulte. 2 Bände. Antike Heiligtümer, Band 2. Heidelberg: Verlag Archäologie und Geschichte, 2005. Pp. 392; 502; pls., ills. €135.00. ISBN 3-935289-30-8.

Roberto, Umberto (ed.), Ioannis Antiocheni Fragmenta ex Historia Chronica. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 154. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 661. €178.00. ISBN 3-11-018687-X.

Roberts, Charlotte, and Keith Manchester, The Archaeology of Disease. Third edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Pp. 338. $39.95. ISBN 0-8014-4232-X.

Rosato, Claudio, Euripide sulla scena latina arcaica. La "Medea" di Ennio e le "Baccanti" di Accio. Lecce: Pensa Multimedia, 2005. Pp. 245. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8232-421-4.

Ruschenbusch, Eberhard, Kleine Schriften zur griechischen Rechtsgeschichte. Philippika 10. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2005. Pp. 248. €68.00. ISBN 3-447-05220-1.

Russell, Daniel, Plato on Pleasure and the Good Life. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 200 Pp. 272. £45.00. ISBN 0-19-928284-6.

Schepens, G., and J. Bollansée, The Shadow of Polybius. Intertextuality as a Research Tool in Greek Historiography. Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Leuven, 21-22 September 2001. Studia Hellenistica, 42. Leuven: Peeters, 2005. Pp. xii, 345. €65.00. ISBN 90-429-1658-3.

Sedley, David (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy. Volume XXIX. Winter 2005. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 412. £42.00. ISBN 0-19-928745-7.

Sehlmeyer, Markus, and Uwe Walter, Unberührt von jedem Umbruch? Der Althistoriker Ernst Hohl zwischen Kaiserreich und früher DDR. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2005. Pp. 125. €27.90. ISBN 3-938032-08-1.

Shotter, David, Augustus Caesar. First published in 1991. Second edition. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 128. $14.99 (pb). ISBN 0-415-31936-6.

Stoevesandt, Magdalene, Feinde - Gegner - Opfer. Zur Darstellung der Troianer in den Kampfszenen der Ilias. SBA 30. Basel: Schwabe, 2005. Pp. xii, 490. €75.50. ISBN 3-7965-2082-0.

Sunodinou, Katerina, Euripides. Hecabe. 2 volumes. Athens: Daedalus-Zaharopoulos, 2005. Pp. 241; 482. €12.56. ISBN 960-227-339-9. (modern Greek)

Timpanaro, Sebastiano, The Genesis of Lachmann's Method. Edited and translated by Glenn W. Most. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005. Pp. 256; halftone 1. $47.50. ISBN 0-226-80405-4.

Vidal-Naquet, Pierre, L'Atlantide: petite histoire d'un mythe platonicien. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2005. Pp. 198. €18.00. ISBN 2-251-38071-X.

Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, History of the Art of Antiquity. Introduction by Alex Potts. Translation by Harry Francis Mallgrave. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 448; b/w ills. 38. $67.50. ISBN 0-89236-668-0.

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