Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.03.06

BMCR Books Received (February).  


A Guide to the Getty Villa. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 120; ills. 130. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 0-89236-828-4.

Amann, Martin, Komik in den Tristien Ovids. SBA 31. Basel: Schwabe, 2005. Pp. 304. €61.50. ISBN 3-7965-2149-5.

Barnes, Christopher L.H., Images and Insults. Ancient Historiography and the Outbreak of the Tarentine War. Historia Einzelschriften, 187. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 168. €34.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08689-7.

Beck, Deborah, Homeric Conversation. Hellenic Studies, 14. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (on hehalf of the Center for Hellenic Studies), 2006. Pp. 317. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01962-8.

Bittlestone, Robert, with James Diggle and John Underhill, Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 598. £25.00. ISBN 0-521-85357-5.

Brandes, Wolfram, et al. (edd.), Millennium 2/2005. Jahrbuch zu Kultur und Geschichte des ersten Jahrtausends n. Chr. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 347. €78.00. ISBN 3-11-018513-X.

Briant, Pierre, and Rémy Boucharlat, L'archéologie de l'empire achéménide: nouvelles recherches. Actes du colloque organisé au Collège de France par le "Réseau international d'études et de recherches achéménides" (GDR 2538 CNRS), 21-22 novembre 2003. Paris: De Boccard, 2005. Pp. 355; figs. 91, maps 3. €65.00. ISBN 2-7018-0195-8.

Bruni, Stefano (ed.), Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage. 14(1-2) 2005. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 129. Annual subscription: Italy: €90.00 (individuals); €225.00 (institutions, with online edition); abroad €165.00 (individuals); €395.00 (institutions, with online edition). ISBN 88-8147-390-9.

Bundrick, Sheramy D., Music and Image in Classical Athens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 256. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-84806-7.

Capasso, Mario (ed.), Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia. Rivista internazionale. 2, 2005. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 134. Annual subscription: Italy: €110.00 (individual); €195.00 (institution); Abroad: €170.00 (individual); €265.00 (institution). ISSN 1724-6156.

Carlsen, Jesper, The Rise and Fall of a Roman Noble Family: The Domitii Ahenobarbi 196 BC - AD 68. University of Southern Denmark Studies in History and Social Sciences, vol. 314. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark (distributed in the US and Canada by International Specialized Book Services), 2006. Pp. 259. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 87-7838-996-8.

Clayton, Frederick W. (trans.), The Comedies of Terence. Introduced by Matthew Leigh. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2006. Pp. 290. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-85989-763-X.

Conte, Gian Biagio (ed.), Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici. 55. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 231. Annual subscription: Italia: €65.00 (individuals); €145.00 (institutions, with online edition). Abroad: €145.00 (individuals); €225.00 (institutions, paperback with online edition). ISSN 0392-6338.

Cyrino, Monica Silveira, Big Screen Rome. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. Pp. 274. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-1684-6.

Dancy, R.M., Plato's Introduction of Forms. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. 360. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-83801-0.

Dayton, John C., The Athletes of War. An Evaluation of the Agonistic Elements in Greek Warfare. Campbellville, Ontario: Edgar Kent, 2006. Pp. 200. CAD$65.00. ISBN 0-88866-651-9.

de Grummond, Nancy Thomson, and Erika Simon (edd.), The Religion of the Etruscans. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pp. 239; figs. 145. $50.00. ISBN 0-292-70687-1.

Debiasi, Andrea, L'epica perduta. Eumelo, il Ciclo, l'occidente. Hesperìa, 20. Roma: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 2005. Pp. 311. €205.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8265-312-9.

Dietrich, Thomas, The Origin of Culture and Civilization. The Cosmological Philosophy of the Ancient World View regarding Myth, Astrology, Science, and Religion. Austin, TX: TurnKey Press, 2005. Pp. 357. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 0-9764981-6-2.

Dontas, Nikos A., and Kleopatra Ferla (edd.), Priene. Second edition. Hellenic Studies, 5. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (on behalf of the Center of Hellenic Studies and the Foundation of the Hellenic World), 2006. Pp. 231; photographs 49, architectural drawings 116, graphics 16, GIS models 10. $50.00. ISBN 0-674-01272-0.

Dué, Casey, The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pp. 216. $45.00. ISBN 0-292-70946-3.

Faraone, Christopher, and Laura K. McClure (edd.), Prostitutes & Courtesans in the Ancient World. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. Pp. 360. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-299-21314-5.

Ferdi, Sabah, Corpus des mosaïques de Cherchel. Etudes d'Antiquités Africaines. Aix-en-Provence: Revue Antiquités africaines, 2006. Pp. 352; figs. 25, photos 20. €37.05. ISBN 2-271-06359-0.

Fernández Valverde, Juan, and Enrique Montero Cartelle, Marcial: Epigramas. Volumen I (Libros 1-7). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2004. Pp. 270. ISBN 84-00-08260-5.

Flach, Dieter (ed.), Cornelius Tacitus. Dialogus de oratoribus. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 113. €23.00. ISBN 3-515-08769-9.

Geary, Patrick J., Women at the Beginning. Origin Myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Pp. 128. $19.95. ISBN 0-691-12409-4.

Giuliano, Fabio Massimo, Platone e la poesia. Teoria della composizione e prasi della ricezione. International Plato Studies, 22. Sankt Augustin: Academia, 2005. Pp. 427. €58.00. ISBN 3-89665-294-X.

Goldberg, Sander M., Constructing Literature in the Roman Republic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 249. $70.00. ISBN 0-521-85461-X

Green, Peter, Diodorus Siculus. Books 11-12.371. Greek History, 480-431 BC. The Alternative Version. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pp. 312. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 0-292-71277-4.

Gualerzi, Saverio, Né uomo, né donna, né dio, né dea: Ruolo sessuale e ruolo religioso dell'imperatore Elagabalo. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2005. Pp. 115. €10.00. ISBN 88-555-2842-4.

Harris, W.V. (ed.), Rethinking the Mediterranean. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 436. $115.00. ISBN 0-19-926545-3.

Hekster, Oliver, and Richard Fowler (edd.), Imaginary Kings. Oriens et Occidens, Band 11. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 231. €63.00. ISBN 3-515-08765-6.

Höschele, Regina, Verrückt nach Frauden. Der Epigrammatiker Rufin. Classica Monacensia, 31. Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 200 Pp. 156. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 3-8233-6205-4.

Judson, Lindsay, and Vassilis Karasmanis (edd.), Remembering Socrates. Philosophical Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 280. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-927613-7.

Kennedy, George A. (trans.), Invention and Method. Two Rhetorical Treatises from the Hermogenic Corpus. Writings from the Greco-Roman World, 15. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005. Pp. 292. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58983-121-7.

King, Karen L., The Secret Revelation of John. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 397. $25.00. ISBN 0-674-01903-2.

Knape, Joachim, and Thomas Schirren (edd.), Aristotelische Rhetoriktradition. Akten der 5. Tagung der Karl und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung vom 5.-6. Oktober 2001 in Tübingen. Philosophie der Antike, 18. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 405. €60.00. ISBN 3-515-08595-5.

Kos, Marjeta Sasel, Appian and Illyricum. Ljubljana, Slovenia: Narodni muzej Slovenije, 2005. Pp. 671. €64.00. ISBN 961-6169-36-X.

Koulakiotis, Elias, Genese und Metamorphosen des Alexandermythos im Spiegel der griechischen nichthistoriographischen Überlieferung bis zum 3. Jh. n. Chr. Xenia, Heft 47. Konstanz: UVK Universitätsverlag Konstanz, 2006. Pp. 300. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 3-87940-795-9.

Lalanne, Sophie, Une éducation grecque: rites de passage et construction des genres dans le roman grec ancien. Paris: Éditions la Découverte, 2006. Pp. 311. €27.50. ISBN 2-7071-4364-0.

Lindner, Martin (ed.), Drehbuch Geschichte. Die antike Welt im Film. Antike Kultur und Geschichte, 7. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2006. Pp. 176. €14.90 (pb). ISBN 3-8258-8957-2.

Link, Michael, Die 'Erzählung' des pseudo-Neilos. Ein spätantiker Märtyrerroman. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung, Kommentar. BzA 220. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2005. Pp. 162. €58.00. ISBN 3-598-77832-2.

Lloyd-Jones, Hugh (ed.), Supplementum Supplementi Hellenistici. Texte und Kommentare, 26. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. xiii, 159. €64.00. ISBN 3-11-018537-7.

MacMahon, Ardle, and Jennifer Price (edd.), Roman Working Lives and Urban Living. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2005. Pp. 224. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84217-186-0.

Maehler, Herwig (ed.), Urkunden aus Hermupolis (BGU XIX). Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete, 19. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2005. Pp. 201; pls. 42. €118.00. ISBN 3-598-77594-9.

Massar, Natacha, Soigner et servir: Histoire sociale et culturelle de la médecine grecque à l'époque hellénistique. Paris: De Boccard, 2005. Pp. 338. €33.00. ISBN 2-7018-0185-0.

Nicolini, Lara (ed.), Apuleio: Le metamorfosi o L'asino d'oro. BUR Classici Greci e Latini. Milan: Rizzoli, 2005. Pp. 769. €10.00. ISBN 88-17-00504-5.

Nicosia, Francesco (ed.), Sardinia, Corsica et Baleares Antiquae. An International Journal of Archaeology. III (2005). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 160. Italia: €155.00 (individuals); €245.00 (institutions, paperback with online edition). Abroad: €225.00 (individuals); €295.00 (institutions, paperback with online edition). ISSN 1724-6148.

O'Sullivan, J.N. (ed.), Xenophon Ephesius. De Anthia et Habrocome. Ephesiacorum libri v. Bilbiotheca Teubneriana. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2005. Pp. 128. €98.00. ISBN 3-598-71281-4.

Podlecki, A.J., Aeschylus. Prometheus Bound. Aris & Phillips Classical Texts. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2005. Pp. 222. $28.00 (pb). ISBN 0-85668-472-4.

Richlin, Amy (trans.), Rome and the Mysterious Orient: Three Plays by Plautus. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. Pp. 288. $45.00. ISBN 0-520-24275-0.

Russell, Donald A., and David Konstan (ed.), Heraclitus: Homeric Problems. Writings from the Greco-Roman World, 14. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005. Pp. 176. $20.95 (pb). ISBN 1-58983-122-5.

Schlegel, Catherine M., Satire and the Threat of Speech. Horace's Satires, Book 1. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. Pp. 186. $35.00. ISBN 0-299-20950-6.

Sedley, David L., Sublimity and Skepticism in Montaigne and Milton. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. Pp. 208. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11528-6.

Servadei, Cristina, La figura di Theseus nella ceramica attica: Iconografia e iconologia del mito nell'Atene arcaica e classica. Studi e Scavi nuova serie 9. Bologna: Ante Quem, 2005. Pp. 286. €25.00 (with CD-ROM). ISBN 88-7849-005-9.

Skenteri, Fotini, Herodes Atticus reflected in occasional poetry of Antonine Athens. Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia 13. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wicksell, 2005. Pp. 119. ISBN 91-22-02137-X.

Slim, Hédi, Pol Trousset, Roland Paskoff, Ameur Oueslati, Le Littoral de la Tunisie: Étude géoarchéologique et historique. Études d'Antiquités africaines. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2004. Pp. 308. €49.00. ISBN 2-271-06260-8.

Smith, Warren S. (ed.), Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage from Plautus to Chaucer. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2005. Pp. 295. $65.00. ISBN 0-472-11426-3.

Sobocinski, Melanie Grunow (ed.), Detroit and Rome. Building on the Past. Catalogue of exhibition, October 31-December 2, 2005, Alfred Berkowitz Gallery. Dearborn, MI: University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2005. Pp. 127. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 0-933691-09-2.

Stark, Isolde (ed.), Elisabeth Charlotte Welskopf und die Alte Geschichte in der DDR. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 318. €44.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08457-6.

True, Marion, and Jorge Silvetti, The Getty Villa. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 231. $65.00. ISBN 0-89236-838-1.

Tuck, Steven L., Latin Inscriptions in the Kelsey Museum. The Dennsion & De Criscio Collections. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2006. Pp. 254. $95.00. ISBN 0-472-11516-2.

van Nuffelen, Peter, Un héritage de paix et de piété. Étude sur les histoires ecclésiastiques de Socrate et de Sozomène. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 142. Leuven: Peeters, 2004. Pp. 583. €70.00. ISBN 90-429-1541-2.

Weinbrot, Howard D., Menippean Satire Reconsidered: From Antiquity to the 18th Century. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. 375. $60.00. ISBN 0-8018-8210-9.

Wiesehöfer, Josef (ed.), Theodor Mommsen: Gelehrter, Politiker und Literat. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 259. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08719-2.

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