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Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.04.01

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A Loeb Classical Library Reader. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 234. $9.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-99616-X.

Alaux, Jean, et al., Hôs ephat', dixerit quispiam, comme disait l'autre ... Mécanismes de la citation et de la mention dans les langues de l'Antiquité. Recherches & Travaux, Hors-série no. 15. Grenoble: Éditions littéraires et linguistiques de l'université de Grenoble, 2006. Pp. 365. €13.00 (pb). ISBN 2-9518254-5-5.

Amigues, Suzanne (ed.), Théophraste: Recherches sur les plantes, Tome V Livre IX. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 397. €55.00. ISBN 2-251-00529-3.

Angeli Bertinelli, Maria Gabriella, and Angela Donati (edd.), Il cittadino, lo straniero, il barbaro, fra integrazione ed emarginazione nell'antichità. Atti del I Incontro Internazionale di Storia antica, Genova, 22-24 maggio 2003. Serta Antiqua et Mediaevalia, VII Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2005. Pp. 472; pls. 8. €250.00 ISBN 88-7689-233-8.

Balmuth, Miriam S., David K. Chester, and Patricia A. Johnston (edd.), Cultural Responses to the Volcanic Landscape: The Mediterranean and Beyond. Colloquia and Conference Papers, 8. Boston: Archaeological Institute of America, 2005 Pp. 345. $35.00. ISBN 1-931909-06-7.

Beck, Hans, Karriere und Hierarchie: Die römische Aristokratie und die Anfänge des cursus honorum in der mittleren Republik. Klio: Beihefte, 10. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2005. Pp. 452. €69.80. ISBN 3-05-004154-4.

Borgo, Antonella, Il ciclo di Postumo nel libro secondo di Marziale. Studi Latini 59. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 2005. Pp. 127. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7564-157-9.

Bouzek, Jan, and Lidia Domaradzka (edd.), The Culture of Thracians and their Neighbours. Proceedings of the International Symposium in Memory of Prof. Mieczyslaw Domaradzki, with a Round Table "Archaeological Map of Bulgaria". BAR S1350. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2005. Pp. 282. £36.00. ISBN 1-84171-696-0.

Bowman, Alan, Averil Cameron, and Peter Garnsey (edd.), The Cambridge Ancient History: Volume XII : The Crisis of Empire, A.D. 193-337. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xviii; 965; map. $220.00. ISBN 0-521-30199-8.

Boyle, A.J., Roman Tragedy. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 303. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 0-415-25103-6.

Breglia, Luisa, and Marcello Lupi (edd.), Da Elea a Samo: Filosofi e politici di fronte all'impero ateniese. Atti del Convegno di Studi Santa Maria Capua Vetere, 4-5 giugno 2003. Napoli: Arte Tipografica Editrice, 2005. Pp. 314. €25.00. ISBN 88-89776-16-1.

Bryce, Trevor, The Kingdom of the Hittites. New edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 554. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-928132-7.

Bultrighini, Umberto (ed.), Democrazia e antidemocrazia nel mondo greco. Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi Chieti, 9-11 sprile 2003. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2005. Pp. 540. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-872-4.

Cameron, Averil, Bryan Ward-Perkins, and Michael Whitby (edd.), The Cambridge Ancient History: Volume XIV: Late Antiquity: Empire and Successors, AD 425-600. Reprint. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Pp. xx, 1166. $210.00. ISBN 0-521-32591-9.

Carandini, Andrea, and Emanuele Greco (edd.), Workshop di archeololgia classica: Paesaggi, construzioni, reperti. Annuario internazionale 2 (2005). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 225. Subscription: individuals - €70.00 (Italy); €120.00 (abroad); institutions, paperback with Online Edition - €120.00 (Italy); €180.00 (abroad); institutions, hardback with Online Edition - €215.00 (Italy); €265.00 (abroad). ISSN 1724-9120.

Chauvin, Pierre, and Marie-Christine Fayant (edd.), Nonnos de Panopolis: Les Dionysiacques, Chants XLI-XLIII. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 217. Eur. 49.00. ISBN 2-251-00530-7.

Cojocaru, Victor (ed.), Ethnic Contacts and Cultural Exchanges North and West of the Black Sea. Iasi: Trinitas, 2005. Pp. 549. ISBN 973-7834-37-2.

Corlett, J. Angelo, Interpreting Plato's Dialogues. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2005. Pp. 138. $28.00. ISBN 1-930972-02-4.

Devine, A.M., and Laurence D. Stephens, Latin Word Order. Structured Meaning & Information. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 656. $65.00. ISBN 0-19-518168-9.

Donohue, A.A., Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. xvi, 261. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-84084-8.

Dowden, Ken, Zeus. Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 164. $23.95. ISBN 0-415-30503-9.

Drecoll, Carsten, Nachrichten in der römischen Kaiserzeit: Untersuchungen zu den Nachrichteninhalten in Briefen. Freiburg: Carsten Drecoll Verlag, 2006. Pp. 260. €39.90. ISBN 3-939380-00-8.

Elsner, Jas', and Ian Rutherford (edd.), Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman & Early Christian Antiquity. Seeing the Gods. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 513. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-925079-0.

Facella, Margherita, La dinastia degli Orontidi nella Commagene ellenistico-romana. Studi Ellenistici, 17. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2006. Pp. 508; figs. 65. €165.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1116-0.

Feld, Karl, Barbarische Bürger: Die Isaurier und das römische Reich. Millennium-Studien, 8. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 411. €72.90. ISBN 3-11-018899-6.

Feldman, Martha, and Bonnie Gordon (edd.), The Courtesan's Arts: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 396; CD-Rom. ISBN 0-19-517029-6.

Franco, Carlo, Elio Aristide e Smirne. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2005. Pp. 584. ISBN 88-218-0939-0.

Fulkerson, Laurel, The Ovidian Heroine as Author. Reading, Writing, and Community in the Heroides. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 187. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-84672-2.

Georgoudi, Stella, Renée Koch Piettre, and Francis Schmidt (edd.), La cuisine et l'autel. Les sacrifices en questions dans les sociétés de la Méditerranée ancienne. Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Études, Sciences Religieuses, BEHE 124. Turnhout: Brepols, 2005. Pp. xviii, 460; b/w ills. 23. €75.00 (pb). ISBN 2-503-51739-0.

Grethlein, Jonas, Das Geschichtsbild der Ilias. Eine Untersuchung aus phänomenologischer und narratologischer Perspektive. Hypomnemata, 163. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 381. €64.90. ISBN 3-525-25262-5.

Griffiths, Emma, Medea. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 147; ills. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 0-415-30070-3.

Halper, Edward C., One and Many in Aristotle's Metaphysics. The Central Books. Originally published in 1989 by Ohio State University Press. Las Vega, NV: Parmenides Publishing, 2005. Pp. 340. $38.00. ISBN 1-930972-05-9.

Hatzaki, Eleni M., Knossos: Little Palace. BSA Suppl. 38. London: The British School at Athens, 2005. Pp. xvi, 273; figs. 41, plans 53, b/w pls. 55. £67.00. ISBN 0-904887-50-2.

Henderson, John, Moral and Villas in Seneca's Letters. Places to Dwell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 189. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-82944-5.

Hezser, Catherine, Jewish Slavery in Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 439. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928086-X.

Hirschmann, Vera-Elisabeth, Horrenda Secta. Untersuchungen zum frühchristlichen Montanismus und seinen Verbindungen zur paganen Religion Phrygiens. Historia Einzelschriften 179. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 168. €37.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08675-7.

Holzberg, Niklas, Vergil: der Dichter und sein Werk. München: C.H. Beck, 2006. Pp. 228. €24.90. ISBN 3-406-53588-8.

Hopkins, Andrew, and Maria Wyke (edd.), Roman Bodies: Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century. London: The British School at Rome, 2006. Pp. 265. £32.00. ISBN 0-904152-44-8.

Hübner, Sabine, Der Klerus in der Gesellschaft des spätantiken Kleinasiens. Altertumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium 15. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 318. EUR. 63.00. ISBN 3-515-08727-3.

Hunter, Richard (ed.), The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women. Constructions and Reconstructions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 349. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-83684-0.

Iaia, Cristiano, Produzioni toreutiche della prima età del Ferro in Italia centro-settentrionale. Stili decorativi, circolazione, significato. Biblioteca di "Studi Etruschi", 40. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 320; figs. 110, b/w pls. 21. €340.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-294-5.

Isaac, Benjamin, The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity. Paperback reprint of 2004 edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Pp. 562. $24.95. ISBN 0-691-12598-8.

Jasnow, Richard, and Karl-Theodor Zauzich (edd.), The Ancient Egyptian Book of Thoth: A Demotic Discourse on Knowledge and Pendant to the Classical Hermetica. Volume I: Text; Volume II: Plates. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2005. Pp. xx, 581; x, 67. €178.00 (both volumes). ISBN 3-447-05082-9.

Joost-Gaugier, Christian L., Measuring Heaven: Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006. Pp. 359. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-8014-4396-1.

Jouanno, Corinne (trans.), Vie d'Ésope. La Roue à Livres. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 272. €23.00. ISBN 2-251-33947-7.

Keane, Catherine, Figuring Genre in Roman Satire. American Philological Association. American Classical Studies, 50. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 182. $49.95. ISBN 0-19-518330-4.

Kleiner, Fred S., A History of Roman Art. Belmont, CA: Thompson/Wadsworth 2007 (available now). Pp. 340. $77.95. ISBN 0-534-63846-5.

König, Jason, Athletics and Literature in the Roman Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 398. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-82845-2.

Lloyd-Jones, Hugh, The Further Academic Papers of Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 464. $120.00. ISBN 0-19-927932-2.

Macintosh, Fiona, Pantelis Michelakis, Edith Hall, and Oliver Taplin (edd.), Agamemnon in Performance: 458 BC to AD 2004. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 484. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-926351-5.

Mayer, Jochen Werner, Imus ad villam: Studien zur Villeggiatur im stadtrömischen Suburbium in der späten Republik und frühen Kaiserzeit. Geographica Historia 20. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 265. €44.00. ISBN 3-515-08787-7.

Meadows, Andrew, and Roderick Williams, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Vol. XIII. The Collection of the Society of Antiquaries Newcastle upon Tyne. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 112. $120.00. ISBN 0-19-726310-0.

Messineo, G., and E. Borgia, Ancient Sicily. Monuments Past and Present. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 72; ills. 95, map 1, site plans 2, color overlays 17. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 88-8162-147-9.

Milnor, Kristina, Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus. Inventing Private Life. Oxford Studies in Classical Literature and Gender Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 360. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928082-7.

Mitchell, Joshua, Plato's Fable. On the Mortal Condition in Shadowy Times. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Pp. 208. $35.00. ISBN 0-691-12438-8.

Mohr, Richard D., God and Forms in Plato. Originally published as The Platonic Cosmology (Leiden: Brill, 1985). Las Vegas, NV: Parmenides Publishing, 2005. Pp. xxv, 279. $28.00 (pb). ISBN 1-930972-01-6.

Morgan, Lyvia (ed.), Aegean Wall Painting: A Tribute to Mark Cameron. BSA Studies no. 13. London: The British School at Athens, 2005. Pp. 280; color pls. 90, b/w pls. 135. £79.00. ISBN 0-904887-49-9.

Mühlenbrock, Josef, and Dieter Richter (edd.), Die letzten Studen von Herculaneum. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2005. Pp. 355; ills. 366. €34.90. ISBN 3-8053-3445-1.

Narducci, Emanuele, Sergio Audano, and Luca Fezzi (edd.), Aspetti della Fortuna dell'Antico nella Cultura Europea. Atti della seconda giornata di studi Sestri Levante, 11-12 marzo 2005. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2005. Pp. 107. EUR. 12.00. ISBN 88-467-1442-3.

Nauta, Ruurd R., Harm-Jan van Dam, and Johannes J.L. Smolenaars (edd.), Flavian Poetry. Mnemosyne Suppl. 270. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 408. €109.00. ISBN 90-04-14794-2.

Neils, Jenifer, The Parthenon Frieze. Originally published in 2001. Paperback edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xix, 294; ills. $27.99. ISBN 0-521-68402-1.

Neils, Jenifer (ed.), The Parthenon from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. xvi, 430. $75.00. ISBN 0-25-82093-6.

Osborne, Robin, and Barry Cunliffe, Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 279; ills. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-726325-9.

Palagia, Olga (ed.), Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 326. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-77267-2.

Panvini, Rosalba, and Lavinia Sole, L'acropoli di Gela: stipi, depositi, o scarichi. Corpus delle stipi in Italia XVIII. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2005. Pp. 203; ills. €220.00. ISBN 88-7689-189-7.

Papadopoulou, Thalia, Heracles and Euripidean Tragedy. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 229. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-85126-2.

Parker, Robert, Polytheism and Society at Athens. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 544. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-927483-5.

Pedley, John, Sanctuaries and the Sacred in the Ancient Greek World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 272. $25.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-00635-X.

Penner, Terry, and Christopher Rowe, Plato's Lysis. Cambridge Studies in the Dialogues of Plato. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 366. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-79130-8.

Raphael, Frederic, Some Talk of Alexander: A Journey Through Space and Time in the Greek World. New York: Thames & Hudson Inc., 2006. Pp. 336. $40.00. ISBN 0-500-51288-4.

Reinhardt, Tobias, Michael Lapidge, and J.N. Adams (edd.), Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose. Proceedings of the British Academy, 129. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 514. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-726332-1.

Renieris, Markos, Inquiries and Conjectures about Blossius and Diophanes. Edited by G. Arabatzis and Chr. Baloglou, preface by C. Despotopoulous. Athens: Academy of Athens, 2005. Pp. 101, 199. ISBN 960-404-074-X.

Riggs, Christina, The Beautiful Burial in Roman Egypt. Art, Identity, and Funerary Religion. Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. 334. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-927665-X.

Rizzo, Francesco Paolo, Sicilia cristiana dal I al V secolo. Volume primo. Testimonia Siciliae Antiqua I, 14; Supplementi a Kokalos, 17. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2005. Pp. 265. €85.00. ISBN 88-7689-191-9.

Santi Amantani, Luigi (ed.), Dalle parole ai fatti: Relazioni interstatali e comunicazione politica nel mondo antico. Rapporti interstatali nell'antichità, 3. Roma: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 2005. Pp. 149. ISBN 88-8265-332-3.

Scharf, Ralf, Der Dux Mogontiacensis ind die Notitia Dignitatum: Eine Studie zur spätantiken Grenzverteidigung. Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexicon der Germanischen Altertumskunde, 48. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. Pp. 352. €98.00. ISBN 3-11-018835-X.

Seddon, Keith, Epictetus' Handbook and the Table of Cebes. Guides to Stoic Living. London/New York: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 282. $30.95 (pb). ISBN 0-415-32452-1.

Shaw, Joseph W., Kommos: A Minoan Harbor Town and Greek Sanctuary in Southern Crete. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2005. Pp. 171. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-659-7.

Sivonen, Pauli, Being a Roman Magistrate. Office-Holding and Roman Identity in Late Antique Gaul. Bibliotheca Historica 101. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 2006. Pp. 178. ISBN 951-746-806-7.

Slavazzi, Fabrizio (ed.), Arredi di lusso di età romana. Da Roma alla Cisalpina. Flos Italiae, 6. Milano: All'Insegna del Giglio, 2005. Pp. 209. €28.00. ISBN 88-7814-480-0.

Sternberg, Rachel Hall (ed.), Pity and Power in Ancient Athens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 356. $75.00. ISBN 0-521-84552-1.

Strazzulla, M.J., Ancient Lebanon. Monuments Past and Present. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 72; color ills. 80, map 1, site plans 4, color overlays 16. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 88-8162-142-8.

Usher, M.D. (comm.), A Student's Seneca. The Letters and Selections from De providentia and De vita beata. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. Pp. 181. $16.95. ISBN 0-8061-3744-4.

Verstraete, Beert C., and Vernon Provencal (edd.), Same-Sex Desire and Love in Greco-Roman Antiquity and in the Classical Tradition of the West. (= Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 49, nos. 3/4, 2005) Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press, 2005. Pp. 491. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 1-56023-604-3.

Villing, Alexandra, The Greeks in the East. The British Museum Research Publication, no. 157. London: The British Museum Press, 2005. Pp. 123. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 0-86159-157-7.

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