Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.07.09

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Algra, Keimpe, Jonathan Barnes, Jaap Mansfeld, and Malcolm Schofield (edd.), The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy. Reprint of the 1999 edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 916. $48.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-61670-0.

Allen, Michael J. B. (trans.), Marsilio Ficino: Platonic Theology, Vol. 6. Books xvii - xviii. Latin text edited by James Hankins with William Bowen. I Tatti Renaissance Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 415. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-01986-5.

Andrikou, Eleni, Vassilis L. Aravantinos, Louis Godart, Anna Sacconi, and Joanita Vroom (edd.), Thèbes. Fouilles de la Cadmée II.2. Les tablettes en linéaire B de la Odos Pelopidou: le contexte archéologique. La cèramique de la Odos Pelopidou et la chronologie du linéaire B. Biblioteca di "Pasiphae". Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 264; pls. 77, figs. 66. €345.00. ISBN 88-8147-395-X.

Armstrong, Rebecca, Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 368. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928403-2.

Bartsch, Shadi, The Mirror of the Self: Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 312. $45.00. ISBN 0-226-03835-1.

Beaumont, Lesley, Craig Barker, and Elizabeth Bollen (edd.), Mediterranean Archeology, Vol. 7, 2004: Festschrift in Honour of J. Richard Green. Sydney: University of Sydney, 2004. Pp. 327; pls. 45. AUS$75.00. ISSN 1030-8482.

Beck, Roger, The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire: Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 285. $95.00. ISBN 0-19-814089-4.

Bett, Richard (ed.), Sextus Empiricus: Against the Logicians. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 207. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53195-0.

Blok, Josine H., and Andre P. M. H. Lardinois (edd.), Solon of Athens: New Historical and Philological Approaches. Mnemosyne, Suppl. 272. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 476. $199.00. ISBN 90-04-14954-6.

Boardman, John, The World of Ancient Art. New York: Thomas & Hudson, 2006. Pp. 406; illus. 700. $65.00. ISBN 0-500-23827-8.

Bockmuehl, Markus, and Donald A. Hagner (edd.), The Written Gospel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 360. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-54040-2.

Bomer, Franz, P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphosen: Addenda, Corrigenda, Indices. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2006. Pp. 352. €95.00. ISBN 3-8253-5189-0.

Boud'hors, Anne, Jean Gascou, and Denyse Vaillancourt (edd.), Onzième journée d'études (Strasbourg, 12-14 juin 2003). Études coptes IX. Université des Sciences Humaines de Strasbourg. Cahiers de la bibliothèque copte 14. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 404. €56.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7018-0190-7.

Brancacci, Aldo (ed.), Philosophy and Doxography in the Imperial Age. Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere la Colombaria. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2005. Pp. 186. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 88-222-5474-0.

Brunn, Christer (ed.), Interpretare i bolli laterizi di Roma e della valle del Tevere: produzione, storia economica e topografia. Atti del Convegno all'École Française de Rome e all'Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 31 marzo e 1 aprile 2000. Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae 32. Roma: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 2005. Pp. 323. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 952-5323-10-2.

Bugh, Glenn R. (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 371. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53570-0.

Butler, Shane (ed.), Angelo Poliziano: Letters. Volume I, Books I-IV. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 21. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Pp. 362. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-02196-7.

Carastro, Marcello, La cité des mages: penser la magie en Grèce Ancienne. Grenoble: Éditions Jérôme Millon, 2006. Pp. 271. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 2-84137-190-5.

Chancey, Mark A., Greco-Roman Culture and the Galilee of Jesus. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series, 134. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 304. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-84647-1.

Compton, Todd M., Victim of the Muses: Poet as Scapegoat, Warrior and Hero in Greco-Roman and Indo-European Myth and History. Center for Hellenic Studies, 11. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 432. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-674-01958-X.

Cottone, Rossella Saetta, Aristofane e la poetica dell'ingiuria. Aglaia Studi e Ricerche, 6. Rome: Carocci, 2005. Pp. 387. €27.20 (pb). ISBN 88-430-3432-4.

Darcque, Pascal, L'habitat mycénien. Formes et fonctions de l'espace bâti en Grèce continentale à la fin du IIe millénaire avant J.-C. BEFAR, 319. Paris: de Boccard, 2005. Pp. 450; figs. 113, pls. 163. €90.00 (pb). ISBN 2-86958-189-0.

de la Genière, Juliette, Kastraki, un sanctuaire en Laconie. Études Péloponnésiennes XII. Paris: de Boccard, 2005. Pp. iv, 119; photos 2, figs. 23. €80.00. ISBN 2-86958-215-3.

Dennis, Rodney G. (trans.), Giovanni Gioviano Pontano: Baiae. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 22. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 236. $29.95. ISBN 0-674-02197-5.

Dillon, Sheila, and Katherine E. Welch (edd.), Representations of War in Ancient Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 382. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-84817-2.

Doukellis, Panagiotis N., To Ellhniko Topio (The Greek Landscape: Studies in Historical Geography and on the Perception of the Place). Athens: Hestia, 2005. Pp. 405. ISBN 960-05-1199-3.

Dräger, Paul (ed.), Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Homers Ilias (Vorlesung WS 1887/1888 Göttingen). Spudasmata, 109. Hildesheim: Olms, 2006. Pp. 440. €78.00. ISBN 3-487-13136-6.

Erdkamp, Paul, The Grain Market in the Roman Empire: A Social, Political and Economic Study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 364. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-83878-9.

Fagan, Garrett G., and Paul Murgatroyd, From Augustus to Nero: An Intermediate Latin Reader. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 214. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-52804-6.

Finn, Richard, Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice 313-450. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 302. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928360-5.

Flashar, Hellmut (trans.), Euripides Elektra. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2006. Pp. 84. €9.90 (pb). ISBN 3-938032-09-X.

France, Peter, and Kenneth Haynes (edd.), The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English, Vol. 4: 1790 - 1900. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 595. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-924623-8.

Frangoulis, Helene (ed.), Nonnos de Panopolis, Les Dionysiaques: Chants XXXV et XXXVI. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 170. €44.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-00531-5.

Frankfurter, David, Evil Incarnate: Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Satanic Abuse in History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Pp. 312; 10 halftones. $29.95. ISBN 0-691-11350-5.

Fredal, James, Rhetorical Action in Ancient Athens: Persuasive Artistry from Solon to Demosthenes. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2006. Pp. 272; illus. 28. $50.00. ISBN 0-8093-2594-2.

Frings, Irene, Das Spiel mit den eigenen Texten. Wiederholung und Selbstzitat bei Ovid. Zetemata, 124. München: C. H. Beck, 2005. Pp. 302. €64.00 (pb). ISBN 3-406-531-520.

Gagarin, Michael, and David Cohen (edd.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 494. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-52159-9.

Gamble, Harry Y. , Libri e lettori nella chiesa antica - introduzione allo studio della bibbia - supplementi 26. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2006. Pp. 332. €31.40 (pb). ISBN 88-394-07154.

Goukowsky, Paul (ed.), Diodore de Sicile, Bibliothèque Historique Fragments: Livres XXI - XXVI. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 293. €59.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-00532-3.

Gruen, Erich S. (ed.), Cultural Borrowings and Ethnic Appropriations in Antiquity. Oriens et Occidens, 8. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 314. €44.00. ISBN 3-515-08735-4.

Hansen, Mogens Herman, Studies in the Population of Aigina, Athens and Eretria. Historisk-filosofiske Meddelelser 94. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2006. Pp.99. DKK 80.00 (pb). ISBN 87-7304-326-5.

Heckel, Waldemar, Who's Who in the Age of Alexander the Great. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 389. $99.95. ISBN 1-4051-1210-7.

Henderson, Suzanne Watts, Christology and Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark. Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 135. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 287. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-85906-9.

Invernizzi, Antonio (ed.), Parthica. Incontri di culture nel mondo antico, 7. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 176. €245.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-408-5.

Johnson, Emily D., How St. Petersburg Learned to Study Itself: The Russian Idea of Kraevedenie. Studies of the Harriman Institute: Selected Titles in Russian Literature and History. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2006. Pp. 320. $55.00. ISBN 0-271-02872-6.

Jung, Michael, Marathon und Plataiai: Zwei Perserschlacten als "lieux de mémoire" im antiken Griechenland. Hypomnemata, 164. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 427. €69.90. ISBN 3-525-25263-3.

Keilen, Sean, Vulgar Eloquence: On the Rennaissance Invention of English Literature. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. Pp. 240. $40.00. ISBN 0-300-11012-x.

King, R. A. H. (ed.), Common to Body and Soul: Philosophical Approaches to Explaining Living Behaviour in Greco-Roman Antiquity. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 279. €78.00. ISBN 3-11-018333-1.

King, Richard J., Desiring Rome: Male Subjectivity and Reading Ovid's Fasti. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2006. Pp. 352. $69.95. ISBN 0-8142-1020-1.

Köhnken, Adolf, Darstellungsziele und Erzählstrategien in antiken Texten. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 629. €118.00. ISBN 3-11-018250-5.

Kunst, Christiane, Leben und Wohnen in der römischen Stadt. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006. Pp. 167. €39. 90. ISBN 3-534-16285-4.

Kunst, Christiane, Römische Adoption: Zur Strategie einer Familienorganisation. Frankfurter althistorische Beiträge, 10. Hennef: Clauss, 2005. Pp. 351. ISBN 3-934040-07-1.

Lanni, Adriaan, Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical At hens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 224. $65.00. ISBN 0-521-85759-7.

Lees, Clare A., and Gillian R. Overing (edd.), A Place to Believe in: Locating Medieval Landscapes. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2006. Pp. 272. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0-271-02860-2.

Lovatt, Hellen, Statius and Epic Games: Sport, Politics and Poetics in the Thebaid. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 336. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-84742-7.

Mann, William E. (ed.), Augustine's Confessions: Critical Essays. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006. Pp. 252. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-4232-7.

Mattingly, David, An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC-AD 409. London: Penguin, 2006. Pp. 622. CAN$55.00. ISBN 0-713-99063-5.

Millar, Fergus, A Greek Roman Empire: Power and Belief under Theodosius II 408-450. Sather Classical Lectures, Vol. 64. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Pp. 279. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-24703-5.

Mineo, Bernard, Tite-Live et l'histoire de Rome. Klincksieck Etudes et Commentaires, 107. Paris: Klincksieck, 2006. Pp. 384. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 2-252-03572-2.

Moberly, R. W. L., Prophecy and Discernment. Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 281. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-85992-1.

Munn, Mark, The Mother of the Gods, Athens, and the Tyranny of Asia: A Study of Sovereignty in Ancient Religion. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Pp. 476; ills. 19. $49.95. ISBN 0-520-24349-1.

Naso, Alessandro (ed.), Stranieri e non cittadini nei santuari greci. Atti del convegno internazionale. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2006. Pp. 581. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 88-00-86103-2.

Nicolai, Roberto (ed.), RUSMOS: Studi di poesia, metrica e musica greca offerti dagli allievi a Luigi Enrico Rossi per i suoi settant'anni. Seminari Romani di Cultura Greca Quaderni, 6. Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2003. Pp. 387. €30.99 (pb). ISBN 88-7140-247-2.

O'Keefe, Tim, Epicurus on Freedom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 186. $70.00. ISBN 0-521-84696-X.

Osborn, Eric, Clement of Alexandria. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 324. $85.00. ISBN 0-521-83753-7.

Osgood, Josiah, Caesar's Legacy: Civil War and the Emergence of the Roman Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 452. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-67177-9.

Pakaluk, Michael, Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: An Introduction. Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. 342. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-52068-1.

Pentcheva, Bissera V., Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2006. Pp. 312. $60.00. ISBN 0-271-02551-4.

Pernot, Laurent, L'Ombre du Tigre: Recherches sur la réception de Démosthène. Napoli: M. D'Auria editore, 2006. Pp. 355. €80.00. ISBN 88-7092-260-x.

Plaza, Maria, The Function of Humour in Roman Verse Satire: Laughing and Lying. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 370. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928111-4.

Prost, Mark Anthony (trans.), Nonnos of Panopolis: The Paraphrase of the Gospel of John. Ventura: The Writing Shop Press, 1998. Pp. 270. $25.00. ISBN 0-9713170-4-6.

Radke, Gyburg, Das Lächeln des Parmenides: Proklos' Interpretationen zur Platonischen Dialogform. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 78. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 594. €118.00. ISBN 3-11-019014-1.

Rowe, Christopher, and Malcolm Schofield (edd.), The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought. Reprint of the 2000 edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 745. $48.00 (pb). ISBN 0-521-61669-7.

Sherratt, Yvonne, Continental Philosophy of Social Science: Hermeneutics, Genealogy, and Critical Theory from Greece to the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 241. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-67098-5.

Smith, C. J., The Roman Clan: The Gens from Ancient Ideology to Modern Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 393. $100.00. ISBN 0-521-85692-2.

Sorel, Reynal, Chaos et Éternité: Mythologie et philosophie grecques de l'Origine. Vérité des mythes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 192. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 2-251-32439-9.

Sowerby, Robin, The Augustan Art of Poetry: Augustan Translation of the Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 384. $90.00. ISBN 0-19-928612-4.

Spinelli, Emidio, Questioni Scettiche: Letture introduttive al pirronismo antico. I Saggi, 34. Rome: Lithos, 2005. Pp. 211. €11.50 (pb). ISBN 88-89604-07-7.

Stavrianopoulou, Eftychia, Gruppenbild mit Dame: Untersuchungen zur rechtlichen und sozialen Stellung der Frau auf den Kykladen im Hellenismus und in der römischen Kaiserzeit. Heidelberger Althistorische Beiträge und Epigraphische Studien, 42. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 375. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08404-5.

Tschemplik, Andrea (ed.), The Republic. The Comprehensive Student Edition. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. Pp. 416. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 0-7425-4398-6.

Weiss, Roslyn, The Socratic Paradox and its Enemies. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 240. $35.00. ISBN 0-226-89172-0.

Woolliscroft, D. J., and B. Hoffmann, Rome's First Frontier: The Flavian Occupation of Northern Scotland. Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2006. Pp. 272 (16 colour pages). €19.99 (pb). ISBN 07524-3044-0.

Wyke, Maria, Julius Caesar in Western Culture. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 365. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-2599-3.

Zimmermann, Bernhard, Die griechische Komödie. Frankfurt am Main; Verlag Antike, 2006. Pp. 232. €32.90. ISBN 3-938032-10-3.

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