Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.09.01

BMCR Books Received (August).  


Anagnostou-Laoutides, Evangelia, Eros and Ritual in Ancient Literature: Singing of Atalanta, Daphnis and Orpheus. Gorgias Dissertations, 11. Classics Volume 3. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2005. Pp. 574. $75.00. ISBN 1-931956-72-3.

Anastassiou, Anargyros, and Dieter Irmer (edd.), Testimonien zum Corpus Hippocraticum. Teil 1: Nachleben der hippokratischen Schriften bis zum 3. Jahrhundert n. Chr. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 579. €139.00. ISBN 3-525-25814-3.

Anello, Pietrina, Giuseppe Martorana, and Roberto Sammartano (edd.), Ethne e religioni nella Sicilia Antica. Atti del convegno (Palermo, 6-7 dicembre 2000). Supplementi a "Kókalos", 18. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2006. Pp. 435; pls. 19. €200.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7689-190-0.

Angeli Bertinelli, Maria Gabriella, and Angela Donati (edd.), Le vie della storia: migrazioni di popoli, viaggi di individui, circolazione di idee nel Mediterraneo antico. Atti del II Incontro Internazionale di Storia Antica (Genova 6-8 ottobre 2004). Serta Antiqua et Mediaevalia IX. Storia Antica V. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2006. Pp. 405; pls. 6. €160.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7689-230-3.

Bagnall, Roger S., and Raffaella Cribiore (edd.), Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC - AD 800. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2006. Pp. 440; b/w photos 32. $75.00. ISBN 0-472-11506-5.

Bezantakos, Nikos P., and Chrestos K. Tsangales (edd.), Mousaôn archômetha: O Hsiodos kai h archaikê epikê poiesê. Athens: Patakis, 2006. Pp. 591. ISBN 960-16-1897-X.

Bonadeo, Alessia, Iride: un arco tra mito e natura. Le Monnier Università. Lingue e letterature. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2004. Pp. 259. €17.30 (pb). ISBN 88-00-86092-3.

Bonadeo, Alessia, Mito e natura allo specchio: l'eco nel pensiero greco e latino. Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di lettere e filosofia dell'Università di Pavia, 103. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2003. Pp. 162; pls. 25. €13.00 (pb). ISBN 88-467-0807-5.

Bonfante, Larissa, and Judith Swaddling, Etruscan Myths. The Legendary Past. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006. Pp. 80; b/w pls. 40. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 0-292-70606-5.

Bresson, Alain, Marie-Paule Masson, Stavros Perentidis, and Jérome Wilgaux. (edd.), Parenté et société dans le monde grec de l'Antiquité à l'Âge moderne. Ausonius Éditions, Études 12. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 412. €40.00. ISBN 2-910023-60-5.

Campbell, Gordon Lindsay, Strange Creatures: Anthropology in Antiquity. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 185. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3391-0.

Cartledge, Paul, The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece. Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 2003. Pp. 304. $27.95. ISBN 1-58567-402-8.

Cartledge, Paul, Thermopylae: The Battle that Changed the World. Woodstock: The Overlook Press, 2006. Pp. 336; b/w pls. 35; maps 6. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 1-58567-566-0.

Chavalas, Mark. W. (ed.), Historical Sources in Translation: The Ancient Near East. Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 445. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-23581-7.

Clay, Jenny Strauss, The Politics of Olympus: Form and meaning in the major Homeric Hymns. Second Edition. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2006. Pp. 289. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-692-0.

Cohen, Beth, The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenian Vases. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 375; color ills. 140 , b/w ills. 95. $85.00. ISBN 0-89236-571-4.

Collier, Michael and Georgia Machemer (trans.), Euripides. Medea. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 128. $10.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-514566-6.

Curnow, Trevor (ed.), The Philosophers of the Ancient World: An A-Z Guide. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 296. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3497-6.

Deligiannis, Ioannis, Fifteenth-Century Latin Translations of Lucian's Essay on Slander. Studia Erudita, 1. Pisa/Roma: Gruppo Editoriale Internazionale, 2006. Pp. 390. €120.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8011-121-3.

Dell'Amico, Piero, and Francisca Pallarés (edd.), Il relitto 'A' di Punta Ala (Castiglione della Pescaia, Grosseto). Archaeologia Maritima Mediterranea, Papers, 1. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2006. Pp. 177. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-115-8.

Freitag, Klaus, Peter Funke, and Matthias Haake (edd.), Kult - Politik - Ethnos: Überregionale Heiligtümer im Spannungsfeld von Kult und Politik. Historia Einzelschriften, 198. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 287. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08718-4.

Gill, Christopher, The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 522. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-815268-X.

Grocock, Christopher, and Sally Grainger (edd.), Apicius: A Critical Edition with an Introduction and English Translation of the Latin Recipe Text of Apicius. Blackawton: Prospect Books, 2006. Pp. 414. $80.00. ISBN 1-903018-13-7.

Haack, Marie-Laurence, Prosopographie des haruspices romains. Biblioteca di "Studi Etruschi", 42. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 224. €195.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-425-5.

Hansen, Mogens Herman, The Shotgun Method: The Demography of the Ancient Greek City-State Culture. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006. Pp. 140. $39.95. ISBN 0-8262-1667-0.

Harding, Phillip (ed.), Didymos: On Demosthenes. Clarendon Ancient History Series, translation, text and commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 286. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-928359-1.

Harries, Jill, Cicero and the Jurists: From Citizens' Law to the Lawful State. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 256. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3432-1.

Horsfall, Nicholas, Vergil, Aeneid 3: A Commentary. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 513. €159.00. ISBN 90-04-14828-0.

Howarth, Randall S., The Origins of Roman Citizenship. Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2006. Pp. 232. $109.95. ISBN 0-7734-5812-3.

Knab, Rainer, Platons Siebter Brief. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung, Kommentar. Spudasmata, Band 110. Hildesheim: Olms, 2006. Pp. 337. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 3-487-13168-4.

Krieckhaus, Andreas, Senatorische Familien und ihre patriae (1./2. Jahrhundert n. Chr.). Studien zur Geschictesforschung des Altertums, Bd. 14. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac, 2006. Pp. xi, 247. €85.00. ISBN 3-8300-1836-3.

Laird, Andrew, The Epic of America: An Introduction to Rafael Landívar and the Rusticatio Mexicana. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 312. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3281-7.

Lambropoulos, Vassilis, The Tragic Idea. Classical Interfaces. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 158. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 0-7156-3558-1.

Lawton, Carol L., Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora. Picture Book 26. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. 52; figs. 58. $4.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-645-7.

Lelli, Emanuele, and Marcello Nobili (edd.), Appunti Romani di Filologia: Studi e communicazioni di filologia, linguistica e letteratura greca e latina. VIII (2006). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 120. €165.00 (pb). ISSN 1129-3764.

Martindale, Charles, and Richard F. Thomas (edd.), Classics and the Uses of Reception. Classical Receptions. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 335. $36.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-3145-4.

Mauzy, Graig A., Agora Excavations, 1931-2006: A Pictoral History. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. 128; figs. 267. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-910-3.

Meissner, Torsten, S-Stem Nouns and Adjectives in Greek and Proto-Indo-European: A Diachronic Study in Word Formation. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 264. $90.00. ISBN 0-19-928008-8.

Moignard, Elizabeth, Greek Vases: An Introduction. Classical World Series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2006. Pp. 116. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-691-2.

Moreno, Jesús Luque, Accentus (PROSOIDIA): El Canto del Lenguaje. Representación de los prosodemas en la escritura alfabética. Granda: Biblioteca de Humanidades / Estadios Clasicos, 2006. Pp. 354. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 84-338-3752-4.

Moreno, Jesús Luque, Puntos y comas: la grafia de la articulación del habla. Biblioteca de Humanidades / Estudios Clasicos. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2006. Pp. 547. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 84-338-3699-4.

Naiden, F. S., Ancient Supplication. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 426. $74.00. ISBN 0-19-518341-X.

Németh, György, Kritias und die Dreissig Tyrannen: Untersuchungen zur Politik und Prosopographie der Führungselite in Athen 404/403 v. Chr. Alte Geschichte, HABES, 43. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 203. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 3-515-08866-0.

Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther, Platon: Kritias. Platon Werke VIII, 4. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 496. €79.90. ISBN 3-525-30431-5.

Newby, Zahra, Athletics in the Ancient World. Classical World Series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2006. Pp. 128. £10.99 (pb). ISBN 1-85399-688-2.

Odahl, Charles Matson, Constantine and the Christian Empire. Paperbound reprint of 2004 edition. London: Routledge, 2005. Pp. 424. £19.00 (pb). ISBN 0-415-38655-1.

Paratore, Ettore, Cicro Giannelli, Gustavo Vinay (edd.), Rivista di cultura classica e medioevale. Anno XLVIII, numero 1, Gennaio-Giugno 2006. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 210. €545.00 (pb). ISSN 0035-6085.

Pasco-Pranger, Molly, Founding the Year: Ovid's Fasti and the Poetics of the Roman Calendar. Mnemosyne Suppl., 276. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 326. $139.00. ISBN 90-04-15130-3.

Perkams, M., and R. M. Piccione (edd.), Proklos: Methode, Seelenlehre, Metaphysik. Philosophia Antiqua, A Series of Studies on Ancient Philosophy, vol. XCVIII. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 431. $180.00. ISBN 90-04-15084-6.

Perry, Jonathan S., The Roman Collegia: The Modern Evolution of an Ancient Concept. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xii, 247. $129.00. ISBN 90-04-15080-3.

Petersen, Lauren, The Freedman in Roman Art and Art History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 294. $90.00. ISBN 00521-85889-5.

Powell, J. G. F. (ed.), M. Tulli Ciceronis: de Re Publica, de Legibus, Cato Maior de Senectute, Laelius de Amicitia. Oxford Classical Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 390. $35.00. ISBN 0-19-814669-8.

Probert, Philomen, Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 444. $150.00. ISBN 0-19-927960-8.

Pugh, Syrithe, Spenser and Ovid. Burlington: Ashgate, 2005. Pp. 302. $99.95. ISBN 0-7546-3905-3.

Raina, Giampiera (ed.), Dissimulazioni della violenza nella Grecia antica. Pavia: Ibis, 2006. Pp. 246. €18.50 (pb). ISBN 88-7164-212-0.

Revermann, Martin, Comic Business: Theatricality, Dramatic Technique, and Performance Contexts of Aristophanic Comedy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 396. $115.00. ISBN 0-19-815271-X.

Riemer, Ulrike, and Peter Riemer (edd.), Xenophobie - Philoxenie. Vom Umgang mit Fremden in der Antike. Potsdamer Alterumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, 7. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. xi, 276. €50.00. ISBN 3-515-08195-X.

Rimell, Victoria, Ovid's Lovers: Desire, Difference, and the Poetic Imagination. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 235. $90.00. ISBN 0-521-86219-1.

Rotroff, Susan I., and Robert D. Lamberton, Women in the Athenian Agora. Picture Book 27. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. 56; figs. 71. $4.95 (pb). ISBN 0-87661-644-9.

Shipley, Graham, John Vanderspoel, David Mattingly, and Lin Foxhall (edd.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 966. $180.00. ISBN 0-521-48313-1.

Sommella, Paolo (ed.), Tabula Imperii Romani: Foglio K - 32, Firenze. Union Academique Internationale, Unione Accademica Nazionale, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2006. Pp. 308; pls. 3. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7140-297-9.

Sommer, Stefan, Rom und die Vereinigungen im südwestlichen Kleinasien (133 v. Chr. - 284 n. Chr.). Pietas, Band 1. Hennef: Buchverlag Marthe Clauss, 2006. Pp. 300. €64.00. ISBN 3-934040-08-X.

Tarrant, Harold, and Dirk Baltzly (edd.), Reading Plato in Antiquity. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 268. £50.00. ISBN 0-7156-3455-0.

Walton, J. Michael, Found in Translation: Greek Drama in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 320. $95.00. ISBN 0-521-86110-1.

Wilberding, James, Plotinus' Cosmology: A Study of Ennead II.I (40). Text, Translation, and Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 269. $105.00. ISBN 0-19-927726-5.

Yardley, J. C. (trans.), Livy. Hannibal's War. Books 21-30. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xliii, 740. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-283159-3.

Yardley, J. C. (trans.), Livy. The Dawn of the Roman Empire. Books 31-40. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xxxvi, 612. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-283293-X.

Yarrow, Liv Mariah, Historiography at the End of the Republic: Provincial Perspectives on Roman Rule. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 396. $115.00. ISBN 0-19-927754-0.

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