Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2006.12.01

BMCR Books Received (November).  

Bacchetta, Alberto, Oscilla. Rilievi sospesi di età romana. Il Filarete. Collana di studia e testi. Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2006. Pp. 666; ills. 61. €68.00 (pb). ISBN 987-88-7916-327-9.

Barnes, Jonathan (comm.), Porphyry. Introduction. Clarendon Later Ancient Philosophers. Reprint of 2003 edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xxvi, 415. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-928869-0.

Barton, Alfred Thomas (trans.), Gulielmi Shakespeare Carmina Latine Reddita. Latin Elegies after William Shakespeare's Sonnets. Newly edited with a commentary and a revised text of Shakespeare's Sonnets by Ludwig Bernays. With an essay by Markus Marti. Dozwil: Signathur, 2006. Pp. 237. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-908141-43-3.

Ben Abed, Aïcha (ed.), Stories in Stone. Conserving Mosaics of Roman Africa. Masterpieces from the National Museums of Tunisia. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 188; ills. 160. $75.00. ISBN 0-89236-803-9.

Ben Abed, Aïcha, Tunisian Mosaics. Treasures from Roman Africa. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2006. Pp. 138; ills. 141. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-89236-857-8.

Bénatouïl, Thomas, Faire usage. La pratique du stoïcisme. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiqué classique. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2006. Pp. 364. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7116-1840-4.

Birley, A., Hadrian. Der rastlose Kaiser. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2006 Pp.124. €24.90. ISBN 978-3-8053-3656-7.

Boardman, John, The History of Greek Vases. Reprint of the 2001 edition. London: Thames and Hudson, 2006. Pp. 320; ills. 358. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-500-28593-4.

Bowersock, G. W., Mosaics as History. The Near East from Late Antiquity to Islam. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 146; ills. 50. $22.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02292-8.

Brillet-Dubois, Pascale, and Édith Parmentier (edd.), Philologia. Mélanges offerts à Michel Casevitz. Collection de la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée, 35. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée, 2006. Pp. 381. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-903264-28-4.

Caire, Emmanuèle, and Sylvie Pittia, Guerre et diplomatie romaines. IVe-IIIe siècles. Pour un réexamen des sources. Textes et Documents de la Méditerranée antique et médiévale. Aix-en-Provence: Université de Provence, 2006. Pp. 324. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 2-85399-649-2.

Casal, L. Abad, S. Keay, and S. Ramallo Asensio (edd.), Early Roman Towns in Hispania Tarraconensis. Journal of Roman Archaeology Suppl. Series, 62. Portsmouth, RI: JRA, 2006. Pp. 237; ills. 120. $84.50. ISBN 1-887829-62-8.

Casinos Mora, Francisco Javier, De Hereditatis Petitione. Estudios sobre el significado y contenido de la herencia y su reclamación en derecho romano. Madrid: Dykinson, 2006. Pp. 243. ISBN 84-9772-907-2.

Cerutti, Steven M., Cicero. Pro Archia Poeta Oratio. Introduction, Text, Vocabulary, and Commentary. Second edition. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. xxvii, 128. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-642-4.

Clarke, M. J., B. G. F. Currie, and R. O. A. M. Lyne (edd.), Epic Interactions. Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 441. $125.00. ISBN 0-19-927630-7.

Coltman, Viccy, Fabricating the Antique. Neoclassicism in Britain, 1760-1800. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 248; ills. 90. $48.00. ISBN 0-226-11396-5.

David, A. P., The Dance of the Muses. Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 284. $85.00. ISBN 0-19-929240-X.

de Ste. Croix, G. E. M., Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 394. $105.00. ISBN 0-19-927812-1.

DeMaria, Jr., Robert, and Robert D. Brown (edd.), Classical Literature and Its Reception. An Anthology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 523. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 1-4051-1294-8.

Dettmer, Helena, and LeaAnn A. Osburn, A Catullus Workbook. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 243. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-086516623-3.

Dobreff, James, Hermannus Samsonius to Axel Oxenstierna. Latin Correspondence from 1621 to 1630 with Linguistic and Historical Commentaries. Lund: Lund University Press, 2006. Pp. 189; ills. 3. ISBN 91-628-6952-3.

Ducat, Jean, Spartan Education. Youth and Society in the Classical Period. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. xvii, 361. $100.00. ISBN 1-905125-07-0.

Dunand, Françoise, and Roger Lichtenberg, Mummies and Death in Egypt. Translated by David Lorton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006. Pp. 400; ills. 23, maps 4. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-4472-2.

Elliott, J. K. (ed.), The Collected Biblical Writings of T. C. Skeat. Leiden: Brill, 2004. Pp. xxxiv, 299. $174.00. ISBN 90-04-13920-6.

Evans, James, and J. Lennart Berggren, Geminos's Introduction to the Phenomena. A Translation and Study of a Hellenistic Survey of Astronomy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006. Pp. 325. $49.50. ISBN 0-691-12339-X.

Evely, D. (ed.), Lefkandi IV. The Bronze Age. The Late Helladic IIIC Settlement at Xeropolis. Supplementary Vol. No. 39. Oxford: British School at Athens, 200 Pp. 332; pls. 103. €98.00. ISBN 0-904887-51.

Fotopoulos, John (ed.), The New Testament and Early Christian Literature in Greco-Roman Context. Studies in Honor of David E. Aune. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 468. $179.00. ISBN 978-90-4-14304-3.

Frakes, Robert M., and Elizabeth DePalma Digeser (edd.), Religious Identity in Late Antiquity. Campbellville: Edgar Kent, 2006. Pp. 290. $82.50. ISBN 0-88866-653-5.

Gangloff, Anne, Dion Chrysostome et les mythes. Hellénisme, communication et philosophie politique. Grenoble: Éditions Jérôme Millon, 2006. Pp. 428. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 2-84137-195-6.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. N.S. 82, N. 1 (2006) Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 183. €200.00 (pb). ISSN 0033-4987.

Gibson, Bruce, Statius. Silvae 5. Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. lii, 492. $145.00. ISBN 0-19-927715-X.

Golder, Herbert (ed.), Arion. Fall 2006. Third Series, Vol. 14, no. 2. Boston, MA: Boston University, 2006. Pp. 196; ills. 2. $10.50 (pb). ISSN 0095-5809.

González Vázquez, Carmen, Diccionario del Teatro Latino. Léxico, dramaturgia, escenograf√≠a. Madrid-Málaga: Ediciones Clásicas & Charta Antiqua, 2004. Pp. xxi, 334. ISBN 84-7882-519-3.

Göransson, Elisabet, Letters of a Learned Lady. Sophia Elisabeth Brenner's Correspondence, with an Edition of her Letters to and from Otto Sperling the Younger. Stockholm: Almqvist and Wiksell International, 2006. Pp. 262; ills 4. ISBN 91-22-02157-4.

Gregory, Tobias, From Many Gods to One. Divine Action in Renaissance Epic. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 240. $30.00. ISBN 978-0-226-30755-8.

Grene, David, Of Farming and Classics. A Memoir. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 184; ills. 8. $30.00. ISBN 0-226-30801-4.

Haarer, F.K., and Elizabeth Jeffreys (edd.), Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies. London, 21-26 August 2006. Volumes I-III. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006. Pp. 395; 310; 401. $375.00. ISBN 0-7546-5740-X.

Hagmaier, Andreas, M. A. Muret, 'Iulius Caesar'. M. Virdung, 'Brutus'. Zwei neulateinische Tragödien. Text, Übersetzung und Interpretation. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 336. €84.00. ISBN 978-3-598-77847-6.

Hall, Jonathan M., A History of the Archaic Greek World, ca. 1200-479 BCE. Blackwell History of the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 321; ills. 29, maps 9. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 0-631-22668-0.

Hamilakis, Y., and N. Momigliano (edd.), Archaeology and Europe Modernity. Producing and Consuming the 'Minoans.' Creta Antica vol. 7. Padova: Bottega d'Erasmo, 2006. Pp. 294; ills. 63. €104.00 (pb). ISBN 88-6125-007-6.

Haselberger, Lothar, and John Humphrey (edd.), Imaging Ancient Rome. Documentation. Visualization. Imagination. Proceedings of the Third Williams Symposium on Classical Architecture. Journal of Roman Archaeology Suppl. Series, 61. Portsmouth, RI: JRA, 2006. Pp. 337; ills. 200. $125.00. ISBN 1-887829-61-X.

Hodkinson, Stephen, and Anton Powell (edd.), Sparta and War. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. 309. $79.50. ISBN 1-905125-11-9.

Hurlet, Frédéric, Le proconsul et le prince d'Auguste à Dioclétien. Ausonius Editions. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 350. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 2-910023-77-X.

Jolivet, Vincent, Ruines italiennes. Photographies des collections Alinari. Sabadell: Gallimard, 2006. Pp. 160; ills. 170. €35.00. ISBN 2-07-011866-5.

Kalmin, Richard, Jewish Babylonia between Persia and Roman Palestine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 285. €38.99. ISBN 0-19-530619-8.

Kaster, Robert A. (comm.), Cicero. Speech on Behalf of Publius Sestius. Clarendon Ancient History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 493. $135.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-928302-8.

Kelly, Gordon P., A History of Exile in the Roman Republic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 260. $70.00. ISBN 0-521-84860-1.

Kitchell, Kenneth F., and Sean Smith, Catullus. A Legamus. Transitional Reader. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. xxx, 160. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-634-9.

Koehl, Robert B., Aegean Bronze Age Rhyta. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2006. Pp. 423; ills. 17, pls. 6, figs. 47. $120.00. ISBN 1-931534-16-0.

Kouremenos, Theokritos, George M. Parássoglou, and Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou (edd.), The Derveni Papyrus. STCPF 13. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2006. Pp. 307; ills. 30. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 88-222-5567-4.

Kulikowski, Michael, Rome's Gothic Wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 225; maps 4. $29.00. ISBN 0-521-84633-1.

Kunisch, Nobert, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Deutschland Band 81: Bochum, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität. Band 2. München: C.H. Beck, 2006. Pp. 82; ills. 87. ISBN 978-3-406-54442-2.

Makin, Stephen (comm.), Aristotle. Metaphysics. Book Theta. Clarendon Aristotle Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xlii, 289. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-875108-7.

Manuwald, Bernd, Platon Protagoras. Eingeleitet, übersetzt und erläutert. Sammlung Philosophie, 6. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. xxxix, 241. €24.90 (pb). ISBN 3-525-30605-9.

Maso, Stefano, Fondements philosophiques du risque. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2006. Pp. 219. €19.50 (pb). ISBN 2-296-01065-2.

Maso, Stefano, Le regard de la vérité. Cinq études sur Sénèque. Ouverture Philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2006. Pp. 231. €20.50 (pb). ISBN 2-296-00898-4.

Mazza, Federico (ed.), Revista di studi Fenici. XXXII, I. 2004. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche Istituto di Studi sulle Civiltà Italiche e del Mediterraneo Antico. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 97; ills. 25, maps 5. €180.00 (pb). ISSN 0390-3877.

McCann, Anna Marguerite, and John Peter Oleson, Deep-Water Shipwrecks off Skerki Bank. The 1997 Survey. Journal of Roman Archaeology Suppl. Series, 58. Portsmouth, RI: JRA, 2004. Pp. 224; ills. 228. $99.00. ISBN 1-887829-58-X.

Meltzer, Gary S., Euripides and the Poetics of Nostalgia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 266. $80.00. ISBN 0-521-85873-9.

Morrison, James V., Reading Thucydides. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2006. Pp. 282. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8142-1035-2.

Orfanos, Charalampos, Les sauvageons d'Athènes. Ou la didactique du rire chez Aristophane. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 368. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-38079-7.

Osanna, Massimo, and Mario Torelli (edd.), Sicilia ellenistica, consuetudo italica. Alle origini dell'architettura ellenistica d'Occidente. Atti dell'Incontro di studio (Spoleto, 2004). Biblioteca di "Sicilia antiqua", 1. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2006. Pp. 270; ills. 100. €150.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-104-2.

Padusa. Anno XLI. Nuova serie. 2005. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 233; ills. 100. €195.00 (pb). ISSN 0393-0149.

Pellegrino, David R., Catullus Vocabulary Cards for AP Selections. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 84. $17.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-653-0.

Relihan, Joel C., The Prisoner's Philosophy. Life and Death in Boethius's Consolation. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006. Pp. 248. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-268-04024-6.

Rouveret, Agnès, Sandrine Dubel, and Valérie Naas (edd.), Couleurs et matières dans l'antiquité. Textes, techniques et pratiques. Paris: Éditions Rue d'Ulm, 2006. Pp. 299. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7288-0362-5.

Rühl, Meike, Literatur gewordener Augenblick. Die Silven des Statius im Kontext literarischer und sozialer Bedingungen von Dichtung. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 81. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 421. €118.00. ISBN 978-3-11-019112-7.

Sanguineti, Edoardo, Teatro antico. Traduzioni e ricordi. Milano: BUR, 2006. Pp. 337. €11.20 (pb). ISBN 88-17-01251-3.

Sassi, Maria Michela (ed.), La costruzione del discorso filosofico nell'età dei Presocratici. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2006. Pp. xii, 397. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7642-180-7.

Schofield, Malcolm, Plato. Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 384. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-924946-6.

Sheffield, Frisbee C. C., Plato's Symposium. The Ethics of Desire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 252. $99.00. ISBN 0-19-928677-9.

Sineux, Pierre, Qu'est-ce qu'un dieu grec? 50 Questions. Paris: Klincksieck, 2006. Pp. 191. €13.50 (pb). ISBN 978-2-252-03589-4.

Spielvogel, Jörg, Septimius Severus. Gestalten der Antike. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006. Pp. 240; ills. 35. €34.90. ISBN 978-3-534-15426-5.

Stavrianopolou, Eftychia (ed.), Ritual and Communication in the Graeco-Roman World. Kernos. Supplément 16. Liège: CIERGA, 2006. Pp. 350. €40.00 (pb). ISSN 0776-3824.

Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke, and Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp (edd.), Erinnerungsorte der Antike. Die römische Welt. München: C.H. Beck, 2006. Pp. 795. €38.00. ISBN 978-3-406-54682-2.

Taylor, C. C. W. (comm.), Aristotle. Nicomachean Ethics. Books II-IV. Clarendon Aristotle Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xxiv, 258. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 0-19-825067-3.

Martinelli Tempesta, Stefano, Studi sulla tradizione testuale del de Tranquillitate Animi di Plutarco. Accademia Toscana di Scienze e Lettere. Firenze: Olschki, 2006. Pp. 273; ills. 14. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 88-222-5564-X.

Vanhove, D., Thorikos: Graffiti - Dipinti - Stamps. Fouilles de Thorikos 3. Leuven: Peeters, 2006. Pp.252. €95.00. ISBN 90-429-1578-1.

Velardi, Roberto (trans.), Platone. Fedro. Introduzione, traduzione, e note. Milano: BUR, 2006. Pp. 317. €9.80 (pb). ISBN 88-17-01221-1.

von Albrecht, Michael, Vergil: Bucolica-Georgica-Aeneis. Eine Einführung. Heidelberger Studienhefte zum Altertumswissenschaft. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2006. Pp. 235. €19.00. ISBN 3-8253-5265-X.

Warrior, Valerie M. (trans.), Livy. The History of Rome. Books 1-5. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2006. Pp. xliv, 452; maps 7. $13.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87220-723-3.

Warrior, Valerie M., Roman Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xvii, 165; ills. 81, maps 7. $19.99 (pb). ISBN 0-521-53212-4.

Waterfield, Robin, Xenophon's Retreat. Greece, Persia and the End of the Golden Age. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Pp. 250; ills. 26, maps 3. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02356-7.

Weeber, Karl-Wilhelm, Luxus in alten Rom. Die öffentliche Pracht. Darmstadt: Primus, 2006. Pp. 184. ills. 100. €39.90. ISBN 978-3-89678-296-0.

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