Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.02.06

BMCR Books Received (January).  


Aloni, Antonio, Da Pilo a Sigeo. Poemi cantori e scrivani al tempo dei Tiranni. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2006. Pp. 145. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-928-3.

Arieti, James A., and Roger M. Barrus (trans.), Plato Gorgias. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2007. Pp. 236. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-243-3.

Arrighetti, Graziano, and Mauro Tulli (edd.), Esegesi Letteraria e Riflessione sulla Lingua nella Cultura Greca. Ricerche di Filologia Classica V. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2006. Pp. 190; €60.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1413-5.

Batstone, William W., and Cynthia Damon, Caesar's Civil War. Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 225; $19.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-516511-1.

Bekker-Nielsen, Tonnes (ed.), Rome and the Black Sea Region: Domination, Romanisation, Resistance .Black Sea Studies, 5. Denmark, Aarhus University Press. 2006. Pp. 186. $37.00. ISBN 978-87-7934-174-6.

Betancourt, Philip P., The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and its Territory. Hesperia Supplement 36. Athens: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2006. Pp. 462. $65 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-536-2.

Bilde, Pia Guldager, and Vladimir F. Stolba. (edd.), Surveying the Greek chora: The Black Sea Region in a Comparative Perspective. Black Sea Studies, 4. Denmark, Aarhus University Press. 2006. Pp. 346. €39.95. ISBN 87-7934-238-8.

Bordt, Michael (comm.), Aristoteles' Mexaphysik XII . Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006. Pp. 183. €34.90 (pb). ISBN 978-3-534-15578-1.

Bravi, Luigi, Gli epigrammi di Simonide e le vie della tradizione. Filologia e critica 94. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2006. Pp. 179 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8476-124-8.

Breed, Brian W., Pastoral Inscriptions: Reading and Writing Virgil's Eclogues. Classical Literature and Society Series. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 199. $31.00. ISBN 0-7156-3449-6.

Brisson, Luc, and Jean-François Pradeau (trans.), Platon. Les Lois Livres I à VI. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2006. Pp. 456. €9.80 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071059-1.

Brisson, Luc, and Jean-François Pradeau (trans.), Platon. Les Lois Livres VII à XII. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2006. Pp. 426. €11.80 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071257-8.

Brisson, Luc, and Jean-François Pradeau (trans.), Plotin. Traités 30-37. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2006. Pp. 454. €12.80 (pb). ISBN 2-08-071228-4.

Buora, Maurizio (ed.), Le gemme incise nel settecento et ottocento. Continuità della tradizione classica. Cataloghi e Monografie Archeologiche dei Civici Musei di Udine, 7. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2006. Pp. 155 (pb). ISBN 88-8265-410-9.

Buora, Maurizio, and Luca Villa (edd.), Goti nell'arco alpino orientale. Archeologia di Frontiera, 5. Udine: Società Friulana di Archeologia, 2006. Pp. 182. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88018-45-X.

Cancik, H., and H. Schneider (edd.), Brill's New Pauly. Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. Antiquity, Volume 9 (Mini-Obe). Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 942. $249.00. ISBN 90-04-12272-9.

Coleman, Kathleen M. (comm.), M. Valerii Martialis: Liber Spectaculorum. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 322. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-814481-6.

Colonna, John, and Daniel F. Maras (edd.), Corpus Inscriptionum Etruscarum. Volumniis Secundi. Sectionis 1, fasciculum 5 (Tit. 6325-6723) et Addimentum sectionis II, fasciculi 1 (Tit. 8881-8927). Inscriptiones Veiis et in Agro Venientano, Nepesino Sutrinoque repertae, additis illis in Agro Capenate et Falisco inventis, quae in fasciculo CIE II, 2, 1 desunt, nec non illis perpaucis in finitimis Sabinis repertis. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 136; pls., 37. ISBN 978-88-8147-452-3.

Corbier, Mireille, Donner à voir, donner à lire: mémoire et communication dans la Rome ancienne. Paris: CNRS Editions, 2006. Pp. 292. €45.00. ISBN 978-2-271-06382-3.

Cribiore, Raffaella, The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. 376. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-691-12824-5.

Curnow, Trevor, Ancient Philosophy and Everyday Life. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. Pp. 98. $49.99. ISBN 1-84718-042-6.

Davis, P. J., Ovid & Augustus: A political reading of Ovid's erotic poems. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 183. £45.00. ISBN 0-7156-3559-X.

Deremetz, Alain, and Jacqueline Fabre-Serris (edd.), Dictynna: revue de poétique latine. 2004, no. 1. Pp. 227. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 2-84467-088-1.

Douglas, Mary, Thinking in Circles. An Essay on Ring Composition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. Pp. 192. $28.00. ISBN 978-0-300-11762-2.

Drescher, Dan, Der Goldene Nachttopf. Beobachtungen zu einem Motiv von Herodot bis García Márquez. Vertumnus. Berliner Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie und zu ihren Nachbargebieten Band 2. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2004. Pp. 70. ISBN 3-89744-245-0.

Dubuisson, Michel, and Jacques Schamp (edd.), Jean le lydien. Des magistratures de l'état romain. Tome II. Livres II et III. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2006. Pp. 720. €115.00. ISBN 2-251-00535-8.

Edmunds, Lowell, Oedipus. Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 177. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-415-32935-4.

Edwards, Mark, Culture and Philosophy in the Age of Plotinus. Classical Literature and Society Series. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 198. $31.00. ISBN 0-7156-3563-8.

Fileni, Maria Grazia (comm.), Euripide Eraclidi. I canti. I Canti del Teatro Greco, 2. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2006. Pp. 107. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-116-6.

Flügel, Christian, Spätantike Arztinschriften als Spiegel des Einflusses des Christentums auf die Medizin. Beihefte zum Göttinger forum für Altertumswissenschaft Band 20. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 410. €99.00. ISBN 978-3-89744-258-0.

Fucecchi, Marco (comm.), Una guerra in Colchide. Valeria Flacco, Argonautiche 6,1-426. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2006. Pp. 385. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-467-1442-8.

Gammacurta, Tatiana, Papyrologica scaenica. Hellenica 20. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2006. Pp. 294. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-919-4.

Gori, Stefano, and Maria Chiara Bettini (edd.), Gli etruschi da Genova ad Ampurias. Atti del XXIV Convegno di Studi Etruschi et Italici. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 689. €960.00 (pb). ISBN 88-147-429-8.

Gruber-Miller, John, When Dead Tongues Speak. Teaching Beginning Greek and Latin. American Philological Association. Classical Resources Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 238. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-517495-3.

Hall, Edith, The Theatrical Cast of Athens. Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama & Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 481. $115.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929889-1.

Hansen, Morgens Herman, Polis. An Introduction to the Ancient Greek City-State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 237. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-920850-0.

Harder, M.A., R.F. Regtuit, and G.C. Wakker (edd.), Beyond the Canon. Hellenistica Groningana 11. Leuven: Peeters, 2006. Pp. 388. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 978-90-429-1813-9.

Harrison, Simon, Augustine's Way into the Will. The Theological and Philosophical Significance of De Libero Arbitrio. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 191. £ 45.00. ISBN 0-19-826984-6.

Hawass, Zahi, Valley of the Golden Mummies. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2000. Pp. 224; color ills., 250. $39.95. ISBN 978-977-424-585-5.

Hispania Epigraphica 1989-2000. 2006 CD-ROM issues 1-10. ISBN 84-95215-53-5.

Hömke, Nicola, and Manuel Baumbach (edd.), Fremde Wirklichkeiten. Literarische Phantastik und antike Literatur. Kalliope. Studien zur griechischen und lateinischen Poesie, 6. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2006. Pp. 437. €45.00. ISBN 978-3-8253-5266-0.

Houdin, Jean-Pierre, Khufu. The secrets behind the building of The Great Pyramid. Translated from the French by Dominique Krayenbühl. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2006. Pp. 160 (mostly plates and 3D models). $39.95. ISBN 978-977-17-3061-3.

Jeanmart, Gäelle, Herméneutique et subjectivité dans les Confessions d'Augustin. Monothéismes et Philosophie. Turnhout: Brepols, 2006. Pp. 451. €85.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-51843-5.

Jenkins, Ian, Greek Architecture and its Sculpture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 271; ills., 250. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-674-02388-8.

Johns, Catherine, Horses. History, Myth, Art. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 192. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-674-02323-9.

Johnson, Aaron P., Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 261. $95.00. ISBN 0-19-929613-8.

Katsikoudis, Nikolaos, Dôdônê. Oi Timêtikoi Andriantes. (Dodona: The Honorary Statues). Etaireia Êpeirôtikôn Meletôn Idruma Meletôn Ioniou kai Adriatikou Xôrou, 14. 2006. Pp. 184; ills., 79. ISBN 969-860068-5-3.

Kolde, Antje, Politique et religion chez Isyllos d'Épidaure. Schweizerische Beiträge zu Altertumswissenschaft 28. Basel: Schwabe, 2003. Pp. 443. €75.50. ISBN 3-7965-2000-6.

Lefebvre, René, and Laurence Villard (edd.), Le plaisir. Réflexions antiques, approches modernes. Mont-Saint-Aignan: Publication des Universités de Rouen et du Havre, 2006. Pp. 235 (pb). ISBN 978-2-87775-418-7.

Lelli, Emanuele, Volpe e leone. Il proverbio nella poesia greca (Alceo, Cratino, Callimaco). Filologia e critica 93. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2006. Pp. 193. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8476-128-6.

Lentini, Giuseppe, Il 'padre de Telemaco.' Odisseo tra Iliade e Odissea. Biblioteca di Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 18. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2006. Pp. 215. €92.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1451-8.

Long, A.A., From Epicurus to Epictetus. Studies in Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 439. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927912-8.

Matijevic, Kresimir, Marcus Antonius Consul-Proconsul-Staatsfeind. Die Politik der Jahre 44 und 43 v. Chr. Osnabrücker Forschungen zu Altertum und Antike-Rezeption 11. Rahden/Westf.:Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2006. Pp. 545. €71.50. ISBN 3-89646-732-8.

McGroarty, Kieran (comm.), Plotinus on Eudaimonia: A Commentary on Ennead I.4. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 236. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928712-3.

Medda, Enrico, Maria Serena Mirto, and Maria Pia Pattoni (edd.), Kômôidotragôidia. Intersezioni del tragico e del comico nel teatro del V secolo a.C. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, 2006. Pp. 354. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7642-202-1.

Megino Rodríguez, Carlos, El pensamiento de Homero sobre la realidad psicológica en la Ilíada. Colección de Estudios. Madrid: UAM Ediciones, 2006. Pp. 327 (pb). ISBN 84-7477-868-9.

Megino Rodríguez, Carlos, Orfeo y el Orfismo en la poesía de Empédocles. Colección de Estudios. Madrid: UAM Ediciones, 2005. Pp. 104 (pb). ISBN 84-7477-966-9.

Megino Rodríguez, Carlos, (ed.), Aristóteles Protrépico: una exhortacióna la filosofía. Madrid: Abada Editores, 2006. Pp. 179 (pb). ISBN 978-84-96258-85-3.

Merker, Gloria S., The Greek Tile Works at Corinth: The Site and the Finds. Hesperia Supplement 35. Athens: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2006. Pp. 185. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-535-5.

Mindt, Nina, Die meta-sympotischen Oden und Epoden des Horaz. Vertumnus. Berliner Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie, 3. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 97. €16.90. ISBN 978-3-89744-257-3.

Moreno Soldevila, Rosario (comm.), Martial, Book IV. A Commentary. Mnemosyne Supplement 278. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 618. $188.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15192-5.

Most, Glenn W. (trans.), Hesiod. Theogony, Works and Days, Testimonia. Loeb Classical Library 57. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 308. $21.50. ISBN 978-0-674-99622-9.

Mudry, Philippe, Medicina, soror philosophiae. Regards sur la littérature et les textes médicaux antiques (1975-2005). Réunis et édités par Brigitte Maire. Lausanne, Editions BHMS, 2006. Pp. 542. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 2-9700536-0-8.

Mutino, Sabrina, L'insediamento preromano di Barratta. Storia di un recupero nel territorio potentino. Bari: Edipuglia, 2006. Pp. 197. €45.00. ISBN 978-88-7228-470-4.

Nolte, Silvia, Steinbruch-Werkstatt-Skulptur. Untersuchungen zu Aufbau und Organisation griechischer Bildhauerwwerkstätten. Beihefte zum Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft, 18. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2006. Pp. 320; pls. 118. €99.00. ISBN 978-3-89744-247-4.

Olson, S. Douglas (ed.), Athenaeus: The Learned Banqueters. Vol. 1: Books I-III.106e. Loeb Classical Library, 204. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 597. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-99620-8.

Olson, S. Douglas (ed.), Athenaeus: The Learned Banqueters. Vol. II: Books III.106e-V. Loeb Classical Library, 208. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 582. $21.50. ISBN 0-674-99621-6.

Parker, Holt N. (trans.), The Birthday Book by Censorinus . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 102. $25.00. ISBN 0-226-09974-1.

Patterson, John S., Landscapes & Cities. Rural Settlement and Civic Transformation in Early Imperial Italy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 348. $110.00. ISBN 0-19-814088-6.

Platter, Charles, Aristophanes and the Carnival of Genres. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Pp. 257. $55.00. ISBN 0-8018-8527-2.

Powell, Barry B., The War at Troy: a True History. Philadelphia, PA: Xlibris, 2006. Pp. 299. $21.99 (pb). ISBN 1-4257-2278-4.

Preucel, Robert W., Archaeological Semiotics. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 332. $74.95. ISBN 978-1-55786-657-8.

Pucci Ben Zeev, Miriam, Diaspora Judaism in Turmoil, 116/117 CE. Ancient Sources and Modern Insights. Interdiciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion 6. Leuven: Peeters, 2005. Pp. 302. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 90-429-1605-2.

Raaflaub, Kurt A., Josiah Ober, Robert W. Wallace, Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece. With chapters by Paul Cartledge and Cynthia Farrar. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. 242. $34.95. ISBN 0-520-24562-8.

Ramelli, Ilaria (trans.), Scoto Eriugena, Remigio di Auxerre, Bernardo Silvestre e anonimi. Tutti i commenti a Marziano Capella. Il Pensiero Occidentale. Milan: Bompiani, 2006. Pp. 2524. €42.00. ISBN 88-452-5739-8.

Reddé, M., R. Brulet, R. Fellmann, J. K. Haalebos, and S. von Schnurbein (edd.), Les fortifications militaries. L'architecture de la Gaule romaine, 1. Documents d'archéologie française, 100. Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2006. Pp. 480; figs., 502. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7351-1119-9.

Reed, J. D., Virgil's Gaze. Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. 240. $39.50. ISBN 978-0-691-12740-8.

Rickless, Samuel G., Plato's Forms in Transition: A Reading of the Parmenides. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 272. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86456-5.

Rieger, Michael, Tribus und Stadt. Die Entstehung der römischen Wahlbezirke im urbanen und mediterranen Kontext (ca. 750-450 v. Chr.). Beihefte zum Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft, 17. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 738. €99.00. ISBN 978-3-89744-237-5.

Rosen, Ralph M., and Ineke Sluiter (edd.), City, Countryside, and the Spatial Organization of Value in Classical Antiquity. Mnemosyne Supplement 279. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. 384. $174.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15043-0.

Rotroff, Susan I., The Athenian Agora Vol. XXXIII: Hellenistic Pottery. The Plain Wares. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. 438; figs. 98, pls. 90. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-87661-233-0.

Schmitzer, Ulrich (ed.), Suus cuique mos. Studien zur paganen Kulture des lateinischen Westens im 4. Jahrhundert n. Chr. Vertumnus. Berliner Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie und zu ihren Nachbargebieten, 1. Göttingen: Duehrkohp & Radicke, 2006. Pp. 252. €39.90. ISBN 978-3-89744-242-9.

Sedley, David (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume XXXI (Winter 2006). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 414. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 0-19-92042-5.

Shanske, Darien, Thucydides and the Philosophical Origins of History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 267. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86411-4.

Shumate, Nancy, Nation, Empire, Decline: Studies in Rhetorical Continuity from the Romans to the Modern Era. London: Duckworth, 2006. Pp. 191. $23.50. ISBN 978-0-7156-3551-3.

Sineux, Pierre, Amphiaraos. Guerrier, devin et guérisseur. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. 276. €31.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-32441-8.

Skoie, Mathilde, and Sonia Bjornstad Velázquez. (edd.), Pastoral and the Humanities. Arcadia Re-Inscribed . Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2006. Pp. 184. $89.95. ISBN 1-904675-58-1.

Soros, Susan Weber (ed.), James "Athenian" Stuart: 1713-1788. The Rediscovery of Antiquity. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. Pp. 672. $100.00. ISBN 0-300-11713-2.

Steiner, Ann, Reading Greek Vases. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 346. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-82522-1.

Szpakowska, Kasia (ed.), Through a Glass Darkly. Magic, dreams and prophecy in ancient Egypt. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. 274. $90.00. ISBN 1-905125-08-9.

Terras, Melissa M., Image to Interpretation. An Intelligent System to Aid Historians in Reading the Vindolanda Texts. Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 252. $95.00. ISBN 0-19-920455-1.

van Alfen, Peter G. (ed.), Agoranomia. Studies in Money and Exchange Presented to John H. Kroll. New York: The American Numismatic Society, 2006. Pp. 259; pls. 14. $125.00. ISBN 978-0-89722-298-3.

Vetta, Massimo, and Carmine Catenacci (edd.), I luoghi e la poesia nella Grecia antica. Atti del Convegno Università "G. d'Annunzio" di Chietti-Pescara. April 2004. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2006. Pp. 408. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-880-5.

Viano, Cristina, La matière des chose. Le Livre IV des Météorologiques d'Aristotle et son interprétation par Olympiodore. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2006. Pp. 406. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7116-1828-5.

Vörös, Gyozo, Taposiris Magna 1998-2004. Taposiris magna II. Budapest: Egypt Excavation Society of Hungary, 2004. Pp. 224; ills. $39.95. ISBN 963-214-886-X.

Wahlgren, Stephen (ed.), Symeonis Magistri et Logothetae Chronicon. Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae, 44.1. Series Berolinensis. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 431. €168.00. ISBN 978-3-11-018557-7.

Wiesehöfer, Josef, and Philip Huyse (edd.), Eran ud Aneran. Studien zu den Beziehungen zwischen dem Sasanidenreich und der Mittelmeerwelt. Oriens et Occidens, 13. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2006. Pp. 288. €56.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08829-9.

Williams, Megan Hale, The Monk and the Book. Jerome and the Making of Christian Scholarship. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. Pp. 312; halftones 12, line drawings 2. $45.00. ISBN 0-226-89900-4.

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