Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.03.01

BMCR Books Received (February).  


Blakely, Sandra, Myth, Ritual and Metallurgy in Ancient Greece and Recent Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 328. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-85500-6.

Bonnet, Corinne, Jörg Rüpke, and Paolo Scarpi (edd.), Religions orientales - culti misterici. Neue Perspectiven - nouvelles perspectives - prospective nuove. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge 16. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 269. €56.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08871-8.

Bordt, Michael, Platons Theologie. Freiburg/München: Verlag Karl Alber, 2006. Pp. 286. €40.00. ISBN 978-3-495-48190-5.

Borrelli, Daniela (trans.), Teodoreto di Cirro. Commento a Daniele. Collana di Testi Patristici, 188. Roma: Città Nuova Editrice, 2006. Pp. 312. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-8831-13188-9.

Boud'hors, Anne, and Denyse Vallancourt (edd.), Huitième congrès international d'études coptes (Paris 2004). I. Bilans et Perspectives 2000-2004. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 338. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 2-7018-0208-3.

Brandes, Wolfram, Alexander Demandt, Hartmut Leppin, Helmut Krasser, and Peter von Möllendorff (edd.), Millennium 3/2006. Yearbook on the Culture and History of the First Millennium C.E. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 309. €69.16. ISBN 978-3-11-018643-7.

Breeze, David J., J. Collingwood Bruce's Handbook to the Roman Wall. Fourteenth edition. Newcastle upon Tyne: Society of Antiquaries, 2006. Pp. 512. £18.00. ISBN 0-901082-65-1.

Breeze, David J., The Antonine Wall. Edinburgh: John Donald, 2006. Pp. 210. £9.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85976-655-5.

Breuker, John, and Mardah B. C. Weinfield (edd.), A Little Book of Latin Love Poetry. A Transitional Reader for Catullus, Horace, and Ovid. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 138. $21.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-601-1.

Bricault, Laurent, Miguel John Versluys, and Paul G. P. Meyboom (edd.), Niles into Tiber. Egypt in the Roman World. Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Isis Studies, Leiden, May 11-14 2005. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World Volume 159. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. 562. $194.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15420-9.

Brinkschröder, Michael, Sodom als Symptom. Gleichgeschlechtliche Sexualität in christlichen Imaginären-eine religionsgeschichtliche Anamnese. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, vol. 55. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 658. €185.05. ISBN 978-3-11-018527-0.

Brown, Peter (trans.), Terence The Comedies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 338. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-814971-2.

Cairns, Francis, Sextus Propertius, The Augustan Elegist. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 492. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86457-2.

Casiday, A.M.C., Tradition and Theology in St John Cassian. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 303. £55.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929718-4.

Cerri, Giovanni (ed.), A.I.O.N. Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli. Dipartimento di Studi del Mondo Classico e del Mediterraneo Antico. Sezione Filologico-Letteraria. XXVIII (2006). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 174.

Connelly, Joan Breton, Portrait of a Priestess. Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. 415. $39.50. ISBN 978-0-691-12746-0.

Crawford, Jane W., and Judith A. Hayes (edd.), A Cicero Workbook. Latin Literature Workbook Series. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2006. Pp. 233. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-086516643-1.

Eckstein, Arthur M., Mediterranean Anarchy, Interstate War, and the Rise of Rome. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Pp. 369. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-520-24618-8.

Eder, Walter, and Johannes Renger (edd.), Brill's New Pauly. Chronologies of the Ancient World: Names, Dates and Dynasties. Supplements. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. 363. $194.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15320-2.

Exemplaria Classica. Journal of Classical Philology. Vol. 10 (2006). Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, 2006. Pp. 521.

Favaretto, Irene, and Francesca Ghedini (edd.), Eidola. International Journal of Classical Art History. Vol. 2, 2005. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 209.

Feichtinger, Barbara, Stephen Lake, and Helmut Seng (edd.), Körper und Seele. Aspekte Spätantiker Anthropologie. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 215. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2006. Pp. 265. €88.00. ISBN 978-3-598-77827-8.

Ferrari, Franco, Una mitra per Kleis. Saffo e il suo pubblico. Biblioteca di "materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici" 19. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2007. Pp. 227. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-427-1468-2.

Fikhman, Itzhak F., Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft in spätantiken Ägypten. Historia Einzelschriften 192. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 380. €72.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08876-3.

Gerster, Georg, The Past from Above. Aerial Photographs of Archaeological Sites. Edited by Charlotte Trümpler. Paperbound reprint. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2005. Pp. 415. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-89236-817-4.

Gibbs, Jeffrey A., Matthew 1:1-11:1. Concordia Commentary. A Theological Expostion of Sacred Scripture. St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2006. Pp. 545. $42.99. ISBN 978-0-7586-0318-0.

Grant, Edward, A History of Natural Philosophy. From the Ancient World to the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 361. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-68957-1.

Green, C.M.C., Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 347. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-521-85158-9.

Gustin, Mitja (ed.), Piceni ed Europa. Catalogo della Mostra. Zalozba Annales/ Annales Mediterranea. Koper: Univerza ma Primorskem, 2006. Pp. 72; pls. (pb). ISBN 963-6328-46-8.

Hutchinson, Gregory (ed.), Propertius Elegies Book IV. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 258. $32.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-52561-9.

Jenkins, Thomas E., Intercepted Letters. Epistolarity and Narrative in Greek and Roman Literature. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006. Pp. 178. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-7391-1714-9.

Johnston, Alan W., Trademarks on Greek Vases: Addenda. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2006. Pp. 214; figs. 5, pls. 20. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-85568-747-2.

Jordovic, Ivan, Anfänge der Jüngeren Tyrannis. Vorläufer und erste Repräsentanten von Gewaltherrschaft im späten 5. Jahrhundert v.Chr. Series III, History and Allied Studies, vol. 1017. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2005. Pp. 362. $62.95 (pb). ISBN 3-631-53806-5.

Kelly, C. M., T. J. G. Whitmarsh, and J. I. Warren (edd.), The Cambridge Classical Journal. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 52 (2005-2006). Pp. 162. $22.00 (individuals). ISSN 1750-2705.

Kipfer, Barbara Ann, The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 467. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-4051-1885-9.

Kortekaas, G.A.A. (comm.), Commentary on the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri. Mnemosyne Supplement 284. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. 935. $228.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15594-7.

Lewin, Ariel S., and Pietrina Pellegrini (edd.), Settlements and Demography in the Near East in Late Antiquity. Proceedings of the colloquium, Matera 27-29 October 2005. Bibliotecca di "Mediterraneo Antico" 2. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 206; figs. 11, pls. 4. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8147-451-6.

Ley, Graham, A Short Introduction to the Ancient Greek Theater. Revised Edition. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 116; halftones 6, line drawings 4. $12.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-226-47761-9.

Ley, Graham, The Theatricality of Greek Tragedy. Playing Space and Chorus. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 240; halftones 5, line drawings 14. $40.00. ISBN 978-0-226-47757-2.

Lombardo, Stanley (trans.), The Essential Homer. Substantial and Complete Passages from Iliad and Odyssey. Abridged. Las Vegas: Parmenides Audio, 2006. 14 CDs. $48.00. ISBN 978-1-930972-12-4.

Lombardo, Stanley (trans.), The Essential Iliad. Abridged. Las Vegas: Parmenides Audio, 2006. 5 CDs. $20.00. ISBN 978-1-930972-10-0.

MacEwan, Sally, Superheroes and Greek Tragedy: Comparing Cultural Icons. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen, 2006. Pp. 560. $139.95. ISBN 0-7734-5776-3.

Magnaldi, Giuseppina, and Gian Franco Gianotti (edd.), Quaderni, No. 25 (n.s. 5). Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2006. Pp. 368 (pb). ISBN 978-88-555-2905-1.

Marangou, Lila, Colin Renfrew, Christos Doumas, and Giorgos Gavalas, Markiani, Amorgos: An Early Bronze Age Fortified Settlement. Overview of the 1985-1991 Investigations. Supplementary Vol. no. 40. Athens: The British School at Athens, 2006. Pp. 296; pls. 56. £85.00. ISBN 978-0-904887-52-5.

Marconi, Giampietro (ed.), Rivista di Cultura Classica e Medioevale. Anno XLVIII, No. 2. Luglio-Dicembre 2006. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. Pp. 462. €445.00 (individuals). ISSN 0035-6085.

Mastromarco, Giuseppe, and Piero Totaro (trans.), Commedie di Aristofane. Vol. 2. Torino: Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, 2006. Pp. 703. ISBN 88-02-007430-5.

Maxwell, Jaclyn L., Christianization and Communication in Late Antiquity. John Chrysostom and his Congregation in Antioch. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 198. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86040-6.

May, Regine, Apuleius and Drama. The Ass on Stage. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 379. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920292-8.

Most, Glen W. (trans.), Hesiod. The Shield, Catalogue of Women, Other Fragments. LCL 503. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 434. $21.50. ISBN 978-0-674-99623-6.

Nehamas, Alexander, Only a Promise of Happiness. The Place of Beauty in a World of Art. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. 186. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-691-09521-9.

Nigdelis, P.M., Epigrafika Thessalonikeia. Sumbolh sthn Politikh kai Koinwnikh Istoria ths Archaias Thessalonikhs. Thessalonike: University Studio Press, 2006. Pp. 646. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 960-12-1550-6.

Nigdelis, P.M., and G. A. Souris, Anthupatos Legei. Ena Diatagma twn Autokratorikwn Xronwn gia to Gumnasio ths Beroias. [The Proconsul speaks: An Edict of Imperial Times on the Gymnasium of Berroia.] Tekmeria. Contributions to the History of the Greek and Roman World, Supplement No. 1. 2005. Thessalonike, 2005. Pp. 159; pls. 7. ISSN 1106-66-1X.

Pasetti, Lucia, Plauto in Apuleio. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2007. Pp. 227. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-555-2910-5.

Perfigli. Micol, Indigitamenta. Divinità funzionali e Funzionalità divina nella Religone Romana. Anthropoi 2. Studi e materiali di Antropologia storica del mondo antico. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2004. Pp. 308. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 978-8-84670-977-6.

Pouderon, Cécile Bost (ed.), Dion Chrysostome: Trois discours aux villes (Orr. 33-35). Tome I. Prolégomènes, édition critique et traduction. Tome II. Commentaraires, bibliographie et index. Études et Textes pour l'Identité Culturelle de l'Antiquité Tardive, Cardo 4. Salerno: Helios Editrice, 2006. Pp. 179; 400. €38.00 (pb); €50.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88123-11-3; 88-88123-12-1.

Ramelli, Ilaria (ed.), Corpus Hermeticum. Edizione e commento di A.D. Nock e A.-J. Festugière. Edizione dei testi ermetici copti e commento di I. Ramelli. Testo greco, latino e copto a fronte. Bompiani il pensiero occidentale. Milano: Bompiani, 2005. Pp. 1627. €35.00. ISBN 978-88-452-3370-7.

Ramsey, J. T. (ed.), Sallust's Bellum Catilinae. Second Edition. American Philological Association. Text and Commentary Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 252. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-532085-5.

Rollinger, Robert, and Brigitte Truschnegg (edd.), Alterum und Mittelmeerraum: Die antike Welt diesseits und jenseits der Levante. Festschrift für Peter W. Haider. Oriens et Occidens 12. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 878. €69.00. ISBN 978-0-515-08738-9.

Rubinich, Marina, Ceramica e coroplastica dalla Magna Grecia nella Collezione de Brandis. Cataloghi e Monografie Archeologiche dei Civici Musei di Udine 8. Udine: Editreg, 2006. Pp. 285. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 88-88018-40-9.

Salvini, Monica, Le Tombe Villanoviane di Sesto Fiorentino. L'età del ferro nel territorio. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2007. Pp. 120; pls. 8. €145.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8147-391-7.

Samons, Loren J., II (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Pericles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 343. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-00389-6.

Sarris, Peter, Economy and Society in the Age of Justinian. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 258. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86543-2.

Schaus, Gerald P., and Stephen R. Wenn (edd.), Onward to the Olympics. Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games. Publications of the Canadian Institute in Greece, No. 5. Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University, 2007. Pp. 376. ISBN 978-0-88920-505-5.

Schultz, Celia E., and Paul B. Harvey Jr (edd.), Religion in Republican Italy. Yale Classical Studies 33. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 299. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86366-7.

Sommerstein, A. H., D. Fitzpatrick, and T. Talboy (trans.), Sophocles. Selected Fragmentary Plays. Volume I: Hermione, Polyxene, The Diners, Tereus, Troilus, Phaedra. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2006. Pp. 317. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85668-766-2.

Steel, Catherine, Roman Oratory. Greece & Rome: New Surveys in the Classics No. 36. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 90. $19.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-68722-5.

Virgilio, Biagio (ed.), Studi Ellenistici. Vol. XIX. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2006. Pp. 628. ISBN 88-427-1453-4.

Williams, Dyfri, The Warren Cup. British Museum Objects in Focus. London: The British Museum Press, 2006. Pp. 64. $10.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7141-2260-1.

Zierl, Andreas, Pensiero e parola in Plotino. Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici 30. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2006. Pp. 126. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-8870-88494-4.

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