Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.05.01

BMCR Books Received (April).  


Baltzly, Dirk (ed.), Proclus. Commentary on Plato's Timaeus. Volume III, Book 3, Part 1: Proclus on the World's Body. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 205. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-84595-3.

Barchiesi, Alessandro, and Gianpiero Rosati (comm.), Ovidio Metamorfosi. Volume II, Libri III-IV. Translation by Ludovica Koch. Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 2007. Pp. 354. €27.00. ISBN 978-88-04-56234-4.

Barnes, Jonathan Truth, etc. Six Lectures on Ancient Logic. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 551. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928281-4.

Bechtle, Gerald Iamblichus. Aspekte seiner Philosophie und Wissenschaftskonzeption. Studien zum späteren Platonismus. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2006. Pp. 173. €24.50 (pb). ISBN 978-3-89665-390-1.

Berman, Daniel W., Myth and Culture in Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes. Filologia e Critica 95. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2007. Pp. 214. €44.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8476-131-6.

Bertman, Stephen, The Eight Pillars of Greek Wisdom: What You Can Learn from Classical Myth and History. Originally published as Climbing Olympus (2003). New York: Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2007. Pp. 229. $6.98. ISBN 978-0-7607-8890-5.

Bingen, Jean, Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture. Edited and with an Introduction by Roger S. Bagnall. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. Pp. 302. £ 19.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7486-1579-7.

Brague, Rémi, The Law of God. The Philosophical History of an Idea. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 365. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-226-07078-0.

Bridges, Emma, Edith Hall, and P. J. Rhodes (edd.), Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 453. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927967-8.

Buora, Maurizio (ed.), Le Regioni di Aquileia e Spalato in Epoca Romana. Convegno Castrello di Udine 4 aprile 2006. Treviso: Fondazione Cassamarca, 2007. Pp. 267.

Capasso, Mario (ed.), Hermae. Scholars and Scholarship in Papyrology. Biblioteca degli "Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia" 4. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2007. Pp. 399. €290.00 (pb). ISBN 88-427-1442-9.

Chambers, P. L., Latin Alive and Well: An Introductory Text. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. Pp. 350. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8061-3816-9.

Christ, Matthew R., The Bad Citizen in Classical Athens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 250. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86432-9.

Cool, H. E. M., Eating and Drinking in Roman Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 282. $36.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-00327-8.

Couvenhes, Jean-Christophe, and Silvia Milanezi, Individus, groupes, et politique à Athènes de Solon à Mithridate. Collection Perspectives Historiques, No. 15. Tours: Université François-Rabelais, 2007. Pp. 493. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-86906-226-9.

Csapo, Eric, and Margaret C. Miller (edd.), The Origins of Theater in Ancient Greece and Beyond: From Ritual to Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 440. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-83682-1.

Daley, Brian E., S.J., Gregory of Nazianzus. The Early Chruch Fathers. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. 273. $31.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-415-12181-1.

Dickey, Eleanor, Ancient Greek Scholarship. A Guide to Finding, Reading, and Understanding Scholia, Commentaries, Lexica, and Grammatical Treatises, from Their Beginnings to the Byzantine Period. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 345. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-531293-5.

Drinkwater, John F., The Alamanni and Rome 213-496. Caracalla to Clovis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 408. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929568-5.

Duncan, Anne, Performance and Identity in the Classical World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 242. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-521-85282-1.

Edmondson, Jonathan, Granite Funerary Stelae from Augusta Emerita. Monografías Emeritenses 9. Mérida: Artes Gráficas Rejas, S. L., 2006. Pp. 303. (pb). ISBN 84-8181-313-3.

Fleury, Philippe, La Rome antique. Plan relief et reconstitution virtuelle. Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen, 2005. Pp. 267; 1 CD. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84133-232-8.

Fögen, Thorsten (ed.), Tränen und Weinen in der griechisch-römischen Antike. Zeitschrift für Semiotik, Band 28, Heft 2-4. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2006. Pp. 503. €52.50 (pb). ISBN 3-86057-884-7.

Foucault, Didier, and Pascal Payen, Les autorités: dynamiques et mutations d'une figure de référence à l'antiquité. Grenoble: Éditions Jérome Millon, 2007. Pp. 395. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84137-203-4.

Fourrier, Sabine, and Antoine Hermary, Amathonte VI: Le sanctuaire d'Aphrodite. des origines au début de l'époque impériale. Études Chypriotes XVII. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 218; figs. 508, pls. 50, plan 1. €100.00 (pb). ISBN 2-86958-220-X.

Ganiban, Randall T., Statius and Virgil. The Thebaid and the Reinterpretation of the Aeneid. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 258. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-84039-2.

L'Opera di Giovanni Garbini. Bibliografia degli scritti 1956-2006. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2007. Pp. 123.

Gardner-Coates, Victoria C., and Jon L. Seydl (edd.), Antiquity Recovered: The Legacy of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007. Pp. 296. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-89236-872-3.

Gibson, Roy, Steven Green, and Alison Sharrock (edd.), The Art of Love. Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 375. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927777-3.

Goldhill, Simon, and Robin Osborne (edd.), Rethinking Revolutions through Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 319. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86212-7.

Green, Peter, The Hellenistic Age: A Short History. New York: The Modern Library, 2007. Pp. 199. $21.95. ISBN 978-0-679-64279-4.

Hunter, Richard, The Shadow of Callimachus. Studies in the reception of Hellenistic poetry at Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. 162. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-69179-6.

Jackson, Heather, Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates. Volume Two: The Terracotta Figurines. Mediterranean Archaeology Supplement 6. Sydney: MEDITARCH, 2006. Pp. 255; pls. 44. AU$120.00. ISBN 978-0-9580265-2-9.

Johnson, Marguerite, Sappho. Ancients in Action. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2007. Pp. 176. £ 10.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-85399-690-0.

Jones, Peter, Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 272. $25.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-61332-3.

Kapetanaki, Sophia, and Robert W. Sharples (edd.), Pseudo-Aristoteles (Pseudo-Alexander), Supplementa Problematorum. Peripatoi. Philologisch-historische Studien zum Aristotelismus, Band 20. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 301. €82.24. ISBN 978-3-11-019140-0.

Kelly, Adrian, A Referential Commentary and Lexicon to Homer, Iliad VIII. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 515. $140.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920355-0.

Kinzl, Konrad H. (ed.), A Companion to the Classical Greek World. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. 606. $129.95. ISBN 978-0-631-23014-4.

Klingshirn, William E., and Linda Safran (edd.), The Early Christian Book. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2007. Pp. 314. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-8132-1486-3.

Knox, Peter E. (ed.), Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Ovid. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. 541. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928115-2.

Koch, Bernhard, Philosophie als Medizin für die Seele. Untersuchungen zu Ciceros Tusculanae Disputationes. Palingenesia, Band 90. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 218. €48.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08951-7.

Kölligan, Daniel, Suppletion und Defektivität im griechischen Verbum. Munich Studies in Historical Linguistics, 6. Bremen: Hempen Verlag, 2007. Pp. 575. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 978-934106-56-6.

Kühr, Angela, Als Kadmos nach Boiotien kam. Polis und Ethnos im Spiegel thebanischer Gründungsmythen. Hermes Einzelschriften, Band 98. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2006. Pp. 377. €76.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08984-5.

Laffi, Umberto, Colonie e municipi nello stato romano. Storia e Letteratura, Raccolta di Studi e Testi 239. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 200 Pp. 278. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8498-350-3.

Lamberz, Erich, Katalog der griechischen Handschriften des Athosklosters Vatopedi. Band I, Codices 1-102. Katalogoi Ellenikon Cheirographon Agiou Orous 2. Thessalonike: Patriarchikon Idruma Paterikon Meleton, 2006. Pp. 508; 1 CD. (pb). ISBN 960-8062-13-6.

Laurence, Ray, Roman Pompeii: Space and Society. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. 216. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-415-39125-2.

Ligota, Christopher, and Letizia Panizza (edd.), Lucian of Samosata Vivus et Redivivus. Warburg Institute Colloquia, 10. London and Turin: The Warburg Institute-Nino Aragno Editore, 2007. Pp. 222. £ 36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85481-138-0.

Mahoney, Anne, Essential Latin Grammar. Bennett's Grammar Revised. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2007. Pp. 301. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-244-0.

Meyer, Marion, Die Personifikation der Stadt Antiocheia. Ein neues bild für eine neue Gottheit. Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. 33 Ergänzungheft. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 541; maps 4, pls. 48, tables 6. €119.63. ISBN 978-3-11-019110-3.

Minchin, Elizabeth, Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 310. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928012-4.

Minon, Sophie, Les inscriptions éléennes dialectales (VI-II siècle avant J.-C.). Volume I: Textes. Volume II: Grammaire et vocabulaire institutionnel. École Pratique des Hautes Études Sciences historiques et philogiques III. Hautes Études du Monde Gréco-Romain 38. Genève: Librairie Droz S.A., 2007. Pp. 280, pls. 22; 657. €80.00 (pb) (each volume). ISBN 978-2-600-01130-3. ISBN 978-2-600-01131-0.

Murphy, David J., and Ronnie Ancona, A Horace Workbook. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2005. Pp. 203. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-574-8.

Murphy, David J., and Ronnie Ancona, A Horace Workbook: Teacher's Manual. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2007. Pp. 271. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-649-3.

Norton, Peter, Episcopal Elections 250-600. Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 271. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920747-3.

Osborne, Catherine, Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers. Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy & Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 262. £ 40.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928206-7.

Paschalis, Michael (ed.), Pastoral Palimpsests. Essays in the Reception of Theocritus and Virgil. Rethymnon Classical Studies, 3 (2007). Herakleion: Crete University Press, 2007. Pp. 216. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-960-524-237-4.

Patterson, Cynthia B. (ed.), Antigone's Answer: Essays on Death and Burial, Family and State in Classical Athens. Helios, Special Issue, 33 (2006). Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2006. Pp. 220. $13.50 (pb).

Raaflaub, Kurt A. (ed.), War and Peace in the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 385. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-4051-4526-8.

Ramelli, Ilaria, Il basileus come nomos empsychos tra diritto naturale e diritto divino. Spunti platonici del concetto e sviluppi di età imperiale e tardo-antica. Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici 34. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2006. Pp. 131. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7088-528-6.

Rohmann, Dirk, Gewalt und politischer Wandel im 1. Jahrhundert n.Chr. Münchner Studien zur Alten Welt. München: Herbert Utz Verlag, 2006. Pp. 252. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-8316-0608-5.

Rufilanchas, Daniel Riano, El complemento directo en Griego antiguo. Manuales y Anejos de "Emerita", XLVII. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto de Filología, 2006. Pp. 620. €35.58 (pb). ISBN 978-84-00-08486-8.

Salaman, Clement, Asclepius. The Perfect Discourse of Hermes Trismegistus. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. 104. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3564-3.

Salza Prina Ricotti, Eugenia, Meals and Recipes from Ancient Greece. Translated by Ruth Anne Lotero. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007. Pp. 122. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-89236-876-1.

Schlesier, Renate, and Roberto Sanchino Martínez (edd.), Neuhumanismus und Anthropologie des griechischen Mythos. Karl Kerényi im europäiachen Kontext des 20. Jahrhunderts. Locarno: Rezzonico Editore, 2006. Pp. 221. €18.90 (pb). ISBN 88-85688-08-X.

Sgarlata, Mariarita, and Grazia Salvo, La Catacomba di Santa Lucia e l'Oratorio dei Quaranta Martiti. Siracusa: Pontificia Commissione di Archeologia Sacra, 2006. Pp. 113. (pb). ISBN 88-7260-171-1.

Shelmerdine, Susan C., Introduction to Latin. Revised first edition. Newburyport, MA: Focus, 2007. Pp. 351. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-270-9.

Spisak, Art L., Martial: A Social Guide. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. 151. £ 14.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3620-6.

Stamatellos, Giannis, Plotinus and the Presocratics. A Philosophical Study of Presocratic Influences in Plotinus' Enneads. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. Pp. 270. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-7914-7061-9.

Steel, Carlos (ed.), Procli in Platonis Parmenidem Commentaria. Tomus I, Libros I-III continens. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 300. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929181-6.

Stone, David L., and Lea M. Stirling (edd.), Mortuary Landscapes of North Africa. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pp. 249. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-8020-9083-6.

Taifacos, Ioannis (ed.), The Origins of European Scholarship. The Cyprus Millennium International Conference. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2005. Pp. 206. €52.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08058-3.

Traupman, John C., Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency. Phrase Book and Dictionary, Classical and Neo-Latin. Fourth Edition. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2007. Pp. 410. $39.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-622-6.

Traupman, John C., and Mark Robert Miner, Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency. Phrase Book and Dictionary. Audio Conversations. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2007. 2 CD-rom. $33.00. ISBN 978-0-86516-635-6.

Worthington, Ian (ed.), A Companion to Greek Rhetoric. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 616. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-4051-2551-2.

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