Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.05.44

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Acimovic, Alexander, Scipio Africanus. New York: iUniverse, 2007. Pp. 179; figs. 13. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-595-43545-6.

Adams, Colin, Land Transport in Roman Egypt. A Study of Economics and Administration in a Roman Province. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 331; maps 3. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920397-0.

Aloni, Antonio, and Alessandro Iannucci, L'elegia greca e l'epigramma dalle origini al V secolo. Con un'appendice sulla 'nuova' elegia di Archiloco. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2007. Pp. xii, 274. €19.40 (pb). ISBN 978-88-00-20492-7.

Aubry, Gwenaëlle, Dieu sans la puissance: dunamis et energeia chez Aristote et chez Plotin. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2006. Pp. 332. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7116-1906-1.

Beck, Roger, The Religion of the Mithras Cult in the Roman Empire. Mysteries of the Unconquered Sun. First published in 2006. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 285; figs. 17. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-921613-0.

Beetham, Frank, Learning Greek with Plato. A Beginner's Course in Classical Greek. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2007. Pp. 503. $38.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-904675-56-3.

Bell, Catherine (ed.), Teaching Ritual. AAR Teaching Religious Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 298. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19517645-2.

Bingen, Jean, Hellenistic Egypt. Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture. Eidted and with an Introduction by Roger S. Bagnall. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. xx, 305; maps 3. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-520-25142-7.

Bocchetti, Carla, El espejo de las Musas. El arte de la descripción en la Ilíada y Odisea. Santiago: Centro de Estudios Griegos, Bizantinos y Neohelénicos, 2006. Pp. 150. ISBN 956-19-0506-X.

Boitani, Piero, Winged Words. Flight in Poetry and History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 262. $29.00. ISBN 978-0-226-06561-8.

Booth, Joan, and Robert Maltby (edd.), What's in a Name? The Significance of Proper Names in Classical Latin Literature. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. 196. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-905125-8.

Bowersock, G.W. (trans.), Lorenzo Valla. On the Donation of Constantine. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 24. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 206. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-025333-2.

Briant, Pierre, and Francis Joannès (edd.), La transition entre l'empire achéménide et les royaumes hellénistiques. Persika, 9. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 476. €75.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7018-0213-8.

Burnett, A. (ed.), The Letters of A.E. Housman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 960. $330.00. ISBN 978-0-19-818496-6.

Cairns, Douglas, and Vayos Liapis (edd.), Dionysalexandros: Essays on Aeschylus and His Fellow Tragedians in Honour of Alexander F. Garvie. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. 312. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-13-5.

Cantarella, Eva, and Alvberto Maffi (edd.), Dike. Rivista de storia del diritto greco ed ellenistico. 8 (2005). Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2006. ISSN 1128-8221.

Capdetrey, Laurent, and Jocelyne Nelis-Clément (edd.), La circulation de l'information dans les états antiques. Ausonius Éditions, Études 14. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 228. €35.00. ISBN 978-2-910023-87-4.

Carawan, Edwin (ed.), Oxford Readings in the Attic Orators. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xxiv, 450. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-927993-7.

Cristante, Lucio (ed.), Il calamo della memoria. Riuso di testi e mestiere letterario nella tarda antichità. Incontri triestini di Filologia Classica V, 2005-2006. Atti del II convegno. Polymnia. Studi di Filologia Classica, 7. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2006. Pp. 345. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8303-192-X.

Davies, Gwyn, Roman Siege Works. Stroud: Tempus, 2006. Pp. 160. £18.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7524-2897-0.

Dellaneva, Joann (ed.), Ciceronian Controversies. English Translation by Brian Duvick. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 26. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 295. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02520-2.

Einhorn, Edward (trans.), Lysistrata. New York: Theater 61 Press, 2007. Pp. 110. $14.95. ISBN 978-0-9770197-2-4.

Elsner, Jas, Roman Eyes. Visuality and Subjectivity in Art and Text. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 350. $49.50. ISBN 978-0-691-09677-3.

Emilsson, Eyjólfur Kjalar, Plotinus on Intellect. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 232. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928170-1.

Emmenegger, Gregor, Der Text des koptischen Psalters aus al-Mudil. Ein Beitrag zur Textgeschichte der Septuaginta und zur Textkritik koptischer Bibelhandschriften, mit der kritischen Neuausgabe des Papyrus 37 der British Library London (U) und des Papyrus 39 der Leipziger Universitätsbibliothek (2013). Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 159. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xvi, 391. €110.28. ISBN 978-3-11-019948-2.

Espelosín, Javier Gómez (trans.), Estrabón: Geografía de Iberia. Presentaciones, notas y commentarios de Gonzalo Cruz Andreotti, Marco V. García Quintela y Javier Gómez Espelosín. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 2007. Pp. 557. ISBN 978-84-206-6172-8.

Fedeli, Paolo, and Emanuela Andreoni Fontecedro (edd.), Aufidius. Rivista di scienza e didattica della cultura classica. 58 (2006). Roma: Kepos, 2006. ISSN 0394-297X.

Feeney, Denis, Caesar's Calendar. Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. 386. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-520-25119-9.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica. 83.2 (2006). Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2006. ISSN 0033-2987.

Gentili, Bruno, and Carmine Catenacci (edd.), Polinnia. Poesia greca arcaica. Terza edizione. Firenze: G. D'Anna Casa, 2007. Pp. x, 405. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8104-845-8.

Giusta, Michelangelo, Per il testo delle Res rusticae di Varrone (libri I-II). A cura di Giuseppina Magnaldi. Minima Philologica, 3. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2006. Pp. 179. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 88-7694-931-3.

Gondoin, Stéphane William, Hundred Years War Castles. Fortresses, 1. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2007. Pp. 128. $39.95. ISBN 978-2-915239-80-5.

Goyet, Florence, Penser sans concepts: fonction de l'épopée guerrière. Bibliothèque de Littérature Générale et Compareée, 61. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2006. Pp. 585. €43.00. ISBN 978-2-7453-1277-8.

Harms, Wolfgang, Bildlichkeit als Potential in Konstellationen. Text und Bild zwischen autorisierenden Traditionen und aktuellen Intentionen (15. bis 17. Jahrhundert). Wolfgang Stammler Gastprofessur, 15. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 77. €27.99 (pb). ISBN 978-3-11-019443-2.

Harrison, George W. M. (ed.), Satyr Drama: Tragedy at Play. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2005. Pp. 295. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-03-6.

Herrmann, Fritz-Gregor (ed.), New Essays on Plato. Language and Thought in Fourth-Century Greek Philosophy. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. viii, 227. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-10-4.

Holzberger, William G. (ed.), The Letters of George Santayana. Book Seven, 1941-1947. The Works of George Santayana, vol. 5. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007. Pp. 569. $70.00. ISBN 978-0-262-19556-0.

Hornblower, Simon, and Catherine Morgan (edd.), Pindar's Poetry, Patrons, and Festivals. From Archaic Greece to the Roman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 473. $175.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929672-9.

Karamanou, Ioanna, Euripides. Danae and Dictys. Introduction, Text and Commentary. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 228. München/Leipzig: K.G. Saur, 2006. Pp. 290; pls. 3. €88.00. ISBN 978-3-598-77840-7.

Kennedy, David, Gerasa and the Decapolis: A 'Virtual Island' in Northwest Jordan. Duckworth Debates in Archaeology. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. 216. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3567-4.

Konishi, Haruo, From Masis to Olumpos. The Origin of a Greek Literary Tradition. Classical and Byzantine Monographs, 62. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2006. Pp. 331. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 90-256-1216-4.

Kruschwiitz, Peter, Widu-Wolfgang Ehlers, and Fritz Felgentreu (edd.), Terentius Poeta. Zetemata, 127. München: C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. xii, 235. €56.50 (pb). ISBN 978-3-406-55948-8.

Kunisch, Norbert, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Deutschland, Band 82: Bochum, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität. Band 3. München: C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. 109; pls. 71. €88.00. ISBN 978-3-406-55854-2.

Luraghi, Nino (ed.), The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus. First published in 2001. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 340. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-921511-9.

Markantonatos, Andreas, Oedipus at Colonus. Sophocles, Athens, and the World. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 87. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. x, 360. $118.95. ISBN 973-3-11-019326-8.

McGing, Brian, and Judith Mossman (edd.), The Limits of Ancient Biography. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2006. Pp. xx, 447. $89.00. ISBN 978-1-905125-12-8.

Morwood, James (comm.), Euripides. Suppliant Women. Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 2007. Pp. ix, 260. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85668-784-6.

Mullaney, Ann E. (trans.), Teofilo Folengo. Baldo: Volume I, Books I-XII. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 25. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 471. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02521-9.

Mulryan, John, and Steven Brown (trans.), Natale Conti's Mythologiae. 2 Volumes. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 316. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS), 2006. Pp. xlvi, 978. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-361-7.

Murgatroyd, Paul, Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. x, 200; ills. 16. $31.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3627-5.

Nagle, D. Brendan, and Stanley M. Burstein (edd.), Readings in Greek History. Sources and Interpetations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xix, 314. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-517825-8.

Noeske, Hans-Christoph, Münzfunde aus Ägypten II. Die griechisch-römischen Münzfunde aus dem Fayum. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2007. Pp. 464. €79.00. ISBN 978-3-8053-3731-1.

Orlandi, Silvia, Epigrafia anfiteatrale dell'occidente romano. VI. Roma. Anfiteatri e strutture annesse con una nuova edizione e commento delle iscrizioni del Colosseo. Vetera, 15. Roma: Quasar, 2004. Pp. 600; pls. 28. €84.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7140-265-9.

Panciera, Silvio, Epigrafi, epigrafia, epigrafisti. Scritti vari editi e inediti (1956-2005) con note complementari e indici. 3 vols. Vetera, 16. Roma: Quasar, 2006. Pp. 2187. €270.00. ISBN 978-88-7140-306-9.

Pirovano, Luigi, Le 'Interpretationes Vergilianae' di Tiberio Claudio Donato. Problemi di retorica. Studi e Testi TardoAntichi, 5. Roma: Herder, 2006. Pp. 253. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-89670-19-4.

Richlin, Amy (trans.), Marcus Aurelius in Love. The Letters of Marcus and Fronto. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 176. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-226-71300-7.

Riesenweber, Thomas, Uneigentliches Sprechen und Bildermischung in den Elegien des Properz. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 86. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xiv, 446. $132.30. ISBN 978-3-11-019249-0.

Rolet, Stéphanie (ed.), L'emblème littéraire: théories et pratiques. Littérature 145 (Mars 2007). Paris: Larousse, 2007. Pp. 151. ISBN 978-2-200-92363-1.

Rosen, Ralph M., Making Mockery. The Poetics of Ancient Satire. Classical Culture and Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 294. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-19-530996-6.

Ruprecht, Kai, Cinis omnia fiat. Zum poetologischen Verhältnis der pseudo-vergilischen Dirae zu den Bucolica Vergils. Hypomnemata, 167. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 296. €54.90. ISBN 978-3-525-25267-3.

Santini, Giovanni, Inter iura poeta. Richerche sul lessico giuridico in Draconzio. Studi e Testi TardoAntichi, 4. Roma: Herder, 2006. Pp. 251. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-89670-18-7.

Schwartz, Daniel, Aquinas on Friendship. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 189. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920539-4.

Smith, R. Scott, and Stephen M. Trzaskoma (trans.), Apollodorus' Library and Hyginus' Fabulae. Two Handbooks of Greek Mythology. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2007. Pp. 247. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87220-820-9.

Stutz, Rainer, Drei Hanghäuser in Thugga. Maison des trois Masques. Maison du Labyrinthe. Maison de Dionysos et d'Ulysse. Thugga, 2. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2007. Pp. 94; pls. 36. €65.50. ISBN 978-3-8053-3758-8.

Tataki, Argyro B., The Roman Presence in Macedonia. Evidence from Personal Names. MELETHMATA, 46. Paris: De Boccard, 2006. Pp. 667; map 1. €88.00 (pb). ISBN 960-7905-30-X.

Wheeler, Everett L. (ed.), The Armies of Classical Greece. The International Library of Essays on Military History. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007. Pp. lxiv, 528. $225.00. ISBN 978-0-7546-2684-8.

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