Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.06.46

BMCR Books Received (June).  


Ambuel, David, Image and Paradigm in Plato's Sophist. Includes a New Translation and Comprehensive Commentary. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2007. Pp. xvii, 279. $32.00. ISBN 978-1-930972-04-9.

Andrews, Kevin, Castles of the Morea. Gennadeion Monographs, 4. The original 1953 text with a foreword by Glenn R. Bugh. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2006. Pp. xxvii, 274; pls. 40. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-87661-406-8.

Arabatzis, George, Paideia and Epistêmê in Michael of Ephesus. In De part. anim. I, 1,3 - 2,10. In Greek with an English Summary. Athens: Academy of Athens, Research Center on Greek Philosophy, 2006. Pp. 340. (pb). ISBN 960-404-092-8.

Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen, Alexander's Coins and Alexander's Image. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Art Museums, 2006. Pp. 84. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-891771-41-5.

Ascalone, Enrico, Mesopotamia. Assyrians, Sumerians, Babylonians. Dictionaries of Civilization. Translation of the 2005 edition by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. 368. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-520-25266-0.

Baechle, Nicholas, Metrical Constraints and the Interpretation of Style in the Tragic Trimeter. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007. Pp. xiv, 343. $36.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7391-2143-6.

Bloch, David, Aristoteles om hukommelse. En oversaettelse af Om hukommelse og genkaldelse med indledning og kommentar. Studier fra Sprog- og Oldtids forskning, 344. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2007. Pp. 104. €16.99 (pb). ISBN 978-87-635-0609-0.

Brennan, Peter, Michael Turner, and Nicholas L. Wright, Faces of Power. Imperial Portraiture on Roman Coins. Sydney: The Nicholson Museum, The University of Sydney 2007. Pp. 83. (pb). ISBN 1-86487-833-9.

Bruschi, Rita (ed.), Gli irraggiungibili confini. Percorsi della psiche nell' età della Grecia classica. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2007. Pp. 236. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 978-884671219-6.

Caseau-Chevallier, Béatrice, Byzance: Économie et société. Du milieu du VIIIe siècle à 1204. Regards sur l'histoire. Paris: Sedes, 2007. Pp. 383; maps 2. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7181-9480-6.

Cavallini, Eleonora (ed.), Omero mediatico. Aspetti della ricezione omerica nella cività contemporanea. Atti delle Giornate di Studio Ravenna, 18-19 gennaio 2006. NEMO. Confrontarsi con l'antico, 7. Bologna: d.u.press, 2007. Pp. 247. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-95451-05-3.

Cobet, Justus, Volkmar von Graeve, Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, and Konrad Zimmermann (edd.), Frühes Ionien. Eine Bestandsaufnahme. Panionion-Symposion Güzelçamli 26. September - 1. Oktober 1999. Milesische Forschungen, 5. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2007. Pp. xii, 788; taff. 91, beill. 3. €168.00. ISBN 978-3-8053-3770-0.

Dahlman, Britt, Saint Daniel of Sketis. A Group of Hagiographic Texts Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary.Studia Byzantina Upsaliensia, 10. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2007. Pp. 260. (pb). ISBN 978-91-554-6893-4.

Dalby, Andrew, Rediscovering Homer. Inside the Origins of the Epic. Paperback reprint of 2006 edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2007. Pp. iv, 266; maps 3. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-393-33019-9.

Dubouloz, Julien, and Sylvie Pittia (edd.), La Sicile de Cicéron. Lectures des Verrines. Actes du colloque de Paris, 19-20 mai 2006. Organisé par l'UMR 8585 Centre Gustave Glotz. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 355. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-157-4.

Edwards, Catharine, Death in Ancient Rome. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. Pp. 287. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-300-11208-5.

Eiteljorg, Harrison, II, and W. Fredrick Limp, Archaeological Computing. Bryn Mawr: Center for the Study of Architecture, 2007. Pp. 244.

Gabucci, Ada, Rome. Dictionaries of Civilization. Translation of the 2005 edition by Jay Hyams. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Pp. 384. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-520-25265-3.

Gavray, Marc-Antoine (comm.), Simplicius lecteur du Sophiste. Contribution à l'étude de l'exégèse néoplatonicienne. Études et commentaires, 108. Paris: Klincksieck, 2007. Pp. 231. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-252-03626-6.

Gildenhard, Ingo, Paideia Romana. Cicero's Tusculan Disputations. PCPS Suppl. 30. Cambridge: The Cambridge Philological Society, 2007. Pp. 325. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-906014-29-5.

Goukowsky, Paul (ed.), Appien. Histoire Romaine. Tome VI. Livre XI. Le Livre syriaque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. clviii, 175. €65.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-00539-3.

Granata, Giovanna (ed.), L'archivo Arnaldo Momigliano. Inventario analitico. Sussidi Eruditi, 73. Roma: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2006. Pp. cviii, 465. €76.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8498-325-1.

Graverini, Luca, Le Metamorfosi di Apuleio. Letteratura e identità. Arti Spazi Scritture, 5. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2007. Pp. x, 260. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7781-869-0.

Gualerzi, Saverio, Penelope o della tessitura. Trame femminili da Omero a Ovidio. Discese, 16. Bari: Palomar, 2007. Pp. 163. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7600-207-6.

Hahn, Johannes, and Leinolf Vielberg (edd.), Formen und Funktionen von Leitbildern. Alterumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium, 17. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 321. €62.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08998-2.

Hartmann, Elke, Udo Hartmann, and Katrin Pietzner (edd.), Geschlechterdefinitionen und Geschlechtergrenzen in der Antike. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 300; pls. 24. €56.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08996-8.

Heinz, Marlies, and Marian H. Feldman (edd.), Representations of Political Power. Case Histories of Change and Dissolving Order in the Ancient Near East. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007. Pp. xii, 212. $39.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-135-1.

Heller, Christian, Sic transit gloria mundi. Das Bild von Pompeius Magnus im Bürgerkrieg: Verzerrung - Stilisierung- historische Realität. Pharos. Studien zur griechisch-römischen Antike, 21. St. Katharinen: Scripta Mercaturae Verlag, 2006. Pp. xiii, 306. €28.70 (pb). ISBN 3-89590-167-9.

Herbart, Johann Friedrich, Dissertazione sul fondamento del sistema platonico. Con un'Aggiunta di J.F. Herbart e tre Appendici di J.F. Herbart e A. Böckh. Traduzione e saggio introduttivo a cura di Francesco Aronadio. I Biancospini, 8. Firenze: Le Lettere, 2007. Pp. 185. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-886087036-4.

Herda, Alexander, Der Apollo-Delphinios-Kult in Milet und die Neujahrsprozession nach Didyma. Ein neuer Kommentar der sog. Molpoi-Satzung. Milesische Forschungen, 4. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2006. Pp. xiv, 543; ills. 22. €65.00. ISBN 978-3-8053-3560-7. James, Liz (ed.), Art and Text in Byzantine Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 230; pls. 8. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-521-83409-4.

Kipfer, Barbara Ann, Dictionary of Artifacts. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 346. $124.95. ISBN 978-1-4051-1887-3.

Kirstein, Robert, Junge Hirten und alte Fischer. Die Gedichte 27, 20 und 21 des Corpus Theocriteum. Texte und Kommentare, 29. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 247. €63.55. ISBN 978-3-11-019224-7.

Konstan, David, Lucrezio e la psicologia epicurea. Temi metafisici e problemi del pensiero antico. Studie e testi, 103. Revised edition of Some Aspects of Epicurean Psychology (1973); translated by Ilaria Ramelli. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2007. Pp. 198. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-343-1400-5.

Kotzia, Paraskeue, Peri tou Melou e Peri tes Aristotelous Teleutes. Liber de Pomo sive De Morte Aristotilis. Seira Philosophia, 12. Thessalonike: Ekdoseis Thyrathen, 2007. Pp. 370. (pb). ISBN 9789608097339.

López Barja de Quiroga, Pedro, Esclaves et affranchis à Rome. Las relaciones de dependencia en las Instituciones de Gayo. Index thématique des références à l'esclavage et à la dépendance, 8. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 198. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-170-3.

Lyne, R.O.A.M., Collected Papers on Latin Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xix, 418. $125.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920396-3.

Macrides, Ruth (comm.), George Akropolites. The History. Translated with an Introduction and Commentary. Oxford Studies in Byzantium. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 440; tables 5, maps 2. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921067-1.

Martindale, Charles, Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste. An Essay in Aesthetics. First published in 2005. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 265. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-921612-3.

McCabe, Anne, A Byzantine Encyclopaedia of Horse Medicine. The Sources, Compilation, and Transmission of the Hippiatrica. Oxford Studies in Byzantium. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 347. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927755-1.

McKendrick, Scot, In a Monastery Library. Preserving Codex Sinaiticus and the Greek Written Heritage. London: British Library, 2007. Pp. 48. $13.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7123-4940-6.

McNelis, Charles, Statius' Thebaid and the Poetics of Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 203. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86741-2.

Niku, Maria, The Official Status of the Foreign Residents in Athens 322-120 B.C. Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 12. Helsinki: Finnish Institute at Athens, 2007. Pp. 181. (pb). ISBN 978-951-98806-7-9.

O'Hara, James J., Inconsistency in Roman Epic. Studies in Catullus, Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan. Roman Literature and Its Contexts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 165. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-64642-0.

Orberg, Hans H. (ed.), P. Catilina. Ex C. Sallustii Crispi de Catilinae Coniuratione Libro et M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationibus in Catilinam. Grenaa, Denmark: Domus Latina, 2006. Pp. 78. $10.95 (pb). ISBN 978-87-90696-11-5.

Pakkanen, Petra, August Myhrberg and North-European Philhellenism. Building the Myth of a Hero. Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 10. Helsinki, Finnish Institute at Athens, 2006. Pp. ix, 260. (pb). ISBN 951-98806-3-1.

Papadopoulos, John K., The Art of Antiquity. Piet de Jong and the Athenian Agora. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2007. Pp. xxii, 334. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-960-5.

Paschalis, Michael, Stavros Frangoulidis, Stephen Harrison, and Maaike Zimmerman (edd.), The Greek and the Roman Novel Parallel Readings. Ancient Narrative Supplementum, 8. Groningen: Barkhuis & Groningen University Library, 2007. Pp. xx, 307. €80.00. ISBN 978-90-77922-279.

Pedrick, Victoria, Euripides, Freud, and the Romance of Belonging. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 257. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-8018-8594-5.

Pierris, Apostolos L. (ed.), The Empedoclean Kosmos: Structure, Process and the Question of Cyclicity. Proceedings of the Symposium Philosophiae Antique Tertium Myconese July 6th - July 13th, 2003. Part 1: Papers. Patras: Institute for Philosophical Research, 2005. Pp. 425, xcvi (App.). €100.00 (pb). ISBN 960-88183-1-1.

Pietilä-Castrén, Leena, The Graeco-Roman Terracotta Figurines of Finland and Their Collectors. Papers and Monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 11. Helsinki: Finnish Institute at Athens, 2007. Pp. 100. (pb). ISBN 978-951-98806-6-2.

Price, Roberto Salinas, Homeric Whispers. Intimations of Orthodoxy in the Iliad and Odyssey. San Antonio: Scylax, 2006. Pp. 286. $30.00. ISBN 978-0-910865-11-1.

Rimell, Victoria (ed.), Seeing Tongues, Hearing Scripts. Orality and Representation in the Ancient Novel. Ancient Narrative Supplementum, 7. Groningen: Barkhuis & Groningen University Library, 2007. Pp. xxi, 340. €80.00. ISBN 9789077922231.

Sánchez León, Juan Carlos, L'Antiquité grecque dans l'oeuvre d'Antonin Artaud. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 112. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-167-3.

Scheid, John (comm.), Res gestae divi Augusti. Hauts faits du divin Auguste. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. ccxxiv, 126; figs. 4. €49.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-01446-3.

Sebilloute Cuchet, Violaine, and Nathalie Ernoult (edd.), Problèmes du genre en Grèce ancienne. Histoire ancienne et médiévale, 90. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2007. Pp. 347. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-85944-565-2.

Serghidou, Anastasia (ed.), Fear of Slaves - Fear of Enslavement in the Ancient Mediterranean. Peur de l'esclave - Peur de l'esclavage en Mediterranee ancienne (Discours, représentations, pratiques). Actes di XXIXe Colloque du Groupe International de Recherche sur l'Esclavage dans l'Antiquité (GIREA). Rethymnon 4-7 November 2004. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 453. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-169-7.

Sider, David, and Carl Wolfram Brunschön (edd.), Theophrastus of Eresus. On Weather Signs. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. 263. $134.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15593-0.

Smith, Steven D., Greek Identity and the Athenian Past in Chariton. The Romance of Empire. Ancient Narrative Supplementum, 9. Groningen: Barkhuis & Groningen University Library, 2007. Pp. 282. €77.00. ISBN 9789077922286.

Spencer, Diana, and Elena Theodrakopoulos (edd.), Advice and Its Rhetoric in Greece and Rome. Nottingham Classical Literature Studies, 9. Bari: Levante, 2006. Pp. xv, 215. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7949-439-7.

Stroh, Wilfried, Latein ist tot, es lebe Latein! Kleine Geschichte einer grossen Sprache. Berlin: List, 2007. Pp. 415. €18.00. ISBN 978-3-471-78829-5.

Susanetti, Davide, Euripide. Fra tragedia, mito e filosofia. FRECCE, 51. Roma: Carocci, 2007. Pp. 323. €25.50 (pb). ISBN 978-88-430-4267-8.

Taita, Julia, Olimpia e il suo vicinato in epoca arcaica. Il Filarete, 244. Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2007. Pp. 182. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7916-341-5.

Trofimova, Anna A. (ed.), Greeks on the Black Sea. Ancient Art from the Hermitage. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007. Pp. xv, 307; map 1. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-89236-883-9.

West, M. L., Indo-European Poetry and Myth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 525. $145.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928075-9.

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