Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.08.01

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Alaux, Jean, Origine et horizon tragiques. Coll. "Intempestives". Saint-Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, 2007. Pp. 192. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84292-199-6.

Baar, Mechthild, Dolor und ingenium. Untersuchungen zur römischen Liebeselegie. Palingenesia, 88. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2006. Pp. 267. €54.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08813-8.

Balbo, Andrea (ed.), I frammenti degli oratori romani dell' età augustea e tiberiana. 2 vols. Minima Philologica. Serie latina, 4. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2007. Pp. xxv, 590. €50.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7694-810-4.

Benoist, Stéphane (ed.), Mémoire et histoire: les procédures de condamnation dans l'antiquité romaine. Publications du Centre Régional Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire, Site de Metz, 31. Metz: Centre Régional Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire, 2007. Pp. xvii, 360. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 2-85730-035-2.

Berti, Emanuele, Scholasticorum Studia. Seneca il Vecchio e la cultura retorica e letteraria della prima età imperiale. Bilbioteca di Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici, 20. Pisa: Giardini Editori e Stampatori in Pisa, 2007. Pp. 408. €84.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-427-1476-7.

Bettini, Maurizio, and Luigi Spina, Il mito delle Sirene. Immagini e racconti dalla Grecia a oggi. Saggi, 881. Serie Mythologica. Torino: Giulio Einaudi editore, 2007. Pp. 268; ills. 23. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-06-17804-8.

Bing, Peter, and Jon Steffan Bruss (edd.), Brill's Companion to Hellenistic Epigram. Brill's Companions in Classical Studies. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. xii, 658. $279.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15218-2.

Bonnet, Charles, and Dominique Valbelle, The Nubian Pharaohs: Black Kings on the Nile. Cairo/New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2007. Pp. 215. $49.99. ISBN 978-977-416-010-3.

Chavalas, Mark W. (ed.), Current Issues in the History of the Ancient Near East. Publications of the Association of Ancient Historians, 8. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 2007. Pp. 153. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-930053-46-5.

Clark, Stuart, Vanities of the Eye. Vision in Early Modern European Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 415; figs. 27. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-19-925013-4.

Conte, Gian Bagio, The Poetry of Pathos. Studies in Vergilian Epic. Edited by S.J. Harrison. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 250. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928701-7.

Cuny, Diane, Une leçon de vie. Les réflexions générales dans le théâtre de Sophocle. Études anciennes. Série grecque, 133. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. 419. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-32662-7.

D'Agostino, Hector (comm.), Onomacriti testimonia et fragmenta. Quaderni, 10. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2007. Pp. liii, 113. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8147-461-5.

Delignon, Bénédicter, Les Satires d'Horace et la comédie gréco-latine: une poétique de l'ambiguïté. Bibliothèque d'Études Classiques, 49. Leuven: Peeters 2006. Pp. 581. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 978-90-429-1748-4.

Ebeling, Florian, The Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus. Hermeticism from Ancient to Modern Times. Translated from the German by David Lorton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 158. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-8014-4546-0.

Elm von der Osten, Dorothee, Liebe als Wahnsinn. Die Konzeption der Göttin Venus in den Argonautica des Valerius Flaccus. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, 20. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 204. €49.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08958-6.

Fitch, John G., Annaeana Tragica. Notes on the Text of Seneca's Tragedies. Mnemosyne Suppl. 256. Leiden: Brill 2004. Pp. 293. $139.00. ISBN 978-90-04-14003-5.

Floridi, Lucia (comm.), Stratoni di Sardi. Epigrammi. Testo critico, traduzione e commento. Hellenica, 24. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2007. Pp. xiv, 492. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7694-967-8.

Frischer, Bernard, Jane Crawford, and Monica De Simone (edd.), The Horace's Villa Project, 1997-2003. 2 vols. Oxford: Archaeopress 2006. Pp. xxvii, 1032. £135.00. ISBN 1-905739-07-9.

Geiser, Melanie, Personendarstellung bei Tacitus: am Beispiel von Cn. Domitius Corbulo und Ser. Sulpicius Galba. Die Antike und ihr Weiterleben, 6. Remscheid: Gardez! Verlag, 2007. Pp. 311. €39.90 (pb). ISBN 978-3-89796-183-8.

Graziosi, Barbara, and Emily Greenwood (edd.), Homer in the Twentieth Century. Between World Literature and the Western Canon. Classical Presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 322. £55.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929826-6.

Gualandri, Isabella, Frabrizio Conca, and Raffaele Passarella (edd.), Nuovo e antico nella cultura greco-latina di IV-VI secolo. Quaderni di Acme, 73. Milano: Cisalpino, 2005. Pp. xvii, 817. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 88-323-6036-5.

Guillaumin, Jean-Yves, Sur quelques notices des arpenteurs romains. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 180. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-173-4.

Haake, Matthias, Der Philosoph in der Stadt. Untersuchungen zur öffentlichen Rede über Philosophen und Philosophie in den hellenistischen Poleis. Vestigia, 56. München: C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. x, 386. €70.00. ISBN 978-3-406-55856-6.

Heckel, Waldemar, Lawrence Tritle, and Pat Wheatley (edd.), Alexander's Empire. Formulation to Decay. A Companion to Crossroads of History. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 2007. Pp. xv, 301. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-930053-45-8.

Heinen, Heinz (ed.), Handwörterbuch der antiken Sklaverei. CD-ROM Lieferung 1. Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei, 5. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2006. €175.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08919-7.

Herklotz, Friederike, Prinzeps und Pharao. Der Kult des Augustus in Ägypten. Oikumene. Studien zur antiken Weltgeschichte, 4. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2007. Pp. 507; map 1. €69.90. ISBN 978-3-938032-15-2.

Hollis, Adrian S. (ed.), Fragments of Roman Poetry c. 60 BC-AD 20. Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 440. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-814698-8.

Janko, Richard (ed.), Philodemus. On Poems Book One. With Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Philodemus Translation Series. Reprint of 2003 paperback edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 599; figs. 2, pls. 21, tables 25. $74.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-926285-4.

Koehn, Clemens, Krieg - Diplomatie - Ideologie. Zur Aussenpolitik hellenistischer Mittelstaaten. Historia Einzelschriften, 195. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 248. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08990-6.

Kraus, Chris, Simon Goldhill, Helene P. Foley, and Jas Elsner (edd.), Visualizing the Tragic. Drama, Myth, and Ritual in Greek Art and Literature. Essays in Honour of Froma Zeitlin. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xxii, 457; ills. 36. $140.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927602-8.

Kremer, David, Ius latinum. Le concept de droit latin sous la République et l'Empire. Romanité et modernité du droit. Paris: De Boccard 2006. Pp. xii, 272. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7018-0218-3.

Lada-Richards, Ismene, Silent Eloquence. Lucian and Pantomime Dancing. Classical Literature and Society. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. 240. $31.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3491-2.

Laks, André, Histoire, doxographie, vérité. Études sur Aristote, Théophraste et la philosophie présocratique. Aristote. Traducions et Études. Leuven: Peeters, 2007. Pp. xii, 294. €48.00. ISBN 978-90-429-1905-1.

Lazzarini, Lorenzo, Poikiloi lithoi, versiculores maculae: i marmi colorati della Grecia antica. Storia, uso, diffusione, cave, geologia, caratterizzazione scientifica, archeometria, deterioramento. Marmora. 2/2006. Supplemento, 1. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 296; figs. 456. €185.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-427-1465-1.

Lefkowitz, Mary R., Women in Greek Myth. Second Edition. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Pp. xix, 239. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8018-8650-8.

Lessing, R. Reed, Jonah. A Theological Exposition of Sacred Scripture. Concordia Commentary. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2007. Pp. xlii, 451. $42.99. ISBN 978-0-7586-0273-2.

Lloyd, G.E.R., Cognitive Variations. Reflections on the Unity and Diversity of the Human Mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. viii, 201. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921461-7.

Melotti, Marxiano, Mediterraneo tra miti e turismo. Per una sociologia del turismo archeologico. Milan: CUEM, 2007. Pp. 208. €15.00. ISBN 978-88-6001-1138.

Moatti, Claudia, and Wolfgang Kaiser (edd.), Gens de passage en Méditerranée de l'Antiquité à l'époque moderne. Procédures de contrôle et d'identification. L'atelier méditerranéen. Paris: Maisonneuve & Larose, 2007. Pp. 512. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7068-1993-3.

Montuschi, Claudia, Il tempo in Ovidio. Funzioni, meccanismi, strutture. Accademia la colombaria studi, 226. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2005. Pp. 463. €47.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-222-5481-8.

Morello, Ruth, and A.D. Morrison (edd.), Ancient Letters. Classical and Late Antique Epistolography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 373. $115.00. ISBN 978-0-19-920395-6.

Morley, Neville, Trade in Classical Antiquity. Key Themes in Ancient History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 118. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-63416-8.

Nadig, Peter, Zwischen König und Karikatur. Das Bild Ptolemaios' VIII. im Spannungsfeld der Überlieferung. Müncher Beiträge zur Papyrusforschung und antiken Rechtsgeschichte, 97. München: C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. 306. €74.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-406-55949-5.

Noegel, Scott B., Nocturnal Ciphers. The Allusive Language of Dreams in the Ancient Near East. American Oriental Series, 89. New Haven: American Oriental Society, 2007. Pp. xv, 346. $69.99. ISBN 978-0-940490-20-8.

Olson, S. Douglas (ed.), Broken Laughter. Select Fragments of Greek Comedy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 476. $135.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928785-7.

Oxenstierna, Axel, Letters from Sir James Spens and Jan Rutgers. The Works and Correspondence of Axel Oxenstierna, II:13. Edited by Arne Jönsson. Stockholm: Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien - Riksarkivet, 2007. Pp. 643. SEK 455.00. ISBN 978-91-7402-367-1.

Parker, L.P.E. (comm.), Euripides. Alcestis. Edited with Introduction and Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. lxxxvii, 307. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-925467-5.

Payne, Mark, Theocritus and the Invention of Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 183. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86577-7.

Peña, J. Theodore, Roman Pottery in the Archaeological Record. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 430; maps 9. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86541-8.

Petrovic, Ivana, Von den Toren des Hades zu den Hallen des Olymp. Artemiskult bei Theokrit und Kallimachos. Mnemosyne Suppl. 281. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. xv, 317. $120.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15154-3.

Poster, Carol, and Linda C. Mitchell (edd.), Letter-Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present. Historical and Bibliographic Studies. Studies in Rhetoric/Communication. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 346. $69.95. ISBN 978-1-57003-651-4.

Ramelli, Ilaria (ed.), Allegoristi dell'età classica. Opere e frammenti. In appendice il Papiro di Derveni con testo greco a fronte. Milano: Bompiani, 2007. Pp. xlviii, 948. €31.00. ISBN 978-88-452-5842-8.

Ramsby, Teresa R., Textual Permanence. Roman Elegists and the Epigraphic Tradition. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. ix, 197. $81.00. ISBN 978-0-7156-3632-9.

Ray, John, The Rosetta Stone and the Rebirth of Ancient Egypt. Wonders of the World. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. 199. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02493-9.

Rhodes, P.J., The Greek City States. A Source Book. Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 339; maps 2. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-61556-3.

Rijksbaron, Albert, The Syntax and Semantics of the Verb in Classical Greek. An Introduction. Third edition. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 214. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-226-71858-3.

Robert, Louis, Choix d'écrits. Édité par Denis Rousset avec la collaboration de Philippe Gauthier et Ivana Savalli-Lestrade. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. 799; figs. 77. €85.00. ISBN 978-2-251-38083-4.

Roscalla, Fabio, Biaios didaskalos. Rappresentazioni della crisi di Atene della fine V secolo. Università di Pavia Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, 108. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2005. Pp. 134. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-467-1065-9.

Roscalla, Fabio (ed.), L'autore e l'opera. Attribuzioni, appropriazioni, apocrifi nella Grecia antica. Atti del Convegno internazionale (Pavia, 27-28 maggio 2005). Collana di memorie e atti di convegni, 34. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2006. Pp. 214. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 88-467-1630-9.

Rystedt, Eva, and Berit Wells (edd.), Pictorial Pursuits. Figurative Painting on Mycenaean and Geometric Pottery. Papers from two seminars at the Swedish Institute at Athens in 1999 and 2001. Acta Instituti Atheniensis Regni Sueciae, series 4, 53. Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen, 2006. Pp. 313. $177.50 (pb). ISBN 91-7916-053-0.

Schnur, Rhoda (ed.), Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Bonnensis. Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies (Bonn 2003). Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 315. Tempe, AZ: ACMRS, 2006. Pp. xxv, 906. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-86698-360-0.

Schumacher, Leonhard (ed.), Corpus der römischen Rechtsquellen zur antiken Sklaverei (CRRS). Teil VI. Stellung des Sklaven im Sakralrecht. Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei, Beiheft 3. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2006. Pp. xxiii, 126. €36.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08977-7.

Schuol, Monika, Augustus und die Juden. Rechtsstellung und Interessenpolitik der kleinasiatischen Diaspora. Studien zur Alten Geschichte, 6. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2007. Pp. 436. €54.90. ISBN 978-3-938032-16-9.

Searby, Denis M. (comm.), The Corpus Parisinum. A Critical Edition of the Greek Text with Commentary and English Translation. A Medieval Anthology of Greek Texts from the Pre-Socratics to the Church Fathers, 600 B.C. - 700 A.D. 2 vols. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellon Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 1000. $189.95. ISBN 978-0-7734-5300-5.

Sebillote Cuchet, Violaine, Libérez la patrie! Patriotisme et politique en Grèce ancienne. L'Antiquité au présent. Paris: Éditions Belin, 2006. Pp. 367. €26.00. ISBN 978-2-7011-4361-3.

Sedley, David (ed.), Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy XXXII. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 394. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-922738-9.

Shapiro, H.A. (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 303; ills. 42, maps 3, tables 3. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-52929-7.

Sim, May, Remastering Morals with Aristotle and Confucius. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 224. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87093-1.

Spence, Sarah, Figuratively Speaking. Rhetoric and Culture from Quintilian to the Twin Towers. Classical Inter/Faces. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. 144. $23.50 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3513-1.

Summerell, Orrin F., and Thomas Zimmer (trans.), Alkinoos, Didaskalikos. Lehrbuch der Grundsätze Platons. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und Anmerkungen. Sammlung wissenschaftlicher Commentare. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xx, 91. $100.80. ISBN 978-3-11-019451.

Telò, Mario (comm.), Eupolidis Demi. Testi con commento filologico, 14. Firenze: Felice Le Monnier, 2007. Pp. 789. €53.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-00-20666-2.

Vanotti, Gabriella (comm.), Aristotele. Racconti meravigliosi. Introduzione, traduzione, note e apparati. Testi a fronte, 104. Milano: Bompiani, 2007. Pp. 235. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-452-5843-5.

Vogeikoff-Brogan, Natalia, Triumph over Time (1947). The American School of Classical Studies at Athens in Post-War Greece. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2007. Pp. 24; DVD, 42 mins. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-963-6.

Vout, Caroline, Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 285; ills. 52. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86739-9.

Warren, James, Presocratics. Ancient Philosophies. Stocksfield: Acumen, 2007. Pp. xv, 224. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-84465-092-7.

Wilker, Julia, Für Rom und Jerusalem. Die herodianische Dynastie im 1. Jahrhundert n.Chr. Studien zur Alten Geschichte, 5. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Antike, 2007. Pp. 564. €69.90. ISBN 978-3-938032-12-1.

Wilson, Peter (ed.), The Greek Theatre and Festivals. Documentary Studies. Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 431; ills. 32. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927747-6.

Winterer, Caroline, The Mirror of Antiquity. American Women and the Classical Tradition, 1750-1900. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 242. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-8014-4163-9.

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