Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.09.05

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Alcock, Susan E., and Robin Osborne (edd.), Classical Archaeology. Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology, 10. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. xiii, 447; figs. 81. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-631-23419-7.

Althoff, Jochen (ed.), Philosophie und Dichtung im antiken Griechenland. Akten der 7. Tagung der Karl und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung am 10. und 11. Oktober 2002 in Bernkastel-Kues. Philosophie der Antike, 23. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 156. €30.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08824-4.

Andreotti, Gonzalo Cruz, Patrick Le Roux, and Pierre Moret (edd.), La invenció de una geografía de la Península Ibérica. I. La época republicana. Málaga: CEDMA, 2006. Pp. 252. €13.00 (pb). ISBN 978-84-9555-91-3.

Andreotti, Gonzalo Cruz, Patrick Le Roux, and Pierre Moret (edd.), La invenció de una geografía de la Península Ibérica. II. La época imperial. Málaga: CEDMA, 2007. Pp. 380. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-84-96820-06-7.

Baker, Colin F., Qur'an Manuscripts. Calligraphy, Illumination, Design. London: The British Library, 2007. Pp. 112; pls. 78. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-7123-0689-8.

Beck, Hans, et al. (edd.), Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft (GFA) 9. Jahrgang 2006. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 328; Abb. 11. €27.00 (pb). ISSN 1437-9082.

Beck, Hans, et al. (edd.), Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft (GFA) 8. Jahrgang 2005. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 310; Abb. 1. €29.90 (pb). ISSN 1437-9082.

Betancourt, Philip P., Introduction to Aegean Art. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2007. Pp. xx, 212; map 1, figs., pls. 12. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-931534-21-5.

Bleckmann, Bruno, and Horst Schneider (edd.), Eusebius von Caesarea. De vita Constantini. Über das Leben Konstantins. Fontes Christiani, 83. Turnhout: Brepols, 2007. Pp. 548. €40.09 (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-52560-0.

Börm, Henning, Prokop und die Perser. Untersuchungen zu den römisch-sasanidischen Kontakten in der ausgehenden Spätanike. Oriens et Occidens, 16. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 382. €68.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-09052-0.

Brenk, Frederick E., With Unperfumed Voice. Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, 21. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 544. €85.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08929-6.

Brucia, Margaret A., and Gregory N. Daugherty, To Be a Roman. Topics in Roman Culture. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2007. Pp. viii, 155. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-633-2.

Colakis, Marianthe, and Mary Joan Masello, Classical Mythology and More. A Reader Workbook. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2007. Pp. xi, 459. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86516-573-1.

Crawford, Harriet (ed.), Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt. From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein. Proceedings of the British Academy, 136. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 232. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-726390-7.

Daris, Sergio, Dizionario dei nomi geografici e topografici dell'Egitto greco-romano. Supplemento 4 (2002-2005). Biblioteca degli Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia, 5. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 146. €165.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-004-5.

Delattre, Alain, Papyrus coptes et grecs du monastère d'apa Apollô de Baouît conservés aux Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire de Bruxelles. Bruxelles: Académie royale de Belgique, 2004 Pp. 351; pls. 60. €30.00. ISBN 978-2-8031-0236-5.

Denzey, Nicola, The Bone Gatherers. The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 2007. Pp. xxi, 290; map 1. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-8070-1308-3.

Derda, Tomasz, Arsinoites Nomos. Administration of the Fayum under Roman Rule. The Journal of Juristic Papyrology Supplement, 7. Warsaw: Institute of Archaeology, Warsaw University and Fundaja im. Rafala Taubenschlaga, 2006. Pp. xviii, 345; maps 4, tables 2. $79.00. ISBN 978-83-918250-6-8.

Doyen-Higuet, Anne-Marie, L'Épitomé de la Collection d'hippiatrie grecque. Histoire du texte, édition critique, traduction et notes. Tome I. Publications de l'Institut Orientaliste de Louvain, 54. Leuven: Peeters, 2006. Pp. 242; CD-rom. €78.00 (pb). ISBN 978-90-429-1577-0.

Edwards, Michael (trans.), Isaeus. The Oratory of Classical Greece, 11. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2007. Pp. xxxi, 229. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-292-71646-9.

Engels, David, Das römische Vorzeichenwesen (753-27 v. Chr.) Quellen, Terminologie, Kommentar, historische Entwicklung.Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaft Beiträge, 22. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 877. €98.00. ISBN 978-3-515-09027-8.

Erdkamp, Paul (ed.), A Companion to the Roman Army. Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. xxvi, 574; ills. 24, fig. 1, maps 4, tables 3. $174.95. ISBN 978-1-4051-2153-8.

Eschbach, Norbert (ed.), Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Deutschland. Deutschland, 83. Göttingen, archäologisches Institut der Universität, 3. Attisch schwarzfigurige Keramik. München: C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. 166; ills. 24, pls. 86. €88.00. ISBN 978-3-406-55855-9.

Fellmeth, Ulrich, Peter Guyot, and Holger Sonnabend (edd.), Historische Geographie der Alten Welt. Grundlagen, Erträge, Perspektiven. Festgabe für Eckart Olshausen aus Anlass seiner Emeritung. Spudasamata, 114. Hildesheim: Olms, 2007. Pp. ix, 406. €68.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-487-13387-4.

Fratantuono, Lee, Madness Unchained. A Reading of Vergil's Aeneid. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007. Pp. xix, 427. $37.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7391-2242-6.

Fried, Johannes, Donation of Constantine and Constitutum Constantini. Millennium-Studien, 3. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 201; pls. 6. €63.55. ISBN 978-3-11-018539-3.

Gray, Vivienne J. (ed.), Xenophon on Government. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 231. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-58859-1.

Gregoric, Pavel, Aristotle on the Common Sense. Oxford Aristotle Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 252. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927737-7.

Grünbart, Michael (ed.), Theatron. Rhetorische Kultur in Spätantike und Mittelalter / Rhetorical Culture in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Millennium-Studien, 13. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xiii, 516. €82.24. ISBN 978-3-11-019476-0.

Günther, Linda-Marie (ed.), Herodes und Rom. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 121. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-09012-4.

Hansen, Mogens Herman (ed.), The Return of the Polis. The Use and Meanings of the Word Polis in Archaic and Classical Sources. Papers from the Copenhagen Polis Centre 8. Historia Einzelschriften, 198. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 276. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-09054-4.

Hartz, Cornelius, Catulls Epigramme im Kontext hellenistischer Dichtung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 246. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 241. €82.24. ISBN 978-3-11-019466-1.

Henderson, John, The Medieval World of Isidore of Seville. Truth from Words. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 232; figs. 7. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86740-5.

Hölscher, Fernande and Tonio (edd.), Römische Bilderwelten. Von der Wirklichkeit zum Bild und zurück. Kolloquium der Gerda Henkel Stiftung am Deutschen Archäologischen Institut Rom 15. - 17. März 2004. Archäologie und Geschichte, 12. Heidelberg: Verlag Archäologie und Geschichte, 2007. Pp. 270; figs. 21. €48.00. ISBN 978-3-935289-34-4.

Inwood, Brad (trans. and comm.), Seneca. Selected Philosophical Letters. Clarendon Later Ancient Philosophers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xxv, 409. $81.00. ISBN 978-0-19-823894-2.

*Janiszewski, Pawel, The Missing Link. Greek Pagan Historiography in the Second Half of the Third Century and in the Fourth Century AD. The Journal of Juristic Papyrology Supplement, 6. Warsaw: Warsaw Univ., Fac. of Law and Administration, Chair of Roman and Antique Law, 2006. Pp. xii, 532. $88.00. ISBN 978-83-918250-5-1.

Jennings, Victoria, and Andrea Katsaros (edd.), The World of Ion of Chios. Mnemosyne Supplementa, 288. Monographs on Greek and Roman Language and Literature. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. xiv, 449. $139.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16045-3.

Lazaridis, Nikolaos, Wisdom in Loose Form. The Language of Egyptian and Greek Proverbs in Collections of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods. Mnemosyne Supplemeta, 287. Monographs on Greek and Roman Language and Literature. Leiden: Brill, 2007. Pp. xvi, 317. $167.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16058-3.

Low, Polly, Interstate Relations in Classical Greece. Morality and Power. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 313. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87206-5.

Lyons, Stuart (trans.) Horace's Odes and the Mystery of Do-Re-Mi. With full verse translation of the odes. Aris & Phillips imprint. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007. Pp. 244. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85668-790-7.

Lajtar, Adam, Deir el-Bahari in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods. A Study of an Egyptian Temple on Greek Sources.The Journal of Juristic Papyrology. Supplement, IV. Warsaw: Institute of Archaeology, Warsaw University and Fundaja im. Rafala Taubenschlaga, 2006. Pp. xviii, 462; ills. 28. $119.00. ISBN 978-83-918250-3-7.

Macdonald, Colin F., and Carl Knappett, Knossos. Protopalatial Deposits in Early Magazine A and the South-West Houses. BSA Supplementary Volume, 41. London: The British School at Athens, 2007. Pp. xiv, 205; pls. 49. £68.00. ISBN 978-0-904887-53-2.

Malhomme, Florence, and Anne Gabrièle Wersinger (edd.), Mousikè et Aretè. La musique et l'éthique de l'antiquité à l'âge moderne. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2007. Pp. 254. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7116-1832-3.

Mann, Christian, Die Demagogen und das Volk. Zur politischen Kommunikation im Athen des 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. KLIO Beiträge zur alten Geschichte, 13. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2007. Pp. 347. €59.80. ISBN 978-3-05-004351-7.

Mattingly, David J. (ed.), The Archaeology of Fazzan. Volume 2, Site Gazetteer, Pottery and Other Survey Finds. Society for Libyan Studies Monograph 7. London: The Society for Libyan Studies and Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahariya Department of Antiquities, 2007. Pp. xxix, 522; figs. and tables. £50.00. ISBN 978-1-900971-05-4.

McDonald, Marianne, and J. Michael Walton (edd.), The Cambridge Companion to Greek and Roman Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 365. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-54234-0.

McKendrick, Scot, and Kathleen Doyle, Bible Manuscripts. 1400 Years of Scribes and Scripture. London: The British Library, 2007. Pp. 160; pls. 140. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-7123-4922-2.

Morel, Pierre-Marie, De la matière à l'action. Aristote et le problème du vivant. Tradition de la pensée classique. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2007. Pp. 208. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7116-1929-0.

Nielsen, Inge (ed.), Zwischen Kult und Gesellschaft. Kosmopolitische Zentren des antiken Mittelmeerraumes als Aktionsraum von Kultvereinen und Religionsgemeinschaften. Hephaistos, 24. Augsburg: Camelion-Verlag, 2006. Pp. 278. (pb). ISSN 0174-2086. Pappalardo, Umberto, and Daniela Borrelli, La cultura teatrale antica. Archaeologia e letteratura. Collana Archaeologia, 7. Napoli: L'Orientale Editrice, 2007. Pp. 338; CD invisibilli. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-87466-7.

Perl, Eric D., Theophany. The Neoplatonic Philosophy of Dionysius the Areopagite. SUNY Series in Ancient Greek Philosophy. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. Pp. 163. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-7914-7111-1.

Pomeroy, Sarah B., The Murder of Regilla. A Case of Domestic Violence in Antiquity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 249. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02583-7.

Powell, Barry B., Homer. Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World. Second edition (first edition published in 2004). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. xvi, 240; figs. 23, maps 4. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4051-5325-6.

Powell, Jim (trans.), The Poetry of Sappho. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 53. $13.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-532672-7.

Prioux, Évelyne, Regards alexandrins. Histoire et théorie des arts dans l'épigramme hellénistique. Hellenistica Groningana, 12. Leuven: Peeters, 2007. Pp. xxii, 324. €52.00 (pb). ISBN 978-90-429-1842-9.

Pütz, Babette, The Symposium and Komos in Aristophanes. Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 2007. Pp. xii, 243; ills. 2. $48.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-85668-772-3.

Ruck, Brigitte, Die Grossen dieser Welt. Kolossalporträts im antiken Rom. Archäologie und Geschichte, 11. Heidelberg: Verlag Archäologie und Geschichte, 2007. Pp. 343; pl. 50. €90.00. ISBN 978-3-935289-32-0.

Sanadar, Mirjana (ed.), Kroatien in der Antike. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Sonderbände der antiken Welt. Mainz am Rhein: von Zabern, 2007. Pp. 143; abb. 123. €24.90. ISBN 978-3-8053-3740-3.

Schröder, Bianca-Jeanette, Bildung und Briefe im 6. Jahrhundert. Millennium-Studien, 15. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 399. $132.30. ISBN 978-3-11-019955.

Steinmann, Marc (ed.), Die Collatio Alexandri et Dindimi (Lateinisch - deutsch). Übersetzung und Kommentar Beihefte zum Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft, 3. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 216. €34.90 (pb). ISBN 978-3-89744-113-2.

Taplin, Oliver, Pots and Plays. Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-Painting of the Fourth Century B.C. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007. Pp. x, 310; map 1, pls. 109. $75.00. ISBN978-0-89236-807-5.

Taufer, Matteo, Jean Dorat editore e interprete di Eschilo. Supplementi di Lexis, 30. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 2005 Pp. 213. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 90-256-1202-4.

Tsitsibakou-Vasalos, Evanthia, Ancient Poetic Etymology. The Pelopids. Fathers and Sons. Palingenesia, 89. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 257. €52.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08939-5.

Valavanis, Panos, Vasileios Petrakos, and Angelos Delivorrias (edd.), Great Moments in Greek Archaeology. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2007. Pp. 379; ills. 658. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-89236-910-2.

Wilhite, David E., Tertullian the African. An Anthropological Reading of Tertullian's Context and Identities. Millennium-Studien, 14. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xii, 232. $98.00. ISBN 978-3-11-019453-1.

Woerther, Frédérique, L'èthos aristotélicien. Genèse d'une notion rhétorique. Textes et Traditions, 14. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2007. Pp. 368. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7116-1917-7.

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