Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.12.02

BMCR Books Received (November, 2007).  


Anceschi, Barbara, Die Götternamen in Platons Kratylos. Ein Vergleich mit dem Papyrus von Derveni. Studien zur klassischen Philologie, 158. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2007. Pp. 225. $51.95 (pb). ISBN 978-3-631-56529-2.

Arjava, Antti, Matias Buchholz, and Traianos Gagos (edd.), The Petra Papyri III. American Center of Oriental Research Publications, 5. Amman: The American Center of Oriental Research, 2007. Pp. xxii, 215; pls. 87. $100.00. ISBN 978-9957-8543-2-4.

Bell, Sinclair, and Glenys Davies (edd.), Games and Festivals in Classical Antiquity. Proceedings of the Conference held in Edinburgh 10-12 July 2000. BAR International Series, 1220. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2004. Pp. vi, 153; figs. 37, tables 7. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-580-8.

Bernardini, Paola Angeli (ed.), L'epos minore, le tradizioni locali e la poesia arcaica. Atti dell'incontro di studio, Urbino, 7 giugno 2005. Biblioteca di Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica, 9. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 155; figs. 9. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-034-2.

Bita, Lili, Women of Fire and Blood. Ancient Myths, Modern Voices. Translated by Robert Zaller. Boston: Somerset Hall Press, 2007. Pp. 53. (pb). $12.95. ISBN 978-0977461073.

Boehringer, Sandra, L'homosexualité féminine dans l'Antiquité grecque et romaine. Collection d'Etudes Anciennes, 135. Série grecque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. 405. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-32663-4.

Boëldieu-Trevet, Jeannine, Commander dans le monde grec au Ve siècle avant notre ère. Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2007. Pp. 294. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84867-188-8.

Burstein, Stanley M., The Reign of Cleopatra. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 180. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8061-3871-8.

Capdetrey, Laurent, Le Pouvoir séleucide. Territoire, administration, finances d'un royaume hellénistique (312-129 avant J.-C.). Collection Histoire. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2007. Pp. 536; maps 5, table 1. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7535-0524-7.

Charles, Michael B., Vegetius in Context. Establishing the Date of the Epitoma Rei Militaris. Historia Einzelschriften, 194. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 205. €46.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08989-0.

Chin, Catherine M., Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World. Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. Pp. 272. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8122-4035-1.

Clark, Anna J., Divine Qualities. Cult and Community in Republican Rome. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 376; ills. 11. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-19-922682-5.

Clarke, John R., Looking at Laughter. Humor, Power, and Transgression in Roman Visual Culture, 100 B.C.-A.D. 250. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 322; pls. 24, figs. 119. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-520-23733-9.

Constantakopoulou, Christy, The Dance of the Islands. Insularity, Networks, the Athenian Empire, and the Aegean World. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 330; figs. 13. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921595-9.

Cuffel, Alexandra, Gendering Disgust in Medieval Religious Polemic. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 430; figs. 10. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-268-02367-6.

Curd, Patricia (ed. and trans.), Anaxagoras of Clazomenae. Fragments and Testimonia. A Text and Translation with Notes and Essays. The Peonix Presocratics, 6. Phoenix Supplementary Volumes, 44. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 279. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8020-9325-7.

D'Alfonso, Francesca, Euripide in Giovanni Malala. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2007. Pp. v, 103. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7694-901-2.

Davies, Siriol, and Jack L. Davis (edd.), Between Venice and Istanbul. Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece. Hesperia Supplement, 40. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2007. Pp. xii, 260; figs. 57, tables 12. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-540-9.

Davis, Jack L. (ed.), Sandy Pylos. An Archaeological History from Nestor to Navarino. Second edition. Princeton, NJ: ASCSA Publications, 2008 Pp. lix, 342; figs. 135. $24.95 (pb), ISBN 978-0-87661-961-2.

de Roguin, Claire-Françoise, "... et recouvre d'une montagne leur cité !" La fin du monde des héros dans les épopées homériques. Hypomnemata, 169. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 295. €78.90. ISBN 978-3-525-25280-2.

Del Bello, Davide, Forgotten Paths. Etymology and the Allegorical Mindset. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 187. $64.95. ISBN 978-0-8132-1484-9.

Dik, Helma, Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 281; tables 6. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927929-6.

Dunshirn, Alfred, Griechisch für Philosophen. Originaltexte mit Übersetzungen und Erläuterungen. manual. Vienna: Facultas, 2007. Pp. 152. €11.90 (pb). ISBN 978-3-7089-0102-2.

Eidinow, Esther, Oracles, Curses, and Risk among the Ancient Greeks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 516; figs. 6, maps 2. $160.00. ISBN 978-0-19-927778-0.

Endreffy, Kata, and András Gulyás (edd.), Proceedings of the Fourth Central European Conference of Young Egyptologists. 31 August - 2 September, 2006, Budapest. Studia Aegyptiaca, 18. Budapest: La Chaire d'Egyptologie, 2007. Pp. 415; figs. passim. ISBN 978-963-463-952-7.

Falcone, Lidia, and Virginia Ibelli, La ceramica campana a figure nere. Tipologia, sistema decorativo, organizzazione delle botteghe. Mediterranea Supplementi, 2. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 185; figs. 49, pls. 29. €220.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-092-2.

Ferrari, G.R.F. (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic. Cambridge Companions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xxvi, 531. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-54842-7.

Fox, Matthew, Cicero's Philosophy of History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 344. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921192-0.

Foxhall, Lin, Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece. Seeking the Ancient Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 294; figs. 66, tables 8. $117.00. ISBN 978-0-19-815288-0.

Gaisser, Julia Haig (ed.), Catullus. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 606. $70.00 (pb).. ISBN 978-0-19-928035-3.

Gale, Monica R. (ed.), Lucretius. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 441. $47.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-926035-5.

Gamberale, Leopoldo, Plauto secondo Pasolini. Un progetto di teatro fra antico e moderno. Ludus Philologiae, 15. Urbino: Edizione QuattroVenti, 2006. Pp. xii, 209. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-392-0763-0.

Gemelli Marciano, M. Laura, Democrito e l'Accademia. Studi sulla transmissione dell'atomismo antico da Aristotele a Simplicio. Studia Praesocratica, 1. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xii, 376. €91.59. ISBN 978-3-11-018542-3.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. Nuova serie 84 N.3 2006 (Vol. 113 della serie continua). Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 141. ISBN 0033-4987.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. Nuova serie 85 N.1 2007 (Vol. 114 della serie continua). Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 177. ISBN 0033-4987.

Giesecke, Annette Lucia, The Epic City. Urbanism, Utopia, and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, 2007. Pp. xiv, 204; figs. 19. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-674-02374-1.

Gigandet, Alain, and Pierre-Marie Morel (edd.), Lire Epicure et les épicuriens. Quadrige. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2007. Pp. 207. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-13-056476-8.

Goldhill, Simon, How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. 248. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-226-30128-0.

Gourinat, Jean-Baptiste, Le stoïcisme. Que sais-je? Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2007. Pp. 127. €8.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-13-056267-2.

Grainger, John D., Alexander the Great Failure. The Collapse of the Macedonian Empire. London: Hambledon Continuum, 2007. Pp. xix, 236; maps 5. $24.95. ISBN 978-1-84725-188-6.

Guérin-Beauvois, Marie, and Jean-Marie Martin (edd.), Bains curatifs et bains hygiéniques en Italie de l'Antiquité au Moyen Âge. Collection de l'École française, 383. Roma: De l'École française de Rome, 2007. Pp. 428; figs. passim, pls. passim. €65.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7283-0782-1.

Hankins, James (ed. and trans.), Leonardo Bruni. History of the Floerentine People. Volume 3 - Books IX-XII. Memoirs. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 27. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. xxv, 477; maps 2. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-01682-8.

Hardwick, Lorna, and Carol Gillespie (edd.), Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds. Classical Presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 422. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-19-929610-7.

Henderson, John (ed.), Mayor's Juvenal. "Thirteen Satires." (2 vols.). Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2007. Pp. XXX, lvi, 526; xx, 451. $139.95 (2-Volume Set). ISBN 978-1-904675-70-9.

Heyworth, S.J. (ed.), Classical Construction. Papers in Memory of Don Fowler, Classicist and Epicurean., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 368; ills. 5. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921803-5.

Hodske, Jürgen, Mythologische Bildthemen in den Häusern Pompejis. Die Bedeutung der zentralen Mythenbilder für die Bewohner Pompejis. Stendaler Winckelmann-Forschungen, 6. Ruhpolding/Mainz: Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, 2007. Pp. 328; ills. passim, pls. 212, CD-ROM. €98.00. ISBN 978-3-938646-13-7.

Kallendorf, Craig, The Other Virgil. Pessimistic Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture. Classical Presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 252; figs. 12. $90.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921236-1.

Kugelmeier, Christoph, Die innere Vergegenwärtigung des Bühnenspiels in Senecas Tragödien. Zetemata, 129. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2007. Pp. 301. €64.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-406-56484-0.

Liddel, Peter, Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 443. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-922658-0.

Mattiacci, Silvia, and Andrea Perruccio, Anti-mitologia ed eredità neoterica in Marziale. Genesi e forme di una poetica. Arti Spazi Scritture, 3. Pisa: Pacini Editore, 2007. Pp. 261. €11.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7781-833-1.

Meineck, Peter, and Paul Woodruff (trans.), Sophocles. Four Tragedies. Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2007. Pp. xlii, 267. ISBN 978-0-87220-763-9.

Meserve, Margaret, and Marcello Simonetta (edd.), Pius II--Commentaries. Volume 2 - Books III-IV. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 29. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. vii, 407; map 1. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02489-2.

Micozzi, Laura (ed. and comm.), Il catalogo degli eroi. Saggio di commento a Stazio Tebaide 4, 1-344. Testi e commenti, 4. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2007. Pp. xii, 317. €30.00. ISBN 978-887642217-1.

Miller, Paul Allen, Postmodern Spiritual Practices. The Construction of the Subject and the Reception of Plato in Lacan, Derrida, and Foucault. Classical Memories/Modern Identities. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 270. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8142-1070-3.

Miller, Peter N. (ed.), Momigliano and Antiquarianism. Foundations of the Modern Cultural Sciences. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pp. 416. $75.00. ISBN 978-0802092071.

Miralles, Carles (ed.), Quaderns Catalans de Cultura Clàssica. Núm. 21 2005. Classicisme i anticlassicisme com a necessitats intellectuals. Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2006 Pp. iv, 284. (pb). ISBN 0213-6643.

Moreno, Alfonso, Feeding the Democracy. The Athenian Grain Supply in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries BC. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xix, 420; figs. 10, maps 3, tables 5. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-19-922840-9.

Neumann, Jeanne Marie, Lingua Latina. A College Companion. based on Hans Orberg's Latine Disco, with Vocabulary and Grammar. Newburyport, MA: Focus Press, 2008 Pp. xxiii, 323. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-191-7.

Oliver, G.J., War, Food, and Politics in Early Hellenistic Athens., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xxiii, 360; tables 4, maps 7, figs. 8. $115.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928350-7.

Paparrega-Artemiade, Lydia (ed.), Epeteris tou Kentrou Ereunes tes Historias tou Ellenikou Dikaiou (= Annual of the Research Centre for the History of Greek Law), 40. Athena: Akademia Athenon, 2007. Pp. 328. (pb). ISBN 1105-0055.

Pavese, Carlo Odo, Opuscula selecta. Miscellanea, 11. Padova: Il Poligrafo, 2007. Pp. 470. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7115-544-9.

Polz, Daniel, Der Beginn des Neuen Reiches. Zur Vorgeschichte einer Zeitenwende. Sonderschriften des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Abteilung Kairo, 31. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xvi, 446; ills. 111, pls. 35, CD-ROM. €110.28. ISBN 978-3-11-019347.

Rashed, Marwan, Essentialisme. Alexandre d'Aphrodise entre logique, physique et cosmologie. Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca et Byzantina. Quellen und Studien, 2. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xi, 356. €91.59. ISBN 978-3-11-018680-2.

Renfrew, Colin, Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos 1974-77. Supplementary Volume, 42. Athens: The British School at Athens, 2007. Pp. xvi, 521; figs. 202, tables 47, pls. 61. £123.00. ISBN 978-0-904887-54-9.

Scarpat, Giuseppe, Lucio Anneo Seneca. Anticipare la morte o attenderla. La lettera 70 a Lucilio. Antichità classica e christiana, 35. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2007. Pp. 114. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-394-0742-9.

Schmitz, Thomas A., Modern Literary Theory and Ancient Texts. An Introduction. Translation of 2002 German edition. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. x, 241. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4051-5374-4.

Scott, Kathleen L., Tradition and Innovation in Later Medieval Manuscripts. London: The British Library, 2007. Pp. xiii, 194; figs. 112. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-7123-4936-9.

Stratton, Kimberly B., Naming the Witch. Magic, Ideology, and Stereotype in the Ancient World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 289. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-231-13836-9.

Stray, Christopher (ed.), Oxford Classics. Teaching and Learning 1800-2000. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. x, 275. $81.00. ISBN 978-0-7156-3645-9.

Sundell, Michael G., Mosaics in the Eternal City. ACMRS Occasional Publications, 3. Tempe, AZ: ACMRS, 2007. Pp. ix, 211; figs. 71. $39.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86698-376-1.

Tahan, Ilana, Hebrew Manuscripts. The Power of Script and Image. London: The British Library, 2007. Pp. 160; pls. 140. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-7123-4921-5.

Tepedino Guerra, Adele (ed. and comm.), Favorino Di Arelate. L'esilio. (Pap. Vat. Gr. 11 verso). Edizione critica, tradizione e commento. Testi e commenti, 20. Roma: Edizioni dell'Ateneo, 2007. Pp. 268; pls. 22. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 88-8476-105-0.

Thomas, Carol G., and Craig Conant, The Trojan War. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 209. $16.95. ISBN 978-0-8061-3847-9.

Trappes-Lomax, John M., Catullus. A Textual Reappraisal. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. xi, 315. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-15-9.

Trofimova, A. (ed.), Alexander the Great. The Road to the East. Exhibition catalogue. The State Hermitage Museum. In Russian with English summary. St. Petersburg: Hermitage Museum, 2007. Pp. 512; ills. passim. ISBN 5-93572-235-6.

Ulery, Robert W., Jr. (ed. and trans.), Pietro Bembo. History of Venice. Volume 1 - Books I-IV. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, 28. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. xxv, 357; map 1. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-02283-6.

Ward, Julie K., Aristotle on Homonymy. Dialectic and Science. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008 Pp. x, 220. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87486-1.

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