Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.01.01

BMCR Books Received (December, 2007).  


Avezzù, Guido, and Paolo Scattolin (edd.), I classici greci e i loro commentatori. Dai papiri ai marginalia rinascimentali. Atti del convegno Rovereto, 20 ottobre 2006. Memorie, ser. II, vol. X. Rovereto: Accademia Roveretana degli Agiati, 2006. Pp. 246.

Bearzot, Cinzia, Vivere da democratici. Studi su Lisia e la democrazia ateniese. Centro Ricerche e Documentazione sull'Antichità Classica, Monografie 29. Roma: "L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 2007. Pp. 222. €65.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8265-447-4.

Bellintanti, Paolo (ed.), Padusa. Bollettino del Centro Polesano di studi storici, archeologici ed etnografici. Anno XLII, Nuova serie, 2006. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2006. Pp. 218; figs. €220.00 (pb). ISSN 0393-0149.

Bobonich, Christopher, and Pierre Destrée (edd.), Akrasia in Greek Philosophy. From Socrates to Plotinus. Philosophia Antiqua, 106. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007. Pp. xxvii, 307. $167.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15670-8.

Boeke, Hanna, The Value of Victory in Pindar's Odes. Gnomai, Cosmology and the Role of the Poet. Mnemosyne Supplementa, 285. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007. Pp. x, 227. $125.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15848-1.

Bruni, Stefano (ed.), Science and Technology for Cultural Heritage. 16 (1-2), 2007. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 151; figs. passim. €180.00 (pb). ISSN 1121-9122.

Carter, D.M., The Politics of Greek Tragedy. Greece and Rome Live. Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 209. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-904675-16-7.

Conte, Gian Biagio (ed.), Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici. MD, 58, 2007. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 239. €70.00. ISSN 0392-6338.

de Jong, Irene J.F., and René Nünlist (edd.), Time in Ancient Greek Literature. Studies in Ancient Greek Narrative, volume 2. Mnemosyne Supplementa, 291. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007. Pp. xiii, 542. $199.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16506-9.

Donati, Gemma, L'Orthographia di Giovanni Tortelli. Percorsi dei classici, 11. Messina: Centro Interdipartimentale di Studi Umanistici, 2006. Pp. xix, 407; pls. 24. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 88-87541-31-0.

Fattal, Michel, Plotin face à Platon. Suivi de Plotin chez Augustin et Farâbî. Ouverture Philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2007. Pp. 135. €13.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-296-04448-7.

Faulkner, Robert, The Case for Greatness. Honorable Ambition and Its Critics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 264. $30.00. ISBN 978-0-300-12393-7.

Fearn, David, Bacchylides. Politics, Performance, Poetic Tradition. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 428; figs. 6. $140.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921550-8.

Ferré, Barbara (ed. and trans.), Martianus Capella. Les noces de Philologie et de Mercure. Tome VI. Livre VI. La géométrie. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. cxxii, 211. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-01449-4.

Ferriès, Marie Claire, Les partisans d'Antoine. Collection Scripta Antiqua, 20. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2007. Pp. 565. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-910023-83-6.

Flower, Michael Attyah, The Seer in Ancient Greece. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. Pp. xviii, 305; ills. 19. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-520-25229-5.

Genet, Jean-Philippe (ed.), Rome et l'État moderne européen. Collection de l'École française de Rome, 377. Roma: École française de Rome, 2007. Pp. 444. €49.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7283-0771-5.

Giovannini, Adalberto, Les relations entre États dans la Grèce antique. du temps d'Homère à l'intervention romaine (ca. 700-200 av. J.-C.). Historia Einzelschriften, 193. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 445. €74.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08953-1.

Griffith, R. Drew, and Robert B. Marks, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Agora. Ancient Greek and Roman Humour. Kingston, ON: Legacy Books Press, 2007. Pp. 234. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-9784652-0-9.

Heck, Eberhard, and Antonie Wlosok (edd.), Lactantius. Divinarum Institutionum Libri Septem. Fasc. 2, Libri III et IV. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. lxx, 234. €63.55 (pb). ISBN 978-3-11-019506.

Hughes, Derek, Culture and Sacrifice. Ritual Death in Literature and Opera. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 313; pls. 19. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-86733-7.

Irvine, Andrew D., Socrates on Trial. A Play Based on Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's Apology, Crito, and Phaedo Adapted for Modern Performance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. Pp. viii, 136. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8020-9538-1.

Jaillard, Dominique, Configurations d'Hermès. Une 'théogonie hermaïque'. Kernos Suppléments, 17. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2007. Pp. 292. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-9600717-0-2.

Johnsén, Henrik Rydell, Reading John Climacus. Rhetorical Argumentation, Literary Convention and the Tradition of Monastic Formation. Lund: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, 2007. Pp. xiv, 303. (pb). ISBN 978-91-977212-1-9.

Jones, Frederick, Juvenal and the Satiric Genre. Classical Literature and Society. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. x, 214. $31.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-7156-3686-2.

Kyriakidi, Natalia, Aristophanes und Eupolis. Zur Geschichte einer dichterischen Rivalität. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 85. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. x, 247. €63.55. ISBN 978-3-11-019139-4.

Kyriakidis, Evangelos (ed.), The Archaeology of Ritual. Cotsen Advanced Seminars, 3. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 2007. Pp. xii, 319; figs. 55. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-931745-47-5.

Larrañaga, Koldo, El hecho colonial romano en el área circumpirenaica Occidental. Anejos de Veleia. Series maior, 12. Vitoria: Servicio Editorial de la Universidad del País Vasco, 2007. Pp. 773; maps 12. €60.00 (pb). ISSN 0213-2095.

Lelli, Emanuele (ed.), Appunti Romani di Filologia. Studi e communicazioni di filologia, linguistica e letteratura greca e latina. IX, 2007. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 134. €160.00 (pb). ISSN 1129-3764.

Lentano, Mario, La prova del sangue. Storie di identità e storie di legittimità nella cultura latina. Antropologia del mondo antico, 3. Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino, 2007. Pp. 295. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-15-12109-7.

López Barja de Quiroga, Pedro, Imperio legítimo. El pensamiento político en tiempos de Cicerón. Colección Teoría y Crítica, 20. Madrid: Mínimo Tránsito. A. Machado Libros, 2007. Pp. 374. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 978-84-7774-775-8.

Maclennan, Keith (ed. and comm.), Virgil. Aeneid IV. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2007. Pp. 200. $23.50 (pb). ISBN 978-1-85399-705-1.

Mazza, Mario (ed.), Mediterraneo antico. Economie, società, culture. Rivista internazionale de storia antica, VIII 2, 2005. Pisa/Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2005. Pp. 425. (pb). ISSN 1127-6061.

McLean, Paul D., The Art of the Network. Strategic Interaction and Patronage in Renaissance Florence. Politics, History, and Culture. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 288; figs. 8, tables 7. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8223-4117-8.

Millar, Fergus, A Greek Roman Empire. Power and Belief under Theodosius II (408-450). Sather Classical Lectures, 64. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. Pp. xxvi, 279. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-520-25391-9.

Mitchell, Lynette, Panhellenism and the Barbarian in Archaic and Classical Greece. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. xxvi, 262; figs. 16. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-14-2.

Navarro Caballero, Milagros, and Juan José Palao Vicente (edd.), Villes et territoires dans le bassin du Douro à l'époque romaine. Actes de la table-ronde internationale (Bordeaux, septembre 2004). Collection Éditions, 17. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2007. Pp. 660. €35.00. ISBN 978-2-910023-85-0.

Ogden, Daniel, In Search of the Sorcerer's Apprentice. The Traditional Tales of Lucian's Lover of Lies. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. ix, 310. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-16-6.

Pironti, Gabriella, Entre ciel et guerre. Figures d'Aphrodite en Grèce ancienne. Kernos Suppléments, 18. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2007. Pp. 336. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-9600717-1-9.

Robinson, Marcelle, Schliemann's Silent Partner, Frank Calvert (1828-1908). Pioneer, Scholar and Survivor. Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2006. Pp. 700; maps 3. $24.64 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4134-2915-2.

Salzano, Aniello, Agli inizi della poesia cristiana latina. Autori anonimi dei secc. IV-V. Lo scriba sapiente. Salerno: Edisud Salerno, 2006. Pp. 154. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-95154-18-3.

Scourfield, J.H.D. (ed.), Texts and Culture in Late Antiquity. Inheritance, Authority, and Change. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. xii, 346. $89.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-17-3.

Shanower, Eric, Age of Bronze Volume 3A. Betrayal Part One. The Story of the Trojan War. Berkeley: Image Comics, Inc., 2007. Pp. 175; maps 3, ills. passim. $27.99. ISBN 978-1-58240-845-3.

Tuplin, Christopher (ed.), Persian Responses. Political and Cultural Interaction with(in) the Achaemenid Empire. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. xxv, 373. $89.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-18-0.

Vannini, Giulio, Petronius 1975-2005: bilancio critico e nuove proposte. Lustrum, 49 (2007). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 511. €129.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-525-80203-8.

Vidal-Naquet, Pierre, The Atlantis Story. A Short History of Plato's Myth. First published in 2005 as L'Atlantide: Petite histoire d'un mythe platonicien. Translated by Janet Lloyd. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2007. Pp. xxiv, 192; ills. 21. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-85989-805-8.

von Hofsten, Sven, The Feline-Prey Theme in Archaic Greek Art. Classification-Distribution-Origin-Iconographical Context. Stockholm Studies in Classical Archaeology, 14. Stockholm: Stockholm University, 2007. Pp. 103; pls. 32. SEK 294.00 (pb). ISBN 978-91-85445-60-8.

Wallraff, Martin (ed.), Iulius Africanus, Chronographiae. The Extant Fragments. Die Griechischen Christlichen Schrifsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte (GCS), 15. Translated by William Adler. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. lxxxix, 351. €91.59. ISBN 978-3-11-019493-7.

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