Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.02.01

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Andrisano, Angela Maria (ed.), Biblioteche del mondo antico. Dalla tradizione orale alla cultura dell'Impero. Lingue e letterature Carocci, 75. Roma: Carocci editore, 2007. Pp. 206. €19.30 (pb). ISBN 978-88-430-4236-4.

Batty, Roger, Rome and the Nomads. The Pontic-Danubian Realm in Antiquity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xxiv, 652; figs. 59, tables 10, pls. 32. $190.00. ISBN 978-0-19-814936-1.

Bearzot, Cinzia, Franca Landucci, and Giuseppe Zecchini (edd.), L'Onamasticon di Giulio Polluce. Tra lessicografia e antiquaria. Contributi di storia antica, 5. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2007. Pp. viii, 173. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-343-1496-8.

Betancourt, Philip P., Michael C. Nelson, and Hector Williams (edd.), Krinoi kai Limenes. Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw. Prehistory Monographs, 22. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2007. Pp. xxxvi, 314; tables 4, figs. 194, pls. 43. $80.00. ISBN 978-1-931534-22-2.

Biraud, Michèle, Dominique Voisin, and Arnaud Zucker (trans. and comm.), Parthénios de Nicée. Passions d'amour. Grenoble: Éditions Jérôme Millon, 2008. Pp. 314. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84137-217-1.

Blasina, Andrea (ed. and comm.), Cinuzzi, Marcantonio. Il Prometeo del Duca. La prima traduzione Italiana del Prometeo di Eschilo (Vat.Urb.Lat.789). Classics in the Libraries, 1. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2006. Pp. 115. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 90-256-1219-9.

Bongard-Levine, Grégory, Corinne Bonnet, Yuri Litvinenko, and Arnaldo Marcone (edd.), Mongolus Syrio Salutem Optimam Dat. La correspondance entre Mikhaïl Rostovtzeff et Franz Cumont. Mémoires de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, 36. Paris: De Boccard, 2007. Pp. xvi, 364; pls. 22. (pb). ISBN 978-2-87554-193-0.

Broadie, Sarah, Aristotle and Beyond. Essays on Metaphysics and Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 203. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87024-5.

Buora, Maurizio, and Arnaldo Marcone (edd.), La ricerca antiquaria nell'Italia nordorientale dalla Repubblica veneta all'Unità. Antichità Altoadriatiche (AAAd), 64. Trieste: Editreg SRL, 2007. Pp. xiii, 447; figs. 74. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-88018-65-2.

Burkert, Walter, Religión griega. Arcaica y clásica. First published in 1977. Translated into Spanish by Helena Bernabé. Lecturas. Historia antigua. Madrid: Arbada Editores, 2007. Pp. 502. €41.00 (pb). ISBN 978-84-96775-01-5.

Cairns, Douglas, Fritz-Gregor Hermann, and Terry Penner (edd.), Pursuing the Good. Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic. Edinburgh Leventis Studies, 4. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 340. £75.00. ISBN 978-0-7486-2811-7.

Camerotto, Alberto (ed.), Diafonie. Esercizi sul Comico. Atti del Seminario di Studi Venezia, 25 maggio 2006. Quaderni del Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità e del Vicino Oriente, 3. Padova: S.A.R.G.O.N. Editrice e Libreria, 2007. Pp. 164. (pb). ISBN 978-88-95672-01-4.

Campos Daroca, F.J., F.J. López Cruces, and L.P. Romero Mariscal (edd.), Las personas de Eurípides. Classical and Byzantine Monographs, 65. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2007. Pp. xxii, 347. (pb). ISBN 90-256-0638-5.

Clackson, James, and Geoffrey Horrocks, The Blackwell History of the Latin Language. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. viii, 324. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-4051-6209-8.

Clausi, Benedetto, and Vincenza Milazzo (edd.), Il giusto che fiorisce come palma. Gregorio il Taumaturgo fra storia e agiografia. Atti del Convegno di Staletti (CZ) 9-10 novembre 2002. Studia Ephemeridis Augustinianum, 104. Roma: Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, 2007. Pp. 315. (pb). ISBN 88-7961-112-7.

Collette-Ducic, Bernard, Plotin et l'ordonnancement de l'être. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquité classique, 36. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2007. Pp. 289. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7116-1946-7.

Daehner, Jens (ed.), The Herculaneum Women. History, Context, Identities. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2007. Pp. xiv, 178; maps 5, figs. passim. $50.00. ISBN 978-0-89236-882-2.

Darbo-Peschanski, Catherine, L'Historia. Commencements grecs. Collection Folio essais. Paris: Éditions Gallimard, 2007. Pp. 585. €10.30 (pb). ISBN 978-2-07-034869-5.

DeHoratius, Ed, Introduction to Latin, Revised First Edition. Study Guide and Reader. Newburyport, MA: Focus Press, 2008. Pp. xxiv, 336. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-283-9.

Delattre, Daniel (ed. and trans.), Philodème de Gadara. Sur la Musique. Livre IV(2 vols.). Collection des Universités France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. ccxc, 530, CD-ROM. €115.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-00540-9.

Desideri, Paolo, Mauro Moggi, and Mario Pani (edd.), Antidoron. Studi in onore di Barbara Scardigli Foster. Studi e testi di storia antica, 17. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2007. Pp. 481. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-884671914-0.

Dyson, Stephen L., and Robert J. Rowland, Jr., Archaeology and History in Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages. Shepherds, Sailors, and Conquerors. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2008. Pp. viii, 240; maps 2, figs. 89. $49.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-02-5.

Edwards, Leslie Collins (ed.), A Reading Course in Homeric Greek. Book 2. Third edition, based on the edition by R.V. Schoder and V.C. Horrigan. Newburyport, MA: Focus Press, 2008. Pp. x, 122. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-58510-176-4.

Elefante, Maria, and Chiara Pignataro, Aspettando Clio. Con Petronio ed Apuleio per Oplonti e Pompei. Napoli: Nicola Longobardi Editore, 2006. Pp. 119; ills. passim. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-8090-242-3.

Emerson, Mary, Greek Sanctuaries. An Introduction. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 172; map 1, ills. 78. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-85399-689-4.

Felski, Rita (ed.), Rethinking Tragedy. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Pp. viii, 368. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8018-8740-6.

Ferrari, Franco, La fonte del cipresso bianco. Racconto e sapienza dall'Odissea alle lamine misteriche. Milano: UTET Libreria, 2007. Pp. x, 197. €24.00. ISBN 978-88-02-07793-2.

Friedrich, Rainer, Formular Economy in Homer. The Poetics of the Breaches. Hermes Einzelschriften, 100. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 159. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-09065-0.

Gaisser, Julia Haig, The Fortunes of Apuleius and the Golden Ass. A Study in Transmission and Reception. Martin Classical Lectures. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. Pp. xiii, 365. $47.50. ISBN 978-0-691-13136-8.

Giardina, Giancarlo (ed.), Lucio Anneo Seneca. Tragedie. I. Ercole, Le Troiane, Le Fenicie, Medea, Fedra. Testi e commenti, 22. PisáRoma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 387. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-016-8.

Gostoli, Antonietta (ed. and comm.), Omero. Margite. Testi e commenti, 21. PisáRoma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 96. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-0382-3.

Gregory, Richard A., Roman Manchester. The University of Manchester's Excavations within the Vicus 2001-2005. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007. Pp. vii, 197; figs. passim, CD. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-84217-271-1.

Gürsan-Salzmann, Ays,e, Exploring Iran. The Photography of Erich F. Schmidt, 1930-1940. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2007. Pp. x, 102; map 1, figs. 63. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-931707-96-1.

Henderson, Jeffrey (ed. and trans.), Aristophanes. Volume V. Fragments. Loeb Classical Library, 502. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 559. $24.00. ISBN 978-0-674-99615-1.

Hester, Kevin L., Eschatology and Pain in St. Gregory the Great. The Christological Synthesis of Gregory's Morals on the Book of Job. Studies in Christian History and Thought. Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2007. Pp. xv, 155. £19.99 (pb). ISBN 978-1-84227-437-8.

Heyworth, S.J., Cynthia. A Companion to the Text of Propertius. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi, 647. $199.00. ISBN 978-0-19-922870-6.

Hose, Martin, Euripides. Der Dichter der Leidenschaften. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2008. Pp. 256. €24.90. ISBN 978-3-406-57236-4.

Ioppolo, Anna Maria, and David N. Sedley (edd.), Pyrrhonists, Patricians, Platonizers. Hellenistic Philosophy in the Period 155-86 BC. Tenth Symposium Hellenisticum. Elenchos, 47. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2007. Pp. 430. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7088-536-1.

Johnson, Patricia J., Ovid Before Exile. Art and Punishment in the Metamorphoses. Wisconsin Studies in Classics. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2008. Pp. x, 184. $50.00. ISBN 978-0-299-22400-4.

Joyal, Mark A., and Stirling, Lea M. (edd.), Mouseion. Journal of the Classical Association of Canada Revue de la Société canadienne des études classiques. L - Series iii, Vol. 6, 2006, No. 3. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006. Pp. ii, 177. $25.00 (pb). ISSN 1496-9343.

Keaveney, Arthur, The Army in the Roman Revolution. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. x, 150. $31.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-415-39487-1.

Kenaan, Vered Lev, Pandora's Senses. The Feminine Character of the Ancient Text. Wisconsin Studies in Classics. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2008. Pp. xii, 253. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-299-22410-3.

Knoppers, Gary N., and Bernard M. Levinson (edd.), The Pentateuch as Torah. New Models for Understanding Its Promulgation and Acceptance. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007. Pp. xvi, 352. $49.50. ISBN 978-1-57506-140-5.

Kokkinos, Nikos (ed.), The World of the Herods. Volume 1 of the International Conference The World of the Herods and the Nabataeans held at the British Museum, 17-19 April 2001. Oriens et Occidens, 14. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 327. €62.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08817-6.

Lapini, Walter, Capitoli su Posidippo. Hellenica, 25. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2007. Pp. xvii, 493. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-7694-993-7.

Lerouge, Charlotte, L' image des Parthes dans le monde gréco-romain. Du début du Ier siècle av. J.-C. jusqu'à la fin du Haut-Empire romain. Oriens et Occidens, 17. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 427; ills. 9. €62.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08530-4.

Lucarelli, Ute, Exemplarische Vergangenheit. Valerius Maximus und die Konstruktion des sozialen Raumes in der frühen Kaiserzeit. Hypomnemata, 172. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. Pp. 336. €64.90. ISBN 978-3-525-25281-9.

Lucin, Bratislav, The Marulíc Reader. Split: Knjizevni krug Split (The Split Literary Circle), 2007. Pp. 285. HRK 200.00 (pb). ISBN 978-953-163-284-3.

Mandruzzato, Luciana, and Alessandra Marcante, Vetri Antichi del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia. Corpus delle Collezioni del Vetro in Friuli Venezia Giulia, 3. Venezia Murano: Il Comitato Nazionale Italiano dell'AIHV, 2007. Pp. 159; pls. 362, tables 15, figs. and ills. passim, CD-Rom. €50.00. ISBN 978-88-88018-66-9.

Marchiori, Antonia (ed. and trans.), Wolfgang Schadewaldt and Max Pohlenz. Due saggi sulla catarsi tragica. Nota introduttiva di Francesco Bertolini. Supplementi di Lexis, 49. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2006. Pp. iii, 109. (pb). ISBN 90-256-1221-0.

Marconi, Giampietro (ed.), Rivista di Cultura Classica e Medioevale. Anno XLIX. Numero 2. Luglio-Dicembre 2007. PisáRoma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 156. €240.00 (pb). ISSN 0035-6085.

Marincola, John (ed.), A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (2 vols.). Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. 656. $299.95. ISBN 978-1-4051-0216-2.

Mazzucco, Clementina (ed.), Riso e comicità nel cristianesimo antico. Atti del convegno di Torino, 14-16 febbraio 2005, e altri studi. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2007. Pp. x, 854. €60.00 (pb), ISBN 978-88-6274-003-6.

McCoy, Marina, Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. viii, 212. $80.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87863-0.

Mestre, Francesca, and Pilar Gómez (ed. and trans.), Luciano. Obras. Volumen IV. Alma Mater. Collección de Autores Griegos y Latinos. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2007. Pp. xvi, 272. €32.69. ISBN 978-84-00-08521-6.

Mettinger, Tryggve N.D., The Eden Narrative. A Literary and Religio-historical Study of Genesis 2-3. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007. Pp. xvii, 165. $29.50 (pb). ISBN 978-1-57506-141-2.

Moltesen, Mette, and Anne Marie Nielsen (edd.), Agrippina Minor. Life and Afterlife - Liv og eftermaele. Meddelelser fra Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 9. Copenhagen: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 2007. Pp. 248; ills. and figs. passim. DKK 150.00 (pb). ISBN 978-87-7452-296-6.

Morrissey, Lee, The Constitution of Literature. Literacy, Democracy, and Early English Literary Criticism. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007. Pp. xiii, 242. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-8047-5786-7.

Oleson, John Peter (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xviii, 865; figs. passim. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-518731-1.

Olivier, Jean-Pierre, Édition holistique des textes chypro-minoens. Biblioteca di "Pasiphae", 6. Pisa / Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 499; figs. passim. €220.00 (pb). ISBN 967-88-6227-030-4.

Olson, S. Douglas (ed. and trans.), Athenaeus. The Learned Banqueters. Volume III, Books VI-VII. Loeb Classical Library, 224. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. x, 582. $24.00. ISBN 978-0-674-99624-3.

Ousterhout, Robert, Master Builders of Byzantium. Paperback reprint of 1999 edition. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2008. Pp. viii, 320; figs. 209. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-934536-03-2.

Ousterhout, Robert G. (ed.), Studies on Istanbul and Beyond. The Freely Papers, Vol. 1. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2007. Pp. vii, 93. $29.95. ISBN 978-1-934536-01-8.

Pesch, Alexandra, Die Goldbrakteaten der Völkerwanderungszeit - Thema und Variation. Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde, 36. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. 600; pls. 104. €148.00. ISBN 978-3-11-020110-9.

Pradeau, Jean-Franc,ois (ed.), Études Platoniciennes IV. Les puissances de l'âme selon Platon. Publication annuelle de la Société d'Études Platoniciennes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2007. Pp. 464. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-251-44332-4.

Prescendi, Francesca, Décrire et comprendre le sacrifice. Les réflexions des Romains sur leur propre religion à partir de la littérature antiquaire. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge (PAwB), 19. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 284. €59.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-08888-6.

Press, Gerald A., Plato. A Guide for the Perplexed. Guides for the Perplexed. London/New York: Continuum, 2007. Pp. viii, 240. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8264-9176-3.

Pucci, Pietro (trans. and comm.), Esidio. Inno alle Muse (Esiodo, Teogonia, 1-115). Filologia e critica, 96. PisáRoma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 143. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-091-5.

Romanini, Francesca (ed. and trans.), Malli Theodori De metris. Bibliotheca Weidmanniana, VI.4. Collectanea Grammatica Latina (CGL), 4. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2007. Pp. CLXXXVIII, 109. €44.80 (pb). ISBN 978-3-487-13484-0.

Roselli, Amneris (ed.), AION. Annali dell'Università Degli Studi de Napoli "L'Orientale". XXV. 2007. PisáRoma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 155. €380.00 (pb). ISSN 1128-7209.

Roth-Rubi, Katrin, Bernhard Rudnick, Gerwulf Schneider, Christian Ellinghaus, Bettina Tremmel, and Martin Müller, Varia Castrensia. Haltern, Oberaden, Anreppen. Bodenaltertümer Westfalens, 42. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 2006. Pp. 315; figs., ills. and pls. passim. €24.00. ISBN 978-3-8053-3479-2.

Sánchez-Ostiz, A., J.B. Torres Guerra, and R. Martínez (edd.), De Grecia a Roma y de Roma a Grecia. un camino de ida y vuelta. Colección Mundo Antiguo, 12. Pamplona: EUNSA, 2007. Pp. x, 431. €14.00. ISBN 978-84-313-2504-6.

Sedley, David Creationism and Its Critics in Antiquity. Sather Classical Lectures, 66. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 269. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-520-25364-3.

Soren, David (ed.), An Ancient Roman Spa at Mezzomiglio. Chianciano Terme, Tuscany. Antiche Terme Romane a Mezzomiglio. Chianciano Terme, Toscana. Volume 1. Archaeological Excavations/Scavi Archeologic 1995-2001. Oxford: John and Erica Hedges, 2007. Pp. ix, 416; figs. passim. £42.00 (pb). ISBN 1-84171-761-4.

Stephens, William O. Stoic Ethics. Epictetus and Happiness as Freedom. Continuum Studies in Ancient Philosophy. London/New York: Continuum, 2007. Pp. xvii, 178. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-8264-9608-9.

Stray, Christopher (ed.), Remaking the Classics, Literature, Genre and Media in Britain 1800-2000. London: Duckworth, 2007. Pp. xi, 153. £45.00. ISBN 978-0-7156-3673-2.

Westgate, Ruth, Nick Fisher, and James Whitley (edd.), Building Communities. House, Settlement and Society in the Aegean and Beyond. British School at Athens, 15. London: The British School at Athens, 2007. Pp. xxvii, 430; figs. 186, tables 8, maps 3. £ 89.00. ISBN 978-0-904887-56-3.

Whitemarsh, T.J.G., and J.I. Warren (edd.), The Cambridge Classical Journal. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society (PCPS), 53. 2007. Pp. 262. (pb). ISSN 1750-2705.

Wolfsdorf, David, Trials of Reason. Plato and the Crafting of Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. x, 285. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-19-532732-8.

Ziolkowski, Jan M., and Michael C.J. Putnam (edd.), The Vergilian Tradition. The First Fifteen Hundred Years. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. Pp. xxxix, 1082. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-300-10822-4.

Zucker, Arnaud (ed.), Littérature et érotisme dans les Passions d'amour de Parthénios de Nicée. Actes du colloque de Nice 31 mai 2006. Grenoble: Éditions Jérôme Millon, 2008. Pp. 218. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-84137-218-8.

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