Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.03.01

BMCR Books Received (February, 2008).  


Allan, Rutger, and Michel Buijs (edd.), The Language of Literature. Linguistic Approaches to Classical Texts. Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology, 13. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007. Pp. xv, 251. $142.00. ISBN 978-90-04-15654-8.

Ambler, Wayne (trans.), Xenophon. The Anabasis of Cyrus. Agora Editions. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. Pp. xv, 281. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8014-8999-0.

Ando, Clifford, The Matter of the Gods. Religion and the Roman Empire. The Transformation of the CLassical Heritage, 44. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. Pp. xxiv, 239. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-520-25083-3.

Arnson Svarkien, Diane (trans.), Euripides. Medea. Introduction and Notes by Robin Mitchell-Boyask. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2008. Pp. xxviii, 71; maps 2. $5.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87220-923-7.

Bagnall, Roger S. (ed.), Egypt in the Byzantine World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 464; figs. 74. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87137-2.

Bandt, Cordula, Der Traktat "Vom Mysterium der Buchstaben". Kritischer Text mit Einführung, Übersetzung und Ammerkungen. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 162. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. viii, 260; ills. 25. €82.24. ISBN 978-3-11-019606-1.

Barker, Andrew, The Science of Harmonics in Classical Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 481; figs. 11. $115.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87951-4.

Barr-Sharrar, Beryl, The Derveni Krater. Masterpiece of Classical Greek Metalwork. Ancient Art and Architecture in Context. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2008. Pp. xvi, 239; figs. 168, map 1, pls. 32. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-87661-962-9.

Bierl, Anton, Rebecca Lämmle, and Katharina Wesselmann (edd.), Literatur und Religion 2. Wege zu einer mythisch-rituellen Poetik bei den Griechen. MythosEikonPoiesis, 1/2. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xii, 436. €91.59. ISBN 978-3-11-019485-2.

Bispham, Edward, From Asculum to Actium. The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvii, 566. $180.00. ISBN 978-0-19-923184-3.

Booth, Joan (ed.), Cicero on the Attack. Invective and Subversion in the Orations and beyond. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. xiv, 215. $69.50. ISBN 978-1-905125-19-7.

Brandes, Wolfram, Alexander Demandt, Hartmut Leppin, Helmut Krasser, and Peter von Möllendorff (edd.), Millennium 4/2007. Jarhbuch zu Kultur und Geschichte des ersten Jahrtausends n. Chr. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xii, 289. $110.00. ISBN 978-3-11-019251-3.

Braukmann, Michael, Pignus. Das Pfandrecht unter dem Einfluss der vorklassischen und klassischen Tradition der römischen Rechtswissenschaft. Quellen und Forschungen zum Recht und seiner Geschichte, 14. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2008. Pp. 152. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-8353-0272-3.

Brisson, Luc, and Jean-François Pradeau (edd.), Plotin. Traités 42-44. Sur les genres de l'être I, II et III. GF Flammarion, 1348. Présentés, traduits et annotés par Luc Brisson. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2008. Pp. 367. €12.30 (pb). ISBN 978-2-0812-1145-2.

Brown, Sarah Annes, and Catherine Silverstone (edd.), Tragedy in Transition. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. xii, 315. $100.00. ISBN 978-1-4051-3546-7.

Burgess, John, The Faber Pocket Guide to Greek and Roman Drama. London: Faber and Faber, 2005. Pp. xxix, 384. £ 8.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-571-21906-3.

Cairns, Francis, Generic Composition in Greek and Roman Poetry. Corrected and with new material. First edition published in 1972. Ann Arbor: Michigan Classical Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 336. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-9799713-1-0.

Carandini, Andrea, and Emanuele Greco (edd.), Workshop di archeologia classica. Paesaggi, costruzioni, reperti. Annuario internazionale 4 - 2007. Pisa/Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 147. (pb). ISSN 1724-9120.

Carver, Robert H. F., The Protean Ass. The Metamorphoses of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 545. $170.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921786-1.

Castelletti, Cristiano (ed. and trans.), Porfirio. Sullo Stige. Testo greco a fronte, 99. Milan: I edizione Bompiani, 2006. Pp. 485; pls. 36. €13.50 (pb). ISBN 978-88-452-5711-7.

Chilton, Bruce (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Bible. Second Edition. First edition published in 1997. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. x, 724; maps 19; ills. passim. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-69140-6.

Cleary, Marie Sally, Myths for the Millions. Thomas Bulfinch, His America, and His Mythology Book. Kulturtransfer und Geschlechterforschung, 4. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2007. Pp. xv, 414. $82.95. ISBN 978-3-631-51902-8.

Cohen, Ada, and Jeremy B. Rutter (edd.), Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy. Hesperia Supplement 41. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2007. Pp. xxv, 429; ills. 178, tables 8. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-87661-541-6.

Crisci, Edoardo (ed.), Segno e testo. International Journal of Manuscripts and Text Transmission, 5 (2007). Cassino: Università degli Studi di Cassino, 2007. Pp. 452; DVD. (pb). ISBN 978-2-503-52544-0.

Dalley, Stephanie, Esther's Revenge at Susa. From Sennacherib to Abasuerus. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 262; maps 4, figs. 53. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921663-5.

des Bouvrie, Synnove (ed.), Myth and Symbol II. Symbolic Phenomena in Ancient Greek Culture. Papers from the Second and Third International Symposia on Symbolism at The Norwegian Institute at Athens, September 21-24, 2000 and September 19-22, 2002. Papers from the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 7. Bergen: The Norwegian Institute at Athens, 2004. Pp. 391; figs. 38. (pb). ISBN 82-91626-22-7.

Dickey, Eleanor, Latin Forms of Address. From Plautus to Apuleius. Paperback reprint of 2002 edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xi, 414; tables 7. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-923905-4.

Dobbins, John J., and Pedar W. Foss (edd.), The World of Pompeii. The Routledge Worlds. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. xli, 662; maps 4; figs. passim. $240.00. ISBN 978-0-415-17324-7.

Erler, Michael, and Stefan Schorn (edd.), Die griechische Biographie in hellenistischer Zeit. Akten des internationalen Kongresses vom 26.-29. Juli 2006 in Würzburg. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 245. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. vi, 492. $145.00. ISBN 978-3-11-019504-0.

Fitgerald, John T. (ed.), Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought. Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies. London/New York: Routledge, 2008. Pp. xxiii, 392. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-415-28069-3.

Fondermann, Philipp, Kino im Kopf. Zur Visualisierung des Mythos in den Metamorphosen Ovids. Hypomnemata, 173. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. Pp. 216. €44.90. ISBN 978-3-525-25282-6.

Freeman, P. W. M., The Best Training-Ground for Archaeologists. Francis Haverfield and the Invention of Romano-British Archaeology. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2007. Pp. xvii, 688. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-84217-280-3.

Galaty, Michael L., and William A. Parkinson (edd.), Rethinking Mycenaean Palaces II. Revised and Expanded Second Edition. Monograph 60. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 2007. Pp. x, 254; figs. 54, tables 6. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-93175-42-0.

Garnsey, Peter, Thinking about Property. From Antiquity to the Age of Revolution. Ideas in Context, 90. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 267. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-70023-8.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.), Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica. Nuova serie 86 N.2 2007 (Vol. 115 della serie continua). Pisa/Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 134. (pb). ISSN 0033-4987.

Glinster, Fay, and Clare Woods (edd.), Verrius, Festus, and Paul. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 93. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2007. Pp. xiv, 191. £ 25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-905670-06-2.

Habib, M.A.R., A History of Literary Criticism and Theory. From Plato to the Present. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. Pp. ix, 838. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4051-7608-8.

Hamilton, Ross, Accident. A Philosophical and Literary History. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. viii, 342. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-226-31484-6.

Henning, Joachim (ed.), Post-Roman Towns, Trade and Settlement in Europe and Byzantium. Vol. 1. The Heirs of the Roman West. Millennium-Studien, 5/1. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xxiii, 568; ills. passim, pls. 24. ISBN 978-3-11-018356-3.

Henning, Joachim (ed.), Post-Roman Towns, Trade and Settlement in Europe and Byzantium. Vol. 2. Byzantium, Pliska, and the Balkans. Millennium-Studien, 5/2. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. Pp. xix, 707; ills. passim, pls. 36. €168.00. ISBN 978-3-11-018358-0.

Herrmann, Fritz-Gregor, Words and Ideas. The Roots of Plato's Philosophy. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2007. Pp. XV, 368. $79.50 ISBN 978-1-905125-20-3.

Heyworth, S.J. (ed.), Sexti Properti Elegi. Oxford Classical Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. lxxxi, 217. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-19-814674-2.

Hodos, Tamar, Local Responses to Colonization in the Iron Age Mediterranean. London/New York: Routledge, 2006. Pp. x, 264; figs. 97. $130.00. ISBN 978-0-415-37836-9.

Howgego, Christopher, Volker Heuchert, and Andrew Burnett (edd.), Coinage and Identity in the Roman Provinces. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xv, 228; maps 5, pls. 32. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-923784-5.

Iglesias Zoido, Juan Carlos (ed.), Retórica e Historiografía. El discurso militar en la historiografía desde la Antigüedad hasta el Renacimiento. Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 2008. Pp. 569. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-84-7882-624-7.

Kowalzig, Barbara, Singing for the Gods. Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece. Oxford Classical Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xviii, 508. $170.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921996-4.

Kyriakidis, Stratis, Catalogues of Proper Names in Latin Epic Poetry. Lucretius - Virgil - Ovid. Pierides. Studies in Greek and Latin Literature. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. Pp. xix, 219. $69.99. ISBN 978-1-84718-146-6.

Lagogianne-Georgakarakou, M. and K. Bourazeles (edd.), Edoxen tei boulei kai toi demoi: H athenaike demokratia milaei me tis epigraphes tes. Athens: Ministry of Culture 2007. Pp. 151 ISBN

Lanzarone, Nicola (ed. and comm.), L. Annaei Senecae Dialogorum. Liber I. De Providentia. Biblioteca Nazionale. Testi con Commento Filologico, 16. Florence: Felice Le Monnier, 2008. Pp. 528. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-00-20751-5.

Lenfant, Dominique (ed.), Athénée et les fragments d'historiens. Actes du colloque de Strasbourg (16-18 juin 2005). Collections de l'Université Marc Bloch - Strasbourg. Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne. Paris: De Boccard, 2007. Pp. 474. €43.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7018-0230-5.

Lightfoot, J.L. (trans. and comm.), The Sibylline Oracles. With Introduction, Translation, and Commentary on the First and Second Books. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xxiii, 613. $220.00. ISBN 978-0-19-921546-1.

Linderski, Jerzy, Roman Questions II. Selected Papers. HABES, 44. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. xi, 726. €100.00. ISBN 978-3-515-08134-4.

MacGillivray, J. A., L. H. Sackett, and J. M. Driessen, Palaikastro. Two Late Minoan Wells. Supplementary Volume No. 43. Athens: The British School at Athens, 2007. Pp. xv, 250; figs. 113, tables 20, pls. 47. £ 79.00. ISBN 978-0-904887-57-0.

MacMullen, Ramsay, Romanization in the Time of Augustus. Paperback reprint of 2000 edition. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. Pp. xi, 222; figs. 20. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-300-13753-8.

Mandelbaum, Allen, Anthony Oldcorn, and Charles Ross (edd.), Purgatorio. A Canto-by-Canto Commentary. Lectura Dantis. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. Pp. xiii, 412. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-520-25056-7.

Manfredi, Lorenza - Ilia (ed.), Raccolte italiane di monete puniche. Supplemento alla "Rivista di Studi Fenici" XXXIII (2005). Pisa/Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 131; figs. 103. €230.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-6227-010-6.

Marvin, Miranda, The Language of the Muses. The Dialogue between Roman and Greek Sculpture. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2008. Pp. viii, 304; figs. 272. $100.00. ISBN 978-0-89236-806-8.

Mastrangelo, Marc, The Roman Self in Late Antiquity. Prudentius and the Poetics of the Soul. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Pp. viii, 259. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8018-8722-2.

Matthews, Elaine (ed.), Old and New Worlds in Greek Onomastics. Proceedings of the British Academy, 148. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 241. $70.00. ISBN 978-0-19-726412-6.

Morgan, Teresa, Popular Morality in the Early Roman Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 380; ills. 5, table 1. $105.00. ISBN 978-0-521-87553-0.

Nicolosi, Anika (trans. and comm.), Ipponate, epodi di Strasburgo - Archiloco, epodi di Colonia (con un'appendice su P. Oxy. LXIX 4708). Eikasmos, 14. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2007. Pp. 396; pl. 1. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-88-555-2914-3.

Öhrman, Magdalena, Varying Virtue. Mythological Paragons of Wifely Virtues in Roman Elegy. Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia, 15. Lund: Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, 2008. Pp. 218. (pb). ISBN 978-91-628-7394-3.

Oltean, Ioana A., Dacia. Landscape, Colonisation, Romanisation. Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. xii, 248; figs. 79. $120.00. ISBN 978-0-415-41252-0.

Parca, Maryline, and Angeliki Tzanetou (edd.), Finding Persephone. Women's Ritual in the Ancient Mediterranean. Studies in Ancient Folklore and Popular Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 327; figs. 21, maps 2. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-253-21938-1.

Perkins, Philip, Etruscan Bucchero in the British Museum. Research Publication no. 165. London: The British Museum, 2007. Pp. 136; maps 2, figs. 308. £ 60.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-86159-165-7.

Perrin-Saminadayar, Éric, Éducation, culture et société à Athènes. Les acteurs de la vie culturelle athénienne (229-88). Un tout petit monde. De L'archéologie à l'histoire. Paris: De Boccard, 2007. Pp. 699. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7018-0231-2.

Quilici, Lorenzo, and Stefania Quilici Gigli (edd.), Orizzonti. Rassegna di archeologia. VII 2006. Pisa/Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 178. (pb). ISSN 1591-2787.

Rajak, Tessa, Sarah Pearce, James Aitken, and Jennifer Dines (edd.), Jewish Perspectives on Hellenistic Rulers. Hellenistic Culture and Society, 50. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007. Pp. xiv, 363. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-520-25084-0.

Ramírez de Verger, Antonio (ed.), Exemplaria Classica. Journal of Classical Philology Revista de Fililogía Classica. Vol. 11 (n.s.), 2007. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, 2007. Pp. 556. (pb). ISSN 1699-3225.

Rhodes, Robin F. (ed.), The Acquisition and Exhibition of Classical Antiquities. Professional, Legal, and Ethical Perspectives. A symposium held at the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, February 24, 2007. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007. Pp. xii, 175; figs. 13. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-268-04027-7.

Rijksbaron, Albert (ed. and comm.), Plato. Ion. Or: On the Iliad. Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology, 14. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007. Pp. xii, 285. $139.00. ISBN 978-90-04-16321-8.

Roselli, Amneris (ed.), AION. Annali dell'Università Degli Studi de Napoli "L'Orientale". Dipartimento di studi del Mondo classico e del Mediterraneo antico. Sezione filologico-letteraria, XXIX 2007. Pisa/Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2007. Pp. 155. (pb). ISSN 1128-7209.

Ross, David O., Virgil's Aeneid. A Reader's Guide. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. ix, 155. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4051-5973-9.

Roth, Ulrike, Thinking Tools. Agricultural Slavery between Evidence and Models. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 92. London: Institute of Classical Studies, 2007. Pp. x, 171; figs. 10. £ 28.00 (pb). ISBN 978-1-905670-05-5.

Rüpke, Jörg, Römische Priester in der Antike. Ein biographisches Lexikon. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007. Pp. 256. €34.00 (pb). ISBN 978-3-515-09086-5.

Ruppenstein, Florian, Die submykenische Nekropole. Neufunde und Neubewertung. Kerameikos. Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen, 18. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2007. Pp. xi, 305; tables 46, ills. 18, pls. 48, plan 1. €110.00. ISBN 978-3-7774-3525-1.

Szpakowska, Kasia, Daily Life in Ancient Egypt. Recreating Lahun. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. Pp. xii, 244; ills. 50. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-4051-1856-9.

Takács, Sarolta A., Vestal Virgins, Sibyls, and Matrons. Women in Roman Religion. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. Pp. xxiii, 194; maps 4, figs. 7. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0-292-71694-0.

Todd, S.C. (trans. and comm.), A Commentary on Lysias, Speeches 1-11. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 783. $250.00. ISBN 978-0-19-814909-5.

Treggiari, Susan, Terentia, Tullia, and Publilia. The Women of Cicero's Family. Women of the Ancient World. London/New York: Routledge, 2007. Pp. xxii, 228; maps 3, figs. 7. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-415-35179-9.

Tytgat, Christiane (ed.), Pharos. Journal of the Netherlands Institute in Athens. Volume XIV (2006). Assen: Van Gorcum, 2007. Pp. ix, 128; figs. passim. €30.00 (pb). ISSN 1380-2240.

Van Dam, Raymond, The Roman Revolution of Constantine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xv, 441; map 1. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-521-88209-5.

Vannini, Giulio (ed. and trans.), Seneca. Apokolokyntosis. Classici Greci e Latini. Milan: Oscar Mondadori, 2008. Pp. lxvi, 59. €8.80 (pb). ISBN 978-88-04-57528-3.

Vitelli, Karen D., Lerna, A Preclassical Site in the Argolid. Volume V. The Neolithic Pottery from Lerna. Results of excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Princeton: ASCSA Publications, 2007. Pp. xvii, 386; pls. 28, figs. 95, tables 10, photos on CD 86. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-87661-305-4.

Wilson, N.G., Aristophanea. Studies on the Text of Aristophanes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. x, 218. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-928299-9.

Wilson, N.G. (ed.), Aristophanes Fabvlae I. Oxford Classical Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. ix, 427. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-19-872180-2.

Wilson, N.G. (ed.), Aristophanes Fabvlau II. Oxford Classical Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. 326. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-19-872181-9.

Woodard, Roger D. (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xvi, 536; ills. 25, tables 2. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 978-0-521-60726-1.

Xydopoulos, I. K., He Eikona ton Thrakon sten Klasike Historiographia. Athens: Adelphon Kyriakide, 2007. Pp. 212. ISBN 978-960-343-980-6

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