Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.05.02

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Eirene: Studia Graeca et Latina (Archaeologica) 43. Praha: Institute for Classical Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2007. 246 p. ISBN 8086410412.

Musiva and Sectilia: an international journal for the study of ancient pavements and wall revetments in their decorative and architectural context 2/3, 2005/2006. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 208 p. ISSN 1724-9104.

Sicilia Antiqua: An international journal of archaeology. Vol. 3, 2006. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2007. 133 p. ISSN 1724-9112.

Sicilia Antiqua: An international journal of archaeology. Vol. 4, 2007. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 131 p. ISSN 1724-9112.

Bancalari Molina, Alejandro. Orbe Romano e Imperio Global: La Romanización desde Augusto a Caracalla. Santiago: Editorial Universitaria, 2007. 331 p. (pb). ISBN 9789561119741.

Baracchi, Claudia. Aristotle's ethics as first philosophy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ix, 342 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521866583.

Barolini, Teodolinda and Wayne Storey (edd.). Petrarch and the textual origins of interpretation. Columbia studies in the classical tradition v. 31. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xi, 267 p. $139.00. ISBN 9789004163225.

Bartelborth, Thomas. Erklären. Grundthemen Philosophie. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. viii, 215 p. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110194333.

Baumbach, Manuel and Silvio Bär (edd.). Quintus Smyrnaeus: transforming Homer in second Sophistic epic. Millennium-Studien v. 17. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2007. vi, 501 p. $130.00. ISBN 9783110195774.

Bentz, Martin and Ursula Kästner (edd.). Konservieren oder restaurieren: die Restaurierung griechischer Vasen von der Antike bis heute. Beihefte zum Corpus vasorum antiquorum Deutschland; Bd. 3. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2007. 164 p., pls. 22. €59.90. ISBN 9783406564826.

Berg, R. M. van den. Proclus' Commentary on the Cratylus in context: ancient theories of language and naming. Philosophia antiqua, v. 112. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xvii, 239 p. $127.00. ISBN 9789004163799.

Bernabé Pajares, Alberto and Ana Isabel Jiménez San Cristóbal. Instructions for the netherworld: the Orphic gold tablets. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, v. 162. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xii, 379 p. $188.00. ISBN 9789004163713.

Bispham, Edward and Greg Rowe (edd.). Vita vigilia est: essays in honour of Barbara Levick. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement 100. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. xxvii, 193 p. £30.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670147.

Bloch, David. Aristotle on memory and recollection: text, translation, interpretation, and reception in Western scholasticism. Philosophia antiqua, v. 110. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xiii, 276 p. $125.00. ISBN 9789004160460.

Blois, Lukas de and Elio Lo Cascio (edd.). Impact of the Roman army (200 BC-AD 476): economic, social, political, religious, and cultural aspects. Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 B.C.-A.D. 476), Capri, March 29-April 2, 2005. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xxii, 589 p. $195.00. ISBN 9789004160446.

Boeft, J. den, J. W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H. C. Teitler (edd., comm.). Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXVI. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xxix, 356 p. $156.00. ISBN 9789004163461.

Bompaire, Jacques (ed. and trans.). Lucien: Oeuvres: Opuscules 26-29. Collection des universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. vii, 255 p. €73.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005423.

Bonazzi, Mauro and Christoph Helmig (edd.). Platonic stoicism - stoic platonism: the dialogue between platonism and stoicism in Antiquity. Ancient and medieval philosophy. Series I; 39. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2007. XV, 310 p. €69.50. ISBN 9789058676252.

Bonelli, Maddalena (ed., trans., comm.). Timée le Sophiste: Lexique platonicien. Philosophia antiqua 108. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xiii, 668 p. $209.00. ISBN 9789004158870.

Bowie, A. M. (ed., comm.). Herodotus: Histories. Book VIII. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xi, 258 p. $36.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521575713.

Budin, Stephanie. The myth of sacred prostitution in antiquity. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 366 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521880909.

Cairns, Francis. Papers on Roman elegy: 1969-2003. Eikasmos. Studi; 16. Bologna: Pàtron, 2007. viii, 483 p. € 35.00. ISBN 9788855529662.

Capponi, Livia. Il tempio di Leontopoli in Egitto: Identità politica e religiosa dei Giudei di Onia (c. 150 a.C-73 d.C.). Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università di Pavia 118. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2007. 255 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846719430.

Cavallo, Guglielmo. La scrittura greca e latina dei papiri: Una introduzione. Studia Erudita 8. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. 206. €44.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270144.

Christ, Karl. Der andere Stauffenberg: der Historiker und Dichter Alexander von Stauffenberg. München: Beck, 2008. 200 p. €22.90. ISBN 9783406569609.

Christesen, Paul. Olympic victor lists and ancient Greek history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xvii, 580 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780521866347.

Conwell, David H. Connecting a city to the sea: the history of the Athenian long walls. Mnemosyne Supplementa 293. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xiv, 267 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004162327.

Cufalo, Domenico (ed.). Scholia Graeca in Platonem: I: Scholia ad dialogos tetralogiarum, I-VII continens. Pleiadi 5.1. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2007. cliii, 331 p. €66.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884983534.

D'Ancona Costa, Cristina (ed.). The libraries of the Neoplatonists. Proceedings of the meeting of the European Science Foundation Network "Late antiquity and Arabic thought: patterns in the constitution of European culture", Strasbourg, March 12-14, 2004. Philosophia antiqua, v. 107. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xxxvi, 531 p. $199.00. ISBN 9789004156418.

Deslauriers, Marguerite. Aristotle on definition. Philosophia antiqua, v. 109. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. viii, 229 p. $125.00. ISBN 9789004156692.

Eckstein, Arthur M. Rome enters the Greek East: from anarchy to hierarchy in the Hellenistic Mediterranean, 230-170 BC. Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008. xi, 439 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781405160728.

Fattal, Michel. Plotino, gli Gnostici e Agostino (Traduzione italiana di Amalia Riccardo). Skepsis 20. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 2008. 164 p. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875642785.

Ferreri, Luigi. La questione omerica dal cinquecento al settecento. Pleiadi 10. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2007. xii, 372 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884984609.

Fitch, John G. (ed.). Seneca. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. vi, 438 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199282098.

Formisano, Marco (ed., trans., comm.). La passione di Perpetua e Felicita. Classici Greci e Latini, . Milano: Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, 2008. xiii, 133 p. €9.20 (pb). ISBN 9788817020732.

Freudenburg, Kirk, Andrea Cucchiarelli and Alessandro Barchiesi. Musa pedestre: Storia e interpretazione della satira in Roma antica. Studi Superiori 546. Roma: Carocci, 2007. 278 p. €19.60 (pb). ISBN 9788843042494.

Gärtner, Thomas. Untersuchungen zur Gestaltung und zum historischen Stoff der Johannis Coripps. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd. 90. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2008. 136 p. $86.00. ISBN 9783110201079.

Gnoli, Tommaso and Federicomaria Muccioli (edd.). Atti del convegno di studi, Incontri tra culture nell'oriente ellenistico e romano, Ravenna 11-12 marzo 2005 . Milano: Mimesis, 2007. 261 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884836182.

Gregory, Justina (ed.). A companion to Greek tragedy (Paperback reprint of 2005 edition). Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Oxford: Blackwell, 2007. xviii, 552 p. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405175494.

Günther, Hans Christian. Die Übersetzungen der Elementatio Theologica des Proklos und ihre Bedeutung für den Proklostext. Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts: Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition, 6. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. 216 p. $139.00. ISBN 9789004160620.

Güthenke, Constanze. Placing modern Greece: the dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii, 276 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199231850.

Gwynn, David M. (ed.). A.H.M. Jones and the later Roman Empire. Brill's series on the Early Middle Ages, v. 15. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xv, 281 p. $142.00. ISBN 9789004163836.

Hall, Edith and Amanda Wrigley (edd.). Aristophanes in performance, 421 BC-AD 2007: Peace, Birds and Frogs. London: Legenda, 2007. xix, 390 p. $89.50. ISBN 9781904350613.

Hanson, W. S., K. Speller, P. A. Yeoman and J. Terry. Elginhaugh: a Flavian fort and its annexe (2 vols.). Britannia monograph series, No. 23. London: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, 2007. xxxvii, xiii, 686 p. $116.00 (pb). ISBN 9780907764342.

Harbsmeier, Martin S. Bertrug oder Bildung: Die römische Rezeption der alten Sophistik. Vertumnus. Berliner Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie und zu ihren Nachbargebieten Bd. 4. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2008. 98 p. €21.90. ISBN 9783767530485.

Hekster, Olivier, Gerda de Kleijn and Daniëlle Slootjes (edd.). Crises and the Roman Empire: proceedings of the Seventh Workshop of the international network Impact of Empire, Nijmegen, June 20-24, 2006. Impact of Empire v. 7. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xiii, 448 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004160507.

Huby, Pamela (comm.). Theophrastus of Eresus: sources for his life, writings, thought and influence. Commentary, Vol. 2, Logic. Philosophia antiqua, 103. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. 208 p. $139.00. ISBN 9789004152984.

Ivantchik, Askold and Vakhtang Licheli. Achaemenid culture and local traditions in Anatolia, Southern Caucasus and Iran: new discoveries. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. 154 p., ills. $119.00. ISBN 9789004163287.

Izbicki, Thomas M. (trans.). Nicholas of Cusa: Writings on church and reform. The I Tatti Renaissance library 33. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2008. xx, 663 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674025240.

Jaeger, Mary. Archimedes and the Roman imagination. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008. ix, 230 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780472116300.

Kaldellis, Anthony. Hellenism in Byzantium: the transformations of Greek identity and the reception of the classical tradition. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 468 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780521876889.

Karamanolis, George and Anne Sheppard (edd.). Studies on Porphyry. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 98. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. v, 183 p. £ 26.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670123.

Kitzinger, Rachel. The choruses of Sophokles' Antigone and Philoktetes: a dance of words. Mnemosyne Supplementa 292. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. 146 p. $113.00. ISBN 9789004165144.

Kruschwitz, Peter (ed.). Die metrische Inschriften der römischen Republik. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. x, 397 p. $145.00. ISBN 9783110184839.

Lange, Christian (ed., trans.). Ephraem der Syrer: Kommentar zum Diatessaron I. Fontes Christiani Bd. 54/1. Turnhout: Brepols, 2008. 366. €37.29 (pb). ISBN 9782503519746.

Lange, Christian (ed., trans.). Ephraem der Syrer: Kommentar zum Diatessaron II. Fontes Christiani Bd. 54/2. Turnhout: Brepols, 2008. viii, 332 p. €37.29 (pb). ISBN 9782503528694.

Lewis, John David. Solon the Thinker: political thought in archaic Athens (Paperback reprint of 2006 edition). London: Duckworth, 2008. viii, 184 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715637289.

Lindberg, David C. The beginnings of western science: the European scientific tradition in philosophical, religious, and institutional context, prehistory to A.D. 1450. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. xvi, 488 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780226482057.

Lintott, Andrew. Cicero as evidence: a historian's companion. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. x, 469 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199216444.

Mal-Maeder, D. van. La fiction des déclamations. Mnemosyne Supplementa, 290. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. ix, 193 p. $113.00. ISBN 9789004156722.

Marini, Nicoletta (ed., trans., comm.). Demetrio: Lo stile. Pleiadi 4. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2007. x, 353 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884983527.

McHardy, Fiona. Revenge in Athenian culture. London: Duckworth, 2008. vii, 179 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780715635698.

Miles, Margaret M. Art as plunder: the ancient origins of debate about cultural property. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 426 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521872805.

Mirhady, David C. (ed.). Influences on Peripatetic rhetoric: essays in honor of William W. Fortenbaugh. Philosophia antiqua v. 105. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. viii, 282 p. $139.00. ISBN 9789004156685.

Pagani, Lara (ed., comm.). Asclepiades, of Bithynia: I frammenti degli scritti omerici. Pleiadi 7. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2007. 273 p. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884984432.

Papaioannou, Sophia. Redesigning Achilles: 'recycling' the epic cycle in the 'Little Iliad': (Ovid, Metamorphoses 12.1-13.622). Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd. 89. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2007. xii, 304 p. $118.00. ISBN 9783110200485.

Petrovic, Andrej. Kommentar zu den simonideischen Versinschriften. Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 282. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xv, 345 p. $134.00. ISBN 9789004151536.

Phang, Sara Elise. Roman military service: ideologies of discipline in the late Republic and early Principate. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xv, 336 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521882699.

Phillips, John Frederick. Order from disorder: Proclus' doctrine of evil and its roots in ancient Platonism. Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts v. 5. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. ix, 280 p. $153.00. ISBN 9789004160187.

Podany, Jerry (ed.). Advances in the protection of museum collections from earthquake damage: Papers from a symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa on May 3-4, 2006. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008. viii, 208 p. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 9780892369089.

Pomeroy, Arthur J. 'Then it was destroyed by the volcano': the ancient world in film and on television. London: Duckworth, 2008. viii, 152 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715630266.

Powell, Jonathan (ed.). Logos: rational argument in classical rhetoric. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 96. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. vii, 139 p. £ 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670109.

Prag, J. R. W. (ed.). Sicilia nutrix plebis Romanae: rhetoric, law, and taxation in Cicero's Verrines. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 97. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. ix, 189 p. £28.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670116.

Ramelli, Ilaria (ed., trans, comm.). Gregorio di Nissa: Sull'anima e la resurrezione. Bompiani Il pensiero occidentale. Milano: Bompiani, 2007. 1352 p. €34.00. ISBN 9788845259746.

Roskam, Geert. Live unnoticed (Lathe biosas): on the vicissitudes of an Epicurean doctrine. Philosophia antiqua, v. 111. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. x, 233 p. $125.00. ISBN 9789004161719.

Sacconi, A., M. del Freo, L. Godart and M. Negri (edd.). Colloquium Romanum , Atti del XII colloquio internazionale di Micenologia, Roma, 20-25 febbraio 2006, voll. I-II. Pasiphae 1; 2. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. xliii, 898 p. €440.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270557.

Sanders, Lionel Jehuda. The legend of Dion. Toronto: E. Kent, 2008. 302 p. $82.50. ISBN 9780888666574.

Santangelo, Federico. Sulla, the elites and the empire: a study of Roman policies in Italy and the Greek east. Impact of empire 8. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xiv, 300 p. $139.00. ISBN 9789004163867.

Sivan, Hagith. Palestine in late antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xv, 429 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199284177.

Sorabji, Richard and Robert W. Sharples (edd.). Greek and Roman philosophy 100 BC-200 AD. 2 vols. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 94. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. xii, 720 p. £90.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670079; 9781905670086.

Stork, Peter. Index of verb forms in Thucydides. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xiv, 242 p. $109.00. ISBN 9789004164390.

Stray, Christopher (ed.). Classical books: scholarship and publishing in Britain since 1800. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 101. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. vi, 187 p. £26.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670154.

Stray, Christopher (ed.). Remaking the classics: literature, genre and media in Britain 1800-2000. London: Duckworth, 2007. xi, 153 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780715636732.

Suter, Ann (ed.). Lament: studies in the ancient Mediterranean and beyond. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. x, 288 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195336924.

Tatum, W. Jeffrey. Always I am Caesar. Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008. viii, 198 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405175258.

Taylor, John. Classics and the Bible: hospitality and recognition. Classical literature and society. London: Duckworth, 2007. xi, 204 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715634813.

Thumiger, Chiara. Hidden paths: self and characterization in Greek tragedy: Euripides' Bacchae. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement; 99. London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2007. xvi, 266 p. £30.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670130.

Tsagalis, Christos C. Inscribing sorrow: fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams. Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes v. 1. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2008. xiv, 368 p. $118.00. ISBN 9783110201321.

Ulery, Robert W. Jr. (ed., trans.). Pietro Bembo: history of Venice. vol. 2 books v-viii. The I Tatti Renaissance library; 32. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2008. xi, 407 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674022843.

Waanders, Frederick M. J. An analytical study of Mycenaean compounds: Structure , types. Biblioteca di "Pasiphae" 7. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. 100 p. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270526.

Warden, John. Taking back the text: poetic technique in Catullus, Propertius and Tibullus. Toronto: Edgar Kent, 2008. ISBN 9780888666567.

Watkins, Renée Neu (trans.). Bartolomeo Scala: Essays and dialogues. The I Tatti Renaissance library; 31. Cambridge, Mass.: I Tatti Renaissance Library, Harvard University Press, 2008. xviii, 314 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674028265.

Zaborowski, Robert. Sur le sentiment chez les Présocratiques: contribution psychologique a la philosophie des sentiments. Warszawa: Stakroos, 2008. 256 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788386700233.

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