Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.07.02

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Facta: A journal of Roman material culture studies 1 - 2007. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. 185 p. (pb). ISBN 19719051.

Galenos: Rivista di filologia dei testi medici antichi 1 - 2001. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2007. 233 p. (pb). ISBN 19735049.

Parthica: Incontri di culture nel mondo antico 9 - 2007. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 230 p., [5] p. of plates. (pb). ISBN 11286342.

Science and technology for cultural heritage 17 (1-2) - 2008. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. 113 p. (pb). ISBN 11219122.

Symbolae Antiqvariae 1 - 2008. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra, 2008. 219 p. (pb). ISBN 19726538.

Allan, William (ed., comm.). Euripides: Helen. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. XIII, 371 p. $38.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521545419.

Bahrani, Zainab. Rituals of war: the body and violence in Mesopotamia. New York; Cambridge: Zone Books, 2008. 276 p. $32.95. ISBN 9781890951849.

Beeley, Christopher A. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the knowledge of God: in your light we see light. Oxford studies in historical theology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvi, 396 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780195313970.

Bing, Peter. The well-read muse: present and past in Callimachus and the Hellenistic poets. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Classical Press, 2008. Reprint of the 1988 edition with a new introduction. 163 p. $48.00. ISBN 9780979971303.

Bohak, Gideon. Ancient Jewish magic: a history. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ix, 483 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780521874571.

Boyle, A. J. ed., trans., comm. Octavia: attributed to Seneca. (Edited with introduction, translation, and commentary). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xc, 340 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199287840.

Bremmer, Jan N. Greek religion and culture, the Bible, and the ancient Near East. Jerusalem studies in religion and culture, v. 8. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xviii, 424 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004164734.

Buora, Maurizio, Massimo Lavarone and Stefan Seidel. Habitus. Identità e integrazione nel mondo antico attraverso lo studio delle fibule. Castello, Udine: Comune di Udine - Civici Musei, 2007. 47 p., DVD. (pb). ISBN 9788895752013.

Buora, Maurizio and Stefan Seidel (edd.). Fibule antiche del Friuli. Cataloghi e Monografie Archeologiche dei Civici Musei di Udine 9. Castello, Udine; Roma: Comune di Udine - Civici Musei; L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2008. 237 p., CD-ROM. €150.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882654641.

Caneva, Stefano and Victoria Tarenzi. Il lavoro sul mito nell'epica greca: Letture di Omero e Apollonio Rodio. Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università di Pavia 119. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2007. 139 s. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846719782.

Caron, Beaudoin and Eléni P. Zoïtopou/lou. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, collection of Mediterranean antiquities / Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, collection des antiquités Méditerranéennes. Vol. 1, The ancient glass / La verrerie antique. Monumenta Graeca et Romana; v. 13. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xlv, 221 p. $177.00. ISBN 9789004161931.

Clarke, Katherine. Making time for the past: local history and the polis. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xii, 408 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199291083.

Collins, Derek. Magic in the ancient Greek world. Blackwell ancient religions. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008. xiv, 207 p. $28.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405132398.

Cordovana, Orietta Dora. Segni e immagini del potere tra antico e tardoantico: i Severi e la provincia Africa proconsularis (Seconda edizione rivista ed aggiornata). Testi e studi di storia antica. Catania: Prisma, 2007. ix, 538 p. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788886808323.

Cremante, Renzo, Maurizio Harari, Stefano Rocchi and Elisa Romano (edd.). I misteri di Pompei: Antichità pompeiane nell'immaginario della modernità. Pompei: Flavius, 2008. 201 p. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788888419466.

Cristante, Lucio and Ireneo Filip (edd.). Incontri Triestini di filologia classica VI - 2006-2007: Atti della giornata di studio in onore di Laura Casarsa Triest, 19 gennaio 2007. Polyminia. Studi di Filologia Classica 9. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2008. vii, 378 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883032264.

Dal Lago, Enrico and Constantina Katsari (edd.). Slave systems: ancient and modern. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 375 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521881838.

DeMaris, Richard E. The New Testament in its ritual world. London; New York: Routledge, 2008. x, 143 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415438261.

Dimauro, Elisabetta. Re contro: La rivalità dinastica a Sparta fino al regno di Agide II. Sezione storica, 9. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2008. x, 217 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862740258.

Faraone, Christopher A. The stanzaic architecture of early Greek elegy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xi, 199 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780199236985.

Fassone, Alessia and Enrico Ferraris. Egypt: Pharaonic period. (Translation of 2007 edition by Jay Hyams). Dictionaries of civilization. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. 383 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520256484.

Fromentin, Valérie and Estelle Bertrand (ed., trans.). Dion Cassius. Histoire Romaine: Livres 45 & 46. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. cxi, 199 p. €55.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005454.

García Quintela, Marco V. Le pendu et le noyé des Monts Albains: recherches comparatives autour des rites et des mythes des Monts Albains. (Traduit de l'espagnol par Marie-Pierre Bouyssou). Collection Latomus; v. 307. Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2007. 222 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782870312483.

Gerven, Dirk van and Paul M. Storm (edd.). The European company. Vol. 2. Law practitioner series. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ix, 513 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780521860000.

Giannakopoulos, Nikos. O Thesmos tes Gerousias ton ellenikon poleon kata tous Rhomaikous Chronous: Organose kai Leitourgies. Thessalonike: Ekdoseis Banias, 2008. 615 p. (pb). ISBN 9789602882146.

Giua, Maria Antonietta (ed.). Ripensando Tacito (e Ronald Syme): Storia e storiografia: Atti del Convegno Internazionale (Firenze, 30 novembre - 1 dicembre 2006). Memorie e atti di convegni, 41. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2007. 231 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846720238.

Grandjean, Catherine (ed.). Le Péloponnèse d'Epaminondas à Hadrien: Colloque de Tours, 6-7 octobre 2005. Études, 21. Pessac: Ausonius, 2008. 424 p. €35.00. ISBN 9782910023898.

Greatrex, Geoffrey and Samuel N. C. Lieu (edd.). The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars: Part II Ad 363-630: a narrative sourcebook. (First published 2002). London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xxxii, 373 p. $37.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415465304.

Hall, Edith. The Return of Ulysses A Cultural History of Homer's Odyssey. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. vii, 296 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780801888694.

Heckel, Waldemar. The conquests of Alexander the Great. Key conflicts of classical antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxi, 218 p. $25.00. ISBN 9780521842471.

Hecquet-Devienne, M. and A. Stevens (ed., trans.). Aristote: Métaphysique. Gamma: édition, traduction, études. Aristote. Traductions et Études. Louvain-la-Neuve; Paris; Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2006. 482 p. €69.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042918368.

Hedlund, Ragnar. "...achieved nothing worthy of memory". Coinage and authority in the Roman empire c. AD 260-295. Studia Numismatica Upsaliensia 5. Uppsala: Uppsala Universitet, 2008. ix, 267 p. $89.50. ISBN 9789155471200.

Heitsch, Ernst. Geschichte und Personen bei Thukydides: eine Interpretation des achten Buches. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 248. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. x, 180 p. $93.00. ISBN 9783110201291.

Holman, Susan R. (ed.). Wealth and poverty in early church and society. Holy Cross studies in patristic theology and history. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008. 320 p. $32.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801035494.

Hunter, David G. Marriage, celibacy, and heresy in ancient Christianity: the Jovinianist controversy. The Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. xix, 316 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199279784.

Hurlet, Frédéric (ed.). Les Empires: Antiquité et Moyen Âge: Analyse comparée. Histoire. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2008. 260 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753506046.

Kalinina, Antonina. Der Horazkommentar des Pomponius Porphyrio: Untersuchungen zu seiner Terminologie und Textgeschichte. Palingenesia, Bd. 91. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2007. 154 p. €38.00. ISBN 9783515091022.

Kelly, Gavin. Ammianus Marcellinus: the allusive historian. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 378 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521842990.

Kramer, Johannes. Vulgärlateinische Alltagsdokumente auf Papyri, Ostraka, Täfelchen und Inschriften. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete. Beiheft; 23. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. 182 p. $109.00. ISBN 9783110202243.

Kurzova/, Helena (ed., trans., comm.). Megarikové: Zlomky. Knihovna antické tradice Sv. 5. Praha: Oikoumene, 2007. 330 p. K269;. 398.00. ISBN 9788072981380.69;. 398.00. ISBN 9788072981380.

Latacz, Joachim, Thierry Greub, Peter Blome and Alfried Wieczorek (edd.). Homer: der Mythos von Troja in Dichtung und Kunst. München: Hirmer Verlag, 2008. 506 p. $77.00. ISBN 9783777439655.

Lavan, Luke, Ellen Swift and Toon Putzeys (edd.). Objects in context, objects in use: material spatiality in late antiquity. Late antique archaeology, v. 5. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. viii, 741 p. $204.00. ISBN 9789004165502.

Lavaud, Laurent. D'une métaphysique à l'autre: figures de l'altérité dans la philosophie de Plotin. Tradition de la pensée classique. Paris: Vrin, 2008. 311 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711619689.

Lee, John W. I. A Greek army on the march: soldiers and survival in Xenophon's Anabasis. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. XII, 323 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521870689.

López Barja de Quiroga, Pedro. Historia de la manumisión en Roma: de los orígenes a los Severos. Gerión-Anejos 11. Madrid: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2007. 136 p. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788466930536.

Low, Polly (ed.). The Athenian Empire. Edinburgh readings on the ancient world. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. xiv, 352 p. £ 75.00. ISBN 9780748625857.

Lucas de Dios, José María (ed., trans., comm.). Esquilo. Fragmentos - Testimonios. Biblioteca Cla/sica Gredos 369. Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 2008. 805 p. €50.00. ISBN 9788424901981.

Luce, John Victor, Christine Morris and Christina Souyoudzoglou-Haywood (edd.). The lure of Greece: Irish involvement in Greek culture, literature, history and politics. Dublin: Hinds, 2007. xvi, 170 p. €29.00. ISBN 9780952823667.

Luceri, Angelo (ed.). Gli epitalami di Blossio Emilio Draconzio (Rom. 6 e 7). Biblioteca di cultura romanobarbarica; 10. Roma: Herder, 2007. xiii, 295 p. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788889670309.

Marangoni, Claudio. Svpplementvm Etymologicvm Latinvm I. Polyminia. Studi di Filologia Classica 8. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2007. xxiv, 168 p. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883032141.

Morelli, Alfredo Mario (ed.). Epigramma longum: Da Marziale alla tarda antichità / From Martial to late antiquity. Atti del Convegno internazionale (Cassino, 29-31 maggio 2006). (2 vols.). Collana Scientifica 21. Cassino: Edizioni Università di Cassino, 2008. €53.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883170454.

Mourelatos, Alexander P. D. The route of Parmenides: revised and expanded edition; with a new introduction, three supplemental essays, and an essay by Gregory Vlastos (originally published 1970). Las Vegas: Parmenides Pub., 2008. lix, 408 p. $42.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972117.

Noga-Banai, Galit. The trophies of the martyrs: an art historical study of early Christian silver reliquaries. Oxford studies in Byzantium. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvi, 186 p., [52] p. of plates. $170.00. ISBN 9780199217748.

Osborne, Robin (ed.). Debating the Athenian cultural revolution: art, literature, philosophy, and politics, 430-380 BC. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xv, 341 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521879163.

Peyras, Jean (ed., trans., comm.). Arpentage et administration publique à la fin de l'Antiquité: Les écrits des hauts fonctionnaires équestres. Besanc,on: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2008. xxi, 111 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672236.

Ratto, Stefania. Greece). (Translated by Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia.) Dictionaries of civilization. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. 383 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520256477.

Riley, Kathleen. The reception and performance of Euripides' Herakles: reasoning madness. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii, 398 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199534487.

Rowe, Christopher. Plato and the art of philosophical writing. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. ix, 290 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521859325.

Scarth, Elizabeth-Anne. Mnemotechnics and Virgil: The art of memory and remembering. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2008. v, 109 p. (pb). ISBN 9783836476669.

Smith, Philip J. The archaeology and epigraphy of Hellenistic and Roman Megaris, Greece. BAR international series; 1762. Oxford: John and Erica Hedges Ltd., 2008. xii, 276 p. £ 53.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407302126.

Souvatzi, Stella G. A social archaeology of households in Neolithic Greece: an anthropological approach. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxi, 309 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521836890.

Stoichita, Victor I. The Pygmalion effect: from Ovid to Hitchcock. (Translated by Alison Anderson). The Louise Smith Bross Lectures. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008. viii, 252 p., [12] p. of plates. $45.00. ISBN 9780226775210.

Suerbaum, Werner. Handbuch der illustrierten Vergil-Ausgaben 1502-1840: Geschichte, Typologie, Zyklen und kommentierter Katalog der Holzschnitte und Kupferstiche zur Aeneis in Alten Drucken; mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Bestände der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München und ihrer Digitalisate von Bildern zu Werken des P. Vergilius Maro. Bibliographien zur klassischen Philologie, Bd. 3. Hildesheim; New York: Georg Olms, 2008. 684 p.; 2 DVDs. €89.00. ISBN 9783487135908.

Taylor, Rabun. The moral mirror of Roman art. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 274 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521866125.

Torrens, Philippe (ed., trans.,comm.). Appien. Les Guerres civiles à Rome. Livre IV. La roue à livres. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. 306 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251339528.

Vlassopoulos, Kostas. Unthinking the Greek polis: ancient Greek history beyond Eurocentrism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiv, 288 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521877442.

Vuillemin, Jules. De la logique à la théologie: Cinq études sur Aristote. Nouvelle version remaniée et augmentée par l'auteur, éditée et préfacée par T. Bénatouïl. (First published 1967). Aristote. Traductions et études. Louvain-la-Neuve; Paris; Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2008. xxiv, 240 p. €51.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042920132.

Willmott, Jo. The moods of Homeric Greek. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xii, 264 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521879880.

Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios. Sappho in the making: the early reception. Hellenic studies 28. Washington, D.C.: Center for Hellenic Studies, 2007. xx, 442 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674026865.

Yellin, Keith. Battle exhortation: the rhetoric of combat leadership. Studies in rhetoric/communication. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 2008. x, 191 p. $34.95. ISBN 9781570037351.

Ziolkowski, Theodore. Minos and the moderns: Cretan myth in twentieth-century literature and art. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xii, 173 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780195336917.

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