Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.09.01

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Aqvileia Nostra. Pubblicazione Annuale, Anno LXXVIII 2007. Aquileia: Associazione Nazionale per Aquileia, 2007. 616 p. (pb).

Aufidus. Rivista di Scienza e Didattica della Cultura Classica, 61. Roma: Edizioni Kepos, 2007. 120 p. €14.00 (pb). ISSN 0394297X.

Eidola. International Journal of Classical Art, 4 - 2007. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 208 p. (pb). ISSN 18246192.

Mediterraneo antico. Economie, società, culture. Anno IX - Fascicolo 1 - 2006.. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2006. 365 p. (pb). ISSN 11276061.

Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia. Rivista internazionale, 5 - 2008.. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 128 p. (pb). ISSN 17246156.

Aceti, Chiara, Daniela Leuzzi and Lara Pagani. Eroi nell'Iliade: personaggi e strutture narrative. Pleiadi 8. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2008. xiii, 496 p. €64.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884984982.

Almog, Joseph. Cogito? Descartes and thinking the world. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. ix, 120 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780195337716.

Alroth, Brita (ed.). Opuscula Atheniensia. Annual of the Swedish Institute at Athens, 31-32, 2006-2007. Stockholm: Svenska Institutet i Athen, 2008. 264 p. (pb). ISSN 00785520.

Babbi, Andrea. La piccola plastica fittile antropomorfa dell'Italia antica: dal Bronzo finale all'Orientalizzante. Mediterranea Supplemento 1. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. xi, 610 p. €495.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270939.

Baragwanath, Emily. Motivation and narrative in Herodotus. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xi, 374 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199231294.

Barnard, Hans and Willeke Wendrich (edd.). The archaeology of mobility: old world and new world nomadism. Cotsen advanced seminars 4. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University Of California, Los Angeles, 2008. xi, 603 p. $55.00. ISBN 9781931745499.

Barrett, Anthony A. (ed.). Lives of the Caesars. Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008. xvii, 322 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405127554.

Barringer, Judith M. Art, myth, and ritual in classical Greece. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xv, 267 p. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521646475.

Bellandi, Franco and Rolando Ferri (edd.). Aspetti della scuola nel mondo romano: atti del convegno (Pisa, 5-6 dicembre 2006). Supplementi di Lexis 51. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 2008. 343 p. €76.00 (pb). ISBN 9025612334.

Bernstein, Neil W. In the image of the ancestors: narratives of kinship in Flavian epic. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2008. 281 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780802098795.

Bertolín Cebrián, Reyes. Singing the dead: a model for epic evolution. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. 171 p. $62.95. ISBN 9780820481654.

Binder, Vera, Martin Korenjak and Beate Noack (ed., trans., comm.). Epitaphien: Tod, Totenrede, Rhetorik; Auswahl, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Subsidia classica, Bd. 10. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2007. 358 p. €39.80 (pb). ISBN 9783867571821.

Blasberg, Arnold. Vasilij Vasil'evic Kapnist und seine Übertragungen von Gedichten des Horaz ins Russische. Itinera classica, Bd. 5. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2007. viii, 408 p. €34.80 (pb). ISBN 9783867571012.

Bodel, John and Saul M. Olyan (edd.). Household and family religion in antiquity. The ancient world: comparative histories. Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008. xii, 324 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781405175791.

Bonnet, Corinne, Sergio Ribichini and Dirk Steurnagel (edd.). Mediterranea. Quaderni annuali dell'Istituto di Studi sulle Civiltà italiche e del Mediterraneo antico, IV - 2007: Religioni in contatto nel Mediterraneo antico. Modalità di diffusione e processi di interferenza, Atti del 3 colloquio su "Le religioni orientali nel mondo greco e romano", Loveno di Menaggio (Como), 26-28 maggio 2006. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 363 p. (pb). ISSN 18270506.

Brandenburg, Hugo, Stefan Heid and Christoph Markschies (edd.). Salute e guarigione nella tarda antichità: atti della giornata tematica dei Seminari di archeologia cristiana (Roma - 20 maggio 2004). Sussidi allo studio denne antichità cristiane 19. Città del Vaticano: Pontificio istituto di archeologia cristiana, 2007. 286 p. €40.00. ISBN 9788885991453.

Brethes, Romain. De l'idéalisme au réalisme: une étude du comique dans le roman grec. Cardo 6. Salerno: Helios, 2007. xiv, 298 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 8888123334.

Brown, Peter. The body and society: men, women, and sexual renunciation in early Christianity. Twentieth-anniversary edition with a new introduction. Columbia classics in religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008. lxvii, 504 p. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 9780231144070.

Burnett, Charles and Nicholas Mann (edd.). Britannia Latina: Latin in the culture of Great Britain from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Warburg Institute colloquia, 8. London; Turin: Warburg Institute; Nina Aragno Editore, 2005. x, 230 p. £24.00. ISBN 0854811370.

Castillo, Pepa, Silke Knippschild, Marta García Morcillo and Carmen Herreros (edd.). Congresso Internacional: Imagines: La Antigüedad en las Artes Escénicas y Visuales / International Conference: Imagines: The reception of antiquity in performing and visual arts. Logroño 22-24 de Octobre de 2007. Logroño: Universidad de La Rioja, 2008. 798 p. (pb). ISBN 9788496487321.

Charlier, Philippe. Ostéo-archéologie et techniques médico-légales: Tendances et perspectives. Pour un manuel pratique de paléopathologie humaine. Collection Pathographie, 2. Paris: De Boccard, 2008. 684 p. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802374.

Christenson, David (ed., trans.). Plautus: Four Plays. Casina, Amphitryon, Captivi, Pseudolus. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. 265 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585101559.

Cleary, John J. and Gary M. Gurtler (edd.). Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Volume XXIII (2007). Leiden: Brill, 2008. x, 234 p. $158.00. ISBN 9789004166868.

Cooke, Miriam, Erdag Göknar and Grant Parker (edd.). Mediterranean passages: readings from Dido to Derrida. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xiv, 399 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780807858714.

Cosmopoulos, Michael B. (ed.). Experiencing war: trauma and society from ancient Greece to the Iraq War. Chicago: Ares Publishers, 2007. v, 288 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 0890056064978.

Cunliffe, Barry. Europe between the oceans. Themes and variations: 9000 BC to AD 1000. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. ix, 518 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780300119237.

Damaskos, Dimitris and Dimitris Plantzos (edd.). A singular antiquity: Archaeology and Hellenic identity in twentieth-century Greece. Mouseio Benaki Supplement 3. Athens: Benaki Museum, 2008. 418 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9789608347960.

De Souza, Philip and John France (edd.). War and peace in ancient and medieval history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 247 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521817035.

DeHoratius, Ed. An Ovid Reader. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2009. vii, 253 p. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585101498.

Doig, Allan. Liturgy and architecture: from the early church to the Middle Ages. Liturgy, worship, and society. Aldershot; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2008. xxii, 224 p., 10 p. of plates. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780754652748.

Dubois, Laurent. Inscriptions grecques dialectales de Sicile. Tome II. Hautes Études du monde gréco-romain 40. Genève: Droz, 2008. 220 p. $82.00 (pb). ISBN 9782600013406.

Dunmore, Charles W. and Rita M. Fleischer. Studies in Etymology (2nd edition). Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. ix, 236 p. $28.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585100125.

Dunn, Geoffrey D. Tertullian's Aduersus Iudaeos: a rhetorical analysis. Patristic monograph series 19. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2008. xiv, 210 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780813215266.

Etman, Ahmed. A belle in the prison of Socrates. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. xix, 100 p. £24.99. ISBN 9781847185273.

Faulkner, Andrew (ed., comm.). The Homeric hymn to Aphrodite: introduction, text, and commentary. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xv, 342 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199238040.

Fine, Gail (ed.). The Oxford handbook of Plato. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xi, 604 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780195182903.

Fischer, Susanna E. Seneca als Theologe: Studien zum Verhaltnis von Philosophie und Tragödiendichtung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde; Bd. 259. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 312 p. $157.00. ISBN 9783110202601.

Funari, R. (ed.). Corpus dei papiri storici greci e latini. Parte B. Storici latini. 1. Autori noti. Vol. 2 Caius Sallustius Crispus. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 157 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270816.

Gagarin, Michael. Writing Greek Law. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 282 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521886611.

Ganiban, Randall T. (ed., comm.). Vergil: Aeneid Book 2. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. 175 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102266.

Grabowski, Francis A. Plato, metaphysics and the forms. Continuum studies in ancient philosophy. London; New York: Continuum, 2008. xi, 163 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780826497802.

Graf, Jörg and Myriam Krutzsch (edd.). Ägypten lesbar machen --: die klassische Konservierung/Restaurierung von Papryi und neurere Verfahren: Beiträge des 1. Internationalen Workshops der Papyrusrestauratoren, Leipzig, 7.-9. September 2006. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete. Beiheft; 24. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 121 p., xxxii p. of plates. $109.00. ISBN 9783110201178.

Gregory, Eric. Politics and the order of love: an Augustinian ethic of democratic citizenship. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. xv, 417 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226307510.

Grillone, Antonino (ed., comm.). Blossi Aem. Draconti. Orestis Tragoedia. Introduzione, testo critico e commento. Invigilata Lucernis 33. Bari: Edipuglia, 2008. 221 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872285237.

Harris, Edward M. (trans.). Demosthenes, speeches 20-22. The oratory of classical Greece; v. 12. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. xxxi, 211 p. $22.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292717848.

Hartnett, Matthew. By Roman hands: inscriptions and graffiti for students of Latin. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. xvii, 110 p. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102945.

Hekster, Olivier. Rome and Its Empire, ad 193-284. Debates and documents in ancient history. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008. xix, 183 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780748623044.

Henderson, Jeffrey (trans.). Aristophanes: Frogs. Translation with introduction and notes. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. 107 p. $9.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103089.

Hertel, Dieter. Das frühe Ilion: die Besiedlung Troias durch die Griechen (1020-650/25 v. Chr.). Zetemata, Heft 130. München: C.H. Beck, 2008. xiv, 279 p., [48] p. of plates. €78.00 (pb). ISBN 9783406564857.

Hoffner, Harry A. and H. Craig Melchert. A grammar of the Hittite language. Part 1: reference grammar. Languages of the ancient Near East; 1. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008. v. [1- ]. $59.50. ISBN 9781575061191.

Hoffner, Harry A. Grammar of the Hittite language. Part 2: tutorial. Languages of the ancient Near East; 1. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008. 75 p. $22.50. ISBN 9781575061481.

Hyland, Drew A. Plato and the question of beauty. Studies in continental thought. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008. xii, 150 p. $21.95 (pb). ISBN 9780253219770.

Irwin, Elizabeth and Emily Greenwood (edd.). Reading Herodotus: a study of the logoi in Book 5 of Herodotus' Histories. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xv, 343 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521876308.

Jaeggi, Othmar. Die griechischen Porträts. Antike Repräsentation - Moderne Projektion. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 2008. 240 p. €39.00. ISBN 9783496013921.

Jordan, Herbert (trans.). Homer, The Iliad. Oklahoma series in classical culture; v. 35. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xxxii, 512 p. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806139746.

Kitchen, K. A. Ramesside inscriptions. Translations. Vol. 5, Setnakht, Ramesses III and contemporaries. Malden, Mass.; Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. xxiv, 523 p. $400.00. ISBN 9780631184317.

Koukouli-Chyssanthaki, Haïdo, René Treuil, Laurent Lespez and Dimitra Malamidou. Dikili Tash, village préhistorique de Macédoine orientale. Recherches franco-helléniques dirigées par la Société archéologique d'Athènes et l'École française d'Athènes (1986-2001). Bibliothèque de la Société archéologique d'Athènes 254. Athènes: La Société archéologique d'Athènes, 2008. 416 p. €80.00 (pb). ISBN 9789608145689.

Lapatin, Kenneth (ed.). Papers on special techniques in Athenian vases: proceedings of a symposium held in connection with the exhibition 'The colors of clay: special techniques in Athenian vases', at the Getty Villa, June 15-17, 2006. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008. xii, 242 p. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 9780892369010.

Larson, Stephanie L. Tales of epic ancestry: Boiotian collective identity in the late archaic and early classical periods. Historia Einzelschriften 197. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2007. 238 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515090285.

Leganés Moya, M. P. and F. G. Hernández Muñoz (edd.). Demosthenes In Midiam. Ediciones griegas y latinas 7. León: Universidad de León, 2008. 183 p. €11.00 (pb). ISBN 9788497734196.

Leskov, A. M. The Maikop treasure. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthroplogy, 2008. x, 294 p. $75.00. ISBN 9781934536049.

Lévy, Carlos. Les scepticismes. Que sais-je? 2829. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2008. 126 p. €8.00 (pb). ISBN 9782130562689.

Lobur, John Alexander. Consensus, concordia, and the formation of Roman imperial ideology. Studies in classics. New York; London: Routledge, 2008. 322 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780415977883.

Mackay, E. Anne (ed.). Orality, literacy, memory in the ancient Greek and Roman world (Orality and literacy in ancient Greece, volume 7). Mnemosyne Supplementa 298. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. vi, 281 p., [8] p. of plates. $158.00. ISBN 9789004169913.

Mara, Gerald M. The civic conversations of Thucydides and Plato: classical political philosophy and the limits of democracy. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008. x, 327 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780791474990.

Maso, Stefano. Capire e dissentire: Cicerone e la filosofia di Epicuro. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2008. 366 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885491.

Mattern, Susan P. Galen and the rhetoric of healing. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. x, 279 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780801888359.

Mayhew, Robert (trans., comm.). Plato: Laws 10. Clarendon Plato series. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2008. VI, 238 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780199225965.

Medaglia, Silvio Mario. Ecdotica ed esegesi. Quaderni del Dipartimento di scienze dell'antichità / Università degli studi di Salerno; 34. Napoli: Arte tipografica, 2007. 175 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788889776704.

Mindt, Nina. Manfred Fuhrmann als Vermittler der Antike: ein Beitrag zu Theorie und Praxis des Übersetzens. Transformationen der Antike, Bd. 5. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. viii, 203 p. $93.00. ISBN 9783110203646.

Neumann, Jeanne Marie. Lingua Latina: A College Companion based on Hans Orberg's Latine Disco, with vocabulary and grammar. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2007. xxiii, 323 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585101917.

Nguyen, V. Henry T. Christian identity in Corinth: a comparative study of 2 Corinthians, Epictetus and Valerius Maximus. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe; 243. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008. xii, 272 p. €59.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161496660.

Nissinen, Martti and Risto Uro (edd.). Sacred marriages: the divine-human sexual metaphor from Sumer to early Christianity. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2008. xii, 543 p. $59.50. ISBN 9781575061184.

Onorato, Marco (ed., trans., comm.). Claudio Claudiano. De raptu Proserpinae. Studi latini; 63. Napoli: Loffredo, 2008. 404 p. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875642754.

Pieper, Christoph. Elegos redolere Vergiliosque sapere: Cristoforo Landinos "Xandra" zwischen Liebe und Gesellschaft. Noctes Neolatinae Bd. 8. Hildesheim: Olms, 2008. xx, 356 p. €88.00. ISBN 9783487135946.

Ramsay, William M. and Gertrude L. Bell. The thousand and one churches (First published 1909, with a new forward by Robert G. Ousterhout and Mark P. C. Jackson). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2008. xxxiv, 580 p. $49.95. ISBN 9781934536056.

Roisman, Hanna M. (trans.). Sophocles. Electra. Translation with notes, introduction, interpretive essay and afterlife.. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. 135 p. $8.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102815.

Sage, Michael M. The Republican Roman army: a sourcebook. Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world. New York; London: Routledge, 2008. vii, 310 p. $41.95. ISBN 9780415178808.

Schlegelmilch, Ulrich and Tanja Thanner (edd.). Die Dichter und die Sterne. Beiträge zur lateinischen und griechischen Literatur für Ludwig Braun. Würzburger Jahrbücher für die Altertumswissenschaft - Neue Folge 2. Würzburg: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2008. xxvii, 273 p. (pb). ISBN 9783877176320.

Sedley, David (ed.). Oxford studies in ancient philosophy, XXXIII Winter 2007. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. viii, 394 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199238026.

Sharples, Robert W. (ed., comm.). Alexander Aphrodisiensis, De anima libri mantissa: a new edition of the Greek text with introduction and commentary. Peripatoi; Bd. 21. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. vi, 269 p. $98.00. ISBN 9783110196443.

Shelmerdine, C. W. Introduction to Greek. Second edition. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. xiv, 317 p. $36.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585101849.

Slavitt, David R. (trans.). Lucretius. De rerum natura = The nature of things: a poetic translation. The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xiv, 301 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520255937.

Strassi, Silvia. L'archivio di Claudius Tiberianus da Karanis. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete. Beiheft; 26. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xlviii, 194 p. $205.00. ISBN 9783110201192.

Tabbernee, William and Peter Lampe. Pepouza and Tymion: the discovery and archaeological exploration of a lost ancient city and an imperial estate. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xx, 338 p. $138.00. ISBN 9783110194555.

Tanaseanu-Döbler, Ilinca. Konversion zur Philosophie in der Spätantike Kaiser Julian und Synesios von Kyrene. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge Bd. 23. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2005. 309 p. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515090926.

Willi, Andreas. Sikelismos: Sprache, Literatur und Gesellschaft im griechischen Sizilien (8.-5. Jh. v. Chr.). Bibliotheca Helvetica Romana; 29. Basel: Schwabe, 2008. xvi, 477 p. €47.50. ISBN 9783796522550.

Wyke, Maria. Caesar: a life in western culture. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008. xii, 287 p. $25.00. ISBN 9780226921532.

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