Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.03.01

BMCR Books Received (February, 2009).  


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Dike: Rivista de storia del diritto greco ed ellenistico (10 - 2007). Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2007. 295 p. €31.00 (pb). ISSN 11288221.

Filologia, papirologia, storia dei testi: giornate di studio in onore di Antonio Carlini, Udine, 9-10 dicembre 2005. Biblioteca di studi antichi 90. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 389 p. €120.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270953.

Dialogues d'histoire ancienne. 34/2 - 2008. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2008. 224 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672465.

Alston, Richard and Onno van Nijf (edd.). Feeding the ancient Greek city. Groningen-Royal Holloway studies on Greek city after the classical age 1. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2008. x, 207 p. €75.00. ISBN 9789042920378.

Ancona, Ronnie and David J. Murphy. Horace: a Legamus transitional reader. Mundelein, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2008. xxiv, 189 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166769.

Bablitz, Leanne. Actors and audience in the Roman courtroom. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2007. ix, 290 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780415427609.

Biville, Frédérique, Jean-Claude Decourt and Georges Rougemont (edd.). Bilinguisme gréco-latin et épigraphie: actes du colloque , 17-19 mai 2004. Collection de la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée 37; série épigraphique et historique 6. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient méditerranéen, 2008. 344 p. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680006.

Biville, Frédérique, Emmanuel Plantade and Daniel Vallat (edd.). Les vers du plus nul des poètes: nouvelles recherches sur les Priapées. Actes de la journée d'étude organisée le 7 novembre 2005 à l'université Lumière-Lyon 2. Collection de la maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée 38. Série littéraire et philosophique 11. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient de la Méditerranée-Jean Pouilloux 2008. 200 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680013.

Blix, Göran. From Paris to Pompeii: French romanticism and the cultural politics of archaeology. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 310 p. $59.95. ISBN 9780812241365.

Boehm, Isabelle and Pascal Luccioni (edd.). Le médecin initié par l'animal: animaux et médecine dans l'Antiquité grecque et latine. actes du colloque international tenu à la Maison de l'Orient de la Méditerranée-Jean Pouilloux les 26 et 27 octobre 2006. Collection de la maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée 39. Série littéraire et philosophique 12. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient de la Méditerranée-Jean Pouilloux 2008. 260 p. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680020.

Braund, Susanna. A Lucan reader: selections from Civil war. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009. xxxiv, 134 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166615.

Brunet, Claude (ed.). Des formes et des mots chez les Anciens. Mélanges offerts à Danièle Conso. Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté: Franche-Comté, 2008. 387 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672472.

Burgess, Jonathan S. The death and afterlife of Achilles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. xii, 184 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780801890291.

Burian, Peter and Alan Shapiro (edd.). The complete Euripides. Volume IV, Bacchae and other plays. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 364 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195373400.

Cadiou, François. Hibera in terra miles: les armées romaines et la conquête de l'Hispanie sous la république (218-45 av. J.C.). Bibliothèque de la Casa de Velázquez 38. Madrid: Casa de Velázquez, 2007. 700 p. €56.00. ISBN 9788496820074.

Camerotto, Alberto, Clelia De Vecchi and Cristina Favaro (edd.). La nuova musa degli eroi: Dal mythos alla fiction. Atti degli Incontri di Studiop per il Bicentenario del Liceo Classico 'Antonio Canova', Casa dei Carraresi Treviso, 30 novembre 2007 - 8 febbraio 2008. Treviso: Fondazione Cassamarca, 2008. 157 p. (pb).

Carastro, Marcello (ed.). L'antiquité en couleurs: catégories, pratiques, représentations. [Actes des journées d'études organisées à Paris les 12 et 13 décembre 2005 organisées par l'atelier antiquité et sciences sociales du centre Louis Gernet de recherches comparées sur les sociétés anciennes]. Horos. Grenoble: Jérôme Millon, 2009. 346 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782841372409.

Cheshire, Keyne. Alexander the Great. Greece & Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. viii, 189 p. (pb). ISBN 9780521707091.

Ciccolella, Federica. Donati Graeci: learning Greek in the Renaissance. Columbia studies in the classical tradition; 32. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007. xxv, 638 p. $262.00. ISBN 9789004163522.

Collard, Christopher and Martin Cropp (edd., trans.). Euripides, volume VIII, fragments: Oedipus-Chrysippus. other fragments. Loeb classical library 506. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxiii, 710 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996311.

Cottier, M., M. H. Crawford, C. V. Crowther, J.-L. Ferrary, B. M. Levick, O. Salomies and M. Wörrle (edd.). The customs law of Asia. Oxford studies in ancient documents. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxi, 370 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199551514.

Csapo, Eric and Margaret Christina Miller (edd.). The origins of theater in ancient Greece and beyond: from ritual to drama (paperback edition; first published 2007). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xix, 439 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780521748339.

Gale, Monica R. (ed., trans., comm.). Lucretius: de rerum natura v. Aris & Phillips classical texts. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2008. vii, 222 p. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 9780856688898.

Gibbs, Laura. Aesop's fables in Latin: ancient wit and wisdom from the animal kingdom. Mundelein, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2008. xxxi, 366 p. $34.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166950.

Golden, Mark. Greek sport and social status. Fordyce W. Mitchel Memorial Lecture Series. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. xvi, 214 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780292718692.

Grimaudo, Sabrina. Difendere la salute: igiene e disciplina del sogetto nel De sanitate tuenda di Galeno. Elenchos; 49. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2008. 280 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885439.

Guagnano, Maria (ed., trans., comm.). Adomnano di Iona, I luoghi santi. Bari: Edipuglia, 2008. 285 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872285473.

Haldon, John F. (ed). A social history of Byzantium. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xxvii, 300 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405132411.

Hannah, Robert. Time in antiquity. Sciences of antiquity. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. xiii, 206 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415331562.

Hopkinson, Neil (ed., comm.). Lucian: a selection. Cambridge Greek and Latin texts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ix, 239 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521603041.

Itsumi, Kiichiro. Pindaric metre: 'the other half'. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xix, 464 p. $190.00. ISBN 9780199229611.

Johnson, William A. and Holt N. Parker. Ancient literacies: the culture of reading in Greece and Rome. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xv, 430 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195340150.

La'da, Csaba A. (ed.). Greek Documentary Papyri from Ptolemaic Egypt. Corpus Papyrorum Raineri (CPR) Bd. 28. München: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. xxii, 229 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110195231.

Lamberz, Erich (ed.). Concilium universale Nicaenum secundum: concilii actiones I-III. Acta conciliorum oecumenicorum. Series secunda; v. 3, pt.1. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. lxxiv, 281 p. $277.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110190021.

Le Glay, Marcel, Jean-Louis Voisin and Yann Le Bohec. A history of Rome (fourth edition). Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xxvii, 639 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405183277.

Lefebvre, René and Alonso Tordesillas (edd.). Faiblesse de la volonté et maîtrise de soi: Doctrines antiques, perspectives contemporaines. Philosophica. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2009. 231 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753507371.

Mariev, Sergei (ed., trans.). Ioannis Antiocheni fragmenta quae supersunt. Corpus fontium historiae Byzantinae 47. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 599 p. $207.00. ISBN 9783110204025.

Meliadò, Claudio (ed., trans., comm.). E cantando danzerò, PLitGoodspeed 2. Orione. testi e studi di letteratura greca 1. Messina: Dipartmento di scienze dell'antichità 2008. 157 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 8882680207.

Mirto, Maria Serena (ed., trans., comm.). Euripide. Ione. Classici greci e latini. Milano: BUR, 2009. 345 p. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788817028936.

Mosshammer, Alden A. The Easter computus and the origins of the Christian era. Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xi, 474 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199543120.

Nelis-Clément, Jocelyne and Jean-Michel Roddaz (edd.). Le cirque romain et son image: [actes du colloque tenu à l'institut Ausonius, Bordeaux, 2006]. Mémoires, 20. Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2008. 584 p. €70.00. ISBN 9782356130013.

Nichols, Mary P. Socrates on friendship and community: reflections on Plato's Symposium, Phaedrus, and Lysis. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. viii, 229 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521899734.

Palagia, Olga (ed.). Greek sculpture: function, materials, and techniques in the archaic and classical periods (paperback edition; first published 2006). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xv, 326 p., [8] p. of col. plates. $36.99. ISBN 9780521738378.

Pigon, Jakub (ed.). The children of Herodotus: Greek and Roman historiography and related genres. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. 404 p. £39.99. ISBN 9781443800150.

Pittenger, Miriam R. Pelikan. Contested triumphs: politics, pageantry, and performance in Livy's Republican Rome. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. xiii, 365 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780520241398.

Prince, Cashman Kerr (comm.). Chariton, Callirhoe. book I. Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr Commentaries, 2009. 57 p. (pb). ISBN 9781931019057.

Race, William H. (ed., trans.). Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica. Loeb classical library 1. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxxii, 511 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996304.

Rigby, S. H. (ed.). A companion to Britain in the later Middle Ages. Blackwell companions to British history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xviii, 665 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405189736.

Ruffini, Giovanni. Social networks in Byzantine Egypt. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. x, 278 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521895378.

Rüpke, Jörg. Fasti sacerdotum: a prosopography of pagan, Jewish, and Christian religious officials in the city of Rome, 300 BC to AD 499. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. viii, 1107 p. $399.00. ISBN 9780199291137.

Sartre, Maurice $35.00. Histoires grecques: snapshots from antiquity (translation of 2006 edition by Catherine Porter). Revealing antiquity 17. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. xviii, 422 p. ISBN 9780674032125.

Savignago, Lorenza. Eisthesis: Il sistema dei margini nei papiri dei poeti tragici. Minima philologica 3. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2008. 356 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862740951.

Scheidel, Walter (ed.). Rome and China: comparative perspectives on ancient world empires. Oxford studies in early empires. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii, 240 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195336900.

Schmalz, Geoffrey C. R. Augustan and Julio-Claudian Athens: a new epigraphy and prosopography. Mnemosyne: supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity; 302. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xvi, 369 p. $185.00. ISBN 9789004170094.

Schulz, Meinhard-Wilhelm. Caesar zu Pferde: Ross und Reiter in Caesars Kommentarien und in der Germania des Tacitus. Spudasmata, Bd. 123. Hildesheim: Olms, 2009. x, 322 p. €49.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487139296.

Scodel, Ruth. Epic facework: self-presentation and social interaction in Homer. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2008. xii, 177 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781905125227.

Scodel, Ruth and Anja Bettenworth. Whither Quo vadis?: Sienkiewicz's novel in film and television. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. x, 292 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781405183857.

Sizgorich, Thomas. Violence and belief in late antiquity: militant devotion in Christianity and Islam. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. viii, 398 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780812241136.

Sluiter, Ineke and Ralph M. Rosen (edd.). Kakos: badness and anti-value in classical antiquity. Mnemosyne: supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity; 307. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. viii, 514 p. $231.00. ISBN 9789004166240.

Sommerstein, Alan H. (ed., trans.). Aeschylus, volume III, fragments. 505. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Loeb classical library, 2008. xiii, 363 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996298.

Sommerstein, Alan H. (ed., trans.). Aeschylus, volume II, Oresteia: Agamemnon. Libation-bearers. Eumenides. 146. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Loeb Classical Library, 2009. xxxvii, 494 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996281.

Sommerstein, Alan H. (ed., trans.). Aeschyslus, volume I, Persians. Seven against Thebes. Suppliants. Prometheus Bound. Loeb classical Library 145. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Havrard University Press, 2009. xlvi, 576 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996274.

Stewart, Andrew. Classical Greece and the birth of Western art. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xviii, 358 p. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521618359.

Stewart, Peter. The social history of Roman art. Key themes in ancient history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xvi, 200 p. $34.99. ISBN 9780521016599.

Szilágyi, János György. Corpus vasorum antiquorum. Hongrie. Budapest, Musée des Beaux-Arts; Fascicule 2. [18]. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2007. 135 p., [49] p. of plates. €200.00. ISBN 9788882654566.

Tomber, R. Indo-Roman trade: from pots to pepper. Duckworth debates in archaeology. London: Duckworth, 2008. 216 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715636961.

Trow, Stephen, Simon James and Tom Moore. Becoming Roman, being Gallic, staying British: research and excavations at Ditches 'hillfort' and villa 1984-2006. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2008. xv, 224 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842173367.

Verboven, Koenraad, Katelijn Vandorpe and Véronique Chankowski (edd.). Pistoi dia tèn technèn: bankers, loans, and archives in the ancient world: studies in honour of Raymond Bogaert. Studia Hellenistica; 44. Leuven: Peeters, 2008. xlviii, 482 p. €84.00. ISBN 9789042919969.

Vlizos, Stavros (ed.). He Athene kata te Romaike epoche: Prosphates anakalypseis, nees ereunes / Athens during the Roman period: Recent discoveries, new evidence. Mouseio Mpenake - Parartema 40. Athens, 2008. 488 p. (pb). ISBN 9789604760022.

Wallace-Hadrill, Andrew. Rome's cultural revolution. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxiv, 502 p., [16] p. of plates. $49.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521721608.

Wells, Peter S. Image and response in early Europe. Duckworth debates in archaeology. London: Duckworth, 2008. 168 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715636824.

Wickkiser, Bronwen L. Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece: between craft and cult. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xiii, 178 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780801889783.

Wiseman, T. P. Remembering the Roman people: essays on late-Republican politics and literature. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 271 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199239764.

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