Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.05.01

BMCR Books Received (April, 2009).  


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Arweiler, Alexander H. and Bardo M. Gauly (edd.). Machtfragen: zur kulturellen Repräsentation und Konstruktion von Macht in Antike, Mittelalter und Neuzeit. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 303 p. € 49.00. ISBN 9783515092951.

Arweiler, Alexander H. and Bardo M. Gauly (edd.). Machtfragen: zur kulturellen Repräsentation und Konstruktion von Macht in Antike, Mittelalter und Neuzeit. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 303 p. € 49.00. ISBN 9783515092951.

Aubenque, Pierre. Problèmes aristotéliciens: philosophie théorique. Bibliothèque d'histoire de la philosophie. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2009. 416 p. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711621538.

Braund, Susanna (ed., trans., comm.). Seneca, De clementia. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii, 456 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199240364.

Briant, Pierre, Wouter F. M. Henkelman and Matthew W. Stolper (edd.). L'archive des fortifications de Persépolis: état des questions et perspectives de recherches: actes du colloque organisé au Collège de France par la "Chaire d'histoire et civilisation du monde achéménide et de l'empire d'Alexandre" et le "Réseau international d'études et de recherches achéménides" (GDR 2538 CNRS), 3-4 novembre 2006. Persika 12. Paris: De Boccard, 2008. 570 p. € 117.00 (pb). ISBN 978701802497.

Brulé, Pierre (ed.). La norme en matière religieuse en Grèce ancienne. Actes du XIIe colloque international du CIERGA (Rennes, septembre 2007). Kernos Supplément 21. Liège, 2009. 342 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782960071740.

Cain, Andrew. The letters of Jerome: asceticism, biblical exegesis, and the construction of Christian authority in late antiquity. Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 286 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199563555.

Camerotto, Alberto. Fare gli eroi: le storie, le imprese, le virtù: composizione e racconto nell'epica greca arcaica. Ricerche / Facoltà di lettere e filosofia dell'Università di Venezia; 54. Padova: Il poligrafo, 2009. 260 p. € 23.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871156378.

Candio, Antonella. "Ein lebendiges Ganzes": la filologia come scienza e storia nelle "Coefore" di Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff. Supplementi di Lexis 57. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert -Editore, 2008. iv, 242 p. € 58.00 (pb). ISBN 9789025612375.

Coffee, Neil. The commerce of war: exchange and social order in Latin epic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xi, 326 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780226111872.

Congourdeau, Marie-Hélène. L'embryon et son âme dans les sources grecques (VIe siècle av. J.-C.-Ve siècle apr. J.-C.). Centre de recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance, Monographies 26. Paris: Association des amis du Centre d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance, 2007. 355 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782916716145.

Corcilius, Klaus. Streben und Bewegen: Aristoteles' Theorie der animalischen Ortsbewegung. Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie Bd. 79. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 410 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110194548.

Cueva, Edmund P., Shannon N. Byrne and Frederick Benda (edd.). Jesuit education and the Classics. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xii, 242 p. ? 39.99. ISBN 9781443805483.

Derks, Ton and Nico Roymans (edd.). Ethnic constructs in antiquity: the role of power and tradition. Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 13. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009. 368 p. $65.00. ISBN 9789089640789.

Dumasy, Françoise and François Queyrel (edd.). Archéologie et environnement dans la Méditerranée antique. École pratique des Hautes Études, Sciences historiques et philologiques - III. Hautes études du monde gréco-romain, 42. Genève: Droz, 2009. x, 276 p. $120.00 (pb). ISBN 9782600013420.

Eilers, Claude (ed.). Diplomats and diplomacy in the Roman world. Mnemosyne supplements 304. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xi, 254 p. $157.00. ISBN 9789004170988.

Fattal, Michel. Image, mythe, logos et raison. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2009. 163 p. € 15.50 (pb). ISBN 9782296075023.

Filosini, Stefania (ed., trans., comm.). Paolino di Nola, Carmi 10 e 11: introduzione, testo, traduzione e commento. Studi e testi tardoantichi; 6. Roma: Herder, 2008. 284 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9788889670354.

Freund, Stefan (ed., trans., comm.). Laktanz, Divinae institutiones, Buch 7: De vita beata: Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Texte und Kommentare, Bd. 31. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. x, 707 p. $165.00. ISBN 9783110193459.

Gáldy, Andrea M. Cosimo I de'Medici as collector: antiquities and archaeology in sixteenth-century Florence. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xxvi, 571 p. ? 54.99. ISBN 9781443801720.

Gelzer, Matthias. Caesar: Der Politiker und Staatsmann (Neudruck der Ausgabe von 1983) Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. xxiii, 309 p. € 36.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515091121.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.). Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica, Nuova serie 88 - N. 1 - 2007 (Vol. 117 della serie continua). Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 185 p. (pb). ISSN 00334987.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.). Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica, Nuova serie 89 - N. 2 - 2008 (Vol. 118 della serie continua). Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. 159 p. (pb). ISSN 00334987.

Gere, Cathy. Knossos and the prophets of modernism. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. x, 277 p. $27.50. ISBN 9780226289533.

Goldsworthy, Adrian. How Rome fell: death of a superpower. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009. x, 531 p., [16] p. of plates. $32.50. ISBN 9780300137194.

Guldager Bilde, Pia and Jane Hjarl Petersen (edd.). Meetings of cultures in the Black Sea region: between conflict and coexistence. Black Sea studies 8. Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2008. 422 p.p. $63.95. ISBN 9788779344198.

Haensch, Rudolf (ed.). Selbstdarstellung und Kommunikation: Die Veröffentlichung staatlicher Urkunden auf Stein und Bronze in der römischen Welt. Vestigia. Beiträge zur alten Geschichte Bd. 61. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2009. vi, 472 p. € 78.00. ISBN 9783406582875.

Haeussler, R. and A. C. King (edd.). Continuity and innovation in religion in the Roman west. Vol. 1. International Roman Archaeology Conference series; JRA supplementary series no. 67. Portsmouth, R.I.: Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2007. 212 p. $89.00. ISBN 9781887829670.

Haeussler, R. and A. C. King (edd.). Continuity and innovation in religion in the Roman west. Vol. 2. International Roman Archaeology Conference series; JRA supplementary series no. 67. Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2008. 238 p. $89.00. ISBN 9781887829960.

Hall, Jon. Politeness and politics in Cicero's letters. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 275 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780195329063.

Hollis, A. S. (ed., trans., comm.). Callimachus Hecale. Revised second edition. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii, 439 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199562466.

Hughes, Ian. Belisarius The Last Roman General. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2009. xvi, 272 p. $26.00. ISBN 9781594160851.

Hugonnard-Roche, Henri (ed.). L'enseignement supérieur dans les mondes antiques et médiévaux. Textes et traditions 16. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2008. 352 p. € 34.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711621675.

Ingvarsson-Sundström, Anne. Asine III: supplementary studies on the Swedish excavations 1922-1930. Fasc. 2, Children lost and found: a bioarchaeological study of Middle Helladic children in Asine with a comparison to Lerna. Skrifter utgivna av Svenska institutet i Athen, 4? 45:2. Stockholm: Svenska institutet i Athen, 2008. 151 p., [2] p. of plates. SEK 300 (pb). ISBN 9789179160562.

Johnston, Ian (trans.). Homer, The Iliad. Arlington, Va.: Richer Resources Publications, 2007. 563 p. $24.50 (pb). ISBN 9780977626908.

Johnston, Ian (trans.). Homer, The Odyssey. Arlington, Va.: Richer Resources Publications, 2007. 497 p. $24.50 (pb). ISBN 9780977626991.

Kochin, Michael S. Five chapters on rhetoric: character, action, things, nothing, and art. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009. x, 174 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780271034553.

Konishi, Haruo. Power and structure in Thucydides:an analytical commentary. Volume three. The seventh year - the tenth year. Supplementi di Lexis 54. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2009. x, 429 p. (pb). ISBN 9025612423.

Konishi, Haruo. Power and structure in Thucydides:an analytical commentary. Volume two. The second year - the sixth year. Supplementi di Lexis 53. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2008. (pb). ISBN 9025612369.

Kovács, Péter. Marcus Aurelius' rain miracle and the Marcomannic wars. Mnemosyne supplements 308. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xviii, 301 p. $154.00. ISBN 9789004166394.

Loukopoulou, Louisa D. and Selene Psoma (edd.). Thrakika Zetemata I. Meletemata 58. Athenes: Diffusion de Boccard, 2008. 175 p. (pb). ISBN 9789607905451.

Maguire, Henry (ed.). Byzantine magic (paperback reprint of 1995 edition). Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2008. x, 187 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780884023401.

Mansfeld, J. and D. T. Runia. Aëtiana: the method and intellectual context of a doxographer. Volume two: the compendium (2 vols). Philosophia Antiqua; 114. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. 1020 p. $302.0. ISBN 9789004172067.

Martínez Vázquez, Rafael and José Miguel Jiménez Delgado. Metáfora Conceptual y Verbo Griego Antiguo. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2008. 187 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788479560522.

Mastrocinque, Attilio (ed.). Sylloge Gemmarum Gnosticarum. Parte II. Bollettino Di Numismatica, Monografia 8.2.II, Anno 2007. Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 200. 246 p., 60 [p.] of plates. € 41.00 (pb). ISSN 11259434.

Matthews, Monica (ed., trans., comm.). Caesar and the storm: a commentary on Lucan, De bello civili, Book 5, lines 476-721. Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 321 p. $77.95 (pb). ISBN 9783039107360.

Meineck, Peter, Cecelia Eaton Luschnig and Paul Woodruff (trans.). Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles. The Electra plays. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2009. xxxvii, 180 p. $11.95 (pb). ISBN 9780872209640.

Merrill, Rodney (trans.). Homer, The Iliad. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. viii, 464 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780472116171.

Moatti, Claudia, Wolfgang Kaiser and Christophe Pébarthe (edd.). Le monde de l'itinérance en Méditerranée de l'Antiquité à l'époque moderne. Collection Études 22. Bordeaux: Ausonius, 2009. 710 p. € 40.00. ISBN 9782356130082.

Moretti, Paola Francesca, Giuseppe Zanetto and Chiara Torre (edd.). Debita dona: studi in onore di Isabella Gualandri. Biblioteca M. D'Auria. Napoli: M. D'Auria Editore, 2008. 566 p. € 90.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870922950.

Nakhai, Beth Alpert (ed.). The world of women in the ancient and classical near east. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009. xix, 215 p. ? 39.99. ISBN 9781443800303.

Nieddu, Anna Maria. La Basilica Apostolorum sulla via Appia e l'area cimiteriale ciscostante. Monumenti di antichità cristiana, II serie 19. Città del Vaticano: Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 2009. xvi, 494 p. € 90.00. ISBN 9788885991460.

Ogden, Daniel. Magic, witchcraft and ghosts in the Greek and Roman worlds: a sourcebook. second edition (first published 2002). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xii, 400 p. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195385205.

Panno, Giovanni. Dionisiaco e alterità nelle "Leggi" di Platone: ordine del corpo e automovimento dell'anima nella città-tragedia. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2007. xxiv, 386 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834315187.

Psoma, Selene, Chryssa Karadima and Domna Terzopoulou. The coins from Maroneia and the classical city at Molyvoti: a contribution to the history of Aegean Thrace. Meletemata 62. Athens: Diffusion de Boccard, 2008. lxxxvi, 297 p., [70] p. of plates. € 96.00 (pb). ISBN 9789607905482.

Ratté, Christopher and R. R. R. Smith (edd.). Aphrodisias papers 4: new research on the city and its monuments. JRA supplementary series no. 70. Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2008. 394 p. $149.00. ISBN 9781887829700.

Riedweg, Christoph (ed.). Grecia maggiore: intrecci culturali con l'Asia nel periodo arcaico; atti del simposio in occasione del 75. anniversario di Walter Burkert = Graecia maior: Kulturaustausch mit Asien in der archaischen Periode; Akten des Symposions aus Anlass des 75. Geburtstages von Walter Burkert. Bibliotheca Helvetica Romana; 30. Basel: Schwabe, 2009. 172 p. € 36.50. ISBN 9783796522567.

Sassi, Maria Michela. Gli Inizi della filosofia: in Grecia. Nuova Cultura - Introduzioni 208. Torino: Bollati Boringhieri, 2009. 307 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9788833919744.

Sommerstein, Alan H. Talking about laughter: and other studies in Greek comedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 343 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780199554195.

Stroumsa, Guy G. The end of sacrifice: religious transformations in late antiquity (translated by Susan Emanuel; first published 2005). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. xviii, 136 p. $32.00. ISBN 9780226777382.

Torn, Karel van der. Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. x, 401 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674032545.

Totelin, Laurence M. V. Hippocratic recipes: oral and written transmission of pharmacological knowledge in fifth- and fourth-century Greece. Studies in ancient medicine 34. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xviii, 366 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004171541.

Tracy, Stephen V. Pericles: a sourcebook and reader. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. xxiii, 219 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520256040.

Trümper, Monika. Die 'Agora des Italiens' in Delos: Baugeschichte, Architektur, Ausstattung und Funktion einer späthellenistischen Porticus-Anlage (2 vols.). Internationale Archäologie Bd. 104. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, 2008. xv, 531 p., [222] p. of plates € 129.80. ISBN 9783896463760.

Villanueva-Puig, Marie-Christine. Ménades: recherches sur la genèse iconographique du thiase féminin de Dionysos des origines à la fin de la période archaïque. Études anciennes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2009. 300 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326641.

Volk, Robert. Die Schriften des Johannes von Damaskos VI/1. Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria). Patristische Texte und Studien Bd. 61. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xli, 596 p. $179.00. ISBN 9783110194623.

Vössing, Konrad (ed.). Das römische Bankett im Spiegel der Altertumswissenschaften: Internationales Kolloquium 5./6. Oktober 2005, Schloss; Mickeln, Düsseldorf. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 213 p., [16] p. of plates. € 44.00. ISBN 9783515092357.

Zeitlin, Froma I. Under the sign of the shield: semiotics and Aeschylus' Seven against Thebes. second edition (first published 1982). Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2009. xix, 176 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780739125892.

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