Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.06.01

BMCR Books Received (May, 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

Quaderni n.s. 7, 2008. Università degli Studi di Torino. Dipartimento di Filologia, Linguistica e Tradizione Classica "Augusto Rostagni" 27. Bologna: Pàtron Editore, 2008. 169 p. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855530088.

Rendiconti. serie IX, volume xix, fascicolo 3. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2008. 174 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 03918181.

Rendiconti. serie IX, volume xix, fascicolo 2. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2008. 278 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 03918181.

AION. Annali dell'Universitaà Degli Studi de Napoli "L'Orientale". Dipartimento di studi del Mondo classico e del Mediterraneo antico. Sezione filologico-letteraria, XXIX 2007. . Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. 163 p. ISBN 11287209.

Atkinson, J. E. and J C. Yardley (comm.; trans.). Curtius Rufus. Histories of Alexander the Great, Book 10. Clarendon ancient history series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 274 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199557622.

Balot, Ryan K. (ed.). A companion to Greek and Roman political thought. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xxviii, 659 p. $199.99. ISBN 9781405151436.

Barich, Michael (trans.). Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica. Gambier, OH: XOXOX Press, 2009. 256 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9781880977293.

Bell, Sinclair and Helen Nagy (edd.). New perspectives on Etruria and early Rome: in honor of Richard Daniel De Puma. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. xxiv, 305 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780299230302.

Bendlin, Andreas and Jörg Rüpke (edd.). Römische Religion im historischen Wandel: Diskursentwicklung von Plautus bis Ovid. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge Bd. 17. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 199 p. € 46.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515088282.

Benelli, Enrico (ed.). Thesaurus Linguae Etruscae. I. Indice lessicale. seconda edizione completamente riveduta sulla base della prima edizione pubblicata nel 1978 da Massimo Pallottino. Pisa: Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. xxxiv, 580 p. € 445.00. ISBN 9788862271356.

Beyer, Brian. War with Hannibal: authentic Latin prose for the beginning student. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. xx, 102 p. $23.00 (pb). ISBN 9780300139181.

Bitel, Lisa M. Landscape with two saints: how Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare built Christianity in barbarian Europe. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xvi, 299 p. $34.95. ISBN 9780195336528.

Bowie, Ewen and Jas Elsner (edd.). Philostratus. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xii, 401 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780521827201.

Brancacci, Aldo. Studi storiografia filosofica antica. Accademia toscana di scienze e lettere ?La Colombaria? - Serie Studi 243. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki editore, 2008. vi, 161 p. €20.00. ISBN 9788822257727.

Brancacci, Aldo. Musica e filosofia da Damone a Filodemo: sette studi. Accademia toscana di scienze e lettere ?La Colombaria? - Serie Studi 245. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki editore, 2008. 161 p. €18.00. ISBN 9788822258212.

Brennan, T. Corey and Harriet I. Flower (edd.). East & west: papers in ancient history presented to Glen W. Bowersock. Loeb classical monographs; 14. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2008. ix, 208 p. $24.95. ISBN 9780674033481.

Briant, Pierre. Lettre ouverte à Alexandre le Grand. Arles: Actes sud, 2008. 230 p. € 21.80 (pb). ISBN 9782742780259.

Brighton, Mark Andrew. The Sicarii in Josephus's Judean war: rhetorical analysis and historical observations. Early Judaism and its literature 27. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009. xiv, 184 p. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 9781589834064.

Bru, Hadrien, François Kirbihler and Stéphane Lebreton (edd.). L'Asie mineure dans l'Antiquité: Échanges, populations et territoires. Histoire. Rennes: Presses Universitaires des Rennes, 2009. 483 p. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753507760.

Budin, Stephanie Lynn. The ancient Greeks: an introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 467 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195379846.

Campanella, Lorenza. Il cibo nel mondo fenicio e punico d'Occidente: un'indagine sulle abitudini alimentari attraverso l'analisi di un deposito urbano di Sulky in Sardegna. Collezione di Studi Fenici 43. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 286 p. €395.00. ISBN 9788862270762.

Campanile, Enrico. Latina & Italica: scritti minori sulle lingue dell'Italia antica (2 vols.). Ricerche sulle lingue di frammentaria attestazione 3. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. xxxii, 1052 p. €220.00. ISBN 9788862271257.

Castagnino Berlinghieri, Elena Flavia and Carmelo Monaco. Il sistema portuale di Catania antica: studi interdisciplinari di geo-archeologia marittima. Archaeologia maritima mediterranea. Papers, 3. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 112 p. €68.00. ISBN 9788862270717.

Chiaradonna, Riccardo and Franco Trabattoni (edd.). Physics and philosophy of nature in Greek neoplatonism: proceedings of the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop (il Ciocco,Castelvecchio Pascoli, june 22-24, 2006). Philosophia antiqua, vol. 115. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. vi, 317 p. $169.00. ISBN 9789004173804.

Claassen, Jo-Marie. Ovid revisited: the poet in exile. London: Duckworth, 2008. xii, 292 p. £25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715637838.

Collina-Girard, Jacques. L'Atlantide retrouvée: enquête scientifique autour d'un mythe. Paris: Belin - pour la science, 2009. 223 p. €18.50 (pb). ISBN 9782701146089.

Deoudi, Maria. Ithake: Die Polis-Höhle, Odysseus und die Nymphen. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2008. 389 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9789601216959.

Galli Milic;, Lavinia (ed., comm.). Blossi Aemilii Dracontii, Romulea VI-VII. Testi con commento filologico 18. Firenze: Felice le Monnier, 2008. 517 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788800208000.

Garbati, Giuseppe. Religione votiva: per un'interpretazione storico-religiosa delle terrecotte votive nella Sardegna punica e tardo-punica. Supplemento alla Rivista di Studi Fenici 34 (2006). Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 121 p. €160.00. ISBN 9788862270779.

Gardner, James (trans.). Marco Girolamo Vida. Christiad. The I Tatti Renaissance library; 39. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxviii, 464 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674034082.

Gerson, Lloyd P. Ancient epistemology. Key themes in ancient philosophy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 179 p. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521691895.

Golden, Jonathan M. Ancient Canaan and Israel: an introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 413 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195379853.

Günther, Linda-Marie (ed.). Herodes und Jerusalem. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 150 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515092609.

Hale, John R. Lords of the sea: the epic story of the Athenian navy and the birth of democracy. New York: Viking, 2009. xxxiii, 395 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780670020805.

Handy, Markus. Die Severer und das Heer. Studien zur Alten Geschichte Bd. 10. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2009. 283 p. €49.90. ISBN 9783938032251.

Hankins, James (ed., trans.). Aurelio Lippo Brandolini. Republics and kingdoms compared. The I Tatti Renaissance library; 40. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxvi, 297 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674033986.

Harris, William V. Dreams and experience in classical antiquity. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. xv, 332 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780674032972.

Hellner, Nils. Die Säulenbasen des zweiten Dipteros von Samos: Grundlage für die Rekonstruktion des Tempels in seinen Bauphasen. Samos Bd. 26. Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH, 2002. xiv, 279 p., [74] p. of plates. €88.00. ISBN 9783774936287.

Henkelman, Wouter F. M. The other gods who are: studies in Elamite-Iranian acculturation based on the Persepolis fortification texts. Achaemenid history; 14. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, 2008. xxx, 670 p. €82.00. ISBN 9789062584147.

Hingst, Amanda Jane. The written world: past and place in the work of Orderic Vitalis. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. xxiii, 272 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780268030865.

Højte, Jakob Munk (ed.). Mithridates VI and the Pontic Kingdom. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2009. 346 p. $51.00. ISBN 9788779344433.

Howell, Peter. Martial. Ancients in action. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2009. 126 p. £11.99 (pb). ISBN 9781853997020.

Jördens, Andrea. Statthalterliche Verwaltung in der römischen Kaiserzeit: Studien zum praefectus Aegypti. Historia Einzelschriften Bd. 175. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. vi, 616 p. €86.00. ISBN 9783515092838.

Kaldellis, Anthony. The Christian Parthenon: classicism and pilgrimage in Byzantine Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xvi, 252 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521882286.

Kamesar, Adam (ed.). The Cambridge companion to Philo. Cambridge companions to philosophy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xv, 301 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521678025.

Karavas, Orestis (ed., trans., comm.). Loukianos. Podagra. Athena: Daidalos, 2008. 166 p. ISBN 9789602273715.

Kelekna, Pita. The horse in human history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiv, 460 p. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521736299.

Knox, Peter E. (ed.). A companion to Ovid. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xviii, 534 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405141833.

Lagioia Alessandro (ed.). Nichola Trevet. Commento all'Oedipus di Seneca. Quaderni di Invigilata lucernis 35. Bari: Edipuglia, 2008. lii, 137 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872285527.

Levin, Flora R. Greek reflections on the nature of music. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxiii, 340 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521518901.

MacMullen, Ramsay. The second church: popular Christianity A.D. 200-400. Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009. xii, 210 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781589834033.

Maguire, Laurie. Helen of Troy: from Homer to Hollywood. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xviii, 258 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405126359.

Markopoulos, Athansasios (ed.). Gia ten poiese tou Symeon tou Neou Theologou. Athens: Ekdoseis Kanake, 2008. vii, 159 p. ISBN 9789606736056.

Martin, Jochen. Bedingungen menschlichen Handelns in der Antike: Gesammelte Beiträge zur Historischen Anthropologie. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 649 p. €82.00. ISBN 9783515093118.

Mathaei, Albrecht and Martin Zimmermann (edd.). Stadtbilder im Hellenismus. Die hellenistische Polis als Lebensform Bd. 1. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2008. 448 p. €64.90. ISBN 9783938032237.

McGeough, Kevin M. The Romans: an introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. ix, 380 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195379860.

Meyer-Zwiffelhoffer, Eckhard. Imperium Romanum: Geschichte der römischen Provinzen. Beck'sche Reihe; 2467. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2009. 128 p. €7.90 (pb). ISBN 9783406562679.

Montanari, Paolo. Sepolcri circolari di Roma e suburbio: Elementi architettonici dell'elevato. Workshop di archeologia classica. Quaderni; 2. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 110 p. €34.00 ISBN 9788862271981.

Nielung, Jens. Die Einführung Der Eisentechnologie in Südkaukasien und Ostanatolien während der Spätbronze- und Fruheisenzeit. Black Sea studies 10. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2009. 368 p. $51.00. ISBN 9788779344440.

Nünlist, René. The ancient critic at work: terms and concepts of literary criticism in Greek scholia. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x, 447 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780521850582.

Osborne, Robin. Greece in the making, 1200-479 BC. second edition (first edition published 1996). Routledge history of the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. xx, 377 p. $41.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415469913.

Paluchowski, Adam. La coloration sociale des noms de personnes grecs sur l'exemple des notables crétois sous le Haut Empire. Antiquitas. Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, 2008. 434 p. (pb). ISBN 9788322929841.

Panoussi, Vassiliki. Greek tragedy in Vergil's "Aeneid": ritual, empire, and intertext. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii, 257 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521895224.

Pappalardo, Umberto. The splendor of Roman wall painting. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009. 240 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780892369584.

Powell, Barry B. Writing: theory and history of the technology of civilization. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xx, 276 p. $99.95. ISBN 9781405162562.

Primo, Andrea. La storiografia sui seleucidi: da megastene a Eusebio di Cesarea. Studi ellenistici 10. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. 390 p. €140.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271264.

Revell, Louise. Roman imperialism and local identities. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii, 221 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521887304.

Scheer, Tanja S. (ed.). Tempelprostitution im Altertum: Fakten und Fiktionen. Oikumene Studien zur antiken Weltgeschichte Bd. 6. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2009. 415 p. €59.90. ISBN 9783938032268.

Shawcross, Teresa. The Chronicle of Morea: historiography in Crusader Greece. Oxford studies in Byzantium. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xv, 401 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199557004.

Simelidis, Christos (ed., comm.). Selected poems of Gregory of Nazianzus: I.2.17; II.1.10, 19.32: a critical edition with introduction and commentary. Hypomnemata Bd. 177. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009. 284 p. €56.90. ISBN 9783525252871.

Thanassas, Panagiotis. Parmenides, cosmos, and being: a philosophical interpretation. Milwaukee, Wis.: Marquette University Press, 2007. 108 p. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 9780874627558.

Thesleff, Holger. Platonic patterns: a collection of studies by Holger Thesleff. Las Vegas, Nev.: Parmenides Publishing, 2009. xviii, 626 p. $68.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972292.

Thompson, E. A. The Visigoths in the time of Ulfila. second edition (first edition published 1966). London: Duckworth, 2008. xxiii, 186 p. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 9780715637005.

Torre, Chara (ed., trans., comm.). Martini Bracarensis De ira: introduzione, testo, traduzione e commento. Studi e testi tardoantichi; 7. Roma: Herder, 2008. 274 p. €35.00. ISBN 9788889670347.

Traina, Giusto. 428 AD: an ordinary year at the end of the Roman Empire (translation of 2007 Italian edition). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. xix, 203 p. $24.95. ISBN 9780691136691.

Tuominem, Miira. The Ancient Commentators on Plato and Aristotle. Ancient philosophies. Stocksfield: Acumen, 2009. xii, 324 p. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651634.

Wallace, Rex E. Zikh Rasna: a manual of the Etruscan language and inscriptions. Ann Arbor; New York: Beech Stave Press, 2008. xxiii, 271 p. $64.95 (pb). ISBN 9780974792743.

Waterfield, Robin. Why Socrates died: dispelling the myths. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2009. xxv, 253 p. $27.95. ISBN 9780393065275.

Zuckert, Catherine H. Plato's philosophers: the coherence of the dialogues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. viii, 888 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226993355.

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