Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.08.01

Books Received (July 2009).  


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Abbamonte, Giancarlo, Lorenzo Miletti and Luigi Spina (edd.). Discorsi alla prova. Atti del Quinto Colloquio italo-francese "Discorsi pronunciati, discorsi ascoltati: contesti di eloquenza tra Grecia, Roma ed Europa", Napoli - S. Maria di Castellabate (Sa) 21 - 23 settembre 2006.. Pubblicazioni del Dipartimento di Filologia Classica "F. Arnaldi" n.s., 1. Napoli: Giannini Editore, 2009. 639 p. (pb). ISBN 9788874314331.

Bagnall, Roger S. Early Christian books in Egypt. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009. xv, 110 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780691140261.

Bannon, Cynthia Jordan. Gardens and neighbors: private water rights in Roman Italy. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009. x, 310 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780472033539.

Bériou, Nicole, Béatrice Caseau and Dominique Rigaux (edd.). Pratiques de l'eucharistie dans les Églises d'Orient et d'Occident (Antiquité et Moyen Age): actes du séminaire tenu à Paris, Institut catholique (1997-2004) (2 vols.). Collection des Études Augustiniennes: Série Moyen-Age et Temps Modernes (EAMA) 45-46. Paris: Institut d'études augustiniennes, 2009. xiv, 1336 p. € 68.28. ISBN 9782851212160.

Bernardakis, Panagiotes D. and Henricus Gerardus Ingenkamp (edd.). Plutarchi Chaeronensis Moralia, recognovit Gregorius N. Bernardakis. Editionem maiorem. Vol. I. Athens: Academy of Athens, 2008. [46], 421 p. ISBN 9789604041282.

Biville, Frédérique and Daniel Vallat (edd.). Onomastique et intertextualité dans la littérature latine. Actes de la journée d'étude tenue à la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée - Jean Pouilloux le 14 mars 2005. Collection de la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée 41. Série linguistique et philologique 5. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée - Jean Pouilloux, 2009. 233 p. € 27.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680068.

Bovon, François (trans., comm.). L'évangile selon Saint Luc (19,28 - 24,53). Commentaires du Nouveau Testament IIId. Geneve: Labor et Fides, 2009. 555 p. € 58.00 (pb). ISBN 9782830912616.

Brillante, Carlo. Il cantore e la musa: Poesia e modelli culturali nella Grecia arcaica. Studi e testi di storia antica 18. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2009. 309 p. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846721716.

Brooks, Clive. Reading Latin poetry aloud: a practical guide to two thousand years of verse. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xi, 318 p., 2 CDs. $$38.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521697408.

Bruni, Stefano (ed.). Etruria e Italia preromana: studi in onore di Giovannangelo Camporeale (2 vols.). Studia erudita 4. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. xxxiii, 905 p. € 495.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271400.

Burger, Ronna. Aristotle's dialogue with Socrates: on the Nicomachean ethics (paperback reprint of 2008 edition). Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2009. viii, 309 p. $22.50 (pb). ISBN 9780226080529.

Burnett, Anne Pippin. Pindar. Ancients in action. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2008. 175 p. $23.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853997112.

Calame, Claude. Greek mythology: poetics, pragmatics and fiction (French edition published 2000; translated by Janet Lloyd). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 275 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521888585.

Carlon, Jacqueline M. Pliny's women: constructing virtue and creating identity in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 270 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521761321.

Cartledge, Paul. Ancient Greek political thought in practice. Key themes in ancient history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxiii, 169 p. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521455954.

Carusi, Cristina. Il sale nel mondo greco, VI a.C.-III d.C.: luoghi di produzione, circolazione commerciale, regimi di sfruttamento nel contesto del Mediterraneo antico. Pragmateiai; 15. Bari: Edipuglia, 2008. 325 p. € 40.00. ISBN 9788872285428.

Casali, Sergio and Fabio Stok (edd.). Servio: stratificazioni esegetiche e modelli culturali / Servius: exegetical stratifications and cultural models. Collection Latomus; v. 317. Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2008. € 42.00 (pb). ISBN 978870312582.

de May, Philip. Lucretius: poet and Epicurean. Greece & Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. vi, 154 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521721561.

De Sensi Sestito, Giovanna (ed.). L'arte di Asclepio: medici e malattie in età antica. Società antiche. Soveria Manelli: Rubbettino Editore, 2008. ix, 220 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788849820478.

Dehl-von Kaenel, Christiane. Geometrische Keramik. Deutschland, Bd. 85. Berlin, Antikenmuseum ehemals Antiquarium, Bd. 10. . Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 1980. 125 p., 22 p. of illustrations, 56 p. of plates. € 98.00. ISBN 9783406578397.

Demont, Paul. La cité grecque archaïque et classique et l'idéal de tranquillité. Collection d'études anciennes 139. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2009. 435 p. € 55.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326672.

Di Stefano, Giovanni. Cartagine romana e tardoantica. Studia erudita 10. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2009. 92 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271585.

Dorandi, Tiziano. Laertiana: Capitoli sulla tradizione manoscritta e sulla storia del testo delle Vite dei filosofi di Diogene Laerzio. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 264. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xiii, 276 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110209143.

Dover, K. J. (ed., comm.). Thucydides, Book VI (reprint of 1999 edition; first edition 1965). London: Bristol Classical Press, 2002. xxix, 111 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853995873.

Felgentreu, Fritz (ed., trans.). Heinrich Rantzau (Christianus Cilicius Cimber). Belli Dithmarsici vera descriptio: Wahre Beschreibung des Dithmarscher Krieges. Veröffentlichungen des Landesarchivs Schleswig-Holstein 86. Schleswig: Landesarchiv Schleswig-Holstein, 2009. 252 p. € 16.80 (pb). ISBN 9783931292782.

Ferri, Rolando, J. Mira Seo and Katherina Volk (edd.). Callida Musa: papers on Latin literature in honor of R. Elaine Fantham. Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classic 61. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 270 p. € 70.00. ISBN 9788862271752.

Fitton, J. Lesley (ed.). The Aigina Treasure: Aegean Bronze Age jewelry and a mystery revisited. London: The British Museum Press, 2008. 127 p. $100.00. ISBN 9780714122625.

Fournet, Jean-Luc and Caroline Magdelaine (edd.). Les archives de Dioscore d'Aphrodité cent ans après leur découverte: histoire et culture dans l'Egypte byzantine. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg (8-10 décembre 2005). Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne. Paris: De Boccard, 2008. 384 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802503.

Frateantonio, Christa. Religion und Städtekonkurrenz: zum politischen und kulturellen Kontext von Pausanias' Periegese. Millennium-Studien Bd. 23. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. viii, 295 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110206890.

Grossmann, Lukas. Roms Samnitenkriege: historische und historiographische Untersuchungen zu den Jahren 327-290 v. Chr.. Reihe Geschichte Bd. 1. Düsseldorf: Wellem Verlag, 2009. x, 201 p. € 39.00. ISBN 9783941820005.

Hersey, George L. Falling in love with statues: artificial humans from Pygmalion to the present. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2009. vii, 188 p. $40.00. ISBN 9780226327792.

Horn, Cornelia B. and John W. Martens. "Let the little children come to me": childhood and children in early Christianity. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2009. xv, 438 p. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 9780813216744.

Hunter, Richard. Critical moments in classical literature: studies in the ancient view of literature and its uses. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. vii, 217 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521519854.

Infante, Renzo. I cammini dell'angelo nella Daunia tardoantica e medievale. Bibliotheca Michaelica; 4. Bari: Edipuglia, 2009. 179 p. € 30.00. ISBN 9788872285572.

Jackson, Samuel. A comparison of ancient Near Eastern law collections prior to the first millennium BC. Gorgias dissertations 35; Near Eastern studies 10. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2008. xi, 283 p. $115.00. ISBN 9781593332211.

Jouanna, Jacques. Hippocrate: Pour une archéologie de l'École de Cnide. 2e édition augmentée d'un article (2004) et d'une Postface (2009). Collection d'études anciennes 141. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2009. 718 p. € 65.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326696.

Junker, Klaus and Adrian Stähli (edd.). Original und Kopie: Formen und Konzepte der Nachahmungen in der antiken Kunst. Akten des Kolloquiums in Berlin, 17.-19. Februar 2005. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2008. vi, 272 p., 67 p. of plates. € 78.00. ISBN 9783895006296.

Kampen, Natalie Boymel. Family fictions in Roman art: essays on the representation of powerful people. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xviii, 208 p., [20] p. of plates. $85.00. ISBN 9780521584470.

Kotsonas, Antonis. The archaeology of tomb A1K1 of Orthi Petra in Eleutherna: the early Iron Age pottery. Athens: University of Crete, 2008. 397 p. (pb). ISBN 9789608839465.

Krigas, E. J. Thucydides as a war correspondent and philosopher in classical Greece. Central Milton Keynes: AuthorHouse, 2009. ii, 35 p. $9.80 (pb). ISBN 9781438931104.

Landenius Enegren, Hedvig. The people of Knossos: prosopographical studies in the Knossos Linear B archives. Boreas. Uppsala studies in ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern civilizations 30. Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2008. 219 p. SEK 240.00 (pb). ISBN 9789155471088.

Lenfant, Dominique (ed., trans. comm.). Les histoires perses de Dinon et d'Héraclide. Persika; 13. Paris: De Boccard, 2009. 370 p. € 52.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802558.

Litinas, Nikos. Greek Ostraca from Chersonesos, Crete: Ostraca Cretica Chersonesi (O.Cret.Chers.). Tyche. Supplementband; 6. Wien: Holzhausen, 2008. 81 p., [3], 45 p. of plates. € 39.00 (pb). ISBN 9783854931645.

Lo Bello, Anthony (trans.). The commentary of al-Nayrizi on Books II-IV of Euclid's Elements of Geometry. With a translation of that portion of Book I missing from ms Leiden or. 399.1 but present in the newly discovered Qom manuscript edited by Rüdiger Arnzen. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition 8. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xxvii, 215 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004173897.

Longo, Angela (ed.). Syrianus et la métaphysique de l'antiquité tardive: actes du colloque international, Université de Gèneve, 29 septembre-1er octobre 2006. Elenchos 51. [Napoli]: Bibliopolis, 2009. 649 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885576.

Ma, John, Nikolaos Papazarkadas and Robert Parker (edd.). Interpreting the Athenian empire. London: Duckworth, 2009. viii, 248 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715637845.

Macintosh, Fiona. Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xvi, 203 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521497824.

Maniscalco, Laura (ed.). Il santuario dei Palici: un centro di culto nella Valle del Margi. Collana d'Area. Quaderno n. 11. Palermo: Regione Siciliana, 2008. 423 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788861640573.

Maras, Daniele Federico. Il dono votivo: Gli dei e il sacro nelle iscrizioni etrusche di culto. Biblioteca di "Studi Etruschi" 46. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 514 p. € 495.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270861.

McDevitt, Arthur (trans., comm.). Bacchylides: the victory poems. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2009. vii, 232 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853997211.

McGowan, Matthew M. Ovid in exile: power and poetic redress in the Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto. Mnemosyne supplements 309. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. viii, 261 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004170766.

McKechnie, Paul and Philippe Guillaume (edd.). Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his world. Mnemosyne supplements 300. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xv, 488 p. $225.00. ISBN 9789004170896.

Menke, Christoph. Tragic play: irony and theater from Sophocles to Beckett (translated by James Phillips; first published 2005). Columbia themes in philosophy, social criticism, and the arts. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. xi, 232 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780231145565.

Montano, Aniello. Mario Montuori: una vitae per Socrate. Nola: L'arcael'arco edizioni, 2009. 70 p. (pb). ISBN 9788862011479.

Müller, Sabine. Das hellenistische Königspaar in der medialen Repräsentation: Ptolemaios II. und Arsinoe II. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 263. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. ix, 454 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110209174.

Murgatroyd, Paul (ed., comm.). Apuleius: Metamorphoses: an intermediate Latin reader. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. x, 151 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521690553.

Novokhatko, Anna A. (ed., trans., comm.). The invectives of Sallust and Cicero: critical edition with introduction, translation, and commentary. Sozomena. Studies in the recovery of ancient texts v. 6. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xii, 221 p. $126.00. ISBN 9783110213256.

Östenberg, Ida. Staging the world: spoils, captives, and representations in the Roman triumphal procession. Oxford studies in ancient culture and representation. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 327 p. $129.00. ISBN 9780199215973.

Ostwald, Martin. Language and history in ancient Greek culture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. vi, 323 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780812241495.

Otto, Nina. Enargeia: Untersuchung zur Charakteristik alexandrinischer Dichtung. HERMES Einzelschriften Bd. 102. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 254 p. € 52.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515093354.

Paschalis, Michael, Stelios Panayotakis and Gareth Schmeling (edd.). Readers and writers in the ancient novel. Ancient narrative. Supplementum, 12. Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing; Groningen University Library, 2009. xviii, 286 p. € 87.00. ISBN 9789077922545.

Passa, Enzo. Parmenide: tradizione del testo e questioni di lingua. Seminari romani di cultura greca. Quaderni 12. Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2009. 167 p. € 31.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871401027.

Pieri, Francesco (ed., trans., comm.). Origene: Esegesi paolina. I testi frammentari. . Opere di Origene 14/4. Roma: Città Nuova Editrice, 2009. 455 p. € 64.00. ISBN 9788831195263.

Reckford, Kenneth J. Recognizing Persius. Martin Classical Lectures. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009. x, 240 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691141411.

Rees, Roger (ed.). Ted Hughes and the classics. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii, 348 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199229710.

Rivero García, Luis, Juan A. Estévez Sola, Miryam Librán Moreno and Antonio Ramírez de Verger (edd., trans., comm.). Publio Virgilio Marón. Eneida. Volumen I (Libros I-III). Alma mater. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Tirant lo Blanch, 2009. ccxvi, . € 34.00. ISBN 9788498765090.

Roman, Danièle and Yves Roman. Aux miroirs de la Ville: images et discours identitaires romains: (IIIe s. avant J.-C. - IIIe s. après J.-C.). Collection Latomus; v. 303. Bruxelles: Éditions Latomus, 2007. 442 p. € 63.00 (pb). ISBN 9782870312445.

Sellars, John. The art of living: the Stoics on the nature and function of philosophy. Second edition (first edition 2003). Bristol Classical paperbacks. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2009. xiv, 228 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781853997242.

Sjöblad, Aron. Metaphors Cicero lived by: the role of metaphor and simile in De senectute. Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia, 16. Lund: Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, 2009. 205 p. (pb). ISBN 9789162877996.

Sokolicek, Alexander. Diateichismata: Zu dem Phänomen innerer Befestigunsmauern im griechischen Städtebau. Ergänzungshefte zu den Jahresheften des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes in Wien Heft 11. Wien: Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut, 2009. 248 p. € 49.00 (pb). ISBN 9783900305543.

Sowerby, Robin. The Greeks: an introduction to their culture. 2nd edition (first edition 1995). Peoples of the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. xii, 240 p. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415469371.

Torlone, Zara Martirosova. Russia and the classics: poetry's foreign muse. Classical diaspora. London: Duckworth, 2009. x, 254 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715637173.

Ver Eecke, Marie. La République et le roi: le mythe de Romulus à la fin de la République romaine. De l'archéologie à l'histoire. Paris: De Boccard, 2008. 588 p. € 65.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802473.

Winsbury, Rex. The Roman book: books, publishing and performance in classical Rome. Classical literature and society. London: Duckworth, 2009. xii, 236 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715638293.

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