Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.09.01

BMCR Books Received (August 2009).  


This is a list of books received by BMCR during the previous month; it does not include books on offer for review or books still available for review. You will find the updated list of books available for review at http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/booksavailable.html.

Amato, Eugenio (ed.). Severus Sophista Alexandrinus: Progymnasmata quae exstant omnia. Bibliotheca Teubneriana 2002. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. lxxii, 133 p. $84.00. ISBN 9783110218855.

Andrisano, Angela Maria and Paolo Fabbri (edd.). La favola di Orfeo: letteratura, immagine, performance. Ferrara: Edizioni UnifePress, 2009. 255 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788896463017.

Aronadio, Francesco (ed.). Dialoghi spuri di Platone. Classici della filosofia 8/5. Torino: Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, 2008. 405 p. ISBN 9788802080222.

Arweiler, Alexander and Melanie Möller (edd.). Vom Selbst-Verständnis in Antike und Neuzeit / Notions of the self in antiquity and beyond. Transformationen der Antike, Bd. 8. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xiv, 414 p. $109.00. ISBN 9783110205718.

Bertman, Stephen and Lois Parker (edd.). The healing power of ancient literature. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xii, 127 p. £34.99. ISBN 9781443809887.

Booker, Courtney M. Past convictions: the penance of Louis the Pious and the decline of the Carolingians. The Middle Ages series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 420 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780812241686.

Breitenbach, Alfred (ed., comm.). Kommentar zu den Pseudo-Seneca-Epigrammen der Anthologia Vossiana. Anthologiarum Latinarum parerga 2. Hildesheim: Weidmann, 2008. x, 653 p. €128.00. ISBN 9783615003666.

Brockmann, Christian, Wolfram Brunschön and Oliver Overwien (edd.). Antike Medizin im Schnittpunkt von Geistes- und Naturwissenschaften: internationale Fachtagung aus Anlass des 100-jährigen Bestehens des Akademienvorhabens "Corpus Medicorum Graecorum/Latinorum". Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 255. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xii, 291 p. $109.00. ISBN 9783110201215.

Cain, Andrew and Josef Lössl (edd.). Jerome of Stridon: his life, writings and legacy. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xiii, 283 p. $99.95. ISBN 9780754664079.

Dué, Casey (ed.). Recapturing a Homeric legacy: images and insights from the Venetus A manuscript of the Iliad. Hellenic studies; 35. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, 2008. xvi, 168 p. $69.95. ISBN 9780674032026.

Dunning, Benjamin H. Aliens and sojourners: self as other in early Christianity. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 186 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780812241563.

Eberhard, Raimar, Holger Kockelmann, Stefan Pfeiffer and Maren Schentuleit (edd.). "...vor dem Papyrus sind alle gleich!": papyrologische Beiträge zu Ehren von Bärbel Kramer (P. Kramer). Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete Beiheft 27. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. ix, 276 p., 14 p. of plates. $137.00. ISBN 9783110206456.

Forsén, Björn (ed.). Thesprotia expedition I: towards a regional history. Papers and monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, v. 15. Helsinki: Finnish Institute at Athens, 2009. ii, 276 p. (pb). ISBN 9789526721101.

Funke, Peter and Nino Luraghi (edd.). The politics of ethnicity and the crisis of the Peloponnesian League. Hellenic studies 32. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, 2009. ix, 258 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674031999.

Fürst, Alfons, Therese Fuhrer, Folker Siegert and Peter Walter (ed., trans., comm.). Der apokryphe Briefwechsel zwischen Seneca und Paulus: zusammen mit dem Brief des Mordechai an Alexander und dem Brief des Annaeus Seneca über Hochmut und Götterbilder. Sapere Bd. 11. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006. x, 215 p. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161491306.

Furtwängler, A., I. Gagoshidze, H. Löhr and N. Ludwig (edd.). Iberia and Rome: the excavations of the palace at Dedoplis Gora and the Roman influence in the Caucasian Kingdom of Iberia. Schriften des Zentrums für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Schwarzmeerraumes Bd. 13. Langenweissbach: Beier & Beran, 2008. vi, 309 p., 92 p. of plates. €79.00. ISBN 9783941171084.

Gliozzo, Elisabetta, Isabella Turbanti Memmi, Aomar Akerraz and Emanuele Papi (edd.). Sidi Alli ben Ahmed - Thamusida 2. L'archéométrie / L'archeometria. Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2009. xiii, 276 p. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871404066.

Görgemanns, Herwig, Barbara Feichtinger, Fritz Graf, Werner Jeanrond and Jan Opsomer (ed., trans., comm.). Plutarch, Dialog über die Liebe. Sapere Bd. 10. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006. x, 322 p. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161488115.

Hardie, Philip (ed.). Paradox and the marvellous in Augustan literature and culture. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii, 388 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199231249.

Heck, Eberhard and Antonie Wlosok (edd.). Lactantius, L. Caelius Firmianus: Divinarum Institutionum Libri Septem. Fasc 3: Libri V et VI . Bibliotheca Teubneriana 2003. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xviii, 206 p. $98.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110214666.

Hekster, Olivier, Sebastian Schmidt-Hofner and Christian Witschel (edd.). Ritual dynamics and religious change in the Roman Empire: proceedings of the eighth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Heidelberg, july 5-7, 2007). Impact of empire, 9. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xii, 367 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004174818.

Hogrefe, Arne. Umstrittene Vergangenheit: historische Argumente in der Auseinandersetzung Augustins mit den Donatisten. Millennium-Studien Bd. 24. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xi, 393 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110203639.

Jehne, Martin. Der grosse Trend, der kleine Sachzwang und das handelnde Individuum: Caesars Entscheidungen. dtv premium. München: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 2009. 158 p. €14.90 (pb). ISBN 9783423247115.

Jouanno, Corinne (trans.). Histoire merveilleuse du roi Alexandre, maître du monde. Toulouse: Anacharsis Éditions, 2009. 332 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782914777506.

Kitzbichler, Josefine, Katja Lubitz and Nina Mindt. Theorie der Übersetzung antiker Literatur in Deutschland seit 1800. Transformationen der Antike Bd. 9. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. ix, 435 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110206234.

Krüger, Christine G. and Martin Lindner. Nationalismus und Antikenrezeption. Oldenburger Schriften zur Geschichtswissenschaft 10. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, 2009. 177 p. €14.80 (pb). ISBN 9783814221458.

Lange, Carsten Hjort. Res publica constituta: Actium, Apollo, and the accomplishment of the triumviral assignment. Impact of empire, 10. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xii, 230 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004175013.

Lohse, Gerhard and Martin Schierbaum (edd.). Antike als Inszenierung: Drittes Bruno-Snell-Symposion der Universität Hamburg am Europa-Kolleg. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 265. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. 310 p. $126.00. ISBN 9783110212266.

Lucarini, Carlo M. (ed.). Q. Curtius Rufus: Historiae. Bibliotheca Teubneriana. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2009. lxvii, 383 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110201161.

Mackie, C. J. Rivers of fire: mythic themes in Homer's Iliad. Washington, DC: New Academia Publishing, 2008. 263 p. $26.00 (pb). ISBN 9780980081428.

Michels, Christoph. Kulturtransfer und monarchischer "Philhellenismus": Bithynien, Pontos und Kappadokien in hellenistischer Zeit. Schriften zur politischen Kommunikation Bd. 4. Göttingen: V & R Unipress, 2008. 439 p. €61.90. ISBN 9783899715361.

Mosig-Walburg, Karin. Römer und Perser: vom 3. Jahrhundert bis zum Jahr 363 n. Chr.. Gutenberg: Computus Druck Satz & Verlag, 2009. 383 p. €68.90. ISBN 9783940598028.

Myrsiades, Kostas (ed.). Reading Homer: film and text. Madison; Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2009. 258 p. $56.50. ISBN 9780838642191.

Pormann, Peter E. (ed.). Rufus of Ephesus, On melancholy. Sapere Bd. 12. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008. xv, 331 p. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161497599.

Ragno, Tiziana. Il teatro nel racconto: studi sulla fabula scenica della matrona di Efeso. Tyche; 3. Bari: Palomar, 2009. 572 p. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876002588.

Rössler-Köhler, Ursula and Sayed Tawfik Ahmed (edd.). Die ihr vorbeigehen werdet ... wenn Gräber, Tempel und Statuen sprechen: Gedenkschrift für Prof. Dr. Sayed Tawfik Ahmed. Sonderschrift 16. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xi, 206 p., 27 p. of plates. $123.00. ISBN 9783110203936.

Solcan, Dan. La piété chez Platon: une lecture conjuguée de l'Euthyphron et de l'apologie de Socrate. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2009. 262 p. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 9782296094697.

Stackelberg, Katharine T. von. The Roman garden: space, sense, and society. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. ix, 182 p. $100.00. ISBN 9780415438230.

Swift, Laura. Euripides: Ion. Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2008. 127 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715637449.

van Bladel, Kevin. The Arabic Hermes: from pagan sage to prophet of science. Oxford studies in Late Antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xii, 278 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195376135.

Zipser, Barbara. John the Physician's Therapeutics: a medical handbook in vernacular Greek. Studies in ancient medicine 37. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. x, 377 p. $185.00. ISBN 9789004177239.

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