Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.01.01

BMCR Books Received (December, 2009).  


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Antonetti, Claudia and Stefania De Vido (edd.). Temi selinuntini. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2009. 310 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846721792.

Bartley, Adam (ed.). A Lucian for our times. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xii, 208 p. £39.99. ISBN 9781443814331.

Bartley, Adam N. Lucian's Dialogi marini. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. viii, 205 p. £34.99. ISBN 9781443809603.

Bell, Peter N. (trans., comm.). Three Political Voices from the Age of Justinian. Agapetus, Advice to the Emperor; Dialogue on Political Science; Paul the Silentiary, Description of Hagia Sophia. Translated texts for historians 52. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009. x, 249 p. £19.95 (pb). ISBN 9781846312090.

Biville, Frédérique and Isabelle Boehm (edd.). Autour de Michel Lejeune. Actes des journées d'étude organisées à l'université Lumière-Lyon 2-maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée, 2 -3 février 2006. Collection de la Maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée 43; Série linguistique et philologique 6. Lyon: Maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée-Jean Pouilloux, 2009. 404 p. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680099.

Bodiou, Lydie, Véronique Mehl, Jacques Oulhen, Francis Prost and Jérôme Wilgaux (edd.). Chemin faisant: mythes, cultes et société en Grèce ancienne. Mélanges en l'honneur de Pierre Brulé. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 314 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753509467.

Boyarin, Daniel. Socrates and the fat rabbis. Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2009. xiv, 388 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226069166.

Breitenstein, Natalie (ed., trans., comm.). Petronius, Satyrica 1-15: Text, Übersetzung, Kommentar. Texte und Kommentare Bd. 32. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xviii, 237 p. $170.00. ISBN 9783110220827.

Burian, Peter and Alan Shapiro (edd.). The complete Euripides. Volume III: Hippolytos and other plays. Greek tragedy in new translation. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 368 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195388770.

Burian, Peter and Alan Shapiro (edd.). The complete Sophocles. Volume II: Electra and other plays. Greek tragedy in new translations. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 352 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195373301.

Cartledge, Paul. Ancient Greece: a history in eleven cities. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xv, 261 p., [16] p. of plates. $19.95. ISBN 9780199233380.

Clayman, Dee L. Timon of Phlius: Pyrrhonism into poetry. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. x, 261 p. $170.00. ISBN 9783110220803.

Clementi, Gaia. La filologia plautina negli Adversaria di Adrien Turnèbe. Studi e ricerche. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2009. xxxvi, 384 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862741460.

Coloru, Omar. Da Alessandro a Menandro: il regno greco di Battriana. Studi ellenistici 21. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 383 p. €295.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271776.

Cousland, J. R. C. and James R. Hume (edd.). The play of texts and fragments: essays in honour of Martin Cropp. Mnemosyne supplements 314. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. viii, 580 p. $225.00. ISBN 9789004174733.

Coxon, A. H. and Richard D. McKirahan (edd., trans., comm.). The fragments of Parmenides: a critical text with introduction and translation, the ancient Testimonia and a commentary (revised and expanded edition). Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2009. xiv, 461 p. $87.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972674.

Demandt, Alexander. Alexander der Grosse: Leben und Legende. München: C. H. Beck, 2009. xiii, 654 p., 16 p. of plates. €29.90. ISBN 9783406590856.

Di Stefano, Carmela Angela. La necropoli punica di Palermo: dieci anddi di scavi nell'area della Caserma Tuköry. Sicilia antiqua 4. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 252 p. €160.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271523.

Dyson, Henry. Prolepsis and Ennoia in the early Stoa. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xxxiii, 265 p. $99.95. ISBN 9783110212280.

Feldherr, Andrew (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the Roman historians. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xviii, 464 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521670937.

Fernández, Angel Martínez (ed.). Estudios de Epigrafía Griega. Serie investigación 1. la Laguna: Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de la Laguna, 2009. 532 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788477567868.

Fitzenreiter, Martin (ed.). Das Ereignis: Geschichtsschreibung zwischen Vorfall und Struktur. IBAES 10. London: Golden House Publications, 2009. xvi, 312 p. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 9781906137137.

Fögen, Thorsten. Wissen, Kommunikation und Selbstdarstellung: zur Struktur und Charakteristik römischer Fachtexte der frühen Kaiserzeit. Zetemata 134. München: C. H. Beck, 2009. ix, 340 p. €78.00 (pb). ISBN 9783406592591.

Fontaine, Michael. Funny words in Plautine comedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvi, 311 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195341447.

Gasti, Fabio and Marino Neri (edd.). Agostino a scuola: letteratura e didattica. Atti della Giornata di studio Pavia (13 novembre 2008). Testi e studi di cultura classica 43. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2009. 191 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846723840.

Giannachi, Francesco G. (ed.). Sofocle: Edipo Re. I canti. I canti del teatro greco 3. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 128 p. €28.00. ISBN 9788862272056.

Gutiérrez Arranz, José María. The cycle of Troy in Geoffrey Chaucer: tradition and "moralitee". Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xiii, 135 p. £34.99. ISBN 9781443813075.

Healey, John F. Textbook of Syrian semitic inscriptions: IV. Aramaic inscriptions and documents of the Roman period. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xvii, 369 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199252565.

Hoffmann, Friedhelm, Martina Minas-Nerpel and Stefan Pfeiffer (edd., trans., comm.). Die dreisprachige Stele des C. Cornelius Gallus. Übersetzung und Kommentar. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete 9. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. viii, 225 p. $108.00. ISBN 9783110201208.

Hurlet, Frédéric and Bernard Mineo (edd.). Le principat d'Auguste: réalités et représentations du pouvoir autour de la Res publica restitua. Histoire. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2009. 352 p. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753509528.

Janan, Micaela. Reflections in a serpent's eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. viii, 276 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780199556922.

Jensen, Jesper Tae, George Hinge, Peter Schultz and Bronwen Wickkiser (edd.). Aspects of ancient Greek cult: context, ritual and iconography. Aarhus studies in Mediterranean antiquity. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2010. 243 p. $48.00. ISBN 9788779342538.

Jones, Chirstopher P. New heroes in antiquity: from Achilles to Antinoos. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. ix, 123 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674035867.

Kavvadas, Nestor Chr. Die Natur des Schlechten bei Proklos: eine Platoninterpretation und ihre Rezeption durch Dionysios Areopagites. Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xiv, 207 p. $108.00. ISBN 9783110212303.

Kearns, Emily. Ancient Greek religion: a sourcebook. Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xii, 370 p. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405149280.

Kennell, Nigel M. Spartans: a new history. Ancient cultures. New York; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. vii, 218 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405130004.

Ker, James. The deaths of Seneca. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xv, 411 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195387032.

Laks, André and Michel Narcy (edd.). Néoplatonisme. Philosophie antiue: problèmes, renaissances, usages num. 9. Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2009. 232 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757401248.

Liu, Jinyu. Collegia centonariorum: the guilds of textile dealers in the Roman West. Columbia studies in the classical tradition 34. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xviii, 426 p. $169.00. ISBN 9789004177741.

Manieri, Alessandra (ed.). Agoni poetico-musicali nella Grecia antica. 1. Beozia. Testi e commenti, 25; Certamina musica graeca, 1. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 476 p. €160.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272216.

Mansfeld, Jaap and D. T. Runia. Aëtiana: the method and intellectual context of a doxographer. Vol. 3, studies in the doxographical traditions of ancient philosophy. Philosophia antiqua 118. Leiden; Boston: Brill, xiii, 648 p. ISBN 9789004180413.

Miller, Stephen G. The Berkeley Plato: from neglected relic to ancient treasure. An archaeological detective story. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2009. xvi, 92 p., [56] p. of plates. $50.00. ISBN 9780520258334.

Mitchell-Boyask, Robin. Aeschylus: eumenides. Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2008. 157 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715636428.

Müller, Carl Werner. Nachlese: kleine Schriften 2. Beiträge zur Altertumskund Bd. 267. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. 250 p. $152.00. ISBN 9783110201284.

Natali, Carlo (ed.). Alessandro d'Afrodisia. Il destino trattato sul destino e su ciò dipende da noi. Dedicato agli imperatori (seconda edizione riveduta). International Aristotle studies 5. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2009. 272 p. €48.50. ISBN 9783896654908.

Neri, Marino (ed.). Ruricio di Limoges: Lettere. Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di Lettere e Filoso?a dell'Università di Pavia 122. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2009. 416 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846723833.

Orth, Christian (comm.). Strattis: die Fragmente. Ein Kommentar. Studia comica. Berlin: VA, Verlag Antike, 2009. 328 p. €54.90. ISBN 9783938032329.

Ortloff, Charles R. Water engineering in the ancient world: archaeological and climate perspectives on societies of ancient South America, the Middle East, and South-East Asia. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. viii, 424 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199239092.

O'Sullivan, Lara. The regime of Demetrius of Phalerum in Athens, 317-307 BCE: a philosopher in politics. Mnemosyne supplements 318. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xii, 344 p. $154.00. ISBN 9789004178885.

Papakonstantinou, Zinon (ed.). Sport in the cultures of the ancient world: new perspectives. Sports in the global society. London; New York: Routledge, 2009. xxiv, 224 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780415497152.

Pellegrini, Pietrina. Militia clericatus monachici ordines: istituzioni ecclesiastiche e società in Gregorio Magno (second edition). Testi e studi di storia antica; 20. Catania: Edizioni del Prisma, 2008. 380 p. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 9788886808330.

Pernot, Laurent (ed.). New chapters in the history of rhetoric. International studies in the history of rhetoric 1. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xiii, 656 p. $293.00. ISBN 9789004175020.

Petit, Caroline (ed., trans.). Galien: Tome III, le médecin, introduction. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2009. cxl, 234 p. €69.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005553.

Pirrotta, Serena (comm.). Plato comicus: die fragmentarischen Komödien ein Kommentar. Studia comica. Berlin: VA, Verlag Antike, 2009. 416 p. €64.90. ISBN 9783938032312.

Prêtre, Clarisse and Philippe Charlier. Maladies humaines, thérapies divines: analyse épigraphique et paléopathologique de textes de guérison grecs. Archaiologia. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2009. 192 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757400029.

Raaflaub, Kurt A. and Hans van Wees (edd.). A companion to archaic Greece. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xxii, 750 p. $199.95. ISBN 9780631230458.

Radt, Stefan (ed.). Strabons Geographika, Band 8. Buch XIV- XVII: Kommentar. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009. 556 p. €198.00. ISBN 9783525259573.

Reinmuth, Eckart (ed., trans., comm.). Joseph und Aseneth. Scripta Antiquitatis Posterioris ad Ethicam REligionemque pertinentia 15. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009. xi, 280 p. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161501616.

Robertson, Noel. Religion and reconciliation in Greek cities: the sacred laws of Selinus and Cyrene. APA American classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xii, 414 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780195394009.

Robson, James. Aristophanes: an introduction. London: Duckworth, 2009. xi, 244 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715634523.

Rollinger, Christian. Solvendi sunt nummi: die Schuldenkultur der Späten Römischen Republik im Spiegel der Schriften Ciceros. Berlin: VA, Verlag Antike, 2009. 265 p. €37.90 (pb). ISBN 9783938032299.

Roskam, Geert (comm.). A commentary on Plutarch's De latenter vivendo. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2007. 279 p. $42.95 (pb). ISBN 9789058676030.

Roskam, Geert (comm.). Plutarch's Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum: an interpretation with commentary. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2009. 250 p. $65.00. ISBN 9789058677365.

Sachs, Jonathan. Romantic antiquity: Rome in the British imagination, 1789-1832. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x, 304 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780195376128.

Salkever, Stephen (ed.). The Cambridge companion to ancient Greek political thought. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 380 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521687126.

Schöne-Denkinger, Angelika (ed.). Attisch rotfigurige Mischgefässe. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland, Bd. 86; Berlin, Bd. 11. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2009. 98 p., 23 p. of illust., 84 p. of plates. €98.00. ISBN 9783406593192.

Schultz, Peter and Ralf von den Hoff (edd.). Structure, image, ornament: architectural sculpture in the Greek world. Proceedings of an international conference held at the American School of Classical Studies, 27-28 November 2004. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. vi, 238 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781842173442.

Smith, Joanna S. Art and society in Cyprus from the Bronze Age into the Iron Age. Oxford; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xviii, 397 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521513678.

Smith, Michael Llewellyn, Paschalis M. Kitromilides and Eleni Calligas (edd.). Scholars, travels, archives: Greek history and culture through the British School at Athens. Peedings of a conference held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, 6-7 October 2006. British School at Athens studies 17. London: British School at Athens, 2009. xxiv, 252 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780904887600.

Staley, Gregory A. Seneca and the idea of tragedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiii, 185 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195387438.

Swaddling, Judith and Philip Perkins (edd.). Etruscan by definition: the culture, regional and personal identity of the Etruscans. Papers in honour of Sybille Haynes. The British Museum research publication no. 173. London: British Museum, 2009. viii, 111 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9780861591732.

Szabari, Antónia. Less rightly said: scandals and readers in sixteenth-century France. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. x, 293 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780804762922.

Thévenet, Lucie. Le personnage: du mythe au théâtre: la question de l'identité dans la tragédie grecque. Vérité des mythes. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2009. 364 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251324562.

Walton, J. Michael. Euripides our contemporary. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2009. 250 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520261822.

Williams, Dyfri. Masterpieces of classical art. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009. 360 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780292721470.

Winkler, Martin M. (ed.). The fall of the Roman Empire: film and history. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xvii, 334 p., [24] p. of plates. $119.95. ISBN 9781405182232.

Winterling, Aloys. Politics and society in imperial Rome. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. 170 p. $99.95. ISBN 9781405179690.

Wintle, Michael J. The image of Europe: visualizing Europe in cartography and iconography throughout the ages. Cambridge studies in historical geography 44. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxiv, 502 p., [26] p. of plates. $110.00. ISBN 9780521886345.

Wulfram, Hartmut. Ex uno plures: drei Studien zum postumen Persönlichkeitsbild des Alten Cato. Berlin: VA, Verlag Antike, 2009. 142 p. €34.90. ISBN 9783938032305.

Yegül, Fikret. Bathing in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 256 p. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521549622.

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