Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.02.01

BMCR Books Received (January, 2010).  


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Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin. Arion's lyre: archaic lyric into Hellenistic poetry. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xv, 252 p. $39.50. ISBN 9780691095257.

Ahbel-Rappe, Sara. Socrates: a guide for the perplexed. Continuum guides for the perplexed. London; New York: Continuum, 2009. viii, 187 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780826433251.

Akerraz, Aomar and Emanuele Papi (edd.). Sidi Ali ben Ahmed - Thamusida. 1. I contesti. Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2008. xxvii, 299 p. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871401003.

Alessandrelli, Michele and Mauro Nasti De Vincentis (edd.). La logica nel pensiero antico. Atti del colloquio, Roma, 28-29 novembre 2000. Elenchos 52. [Napoli]: Bibliopolis, 2009. 295 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885859.

Barnstone, Willis (trans., comm.). Ancient Greek lyrics (fourth edition; first edition published 1962). Bloomington; Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2010. xxxii, 338 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780253221216.

Betancourt, Philip P. and Costis Davaras (edd.). Pseira X: the excavation of Block AF. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2009. xxii, 240 p., [66] p. of plates. $80.00. ISBN 9781931534567.

Bodel, John and Mika Kajava (edd.). Dediche sacre nel mondo greco-romano: diffusione, funzioni, tipologie = Religious dedications in the Greco-Roman world: distribution, typology, use. Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, American Academy in Rome, 19-20 aprile, 2006. Acta Instituti Romani Finlandiae 35. Roma: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 2009. 420 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871404110.

Bonnet, Corinne, Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge and Danny Praet (edd.). Les religions orientales dans le monde grec et romain: cent ans après Cumont (1906-2006). Bilan historique et historiographique; Colloque de Rome, 16-18 Novembre 2006. Etudes de Philologie, d'Archéologie et d'Histoire Ancienne de l'IHBR 45. Brussel; Rome: Belgisch Historisch Instituut te Rome, 2009. 464 p. (pb). ISBN 9789074461719.

Bowen, Alan C. and Christian Wildberg (edd.). New perspectives on Aristotle's De caelo. Philosophia antiqua 117. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. vi, 320 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004173767.

Boys-Stones, G. R. and J. H. Haubold (edd.). Plato and Hesiod. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. ix, 362 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199236343.

Caner, Daniel F. History and historiography from the late antique Sinai (with contributions by Sebastian Brock, Richard M. Price and Kevin van Bladel). Translated texts for historians. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009. xii, 346 p. £19.95 (pb). ISBN 9781846312168.

Chapot, Fré dé ric. Virtus veritatis: langage et vérité dans l'Oeuvre de Tertullien. Collection des Études Augustiniennes. Série Antiquité 186. Paris: Institut d'Études Augustiniennes, 2009. 340 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782851212320.

Chaston, Colleen. Tragic props and cognitive function: aspects of the function of images in thinking. Mnemosyne supplements 317. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xx, 269 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004177383.

Conte, G. B. (ed.). P. Vergilius Maro: Aeneis. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, 2005. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xliii, 429 p. $155.00. ISBN 9783110196078.

Corti, Lorenzo. Scepticisme et langage. Histoire de la philosophie. Paris: Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2009. 286 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711622443.

Crogiez-Pétrequin, Sylvie, Pierre Jaillette and Jean-Michel Poinsotte (edd., trans., comm.). Codex Theodosianus - Le Code Théodosien, V. (Texte latin d'après l'édition de Mommsen. Traduction, introduction et notes). Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. 523 p. €125.00. ISBN 9782503517223.

Crotty, Kevin. The philosopher's song: the poets' influence on Plato. Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009. xxii, 247 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780739144060.

Crowther, Nigel B. Sport in ancient times. Praeger series on the ancient world, . Norman: Unitersity of Oklahoma Press, 2010. xxiii, 183 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806139951.

Denoyelle, Martine and Mario Iozzo. La céramique grecque d'Italie méridionale et de Sicile: productions coloniales et apparentées du VIIIe au IIIe siècle av. J.-C. Manuels d'Art et d'Archéologie antiques. Paris: Picard, 2009. 255 p. €68.00. ISBN 9782708408395.

duBois, Page. Out of Athens: the new ancient Greeks. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. x, 236 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674035584.

Esposito, Paolo (ed., comm.). Marco Anneo Lucano: Bellum civile (Pharsalia): libro IV. Napoli: Loffredo editore, 2009. 412 p. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875643331.

Fabre-Serris, Jacqueline. Rome, l'Arcadie et la mer des Argonautes: essai sur la naissance d'une mythologie des origines en Occident. Mythes, imaginaires, religions. Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2008. 250 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757400340.

Fantham, Elaine. Latin poets and Italian gods. Toronto; Buffalo; London: University of Toronto Press, 2009. xii, 229 p. $55.00. ISBN 9781442640597.

Ferreira, José Ribeiro, Delfim Ferreira Leâo, Manuel Tröster and Paula Barata Dias (edd.). Symposion and philanthropia in Plutarch. Humanitas supplementum 6. Coimbra: Centro de Estudos Clássicos e Humanísticos da Universidade de Coimbra, 2009. viii, 573 p. ISBN 9789898281173.

Fischer-Hansen, Tobias and Birte Poulsen (edd.). From Artemis to Diana: the goddess of man and beast. Acta hyperborea 12. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2009. 585 p. $94.00 (pb). ISBN 9788763507882.

Ganor, Nissim R. Who Were the Phoenicians?. [Tel Aviv]: KIP - Kotarim International publishing, 2009. 302 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9789659141524.

Henderson, John (ed., comm.). A Plautus reader: selections from eleven plays. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009. xvii, 182 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166943.

Husson, Suzanne (ed.). Interpréter le de interpretatione. Histoire de la philosophie. Paris: Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2009. 224 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711621897.

Ikram, Salima. Ancient Egypt: an introduction. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxiii, 330 p. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521675987.

Kelly, Adrian. Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus. Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2009. 176 p. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 9780715637135.

Konishi, Haruo. Power and structure in Thucydides:an analytical commentary. Volume four. The eleventh year - the eighteenth year. Supplementi di lexis 55. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert editore, 2009. x, 503 p. (pb). ISBN 9025612474.

Lindsay, Hugh. Adoption in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii, 242 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521760508.

Manning, J. G. The last pharaohs: Egypt under the Ptolemies, 305-30 BC. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2009. xvi, 264 p. $39.50. ISBN 9780691142623.

Matthew, Christopher Anthony. On the wings of eagles: the reforms of Gaius Maris and the creation of Rome's first professional soldiers. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. xvii, 102 p. £34.99. ISBN 9781443817424.

McKie, D. S. Essays in the interpretation of Roman poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge Classical Press, 2009. xi, 307 p. £20.00 (pb). ISBN 9780854550425.

Miller, John F. Apollo, Augustus, and the poets. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 408 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521516839.

Modesti Pauer, Carlo. Romani all'opera: i negotia nell'immaginario cinematografico. Arti e mestieri nel mondo romano antico 4. Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2009. 156 p. €12.90 (pb). ISBN 9788871404127.

Moreno, Jesús Luque. Versus Quadratus: crónica milennaria de un verso popular. Monografica. Biblioteca de Humanidades / Estudios Clásicos. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2009. 244 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788433850522.

Morritt, Robert D. Quest: John Morritt, his travels to Troy, 1794-1796. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. ix, 135 p. £34.99. ISBN 9781443817745.

Most, Glenn W., Larry F. Norman and Sophie Rabau (edd.). Révolutions homériques. Seminari e convegni 19. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore, 2009. vii, 162 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876423628.

Nilsson, Ingela (ed.). Plotting with Eros: essays on the poetics of love and the erotics of reading. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2009. 292 p. $66.00. ISBN 9788763507905.

Oleson, John Peter (ed.). The Oxford handbook of engineering and technology in the Classical world (paperback reprint of 2008 edition). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xviii, 865 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199734856.

Pagán, Victoria E. (ed., comm.). A Sallust reader: selections from Bellum Catilinae, Bellum Iugurthinum, and Historiae. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009. xlv, 159 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166875.

Pagliara, Alessandro. Contributo alla storia di Sicilia nel V sec. d.C.. SEIA, n.s. 14 2009. Macerata: Edizioni Università di Macerata, 2009. 94 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788860562074.

Pitcher, Luke. Writing ancient history: an introduction to classical historiography. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 2009. ix, 275 p. £15.99 (pb). ISBN 9781845119584.

Robin, Diana (ed., trans.). Francesco Filelfo: Odes. The I Tatti Renaissance library 41. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxiii, 445 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674035638.

Roller, Duane W. (ed., trans., comm.). Eratosthenes' Geography (fragments collected and translated, with commentary and additional material). Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xiv, 304 p. $49.50. ISBN 9780691142678.

Santelia, Stefania (ed.). Prospero d'Aquitania: Ad coniugem suam. In appendice: Liber epigrammatum. Studi latini 68. Napoli: Loffredo editore, 2009. 236 p. €14.50 (pb). ISBN 9788875643324.

Schafer, John. Ars Didactica: Seneca's 94th and 95th Letters. Hypomnemata Bd. 181. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009. 125 p. €39.90. ISBN 9783525252918.

Scherberich, Klaus. Koinè symmachía: Untersuchungen zum Hellenenbund Antigonos' III. Doson und Philipps V. (224-197 v. Chr.). Historia Einzelschriften 184. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 254 p. €58.00. ISBN 9783515094061.

Sharrock, Alison. Reading Roman comedy: poetics and playfulness in Plautus and Terence. W.B. Stanford memorial lectures. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 321 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521761819.

Tausend, Klaus Im Inneren Germaniens: Beziehungen zwischen den germanischen Stämmen vom 1. Jh. v. Chr. bis zum 2. Jh. n. Chr. (Mit Beiträgen von Günter Stangl und Sabine Tausend). Geographica Historica 25. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 282 p. €47.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094160.

Taylor, Martha C. Thucydides, Pericles, and the idea of Athens in the Peloponnesian War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 311 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521765930.

Teixeira, Cláudia, Delfim F. Leâo and Paulo Sérgio Ferreira. The Satyricon of Petronius: genre, wandering and style (translated from the Portuguese by Martin Earl). Colecçâo Autores Gregos e Latinos - Série Ensaios 3. Coimbra: Centro de Estudos Clássicos e Humanísticos da Universidade de Coimbra, 2008. 137 p. (pb). ISBN 9789899585867.

Thomassen, Einar (ed.). Canon and canonicity: the formation and use of scripture. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2010. 232 p. $48.00. ISBN 9788763530279.

Ulery, Robert W., Jr. (ed., trans.). Pietro Bembo: History of Venice. Volume 3; books ix-xii. The I Tatti Renaissance library 37. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2007. xi, 396 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674022867.

Wallraff, Martin and Laura Mecella (edd.). Die Kestoi des Julius Africanus und ihre Überlieferung. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur Bd. 165. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. vi, 394 p. $155.00. ISBN 9783110219586.

Weiss, Michael. Outline of the historical and comparative grammar of Latin. Ann Arbor: Beech Stave Press, 2009. xvii, 635 p. $110.00 (pb). ISBN 9780974792750.

Zahariade, Mihail. The Thracians in the Roman imperial army: from the first to the third century A.D. I. Auxilia. Center for Roman Military Studies 2. Cluj-Napoca: Mega Publishing House, 2009. 409 p. ISBN 9789731868660.

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