Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.06.01

BMCR Books Received (May, 2010).  


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Anello, Pietrina, Francesco Paolo Rizzo and Roberto Sammartano (edd.). Pagani e cristiani in Sicilia: quattro secoli di storia (secc. II-V) . Atti del X Congresso internazionale sulla Sicilia antica. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2008. xiv, 257 p., 7 p. of plates. €100.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892168.

Arieti, James A. and Roger M. Barrus (edd., trans., comm.). Plato's Protagoras: translation, commentary, and appendices. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010. x, 144 p. $70.00. ISBN 9781442201330.

Artigas, Esther (ed., trans., comm.). Marc Pacuvi: Tragèdies. Fragments. Collecció de clàssics grecs i llatins 376. Barcelona: Fundació Bernat Metge, 2009. 241 p. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 9788498591385.

Bar-Kochva, Bezalel. The image of the Jews in Greek literature: the Hellenistic period. Hellenistic culture and society 51. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2010. xiv, 606 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520253360.

Benoist, Stéphane, Anne Daguet-Gagey, Christine Hoët-van-Cauwenberghe and Sabine Lefebvre (edd.). Mémoires partagées, mémoires disputées: écriture et réécriture de l'histoire. Publications du Centre Régional Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire - Site de Metz 39. Metz: Centre Régional Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire - Site de Metz, 2009. 370 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 2857300441600.

Bertinelli, Maria Gabriella Angeli and Angela Donati (edd.). La comunicazione nella storia antica: fantasie e realtà. Atti del III Incontro Internazionale di Storia Antica. Serta antiqua et mediaevalia. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2008. xii, 270 p., 21 p. of plates. €130.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892206.

Bouvier, David and Danielle van Mal-Maeder (edd.). Tradition classique: dialogues avec l'Antiquité. Études de Lettres 285. Lausanne: Université de Lausanne, Revue Études de Lettres, 2010. CHF 29.00 (pb). ISBN 9782940331222.

Broise, Henri and Vincent Jolivet. Pincio - I. La Villa Médicis et le couvent de la Trinité-des-Monts à Rome. Réinvestir un site antique. Roma antica 7. Rome: École française de Rome: Soprintendenza speciale per i beni archeologici di Roma, 2009. ix, 390 p. €138.00. ISBN 9782723808354.

Burgersdijk, D. W. P. and J. A. van Waarden (edd.). Emperors and historiography: collected essays on the literature of the Roman Empire by Daniël den Hengst. Mnemosyne supplements 319. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. viii, 362 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004174382.

Calcani, Giuliana. Skopas di Paros. Maestri dell'arte classica 2. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. xx, 183 p.,16 p. of plates. €50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892431.

Camp, John McK., III. The Athenian Agora: site guide. Fifth edition. Princeton, N.J.: ASCSA, 2010. 192 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780876616574.

Camporeale, Giovannangelo and Giulio Firpo (edd.). Arezzo nell'antichità. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. vii, 293 p., 28 p. of plates. €80.00. ISBN 9788876892448.

Carfora, Anna. I cristiani al leone: i martiri cristiani nel contesto mediatico dei giochi gladiatorii. Oi Christianoi 10. Trapani: Il pozzo di Giacobbe, 2009. 162 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788861241084.

Cecconi, Giovanni Alberto. La città e l'impero: una storia del mondo romano dalle origini a Teodosio il Grande. Frecce 84. Roma: Carocci, 2009. 477 p. €36.50 (pb). ISBN 9788843051144.

Christenson, David (trans., comm.). Roman Comedy: five plays by Plautus and Terence. Focus classical library. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2010. v, 342 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103195.

Cistaro, Maria. Sotto il velo di Pantea: Imagines e Pro imaginibus di Luciano. Orione 3. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità - Università degli Studi di Messina, 2009. 356 p. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882680251.

Cline, Eric H. (ed.). The Oxford handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxxiii, 930 p. $175.00. ISBN 9780195365504.

Corsten, T. (ed.). A lexicon of Greek personal names. Volume VA, Coastal Asia Minor: Pontos to Ionia. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2010. xxxviii, 496 p. $225.00. ISBN 9780199567430.

Cortesi, Mariarosa and Silvia Fiaschi (edd.). Repertorio delle traduzioni umanistiche a stampa: secoli XV - XVI (2 vols.). Edizione nazionale delle traduzioni dei testi greci in età umanistica e rinascimentale 5. Firenze: SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo, 2008. lxxviii, 1846 p. €240.00. ISBN 9788884503237.

Coudry, Marianne and Michel Humm (edd.). Praeda butin de guerre et société dans la Rome républicaine / Kriegsbeute und Gesellschaft im republikanischen Rom. Collegium Beatus Rhenanus Bd 1. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 294 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515093828.

Curty, O. (ed.). L'huile et l'argent: gymnasiarchie et évergétisme dans la Grèce hellénistique. Actes du colloque tenu à Fribourg du 13 au 15 octobre 2005, publiés en l'honneur du professeur Marcel Piérart à l'occasion de son 60ème anniversaire. Fribourg: Séminaire d'histoire ancienne, 2009. iii, 317 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782839905558.

Cyrino, Monica S. Aphrodite. Gods and heroes of the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2010. xvi, 155 p. $30.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415775236.

Danzig, Gabriel. Apologizing for Socrates: how Plato and Xenophon created our Socrates. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010. 280 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780739132449.

Dee, James H. (ed.). Iuncturae Homericae: a study of noun-epithet combinations in the Iliad and the Odyssey. Part I: Repertories I-III. Alpha-Omega 256. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Olms-Weidmann, 2010. xvi, 487 p. €128.00. ISBN 9783487143408.

Ellis, Robinson. Ovid: Ibis (with new introduction and bibliography by Gareth Williams). Classic editions from Bristol Phoenix Press. Bristol: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2008. xxvi, 204 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9781904675204.

Ellis, Robinson (ed., trans.). Aetna (new introduction by Katharina Volk). Classic editions from Bristol Phoenix Press. Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2008. xxx, ciii, 257 p. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 9781904675389.

Facchetti, Giulio Mauro. Scrittura e falsità. Historica 8. Roma: Giogio Bretschneider editore, 2009. xi, 170 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892400.

Frasca, Massimo. Leontinoi: archeologia di una colonia greca. Archeologica 152. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. xviii, 182 p. €65.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892394.

Fraser, P. M. Greek ethnic terminology. Vol. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xxi, 424 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780197264287.

Gabrielli, Roberta. Ceramica etrusco-corinzia del Museo archeologico di Tarquinia. Archeologica 155; Materiali del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Tarquinia 19. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2010. xiii, 567 p., 26 p. of figures, 30 p. of plates. (pb). ISBN 9788876892516.

Ganiban, Randall T. (ed., comm.). Vergil: Aeneid Book 2. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2008. viii, 175 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102266.

Ganiban, Randall T. (ed., comm.). Vergil: Aeneid Book 1. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2009. viii, 161 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102259.

Garbini, Giovanni. Letteratura e politica nell'Israele antico. Studi biblici. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2010. 219 p. €24.80 (pb). ISBN 9788839407719.

Garribba, Dario and Annalisa Guida (edd.). Giovanni e il giudaismo: luoghi, tempi, protagonisti. Oi Christianoi 11. Trapani: Il pozzo di Giacobbe, 2010. 211 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788861241459.

Gasti, Fabio (ed.). Il Romanzo latino: modelli e tradizione letteraria. Atti della VII Giornata Ghisleriana di Filologia classica (Pavia, 11-12 ottobre 2007). Pavia: Collegio Ghislieri, 2009. 138 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871643236.

Giuman, Marco. Melissa: archeologia delle api e del miele nella Grecia antica. Archaeologica 148. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2008. xv, 287 p., 23 p. of plates. €170.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892134.

Green, Bernard. Christianity in ancient Rome: the first three centuries. London; New York: T & T Clark, 2010. ix, 258 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780567032492.

Grotta, Cristoforo. Zeus Meilichios a Selinunte. Historica 9. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2010. xvii, 331 p., 26 p. of figures, 36 p. of plates. €210.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892479.

Harrison, Nonna Verna. God's many-splendored image: theological anthropology for Christian formation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010. xii, 207 p. $22.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801034718.

Hirt, Alfred Michael. Imperial mines and quarries in the Roman world: organizational aspects 27 BC-AD 235. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiv, 551 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199572878.

Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim. Reconstructing the Roman republic: an ancient political culture and modern research (translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon; revised, updated, and augmented by the author). Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xiv, 189 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691140384.

Holmes, Brooke. The symptom and the subject: the emergence of the physical body in ancient Greece. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xxii, 355 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691138992.

Johns, Catherine. The Hoxne late Roman treasure: gold jewellery and silver plate. London: British Museum Press, 2009. x, 278 p. £60.00. ISBN 9780714118178.

Kaimio, Jorma. The cippus inscriptions of Museo nazionale di Tarquinia. Archeologica 154; Materiali del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Tarquinia 18. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2010. xii, 217 p. €230.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892424.

Keane, Catherine C. A Roman verse satire reader: selections from Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 2010. xxvi, 142 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166851.

Keitel, Elizabeth and Jane W. Crawford (edd., comm.). Cicero: Pro Caelio. Focus classical commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2010. viii, 123 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585101382.

Le Bohec, Yann. Das römische Heer in der Späten Kaiserzeit. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 309 p., [43] p. of illustrations. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515091367.

Lo Schiavo, Fulvia and Antonella Romualdi (edd.). I complessi archeologici di Trestina e di Fabbrecce nel Museo Archeologico di Firenze. Monumenti antichi (Serie miscellanea, 12) 66. Roma: Giogio Bretschneider editore, 2009. 204 p., l66 p. of plates. (pb). ISBN 9788876892141.

Lucchese, Claudia. Il mausoleo di Alicarnasso e i suoi maestri. Maestri dell'arte classica 1. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. xi, 171 p., 14 p. of plates. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892192.

Luisi, Aldo and Nicoletta F. Berrino. L'ironia di Ovidio verso Livia e Tiberio. Quaderni di "Invigilata Lucernis" 38. Bari: Edipuglia, 2010. 115 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872285947.

Mackay, E. Anne. Tradition and originality: a study of Exekias. BAR international series 2092. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2010. xiii, 413 p., [86] p. of plates, [29] p. of charts. £75.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407305684.

Mahoney, Anne (ed.). Rouse's Greek boy: a reader. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2010. xiii, 146 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103249.

Marastoni, Silvia. Servio Tullio e l'ideologia sillana. Serie storico-archeologica 1. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. x, 293 p. €160.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892417.

Martin, Jochen. Der Weg zur Ewigkeit führt über Rom: die Frühgeschichte des Papsttums und die Darstellung der neutestamentlichen Heilsgeschichte im Triumphbogenmosaik von Santa Maria Maggiore in Rom. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 184 p., 20 p. of plates. €39.00 ISBN 9783515093866.

Martinelli, Maria Chiara (ed.). La musa dimenticata: aspetti dell'esperienza musicale greca in età ellenistica. Seminari e convegni 21. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2009. xiv, 418 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876423598.

Marzillo, Patrizia (ed., trans., comm.). Der Kommentar des Proklos zu Hesiods 'Werken und Tagen'. Edition, Übersetzung und Erläuterung der Fragmente. Classica Monacensia Bd. 33. Tübingen: Narr Verlag, 2010. lxxxviii, 458 p. €88.00 (pb). ISBN 9783823363538.

Mason, Andrew S. Plato. Ancient philosophies. Durham: Acumen, 2010. viii, 224 p. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651740.

Matthews, John. Roman perspectives: studies in political and cultural history, from the first to the fifth century. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2010. xvi, 406 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125395.

Mazzoni, Cristina. She-wolf: the story of a Roman icon. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 282 p. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521145664.

McEnroe, John C. Architecture of Minoan Crete: constructing identity in the Aegean Bronze Age. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010. viii, 202 p., [8] p. of plates. $60.00. ISBN 9780292721937.

McGill, Scott, Cristiana Sogno and Edward Watts (edd.). From the tetrarchs to the Theodosians: later Roman history and culture, 284 - 450 CE. Yale classical studies 34. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ix, 321 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521898218.

McKeown, J. C. A cabinet of Roman curiosities: strange tales and surprising facts from the world's greatest empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiii, 243 p. $17.95. ISBN 9780195393750.

Merro, Grazia (ed., comm.). Gli scoli al Reso euripideo. Orione 2. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità - Università degli Studi di Messina, 2008. 297 p. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882680215.

Mohr, Richard D. and Barbara M. Sattler (edd.). One book, the whole universe: Plato's Timaeus today. Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2010. viii, 406 p. $87.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972322.

Perkell, Christine (ed., comm.). Vergil: Aeneid Book 3. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2010. viii, 179 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102273.

Purves, Alex C. Space and time in ancient Greek narrative. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xi, 273 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521190985.

Raaflaub, Kurt A. and Richard J. A. Talbert (edd.). Geography and ethnography: perceptions of the world in pre-modern societies. The ancient world: comparative histories. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xvii, 357 p. $134.95. ISBN 9781405191463.

Sammons, Benjamin. The art and rhetoric of the Homeric catalogue. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x, 233 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780195375688.

Scarpat, Giuseppe`. Leggendo Rosvita: e altri studi di filogia greca e latina, guidaica e cristiana. Antichità classica e cristiana 36. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2010. 318 p. €34.80 (pb). ISBN 9788839407740.

Sena Chiesa, Gemma (ed.). Gemme dei civici musei d'arte di Verona. Collezioni e Musei Archeologici del Veneto 45. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. ix, 249 p., lxvi p. of plates. €188.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892592.

Skempis, Marios. "Kleine Leute" und grosse Helden in Homers Odyssee und Kallimachos' Hekale. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. xi, 421 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110224139.

Steinhart, Matthias. Bilder Der Virtus: Tafelsilber Der Kaiserzeit und die grossen Vorbilder Roms: Die Lanx von Stráze. Collegium Beatus Rhenanus Bd. 2. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 113 p., 7 p. of plates. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096317.

Strassler, Robert B. (ed.). The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika (with a new translation by John Marincola). New York: Pantheon Books, 2009. lxxxiii, 579 p. $40.00. ISBN 9780375422553.

Tritle, Lawrence A. A new history of the Peloponnesian War. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xxvi, 287 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405122511.

Tsitsiridis, Stavros (ed.). Parachoregema: Meletes pros timen tou kathegete Gregore M. Sephake = Parachoregema: studies on ancient theatre in honour of Professor Gregory M. Sifakis. Heraklion: Crete University Press, 2010. xxiv, 701 p. €38.00. ISBN 9789605242930.

Tuck, Anthony. The necropolis of Poggio Civitate (Murlo): Burials from Poggio Aguzzo. Archeologica 153; Poggio Civitate archeological excavations 3. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2009. ix, 146 p. €180.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892176.

Verdegem, Simon. Plutarch's Life of Alcibiades: story, text and moralism. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2010. 499 p. $85.00. ISBN 9789058677600.

Vincenti, Valentina. La tomba Bruschi di Tarquinia. Materiali del Museo archeologico nazionale di Tarquinia 17. Roma: Giorgio Bretschneider, 2009. xi,190 p., 23 p. of plates. €190.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876892356.

Vivian, Bradford. Public forgetting: the rhetoric and politics of beginning again. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. x, 212 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780271036656.

Vuilleumier Laurens, Florence and Pierre Laurens. L'âge de l'inscription: la rhétorique du monument en Europe du XVe au XVIIe siècle. Le Cabinet des images. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. 290 p. €47.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251443867.

Wamberg, Jacob. Landscape as world picture: tracing cultural evolution in images (2 vols.) . Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2009. xx, 579 p.; x, 520 p. $160.00. ISBN 9788779342873.

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