Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.07.01

BMCR Books Received (June, 2010).  


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Amigues, Suzanne. Théophraste. Recherches sur les plantes. À l'origine de la botanique. Paris: Éditions Belin, 2010. xiii, 414 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701149967.

Beck, Jan-Wilhelm. Aliter loqueris, aliter uiuis: Senecas philosophischer Anspruch und seine biographische Realität. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2010. 78 p. €18.90 (pb). ISBN 9783767530850.

Beer, Michael. Taste or taboo: dietary choices in antiquity. Totnes: Prospect Books, 2009. 152 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9781903018637.

Bergmann, Birgit. Der Kranz des Kaisers: Genese und Bedeutung einer römischen Insignie. Image & context 6. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. xx, 515 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110202588.

Bernabé, Alberto and Francesc Casadesús (edd.). Orfeo y la tradición órfica: un reencuentro (2 vols.). Akal Universitaria. Madrid: Akal, 2008. 1803 p. €91.35 (pb). ISBN 9788446018964.

Berti, Monica and Virgilio Costa. La Biblioteca di Alessandria: storia di un paradiso perduto. Ricerche di filologia, letteratura e storia 10. Roma: Edizioni Tored, 2010. xvi, 279 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788888617343.

Bodard, Gabriel and Simon Mahony. Digital research in the study of classical antiquity. Digital research in the arts and humanities. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. xx, 210 p. $99.95. ISBN 9780754677734.

Briant, Pierre. Alexander the Great and his empire: a short introduction (translated by Amélie Kuhrt). Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xxi,192 p. $26.95. ISBN 9780691141947.

Buchwald, Jed Z. and Diane Greco Josefowicz. The zodiac of Paris: how an improbable controversy over an ancient Egyptian artifact provoked a modern debate between religion and science. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. vi, 428 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691145761.

Cairns, D. L. (ed., trans., comm.). Bacchylides. Five Epinician Odes (3, 5, 9, 11, 13). Text, introductory essays, and interpretative commentary (translations by D. L. Cairns and J. G. Howie). ARCA (classical and medieval texts, papers and monographs) 49. Cambridge: Francis Cairns, 2010. xiv, 380 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780905205526.

Cairns, Francis and Miriam Griffin (edd.). Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, fourteenth volume, 2010: health and sickness in ancient Rome; Greek and Roman poetry and historiography. ARCA (classical and medieval texts, papers and monographs) 50. Cambridge: Francis Cairns, 2010. vi, 393 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780905205533.

Carney, Elizabeth and Daniel Ogden (edd.). Philip II and Alexander the Great: father and son, lives and afterlives. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxiii,343 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199738151.

Catanzaro, Andrea. L'attorre e il regista: l'uomo politico nei Moralia di Plutarco. Politeia. Scienza e Pensiero 42. Firenze: Centro editoriale Toscano, 2009. 241 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879573009.

Cicala, Giovanna. Instrumentum domesticum inscriptum: proveniente da Asculum e dal suo territorio. Biblioteca di studi antichi 91. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 437 p. €145.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271806.

Cid López, Rosa María. Madres y maternidades: construcciones culturales en la civilización clásica. Colección alternativas 32. Oviedo: KRK ediciones, 2009. 380 p. €24.95 (pb). ISBN 9788483672235.

Copeland, Rita and Peter T. Struck (edd.). The Cambridge companion to allegory. Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxiii, 295 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521680820.

D'Acunto, Matteo and Riccardo Palmisciano (edd.). Lo scudo di Achille nell'Iliade: esperienze ermeneutiche a confronto. Atti della giornata di studi, Napoli, 12 maggio 2008. AION 31 - 2009. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 245 p. €145.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272940.

De Armas, Frederick A. (ed.). Ovid in the age of Cervantes. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010. xxii, 291 p. $65.00. ISBN 9781442641174.

De Salvo, Lietta and Claudia Neri (edd.). Storia di Roma: l'età tardoantica. III-VI secolo d.C (2 vols.). Guide 30. Roma: Jouvence, 2010. 531 p. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 9788878013278.

Dyson, Stephen L. Rome: a living portrait of an ancient city. Ancient society and history. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. xv, 467 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780801892547.

Eich, Armin (ed.). Die Verwaltung der kaiserzeitlichen römischen Armee: Studien für Hartmut Wolff. Historia Einzelschriften 211. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 210 p. €54.00. ISBN 9783515094207.

Étienne, Roland (ed.). La Méditerranée au VIIe siècle av J.-C. (essais d'analyses archéologiques). Travaux de la maison René-Ginouvès, 7. Paris: De Boccard, 2010. 405 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802732.

Evans, J. D. G. A Plato primer. Durham: Acumen, 2010. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844652280 (pbk.).

Feraudi-Gruénais, Francisca (ed.). Latin on stone: epigraphic research and electronic archives. Roman studies. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010. xvii, 174 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780739145906.

Finkenauer, Thomas. Die Rechtsetzung Mark Aurels zur Sklaverei. Geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Klasse, Jahrgang 2010, Nr. 1. Mainz; Stuttgart: Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur; Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 108 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096775.

Föllinger, Sabine (ed.). Was ist Leben?: Aristoteles' Anschauungen zur Entstehung und Funktionsweise von Leben. Akten der 10. Tagung der Karl und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung vom 23.-26. August 2006 in Bamberg. Philosophie der Antike Bd. 27. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 420 p. €68.00. ISBN 9783515092449.

Giardina, Giancarlo (ed., trans.). Properzio. Elegie. Testi e commenti 25. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 463 p. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272926.

Heimbach, Elizabeth. A Roman map workbook. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2010. vii, 140 p. $22.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865167261.

Heinze, Richard. Il racconto elegiaco di Ovidio (traduzione italiana di Corrado Travan, con una premessa di Franco Serpa). Dicti studiosus classici della filologia in traduzione 1. Trieste: EUT, 2010. xvii, 118 p. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883032820.

Howarth, Randall (ed.). Hearsay, history, and heresy: collected essays on the Roman Republic by Richard E. Mitchell. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2010. 370 p. $125.12. ISBN 9781593336424.

Hurst, André (ed., trans., comm.). Lucien de Samosate. Comment écrire l'histoire. La roue à livres. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. xxii, 129 p. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251339566.

Ieranò, Giogio. La tragedia greca: origini, storia, rinascite. Strumenti per l'università 7. Roma: Salerno editrice, 2010. 248 p. €14.50 (pb). ISBN 9788884026958.

Jouteur, Isabelle (ed.). La théâtralité de l'oeuvre ovidienne. Études anciennes 40. Nancy: Association pour la diffusion de la recherche sur l'antiquité (A.D.R.A.), 2009. 274 p. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 9782913667204.

Kiernan, Philip. Miniature votive offerings in the north-west provinces of the Roman Empire. Mentor Bd. 4. Mainz; Ruhpolding: Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, 2009. vi, 300 p. €39.00. ISBN 9783447059916.

Kim, Alan. Plato in Germany: Kant - Natorp - Heidegger. International Plato studies 27. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2010. 312 p. €59.00. ISBN 9783896654946.

King, Cynthia. Musonius Rufus. Lectures and sayings (with a preface by William B. Irvine). Lulu, 2010. 96 p. $12.00 (pb). ISBN 9780557335800.

Lapatin, Kenneth and Karol Wight (edd.). The J. Paul Getty Museum handbook of the antiquities collection. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Publications, 2010. xxiii, 238 p. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 9780892369980.

Lemos, T. M. Marriage gifts and social change in ancient Palestine: 1200 BCE to 200 CE. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 296 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521113496.

Liberman, Gauthier (ed., comm.). Stace: Silves. Édition et commetaire critiques. Paris: Éditions Calepinus, 546 p. €59.00 (pb). ISBN 9782951775947.

López-Ruiz, Carolina. When the gods were born: Greek cosmogonies and the Near East. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xii, 302 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780674049468.

Lyons, Stuart. Music in the odes of Horace. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2010. viii, 204 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780856688447.

Massimilla, Giulio (ed., trans., comm.). Callimaco. Aitia: libro terzo e quarto. Biblioteca di studi antichi 92. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 604 p. €245.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272827.

Mastronarde, Donald J. The art of Euripides: dramatic technique and social context. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 361 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521768399.

McInerney, Jeremy. The cattle of the sun: cows and culture in the world of the ancient Greeks. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xvii, 340 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691140070.

Monreal, Ruth. Flora neolatina: die Hortorum libri IV von René Rapin S.J. und die Plantarum libri VI von Abraham Cowley. Zwei lateinische Dichtungen des 17. Jahrhunderts. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 278. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. x, 333 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110217612.

Mylonopoulos, Jannis (ed.). Divine images and human imaginations in Ancient Greece and Rome. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world 170. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xvi, 437 p. $200.00. ISBN 9789004179301.

Neuhausen, Hubertus. Der Zweite Alkbiades: Untersuchungen zu einem pseudoplatonischen Dialog. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 257. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. ix, 278 p. $95.00. ISBN 9783110201222.

Olson, S. Douglas (ed., trans.). Athenaeus: The learned banqueters. Vol. VI, Books 12-13.594b. Loeb classical library 327. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996397.

Papaconstantinou, Arietta, Muriel Debié and Hugh Kennedy (edd.). Writing 'true stories': historians and hagiographers in the late antique and medieval Near East. Cultural encounters in late antiquity and the Middle Ages 9. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010. x, 230 p. €60.00. ISBN 9782503527864.

Parker, Holt (ed., trans.). Antonio Beccadelli. The Hermaphrodite. The I Tatti Renaissance library 42. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xlv, 299 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674047570.

Paton, W. R., F. W. Walbank and Christian Habicht (trans., rev.). Polybius: The histories. Vol. I, Books 1-2 (revised edition). Loeb classical library 128. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xxxviii, 466 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996373.

Paton, W. R., F. W. Walbank and Christian Habicht (trans., rev.). Polybius: The histories. Vol. II, Books 3-4 (revised edition). The Loeb classical library 137. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. v, 568 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996380.

Perin, Casey. The demands of reason: an essay on Pyrrhonian scepticism. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 130 p. ISBN 9780199557905.

Poltera, Orlando (ed., trans., comm.). Simonides Lyricus, Testimonia und Fragmente: Einleitung, kritische Ausgabe, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Schweizerische Beiträge zur Altertumswissenschaft Bd 35. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2008. xii, 664 p. €82.50. ISBN 9783796524301.

Pont, Anne-Valérie. Orner la cité: enjeux culturels et politiques du paysage urbain dans l'Asie gréco-romaine. Scripta antiqua 24. Pessac: Ausonius, 2010. 727 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130235.

Poochigian, Aaron (ed., trans., comm.). Aratus: Phaenomena. Johns Hopkins new translations from antiquity. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. xxxi, 72 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780801894664.

Potter, Paul (ed., trans.). Hippocrates. Vol. IX. Loeb classical library 509. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xv, 397 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996403.

Prandi, Luisa (ed.). Corpus dei papiri storici greci e latini. Parte A. Storici greci. 2. Testi storici anepigrafi. Vol. 9. I papiri e le storie di Alessandro Magno. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 95 p. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272377.

Prato, Gian Luigi. Identità e memoria nell'Israele antico. Biblioteca di storia e storiografia dei tempi biblici 16. Brescia: Paideia editrice, 2010. 326 p. €33.60 (pb). ISBN 9788839407757.

Rebillard, Éric and Claire Sotinel (edd.). Les frontières du profane dans l'antiquité tardive. Collection de l'École française de Rome 428. Rome: École fran-caise de Rome, 2010. 372 p. €50.00 (pb). ISBN 9782728308675.

Richardson, Nicholas (ed., comm.). Three Homeric hymns: to Apollo, Hermes, and Aphrodite, hymns 3, 4, and 5. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 272 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521457743.

Rizza, Giovanni. Priniàs: la città arcaica sulla Patela. Scavi condotti negli anni 1969-2000 (2 vols.). Studi e Materiali di Archeologia Greca 8/1. Catania: I.B.A.M., 2008. 311 p., 205 p. of plates, 9. p. of maps. ISBN 9788889375020.

Rothwell, Kenneth S., Jr. and Pamela M. Jones (ed., trans.; comm.). Federico Borromeo. Sacred painting; Museum. The I Tatti Renaissance library 44. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xxvi, 298 p., 10 p. of plates. $29.95. ISBN 9780674047587.

Savali-Lestrade, Ivana and Isabelle Cogitore (edd.). Des Rois au Prince: pratiques du pouvoir monarchique dans l'Orient hellénistique et romain (IVe siècle avant J.-C. - IIe siècle après J.-C.) . Des princes. Université Stendahl: ELLUG, 2010. 366 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782843101564.

Schuddeboom, Feyo L. Greek religious terminology - telete & orgia: a revised and expanded English edition of the studies by Zijderveld and Van der Burg. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world 169. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xxii, 285 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004178137.

Scott, Michael. Delphi and Olympia: the spatial politics of panhellenism in the archaic and classical periods. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xix, 356 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521191265.

Scrofani, Giorgio. La religione impura. Studi biblici 163. Brescia: Paideia editrice, 2010. 190 p. €21.90 (pb). ISBN 9788839407771.

Sebillotte Cuchet, Violaine and Sylvie Steinberg (edd.). Erotiques. Clio: histoire, femmes et sociétés, 31 / 2010. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Mirail, 2010. 343 p. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 9782810700974.

Sommerstein, Alan H. The tangled ways of Zeus: and other studies in and around Greek tragedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. viii, 342 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780199568314.

Soren, David (ed.). Etruscan Studies 13 (2010): Journal of the Etruscan Foundation. Fremont, MI: Etruscan Foundation, 2010. viii, 189 p. $100.00. ISBN 9780981969299.

Stroup, Sarah Culpepper. Catullus, Cicero, and a society of patrons: the generation of the text. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 308 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521513906.

Tarnopolsky, Christina H. Prudes, perverts, and tyrants: Plato's Gorgias and the politics of shame. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xiii, 218 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691128566.

Tilg, Stefan. Chariton of Aphrodisias and the invention of the Greek love novel. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xi, 343 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199576944.

Tipping, Ben. Exemplary epic: Silius Italicus' Punica. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. vii, 245 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199550111.

Varona Codeso, Patricia. Miguel III (842-867): construcción histórica y literaria de un reinado. Nueva Roma 33. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2010. 398 p. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9788400089641.

Vial, Hélène. La métamorphose dans les Métamorphoses d'Ovide: étude sur l'art de la variation. Études anciennes. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. 527 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251328799.

Vuillemin-Diem, Gudrun (ed.). Aristoteles Latinus (ALPE X, 2.1-2). Meteorologica. Translatio Guillelmi de Morbeka, Praefatio - Editio textus (2 vols.). Corpus philosophorum Medii Aevi. Turnhout: Brepols, 2008. xviii, 436 p.; 220 p. €275.00. ISBN 9782503530802.

Wells, James Bradley. Pindar's verbal art: an ethnographic study of Epinician style. Hellenic studies 40. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2009. viii, 266 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674036277.

Willvonseder, Reinhard. Corpus der römischen Rechtsquellen zur antiken Sklaverei (CRRS). Teil IV, Stellung des Sklaven im Privatrecht. 1. Eheähnliche Verbindungen und verwandtschaftliche Beziehungen. Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei 3. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. xii, 187 p. €36.00. ISBN 9783515082075.

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