Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.08.01

Books Received (July, 2010).  


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Abbondanza, Letizia (ed., trans., comm.). Filostrato maggiore. Immagini. Biblioteca Aragno. Torino: Nino Aragno Editore, 2008. xx, 332 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884193933.

Amato, Eugenio (ed., trans., comm.). Favorinos d'Arles. Oeuvres. Tome III, fragments. Collection des universités de France. Série grecque, volume 473. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. xvii, 606 p. €75.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005577.

Annus, Amar (ed.). Divination and interpretation of signs in the ancient world. Oriental Institute seminars, no 6. Chicago, IL: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2010. viii, 351 p. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 9781885923684.

Arrizabalaga y Prado, Leonardo de. The Emperor Elagabalus: fact or fiction?. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxxv, 381 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521895552.

Ataç, Mehmet-Ali. The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xx, 278 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521517904.

Banfi, Antonio. Sovranità della legge: la legislazione di Demetrio del Falero ad Atene (317-307 a.C.). Università degli studi di Milano. Pubblicazioni del Dipartimento di diritto privato e storia del diritto, Sezione di diritto romano e diritti dell'antichità 45. Milano: Giuffrè Editore, 2010. viii, 254 p. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 9788814153624.

Barceló, Pedro (ed.). Religiöser Fundamentalismus in der römischen Kaiserzeit. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge Bd. 29. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 250 p. €53.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094443.

Bockmuehl, Markus and Guy G. Stroumsa (edd.). Paradise in antiquity: Jewish and Christian views. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xi, 260 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521117869.

Boudon-Millot, Véronique and Jacques Jouanna (edd., trans., comm.). Galien. Tome IV, ne pas se chagriner. Collections des universités de France. Série grecque, 472. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. lxxx, 210 p. €59.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005560.

Brescia, Graziana and Mario Lentano. Le ragioni del sangue: storie di incesto e fratricidio nella declamazione latina. Studi latini 71. Napoli: Loffredo Editore, 2009. 207 p. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875643881.

Brickhouse, Thomas C. and Nicholas D. Smith. Socratic moral psychology. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. vii, 276 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521198431.

Burke, Brendan. From Minos to Midas: ancient cloth production in the Aegean and in Anatolia. Ancient textiles series 7. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2010. xv, 206 p. $60.00. ISBN 9781842174067.

Caccioli, David A. The Villanovan, Etruscan, and Hellenistic collections in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, 14. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. vi, 242 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004172302.

Cardete del Olmo, Maria Cruz. Paisaje, identidad y religión: imágenes de la Sicilia antigua. Colección dirigida por M.a Eugenia Aubet. Barcelona: Bellaterra, 2010. 224 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788472905009.

Carlsson, Susanne. Hellenistic democracies: freedom, independence and political procedure in some east Greek city-states. Historia Einzelschriften 206. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 372 p. €66.00. ISBN 9783515092654.

Casadio, Giovanni and Patricia A. Johnston (edd.). Mystic cults in Magna Graecia. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009. xv, 372 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780292719026.

Cooley, Alison E. (ed., trans., comm.). Res gestae divi Augusti: text, translation and commentary. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii, 317 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521601283.

Cortés Gabaudan, Francisco and Julián Víctor Méndez Dosuna (edd.). Dic mihi, Musa, virum: homenaje al profesor Antonio López Eire. Estudios filológicos 326. Salamanca: Universidad de Salamanca, 2010. 728 p. €45.00. ISBN 9788478002016.

Cotton, Hannah M., Robert G. Hoyland, Jonathan J. Price and David J. Wasserstein (edd.). From Hellenism to Islam: cultural and linguistic change in the Roman Near East. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxx, 481 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780521875813.

Creese, David. The monochord in ancient Greek harmonic science. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xvi, 409 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521843249.

Cunliffe, Barry W. and John T. Koch (edd.). Celtic from the West: alternative perspectives from archaeology, genetics, language, and literature. Celtic studies publications 15. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2010. vii, 384 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781842174104.

De Biasi, Luciano, Anna Maria Ferrero, Ermanno Malaspina and Dionigi Vottero (edd.). La clemenza - Apocolocyntosis - Epigrammi - Frammenti di Lucio Anneo Seneca. Classici latini. Le opere di Seneca 5. Torino: Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, 2009. 841 p. ISBN 9788802082172.

Deoudi, Maria. Die thrakische Jägerin: römische Steindenkmäler aus Macedonia und Thracia. Peleus, Bd. 51. Mainz; Wiesbaden: Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, 2010. 165 p., 36 p. of plates. €35.00. ISBN 9783938646540.

Dillon, Sheila. The female portrait statue in the Greek world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xvi, 253 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521764506.

Dyck, Andrew R. (ed., comm.). Cicero. Pro Sexto Roscio. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xv, 242 p. $31.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521708869.

Engels, David, Lioba Geis and Michael Kleu (edd.). Zwischen Ideal und Wirklichkeit: Herrschaft auf Sizilien von der Antike bis zum Spätmittelalter. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 363 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096416.

Erskine, Andrew. Roman imperialism. Debates and documents in ancient history. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. xxiv, 208 p. £ 19.99 (pb). ISBN 9780748619634.

Fattal, Michel. Saint Paul face aux philosophes épicuriens et stoïcïens. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2010. 120 p. €12.50 (pb). ISBN 9782296123847.

Fernández Garrido, Regla. Hermógenes de Tarso, Sobre los estados de la causa. Coleccíon Quintiliano de retórica y comunicación. Logroño: Instituto de Estudios Riojanos, 2010. 204 p. (pb). ISBN 9788496637900.

Ferrari, Franco. Sappho's gift: the poet and her community (translated by Benjamin Acosta-Hughes and Lucia Prauscello). Ann Arbor: Michigan Classical Press, 2010. xiii, 226 p. $62.00. ISBN 9780979971334.

Foster, Edith. Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean imperialism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xi, 243 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521192668.

Friedman, Russell L. Medieval trinitarian thought from Aquinas to Ockham. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. viii, 198 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521117142.

Gaffino Mœri, Sarah, Sophie Gällnö, Noemi Poget and Paul Schubert. Les Papyrus de Genève. Quatrième volume, nos. 147 - 205. Textes littéraires, semi-littéraires, et documentaires. Genève: Bibliothèque de Genève, 2010. xx, 377 p., 74 p. of plates. ISBN 2882200277.

Garbugino, Giovanni. Studi sul romanzo latino. Studi e ricerche 85. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2010. viii, 121 p. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742139.

Gianvittorio, Laura. Il discorso di Eraclito: un modello semantico e cosmologico nel passaggio dall' oralità alla scrittura. Spudasmata Bd. 134. Hildesheim; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2010. xviii, 287 p. €37.20 (pb). ISBN 9783487143866.

Gioseffi, Massimo (ed.). Uso, riuso e abuso dei testi classici. Colloquium. Milano: LED Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2010. 417 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879164283.

Greene, Ellen and Marilyn B. Skinner (edd.). The new Sappho on old age: textual and philosophical issues. Hellenic studies 38. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University Press, 2009. vii, 213 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674032958.

Grethlein, Jonas. The Greeks and their past: poetry, oratory and history in the fifth century BCE. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 350 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521110778.

Guidorizzi, Giulio. Ai confini dell'anima: i Greci e la follia. Scienza e idee. Milano: Raffaello Cortina Editore, 2010. 225 p. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 9788860303134.

Hansen, Inge Lyse. Butrinti helenistik dhe romak = Hellenistic and Roman Butrint. London; Tirana: Butrint Foundation, 2009. 95 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780953555680.

Harland, Philip A. Dynamics of identity in the world of the early Christians: associations, Judeans, and cultural minorities. New York: T & T Clark, 2009. xii, 239 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780567111463.

Hart, Mary Louise. The art of ancient Greek theater. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010. viii, 168 p. ISBN 9781606060377.

Hine, Harry M. (trans.). Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Natural questions. The complete works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2010. xxvii, 226 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226748382.

Hitch, Sarah. King of sacrifice: ritual and royal authority in the Iliad. Hellenic studies 25. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University Press, 2009. ix, 235 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674025929.

Kaster, Robert A. and Martha C. Nussbaum (trans.). Lucius Annaeus Seneca: Anger, mercy, revenge. The complete works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xxvi, 247 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226748412.

Kirkman, Andrew. The cultural life of the early polyphonic Mass: medieval context to modern revival. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 383 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521114127.

Kolb, Anne (ed.). Augustae: Machtbewusste Frauen am römischen Kaiserhof? Herrschaftsstrukturen und Herrschaftspraxis II. Akten der Tagung in Zürich 18.-20.9.2008. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2010. 394 p. €69.80. ISBN 9783050048987.

Kunze-Götte, Erika. Attisch weissgrundige Lekythen. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland, Bd. 87; München, Antikensammlungen ehemals Museum Antiker Kleinkunst, Bd. 15. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 156 p., 23 p. of figs., 85 p. of plates. €98.00. ISBN 9783406601705.

Lachenaud, Guy (ed., trans., comm.). Scholies à Apollonios de Rhodes. Fragments 9. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. xlv, 576 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251742083.

Lampert, Laurence. How philosophy became Socratic: a study of Plato's Protagoras, Charmides, and Republic. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. vii, 441 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780226470962.

Lape, Susan. Race and citizen identity in the classical Athenian democracy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 341 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521191043.

Laubenheimer, Fanette and Élise Marlière. Échanges et vie économique dans le Nord-Ouest des Gaules: le témoignage des amphores du IIe siècle après J.-C. (2 vols.). Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2010. 597 p. €55.00. ISBN 9782848672878.

Lejpunskaja†, Nina A., Pia Guldager Bilde, Jakob Munk Højte, Valentina V. Krapivina and Sergej D. Kryžickij (edd.). The lower city of Olbia (Sector Ngs) in the 6th Century BC to the 4th Century AD (2 vols.). Black Sea studies 13. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2010. 657 p., 407 p. of plates. $110.00. ISBN 9788779345232.

Lernould, Alain (ed.). Etudes sur le commentaire de Proclus au premier livre des éléments d'Euclide. Philosophie ancienne, . Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du septentrion, 2010. 260 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757401552.

Light, F. L. The Iliad plays my music: 1680 Homeric couplets. New York: Rapid Traffic Press, 2010. 171 p. (pb). ISBN 9781452889214.

Lintott, Andrew. The Romans in the age of Augustus. The peoples of Europe. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xi, 198 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405176545.

Malacrino, Carmelo G. Constructing the Ancient world: architectural techniques of the Greeks and Romans. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010. 216 p. $50.00. ISBN 9781606060162.

Manuwald, Gesine. Roman drama: a reader. London: Duckworth, 2010. xii, 220 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715638699.

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.

Menghi, Martino. L'etica della temperanza: fortuna di un ideale nella società antica. Temi metafisici e problemi del pensiero antico 116. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2009. vii, 204 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834318577.

Mitchell, Alexandre G. Greek vase-painting and the origins of visual humour. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xxiv, 371 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521513708.

Mitchell, Stephen and Peter Van Nuffelen (edd.). One god: pagan monotheism in the Roman Empire. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. ix, 239 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521194167.

Mitchell, Stephen and Peter Van Nuffelen (edd.). Monotheism between pagans and Christians in late antiquity. Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion 12. Leuven: Peeters, 2010. 225 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042922426.

Moul, Victoria. Jonson, Horace and the classical tradition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x, 248 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521117425.

Myers, K. Sara (ed., comm.). Ovid. Metamorphoses book XIV. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 237 p. $32.99. ISBN 9780521007931.

Näf, Beat. Antike Geschichtsschreibung: Form - Leistung - Wirkung. Kohlhammer Urban Akademie. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2010. 252 p. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 9783170213579.

Nagy, Gregory. Homer the classic. Hellenic studies 36. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2009. vii, 641 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674033269.

Neschke-Hentschke, Ada (ed.). Argumenta in dialogos Platonis. Teil 1: Platoninterpretation und ihre Hermeneutik von der Antike bis zum Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts. Akten des internationalen Symposions vom 27.-29. April 2006 im Istituto Svizzero di Roma. Bibliotheca Helvetica Romana 31. Basel: SchwabeVerlag, 2010. xviii, 465 p. €47.50. ISBN 9783796526541.

Orlin, Eric M. Foreign cults in Rome: creating a Roman Empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xi, 248 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199731558.

Osborne, Robin. Athens and Athenian democracy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xix, 462 p. $39.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521605700.

Parkinson, William A. and Michael L. Galaty (edd.). Archaic state interaction: the eastern Mediterranean in the Bronze Age. School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series. Santa Fe, NM: School for Advanced Research Press, 2010. xii, 318 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781934691205.

Petersen, Jane Hjarl. Cultural interactions and social strategies on the Pontic Shores: burial customs in the Nothern Black Sea area ca. 550-270 BC. Black Sea studies 12. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2010. 362 p. $60.00. ISBN 9788779345201.

Podany, Amanda H. Brotherhood of kings: how international relations shaped the ancient Near East. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxiv, 398 p. $34.95. ISBN 9780195313987.

Prioux, Evelyne and Agnès Rouveret (edd.). Métamorphoses du regard ancien. Modernité classique. Nanterre: Presses universitaires de Paris-Ouest, 2010. 230 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782840160472.

Raffaelli, Renato. Esercizi plautini. Letteratura e antropologia 10. Urbino: Quattro venti, 2009. 350 p. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 9788839208880.

Redford, Donald B. City of the Ram-man: the story of ancient Mendes. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010. xxii, 240 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691142265.

Riggsby, Andrew M. Roman law and the legal world of the Romans. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. viii, 283 p. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521687119.

Rocconi, Eleonora (ed.). La musica nell'Impero Romano: testimonianze teoriche e scoperte archeologische. Atti del secondo convegno annuale di MOISA, Cremona, 30-31 ottobre 2008. Editoria scientifica. Pavia: Pavia University Press, 2010. 176 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788896764022.

Rousseau, Philip. Ascetics, authority, and the church in the age of Jerome and Cassian. Second edition (first edition published 1978). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2010. xxxviii, 278 p. $30.00. ISBN 9780268040291.

Rubino, Elisa (ed.). Aristoteles Latinus (ALPE X, 1). Meteorologica. Liber quartus. Translatio Henrici Aristippi. Corpus philosophorum Medii Aevi. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010. lxv, 75 p. €60.00. ISBN 9782503534725.

Sampson, Gareth C. The crisis of Rome: the Jugurthine and Northern Wars and the rise of Marius. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2010. xxvii, 259 p., [8] p. of plates. $39.95. ISBN 9781844159727.

Schievenin, Romeo. Nugis ignosce lectitans: studi su Marziano Capella. Polymnia 12. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2009. vii, 217 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883032707.

Schironi, Francesca. To mega biblion: book-ends, end-titles, and coronides in papyri with hexametric poetry. American studies in papyrology 48. Durham, NC: American Society of Papyrologists, 2010. x, 260 p. $88.00. ISBN 9780979975806.

Schulz, Meinhard-Wilhelm. Caesar und Labienus: Geschichte einer tödlichen Kameradschaft. Caesars Karriere als Feldherr im Spiegel der Kommentarien sowie bei Cassius Dio, Appianus und Lucanus. Spudasmata, Bd. 131. Hildesheim; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2010. x, 476 p. €68.00 (pb). ISBN 9783487143958.

Smith, Tyler Jo. Komast dancers in archaic Greek art. Oxford monographs on classical archaeology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxx, 357 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199578658.

Stephens, Susan A. and Phiroze Vasunia (edd.). Classics and national cultures. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiii, 373 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780199212989.

Stickler, Timo. Korinth und seine Kolonien: die Stadt am Isthmus im Mächtegefüge des klassischen Griechenland. Klio n F, Bd. 15. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2010. 399 p. €69.80. ISBN 9783050046662.

Tenenbaum, Sergio (ed.). Desire, practical reason, and the good. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 251 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780195382440.

Thiel, Helmut van (ed.). Homeri Ilias. Zweite, überarbeitete Auflage (first edition published 1996). Bibliotheca Weidmanniana 2. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2010. xxiii, 492 p. €29.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487137063.

Van Hoof, Lieve. Plutarch's practical ethics: the social dynamics of philosophy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xi, 328 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199583263.

Van Steen, Gonda. Liberating Hellenism from the Ottoman Empire: Comte de Marcellus and the last of the classics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. x, 251 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780230100237.

Várhelyi, Zsuzsanna. The religion of senators in the Roman Empire: power and the beyond. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 267 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521897242.

Zinsmaier, Thomas. [Quintilian], Die Hände der blinden Mutter (Größere Deklamationen, 6). Collana Scientifica 24. Cassino: Edizioni Università di Cassino, 2009. 281 p. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883170775.

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