Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.11.01

BMCR Books Received (October, 2010).  


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Antoni, Agathe , Graziano Arrighetti, M. Isabella Bertagna and Daniel Delattre (edd.). Miscellanea papyrologica Herculanensia, volumen I. Biblioteca di studi antichi 93. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 335 p. € 145.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271851.

Aruz, Joan. Marks of distinction: seals and cultural exchange between the Aegean and the Orient (ca. 2600-1360 B.C.). Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel 7. Mainz am Rhein: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2008. xiv, 438 p., [48] p. of plates. € 140.00. ISBN 9783805334501.

Baier, Thomas. Geschichte der römischen Literatur. Beck'sche Reihe 2446. München: C. H. Beck, 2010. 128 p. € 8.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406562464.

Bailliot, Magali. Magie et sortilèges dans l'Antiquité romaine: archéologie des rituels et des images. Paris: Hermann Éditeurs, 2010. 212 p., xix p. of plates. € 44.00 (pb). ISBN 9782705670498.

Bartel, Heike and Anne Simon (edd.). Unbinding Medea: interdisciplinary approaches to a classical myth from antiquity to the 21st century. London: Legenda, 2010. xvi, 336 p. $89.50. ISBN 9781906540531.

Belfiore, Valentina. Il Liber linteus di Zagabria: testualità e contenuto. Studi etruschi. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 244 p. € 295.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271943.

Benelli, Enrico and Claudia Rizzitelli. Culture funerarie d'Abruzzo (IV-I secolo a.C.). Mediterranea supplementi 5. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 163 p. € 295.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272001.

Berry, D. H. and Andrew Erskine (edd.). Form and function in Roman oratory. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 353 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521768955.

Burkard, Thorsten, Markus Schauer and Claudia Wiener (edd.). Vestigia Vergiliana: Vergil-Rezeption in der Neuzeit. Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft Bd 3. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. x, 473 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110247206.

Capasso, Mario (ed.). Hermae: scholars and scholarship in papyrology. II. Studi di egittologia e di papirologia 7. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 121 p. € 120.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273374.

Christopoulos, Menelaos, Efimia D. Karakantza and Olga Levaniouk (edd.). Light and darkness in ancient Greek myth and religion. Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010. xx, 304 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780739138984.

Cohen, Ada. Art in the era of Alexander the Great: paradigms of manhood and their cultural traditions. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxiii, 398 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521769044.

Coşkun, Altay (ed., trans., comm.). Cicero und das römische Bürgerrecht: die Verteidigung des Dichters Archias. Einleitung, Text, Übersetzung und historisch-philologische Kommentierungen. Vertumnus Bd 5. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2010. 178 p. € 26.90. ISBN 9783767530546.

Dahlheim, Werner. Augustus: Aufrührer - Herrscher - Heiland. Eine Biographie. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 447 p. € 26.95. ISBN 9783406605932.

De Simone, Girolamo F. and Roger T. Macfarlane (edd.). Apolline Project Vol. 1: studies on Vesuvius' north slope and the Bay of Naples. Quaderni della ricerca scientifica: serie beni culturali 14. Naples; Provo, UT: Università degli Studi Suor Orsola Benincasa; Brigham Young University, 2009. 380 p. (pb). ISBN 9788896055007.

Dennis, George T. (ed., trans., comm.). The Taktika of Leo VI. Dumbarton Oaks texts 12. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2010. xxii, 690 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780884023593.

Di Benedetto, Vincenzo (ed., trans., comm.). Omero: Odissea. Testo greco a fronte. Milano: BUR Rizzoli, 2010. 1255 p. € 12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788817020718.

Dräger, Paul (ed., trans., comm.). Winrich von Trier, Der Streit zwischen Schaf und Lein / Conflictus ovis et lini. Trier: Kliomedia, 2010. 280 p. € 28.90 (pb). ISBN 9783898901451.

Dupraz, Emmanuel. Les Vestins à l'époque tardo-républicaine: du nord-osque au latin. Mont-Saint-Aignan: Publications des universités de Rouen et du Havre, 2010. 513 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782877754941.

Egetmeyer, Markus. Le dialecte grec ancien de Chypre. Tome I: Grammaire; Tome II: Répertoire des inscriptions en syllabaire chypro-grec. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. ix, vii, 1037 p. $349.00. ISBN 9783110217513.

Fromentin, Valérie, Sophie Gotteland and Pascal Payen (edd.). Ombres de Thucydide: la réception de l'historien depuis l'antiquité jusqu'au début du XXe siècle. Actes des colloques de Bordeaux, les 16-17 mars 2007, de Bordeaux, les 30-31 mai 2008 et de Toulouse, les 23-25 octobre 2008. Études 27. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2010. 776 p. € 45.00. ISBN 9782356130181.

Gabriel, Richard A. Philip II of Macedonia: greater than Alexander. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2010. xiv, 303 p. $29.95. ISBN 9781597975193.

Gauthier, N., E. Marin and F. Prévot (edd.). Salona IV, Inscriptions de Salone chrétienne, IVe-VIIe siècles = Salona IV, Natpisi Starkršćanske Salone, IV.-VII. st. (Volume 2 of 2 volume set). Collection de l'École française de Rome, 194/4. Niz "Salona" Arheološkog Muzeja - Split, 12 194/4. Rome; Split: Ecole française de Rome; Musée archéologique de Split, 2010. 673 (of 1363) p. € 310.00 (2 vol. set) (pb). ISBN 9782728308637.

Gildenhard, Ingo and Martin Revermann (edd.). Beyond the fifth century: interactions with Greek tragedy from the fourth century BCE to the Middle Ages. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. viii, 441 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110223774.

Gioanni, Stéphane (ed., trans., comm.). Ennode de Pavie: Lettres. Tome II, livres III et IV. Collection des universités de France . Série latine, 395. Paris: Belles lettres, 2010. xxxvi, 147 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251014562.

Goukowsky, Paul and Philippe Torrens (ed., trans.; comm.). Appien: Histoire romaine. Tome X, livre XV: Guerres civiles, livre III. Collection des universités de France . Série grecque, 474. Paris: Belles lettres, 2010. cxxvi, 182 p. € 55.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005584.

Grafton, Anthony, Glenn W. Most and Salvatore Settis (edd.). The classical tradition. Harvard University Press reference library. Cambridge, MA; London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010. xvii, 1067 p., [96] p. of plates. $49.95. ISBN 9780674035720.

Holtzmann, Bernard. La sculpture grecque: une introduction. Le livre de poche 31778. Paris: Librairie générale française, 2010. 446 p. € 9.50 (pb). ISBN 9782253905998.

Holzberg, Niklas. Aristophanes: Sex und Spott und Politik. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 240 p. € 24.95. ISBN 9783406605925.

Hömke, Nicola and Christiane Reitz (edd.). Lucan's Bellum civile: between epic tradition and aesthetic innovation. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 282. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. xii, 240 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110229479.

Kelly, Christopher, Richard Flower and Michael Stuart Williams. Unclassical traditions: alternatives to the classical past in late antiquity. Cambridge Classical Journal supplements 34. Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, 2010. 156 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780906014332.

König, Jason (ed.). Greek athletics. Edinburgh readings on the ancient world. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. xvii, 329 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780748634903.

Konstan, David. Before forgiveness: the origins of a moral idea. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 192 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521199407.

Lendering, Jona and Arjen Bosman. De rand van het Rijk: de Romeinen en de Lage Landen. Amsterdam: Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 2010. 303 p. ISBN 9789025367268.

Lendon, J. E. Song of wrath: the Peloponnesian War begins. New York: Basic Books, 2010. vii, 566 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780465015061.

Lesher, J. H. (ed.). From inquiry to demonstrative knowledge: new essays on Aristotle's Posterior analytics. Apeiron: a journal for ancient philosophy and science, Vol. XLIII, no 2 & 3 (June/September 2010). Kelowna, B.C.: Academic Printing and Publishing, 2010. xii, 211 p. $28.95 (pb). ISBN 9781926598017.

Lombardo, Stanley (trans.). Ovid: Metamorphoses. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2010. xliv, 492 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781603843072.

Longo, Katia. Donne di potere nella tarda antichità: le Augustae attraverso le immagini monetali. Semata e signa 5. Reggio Calabria: Falzea Editore, 2009. 310 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882962975.

Luchner, Katharina, Reinhard Feldmeier, Bruno Bleckmann, Herwig Görgemanns, Adolf Martin Ritter and Ilinca Tanaseanu-Doebler (edd., trans.). Synesios von Kyrene: Polis - Freundschaft - Jenseitsstrafen. Briefe an und über Johannes. SAPERE Bd 17. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. xi, 243 p. € 29.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161506543.

Morelli, Federico (ed.). L'Archivio di Senouthios Anystes e testi connessi: lettere e documenti per la costruzione di una capitale. Corpus papyrorum Raineri Archiducis Austriae Bd 30. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. ix, 281 p. $210.00. ISBN 9783110228878.

Morgan, Janett. The classical Greek house. Greece and Rome live. Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2010. xiv, 193 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781904675754.

Müller, Christel. D'Olbia à Tanaïs: territoires et réseaux d'échanges dans la mer Noire septentrionale aux époques classique et hellénistique. Scripta antiqua 28. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2010. 453 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130358.

O'Loughlin, Thomas. The Didache: a window on the earliest Christians. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010. xvii, 185 p. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801045394.

Pagliara, Alessandro. Per la storia della fortuna dell'imperatore Giuliano tra Umanesimo ed età barocca. Roma: Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2010. 103 p. € 11.00 (pb). ISBN 9788861345065.

Papaconstantinou, Arietta (ed.). The multilingual experience in Egypt, from the Ptolemies to the Abbasids. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. x, 240 p. $114.95. ISBN 9780754665366.

Payne, Mark. The animal part: human and other animals in the poetic imagination. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. 164 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780226650845.

Pecere, Oronzo. Roma antica e il testo: scritture d'autore e composizione letteraria. Biblioteca universale Laterza 644. Roma; Bari: Editori Laterza, 2010. xi, 361 p. € 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788842093930.

Perrin, Nicholas. Jesus the temple. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2010. xvi, 223 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801045387.

Podolak, Pietro (ed., comm.). Soranos von Ephesos, Peri psyches: Sammlung der Testimonien, Kommentar und Einleitung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd 279. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. 193 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110225822.

Powell, Anton and Stephen Hodkinson (edd.). Sparta: the body politic. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2010. viii, 348p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125265.

Puglisi, Mariangela. La Sicilia da Dionisio I a Sesto Pompeo: circolazione e funzione della moneta. Pelorias 16. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità dell'Università degli Studi di Messina (Di.Sc.A.M.), 2009. 519 p. € 80.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882680237.

Quirke, Stephen. Hidden hands: Egyptian workforces in Petrie excavation archives, 1880-1924. Duckworth Egyptology. London: Duckworth, 2010. ix, 334 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715639047.

Ratti, Stéphane. Antiquus error: les ultimes feux de la résistence païenne. Scripta varia augmentés de cinq études inédites. Bibliothèque de l'Antiquité tardive 14. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2010. 328 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782503532615.

Rebenich, Stefan, Barbara von Reibnitz and Thomas Späth (edd.). Translating antiquity: Antikenbilder im europäischen Kulturtransfer. Basel: Schwabe, 2010. 247 p. € 47.50 (pb). ISBN 9783796524318.

Rodgers, R. H. (ed.). L. Iuni Moderati Columellae Res rustica: incerti auctoris Liber de arboribus. Oxford classical texts. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxvi, 607 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199271542.

Romm, James and Pamela Mensch (ed.; trans.). The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander (a new translation by Pamela Mensch). New York: Pantheon Books, 2010. l, 503 p. $40.00. ISBN 9780375423468.

Rossetti, Livio and Alessandro Stravu (edd.). Socratica 2008: studies in ancient Socratic literature. le Rane 54. Bari: Levante, 2010. 353 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879495585.

Rüpke, Ulrike and Jörg Rüpke. Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen: Götter und Mythen der Antike. Beck'sche Reihe 7028. München: C. H. Beck, 2010. 160 p. € 9.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406606304.

Sami, Denis and Gavin Speed (edd.). Debating urbanism: within and beyond the walls A.D. 300-700. Proceedings of a conference held at the University of Leicester, 15th November 2008. Leicester archaeology monographs 17. Leicester: University of Leicester School of Archaeology and Ancient History, 2010. 296 p. £ 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9780956017925.

Schaps, David M. Handbook for classical research. London; New York: Routledge, 2011. xxii, 466 p. $37.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415425230.

Scullard, H. H. From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome 133 B.C. to A.D. 68 (first published 1959). Routledge classics. London; New York: Routledge, 2011. xxxi, 410 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415584883.

Seidensticker, Bernd. Das antike Theater. Beck'sche Reihe 2496. München: C. H. Beck, 2010. 127 p. € 8.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406587962.

Smith, Amy C. and Sadie Pickup (edd.). Brill's companion to Aphrodite. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xvii, 452 p. $216.00. ISBN 9789004180031.

Spanos, Apostolos (ed., comm.). Codex Lesbiacus Leimonos 11: annotated critical edition of an unpublished Byzantine menaion for June. Byzantinisches Archiv Bd 23. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. xxiv, 452 p., 8 plates. $238.00. ISBN 9783110221299.

Susanetti, Davide (ed., trans., comm.). Euripide: Baccanti. Classici 1. Roma: Carocci editore, 2010. 300 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788843051229.

Tamiolaki, Mélina. Liberté et esclavage chez les historiens grecs classiques. Hellenica. Paris: Presses de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne (PUPS), 2010. 503 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9782840506881.

Theodorakopoulos, Elena. Ancient Rome at the cinema story and spectacle in Hollywood and Rome. Greece and Rome live. Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2010. 199 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781904675280.

Tóth, Imre. Fragmente und Spuren nichteuklidischer Geometrie bei Aristoteles. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd 280. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010. xxiv, 425 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110224153.

Wallace, Saro. Ancient Crete: from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxvi, 450 p., [6] p. of plates. $99.00. ISBN 9780521112048.

Will, Wolfgang. Die Perserkriege. Beck'sche Reihe 2705. München: C. H. Beck, 2010. 128 p. € 8.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406606960.

Winsbury, Rex. Zenobia of Palmyra: history, myth and the neo-classical imagination. London: Duckworth, 2010. 198 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715638538.

Xenis, Georgios A. (ed.). Scholia vetera in Sophoclis Electram. Sammlung griechischer und lateinischer Grammatiker Bd 12. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. x, 280 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110227000.

Zhou, Yiqun. Festivals, feasts, and gender relations in ancient China and Greece. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x, 373 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521197625.

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