Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.01.01

BMCR Books Received (December 2010).  


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Acerbi, Fabio (ed., trans., comm.). Diofanto, De polygonis numeris. Introduzione, testo critico, traduzione italiana e commento. Mathematic graeca antiqua, 1. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 245 p. € 74.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862274128.

Agut-Labordère, Damien and Michel Chauveau (edd., trans.). Héros, magiciens et sages oubliés de l'Égypte ancienne: une anthologie de la littérature en égyptien démotique. La roue à livres, 60. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. 346 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251339610.

Allmand, Christopher. The De re militari of Vegetius: the reception, transmission and legacy of a Roman text in the Middle Ages. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xii, 399 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107000278.

Aston, Emma. Mixanthrôpoi: animal-human hybrid deities in Greek religion. Kernos. Supplément, 25. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2011. 383 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782960071788.

Bernabé, Alberto. Platón y el orfismo: diálogos entre religión y filosofía. Referencias de religión. Madrid: Abada Editores, 2011. 397 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788415289104.

Blösel, Wolfgang and Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp (edd.). Von der militia equestris zur militia urbana: Prominenzrollen und Karrierefelder im antiken Rom. Beiträge einer Internationalen Tagung vom 16. bis 18. Mai 2008 an der Universität zu Köln. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 237 p. € 46.00. ISBN 9783515096867.

Carey, Christopher. Trials from classical Athens. Second edition (first published 1997). Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2012. xii, 288 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415618090.

Cawkwell, George. Cyrene to Chaeronea: selected essays on ancient Greek history. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xi, 485 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199593286.

Dana, Madalina. Culture et mobilité dans le Pont-Euxin. Scripta antiqua, 37. Bordeaux: Éditions Ausonius, 2011. 608 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 97823561304952.

de Melo, Wolfgang (ed., trans.). Plautus, Volume III: The merchant; The braggart soldier; The ghost; The Persian. Loeb classical library, 163. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. x, 569 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996823.

De Stefani, Claudio (ed.). Galeni, De differentiis febrium libri duo arabice conversi. Altera, 1. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 103 p. € 34.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273787.

English, Mary C. and Georgia L. Irby. A little Latin reader. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xvii, 187 p. $15.95 (pb). ISBN 9780199846221.

Freed, Joann. Bringing Carthage home: the excavations of Nathan Davis, 1856-1859. University of British Columbia studies in the ancient world, 2. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books for the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, University of British Columbia, 2011. 264 p. $96.00. ISBN 9781842179925.

Freeman, Philip. Oh my gods: a modern retelling of Greek and Roman myths. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. xx, 348 p. $27.00. ISBN 9781451609974.

Gauthier, Philippe. Études d'histoire et d'institutions grecques: choix d'écrits (édité et indexé par Denis Rousset). École pratique des hautes études, sciences historiques et philologiques - III. Hautes études du monde gréco-romain, 47. Genève: Librairie Droz, 2011. viii, 755 p. $120.00. ISBN 9782600013642.

Georgiou, Giorgos, Jennifer M. Webb and David Frankel. Psematismenos-Trelloukkas: an Early Bronze Age cemetery in Cyprus. Nicosia: Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, 2011. xxiv, 372 p.p. ISBN 9789963364534.

Gildenhard, Ingo (ed., trans., comm.). Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.53-86: Latin text with introduction, study questions, commentary and English translation. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2011. xiv, 193 p. £ 14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781906924539.

Girgenti, Giuseppe and Giuseppe Muscolino (edd., trans., comm.). Porfirio: La filosogia rivelata dagli oracoli. Con tutti i frammenti di magia, stregoneria, teosofia e teurgia. Il pensiero occiedentale. Milano: Bompiani, 2011. ccxix, 732 p. € 30.00. ISBN 9788845269240.

Goukowsky, Paul (ed., trans.). Appien: Histoire romaine. Tome V. Livre IX, Le Livre Illyrien. Fragments du Livre Macédonien. Collection des universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. 209 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005683.

Guillaumin, Jean-Baptiste (ed., trans.). Martianus Capella: Les noces de Philologie et de Mercure.Tome IX. Livre IX, L'Harmonie. Collection des universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. cxxviii, 309 p. € 63.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251014616.

Insoll, Timothy (ed.). The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of ritual and religion. Oxford handbooks. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxvi, 1108 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199232444.

Johnston, Ian and G. H. R. Horsley (edd., trans.). Galen: Method of medicine. Volume I, Books 1-4. Loeb classical library, 516. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. clvii, 461 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996526.

Johnston, Ian and G. H. R. Horsley (edd., trans.). Galen: Method of medicine. Volume II, Books 5-9. Loeb classical library 517. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xxv, 541 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996793.

Johnston, Ian and G. H. R. Horsley (edd., trans.). Galen: Method of medicine. Volume III, Books 10-14. Loeb classical library, 518. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xxiv, 567 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996809.

Korneeva, Tatiana. Alter et ipse: identità e duplicità nel sistema dei personaggi della Tebaide di Stazio. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 52. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2011. 243 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846730824.

Kupreeva, Inna (trans.). Philoponus: On Aristotle Meteorology 1.1-3. Ancient commentators on Aristotle. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. vi, 138 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780715636763.

Lachenaud, Guy and Marianne Coudry (edd., trans., comm.). Dion Cassius: Histoire romaine. Livres 38, 39 & 40. Collection des universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. cv, 234 p. € 53.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005676.

Lagacherie, Odile and Pierre-Louis Malosse (edd.). Libanios, le premier humaniste: études en hommage à Bernard Schouler (Actes du colloque de Montpellier, 18-20 mars 2010). Cardo, 9. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2011. viii, 242 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862743174.

Lundgreen, Christoph. Regelkonflikte in der römischen Republik: Geltung und Gewichtung von Normen in politischen Entscheidungsprozessen. Historia Einzelschriften, 221. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 375 p. € 68.00. ISBN 9783515099011.

Malick-Prunier, Sophie. Le corps féminin dans la poésie latine tardive. Études anciennes. Série latine, 73. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. 319 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251328874.

Mandile, Roberto. Tra mirabilia e miracoli: paesaggio e natura nella poesia latina tardoantica. Il Filarete, 273. Milano: LED - Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2011. 271 p. € 30.50 (pb). ISBN 9788879164924.

Massie, Alban. Peuple prophétique et nation témoin: le peuple juif dans le Contra Faustum manichaeum de saint Augustin. Collection des Études Augustiniennes. Série Antiquité, 191. Paris: Institut d'Études Augustiniennes, 2011. 666 p. € 46.00 (pb). ISBN 9782851212481.

Mayhew, Robert (ed., trans.). Aristotle, Volume XV: Problems, Books 1-19. Loeb classical library, 316. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press., 2011. xxxiii, 581 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996557.

Mayhew, Robert and David C. Mirhady (edd., trans.). Aristotle, Volume XVI: Problems, Books 20-28; Rhetoric to Alexander. Loeb classical library, 317. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. viii, 656 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996564.

McElduff, Siobhán and Enrica Sciarrino (edd.). Complicating the history of western translation: the ancient Mediterrannean in perspective. Manchester; Kinderhook, NY: St. Jerome Publishing, 2011. 229 p. £ 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905763306.

Mueller, Ian (trans.). Simplicius: On Aristotle On the heavens 1.3-4. Ancient commentators on Aristotle. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. vii, 223 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780715640630.

Olivieri, Oretta. Miti e culti tebani nella poesia di Pindaro. Filologia e critica, 89. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 244 p. € 76.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862274388.

Paton, W. R., F. W. Walbank and Christian Habicht (trans., rev.). Polybius: The histories. Vol. IV, Books 9-15 (revised edition). Loeb classical library, 159. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. 631 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996595.

Pedley, John Griffiths. The life and work of Francis Willey Kelsey: archaeology, antiquity, and the arts. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. xi, 468 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780472118021.

Pelling, Christopher (ed., trans., comm.). Plutarch Caesar: translated with introduction and commentary. Clarendon ancient history series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xix, 519 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199608355.

Pérez-Jean, Brigitte (ed.). Les Dialectiques de l'ascèse. Recontres, 18. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2011. 425 p. € 47.00 (pb). ISBN 9782812403071.

Pernot, Laurent (ed.). La rhétorique des arts. Actes du colloque tenu au Collège de France sous la présidence de Marc Fumaroli, de l'Académie française. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2011. x, 228 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9782130584971.

Pirenne-Delforge, Vinciane and Francesca Prescendi (edd.). "Nourrir les dieux?": sacrifice et représentation du divin. Actes de la VIe rencontre du Groupe de recherche européen "Figura, représentation du divin dans les sociétés grecque et romaine" (Université de Liège, 23-24 octobre 2009). Kernos. Supplément, 26. Liège: Centre International d'Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique, 2011. 214 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782960071795.

Quiroga Puertas, Alberto J. (ed.). ιερα και λογοι: Estudios de literatura y de religion en la Antigüedad Tardía. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2011. 423 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788479560911.

Ruffini, Giovanni Roberto. A prosopography of Byzantine Aphrodito. American studies in papyrology, 50. Durham, NC: American Society of Papyrologists, 2011. xiii, 634 p. $84.99. ISBN 9780979975820.

Schiavone, Aldo. The invention of law in the West (translated by Jeremy Carden and Antony Shugaar; first published in Italian, 2005). Cambridge, MA; London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. viii, 624 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780674047334.

Schmeling, Gareth. A commentary on The Satyrica of Petronius. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xlix, 681 p. $185.00. ISBN 9780199567713.

Schnurbusch, Dirk. Convivium: Form und Bedeutung aristokratischer Geselligkeit in der römischen Antike. Historia Einzelschriften, 219. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 314 p. € 62.00. ISBN 9783515098601.

Servi, Katerina. The Acropolis: the Acropolis Museum. Athens: Ekdotike Athenon, 2011. 167 p. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 9789602134528.

Shayegan, M. Rahim. Arsacids and Sasanians: political ideology in post-Hellenistic and late antique Persia. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xxix, 539 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521766418.

Spevak, Olga (ed., trans., comm.). Isidore de Séville: Étymologies. Livre XIV, De terra. Auteurs latins du moyen âge, 22. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. lxv, 208 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251336480.

Timotin, Andrei. La démonologie platonicienne: histoire de la notion de daimôn de Platon aux derniers néoplatoniciens. Philosophia antiqua, 128. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. x, 404 p. $192.00. ISBN 9789004218109.

Trevett, Jeremy (trans.). Demosthenes, Speeches 1-17. The oratory of classical Greece 14. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. xxxii, 318 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292729094.

Tulli, Mauro (ed.). L'autore pensoso: un seminario per Graziano Arrighetti sulla coscienza letteraria dei Greci. Ricerche di filologia classica, 6. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 224 p. € 95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272063.

Ullucci, Daniel C. The Christian rejection of animal sacrifice. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. x, 227 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199791705.

Urso, Gianpaolo (ed.). Dicere laudes: elogio, comunicazione, creazione del consenso. Atti del convegno internazionale, Cividale del Friuli, 23-25 settembre 2010. I convegni della Fondazione Niccolò Canussio, 10. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2011. 399 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846730855.

Valente, Marcello (ed., trans., comm.). [Aristotele]: Economici. Introduzione, testo rivisto, traduzione e commento. Fonti e studi di Storia Antica, 13. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2011. 343 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862743099.

Verga, Flaminia. Persistenze ed evoluzione del popolamento in area centro-italica in età antica: il caso del vicus di Nersae. Mediterranea. Supplemento, 7. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 99 p. € 195.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862274012.

On Offer from the Press for Review:

Brilliant, Richard and Dale Kinney (edd.). Reuse value: spolia and appropriation in art and architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 268 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781409424222.

Caldwell, Dorigen and Lesley Caldwell (edd.). Rome: continuing encounters between past and present. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 282 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781409417620.

Kunze, Max (ed.). Klassizismus in Deutschland und Italien: Die Sammlung Wolfgang von Wangenheim. Katalog einer Ausstellung im Winckelmann-Museum vom 16. Juli bis 28. Kataloge des Winckelmann-Museums. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. 96 p. € 30.00. ISBN 9783447065907.

Lössl, Josef and John W. Watt (edd.). Interpreting the Bible and Aristotle in late antiquity: the Alexandrian commentary tradition between Rome and Baghdad. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 343 p. $134.95. ISBN 9781409410072.

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