Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.04.01

BMCR Books Received (March, 2011).  


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Alston, Richard, Edith Hall and Laura Proffitt (edd.). Reading ancient slavery. London; New York: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. x, 235 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715638682.

Alston, Richard and Efrossini Spentzou. Reflections of Romanity: discourses of subjectivity in Imperial Rome. Classical memories/modern identities. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2011. xv, 247 p. $59.95. ISBN 9780814211496.

Audano, Sergio and Giovanni Cipriani (edd.). Aspetti della Fortuna dell'Antico nella Cultura Europea: atti della settima giornata di studi, Sestri Levante, 19 marzo 2010. Echo, 1. Foggia: Edizioni il Castello, 2011. 111 p. € 10.00 (pb). ISBN 9788865720271.

Benjamin, Andrew. Place, commonality and judgement: continental philosophy and the ancient Greeks. Continuum studies in continental philosophy. London; New York: Continuum, 2010. 186 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781441176806.

Billerbeck, Margarethe and Christian Zubler (edd., trans., comm.). Stephani Byzantii Ethnica, Volumen II: Δ-Ι. Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae, Bd 43/2. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2011. ix, 310 p. € 119.63. ISBN 9783110203462.

Bissa, Errietta M. A. Governmental intervention in foreign trade in archaic and classical Greece. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 312. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xiv, 266 p. $136.00. ISBN 9789004175044.

Blackson, Thomas A. Ancient Greek philosophy: from the Presocratics to the Hellenistic philosophers. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xv, 271 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781444335736.

Bloch, René. Moses und der Mythos: die Auseinandersetzung mit der griechischen Mythologie bei jüdisch-hellenistischen Autoren. Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 145. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. x, 298 p. $153.00. ISBN 9789004165014.

Bobonich, Christopher (ed.). Plato's Laws: a critical guide. Cambridge critical guides. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. viii, 245 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521884631.

Borghart, Pieter and Koen De Temmerman (edd.). Biography and fictionality in the Greek literary tradition. Phrasis. Studies in language and literature vol. 51 [2010] 1. Academia Press, 2010. 161 p. (pb). ISBN 20305265.

Brandt, Olof and Philippe Pergola (edd.). Marmoribus vestita: miscellanea in onore di Federico Guiobaldi (2 vols.). Studi di antichità cristiana, 63. Città del Vaticano: Pontificio Istituto di Archeologia Cristiana, 2011. xxix, 1406 p. € 180.00. ISBN 9788885991538.

Celentano, Maria Silvana (ed.). Ricerche di metrica e musica greca per Roberto Pretagostini. Collana del Dipartimento di Studi classici dall'antico al comtemporaneo. Sezione filologica, 7. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2010. xii, 130 p. € 16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742283.

Cingano, Ettore (ed.). Tra panellenismo e tradizioni locali: generi poetici e storiografia. Hellenica, 34. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2010. x, 596 p. € 70.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742061.

Collobert, Catherine. Parier sur le temps: la quête héroïque d'immortalité dans l'épopée homérique. Etudes anciennes, 143. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. 304 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326757.

Dalby, Andrew (trans.). Geoponika: farm work. A modern translation of the Roman and Byzantine farming handbook. Totnes: Prospect Books, 2010. 368 p. £ 30.00. ISBN 9781903018699.

Dasen, Véronique and Thomas Späth (edd.). Children, memory, and family identity in Roman culture. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvi, 373 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780199582570.

Daubner, Frank (ed.). Militärsiedlungen und Territorialherrschaft in der Antike. Topoi: Berlin studies of the ancient world, 3. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2011. viii, 158 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110222838.

Delignon, Bénédicte, Sabine Luciani and Pascale Paré-Rey (edd.). Une journée à Cyrène: lecture du Rudens de Plaute. Cahiers du Gita, 18. Montpellier: Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2011. 205 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9782842699185.

Desmulliez, Janine, Christine Hoët-van Cauwenberghe and Jean-Christophe Jolivet (edd.). L'étude des correspondances dans le monde romain de l'Antiquité classique à l'Antiquité tardive: permanences et mutations. Collection UL3, travaux et recherches. Lille: Presses de l'Université Charles-de-Gaulle - Lille 3, 2010. 563 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782844671257.

Dmitriev, Sviatoslav. The Greek slogan of freedom and early Roman politics in Greece. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xv, 524 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780195375183.

Dunning, Benjamin H. Specters of Paul: sexual difference in early Christian thought. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. x, 252 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780812243079.

Edmonds, Radcliffe G., III. (ed.). The "Orphic" gold tablets and Greek religion: further along the path. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x, 385 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521518314.

Erskine, Andrew and Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (edd.). Creating a Hellenistic world. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2011. xx, 355 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781905125463.

Esposito, Stephen (ed.). Odysseus at Troy: Sophocles' Ajax and Euripides' Hecuba and Trojan Women. Translations with introductions, notes, and essays. Focus classical library. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2010. xxiii, 279 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103966.

Fatti, Federico. Giuliano a Cesarea: la politica ecclesiastica del principe apostata. Studi e testi TardoAntichi, 10. Roma: Herder editrice e libreria, 2009. 290 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9788889670521.

Fisher, Nick and Hans van Wees (edd.). Competition in the ancient world. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2011. xi, 308 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125487.

Formisano, Marco and Hartmut Böhme (edd.). War in words: transformations of war from Antiquity to Clausewitz. Transformationen der Antike, Bd 19. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2011. ix, 431 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110245417.

Frakes, Robert M., Elizabeth DePalma Digeser and Justin Stephens (edd.). The rhetoric of power in late antiquity: religion and politics in Byzantium, Europe and the early Islamic world. Library of classical studies, 2. London; New York: Tauris Academic Studies, 2010. xii, 287 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781848854093.

Gagarin, Michael (ed.). Speeches from Athenian law. The oratory of classical Greece 16. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. x, 396 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292726383.

Geymonat, Mario. The great Archimedes (translated and edited by R. Alden Smith). Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2010. xvi, 116 p., 16 p. of plates. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781602583115.

Gildenhard, Ingo. Creative eloquence: the construction of reality in Cicero's speeches. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. vii, 454 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199291557.

Graham, Daniel W. (ed., trans.). The texts of early Greek philosophy: the complete fragments and selected testimonies of the major Presocratics (2 vols.). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 1020 p. $99.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521608428.

Graziosi, Barbara and Johannes Haubold (edd., comm.). Homer. Iliad, Book VI. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. x, 278 p. $32.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521703727.

Griffin, Miriam and Brad Inwood (trans.). Lucius Annaeus Seneca. On benefits. Complete works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xxvi, 222 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226748405.

Grund, Gary R. (trans.). Humanist tragedies. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 45. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xliii, 339 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674057258.

Haskell, Yasmin Annabel and Juanita Feros Ruys (edd.). Latinity and alterity in the early modern period. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, 360; Arizona studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 30. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010. vi, 304 p. $56.00. ISBN 9780866984089.

Heemstra, Marius. The Fiscus Judaicus and the parting of the ways. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 2. Reihe, 277. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. xi, 241 p. € 59.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161503832.

Hornblower, Simon. The Greek world, 479-323 BC. Fourth edition (first published 1983). Routledge history of the ancient world. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2011. xxi, 410 p. $42.95. ISBN 9780415602921.

Hughes, Bettany. The hemlock cup: Socrates, Athens and the search for the good life. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. xxxv, 484 p., [16] p. of plates. $35.00. ISBN 9781400041794.

Humble, Noreen (ed.). Plutarch's lives: parallelism and purpose. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2010. xxii, 282 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125418.

Ireland, Stanley (ed., trans.). Menander: the Shield (Aspis) and the Arbitration (Epitrepontes). Aris & Phillips classical texts. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2010. v, 272 p. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 9780856688331.

Kaiser, Alan. Roman urban street networks. Routledge studies in archaeology, 2. New York; London: Routledge, 2011. xvii, 249 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780415886574.

Karla, Grammatiki A. (ed.). Fiction on the fringe: novelistic writing in the post-classical age. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature, 310. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xxi, 194 p. $136.00. ISBN 9789004175471.

Kingsbury, Benedict, Benjamin Straumann and David Lupher (edd., trans.). Alberico Gentili. The wars of the Romans: a critical edition and translation of De armis Romanis. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxx, 388 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199600519.

Köstner, Elena. Tod im Trevererland: interkulturelle Beziehungen zwischen Römern und Kelten. Eine historisch-archäologische Gräberanalyse in der civitas Treverorum zwischen 150 v. und 100/120 n. Chr. Gutenberg: Computus Druck Satz & Verlag, 2011. 251 p. € 69.90. ISBN 9783940598103.

Kouremenos, Theokritos. Heavenly stuff: the constitution of the celestial objects and the theory of homocentric spheres in Aristotle's cosmology. Palingenesia, Bd 96. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 150 p. € 38.00. ISBN 9783515097338.

Kramer, Johannes. Von der Papyrologie zur Romanistik. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete, 30. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2011. vi, 454 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110247022.

Krings, Véronique and Catherine Valenti (edd.). Les antiquaires du Midi: savoirs et mémoires, XVIe-XIXe siècle. Paris: éditions Errance, 2011. 192 p. € 29.00 (pb). ISBN 9782877724432.

Krzyszkowska, Olga (ed.). Cretan offerings: studies in honour of Peter Warren. British School at Athens studies, 18. London: British School at Athens, 2010. xxxix, 400 p. $158.00. ISBN 9780904887624.

La Bua, Giuseppe (ed.). Vates operose dierum: studi sui Fasti di Ovidio. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 48. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. 270 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846727510.

Louden, Bruce. Homer's Odyssey and the Near East. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. vii, 356 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521768207.

Ludwig, Nadine. Ostgeorgische Fundplätze des 1. Jahrtausends v. Chr.: die Keramik (2 vols.). Schriften des Zentrums für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Schwarzmeerraumes, 20. Langenweißbach: Beier & Beran, 2010. 406 p., 324 p. of plates. € 129.00. ISBN 9783941171398.

Mahoney, Anne. First Greek course (after W. H. D. Rouse). Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2011. ix, 358 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103775.

Malosee, Pierre-Louis, Marie-Pierre Noël and Bernard Schouler (edd.). Clio sous le regard d'Hermès: l'utilisation de l'histoire dans la rhétorique ancienne de l'époque hellénistique à l'Antiquité Tardive. Actes du colloque international de Montpellier (18-20 octobre 2007). Cardo, 8. Alessandria: Edizioni del'Orso, 2010. xii, 248 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742474.

Marrucci, Lucia. Kratos e arche: funzioni drammatiche del potere. Supplementi di Lexis, 59. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2010. III, 308 p. € 65.00 (pb). ISBN 9789025612559.

Matijeviç, Krešimir. Römische und frühchristliche Zeugnisse im Norden Obergermaniens: epigraphische Studien zu unterer Mosel und östlicher Eifel. Pharos, Bd 27. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2010. 485 p. € 54.80. ISBN 9783867572552.

Mattingly, David J. (ed.). The archaeology of Fazzān. Volume 3, excavations of C. M. Daniels. Society for Libyan Studies monograph 8. Tripoli; London: Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahariya, Department of Antiquities; Society for Libyan Studies, 2010. xxv, 573 p. € 60.00. ISBN 9781900971102.

Mulroy, David (trans.). Sophocles. Oedipus Rex, a verse translation. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. xxxviii, 109 p. $7.95 (pb). ISBN 9780299282547.

Mureddu, P., G. F. Nieddu and S. Novelli (edd.). Tragico e comico nel dramma attico e oltre: intersezioni e sviluppi parateatrali. Atti dell'Incontro di studi, Cagliari 4-5 febbraio 2009. Supplementi di Lexis, 58. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2009. 226 p. € 52.00 (pb). ISBN 9789025612542.

Murgatroyd, Paul (ed., comm.). A commentary on Book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature, 311. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. x, 363 p. $182.00. ISBN 9789004175617.

Nagy, Blaise (ed., comm.). Herodotus reader: annotated passages from Books I-IX of the Histories. Focus classical commentary. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2011. xix, 238 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585103041.

Nieto Ibáñez, Jesús María. Cristianismo y profecías de Apolo: los oráculos paganos en la Patrística griega (siglos II-V). Colleción Estructuras y procesos. Serie Religión. Madrid: Editorial Trotta, 2010. 224 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788498791532.

Oakley, John H. and Olga Palagia (edd.). Athenian potters and painters, Volume II. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. vii, 327 p., 32 p. of plates. $140.00. ISBN 9781842173503.

Ørberg, Hans H. Lingua Latina per se illustrata, pars I: Familia Romana. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, 2011. 328 p. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 9781585104208.

Parker, Robert. On Greek religion. Cornell studies in classical philology, 60. Ithaca, NY; London: Cornell University Press, 2011. xv, 309 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780801477355.

Petrides, Antonis K. and Sophia Papaioannou (edd.). New perspectives on postclassical comedy. Pierides, 2. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. xii, 216 p. £ 39.99. ISBN 9781443824118.

Privitera, Tiziana and Fabio Stok (edd.). Sedula cura docendi: studi sull'Anthologia Latina per / con Riccardo Scarcia. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 49. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. 125 p. € 16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846728227.

Pucci, Giuseppe and Giovanni Lombardo (ed., trans.). Filostrato Maggiore. La Pinacoteca. Aesthetica, 71. Palermo: Aesthetica, 2010. 127 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788877260826.

Richter, Daniel S. Cosmopolis: imagining community in late classical Athens and the early Roman Empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ix, 278 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199772681.

Roecklein, Robert J. Plato versus Parmenides: the debate over coming-into-being in Greek philosophy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011. x, 199 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780739150771.

Rogers, Adam. Late Roman towns in Britain: rethinking change and decline. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 237 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781107008441.

Scarcia, Riccardo and Fabio Stok (edd.). Devotionis munus: la cultura e l'opera di Adamo di Brema. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 47. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. 202 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846727435.

Schnur, Rhoda (ed.). Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Budapestinensis: proceedings of the Thirteenth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, Budapest, 6-12 August 2006. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, 386. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2010. xxxiv, 865 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780866984348.

Scioli, Emma and Christine Walde (edd.). Sub imagine somni: nighttime phenomena in Greco-Roman culture. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 46. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. xvii, 313 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846726377.

Snape, Steven. Ancient Egyptian tombs: the culture of life and death. Blackwell ancient religions. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xvi, 289 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781405120890.

Stieber, Mary C. Euripides and the language of craft. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature, 327. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xxvi, 494 p. $230.00. ISBN 9789004189065.

Summerer, Lâtife and Alexander von Kienlin (edd.). Tatarlı: renklerin dönüşü / The return of colours / Rückkehr der Farben. Istanbul: T.C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı; Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2010. 367 p. (pb). ISBN 9789750818196.

Sweetman, Rebecca J. (ed.). Roman colonies in the first century of their foundation. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2011. vii, 159 p. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842179741.

Toalster, David. Unzeitgemäße Feldherren: der Hipparch als Prototyp des erfolgreichen Feldherrn in Xenophons Hellenika. Gutenberg: Computus Druck Satz & Verlag, 2011. 269 p. € 69.90. ISBN 9783940598080.

Umbrico, Alessio. Terenzio e i suoi nobiles: invenzione e realtà di un controverso legame. Testi e studi di cultura classica, 44. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. 127 p. € 12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846725806.

Van Steen, Gonda. Theatre of the condemned: classical tragedy on Greek prison islands. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiii, 354 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780199572885.

Vanacker, Janis. Non al suo amante più Diana piacque: i miti venatori nella letteratura italiana. Lingue e letterature Carocci, 106. Roma: Carocci editore, 2009. 359 p. € 37.20 (pb). ISBN 9788843051502.

Vikan, Gary. Early Byzantine pilgrimage art. Revised edition (first published 1982). Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection publications, 5. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2010. 109 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780884023586.

Woolf, Greg. Tales of the barbarians: ethnography and empire in the Roman West. Blackwell Bristol lectures on Greece, Rome and the classical tradition. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. viii, 167 p. $89.95. ISBN 9781405160735.

Περεντίδης, Σταύρος and Γεώργιος Στείρης (edd.). Ιωάννης και Θεοδόσιος Ζυγομαλάς: Πατριαρχείο - θεσμοί - χειρόγραφα (Iôannês kai Theodosios Zygomalas: patriarcheio - thesmoi - cheirographa) / Ioannes et Theodosios Zygomalas: Patriarchatus - institutiones - codices. Αθήνα: Δαίδαλος, 2009. 372 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9789602273906.

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