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Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.07.01

Books Received (June, 2011).  


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Adler, Eric. Valorizing the Barbarians: enemy speeches in Roman historiography. Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. x, 269 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780292726284.

Adornato, Gianfranco (ed.). Scolpire il marmo: importazioni, artisti itineranti, scuole artistiche nel Mediterraneo antico. Atti del Convegno di studio tenuto a Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore, 9-11 novembre 2009. Archeologia e arte antica. Milano: LED, 2010. 366 p. € 74.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879164658.

Africa, Thomas W. A historian's palette: studies in Greek and Roman history (compiled with introduction by Frank L. Vatai). Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 2011. xix, 420 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9781930053717.

Amiech, Christine (ed., trans., comm.). Euripide, Hélène. Études anciennes. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2011. 195 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753513532.

Apfel, Lauren J. The advent of pluralism: diversity and conflict in the age of Sophocles. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xvi, 380 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199600625.

Balansard, Anne, Gilles Dorival and Mireille Loubet (edd.). Prolongements et renouvellements de la tradition classique. Textes et documents de la Méditerranée antique et médiévale. Aix-en-Provence: Publications de l'Université de Provence, 2011. 430 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782853997676.

Bartlett, Robert C. and Susan D. Collins (trans.). Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xxi, 339 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780226026749.

Baumann, Mario. Bilder schreiben: virtuose Ekphrasis in Philostrats "Eikones". Millennium studies, Bd 33. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. x, 218 p. $120.00. ISBN 9783110254051.

Beneš, Carrie E. Urban legends: civic identity and the classical past in northern Italy, 1250-1350. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011. xii, 278 p. $79.95. ISBN 9780271037653.

Bertini, Ferruccio. Inusitata verba. Studi di lessicografia latina raccolti in occasione del suo settantesimo compleanno (da Paolo Gatti e Caterina Mordeglia). Labirinti, 133. Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento, Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Filologici, 2011. 332 p. € 13.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884433640.

Bolgia, Claudia, Rosamond McKitterick and John Osborne (edd.). Rome across time and space: cultural transmission and the exchange of ideas, c. 500-1400. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xx, 351 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521192170.

Brice, Lee L. and Jennifer T. Roberts (edd.). Recent directions in the military history of the ancient world. Publications of the Association of Ancient Historians, 10. Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 2011. [x], 222 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781930053700.

Brisson, Luc (ed., trans., comm.). Jamblichus, Vie de Pythagore. 2e tirage revu et corrigé (first edition published 1996). La roue à livres 29. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. lxxvii, 247 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251339542.

Brisson, Luc (ed., trans., comm.). Platon. Parménide. GF 688. Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2011. 349 p. € 8.80 (pb). ISBN 9782081261334.

Caccamo Caltabiano, Maria, Carmela Raccuia and Elena Santagati (edd.). Tyrannis, Basileia, Imperium: forme, prassi e simboli del potere politico nel mondo greco e romano. Atti delle Giornate seminariali in onore di S. Nerina Consolo Langher, Messina, 17-19 dicembre 2007. Pelorias, 18. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità dell'Università degli Studi di Messina, 2010. 600 p. € 85.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882680244.

Carandini, Andrea. Rome: day one (translated by Stephen Sartarelli; first published in Italian 2007). Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2011. 172 p. $24.95. ISBN 9780691139227.

Carter, D. M. (ed.). Why Athens? a reappraisal of tragic politics. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii, 472 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780199562329.

Consolo Langher, Sebastiana Nerina, Carmela Raccuia and Giuseppe Mafodda. Forme del potere, problemi storiografici, percorsi istituzionali in Sicilia. Messina: Armando Siciliano Editore, 2007. 311 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788874424702.

Constantinidou, Soteroula. Logos into Mythos: the case of Gorgias' Encomium of Helen. Athens: Institut du Livre - A. Kardamitsa, 2008. xii, 231 p. (pb). ISBN 9789603542315.

Cristante, Lucio and Simona Ravalico (edd.). Il calamo della memoria. Riuso di testi e mestiere letterario nella tarda antichità. IV (Raccolta delle relazioni discusse nel IV incontro internazionale di Trieste, Biblioteca Statale, 28-30 aprile 2010). Polymnia, 13. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2011. xxii, 364 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883033193.

Curry, Patrick (ed.). Divination: perspectives for a new millenium. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. xiii, 289 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781409405559.

Dabdab Trabulsi, José Antonio. Le Présent dans le Passé: autour de quelques Périclès du XXe siècle et de la possibilité d'une vérité en Histoire. Institut des Sciences et Techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2011. 219 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848673172.

de Melo, Wolfgang (ed., trans.). Plautus. Casina; The casket comedy; Curculio; Epidicus; The two Menaechmuses. Loeb classical library, 61. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. 562 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996786.

De Poli, Matia. Le Monodie di Euripide: note di critica testuale e analisi metrica. Padova: S.A.R.G.O.N. Editirice e Libreria, 2011. 384 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788895672175.

Dey, Hendrik W. The Aurelian wall and the refashioning of Imperial Rome, A.D. 271- 855. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv, 360 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521763653.

Di Stefano, Anita (ed., comm.). Arusiani Messi Exempla elocutionum. Bibliotheca Weidmanniana. Collectanea grammatica latina, 6. Hildesheim: Weidmannische Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2011. xcviii, 203 p. € 49.80 (pb). ISBN 9783615003819.

Dräger, Paul (ed., trans., comm.). Decimus Magnus Ausonius. Sämtliche Werke, Band 2: Trierer Werke. Trier: Kliomedia, 2011. 662 p. € 69.00. ISBN 9783898901581.

Dubouloz, Julien. La propriété immobilière à Rome et en Italie (Ier-Ve siècles): organisation et transmission des praedia urbana. Bibliothèque des Écoles française d'Athènes et de Rome, 343. Rome: École française de Rome, 2011. 735 p. € 96.00. ISBN 9782728308774.

Dykes, Anthony. Reading sin in the world: the Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the vocation of the responsible reader. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xx, 273 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781107004535.

Eidinow, Esther. Luck, fate, and fortune: antiquity and its legacy. Ancients and moderns series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. viii, 213 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195380798.

Fisher, Gregor. Between empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xviii, 254 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199599271.

Flamerie de Lachapelle, Guillaume. Clementia: recherches sur la notion de clémence à Rome, du début du Ier siècle a.C. à la mort d'Auguste. Scripta antiqua, 33. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2011. 352 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130440.

Fuchs, Michel E. and Benoît Dubosson (edd.). Theatra et spectacula: les grands monuments des jeux dans lÁntiquité. Études de lettres, 288. Lausanne: Université de Lausanne, 2011. 359 p. (pb). ISBN 9782940331253.

Gili, Luca. La sillogistica di Alessandro di Afrodisia: sillogistica categorica e sillogistica modale nel commento agli Analitici Primi di Aristotele. Spudasmata, Bd 138. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2011. vi, 326 p. € 48.00 (pb). ISBN 9783487146140.

Gill, David W. J. Sifting the soil of Greece: the early years of the British School at Athens (1886-1919). Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies supplement, 111. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2011. xiv, 474 p. £ 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670321.

Giuffrè, Mauro (ed.). Studies in semiotic textology in honour of János S. Petöfi. Sprachtheorie und germanistische Linguistik. Supplement, 1. Münster: Nodus Publikationen, 2011. 191 p. (pb). ISBN 12185736.

Gödde, Susanne. Euphêmia: die gute Rede in Kult und Literatur der griechischen Antike. Bibliothek der klassischen Altertumswissenschaften, Neue Folge, 2 Reihe, Bd 120. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011. ix, 439 p. € 55.00. ISBN 9783825353148.

Golden, Mark and Peter Toohey (edd.). A cultural history of sexuality, volume 1: a cultural history of sexuality in the classical world. Oxford; New York: Berg, 2011. xiv, 342 p. ISBN 9781847888006.

Grajetzki, Wolfram. Greeks and Parthians in Mesopotamia and beyond, 331 BC-224 AD. Bristol: Bristol Classical, 2011. x, 113 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715639474.

Guelfucci, Marie-Rose (ed.). Jeux et enjeux de la mise en forme de l'histoire: recherches sur le genre historique en Grèce et à Rome (2 vols.). Dialogues d'histoire ancienne supplément, 4.1-2. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2010. xvii, 636 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848673202.

Guérin, Charles. Persona: l'élaboration d'une notion rhétorique au Ier siècle av. J.- C. Volume I: antécédents grecs et première rhétorique latine. Textes et traditions, 18. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2009. 431 p. € 44.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711622344.

Guérin, Charles. Persona: l'élaboration d'une notion rhétorique au Ier siècle av. J.- C. Volume II: théorisation cicéronienne de la persona oratoire. Textes et traditions, 21. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2011. 474 p. € 44.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711623518.

Harland, Philip A. Travel and religion in antiquity. Studies in Christianity and Judaism / Études sur le christianisme et le judaisme, 21. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011. xii, 289 p. $85.00. ISBN 9781554582228.

Harper, Kyle. Slavery in the late Roman world, AD 275-425. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 611 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780521198615.

Hekster, Olivier and Ted Kaizer (edd.). Frontiers in the Roman world: proceedings of the ninth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Durham, 16-19 April 2009). Impact of empire, 13. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xi, 378 p. $178.00. ISBN 9789004201194.

Horster, Marietta and Christiane Reitz (edd.). Condensing texts - condensed texts. Palingenesia, Bd 98. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. x, 764 p. € 99.00. ISBN 9783515093958.

Institut des Sciences et Techniques de l'Antiquité. La notion d'empire dans les mondes antiques: Bilan historiographique. Dialogues d'histoire ancienne supplément, 5. Besançon: Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2011. 194 p. ISBN 9782848673257.

Kelly, Christopher, Richard Flower and Michael Stuart Williams (edd.). Unclassical traditions, Volume II: perspectives from East and West in Late Antiquity. Cambridge Classical Journal supplements, 35. Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, 2011. 162 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780956838100.

Lauritsen, John (ed.). Aeschylus. Oresteia: the Medwin-Shelley translation. Dorchester, MA: Pagan Press, 2011. 192 p. $14.00 (pb). ISBN 9780943742168.

Leithart, Peter J. Athanasius. Foundations of theological exegesis and Christian spirituality. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011. xvii, 204 p. $16.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801039423.

Levaniouk, Olga. Eve of the festival: making myth in Odyssey 19. Hellenic studies, 46. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2010. x, 368 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674053359.

Martinez-Sève, Laurianne. Atlas du monde hellénistique (336-31 av. J.-C.): pouvoirs et territoires après Alexandre le Grand. Atlas. Mémoires. Paris: Autrement, 2011. 80 p. € 17.00 (pb). ISBN 9782746714908.

Masselli, Grazia Maria. Glauco, dio 'in erba': da Publio Ovidio Nasone a Ercole Luigi Morselli. Echo, 2. Foggia: Edizioni Il Castello, 2011. 95 p. € 10.00 (pb). ISBN 9788865720325.

Mennen, Inge. Power and status in the Roman Empire, AD 193-284. Impact of empire, 12. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xii, 305 p. $141.00. ISBN 9789004203594.

Monrós Gaspar, Laura and Robert Reece. Cassandra, the fortune-teller: prophets, gipsies and Victorian burlesque. le Rane. Studi, 56. Bari: Levante editori, 2011. 330 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879495752.

Moreno Soldevila, Rosario (ed., trans., comm.). G. Plinio Cecilio Segundo, Plinio "el Joven": Panegírico de Trajano. Alma mater. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2010. cxvii, 122 p. ISBN 9788400090999.

Moreno Soldevila, Rosario (ed.). Diccionario de motivos amatorios en la literatura latina (siglos III a. C.-II d. C.). Exemplaria classica, Anejo II. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, 2011. 529 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788415147190.

Mouritsen, Henrik. The freedman in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. vi, 344 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521856133.

Murphy, Joanne M. A. (ed.). Prehistoric Crete: regional and diachronic studies on mortuary systems. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2011. xi, 214 p. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 9781931534611.

Niehoff, Maren. Jewish exegesis and Homeric scholarship in Alexandria. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 222 p. $85.00. ISBN 9781107000728.

Nightingale, Andrea. Once out of nature: Augustine on time and the body. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xiv, 244 p. $39.00. ISBN 9780226585758.

Olbrycht, Marek Jan (ed.). Orientis splendor: studies in memory of Józef Wolski. Anabasis. Studia classica et orientalia, 1 (2010). Rzeszów: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego, 2010. 316 p. (pb). ISBN 20828993.

Parmentier, Édith and Francesca Prometea Barone (edd., trans., comm.). Nicolas de Damas. Histoires; Recueil de coutumes; Vie d'Auguste; Autobiographie. Fragments. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. lxi, 374 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251742113.

Paton, W. R., Frank W. Walbank and Christian Habicht (trans., rev.). Polybius, The histories. Books 5-8 (revised 2nd edition). Loeb classical library, 138. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. 607 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996588.

Petropoulos, J. C. B. Kleos in a minor key: the Homeric education of a little prince. Hellenic studies, 45. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2010. xiv, 171 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674055926.

Picone, Giusto, Lucia Beltrami and Licinia Ricottilli (edd.). Benfattori e beneficati: la relazione asimmetrica nel de beneficiis di Seneca. Letteratura classica, 35. Palermo: G. B. Palumbo Editore, 2009. 429 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9788860170729.

Piovan, Dino. Memoria e oblio della guerra civile: strategie giudiziarie e racconto del passato in Lisia. Studi e testi di storia antica, 19. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2011. 356 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846728258.

Prieto Domínguez, Óscar. De Alieno Nostrum: el Centón profano en el mundo griego. Estudios filológicos, 328. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2011. 230 p. € 27.00 (pb). ISBN 9788478002085.

Pritchard, David M. (ed.). War, democracy and culture in classical Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xviii, 460 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521190336.

Raccanelli, Renata. Esercizi di dono: pragmatica e paradossi delle relazioni nel De beneficiis di Seneca. Letteratura classica, 34. Palermo: Palumbo, 2010. 200 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9788860170835.

Randsborg, Klavs. Bronze age textiles: men, women and wealth. Duckworth debates in archaeology. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. 176 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715640784.

Rhodes, P. J. Alcibiades: Athenian playboy, general and traitor. South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2011. xv, 143 p. £ 19.99. ISBN 9781848840690.

Scafuro, Adele C. (trans.). Demosthenes, speeches 39-49. The oratory of classical Greece 13. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. xxxii, 400 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292726413.

Schor, Adam M. Theodoret's people: social networks and religious conflict in late Roman Syria. Transformation of the classical heritage, 48. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2011. xv, 342 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780520268623.

Slatkin, Laura M. The power of Thetis and selected essays. Hellenic studies 16. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2011. ix, 238 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674021433.

Squire, Michael. The art of the body: antiquity and its legacy. Ancients and moderns. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xv, 240 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195380811.

Sundahl, Mark, David Mirhady and Ilias Arnaoutoglou. A new working bibliography of ancient Greek law (7th-4th centuries BC). Yearbook of the Research Centre for the History of Greek Law, volume 42. Supplement, 11. Athens: Academy of Athens, 2011. 657 p. (pb). ISBN 9789604041985.

Tchernia, André. Les Romains et le commerce. Études, 8. Naples: Centre Jean Bérard, 2011. 439 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782918887065.

Tessier, Andrea. Vom Melos zum Stichos: il verso melico greco nella filologia tedesca d'inizio Ottocento. Trieste: Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2011. 157 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883033056.

Vartzioti, Olga. Quintus Horatius Flaccus: η ποιητικη του εμπνευση και η ενοτητα της στη θεματικη του εργου του. Humanities, 3. Αθηνα: TYPIS Humanities Publishing House, 2010. 377 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609808569.

Vidal, José Luis, José Ignacio García Armendáriz and Adolfo Egea (edd.). Paulo minora: estudios sobre poesía latina menor y fragmentaria. Barcelona: Publicacions i edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2011. x, 306 p. (pb). ISBN 9788447534941.

Werlings, Marie-Joséphine. Le dèmos avant la démocratie: mot, concepts, réalités historiques. Paris: Presses universitaires de Paris ouest, 2010. 379 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782840160755.

Zimmermann-Elseify, Nina. Attisch Weissgrundige Lekythen. Corpus vasorum antiquorum, Deutschland, Bd 89; Berlin, Bd 12. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2011. 76 p., 11 p. of illustrations, 48 p. of plates. € 98.00. ISBN 9783406614934.

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Clark, Gillian. Body and gender, soul and reason in Late Antiquity. Variorum collected studies series, CS978. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011. 346 p. $154.95. ISBN 9781409423751.

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