Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.08.01

BMCR Books Received (July, 2011).  


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Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin, Christophe Cusset, Yannick Durbec and Didier Pralon (edd.). Homère revisité: parodie et humour dans les réécritures homériques. Institut des Sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2011. 219 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848673462.

Adorjáni, Zsolt. Auge und Sehen in Pindars Dichtung. Spudasmata, Bd 139. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2011. 249 p. € 39.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487146324.

Amato, Eugenio. Xenophontis imitator fidelissimus: studi su tradizione e fortuna erudite di Dione Crisostomo tra XVI e XIX secolo. Hellenica, 40. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2011. viii, 235 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742979.

Arena, Patrizia. Feste e rituali a Roma: il principe incontra il popolo nel Circo Massimo. Documenti e studi, 45. Bari: Edipuglia, 2010. 293 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872286197.

Austin, Norman. Sophocles' Philoctetes and the great soul robbery. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. xiii, 282 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780299282745.

Bandini, Michele and Louis-André Dorion (ed., trans., comm.). Xénophon. Mémorables, Tome II, 1re partie: Livres II-III. Collection des Universités de France. Série greque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. xxxiv, 421 p. € 57.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005614.

Bandini, Michele and Louis-André Dorion (ed., trans., comm.). Xénophon. Mémorables, Tome II, 2e partie: Livre IV. Collection des Universités de France. Série greque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. xxvi, 349 p. € 57.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005621.

Benoist, Stéphane, Anne Daguet-Gage and Christine Hoët-van Cauwenberghe (edd.). Figures d'empire, fragments de mémoire: pouvoirs et identités dans le monde romain impérial (IIe s. av. n. è.–VIe s. ap. n. è.). Archaiologia. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2011. 590 p. € 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757403334.

Bermon, Emmanuel, Valéry Laurand and Jean Terrel (edd.). Politique d'Aristote: famille, régimes, éducation. Histoire des pensées, . Pessac: Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 2011. 188 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782867816321.

Betancourt, Philip P. and Susan C. Ferrence (edd.). Metallurgy, understanding how, learning why: studies in honor of James D. Muhly. Prehistory monographs, 29. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2011. xxxv, 304 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781931534574.

Bonadeo, Alessia, Alberto Canobbio and Fabio Gasti (edd.). Filellenismo e identità romana in età Flavia. Studia Ghisleriana. Pavia: Ibis edizioni, 2011. 169 p. € 16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788871643571.

Caballos Rufino, Antonio and Sabine Lefebvre (edd.). Roma generadora de identidades: la experiencia hispana. Collection de la Casa de Velázquez, 123. Madrid: Casa de Velázquez, 2011. 434 p. € 34.00 (pb). ISBN 9788496820517.

Callipo, Manuela. Dionisio Trace e la tradizione grammaticale. Multa paucis, 9. Acireale; Roma: Bonanno editore, 2011. 219 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788877966223.

Cavarzere, Alberto. Gli arcani dell'oratore: alcuni appunti sull'actio dei romani. Agones. Studi, 2. Roma; Padova: Editrice Antenore, 2011. 241 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884556554.

Cline, Eric H. and Mark W. Graham. Ancient empires: from Mesopotamia to the rise of Islam. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xviii, 368 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521717809.

Croally, Neil and Roy Hyde. Classical literature: an introduction. Aspects of classical civilization. London; New York: Routledge, 2011. xii, 420 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415468138.

Dall'Aglio, Pier Luigi and Guido Rosada (edd.). Sistemi centuriali e opere di assetto agrario tra età romana e primo Medioevo. Aspetti metodologici, ricostruttivi e interpretativi / The application of centurial systems and methods of agrarian organisation from the Roman period to the Early Middle Ages. Atti del convegno, Borgoricco (Padova) - Lugo (Ravenna), 10-12 settembre 2009 (2 vols.). Agri centuriati, 6/2009 - 7/2010. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010-2011. 345 p.; 341 p. € 450.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862274050.

De Leemans, Pieter (ed.). Aristoteles Latinus XVII 1.III, De motu animalium. Fragmenta translationis anonymae. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011. xcii, 69 p. € 70.00. ISBN 9782503540948.

De Leemans, Pieter, Aristoteles and Guilelmus (ed.). Aristoteles Latinus XVII 2.II-III, De progressu animalium; De motu animalium. Translatio Guilellmi de Morbeka. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011. cclx, 118 p. € 150.00. ISBN 9782503540931.

Delvigo, Maria Luisa. Servio e la poesia della scienza. Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici, 23. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 131 p. € 34.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273732.

Deufert, Diane. Matthias Bergius (1536-1592): antike Dichtungstradition im konfessionellen Zeitalter. Hypomnemata, Bd 186. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011. 448 p. € 98.95. ISBN 9783525252956.

Doulamis, Konstantin (ed.). Echoing narratives: studies of intertextuality in Greek and Roman prose fiction. Ancient narrative supplementum, 13. Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing; Groningen University Library, 2011. xv, 210 p. € 70.00. ISBN 9789077922859.

Eich, Peter. Gottesbild und Wahrnehmung: Studien zu Ambivalenzen früher griechischer Götterdarstellungen (ca. 800 v.Chr. - ca. 400 v.Chr.). Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, Bd 34. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 532 p. € 79.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515098557.

Fairbairn, Donald. Understanding language: a guide for beginning students of Greek and Latin. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2011. xxiv, 190 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780813218663.

Feichtinger, Barbara and Gottfried Kreuz (edd.). Gender studies in den Altertumswissenschaften: Aspekte von Macht und Erotik in der Antike. IPHIS - Beiträge zur altertumswissenschaftlichen Genderforschung, Bd 4. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2010. 264 p. € 29.50 (pb). ISBN 9783868212723.

Fish, Jeffrey and Kirk R. Sanders (edd.). Epicurus and the Epicurean tradition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 267 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521194785.

Formisano, Marco and Therese Fuhrer (edd.). Gender studies in den Altertumswissenschaften: Gender-Inszenierungen in der antiken Literatur. IPHIS - Beiträge zur altertumswissenschaftlichen Genderforschung, Bd 5. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2010. 235 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9783868212754.

Fratantuono, Lee. Madness transformed: a reading of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011. xxv, 487 p. $46.95 (pb). ISBN 9780739129449.

Gilibert, Alessandra. Syro-Hittite monumental art and the archaeology of performance: the stone reliefs at Carchemish and Zincirli in the earlier first millennium BCE. Topoi. Berlin studies of the ancient world, 2. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xiii, 223 p. $150.00. ISBN 9783110222258.

Goldhill, Simon. Victorian culture and classical antiquity: art, opera, fiction, and the proclamation of modernity. Martin classical lectures. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011. viii, 352 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691149844.

Heesen, Pieter. Athenian little-master cups (2 vols). Amsterdam: Pieter Heesen, 2011. 394 p., 173 p. of plates. € 110.00 (pb). ISBN 9789081734004.

Heinen, Heinz (ed.). Handwörterbuch der antiken Sklaverei (HAS). Lieferung I-III (2010). Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei, Beiheft 5. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 36 p.; 1 CD-ROM. € 175.00. ISBN 9783515089197.

Heusch, Christine. Die Macht der memoria: die "Noctes Atticae" des Aulus Gellius im Licht der Erinnerungskultur des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd 104. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xiii, 482 p. $180.00. ISBN 9783110245370.

Hoover, Oliver, Andrew Meadows and Ute Wartenberg (edd.). Coin hoards, Volume X: Greek hoards. New York: American Numismatic Society, 2010. viii, 281 p., 67 p. of plates. $80.00. ISBN 9780897223157.

Huth, Martin. Coinage of the Caravan Kingdoms: ancient Arabian coins from the collection of Martin Huth. Ancient coins in North American collections, 10. New York: American Numismatic Society, 2010. xxiii, 162 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780897223188.

Huth, Martin and Peter G. van Alfen (edd.). Coinage of the caravan kingdoms: studies in the monetization of ancient Arabia. Numismatic studies, 25. New York: American Numismatic Society, 2010. vi, 602 p., 42 p. of plates, CD-ROM. $250.00. ISBN 9780897223126.

Ingrosso, Paola (ed., trans., comm.). Menandro: Lo scudo. Prosopa. teatro greco: studi e commenti, 2. Lecce; Iseo: Pensa MultiMedia Editore, 2010. 447 p. € 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882328221.

Jakobi, Rainer (ed.). Asterius, Liber ad Renatum monachum. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, . Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xi, 41 p. $60.00. ISBN 9783110209488.

Kakoschke, Andreas. Die Personennamen im römischen Britannien. Alpha-Omega, Reihe A, Bd 259. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Olms-Weidmann, 2011. 671 p. € 248.00. ISBN 9783487146287.

Kazmierski, Sergiusz. Die Anaximanderauslegung Heideggers und der Anfang des abendländischen Denkens. Studia classica et mediaevalia, Bd 3. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2011. xiv, 294 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9783883096575.

Kenney, Edward J. and Gioachino Chiarini (ed., trans., comm.). Ovidio. Metamorfosi, Volume IV: Libri VII-IX. Scrittori greci e latini. Roma; Milano: Fondazione Lorenzo Valla; Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 2011. lxxii, 484 p. € 30.00. ISBN 9788804604242.

Kenny, Anthony (trans.). Aristotle, The Eudemian Ethics. Oxford world's classics. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxxviii, 195 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9780199586431.

Kitto, H. D. F. Greek tragedy: a literary study (reprint of 1961 third edition; with a new foreword by Edith Hall). Routledge classics. New York; London: Routledge Classics, 2011. xv, 341 p. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415610193.

Koster, Severin. Ciceros Rosciana Amerina: im Prosarhythmus rekonstruiert. Palingenesia, Bd 99. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 178 p. € 42.00. ISBN 9783515098687.

Lane Fox, Robin J. (ed.). Brill's companion to ancient Macedon: studies in the archaeology and history of Macedon, 650 BC-300 AD. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xiii, 642 p., [69] p. of plates. $251.00. ISBN 9789004206502.

Lardinois, A. P. M. H., J. H. Blok and M. G. M. van der Poel (edd.). Sacred words: orality, literacy, and religion. Orality and literacy in the ancient world, vol. 8. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 332. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xiv, 415 p. $192.00. ISBN 9789004194120.

Launaro, Alessandro. Peasants and slaves: the rural population of Roman Italy (200 BC to AD 100). Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 349 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781107004795.

Luque Moreno, Jesús. Mare nostrum: reflexiones sobre el léxico latino del mar. Biblioteca de humanidades / Estudios clásicos. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2011. 568 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788433852083.

Luque Moreno, Jesús. Poder o no poder (impotens / potens). Biblioteca de humanidades / Estudios clásicos. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2011. 143 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788433852229.

Manuwald, Gesine. Roman Republican theatre. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xii, 390 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780521110167.

Marciniak, Katarzyna (ed.). Birthday beasts' book: where human roads cross animal trails... Cultural studies in honour of Jerzy Axer. Warsaw: Instytut Badań Interdyscyplinarnych "Artes Liberales", 2011. 512 p. ISBN 9788392897293.

Martín Hernández, Raquel. Orfeo y los magos: la literatura órfica, la magia y los misterios. Lecturas. Historia antigua. Madrid: Abada Editores, 2010. 371 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9788496775886.

Martínez, Javier (ed.). Fakes and forgers of classical literature / Falsificaciones y falsarios de la Literatura Clásica. Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 2011. 270 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788478827251.

Miller, Patrick Lee. Becoming God: pure reason in early Greek philosophy. Continuum studies in ancient philosophy. London; New York: Continuum, 2011. x, 179 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781847061645.

Monteix, Nicolas. Les lieux de métier: boutiques et ateliers d'Herculanum. Collection du Centre Jean Bérard, 34. Rome: École française de Rome, 2010. xiv, 478 p. € 75.00. ISBN 9782728308910.

Murnaghan, Sheila. Disguise and recognition in the Odyssey. Second edition (first published 1987). Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010. xvi, 145 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780739129531.

Naiditch, P. G. The library of Richard Porson. S.l.: Xlibris, 2011. cxlvii, [3], 441 p. $23.99 (pb). ISBN 9781456805272.

North, J. A. and S. R. F. Price (edd.). The religious history of the Roman Empire: pagans, Jews, and Christians. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxi, 577 p. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199567355.

Pace, Giovanna (ed., trans., comm.). Giovanni Tzetzes, La poesia tragica. Edizione critica, traduzione e comment (2nd edition; first published 2007). Speculum, 27. Napoli: M. D'Auria editore, 2011. 178 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870923193.

Parmeggiani, Giovanni. Eforo di Cuma: studi di storiografia greca. Studi di storia, 14. Bologna: Pàtron editore, 2011. 805 p. € 66.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855531108.

Patimo, Valeria Maria. La Pro Cluentio di Cicerone: introduzione e commento dei §§ 1 - 81. Studia classica et mediaevalia, Bd 1. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2009. 647 p. € 70.00 (pb). ISBN 9783883094915.

Peilstöcker, Martin and Aaron A. Burke (edd.). The history and archaeology of Jaffa 1. Monumenta archaeologica, 26. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011. xviii, 294 p. $69.00. ISBN 9781931745819.

Pellegrino, Matteo. La maschera comica del Sicofante. Prosopa 1. Lecce; Iseo: Pensa MultiMedia Editore, 2010. 257 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882327767.

Poehler, Eric, Miko Flohr and Kevin Cole (edd.). Pompeii: art, industry, and infrastructure. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2011. xvii, 181 p. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842179840.

Raschieri, Amedeo A. L'Orbis terrae di Aviano. Multa paucis, 8. Acireale; Roma: Bonanno editpre, 2010. 221 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788877966230.

Roche, Paul (ed.). Pliny's praise: the Panegyricus in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 208 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781107009059.

Roettig, Katharina. Die Träume des Xerxes: zum Handeln der Götter bei Herodot. Studia classica et mediaevalia, Bd 2. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2010. 126 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9783883096087.

Rositani, Annunziata (ed.). Harvest texts in the British Museum. Rivista degli studi orientali, nuova serie. Supplemento, no 1, vol. 82. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 209 p., CD-ROM. € 220.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273282.

Ruiz Arzalluz, Iñigo and Francesco Petrarca. La Vita Terrentii de Petrarca. Studi sul Petrarca, 39. Roma; Padova: Editrice Antenore, 2010. xix, 159 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884556479.

Shear, Julia L. Polis and revolution: responding to oligarchy in classical Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv, 368 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521760447.

Sivertsev, Alexei M. Judaism and imperial ideology in late antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. viii, 247 p. $85.00. ISBN 9781107009080.

Slavitt, David R. (trans.). The Gnat and other minor poems of Virgil. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2011. xvii, 66 p. $21.95. ISBN 9780520267657.

Smith, Christopher and Ralph Covino (edd.). Praise and blame in Roman republican rhetoric. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2010. xi, 248 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125463.

Storey, Ian C. (ed., trans.). Fragments of Old Comedy, Volume I: Alcaeus to Diocles. Loeb classical library, 513. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xlvi, 449 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996625.

Storey, Ian C. (ed., trans.). Fragments of Old Comedy, Volume II: Diopeithes to Pherecrates. Loeb classical library, 514. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xi, 520 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996632.

Storey, Ian C. (ed., trans.). Fragments of Old Comedy, Volume III: Philonicus to Xenophon; adespota. Loeb classical library, 515. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xi, 464 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996779.

Thibodeau, Philip. Playing the farmer: representations of rural life in Vergil's Georgics. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2011. 326 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780520268326.

Upson-Saia, Kristi. Early Christian dress: gender, virtue, and authority. Routledge studies in ancient history, 3. New York; London: Routledge, 2011. xiv, 171 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780415890014.

Wallner, Christian. Die Inschriften des Museums in Yozgat. Tyche. Sonderband, 6. Wien: Verlag Holzhausen, 2011. 141 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9783854931812.

Woolmer, Mark. The Phoenicians: an introduction. Classical world series. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. 136 p. $23.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853997341.

Yunis, Harvey (ed., comm.). Plato: Phaedrus. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 270 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521612593.

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Droß-Krüpe, Kerstin. Wolle - Weber - Wirtschaft: die Textilproduktion der römischen Kaiserzeit im Spiegel der papyrologischen Überlieferung. Philippika, 46. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011. x, 304 p. € 78.00. ISBN 9783447065160.

Webber, Christopher. The gods of battle: the Thracians at war, 1500 BC - AD 150. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2010. 288 p. £ 25.00. ISBN 9781844158355.

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