Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.10.01

Books Received (September, 2011).  


This is a list of books received by BMCR during the previous month; it does not include books on offer for review or books still available for review. You will find the updated list of books available for review at http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/booksavailable.html

Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin, Luigi Lehnus and Susan Stephens (edd.). Brill's companion to Callimachus. Brill's companions in classical studies. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xviii, 708 p. $261.00. ISBN 9789004156739.

Anatolios, Khaled. Retrieving Nicaea: the development and meaning of Trinitarian doctrine. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011. xviii, 322 p. $39.99. ISBN 9780801031328.

Arnason, Johann P. and Kurt A. Raaflaub (edd.). The Roman Empire in context: historical and comparative perspectives. The ancient world: comparative histories. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley- Blackwell, 2011. xiv, 416 p. $149.95. ISBN 9780470655573.

Aronadio, Francesco. I fondamenti della riflessione di Platone sul linguaggio: il Cratilo. Pleiadi, 14. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2011. xiii, 264 p. € 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788863723250.

Athanassaki, Lucia and Ewen Bowie (edd.). Archaic and classical choral song: performance, politics and dissemination. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 10. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. viii, 562 p. $165.00. ISBN 9783110254013.

Balode, Sanita. Verbs of motion with directional prepositions and prefixes in Xenophon's Anabasis. Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia, 17. Lund: Lund University, 2011. xv, 221 p. (pb). ISBN 9789174731613.

Barnes, Timothy. Constantine: dynasty, religion and power in the later Roman Empire. Blackwell ancient lives. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xiii, 266 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781405117272.

Baronowski, Donald Walter. Polybius and Roman imperialism. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. xiv, 242 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780715639429.

Binsbergen, Wim van (ed.). Black Athena comes of age: towards a constructive re- assessment. Afrikanische Studien, Bd 44. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2011. 367 p. € 39.90 (pb). ISBN 9783825848088.

Bizer, Marc. Homer and the politics of authority in Renaissance France. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii, 245 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199731565.

Bol, Renate. Marmorskulpturen der römischen Kaiserzeit aus Milet. Milet, Bd 5: Funde aus Milet, Teil 2. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xx, 215 p., 112 p. of plates. $225.00. ISBN 9783110251845.

Brisart, Thomas. Un art citoyen: recherches sur l'orientalisation des artisanats en Grèce proto-archaïque. Mémoire de la Classe des Lettres. Collection in-8°, 3e série, 54. Bruxelles: Académie royale de Belgique, 2011. 352 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782803102785.

Bucking, Scott. Practice makes perfect: P. Cotsen-Princeton 1 and the training of scribes in Byzantine Egypt. Los Angeles: Cotsen Occasional Press, 2011. xvi, 261 p. ISBN 0974516848.

Clarke, Katherine. Making time for the past: local history and the polis. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiii, 408 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199694983.

Consoli, Maria Elvira (ed.). Società diritto letteratura nel tardoantico: atti della I Giornata di Studio (30 ottobre 2008). Università del Salento. Pubblicazioni del Dipartimento di Studi storici dal Medioevo all'Età contemporanea, 96. Saggi e ricerche, 89. Galatina: Congedo Editore, 2011. 180 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788880869344.

Cullen, Henry, Michael Dormandy and John Taylor. Latin stories: a GCSE reader. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. 190 p. $27.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853997464.

Dekel, Edan. Virgil's Homeric lens. Routledge monographs in classical studies. New York; London: Routledge, 2012. ix, 166 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780415890403.

Desbat, Armand and Hugues Savay-Guerraz (edd.). Images d'argile: les vases gallo- romains à médaillons d'applique de la vallée du Rhône. Gollion: Infolio éditions, 2011. 159 p. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 9782884741101.

Dowden, Ken and Niall Livingstone (edd.). A companion to Greek mythology. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xxvii, 643 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405111782.

Doyen, Charles. Poséidon souverain: contribution à l'histoire religieuse de la Grèce mycénienne et archaïque. Mémoire de la Classe des Lettres. Collection in-8°, 3e série, 55. Bruxelles: Académie royale de Belgique, 2011. 391 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9782803102792.

Eicks, Mathias. Liebe und Lyrik: zur Funktion des erotischen Diskurses in Horazens erster Odensammlung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 291. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. x, 376 p. $165.00. ISBN 9783110238945.

Esch, Arnold. Zwischen Antike und Mittelalter: der Verfall des römischen Straßensystems in Mittelitalien und die Via Amerina. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2011. 208 p. € 38.00. ISBN 978406621437.

Ewald, Björn C. and Carlos F. Noreña (edd.). The Emperor and Rome: space, representation, and ritual. Yale classical studies, 35. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xviii, 365 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521519533.

Fappas, Ioannis. Έλαιον ευώδες, τεθυωμένον: Τα αρωματικά έλαια και οι πρακτικές χρήσης τους στη μυκηναϊκή Ελλάδα και την αρχαία Εγγύς Ανατολή (14ος -13ος αι. π.Χ.). Κρητική Εστία, 13 (2009-2010). Χανιά: Ιστορική, Λαογραφική και Αρχαιολογική Εταιρεία Κρήτης (Ι.Λ.Α.Ε.Κ.), 2010. xli, 576 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9789608563834.

Ferber, Rafael (trans., comm.). Platon. Die Apologie des Sokrates. Beck'sche Reihe, 6008. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2011. 128 p. € 9.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406622212.

Gertz, Sebastian Ramon Philipp. Death and immortality in late Neoplatonism: studies on the ancient commentaries on Plato's Phaedo. Ancient mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition, 12. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. vii, 223 p. $133.00. ISBN 9789004207172.

Graninger, Denver. Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessaly. Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. x, 210 p. $127.00. ISBN 9789004207103.

Hoffmann-Salz, Julia. Die wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen der römischen Eroberung: vergleichende Untersuchungen der Provinzen Hispania Tarraconensis, Africa Proconsularis und Syria. Historia Einzelschriften, 218. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 561 p. € 84.00. ISBN 9783515098472.

Hoyos, Dexter (ed.). A companion to the Punic Wars. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xx, 643 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405176002.

Jensen, Minna Skafte. Writing Homer: a study based on results from modern fieldwork. Scientia Danica. Series H, Humanistica 8, 4. Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2011. 440 p. DKK 375.00 (pb). ISBN 9788773043615.

Johnstone, Steven. A history of trust in ancient Greece. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xii, 242 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226405094.

Ker, James. A Seneca reader: selections from prose and tragedy. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy- Carducci Publishers, 2011. lvi, 166 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865167582.

Knapp, Robert. Invisible Romans. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011. 371 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674061996.

Knust, Jennifer Wright and Zsuzsanna Várhelyi (edd.). Ancient Mediterranean sacrifice. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xviii, 330 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199738960.

Kottaridi, Angeliki. Heracles to Alexander the Great: treasures from the royal capital of Macedon, a Hellenic kingdom in the age of democracy. Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011. xv, 271 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9781854442543.

Kyriakou, Poulheria. The past in Aeschylus and Sophocles. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 11. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. 596 p. $165.00. ISBN 9783110257526.

Laurence, Ray, Simon Esmonde Cleary and Gareth Sears. The city in the Roman West, c.250 BC - c.AD 250. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 355 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521701402.

Lenfant, Dominique (ed.). Les Perses vus par les Grecs: lire les sources classiques sur l'empire achéménide. Collection U - Histoire. Paris: Armand Colin, 2011. 432 p. € 35.80 (pb). ISBN 9782200270353.

Lichtenberger, Achim. Severus Pius Augustus: Studien zur sakralen Reprasentation und Rezeption der Herrschaft des Septimius Severus und seiner Familie (193-211 n. chr.). Impact of empire, 14. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. x, 478 p., [96] p. of plates. $238.00. ISBN 9789004201927.

MacMullen, Ramsay. The earliest Romans: a character sketch. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. xi, 193 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780472117987.

Manetti, Daniela (ed.). Anonymus Londiniensis. De medicina. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, 2003. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. xxvii,131 p. $90.00. ISBN 9783110218718.

Mehl, Andreas. Roman historiography: an introduction to its basic aspects and development (translated by Hans-Friedrich Mueller; first published 2001). Blackwell introductions to the classical world. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. x, 290 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781405121835.

Meyer, Doris (ed.). Philostorge et l'historiographie de l'Antiquité tardive / Philostorg im Kontext der spätantiken Geschichtsschreibung. Collegium Beatus Rhenanus, Bd 3. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 352 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096966.

Miles, Margaret M. Cleopatra: a sphinx revisited. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2011. xii, 238 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780520243675.

Mitchell, Stephen (trans.). Homer. The Iliad. New York: Free Press, 2011. lxv, 466 p. $35.00. ISBN 9781439163375.

Montiglio, Silvia. From villain to hero: Odysseus in ancient thought. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. ix, 228 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780472117741.

Moyer, Ian S. Egypt and the limits of Hellenism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 347 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521765510.

Neils, Jenifer. Women in the ancient world. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011. 216 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781606060919.

Osborne, Robin. The history written on the classical Greek body. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv, 260 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521176705.

Pearse, Roger (ed.). Eusebius of Caesarea. Gospel problems and solutions: Quaestiones ad Stephanum et Marinum (CPG 3470). Ancient texts in translation, 1. Ipswich: Chieftain Publishing, 2010. xv, 415 p. $64.00. ISBN 9780956654007.

Richardson, James H. and Federico Santangelo (edd.). Priests and state in the Roman world. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, Bd 33. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 643 p. € 88.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515098175.

Rivero García, Luis, Juan A. Estévez Sola, Miryam Libran Moreno and Antonio Ramírez de Verger (trans., comm.). Publio Virgilio Marón. Eneida: Volumen III (Libros VII-IX). Alma mater. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2011. xxiv, 176 p. € 24.00. ISBN 9788400093396.

Rivero García, Luis, Juan A. Estévez Sola, Miryam Libran Moreno and Antonio Ramírez de Verger (trans., comm.). Publio Virgilio Marón. Eneida: Volumen II (Libros IV-VI). Alma mater. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2011. xxviii, 179 p. € 25.00. ISBN 9788400092832.

Rivero García, Luis, Juan A. Estévez Sola, Miryam Libran Moreno and Antonio Ramírez de Verger (trans., comm.). Publio Virgilio Marón. Eneida: Volumen IV (Libros X-XII). Alma mater. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2011. xxiii, 395 p. € 37.00. ISBN 9788400093402.

Roberto, Umberto and Laura Mecella (edd.). Dalla storiografia ellenistica alla storiografia tardoantica: aspetti, problemi, prospettive. Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Roma, 23-25 ottobre 2008. Collana dell'ambito di storia dell'Università europea di Roma. Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2010. 310 p. € 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788849828214.

Roisman, Joseph. Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: the evidence (translations by J. C. Yardley). Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xlv, 642 p. $54.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405127769.

Roskam, Geert and Luc Van der Stockt. Virtues for the people: aspects of Plutarchan ethics. Plutarchea hypomnemata. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2011. 384 p. $80.00. ISBN 9789058678584.

Scapini, Marianna. Temi greci e citazioni da Erodoto nelle storie di Roma arcaica. Studia Classica et Mediaevalia, 4. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2011. 363 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9783883096759.

Schofield, Elizabeth. Ayia Irini: the Western sector. Keos, 10. Darmstadt: Verlag Philipp Von Zabern, 2011. xix, 224 p., 84 p. of plates. € 86.00. ISBN 9783805343336.

Silva Barris, Joan. Metre and rhythm in Greek verse. Wiener Studien. Beiheft 35. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2011. 177 p. € 39.20 (pb). ISBN 9783700169024.

Sivan, Hagith. Galla Placidia: the last Roman empress. Women in antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. x, 224 p. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195379136.

Steadman, Sharon R. and Gregory McMahon (edd.). The Oxford handbook of ancient Anatolia, 10,000-323 B.C.E.. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xvii, 1174 p. $175.00. ISBN 9780195376142.

Stini, Frank. Plenum exiliis mare: Untersuchungen zum Exil in der römischen Kaiserzeit. Geographica Historica, Bd 27. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 378 p. € 58.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515098946.

Vahtikari, Vesa, Mika Hakkarainen and Antti Nurminen (edd.). Eikonopoiia: digital imaging of ancient textual heritage. Proceedings of the international conference, Helsinki, 28-29 November, 2010. Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum, 129. Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2011. 267 p. (pb). ISBN 9789516533868.

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