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Books Received November 2012.  

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Bett, Richard (ed., trans.). Sextus Empiricus: Against the physicists. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xxxiii, 178 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521513913.

*Bona, Edoardo, Carlos Lévy and Giuseppina Magnaldi (edd.). Vestigia notitiai: scritti in memoria di Michelangelo Giusta. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2012. xii, 549 p. € 70.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862743532.

Borges, Cassandra and C. Michael Sampson. New literary papyri from the Michigan Collection: mythographic lyric and a catalogue of poetic first lines. New texts from ancient cultures. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. xvii, 171 p., 6 p. of plates. $65.00. ISBN 9780472118076.

*Braccini, Tommaso. La fata dai piedi di mula: licantropi, streghe e vampiri nell'Oriente greco. Milano: EncycloMedia Publishers, 2012. 127 p. € 12.00 (pb). ISBN 978887514336.

*Braund, Susanna and Josiah Osgood (edd.). A companion to Persius and Juvenal. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley- Blackwell, 2012. xv, 612 p. $195.00. ISBN 9781405199650.

*Brisson, Luc (ed.). Platon. Oeuvres completes (nouvelle édition revue; first published 2008). Paris: Éditions Flammarion, 2011. xxi, 2198 p. € 39.00 (pb). ISBN 9782081249370.

Brisson, Luc, Arnaud Macé and Anne-Laure Therme (edd.). Lire les présocratiques. Quadrife manuels. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2012. vii, 232 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9782130576648.

Burnyeat, M. F. Explorations in ancient and modern philosophy (2 vols.). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. x, 382 p.; x, 356 p. $235.00. ISBN 9781107400061.

*Causey, Faya. Ancient carved ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2012. Online publication. Free. ISBN 9781606060513.

**Chankowski, Véronique and Pavlos Karvonis (edd.). Tout vendre, tout acheter: structures et équipements des marchés antiques. Scripta antiqua, 42. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2012. 445 p. € 35.00. ISBN 9782356130457.

**Clauss, Manfred. Mithras: Kult und Mysterium. Darmstadt: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2012. 192 p., 16 p. of plates. € 29.99. ISBN 9783805345811.

*Cohn, Naftali S. The memory of the Temple and the making of the rabbis. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. xii, 240 p. $69.95. ISBN 9780812244571.

Costelloe, Timothy M. (ed.). The sublime: from antiquity to the present. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xiii, 304 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521143677.

*Curta, Florin. The Edinburgh history of the Greeks, c. 500 to 1050: the early Middle Ages. The Edinburgh history of the Greeks. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011. vii, 365 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780748638093.

Davis, Gregson. Parthenope: the interplay of ideas in Vergilian bucolic. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 346. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. x, 177 p. $125.00. ISBN 9789004233089.

*Dészpa, Mihály Loránd. Peripherie-Denken: Transformation und Adaption des Gottes Silvanus in den Donauprovinzen (1.-4. Jahrhundert n. Chr.). Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, Bd 35. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. x, 312 p., 13 p. of plates. € 62.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515099455.

*Echeñique, Javier. Aristotle's Ethics and moral responsibility. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. viii, 209 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781107021587.

*Fantazzi, Charles (trans.). Michael Marullus: Poems. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 54. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xx, 475 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674055063.

*Gaisser, Julia Haig (ed., trans.). Giovanni Gioviano Pontano: Dialogues. Volume 1, Charon and Antonius. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 53. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xxvii, 403 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674054912.

*Giardina, Giovanna R. Fisica del movimento e teoria dell'infinito: analisi critica di Aristotele, Phys. III. Symbolon. 40. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2012. 329 p. € 32.50 (pb). ISBN 9783896655813.

*Gigante, Marcello. L'edera di Leonida. Saggi Bibliopolis, 108. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2011. 177 p., [8] p. of plates. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885910.

Gill, Mary Louise. Philosophos: Plato's missing dialogue. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. x, 290 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780199606184.

**Günther, Linda-Marie (ed.). Migration und Bürgerrecht in der hellenistischen Welt. Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. 174 p. € 44.00. ISBN 9783447067911.

*Hobden, Fiona and Christopher Tuplin (edd.). Xenophon: ethical principles and historical enquiry. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 348. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. x, 791 p. $307.00. ISBN 9789004224377.

*Iozzo, Mario. La Collezione Astarita nel Museo gregoriano etrusco, Parte I, 1: ceramica greca a figure nere di produzione non attica. Città del Vaticano: Edizioni Musei Vaticana, 2012. 101 p., xxxvi p. of plates. € 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882712556.

*Irvine, Susan and Malcolm R. Godden (edd., trans.). The Old English Boethius: with verse prologues and epilogues associated with King Alfred. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 19. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xxiv, 451 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674055582.

*Kaldellis, Anthony and Dimitris Krallis (trans.). Michael Attaleiates: The History. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 16. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xx, 636 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674057999.

*Kefalidou, Evridiki and Despoina Tsiafaki (edd.). Κεραμέως παίδες: αντίδωρο στον Καθηγητή Μιχάλη Τιβέριο από τους μαθητές του. Thessaloniki: Εταιρεία Ανδρίων Επιστημόνων, 2012. 383 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9789608908727.

*Kinney, Angela M. (ed.). The Vulgate Bible: Douay-Rheims translation. Volume V: The minor prophetical books and Maccabees. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 17. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xxxvii, 631 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674066359.

*König, Jason. Saints and symposiasts: the literature of food and the symposium in Greco-Roman and early Christian culture. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xi, 417 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780521886857.

**Konrad, Michaela and Christian Witschel (edd.). Römische Legionslager in den Rhein- und Donauprovinzen - Nuclei spätantik-frühmittelalterlichen Lebens?. Abhandlungen der Philosophisch-historische Klasse. Neue Folge, 138. München: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2011. vi, 666 p. € 224.00. ISBN 9783769601268.

*La Torraca, Umberto. Lo studio del greco a Napoli nel Settecento. Pubblicazioni del Dipartimento di Filologia Classica F. Arnaldi dell'Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, n.s. 2. Napoli: Giannini Editore, 2012. 277 p. (pb). ISBN 9788874316045.

*Leiwo, Martti, Hilla Halla-aho and Marja Vierros (edd.). Variation and change in Greek and Latin. Papers and monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 17. Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 2012. iii, 177 p. (pb). ISBN 9789526721149.

*Maier, Felix K. "Überall mit dem Unerwarteten rechnen": die Kontingenz historischer Prozesse bei Polybios. Vestigia, Bd 65. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2012. viii, 373 p. € 70.00. ISBN 9783406641718.

*Martin, Thomas R. and Christopher W. Blackwell. Alexander the Great: the story of an ancient life. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xiv, 193 p. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521148443.

*Masselli, Grazia Maria. Riflessi di magia: virtù e virtuosismi della parola in Roma antica. Studi latini, 81. Napoli: Loffredo, 2012. 166 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875645571.

*Morelli, Alfredo Mario (ed.). Lepos e mores: una giornato su Catullo. Atti del convegno internazionale, Cassino, 27 maggio 2010. Collana di studi umanistici, 2. Cassino: Edizioni Universita* di Cassino, 2012. 286 p. € 27.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883170652.

*Müller, Adelheid. Sehnsucht nach Wissen: Friederike Brun, Elisa von der Recke und die Altertumskunde um 1800. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 2012. xii, 615 p. € 99.00. ISBN 9783496014713.

*Müller, Klaus. Die Ehrenbögen in Pompeji. Studien zur antiken Stadt, Bd 10. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2011. 140 p. € 59.00. ISBN 9783895008177.

Münzer, Friedrich. Kleine Schriften (edited by Matthias Haake and Ann-Cathrin Harders,). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2012. xlvi, 578 p. € 86.00. ISBN 9783515101271.

Okoń, Danuta. Septimius Severus et senatores: Septimius Severus' personal policy towards senators in the light of prosopographic research (193-211 A.D.) (translated by Beata Zawadka). Uniwersytet Szczeciński. Rozprawy i studia, (902) 828. Szczecin: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, 2012. 147 p. (pb). ISBN 9788372418753.

*Papantoniou, Giorgos. Religion and social transformations in Cyprus: from the Cypriot basileis to the Hellenistic strategos. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 347. Leiden; Boston, 2012. xxiii, 604 p. $226.00. ISBN 9789004224353.

*Paré-Rey, Pascale. Flores et acumina: les sententiae dans les tragédies de Sénèque. Collection Études et de Recherches sur l'Occident Romain, 41. Lyon: CEROR, 2012. 432 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782904974434.

*Paton, W. R., F. W. Walbank, Christian Habicht and S. Douglas Olson (trans.; rev.; ed., trans.). Polybius: The histories. Volume VI, Books 28-39 (revised edition); Unattributed fragments. Loeb classical library, 161. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. vii, 619 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996618.

*Pearson, Giles. Aristotle on desire. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ix, 276 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107023918.

*Potter, Paul (ed., trans.). Hippocrates, Volume X. Loeb classical library, 520. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xxii, 432 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996830.

Probert, Philomen and Andreas Willi (edd.). Laws and rules in Indo-European. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xxiii, 393 p. $170.00. ISBN 9780199609925.

**Ratté, Christopher and Peter D. De Staebler (edd.). The Aphrodisias regional survey. Aphrodisias, V. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2012. xii, 434 p. € 89.90. ISBN 9783805345606.

*Rogers, Guy MacLean. The mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos: cult, polis, and change in the Graeco-Roman world. Synkrisis. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2013. xxv, 500 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780300178630.

*Rougemont, Georges. Inscriptions grecques d'Iran et d'Asie centrale. Corpus insriptionum Iranicarum, Part II: Inscriptions of the Seleucid and Parthian periods of eastern Iran and central Asia. Vol. I: Inscriptions in non-Iranian languages, 1. London: School of Oriental and African Studies, 2012. 326 p., 82 p. of plates. ISBN 9780728603974.

*Rüpke, Jörg and Wolfgang Spickermann (edd.). Reflections on religious individuality: Greco-Roman and Judaeo-Christian texts and practices. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten Bd 62. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. vi, 268 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110286748.

*Sansone, David. Greek drama and the invention of rhetoric. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. xi, 258 p. $99.95. ISBN 9781118357088.

*Santamariá Hernández, María Teresa (ed.). Textos médicos grecolatinos antiguos y medievales: estudios sobre composición y fuentes. Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2012. 286 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 978848278825.

*Scheuble-Reiter, Sandra. Die Katökenreiter im ptolemäischen Ägypten. Vestigia, Bd 64. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2012. xii, 428 p. € 70.00. ISBN 9783406641350.

**Simon, Erika (ed., comm.). Ausgewählte Schriften, Bd IV. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. 231 p. € 68.00. ISBN 9783447067584.

*Sinisgalli, Rocco. Perspective in the visual culture of classical antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xii, 195 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107025905.

*Sluiter, Ineke and Ralph M. Rosen (edd.). Aesthetic value in classical antiquity. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 350. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. viii, 486 p. $221.00. ISBN 9789004231672.

*Sorabji, Richard. Gandhi and the Stoics: modern experiments on ancient values. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xiii, 224 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780226768823.

*Steel, Carlos (ed.). Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha (with an edition of the Greek text by Oliver Primavesi). Symposium Aristotelicum. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ix, 541 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199639984.

**Steingräber, Stephan (ed.). Tarquinia: Stadt und Umland von den Etruskern bis heute. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Darmstadt: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2012. 144 p. € 29.99. ISBN 9783805344616.

**Steinmann, Marc. Alexander der Große und die "nackten Weisen" Indiens. Klassische Philologie, Bd 4. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 2012. 398 p. € 68.00. ISBN 9783865964618.

*Stem, Stephen Rex. The political biographies of Cornelius Nepos. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. xi, 291 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780472118380.

Talbert, Richard J. A. (ed.). Ancient perspectives: maps and their place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome. The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. ix, 264 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780226789378.

Thomas, Michael L., Gretchen E. Meyers and Ingrid E. M. Edlund-Berry (edd.). Monumentality in Etruscan and early Roman architecture: ideology and innovation. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012. xiii, 184 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780292738881.

*Tutrone, Fabio. Filosofi e animali in Roma antica: modelli di animalità e umanità in Lucrezio e Seneca. Pubblicazioni della Facoltà di lettere e filosofia dell'Università di Pavia, 126. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2012. 388 p. € 34.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846732330.

*Walsh, Peter G. and Christopher Husch (edd., trans.). One hundred Latin hymns: Ambrose to Aquinas. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 18. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2012. xxv, 517 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674057739.

Wyke, Maria. Caesar in the USA. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2012. xii, 306 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780520273917.

*Zilioli, Ugo. The Cyrenaics. Durham: Acumen, 2012. xiii, 224 p. $75.00. ISBN 9781844652907.

Zimmerman, M. (ed.). Apulei Metamorphoseon Libri XI. Oxford classical texts. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. lix, 289 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780199277025.

Again Available

*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.

*Reydams-Schils, Gretchen (ed.). Thinking through excerpts: studies on Stobaeus. Monothéismes et philosophie. Turnhout: Brepols, 2011. 730 p. € 100.00 (pb). ISBN 9782503529769.

*Watson, Walter. The lost second book of Aristotle's Poetics. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xii, 304 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226875088.

Still Available

*Achilli, Ilenia. Il Proemio del Libro 20 della Biblioteca Storica di Diodoro Siculo. Koinos logos, 5. Lanciano: Casa Editrice Rocco Carabba, 2012. 166 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788863442403.

*Baltrusch, Ernst. Herodes: König im Heiligen Land. Eine Biographie. München: C. H. Beck, 2012. 448 p. € 26.95. ISBN 9783406637384.

*Belozerskaya, Marina. Medusa's gaze: the extraordinary journey of the Tazza Farnese. Emblems of antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xvii, 292 p. $24.95. ISBN 9780199739318.

*Briscoe, John (ed., comm.). A commentary on Livy, Books 41-45. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xx, 823 p. $299.00. ISBN 9780199216642.

*Buchan, Mark. Perfidy and passion: reintroducing the Iliad. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. xiv, 196 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780299286347.

*Cardinali, Giacomo and Pierre Laurens (ed., comm.; trans.). Marc-Antoine de Muret. Jules César / Iulius Caesar. Les Classiques de l'Humanisme. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2012. cccxlv, 219 p. € 75.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251801261.

*Cavaliere, Barbara and Jennifer Udell (edd.). Ancient Mediterranean art: the William D. and Jane Walsh Collection at Fordham University. New York: Fordham University Press, 2012. 343 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780823244522.

*Crislip, Andrew. Thorns in the flesh: illness and sanctity in late ancient Christianity. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 238 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780812244458.

*Etcheto, Henri. Les Scipions: famille et pouvoir à Rome à l'époque républicaine. Scripta antiqua, 45. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2012. 475 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130730. *Evans, Richard J. A history of Pergamum: beyond Hellenistic kingship. London; New York: Continuum, 2012. xiii, 224 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781441124142.

*Fritzílas, Stamatis A. Χθόνια γοργόνα: ο μύθος στην ελληνική κεραμική. Tripole: Εκδόσεις Φύλλα, 2010. 111 p. € 10.65 (pb). ISBN 9789608462625.

*Fussi, Alessandra. La città nell'anima: Leo Strauss lettore di Platone e Senofonte. Philosophica, 97. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2011. 318 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846727244.

*Gauer, Werner. Der Zorn des Zeus: und die klassische Kunst der Griechen. Einladung zu einer Griechenlandreise. Verlag Franz Philipp RutzenMainz; Ruhpolding, 2012. 208 p. € 29.80. ISBN 9783447067416.

*Giovacchini, Julie. L'Empirisme d'Épicure. Les Anciens et les Modernes - études de philosophie, 11. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2012. 228 p. € 29.00 (pb). ISBN 9782812405044.

*Goukowsky, Paul (ed., trans., comm.). Diodore de Sicile: Bibliothèque historique. Fragments, Tome 3: Livres XXVII-XXXII. Collection des universités de France, série grecque 489. Le Kremlin Bicetre: Editions Belles Lettres, 2012. 284 p. € 75.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005737.

*Helmer, Étienne. La part du bronze: Platon et l'économie. Tradition de la pensée classique. Paris: Librairie philosophique J. Vrin, 2010. 320 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711622634.

*Hostein, Antony. La cité et l'Empereur: les Éduens dans l'Empire romain d'après les Panégyriques latins. Histoire ancienne et médiévale, 117. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2012. 543 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782859447120.

*Institut des sciences humaines et sociales du CNRS (ed.). L'histoire de l'alimentation dans l'Antiquité: bilan historiographique. Dialogues d'histoire ancienne supplément, 7. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche Comté, 2012. 176 p. € 16.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848674285.

*Kamtekar, Rachana (ed.). Virtue and happiness: essays in honour of Julia Annas. Oxford studies in ancient philosophy. Supplementary volume, 2012. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. x, 354 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199646050.

*Lamberz, Erich (ed.). Concilium universale nicaenum secundum: concilii actiones IV-V. Acta Conciliorum Oecumenicorum. Series secunda, 3, pars 2. Berolini: Walter De Gruyter, 2012. xxxv, [318] p. $335.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110272741.

*Landucci Gattinoni, Franca. Filippo re dei Macedoni. Introduzioni. Storia. Bologna: Il mulino, 2012. 180 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788815237170.

*Lozano-Vásquez, Anrea (ed.). Platón y la irracionalidad. Bogota: Universidad de Los Andes, Facultad de Artes y Humanidades, Departamento de Humanidades y Literatura; Ediciones Uniandes, 2012. 256 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9789586958301.

*Mariotta, Giuseppe and Adalberto Magnelli (ed., comm.). Diodoro Siculo. Biblioteca storica, Libro IV: commento storico. Storia : Ricerche. Milano: V and P Vita e Pensiero, 2012. xiv, 396 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834315767.

*Martin, Marco. Posidonio d'Apamea e i Celti: un viaggiatore greco in Gallia prima di Cesare. A10, 772. Roma: Aracne editrice, 2012. 504 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788854843134.

*Pagliara, Alessandro. Retorica, filosofia e politica in Giuliano Cesare. Hellenica, 42. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2012. viii, 168 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862743778.

*Perrelli, Raffaele and Paolo Mastandrea. Latinum est, et legitur: metodi e temi dello studio dei testi latini. Supplementi di Lexis, 65. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 2011. 402 p. € 80.00 (pb). ISBN 9789025612757.

*Pinto, John A. Speaking ruins: Piranesi, architects and antiquity in eighteenth-century Rome. Thomas Spencer Jerome lectures. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012. xxiii, 304 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780472118212.

***Porter, Anne. Mobile pastoralism and the formation of Near Eastern civilizations: weaving together society. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. x, 389 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521764438.

*Rieche, Anita. Von Rom nach Las Vegas: Rekonstruktionen antiker römischer Architektur 1800 bis heute. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 2012. 239 p. € 29.95 (pb). ISBN 9783496014577.

*Rollinger, Robert, Gundula Schwinghammer, Brigitte Truschnegg and Kordula Schnegg (edd.). Altertum und Gegenwart: 125 Jahre Alte Geschichte in Innsbruck. Vorträge der Ringvorlesung Innsbruck 2010. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, Neue Folge, Bd 4. Innsbruck: Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, 2012. 393 p. € 56.00. ISBN 9783851242200.

*Rondholz, Anke. The versatile needle: Hosidius Geta's cento "Medea" and its tradition. Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes, Bd 15. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. ix, 172 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110283815.

**Rosenberger, Veit. Religion in der Antike. Geschichte kompakt. Darmstadt: WBG (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft), 2012. 144 S. € 14.90. ISBN 9783534238262.

**Saunders, Timothy, Charles Martindale, Ralph Pite and Mathilde Skoie (edd.). Romans and Romantics. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xxii, 431 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780199588541.

*Svarlien, John (trans.). Horace: Satires (introduction and notes by David Mankin). Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2012. xxxvi, 198 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781603848442.

*Walde, Christine (ed.). The reception of classical literature. Brill's new Pauly. Supplements, 5. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. xix, 596 p. $271.00. ISBN 9789004218932.

**Zgoll, Christian. Römische Prosodie und Metrik: ein Studienbuch mit Audiodateien. Darmstadt: WBG (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft), 2012. 215 p.; MP3-Dateien. € 39.90. ISBN 9783236886.

**Andreae, Bernard. Römische Kunst: von Augustus bis Constantin. Darmstadt: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2012. 256 p. € 79.00. ISBN 9783805341912.

*Ash, Rhiannon (ed.). Tacitus. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xi, 475 p. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199285099.

*Bazou, Athina D. (ed.). Γαληνού Ότι ταις του σώματος κράσεσιν αι της ψυχής δυνάμεις έπονται. Ελληνική βιβλιοθήκη. Athens: Ακαδημία Αθηνών, 2011. xi, 134 p. € 15.00. ISBN 9789604041367.

*Beeley, Christopher A. The unity of Christ: continuity and conflict in patristic tradition. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2012. xii, 391 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780300178623.

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