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Books Received September 2017.  

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Almagor, Eran and Lisa Maurice. The reception of ancient virtues and vices in modern popular culture: beauty, bravery, blood and glory. Metaforms, 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xiv, 424 p. $172.00. ISBN 9789004347717.

Amraoui, Touatia. L'artisanat dans les cités antiques de l'Algérie: (Ier siècle avant notre ère -VIIe siècle après notre ère). Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 26. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2017. xix, 425 p. £50.00. ISBN 9781784916671.

Antonaras, Anastassios Ch. Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki : 1st century BC - 6th century AD. Archaeopress Roman archaeology . Oxford: Archaeopress, 2017. viii, 384 p., 70 p. of plates. £65.00. ISBN 9781784916794.

Antoniadis, Vyron. Knossos and the Near East: a contextual approach to imports and imitations in early Iron Age tombs. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2017. xii, 170 p., 14 p. of plates. £30.00. ISBN 9781784916404.

Aresi, Laura. Nel giardino di Pomona: le Metamorfosi di Ovidio e l'invenzione di una mitologia in terra d'Italia. Bibliothek der klassischen Altertumswissenschaften, 155. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. 354 p. €48,00. ISBN 9783825367794.

Azzopardi, George. Ras il-Wardija scantuary revisited: a re -assessment of the evidence and newly informed interpretations of a Punic-Roman sanctuary in Gozo (Malta). Oxford: Archaeopress, 2017. vi, 82 p. £19.00. ISBN 9781784916695.

Bagordo, Andreas. FrC 10.10 Aristophanes fr. 675-820. Fragmenta comica, 10. Berlin: Verlage Antike, 2017. 316 p. €79,90. ISBN 9783946317074.

Balatti, Silvia. Mountain peoples in the Ancient Near East: the case of the Zagros in the first millennium BCE. Classica et Orientalia 18. Weisbaden: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. xxvii, 452 p., 22 p. of plates. €89,00. ISBN 9783447108003.

Bolton, Edmund. Averrunci, or the Skowrers: ponderous and new considerations upon the first six books of the Annals of Cornelius Tacitus concerning Tiberius Caesar (Genoa, Biblioteca Durazzo, MS. A IV 5). Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies, 508. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. xiv, 265 p., [13 p. of plates]. $80.00. ISBN 9780866985635.

Brown, Amelia and Bronwen Neil (eds.). Byzantine culture in translation. Byzantina Australiensia 21. Leiden: Brill, 2017. $149.00. ISBN 9789004348868.

Bull, Robert J. The Mithraeum at Caesarea Maritima, vol. II. American Schools of Oriental Research archeological reports, 25. Bristol: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2017. xiii, 100 p. $74.95. ISBN 9780897570978.

Burns, Ross. Origins of the colonnaded streets in the cities of the Roman East. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi, 409 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780198784548.

Cerezo-Román, Jessica, Anna Wessman and Howard Williams (eds.). Cremation and the archaeology of death. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xviii, 364 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780198798118.

Chaisemartin, Nathalie and Dinu Theodorescu. Le théâtre d'Aphrodisias: les structures scéniques. Aphrodisias, 8. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2017. 269 p., 80 p. of plates. €79,00. ISBN 9783954901128.

Chronopoulos, Stylianos. Spott im Drama: dramatische Funktionen der persönlichen Verspottung in Aristophanes' Wespen und Frieden. Studia comica, 6. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2017. 343 p. €79,90. ISBN 9783938032671.

Collet, Serge. Le Guerrier, Le Chat, L'aigle, Le Poisson Et La Colonne: La Voie Spiralee Des Signes: Approche Semiologique, Structurale Et Archeologique Du Disque De Phaistos. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2017. 90 p. £14.00. ISBN 9781784916169.

Comentale, Nicola. FrC 6 Hermippos. Fragmenta comica, 6. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2017. 394 p. €82,90. ISBN 9783946317067.

Cooke, Neil and Vanessa Daubney (eds.). Lost and now found: explorers, diplomats and artists in Egypt and the Near East. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishers, 2017. xx, 295 p., 42 p. of plates. £32.00. ISBN 9781784916275.

Corcilius, Klaus (ed.). Aristoteles. Über die Seele: De anima. Philosophische bibliothek, 681. Hamburg: Meiner, 2017. vci, 251 p. €22,90. ISBN 9783787327898.

Cordovana, Orietta Dora and Gian Franco Chiai (eds.). Pollution and the Environment in Ancient Life and Thought. Geographica historica, 36. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. 296 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515116671.

Creasman, Pearce Paul and Richard H. Wilkinson (eds.). Pharaoh's land and beyond: ancient Egypt and its neighbors. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx, 347 p., [8 p. of plates]. $39.95. ISBN 9780190229078.

Daim, Falko, Benjamin Fourlas, Katarina Horst and Vasiliki Tsamakda (eds.). Spätantike und Byzanz: Bestandskatalog Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe Objekte aus Bein, Elfenbein, Glas, Keramik, Metall und Stein. Byzanz zwischen Orient und Okzident, 8. Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 2017. 249 p., 111 p. of plates. €52,00. ISBN 9783884672822.

Droßrüpe, Kerstin, Sabine Föllinger and Kai Ruffing (eds.). Antike Wirtschaft und ihre kulturelle Prägung = The cultural shaping of the ancient economy. Philippika, 98. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. xvi, 320 p. €69,00. ISBN 9783447106740.

Eckhardt, Benedikt and Katharina Martin (eds.). Eine neue Prägung: Innovationspotentiale von Münzen in der griechisch-römischen Antike. Philippika, 102. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. vi, 220 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783447107051.

Edmonds, Radcliffe G. and Pierre Destrée (eds.). Plato and the power of images. Mnemosyne supplements, 405. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. viii, 243 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004345003.

Ehmig, Ulrike. Donum dedit: Charakteristika einer Widmungsformel in lateinischen Sakralinschriften. Pietas, 9. Gutenberg: Computus Druck Satz & Verlag, 2017. 244 p. €68,00. ISBN 9783940598356.

Eich, Armin, Stefan Freund, Meike Rühl and Christoph Schubert (eds.). Das dritte Jahrhundert Kontinuitäten, Brüche, Übergänge. Palingenesia, 108. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. 286 p. €59,00. ISBN 9783515118415.

Elkins, Nathan T. The image of political power in the reign of Nerva, AD 96-98. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi, 207 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780190648039.

Esler, Philip Francis (ed.). The early Christian world, 2nd ed.. Routledge worlds. London; New York: Routledge, 2017. 1250 p. $235.00. ISBN 9781351678292.

Fantasia, Ugo. Ambracia dai Cipselidi ad Augusto: contributo alla storia della Grecia nord-occidentale fino alla prima età imperiale. Diabaseis. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2017. xviii, 276 p. €24,00 (pb). ISBN 9788846746801.

Fildhuth, Jesko. Das Byzantinische Priene: Stadt und Umland. Archäologische Forschungen, 5. Weisbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2017. xiii, 266 p., 4 p. of plates. €78,00. ISBN 9783954902408.

Fischer-Lichte, Erika. Tragedy's endurance: performances of Greek tragedies and cultural identity in Germany since 1800. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xix, 398 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780199651634.

Fröhlich, Bettina. Selbsterkenntnis und Lebenspraxis: zur apollinischen und platonischen Ethik. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017. 573 p. €80,00. ISBN 9783525301791.

Gervais, Kyle (ed.). Statius, Thebaid 2: edited with an introduction, translation, and commentary. Oxford; New York: Oxford Univeristy Press, 2017. liii, 374 p. $155.00. ISBN 9780198744702.

Greenwood, Tim. The Universal History of Step'anos Tarõnec'i: introduction, translation, and commentary. Oxford studies in Byzantium. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xv, 358 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780198792512.

Grob, Helge Bert. Die Gartenlandschaft von Pasargadai und ihre Wasseranlagen: topographischer Befund, Rekonstruktion und achaimenidischer Kontext. Oriens et Occidens, 28. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. 270 p., [164 p. of plates]. €66,00. ISBN 9783515118675.

Günther, Hans-Christian. Das Politische und die Dichtung: Band 1, Die klassische Antike. Studia Classica et Mediaevalia, 16. Nordhausen: Verlag Traugott Bautz, 2017. 502 p. €150,00. ISBN 9783959482721.

Hawes, Greta (ed.). Myths on the map: the storied landscapes of ancient Greece. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvii, 332 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780198744771.

Henkelman, Wouter and Celine Redard (eds.). Persian religion in the Achaemenid period. Classica et orientalia, 16. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. 496 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783447106474.

Heyworth, S. J. and James Morwood. A commentary on Vergil, Aeneid 3. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii, 327 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9780198727828.

Hodgson, Nick, Paul T. Bidwell and Judith Schachtmann (eds.). Roman frontier studies 2009: proceedings of the XXI International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (Limes congress) held at Newcastle upon Tyne in August 2009. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 25. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing 2017. xxii, 726 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781784915902.

Hoklotubbe, T. Christopher. Civilized piety: the rhetoric of pietas in the pastoral epistles and the Roman Empire. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2017. xi, 252 p. $49.95. ISBN 9781481307215.

Jönsson, Arne and Gregor Vogt-Spira (eds.). The classical tradition in the Baltic region: perceptions and adaptations of Greece and Rome. Spudasmata, 171. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2017. 600 p. ISBN 9783487155838.

Junghanß, Antje. Zur Bedeutung von Wohltaten für das Gedeihen von Gemeinschaft: Cicero, Seneca und Laktanz über "beneficia". Palingenesia, 109. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. 277 p. €56,00. ISBN 9783515118576.

Kaldellis, Anthony. A cabinet of Byzantine curiosities: strange tales and surprising facts from the world's most orthodox empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii, 236 p. $18.95. ISBN 9780190625955.

Kehoe, Dennis P. and Thomas A. J. McGinn (eds.). Ancient law, ancient society. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 216 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780472130436.

Klär, Timo. Die Vasconen und das Römische Reich der Romanisierungsprozess im Norden der Iberischen Halbinsel. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge, 59. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. 290 p. €52,00. ISBN 9783515117395.

Kralli, Ioanna. The Hellenistic Peloponnese: Interstate relations: a narrative and analytic history, 371-146 BC. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2017. xxxiii, 556 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781910589601.

Lambert, Frédéric, Rutger J. Allan and Theodore Markopoulos (eds.). The Greek future and its history. Le futur grec et son histoire. Bibliothèque des cahiers de l'Institut de Linguistique de Louvain, 139. Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 2017. 327 p. €84,00. ISBN 9789042935136.

Leonard, Albert. Kataret es-Samra, Jordan: the 1985 excavation and survey. The annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, 71. Bristol: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2017. xiv, 138 pages. $74.95. ISBN 9780897570992.

Letesson, Quentin and Carl Knappett (eds.). Minoan architecture and urbanism: new perspectives on an ancient built environment. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv, 393 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780198793625.

Lubian, F. (ed.). Ambrosius. Disticha Sancti Ambrosii. Corpus Christianorum. Lingua Patrum, 10. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. 264 p. €110,00. ISBN 9782503571249.

Marciak, M. Sophene, Gordyene, and Adiabene. Impact of empire, 26. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xv, 581 p. $184.00. ISBN 9789004350700.

Muñiz Grijalvo, Elena, Juan Manuel Cortés Copete and Fernando Lozano (eds.). Empire and religion: religious change in Greek cities under Roman rule. Impact of empire, 25. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xvii, 221 p. $127.00. ISBN 9789004347106.

Naiden, F. S. and Richard J. A. Talbert (eds.). Mercury's wings: exploring modes of communication in the classical world. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxxiv, 419 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780195386844.

Nawotka, Krzysztof. The Alexander romance by Ps.-Callisthenes a historical commentary. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 399. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. $138.00. ISBN 9789004335219.

Niedermayer, Matthias. Die Magie in den römischen Strafrechtsfällen: von Richtern, Tätern und Dämonen. Pietas, Band 8. Gutenberg: Computus Druck Satz & Verlag, 2017. 366 p. €78,00. ISBN 9783940598349.

Owen, Mathew. Prose unseens for A-level Latin: a guide through Roman history. Latin Language Learning. London; Oxford; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 336 p. $20.95 (pb). ISBN 9781474269162.

Pfeifer, Guido and Nadine Grotkamp (eds.). Außergerichtliche Konfliktlösung in der Antike: Beispiele aus drei Jahrtausenden. Global perspectives on legal history, 9. Berlin: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, 2017. vi, 171 p. €10,37 (pb). ISBN 9783944773087.

Philonenko, Marc, Yves Lehmann and Laurent Pernot (eds.). Les mystères: nouvelles perspectives. Entretiens de Strasbourg. Recherches sur les Rhétoriques Religieuses (RRR), 24. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. 200 p. €65,00 (pb). ISBN 9782503570501.

Pohle, Richard. Platon als Erzieher: Platonrenaissance und Antimodernismus in Deutschland (1980-1933). Bürgertum Neue Folge, 14. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Verlag, 2017. 399 p. €85,00. ISBN 9783647368541.

Pollard, Lucy. The quest for classical Greece: early modern travel to the Greek world. Library of classical studies, 8. London: I.B. Tauris, 2015. xiii, 281 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781780769615.

Poo, Mu-Chou, H. A. Drake and Lisa Raphals (eds.). Old society, new belief: religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th centuries. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiii, 350 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780190278359.

Quiroga Puertas, Alberto J. (ed.). Rhetorical strategies in late antique literature: images, metatexts and interpretation. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 406. Leiden: Brill, 2017. vi, 227 p. $114.00. ISBN 9789004340091.

Raphael, Frederic. Antiquity matters. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2017. xiv, 362 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780300231748.

Rhodes, P. J. (ed.). Aristotle. The Athenian Constitution written in the School of Aristotle. Aris & Phillips classical texts. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. x, 441 p. £19.99. ISBN 9781786940704.

Roettig, Katharina. Wielands sokratische Übersetzungen. Wieland im Kontext, 1. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. 374 p. €48,00. ISBN 9783825365424.

Roig Lanzillotta, Lautaro and Luisa Lesage (eds.). Frederick E. Brenk on Plutarch, religious thinker and biographer: "The religious spirit of Plutarch of Chaironeia" and "The life of Mark Antony". Brill's Plutarch studies, 1. Leiden: Brill, 2017. viii, 344 p. €149,00. ISBN 9789004348769.

Rollinger, Robert (ed.). Die Sicht auf die Welt zwischen Ost und West (750 v. Chr.-550 n. Chr.). Classica et Orientalia, 12. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. x, 350 p. €79,00. ISBN 9783447103701.

Rosillo López, Cristina (ed.). Political communication in the Roman world. Impact of empire, 27. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. $133.00. ISBN 9789004350847.

Sammons, Benjamin. Device and composition in the Greek epic cycle. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. vii, 263 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780190614843.

Santé, Paolo (ed.). Euripide. Ione. I Canti. I Canti del Teatro Greco, . Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2017. 187 p. €49.30 (pb). ISBN 9788862279253.

Seland, Eivind Heldaas. Ships of the desert and ships of the sea: Palmyra in the world trade of the first three centuries CE. Philippika, 101. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. viii, 112 p. €42,00. ISBN 9783447107044.

Siniscalco, Paolo and Karl Albert (eds.). Apuleius. Platon und seine Lehre: 2. Auflage. Texte zur Philosophie. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2017. 106 p. €14,00. ISBN 9783896656872.

Stackelberg, Katharine T. von and Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis (eds.). Housing the new Romans: architectural reception and classical style in the modern world. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xx, 327 p., [8 p. of plates]. $74.00. ISBN 9780190272333.

Taylor, Helena. The lives of Ovid in seventeenth-century French culture. Oxford modern languages and literature monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xi, 195 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780198796770.

Turfa, Jeann Macintosh and Georgina Muskett. Catalogue of Etruscan objects in World Museum, Loverpool. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing 2017. 254 p., 107 p. of plates. £42.00. ISBN 9781784916381.

Unwin, Naomi Carless. Caria and Crete in antiquity: cultural interaction between Anatolia and the Aegean. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xx, 266 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108339780.

Walton, Steve, Paul R. Trebilco and Gill W. J. David (eds.). The urban world and the first Christians. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2017. xv, 388 p. $48.00 (pb). ISBN 9780802874511.

Webb, Pamela A. The Tower of the Winds in Athens: Greeks, Romans, Christians, and Muslims: two millennia of continual use. Memoirs of the American philosophical society, 270. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2017. xviii, 172 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780871692702.

Weh, Dennis. Giovanni Pontanos Urania Buch 1 Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Gratia. Tübinger Schriften zur Renaissanceforschung und Kulturwissenschaft, 58. Weisbaden: Harassowitz Verlag, 2017. 429 p. €72,00. ISBN 9783447196055.

Whitaker, Richard. The Odyssey of Homer: a Southern African translation. Cape Town: African Sun Press, 2017. $30.00. ISBN 9781874915287.

Wians, William Robert and Ronald M. Polansky (eds.). Reading Aristotle: argument and exposition. Philosophia antiqua, 146. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xii, 388 p. $162.00. ISBN 9789004329584.

Wiesehöfer, Josef and Sabine Müller (eds.). Parthika: Greek and Roman authors' views of the Arsacid Empire = griechisch-römische Bilder des Arsakidenreiches. Classica et Orientalia, 15. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. xiii, 312 p. €78,00. ISBN 9783447107648.

Zajko, Vanda and Helena Hoyle (eds.). A handbook to the reception of classical mythology. Wiley Blackwell handbooks to classical reception. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017. xiii, 482 p. $195.00. ISBN 9781444339604.

Zimmermann, Bernhard (ed.). 2500 Jahre Komödie. Studia comica, 8. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2017. 120 p. €49,90. ISBN 9783946317081.

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