Bryn Mawr Classical Review

BMCR 2018.01.01 on the BMCR blog

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2018.01.01

Books Received December 2017.  

This list contains all books and notifications of new books received in the previous month by BMCR. Potential reviewers should not respond to this email, but should use the request form linked here (Books Available for Review). Some books listed in this email may already have been assigned to reviewers.)

Annas, Julia. Virtue and law in Plato and beyond. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. vi, 234 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780198755746.

Badoud, Nathan. Inscriptions et timbres céramiques de Rhodes. Documents recueillis par le médecin et explorateur suédois Johan Hedenborg (1786-1865). Acta Instituti Atheniensis Regni Sueciae, Series 4, 57. Stockholm: Editorial Committee of the Swedish, 2017. 145 p. ISBN 9789179160654.

Balberg, Mira. Blood for thought: the reinvention of sacrifice in early rabbinic literature. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017. xi, 287 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520295926.

Balmelle, Catherine and Jean-Pierre Darmon (ed.). La mosaïque dans les Gaules romaines. Grands manuels Picard. Éditions Paris: Picard, 2017. 460 p. €59,00. ISBN 9782708410312.

Barley, Nick and Maria Pretzler (ed.). Brill's companion to Aineias Tacticus. Brill's companions in classical studies. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. vi, 402 p. $140.00. ISBN 9789004223516.

Battistella, Florian. Pelagius I. und der Primat Roms: Ein Beitrag zum Drei-Kapitel-Streit und zur Papstgeschichte des 6. Jahrhunderts. Mainzer Althistorische Studien (MAS), 7. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovač, 2017. 232 p. ISBN 9783830097402.

Bourbon, Florence (trans., comm.). Hippocrate: tome xii, 4e partie:  femmes stériles - maladies des jeunes filles - superfétation - excision du fœtus. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2017. €45,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251006192.

Bourke, Graeme. Elis: internal politics and external policy in ancient Greece. Cities of the ancient world. New York: Routledge, 2017. xi, 247 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780415749572.

Brodersen, Kai (ed., trans.). Arrianos/Aslpeiodotos. Die Kunst der Taktik: Griechisch-deutsch. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 192 p. €27.99. ISBN 9783110562163.

Canali de Rossi, Filippo. Le relazioni diplomatiche di Roma. Volume 7, Problemi e contraccolpi della grande espansione egemonica (188-183 a. C.). Prassi diplomatiche dello imperialismo romano, 3. Rome: Scienze e Lettere, 2017. ix, 147 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9788866871262.

Carboni, Tiziana. La parola scritta al servizio dell'imperatore e dell'impero: l'ab epistulis e l'a libellis nel II secolo d.c. Antiquitas I, 70. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. 289 p. €73,00. ISBN 9783774940789.

Cecchet, Lucia and Anna Busetto (ed.). Citizens in the Graeco-Roman world: aspects of citizenship from the archaic period to AD 212. Mnemosyne Supplements, 407. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xi, 341 p. $133.00. ISBN 9789004346680.

Celenza, Christopher S. Petrarch: everywhere a wanderer. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 263 p. $22.50. ISBN 9781780238388.

Corrigan, Kevin and John Douglas Turner (trans., comm.). Plotinus. Ennead VI. 8: on the voluntary and on the free will of the one. The Enneads of Plotinus with philosophical commentaries. Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2017. 488 p. $47.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972391.

Cuniglio, Lucrezia, Natacha Lubtchansky and Susanna Sarti (ed.). Dipingere l'Etruria: le riproduzioni delle pitture etrusche di Augusto Guido Gatti. Archeologia Nuova serie, 5. Venosa: Osanna Edizioni, 2017. 220 p. €50,00 (pb). ISBN 9788881675166.

Daniels-Qasim, Erika. Atlantis im Großen Fünfstromland: Platons Timaios und Kritias führen über Sais zur Induskultur. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. 408 p. €85,00. ISBN 9783774941168.

Denecker, Tim. Ideas on language in early Latin Christianity: from Tertullian to Isidore of Seville. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 142. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xv, 497 p. $172.00. ISBN 9789004349872.

Feliu, Lluís, Fumi Karahashi and Gonzalo Rubio (ed.). The first ninety years: a Sumerian celebration in honor of Miguel Civil. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records, 12. Boston; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. xxii, 493 p. €139,95. ISBN 9781501511738.

Fratantuono, Lee (ed.). Tacitus. Annals XVI. Bloomsbury Latin texts. London; Oxford; New York: Bloomsbury Academy, 2017. xii, 184 p. $20.95 (pb). ISBN 9781350023512.

Geisz, Camille. A study of the narrator in Nonnus of Panopolis' Dionysiaca: storytelling in late antique epic. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 25. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. ix, 282 p. $127.00. ISBN 9789004355330.

Gilardeau, Éric. Cicéron, père de la cofication du droit civil. Logiques juridiques. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2017. 248 p. €24,70. ISBN 9782343133270.

Girardet, Klaus M. Januar 49 v. Chr.: Caesars Militärputsch. Vorgeschichte, Rechtslage, politische Aspekte. Antiquitas I, 69. Bonn: Habelt- Verlag, 2017. ix, 367 p. €79,00. ISBN 9783774940680.

Goldstein, David M. Classical Greek syntax: Wackernagel's law in Herodotus. Brill's studies in Indo-European languages & linguistics, 16. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017. xv, 331 p. $149.00. ISBN 9789004242975.

Gonzales, Antonio and Maria Teresa Schettino (ed.). Les sons du pouvoir des autres: actes du troisième colloque SoPHiA, 27-28 mars 2014, Strasbourg. Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2017. 142 p. €19,00 (pb). ISBN 9782848676005.

Gries, Helen. Der Assur-Tempel in Assur: das assyrische Hauptheiligtum im Wandel der Zeit. Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft, 149. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017. ix, 595 p. €198,00. ISBN 9783447108584.

Håland, Evy Johanne. Rituals of death and dying in modern and ancient Greece: writing history from a female perspective. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. xvii, 672 p. £73.99. ISBN 9781443861274.

Hardin, Richard F. Plautus and the English renaissance of comedy. Lanham, MD: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2018. x, 195 p. ISBN 9781683931287.

Harvey, Susan Ashbrook and Margaret Mullett (ed.). Knowing bodies, passionate souls: sense perceptions in Byzantium. Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine symposia and colloquia. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2017. xi, 330 pages. $70.00. ISBN 9780884024217.

Helms, Tobias, Alexander Tamm and Jan-Waalke Meyer (ed.). Tell Chuēra, Ausgrabungen in der südöstlichen Unterstadt - Bereich W. Ausgrabungen in Tell Chuēra in Nordost-Syrien, 2, 6. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. 555 p. €164,00. ISBN 9783447108539.

Hyland, John O. Persian interventions the Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, c. 450-386 BC. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. xiix, 257 p. $54.95. ISBN 9781421423708.

Jacobs, Bruno, Wouter Franklin Merijn Henkelman and Matthew W. Stolper (ed.). Die Verwaltung im Achämenidenreich - Imperiale Muster und Strukturen: Akten des 6. Internationalen Kolloquiums zum Thema "Vorderasien im Spannungsfeld klassischer und altorientalischer Überlieferungen" aus Anlass der 80-Jahr-Feier der Entdeckung des Festungsarchivs von Persepolis, Landgut Castelen bei Basel, 14.-17. Mai 2013. Classica et orientalia, Band 17. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2017. lix, 888 p. €128,00. ISBN 9783447107938.

Jaffe, S. N. Thucydides on the outbreak of war: character and contest. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xii, 236 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780198716280.

Jouanna, Jacques, Henri Lavagne, Alain Pasquier, Vèronique Schiltz and Michel Zink (ed.). Au-delà du savoir: les Reinach et le monde des arts: colloque. Cahiers de la Villa Kérylos, 28. Paris: Diffusion de Boccard, 2017. vii, 300 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9782877543606.

Kennedy, Rebecca Futo (ed.). Brill's companion to the reception of Aeschylus. Brill's companions to classical reception 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xix, 634 p. $222.00. ISBN 9789004249325.

Knoll, Kordelia and Christiane Vorster (ed.). Katalog der antiken Bildwerke I: Skulpturen von der Ägäischen Frühzeit bis zum Ende des Hellenismus. Skulpturensammlung, 1. München: Hirmer Verlag, 2017. xiii, 407 p. €69,00. ISBN 9783777428291.

Knoll, Manuel. Antike griechische Philosophie. De Gruyter Studium. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 398 p. €19.95 (pb). ISBN 9783050046266.

Knust, Jennifer and Claudia Moser (ed.). Ritual matters: material remains and ancient religion. Supplements to the memoirs of the American Academy in Rome. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2017. 152 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780472130573.

Kressirer, Kornelia and Frank Rumscheid. Tanz in der Antike Ausstellung im Akademischen Kunstmuseum der Universität Bonn 14. Mai bis 27. August 2017. Schriften des Akademischen Kunstmuseums Bonn, 5. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. 100 p. €17,80. ISBN 9783774940956.

Lemos, T. M. Violence and personhood in ancient Israel and comparative contexts. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv, 225 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780198784531.

Lo Cascio, Elio. Die neue Wirtschaftsgeschichte des Römischen Reiches. Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsarchäologie, 1. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. 95 p. €15,00. ISBN 9783774940765.

Marquis, Emeline and Alain Billault (ed.). Mixis: le mélange des genres chez Lucien de Samosate. Paris: Éditions Demopolis, 2017. 293 p. €29,50 (pb). ISBN 9782354571238.

Miert, Dirk van, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers and Jetze Touber (ed.). Scriptural authority and biblical criticism in the Dutch golden age God's word questioned. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi, 449 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780198806837.

Montiglio, Silvia. The myth of hero and leander: the history and reception of an enduring Greek legend. Library of classical studies, 19. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, 2017. x, 284 p. £69.00. ISBN 9781784539566.

Mountjoy, Penelope A. Troy VI Middle, VI Late and VII: the Mycenaean pottery. Studia Troica Monographien, 9. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. 464 p. €95,00. ISBN 9783774940673.

Mutschler, Fritz-Heiner (ed.). The Homeric epics and the Chinese Book of Songs: foundational texts compared. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. 509 p. £70.99. ISBN 9781527504004.

Nappa, Christopher. Making men ridiculous: Juvenal and the anxieties of the individual. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. xii, 224 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780472130665.

Naso, Alessandro (ed.). Etruscology, (2 vols.). Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xxiv, 1844 p. €359,95. ISBN 9781934078488.

Niehoff, Maren R. Philo of Alexandria: an intellectual biography. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2018. xi, 323 p. $38.00. ISBN 9780300175233.

Oenbrink, Werner. Die Sakralarchitektur der kommagenischen Hierothesia und Temene. Asia Minor Studien, 83. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. viii, 216 p., 75 p. of plates. €79,00. ISBN 9783774940833.

Palmisciano, Riccardo. Dialoghi per voce sola: la cultura del lamento funebre nella Grecia antica. Quaderni dei Seminari romani di cultura greca, 22. Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2017. ix, 410 p. €31,00 (pb). ISBN 9788871407944.

Quarantotto, Diana. L'universo senza spazio: Aristotele e la teoria del luogo. Elenchos, LXIV. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2017. 279 p. €35,00 (pb). ISBN 9788870886481.

Quick, Laura. Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic curse tradition. Oxford theology and religion monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiv, 214 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780198810933.

Remer, Gary. Ethics and the orator: the Ciceronian tradition of political morality. Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2017. xii, 291 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780226439167.

Richardson, David M. B. (trans.). Rüpke, Jörg. Pantheon: a new history of Roman religion. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017. xv, 533 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780691156835.

Riedweg, Christoph (ed.). Philosophia in der Konkurrenz von Schulen, Wissenschaften und Religionen: zur Pluralisierung des Philosophiebegriffs in Kaiserzeit und Spätantike. Akten der 17. Tagung der Karl und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung vom 16.-17. Oktober 2014 in Zürich. Philosophie der Antike, Band 34. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xi, 393 p. €99,95. ISBN 9781501514296.

Rodríguez Pérez, Diana (ed.). Greek art in context: archaeological and art historical perspectives. London; New York: Routledge, 2017. xxiii, 282 p. $112.00. ISBN 9781472457455.

Santorelli, Biagio and Antonio Stramaglia. (Quintiliano), Il muro con le impronte di una mano (Declamazioni maggiori, 1). Collana di studi umanistici, 9. Cassino: Edizioni Università di Cassino, 2017. 203 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9788883171000.

Sharlach, T. M. An ox of one's own: royal wives and religion at the court of the Third Dynasty of Ur. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records (SANER), 18. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xii, 336 p. €99.95. ISBN 9781501514470.

Smith, Eric C. Jewish glass and Christian stone: a materialist mapping of the 'parting of the ways'. Routledge studies in the early Christian world. New York: Routledge, 2017. 168 p. $116.00. ISBN 9781138202122.

Springer, Carl P. E. Cicero in heaven: the Roman rhetor and Luther's Reformation. St Andrews studies in Reformation history. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xxi, 291 p. $144.00. ISBN 9789004355156.

Steinhart, Matthias (ed.). Griechische Inschriften als Zeugnisse der Kulturgeschichte: Griechisch-deutsch. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 188 p. €27,99. ISBN 9783110553246.

Stratford, Edward. A year of vengeance. Volume 1: time, narrative, and the Old Assyrian trade. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records, 17,1. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xvii, 409 p. €89.95. ISBN 9781501515699.

Tankosić, Žarko, Fanis Mavridis and Maria Kosma (ed.). An island between two worlds: the archaeology of Euboea from Prehistoric to Byzantine times. Proceedings of International Conference, Eretria, 12-14 July 2013. Papers and monographs from the Norwegian Institute at Athens, 6. Athens: Norwegian Institute at Athens, 2017. 666 p. €40,00 (pb). ISBN 9789608514560.

Teutonico, Jeanne Marie, Leslie Friedman, Aïcha Ben Abed and Roberto Nardi (ed.). The conservation and presentation of mosaics. At What Cost? Proceedings of the 12th ICCM conference Sardinia, October 27-31, 2014. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institution, 2017. xvii, 433 p. $89.95 (pb). ISBN 9781606065334.

Ventrella, Gianluca, Thierry Grandjean and Lucie Thévenet (ed., trans.). Dion de Pruse dit Dion Chrysostome. Œuvres. Discours olympique, ou sur la conception première de la divinité (or. XII): À Athènes, sur sa fuite (or. XIII). Collection des universités de France, . Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2017. 774 p. €75,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251006161.

Verhelst, Berenice. Direct speech in Nonnus' Dionysiaca: narrative and rhetorical functions of the characters' "varied" and "many-faceted" words. Mnemosyne, 397. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017. xi, 330 p. $151.00. ISBN 9789004334656.

Vuileumier Laurens, Florence. L'université, la robe et la librairie à Paris. Claude Mignault et le Syntagma de Symbolis (1571-1602). Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance, 577. Genève: Librairie Droz, 2017. 336 p. $69.60. ISBN 9782600057899.

Weißenberger, Michael (trans.). Thukydides: Der Peloponnesische Krieg. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 1443 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110378580.

Winter, Engelbert. Vom eisenzeitlichen Heiligtum zum christlichen Kloster: neue Forschungen auf dem Dülük Baba Tepesi. Asia Minor Studien, 84. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. xiii, 302 p., [67 p. of plates]. €89,00. ISBN 9783774940796.

Zangger, Eberhard. The Luwian civilization: the missing link in the Aegean Bronze Age. Istanbul: Ege Yayinlari, 2016. 292 p. €29,00 (pb). ISBN 9786059680110.

Zangger, Eberhard. Die Luwier und der trojanische Krieg: eine Entdeckungsgeschichte. Zürich: Orell Füssli Verlag, 2017. 352 p. €25,00. ISBN 9783280056479.

Zauzich, Karl Theodor. Siebzehn ägyptische Götter - ein jüdischer Gott: Die ägyptischen Wurzeln des Monotheismus. Würzburg: Gisela Zauzich Verlag, 2017. 184 p. €26,80. ISBN 9783924151096.

Zimmermann, Markus. Romanisation und Repräsentation in Noricum. Antiquitas I, 71. Bonn: Habelt-Verlag, 2017. xi, 465 p. €93,00. ISBN 9783774940802.

Zuchtriegel, Gabriel. Colonization and subalternity in classical Greece: experience of the nonelite population. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii, 272 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781108419031.

Read comments on this review or add a comment on the BMCR blog

Home
Read Latest
Archives
BMCR Blog
About BMCR
Review for BMCR
Commentaries
Support BMCR

BMCR, Bryn Mawr College, 101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010