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Books Received March 2018.  

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Andrianou, Dimitra. Memories in stone: figured grave reliefs from Aegean Thrace. Melethmata. 75. Athens: National Hellenic Research Foundation, 2017. 471 p. ISBN 9789609538640.

Anguissola, Anna. Supports in Roman marble sculpture: workshop practice and modes of viewing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii, 255 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781108418430.

Audano, Sergio (ed., trans.). Tacito. Agricola. Testo latino a fronte. Classici greci e latini. Santarcangelo di Romagna: Rusconi Libri, 2017. cxvi, 151 p. €11,00 (pb). ISBN 9788818031980.

Audano, Sergio and Giovanni Cipriani (ed.). Aspetti della fortuna dell'antico nella cultura europea: atti della Quattordicesima Giornata di Studi Sestri Levante, 10 marzo 2017. Echo, 27. Foggia: Il Castello Edizioni, 2018. 340 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9788865722053.

Augusta-Boularot, Sandrine, William Van Andringa and Sandrine Huber (ed.). Quand naissent les dieux: fondation des sanctuaires antiques: motivations, agents, lieux. Collection de l'École française de Rome, 534. Roma; Athènes: École française de Rome; École française d'Athènes, 2017. 426 p. €57,00 (pb). ISBN 9782728312665; 9782869582873.

Badre, Leila, Emmanuelle Capet and Barbara Vitale. Tell Kazel au bronze récent etudes ceramiques. Bibliothèque archéologique et historique, 211. Beyrouth: Presses de l'Ifpo, 2018. €45,00. ISBN 9782351597408.

Baldassarri, Stefano Ugo, Daniela Pagliara and David Marsh (ed., trans.). Giannozzo Manetti. Against the Jews and the Gentiles: books I-IV. ITRL, 79. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. xix, 487 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674974975.

Bellissime, Marion and Frédéric Hurlet (trans., comm.). Dion Cassius. Histoire romaine: livre 53. Collection des universités de France. Série grecque, 537. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2018. lxxxviii, 106 p. €39,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251006215.

Benaissa, Amin (ed., trans., comm.). Dionysius: the epic fragments. Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 56. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii, 352 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781107178977.

Bessone, Federica and Marco Fucecchi (ed.). The literary genres in the Flavian Age: canons, transformations, reception. Trends in Classics. Supplementary volumes, 51. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. vii, 361 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110533224.

Bintliff, J. L., Emeri Farinetti, Bo zidar Slapšak and Anthony M. Snodgrass (ed.). Boeotia project, volume II: the city of Thespiai. Survey at a complex urban site. McDonald Institute monographs. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2017. xviii, 414 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781902937816.

Bolman, Elizabeth S. (ed.). The Red Monastery church: beauty and asceticism in upper Egypt. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2016. xxxix, 390 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780300212303.

Bonanno, Maria Grazia. L'allusione necessaria: ricerche intertestuali sulla poesia greca e latina. Filologia e critica, 102. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 236 p. €68,40 (pb). ISBN 9788833151212.

Bouras-Vallianatos, Petros (ed.). Greek medical literature and its readers: from Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium. Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. x, 239 p. $144.95. ISBN 9781472487919.

Brodersen, Kai (ed., trans.). Ailianos. Vermischte Forschung. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. 448 p. €59,95. ISBN 9783110576382.

Cartledge, Paul. Democracy: a life. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxvi, 387 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780190866273.

Cecilia, Ricci. Security in Roman times: Rome, Italy and the emperors. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xiv, 300 p. $144.95. ISBN 9781472460158.

Corazza, Gemma. Gli Augustales della Campania romana. Napoli: Università Degli Studi di Napoli "L'Orientale", 2016. 510 p. ISBN 9788867191338.

Courtil, Jean-Christophe and Régis Courtray (ed.). Gaia: revue interdisciplinaire sur la Grèce archaïque. 20, Toucher le corps dans l'Antiquité. Grenoble: UGA Éditions, 2017. 234 p. €20,00 (pb). ISBN 9782377470044.

Cuomo di Caprio, Ninina. Ceramics in archaeology. From prehistoric to medieval times in Europe and the Mediterranean: ancient craftsmanship and modern laboratory techniques, (2 vols.). Manuali L'erma, 2. Roma: L'Erma Di Bretschneider, 2017. 664 p. €90,00 (pb). ISBN 9788891310125.

Cupcea, George and Rada Varga (ed.). Social interactions and status markers in the Roman world. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 37. Oxford: Archaeopress Archaeology, 2018. xii, 168 p. £30.00. ISBN 9781784917487.

Dolansky, Fanny and Stacie Raucci. Rome: a sourcebook on the ancient city. Bloomsbury sources in ancient history. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 258 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781441194190.

Domazakis, Nikolaos. The neologisms in 2 Maccabees. Studia Graeca et Latina Lundensia, 23. Lund: Lund University, 2018. 410 p. ISBN 9789177535416.

Donini, Pierluigi (ed., trans., comm.). Plutarco. Il demone di Socrate. Classici, 38. Roma: Carocci Editore, 2017. 215 p. €17,00 (pb). ISBN 9788843089284.

Duyrat, Frédérique. Wealth and warfare: the archaeology of money in ancient Syria. Numismatic studies, 34. New York: American Numismatic Society, 2016. xxvii, 596 p. $200.00. ISBN 9780897223461.

Eckardt, Hella. Writing and power in the Roman world: literacies and material culture. Camrbidge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvi, 268 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781108418058.

Elliott, Simon. Septimius Severus in Scotland: the northern campaigns of the first hammer of the scots. South Yorkshire: Greenhill Books, 2018. 208 p. £19.99. ISBN 9781784382049.

Falcon, Andrea and David Lefebvre (ed.). Aristotle's generation of animals: a critical guide. Cambridge critical guides. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xv, 289 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781107132931.

Fernández Delgado, J.A. and F. Pordomingo, (ed.), La retórica escolar grieca y su influencia literaria, (edición a cargo de J. Ureña Bracero y L. Miguélez-Cavero). Aquilafuente, 232. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca 2017. 856 pp. €28,50. ISBN 9788490128022.

Flamigni, Gabriele. Presi per incantamento: teoria della persuasione socratica. Philosophica, 198. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2017. xxi, 117 p. €14,00 (pb). ISBN 9788846750532.

Forsythe, Gary. Primary sources for ancient history. Volume I: the ancient Near East and Greece. Pittsburg: Dorrance Publishing, 2018. x, 407 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781480954250.

Forsythe, Gary. Primary sources for ancient history. Volume II: the Roman world. Pittsburg: Dorrance Publishing, 2018. viii, 497 p. $28.00 (pb). ISBN 9781480951440.

Gaifman, Milette. The art of libation in classical Athens. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2018. ix, 184 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780300192278.

Gersh, Stephen (ed., trans.). Marsilio Ficino. Commentary on Plotinus: volume 4, Ennead III, part I. ITRL, 80. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. ccxxxi, 375 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674974982.

Grzybek, Erhard. Thronanspruch und Thronbehauptung. Studien zur Regierungszeit Ptolemaios' VIII. Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2018. 224 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783954902637.

Harloe, Katherine, Nicoletta Momigliano and Alexandre Farnoux (ed.). Hellenomania. British School at Athens - modern Greek and Byzantine studies, 5. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. 320 p. $144.95. ISBN 9781138243248.

Hau, Lisa Irene, Alexander Meeus and Brian Sheridan. Diodoros of Sicily: historiographical theory and practice in the 'Bibliotheke'. Studia Hellenistica, 58. Leuven: Peeters, 2018. x, 612 p. €115,00. ISBN 9789042934986.

Haywood, Jan and Naoíse Mac Sweeney. Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War: dialogues on tradition. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 240 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781350012684.

Hölscher, Tonio and Verlag Antike. Die Geschöpfe des Daidalos: Vom sozialen Leben der griechischen Bildwerke. Heidelberg: Verlag Antike, 2018. 215 p. €40,00 (pb). ISBN 9783946317166.

Humphreys, Mike (trans., comm.). The laws of the Isaurian era: the Ecloga and its appendices. Translated texts for Byzantinists, Volume 3. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. viii, 182 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781786940087.

Inglebert, Hervé (ed.). La présence impériale dans la Rome tardo-antique. Antiquité tardive, 25. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. 499 p. €88,00 (pb). ISBN 9782503578316.

Irani, Tushar. Plato on the value of philosophy: the art of argument in the Gorgias and Phaedrus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Xiv, 212 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781316855621.

Isayev, Elena. Migration, mobility and place in ancient Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 502 p. £105.00. ISBN 9781107130616.

Johnson, Sara Raup, Rubén R. Dupertuis and Chris Shea (ed.). Reading and teaching ancient fiction: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman narratives. Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series, 11. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2018. xv, 320 p. $40.95 (pb). ISBN 9781628371963.

Karivieri, Arja (ed.). The early Christian basilica of Arethousa in Macedonia I: production, consumption and trade. Papers and monographs of the Finish Institute at Athens XXIII. Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 2017. iii, 251 p. ISBN 9789526850023.

Kinnee, Lauren. The Greek and Roman trophy: from battlefield marker to icon of power. Routledge monographs in Classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. 190 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780415788380.

Konstantinou, Ariadne. Female mobility and gendered space in ancient Greek myth. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. x, 189 p. $102.00. ISBN 9781474256766.

Kontos, Pavlos (ed.). Evil in Aristotle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. viii, 277 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781107161979.

Laura, M. Castelli (trans., comm.). Aristotle. Metaphysics: Book Iota. Clarendon Aristotle series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xlv, 292 p. $85.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199682997.

Lloyd, G. E. R., Jingyi Jenny Zhao and Qiaosheng Dong (ed.). Ancient Greece and China compared. Cambridge; New York: Camrbidge University Press, 2018. xv, 430 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781107086661.

Lombardo, Stanley and Anthony Corbeill (trans., ed.). Horace. Odes & Carmen saeculare. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2018. xviii, 246 p. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 9781624666889.

Lorenz, Sven (ed., trans.). Juvenal. Satiren. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 545 p. €59,95. ISBN 9783110405873.

Maiuri, Arduino (ed.). Antrum: riti e simbologie delle grotte nel Mediterraneo antico. Quaderni di studi e materiali di storia delle religioni, 16. Roma: Morcelliana, 2017. 414 p. €35,00 (pb). ISBN 9788837231330.

Manning, J. G. Open sea: the economic life of the ancient Mediterranean world from the Iron Age to the rise of Rome. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 448 p. $27.95. ISBN 9780691151748.

Mitford, Timothy Bruce. East of Asia Minor: Rome's hidden frontier, (2 vols.). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. li, 757 p. $369.95. ISBN 9780198148746; 9780198725169.

Mulroy, David D. (trans.). Aeschylus. The Oresteia: Agamemnon, libation bearers, and the holy goddesses. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. 264 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780299315603.

Nichols, Marden Fitzpatrick. Author and audience in Vitruvius' De architectura. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xvii, 238 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781107003125.

Panagiotidou, Olympia and Roger Beck. The Roman Mithras cult: a cognitive approach. Scientific studies of religion: inquiry and explanation. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. xi, 226 p. £82.62. ISBN 9781472567383.

Payne, Andrew. The teleology of action in Plato's Republic. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. vi, 240 p. £45.00. ISBN 9780198799023.

Pyy, Elina. The semiotics of Caesar Augustus. Bloomsbury advances in aemiotics. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 224 p. $128.00. ISBN 9781474277228.

Quatember, Ursula. Der sogenannte Hadrianstempel an der Kuretensraße. Forschungen in Ephesos, 11/3. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2017. 320 p. €220,00. ISBN 9783700179948.

Quattrocchi, Luigi (ed.). Mosaici funerari tardoantichi in Italia. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2018. iv, 114 p. £16.00. ISBN 9781784918002.

Ranzato, Sofia. Il kouros e la verità: polivalenza delle immagini nel poema di Parmenide. Anthropoi, 10. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2015. 291 p. €27,00 (pb). ISBN 9788846742711.

Rhoby, Andreas and Rudolf S. Stefec (ed.). Ausgewählte byzantinische Epigramme in illuminierten Handschriften: Verse und ihre "inschriftliche" Verwendung in Codices des 9. bis 15. Jahrhunderts. Veröffentlichungen zur Byzanzforschung, 42. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademia der Wissenschaften, 2018. 848 p. ISBN 9783700181040.

Rizakis, Athanasios D., Francesco Camia and Sophia B. Zoumbaki (ed.). Social dynamics under roman rule: mobility and status change in the province of Achaia and Macedonia. Proceedings of a Conference held at the French School of Athens, 30-31 May 2014. Melethmata, 74. Athens: National Hellenic Research Foundation, 2017. 445 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9789609538633.

Roller, Duane W. A historical and topographical guide to the geography of Strabo. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xix, 1165 p. £150.00. ISBN 9781107180659.

Sánchez López, Elena and Martínez Jiménez, Javier. Los acueductos de Hispania: construcción y abandono. Colección Juanelo Turriano de Historia de la Ingeniería. Madrid: Fundación Juanelo Turriano, 2016. 295 p. ISBN 9788494269578.

Sassi, Maria Michela, Elisa Coda and Giuseppe Feola (ed.). La zoologia di Aristotele e la sua ricezione dall'età ellenistica e romana alle culture medievali: atti della X "Settimana di formazione" del Centro GrAL, Pisa, 18-20 novembre 2015. Greco, arabo, latino. Studi, 6. Pisa: Pisa University Press, 2017. 315 p. €20,00 (pb). ISBN 9788867418350.

Schertz, Peter and Nicole Stribling (ed.). The horse in ancient Greek art. Middleburg: National Sporting and Library Museum, 2017. v, 145 p. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 9780996890533.

Schlehofer, Jenny H. and Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH. Nekropolen der Polis Halieis (Argolis) Bestattungs- und Beigabensitten in archaischer und klassischer Zeit. Berlin: Logos Verlag Berlin, 2018. 270 p. €59.50. ISBN 9783832546298.

Schultz, Peter, Bronwen Lara Wickkiser, George Hinge, Chrysanthos Kanellopoulos and John Franklin. The thymele at Epidauros : healing, space, and musical performance in late classical Greece. Fargo, ND: Theran Press, 2017. 240 p. $59.95 (pb). ISBN 9781944296049.

Seagraves, Richard. Claudius Rutilius Namatianus. De Reditu Suo. Austin: Blue Bonnet Books, 2017. lxix, 212 p. (ed.). ISBN 9780578187228.

Segev, Mor. Aristotle on religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. vii, 192 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781108415255.

Shipton, Matthew. The politics of youth in Greek tragedy gangs of Athens. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs. London; Oxford; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 208 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781474295079.

Smith, Zachary B. Philosopher-monks, episcopal authority, and the care of the self. The 'Apophthegmata Patrum' in fifth-century Palestine. Instrumenta Patristica et Mediaevalia (IPM), 80. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 328 p. €90,00. ISBN 9782503578880.

Solomon, Jon (ed., trans.). Giovanni Boccaccio. Genealogy of the pagan gods, volume 2: books vi-x. ITRL, 81. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 705 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674975590.

Stavru, Alessandro and Christopher Moore (ed.). Socrates and the Socratic dialogue. Leiden: Brill, 2017. viii, 931 p. €228,00. ISBN 9789004321915.

Sutton, D. Antoine. Introducing A.E. Housman (1859-1936): preliminary studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018. 184 p. £58.99. ISBN 9781527505919.

Taufer, Matteo (ed.). Tradurre classici greci in lingue moderne. Rombach-Wissenschaften. Reihe Paradeigmata, Band 44. Freiburg; Berlin; Wien: Rombach Verlag, 2017. 224 p. €48,00 (pb). ISBN 9783793099086.

Thumiger, Chiara (ed.). Mental illness in ancient medicine: from Celsus to Paul of Aegina. Studies in ancient medicine, 50. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xv, 479 p. €143,00. ISBN 9789004362727.

Ursini, Francesco. Ovidio e la cultura europea: interpretazioni e riscritture dal secondo dopoguerra al bimillenario della morte (1945-2017). Roma: Editrice Apes, 2017. 353 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9788872331446.

Vallozza, Maddelena (ed.). Isocrate: per una nuova edizione critica. La Colombaria. Studi, 251. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2017. xxx, 250 p. €32,00. ISBN 9788822264558.

Verity, Anthony (trans.). Homer. The Odyssey. Oxford world's classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxx, 354 p. £7.99. ISBN 9780198736479.

Vix, Jean-Luc (trans., comm.). Alexandros de Cotiaeon. Fragments. Collection fragments, 21. Paris: Editions Belles Lettres, 2018. 272 p. €35,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251447766.

Weiss, Naomi A. The music of tragedy: performance and imagination in Euripidean theater. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. xii, 284 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520295902.

Whelan, Robin. Being Christian in Vandal Africa: the politics of orthodoxy in the post-imperial west. Transformation of the classical heritage, LVIX. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. xiv, 301 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520295957.

Woudhuizen, Fred C. Indo-Europeanization in the Mediterranean. Papers in intercultural philosophy and transcontinental comparative studies, 16. Shikanda Press, 2018. 313 p. ISBN 9789078382287.

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