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Books Received October 2018.  

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Anderson, Michael A. and Damian Robinson. House of the Surgeon, Pompeii: excavations in the Casa del Chirurgo (VI 1, 9-10.23). Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2018. xv, 647 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781785707285.

Angelicoussis, Elizabeth, Andrew Stewart, Daniella Ben-Arie and Gerard M. F. Hill (ed.). Reconstructing the Lansdowne collection of classical marbles, (2 vols.). Munich: Hirmer, 2017. 624 p. $80.00. ISBN 9783777428178.

Baker, Jill L. Technology of the ancient Near East: from the neolithic to the early Roman period. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. ix, 326 p. £29.99. ISBN 9780815393696.

Bergren, Theodore A. A Latin-Greek index of the Vulgate New Testament and the Apostolic Fathers. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 403. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018. X, 261 p. 114.00 €. ISBN 9783161560248.

Berno, Francesca Romana (ed.). L. Annaeus Seneca. De constantia sapientis: La fermezza del saggio. Studi latini, 92. Napoli: Paolo Loffredo, 2018. 260 p. ISBN 9788899306854.

Berti, Emanuele (ed.). Lo stile e l'uomo: quattro epistole letterarie di Seneca (Sen. epist. 114; 40; 100; 84). Testi e commenti, 22. Pisa: Scuola Normale Superiore, 2018. 546 p. €30,00. ISBN 9788876426339.

Blois, Lukas de. Image and reality of Roman imperial power in the third century AD: the impact of war. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. x, 312 p. £115.00. ISBN 9780815353737.

Botley, Paul and Máté Vince. The correspondence of Isaac Casaubon in England. Travaux d'humanisme et Renaissance, no 588. Genève: Librairie Droz, 2018. 4 volumes (v. 1 587, v. 2 533, v. 3 579, v. 4 593 p.). ISBN 9782600058889.

Boudon-Millot, Véronique and Muriel Pardon-Labonnelie (ed.). Le teint de Phrynè : thérapeutique et cosmétique dans l'antiquité. Orient & méditerranée, 27. Paris: Èditions de Boccard, 2018. 252 p. 49.00 €. ISBN 9782701805511.

Bouzek, Jan. Studies of Homeric Greece. Prague: Karolinum Press, 2018. 296 p. $30.00. ISBN 9788024635668.

Bull, Christian H. The tradition of Hermes Trismegistus: the Egyptian priestly figure as a teacher of Hellenized wisdom. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 186. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xvi, 532 p. €164,00. ISBN 9789004370814.

Cairns, Francis and Trevor Luke (ed.). Ancient biography: identity through Lives. ARCA: classical and medieval texts, papers and monographs, 55. Croydon: Francis Cairns, 2018. xiv, 310 p. £50.00. ISBN 9780995461215.

Canepa, Matthew P. The Iranian expanse: transforming royal identity through architecture, landscape, and the built environment, 550 BCE-642 CE. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 512 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520290037.

Capponi, Livia. Il mistero del tempio : la rivolta ebraica sotto Traiano. Piccoli saggi 61. Roma: Salerno Editrice, 2018. 140 p. €14,50. ISBN 9788869732928.

Cobb, Matthew Adam (ed.). The Indian Ocean trade in antiquity: political, cultural, and economic impacts. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xi, 237 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781138738263.

Colakis, Marianthe and Yasuko Taoka. Selections from Caesar, Catullus, Horace, Livy, Ovid, and Vergil. Lectiones Memorabiles, III. Mundelein: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2018. xv, 360 p. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865168589.

Corrigan, Kevin. Love, friendship, beauty, and the good: Plato, Aristotle, and the later tradition. Veritas 26. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2018. xiv, 154 p. $17.60 (pb). ISBN 9781532645495.

Cugno, Santino Alessandro. Dinamiche insediative nel territorio di Canicattini Bagni e nel Bacino di Alimentazione del Torrente Cavadonna (Siracusa) tra Antichità e Medioevo. BAR international series, 2802. Oxford: BAR Publishing, 2016. xviii, 133 p. $53.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407314945.

Cugno, Santino Alessandro. Patrimonio culturale, paesaggi e personaggi dell'altopiano ibleo: scritti di archaeologia e museologia della Sicilia sud-orientale. BAR, international series, 2874. Oxford: BAR Publishing, 2017. xix, 151 p. $68.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407316031.

Daix, David-Arthur (ed.). Démosthène: Contre Aphobos I et II. Suivi de Contre Midias. Commentario 9. Le Kremlin Bicetre: Les Belles Lettres, 2017. 900 p. €27.00 ISBN 9782251447162.

De Cristofaro, Luigi. LHIS : an essay about a pivotal concept in the early epic traditions : the legal and religious implications. Ipazia 16. Roma: Arbor Sapientiae, 2018. XV, 129 p. € 35.00. ISBN 9788894820669.

De la Bédoyère, Guy. Domina: the women who made imperial Rome. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018. xv, 385 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780300240672.

Deligiannis, Ioannes (ed.). Μ. Τύλλιου Κικέρωνα Περἰ Νὀμων Βιβλἰα Τρἰα. Athens: Kardamitsa, 2017. xvi, 49, 504 p. €37,10 (pb). ISBN 9789603544609.

Dmitriev, Sviatoslav. The birth of the Athenian community: from Solon to Cleisthenes. Abigndon; New York: Routledge, 2018. xi, 392 p. $154.95. ISBN 9781138083516.

Doyle, Chris. Honorius: the fight for the Roman West AD 395-423. Roman imperial biographies. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xx, 205 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781138190887.

Draycott, Jane (ed.). Prostheses in antiquity. Medicine and the body in antiquity. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xvii, 213 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781472488091.

Evans, Jane DeRose. Coins from the excavations at Sardis : their archaeological and economic contexts : coins from the 1973 to 2013 excavations. Archaeological exploration of Sardis monograph 13. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2018. xxi, 305 pages, 19 pages of plates. $90.00. ISBN 9780674987258.

Fitch, John G. The Poetry of Knowledge and the 'Two Cultures'. Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. 1 online resource, XIX, 155 p. $39.99. ISBN 9783319895598.

Franceschini, Mariachiara. Attische Mantelfiguren : Relevanz eines standardisierten Motivs der rotfigurigen Vasenmalerei. Zürcher archäologische Forschungen Band 5. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, 2018. 354 p. [15 pages plates]. $62.49. ISBN 9783867576659.

Gaifman, Milette, Verity Platt and Michael Squire (ed.). The embodied object in classical antiquity. Art history. Oxford; Boston: Associal for Art History, 2018. 397-591. ISBN 01416790.

Galbois, Estelle. Images du pouvoir et pouvoir de l'image: les médaillons-portraits miniatures des Lagides. Scripta antiqua, 113. Bordeaux: Ausionius Éditions, 2018. 287 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9782356132260.

Gazeau, Matthieu. Le tombeau de Cynthia : mythes, fictions et ironie dans le livre IV des "Élégies" de Properce. Collection d'études anciennes. Série latine 81. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2017. 357 p. € 55,00. ISBN 9782251447421.

Giglio Cerneglia, Rossella (ed.). Il culto di Iside nel Mediterraneo tra Lilibeo e Alessandria d'Egitto: atti del convegno, Marsala, 13-14 maggio 2011, (2 vols.). Mare internum, 7-8. Pisa: F. Serra, 2017. 120 p.; 148 p. €230,00 (pb). ISBN 9788862279024.

Giose, Maire I. and Alexandra D. Melista (ed.). Εξαίσιοι γέλωτες. Το γέλιο στην αρχαία ελληνική γραμματεία. Athens: Smili, 2017. 1150 p. ISBN 9789607793935.

Guillaumin, Jean-Baptiste and Carlos Lévy. Plato Latinus : Actes des Diatribai de Gargnano. Philosophie hellénistique et romaine / Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy (PHR) 8. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 300 p. € 95.00. ISBN 9782503577890.

Hadavas, C. T. Ancient Greek epigrams: a selection. Lexington, KY: C. T. Hadavas, 2018. xxxiv, 144 p. ISBN 9781727440225.

Halla-aho, Hilla. Left-dislocation in Latin: topics and syntax in republican texts. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 28. Leiden: Brill, 2018. ix, 253 p. €99,00. ISBN 9789004302471.

Hansen, William F. (ed., trans.). The book of Greek & Roman folktales, legends, & myths. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. xxviii, 549 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691170152.

Harder, Annette, R. F. Regtuit and G. C. Wakker. Drama and performance in Hellenistic poetry. Leuven; Paris; Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2018. vii, 344 p. € 82.00. ISBN 9789042936546.

Harris, W. V. (ed.). Pain and pleasure in classical times. Columbia studies in the classical tradition, 44. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xiii, 265 p. €99,00. ISBN 9789004379497.

Harrisson, Juliette (ed.). Imagining the afterlife in the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xvi, 196 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781138299795.

Hemmingsen, Niels, E. J. Hutchinson and Korey Maas (ed.). On the law of nature: a demonstrative method. Sources in early modern economics, ethics, and law. Second series. Grand Rapids, MI: CLP Academic, 2018. l, 202 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781949011012.

Hoffmann, Roland. Lateinische Linguistik: Morphosyntax und Syntax in einzelsprachlicher und typologischer Perspektive. Studienbücher zur lateinischen Linguistik, Band 3. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag GmbH, 2018. xii, 301 p. €29,90. ISBN 9783875487657.

Holcombe, Colin John (trans.). Horace. Odes and Carmen Saeculare. Santiago: Ocaso Press, 2018. 409 p. Hornblower, Simon. Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic world. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xx, 254 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780198723684.

Ioli, Roberta. Il felice inganno: poesia, finzione e verità nel mondo antico. Milano: Mimesis Edizioni, 2018. 185 p. €18,00 (pb). ISBN 9788857547855.

Jaeger, Mary. Selections from Horace, Livy, Martial, Sallust, and Vergil. Lectiones Memoriabiles, IV. Mundelein: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2018. xv, 349 p. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865168596.

Jolivet, Vincent and Maria pia Donato (ed.). Eredità etrusca : intorno al singolare caso della tomba monumentale di Grotte Scalina (Viterbo). Archeologia, città e territorio 5. Vetralla: Davide Ghaleb Editore, 2018. 161 p. €25.00. ISBN 9788885261228.

Jouanna, Jacques (ed.). Hippocrate, Vol.1 : 2e partie : Le serment, Les serments chrétiens, La loi. Collection des universités de France - Série grecque 542. Le Kremlin Bicetre: Editions Belles Lettres, 2018. 528 p. €65.00. ISBN 9782251006277.

Kim, Hyun Jin. Geopolitics in late antiquity: the fate of superpowers from China to Rome. Routledge studies in ancient history. Abigndon; New York: Routledge, 2018. 130 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781138292550.

King, Bruce Michael and Lillian Eileen Doherty (ed.). Thinking the Greeks: a volume in honor of James M. Redfield. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xiii, 252 p. £115.00. ISBN 9781138671867.

Langlands, Rebecca. Exemplary ethics in ancient Rome. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 336 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107040601.

Lipps, Johannes (ed.). Die Stuckdecke des oecus tetrastylus aus dem sog. Augustushaus auf dem Palatin im Kontext antiker Deckenverzierungen. Tübinger archäologische Forschungen Band 25. Rahden: VML Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, 2018. 345 p. €64.80. ISBN 9783896469168.

Lipps, Johannes, Klaus Kortüm and C. Sebastian Sommer (ed.). Transfer und Transformation römischer Architektur in den Nordwestprovinzen : Kolloquium vom 6. - 7. November 2015 in Tübingen. Tübinger Archäologische Forschungen Band 22. Rahden/Westf.: Verlag Marie Leidorf GmbH, 2017. 245 p. €59.80. ISBN 9783896469137.

Liston, Maria A., Susan I. Rotroff, Lynn M. Snyder and Andrew Stewart. The Agora Bone Well. Hesperia supplements, 50. Princeton, NJ: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2018. 185 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780876615508.

Lorber, Catharine C. Coins of the Ptolemaic empire. Part I: Ptolemy I through Ptolemy IV, (2 vols.). New York: American Numismatic Society, 2018. xiii, 625 p., 76 p. of plates; xiii, 205 p., 46 p. of plates. $325.00. ISBN 9780897223560.

Macaulay-Lewis, Elizabeth and Matthew M. McGowan (ed.). Classical New York : discovering Greece and Rome in Gotham. New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2018. xii, 283 pages. $35.00. ISBN 9780823281022.

MacDowall, Simon. Conquerors of the Roman empire: the Franks. Barnsley: Pen and Sword Books, 2018. xviii, 193 p., [16 p. of plates]. £19.99. ISBN 9781473837423.

Magnani, Stefano (ed.). Domi forisque : omaggio a Giovanni Brizzi. Percorsi. Bologna: Società Editrice il Mulino, 2018. 342 p. €30.00. ISBN 9788815270405.

Maier, Harry O. New Testament Christianity in the Roman world. Essentials of Biblical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvii, 238 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780190264406.

Mathisen, Ralph W. Ancient Roman civilization: history and sources, 753 BCE to 640 CE. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. xxxv, 560 p. $59.95 (pb). ISBN 9780190849603.

McCall, Jeremiah B. Clan Fabius, defenders of Rome: a history of the republic's most illustrious family. Barnsley: Pen and Sword Books, 2018. 201 p. £19.99. ISBN 9781473885615.

Meeusen, Michiel (ed.). Plutarque: Oeuvres morales, Vol.13 : 1ère partie : Traité 59 : Questions naturelles. Collection des universités de France - Série grecque 541. Le Kremlin Bicetre: Editions Belles Lettres, 2018. 100 p. €45.00. ISBN 9782251006253.

Ng, Diana Y. and Molly Swetnam-Burland (ed.). Reuse and renovation in Roman material culture. Functions, aesthetics, interpretations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 350 p. £ 75.00. ISBN 9781108473897.

Päll, Janika and Ivo Volt (ed.). Hellenostephanos : humanist Greek in early modern Europe : learned communities between antiquity and contemporary culture. Morgensterni Seltsi toimetised, VI-VII. Tartu: University of Tartu Press, 2018. 468 p. ISBN 9789949777587.

Petit, Caroline. Galien de Pergame ou la rhétorique de la Providence: médecine, littérature et pouvoir à Rome. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 420. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xvii, 292 p. €119,00. ISBN 9789004373457.

Pickup, Sadie and Sally Waite (ed.). Shoes, slippers, and sandals: feet and footwear in classical antiquity. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2018. 338 p. £115,00. ISBN 9781472488763.

Powell, Lindsay. Augustus at war: the struggle for the Pax Augusta. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, 2018. 452 p. £30.00. ISBN 9781783831845.

Raja, Rubina and Søren M. Sindbæk (ed.). Urban network evolutions : towards a high-definition archaeology. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2018. 309 p. £30.00. ISBN 9788771846232.

Rayor, Diane J. and William W. Batstone (ed.). Latin lyric and elegiac poetry: an anthology of new translations, 2nd edition. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. 428 p. £32.99. ISBN 9781138857803.

Ready, Jonathan and Christos Tsagalis (ed.). Yearbook of ancient Greek epic. Yearbook of ancient Greek epic, 2. Leiden: Brill, 2018. 220 p. €116,00. ISBN 9789004376908.

Reckermann, Alfons (ed.). Überzeugen Rhetorik und politische Ethik in der Antike. Blaue Reihe. Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag, 2018. 396 p. €24,90. ISBN 9783787334377.

Riu, Xavier (ed., trans., comm.). Aristòtil. Poètica. Fundació Bernat Metge : text i traducció, 421. Barcelona: Fundació Bernat Metge, 2017. 185 p. €36,00 (pb). ISBN 9788498592887.

Talbert, Richard J. A. Challenges of mapping the classical world. Abington; New York: Routledge, 2018. 202 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781472457820.

Tamiolake, Melina (ed.). Μεθοδολογικά ζητήματα στις κλασικές σπουδές: Παλαιά προβλήματα και νέες προκλήσεις. Herakleio: Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2017. 370 p. €20,00 (pb). ISBN 9789605245054.

Telesca, Chiara (ed.). Choricios de Gaza: Discours et fragments. Discours publics. Epithalame pour Zacharie. Epithalame pour Procope. Collection des universités de France - Série grecque 540. Le Kremlin Bicetre: Editions Belles Lettres, 2018. 240 p. €55.00. ISBN 9782251006260.

Tully, Caroline Jane. Cultic life of trees in the Prehistoric Aegean, Levant, Egypt and Cyprus. Aegaeum (Annales d'archéologie égéenne de l'Université de Liège et UT-PASP) 42. Leuven; Liège: Peeters, 2018. xviii, 314 p. €110.00. ISBN 9789042937161.

Van der Graaff, Ivo. The fortifications of Pompeii and ancient Italy. Andover: Routledge Ltd., 2019. 352 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781472477163.

Vasaly, Ann. Livy's political philosophy: power and personality in early Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xi, 209 p. $28.99. ISBN 9781107667945.

Vasiliu, Anca. Penser Dieu: noétique et métaphysique dans l'Antiquité tardive. Bibliothèque d'histoire de la philosophie : nouvelle série, . Paris: Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2018. 410 p. €34.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711628285.

Veloso, Claudio William. Pourquoi la Poétique d'Aristote? Diagoge. Histoire des doctrines de l'Antiquité classique. Paris: Vrin Editions, 2018. 432 p. €49.00. ISBN 9782711627677.

Wittke, Anne-Maria (ed.). The early Mediterranean world, 1200-600 BC. Brill's New Pauly. Supplements, 9. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xxi, 593 p. €299,00. ISBN 9789004339323.

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