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Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2018.12.01

Books Received November 2018.  

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Alesse, Francesca. Aristotle on prescription: deliberation and rule-making in Aristotle's practical philosophy. Philosophia antiqua, 152. Leiden: Brill, 2018. x, 273 p. €151,00. ISBN 9789004385382.

Allen, Bruce Ware. Tiber: eternal river of Rome. Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2018. 330 p. $32.95. ISBN 9781512603347.

Alram-Stern, Eva and Barbara Horejs (ed.). Pottery technologies and sociocultural connections between the Aegean and Anatolia during the 3rd Millenium BC. Orea, 10. München: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2018. 311 p. €129,00. ISBN 9783700181279.

Année, Magali. La musique linguistique de la réminiscence: Le Méenon de Platon entre réinvention cratyléenne de la langue commune et réappropriation de l'ancienne langue parénétique. Grenoble: Jérôme Millon, 2018. 132 p. €18,00 (pb). ISBN 9782841373406.

Bénatouïl, Thomas, Jean-Baptiste Gourinat and Michel Narcy (ed.). L'athéisme antique. Philosophie antique. Problèmes, renaissances, usages, 18. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2018. 308 p. €22,00 (pb). ISBN 9782757423721.

Berressem, Ben N. Die Repräsentation der Soldatenkaiser: Studien zur kaiserlichen Selbstdarstellung im 3. Jh. n. Chr. Philippika, 122. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2018. xi, 490 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783447110327.

Bettini, Maurizio and William Michael Short (ed.). The world through Roman eyes: anthropological approaches to ancient culture. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiv, 471 p. $150.00. ISBN 9781316662168.

Cannavò, Anna, Sabine Fourrier and Alexandre Rabot. Kition-Bamboula VII. Fouilles dans les nécropoles de Kition (2012-2014). Travaux de la maison de l'Orient, 75. Lyon: MOM Éditions, 2018. 408 p. €56,00. ISBN 9782356680617.

Carey, Christopher, Ifigeneia Giannadaki and Brenda Griffith-Williams (ed.). Use and abuse of law in the Athenian courts. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 419. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xv, 385 p. €110,00. ISBN 9789004377875.

Carrera, Alessandro. Fellini's eternal Rome: paganism and Christianity in the films of Federico Fellini. Classical receptions in twentieth-century writing. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xii, 186 p. €76,50. ISBN 9781474297615.

Caruso, Carlo (ed.). Life of texts: evidence in textual production, transmission and reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xiii, 253 p. €73,44. ISBN 9781350039056.

Casanova-Robin, Hélène (ed., trans.). Giovanni Pontano. L'Éridan/Eridanus. Les classiques de l'humanisme. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2018. 480 p. €45,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251449142.

Chiapello, Duccio and Laura Bellani. La decifrazione della Lineare A. Rome: Aracne Editrice, 2018. 146 p. €9,00 (pb). ISBN 9788825517279.

Chiarini, Sara. The so-called nonsense inscriptions on ancient Greek vases: between Paideia and Paidiá. Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy, 10. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xiii, 543 p. €143,00. ISBN 9789004371187.

Davies, Rachel Bryant. Victorian epic burlesques: a critical anthology of nineteenth-century theatrical entertainments after Homer. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 284 p. £73.44. ISBN 9781350027176.

De Rossi, Filippo Canali. Le relazioni diplomatiche di Roma: la crisi dinastica macedone e le contese interne della Grecia (182 - 179 a.C.). Prassi diplomatiche dello imperialismo Romano, VIII. Roma: Scienze e Lettere, 2018. v, 141 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9788866871453.

Deger-Jalkotzy, Sigrid and Dieter Hertel. Das mykenische Griechenland: Geschichte, Kultur, Stätten. München: C.H. Beck, 2018. 144 p. €9,95 (pb). ISBN 9783406727269.

Eckert, Martin. Die Aphrodite der Seefahrer und ihre Heiligtümer am Mittelmeer: archäologische Untersuchungen zu interkulturellen Kontaktzonen am Mittelmeer in der späten Bronzezeit und frühen Eisenzeit. Münster: LIT, 2016. x, 589 p. €79,90 (pb). ISBN 9783643135100.

Elton, Hugh. The Roman Empire in late antiquity: a political and military history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xii, 378 p. $99.99 (pb). ISBN 9781108456319.

Forster, Florian. Die Polis im Wandel. Ehrendekrete für eigene Bürger im Kontext der hellenistischen Polisgesellschaft. Die hellenistische Polis als Lebensform, 9. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2018. 568 p. €90,00. ISBN 9783946317180.

Frenschkowski, Marco. Prophetie. Innovation, Tradition und Subversion in spätantiken Religionen. Standorte in Antike und Christentum, 10. Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 2018. xiv, 335 p. €44,00. ISBN 9783777218229.

Gagliardi, Lorenzo (ed.). Antologia Giuridica Romanistica ed Antiquaria. Università degli studi di Milano, 56. Milano: Giuffrè Francis Lefebvre, 2018. xii, 623 p. €63,00 (pb). ISBN 9788828803980.

Gensheimer, Maryl B. Decoration and display in Rome's imperial thermae: messages of power and their popular reception at the Baths of Caracalla. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xii, 430 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780190614782.

Gerolemou, Maria (ed.). Recognizing miracles in antiquity and beyond. Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes, volume 53. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. xx, 430 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110530469.

Gersh, Stephen (ed., trans.). Marsilio Ficino. Commentary on Plotinus, volume 5: Ennead III, part 2 and Ennead IV. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. 624 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674974999.

Harlaut, C. and J. Hayes. Pottery in Hellenistic Alexandria. Aux origines d'Alexandrie et de sa production céramique. Études Alexandrines, 45. Alexandrie: Centre d'Etudes Alexandrines, 2018. 368 p. ISBN 9782490128013.

Hatzilambrou, R. (ed.). Isaeus' On the estate of Pyrrhus (Oration 3). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2018. xii, 283 p. £61.99. ISBN 9781527515888.

Hutchinson, G. O. Plutarch's rhythmic prose. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. x, 339 p. $100.00. ISBN 9780198821717.

Jensen, Erik. Barbarians in the Greek and Roman world. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing, 2018. xiv, 296 p. $16.00 (pb). ISBN 9781624667121.

Johnston, Sarah Iles. The story of myth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. x, 374 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780674185074.

Kirkland, Sean D. and Eric Sanday (ed.). A companion to ancient philosophy. Rereading ancient philosophy. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2018. 304 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780810137868.

Knoch, Stefan. Sklaven und Freigelassene in der lateinischen Deklamation Ein Beitrag zur römischen Mentalitätsgeschichte. Sklaverei- Knechtschaft-Zwangsarbeit, 19. Hildesheim: Georg-Olms-Verlag, 2018. xviii, 218 p. €64,00. ISBN 9783487157283.

Knust, Jennifer Wright and Tommy Wasserman. To cast the first stone: the transmission of a Gospel story. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xix, 440 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691169880.

Konishi, Haruo. Sophokles' objectives in the Oidipous Turannos. Amsterdam: Adolf M Hakkert, 2018. 235 p. ISBN 9789025613358.

Korting, Georg. Varus' Untergang: textkritische Anmerkungen zu Florus 2,30,34 b. Propylaeum eBooks. Heidelberg: Propylaeum, 2017. 174 p. ISBN 9783946654780.

Kubler, Anne. La mémoire culturelle de la deuxième guerre punique: Approche historique d'une construction mémorielle à travers les textes de l'Antiquité romaine. Schweizerische Beiträge zur Altertumswissenschaft, 45. Basel: Schwabe Basel, 2018. 400 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783796537707.

Lacy, Ricardo Martínez (ed.). Hermenéutica de la esclavitud: actas del XXXVII coloquio del GIREA. Institut des Sciences et Techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2018. 203 p. €35,00 (pb). ISBN 9782848676364.

Lombardini, John. The politics of Socratic humor. The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. ix, 284 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520291034.

Looney, Dennis and D. Mark Possanza (ed., trans.). Ludovico Ariosto. Latin poetry. I Tatti Renaissance library, 84. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. xxvii, 258 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674977174.

Luijendijk, AnneMarie and William E. Klingshirn (ed.). My lots are in thy hands: sortilege and its practitioners in late antiquity. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 188. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xvii, 392 p. €129,00. ISBN 9789004384101.

Martina, Antonio (trans., comm.). Euripide, Medea, III: commento e traduzione. Quaderni della rivista di cultura classica e medioevale, 17, III. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 496 p. €98,00 (pb). ISBN 9788833150208.

Martina, Antonio. Euripide, Medea, II: testo. Quaderni della rivista di cultura classica e medioevale, 17, II. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 132 p. €28,00 (pb). ISBN 9788833150185.

Martina, Antonio. Euripide, Medea, I: prolegomena. Quaderni della rivista di cultura classica e medioevale, 17,I. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 356 p. €72,00 (pb). ISBN 9788833150154.

Meserve, Margaret (ed.). Pius II. Commentaries: volume 3, books V-VII. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 83. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. vii, 533 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674058385.

Most, Glenn W. (ed., trans.). Hesiod. Theogony, Works and Days, Testimonia. The Loeb classical library, 57. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. 408 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997202.

Most, Glenn W. (ed., trans.). Hesiod. The Shield, Catalogue of Women, Other Fragments. The Loeb classical library, 57. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. 448 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997219.

Mülke, Markus. Aristobulos in Alexandria: Jüdische Bibelexegese zwischen Griechen und Ägyptern unter Ptolemaios VI. Philometor. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 126. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. 660 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110533231.

Németh, András. The Excerpta Constantiniana and the Byzantine appropriation of the past. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiv, 358 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781108423632.

Nongbri, Brent. God's library: the archaeology of the earliest Christian manuscripts. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. xi, 403 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780300215410.

Opstall, Emilie Marlène van (ed.). Sacred thresholds: the door to the sanctuary in late antiquity. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 185. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xiii, 376 p. €121,00. ISBN 9789004368590.

Padovani, Francesco. Sulle tracce del dio: teonimi ed etimologia in plutarco. Academia philosophical studies, 60. Berlin: Academia Verlag, 2018. 281 p. ISBN 9783896657374.

Pandey, Nandini B. The poetics of power in Augustan Rome: Latin poetic responses to early imperial iconography. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiii, 302 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781108422659.

Petrovic, Andrej, Ivana Petrovic and Edmund Thomas (ed.). The materiality of text: placement, perception, and presence of inscribed texts in classical antiquity. Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xviii, 416 p. €118,00. ISBN 9789004375505.

Pormann, Peter E. (ed.). The Cambridge companion to Hippocrates. Cambridge companions to philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xix, 441 p. $37,00 (pb). ISBN 9781107695849.

Potter, Paul (ed., trans.). Hippocrates. Volume XI. The Loeb classical library, 538. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. 528 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674996571.

Reeve, C. D. C. (trans.). Aristotle. Rhetoric. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing, 2018. lxxxvii, 411 p. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 9781624667336.

Richardson, Edmund. Classics in extremis: the edges of classical reception. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xi, 256 p. £73.44. ISBN 9781350017252.

Riedweg, Christoph, Christoph Horn and Dietmar Wyrwa (ed.). Die Philosophie der Kaiserzeit und der Spatantike. Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie. Die Philosophie der Antike, 5/3. Basel: Schwabe, 2018. xxv, 1859-2599 p. €360,00. ISBN 9783796537004.

Ruffini, Giovanni. Life in an Egyptian village in late antiquity: Aphrodito before and after the Islamic conquest. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. ix, 233 p. $32.00. ISBN 9781107105607.

Rühl, Meike. Ciceros Korrespondenz als Medium literarischen und gesellschaftlichen Handelns. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 422. Leiden: Brill, 2018. ix, 338 p. €116,00. ISBN 9789004383142.

Sánchez Romero, Margarita and Rosa María Cid López (ed.). Motherhood and infancies in the Mediterranean in antiquity. Childhood in the past monograph series. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2018. vii, 286 p. $59.99 (pb). ISBN 9781789250398.

Sebire, Heather, Philip De Jersey and Jason Monaghan. Roman Guernsey: excavations, fieldwork and maritime archaeology 1980-2015. Guernsey museum monographs, 9. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2018. viii, 128 p. $59.99 (pb). ISBN 9781789250688.

Sells, Donald. Parody, politics, and the populace in Greek old comedy. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. ix, 291 p. €76,50. ISBN 9781350060517.

Senol, Ahmet Kaan. Commercial amphorae in the Graeco-Roman museum of Alexandria. Etudes alexandrines, 44. Alexandrie: Centre d'Etudes Alexandrines, 2018. 618 p. ISBN 9782490128006.

Silvestrelli, Francesca and Jean Pietri. Le duc de Luynes et la découverte de la Grande Grèce. Mémoires et documents sur Rome et l'Italie méridionale. Nouvelle série, 9. Naples: Centre Jean Bérard, 2017. 86 p. €15,00 (pb). ISBN 9782918887782.

Stewart, Keith Andrew. Galen's theory of black bile: Hippocratic tradition, manipulation, innovation. Studies in ancient medicine, 51. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. ix, 178 p. €94,00. ISBN 9789004382787.

Stocking, Charles H. The politics of sacrifice in early Greek myth and poetry. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. x, 198 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781107164260.

Sullivan, Denis. The rise and fall of Nikephoros II Phokas: five contemporary texts in annotated translations. Byzantina Australiensa, 23. Leiden: Brill, 2018. viii, 252 p. €153,00. ISBN 9789004382206.

Uvslokk, Geir, Brit Helene Lyngstad and Sissel Lie (ed.). Multiple Mediterranean: myths, utopias and real-life experiences. Early modern and modern studies, 11. Pisa: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 216 p. €44,00 (pb). ISBN 9788833150345.

Vacanti, Claudio. I catilinari: progetto di una congiura. Storia politica costituzionale e militare del mondo antico, 8. Napoli: Jovene Editore, 2018. x, 155 p. €33,00 (pb). ISBN 9788824325738.

Vannini, Lucia (ed.). Corpus dei papiri storici greci e latini: parte A, storici greci, 1. autori noti. Centro di studi papirologici, 3.1. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2018. 156 p. €120,00 (pb). ISBN 9788833150529.

Verhasselt, Gertjan. IV. Biography and antiquarian literature, B. History of literature, music, art and culture. Fasc. 9 Dikaiarchos of Messene No. 1400. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xx, 725 p. €236,00. ISBN 9789004357419.

Worman, Nancy. Virginia Woolf's Greek tragedy. Classical receptions in twentieth-century writings. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xii, 152 p. €52,50. ISBN 9781474277822.

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