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Books Received June 2019.  

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Alvar Ezquerra, Jaime. El culto de Mitra en Hispania. Madrid: Dykinson, 2018. 280 p. €57,00. ISBN 9788413240831.

Andolfi, Ilaria. Acusilaus of Argos' Rhapsody in prose: introduction, text, and commentary. Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes, volume 70. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. xvi, 186 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110616958.

Backhaus, Maria. Mord(s)bilder - Aufzählungen von Gewalt bei Seneca und Lucan. Millennium-Studien zu Kultur und Geschichte des ersten Jahrtausends n. Chr., Band 76. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. ix, 329 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110635973.

Bailey, Donald M. The Fayum survey project: the Themistou Meris; volume B: the ceramological survey. Collectanea Hellenistica (KVAB), 9. Leuven: Peeters, 2019. vii, 348 p. €96,00 (pb). ISBN 9789042936287.

Baker, Patrick, Johannes Helmrath and Craig Kallendorf (ed.). Beyond reception: Renaissance humanism and the transformation of classical antiquity. Transformationen der Antike, 62. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. vi, 208 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110635775.

Barrett, John C. and Michael J. Boyd. From Stonehenge to Mycenae: the challenges of archaeological interpretation. Debates in archaeology. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 216 p. £70.00. ISBN 9781474291897.

Barry, Jennifer. Bishops in flight: exile and displacement in late antiquity. Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xix, 200 p. (pb.). ISBN 9780520300378.

Benson, Geoffrey C. Apuleius' invisible ass: encounters with the unseen in the Metamorphoses. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xi, 299 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108475556.

Berlin, Andrea and Paul J. Kosmin (ed.). Spear-won land: Sardis from the King's Peace to the Peace of Apamea. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: Unversity of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 272 p. $129.95. ISBN 9780299321307.

Bernard, Seth. Building mid-Republican Rome: labor, architecture, and the urban economy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. ix, 315 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780190878788.

Beta, Simone. Moi, un manuscrit. Autobiographie de l'Anthologie palatine. Paris: Editions Belles Lettres, 2019. 210 p. €17.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251449296.

Biggs, Thomas and Jessica Blum (ed.). The epic journey in Greek and Roman literature. Yale classical studies, 39. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xiv, 323 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781108498098.

Bolle, Katharina, Marc von der Höh and Nikolas Jaspert (ed.). Inschriftenkulturen im kommunalen Italien. Traditionen, Brüche, Neuanfänge. Materiale Textkulturen, 21. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019. 334 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110638363.

Bounoure, Gilles and Serret, Blandine (ed.). Philostrate. Vies des Sophistes: lettres érotiques. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2019. 376 p. €27,00 (pb.). ISBN 9782251449548.

Bourquin, Christophe. Humor in der Aeneis Ein rezeptionstheoretischer Versuch. Klassische Philologie, 6. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 2019. 124 p. €28,00. ISBN 9783732904938.

Cappello, Orazio. The School of doubt: skepticism, history and politics in Cicero's Academica. Brill studies in skepticism, volume 1. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xiii, 382 p. €175,00. ISBN 9789004389861.

Courtieu, Gilles. L'Olisseus: le monstre avant l'Ulysse homérique. Bruxelles: Éditions Safran, 2019. 292 p. €37,00. ISBN 9782874571060.

de Vos Raaijmakers, Mariette and Barbara Maurina (ed.). Rus Africum IV: la fattoria bizantina di ain wassel, Africa. Oxford; New York: Archaeopress, 2019. xiv, 438 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781789691153.

Deufert, Marcus (ed.). Titus Lucretius Carus. De rerum natura. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, 2028. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. xlix, 314 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110262513.

Foley, Michael P. (trans., comm.). Against the academics: St. Augustine's cassiciacum dialogues, volume 1. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2019. xli, 307 p. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 9780300238556.

Foley, Michael P. (trans., comm.). On the happy life. St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues: volume II. St. Augustine's cassiciacum dialogue, volume 2. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2019. xlii, 184 p. $18.00 (pb). ISBN 9780300238587.

Friedman, Asaf. Art and architecture of the Synagogue in Byzantine Palaestina . Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. 173 p. £68.99. ISBN 9781527532786.

Fugmann, Joachim (ed., trans., comm.). Ps. Aurelius Victor. De viris illustribus urbis Romae lateinisch und deutsch = Die berühmten Männer der Stadt Rom. Texte zur Forschung, Band 110. Darmstadt: WBG Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2016. 504 p. €89,95. ISBN 9783534238521.

Furlotti, Barbara. Antiquities in motion: from excavation sites to Renaissance collections. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2019. 292 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781606065914.

Gangloff, Anne. Pouvoir imperial et vertus philosophiques: l'évolution de la figure du bon prince sous le Haut-Empire. Impact of empire. Roman Empire, c. 200 B.C.-A.D. 476, volume 31. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. viii, 525 p. €59,00. ISBN 9789004379381.

Gatzka, Friederike. Cassiodor, Variae 6: Einführung, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Band 132. Berlin; Boston, 2019. x, 306 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110595468.

Gaultier, Françoise (ed.). Céramique et peinture grecques dans la Méditerranée antique: du terrain au musée: hommages à François Villard. De l'archéologie à l'histoire, Vol 73. Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2019. 282 p. €59,00 (pb). ISBN 9782701804996.

Hackel, Christiane. Aristoteles-Rezeption in der Geschichtstheorie Johann Gustav Droysens. Transformationen der Antike, Band 58. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. ix, 242 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110624045.

Heap, Angela M. Behind the mask: character and society in Menander. Classical literature and society. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2019. xiv, 193 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781472534927.

Heyworth, S. J. (ed.). Ovid. Fasti: Book III. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. ix, 288 p. $32.00 (pb). ISBN 9781107602465.

Holzberg, Niklas (ed., trans.). Babrius. Fabeln. Sammlung Tusculum. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. 230 p. €39,95. ISBN 9783110621655.

Iribarren, Leopoldo. Fabriquer le monde: technique et cosmogonie dans la poésie grecque archaïque. Kaïnon - anthropologie de la pensée ancienne, 11. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2018. 261 p. €32,00 (pb). ISBN 9782406067191.

Kidd, Stephen E. Play and aesthetics in ancient Greece. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xiii, 234 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781108492072.

Kollesch, Jutta. Kleine Schriften zur antiken Medizin. Corpus Medicorum Graecorum Supplementum, VI. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019. 337 p. €129,95. ISBN 9783110653410.

Kousoulini, Vasiliki. A history of Alcman's early reception: female-voiced nightingales. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. 147 p. £58.99. ISBN 9781527531666.

Krag, Signe and Rubina Raja (ed.). Women, children and the family in Palmyra. Palmyrene studies, 3. Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2019. 228 p. DKK 250 (pb). ISBN 9788773044193.

Kwapisz, Jan. The paradigm of Simias: essays on poetic eccentricity. Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes, 75. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. x, 193 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110635935.

Lattmann, Claas. Mathematische Modellierung bei Platon, zwischen Thales und Euklid. Science, technology, and medicine in ancient cultures, volume 9. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. viii, 496 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110613827.

Levin-Richardson, Sarah. The brothel of Pompeii: sex, class, and gender at the margins of Roman society. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xix, 243 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108496872.

Loar, Matthew, Sarah Murray and Stefano Rebeggiani (ed.). The cultural history of Augustan Rome: texts, monuments, and topography. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xiv, 192 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781108480604.

Long, A. A. (trans.). Epictetus. How to be free: an ancient guide to the Stoic life. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. liii, 173 p. $16.95. ISBN 9780691177717.

Maier, Felix K. Palastrevolution: der Weg zum hauptstädtischen Kaisertum im Römischen Reich des vierten Jahrhunderts. Antike Imperien, Band 1. Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2019. viii, 538 p. €99,00. ISBN 9783506792419.

Manuwald, Gesine (ed., trans.). Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume III - Oratory. Loeb classical library, 540. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 580 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997233.

Manuwald, Gesine (ed., trans.). Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume IV - Oratory. Loeb classical library, 541. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 485 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997240.

Manuwald, Gesine (ed., trans.). Fragmentary Republican Latin, Volume V: Oratory. Loeb classical library, 542. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 470 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997257.

Marino, Silvio. Il corpo del dialogo: una teoria della comunicazione a partire dal Protagora di Platone e dal Corpus Hippocraticum. Philosophike skepsis, 5. Napoli: Paolo Loffredo Editore, 2019. 366 p. €28,60 (pb). ISBN 9788899306861.

Markantonatos, Andreas and Eleni Volonaki (ed.). Poet and orator: a symbiotic relationship in democratic Athens. Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes, 74. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. ix, 454 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110626902.

Moore, Christopher (ed.). Brill's companion to the reception of Socrates. Brill's companion to classical reception, volume 18. Leiden: Brill, 2019. 995 p. $253.00. ISBN 9789004396746.

Moreno Soldevila, Rosario, Alberto Marina Castillo and Juan Fernández Valverde. A prosopography to Martial's epigrams. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. viii, 706 p. €129,95. ISBN 9783110621358.

Morlet, Sébastien. Symphonia. La concorde des textes et des doctrines dals la littérature grecque jusqu'à Origène. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2019. 496 p. €39,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251449531.

Morra, Eloisa (ed.). Building the canon through the classics: imitation and variation in Renaissance Italy (1350-1580). Metaforms, 15. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xii, 225 p. $143.00. ISBN 9789004398023.

Murdoch, Brian Oliver. Reception of the legend of Hero and Leander. Brill's companion to classical reception, 19. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. xii, 409 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004400931.

Neil, Bronwen, Doru Costache and Kevin Wagner. Dreams, virtue and divine knowledge in early Christian Egypt. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. ix, 214 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781108481182.

Novelli, Stefano (ed.). Eschilo: ecdotica, esegesi e performance teatrale: atti del convegno internazionale Cagliari 25-26 settembre 2017. Supplementi di Lexis, LXXIII. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2018. 198 p. €48,00 (pb). ISBN 9789025613365.

Papantoniou, Giorgos, Demetres Michaelides and Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou (ed.). Hellenistic and Roman terracottas. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, Volume 23. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. xxviii, 424 p. $238.00. ISBN 9789004384699.

Parigi, Caterina. Atene e il sacco di Silla evidenze archeologiche e topografiche fra l'86 e il 27 a.C. Kölner Schriften zur Archäologie, Band 2. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2019. 240 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783954903665.

Paul, Anneliese and Andreas Rhoby (ed., comm.). Konstantinos Manasses. Verschronik. Bibliothek der griechischen Literatur, 87. Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 2019. 350 p. €164,00. ISBN 9783777219028.

Pierobon Benoit, Raffaella (ed.). Avventure della scrittura: documenti dal Mediterraneo orientale antico. Cahier du Centre Jean Bérard, 24. Napoli: Centre Jean Bèrard, 2019. 242 p. €31,00 (pb). ISBN 9782918887737.

Pietrobelli, Antoine (ed., trans.). Galien: commentaire au régime des maladies aigüs d'hippocrate. Tome X, 1ère partie, livre 1. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2019. 680 p. €55,00 (pb). ISBN 9782251006284.

Pietruczuk, Katarzyna. Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides between Athens and Alexandria: a textual history. Translated by Krystyna Kupiszewska. Quaderni di seminari romani di cultura greca, 25. Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2019. xi, 276 p. €31,00 (pb). ISBN 9788871409610.

Polleichtner, Wolfgang (ed.). Ethik in der Pädagogik - Pädagogik in der Ethik. Didaskalika, 2. Speyer: Kartoffeldruck-Verlag, 2019. 101 p. ISBN 9783939526391.

Pradeau, Jean-François. Plotin. Qui es-tu ? Paris: Editions du Cerf, 2019. 160 p. €15,00 (pb). ISBN 9782204126533.

Race, William H. (ed., trans.). Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica. Loeb classical library, 539. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 496 p. $26.00. ISBN 9780674997226.

Raue, Dietrich and Peter Kopp. Elephantine und Nubien vom 4.-2. Jahrtausend v. Chr, (2 vols.). Sonderschrift/Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Abteilung Kairo, 40. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. xiv, 555 p., 284 p. of plates. €275,00. ISBN 9783110501056.

Recklinghausen, Daniel von. Die Philensis-Dekrete: Untersuchungen über zwei Synodaldekrete aus der Zeit Ptolemaios' V. und ihre geschichtliche und religiöse Bedeutung, (2 vols.). Ägyptologische Abhandlungen, Band 73. Weisbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019. x, 522 p., 11 p. of plates. €168,00. ISBN 9783447108027.

Robaey, Jean. Van de Woestijne traducteur d'Eschyle: avec un nouveau fragment des "Zeven op Thebe Los. Supplementi di lexis, 72. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 2019. 179 p. €40,00 (pb). ISBN 9789025613419.

Roche, P. A. (ed.). Lucan. De Bello Civili. Book VII. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. viii, 284 p. $31.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107614451.

Römer, C. The Fayum survey project: the Themistou Meris; volume A: the archaeological and papyrological survey. Collectanea Hellenistica (KVAB), 8. Leuven: Peeters, 2019. ix, 398 p. €102,00 (pb). ISBN 9789042936270.

Schott, Jeremy M. (trans.). Eusebius of Caesarea. The history of the church: a new translation. The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xi, 536 Sp. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520291102.

Sears, Matthew A. and David Butera. Battles and battlefields of ancient Greece. London: Pen & Sword, 2019. 385 p. £24.00. ISBN 9781783831869.

Slootjes, Daniëlle and Harm Kaal (ed.). New perspectives on power and political representation from ancient history to the present day: repertoires of representation. Leiden: Brill, 2019. 201 p. $120.00. ISBN 9789004291959.

Smith, Steven D. Greek epigram and Byzantine culture: gender, desire, and denial in the age of Justinian. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xiii, 275 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108480239.

Stevens, Kathryn. Between Greece and Babylonia: hellenistic intellectual history in cross-cultural perspective. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xx, 443 p. $108.00. ISBN 9781108419550.

Terrenato, Nicola. The early Roman expansion into Italy: elite negotiation and family agendas. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xx, 327 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108422673.

Thijs, Simon. Obsidibus imperatis: Formen der Geiselstellung und ihre Anwendung in der Römischen Republik. Philippika, 129. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019. xii, 261 p. €68,00. ISBN 9783447111621.

Torchia, Joseph. Creation and contingency in early Patristic thought: the beginning of all things. Lanham; Boulder; New York: Lexington Books, 2019. xxxiv, 229 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781498562812.

Völling, Thomas, Holger Baitinger, Sabine Ladstätter, Arno Rettner and Martin Alan Miller. Olympia in frühbyzantinischer Zeit: Siedlung - Landwirtschaftliches Gerät - Grabfunde - Spolienmauer. Olympische Forschungen, Band 34. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2019. x, 166 p. €78,00. ISBN 9783954903634.

Wians, William Robert (ed.). Logoi and muthoi: further essays in Greek philosophy and literature. SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy. Albany: SUNY Press, 2019. x, 368 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781438474892.

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