BMCR 2012.02.01

Books Received January 2012

BMCR 2012.02.02

Götter, Mythen, Philosophen: Lukian und die paganen Göttervorstellungen seiner Zeit. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd 106

Fabio Berdozzo  / De Gruyter, 2011

Reviewed by James Jope

BMCR 2012.02.03

Homer and the Odyssey (originally published 1998)

Suzanne Saïd, Translated by Ruth Webb.  / Oxford University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Christos Tsagalis

BMCR 2012.02.04

Severus Pius Augustus: Studien zur sakralen Repräsentation und Rezeption der Herrschaft des Septimius Severus und seiner Familie (193-211 n. chr.). Impact of empire, 14

Achim Lichtenberger  / Brill, 2011

Reviewed by Clare Rowan

BMCR 2012.02.05

Speeches from Athenian Law. The oratory of classical Greece 16

Michael Gagarin  / University of Texas Press, 2011

Reviewed by Edmund M. Burke

BMCR 2012.02.06

David the Invincible, Commentary on Aristotle’s Prior Analytics: Critical Old Armenian Text with an English Translation, Introduction and Notes. Philosophia antiqua, 122

Aram Topchyan  / Brill, 2010

Reviewed by Daniel King

BMCR 2012.02.07

Lydian Architecture: Ashlar Masonry Structures at Sardis, Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, Report 5

Christopher Ratté  / Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, 2011

Reviewed by Gloria R. Hunt

BMCR 2012.02.08

English Translation and Classical Reception: Towards a New Literary History. Classical receptions

Stuart Gillespie  / Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

Reviewed by Stephen Harrison

BMCR 2012.02.09

Ovid. Blackwell introductions to the classical world

Katharina Volk  / Wiley-Blackwell, 2010

Reviewed by Darcy Krasne

BMCR 2012.02.10

The Earliest Romans: a Character Sketch

Ramsay MacMullen  / University of Michigan Press, 2011

Reviewed by John D. Muccigrosso

BMCR 2012.02.11

Die Personennamen im römischen Britannien. Alpha-Omega, Reihe A, Bd 259

Andreas Kakoschke  / Olms-Weidmann, 2011

Reviewed by Andreas Gavrielatos

BMCR 2012.02.12

Polis and Revolution: Responding to Oligarchy in Classical Athens

Julia L. Shear  / Cambridge University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Matt Simonton

BMCR 2012.02.13

Pomponio Leto tra identità locale e cultura internazionale: atti del convegno internazionale (Teggiano, 3-5 ottobre 2008). RR inedita, Saggi 48

Anna Modigliani, Patricia Osmond, Marianne Pade, Johann Ramminger  / Roma nel Rinascimento, 2011

Reviewed by Julia Haig Gaisser

BMCR 2012.02.14

From Face to Face: Recarving of Roman Portraits and the Late-antique Portrait Arts. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, 18

Marina Prusac  / Brill, 2011

Reviewed by Elisha Dumser

BMCR 2012.02.15

The Freedman in the Roman World

Henrik Mouritsen  / Cambridge University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Rose MacLean

BMCR 2012.02.16

Body and Gender, Soul and Reason in Late Antiquity. Variorum collected studies series, CS978

Gillian Clark  / Ashgate, 2011

Reviewed by Mark Masterson

BMCR 2012.02.17

Reading Sin in the World. The Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the Vocation of the Responsible Reader

Anthony Dykes  / Cambridge University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Gerard O'Daly

BMCR 2012.02.18

Once out of Nature: Augustine on Time and the Body

Andrea Nightingale  / University of Chicago Press, 2011

Reviewed by James F. Patterson

BMCR 2012.02.19

Sophocles’ Philoctetes and the Great Soul Robbery. Wisconsin studies in classics

Norman Austin  / University of Wisconsin Press, 2011

Reviewed by Susan A. Curry

BMCR 2012.02.20

Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek Novel: Returning Romance. Greek culture in the Roman world

Tim Whitmarsh  / Cambridge University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Paraskevi Martzavou