BMCR 2012.06.01

Books Received May 2012

BMCR 2012.06.02

Strabons Geographika, Band 10: Register

Stefan Radt  / Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2011

Reviewed by Pierre-Olivier Leroy

BMCR 2012.06.03

Rome and Religion: a Cross-Disciplinary Dialogue on the Imperial Cult. Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series, 5

Jeffrey Brodd, Jonathan L. Reed  / Society of Biblical Literature, 2011

Reviewed by Gwynaeth McIntyre

BMCR 2012.06.04

More than Men, Less than Gods: Studies on Royal Cult and Imperial Worship. Proceedings of the international colloquium organized by the Belgian school at Athens (November 1-2, 2007). Studia Hellenistica, 51

Panagiotis P. Iossif, Andrzej S. Chankowski, Catharine C. Lorber  / Peeters, 2011

Reviewed by Seb Nichols

BMCR 2012.06.05

The Birds in the Iliad, Identities, Interactions, and Functions. Gothenburg Studies in History 2

Karin Johansson  / Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis, 2012

Reviewed by Robert Lamberton

BMCR 2012.06.06

The Philosopher’s Banquet: Plutarch’s Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Frieda Klotz, Katerina Oikonomopoulou  / Oxford University Press, 2011

Reviewed by John Paulas

BMCR 2012.06.07

The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays

Andrew Faulkner  / Oxford University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Alberto Bernabé

BMCR 2012.06.08

Writing Homer: a Study Based on Results from Modern Fieldwork. Scientia Danica. Series H, Humanistica 8, 4

Minna Skafte Jensen  / Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2011

Reviewed by Joel Christensen

BMCR 2012.06.09

Pergamo e la filosofia. Archaeologica, 159. Archaeologia perusina, 18

Françoise-Hélène Massa-Pairault  / Giorgio Bretschneider editore, 2010

Reviewed by Danielle Gourevitch

BMCR 2012.06.10

Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition. Empire and After

Clifford Ando  / University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011

Reviewed by Christina Kokkinia

BMCR 2012.06.11

Philologos Dionysios: mélanges offerts au professeur Denis Knoepfler. Recueil de travaux publiés par la Faculté des Lettres et sciences humaines de l’Université de Neuchâtel, 56

Nathan Badoud  / Librairie Droz, 2011

Reviewed by Jean-Christophe Vincent

BMCR 2012.06.12

Histoire et archéologie méditerranéennes sous Napoléon III: actes du 21e colloque de la Villa Kérylos à Beaulieu-sur-Mer, les 8 and 9 octobre 2010. Cahiers de la Villa “Kérylos”, 22

André Laronde, Pierre Toubert, Jean Leclant  / De Boccard, 2011

Reviewed by Bonnie Effros

BMCR 2012.06.13

Lateinische Modalpartikeln: Nempe, Quippe, Scilicet, Videlicet und Nimirum. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 19

Josine Schrickx  / Brill, 2011

Reviewed by Olga Spevak

BMCR 2012.06.14

Roman Historiography: an Introduction to its Basic Aspects and Development (translated by Hans-Friedrich Mueller; first published 2001). Blackwell introductions to the classical world

Andreas Mehl  / Wiley-Blackwell, 2011

Reviewed by Jakub Pigoń

BMCR 2012.06.15

Sabellian Demonstratives: Forms and Functions. Brill’s studies in Indo-European languages and linguistics, 6

Emmanuel Dupraz  / Brill, 2011

Reviewed by Wolfgang David Cirilo de Melo

BMCR 2012.06.16

The Invention of Law in the West. (Translated by Jeremy Carden and Antony Shugaar; first published in Italian, 2005)

Aldo Schiavone  / Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Ari Z. Bryen

BMCR 2012.06.17

Liebe und Lyrik: zur Funktion des erotischen Diskurses in Horazens erster Odensammlung. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 291

Mathias Eicks  / De Gruyter, 2011

Reviewed by Johanne Lévy

BMCR 2012.06.18

Odysseus at Troy: Sophocles’ Ajax and Euripides’ Hecuba and Trojan Women. Translations with introductions, notes, and essays. Focus classical library

Stephen Esposito  / Focus Publishing, 2010

Reviewed by Barry Spence

BMCR 2012.06.19

The Making of Pompeii: Studies in the History and Urban Development of an Ancient Town. JRA Supplementary series, 85

Steven J. R. Ellis  / Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2011

Reviewed by Anna Anguissola

BMCR 2012.06.20

Demosthenes, Speeches 1-17. The oratory of classical Greece, 14

Jeremy Trevett  / University of Texas Press, 2011

Reviewed by Dina Guth