BMCR 2013.02.01

Books Received January 2013

BMCR 2013.02.02

«… Nullus enim fons non sacer…». Culti idrici di epoca preromana e romana (Regiones VI-VII)

Claudia Giontella  / Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2011

Reviewed by Maria Cristina Biella

BMCR 2013.02.03

An Environmental History of Ancient Greece and Rome (first published 2009; revised edition)

Lukas Thommen, Translated by Philip Hill.  / Cambridge University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Susan A. Curry

BMCR 2013.02.04

Cypro-Minoan inscriptions. Volume 1: Analysis

Silvia Ferrara  / Oxford University Press, 2012

Reviewed by M. J. C. Scarborough

BMCR 2013.02.05

The Justice of Constantine: Law, Communication, and Control. Law and society in the ancient world

John Noël Dillon  / University of Michigan Press, 2012

Reviewed by Charles N. Aull

BMCR 2013.02.06

La mort rouge: homicide, guerre et souillure en Grèce ancienne. Collection d’Études anciennes. Série greque, 145​

Bernard Eck  / Les Belles Lettres, 2012

Reviewed by Irene Salvo

BMCR 2013.02.07

One Hundred Latin Hymns: Ambrose to Aquinas. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 18

Peter G. Walsh, Christopher Husch  / Harvard University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Scott G. Bruce

BMCR 2013.02.08

Coptic Culture: Past, Present and Future

Mariam F. Ayad  / Coptic Orthodox Church Centre, 2011

Reviewed by Heike Behlmer

BMCR 2013.02.09

Fictional Traces: Receptions of the Ancient Novel Volume 1; Volume 2

Marilia P. Futre Pinheiro, Stephen J. Harrison  / Barkhuis Publishing University Library, 2011 Marilia P. Futre Pinheiro, Stephen J. Harrison, Marilia P. Futre Pinheiro, Stephen J. Harrison  / Barkhuis Publishing University Library, 2011

Reviewed by Hélène​ Frangoulis

BMCR 2013.02.10

‘Gems of Heaven:’ Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity c. AD 200-600. British Museum Research Publication 177

Chris Entwistle, Noël Adams  / Trustees of the British Museum, 2011

Reviewed by Lynn Lidonnici

BMCR 2013.02.11

Encyclopedic Trends in Byzantium? Proceedings of the International Conference held in Leuven, 6-8 May 2009. Orientalia Lovaniensia analecta, 212

Peter Van Deun, Caroline Macé  / Peeters, 2011

Reviewed by Przemyslaw Marciniak

BMCR 2013.02.12

Tragicorum Romanorum Fragmenta, Vol. 1: Livius Andronicus; Naevius; Tragici minores; Fragmenta adespota

Markus Schauer  / Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2012

Reviewed by Sander M. Goldberg

BMCR 2013.02.13

Rumour and Renown: Representations of ‘Fama’ in Western Literature. Cambridge Classical Studies

Philip Hardie  / Cambridge University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Antony Augoustakis

BMCR 2013.02.14

Censorinus: Über den Geburtstag. Edition Antike

Kai Broderson  / WBG (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft), 2012

Reviewed by Pieter W. van der Horst

BMCR 2013.02.15

Von Sklaven, Pächtern und Politikern: Beiträge zum Alltag in Ägypten, Griechenland und Rom

Lutz Popko, Nadine Quenouille, Michaela Rücker  / De Gruyter, 2012

Reviewed by Jean A. Straus

BMCR 2013.02.16

A Companion to Augustine. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history

Mark Vessey  / Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Reviewed by Scott G. Bruce

BMCR 2013.02.17

I Came, I Saw, I Translated: an Accelerated Method for Learning Classical Latin in the 21st Century

Drew Arlen Mannetter  / BrownWalker Press, 2012

Reviewed by Beert C. Verstraete

BMCR 2013.02.18

The Formation of Papal Authority in Late Antique Italy: Roman Bishops and the Domestic Sphere

Kristina Sessa  / Cambridge University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Neil McLynn

BMCR 2013.02.19

Greek Prepositions From Antiquity to the Present

Pietro Bortone  / Oxford University Press, 2010

Reviewed by David M. Schaps

BMCR 2013.02.20

Vel Apolline muto: estética y poética de la Antigüedad tardía

Jesús Hernández Lobato  / Peter Lang, 2012

Reviewed by Joop van Waarden