BMCR 2013.07.01

Books Received June 2013

BMCR 2013.07.02

Die Waffengräber der ägäischen Bronzezeit: Waffenbeigaben, soziale Selbstdarstellung und Adelsethos in der minoisch-mykenischen Kultur. Philippika, 52​

Bernd Steinmann  / Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012

Reviewed by Margaretha Kramer-Hajos

BMCR 2013.07.03

La raison des signes: présages, rites, destin dans les sociétés de la méditerranée ancienne. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 174

Stella Georgoudi, Renée Koch Piettre, Francis Schmidt  / Brill, 2011

Reviewed by Giulia Sfameni Gasparro

BMCR 2013.07.04

Semantics for Latin: An Introduction

A. M. Devine, Laurence D. Stephens  / Oxford University Press, 2013

Reviewed by D.M. Goldstein

BMCR 2013.07.05

Rome Enters the Greek East: From Anarchy to Hierarchy in the Hellenistic Mediterranean, 230-170 BC

Arthur M. Eckstein  / Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Reviewed by Gillian Ramsey

BMCR 2013.07.06

Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan. Hellenistic culture and society, 53

Frank L. Holt  / University of California Press, 2012

Reviewed by Rachel K. L. Wood

BMCR 2013.07.07

The Memory of the Temple and the Making of the Rabbis. Divinations: rereading late ancient religion

Naftali S. Cohn  / University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013

Reviewed by Phillip Michael Sherman

BMCR 2013.07.08

The Dams and Water Management Systems of Minoan Pseira

Philip P. Betancourt  / INSTAP Academic Press, 2012

Reviewed by Eric Poehler

BMCR 2013.07.09

The Unity of Christ: Continuity and Conflict in Patristic Tradition

Christopher A. Beeley  / Yale University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Mark DelCogliano

BMCR 2013.07.10

Reflections on Religious Individuality: Greco-Roman and Judaeo-Christian Texts and Practices. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, Band 62

Jörg Rüpke, Wolfgang Spickermann  / De Gruyter, 2012

Reviewed by Brent Nongbri

BMCR 2013.07.11

L’organisation des spectacles dans le monde romain. Entretiens sur l’Antiquité classique, 58

Kathleen Coleman, Jocelyne Nelis-Clément  / Fondation Hardt, 2012

Reviewed by Valentina Di Napoli

BMCR 2013.07.12

Radical Platonism in Byzantium: Illumination and Utopia in Gemistos Plethon. Cambridge classical studies

Niketas Siniossoglou  / Cambridge University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Fabio Pagani

BMCR 2013.07.13

Introduction to Latin. Second edition

Susan C. Shelmerdine  / Focus Publishing, 2013

Reviewed by Maxwell Teitel Paule

BMCR 2013.07.14

Veteranen unter den Severern und frühen Soldatenkaisern

Patrick Sänger  / Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011

Reviewed by Peter van Minnen

BMCR 2013.07.15

Civic Priests: Cult Personnel in Athens from the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, Bd 58

Marietta Horster, Anja Klöckner  / De Gruyter, 2012

Reviewed by Francesco Camia

BMCR 2013.07.16

The ‘Eudemian Ethics’ on the Voluntary, Friendship, and Luck: The Sixth S.V. Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy. Philosophia Antiqua, 132

Fiona Leigh  / Brill, 2012

Reviewed by Daniel P. Maher

BMCR 2013.07.17

Classici lettori di classici. Da Virgilio a Marguerite Yourcenar. Echo, 8

Sergio Audano  / Edizioni II Castello, 2012

Reviewed by Rodrigo Verano

BMCR 2013.07.18

Thucydides and Herodotus

Edith Foster, Donald Lateiner  / Oxford University Press, 2012

Reviewed by Vasiliki Zali

BMCR 2013.07.19

New Literary Papyri from the Michigan Collection: Mythographic Lyric and a Catalogue of Poetic First Lines. New Texts from Ancient Cultures

Cassandra Borges, C. Michael Sampson  / University of Michigan Press, 2012

Reviewed by John Gibert

BMCR 2013.07.20

Between Ecstasy and Truth. Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus.

Stephen Halliwell  / Oxford University Press, 2011

Reviewed by Casper C. de Jonge