BMCR 2014.11.01

Books Received October 2014

BMCR 2014.11.02

Law and Enforcement in Ptolemaic Egypt

John Bauschatz  / Cambridge University Press, 2013

Reviewed by Sandra L. Lippert

BMCR 2014.11.03

Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 400-800 AD

Andreas Fischer, Ian Wood  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Reviewed by Gregory Halfond

BMCR 2014.11.04

Nonnus of Panopolis in Context: Poetry and Cultural Milieu in Late Antiquity, with a Section on Nonnus and the Modern World. Trends in classics – supplementary volumes, 24

Konstantinos Spanoudakis  / De Gruyter, 2014

Reviewed by Christophe Cusset

BMCR 2014.11.05

Renaissances de la tragédie

Florence Malhomme, Lorenzo Milettti, Gioia Maria Rispoli, Mary-Anne Zagdoun  / Giannini editore, 2013

Reviewed by Brigitte Kappl

BMCR 2014.11.06

La “musa nascosta”: mito e letteratura greca nell’opera di Cesare Pavese. Nemo, 10

Eleonora Cavallini  / Dupress, 2014

Reviewed by Barbara Graziosi

BMCR 2014.11.07

Forgerons, élites et voyageurs d’Homère à nos jours: hommages en mémoire d’Isabelle Ratinaud-Lachkar. La Pierre et l’Écrit

Marie-Claire Ferriès, Maria Paola Castiglioni, Françoise Létoublon  / Presses Universitaires de Grenoble, 2013

Reviewed by Francisco Javier González García

BMCR 2014.11.08

Tan Men / Pale Women: Color and Gender in Archaic Greece and Egypt. A Comparative Approach

Mary Ann Eaverly  / University of Michigan Press, 2013

Reviewed by Denise Reitzenstein

BMCR 2014.11.09

Exchange Networks and Local Transformations: Interaction and Local Change in Europe and the Mediterranean from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age

Maria Emanuela Alberti, Serena Sabatini  / Oxbow Books, 2013

Reviewed by Estelle Gauthier

BMCR 2014.11.10

Platonic Dialogue and the Education of the Reader. Oxford Classical Monographs

A. K. Cotton  / Oxford University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Georgia Sermamoglou-Soulmaidi

BMCR 2014.11.11

The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

Jörg Rüpke  / Oxford University Press, 2013

Reviewed by Françoise Van Haeperen

BMCR 2014.11.12

“Cato Peripateticus” – stoische und peripatetische Ethik im Dialog

Philip Schmitz  / De Gruyter, 2014

Reviewed by Andrew R. Dyck

BMCR 2014.11.13

Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry. Classical Presences

Josephine Balmer  / Oxford University Press, 2013

Reviewed by Marguerite Johnson

BMCR 2014.11.14

Erôs and the Polis: Love in Context. BICS supplement, 119

Ed Sanders  / Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2013

Reviewed by Gina Salapata

BMCR 2014.11.15

‘Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld’ and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle. Untersuchungen zur Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Bd 10

Alhena Gadotti  / De Gruyter, 2014

Reviewed by Scott B. Noegel

BMCR 2014.11.16

The Liber linteus: A Word for Word Commentary to and Translation of the Longest Etruscan Text. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, Neue Folge, Bd 5​

Fred C. Woudhuizen  / Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen der Universität Innsbruck Bereich Sprachwissenschaft​, 2013

Reviewed by Karin W. Tikkanen

BMCR 2014.11.17

La Pauvreté en Grèce ancienne : formes, représentations, enjeux. Scripta antiqua, 57

Estelle Galbois, Sylvie Rougier-Blanc  / Ausonius Éditions, 2013

Reviewed by Florence Gherchanoc

BMCR 2014.11.18

Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae. Volume III: South Coast: 2161-2648. Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae: a multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad

Walter Ameling, Hannah M. Cotton, Werner Eck, Benjamin Isaac, Alla Kushnir-Stein, Haggai Misgav, Jonathan Price, Ada Yardeni  / Walter De Gruyter, 2014

Reviewed by Michael A. Speidel

BMCR 2014.11.19

Okzident in der Antike, Bd 1

Boris Dreyer  / LIT Verlag, 2014

Reviewed by Stefan Feuser

BMCR 2014.11.20

Virtue is Knowledge: The Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy

Lorraine Smith Pangle  / University of Chicago Press, 2014

Reviewed by Justin Zaremby