BMCR 2015.12.01

Books Received November 2015

BMCR 2015.12.02

The Reception of Antiquity in Bohemian Book Culture from the Beginning of Printing until 1547. Europa Humanistica, 12; BOH, 1

Kamil Boldan, Bořek Neškudla, Petr Voit  / Brepols Publishers, 2014

Reviewed by Emmanouil Kalkanis

BMCR 2015.12.03

KE-RA-ME-JA: Studies presented to Cynthia W. Shelmerdine. Prehistory Monographs, 46

Dimitri Nakassis, Joann Gulizio, Sarah A. James  / INSTAP Academic Press, 2014

Reviewed by Vassilis Petrakis

BMCR 2015.12.04

Ovid’s Early Poetry: From his Single ‘Heroides’ to his ‘Remedia amoris’

Thea S. Thorsen  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Chiara Battistella

BMCR 2015.12.05

The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

Adrienne Mayor  / Princeton University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Eleni Boliaki

BMCR 2015.12.06

Mochlos III: The Late Hellenistic Settlement: The Beam-Press Complex. Prehistory monographs, 48

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan  / INSTAP Academic Press, 2014

Reviewed by Jane Francis

BMCR 2015.12.07

Les opera minora et le développement de l’historiographie tacitéenne. Scripta antiqua, 68

Olivier Devillers  / Ausonius Éditions, 2014

Reviewed by Sergio Audano

BMCR 2015.12.08

The Philosophizing Muse: The Influence of Greek Philosophy on Roman Poetry. Pierides, 3

Myrto Garani, David Konstan  / Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014

Reviewed by Francesca Romana Berno

BMCR 2015.12.09

The Invisible Satirist: Juvenal and Second-Century Rome

James Uden  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Phoebe Garrett

BMCR 2015.12.10

Menander, New Comedy and the Visual. Cambridge Classical Studies

Antonis K. Petrides  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by David Christenson

BMCR 2015.12.11

The Theban Epics. Hellenic Studies, 69

Malcolm Davies  / Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2014

Reviewed by Philippe Rousseau

BMCR 2015.12.12

Public and Private in Ancient Mediterranean Law and Religion. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten vol. 65

Clifford Ando, Jörg Rüpke  / De Gruyter, 2015

Reviewed by Anders Klostergaard Petersen

BMCR 2015.12.13

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture. Oxford handbooks in archaeology

Elise A. Friedland, Melanie Grunow Sobocinski, Elaine K. Gazda  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Sheila Dillon

BMCR 2015.12.14

The Tools of Asclepius: Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times. Studies in ancient medicine, 43

Lawrence J. Bliquez  / Brill, 2014

Reviewed by Lesley Bolton

BMCR 2015.12.15

Building for Eternity: The History and Technology of Roman Concrete Engineering in the Sea

C.J. Brandon, R.L. Hohlfelder, M.D. Jackson, J.P. Oleson  / Oxbow Books, 2014

Reviewed by Stefan Feuser

BMCR 2015.12.16

Exhortations to Philosophy: The Protreptics of Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle

II  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Diego De Brasi

BMCR 2015.12.17

Renaître avec Osiris et Perséphone: Alexandrie, les tombes peintes de Kôm el-Chougafa. Antiquités Alexandrines, 1

Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets, André Pelle, Mervat Seif el-Din  / Centre d’Études Alexandrines, 2015

Reviewed by Marjorie S. Venit

BMCR 2015.12.18

Ostia: der Hafen Roms. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie

Marion Bolder-Boos  / Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2014

Reviewed by Marcel Danner

BMCR 2015.12.19

Lives of the Attic Orators: Texts from Pseudo-Plutarch, Photius, and the Suda. Clarendon ancient history series

Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington, Robin Waterfield  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Jacques Schamp

BMCR 2015.12.20

Medicine and Healing in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Demetrios Michaelides  / Oxbow, 2014

Reviewed by Petros Bouras-Vallianatos