BMCR 2015.09.01

Books Received August 2015

BMCR 2015.09.02

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World

Jens M. Daehner, Kenneth Lapatin  / J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015

Reviewed by Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway

BMCR 2015.09.03

The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino: Understanding the Roman Games. Witness to ancient history

Jerry Toner  / Johns Hopkins University, 2014

Reviewed by Matthieu Soler

BMCR 2015.09.04

Scribonio Largo: Ricette mediche. Traduzione e commento

Loredana Mantovanelli  / S.A.R.G.O.N. Editrice e Libreria, 2012

Reviewed by Giulia Ecca

BMCR 2015.09.05

Studia Philonica Annual: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism, Volume XXVI

David T. Runia, Gregory E. Sterling  / Society of Biblical Literature, 2014

Reviewed by Matthew Kraus

BMCR 2015.09.06

Embracing the Immigrant: The Participation of Metics in Athenian Polis Religion (5th-4th century BC). Historia – Einzelschriften, Bd 233

Sara M. Wijma  / Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014

Reviewed by Ellie Mackin

BMCR 2015.09.07

Finding Italy: Travel, Nation and Colonization in Vergil’s ‘Aeneid’

K. F. B. Fletcher  / University of Michigan Press, 2014

Reviewed by Lee T. Pearcy

BMCR 2015.09.08

Κωμικός Στέφανος

Melina Tamiolaki  / Editions of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Crete, 2014

Reviewed by Stavros Tsitsiridis

BMCR 2015.09.09

The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire

Paul J. Kosmin  / Harvard University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Laurent Capdetrey

BMCR 2015.09.10

Performance and Culture in Plato’s Laws

Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi  / Cambridge University Press, 2013

Reviewed by Wolfram Brinker

BMCR 2015.09.11

Homeric Effects in Vergil’s Narrative. (Translated by Ilaria Marchesi and Matt Fox; first published 1984)

Alessandro Barchiesi  / Princeton University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Richard F. Thomas

BMCR 2015.09.12

Meals in Early Judaism: Social Formation at the Table

Susan Marks, Hal Taussig  / Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

Reviewed by Raphael Magarik

BMCR 2015.09.13

Le jardin dans l’antiquité: introduction et huit exposés suivis de discussions. Entretiens sur l’antiquite classique, 60

Kathleen Coleman, Pascale Derron  / Fondation Hardt pour l'étude de l'Antiquité classique, 2014

Reviewed by Jane Draycott

BMCR 2015.09.14

Savoir et gouverner: essai sur la science politique platonicienne. Tradition de la pensée classique

Dimitri El Murr  / Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2014

Reviewed by Francisco L. Lisi

BMCR 2015.09.15

Man and Animal in Severan Rome: The Literary Imagination of Claudius Aelianus. Greek culture in the Roman world

Steven D. Smith  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by C. W. Marshall

BMCR 2015.09.16

Social Networks and Regional Identity in Bronze Age Italy

Emma Blake  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Gert Jan van Wijngaarden

BMCR 2015.09.17

Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing

Arthur M. Melzer  / University of Chicago Press, 2014

Reviewed by David Tkach

BMCR 2015.09.18

Hymnes orphiques. Collection des Universités de France. Série grecque, 509

Marie-Christine Fayant  / Les Belles Lettres, 2014

Reviewed by Alberto Bernabé

BMCR 2015.09.19

Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

Greta Hawes  / Oxford University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Arnaud Zucker

BMCR 2015.09.20

Il verso docmiaco: fonti e interpretazioni. Bollettino dei Classici. Supplementa, 28

Luisa Andreatta  / Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 2014

Reviewed by Martin Steinrueck