BMCR 2016.02.01

Books Received January 2016

BMCR 2016.02.02

Arrian’s Anabasis: An Intellectual and Cultural Story. Akanthina, 6

Bogdan Burliga  / Foundation for the Development of University of Gdańsk, for the Department of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Gdańsk, 2013

Reviewed by Timothy Howe

BMCR 2016.02.03

The Restoration of the Roman Forum in Late Antiquity: Transforming Public Space. Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture

Gregor Kalas  / University of Texas Press, 2015

Reviewed by Hendrik Dey

BMCR 2016.02.04

Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns. Mnemosyne, supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 384

Andrew Faulkner, Owen Hodkinson  / Brill, 2015

Reviewed by Claude Calame

BMCR 2016.02.05

Magistracy and the Historiography of the Roman Republic. Politics in Prose

Ayelet Haimson Lushkov  / Cambridge University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Ana Rodriguez Mayorgas

BMCR 2016.02.06

Defining the Sacred: Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion in the Near East

Nicola Laneri  / Oxbow, 2015

Reviewed by Aren M. Maeir

BMCR 2016.02.07

The Pleasures of Reason in Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic Hedonists

James Warren  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Georgia Mouroutsou

BMCR 2016.02.08

Africa, quasi Roma (256 av. J.C .- 711 apr. J.-C). Études d’antiquités africaines

Jean-Marie Lassère  / CNRS Éditions, 2015

Reviewed by Stefan Ardeleanu

BMCR 2016.02.09

Greece, Macedon and Persia: Studies in Social, Political and Military History in Honour of Waldemar Heckel

Timothy Howe, E. Edward Garvin, Graham Wrightson, Waldemar Heckel  / Oxbow Books, 2015

Reviewed by Pierre Briant

BMCR 2016.02.10

Krieg und Bürgerkrieg bei Lucan und in der griechischen Literatur: Studien zur Rezeption der attischen Tragödie und der hellenistischen Dichtung im Bellum civile. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 225

Annemarie Ambühl  / De Gruyter, 2015

Reviewed by Thomas Gärtner

BMCR 2016.02.11

Performing Citizenship in Plato’s Laws. Cambridge Classical Studies

Lucia Prauscello  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Klaus Schöpsdau

BMCR 2016.02.12

Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire. Oxford classical monographs

Michael J. Griffin  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by John Dillon

BMCR 2016.02.13

L’écriture de soi à Rome. Autour de la correspondence de Cicéron. Collection Latomus 347

Jean Pierre De Giorgio  / Éditions Latomus, 2015

Reviewed by Christian Rollinger

BMCR 2016.02.14

Textile Trade and Distribution in Antiquity. Textilhandel und -distribution in der Antike. Philippika 73

Kerstin Droß-Krüpe  / Harassowitz Verlag, 2014

Reviewed by Beate Wagner-Hasel

BMCR 2016.02.15

The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture

Antoine Hermary, Joan R. Mertens  / Metropolitan Museum of Art; Print-On-Demand Edition Distributed by Yale University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Pamela Gaber

BMCR 2016.02.16

The Roman Forum: a Reconstruction and Architectural Guide

Gilbert J. Gorski, James E. Packer  / Cambridge University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Fred S. Kleiner

BMCR 2016.02.17

Tragic Views of the Human Condition: Cross-Cultural Comparisons between Views of Human Nature in Greek and Shakespearean Tragedy and the ‘Mahābhārata’ and ‘Bhagavadgītā’

Lourens Minnema  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Reviewed by Anne Mahoney

BMCR 2016.02.18

Virgo to Virago: Medea in the Silver Age

Kirsty Corrigan  / Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013

Reviewed by Anke Walter

BMCR 2016.02.19

Τὰ ξένια: la cerimonia di ospitalità cittadina. Studi e Ricerche, 27. Studi umanistici – Antichistica

Angela Cinalli  / Sapienza Università Editrice, 2015

Reviewed by Francesca Gazzano

BMCR 2016.02.20

Per terram, per mare: Seaborne Trade and the Distribution of Roman Amphorae in the Mediterranean. Studies in Mediterranean archaeology and literature, Pocket-book 180

Stella Demesticha  / Åströms förlag, 2015

Reviewed by Rebecca Diana Klug