BMCR 2016.07.01

Books Received June 2016

BMCR 2016.07.02

Private Associations and the Public Sphere: Proceedings of a Symposium held at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 9-11 September 2010. Scientia Danica. Series H, Humanistic, 8 vol. 9

Vincent Gabrielsen, Christian A. Thomsen  / The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2015

Reviewed by John S. Kloppenborg

BMCR 2016.07.03

Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia in Antiquity and Beyond

Patrick Kragelund  / Oxford University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Gesine Manuwald

BMCR 2016.07.04

The Quest for the Good Life. Ancient Philosophers on Happiness

Øyvind Rabbås, Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson, Hallvard Fossheim, Mira Tuominen  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Maximilian Forschner

BMCR 2016.07.05

War as Spectacle: Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Display of Armed Conflict. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs

Anastasia Bakogianni, Valerie M. Hope  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Reviewed by Christopher Matthew

BMCR 2016.07.06

Arès dans la cité: les poleis et la guerre dans l’Asie Mineure hellénistique. Studi ellenistici, 28

Thibaut Boulay  / Fabrizio Serra editore, 2014

Reviewed by Andrew Monson

BMCR 2016.07.07

De Samos à Rome: personnalité et influence de Douris. Modernité classique

Valérie Naas, Mathilde Simon  / Presses universitaires de Paris Ouest, 2015

Reviewed by Christopher Smith

BMCR 2016.07.08

Ioannes Philoponus, De usu astrolabii eiusque constructione / Über die Anwendung des Astrolabs und seine Anfertigung. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana

Alfred Stückelberger  / De Gruyter, 2015

Reviewed by Claude Jarry

BMCR 2016.07.09

Clio’s Other Sons: Berossus and Manetho, with an afterword on Demetrius

John Dillery  / University of Michigan Press, 2015

Reviewed by David Branscome

BMCR 2016.07.10

Thucydides. Ancients in Action

P. J. Rhodes  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Reviewed by Carlo Scardino

BMCR 2016.07.11

The Epigraphy and History of Boeotia: New Finds, New Prospects. Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy, 4

Nikolaos Papazarkadas  / Brill, 2014

Reviewed by John Ma

BMCR 2016.07.12

Collections from the Kelsey Museum. Kelsey Museum Publication, 13

Lauren E. Talalay, Margaret Cool Root  / Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 2015

Reviewed by Marden Fitzpatrick Nichols and Elizabeth Dospěl Williams

BMCR 2016.07.13

Theodotus of Ancyra’s Homilies and the Council of Ephesus (431). Studia Patristica supplement, 4

Luise Marion Frenkel  / Peeters, 2015

Reviewed by Daniel King

BMCR 2016.07.14

Plotinus, Ennead I.6: On Beauty. Translation with an Introduction and Commentary. The Enneads of Plotinus with philosophical commentaries

Andrew Smith  / Parmenides Publishing, 2016

Reviewed by Sui Han

BMCR 2016.07.15

Socrates and Aesop. A Comparative Study of the Introduction of Plato’s Phaedo. International Plato studies, 34

Christos A. Zafiropoulos  / Academia Verlag, 2015

Reviewed by Andrea Capra

BMCR 2016.07.16

Antisthenica Cynica Socratica. Mathésis, 9​

Vladislav Suvák​  / OIKOYMENH, 2014

Reviewed by Christopher Moore

BMCR 2016.07.17

Sex in Antiquity: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World. Rewriting antiquity

Mark Masterson, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, James Robson  / Routledge, 2015

Reviewed by F. Mira Green

BMCR 2016.07.18

The Lost World of Byzantium

Jonathan Harris  / Yale University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Diana Gilliland Wright

BMCR 2016.07.19

Augustan Poetry and the Irrational

Philip Hardie  / Oxford University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Patricia A. Johnston

BMCR 2016.07.20

Lucian’s Dialogues of the Courtesans: An Intermediate Greek Reader

Evan Hayes, Stephen Nimis  / Faenum Publishing, 2015

Reviewed by Adam Bartley