BMCR 2016.08.01

Books Received July 2016

BMCR 2016.08.02

Turtles All the Way Down: On Plato’s ‘Theaetetus’, a Commentary and Translation

David Ambuel  / Academia Verlag, 2015

Reviewed by Charles E. Snyder

BMCR 2016.08.03

Homo Patiens: Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World. Studies in ancient medicine, 45

Georgia Petridou, Chiara Thumiger  / Brill, 2016

Reviewed by Marquis Berrey

BMCR 2016.08.04

Aldus Manutius: The Greek Classics. I Tatti Renaissance Library, 70

N. G. Wilson  / Harvard University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Anne Mahoney

BMCR 2016.08.05

Classics outside Classics. Rezeption der Antike, Bd 3

Kai Brodersen  / Verlag Antike, 2015

Reviewed by Catherine Psilakis

BMCR 2016.08.06

The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, Volume 4: 1790-1880

Norman Vance, Jennifer Wallace  / Oxford University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Miklós Péti

BMCR 2016.08.07

Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Esther Eidinow  / Oxford University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Pauline Ripat

BMCR 2016.08.08

Why Do We Do What We Do?: Motivation in History and the Social Sciences

Ramsay MacMullen  / De Gruyter Open, 2014

Reviewed by Daan van Helden

BMCR 2016.08.09

Corpus vasorum antiquorum Deutschland, Bd 97; Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Skulpturensammlung, Bd 2: Attisch rotfigurige keramik. Corpus vasorum antiquorum

Eva Hofstetter-Dolega  / Verlag C. H. Beck, 2015

Reviewed by Mary B. Moore

BMCR 2016.08.10

Oscan in Southern Italy and Sicily: Evaluating Language Contact in a Fragmentary Corpus. Cambridge classical studies

Katherine McDonald  / Cambridge University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Wolfgang D. C. de Melo

BMCR 2016.08.11

Poesia e teologia nella produzione latina dei secoli IV-V: Atti della X Giornata Ghisleriana di Filologia Classica, Pavia, 16 maggio 2013

Fabio Gasti, Michele Cutino  / Pavia University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Francesco Lubian

BMCR 2016.08.12

Victorian Classical Burlesques: A Critical Anthology. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception

Laura Monrós-Gaspar  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Reviewed by Rhiannon Easterbrook

BMCR 2016.08.13

Images for Classicists. Loeb classical monographs, 15

Kathleen M. Coleman  / Harvard University Department of the Classics, 2015

Reviewed by Donald Lateiner

BMCR 2016.08.14

Paul’s Political Strategy in 1 Corinthians 1-4: Constitution and Covenant. Society for New Testament Studies monograph series, 163

Bradley J. Bitner  / Cambridge University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Timothy Luckritz Marquis

BMCR 2016.08.15

Plato’s Wayward Path: Literary Form and the Republic. Hellenic Studies 66

David Schur  / Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2014

Reviewed by Peter C. Meilaender

BMCR 2016.08.16

Πολυφόρβῃ Γαίῃ: Mélanges de littérature et linguistique offerts à Françoise Létoublon. Gaia 18 – 2015

Francesca Dell’Oro, Odile Lagacherie  / Université Stendhal – Grenoble 3, 2015

Reviewed by Pierre Sauzeau

BMCR 2016.08.17

Gouverner avec le monde: réflexions antiques sur la mondialisation. Entreprises et société

Jean-François Pradeau  / Manitoba; Les Belles Lettres, 2015

Reviewed by Giusto Traina

BMCR 2016.08.18

Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman

Matthew J. Perry  / Cambridge University Press, 2014

Reviewed by Anise K. Strong

BMCR 2016.08.19

The Fall of Cities in the Mediterranean: Commemoration in Literature, Folk-Song, and Liturgy

Mary R. Bachvarova, Dorota M. Dutsch, Ann Suter  / Cambridge University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Adam J. Goldwyn

BMCR 2016.08.20

The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism

Gregg E. Gardner  / Cambridge University Press, 2015

Reviewed by Danielle Steen Fatkin