BMCR 2017.12.01

Books Received November 2017

BMCR 2017.12.02

Roman Republic at War: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 498 to 31 BC

Don Taylor  / Sword Military, 2017

Reviewed by Anna Busetto

BMCR 2017.12.03

Celtes, Galates et Gaulois, mercenaires de l’Antiquité: représentation, recrutement, organisation. Antiquité-Synthèses

Luc Baray  / Éditions Picard, 2017

Reviewed by Uiran Gebara da Silva

BMCR 2017.12.04

‘Oratio obliqua’: Strategies of Reported Speech in Ancient Languages. Ricerche sulle lingue di frammentaria attestazione 9

Paolo Poccetti  / Fabrizio Serra editore, 2017

Reviewed by Audrey Mathys

BMCR 2017.12.05

Housing the New Romans. Architectural Reception and Classical Style in the Modern World

Katharine T. von Stackelberg, Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Eric M. Moormann

BMCR 2017.12.06

Brill’s Companion to Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient Mediterranean. Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies: Warfare in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Timothy Howe, Lee L. Brice  / Brill, 2016

Reviewed by Gabriel Moss

BMCR 2017.12.07

Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro, Irini-Fotini Viltanioti  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Francesco Massa

BMCR 2017.12.08

Power and Public Finance at Rome, 264-49 BCE. Oxford studies in early empires

James Tan  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Catherine Steel

BMCR 2017.12.09

Foucault, la sexualité, l’Antiquité. Philosophie en cours

Sandra Boehringer, Daniele Lorenzini  / Éditions Kimé, 2016

Reviewed by Arnaud Paturet

BMCR 2017.12.10

Baubefunde und Stratigraphie der Unterburg (Kampagnen 1976 bis 1983): die mykenische Palastzeit (SH III B2) und beginnende Nachpalastzeit (Beginn SH III C). Tiryns, 17.1

Ursula Damm-Meinhardt  / Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2015

Reviewed by Margaretha Kramer-Hajos

BMCR 2017.12.11

Continuity and Destruction in the Greek East: The Transformation of Monumental Space From the Hellenistic Period to Late Antiquity. BAR International Series, 2765

Sujatha Chandrasekaran, Anna Kouremenos  / British Archaeological Reports, 2015

Reviewed by Rolf Strootman

BMCR 2017.12.12

Word of Mouth. Fama and its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Gianni Guastella  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Philip Hardie

BMCR 2017.12.13

Roman Artefacts and Society: Design, Behaviour and Experience

Ellen Swift  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Stefanie Hoss

BMCR 2017.12.14

Ancient Egyptian Scribes: A Cultural Exploration. Bloomsbury Egyptology

Niv Allon, Hana Navratilova  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Reviewed by Jacqueline E. Jay

BMCR 2017.12.15

Cassius Dion: nouvelles lectures (2 vols.). Scripta antiqua, 94

Valérie​ Fromentin, Estelle Bertrand, Michèle​ Coltelloni-Trannoy, Michel Molin, Gianpaolo Urso  / Ausonius Éditions​, 2016

Reviewed by Aleksandr Makhlaiuk

BMCR 2017.12.16


Barbara Graziosi  / Oxford University Press, 2016

Reviewed by Carmine Pisano

BMCR 2017.12.17

The Daimon in Hellenistic Astrology: Origins and Influence. Ancient magic and divination, 11

Dorian Gieseler Greenbaum  / Brill, 2016

Reviewed by Nicholas Campion

BMCR 2017.12.18

The Countryside of Aphrodisias. Kelsey Museum Publication, 15

Christopher Ratté, Angela Commito  / Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 2017

Reviewed by Maeve McHugh

BMCR 2017.12.19

Maritime Transport Containers in the Bronze-Iron Age Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean. Studies in Mediterranean archaeology and literature, PB 183

Stella Demesticha, A. Bernard Knapp  / Åströms förlag, 2016

Reviewed by Raymond L. Capra

BMCR 2017.12.20

Senses of the Empire: Multisensory Approaches to Roman Culture

Eleanor Betts  / Routledge, 2017

Reviewed by Ursula Quatember