BMCR 2018.09.01

Books Received August 2018

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Ameling, Walter, Hannah Cotton and Werner Eck (ed.). Corpus inscriptionum Iudaeae, Palaestinae Volume 4, Iudaea/Idumea. Part 1, 2649 -3324. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. xxxvi, 752 p. ISBN 9783110537444.

Ameling, Walter, Hannah M. Cotton and Werner Eck (ed.). Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae. A multi-lingual corpus of the inscriptions from Alexander to Muhammad. Vol. 4: Iudaea / Idumaea part 2. Corpus Inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae, 4/2. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter & Co., 2018. 850 p. €149,95. ISBN 9783110543643.

Ansuategui, Antonio Duplá, Eleonora Dell’Elicine and Jonatan Pérez Mostazo (ed.). Antigüedad clásica y naciones modernas: en el Viejo y el Nuevo Mundo. Madrid: Ediciones Polifemo, 2018. 362 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9788416335473.

Arena, Valentina and Fiachra Mac Góráin (ed.). Varronian moments. Bulletin of the institute of classical studies, 60-2. Oxford; Malden, MA: Wiley, 2017. ix, 147 p. Baeza, Roderigo Hunno, Maria Teresa Laneri and Francesca Piccioni (ed.). Rodrigo Baeza. Caralis panegyricus Carmina. Testi e documenti, 48. Cagliari: Cuec Editrice, 2017. ix, 393 p. €25,00. ISBN 9788893860543.

Baltzly, Dirk, Graeme Miles and John F. Finamore (ed., trans.). Proclus: commentary on Plato’s “Republic”. Volume I: essays 1-6. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xii, 431 p. £79.99. ISBN 9781107154698.

Balzat, Jean-Sébastien, R. W. V. Catling, Edouard Chiricat and Thomas Corsten (ed.). A lexicon of Greek personal names. Vol. V.C: inland Asia Minor. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxv, 477 p. £125.00. ISBN 9780198816881.

Berrens, Dominik. Soziale Insekten in der Antike: ein Beitrag zu Naturkonzepten in der griechisch-römischen Kultur. Hypomnemata, Band 205. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Verlag, 2018. 459 p. €100,00. ISBN 9783525310533.

Boyxen, Benedikt. Fremde in der hellenistischen Polis Rhodos: zwischen Nähe und Distanz. Klio. Beihefte, Neue Folge, Band 29. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. xi, 473 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110570809.

Brisson, Luc, Séamus O’Neill and Andrei Timotin (ed.). Neoplatonic demons and angels. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition, volume 20. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. ix, 294 p. €138,00. ISBN 9789004374973.

Brown, Andrew (ed., trans.). Aeschylus. Libation Bearers. Aris & Phillips classical texts, . Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. 486 p. £24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781786940995.

Burgersdijk, Diederik and Alan J. Ross (ed.). Imagining emperors in the later Roman Empire. Cultural interactions in the Mediterranean, volume 1. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xi, 353 p. €129,00. ISBN 9789004370890.

Chiaradonna, Riccardo, Filippo Forcignanò and Franco Trabattoni (ed.). Ancient ontologies: contemporary debates. Discipline filosofiche, XXVIII:I. Macerata: Quodlibet, 2018. 256 p. €20,00 (pb). ISBN 9788822902214.

Cobb, Matthew Adam. Rome and the Indian Ocean trade from Augustus to the early third century CE. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 418. Leiden: Brill, 2018. x, 355 p. $140.00. ISBN 9789004373099.

Dawson, Lesel and Fiona McHardy (ed.). Revenge and gender in classical, medieval, and Renaissance literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018. 416 p. £85.00. ISBN 9781474414098.

Day, Kirsten. Cowboy classics: the roots of the American western in the epic tradition. Screening antiquity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016. x, 229 p. ISBN 9781474402460.

Dench, Emma. Empire and political cultures in the Roman world. Key themes in ancient history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xv, 207 p. £19.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521009010.

Divitis, Bianca de, Fulvio Lenzo and Lorenzo Miletti (ed.). Ambrogio Leone’s ‘De Nola’, Venice 1514: humanism and antiquarian culture in Renaissance southern Italy. Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History, 284. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. 256 p. €94,00. ISBN 9789004375772.

Erickson, Brice L. The historical Greek village. Lerna, VIII. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2018. 544 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780876613085.

Evans, Jane DeRose. Coins from the excavations at Sardis: their archaeological and economic contexts: coins from the 1973 to 2013 excavations. Archaeological Exploration of Sardis monographs, no 13. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2018. xxi, 305 p., 19 p. of plates. $90.00. ISBN 9780674987258.

Faure, Richard and Michèle Biraud (ed.). Poétique de la syntaxe, rythmique de la langue: hommages à Michèle Biraud. Études anciennes, 64. Paris: Èditions de Boccard, 2017. 363 p. €26,00 (pb). ISBN 9782913667495.

Fentress, Elizabeth, Caroline Jane Goodson, Marco Maiuro, Margaret Andrews and J. Andrew Dufton (ed.). Villa Magna: an imperial estate and its legacies: excavations 2006-10. Archaeological monographs of the British School at Rome, 23. London: Oxbow Books, 2017. xix, 516 p., [16 p. of plates]. £90.00. ISBN 9780904152746.

Foster, Margaret. The seer and the city: religion, politics, and colonial ideology in ancient Greece. Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. xii, 217 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520295001.

Haselmann, Henning. Gewässer als Schauplätze und Akteure in den Punica des Silius Italicus. Orbis antiquus, 53. Münster: Aschendorff Verlag, 2018. 339 p. €45,30 (pb). ISBN 9783402144619.

Heslin, Peter. Propertius, Greek myth, and Virgil: rivalry, allegory, and polemic. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xii, 304 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199541577.

Hingley, Richard and Christina Unwin. Londinium: a biography. Roman London from its origin to the fifth century. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xv, 383 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781350047297.

Holmes-Henderson, Arlene, Steven Hunt and Mai Musié (ed.). Forward with classics: classical languages in schools and communities. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xvi, 276 p. $40.95 (pb). ISBN 9781474297677.

Huelsenbeck, Bart. Figures in the shadows: the speech of two Augustan-age declaimers, Arellius Fuscus and Papirius Fabianus. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 369. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. xi, 383 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110306187.

Isaac, Benjamin Henri. Empire and ideology in the Graeco-Roman world: selected papers. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix, 372 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781107135895.

Jouanna, Jacques and Steven Rendall (trans.). Sophocles: a study of his theater in its political and social context. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 896 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780691172071.

Kazantzidis, George and Dimos Spatharas (ed.). Hope in ancient literature, history, and art: ancient emotions I. Trends in classics – supplementary volumes, 63. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. viii, 399 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110596878.

Keeline, Thomas J. The reception of Cicero in the early Roman empire: the rhetorical schoolroom and the creation of a cultural legend. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xi, 375 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781108426237.

Kersten, Markus. Blut auf Pharsalischen Feldern Lucans Bellum Ciuile und Vergils Georgica. Hypomnemata, Band 206. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht Verlag, 2018. 358 p. €100,00. ISBN 9783525310557.

Kiyanrad, Sarah, Christoffer Theis and Laura Willer (ed.). Bild und Schrift auf ‘magischen’ Artefakten. Materiale Textkulturen, 19. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. 278 p. ISBN 9783110601626.

Koehn, Clemens. Justinian und die Armee des frühen Byzanz. Millennium-Studien, volume 70. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. viii, 309 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110597011.

Lauwers, Jeroen, Jan Opsomer and Hedwig Schwall (ed.). Psychology and the classics: a dialogue of disciplines. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. vi, 327 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110478518.

Lelli, Emanuele. Teocrito e le origini popolari della poesia bucolica. Spudasmata, 174. Hildesheim; Zurich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2018. 446 p. €68,00. ISBN 9783487311883.

Matijašić, Ivan. Shaping the canons of ancient Greek historiography: imitation, classicism, and literary criticism. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 359. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. xiii, 293 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110475128.

Matyszak, Philip. The Greeks: lost civilizations. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 208 p. £15.00. ISBN 9781780239002.

Michels, Christoph. Antoninus Pius und die Rollenbilder des römischen Princeps: herrscherliches Handeln und seine Repräsentation in der Hohen Kaiserzeit. KLIO: Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte. Beihefte, neue Folge, Band 30. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. viii, 416 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110571509.

Muccioli, Federicomaria. Le orecchie lunghe di Alessandro Magno: satira del potere nel mondo greco (IV-I secolo a.C.). Studi storici Carocci, 297. Roma: Carocci Editore, 2018. 185 p. €19,00 (pb). ISBN 9788843092710.

Nill, Hans-Peter. Gewalt und Unmaking in Lucans Bellum Civile: Textanalysen aus narratologischer, wirkungsasthetischer und gewaltsoziologischer Perspektive. Amsterdam studies in classical philology 27. Leiden: Brill, 2018. viii, 404 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004379442.

Özertural, Zekine and Gökhan Silfeler (ed.). Der östliche Manichäismus im Spiegel seiner Buch- und Schriftkultur: Vorträge des Göttinger Symposiums vom 11./12. März 2015. Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Neue Folge, Band 47. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. viii, 160 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110591453.

Panzram, Sabine (ed.). Oppidum – civitas – urbs. Städteforschung auf der Iberischen Halbinsel zwischen Rom und al-Andalus. Geschichte und Kultur der Iberischen Welt, 13. Münster: LIT-Verlag, 2018. 952 p. €129,90. ISBN 9783643137500.

Parker, Harold and Jan Maximilian Robitzsch (ed.). Speeches for the dead: essays on Plato’s Menexenus. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 368. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. 202 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110570731.

Pedullà, Gabriele. Machiavelli in tumult: the discourses on Livy and the origins of political conflictualism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xviii, 284 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781107177277.

Perez Lambas, Fernando. Los elementos rituales en las tragedias de Sófocles: tipologia y función a partir de los prólogos. Classical and Byzantine monographs, XCIII. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert – Publisher, 2018. 444 p. €80,00 (pb). ISBN 9789025613327.

Piccioni, Francesca (ed.). Apuleio. Florida: introduzione, testo, traduzione e commento. University press letteratura, 26. Cagliari: Cuec Editrice, 2018. 167 p. €15,00 (pb). ISBN 9788893860628.

Pilhofer, Philipp. Das frühe Christentum im kilikisch-isaurischen Bergland: die Christen der Kalykadnos-Region in den ersten fünf Jahrhunderten. Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, Band 184. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. xvii, 345 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110573817.

Ploeg, Ghislaine van der. The impact of the Roman Empire on the cult of Asclepius. Impact of empire, 30. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. xviii, 319 p. €117,00. ISBN 9789004372528.

Pohl, Walter, Clemens Gantner, Cinzia Grifoni and Marianne Pollheimer-Mohaupt (ed.). Transformations of Romanness: early medieval regions and identities. Millennium-Studien, volume 71. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. x, 586 p. €129,95. ISBN 9783110589597.

Powell, Anton (ed.). A companion to Sparta, 2 vols.. Blackwell companions to the ancient world: ancient history. Hobokwn: Wiley Blackwell, 2018. xviii, 805 p. $400.00. ISBN 9781405188692.

Puccio, Francesco and Caterina Barone (ed.). Profanazioni. Ithaca. Padova: CLEUP, 2018. 248 p. €26,00 (pb). ISBN 9788867879250.

Rance, Philip and Nicholas Sekunda (ed.). Greek taktika: ancient military writing and its heritage. Proceedings of the International Conference on Greek Taktika held at the University of Torun, 7-11 April 2005. Akanthina, . Gdańsk: University of Gdańsk, 2017. 300 p. £40,00 (pb). ISBN 9788375312423.

Ready, Jonathan L. and Christos Tsagalis (ed.). Homer in performance: rhapsodes, narrators, and characters. Ashley and Peter Larkin series in Greek and Roman culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. ix, 430 p. $55.00. ISBN 9781477316030.

Sassi, Maria Michela. The beginnings of philosophy in Greece. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xx, 209 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780691180502.

Schauer, Markus, Johannes Zenk and Niklas Holzberg (ed.). Text, Kontext, Klartext: Festschrift für Niklas Holzberg zum 70. Geburtstag. Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft-Beihefte, Neue Folge, Band 9. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. vi, 213 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110563498.

Sessa, Kristina. Daily life in late antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. x, 250 p. £21.99 (pb). ISBN 9780511819360.

Sfendoni-Mentzou, Demetra (ed.). Aristotle – contemporary perspectives on his thought on the 2400th anniversary of Aristotle’s birth. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. 385 p. €129,95. ISBN 9783110564174.

Staab, Gregor. Gebrochener Glanz klassische Tradition und Alltagswelt im Spiegel neuer und alter Grabepigramme des griechischen Ostens. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Band 130. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018. xii, 412 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110595529.

Stallman-Pacitti, Cynthia and John Burke (ed., trans., comm.). The life of saint Pankratios of Taormina. Byzantina Australiensia, 22. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2018. €225,00. ISBN 9789004366213.

Steinert, Ulrike (ed.). Assyrian and Babylonian scholarly text catalogues: medicine, magic and divination. Die babylonisch- assyrische Medizin in Texten und Untersuchungen, Band 9. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. 384 p. ISBN 9781501513633.

Stepan, Sebastian. Scaevola noster: Schulgut in den ‘libri disputationum’ des Claudius Tryphoninus?. Ius Romanum, 6. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018. xv, 274 p. €69,00 (pb). ISBN 9783161556609.

Urciuoli, Emiliano Rubens. Servire due padroni: una genealogia dell’uomo politico cristiano (50-313 e.v.). Brescia: Editrice Morcelliana, 2018. 385 p. €28,00 (pb). ISBN 9788828400073.

Wang, D. N. Before the market: the political economy of Olympianism. New directions in the humanities. Champaign: Common Ground, 2018. xiv, 192 p. ISBN 9781612299006.

Weiner, Jesse, Benjamin Eldon Stevens and Brett M. Rogers (ed.). Frankenstein and its classics: the modern Prometheus from antiquity to science fiction. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xiv, 273 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781350054875.

Zoller, Coleen P. Plato and the body: reconsidering Socratic asceticism. Suny series in ancient Greek philosophy. Albany, NY: Suny Press, 2018. ix, 257 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781438470818.

Παπαδημητρίου, Νίκο and Μαρία Τόλη (ed.). Αρχαία Κύπρος: Πρόσφατες εξελίξεις στην αρχαιολογία της ανατολικής Μεσογείου. Athina: Mouseio Kykladikis Technis, 2017. 335 p. ISBN 9786185060237.