BMCR 2019.10.01

Books Received September 2019

BMCR 2019.10.02

Montesquieu’s Liberalism and the Problem of Universal Politics

Keegan Callanan  / Cambridge University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Nathan J. Pinkoski

BMCR 2019.10.03

The Realness of Things Past: Ancient Greece and Ontological History

Greg Anderson  / Oxford University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Mark Roblee

BMCR 2019.10.04

Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum. Volume LXIII (2013)

Angelos Chaniotis  / Brill, 2017

Reviewed by Alcorac Alonso Déniz

BMCR 2019.10.05

Reading Homer’s Odyssey

Kostas Myrsiades  / Bucknell University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Silvio Bär​

BMCR 2019.10.06

Hesiod. Theogony, Works and Days, Testimonia.The Loeb classical library, 57

Glenn W. Most  / Harvard University Press, 2018 Glenn W. Most, Glenn Most  / Harvard University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Felice Stama

BMCR 2019.10.07

To Cast the First Stone: The Transmission of a Gospel Story

Jennifer Knust, Tommy Wasserman  / Princeton University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Timothy N. Mitchell

BMCR 2019.10.08

Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire. Part I. Ptolemy I through Ptolemy IV (2 vols.). Volume 1. Precious Metal. Volume 2. Bronze. Numismatic studies

Catharine C. Lorber  / The American Numismatic Society, 2018

Reviewed by François de Callataÿ

BMCR 2019.10.09

The Singer of Tales. 3rd Edition. Publications of the Milman Parry collection of oral literature, 4

Albert Bates Lord, David F. Elmer  / Harvard University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Minna Skafte Jensen

BMCR 2019.10.10

Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 419

Christopher Carey, Ifigeneia Giannadaki, Brenda Griffith-Williams  / Brill, 2018

Reviewed by Christine Plastow

BMCR 2019.10.11

Reading Bodies: Physiognomy as a Strategy of Persuasion in early Christian Discourse. Library of New Testament studies, 597

Callie Callon  / T Clark, 2019

Reviewed by Phillip J. Webster

BMCR 2019.10.12

Epic Performances from the Middle Ages into the Twenty-First Century

Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, S. J. Harrison, Claire Kenward  / Oxford University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Hendrik Müller

BMCR 2019.10.13

Once and Future Antiquities in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception

Brett M. Rogers, Benjamin Eldon Stevens  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Reviewed by Peta Greenfield

BMCR 2019.10.14

L’histoire par les noms: histoire et onomastique, de la Palmyrène à la Haute Mésopotamie romaines. Bibliothèque archéologique et historique, 212

Jean-Baptiste Yon  / IFP Orient, 2018

Reviewed by Nathanael Andrade

BMCR 2019.10.15

Individuals and Materials in the Greco-Roman Cults of Isis: Agents, Images, and Practices. 2 vols. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 187

Valentino Gasparini, Richard Veymiers  / Brill, 2018

Reviewed by Corinne Bonnet

BMCR 2019.10.16

A History of the Roman Equestrian Order

Caillan Davenport  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Tiziana Carboni

BMCR 2019.10.17

Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Sophocles. Brill’s Companions to Classical Reception, 10

Rosanna Lauriola, Kyriakos N. Demetriou  / Brill, 2017

Reviewed by Cressida Ryan

BMCR 2019.10.18

Life in an Egyptian Village in Late Antiquity: Aphrodito Before and After the Islamic Conquest

Giovani R. Ruffini  / Cambridge University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Jennifer Cromwell

BMCR 2019.10.19

La question de l’espace au IVe siècle avant J.-C. dans les mondes grec et étrusco-italique: continuités, ruptures, reprises

Sophie Montel, Airton Pollini  / Presses Universitaires de France-Comté, 2018

Reviewed by Ashley Jean Flavell

BMCR 2019.10.20

The Donkey in Human History: An Archaeological Perspective

Peter Mitchell  / Oxford University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Peter Ian Kuniholm