BMCR 2019.12.01

Books Received November 2019

BMCR 2019.12.02

The Dynamics of Rhetorical Performances in Late Antiquity

Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas  / Routledge, 2019

Reviewed by Laura S. Lieber

BMCR 2019.12.03

The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Stefano Rebeggiani  / Oxford University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Lauren Donovan Ginsberg

BMCR 2019.12.04

Religion and Memory in Tacitus’ Annals. Oxford classical monographs

Kelly E. Shannon-Henderson  / Oxford University Press, 2019

Reviewed by James Uden

BMCR 2019.12.05

The Early Roman Expansion into Italy: Elite Negotiation and Family Agendas

Nicola Terrenato  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Fred K. Drogula

BMCR 2019.12.06

The School of Doubt: Skepticism, History and Politics in Cicero’s ‘Academia’. Brill studies in skepticism, volume 1.

Orazio Cappello  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Peter Osorio

BMCR 2019.12.07

The Rise and Fall of Nikephoros II Phokas: Five Contemporary Texts in Annotated Translations. Byzantina Australiensia, 23

Denis Sullivan  / Brill, 2018

Reviewed by Brian McLaughlin

BMCR 2019.12.08

The Greeks: Lost Civilizations

Philip Matyszak  / Reaktion Books, 2018

Reviewed by Benjamin Pedersen

BMCR 2019.12.09

Turba Philosophorum. Congrès pythagoricien sur l’art d’Hermès. Philosophia antiqua, 150

Grégoire Lacaze  / Brill, 2018

Reviewed by Philip Thibodeau

BMCR 2019.12.10

Le duc de Luynes et la découverte de la Grande Grèce. Mémoires et documents sur Rome et l’Italie méridionale. Nouvelle série, 9

Francesca Silvestrelli, Jean Pietri  / Centre Jean Bérard, 2017

Reviewed by Sandra Péré-Noguès

BMCR 2019.12.11

Rural Granaries in Northern Gaul (6th century BCE-4th century CE): From Archaeology to Economic History. Radboud Studies in Humanities, Volume 8

Stéphane Martin  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by John F. Drinkwater

BMCR 2019.12.12

Angelo Poliziano. Greek and Latin Poetry. I Tatti Renaissance library, 86

Peter E. Knox  / Harvard University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Frances Muecke

BMCR 2019.12.13

Blut auf Pharsalischen Feldern Lucans Bellum Ciuile und Vergils Georgica. Hypomnemata, Band 206

Markus Kersten  / Ruprecht Verlag, 2018

Reviewed by Wolfgang Polleichtner

BMCR 2019.12.14

Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Augustan Rome: Rhetoric, Criticism and Historiography. Greek culture in the Roman world

Richard L. Hunter, Casper C. de Jonge  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Beatrice Poletti

BMCR 2019.12.15

The Brothel of Pompeii. Sex, Class, and Gender at the Margin of Roman Society

Sarah Levin-Richardson  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Pier Giovanni Guzzo

BMCR 2019.12.16

Response: Defouw on Beck on Defouw, The Subtlety of Homer

Response by Defouw Richard J. | Original Review by

BMCR 2019.12.17

Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Candida R. Moss  / Yale University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Harry O. Maier

BMCR 2019.12.18

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Volume 3, The Metal Objects and the Gems. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, volume 22

Beaudoin Caron, John M. Fossey, Tzveta Manolova, Paul Denis, Mylène Choquette  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Chiara Cecalupo

BMCR 2019.12.19

Corpus inscriptionum Iudaeae/Palaestinae. Volume IV: Iudaea/Idumaea, 2649-3978

Walter Ameling, Hannah M. Cotton, Werner Eck, Avner Ecker, Benjamin Isaac, Alla Kushnir-Stein, Haggai Misgav, Jonathan Price, Peter Weiß and Ada Yardeni​  / De Gruyter, 2018

Reviewed by Benedikt Eckhardt

BMCR 2019.12.20

Corpus des inscriptions d’Atrax en Pélasgiotide (Thessalie). Études épigraphiques, 7

Athanásios Tziafálias, Richard A. Bouchon, Laurence Darmezin, Jean-Claude Decourt, Bruno Helly, Gérard Lucas, and Isabelle Pernin  / Ecole française d’Athènes; De Boccard, 2016

Reviewed by Denver Graninger