BMCR 2020.02.01

Books Received January 2020

BMCR 2020.02.02

Keeping Watch in Babylon: The Astronomical Diaries in Context. Culture and history of the ancient Near East, volume 100

Johannes Haubold, John M. Steele, Kathryn Stevens  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Erlend Gehlken

BMCR 2020.02.03

The Poetics of Power in Augustan Rome. Latin Poetic Responses to Early Imperial Iconography

Nandini B. Pandey  / Cambridge University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Alessandro Schiesaro

BMCR 2020.02.04

The Bountiful Sea: Fish Processing and Consumption in Mediterranean Antiquity

Dimitra Mylona, Rebecca Nicholson  / Springer, 2018

Reviewed by Christy Constantakopoulou

BMCR 2020.02.05

The Luwians of Western Anatolia: Their Neighbours and Predecessors

Fred C. Woudhuizen  / Archeopress, 2018

Reviewed by Naoíse Mac Sweeney

BMCR 2020.02.06

Cosmos in the Ancient World

Philipp Sidney Horky  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Frédéric Le Blay

BMCR 2020.02.07

La necropoli di Vetulonia nel periodo orientalizzante. Italiká, 5

Camilla Colombi  / Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2018

Reviewed by Ross Cowan

BMCR 2020.02.08

Roma victa: Von Roms Umgang mit Niederlagen. Schriften zur Alten Geschichte

Simon Lentzsch  / J.B. Metzler, 2019

Reviewed by Peter Herz

BMCR 2020.02.09

Storie di libri e tradizioni manoscritte dall’Antichità all’Umanesimo: in memoria di Alessandro Daneloni. Münchener Italienstudien, Band 5

Cecilia Mussini, Stefano Rocchi, Giovanni Cascio  / Herbert Utz Verlag, 2018

Reviewed by Fjodor Montemurro

BMCR 2020.02.10

Aristotle’s Revenge: The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science

Edward Feser  / Editiones Scholasticae, 2019

Reviewed by Petter Sandstad and Ludger Jansen

BMCR 2020.02.11

Painting, Ethics, and Aesthetics in Rome. Greek culture in the Roman world

Nathaniel B. Jones  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Nikolaus Dietrich

BMCR 2020.02.12

Athenian Democracy at War

David Pritchard  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Matthew A. Sears

BMCR 2020.02.13

Assyrian and Babylonian Scholarly Text Catalogues: Medicine, Magic and Divination. Die babylonisch- assyrische Medizin in Texten und Untersuchungen, Band 9

Ulrike Steinert  / De Gruyter, 2018

Reviewed by Elyze Zomer

BMCR 2020.02.14

L’Odyssée ou Le retour d’Ulysse: un traité d’économie politique

André Sauge  / Peter Lang Publishing, 2018

Reviewed by Etienne Helmer

BMCR 2020.02.15

Herakles im griechischen Epos: Studien zur Narrativität und Poetizität eines Helden. Palingenesia, Band 111

Silvio Bär  / Franz Steiner Verlag, 2018

Reviewed by Silvia Cutuli

BMCR 2020.02.16

Index thématique de l’esclavage: Antiphon. Institut des sciences et techniques de l’Antiquité (ISTA), 1460

Domingo Placido Suarez, With the collaboration of Claude Brunet, Marguerite Garrido-Hory, Antonio Gonzales.  / Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2019

Reviewed by Stefania Giombini

BMCR 2020.02.17

La Poésie archaïque comme discours de savoir. Kaïnon – Anthropologie de la pensée ancienne, 12

Marie-Laurence Desclos  / Classique Garnier, 2019

Reviewed by Sonia Macrì

BMCR 2020.02.18

Virgil and his Translators. Classical Presences

Susanna Morton Braund, Zara M. Torlone  / Oxford University Press, 2018

Reviewed by Holly Ranger

BMCR 2020.02.19

Le Fayoum: archéologie, histoire, religion: actes du sixième colloque international, Montpellier, 26-28 octobre 2016

Marie-Pierre Chaufray, Ivan Guermeur, Sandra Luisa Lippert, Vincent Rondot  / Otto Harrassowitz, 2018

Reviewed by Paola Davoli

BMCR 2020.02.20

From Invisible to Visible: New Methods and Data for the Archaeology of Infant and Child Burials in Pre-Roman Italy and Beyond. Studies in Mediterranean archaeology, 149

Jacopo Tabolli  / Astrom Editions, 2018

Reviewed by Reine-Marie Bérard