BMCR 2020.08.01

Books Received July 2020

This list contains all books and notifications of new books received in July 2020 by BMCR; some books listed here may already have been assigned to reviewers. To volunteer to review a book, please visit this page, where you will find a complete list of books available for review, including those still available from previous months.

Fuad Alidoust, Natio molestissima. Römerzeitliche Perserbilder von Cicero bis Ammianus Marcellinus. Gutenberg: Computus Druck, 2020. 560 p. ISBN 9783940598448. €98,00.

Evangelia Anagnostou-Laoutides, Ken Parry, Eastern Christianity and late antique philosophy. Texts and studies in Eastern Christianity, 18. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. xvi, 342 p. ISBN 9789004411883. €159,00.

Mark Anspach, William Tyrrell, The Oedipus casebook: reading Sophocles’ Oedipus the King. Studies in violence, mimesis, and culture. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2020. 360 p. ISBN 9781611863390. $29.95.

Hélène Aurigny, Bronzes du haut-archaïsme à Delphes. Trépieds, chaudrons et vaisselle de bronze (fin VIIIe-VIIe siècle). Fouilles de Delphes, 5. Athènes: École française d’Athènes, 2019. 218 p. ISBN 9782869583252. €68,00.

Philipp Baas, Proceedings of the XXth International Congress on Ancient Bronzes: resource, reconstruction, representation, role. BAR international series, 2958. Oxford: BAR Publishing, 2019. x, 406 p. ISBN 9781407355894. £88.00.

Burkhard Backes, Sarg und Sarkophag der Aaschyt (Kairo JE 47355 und 47267). Studien zu altägyptischen Totentexten Band, 21. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2020. xiii, 427 p. ISBN 9783447113076. €178,00.

Matteo Barbato, Ideology of democratic Athens: institutions, orators and the mythical past. New approaches to ancient Greek institutional history. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020. 264 p. ISBN 9781474466424. £85.00.

Matthias Becker, Lukas und Dion von Prusa. Das lukanische Doppelwerk im Kontext paganer Bildungsdiskurse. Studies in cultural contexts of the Bible, 3. Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh, 2020. 763 p. ISBN 9783506703361. €129,00.

Jeffrey Beneker, Georgia Tsouvala, The discourse of marriage in the Greco-Roman world. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 272 p. ISBN 9780299328405. $99.95.

Tazuko Berkel, The economics of friendship: conceptions of reciprocity in classical Greece. Mnemosyne supplements, volume 429. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. viii, 539 p. ISBN 9789004416130. €125,00.

D. Berry, Cicero’s Catilinarians. Oxford approaches to classical literature. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 304 p. ISBN 9780195326468. $99.00.

Paul Chrystal, Women at war in the classical world. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2020. 272 p. ISBN 9781526781468. $26.95.

James Clackson, Patrick James, Katherine McDonald, Livia Tagliapietra, Nicholas Zair, Migration, mobility and language contact in and around the ancient Mediterranean. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 374 p. ISBN 9781108488440. $120.00.

Kimberley Czajkowski, Benedict Eckhardt, Meret Strothmann, Law in the Roman provinces. Oxford studies in Roman society and law. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. viii, 526 p. ISBN 9780198844082. $145.00.

Maud Devolder, Ilaria Caloi, Fouilles exécutées à Malia le Bâtiment Dessenne et les abords Sud-Ouest du palais dans l’établissement pré- et protopalatial de Malia. Études crétoises, 37. Athènes: École française d’Athènes, 2019. 440 p. ISBN 9782869583016. €65,00.

Christopher Evans, Gavin Lucas, Hinterlands and interlands: the archaeology of West Cambridge and Roman Cambridge revisited. CAU landscape archives. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 2020. ISBN 9781902937892. $43.00.

Françoise Frazier, Lanzillotta Roig, Quelques aspects du platonisme de Plutarque: philosopher en commun, tourner sa pensée vers dieu. Brill’s Plutarch studies, volume 4. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. xvi, 548 p. ISBN 9789004415683. €177,00.

Shpresa Gjongecaj-Vangjeli, Olivier Picard, Trésors de monnaies antiques trouvés en Albanie (Ve-Ier siècle av. J.-C.). Recherches archéologiques franco-albanaises, 2. Athènes: Ecole française d’Athènes, 2019. 417 p., 131 p. of plates. ISBN 9782869583153. €120,00.

Paweł Gołyźniak, Engraved gems and propaganda in the Roman Republic and under Augustus. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 65. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2020. viii, 606 p. ISBN 9781789695397. £90.00.

Abigail Graham, Antony Kamm, The Romans: an introduction. Peoples of the ancient world. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2020. 344 p. ISBN 9781138543881. $124.00.

John Grainger, Roman imperial succession. Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, 2020. 256 p. ISBN 9781526766045. $34.95.

William Hansen, Classical mythology: a guide to the mythical world of the Greeks and Romans. . Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 432 p.. ISBN 9780197506646 $19.99.

P. Heesen, Mario Iozzo, Athenian black-figure cups: from the Campana collection in the National Archaeological Museum of Florence. Firenze: Edizioni Polistampa, 2020. 144 p. ISBN 9788859620075. $79.00.

Thomas Henderson, The springtime of the people: the Athenian Ephebeia and citizen training from Lykourgos to Augustus. Brill’s studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy, volume 15. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. ISBN 9789004433359. €112,00.

Frédéric Herbin, Le Sanctuaire d’Apollon à Délos. Tome II: Les monuments votifs et honorifiques (sans toit). Exploration archeologique de Delos, XLV. Athènes: École Française d’Athènes, 2019. 200 p., 110 p. of plates. ISBN 9782869583061. €90,00.

Lieve Van Hoof, Peter Van Nuffelen, The fragmentary Latin histories of late antiquity (AD 300-620): edition, translation and commentary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. x, 332 p. ISBN 9781108420273. $115.00.

Vittorio Hösle, Ovids Enzyklopädie der Liebe Formen des Eros, Reihenfolge der Liebesgeschichten, Geschichtsphilosophie und metapoetische Dichtung in den ‘Metamorphosen’. Bibliothek der klassischen Altertumswissenschaften, 161. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020. 288 p. ISBN 9783825347222. €48,00.

Brad Inwood, James Warren, Body and soul in Hellenistic philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. ISBN 9781108485821. $99.99.

Tatiana Ivleva, Rob Collins, Un-Roman sex: gender, sexuality, and lovemaking in the Roman provinces and frontiers. Routledge monographs in classical studies. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2020. xiv, 380 p. ISBN 9781138284029. $155.00.

Richard Janko, Philodemus: on poems, book 2. Philodemus translation series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 768 p. ISBN 9780198835080. $155.00.

Jorrit Kelder, Willemijn Waal, From ‘Lugal.Gal’ to ‘Wanax’: kingship and political organisation in the Late Bronze Age Aegean. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2019. 160 p. ISBN 9789088908002. €75,00.

Philip Kiernan, Roman cult images: the lives and worship of idols, from the Iron Age to late antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xvi, 358 p. ISBN 9781108487344. $120.00.

Carl Knappett, Aegean Bronze Age art: meaning in the making. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xv, 248 p. ISBN 9781108429436. $45.00.

Anna Kouremenos, Jody Gordon, Mediterranean archaeologies of insularity in an age of globalization. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2020. 256 p. ISBN 9781789253443. $55.00.

Bernd Kreiler, Ober- und Unterkommandierende der römischen Republik 509-27 v. Chr. Münchner Studien zur Alten Welt, Band 18. München: Utzverlag, 2020. 531 p. ISBN 9783831647927. €69,00.

Gesine Manuwald, Roman comedy. Classical poetry, volume 1.2. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. 88 p. ISBN 9789004435117. €70,00.

Matthew McCarty, Mariana Egri, The archaeology of Mithraism. Babesch supplements, 39. Leuven: Peeters, 2020. ISBN 9789042943520. €78,00.

Brian McGing, Appian. Roman history, volume IV-VI: Civil Wars, books 1-5; fragments, (3 vols.). Loeb classical library, L005, L543, L544. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. ISBN 9780674997295. $28.00 each.

Silvia Montiglio, Musaeus’ Hero and Leander: introduction, Greek text, translation and commentary. Routledge classical translations. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2020. 123 p. ISBN 9780815353249. $155.00.

Jean-Charles Moretti, Panos Valavanis, Les hippodromes et les concours hippiques dans la Grèce antique. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Supplément 62. Athènes: École française d’Athènes, 2019. 494 p. ISBN 9782869583139. €50,00.

Skënder Muçaj, Jean-Pierre Sodini, Pascale Chevalier, Marie-Patricia Raynaud, Byllis. Présentation du site, fortifications, basiliques A, C et D. Recherches Archéologiques Franco-Albanaises, 3. Athènes: École française d’Athènes, 2019. 533 p. ISBN 9782869583221. €110,00.

Frank Müller, Carla Benocci, Valter Proietti, Gary Vos, The so-called Aldobrandini Wedding: research from the years 1990 to 2016. Amsterdam: FM Art Publications, 2019. xii, 187 p. ISBN 9789090319186. €140,00.

Vivian Nutton, Galen: a thinking doctor in imperial Rome. Routledge ancient biographies. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2020. xi, 201 p. ISBN 9780367357221. $120.00.

John Oakley, A guide to scenes of daily life on Athenian vases. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. 272 p. ISBN 9780299327200. $99.95.

Stelios Panayotakis, Michael Paschalis, Costas Panayotakis, Slaves and masters in the ancient novel. Ancient narrative. Supplementum, 23. Eelde: Barkhuis, 2019. xvii, 282 p. ISBN 9789492444196. €95,00.

Giorgos Papantoniou, Apostolos Sarris, Christine Morris, Athanasios Vionis, Unlocking sacred landscapes: digital humanities and ritual space. Open archaeology, 5.1, pp. 187-614. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019.

Stefan Rebenich, Hans-Ulrich Wiemer, A companion to Julian the Apostate. Brill’s companions to the Byzantine world, volume 5. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. vi, 481 p. ISBN 9789004414563. €188,00.

Christoph Riedweg, Christoph Horn, Dietmar Wyrwa, Philosophie der Kaiserzeit und der Spätantike. Die Philosophie der Antike, 5. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2020.

Mike Roberts, Rome’s Third Samnite War, 298–290 BC: the last stand of the Linen Legion. Barnsley: Pen and Sword Military, 2020. 320 p. ISBN 9781526744081. $42.95.

Duane Roller, Empire of the Black Sea: the rise and fall of the Mithridatic world. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 296 p. ISBN 9780190887841. $29.95.

Hedwig Schmalzgruber, Speaking animals in ancient literature. Kalliope – Studien zur griechischen und lateinischen Poesie, 20. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020. 619 p. ISBN 9783825346904. €78,00.

Jared Secord, Christian intellectuals and the Roman Empire: from Justin Martyr to Origen. Inventing Christianity. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020. 232 p. ISBN 9780271087078. $99.95.

John Sellars, Marcus Aurelius. Philosophy in the Roman world. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2020. 146 p. ISBN 9780367146061. $124.00.

H. Snyder, Christian teachers in second-century Rome: schools and students in the ancient city.Vigiliae Christianae, supplements, volume159. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2020. x, 219 p. ISBN 9789004422476. €115,00.

Nico Staring, Huw Davies, Lara Weiss, Perspectives on lived religion: practices – transmission – landscape. PALMA: papers on archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities, 21. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2019. 304 p. ISBN 9789088907937. €135,00.

Marie Svoboda, Mummy portraits of Roman Egypt: emerging research from the APPEAR project. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2020. ISBN 9781606066546. $60.00.

Ilkka Syvänne, The military history of late Rome AD 425-457: the age of the warlords Aetius vs. Attila. Barnsley: Pen & Sword, 2020. 180 p., [16 p. of plates]. ISBN 9781848848535. $39.95.

Barnaby Taylor, Lucretius and the language of nature. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 240 p. ISBN 9780198754909. $80.00.

René Treuil, Dikili Tash, village préhistorique de Macédoine orientale I. Fouilles de Jean Deshayes (1961-1975), volume 3. Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique, Supplément 61. Athènes: École française d’Athènes, 2019. 199 p. ISBN 9782869583108. €45,00.

Silvia Venturelli, Platone, Ippia Minore: introduzione, edizione critica, traduzione e commento. Baden Baden: Academia Verlag, 2020. 279 p. ISBN 9783896658098.

Floris Verhaart, Classical learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750: beyond the ancients and the moderns. Oxford Historical Monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 256 p. ISBN 9780198861690. $80.00.

Anke Walter, Time in ancient stories of origin. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 282 p. ISBN 9780198843832. $100.00.

Tim Whitmarsh, Achilles Tatius: Leucippe and Clitophon books I-II. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2020. 294 p. ISBN 9781107190368. $99.99.

Marco Zecchi, The naos of Amasis: a monument for the reawakening of Osiris. PALMA: papers on archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities, 20. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2019. 176 p. ISBN 9789088907968. €75,00.