BMCR 2020.09.01

Books Received August 2020

BMCR 2020.09.09

Sex, symbolists and the Greek body

Richard Warren  / Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Reviewed by Hallie Franks

BMCR 2020.09.10

Regional approaches to society and complexity. studies in honor of John F. Cherry

Alex R. Knodell, Thomas P. Leppard  / Equinox, 2018

Reviewed by Maja Gori

BMCR 2020.09.14

Xenophon’s Peloponnesian War

Aggelos Kapellos  / De Gruyter, 2019

Reviewed by Nicholas D. Cross

BMCR 2020.09.20

Marcus Tullius Cicero. How to think about God: an ancient guide for believers and nonbelievers

Philip Freeman  / Princeton University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Jeffery Aubin

BMCR 2020.09.21

Relics @ the lab: an analytical approach to the study of relics

Mark van Strydonck, Jeroen Reyniers, Fanny van Cleven  / Peeters, 2018

Reviewed by Anne E. Lester

BMCR 2020.09.23

The house of Augustus: a historical detective story

T. P. Wiseman  / Princeton University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Johannes Lipps

BMCR 2020.09.24

Apuleius’ invisible ass: encounters with the unseen in the Metamorphoses

Geoffrey C. Benson  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Jeffrey Ulrich

BMCR 2020.09.25

Cynicism and Christianity in antiquity

Marie-Odile Goulet-Cazé  / Eerdmans Publishing, 2019

Reviewed by Etienne Helmer

BMCR 2020.09.27

Batrachomyomachia (battle of the frogs and mice): introduction, text, translation, and commentary

Matthew Hosty  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Paul Martin

BMCR 2020.09.28

Historiography and space in late Antiquity

Peter van Nuffelen  / Cambridge University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Hrvoje Gračanin

BMCR 2020.09.29

The meaning of color in ancient Mesopotamia

Shiyanthi Thavapalan  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Ulrike Steinert

BMCR 2020.09.30

From Hispalis to Ishbiliyya: the ancient port of Seville, from the Roman empire to the end of the Islamic period

Carlos Cabrera Tejedor  / Archaeopress Publishing, 2019

Reviewed by Daniel Osland

BMCR 2020.09.31

Unlocking sacred landscapes: spatial analysis of ritual and cult in the Mediterranean

Giorgos Papantoniou, Christine Morris, Athanasios Vionis  / Astrom Editions, 2019

Reviewed by Jeremy McInerney

BMCR 2020.09.32

New directions in Cypriot archaeology

Catherine Kearns, Sturt W. Manning  / Cornell University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Néhémie Strupler

BMCR 2020.09.33

Imperial Panegyric from Diocletian to Honorius

Adrastos Omissi, Alan J. Ross  / Liverpool University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Felix Maier

BMCR 2020.09.34

Greeks who dwelt beyond the sea: people, places, monuments

Lucia Nováková  / Habelt Verlag, 2019

Reviewed by Catherine Steidl

BMCR 2020.09.35

Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman period: in light of archaeological research

Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Jan Willem Drijvers

BMCR 2020.09.36

Pierre Chiron. Rhétorique, philologie, herméneutique

Pierre Chiron, Charles Guérin, Frédérique Woerther  / Vrin Editions, 2019

Reviewed by Harvey Yunis

BMCR 2020.09.37

The ruler’s house: contesting power and privacy in Julio-Claudian Rome

Harriet Fertik  / Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Isabelle Künzer