BMCR 2020.09.01

Books Received August 2020

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 2020.09.20

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 2020.09.36

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

BMCR 2020.09.38

Crossing the pomerium: the boundaries of political, religious, and military institutions from Caesar to Constantine

Michael Koortbojian  / Princeton University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Nicholas Wagner

BMCR 2020.09.39

Rome and the Indian Ocean trade from Augustus to the early third century CE

Matthew Adam Cobb  / Brill, 2018

Reviewed by Monika Schuol

BMCR 2020.09.40

Nikephoros – Zeitschrift für Sport und Kultur im Altertum 27. Jahrgang 2014

Paul Christesen, Wolfgang Decker, Christian Mann, Peter Mauritsch, Zinon Papakonstantinou, Robert Rollinger, Ingomar Weiler  / Georg Olms Verlag, 2019

Reviewed by Heather Reid