BMCR 2021.11.01

Books Received October 2021

BMCR 2021.11.02

China from the ruins of Athens and Rome: classics, sinology, and Romanticism, 1793-1938

Chris Murray  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Alexander Beecroft

BMCR 2021.11.03

Roman cult images: the lives and worship of idols, from the Iron Age to late antiquity

Philip Kiernan  / Cambridge University Press, 2020

Reviewed by James Frakes

BMCR 2021.11.04

Livy. Ab urbe condita, book XXII

John Briscoe, Simon Hornblower  / Cambridge University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Joseph Solodow

BMCR 2021.11.05

Classics and media theory

Pantelis Michelakis  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Matthieu Soler

BMCR 2021.11.06

Eurydice and the birth of Macedonian power

Elizabeth Donnelly Carney  / Oxford University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Richard Evans

BMCR 2021.11.07

Philosophy and community in Seneca’s prose

Carey Seal  / Oxford University Press, 2021

Reviewed by Christopher Trinacty

BMCR 2021.11.08

Philo of Alexandria “On the contemplative life”: introduction, translation, and commentary

Joan Taylor, David M. Hay  / Brill, 2020

Reviewed by Pieter van der Horst

BMCR 2021.11.09

Antonius Diogenes, “Die unglaublichen Dinge jenseits von Thule”: Edition, Übersetzung, Kommentar

Helena Schmedt  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Byron MacDougall

BMCR 2021.11.10

The legitimation of conquest: monarchical representation and the art of government in the empire of Alexander the Great

Kai Trampedach, Alexander Meeus  / Franz Steiner Verlag, 2020

Reviewed by Christian Thrue Djurslev

BMCR 2021.11.11

La virtù delle donne (Mulierum virtutes)

Fabio Tanga  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Sergio Audano

BMCR 2021.11.12

Women in the law courts of classical Athens

Konstantinos Kapparis  / University of Edinburgh Press, 2021

Reviewed by Leonhard Burckhardt

BMCR 2021.11.13

Productive knowledge in ancient philosophy: the concept of technê

Thomas Kjeller Johansen  / Cambridge University Press, 2021

Reviewed by James Zainaldin

BMCR 2021.11.14

Aspects of death and the afterlife in Greek literature

George Alexander Gazis, Anthony Hooper  / Liverpool University Press, 2021

Reviewed by Michael Halleran

BMCR 2021.11.15

Tra i libri di Isacco Argiro

Anna Gioffreda  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Paula Caballero Sánchez

BMCR 2021.11.16

Building democracy in late archaic Athens

Jessica Paga  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Roy van Wijk

BMCR 2021.11.17

Antiquity in Gotham: the ancient architecture of New York City

Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis  / Fordham University Press, 2021

Reviewed by Nancy Ramage

BMCR 2021.11.18

Lectissimus pensator verborum: tre studi su Sallustio

Rodolfo Funari  / Pàtron Editore, 2019

Reviewed by Luca Grillo

BMCR 2021.11.19

Ethnicity in the ancient world – did it matter?

Erich S. Gruen  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Maggie Beeler

BMCR 2021.11.20

Simplicity and humility in late antique Christian thought: elites and the challenges of apostolic life

Jaclyn L. Maxwell  / Cambridge University Press, 2021

Reviewed by Florian Zacher