BMCR 2021.02.01

Books Received January 2021

BMCR 2021.02.02

P. Annio Floro, Virgilio: Oratore o Poeta? Introduzione, testo critico, traduzione e commento

Stefano Rocchi  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Guillaume Flamerie de Lachapelle

BMCR 2021.02.03

Aristophanes and the poetics of surprise

Dimitrios Kanellakis  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Marcel Lech

BMCR 2021.02.04

Der Königspalast von Qatna. Teil II: Architektur, Stratigraphie, Keramik und Funde des westlichen Zentralbereiches

Eva Geith, Tulip Abd-el Hay, Jochen Schmid  / Otto Harrassowitz, 2019

Reviewed by Marco Iamoni

BMCR 2021.02.05

Cato the Younger: life and death at the end of the Roman republic

Fred K. Drogula  / Oxford University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Kit Morrell

BMCR 2021.02.06

The role of zooarchaeology in the study of the western Roman Empire

Martyn Allen  / Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2019

Reviewed by Kenneth F. Kitchell

BMCR 2021.02.07

Städte und Stadtstaaten zwischen Mythos, Literatur und Propaganda

Paolo Cecconi, Christian Tornau  / De Gruyter, 2020

Reviewed by Roy van Wijk

BMCR 2021.02.08

Studies in Sappho and Alcaeus

Kyriakos Tsantsanoglos  / De Gruyter, 2019

Reviewed by Eva Stehle

BMCR 2021.02.09

Beyond Greece and Rome: reading the ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Jane Grogan  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Raphael Magarik

BMCR 2021.02.10

The new politics of Olympos: kingship in Kallimachos’ Hymns

Michael Everett Brumbaugh  / Oxford University Press, 2019

Reviewed by Kathleen Kidder

BMCR 2021.02.11

Dionysus after Nietzsche: The Birth of Tragedy in twentieth-century literature and thought

Adam Lecznar  / Cambridge University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Holly Ranger

BMCR 2021.02.12

The ancient Roman afterlife: di manes, belief, and the cult of the dead

Charles W. King  / University of Texas Press, 2020

Reviewed by Pauline Ripat

BMCR 2021.02.13

L’immagine e il contesto. Produzioni figurative e immaginario sociale nelle comunità della Siritide e del Metapontino (VIII-VI secolo a.C.)

Francesco De Stefano  / Scuola Archaeologica Italiana di Atene, 2019

Reviewed by Joseph Carter

BMCR 2021.02.14

Seneca: Agamemnon. Edited with introduction, translation, and commentary

A. J. Boyle  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by John G. Fitch

BMCR 2021.02.15

Antike Erzähl- und Deutungsmuster: Zwischen Exemplarität und Transformation

Simone Finkmann, Anja Behrendt, Anke Walter  / De Gruyter, 2019

Reviewed by Martin Dinter

BMCR 2021.02.16

The Oxford handbook of rhetorical studies

Michael J. MacDonald  / Oxford University Press, 2017

Reviewed by Segun Ige

BMCR 2021.02.17

Functions and use of Roman coinage: an overview of 21st century scholarship

Fleur Kemmers  / Brill, 2019

Reviewed by Clare Rowan

BMCR 2021.02.18

Classical learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750

Floris Verhaart  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Peter Swallow

BMCR 2021.02.19

Appendix Ovidiana: Latin poems ascribed to Ovid in the Middle Ages

Ralph Hexter, Laura Pfuntner, Justin Haynes  / Harvard University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Frank Coulson

BMCR 2021.02.20

Ovid: a very short introduction

Llewelyn Morgan  / Oxford University Press, 2020

Reviewed by Katharina Volk