BMCR 2022.05.01

Books received April 2022

This list contains all books and notifications of new books received in April 2022 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. Please allow at least a couple of weeks for us to reply to your request.

Olaf Almqvist, Chaos, cosmos and creation in early Greek theogonies: an ontological exploration. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781350221840. $115.00.

Richard Ashton, Nathan Badoud, Graecia capta? Rome et les monnayages du monde égéen (IIe-Ier s. av. J.-C.). Aegeum, 1. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2021. Pp. 330. ISBN 9783796543135. 64.00 CHF.

Lucia Athanassaki, Frances B. Titchener, Plutarch’s cities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 399. ISBN 9780192859914. $115.00.

Antony Augoustakis, Monica S. Cyrino, Screening love and war in Troy: fall of a city. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. xviii, 254. ISBN 9781350144231. $100.00.

Gregory Baker, Classics and Celtic literary modernism: Yeats, Joyce, MacDiarmid and Jones. Classics after antiquity. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 320. ISBN 9781108844864. £75.00.

Audrey Becker, Dieu, le souverain et la cour: stratégies et rituels de légitimation du pouvoir impérial et royal dans l’Antiquité tardive et au haut Moyen Âge. Scripta antiqua, 151. Bordeaux: Ausonius éditions, 2022. Pp. 472. ISBN 9782356134325. €25.00.

Laurent Bricault, Philippe Roy, Les cultes de Mithra dans l’Empire romain: 550 documents présentés, traduits et commentés. Amphi, 7. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Midi, 2021. Pp. 636. ISBN 9782810707508. €30,00.

Sandie Byrne, Tony Harrison and the classics. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 336. ISBN 9780198861072. $100.00.

Giulio Celotto, Amor belli: love and strife in Lucan’s ‘Bellum civile’. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2022. Pp. vi, 234. ISBN 9780472132874. $75.00.

Giovanni Alberto Cecconi, Barbari e pagani: religione e società in Europa nel tardoantico. Cultura storica. Bari: Editori GLF Laterza, 2022. Pp. xxii, 268. ISBN 9788858146682. €24,00.

Elisabetta Cattanei, Stefano Maso, Paradeigmata voluntatis: all’origine della concezione moderna di volontà. Studi di filosofia antica, 5. Venice: Edizioni Ca’ Foscari, 2022. Pp. 248. ISBN 9788869695841. €32,00.

Patricia Ciner, Alyson Nunez, The discoveries of manuscripts from Late Antiquity: their impact on Patristic studies and the contemporary world. Turnhout: Brepols, 2022. Pp. 450. ISBN 9782503591490. €100,00.

Guy Claessens, Fabio Della Schiava, Augustine and the Humanists: reading the City of God from Petrarch to Poliziano. Colibri: collected studies in history and literature, 2. Gent: Lysa, 2021. Pp. 463. ISBN 9789464447620. €72,00.

Madalina Dana, La correspondance grecque privée sur plomb et sur tesson: corpus épigraphique et commentaire historique. Vestigia, 73. München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2021. Pp. xvi, 476. ISBN 9783406774393.

Megan J. Daniels, Homo migrans: modeling mobility and migration in human history. Albany: SUNY Press, 2022. Pp. xiv, 359. ISBN 9781438488011. $95.00.

Sible de Blaauw, Eric M. Moormann, Daniëlle Slootjes, The recruiting power of Christianity: the rise of a religion in the material culture of fourth-century Rome and its echo in history. Papers of the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome, 68. Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2021. Pp. 236. ISBN 9788854911314. €38.00.

Jeanine De Landtsheer, In pursuit of the Muses: the life and work of Justus Lipsius. Colibri, 1. Gent: LYSA, 2021. Pp. 400. ISBN 9789464447606. €65.00.

Maria Luisa Delvigo, Centro e periferia nella letteratura latina di Roma imperiale. Udine: Forum, 2021. Pp. 505. ISBN 9788832832464. €26,00.

Sarah F. Derbew, Untangling blackness in Greek antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 270. ISBN 97811084952888. $39.99.

Paul Demont, Sophocle. Aïas-Ajax. Commentario, 14. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2022. Pp. xxxiii, 278. ISBN 9782251452777. €25,00.

Jan Willem Drijvers, The forgotten reign of the Emperor Jovian (363-364): history and fiction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. xii, 232. ISBN 9780197600702. $99.00.

Mark Edwards, Dimitrios Pallis, Georgios Steiris, Oxford Handbook of Dionysius the Areopagite. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 752. ISBN 9780198810797. $145.00.

Debbie Felton, Monsters and monarchs: serial killers in classical myth and history. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021. Pp. 272. ISBN 9781477323571. $29.95.

Henri Fernoux, Anne Gangloff, Éric Guerber, La gloire de Rhodes au 1er siècle de notre ère (à partir du Discours aux Rhodiens de Dion de Pruse). Studia Hellenistica, 60. Leuven; Paris; Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2021. Pp. x, 341. ISBN 9789042943711. €88,00.

Dunia Filippi, Rethinking the Roman city: the spatial turn and the archaeology of Roman Italy. Studies in Roman space and urbanism. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2022. Pp. 268. ISBN 9780815361794. $160.00.

Antonio Ferro, Aristotle on self-motion: the criticism of Plato in ‘de Anima’ and ‘Physics’ VIII. Philosophical studies in ancient thought. Basel: Schwabe Verlagsgruppe AG Schwabe Verlag, 2021. Pp. 450. ISBN 9783796541636. 78.00 CHF.

Pedar W. Foss, Pliny and the eruption of Vesuvius. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2022. Pp. 352. ISBN 9780415705462. $160.00.

Robert L. Fowler, Pindar and the sublime: Greek myth, reception, and lyric experience. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781350198166. $26.95.

George Fredric Franko, Plautus: Mostellaria. Bloomsbury ancient comedy companions. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 176. ISBN 9781350188419. $95.00.

Marília P. Futre Pinheiro, J.R. Morgan, Literary memory and new voices in the ancient novel. Ancient narrative, supplement 29. Groningen: Barkhuis & Groningen University Library, 2022. Pp. xvi, 157. ISBN 9789493194465. €85.00.

Luis Galván, Mímesis, acción, ficción: contextos y consecuencias de la “Poética” de Aristóteles. Problemata literaria, 91. Kassel: Edition Reichenberger, 2021. Pp. vi, 266. ISBN 9783967280180. €39,00.

Ann-Katrin Gässlein, Gregor Emmenegger, Wiborada von St Gallen: Neuentdeckung einer Heiligen. Theologisch bedeutsame Orte der Schweiz. Basel: AG Schwabe Verlag, 2022. Pp. 320. ISBN 9783796545009.

Simon Gathercole, The apocryphal gospels. London: Penguin Books, 2021. Pp. xxxviii, 439. ISBN 9780241340554. $20.00.

Margaret Geoga, John Steele, The allure of the ancient: receptions of the ancient Middle East, ca. 1600-1800. Intersections: interdisciplinary studies in early modern culture, 80. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2022. Pp. xvi, 402. ISBN 9789004129320. €139.00.

Lorenzo Giovannetti, Eidos and dynamis: the intertwinement of being and logos in Plato’s thought. Dynamis, 3. Naples: Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici Press, 2022. Pp. 340. ISBN 9788897820628. €30,00.

Simon Goldhill, The Christian invention of time: temporality and the literature of Late Antiquity. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 516. ISBN 9781316512906. £34.99.

John Godwin, Juvenal. ‘Satires’ Book III. Aris and Phillips classical texts. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2022. Pp. 330. ISBN 9781800854864. £95.00.

Paul Goukowsky, Arrien. Anabase d’Alexandre. Collection des universités de France. Série grecque, 564. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2022. Pp. ccxxxviii, 370. ISBN 9782251006505. €69,00.

Adeline Grand-Clément, Charlotte Riberyrol, The smells and senses of antiquity in the modern imagination. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 288. ISBN 9781350169722. $120.00.

Raphael Greenberg, Yannis Hamilakis, Archaeology, nation and race: confronting the past, decolonizing the future in Greece and Israel. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 218. ISBN 9781009160247. $25.99.

Dominika Grzesik, Honorific culture at Delphi in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Brill’s studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy, 17. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2021. Pp. xvi, 248. ISBN 9789004502475. €118,00.

Stephen Halliwell, Aristophanes: Acharnians, Wasps, Knights, Peace. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 464. ISBN 9780198149958. $115.00.

François René Herbin, Christian Leitz, Le rituel de la Maison de Chentayt: le linceul MMA 31.9.8 et la cuve osirienne de Coptos Caire JE 37516 . Studien zur spätägyptischen Religion, 33. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2022. Pp. 523, 2 vols. ISBN 9783447117845. €158,00.

Matthew J.J. Hoskin, The manuscripts of Leo the Great’s letters. The transmission and reception of papal documents in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Instrumenta Patristica et Mediaevalia, 83. Turnhout: Brepols, 2022. Pp. 516. ISBN 9782503589664. €110,00.

Tonio Hölscher, Der Taucher von Paestum: Jugend, Eros und das Meer im antiken Griechenland. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 2021. Pp. 152. ISBN 9783608964806. €25,00.

Steven Hunt, Teaching Latin: contexts, theories, practices. London: Bloomsbury, 2022. Pp. 240. ISBN 9781350161375. $34.95.

Jasmine Hunter Evans, David Jones and Rome: reimagining the decline of Western civilisation. Classical presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. xii, 408. ISBN 9780198868194. $115.00.

Katarzyna Jażdżewska, Greek dialogue in antiquity: post-Platonic transformations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. xiv, 296. ISBN 9780192893352. $100.00.

Adam M. Kemezis, Colin Bailey, Beatrice Poletti, The intellectual climate of Cassius Dio: Greek and Roman pasts. Historiography of Rome and its empire, 14. Leiden: Brill, 2022. Pp. 499. ISBN 9789004510487. $174.00.

V. Sophie Klein, Plautus: Menaechmi. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 192. ISBN 9781350092723. $24.95.

Bernard Legras, Cléopâtre l’Egyptienne. Mondes anciens. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2021. Pp. 300. ISBN 9782251452135.

Daniel W. Leon, Arrian the historian: writing the Greek past in the Roman Empire. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021. $50.00. ISBN 9781477321867. $50.00.

Yukai Li, Future fame in the Iliad: epic time and Homeric studies. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 240. ISBN 9781350239197. $115.00.

Brenda Longfellow, Molly Swetnam-Burland, Women’s lives, women’s voices: Roman material culture and female agency in the Bay of Naples. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2021. Pp. 408. ISBN 9781477323588. $55.00.

Lloyd Llewellyn Jones, Persians: the age of the great kings. New York: Basic Books, 2022. Pp. xiv, 431. ISBN 9781541600348. $35.00.

Ulrich Mania, Hafen, Stadt, Mikroregion: Beiträge der Arbeitsgruppe 5 “Hafenorte” des Forschungsclusters 6 “Connecting Cultures”. Menschen – Kulturen – Traditionen, 18. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2022. Pp. xiv, 154. ISBN 9783447117449. €49,00.

Lisa Maurice, Tovi Bibring, Gender, creation myths and their reception in western civilization: Prometheus, Pandora, Adam and Eve. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 296. ISBN 9781350212824. $120.00.

Stuart McKie, Living and cursing in the Roman west: curse tablets and society. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781350102996. $115.00.

Richard D. McKirahan, A vocabulary of the ancient commentators on Aristotle: combining the Greek-English indexes from the eponymous series spanning works from the 2nd century CE to late antiquity. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 352. ISBN 9781350250437. $160.00.

James McNamara, Victoria Emma Pagán, Tacitus’ wonders: empire and paradox in ancient Rome. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 296. ISBN 9781350241725. $90.00.

Jon D. Mikalson, The essential Isocrates. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2022. Pp. 240. ISBN 9781477325520. $45.00.

Guillaume Navaud, Voir le théâtre: théories aristotéliciennes et pratiques du spectacle. L’esprit des signes. Paris: Éditions Mimésis, 2022. Pp. 336. ISBN 9788869763236. €22,00.

Sonya Nevin, The idea of Marathon: battle and culture. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781788314206. $90.00.

Arjan A. Nijk, Tense-switching in classical Greek: a cognitive approach. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 300. ISBN 9781316517154. £75.00.

Ilaria Ottria, Marsia e Glauco: esegesi, riscritture e visualizzazioni di due miti ovidiani tra Medioevo e Rinascimento. Immagini nella storia, 8. Ancona: Affinità Elettive, 2022. Pp. 531. ISBN 9788873265795. €24,00.

Nassos Papalexandrou, Bronze monsters and the cultures of wonder: griffin cauldrons in the preclassical Mediterranean. Austin: University of Texas Press. 2021 Pp. 312. ISBN 9781477323618. $55.00.

Michel Patillon, Pseudo-Sopatros. Sur Les états de cause d’Hermogène. Collection des universités de France. Série grecque, 563. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2022. Pp. xxxviii, 826. ISBN 9782251006499. €89,00.

E.E. Prodi, Τζετζικαὶ ἔρευναι. Bologna: Eikasmos, 2022. Pp. 481. ISBN 9788855580014. Open Access.

Owen Rees, Military departures, homecomings and death in classical Athens: hoplite transitions. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 265. ISBN 9781350188648. $115.00.

Andrea Roppa, Massimo Botto, Peter van Dommelen, Il Mediterraneo Occidentale dalla fase fenicia all’egemonia cartaginese: dinamiche insediative, forma rituali e cultura materiale nel V secolo A.C. Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2021. Pp. 427. ISBN 9788854910799. €35,00.

Paul Robertson, The Cyclops myth and the making of selfhood. Perspectives on philosophy and religious thought, 19. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2022. Pp. xxi, 263. ISBN 9781463243487. $114.95.

Violaine Sebillotte-Cuchet, Artémise: une femme capitaine de vaisseaux dans l’Antiquité grecque. Paris: Fayard, 2022. Pp. 443. ISBN 9782213718002. €24.00.

Tom Sapsford, Performing the “Kinaidos”: unmanly men in ancient Mediterranean cultures. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 240. ISBN 9780198854326. $85.00.

Andrew Shortland, Patrick Degryse, When art isn’t real: the world’s most controversial objects under investigation. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2022. Pp. 200. ISBN 9789462703124. €19,50.

Amy C. Smith, Virginia Woolf’s mythic method. Classical memories/modern identities. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2022. Pp. 172. ISBN 9780814215135. $99.95.

Jan R. Stenger, Education in Late Antiquity: challenges, dynamism, and reinterpretation, 300-550 CE. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. 336. ISBN 9780198869788. $100.00.

Tom Stevenson, Polemic in ancient historiography, literature, and culture. Acta Classica: Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa, supplementum xi. Pretoria: Classical Association of South Africa, 2022. Pp. 325. ISBN 9780620986489. £24.00.

Richard Stoneman, A history of Alexander the Great in world culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. xv, 454. ISBN 9781107167698. £120.00.

Theodora Suk Fong Jim, Saviour gods and soteria in ancient Greece. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. Pp. xii, 319. ISBN 9780192894113. $100.00.

Lucie Thévenet, Phèdre à Hippolyte: scènes d’aveux antiques et contemporaines. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2022. Pp. 512. ISBN 9782251452593. €35,00.

Shaun Tougher, Richard Evans, Military leadership from ancient Greece to Byzantium: the art of generalship. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2022. Pp. 376. ISBN 9781474459945. $120.00.

Branko F. van Oppen de Ruiter, Ronald Wallenfels, Hellenistic sealings and archives: proceedings of the Edfu Connection, an international conference. Studies in classical archaeology, 10. Turnhout: Brepols, 2021. Pp. xxxiii, 257. ISBN 9782503591278. €110,00.

Voula Tsouna, Plato’s Charmides: an interpretative commentary. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pp. 300. ISBN 9781316511114. £75.00.

Marco Vespa, Geloion mimema. Studi sulla rappresentazione culturale della scimmia nei testi greci e greco-romani. Antiquité et sciences humaines, 7. Turnhout: Brepols, 2022. Pp. 500. ISBN 9782503595818. €95,00.

Daniel Vázquez, Alberto Ross, Time and cosmology in Plato and the Platonic tradition. Brill’s Plato studies series, 9. Leiden: Brill, 2022. Pp. 230. ISBN 9789004504684. $127.00.

Gregor Vogt-Spira, Studien zur römischen Anthropologie. Reihe Paradeigmata, 70. Baden-Baden: Rombach Wissenschaft, 2022. Pp. 374. ISBN 9783968218502. €79,00.

Rainer Warland, Allegorese in Byzanz: die Weisheit Salomons und die Anfänge der biblisch-allegorischen Bildkunst in Konstantinopel. Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner, 2021. Pp. 223. ISBN 9783795436179. €45,00.

Georgia Xanthaki-Karamanou, ‘Dionysiac’ dialogues: Euripides’ ‘Bacchae’, Aeschylus and ‘Christus Patiens’. Trends in classics, supplement 128. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022. Pp. 287. ISBN 9783110764345. $130.99.

Claudia Zatta, Aristotle and the animals: the logos of life itself. Routledge monographs in classical studies. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2022. Pp. 248. ISBN 9780367409494. $160.00.

Marco Benoît Carbone, Geographies of myth and places of identity: the Strait of Scylla and Charybdis in the modern imagination. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 280. ISBN 9781350118188. $115.00.

Laurent Capdetrey, L’ Asie Mineure après Alexandre (vers 323-vers 270 av. J.-C.): l’invention du monde hellénistique. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2022. Pp. 491. ISBN 9782753583603. €30,00.