BMCR 2023.07.01

Books received June 2023

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Scott Aikin, William O. Stephens, Epictetus’s Encheiridion: a new translation and guide to Stoic ethics. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. Pp. 320. ISBN 9781350009509.

Monika Amsler, The Babylonian Talmud and late antique book culture. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2023. Pp. 243. ISBN 9781009297332.

Clifford Ando, Thomas Habinek, Giulia Sissa, A cultural history of ideas in classical antiquity. The cultural histories series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. xiv, 238. ISBN 9781350007376.

Nathanael Andrade, Rubina Raja, Exchange and reuse in Roman Palmyra. Examining economy and circularity. Studies in Palmyrene archaeology and history, 8. Turnhout: Brepols, 2023. Pp. x, 132. ISBN 9782503603421.

Antonio Angelosanto, Valerio Marotta, Francesca Pulitanò, Aldo Schiavone, Francesca Tamburi, Cnaeus Domitius Ulpianus. Ad edictum libri IV-VII. Scriptores iuris Romani, 16. Roma: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2023. Pp. viii, 496. ISBN 9788891320582.

Friedrich Avemarie, Jan Willem van Henten, Yair Furstenberg, Jewish martyrdom in antiquity: from the books of Maccabees to the Babylonian Talmud. Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 17. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. 568. ISBN 9789004538252.

Malika Bastin-Hammou, Giovanna Di Martino, Cećile Dudouyt, Lucy C.M.M. Jackson, Translating ancient Greek drama in early modern Europe: theory and practice (15th-16th centuries). Trends in classics – pathways of reception, 5. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xvii, 344. ISBN 9783110718652.

Anne-Catherine Baudoin, Ponce Pilate: la construction d’une figure dans la littérature patristique et apocryphe. Collection des études augustiniennes. Série antiquité, 209. Turnhout: Brepols, 2023. Pp. 878. ISBN 9782851213075.

Francesca Romana Berno, Roman luxuria: a literary and cultural history. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 304. ISBN 9780192846402.

Roger Bland, The coinage of Gordian III from the mints of Antioch and Caesarea. Royal Numismatic Society special publication, 60. London: Spink, 2023. Pp. 548, 100 pp. plates. ISBN 9780901405396.

Velia Boecker, Kulte – Orte – Körperteile. Eine Neubewertung der Weihung anatomischer Votive in Latiums Heiligtümer. Menschen – Kulturen – Traditionen, 20. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2023. Pp. 354. ISBN 9783752007114.

Frederick E. Brenk, Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta, Plutarch on literature, Graeco-Roman religion, Jews and Christians. Brill’s Plutarch studies, 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. xxiv, 338. ISBN 9789004531956.

François de Callataÿ, Numismatic antiquarianism through correspondence (16th-18th c.): in the margin of the project Fontes Inediti Numismaticae Antiquae (FINA). Turnhout: Brepols, 2023. Pp. x, 270. ISBN 9780897223911.

Francesco Cannizzaro, Sulle orme dell’Iliade: riflessi dell’eroismo omerico nell’epica d’età flavia. Studi e ricerche del Dipartimento di lettere e filosofia. Antichità e filologia, 1. Firenze: Società editrice fiorentina, 2023. Pp. 412. ISBN 9788860326898.

Christophe Chandezon, Julien du Bouchet, L’onirocritique grecque. D’Artémidore à Foucault. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2023. Pp. 462. ISBN 9782251454337.

Andrea Comboni, Sandro La Barbera, Le vie del falso: storia, letteratura, arte. Percorsi. Bologna: Il Mulino, 2023. Pp. 416. ISBN 9788815383785.

Tim Cornell, Nicolas Meunier, Daniele Miano, Myth and history in the historiography of early Rome. Historiography of Rome and its empire, 17. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. xi, 246. ISBN 9789004534490.

Miriam Cutino, Proclo – Lo stile e il sistema della teologia. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 410. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xii, 346. ISBN 9783111084978.

Lucinda Dirven, Martijn Icks, Sofie Remijsen, The public lives of ancient women (500 BCE-650 CE). Mnemosyne supplements, 468. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. x, 323. ISBN 9789004533295.

Damián Fernández, Molly Lester, Jamie Wood, Rome and Byzantium in the Visigothic kingdom: beyond imitatio imperii. Late antique and early medieval Iberia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2023. Pp. 378. ISBN 9789463726412.

Georgia Flouda, An archaeological palimpsest in Minoan Crete: Tholos Tomb A and habitation at Apesokari Mesara. Prehistory monographs, 70. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2023. Pp. 410. ISBN 9781931534352.

Sofia Frade, Heracles and Athenian propaganda: politics, imagery and drama. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. Pp. 176. ISBN 9781472505590.

Sonia Francisetti Brolin, Studi classici a Torino nel Novecento: filologia e letteratura greco-latina nell’ateneo torinese. Culture antiche. Studi e testi, 37. Alessandria: Edizione dell’Orso, 2023. Pp. viii, 312. ISBN 9788836133567.

Almut Fries, Pindar’s first Pythian ode: text, introduction, and commentary. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 151. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xiv, 252. ISBN 9783111126005.

Marília P. Futre Pinheiro, Stephen A. Nimis, Massimo Fusillo, Modern literary theory and the ancient novel: poetics and rhetoric. Ancient narrative supplementum, 30. Groningen: Barkhuis; Groningen University Library, 2023. Pp. 220. ISBN 9789493194540.

Mercourios Georgiadis, The sacred landscape at Leska and Minoan Kythera. Prehistory monographs, 72. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2023. Pp. 214. ISBN 9781931534376.

Ann-Katrin Gill, Mark Smith, Transforming the dead in Graeco-Roman Egypt: the spells of P. Louvre N. 3122 and P. Berlin P. 3162. Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde – Beihefte, 16. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xi, 175. ISBN 9783111079837.

Anna Ginestí Rosell, Dialogpoetik der Quaestiones Convivales von Plutarch. Plutarch studien, 1. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2023. Pp. 301. ISBN 9783525361566.

Thibault Girard, Les représentations de Mars Ultor sur les pierres gravées. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 99. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 170. ISBN 9781803275093.

Adeline Grand-Clément, Au plaisir des dieux: expériences du sensible dans les rituels en Grèce ancienne. Toulouse: Éditions Anacharsis, 2023. Pp. 416. ISBN 9791027904532.

Olivier Guerrier, Visages singuliers du Plutarque humaniste. Autour d’Amyot et de la réception des Moralia et des Vies à la Renaissance. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2023. Pp. 480. ISBN 9782251454344.

Giacomo Caspar Guida, L’assedio di Aquileia del 238 d.C. Commento storico al libro VIII della Storia dell’Impero romano dopo Marco Aurelio di Erodiano. Libri e biblioteche, 47. Udine: Forum, 2022. Pp. 224. ISBN 9788832833485.

Michael Denis Higgins, The seven wonders of the ancient world: science, engineering and technology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 360. ISBN 9780197648148.

Francisca A.J. Hoogendijk, Joanne Vera Stolk, Greek, Demotic and Coptic papyri and ostraca in the Leiden Papyrological Institute. Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava, 40. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. xx, 284. ISBN 9789004519589.

Ole Johansen, Imperialer Wandel und ptolemäischer Imperialismus in Syrien. Konnektivität, Konkurrenz und Kooperation. Antike Imperien, 3. Paderborn: Brill; Schöningh, 2023. Pp. xvi, 519. ISBN 9783506790378.

Robert A. Kaster, Seneca. How to do the right thing: an ancient guide to treating people fairly. Ancient wisdom for modern readers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2023. Pp. 288. ISBN 9780691238647.

Kathleen Kidder, Criteria of truth: representations of truth and falsehood in Hellenistic poetry. Hellenic studies series, 100. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2023. Pp. 262. ISBN 9780674292420.

Antje Klein, Die Chronik des Victor von Tunnuna (ca. 565). Eine Chronik und ihre Geschichte. Roma aeterna, 12. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2023. Pp. 585. ISBN 9783515133807.

Zeynep Koçel Erdem, Reyhan Şahin, Thrace through the ages: pottery as evidence for commerce and culture from prehistoric times to the Islamic period. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 382. ISBN 9781803274614.

Anastasia Ladefoged Larn, David Hasberg Zirak-Schmidt, Sophonisba in Early Modern literature. Nordic Journal of Renaissance Studies, 20. Aarhus; Copenhagen: Forum for Renaissance Studies, 2023. Pp. 233.

Melissa Lane, Of rule and office: Plato’s ideas of the political. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2023. Pp. 480. ISBN 9780691192154.

Élisabeth Lesnes, Randall W. Younker, San Miceli: un insediamento rurale paleocristiano nella Sicilia occidentale. Elymos. Quaderni del Parco archeologico di Segesta. Monografie, 2. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2023. Pp. xxviii, 472. ISBN 9788891328410.

Lorenzo Livorsi, Venantius Fortunatus’s Life of St Martin: verse hagiography between epic and panegyric. Quaderni di “vetera christianorum”, 36. Bari: Edipuglia, 2023. Pp. 250. ISBN 9791259950239.

Brian Madigan, Andrea Fulvio’s Illustrium imagines and the beginnings of classical archaeology. Brill’s studies on art, art history, and intellectual history, 64. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2022. Pp. xviii, 218. ISBN 9789004288126.

Fosca Mariani Zini, The legacy of Aristotelian enthymeme: proof and belief in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Bloomsbury studies in the Aristotelian tradition. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Pp. 232. ISBN 9781350248809.

John Marincola, The collected papers of J.L. Moles. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. 2 vols. Pp. lx, 1880. ISBN 9789004541283.

Giulia Marolla, Sidonius. Letters book 5, part 1: text, translation, and commentary. Edinburgh studies in later Latin literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2023. Pp. 384. ISBN 9781399510776.

Ida Gilda Mastrorosa, Regards croisés sur la Rome ancienne et les Lumières. Rencontres, 577. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2023. Pp. 429. ISBN 9782406146858.

Justine McConnell, Derek Walcott and the creation of a classical Caribbean. Classical receptions in twentieth-century writing. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. Pp. 208. ISBN 9781474291521.

Guillaume de Meritens de Villeneuve, Les fils de Pompée et l’opposition à César et au triumvirat (46-35 av. J.-C.). Bibliothèque des Écoles françaises d’Athènes et de Rome, 411. Rome: École française de Rome, 2023. Pp. 440. ISBN 9782728316113.

Susan Sauvé Meyer, Aristotle. How to flourish: an ancient guide to living well. Ancient wisdom for modern readers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2023. Pp. 328. ISBN 9780691238623.

Jesse Millek, Destruction and its impact on ancient societies at the end of the Bronze Age. Atlanta: Lockwood Press, 2023. Pp. xiv, 380. ISBN 9781948488839.

Ilaria Morresi, Le Institutiones humanarum litterarum di Cassiodoro. Commento alle redazioni interpolate Φ Δ. Instrumenta patristica et mediaevalia, 88. Turnhout: Brepols, 2023. Pp. 554. ISBN 9782503595900.

Gianfranco Mosconi, Il consigliere segreto di Pericle. Damone e i meccanismi della democrazia ateniese. Studi e testi di storia antica, 31. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2023. Pp. 216. ISBN 9788846765390.

Karin Mosig-Walburg, Das frühe Sasanidenreich und Rom: eine Forschungskritik. Gutenberg: Computus Druck, 2023. Pp. 864. ISBN 9783940598561.

Christian Orth, Nikochares – Xenophon. Fragmenta comica, 9.3. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 2023. Pp. 482. ISBN 9783938032947.

Arum Park, Reciprocity, truth, and gender in Pindar and Aeschylus. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2023. Pp. 254. ISBN 9780472133420.

Maxime Petitjean, Le combat de cavalerie dans le monde romain. Collection d’études classiques, 30. Leuven: Peeters, 2022. Pp. viii, 791. ISBN 9789042944459.

Vasilios Ch. Petrakos, Matthäus Heil, Inscriptiones Graecae VII: inscriptiones Megaridis et Boeotiae. Pars II: Oropus et ager Oropius. Fasc. I: decreta, tituli sacri, catalogi, dedicationes, tituli artificum, tituli honoraria. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. x, 318. ISBN 9783110798814.

Emmanuel Plantade, Le conte de Psyché et Cupidon, témoin du folklore d’Afrique du nord: essai sur la poétique transculturelle d’Apulée. Spudasmata, 196. Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2023. Pp. 288. ISBN 9783487164137.

Lluís Pons Pujol, Jordi Pérez González, De luxuria propogata romana aetate. Roman luxury in its many forms. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 396. ISBN 9781803274201.

Federica Maria Riso, Roman funerary rituals in Mutina (Modena, Italy): a multidisciplinary approach. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 98. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 112. ISBN 9781803274799.

Mirella Romero Recio, Pompeii in the visual and performing arts: its reception in Spain and Latin America. IMAGINES – classical receptions in the visual and performing arts. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781350277885.

Stephanie Roussou, Philomen Probert, Ancient and medieval thought on Greek enclitics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 384. ISBN 9780192871671.

Iolanda Ruggiero, Iulius Paulus: ad legem Iuliam et Papiam libri X. Scriptores iuris Romani, 18. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2023. Pp. 256. ISBN 9788891319968.

Maria Giovanna Sandri, Trattati greci sui tropi: introduzione ed edizione critica. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 150. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xv, 600. ISBN 9783111072142.

Sarah Schulz, Joschua und Melchisedek. Studien zur Entwicklung des Jerusalemer Hohepriesteramtes vom 6. bis 2. Jahrhundert v. Chr. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 546. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. x, 453. ISBN 9783110793413.

Rossella Saetta Cottone, Soleil et connaissance. Empédocle avant Platon. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2023. Pp. 312. ISBN 9782350882031.

Juliet V. Spedding, ‘To see a world in a grain of sand’: glass from Nubia and the ancient Mediterranean. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 202. ISBN 9781803274492.

Dennis Sullivan, Veni, vidi, trucidavi: Caesar the killer, a man who destroyed nations so he might be king. Troy, NY: Troy Book Makers, 2023. Pp. 340. ISBN 9781614687962.

Laura Summa, Paideia bei Aristoteles: Erziehung als Motivation zum Guten. Symposion, 141. Baden-Baden: Verlag Karl Alber, 2023. Pp. 314. ISBN 9783495492697.

Mario Telò, Greek tragedy in a global crisis: reading through pandemic times. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. Pp. 296. ISBN 9781350348110.

Martin Tombrägel, Die Villa Metro Anagnina: Ergebnisse der stratigraphischen Ausgrabungen 2010 bis 2019. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2022. Pp. viii, 192. ISBN 9783447119511.

Melissande Tomcik, Aurores et crépuscules dans la Thébaïde de Stace. Mnemosyne supplements, 469. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. x, 193. ISBN 9789004537132.

Salvatore Tufano, Epaminonda di Tebe: vita e sconfitte di un politico di successo. Hellenika. Studi di storia greca. Milan: LED, 2023. Pp. 262. ISBN 9788855131001.

Marcello Valente, Emporia: elementi di razionalità economica nel commercio greco. Studi e testi di storia antica, 32. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2023. Pp. 172. ISBN 9788846766588.

Agnès Vareille, Saint Augustin et l’écriture polyphonique: citations classiques et genèse de la pensée dans la Cité de Dieu. Collection des études augustiniennes. Série Antiquité, 213. Turnhout: Brepols, 2023. Pp. 464. ISBN 9782851213280.

Antonio Vargas, Time’s causal power: Proclus and the natural theology of time. Philosophia antiqua, 158. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2021. Pp. vi, 231. ISBN 9789004466678.

Christel Veen, Roman period statuettes in the Netherlands and beyond: representation and ritual use in context. Amsterdam archaeological studies, 30. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2023. Pp. 332. ISBN 9789463729383.

Giulia Vettori, Bonae matronae e bona matronarum: donne e capacità patrimoniale tra Repubblica e Principato. Bari: Edipuglia, 2022. Pp. 360. ISBN 9791259950161.

Robin Waterfield, Plato of Athens: a life in philosophy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 296. ISBN 9780197564752.

Naomi Weiss, Seeing theater: the phenomenology of classical Greek drama. Oakland: University of California Press, 2023. Pp. xvi, 247. ISBN 9780520393080.

Ian Worthington, The last kings of Macedonia and the triumph of Rome. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 320. ISBN 9780197520055.

Florian Zacher, Marius Victorinus als christlicher Philosoph. Die trinitätstheologischen Schriften des Gaius Marius Victorinus und ihre philosophie-, kirchen- und theologiegeschichtlichen Kontexte. Patristische Texte und Studien, 80. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. viii, 588. ISBN 9783110992779.

Barbara Zając, Between Roman culture and local tradition: Roman provincial coinage of Bithynia and Pontus during the reign of Trajan (98-117 AD). Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 100. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2023. Pp. 280. ISBN 9781803274652.

Nicolas Zaks, Apparences et dialectique: un commentaire du Sophiste de Platon. Brill’s Plato studies series, 12. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. xii, 400. ISBN 9789004533066.