BMCR 2024.04.01

Books received March 2024

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Abdy, Richard. Legion: life in the Roman army. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2024. Pp. 320. ISBN 9781606069189.

Ahbel-Rappe, Sara, Danielle A. Layne, Crystal Addey. Soul matters: Plato and Platonists on the nature of the soul. Writings from the Greco-Roman world, 22. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2023. Pp. xxi, 550. ISBN 9781628374933.

Altekamp, Stefan. Karthago: archäologische Stadtbiographie. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xiv, 924. ISBN 9783111332178.

Asper, Markus. Coming to terms: approaches to (ancient) terminologies. Science, technology, and medicine in ancient cultures, 14. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. viii, 304. ISBN 9783111291864.

Babamova, Slavica. Inscriptiones Graecae X: inscriptiones Epiri, Macedoniae, Thraciae, Scythiae. Pars II: inscriptiones Macedoniae. Fasciculus 2: inscriptiones Macedoniae septentrionalis. Sectio 2: inscriptiones in vallibus fluviorum Axii, Astibi, Strumicae inventae. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xiv, 362. ISBN 9783111331362.

Backe Forsberg, Yvonne, Richard Holmgren. San Giovenale. Vol. VI, fasc. 2-3: What’s beyond the Etruscan bridge? Analysis and dating of the Vignale plateau. Skrifter utgivna av Svenska institutet i Rom, 4, 26.6.2-3. Stockholm: Svenska institutet i Rom, 2024. Pp. 345. ISBN 9789170421884.

Bigi, Daniele. Scavi di Ostia XVIII. Il caseggiato del Serapide. Rome: L’Erma di Bretschneider, 2024. Pp. xiv, 180. ISBN 9788891328298.

Bonnie, Rick, Patrik Klingborg. Water in ancient Mediterranean households. Global perspectives on ancient Mediterranean archaeology. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2024. Pp. 216. ISBN 9781032213972.

Boulogne, Jacques. Plutarque. Oeuvres morales. Tome XV, 3e partie: traités 73 – 75. Trois traités contre Épicure. Collection des universités de France série grecque, 563. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2024. Pp. xxxii, 416. ISBN 9782251006574.

Brookins, Timothy A. Rediscovering the wisdom of the Corinthians: Paul, Stoicism, and spiritual hierarchy. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2024. Pp. 384. ISBN 9780802883230.

Brucklacher, Bastian. Res publica continuata. Politischer Mythos und historische Semantik einer spätantiken Ordnungsmetapher. Antike Imperien, 4. Leiden: Brill, 2023. Pp. xii, 642. ISBN 9783506790217.

Burge, Teresa, Laerke Recht. Dynamics and developments of social structures and networks in prehistoric and protohistoric Cyprus. Global perspectives on ancient Mediterranean archaeology. Abingdon; New York: Routledge, 2023. Pp. 318. ISBN 9781032335407.

Burrell, Barbara. A companion to the archaeology of the Roman Empire. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2024. Pp. 1008. ISBN 9781118620311.

Calini, Ilaria. Les récits de destruction en Méditerranée orientale ancienne. Kaïnon – anthropologie de la pensée ancienne, 26. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2024. Pp. 260. ISBN 9782406158271.

Caseau, Béatrice, Lucia Maria Orlandi. Baptême et baptistères entre Antiquité tardive et Moyen Âge. Bibliothèque d’histoire et d’archéologie. Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2024. Pp. 360. ISBN 9788836649990.

Cavallo, Guglielmo. Παραδείγματα. Le liste degli autori greci esemplari dall’antichità a Bisanzio. Transmissions, 8. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. x, 205. ISBN 9783111027098.

Chin, Catherine Michael. Life: the natural history of an early Christian universe. Oakland: University of California Press, 2024. Pp. 258. ISBN 9780520400672.

Cornwell, Hannah, Richard Westall. New perspectives on the Roman Civil Wars of 49-30 BCE. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024. Pp. 248. ISBN 9781350272460.

Davis, Glynn J.C., Janet DeLaine, Zena Kamash, Charlotte R. Potts. From the Palatine to Pirro Ligorio: architectural, sculptural and antiquarian studies in memory of Amanda Claridge, 1949-2022. JRA Supplementary series, 111. Portsmouth: Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2023. Pp. 214. ISBN 9780999458655.

Davis, Gregson, Sergio Yona. Afterlives of the garden. Receptions of Epicurean thought in the early empire and late antiquity. CICERO, 8. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. viii, 182. ISBN 9783111021928.

De Luca, Serena. Acheo di Eretria: testimoniante e frammenti. I frammenti dei tragici greci minori. Rome: Edizioni Tored, 2024. Pp. 416. ISBN 9788899846831.

De Melo, Wolfgang, David Cirilo. Latin linguistics: an introduction. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xi, 306. ISBN 9783111166575.

Deligiannis, Ioannis. Cicero in Greece, Greece in Cicero: aspects of reciprocal reception from classical antiquity to Byzantium and modern Greece. CICERO, 9. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. viii, 274. ISBN 9783111215891.

Descamps-Lequime, Sophie, Violaine Jeammet. Pratiques d’ateliers dans la Grèce et l’Égypte anciennes. Du coroplathe au bronzier. Paris: Presses universitaires du Septentrion; Louvre éditions, 2023. Pp. 230. ISBN 9782757440032.

Elmer, David F., Peter McMurray. Singers and tales in the twenty-first century. Publications of the Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature, 7. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2024. Pp. 524. ISBN 9780674278547.

Fantasia, Ugo, Luca Iori. La democrazia ateniese in età moderna e contemporanea. Quaderni della Rivista Storica Italiana, 3. Naples: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 2023. Pp. 240. ISBN 9788849553864.

Ferber, Rafael. Wege und Seitenwege der Philosophie: von Anaximander bis Wittgenstein. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xi, 284. ISBN 9783110790603.

Flores Rivas, María. Anima animalis: el alma de los animales en la Grecia arcaica. Lecturas de historia. Madrid: Abada Editores, 2023. Pp. 510. ISBN 9788419008350.

Flores Rivas, María, Inmaculada Hernández-Tejero, Soraya Planchas Gallarte. Animalia: estudios sobre animales en la Antigüedad mediterránea. Colección Filosofía. Serie Teorías de la justicia y el poder, 24. Madrid: Ediciones Antígona, 2022. Pp. 290. ISBN 9788418119576.

Fuhrer, Therese, Janja Soldo. Fallibility and fallibilism in ancient philosophy and literature. Philosophie der Antike, 45. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. x, 358. ISBN 9783111314358.

Fögen, Thorsten, Nina Mindt. Brief und Epigramm: Bezüge und Wechselwirkungen zwischen zwei Textsorten in Antike und Mittelalter. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. vi, 346. ISBN 9783110637519.

Garnand, Brien K., Joseph A. Greene. Infants as votive offerings: Phoenician tophet precincts in context. Journal of Ancient History, 11.2. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. 323. ISSN 23248106.

Gartland, Samuel D., David W. Tandy. Voiceless, invisible, and countless in ancient Greece: the experience of subordinates, 700-300 BCE. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 293. ISBN 9780198889601.

Gemelli-Marciano, M. Laura. Presocratici. Vol. I: sentieri di sapienza attraverso la Ionia e oltre da Talete e Eraclito. Scrittori greci e latini. Mondadori: Fondazione Lorenzo Valla, 2023. Pp. 728. ISBN 9788804777977.

Gerstacker, Andreas, Stefanie Holder, Michael Zerjadtke. Discere et militare. Studien zu Antike, Militär und Universität. Festschrift für Burkhard Meißner zum 60. Geburtstag. Philippika, 172. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2023. Pp. x, 364. ISBN 9783447120487.

Gitler, Haim, Catharine Lorber, Jean-Philippe Fontanille. The Yehud coinage: a study and die classification of the provincial silver coinage of Judah. Numismatic studies and researches, 12. Jerusalem: The Israel Numismatic Society, 2023. Pp. xii, 532. ISBN 9789655982299.

Gitner, Adam. Roman perspectives on linguistic diversity: guardians of a changing language. New York: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 304. ISBN 9780197611975.

Goldschmidt, Nora. Fragmentary modernism: the classical fragment in literary and visual cultures, c.1896-c.1936. Classical presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 240. ISBN 9780192863409.

Gómez Seijo, Francisca. Rescatando a Helena: caracterización de Helena en la tragedia homónima de Eurípides. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. viii, 264. ISBN 9783111341217.

Gysembergh, Victor. Forgotten ancient commentaries on Aristotle’s Sophistical Refutations: fragments of Aspasios, Herminos, Alexander, Syrianos and Philoponos. Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca et Byzantina, 10. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. ix, 104. ISBN 9783111332666.

Hall, Edith. Facing down the furies: suicide, the ancient Greeks, and me. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2024. Pp. 256. ISBN 9780300273533.

Hilton, John L. A commentary on books 3 and 4 of Achilles Tatius’ Leucippe and Clitophon. Mnemosyne supplements, 480. Leiden: Brill, 2024. Pp. xviii, 671. ISBN 9789004691520.

Jayne, Sears, Christopher Moore. Plato in medieval England: pagan, scientist, alchemist, theologian. Disputatio, 37. Turnhout: Brepols, 2024. Pp. 400. ISBN 9782503601083.

Jażdżewska, Katarzyna, Filip Doroszewski. Plutarch and his contemporaries: sharing the Roman Empire. Brill’s Plutarch studies, 14. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2024. Pp. xviii, 492. ISBN 9789004687295.

Jordan, Bradley. The magister equitum in the Roman Republic: the evolution of an extraordinary magistracy. KLIO, 38. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. ix, 174. ISBN 9783111338583.

Jördens, Andrea. Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten. Dreißigster Band (17271–17905). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2024. Pp. vi, 516. ISBN 9783447121231.

Kayachev, Boris. Lydia, a poem from the Appendix Vergiliana: introduction, text, translation, and commentary. Pseudepigrapha Latina. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 192. ISBN 9780192874511.

Kazantzidis, George, Dimos Spatharas. Memory and emotions in antiquity: ancient emotions IV. Trends in classics, 158. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xxiii, 260. ISBN 9783111344805.

Killen, Simone, Sandra Scheuble-Reiter. Caput studiorum. Festschrift für Rudolf Haensch zu seinem 65. Geburtstag. Philippika, 177. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2024. Pp. xxviii, 618. ISBN 9783447121293.

Kontos, Pavlos. Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics. Palgrave philosophy today. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023. Pp. xx, 182. ISBN 9783031419843.

Kotsonas, Antonis. The sanctuary of Hermes and Aphrodite at Syme Viannou VII, vol. 1: the Greek and Roman pottery. ISAW monographs. New York: ISAW, 2024. Pp. 428. ISBN 9781479830046.

Kubisch, Sabine, Hilmar Klinkott. Power of the priests: political use of religious knowledge. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. vi, 321. ISBN 9783110676211.

Lamari, Anna. Nausikrates – Nikostratos. Fragmenta comica, 16.6. Göttingen: Verlag Antike, 2023. Pp. 243. ISBN 9783949189753.

Lange, Carsten Hjort. From Hannibal to Sulla: the birth of civil war in Republican Rome. Studies in ancient civil war, 1. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xii, 218. ISBN 9783111333090.

Lindner, Martin, Nils Steffensen. Classical heroes in the 21st century: new perspectives on contemporary cinematic narratives of antiquity. Helden – Heroisierungen – Heroismen, 20. Baden-Baden: Ergon, 2023. Pp. 193. ISBN 9783987400742.

Macaulay, Elizabeth R. Archaeological ambassadors: a history of archaeological gifts in New York City. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2024. Pp. xix, 267. ISBN 9783031513909.

Mataix Ferrándiz, Emilia, Antonio Lopez García, Anthony Álvarez Melero, Diego Romero Vera. Law and power: agents of social and spatial transformation in the Roman west. Impact of empire, 49. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2024. Pp. xiii, 292. ISBN 9789004685727.

McCallum, Sarah L. Elegiac love and death in Vergil’s Aeneid. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 240. ISBN 9780192863003.

Mehr, Simone. Ganz Rhetor, ganz Philosoph – Themistios als Lobredner auf Valens. Ethik als göttliche Herrschaftslegitimation. Millennium-Studien, 104. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. xiii, 257. ISBN 9783111012957.

Merisio, Elisa Nuria. Le iscrizioni metriche greche della Frigia orientale. Texte und Kommentare, 73. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xii, 567. ISBN 9783110795400.

Morgan, Llewelyn. Horace: a very short introduction. Very short introductions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 144. ISBN 9780192849649.

Mullen, Alex. Social factors in the Latinization of the Roman west. Oxford studies in ancient documents. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 384. ISBN 9780198887294.

Mullen, Alex, George Woudhuysen. Languages and communities in the late-Roman and post-imperial western provinces. Oxford studies in ancient documents series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. Pp. 368. ISBN 9780198888956.

Nijs, Wim. The Epicurean sage in the Ethics of Philodemus. Philosophia antiqua, 168. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2023. Pp. viii, 307. ISBN 9789004684805.

Olson, S. Douglas. Athenaeus Naucratites: Deipnosophistae. Volumen I libri I-III.73. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Pp. liii, 165. ISBN 9783110558500.

Ortiz, Pierre-Henri. La psychiatrie à Rome. Comprendre et soigner la folie d’après Celse et Caelius Aurelianus. La roue à livres, 100. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2024. Pp. 320. ISBN 9782251455419.

Papalexandrou, Nassos, Amy Sowder Koch. Hephaistus on the Athenian Acropolis: current approaches to the study of artifacts made of bronze and other metals. Selected papers on ancient art and architecture, 7. Boston: Archaeological Institute of America, 2023. Pp. 148. ISBN 9781931909440.

Parker, Robert. Cleomenes on the Acropolis and other studies in Greek religion and society. Kernos. Supplement, 42. Liège: Presses universitaires de Liège, 2024. Pp. 380. ISBN 9782875623980.

Porena, Pierfrancesco. A collector of prefectures: the inexorable rise of Sextus Petronius Probus. Studi sul mondo antico, 20. Firenze: Le Monnier Università. Pp. x, 310. ISBN 9788800864176.

Rollo, Antonio. I Graeca nel De Vita Caesarum di Suetonio. La tradizione Medievale. Percorsi dei classici. Messina: Centro Internazionale di Studi Umanistici, 2023. Pp. 258. ISBN 9788887541892.

Rüpke, Jörg, Michal Biran, Yuri Pines. Imperial histories: Eurasian empires compared. Volume 1: empires and gods: the role of religions in imperial history. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. viii, 368. ISBN 9783111341620.

Schiaparelli, Annamaria. Aristotle: Topics book VI. Clarendon Aristotle series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 400. ISBN 9780199609765.

Serafim, Andreas, Sophia Papaioannou. Nonverbal behaviour in ancient literature: Athenian dialogues III. Trends in classics, 155. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. x, 294. ISBN 9783111338521.

Stevens, Susan T. Bir el Knissia at Carthage: a martyrial basilica complex. Second and final report. JRA Supplementary Series, 112. Portsmouth: Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2023. Pp. 393. ISBN 9780999458662.

Tanner, Jeremy, Andrew Gardner. Materialising the Roman Empire. London: UCL Press, 2024. Pp. 352. ISBN 9781800083981.

Tatum, W. Jeffrey. A noble ruin: Mark Antony, civil war, and the collapse of the Roman Republic. New York: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 352. ISBN 9780197694909.

Telò, Mario, Andrew Benjamin. Niobes. Antiquity, modernity, critical theory. Classical memories/modern identities. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2024. Pp. 276. ISBN 9780814215630.

Tropea, Stefano. Roma e l’Oriente greco: epistole, diplomazia e potere dalla battaglia di Cinoscefale alle Idi di marzo. Studi e testi di epigrafia, 4. Novi Ligure: Edizioni dell’Orso, 2024. Pp. xxviii, 404. ISBN 9788836134151.

Vozar, Thomas Matthew. Milton, Longinus, and the sublime in the seventeenth century. Classical presences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. 224. ISBN 9780198875949.

Wear, Sarah Klitenic. Patience and salvation in third century North Africa: a Christian Latin reader. Washington, D.C.: Catholic Education Press, 2023. Pp. 256. ISBN 9781949822168.

Weiberg, Erika L. Demanding witness: women and the trauma of homecoming in Greek tragedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2024. Pp. x, 225. ISBN 9780197747322.

Yasur-Landau, Assaf, Gil Gambash, Thomas E. Levy. Mediterranean resilience: collapse and adaptation in antique maritime societies. New directions in anthropological archaeology. Sheffield; Bristol: Equinox Publishing, 2024. Pp. 270. ISBN 9781800503694.

Zanker, Andreas T. Horace. Brill research perspectives in humanities and social sciences. Brill research perspectives in classical poetry. Leiden: Brill, 2024. Pp. viii, 136. ISBN 9789004693876.

Zilioli, Ugo. Eliminativism in ancient philosophy: Greek and Buddhist philosophers on material objects. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024. Pp. 192. ISBN 9781350105164.

Zwierlein, Otto. Das Bellum Iudaicum des Ambrosius. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, 157. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2024. Pp. xvii, 646. ISBN 9783110585568.