Wednesday, October 1, 2008

2008.10.01

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BMCR Books Received (September, 2008).

Baumann, Helmut. Flora mythologica: griechische Pflanzenwelt in der Antike (Vollständig überarbeite Ausgabe). Akanthus crescens; 8. Kilchberg: Akanthus, 2007. 173 p. €40.50 (pb). ISBN 9783905083248.

Bekker-Nielsen, Tonnes. Urban life and local politics in Roman Bithynia: the small world of Dion Chrysostomos. Black Sea studies, 7. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2008. 211 p. $40.00. ISBN 9788779343504.

Blanchard, Alain. Dans l'ouvroir du poète: structures et nombres de la poésie greque antique. Hellenica. Paris: PUPS, 2008. 146 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978284050696.

Borbein, Adolf Heinrich and Max Kunze (ed.). Johann Joachim Winckelmann: Anmerkungen über die Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums: Dresden 1767: Texte und Kommentar. Schriften und Nachlass Bd. 4,4. Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 2008. xxvi, 279 p. €46.00. ISBN 9783805338448.

Bouteneff, Peter C. Beginnings: ancient Christian readings of the biblical creation narratives. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008. xv, 240 p. $22.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801032332.

Brunet, Claude, Danièle Conso, Antronio Gonzales, Thomas Guard, Jean-Yves Guillaumin and Catherine Sensal (ed., trans., comm.). Libri Coloniarum (Livres des colonies). Curpus Agrimensorum Romanorum, 7. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2008. xiv, 113 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672298.

Buckler, John and Hans Beck. Central Greece and the politics of power in the fourth century BC. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xviii, 309 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521837057.

Chiekova, Dobrinka. Cultes et vie religieuse des cites grecques du Pont gauche (VIIe- Ier siecles avant J.-C.). Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe XXXVIII, Archäologie, v. 76. Bern: Peter Lang, 2008. xv, 325 p. $84.95 (pb). ISBN 9783039114481.

Clairmont, Christoph W. Fauvel: the first archaeologist in Athens and his phillhellenic correspondents. Kilchberg: Akanthus, 2007. 295 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9783905083256.

Cooper, Craig (ed.). Epigraphy and the Greek historian. Phoenix supplementary volume, 47. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 2008. xvii, 197 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780802090690.

Deacy, Susan. Athena. Gods and heroes of the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xviii, 175 p. $28.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415300667.

Debiasi, Andrea. Esiodo e l'Occidente. Hesperìa, 24. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2008. 220 p. €120.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882654870.

Edwell, Peter M. Between Rome and Persia: the middle Euphrates, Mesopotamia and Palmyra under Roman control. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xx, 289 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780415424783.

Eliasson, Erik. The notion of that which depends on us in Plotinus and its background. Philosophia antiqua, v. 113. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xii, 253 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004166141.

Fattal, Michel. Aristote et Plotin dans la philosophie arabe. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: Harmattan, 2008. 146 p. €14.00 (pb). ISBN 9782296061217.

Fuhrer, Therese (ed.). Die christlich-philosophischen Diskurse der Spätantike: Texte, Personen, Institutionen: Akten der Tagung vom 22.-25. Februar 2006 am Zentrum für Antike und Moderne der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Philosophie der Antike, Bd. 28. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 438 p. €65.00. ISBN 9783515090834.

Galand-Hallyn, Perrine, Carlos Lévy and Wim Verbaal (edd.). Le plaisir dans l'Antiquité et à la Renaissance. Études réunies. Latinitates, 1. Turnhout: Brepols, 2008. 400 p. €85.00 (pb). ISBN 9782503528632.

Garani, Myrto. Empedocles Redivivus: poetry and analogy in Lucretius. Studies in classics. London; New York: Routledge, 2007. xii, 324 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780415988490.

Garland, Robert. Daily life of the ancient Greeks (Paperback edition, first published 1998). Daily life through history. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2008. xxi, 234 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9780872209565.

Geiger, Joseph. The first hall of fame: a study of the statues in the Forum Augustum. Mnemosyne Supplementa 295. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. x, 225 p. $154.00. ISBN 9789004168695.

Griffith, R. Drew. Mummy wheat: Egyptian influence on the Homeric view of the afterlife and the Eleusinian mysteries. Lanham: University Press of America, 2008. xxxvi, 233 p. $37.00 (pb). ISBN 9780761842989.

Heilen, Stephan, Robert Kirstein, R. Scott Smith, Stephen M. Trzaskoma, Rogier L. van der Wal and Matthias Vorwerk (edd.). In pursuit of Wissenschaft: Festschrift für William M. Calder III zum 75. Geburtstag. Spudasmata, Bd. 119. Hildesheim; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2008. xiii, 508 p. €78.00. ISBN 9783487136325.

Herrmann, Katrin and Klaus Geus (edd.). Dona sunt pulcherrima: Festschrift für Rudolf Rieks. Oberhaid: Utopica, 2008. 514 p. €39.95. ISBN 9783938083123.

Horn, Cornelia B. and Robert R. Jr. Phenix. John Rufus: The lives of Peter the Iberian, Theodosius of Jerusalem, and the Monk Romanus. Writings from the Greco-Roman World 24. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008. xcii, 370 p. $51.95 (pb). ISBN 9781589832008.

Hoyos, Dexter. Hannibal: Rome's greatest enemy. Greece and Rome live. Exeter: Bristol Phoenix Press, 2008. xix, 163 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781904675471.

Inwood, Brad and Lloyd P. Gerson (trans.). The stoics reader: selected writings and testimonia. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2008. xvi, 234 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9780872209527.

Kaimowitz, Jeffrey H. (trans.). The odes of Horace. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xxxi, 173 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780801889967.

Kamm, Antony. The Romans: an introduction (2nd edition, first published 1995). London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xii, 241 p. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415458252.

Kunze-Götte, Erika. Myrte als Attribut und Ornament auf attischen Vasen. Akanthiskos, 1. Kilchberg: Akanthus, 2006. 104 p. €31.00 (pb). ISBN 9783905083231.

Kuzminski, Adrian. Pyrrhonism: how the ancient Greeks reinvented Buddhism. Studies in comparative philosophy and religion. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2008. xiv, 155 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780739125069.

Lowenstam, Steven. As witnessed by images: the Trojan War tradition in Greek and Etruscan art. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xiii, 230 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780801887758.

Lünstroth, Margarete. "Teilhaben" und "Erleiden" in Platons Parmenides: Untersuchungen zum Gebrauch von metechein und paschein. Vertumnus, Bd. 6. Göttingen: Edition Ruprecht, 2008. 198 p. €27.90. ISBN 9783767530805.

Markovic, Daniel. The rhetoric of explanation in Lucretius' De rerum natura. Mnemosyne Supplementa, 294. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. x, 176 p. $118.00. ISBN 9789004167964.

Marr, J. L. and P. J. Rhodes (trans., comm.). The 'Old Oligarch': the Constitution of the Athenians attributed to Xenophon. Aris & Phillips classical texts. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2008. 178 p. $36.00 (pb). ISBN 9780856687815.

Matthiessen, Kjeld (ed., trans., comm.). Euripides. Hekabe. Griechische Dramen. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 294 p. $71.00. ISBN 9783110188097.

Matyszak, Philip. Ancient Athens on 5 Drachmas a Day. London: Thames & Hudson, 2008. 136 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9780500287651.

Matyszak, Philip. Ancient Rome on 5 Denarii a Day. London: Thames & Hudson, 2008. 144 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9780500287606.

Motta, Beatrice. Il Contra fatum di Gregorio di Nissa nel dibattito tardo-antico sul fatalismo e sul determinismo. Studi sulla tardoantichità, 2. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 178 p. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270847.

Nelson, Stephanie (trans., comm.). Hesiod: Theogony and Works and Days. Focus Classical Library. Newburyport: Focus Publishing, 2009. 136 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781585102884.

Nowicki, Krzysztof. Monastiraki Katalimata: Excavation of a Cretan refuge site, 1993-2000. Prehistory monographs; 24. Philadelphia, Pa.: INSTAP Academic Press, 2008. xxv, 166 p.; 91 p. of figures; 39 p. of plates. $70.00. ISBN 9781931534246.

Ogden, Daniel. Perseus. Gods and heroes of the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xxiv, 194 p. $28.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415427258.

Olson, Kelly. Dress and the Roman woman: self-presentation and society. London; New York: Routledge, 2008. xv, 171 p. $35.95. ISBN 9780415414760.

Osterkamp, Ernst (ed.). Wissensästhetik: Wissen über die Antike in ästhetischer Vermittlung. Transformationen der Antike; Bd. 6. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 386 p. $125.00. ISBN 9783110204919.

Panzram, Sabine (ed.). Städte im Wandel: bauliche Inszenierung und literarische Stilisierung lokaler Eliten auf der Iberischen Halbinsel: Akten des interntionalen Kolloquiums des Arbeitsbereiches für Alte Geschichte des Historischen Seminars der Universität Hamburg und des Seminars für Klassische Archäologie der Universität Trier im Warburg-Haus Hamburg, 20. - 22. Oktober 2005. Geschichte und Kultur der iberischen Welt; Bd. 5. Hamburg; Münster: Lit, 2007. vi, 400 p. €39.90. ISBN 9783825808563.

Parkin, Tim G. and Arthur J. Pomeroy. Roman social history: a sourcebook. Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2007. xvii, 388 p. $37.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415426756.

Porter, Stanley E. and Wendy J. Porter (edd.). New Testament Greek papyri and parchments: new editions (2 vols.). Mitteilungen aus der Papyrussammlung Erzherzog Rainer, Neue Serie (MPER) vv. 29/30. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xiv, 306 p., [lv] p. of plates. $237.00. ISBN 9783110203080.

Prioux, Évelyne. Petits musées en vers. Épigrammes et discours sur les collections antiques. L'art et l'essai, 5. Paris: CTHS Editions, 2008. 416 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782735506699.

Ricken, Friedo (trans., comm.). Platon, Politikos. Platon, Werke Bd. 2,4. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. 292 p. €64.90. ISBN 9783525304075.

Riess, Werner (ed.). Paideia at play: learning and wit in Apuleius. Ancient narrative. Supplementum, 11. Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing; Groningen University Library, 2008. xxi, 302 p. €85.00. ISBN 9789077922415.

Robertson, Robin (trans.). Euripides: Medea. New York: Free Press, 2008. xxii, 85 p. $16.00. ISBN 9781416592235.

Scott, Dominic (ed.). Maieusis: essays in ancient philosophy in honour of Myles Burnyeat. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. xi, 425 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199289974.

Seeck, Gustav Adolf (ed., trans., comm.). Euripides. Alkestis. Griechische Dramen. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 231 p. $71.00. ISBN 9783110188769.

Sekunda, Nick. Corolla Cosmo Rodewald. Monograph Series Akanthina 2. Gdánsk: Foundation for the Development of Gdánsk University, 2007. 192 p. $90.00. ISBN 9788375310603.

Sissa, Giulia. Sex and sensuality in the ancient world (Trans. George Staunton). New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2008. viii, 224 p. $38.00. ISBN 9780300108804.

Swaddling, Judith. The Ancient Olympic Games (2nd ed., first published 1980). Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. 120 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292718937.

Talbert, Richard J. A. and Richard W. Unger (edd.). Cartography in antiquity and the Middle Ages: fresh perspectives, new methods. Technology and change in history, v. 10. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xix, 299 p., [16] p. of plates. $154.00. ISBN 9789004166639.

Tsouna, Voula. The ethics of Philodemus. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. XIII, 350 p. $72.00. ISBN 9780199292172.

Wallraff, Martin and Rudolf Brändle (edd.). Chrysostomosbilder in 1600 Jahren: Facetten der Wirkingsgeschichte eines Kirchenvaters. Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte; Bd. 105. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2008. x, 466 p. $232.00. ISBN 9783110198249.

Warnecke, Heinz. Homers wilder Westen: die historisch-geographische Wiedergeburt der Odyssee. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 341 p. €39.00. ISBN 9783515091640.

Watts, Edward J. City and school in late antique Athens and Alexandria (First paperback printing, originally published 2006). The transformation of the classical heritage; 41. Berkeley; London: University of California Press, 2008. xii, 288 p. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 9780520258167.

Wiseman, T. P. Unwritten Rome. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2008. ix, 366 p. $37.95 (pb). ISBN 9780859898232.

Yardley, J. C. (trans.). Tacitus. The annals: the reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero. Oxford world's classics. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxxv, 546 p. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 9780192824219.

Zissos, Andrew (ed., trans., comm.). Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica, Book 1: a commentary. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. lxx, 450 p. $200.00. ISBN 9780199219490.

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