Saturday, November 1, 2008

2008.11.01

Version at BMCR home site
BMCR Books Received (October, 2008)

A complete list of books available for review (including books on offer from the press and books unclaimed from previous months) may be found at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/booksavailable.html.

Ambaglio, Dino (comm.). Diodoro Siculo: Biblioteca storica: libro XIII: commento storico. Storia. Ricerche. Milano: V&P, 2008. xiv, 241 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834315774.

Andreau, Jean and Véronique Chankowski (edd.). Vocabulaire et expression de l'économie dans le monde antique. Études, 19. Pessac: Ausonius, 2007. 463 p. €35.00. ISBN 9788910023920.

Bammesberger, Alfred and Gaby Waxenberger (edd.). Das fuÞark und seine einzelsprachlichen Weiterentwicklungen: Akten der Tagung in Eichstätt vom 20. bis 24. Juli 2003. Ergänzungsbände zum Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde; Bd. 51. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2006. xvi, 465 p. $157.00. ISBN 9783110190083.

Bearzot, Cinzia and Franca Landucci (edd.). 'Partiti' e fazioni nell'esperienza politica greca. Storia. Ricerche. Milano: V&P, 2008. ix, 263 p. €21.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834316719.

Bernays, Jacob. Geschichte der Klassischen Philologie Vorlesungsnachschrift von Robert Münzel. Spudasmata Bd. 120. Hildesheim; New York: Olms, 2008. 198 p. €29.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487136974.

Blevins, Jacob (ed.). Dialogism and lyric self-fashioning: Bakhtin and the voices of a genre. Selinsgrove, Pa.: Susquehanna University Press, 2008. 265 p. $60.00. ISBN 9781575911205.

Bourbon, Florence (ed., trans., comm.). Hippocrate, Tome XII 1re partie: Nature de la femme. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. cxli, 279 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005485.

Bowes, Kim. Private worship, public values, and religious change in late antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xvi, 363 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521885935.

Brélaz, Cédric and Pierre Ducrey (edd.). Sécurité collective et ordre public dans les sociétés anciennes.. Entretiens sur l'antiquité classique, 54. Genève: Fondation Hardt, 2008. x, 340 p. Fr. suisses 70.00. ISBN 9782600007542.

Brinker, Wolfram. Platons Ethik und Psychologie: philologischen Untersuchungen über thymetisches Denken und Handeln in den platonischen Dialogen. Europäische Hochschulschriften. Reihe 15, Klassische Philologie, Bd. 94. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008. 370 p. $81.95. ISBN 9783631535202.

Burckhardt, Leonhard. Militärgeschichte der Antike. Beck'schen Reihe; 2447. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2008. 128 p. €7.90 (pb). ISBN 9783406562471.

Burkert, Walter. Kleine Schriften VIII Philosophica (Herausgegeben von Thomas A. Szlezák und Karl-Heniz Stanzel). Hypomnemata. Supplement-Reihe; Bd. 2. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. ix, 310 p. €69.90. ISBN 9783525252734.

Carey, Brian Todd, Joshua B. Allfree and John Cairns. Hannibal's Last Battle: Zama and the Fall of Carthage. Yardley: Westholme, 2008. xvi, 204 p. $26.00. ISBN 9781594160752.

Claughton, John. Herodotus and the Persian Wars. Greece and Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008. vii, 152 p. $26.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521689434.

*Cottier, Jean-François. Profession latiniste. Profession. Montréal: Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2008. 66 p. $9.95 (pb). ISBN 9782760620971.

Crevatin, Franco. Il libro dei morti di Ptahmose (Papiro Busca, Milano) ed altri documenti egiziani antichi. Studi di egittologia e di papirologia 6. Risa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 118 p. €95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270519.

Denyer, Nicholas (ed., comm.). Plato, Protagoras. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 207 p. $35.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521549691.

Desmond, William. Cynics. Ancient philosophies. Stocksfield: Acumen, 2008. vi, 290 p. £15.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651290.

Dignas, Beate and Kai Trampedach (edd.). Practitioners of the divine: Greek priests and religious officials from Homer to Heliodorus. Hellenic studies; 30. Washington, DC; Cambridge, Mass.: Center for Hellenic Studies, 2008. xii, 285 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674027879.

Dimitrova, Nora M. Theoroi and initiates in Samothrace: the epigraphical evidence. Hesperia Supplement, 37. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2008. xiv, 280 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780876615379.

Dugdale, Eric. Greek theatre in context. Greece and Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. viii, 200 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521689427.

Dunshirn, Alfred. Griechisch für das Philosophiestudium. UTB 8403. Wien: facultas.wuv, 2008. 172 p. €14.90 (pb). ISBN 9783825284039.

Dutsch, Dorota M. Feminine discourse in Roman comedy: on echoes and voices. Oxford studies in classical literature and gender theory. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xiii, 278 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199533381.

Eliav, Yaron Z., Elise A. Friedland and Sharon Herbert (edd.). The sculptural environment of the Roman Near East: reflections on culture, ideology, and power. Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion, 9. Leuven; Dudley, MA: Peeters, 2008. xxvii, 769 p. €85.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042920040.

Ferone, Claudio and Laurentino García y García. Questioni pompeiane: ed altri scritti di Raffaele Garrucci. Collezione Archeologica; 7. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2008. 216 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 978888620558.

Ferrari, Franco (ed., trans., comm.). Pindaro, Pitiche. Classici greci e latini. Milano: BUR, 2008. 211 p. €10.50 (pb). ISBN 9788817024983.

Fezzi, Luca. Il tribuno Clodio. Biblioteca essenziale Laterza; 79. Roma: Laterza, 2008. 147 p. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788842087151.

Giavatto, Angelo. Interlocutore di se stesso: la dialettica di Marco Aurelio. Europaea memoria. Reihe 1, Studien, Bd. 58. Hildesheim; New York: Olms, 2008. vi, 269 p. €34.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487136417.

Gibbons, Reginald (trans.). Sophocles, Selected poems: odes and fragments. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. viii, 127 p. $18.95. ISBN 9780691130248.

Giordano, Carlo and Angelandrea Casale. Perfumes, unguents, and hairstyles in Pompeii = Profumi, unguenti e acconciature in Pompei antica (2nd edition, revised and updated by Laurentino García y García). Collezione Archeologica; 1. Roma: Bardi Editore, 2007. 93 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788888620435.

Goff, Barbara and Michael Simpson. Crossroads in the Black Aegean: Oedipus, Antigone, and dramas of the African diaspora. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. viii, 401 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199217182.

Golitsis, Pantelis. Les commentaires de Simplicius et de Jean Philopon à la Physique d'Aristote: tradition et innovation. Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca et Byzantina. Quellen und Studien; Bd. 3. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2008. ix, 306 p. $118.95. ISBN 9783110195415.

Grammenos, Dimitrios V. and Elias K. Petropoulos (edd.). Ancient Greek colonies in the Black Sea 2 (2 vols.). BAR international series; 1675 (1-2). Oxford: Archaeopress, 2007. viii, 1262 p. £140.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407301105.

Harders, Ann-Cathrin. Suavissima Soror: Untersuchungen zu den Bruder-Schwester-Beziehungen in der römischen Republik. Vestigia; Bd. 60. München: C. H. Beck, 2008. viii, 344 p. €70.00. ISBN 9783406577772.

Hutchinson, G. O. Talking books: readings in Hellenistic and Roman books of poetry. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xiv, 332 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199279418.

Kenny, Anthony. From Empedocles to Wittgenstein: historical essays in philosophy. Oxford; New York Oxford University Press, 2008. xii, 218 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780199550821.

Lamoureux, Jacques and Noël Aujoulat (edd., trans., comm.). Synésios de Cyrène, Tome V: Opuscules II. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. xii, 155 p. €33.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005478.

Lamoureux, Jacques and Noël Aujoulat (edd., trans. comm.). Synésios de Cyrène, Tome VI: Opuscules III. Collection des Universités de France. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. x, 358 p. €57.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005492.

Landucci Gattinoni, Franca (comm.). Diodoro Siculo: Biblioteca storica: libro XVIII: commento storico. Storia. Ricerche. Milano: V&P, 2008. liii, 345 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834315781.

Levinson, Bernard M. Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxvi, 206 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780521513449.

Lianeri, Alexandra and Vanda Zajko (edd.). Translation and the classic: identity as change in the history of culture. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xii, 435 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199288076.

Lister, Bob (ed.). Meeting the challenge: international perspectives on the teaching of Latin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. viii, 168 p. (pb). ISBN 9780521690430.

Maltomini, Francesca. Tradizione antologica dell'epigramma greco: le sillogi minori di età bizantina e umanistica. Pleiadi 9. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2008. 214 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884984807.

Marchal, Joseph A. The politics of heaven: women, gender, and empire in the study of Paul. Paul in critical contexts. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2008. xiii, 213 p. $29.00. ISBN 9780800663001.

Matz, David. Daily life of the ancient Romans. Daily life through history. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2008. xxi, 164 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9780872209572.

Melotti, Marxiano. Turismo archeologico: Dalle piramidi alle veneri di plastica. Turismo e società. Milano: Bruno Mondadori, 2008. 214 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788861590946.

Morwood, James. Virgil, a poet in Augustan Rome. Greece and Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. v, 161 p. $26.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521689441.

Morwood, James and Mark Warman. Our Greek and Latin roots (2nd edition, first published 1990). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 72 p. $26.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521699990.

Murrell, John. Cicero and the Roman Republic. Greece and Rome: texts and contexts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. vi, 184 p. $26.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521691161.

Ober, Josiah. Democracy and knowledge: innovation and learning in classical Athens. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. xvi, 342 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780691133478.

Remes, Paulina. Neoplatonism. Ancient philosophies. Stocksfield: Acumen, 2008. xii, 244 p. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651252.

Revermann, Martin and Peter Wilson (edd.). Performance, iconography, reception: studies in honour of Oliver Taplin. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvi, 583 p. $190.00. ISBN 9780199232215.

Schallenberg, Magnus. Freiheit und Determinismus: ein philosophischer Kommentar zu Ciceros Schrift De fato. Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie, Bd. 75. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xiii, 369 p. $141.00. ISBN 9783110189407.

Steinby, Christa. The Roman republican navy: from the sixth century to 167 B.C. Commentationes humanarum litterarum, 123. [Helsinki]: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2007. 236 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9789516533509.

Tzachili, Iris (ed.). Aegean metallurgy in the Bronze Age: proceedings of an international symposium held at the University of Crete, Rethymnon, Greece, on November 19-21, 2004. Athens: Ta Pragmata Publications, 2008. 345 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609826105.

Vickers, Michael. Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian politics in ancient Greek literature. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2008. x, 205 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780801447327.

Virgilio, Biagio (ed.). Studie ellenistici XX. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 553 p. €195.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271059.

Volk, Katharina (ed.). Vergil's Eclogues. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 293 p. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 9780199202942.

Volk, Katharina (ed.). Vergil's Georgics. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 281 p. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 9780199542949.

Whitmarsh, Tim (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the Greek and Roman novel. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xv, 392 p. $36.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521684880.

Wiseman, T. P. The Myths of Rome (Second revised edition). Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2008. xxii, 390 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9780859897044.

Wolfson, Stan. Tacitus, Thule and Caledonia: the achievements of Agricola's navy in their true perspective. BAR British series; 459. Oxford, England: Archaeopress, 2008. 118 p. £27.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407302744.

Worman, Nancy. Abusive mouths in classical Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 385 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521857871.

Worthington, Ian. Philip II of Macedonia. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2008. xx, 303 p., [16] p. of plates. $35.00. ISBN 9780300120790.

Zweimüller, Serena (ed., trans., comm.). Lukian, "Rhetorum praeceptor" Einleitung, Text und Kommentar. Hypomnemata Bd. 176. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007. 499 p. €89.90. ISBN 9783525252840.

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