Monday, January 5, 2009

2009.01.01

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BMCR Books Received (December, 2008)

This is a list of books received by BMCR during the previous month; it does not include books on offer for review or books still available for review. You will find the updated list of books available for review at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/booksavailable.html.

La città murata in Etruria: atti del XXV Convegno di studi etruschi ed italici, Chianciano Terme, Sarteano, Chiusi, 30 marzo - 3 aprile 2005: in memoria di Massimo Pallottino. Atti di convegni / Istituto nazionale di studi etruschi ed italici; 25. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 538 p. €960.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270267.

Philologia Antiqua: an international journal of classics (1 - 2008). Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 201 p. (pb). ISBN 19719078.

Thesaurus linguae latinae: Editus iussu et auctoritate consilii ab academiis societatibusque diversarum nationum electi. Vol. X, 2 Fasc. XVI, pubertas - pulso. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 174 p. (pb). ISBN 9783110203721.

Barlow, Shirley A. The imagery of Euripides: a study in the dramatic use of pictorial language (third edition). London: Bristol Classical Press, 2008. xxviii, 169 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781853997105.

Bartels, Jens. Städtische Eliten im römischen Makedonien: Untersuchungen zur Formierung und Struktur. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 242. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 258 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110195002.

Beard, Mary. The fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii lost and found. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. 360 p., [16] p. of plates. $26.95. ISBN 9780674029767.

Beretta, Marco and Francesco Citti (edd.). Lucrezio, la natura e la scienza. Biblioteca di Nuncius / Istituto e Museo distoria della scienza, Firenze; 66. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2008. vi, 237 p. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 9788822258120.

Bergen, Ann. Weaving truth: essays on language and the female in Greek thoughts. Hellenic studies; 19. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2008. xii, 417 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674023727.

Bos, Abraham P. and Rein Ferwerda (edd., trans., comm.). Aristotle, On the life-bearing spirit (De spiritu): a discussion with Plato and his predecessors on pneuma as the instrumental body of the soul. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. 209 p. $129.00. ISBN 9789004164581.

Breuer, Johannes. Der Mythos in den Oden des Horaz: Praetexte, Formen, Funktionen. Hypomnemata Bd. 178. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. 444 p. €85.00. ISBN 9783525252857.

Carolla, Pia (ed.). Priscus Panita, Excerpta et fragmenta. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, 2000. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xlviii, 140 p. $81.00. ISBN 9783110201383.

Catoni, Maria Luisa. La comunicazione non verbale nella Grecia antica. Universale Bollati Boringhieri 560. Torino: Bollati Boringhieri, 2008. 416 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788833918969.

Chankowski, Véronique. Athènes et Délos à l'époque classique. Recherches sur l'administration du sanctuaire d'Apollon délien. Bibliothèque des Ecoles françaises d'Athènes et de Rome; 331. Athènes: EFA - Ecole Française d'Athênes, 2008. 590 p. €90.00 (pb). ISBN 9782869581975.

Classen, Carl Joachim. Vorbilder - Werte - Normen in den homerischen Epen. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 260. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. x, 287 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110202595.

Collins, Billie Jean, Mary R. Bachvarova and Ian Rutherford (edd.). Anatolian interfaces: Hittites, Greeks and their neighbours: proceedings of an International Conference on Cross-cultural Interaction, September 17-19, 2004, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2008. 213 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781842172704.

Damrosch, David. How to read world literature. How to study literature. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. viii, 139 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781405168274.

Ferrari, Gloria. Alcman and the cosmos of Sparta. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2008. viii, 184 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226668673.

Fiema, Zbigniew T. and Jaakko Frösén. Petra - The Mountain of Aaron. The Finnish Archaeological Project in Jordan. Volume I. The church and the chapel. Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2008. 447 p.; 69 figs. € 125.00. ISBN 9789516533646.

Fornis, César. Grecia exhausta: ensayo sobre la guerra de Corinto. Hypomnemata, Bd. 175. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. 362 p. €98.00. ISBN 9783525252864.

Fricker, Miranda and Samuel Guttenplan (edd., comm.). Reading ethics: selected texts with interactive commentary. Reading philosophy. Chichester, U.K.; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. ix, 331 p. $39.95. ISBN 9781405124744.

Gardner, Gregg and Kevin L. Osterloh. Antiquity in antiquity: Jewish and Christian pasts in the Greco-Roman world. Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 123. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008. viii, 475 p. €109.00. ISBN 9783161494116.

Gazziero, Leone. Rationes ex machina: La micrologie à l'âge de l'industrie de l'argument. Problèmes & Controverses. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2008. 283 p. €26.00 (pb). ISBN 97827116199924.

Gentili, Bruno and Liana Lomiento. Metrics and rhythmics: history of poetic forms in ancient Greece (English translation by E. Christian Kopff of 2003 edition). Studi di metrica classica 12. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 350 p. €120.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862270595.

Hansen, William (comm.), Anonymous Life of Aesop. Bryn Mawr: Bryn Mawr Commentaries, 2008. Pp.101. $11.95. ISBN 9781931019040.

Heckel, Waldemar. Who's who in the age of Alexander the Great: prosopography of Alexander's empire (paperback reprint of 2006 edition). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. xxv, 389 p. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405188395.

Heinen, Heinz (ed.). Menschenraub, Menschenhandel und Sklaverei in antiker und moderner Perspektive: Ergebnisse des Mitarbeitertreffens des Akademievorhabens Forscjhungnen zur antiken Sklaverei (Mainz, 10. Oktober 2006). Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei, Bd. 37. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2008. xii, 219 p., 9 p. pl. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515090773.

Hurst, André (ed., trans., comm.). Lycophron, Alexandra. Collection des universités de France Série grecque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. xciii, 334 p. €55.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005515.

Johns, Catherine. Dogs: history, myth, art. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008. 208 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780674030930.

Johnston, Sarah Iles. Ancient Greek divination. Blackwell ancient religions. Malden, MA; Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. xiii, 193 p. $89.95. ISBN 9781405115728.

Joyce, Jane Wilson (ed., trans., comm.). Statius, Thebaid: a song of Thebes. Masters of Latin literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008. xxxv, 502 p. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 9780801482854.

Katsari, Constantina and Enrico Dal Lago (edd.). From captivity to freedom: themes in ancient and modern slavery. Leicester Archaeology Monograph 18. Leicester: School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester, 2008. x, 171 p. £18.00 (pb). ISBN 9780956017901.

Keith, A. M. Propertius: poet of love and leisure. Classical literature and society. London: Duckworth, 2008. x, 214 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715634530.

Kim, Seyoon. Christ and Caesar: the Gospel and the Roman Empire in the writings of Paul and Luke. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008. xvi, 228 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780802860088.

King, Helen and Véronique Dasen. La médecine dans l'Antiquité grecque et romaine. Lausanne: Bibliothèque d'Histoire de la Médecine et de la Santé, 2008. ix, 129 p. €18.66 (pb). ISBN 9782970053668.

Klinck, Anne L. Woman's songs in Ancient Greece. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2008. xxii, 290 p. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 9780773534490.

Konstan, David. A life worthy of the gods: the materialist psychology of Epicurus (revised and expanded edition, in part originally published in 1973 as Some Aspects of Epicurean Psychology by E. J. Brill, Leiden). Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2008. xx, 176 p. $34.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972285.

Kropp, Amina. Magische Sprachverwendung in vulgärlateinischen Fluchtafeln (defixiones). ScriptOralia; 135. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2008. 450 p. €98.00. ISBN 9783823364368.

Laurens, Pierre. La dernière muse latine: Douze lectures poétiques, de Claudien à la génération baroque. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. xvii, 327 p. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251443539.

Macaluso, Rosalia. La Sicilia e la moneta: dai mezzi di scambio premonetari alla coniazione in argento dell'unitá ponderale indigena. Supplementi a "Kókalos", 20. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 117 p. €125.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271042.

Martínez Fernández, Ángel. Epigramas Helenísticos de Creta. Manuales y anejos de "Emerita"; 48. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto de Filología, 2006. 346 p., liii p. of plates. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788400084691.

Mason, Steve and Honora Chapman (ed., trans., comm.). Flavius Josephus: translation and commentary. Vol. 1b, Judean war 2. Leiden: Brill, 2008. xx, 522 p. $269.00. ISBN 9789004169340.

Mastromarco, Giuseppe and Piero Totaro. Storia del teatro greco. Lingue e letterature. Grassina: Le Monnier università, 2008. vi, 294 p., 8 p. of plates. €22.30 (pb). ISBN 9788800860567.

Meid, Christopher. Die griechische Tragödie im Drama der Aufklärung: "bei den Alten in die Schule gehen". Drama; n.S.; Bd. 6. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2008. 136 p. €39.90 (pb). ISBN 9783823364191.

Miletti, Lorenzo. Linguaggio e metalinguaggio in Erodoto. Aion, Quaderni 13. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 176 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271301.

Neils, Jenifer. The British Museum concise introduction to Ancient Greece. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008. 191 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780472033294.

Nikolaidis, Anastasios G. (ed.). The unity of Plutarch's work: "Moralia" themes in the "Lives", features of the "Lives" in the "Moralia". Millennium-Studien 19. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xviii, 851 p. $198.00. ISBN 9783110202496.

Perkams, Matthias. Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantike die neuplatonischen Kommentare zu Aristoteles' "De anima". Quellen und Studien zur Philosophie Bd. 85. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2006. xiv, 468 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110204926.

Prósper, Blanca María. El bronce celtibérico de Botorrita. Ricerche sulle lingue di frammentaria attestazione; 6. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2008. 97 p. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862271188.

Radt, Stefan (ed., trans., comm.). Strabons Geographika Band 7. Buch IX - XIII: Kommentar. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008. 577 p. €198.00. ISBN 9783525259566.

Ruiz Yamuza, Emilia. Tres verbos que significan "deber" en griego antiguo. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2008. 190 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788479560485.

Schellenberg, H. M., V. E. Hirschmann and A. Krieckhaus (edd.). A Roman Miscellany: Essays in Honour of Anthony R. Birley on His Seventieth Birthday. Akanthina 3. Gdánsk: Foundation for the Development of Gdánsk University (for the Department of Archaeology Gdánsk University), 2008. ii, 236 p. $90.00. ISBN 9788375311464.

Sistakou, Evina. Reconstructing the epic: cross-readings of the Trojan myth in Hellenistic poetry. Hellenistica Groningana; 14. Leuven: Peeters, 2008. 210 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042921177.

Stella, Francesco (ed.). Corpus rhythmorum musicum saec. IV-IX. I: Songs in non-liturgucal sources / Canti di tradizione non liturgica. 1. Lyrics / Canzoni. Millennio medievale 72. Tavarnuzze: SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo, 2007. clxxxiv, 446 p. with CD-ROM. €260.00. ISBN 9788884502513.

Thorsrud, Harald. Ancient scepticism. Ancient Philosophies. Stocksfield: Acumen, 2008. xvi, 248 p. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651313.

Tueller, Michael A. Look who's talking: innovations in voice and identity in Hellenistic epigram. Hellenistica Groningana; 13. Leuven: Peeters, 2008. vii, 231 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042920118.

Vivante, Bella. Daughters of Gaia: women in the ancient Mediterranean world. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xxxi, 232 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806139920.

Wright, Matthew. Euripides: Orestes. Duckworth companions to Greek and Roman tragedy. London: Duckworth, 2008. 176 p. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 9780715637142.

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