Tuesday, February 3, 2009

2009.02.01

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BMCR Books Received (January, 2009)

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.

Mythos. Rivista di Storia delle Religioni 1 n. s. 2006-2007 (13-14 serie continua). Caltanissetta: Salvatore Sciascia Editore, 2006-2007. 264 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882412951.

Aufidus. Rivista di Scienza e Didattica della Cultura Classica, 62-63. Roma: Edizioni Kepos, 2007. 229 p. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 9780394297x.

Études Platoniciennes V. Le divin dans la tradition platonicienne. Publication annuelle de la Société d'Études Platonicienne. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. 215 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251443614.

The Cambridge Classical Journal, PCPS 54. Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society, 2008. 251. (pb). ISSN 17502705.

Exemplaria classica: journal of classical philology Vol. 12 (n.s.), 2008. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, 2008. 488 p. (pb). ISSN 1699-3225.

Allen, Michael J. B. (ed., trans.). Marsilio Ficino: Commentaries on Plato. Volume I, Phaedrus and Ion. The I Tatti Renaissance library. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2008. lix, 269 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674031197.

Anzinger, Silke. Schweigen im römischen Epos: zur Dramaturgie der Kommunikation bei Vergil, Lucan, Valerius Flaccus und Statius. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde; Bd. 237. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2007. xi, 408 p. $137.00. ISBN 9783110194784.

Bang, Peter Fibiger. The Roman bazaar: a comparative study of trade and markets in a tributary empire. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xv, 358 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521855327.

Bendall, Lisa Maria. Economics of religion in the Mycenaean world: resources dedicated to religion in the Mycenaean palace economy. Oxford University School of Archaeology, Monographs 67. Oxford: Oxford University School of Archaeology, 2007. xvi, 369 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781905905027.

Cambitoglou, Alexander and Michael Turner. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. The Nicholson Museum, The University of Sydney. The red figure pottery of Apulia. The Nicholson Museum Fascicule 1 [Australia Fascicule 1]. Sydney: Australian Arcgaeological Institute at Athens; The Nicholson Museum, The University of Sydney, 2008. 97 p., [9] p. of figures, [105] p. of full color plates, CD. AUS $200.00. ISBN 9781742100913.

Chastagnol, André. Le pouvoir impérial à Rome: figures et commémorations. Scripta varia IV (Textes édités par Stéphane Benoist & Ségolène Demougin). Hautes Études du Monde Gréco-Romain 41. Genève: Droz, 2008. xvi, 492 p. $134.40 (pb). ISBN 9782600013437.

Chatfield, Mary P. (trans.). Cristoforo Landino: Poems. The I Tatti Renaissance library 35. Cambridge, Mass.; London,: Harvard University Press, 2008. xxv, 398 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674031487.

Christakis, Kostandinos S. The politics of storage: storage and sociopolitical complexity in neopalatial Crete. Prehistory monographs; 25. Philadelphia: Institute for Aegean Prehistory Academic Press, 2008. xviii, 183+ p. $60.00. ISBN 9781931534505.

Clendenon, Cindy. Hydromythology and the ancient Greek world: an earth science perspective emphasizing karst hydrology. Lansing, Mich.: Fineline Science Press, 2009. xvii, 502 p. $32.95 (pb). ISBN 9780981842103.

Darbandi, Seyed Mohammad Reza and Antigoni Zournatzi (edd.). Ancient Greece and ancient Iran: cross-cultural encounters. 1st international conference (Athens, 11-13 November 2006). Athens: National Hellenic Research Foundation; Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO; Cultural Center of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2008. xxix, 377 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609309554.

Dickin, Margaret. A vehicle for performance: acting the messenger in Greek tragedy. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 2009. v, 212 p. $32.00 (pb). ISBN 9780761843559.

Draycott, Catherine M. and Geoffrey D. Summers. Kerkenes special studies 1: sculpture and inscriptions from the monumental entrance to the palatial complex at Kerkenes DaĆ°, Turkey. Oriental Institute Publications 135. Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2008. xxiv, 87 p., [98] p. of plates. $90.00. ISBN 9781885923578.

Dugdale, Eric (trans.). Sophocles, Electra. Cambridge translations from Greek drama. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. viii, 120 p. $11.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521678261.

Emlyn-Jones, Chris (trans., comm.). Plato, Republic 1-2.368c4. Oxford: Aris & Phillips, 2007. vi, 194 p. $36.00. ISBN 9780856687570.

Fortson IV, Bejamin W. Language and rhythm in Plautus: Synchronic and diachronic studies. Sozomena / Studies in the Recovery of Ancient Texts; 3. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 250 p. $98.00. ISBN 9783110205930.

Frangoulidis, Stavros. Witches, Isis and narrative: approaches to magic in Apuleius' Metamorphoses. Trends in classics - Supplementary volumes; 2. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. xii, 255 p. $98.00. ISBN 9783110205947.

Gall, Dorothee and Anja Wolkenhauer (edd.). Laokoon in Literatur und Kunst: Schriften des Symposions "Laokoon in Literatur und Kunst" vom 30.11.2006, Universität Bonn. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 254. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2009. 266 p., [22] p. of plates. $137.00. ISBN 9783110201260.

Gilhuly, Kate. The feminine matrix of sex and gender in classical Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xii, 208 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780521899987.

Gleba, Margarita. Textile production in pre-Roman Italy. Ancient textiles series 4. Oxford;Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2008. xxv, 269 p. $70.00. ISBN 9781842173305.

Gleba, Margarita and Hilary Becker (edd.). Votives, places, and rituals in Etruscan religion: studies in honor of Jean MacIntosh Turfa. Religions in the Graeco-Roman world; 166. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xliv, 291 p. $154.00. ISBN 9789004170452.

Gunderson, Erik. Nox philologiae: Aulus Gellius and the fantasy of the Roman library. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. ix, 313 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780299229702.

Günther, Sven. "Vectigalia nervos esse rei publicae": die indirekten Steuern in der Römischen Kaiserzeit von Augustus bis Diokletian. Philippika. Marburger alterumskundliche Abhandlungen 26. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2008. viii, 197 p. €48.00 (pb). ISBN 9783447058452.

Hall, Edith and Rosie Wyles (edd.). New directions in ancient pantomime. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvii, 481 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780199232536.

Halliwell, Stephen. Greek laughter: a study of cultural psychology from Homer to early Christianity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiii, 616 p. $65.00 (pb). ISBN 9780521717748.

Halper, Edward C. One and many in Aristotle's Metaphysics: books alpha-delta. Las Vegas: Parmenides Publishing, 2009. xli, 524 p. $48.00. ISBN 9781930972216.

Hankinson, R. J. (ed.). The Cambridge companion to Galen. Cambridge companions. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxi, 450 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521525589.

Havlícek, Ales and Martin Cajthaml (edd.). Plato's Symposium: proceedings of the fifth Symposium Platonicum Pragense. Prague: Oikoumene, 2007. 349 p. €18.00. ISBN 9788072982936.

Hayes, Julie Candler. Translation, subjectivity, and culture in France and England, 1600-1800. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2009. x, 321 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780804759441.

Hoogendijk, F. A. J. and B. P. Muhs (edd.). Sixty-five papyrological texts: Presented to Klaas A. Worp on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Papyrologico Lugduno-Batava 33. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xl, 416 p. $216.00. ISBN 9789004166882.

Hunter, Richard. On coming after: studies in post-classical Greek literature and its reception (2 vols.). Trends in classics - Supplementary volumes; 3. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2008. 908 p. $184.00. ISBN 9783110204414.

Inwood, Brad (ed.). Oxford studies in ancient philosophy. Vol. 35, winter 2008. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 314 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199557806.

Jaro, Benita Kane. Betray the night: a novel about Ovid. Mundelein, Ill.: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009. 312 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865167124.

Jeffreys, Elizabeth, John F. Haldon and Robin Cormack (edd.). The Oxford handbook of Byzantine studies. Oxford handbooks. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxix, 1021 p. $158.00. ISBN 9780199252466.

Johne, Klaus-Peter (ed.). Die Zeit der Soldatenkaiser: Krise und Transformation des Römischen Reiches im 3. Jahrhundert n. Chr. (235-284) (2 vols.). Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2008. xii, 1409 p., [7] p. of plates. €178.00. ISBN 9783050045290.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers Greek Course. Speaking Greek, second edition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 2 Audio CDs. $31.99. ISBN 9780521728966.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers Greek Course. The World of Athens: an introduction to classical Athenian culture. second edition (revised by Robin Osborne). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xiv, 434 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521698535.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers. Greek Course. An independent study guide to reading Greek (second edition). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xi, 267 p. $32.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521698504.

Kaltsas, Nikolaos and Alan Shapiro (edd.). Worshiping women: ritual and reality in classical Athens. New York: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), 2008. 367 p. (pb). ISBN 9780977659845.

Ketterer, Robert C. Ancient Rome in early opera. Urbana; Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009. xi, 253 p. $40.00. ISBN 9780252033780.

Keulen, Wytse. Gellius the satirist: Roman cultural authority in attic nights. Mnemosyne supplements 297. Leiden: Brill, 2008. 365 p. $179.00. ISBN 9789004169869.

Kockelmann, Holger. Praising the goddess: a comparative and annotated re-edition of six demotic hymns and praises addressed to Isis. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 131 p. $84.00. ISBN 9783110212242.

Kokkinia, Christina (ed.). Boubon: the inscriptions and archaeological remains; a survey 2004-2006. Meletemata 60. Athens: Diffusion de Boccard, 2008. x, 193 p., [23] p. of plates. €86.00 (pb). ISBN 9789607905475.

Langdon, Susan Helen. Art and identity in dark age Greece, 1100--700 B.C.E. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xviii, 388 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521513210.

Lowe, Dunstan and Kim Shahabudin (edd.). Classics for all: reworking antiquity in mass culture. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. xviii, 287 P. £44.99. ISBN 9781443801201.

Lowe, N. J. and Classical Association (Great Britain). Comedy (Paperback reprint of 2007 edition). Greece & Rome. New surveys in the classics, no. 37. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 169 p. $21.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521706094.

Lugaresi, Leonardo. Il teatro di Dio: il problema degli spettacoli nel cristianesimo antico (II-IV secolo). Supplementi adamantius; 1. Brescia: Morcelliana, 2008. 895 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788837222574.

Mattusch, Carol C. (ed.). Pompeii and the Roman villa: art and culture around the Bay of Naples. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 2008. xvi, 365 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780894683534.

Miguélez Cavero, Laura. Poems in context. Greek poetry in the Egyptian Thebaid 200-600 AD. Sozomena. Studies in the Recovery of Ancient Texts; 2 2. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. 316 p. $118.00. ISBN 9783110202731.

Moog-Grünewald, Maria (ed.). Mythenrezeption: Die antike Mythologie in Literatur, Musik und Kunst von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart. Der Neue Pauly. Supplemente 5. Stuttgart: Verlag J. B. Metzler, 2008. ix, 749 p. €179.95. ISBN 9783476020321.

Mori, Anatole. The politics of Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ix, 261 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521882255.

Morris, Ian and Walter Scheidel (edd.). The dynamics of ancient empires: state power from Assyria to Byzantium. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xii, 381 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780195371581.

Mouracade, John (ed.). Aristotle on life. Kelowna, BC: Academic Printing and Publishing, 2008. x, 197 p. $28.95 (pb). ISBN 9780920980972.

Mullaney, Ann E. (trans.). Teofilo Folengo: Baldo. Volume 2, Books XIII-XXV. The I Tatti Renaissance library; 36. Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2008. xii, 544 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674031241.

Papanghelis, Theodore D. and Antonios Rengakos (edd.). Brill's companion to Apollonius Rhodius. Second, revised edition. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008. xiii, 479 p. $225.00. ISBN 9789004161856.

Pavlock, Barbara. The image of the poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. 208 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780299231408.

Pernot, Laurent (ed.). A l'école des anciens: professeurs, élèves et étudiants: précédé d'un entretien avec Jacqueline de Romilly. Signets Belles Lettres 4. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. xxiv, 310 p. €13.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251030043.

Pietilä-Castrén, Leena and Vesa Vahtikari (edd.). Grapta poikila II: saints and heroes. Papers and monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens vol. 14. Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 2008. i, 132 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9789519880693.

Pöhlmann, Egert. Gegenwärtige Vergangenheit: ausgewählte kleine Schriften (Herausgegeben, mit einem Vorwort und einem Schriftenverzeichnis versehen von Georg Heldmann). Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd. 262. Berlin; New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2009. 316 p., [12] p. of plates. $95.00. ISBN 9783110204421.

Pradeau, Jean-François. La communauté des affections: études sur la pensée éthique et politique de Platon. Histoire de la philosophie. Paris: Vrin, 2008. 224 p. € 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711621491.

Primavesi, Oliver. Empedokles Physika I: eine Rekonstruktion des zentralen Gedankenganges. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete Beiheft, 22. Berlin; New York: Walterde Gruyter, 2008. 84 p., 3 plates. $56.00. ISBN 9783110209259.

Sampson, Adamantios. The Cave of the Cyclops: Mesolithic and Neolithic networks in the Northern Aegean, Greece. Vol. 1, Intra-site analysis, local industries, and regional site distribution. Prehistory monographs; 21. Philadelphia: Institute for Aegean Prehistory Academic Press, 2006. xxii, 255+ p. $80.00. ISBN 9781931534208.

Schörner, Günther and Darja Sterbenc Erker (edd.). Medien religiöser Kommunikation im Imperium Romanum. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008. 148 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515091886.

Segvic, Heda. From Protagoras to Aristotle: essays in ancient moral philosophy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009. xvii, 196 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780691131238.

Shapiro, Alan (trans.). Euripides: Trojan women. Greek tragedy in new translations. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. 113 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195179101.

Shelmerdine, Cynthia W. (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the Aegean Bronze Age. Cambridge companions. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. xxxvi, 452 p., [63] p. of plates. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521891271.

Stavrianopolou, Eftychia, Alex Michaels and Claus Ambos (edd.). Transformations in sacrificial practices: from antiquity to modern times. Proceedings of an international colloquium, Heidelberg, 12-14, July 2006. Performanzen/Performances 15. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2008. vii, 310 p. €34.90 (pb). ISBN 9783825810955.

Usher, Stephen. Cicero's speeches: the critic in action. Oxford: Aris $ Phillips, 2008. vi, 296 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9780855688744.

Van Nortwick, Thomas. The unknown Odysseus: alternate worlds in Homer's Odyssey. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009. xiv, 144 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780472116737.

Vasiliou, Iakovos. Aiming at virtue in Plato. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. x, 311 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521862967.

Warren, Karen J. (ed.). An unconventional history of Western philosophy: conversations between men and women philosophers. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009. xvii, 554 p. $59.95 (pb). ISBN 9780742559240.

Webb, Ruth. Demons and dancers: performance in late antiquity. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2008. viii, 296 p., [10] p. of plates. $45.00. ISBN 9780674031920.

Welch, Katherine E. The Roman amphitheatre: from its origins to the Colosseum. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xxii, 355 p., [16] p. of plates. $85.00. ISBN 9780521809443.

Williams, Michael Stuart. Authorised lives in early Christian biography: between Eusebius and Augustine. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge; New York: University of Cambridge Press, 2008. xi, 262 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521894906.

Wittke, Anne-Maria, Eckart Olshausen and Richard Szydlak. Historischer Atlas der antiken Welt. Neue Pauly. Supplemente 3. Stuttgart: Verlag J. B. Metzler, 2007. xix, 308 p. €179.95. ISBN 9783476020314.

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