Wednesday, December 2, 2009

2009.12.01

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BMCR Books Received (November, 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://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/booksavailable.html.

Anderson, William S. A Terence reader: selections from six plays. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2009. xvii, 109 p. $19.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865166783.

Arcuri, Roasalba. Rustici e rusticitas in Italia meridionale nel VI sec. d.C.: morfologia sociale di un paesaggio rurale tardoantico. Pelorias 14. Messina: Di.Sc.A.M., 2009. 224 p. €60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882680978.

Auffarth, Christoph (ed.). Religion auf dem Lande: Entstehung und Veränderung von Sakrallandschaften unter römischer Herrschaft. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge; Bd. 28. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 271 p. €56.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515093477.

Barchiesi, Alessandro and Giulio Guidorizzi (edd.). La stella sta compiendo il suo giro: Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Siracusa 21-23 maggio 2007. Studi italiani di filologia classica Supplemento al volume VII, quarta serie (2009), Fascicolo I. Gorgonzola: Le Monnier, 2009. vi, 184 p. €31.30 (pb).

Bartsch, Shadi and David Wray (edd.). Seneca and the self. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 304 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521888387.

Bartsch, Shadi and David Wray (edd.). Seneca and the self. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ix, 304 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521888387.

Bellucci, Benedetta, Elio Jucci, Alfredo Rizza and Bianca Maria Tomassini Pieri (edd.). Traduzione di tradizioni e tradizioni di traduzione: Atti del quarto incontro «Orientalisti» (Pavia, 19-21 aprile 2007). Milano: Qu.A.S.A.R. s.r.l., 2008. 335 p, 37 p. of plates. (pb). ISBN 9788887193145.

Beretta, Marco. The alchemy of glass: counterfeit, imitation, and transmutation in ancient glassmaking. Sagamore Beach: Science History Publications/USA, 2009. xvii, 198 p. $59.95. ISBN 9780881353501.

Bers, Victor. Genos dikanikon: amateur and professional speech in the courtrooms of classical Athens. Hellenic studies; 33. Washington, D.C.: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2008. ix, 159 p. $15.95 (pb0. ISBN 9780674032033.

Brown, Robert F. (ed., trans.). Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Lectures on the history of philosophy 1825-6. Vol. 3, Medieval and modern philosophy. revised edition. Hegel lectures series. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press, 2009. xiii, 252 p. ISBN 9780199568949.

Calame, Claude. Poetic and performative memory in ancient Greece: heroic reference and ritual gestures in time and space (trans. of 2006 French edition by Harlan Patton). Hellenic studies; 18. Washington, D.C.: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2009. xii, 267 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674021242.

Cartledge, Paul and Fiona Rose Greenland (edd.). Responses to Oliver Stone's Alexander: film, history, and cultural studies. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010. vii, 370 p. $26.95 (pb). ISBN 9780299232849.

Chalkomatas, Dionysios. Ciceros Dichtungstheorie: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der antiken Literaturästhetik. Klassische Philologie Bd. 3. Berlin: Frank €Timme, 2007. 399 p. €39.80 (pb). ISBN 9783865960696.

Charlier, Philippe. Male mort: morts violentes dans l'Antiquité. [Paris]: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 2009. 431 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782213635644.

Collins, Paul. Assyrian palace sculptures. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008. 144 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780292721692.

Döpp, Siegmar. Eva und die Schlange: die Sündenfallschilderung des Epikers Avitus im Rahmen der bibelexegetischen Tradition. Speyer: Kartoffeldruck-Verlag, 2009. 126 p. €6.50 (pb). ISBN 9783939526070.

Elkaisy-Friemuth, Maha and John M. Dillon (edd.). The afterlife of the Platonic soul: reflections of Platonic psychology in the monotheistic religions. Studies in Platonism, Neotplatonism, and the Platonic tradition 9. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. vi, 236 p. $147.00. ISBN 9789004176232.

Erskine, Andrew (ed.). A companion to ancient history. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xxxiv, 693 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405131506.

Fattal, Michel. Le langage chez Platon: autour du Sophiste. Ouverture philosophique. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2009. 113 p. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 9782296101234.

Giannini, Pietro and Saulo Delle Donne (edd.). Carlo Prato. Scritti minori. Testi e studi; 17. Galatina (Le): Congedo Editore, 2009. 494 p. €90.00. ISBN 9788880868644.

Gogos, Savas. Das antike Theater von Oiniadai. Mit einem Beitrag zur Akustik des Theaters von Georgios Kampourakis. Wien: Phoibos Verlag, 2009. 193 p. €69.00. ISBN 9783851610192.

Hales, Shelley and Tamar Hodos (edd.). Material culture and social identities in the ancient world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xv, 339 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521767743.

Hammond, Paul. The strangeness of tragedy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. x, 203 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780199572601.

Haziza, Typhaine. Le kaléidoscope hérodotéen: images, imaginaire et représentations de l'Egypte à travers le livre II d'Hérodote. Études Anciennes 142. Paris: Les Belles lettres, 2009. 393 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326702.

Herrmann-Otto, Elisabeth. Sklaverei und Freilassung in der griechisch-römischen Welt. Studienbücher Antike Bd. 15. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2009. 263 p. €19.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487142517.

Hudry, Françoise and Marius Victorinus (ed., trans., comm.). Le livre des vingt-quatre philosophes: résurgence d'un texte du IVe siècle. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquité classique 39. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2009. 225 p. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711619566.

Hurlet, Frédéric (ed.). Rome et l'Occident (IIe siècle av. J.-C.-IIe siècle apr. J.-C.): gouverner l'Empire. Collection "Histoire". Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2009. 400 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753509146.

Ioppolo, Anna maria. La testimonianza di Sesto Empirico sull'accademia scettica. Elenchos. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2009. 273 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885743.

Jenkins, Ian and Victoria Turner. The Greek body. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009. 144 p.p. $29.95. ISBN 9781606060025.

Johnstone, Christopher Lyle. Listening to the logos: speech and the coming of wisdom in ancient Greece. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2009. xii, 300 p. $59.95. ISBN 9781570038549.

Jolivet, Vincent, Carlo Pavolini, Maria Antonietta Tomei and Rita Volpe (edd.). Suburbium II: Il suburbio di Roma dalla fine dell'Età monarchica alla nascita del sistema delle ville (V-II secolo a.C.). Collection de l'Ecole française de Rome; 419. Rome: Ecole Française de Rome, 2009. 755 p., CD-ROM. €177.00 (pb). ISBN 9782728308200.

Jones, Allen E. Social mobility in Late Antique Gaul: strategies and opportunities for the non-elite. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 379 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521762397.

Jouanna, Jacques and Franco Montanari (edd.). Eschyle à l'aube du théâtre occidental: neuf exposés suivis de discussions: Vandoeuvres--Genève, 25-29 aout 2008. Entretiens sur l'Antiquité classique 55. Genève: Fondation Hardt, 2009. xi, 510 p. sFr 85.00. ISBN 9782600007559.

Karamalengou, Eleni and Eugenia Makrygianni (edd.). Antiphilesis: studies on classical, Byzantine and modern Greek literature and culture. In honour of John-Theophanes A. Papademetriou. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 656 p. €84.00. ISBN 9783515084888.

Laffi, Umberto (ed.) Emilio Gabba: Conversazione sulla storia. Ritratti 1. Pisa; Cagliari: Della Porta Editori, 2009. 77 p. €8.00 (pb). ISBN 9788896209028.

Lloyd, G. E. R. Disciplines in the making: cross-cultural perspectives on elites, learning, and innovation. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. viii, 215 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780199567874.

Lowrie, Michèle (ed.). Horace: Odes and Epodes. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. viii, 472 p. $75.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199207701.

Ludwig, Marie-Christine. Literarische Texte aus Ur: Kollationen und Kommentare zu UET 6/1-2. Untersuchungen zur Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Bd. 9. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. vii, 256 p. $210.00. ISBN 9783110222326.

Macrì, Sonia. Pietre viventi: i minerali nell'immaginario del mondo antico. [Torino]: UTET libreria, 2009. x, 181 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788802081366.

Martín Rodríguez, Antonio María. El mito de Filomena en la literatura española. León: Universidad de Léon, Ärea de Publicaciones, 2008. 437 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788497734493.

Montanari, Franco, Antonios Rengakos and Christos Tsagalis (edd.). Brill's companion to Hesiod. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. ix, 430 p. $237.00. ISBN 9789004178403.

O'Keefe, Tim. Epicureanism. Ancient philosophies. Durham: Acumen, 2009. xvii, 206 p. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651702.

Pernerstorfer, Matthias Johannes (ed., trans., comm.). Menanders Kolax: ein Beitrag zu Rekonstruktion und Interpretation der Komödie. Mit Edition und Übersetzung der Fragmente und Testimonien sowie einem dramaturgischen Kommentar. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd. 99. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. ix, 188 p. $139.00. ISBN 9783110221275.

Picone, Giusto (ed.). Clementia Caesaris: modelli etici, parenesi e retorica dell'esilio. Letteratura classica 31. Palermo: Palumbo, 2008. 382 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788860170651.

Quesada Sanz, Fernando. Ultima ratio regis: control y prohibición de las armas desde la Antigüedad a la Edad Moderna. Madrid: Ediciones Polifemo, 2009. 487 p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788496813236.

Race, William H. (comm.). Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautika, Book 3. Bryn Mawr Greek commentaries. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr Commentaries, 2009. vi, 111 p. $12.50 (pb). ISBN 9781931019071.

Rashed, Roshdi (ed.). Apollonius de Perge, Coniques. Tome 4: Livres VI et VII. Scientia Graeco-Arabica 1/4. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. xi, 572 p. $152.00. ISBN 9783110199406.

Schmitt, Arbogast and Gyburg Radke-Uhlmann (edd.). Philosophie im Umbruch: der Bruch mit dem Aristotelismus im Hellenismus und im späten Mittelalter - seine Bedeutung für die Entstehung eines epochalen Gegensatzbewusstseins von Antike und Moderne; 6. Tagung der Karl und Gertrud Abel-Stiftung am 29. und 30. November 2002 in Marburg. Philosophie der Antike; Bd. 21. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 244 p. €47.00. ISBN 9783515090841.

Sipilä, Joonas. The reorganisation of provincial territories in light of the Imperial decision-making process: Later Roman Arabia and Tres Palaestinae as case studies. Commentationes Humanarum Litterarum 126. Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 2009. vi, 328 p. €30.00 (pb). ISBN 9789516533745.

Steel, Carlos G. and Leen van Campe (edd.). Procli in Platonis Parmenidem commentaria. Tomus III, libros VI-VII et indices continens. Oxford classical texts. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xv, 458 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199291823.

Toner, Jerry. Popular culture in ancient Rome. Cambridge; Malden, MA: Polity, 2009. vii, 253 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780745643106.

Uría, Javier (ed., trans., comm.). Carisio: Arte gramätica. Libro I. Biblioteca Cläsica Gredos; 375. Madrid: Editorial Gredos, 2009. 416 p. €40.00. ISBN 9788424935894.

Williams, Rose. The Clay-footed SuperHeroes: mythology tales for the millennium. Latin for the new millennium. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2009. ix, 63 p. $12.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865167193.

Wright, M. R. Introducing Greek philosophy. Durham: Acumen, 2009. xii, 244 p. £14.99 (pb). ISBN 9781844651832.

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