Wednesday, September 1, 2010

2010.09.01

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Books Received (August, 2010).

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.

Arvanitis, Nikolaos (ed.). Il santuario di Vesta. La casa delle vestali e il tempio di Vesta, VIII sec. a.C.-64 d.C. Rapporto preliminare. Workshop di archeologia classica 3. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 110 p. € 38.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272803.

Aubert, Jean-Jacques and Philippe Blanchard (edd.). Droit, religion et société dans le Code Théodosien. Recueil de travaux publiés par la Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines, Université de Neuchâtel 55. Genève: Université de Neuchâtel, 2009. xviii, 445 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782839905657.

Bakker, Egbert J. (ed.). A companion to the ancient Greek language. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xxxix, 657 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405153263.

Barchiesi, Alessandro and Walter Scheidel (edd.). The Oxford handbook of Roman studies. [Oxford handbooks]. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvii, 947 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199211524.

Breed, Brian W., Cynthia Damon and Andreola Rossi (edd.). Citizens of discord: Rome and its civil wars. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiv, 333 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780195389579.

Bremmer, Jan N. and Andrew Erskine (edd.). The gods of ancient Greece: identities and transformations. Edinburgh Leventis studies 5. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010. xxi, 528 p. £ 95.00. ISBN 9780748637980.

Calvelli, Lorenzo. Cipro e la memoria dell'antico fra Medioevo e Rinascimento: la percezione del passato romano dell'isola nel mondo occidentale. Memorie 133. Venezia: Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, 2009. xix, 409 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9788895996158.

Christian, Kathleen Wren. Empire without end: antiquities collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350-1527. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010. ix, 440 p. $70.00. ISBN 9780300154214.

Clauss, James J. and Martine Cuypers (edd.). A companion to Hellenistic literature. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xxv, 550 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405136792.

Csapo, Eric. Actors and icons of the ancient theater. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xiv, 233 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781405135368.

Curnow, Trevor. Wisdom in the ancient world. London: Duckworth, 2010. xxi, 201 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715635049.

Davis, Gregson (ed.). A companion to Horace. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xiv, 464 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405155403.

Davison, Claire Cullen, Birte Lundgreen and Geoffrey B. Waywell. Pheidias: the sculptures & ancient sources 1. BICS supplement 105.1. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2009. xxvi, 656 p. £ 160.00 (3 vol. set). ISBN 9781905670215.

Davison, Claire Cullen, Birte Lundgreen and Geoffrey B. Waywell. Pheidias: the sculptures & ancient sources 2. BICS supplement 105.2. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2009. viii, 560 p. £ 160.00 (3 vol. set). ISBN 9781905670222.

Davison, Claire Cullen, Birte Lundgreen and Geoffrey B. Waywell. Pheidias: the sculptures & ancient sources 3. BICS supplement 105.3. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2009. xix, 396 p. £ 160.00 (3 vol. set). ISBN 9781905670239.

Dobrov, Gregory W. (ed.). Brill's companion to the study of Greek comedy. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xv, 579 p. $279.00. ISBN 9789004109636.

Farrell, Joseph and Michael C. J. Putnam (edd.). A companion to Vergil's Aeneid and its tradition. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xiv, 559 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405175777.

Ferrari, Franco. Il migliore dei mondi impossibili: Parmenide e il cosmo dei Presocratici. Aio 636. Roma: ARACNE editrice, 2010. 207 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788854833951.

Fronterotta, Francesco (ed.). La scienza e le cause a partire dalla Metafisica di Aristotele. Elenchos 54. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2010. 457 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870885828.

Furley, William D. (ed., trans., comm.). Menander Epitrepontes. BICS supplement 106. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School fo Advanced Study, University of London, 2009. xi, 290 p. £ 46.00. ISBN 9781905670253.

Geller, Markham J. Ancient Babylonian medicine: theory and practice. Ancient cultures. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xi, 221 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781405126526.

Goldsworthy, Adrian. Antony and Cleopatra. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010. ix, 470 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780300165340.

Greaves, Alan M. The land of Ionia: society and economy in the Archaic period. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xvi, 269 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781405199001.

Guarino, Alfredo. Caere - 5. Le terrecotte architettoniche a stampo da Vigna Parrocchiale: Scavi 1983-1989. . Mediterranea. Supplementi 4. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 185 p., iv p. of plates. € 345.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272902.

Hall, Edith and Phiroze Vasunia (edd.). India, Greece, and Rome, 1757 to 2007. BICS supplement 108. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2010. ix, 180 p. £ 26.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670284.

Hermann, Arnold (ed., trans.). Plato's Parmenides: text, translation & introductory essay (Translation in collaboration with Sylvana Chrysakopoulou). Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2010. xxiv, 246 p. $42.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972209.

Hersch, Karen K. The Roman wedding: ritual and meaning in antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 341 p. $27.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521124270.

Horrocks, Geoffrey C. Greek: a history of the language and its speakers. Second edition. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xx, 505 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405134156.

Howard-Johnston, James. Witnesses to a world crisis: historians and histories of the Middle East in the seventh century. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxv, 573 p. $199.00. ISBN 9780199208593.

James, Liz (ed.). A companion to Byzantium. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xxx, 451 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405126540.

Jourdan, Fabienne (ed., trans., comm.). Poème judéo-hellénistique attribué à Orphée: production juive et réception chrétienne. Fragments 7. Paris: Belles lettres, 2010. 306 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251742069.

Jourdan, Fabienne. Orphée et les chrétiens: la réception du mythe d'Orphée dans la littérature chrétienne grecque des cinq premiers siècles. Tome I, Orphée, du repoussoir au préfigurateur du Christ. Anagôgê 4. Paris: Belles lettres, 2010. 488 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251181103.

Juul, Line Overmark. Oracular Tales in Pausanias. University of Southern Denmark Classical Studies 23. Odense: University of Southern Denmark, 2010. 278 p. DKK 348.00. ISBN 9788776744830.

Krentz, Peter. The Battle of Marathon. Yale library of military history. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2010. xx, 230 p. $27.50. ISBN 9780300120851.

Labate, Mario. Passato remoto: età mitiche e identità augustea in Ovidio. Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 21. Pisa; Roma: Fabriozio Serra editore, 2010. 260 p. € 58.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862272414.

Łajtar, Adam and Jacques van der Vliet. Qasr Ibrim: the Greek and Coptic inscriptions. Journal of Juristic Papyrology. Supplements 13. Warsaw: Journal of Juristic Papyrology, 2010. ix, 336 p. $115.00. ISBN 9788392591924.

Lelli, Emanuele (ed.). L'agricoltura antica: i Geoponica di Cassiano Basso (2 vols.). Altri classici 3. Soveria Mannelli: Rubbettino, 2010. xcvii, 1098 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788849823899.

Lloyd, Alan B. (ed.). A companion to ancient Egypt (2 vols.). Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xliii, 1276 p., [28] p. of plates. $350.00. ISBN 9781405155984.

Manning, E. Nathan. Hesiod and the Hebrews: the Greeks, the Hebrews, and the Western view of nature. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009. 86 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9783639148206.

Marcinkowska-Rosół, Maria. Die Konzeption des "noein" bei Parmenides von Elea. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. 284 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110217599.

McGowen, S. L. Sacred and civic stone monuments of the northwest Roman provinces. BAR international series 2109. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2010. vii, 159 p. £ 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407306506.

Mikalson, Jon D. Greek popular religion in Greek philosophy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xii, 302 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199577835.

Mojsov, Bojana. Alexandria lost: form the advent of Christianity to the Arab conquest. London: Duckworth, 2010. 155 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780715638651.

Moreland, John. Archaeology, theory and the Middle Ages. London: Duckworth, 2010. x, 355 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715636893.

Petropoulos, Elias K. and Alexander A. Maslennikov (edd.). Ancient sacral monuments in the Black Sea. Thessaloniki: Kyriakidis Brothers' Publishing House, 2010. 576 p. ISBN 9789604672080.

Prenc, Fabio (ed.). Intorno all'Adriatico. Atti del convegno Intorno all'Adriatico, Trieste (Italia) - Piran/Pirano (Slovenja), 30-31 maggio 2009. Quaderni Friulani di Archeologia 19. Trieste: Società Friulana di Archeologia, 2009. 248 p. (pb). ISBN 11227133.

Pullen, Daniel J. (ed.). Political economies of the Aegean Bronze Age. Papers from the Langford Conference, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 22-24 February 2007. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxford Books, 2010. vi, 266 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842173923.

Putnam, Michael C. J. (trans.). Jacopo Sannazaro: Latin poetry. I Tatti Renaissance library 38. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. xxv, 562 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674034068.

Riedlberger, Peter (ed., trans., comm.). Philologischer, historischer und liturgischer Kommentar zum 8. Buch der Johannis des Goripp nebst kritischer Edition und Übersetzung. Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 2010. 503 p. € 85.00. ISBN 9789069801575.

Rood, Tim. American Anabasis: Xenophon and the idea of America from the Mexican War to Iraq. London: Duckworth, 2010. x, 292 p. $37.50. ISBN 9780715636848.

Rosenblum, Jordan D. Food and identity in early rabbinic Judaism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiv, 223 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521195980.

Roth, Ulrike (ed.). By the sweat of your brow: Roman slavery in its socio-economic setting. BICS supplement 109. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2010. ix, 121 p. £ 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9781905670291.

Sommerstein, Alan H. Aeschylean tragedy. Second edition. London: Duckworth, 2010. xii, 384 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715638248.

Sorabji, Richard (ed.). Philoponus and the rejection of Aristotelian science. Second edition. BICS supplement 103. London: Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 2010. xi, 306 p. £ 54.00. ISBN 9781905670185.

Stek, Tesse Dieder. Cult places and cultural change in Republican Italy: a contextual approach to religious aspects of rural society after the Roman conquest. Amsterdam Archaeological Studies 14. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009. x, 263 p. $69.50. ISBN 9789089641779.

Stuttard, David (ed.). Looking at Lysistrata: eight essays and a new version of Aristophanes' provocative comedy. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2010. viii, 160 p. $23.00. ISBN 9781853997365.

Tzifopulos, Yannis. 'Paradise earned': the Bacchic-Orphic gold lamellae of Crete. Hellenic studies series 23. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University, 2009. x, 373 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674023796.

Vannini, Giulio (ed., comm.). Petronii Arbitri Satyricon 100-115. Edizione critica e commento. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Bd. 281. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010. 377 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110240917.

Villazala, David Natal. Fugiamus ergo forum: ascetismo y poder en Ambrosio de Milán. León: Universidad de León, 2010. 219 p. (pb). ISBN 9788497734981.

Williams, Rose. A beginning Latin Christian reader: de bonis cogitationibus. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 2010. iv, 79 p. $15.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865167506.

Wirth, Henning. Die Linke Hand: Wahrnehmung und Bewertung in der griechischen und römischen Antike. HABES: Heidelberger Althistorische Beiträge und Epigraphische Studien Bd. 47. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 271 p., 12 p. of plates. € 49.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094498.

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