Wednesday, December 1, 2010

2010.12.01

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Books Received (November, 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.

Alganza Roldán, Minerva. Metamorfosis de Narciso en la cultura occidental. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2010. 338 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788433850751.

Bierl, Anton and Wolfgang Braungart (edd.). Gewalt und Opfer: im Dialog mit Walter Burkert. MythosEikonPoiesis Bd 2. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. viii, 434 p. $154.00. ISBN 9783110221169.

Blanshard, Alastair J. L. Sex: vice and love from antiquity to modernity. Classical receptions. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xvi, 219 p. $119.95. ISBN 9781405122917.

Boyd, Barbara Weiden and Cora Fox. Approaches to teaching the works of Ovid and the Ovidian tradition. Approaches to teaching world literature 113. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2010. vii, 294 p. $19.75 (pb). ISBN 9781603290630.

Brakke, David. The Gnostics: myth, ritual, and diversity in early Christianity. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2010. xiii, 164 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674046849.

Catling, H. W. and T. Mannack (edd.). Corpus vasorum antiquorum, Great Britain. Oxford, Ashmolean Museum. Corpus vasorum antiquorum, Great Britain, Fasc. 24; Oxford, Fasc. 4. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvii, 46 p., 60 p. of plates, 15 p. of figures. $175.00. ISBN 9780197264447.

Catoni, Maria Luisa. Bere vino puro: immagini del simposio. Campi del sapere/Culture. Milano: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli editore, 2010. xviii, 505 p. €39.00 (pb). ISBN 9788807104534.

Charpin, Dominique. Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia (translated by Jane MarieTodd). Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xiv, 182 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780226101583.

Cohen, Ada and Steven E. Kangas (edd.). Assyrian reliefs from the palace of Ashurnasirpal II: a cultural biography. Hanover, NH; London: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College; University Press of New England, 2010. xviii, 268 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9781584658177.

Coppola, Alessandra. L'eroe ritrovato: il mito del corpo nella Grecia classica. Elementi. Venezia: Marsilio, 2008. 173 p. €12.00 (pb). ISBN 9788831794251.

Cotter, Wendy J. The Christ of the miracle stories: portrait through encounter. Peabody, MA: Baker Academic, 2010. xxvi, 293 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801039508.

Dickey, Eleanor and Anna Chahoud (edd.). Colloquial and literary Latin. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xviii, 515 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521513951.

Dietrich, Nikolaus. Figur ohne Raum?: Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. Image & context 7. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. xii, 715 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110220728.

Dossey, Leslie. Peasant and empire in Christian North Africa. The transformation of the classical heritage 47. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2010. xvii, 352 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780520254398.

Dué, Casey and Mary Ebbott. Iliad 10 and the poetics of ambush: a multitext edition with essays and commentary. Hellenic studies 39. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University Press, 2010. xi, 426 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674035591.

Dunshirn, Alfred. Logos bei Platon als Spiel und Ereignis. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2010. 285 p. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 9783826042584.

Edmondson, Jonathan (ed.). Augustus. Edinburgh readings on the ancient world. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009. xxviii, 543 p. £ 95.00. ISBN 9780748615940.

Foxhall, Lin, Hans-Joachim Gehrke and Nino Luraghi (edd.). Intentional history: spinning time in ancient Greece. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 360 p. €62.00. ISBN 9783515096836.

Frateantonio, Christa and Helmut Krasser (edd.). Religion und Bildung: Medien und Funktionen religiösen Wissens in der Kaiserzeit. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge Bd 30. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 239 p. €54.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096904.

Friese, Wiebke. Den Göttern so nah: Architektur und Topographie griechischer Orakelheiligtumer. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 488 p., xvi p. of plates. €74.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515093767.

Galli Milić, Lavinia and Nicole Hecquet-Noti (edd.). Historiae Augustae: colloquium Genevense in honorem F. Paschoud septuagenarii. Les traditions historiographiques de l'Antiquité tardive: idéologie, propagande, fiction, réalité. Historiae Augustae colloquia. Nova series 11. Bari: Edipuglia, 2010. 258 p. €50.00. ISBN 9788872285817.

Goekoop, Cees H. Where on Earth is Ithaca?: a quest for the homeland of Odysseus. Delft: Eburon Academic Publishers, 2010. 187 p. $29.50 (pb). ISBN 9789059723443.

Heinen, Heinz (ed.). Antike Sklaverei: Rückblick und Ausblick. Neue Beiträge zur Forschungsgeschichte und zur Erschliessung der archäologischen Zeugnisse (Redaktion: Andrea Binsfeld). Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei Bd 38. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. x, 247 p., xxxi p. of plates. €42.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094139.

Hobbs, Richard and Ralph Jackson. Roman Britain: life at the edge of empire. London: The British Museum Press, 2010. 160 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780714150611.

Hülsz Piccone, Enrique (ed.). Nuevos Ensayos sobre Heraclito. Actas del Segundo Symposium Heracliteum. Ciudad de México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2009. 460 p. (pb). ISBN 9786070212055.

Jeammet, Violaine (ed.). Tanagras: figurines for life and eternity. The Musée du Louvre's collection of Greek figurines. Valencia: Fundación Bancaja, 2010. 300 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9788484711711.

Joshel, Sandra R. Slavery in the Roman world. Cambridge introduction to Roman civilization. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xvi, 236 p. $24.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521535014.

Klemm, Dietrich D. and Rosemarie Klemm. The stones of the pyramids: provenance of the building stones of the Old Kingdom pyramids of Egypt. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2010. v, 167 p. $98.00. ISBN 9783110221237.

Knoepfler, Denis. La patrie de Narcisse: un héros mythique enraciné dans le sol et dans l'histoire d'une cité grecque. Collège de France. Paris: Odile Jacob, 2010. 238 p. €24.90 (pb). ISBN 9782738125002.

Kullmann, Wolfgang. Naturgesetz in der Vorstellung der Antike, besonders der Stoa: eine Begriffsuntersuchung. Philosophie der Antike Bd 30. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 189 p. €39.00. ISBN 9783515096331.

Kurke, Leslie. Aesopic conversations: popular tradition, cultural dialogue, and the invention of Greek prose. Martin classical lectures. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2011. xxi, 495 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780691144580.

Langslow, David and Brigitte Maire (edd.). Body, disease and treatment in a changing world: Latin texts and contexts in ancient and medieval medicine. Lausanne: Éditions BHMS, 2010. xvii, 403 p. €55.00 (pb). ISBN 9782970064008.

Leppin, Hartmut. Das Erbe der Antike. C.H. Beck Geschichte Europas. Beck'sche Reihe 1946. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 288 p. €14.95 (pb). ISBN 9783406601309.

Leunissen, Mariska. Explanation and teleology in Aristotle's science of nature. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 250 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780521197748.

Longfellow, Brenda. Roman imperialism and civic patronage: form, meaning, and ideology in monumental fountain complexes. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 277 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521194938.

Macé, Arnaud. L'Atelier de l'invisible: apprendre à philosopher avec Platon. Collection Chercheurs d'ère. Alfortville: Éditions ère, 2010. 157 p. €16.00 (pb). ISBN 9782915453973.

Mascoli, Patrizia. Gli Apollinari: per la storia di una famiglia tardoantica. Quaderni di "Invigilata lucernis" 39. Bari: Edipuglia, 2010. 162 p. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872286135.

Maurin, Louis and Milagros Navarro Caballero. Inscriptions latines d'Aquitaine (ILA): Bordeaux. Pessac: Ausonius, 2010. 688 p. €70.00. ISBN 9782356130259.

Mellor, Ronald. Tacitus' Annals. Oxford approaches to classical literature. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiv, 255 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195151930.

Mestre, Francesca and Pilar Gómez (edd.). Lucian of Samosata, Greek writer and Roman citizen. Barcelona: Publicacions i edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2010. 290 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9788447534067.

Metzler, Dieter. Mazzo di Fiori: Festschrift for Herbert Hoffmann. Ruhpolding; Mainz: Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, 2010. 404 p. €58.00 ISBN 9783447062909.

Meyer, Elizabeth A. Metics and the Athenian Phialai-inscriptions: a study in Athenian epigraphy and law. Historia Einzelschriften Bd 208. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 167 p., 47 p. of photos. €56.00. ISBN 9783515093316.

Nevett, Lisa C. Domestic space in classical antiquity. Key themes in ancient history. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. vxii, 178 p. $32.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521789455.

Pfisterer-Haas, Susanne. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Deutschland. München, Antikensammlungen ehemals Museum Antiker Kleinkunst, Bd 16: Attisch rotfigurige Schalen. Corpus vasorum antiquorum Deutschland, Bd 88; München, Bd 16. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2010. 92 p., 14 p. of illustrations, 64 p. of plates. €98.00. ISBN 9783406607615.

Power, Timothy. The culture of kitharôidia. Hellenic studies. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, Trustees for Harvard University Press, 2010. xiv, 638 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674021389.

Rasimus, Tuomas, Troels Engberg-Pedersen and Ismo Dunderberg (edd.). Stoicism in early Christianity. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2010. xiii, 301 p. $39.99 (pb). ISBN 9780801039515.

Rigoglioso, Marguerite. The cult of divine birth in ancient Greece. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. x, 278 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780230614772.

Rigoglioso, Marguerite. Virgin mother goddesses of antiquity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. xi, 267 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780230618862.

Robb, M. A. Beyond Populares and Optimates: political language in the late Republic. Historia Einzelsschriften 213. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 225 p. €56.00. ISBN 9783515096430.

Rodríguez Mayorgas, Ana. Arqueología de la palabra: oralidad y escritura en el mundo antiguo. Barcelona: Edicions Bellaterra, 2010. 304 p. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788472905122.

Serghidou, Anastasia. Servitude tragique: esclaves et héros déchus dans le tragédie greque. Franche-Comté: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2010. 366 p. €32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672793.

Shean, John F. Soldiering for God : Christianity and the Roman army. History of warfare 61. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xviii, 452 p. $224.00. ISBN 9789004187313.

Sienkiewicz, Henricus. Anthea, sive fabula "Eamus ad Ipsum" a Petro Angelinio Latine versa, quam denuo edidit atque illustravit Theodericus Sacré. Bruxelles: Melissa, 2010. 177 p. ISBN 9782872900268.

Smith, R. Alden. Virgil. Blackwell introductions to the classical world. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. x, 210 p. $99.95. ISBN 9781405159494.

Soni, Vivasvan. Mourning happiness: narrative and the politics of modernity. Ithaca, NY; London: Cornell University Press, 2010. xi, 536 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780801448171.

Stępień, Piotr. Towards the strophic grammar of Greek tragedy. Poznańskie Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk. Wydział Filologiczno-Filozoficzny / The Poznań Society for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences. Philological and philosophical section 63. Poznań: Wydawnictwo Poznańskie Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Nauk / Publishing House of the Poznań Society for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences, 2010. 183 p. 18.00 zł (pb). ISBN 9788376540467.

Storchi Marino, Alfredina and Giovanna Daniela Merola (edd.). Interventi imperiali in campo economico e sociale: da Augusto al Tardoantico. Pragmateiai 18. Bari: Edipuglia, 2009. 293 p. €50.00. ISBN 9788872285831.

Stray, Christopher (ed.). Classical dictionaries: past, present and future. London: Duckworth, 2010. viii, 229 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780715639160.

Waterfield, Robin (trans.). Polybius, The Histories. Oxford world's classics. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xliii, 501 p. £ 11.99 (pb). ISBN 9780199534708.

Whitmarsh, Tim. Local knowledge and microidentities in the imperial Greek world. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 228 pages. $95.00. ISBN 9780521761468.

Wiegels, Rainer. Kleine Schriften zur Epigraphik und Militargeschichte der germanischen Provinzen (edited by Krešimir Matijević and Wolfgang Spickermann). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 643 p. €82.00. ISBN 9783515097321.

Wilson-Okamura, David Scott. Virgil in the Renaissance. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xiii, 299 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521198127.

Παπαθωμόπουλος, Μανόλης (ed., trans.). Βίβλος Ξάνθου φιλοσόφου και Αισώπου δούλου αυτού. Περί της αναστροφής Αισώπου. Λόγος Ελληνικός 3. Αθήνα: Εκδοσεις Αλήθεια, 2009. 241 p., [7] p. of illustrations. (pb). ISBN 9789609922500.

Παπαθωμόπουλος, Μανόλης (ed.). Απολλόδωρου Βιβλιοθήκη / Apollodori Bibliotheca, post Richardum Wagnerum recognita. Εισαγωγή - Κείμενο - Πίνακες. Λόγος Ελληνικός 4. Αθήνα: Εκδοσεις Αλήθεια, 2010. 294 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609922517.

Παπαθωμόπουλος, Μανόλης (ed., trans.). Διογενους Παιδιόφραστος Διήγησις των ζώων των Τετραπόδων. Λόγος Ελληνικός 6. Αθήνα: Εκδοσεις Αλήθεια, 2010. 260 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609922531.

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