Sunday, May 1, 2011

2011.05.01

Books Received (April, 2011).

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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.

Allen, Danielle S. Why Plato wrote. Blackwell Bristol lectures on Greece, Rome and the classical tradition. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xii, 232 p. $69.95. ISBN 9781444334487.

Baracchi, Claudia. Aristotle's Ethics as first philosophy (paperback reprint of 2008 edition). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ix, 342 p. $36.99. ISBN 9781107400511.

Barfield, Raymond. The ancient quarrel between philosophy and poetry. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 278 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781107000322.

Belloni, Luigi, Alice Bonandini, Giorgio Ieranò and Gabriella Moretti (edd.). Le Immagini nel Testo, il Testo nelle Immagini: rapporti fra parola e visualità nella tradizione greco-latina. Labirinti, 128. Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento. Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Filologici, 2010. xvii, 498 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884433619.

Bénatouïl, Thomas, Emanuele Maffi and Franco Trabattoni (edd.). Plato, Aristotle, or both?: dialogues between Platonism and Aristotelianism in antiquity. Europaea memoria. Reihe 1, Studien, Bd 85. Diatribai, 4. Hildesheim; Zürich; New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2011. ix, 278 p. € 42.80 (pb). ISBN 9783487145457.

Bettini, Maurizio. Affari di famiglia: la parentela nella letteratura e nella cultura antica. Saggi, 724. Bologna: il Mulino, 2009. 381 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9788815133151.

Biles, Zachary P. Aristophanes and the poetics of competition. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 290 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521764070.

Bonandini, Alice. Il contrasto menippeo: prosimetro, citazioni e commutazione di codice nell'Apocolocyntosis di Seneca. Con un commento alle parti poetiche. Labirinti, 130. Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento. Dipartimento di Studi Letterari, Linguistici e Filologici, 2010. 552 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884433596.

Bradley, Keith and Paul Cartledge (edd.). The Cambridge world history of slavery, volume 1: the ancient Mediterranean world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 620 p. $180.00. ISBN 9780521840668.

Citroni Marchetti, Sandra. La scienza della natura per un intellettuale romano: studi su Plinio il Vecchio. Biblioteca di Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici, 22. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 302 p. € 68.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273251.

Clay, Jenny Strauss. Homer's Trojan theater: space, vision, and memory in the Iliad. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 136 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521149488.

Davis, Michael. The soul of the Greeks: an inquiry. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. ix, 237 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780226137964.

Destrée, Pierre and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann (edd.). Plato and the poets. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 328. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xxii, 434 p. $217.00. ISBN 9789004201293.

Esposito, Paolo (ed.). Da classico a classico: paradigmi letterari tra antico e moderno. Atti del Convegno della CUSL (Fisciano - Salerno, 8-10 novembre 2007). Università degli studi di Salerno. Quaderni del Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichità, 37. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. 225 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846727732.

Fagan, Garrett G. The lure of the arena: social psychology and the crowd at the Roman games. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 362 p. $35.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521185967.

Ferri, Rolando (ed.). The Latin of Roman lexicography. Ricerche sulle lingue di frammentaria attestazione, 7. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 254 p. € 78.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273763.

Ford, Andrew. Aristotle as poet: the song for Hermias and its contexts. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xx, 243 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780199733293.

Fortenbaugh, William W. Theophrastus of Eresus, Commentary volume 6.1: sources on ethics (with contribution on the Arabic material by Dimitri Gutas). Philosophia antiqua, 123. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xi, 879 p. $278.00. ISBN 9789004194229.

Funari, Rodolfo (ed.). Corpus dei papiri storici greci e latini. Parte B: storici latini. 1. Autori noti. Vol. 1: Titus Livius. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 277 p. € 185.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273480.

Gagliardi, Lorenzo. Cesare, Pompeo e la lotta per le magistrature: anni 52-50 a.C.. Università degli Studi di Milano, 46. Milano: Giuffrè Editore, 2011. ix, 224 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788814156229.

Gil, Juan and Sofía Torallas Tovar. Hadrianus. P.Monts.Roca III. Orientalia Montserratensia, 5. Barcelona: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas; Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat, 2010. 143 p., 11 p. of plates. (pb). ISBN 9788498833263.

Guipponi-Gineste, Marie-France. Claudien: poète du monde à la cour d'Occident. Collections de l'Université de Strasbourg. Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne. Paris: De Boccard, 2010. 472 p. € 53.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802800.

Harris, W. V. Rome's Imperial economy: twelve essays. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiv, 370 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199595167.

Hasitzka, Monika R. M. (ed.). Koptische dokumentarische und literarische Texte. "First International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology 2006" in der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Corpus Papyrorum Raineri, . Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. x, 104 p., 31 p. of plates. $140.00. ISBN 978311023967.

Hatzivassiliou, Eleni. Athenian black figure iconography between 510 and 475 B.C. Tübinger Archäologische Forschungen, Bd 6. Rahden: VML Verlag Marie Leidorf, 2010. xviii, 182 p., 22 p. of plates. € 57.80. ISBN 9783896469861.

Hermary, Antoine, Krastina Panayotova, Alexandre Baralis, Margarit Damyanov and Atila Riapov (edd.). Apollonia du Pont (Sozopol): la nécropole de Kalfata (Ve - IIIe s. av. J.-C.). Fouilles franco-bulgares (2002-2004). Bibliothèque d'Archéologie Méditerranéenne et Africaine, 5. Paris; Aix-en-Provence: Éditions Errance; Centre Camille-Jullian, 2010. 299 p., 129 p. of plates. € 39.00 (pb). ISBN 9782877724241.

Hope, Valerie M. and Janet Huskinson (edd.). Memory and mourning: studies on Roman death. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2011. xxiv, 200 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842179901.

Hornblower, Simon (comm.). A commentary on Thucydides. Volume III: Books 5.25-8.109. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xix, 1107 p. $225.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199594450.

Hurley, Donna W. (trans.). Suetonius. The Caesars. Indianapolis; London: Hackett Publishing Company, 2011. liii, 370 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781603843133.

Husson, Suzanne. La République de Diogène: une cité en quête de la nature. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquité classique, 40. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2011. 235 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711622658.

Karakasis, Evangelos. Song exchange in Roman pastoral. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 5. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xi, 385 p. $140.00. ISBN 9783110227062.

Kingsbury, Benedict and Benjamin Straumann (edd.). The Roman foundations of the law of nations: Alberico Gentili and the justice of empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiv, 382 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780199599875.

Konstantakos, Ioannis M. Θρύλοι και παραμύθια για τη χώρα του χρυσού. Αρχαιολογία ενός παραμυθιακού μοτίβου [Legends and folktales about the land of gold: archaeology of a folktale motif]. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Στιγμή, 2011. 346 p. (pb). ISBN 9789602692325.

Kullmann, Wolfgang. Philosophie und Wissenschaft in der Antike: kleine Schriften zu ihrer Geschichte und ihrer Bedeutung fur die Gegenwart. Philosophie der Antike, Bd 20. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 361 p. € 57.00. ISBN 9783515082099.

Laes, Christian. Children in the Roman Empire: outsiders within. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv, 334 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780521897464.

Lallot, Jean, Albert Rijksbaron, Bernard Jacquinod and Michel Buijs (edd.). The historical present in Thucydides: semantics and narrative function / Le présent historique chez Thucydide: sémantique et fonction narrative. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 18. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. viii, 327 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004201187.

Lambert, Michael. The classics and South African identities. Classical diaspora. London; New York: Briostol Classical Press, 2010. 160 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715637968.

Lang, Mabel. Thucydidean narrative and discourse (edited by Jeffrey S. Rusten and Richard Hamilton). Ann Arbor: Michigan Classical Press, 2011. xxiii, 219 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780979971341.

Leemans, Johan, Brian J. Matz and Johan Verstraeten (edd.). Reading patristic texts on social ethics: issues and challenges for twenty-first-century Christian social thought. CUA studies in early Christianity. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2011. xviii, 272 p. $34.95. ISBN 9780813218595.

Luschnig, Cecelia Eaton and Paul Woodruff (trans.). Euripides. Electra, Phoenician women, Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, 2011. xl, 286 p. $11.95 (pb.). ISBN 9781603844604.

Matthaios, Stephanos, Franco Montanari and Antonios Rengakos (edd.). Ancient scholarship and grammar: archetypes, concepts and contexts. Trends in classics - supplemetary volumes, 8. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. viii, 592 p. $182.00. ISBN 9783110254037.

Mee, Christopher. Greek archaeology: a thematic approach. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. $44.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405167338.

Missiou, Anna. Literacy and democracy in fifth-century Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi, 211 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521128766.

Montanari, Franco and Lara Pagani (edd.). From scholars to scholia: chapters in the history of ancient Greek scholarship. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes 9. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xi, 205 p. $112.00. ISBN 9783110251623.

Moog-Grünewald, Maria (ed.). The reception of myth and mythology. Brill's New Pauly. Supplements, 4. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. viii, 683 p. $302.00. ISBN 9789004183308.

Narbonne, Jean-Marc. Plotinus in dialogue with the Gnostics. Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition, 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xi, 152 p. $118.00. ISBN 9789004203266.

Neri, Camillo (ed., trans., comm.). Lirici greci: età arcaica e classica. Classici 9. Roma: Carocci editore, 2011. 495 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788843055951.

Nicolini, Lara. Ad (L)usum lectoris: etimologia e giochi di parole in Apuleio. Testi e manuali per l'insegnamento universitario del latino, 117. Bologna: Pàtron editore, 2011. 220 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855531085.

Norman, Larry F. The shock of the ancient: literature and history in early modern France. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2011. viii, 288 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226591483.

Oakley, John H. (ed.). Die attischen Sarkophage. Die antiken Sarkophagreliefs, Bd IX. Die Sarkophage Griechenlands und der Donauprovinzen, Tl 1. Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 2011. 109 p., 64 p. of plates. € 69.00. ISBN 9783786126409.

Occhilupo, Sergio. La necropoli capuana: per una definizione della prima fase tra l'età del bronzo finale e la prima età del ferro. Capua preromana, 10. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 183 p. € 495.00. ISBN 9788862273091.

Page, B. Richard and Aaron D. Rubin (edd.). Studies in classical linguistics in honor of Philip Baldi. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 17. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xxi, 168 p. $118.00. ISBN 9789004188662.

Parroni, Piergiorgio (ed.). Lo spazio letterario di Roma antica. Volume VI, I testi: 1. La poesia. Roma: Salerno editrice, 2009. 938 p. € 125.00. ISBN 9788884026781.

Petit, Françoise, Lucas Van Rompay and Jos J. S. Weitenberg (trans.). Eusèbe d'Émèse, Commentaire de la Genèse. Texte arménien de l'édition de Venise (1980); fragments grecs et syriaques. Traditio exegetica Graeca, 15. Leuven; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2011. xxxix, 442 p. € 94.00. ISBN 9789042923133.

Radt, Stefan (ed., trans., comm.). Strabons Geographika, Band 9: Epitome und Chrestomathie. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2010. 357 p. € 199.95. ISBN 9783525259580.

Rawson, Beryl (ed.). A companion to families in the Greek and Roman worlds. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xviii, 643 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405187671.

Roark, Tony. Aristotle on time: a study of the Physics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiii, 232 p. $82.00. ISBN 9781107002623.

Roisman, Joseph and Ian Worthington (edd.). A companion to ancient Macedonia. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. xvxvi, 668 p., [16] p. of plates. $199.95. ISBN 9781405179362.

Rusten, Jeffrey S. (ed.). The birth of comedy: texts, documents, and art from Athenian comic competitions, 486-280. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. xx, 794 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780801894480.

Sampson, Adamantios (ed.). The Cave of the Cyclops: Mesolithic and Neolithic networks in the Northern Aegean, Greece. Vol. II: bone tool industries, dietary resources and the paleoenvironment, and archeometrical studies. Prehistory monographs, 31. Philadelphia, PA: INSTAP Academic Press, 2011. $80.00. ISBN 9781931534598.

Sauer, Christoph. Valerius Flaccus' dramatische Erzähltechnik. Hypomnemata, Bd 187. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011. 240 p. € 58.95. ISBN 9783525252963.

Schmidt, Thomas and Pascale Fleury (edd.). Perceptions of the Second Sophistic and its times / Regards sur la Seconde Sophistique et son époque. Phoenix supplementary volumes, 49. Toronto; Buffalo; London: University of Toronto Press, 2011. xx, 273 p. $75.00. ISBN 9781442642164.

Sens, Alexander (ed., trans., comm.). Asclepiades of Samos. Epigrams and fragments. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. cxiv, 353 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199253197.

Sharples, Robert W. (ed.). Particulars in Greek philosophy: the seventh S.V. Keeling Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy. Philosophia antiqua, 120. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xiii, 189 p. $132.00. ISBN 9789004181267.

Sourvinou-Inwood, Christiane. Athenian myths and festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia (edited by Robert Parker). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiii, 377 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199592074.

Spencer, Diana. Roman landscape: culture and identity. Greece & Rome. New surveys in the classics, 39. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2010. xvi, 228 p. $21.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107400245.

Stoneman, Richard. The ancient oracles: making the gods speak. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 2011. xiv, 270 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780300140422.

Tell, Håkan. Plato's counterfeit Sophists. Hellenic studies, 44. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2011. viii, 177 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674055919.

Topchyan, Aram (ed., trans., comm.). David the Invincible, Commentary on Aristotle's Prior analytics: critical Old Armenian text with an English translation, introduction and notes. Philosophia antiqua, 122. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. x, 221 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004187191.

Torres Guerra, José B. (ed.). Utroque sermone nostro: bilingüismo social y literario en el Imperio de Roma / Social and literary bilingualism in the Roman Empire. Colleción Mundo antiguo, nueva serie, 14. Pamplona: Eunsa, 2011. 168 p. € 8.65 (pb). ISBN 9788431327491.

Turner, Andrew J., James H. Kim On Chong-Gossard and Frederik Juliaan Vervaet (edd.). Private and public lies: the discourse of despotism and deceit in the Graeco-Roman world. Impact of Empire, 11. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xx, 439 p. $200.00. ISBN 9789004187757.

Vaclavik, Kiera. Uncharted depths: descent narratives in English and French children's literature. London: LEGENDA, 2010. x, 139 p. $89.50. ISBN 9781906540395.

Vanotti, Gabriella (ed.). Il lessico Suda e gli storici greci in frammenti. Atti dell'incontro internazionale, Vercelli, 6-7 novembre 2008. Themata, 6. Tivoli: Edizioni Tored, 2010. xiv, 498 p. € 150.00. ISBN 9788888617350.

Vix, Jean-Luc. L'enseignement de la rhétorique au IIe siècle après J.-C. à travers les discours 30-34 d'Aelius Aristide: εν λογοις και μαθημασιν και επαινοις τραφεις. Recherches sur les rhétoriques religieuses, 13. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010. 619 p. € 90.00. ISBN 9782503532875.

Volk, Katharina. Ovid. Blackwell introductions to the classical world. Chichester; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. x, 147 p. $104.95. ISBN 9781405136426.

Wallace, Andrew. Virgil's schoolboys: the poetics of pedagogy in Renaissance England. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xiv, 264 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199591244.

Wear, Sarah Klitenic. The teachings of Syrianus on Plato's Timaeus and Parmenides. Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism and the Platonic tradition, 10. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xiii, 353 p. $153.00. ISBN 9789004192904.

West, M. L. The making of the Iliad: disquisition and analytical commentary. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. x, 441 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780199590070.

Wight, Karol B. Molten color: glassmaking in antiquity. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2011. viii, 136 p. $20.00 (pb). ISBN 9781606060537.

Williams, Craig. A Martial reader: selections from the Epigrams. BC Latin readers. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2011. xxx, 185 p. $19.00. ISBN 9780865167049.

Willink, C. W. Collected papers on Greek tragedy (edited by W. Benjamin Henry). Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xviii, 861 p. $309.00. ISBN 9789004182813.

Wittke, Anne-Maria, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak and Christine F. Salazar (edd,). Historical atlas of the ancient world. Brill's New Pauly. Supplements, . Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xix, 307 p. $398.00. ISBN 9789004171565 9004171568.

Wolpert, Andrew and Konstantinos Kapparis (edd., trans.). Legal speeches of democratic Athens: sources for Athenian history. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, 2011. xxxi, 299 p. $16.95 (pb). ISBN 9780872209275.

Wrigley, Amanda. Performing Greek drama in Oxford and on tour with the Balliol Players. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2010. xvi, 320 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780859898447.

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Helleman, Wendy Elgersma. The feminine personification of wisdom: a study of Homer's Penelope, Cappadocian Macrina, Boethius' Philosophia and Dante's Beatrice. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. xiv, 336 p. $119.95. ISBN 9780773446663.

Pétridis, Platon. La céramique protobyzantine de Delphes: une production et son contexte. Fouilles de Delphes, V, 4. Athènes: Ecole française d'Athènes, 2010. 237 p. € 40.00. ISBN 9782869582033.

Trinkl, Elisabeth (ed.). Attisch rotfigure Gefässe - weissgrundige Lekythen. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum. Österreich. Wien, KHM Bd 5. Wien: Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW), 2011. 143 p. € 72.00. ISBN 9783700166122.

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