Thursday, June 2, 2011

2011.06.01

BMCR Books Received (May, 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.

Ademollo, Francesco. The Cratylus of Plato: a commentary. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xx, 538 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780521763479.

Alvar Nuño, Antón (ed.). El viaje y sus riesgos: los peligros de viajar en el mundo greco-romano. Historia antigua. Madrid: Liceus, 2010. 273 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788498229158.

Antonetti, Claudia (ed.). Lo spazio ionico e le comunità della Grecia nord-occidentale: territorio, società e istituzioni. Atti del convegno internazionale, Venezia, 7-9 gennaio 2010. Diabaseis, 1. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2010. xiv, 636 p. € 48.00 (pb). ISBN 9788846728494.

Ars Grammatica (ed., trans., comm.). Priscian. Grammaire. Livre XVII - Syntaxe, 1. Histoire des doctrines de l'antiquité classique, 41. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 2010. 350 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782711623044.

Avramidou, Amalia. The Codrus Painter: iconography and reception of Athenian vases in the age of Pericles. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. xiii, 237 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780299247805.

Beneš, Mirka and Michael G. Lee (edd.). Clio in the Italian garden: twenty-first-century studies in historical methods and theoretical perspectives. Dumbarton Oaks colloquium on the history of landscape architecture, 32. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2011. viii, 280 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780884023678.

Bloomer, W. Martin. The school of Rome: Latin studies and the origins of liberal education. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2011. vii, 281 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780520255760.

Bonfante, Larissa (ed.). The barbarians of ancient Europe: realities and interactions. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xxiii, 395 p., 23 p. of plates. $90.00. ISBN 9780521194044.

Budin, Stephanie Lynn. Images of woman and child from the Bronze Age: reconsidering fertility, maternity, and gender in the ancient world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 384 pages. $95.00. ISBN 9780521193047.

Calame, Claude. Mythe et histoire dans l'antiquité grecque: la création symbolique d'une colonie. Vérité des mythes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2011. 283 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251324593.

Carande Herrero, Rocío and Daniel López-Cañete Quiles (edd.). Pro tantis redditur: homenaje a Juan Gil en Sevilla. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2011. 457 p. ISBN 9788479560867.

Carroll, Maureen and Jane Rempel (edd.). Living through the dead: burial and commemoration in the classical world. Studies in funerary archaeology, 5. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2011. xii, 209 p. $60.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842173763.

Daneloni, Alessandro and Martin Davies (ed.; trans.). Bartolommeo Fonzio. Letters to friends. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 47. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xvii, 233 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674058361.

Day, Joseph W. Archaic Greek epigram and dedication: representation and reperformance. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xxii, 321 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521896306.

de Haas, Frans A. J., Mariska Leunissen and Marije Martijn (edd.). Interpreting Aristotle's Posterior analytics in Late Antiquity and beyond. Philosophia antiqua, 124. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010. xxiv, 269 p. $153.00. ISBN 9789004201279.

De Miro, Ernesto and Graziella Fiorentini. VI. Agrigento romana: gli edifici pubblici civili. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 158 p. € 95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273817.

De Stefani, Claudio (ed.). Paulus Silentiarus. Descriptio Sanctae Sophiae; Descriptio Ambonis. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana 2009. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. xlviii, 163 p. $105.00. ISBN 9783110221268.

Dräger, Paul (ed., trans.). Euripides. Medea. Reclams Universal-Bibliothek, 18768. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 2011. 111 p. € 3.40 (pb). ISBN 9783150187685.

Erskine, Andrew. The Hellenistic Stoa: political thought and action. Second edition (first published 1990). Bristol Classical paperbacks. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. xv, 233 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9781853997471.

Fantham, Elaine. Roman Readings: Roman response to Greek literature from Plautus to Statius and Quintilian. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 277. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. 672 S. $180.00. ISBN 9783110229332.

Frederiksen, Rune. Greek city walls of the Archaic period, 900-480 BC. Oxford monographs on classical archaeology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxx, 238 p. $170.00. ISBN 9780199578122.

Gibson, Roy K. and Ruth Morello (edd.). Pliny the Elder: themes and contexts. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature, 329. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xiv, 248 p. $141.00. ISBN 9789004202344.

Grant, John N. (ed., trans.). Lilio Gregorio Giraldi. Modern poets. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 48. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xxxv, 363 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674055759.

Grazzini, Stefano (ed.). Scholia in Iuvenalem recentiora: secundum recensiones φ et χ tomus I (satt. 1-6). Testi e commenti, 11. Pisa: Edizioni della normale, 2011. lxxxiii, 454 p. € 50.00. ISBN 9788876422034.

Greatrex, Geoffrey, Robert R. Phenix and Cornelia B. Horn (ed., trans.). The Chronicle of Pseudo-Zachariah Rhetor: church and war in late antiquity. Translated texts for historians 55. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011. xiv, 562 p. $36.95 (pb). ISBN 9781846314940.

Greco, Claudia (ed., trans., comm.). Coricio di Gaza. Due orazioni funebri (orr. VII-VIII Foerster, Richtsteig). Hellenica, 36. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2010. viii, 203 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862742320.

Green, Steven J. and Katharina Volk (edd.). Forgotten stars: rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xix, 342 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199586462.

Hawke, Jason. Writing authority: elite competition and written law in early Greece. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011. x, 285 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780875804385.

Hinard, François. Rome, la dernière République: recueil d'articles. Scripta antiqua, 32. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2011. 529 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130426.

Iglesias-Zoido, Juan Carlos. El legado de Tucídides en la cultura occidental: discursos e historia. Humanitas supplementum, 10. Coimbra: Centro de Estudos Clássicos e Humanísticos da Universidade de Coimbra, 2011. 300 p. € 30.00. ISBN 9789898281753.

Jones, Peter. Reading Virgil: Aeneid I and II. Cambridge intermediate Latin readers. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiii, 320 p. $28.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521171540.

Kapust, Daniel J. Republicanism, rhetoric, and Roman political thought: Sallust, Livy, and Tacitus. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. viii, 196 p. $85.00. ISBN 9781107000575.

Karlsson, Lars and Susanne Carlsson (edd.). Labraunda and Karia. Proceedings of the international symposium commemorating sixty years of Swedish archaeological work in Labraunda. The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm, November 20-21, 2008. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Boreas, 32. Uppsala: Uppsala Universitet, 2011. 475 p. ISBN 9789155479978.

Karmon, David. The ruin of the Eternal City: antiquity and preservation in Renaissance Rome. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. ix, 320 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780199766895.

Katsari, Constantina. The Roman monetary system: the Eastern provinces from the first to the third century AD. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 304 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521769464.

Klooster, Jacqueline. Poetry as window and mirror: positioning the poet in Hellenistic poetry. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 330. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xiii, 282 p. $148.00. ISBN 9789004202290.

Konishi, Haruo. Homer and mountains: ancient compositional principles. Classical and Byzantine monographs, 74. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 2011. iv, 264 p. (pb). ISBN 9789025612603.

Krebs, Christopher B. A most dangerous book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich. New York; London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2011. 303 p. $25.95. ISBN 9780393062656.

Langerwerf, Lydia and Cressida Ryan (edd.). Zero to hero, hero to zero: in search of the classical hero. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. x, 211 p. $59.99. ISBN 9781443823913.

Lianeri, Alexandra. The western time of ancient history: historiographical encounters with the Greek and Roman pasts. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiii, 356 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521883139.

Liebeschuetz, J. H. W. G. Ambrose and John Chrysostom: clerics between desert and empire. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii, 303 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780199596645.

Lintott, Andrew. Cicero as evidence: a historian's companion. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. x, 469 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199599721.

Luginbill, Robert D. Author of illusions: Thucydides' rewriting of the history of the Peloponnesian War. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. x, 277 p. $59.99. ISBN 9781443826495.

Mankin, David (ed., comm.). Cicero. De oratore, Book III. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 346 p. $38.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521596572.

Marincola, John (ed.). Greek and Roman historiography. Oxford readings in classical studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. x, 498 p. $65.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199233502.

Mueller-Jourdan, Pascal. Gloses et commentaire du livre XI du Contra Proclum de Jean Philopon: autour de la Matière première du monde. Philosophia antiqua, 125. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. viii, 236 p. $141.00. ISBN 9789004202467.

Näf, Beat. Städte und ihre Märtyrer. Der Kult der Thebäischen Legion. Paradosis, 51. Fribourg: Academic Press Fribourg, 2011. ix, 189 p. CHF 52.73 (pb). ISBN 9783727816949.

Navaud, Guillaume. Persona: le théâtre comme métaphore théorique de Socrate à Shakespeare. Travaux d'humanisme et renaissance, 478. Geneve: Librairie Droz, 2011. 544 p. $94.86 (pb). ISBN 9782600014038.

Newlands, Carole E. (ed., comm.). Statius. Silvae, Book II. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ix, 283 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521666237.

Peterson, Sandra. Socrates and philosophy in the dialogues of Plato. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi, 293 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521190619.

Pina Polo, Francisco. The consul at Rome: the civil functions of the consuls in the Roman Republic. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. x, 379 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521190831.

Poochigian, Aaron (trans.). Aeschylus: Persians, Seven against Thebes, and Suppliants. Johns Hopkins new translations from antiquity. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. xxi, 138 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781421400648.

Ratté, Christopher. Lydian architecture: Ashlar masonry structures at Sardis. Archaeological exploration of Sardis, Report 5. Cambridge, MA; London: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, 2011. xvii, 292 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780674060609.

Rayor, Diane J. (trans.). Sophocles' Antigone: a new translation. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xxvi, 96 p. $12.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521134781.

Ready, Jonathan L. Character, narrator, and simile in the Iliad. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. ix, 323 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521190640.

Reitzenstein, Denise. Die lykischen Bundespriester: Repräsentation der kaiserzeitlichen Elite Lykiens. KLIO. Beiträge zur Alten Geschichte. Beihefte Neue Folge, Bd 17. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2011. 280 p. € 89.80. ISBN 9783050050614.

Rinella, Michael A. Pharmakon: Plato, drug culture, and identity in ancient Athens. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010. xxix, 325 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780739146866.

Roselli, Amneris and Roberto Velardi (edd.). L'insegnamento delle technai nelle culture antiche: atti del convegno, Ercolano, 23- 24 marzo 2009. AION. Quaderni, 15. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2011. 206 p., [16] p. of plates. € 68.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862273190.

Roselli, David Kawalko. Theater of the people: spectators and society in ancient Athens. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. xii, 288 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780292723948.

Sanz, Domingo F. (ed., trans.). Eneas Silvio Piccolomini (papa Pío II): Descripción de Asia. Nueva Roma, 34. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2010. 546 p. € 39.00 (pb). ISBN 9788400092436.

Senseney, John R. The art of building in the classical world: vision, craftsmanship, and linear perspective in Greek and Roman architecture. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xv, 245 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781107002357.

Shorrock, Robert. The myth of paganism: Nonnus, Dionysus and the world of late antiquity. Classical literature and society. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. ix, 181 p. $33.00 (pb). ISBN 9780715636688.

Solomon, Jon (ed., trans.). Giovanni Boccaccio. Genealogy of the pagan gods. Volume I: Books I-V. The I Tatti Renaissance library, 46. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2011. xxxvii, 887 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674057104.

Sulimani, Iris. Diodorus' mythistory and the pagan mission: historiography and culture-heroes in the first pentad of the Bibliotheke. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 331. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. xv, 409 p. $192.00. ISBN 9789004194069.

Taormina, Daniela Patrizia and Rosa Maria Piccione (edd., trans., comm.). Giamblico. I frammenti delle epistole. Introduzione, testo, traduzione e commento. Elenchos, 56. Napoli: Bibliopolis, 2010. 680 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9788870886009.

Terrenato, Nicola and Donald C. Haggis (edd.). State formation in Italy and Greece: questioning the neoevolutionist paradigm. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2011. x, 281 p. $70.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842179673.

Thalmann, William G. Apollonius of Rhodes and the spaces of Hellenism. Classical culture and society. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xix, 262 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780199731572.

Van Dam, Raymond. Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xiv, 296 p. $90.00. ISBN 9781107096431.

Van Sickle, John and Virgil (ed., trans., comm.). Virgil's Book of bucolics, the ten eclogues translated into English verse. Framed by cues for reading aloud and clues for threading texts and themes. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. 288 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780801897993.

Vinagre Lobo, Miguel Ángel. Los libros griegos de interpretación de sueños. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2011. 357 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788479560850.

Wasyl, Anna Maria. Genres rediscovered: studies in Latin miniature epic, love elegy, and epigram of the Romano-Barbaric Age. Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press, 2011. 290 p. (pb). ISBN 9788323330899.

Whitmarsh, Tim. Narrative and identity in the ancient Greek novel: returning romance. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xii, 299 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521823913.

Wilkins, John and Shaun Hill (trans., comm.). Archestratus: fragments from The life of luxury. Revised edition (first published 1994). Totnes: Prospect Books, 2009. 104 p. £ 12.00 (pb). ISBN 9781903018620.

Wolkenhauer, Anja. Sonne und Mond, Kalender und Uhr: Studien zur Darstellung und poetischen Reflexion der Zeitordnung in der römischen Literatur. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd 103. Berlin; New York: De Gruyter, 2011. ix, 373 p. $165.00. ISBN 9783110247121.

Zanda, Emanuela. Fighting hydra-like luxury: sumptuary regulation in the Roman Republic. London: Duckworth, 2011. xii, 172 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780715637074.

Zimmermann, Bernhard (ed.). Handbuch der griechischen Literatur der Antike, Bd 1: die Literatur der archaischen und klassischen Zeit. Handbuch der Altertumswissenschaft, VII.1. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2011. xxviii, 816 p. € 138.00. ISBN 9783406576737.

ON OFFER FROM THE PRESS FOR REVIEW:

Cosh, Stephen R. and David S. Neal. Roman mosaics of Britain. Volume IV: Western Britain. London: Society of Antiquaries of London, 2010. 470 p. $320.00. ISBN 9780854312948.

Muhs, Brian P. Receipts, scribes, and collectors in Early Ptolemaic Thebes (O. taxes 2). Studia Demotica, 8. Leuven: Peeters, 2011. xvii, 329 p., lvi p. of plates. € 75.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042924314.

Weber, Gregor (ed.). Alexandreia und das ptolemäische Ägypten: Kulturbegegnungen in hellenistischer Zeit. Berlin: VerlagAntike, 2010. 232 p. € 49.90. ISBN 9783938032374.

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