Thursday, March 1, 2012

2012.03.01

Books Received (February 2012).

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The following books are available for review this month (only those with an asterisk are available; those that appear without asterisks are already assigned to reviewers). Qualified volunteers should indicate their interest by sending a message to classrev@brynmawr.edu, with their last name and requested author in the subject line. They should state their qualifications (both in the sense of degrees held and in the sense of experience in the field concerned) and explain any previous relationship with the author. Volunteers are expected to have received their PhDs. Graduate students writing theses will be considered on the condition that they provide the name of a supervisor who has agreed in advance to read and vet the review, and that the review is approved by the supervisor before submission.

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*Andrisano, Angela Maria (ed.). Ritmo, parola, immagine: il teatro classico e la sua tradizione. Atti del Convegno Internazionale e Interdottorale (Ferrara, 17-18 dicembre 2009). Dionysus ex machina. Palermo: Palumbo Editore, 2011. (ebook). ISBN 9788860172228.

*Arjava, Antti, Matias Buchholz, Traianos Gagos and Maarit Kaimio (edd.). The Petra Papyri IV. Amman: American Center of Oriental Research, 2011. xx, 213 p. lxxiv p. pf plates. $100.00. ISBN 9789957854355.

*Baldi, Idalgo. Gli Inni di Sinesio di Cirene: vicende testuali di un corpus tardoantico. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 299. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. 187 p. $120.00. ISBN 9783110274486.

Bearzot, Cinzia, Franca Landucci and Luisa Prandi (edd.). L'Athenaion politeia rivisitata: il punto su Pseudo- Senofonte. Contributi di storia antica, 9. Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 2011. 189 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788834321263.

*Bettini, Maurizio and William Michael Short. The ears of Hermes: communication, images, and identity in the classical world (first published in Italian 2000; translated by William Michael Short). Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2011. xv, 278 p. $59.95. ISBN 9780814211700.

*Böhme, Hartmut, Lutz Bergemann, Martin Dönike, Albert Schirrmeister, Georg Toepfer, Marco Walter and Julia Weitbrecht (edd.). Transformation: ein Konzept zur Erforschung kulturellen Wandels. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink, 2011. 242 p. € 19.90 (pb). ISBN 9783770552610.

*Bohne, Anke. Bilder vom Sport: Untersuchungen zur Ikonographie römischer Athleten-Darstellungen. Nikephoros. Beihefte, Bd 19. Hildesheim: Weidmann, 2011. xi, 797. € 98.00. ISBN 9783615003925.

Briant, Pierre. Alexandre le Grand (seventh edition; first edition 1974). Que sais-je? 622. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2011. 127 p. € 9.00 (pb). ISBN 9782130591481.

*Bricault, Laurent and Richard Veymiers (edd.). Bibliotheca Isiaca II. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2011. 486 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356130532.

*Brockliss, William, Pramit Chaudhuri, Ayelet Haimson Lushkov and Katherine Wasdin (edd.). Reception and the classics: an interdisciplinary approach to the classical tradition. Yale classical studies, 36. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. x, 188 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780521764322.

*Bryce, Trevor. The Routledge handbook of the peoples and places of ancient Western Asia: the Near East from the early Bronze Age to the fall of the Persian Empire (paperback reprint; first published 2009). London; New York: Routledge, 2012. lvi, 887 p. $74.95 (pb). ISBN 9780415692618.

*Burton, Paul J. Friendship and empire: Roman diplomacy and imperialism in the Middle Republic (353-146 BC). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xi, 395 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521190008.

*Cain, Hans-Ulrich, Annette Haug and Yadegar Asisi (edd.). Das antike Rom und sein Bild. Transformationen der Antike, 21. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. xx, 291 p., [2] leaves, folded. $120.00. ISBN 9783110201314.

**Cancik, Hubert, Manfred Landfester and Helmuth Schneider (edd.). Die Rezeption der antiken Literatur: kulturhistorisches Werklexikon. Der Neue Pauly - Supplemente, Bd 7. Stuttgart: Verlag J. B. Metzler, 2010. xviii, 638 p. € 179.95. ISBN 9783476020345.

*Cecconi, Giovanni A. and Chantal Gabrielli (edd.). Politiche religiose nel mondo antico e tardoantico: poteri e indirizzi, forme del controllo, idee e prassi di tolleranza. Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Firenze, 24-26 settembre 2009. Munera, 33. Bari: Edipuglia, 2011. 413 p. € 50.00. ISBN 9788872286227.

* Cercle d'Études Numismatiques (ed.). The Journal of Archaeological Numismatics. Volume 1 - 2011. Bruxelles: CEN. European Centre for Numismatic Studies = Centre européen d'études numismatiques, 2011. viii, 251 p. (pb).

*Collard, David, Jim Morris and Elisa Perego (edd.). Food and drink in archaeology 3: University of Nottingham Postgraduate Conference 2009. Totnes: Prospect Books, 2012. 149 p. £ 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9781903018781.

Corbel-Morana, Cécile. Le Bestiaire d'Aristophane. Collection d'études anciennes. Série grecque, 144. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2012. 350 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251326801.

*Dräger, Paul (ed., trans.). Euripides. Iphigenie bei den Taurern. Reclams Universal-Bibliothek, 18911. Stuttgart: Reclam, 2011. 134 p. € 3.60 (pb). ISBN 9783150189115.

*Ewans, Michael (trans., comm.). Aristophanes. Acharnians, Knights, and Peace (translated and with theatrical commentaries). Oklahoma series in classical culture, 45. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2011. xiii, 289 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806142319.

*Faucher, Thomas, Marie-Christine Marcellesi and Olivier Picard (edd.). Nomisma: la circulation monétaire dans le monde grec antique. Actes du colloque international, Athènes, 14-17 avril 2010. BCH Supplément, 53. Athène: Ecole française d'Athènes, 2011. 492 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9782869582248.

Fitzon, Thorsten, Sandra Linden, Kathrin Liess and Dorothee Elm von der Osten (edd.). Alterszäsuren: Zeit und Lebensalter in Literatur, Theologie und Geschichte. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. xv, 445 p. $180.00. ISBN 9783110254785.

*Forsén, Björn and Esko Tikkala (edd.). Thesprotia expedition. Papers and monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 16. Helsinki: Suomen Ateenan-Instituutin säätiö, 2011. iii, 392 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9789526721125.

*Freeman, Philip (trans.). Quintus Tullius Cicero. How to win an election: an ancient guide for modern politicians. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2012. xxv, 99 p. $9.95. ISBN 9780691154084.

*Frija, Gabrielle. Les Prêtres des empereurs: le culte impérial civique dans la province romaine d'Asie. Histoire. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012. 323 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753517387.

*Fuhrer, Therese (ed.). Rom und Mailand in der Spätantike: Repräsentationen städtischer Räume in Literatur, Architektur und Kunst. Topoi. Berlin studies of the ancient world, Bd 4. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. xx, 448 p. $120.00. ISBN 9783110222135.

*Geagan, Daniel J. Inscriptions: the dedicatory monuments. The Athenian Agora 18. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011. xxx, 425 p., 80 p. of plates. $150.00. ISBN 9780876612187.

*Gherchanoc, Florence. L'Oïkos en fête: célébrations familiales et sociabilité en Grèce ancienne. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2012. 265 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782859446901.

*Goldhill, Simon. Sophocles and the language of tragedy. Onassis series in Hellenic culture. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 296 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780199796274.

*Gourevitch, Danielle. Pour une archéologie de la médecine romaine. Collection Pathographie, 8. Paris: De Boccard, 2011. 251 p. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701803029.

*Grandjean, Yves. Le rempart de Thasos. Etudes thasiennes, 22. Athènes: Ecole française d'Athènes, 2011. 651 p. € 120.00 (pb). ISBN 9782869582286.

*Griswold, Charles L. and David Konstan (edd.). Ancient forgiveness: classical, Judaic, and Christian. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xv, 260 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521119481.

*Hayes, Evan and Stephen Nimis (edd., comm.). Plutarch's Dialogue on love: an intermediate Greek reader. Greek text with running vocabulary and commentary. Oxford, OH: Faenum Publishing, ltd., 2011. xv, 237 p. (pb). ISBN 9780983222811.

*Herman, Gabriel (ed.). Stability and crisis in the Athenian democracy. Historia Einzelschriften 220. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. 164 p. € 46.00. ISBN 9783515098670.

*Hexter, Ralph J. and David Townsend (edd.). The Oxford handbook of medieval Latin literature. Oxford handbooks. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xix, 636 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780195394016.

*Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim. Die Entstehung der Nobilität: Studien zur sozialen und politischen Geschichte der Römischen Republik im 4. Jh. v. Chr. 2., erweiterte Auflage (first edition published 1987). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2011. xxxiii, 344 p. ISBN 9783515098830.

*Holway, Richard. Becoming Achilles: child-sacrifice, war, and misrule in the Iliad and beyond. Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, MD; Plymouth, UK: Lexington Books, 2012. xiv, 255 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780739146910.

*Horn, Christoph (ed.). Platon: Symposion. Klassiker Auslegen, Bd 39. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2012. ix, 239 p. € 24.80 (pb). ISBN 9783050043456.

Icks, Martijn. The crimes of Elagabalus: the life and legacy of Rome's decadent boy emperor. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. xi, 276 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674064379.

*Johnson, Marguerite and Harold Tarrant (edd.). Alcibiades and the Socratic lover-educator. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2011. x, 254 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780715640869.

Johnson, Mark J., Robert Ousterhout and Amy Papalexandrou (edd.). Approaches to Byzantine architecture and its decoration: studies in honor of Slobodan ´Cur˘ci´. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. xix, 309 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781409427407.

*Kalimtzis, Kostas. Taming anger: the Hellenic approach to the limitations of reason. London: Bristol Classical Press, 2012. 224 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780715640791.

*Kovalenko, Sergei A. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Coins of the Black Sea region, Part I: Ancient coins from the Northern Black Sea Littoral. Colloquia antiqua, 3. Leuven; Paris; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2011. xvi, 192 p. € 87.00. ISBN 9789042921375.

Landi, Licia and Luigi Scarpa (edd.). Meeting the challenge: bringing classical texts to life in the classroom. Proceedings of a SSIS conference in Venice, July 2008. Institutio, 4.1-3 (2008). Lecce: Pensa MultiMedia, 2011. (pb). ISBN 19734786.

*Laurence, Ray and David J. Newsome (edd.). Rome, Ostia, Pompeii: movement and space. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xv, 444 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199583126.

Lazaridou, Anastasia (ed.). Transition to Christianity: art of late antiquity, 3rd-7th century AD. New York: Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, 2011. 191 p. $30.00 (pb). ISBN 9780981966625.

*Legras, Bernard (edd.). Transfert culturels et droits dans le monde grec et hellénistique. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2012. 508 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782859446895.

*Lehoux, Daryn. What did the Romans know?: an inquiry into science and worldmaking. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xii, 275 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780226471143.

*Lenski, Noel (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the Age of Constantine. Revised edition (first published 2006). Cambridge companions to the ancient world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xx, 471 p. $39.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107601109.

Lolos, Yannis A. Land of Sikyon: archaeology and history of a Greek city-state. Hesperia supplements, 39. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011. xxviii, 635 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780876615393.

**Lykke, Anne and Friedrich Schipper (edd.). Kult und Macht: Religion und Herrschaft im syro-palästinischen RaumStudien zu ihrer Wechselbeziehung in hellenistisch-römischer Zeit. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2.Reihe, 319. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. xv, 327 p. € 89.00. ISBN 9783161500671.

*Maffi, Alberto and Lorenzo Gagliardi (edd.). I diritti degli altri in Grecia e a Roma. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2011. 467 p. € 39.80 (pb). ISBN 9783896655578.

*Martelli, Matteo (ed., trans., comm.). Pseudo-Democrito. Scritti alchemici: con il commentario di Sinesio. Edizione critica del testo greco, traduzione e commento. Textes et Travaux de Chrysopoeia, 12. Paris; Milano: S.É.H.A.; Archè, 2011. xvi, 524 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9788872523193.

*Mayhew, Robert (ed., trans., comm.). Prodicus the sophist: texts, translations, and commentary. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxix, 272 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780199607877.

*McCormick, Michael. Charlemagne's survey of the Holy Land: wealth, personnel, and buildings of a Mediterranean church between antiquity and the Middle Ages (with a critical edition and translation of the original text). Dumbarton Oaks medieval humanities. Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2011. xxii, 287 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780884023630.

*Meid, Wolfgang. The Celts. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, Neue Folge, Bd 2. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen der Universität Innsbruck Bereich Sprachwissenschaft, 2010. 184 p. € 24.00. ISBN 9783851242287.

*Meyer, Susan Sauvé. Aristotle on moral responsibility: character and cause (reprint with new introduction; first published 1993). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xxv, 210 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780199697434.

*Migliori, M., L. M. Napolitanio Valditara and A. Fermani (edd.). Inner life and soul: Psychê in Plato.. Lecturae Platonis, 7. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 359 p. € 42.00 (pb). ISBN 9783896655615.

*Minon, Sophie (ed., trans., comm.). Dion de Pruse. Ilion n'a pas été prise: Discours troyen 11. La roue à livres, 61. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2012. lxxvi, 120 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251339627.

*Mirto, Maria Serena. Death in the Greek world: from Homer to the classical age (first published in Italian 2007; translated by A. M. Osborne). Oklahoma series in classical culture, 44. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. x, 197 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806141879.

Mitchell, Stephen and David French (edd.). The Greek and Latin Inscriptions of Ankara (Ancyra), Vol. I: From Augustus to the end of the third century AD. Vestigia, Bd 62. München: Verkag C. H. Beck, 2012. ix, 523 p. € 118.00. ISBN 9783406621901.

*Morlet, Sébastien (ed.). Le traité de Porphyre contre les chrétiens: un siècle de recherches, nouvelles questions. Actes du colloque international organisé les 8 et 9 septembre 2009 à l'Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne. Collection des Études Augustiniennes. Série Antiquité, 190. Paris: Institut d'Études Augustiniennes, 2011. 462 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782851212450.

Mouraviev, Serge N. (ed., trans., comm.). Heraclitea, IV.A. Refectio: Liber ut a nobis restitutus. A. Textus, translationes, adnotationes (second edition; first published 1991). Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2011. xxix, 206 p. € 44.00. ISBN 9783896655271.

*Munteanu, Dana LaCourse. Tragic pathos: pity and fear in Greek philosophy and tragedy. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xiii, 278 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521765107.

*Murray, William M. The age of titans: the rise and fall of the great Hellenistic navies. Onassis series in Hellenic culture. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xxvii, 356 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780195388640.

*Pagán, Victoria Emma (ed.). A companion to Tacitus. Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Malden, MA; Oxford; Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. xvii, 599 p. $199.95. ISBN 9781405190329.

*Price, A. W. Virtue and reason in Plato and Aristotle. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii, 356 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199609611.

*Pullen, Daniel J. The early Bronze Age village on Tsoungiza Hill. Nemea Valley Archaeological Project, 1. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011. xxxix, 1047 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780876619223.

*Ray, Fred Eugene. Land battles in 5th century B.C. Greece: a history and analysis of 173 engagements. Jefferson, NC; London: McFarland, 2011. vii, 315 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780786467730.

**Rollinger, Robert, Martin Lang and Heinz Barta (edd.). Strafe und Strafrecht in den antiken Welten: unter Berücksichtigung von Todesstrafe, Hinrichtung und peinlicher Befragung. Philippika, 51. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012. xvi, 266 p. € 56.00. ISBN 9783447066570.

*Rollinger, Robert and Gundula Schwinghammer (edd.). Gegenwart und Altertum: 125 Jahre Alte Geschichte in Innsbruck. Akten des Kolloquiums Innsbruck 2010. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Kulturwissenschaft, Neue Folge, Bd 3. Innsbruck: Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen der Universität Innsbruck Bereich Sprachwissenschaft, 2011. 195 p. € 32.00. ISBN 9783851242294.

*Rose, C. Brian and Gareth Darbyshire (edd.). The new chronology of Iron Age Gordion. Gordion special studies, 6. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2011. xiv, 181 p. $69.95. ISBN 9781934536445.

*Schetter, Barbara. Philippus Cancellarius: die Motettengedichte. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 294. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. xi, 428 p. $195.00. ISBN 9783110259865.

Schlesier, Renate (ed.). A different god?: Dionysos and ancient polytheism. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. xiv, 667 p., 68 p. of plates. $150.00. ISBN 9783110222340.

*Spawforth, A. J. S. Greece and the Augustan cultural revolution. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. viii, 319 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107012110.

*Stavru, Alessandro. Il potere dell'apparenza: percorso storico-critico nell'estetica antica. Philosophica, 3. Casoria: Loffredo Editore, 2011. 216 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9788875645380.

*Stöger, Hanna. Rethinking Ostia: a spatial enquiry into the urban society of Rome's imperial port-town. Archaeological studies Leiden University, 24. Amsterdam: Leiden University Press, 2011. v, 315 p. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9789087281502.

*Tesio, Giovanni and Giulia Pennaroli (edd.). Lo sguardo offeso. Il paesaggio in Italia: storia, geografia, arte, letteratura. Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, 24-25 settembre 2008, Vercelli, 26 settembre 2008, Demonte, 27 settembre 2008, Montà. Torino: Centro Studi Piemontesi / Ca dë Studi Piemontèis, 2011. xi, 389 p. € 27.00 (pb). ISBN 9788882621742.

*Thomsen, Arne. Die Wirkung der Götter: Bilder mit Flügelfiguren auf griechischen Vasen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. Image & context 9. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2011. xi, 506 p. $150.00. ISBN 9783110238983.

*Townsend, Philippa and Moulie Vidas (edd.). Revelation, literature, and community in late antiquity. Texts and studies in ancient Judaism = Texte und Studien zum antiken Judentum, 146. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. viii, 368 p. € 109.00. ISBN 9783161506444.

*Treuil, René (ed.). L'archéologie cognitive: techniques, modes de communication, mentalités. Cogniprisme. Paris: Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 2011. 285 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9782735113934.

*Van Nuffelen, Peter. Rethinking the gods: philosophical readings of religion in the post-Hellenistic period. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. viii, 273 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107012035.

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