Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2015.04.01

Books Received March 2015.

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Allen, Spencer L. The splintered divine: a study of Ištar, Baal, and Yahweh divine names and divine multiplicity in the ancient Near East. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records, 5. Boston; Berlin; Munich: De Gruyter, 2015. xxi, 457 p. € 109.95. ISBN 9781614512936.

Alroth, Brita and Charlotte Scheffer (edd.). Attitudes towards the past in antiquity: creating identities. Proceedings of an international conference held at Stockholm University, 15-17 May 2009. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. Stockholm studies in classical archaeology, 14. Stockholm: Stockholm University, 2014. 325 p. (pb). ISBN 9789187235481.

Ando, Clifford and Jörg Rüpke (edd.). Public and private in ancient Mediterranean law and religion. Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, Bd 65. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. viii, 255 p. € 99.95. ISBN 9783110371024.

Antonopoulou, Theodora F., Sofia Kotzabassi and Marina Loukaki (edd.). Myriobiblos: essays on Byzantine literature and culture. Byzantinisches Archiv, Bd 29. Boston; Berlin; Munich: De Gruyter, 2015. xvi, 365 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9781501510519.

Assaël, Jacqueline (ed.). Euripide et l'imagination aérienne. Thyrse, 6. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2015. 202 p. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9782343057460.

Bøgh, Birgitte Secher (ed.). Conversion and initiation in antiquity: shifting identities, creating change. Papers originally presented at a conference held in Ebeltoft, Denmark, December 1st-4th, 2012, at Aarhus University. Early Christianity in the context of antiquity, 16. Frankfurt am Main; New York: Peter Lang, 2014. 311 p. $76.95. ISBN 9783631658512.

Bommel, Bas van. Classical humanism and the challenge of modernity: debates on classical education in 19th- century Germany. Philologus. Supplemente / Supplementary volumes, 1. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. xii, 234 p. € 99.95. ISBN 9783110365436.

Bou Akl, Ziad (ed., trans., comm.). Averroè:s le philosophe et la Loi. Édition, traduction et commentaire de l'Abrégé du Mustaṣfā. Scientia Graeco-Arabica, Bd 14. Boston; Berlin; Munich: De Gruyter, 2015. 501 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9781501510359.

Bradley, Mark (ed.). Smell and the ancient senses. The senses in antiquity. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. xii, 210 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9781844656424.

Bricault, Laurent and Richard Veymiers (edd.). Bibliotheca isiaca III. Bibliotheca Isiaca, 3. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2014. 485 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356131218.

Broux, Yanne. Double names and elite strategy in Roman Egypt. Studia Hellenistica, 54. Leuven; Paris; Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2015. viii, 317 p. € 94.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042931251.

Capone, Alessandro and Alessandra Beccarisi (edd.). Aliter: controversie religiose e definizioni di identità tra tardoantico e medioevo. Temi e testi, 137. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2015. 161 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9788863727418.

Capra, Andrea. Plato's four muses: the Phaedrus and the poetics of philosophy. Hellenic studies, 67. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2014. xvii, 234 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780674417229.

Caraher, William R., R. Scott Moore and David K. Pettegrew. Pyla-Koutsopetria I: archaeological survey of an ancient coastal town. Archaeological reports, 21. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, 2014. xvi, 330 p. $79.95. ISBN 9780897570695.

Coin-Longeray, Sandrine. Poésie de la richesse et de la pauvreté : étude du vocabulaire de la richesse et de la pauvreté dans la poésie grecque antique, d'Homère à Aristophane: ἄφενος, ὄλβος, πλοῦτος, πενία, πτωχός. Mémoires du Centre Jean Palerne, 38. Saint-Etienne: Publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, 2014. 241 p. € 27.00 (pb). ISBN 9782862726632.

Cozzo, Andrea. Nel mezzo: microfisica della mediazione nel mondo greco antico. Scienze per la pace, 38. Pisa: Pisa University Press, 2015. 494 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788867414666.

De Vido, Stefania (ed.). Poteri e legittimità nel mondo antico: da Nanterre a Venezia in Memoria di Pierre Carlier. Antichistica, 4; Storia ed epigrafia, 2. Venezia: Edizioni Ca'Foscari - Digital Publishing, 2014. 155 p. (pb). ISBN 9788897735854.

Devillers, Olivier (ed.). Les opera minora et le développement de l'historiographie tacitéenne. Scripta antiqua, 68. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2014. 223 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356131195.

Devillers, Olivier (ed.). Neronia IX: la villégiature dans le monde romain de Tibère à Hadrien. Actes du IXe congrès de la SIÉN. Scripta antiqua, 62. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2014. 380 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356131041.

Dijkstra, Jitse H. F. and Greg Fisher (edd.). Inside and out: interactions between Rome and the peoples on the Arabian and Egyptian frontiers in Late Antiquity. Late antique history and religion, 8. Leuven; Paris; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2014. xviii, 481 p. € 94.00. ISBN 9789042931244.

Dodaro, Robert, Cornelius Mayer and Christof Müller (edd.). Optatus episcopus Mileuitanus - Pelagius, Pelagiani. Augustinus-Lexikon Vol. 4, Fasc. 3/4. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2015. [320] p. € 65.00 (pb). ISBN 9783796533884.

Dubel, Sandrine, Anne-Marie Favreau-Linder and Estelle Oudot (edd.). À l'école d'Homère: la culture des orateurs et des sophistes. Études de littérature ancienne, 24. Paris: Éditions Rue d'Ulm; Presses de l'École normale supérieure, 2015. 295 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9782728805266.

Ferreri, Luigi. L'Italia degli umanisti, 1: Marco Musuro. Europa humanistica, 17. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2014. xxx, 695 p. € 95.00. ISBN 9782503554839.

Franchi, Elena and Giorgia FProietti (edd.). Guerra e memoria nel mondo antico. Quaderni, 6. Trento: Università degli Studi di Trento, Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia, 2015. 361 p. € 13.00 (pb). ISBN 9788884435897.

Gaillard-Goukowsky, Danièle and Paul Goukowsky (ed., trans.; comm.). Appien: Histoire romaine. Livre XVI, Guerres civiles, livre IV. Collection des universités de France. Série grecque, 511. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2015. cxxii, 164 p. € 47.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251005959.

Gallego Pérez, María Teresa. Vida e muerte en el Corpus Hippocraticum. Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 2015. 469 p. € 50.00. ISBN 9788478827985.

Garani, Myrto and Myrto Konstan (edd.). The philosophizing muse: the influence of Greek philosophy on Roman poetry. Pierides, 3. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. xxvii, 354 p. £ 49.99. ISBN 9781443859752.

García Morcillo, Marta, Pauline Hanesworth and Óscar Lapeña Marchena (edd.). Imagining ancient cities in film: from Babylon to Cinecittà. Routledge studies in ancient history, 9. New York; London: Routledge, 2015. vii, 329 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780415843973.

González, José M. The epic rhapsode and his craft: Homeric performance in a diachronic perspective. Hellenic studies, 47. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2013. xii, 821 p. $27.50 (pb). ISBN 9780674055896.

Gori, Franco (ed.). Augustinus: Enarrationes in Psalmos 110-118. Enarrationes in Psalmos 101-150, Pars 2. Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum, Bd 95/2. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2014. vi, 208 p. € 69.95. ISBN 9783110411164.

Haimson Lushkov, Ayelet. Magistracy and the historiography of the Roman Republic: politics in prose. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xi, 201 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107040908.

Hamburger, Jeffrey F. Script as image. Corpus of illuminated manuscripts, 21. Paris; Leuven; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2014. 71 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042930353.

Harl, Ortolf. Hochtor und Glocknerroute: ein hochalpines Passheiligtum und 2000 Jahre Kulturtransfer zwischen Mittelmeer und Mitteleuropa. Sonderschriften, Bd 50. Wien: Österreichisches Archäologisches Institut, 2014. 379 p. € 98.00. ISBN 9783900305680.

Hoffmeier, James K. Akhenaten and the origins of monotheism. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvi, 293 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780199792085.

Ismard, Paulin. La démocratie contre les experts: les esclaves publics en Grèce ancienne. L'Univers historique. Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 2015. 273 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9782021123623.

Kimmerle, Nadja. Lucan und der Prinzipat: Inkonsistenz und unzuverlässiges Erzählen im Bellum Civile. Millennium-Studien / Millennium Studies, Bd 53. BerlinMünchen; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. ix, 344 p. € 109.95. ISBN 9783110373462.

Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga. The archaeology of sanitation in Roman Italy: toilets, sewers, and water systems. Studies in the history of Greece and Rome. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xxiv, 286 p. $69.95. ISBN 9781469621289.

Laes, Christian, Katarina Mustakallio and Ville Vuolanto (edd.). Chldren and family in late antiquity: life, death and interaction. Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion, 15. Leuven; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2014. xv, 374 p. € 72.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042931350.

Laniado, Avshalom. Ethnos et droit dans le monde protobyzantin, Ve-VIe siècle: fédérés, paysans et provinciaux à lumière d'une scholie juridique de l'époque de Justinien. École pratique des hautes études sciences historiques et philologiques - III. Hautes études du monde gréco-romain, 52. Genève: Librairie Droz, 2015. ix, 341 p. 74.15 CHF (pb). ISBN 9782600013796.

Lecerf, Adrien, Lucia Saudelli and Helmut Seng (edd.). Oracles chaldaïques: fragments et philosophie. Bibliotheca Chaldaica, 4. Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag Winte, 2014. 316 p. € 40.00. ISBN 9783825364328.

Levick, Barbara. Catiline. Ancients in action. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. xiv, 134 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9781472534897.

Liewert, Anne. Die meteorologische Medizin des Corpus Hippocraticum. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte, Bd 119. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. x, 223 p. € 79.95. ISBN 9783110416992.

MacMullen, Ramsay. Why do we do what we do?: motivation in history and the social sciences. Berlin: De Gruyter Open, 2014. 172 p. eBook. Open Access. ISBN 9783110427271.

Mantovanelli, Loredana (trans., comm.). Scribonio Largo: Ricette mediche. Traduzione e commento. Padova: S.A.R.G.O.N. Editrice e Libreria, 2012. cxxix, 256 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788895672274.

Masterson, Mark. Man to man: desire, homosociality, and authority in late-Roman manhood. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2014. xi, 222 p. $62.95. ISBN 9780814212684.

Masterson, Mark, Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and James Robson (edd.). Sex in antiquity: exploring gender and sexuality in the ancient world. Rewriting antiquity. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. xx, 567 p. $205.00. ISBN 9780415519410.

Meier, Mischa. Caesar und das Problem der Monarchie in Rom. Schriften der Philosophisch-historischen Klasse der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, 52. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2014. 83 p. € 24.00. ISBN 9783825362485.

Metzler, Karin (ed.). Prokop von Gaza. Eclogarum in libros historicos Veteris Testamenti epitome, Teil 1: Der Genesiskommentar. Die griechischen christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte, NF, Bd 22. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015. clxv, 490 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9783110408720.

Mordeglia, Caterina (ed.). Lupus in fabula: Fedro e la favola latina tra antichità e Medioevo. Studi offerti a Ferruccio Bertini. Testi e manuali per l'insegnamento universitario del latino, NS, 131. Bologna: Pàtron editore, 2014. 340 p. € 36.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855532808.

Mulligan, Bret. Nepos, Life of Hannibal. Dickinson College Commentaries. Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College Commentaries, Department of Classical Studies, Dickinson College, 2013. Digital publication. ISBN http://dcc.dickinson.edu/nepos-hannibal/preface.

Panagiotopoulos, Diamantis. Mykenische Siegelpraxis: Funktion, Kontext und administrative Verwendung mykenischer Tonplomben auf dem griechischen Festland und Kreta. Athenaia, Bd 5. München: Hirmer Verlag, 2014. xiv, 349 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9783777422886.

Papaioannou, Sophia (ed.). Terence and interpretation. Pierides, 4. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. x, 307 p. £ 52.99. ISBN 9781443863858.

Pirson, Felix and Andreas Scholl (edd.). Pergamon: Anadolu'da Hellenistik bir başkent / a Hellenistic capital in Anatolia. Anadolu uygarlıkları serisi / Anatolian civilizations series, 4. Istanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2014. 551 p. ISBN 9789750830983.

Raffaelli, Renato (ed.). TuttoPlauto: un profilo dell'autore e delle commedie. Letteratura e antropologia, 13. Urbino: QuattroVenti, 2014. 152 p. € 24.00 (PB). ISBN 9788839209931.

Raffaelli, Renato and Alba Tontini (edd.). Lecturae Plautinae Sarsinates XVII, Rudens (Sarsina, 28 settembre 2013). Ludus philologiae, 17. Urbino: QuattroVenti, 2014. 123 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9788839209894.0

Schneider, Jean (ed.). La lettre gréco-latine, un genre littéraire ?. Collection de la maison de l'orient et de la méditerranée, 52; Série littéraire et philosophique, 19. Lyon: Maison de l'orient et de la Méditerranée - Jean Pouilloux, 2014. 335 p. € 35.00. ISBN 9782356680457.

Sielhorst, Barbara. Hellenistische Agorai: Gestaltung, Rezeption und Semantik eines urbanen Raumes. Urban Spaces, Bd 3. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. x,354 p. € 119.95. ISBN 9783110344851.

Straumann, Benjamin. Roman law in the state of nature : the classical foundations of Hugo Grotius' natural law. Ideas in context, 108. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xvi, 257 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107092907.

Suerbaum, Werner. Skepsis und Suggestion: Tacitus als Historiker und als Literat. Kalliope - Studien zur griechischen und lateinischen Poesie, 12. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2015. 650 p. € 83.00. ISBN 9783825364199.

Tulli, Mauro (ed.). ΦΙΛΙΑ: dieci contributi per Gabriele Burzacchini. Eikasmos. Studi, 25. Bologna: Pàtron editore, 2014. xxi, 154 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855532853.

Uden, James. The invisible satirist: Juvenal and second-century Rome. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. ix, 260 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199387274.

Vagalinski, Lyudmil and Emil Nankov. Heraclea Sintica: from Hellenistic polis to Roman civitas (4th c. BC - 6th c. AD). Proceedings of a conference at Petrich, Bulgaria, September 19-21, 2013. Papers of the American Research Center in Sofia, 2. Sofia: American Research Center in Sofia, 2015. 303 p. (pb). ISBN 9772367564006.

Vahtikari, Vesa. Tragedy performances outside Athens in the late fifth and the fourth centuries BC. Papers and monographs of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 20. Helsinki: Foundation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, 2014. xii, 345 p. (pb). ISBN 9789526721187.

Van Nortwick, Thomas. Late Sophocles: the hero's evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. xii, 148 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780472119561.

Wagschal, David. Law and legality in the Greek East: the Byzantine canonical tradition, 381-883. Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xx, 331 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780198722601.

Woodford, Susan. An introduction to Greek art: sculpture and vase painting in the archaic and classical periods. 2nd edition (first published 1986). London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. xvi, 206 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781472523648.

Zehnacker, Hubert and Alain Silberman (edd., trans., comm.). Pline l'ancien: Histoire naturelle, livre IV. Collection des universités de France. Série latine, 409. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2015. lvi, 401 p. € 65.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251014692.

Zimmerl-Panagl, Victoria (ed.). Monastica 1: Donati Regula, Pseudo-Columbani Regula monialium (frg.). Corpus scriptorum ecclesiasticorum Latinorum, Bd 98. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. ix, 243 p. € 59.95. ISBN 9783110333978.

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