Friday, May 1, 2015

2015.05.01

Books Received April 2015.

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Almási, Gábor and Farkas Gábor Kiss, Humanistes du bassin des Carpates II, Johannes Sambucus. Europa humanistica, 14. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2014. lxxiv, 291 p. € 75.00. ISBN 9782503531625.

Amato, Eugenio, Francesco Citti and Bart Huelsenbeck (edd.), Law and ethics in Greek and Roman declamation. Law & literature, 10. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. vi, 355 p. € 119.95. ISBN 9783110401783.

Amato, Eugenio and Marie-Hélène Marganne (edd.), Le traité Sur l'exil de Favorinos d'Arles: papyrologie, philologie et littérature. Interférences. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015. 208 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753540064.

Ampolo, Carmine, Ugo Fantasia and Leone Porciani (edd.), Lexicon Historiographicum Graecum et Latinum (LHG&L), 3. β-ζ. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2015. 246 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788876425400.

Anderson, Peter J., Seneca: selected dialogues and consolations. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2015. xxxi, 219 p. $14.00 (pb). ISBN 9781624663680.

Audano, Sergio and Giovanni Cipriani (edd.), Aspetti della Fortuna dell'Antico nella Cultura Europea: atti dell'Undicesima Giornata di Studi, Sestri Levante, 14 marzo 2014. Echo, 17. Foggia: Il Castello Edizioni, 2015. 256 p. € 20.00 (pb). ISBN 9788865721469.

Balch, David L., Contested ethnicities and images: studies in acts and arts. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. 460 p., 1 CD-ROM. € 150.00. ISBN 9783161523366.

Banev, Krastu. Theophilus of Alexandria and the first Origenist controversy: rhetoric and power. Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. x, 233 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780198727545.

Bartoš, Hynek, Philosophy and dietetics in the Hippocratic On Regimen: a delicate balance of health. Studies in ancient medicine, 44. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015. viii, 340 p. $175.00. ISBN 9789004289215.

Bartsch, Shadi. Persius: a study in food, philosophy, and the figural. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2015. viii, 260 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780226241845.

Bliquez, Lawrence J., The tools of Asclepius: surgical instruments in Greek and Roman times. Studies in ancient medicine, 43. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014. xxxv, 439 p. $194.00. ISBN 9789004279070.

Blömer, Michael, Achim Lichtenberger and Rubina Raja (edd.), Religious identities in the Levant from Alexander to Muhammed: continuity and change. Contextualizing the sacred, 4. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015. xxxviii, 424 p. € 135.00 (pb). ISBN 9782503544458.

Bolder-Boos, Marion. Ostia: der Hafen Roms. Zaberns Bildbände zur Archäologie. Darmstadt: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2014. 144 p. € 29.95. ISBN 9783805348195.

Boschung, Dietrich and Jan N. Bremmer (edd.), The materiality of magic. Morphomata, 20. Paderborn: Verlag Wilhelm Fink, 2014. 320 p. € 54.00 (pb). ISBN 9783770557257.

Boulay, Thibaut and Anne-Valérie Pont, Chalkètôr en Carie, Mémoires de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles- Lettres, 48. Paris: Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-lettres, 2014. 168 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9782877543088.

Boussac, Marie-Françoise, Sylvie Denoix, Thibaud Fournet and Bérangère Redon (edd.), 25 siècles de bain collectif en Orient, Proche-Orient, Égypte et péninsule Arabique: βαλανεῖα - Thermae - حمّامات (hamm*am*at) (4 vols.). Études urbaines, 9; Études arabes médiévales et modernes, 282. La Caire; Beyrouth: Institut français d'archéologie orientale du Caire; Institut français du Proche-Orient, 2015. 1,245 p.; also available as an e-book. € 140.00; € 70 (PDF). ISBN 9782724706420.

Brandon, C. J., R. L. Hohlfelder, M. D. Jackson and J. P. Oleson, Building for eternity: the history and technology of Roman concrete engineering in the sea. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. xxiii, 327 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781782974208.

Breniquet, Catherine and Cécile Michel (edd.), Wool economy in the ancient Near East and the Aegean: from the beginnings of sheep husbandry to institutional textile industry. Ancient textile series, 17. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. viii, 464 p. $60.00. ISBN 9781782976318.

Brown, Peter, The ransom of the soul: afterlife and wealth in early Western Christianity. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. xix, 262 p. $24.95. ISBN 9780674967588.

Butti de Lima, Paulo and Maria Grazia Ciani, Platone, L'utopia del potere (La Settima lettera). Letteratura universale Marsilio; Il Convivio. Venezia: Marsilio Editori, 2015. 201 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788831720434.

Canuti, Massimiliano, La pluralizzazione verbale: evoluzione e tendenza all'interno di un'analisi tipologica : il caso toscano. Studia erudita, 19. Pisa; Roma: Istituti editoriali e poligrafici internazionali, 2015. 134 p. € 42.00 (pb). ISBN 9788881474455.

Capasso, Mario (ed.), Hermae: scholars and scholarship in papyrology, IV. Biblioteca degli "Studi di egittologia e di papirologia," 11. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2015. 93 p. € 95.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862277525.

Chi, Jennifer Y. and Pedro Azara (edd.), From ancient to modern: archaeology and aesthetics. New York; Princeton, NJ: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University; Princeton University Press, 2015. 240 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780691166469.

Darcque, Pascal, Aleydis Van de Moortel and Martin Schmid, Fouilles exécutées à Malia. Les abords Nord-Est du palais I: les recherches et l'histoire du secteur. Études crétoises, 35. Athènes: École Française d'Athènes, 2014. 202 p.; 124 p. of plates, 19 plans. € 92.00 (pb). ISBN 9782869582590.

Davies, Malcolm, The Theban epics. Hellenic studies, 69. Washington, DC: Center for Hellenic Studies, trustees for Harvard University, 2014. viii, 154 p. $22.50 (pb). ISBN 9780674417243.

de Fidio, Pia and Clara Talamo (edd.), Eforo di Cuma: nella storia della storiografia greca. Atti del'Incontro Internazionale di Studi, Fisciano-Salerno, 10-12 dicembre 2008 (2 vols.). La parola del passato: rivista di studi classici, 68, fasc. 388-393; 69, fasc. 394-399. Napoli: Macchiaroli Editore, 1946. 993 p. (pb). ISSN 0031-2355.

De Romanis, Federico and Marco Maiuro (edd.), Across the ocean: nine essays on Indo-Mediterranean trade. Columbia studies in the classical tradition, 41. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015. vi, 204 p. $128.00. ISBN 9789004289192.

Déroche, Vincent, Platon Pétridis and Alain Badie. Le secteur au Sud-Est du péribole. Fouilles de Delphes II. Topographie et architecture, 15. Athènes: École française d'Athènes, 2014. xi, 124 p., 13 p. of plates, 6 plans. € 75.00 (pb). ISBN 9782869582521.

Dillon, John M. and H. J. Blumenthal, Plotinus, Ennead IV.3-4.29: problems concerning the soul. Translation - introduction - commentary. The Enneads of Plotinus with philosophical commentaries. Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2015. 440 p. $47.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972896.

Dominik, W. J., C. E. Newlands and K. Gervais (edd.), Brill's companion to Statius. Brill's companions in classical studies, . Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015. xx, 702 p. $222.00. ISBN 9789004217898.

Drogula, Fred K., Commanders and command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire. Studies in the history of Greece and Rome. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. x, 422 p. $59.95. ISBN 9781469623146.

Dunn, Geoffrey D. (ed.), The bishop of Rome in late antiquity. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015. 286 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781472455512.

Dupont, Florence, Eschyle. Lausanne: Ides et Calendes, 2015. 125 p. € 10.00 (pb). ISBN 9782825802601.

Dutsch, Dorota M., Sharon L. James and David Konstan (edd.), Women in Roman Republican drama. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison; London: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. vii, 260 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9780299303143.

Escola, Marc and Sophie Rabau, Littérature seconde ou la Bibliothèque de Circé. Détours littéraires. Paris: Éditions Kimé, 2015. 262 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782841747047.

Filosini, Stefania, Sidonio Apollinare, Epitalamio per Ruricio e Iberia. Edizione, traduzione e commento. Studi e testi tardoantichi, 12. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2014. 279 p. € 97.00. ISBN 9782503552712.

Friedland, Elise A., Melanie Grunow Sobocinski and Elaine K. Gazda (edd.). The Oxford handbook of Roman sculpture. Oxford handbooks in archaeology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiv, 713 p., [8] p. of plates. $175.00. ISBN 9780199921829.

Gardner, Iain, Anthony Alcock and Wolf-Peter Funk, Coptic documentary texts from Kellis, Volume 2: P. Kellis VII (P. Kellis Copt. 57-131). Dakhleh Oasis project: monograph, 16. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. 366 p., [18] p. of plates, 1 CD-Rom. $130.00. ISBN 9781782976516.

Goldbeck, Vibeke, Fora augusta: das Augustusforums und seine Rezeption im Westen des Imperium Romanum. Eikoniká, 5. Regensburg: Verlag Schnell et Steiner, 2015. 268 p. € 74.00. ISBN 9783795428785.

Grillo, Luca, Cicero's De Provinciis Consularibus Oratio. American Philological Association text and commentary series. Oxfrord; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xx, 345 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780190224592.

Harlow, Mary, Cécile Michel and Marie-Louise Nosch (edd.), Prehistoric, ancient Near Eastern and Aegean textiles and dress: an interdisciplinary anthology. Ancient textiles series 18. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. xi, 308 p. $66.00. ISBN 9781782977193.

Harlow, Mary and Marie-Louise Nosch (edd.), Greek and roman textiles and dress: an interdisciplinary anthology. Ancient textiles series, 19. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. x, 414 p. $84.00. ISBN 9781782977155.

Hirt, M. and D. Leith, The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, volume LXXX. Graeco-Roman memoirs, 101. London: Egypt Exploration Society, 2014. xiv, 176 p., xiv p. of plates. $170.00. ISBN 9780856982224.

Holmes, Brooke and Klaus-Dietrich Fischer (edd.), The frontiers of ancient science: essays in honor of Heinrich von Staden. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 338. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. xxi, 754 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9783110333923.

Inwood, Brad (ed.), Oxford studies in ancient philosophy, Volume XLVII, Winter 2014. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 308 p. $40.00 (pb). ISBN 9780198722724.

Jackson, Heather, Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates, volume four: the housing insula. Mediterranean Archaeology supplement, 9. Sydney: Meditarch, 2014. xxix, 646 p.; 1 CD, 5 folding plans. AUD 180.00. ISBN 9780958026550.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course, The. A world of heroes: selections from Homer, Herodotus and Sophocles. Second edition (first edition 1979). Reading Greek. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiii, 172 p. $36.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521736466.

Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course, The. The intellectual revolution: selections from Euripides, Thucydides and Plato. Second edition (first edition 1980). Reading Greek. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiii, 173 p. $36.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521736473.

Kontouma, Vassa, John of Damascus: new studies on his life and works. Variorum collected studies series, CS 1053. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2015. 286 p. $154.95. ISBN 9781409446378.

Kovalenko, Sergei A., Sylloge nummorum Graecorum. State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts: coins of the Black Sea region, Part II: ancient coins of the Black Sea littoral. Colloquia antiqua, 11. Leuven; Paris; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2014. x, 51 p. € 84.00. ISBN 9789042929227.

Krumpak, Karen, Evan Hayes and Stephen Nimis, Apuleis' Cupid and Psyche: an intermediate Latin reader. Oxford, OH: Faenum Publishing, 2015. xxx, 148 p. $14.95 (pb). ISBN 9781940997094.

Lefèvre-Novaro, Daniela, Du massif de l'Ida aux pentes du mont Diktè: peuples, territoires et communautés en Messara (Crète) du XIIIe au VIIe siècle av. J.-C. (2 vols.). Collections de l'Université de Strasbourg. Études d'archéologie et d'histoire ancienne, . Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2014. 375 p.; 406 p. (pb). ISBN 9782701803746.

Lowe, Dunstan, Monsters and monstrosity in Augustan poetry. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. 274 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780472119516.

Madden, Andrew M., Corpus of Byzantine church mosaic pavements from Israel and the Palestian territories. Colloquia antiqua, 13. Leuven; Paris; Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2014. xvi, 242 p. € 78.00. ISBN 9789042930612.

Manning, Sturt W., A test of time and A test of time revisited: the volcano of Thera and the chronology and history of the Aegean and East Mediterranean in the mid-second millennium BC. 2nd edition (first edition 1999). Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow, 2014. xxxiii, 494 p. $84.00. ISBN 9781782972198.

Mayhew, Robert J. (ed.), The Aristotelian Problemata physica: philosophical and scientific investigations. Philosophia antiqua, 139. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015. xv, 467 p. $218.00. ISBN 9789004280854.

Michaelides, Demetrios (ed.), Medicine and healing in the ancient Mediterranean world: including the proceedings of the international conference with the same title, organised in the framework of the Research Project INTERREG IIIA: Greece/Cyprus 2000/2006, Joint Educational and Research Programmes in the History and Archaeology of Medicine, Palaeopathology, and Palaeoradiation, and the 1st International CAPP Symposium 'New Approaches to Archaeological Human Remains in Cyprus'. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow, 2014. xix, 354 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781782972358.

Mihai, Adrian, L'Hadès céleste: histoire du purgatoire dans l'Antiquité. Kaïnon - Présence de la philosophie ancienne, 1. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 469 p. € 49.00 (pb). ISBN 9782812433962.

Miller, Peter N., Peiresc's Mediterranean world. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. x, 630 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780674744066.

Mitchell, Piers D. (ed.), Sanitation, latrines and intestinal parasites in past populations. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. 290 p. $124.95. ISBN 9781472449078.

Morgan, Kathryn A., Pindar and the construction of Syracusan monarchy in the fifth century B.C. Greeks overseas. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xviii, 460 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780199366859.

Oakley, John H. (ed.), Athenian potters and painters, Volume III. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. viii, 272 p., 32 p. of plates. $130.00. ISBN 9781782976639.

Pistellato, Antonio (ed.), Memoria poetica e poesia della memoria: la versificazione epigrafica dall'antichità all'umanesimo. Studi di archivistica, bibliografia, paleografia, 3. Venezia: Edizioni Ca'Foscari, 2014. ix, 333 p. (pb). ISBN 9788897735946.

Pollitt, J. J. (ed.), The Cambridge history of painting in the classical world. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xxii, 477 p., [112] p. of plates. $250.00. ISBN 9780521865913.

Pradeau, Jean-François, Gouverner avec le monde: réflexions antiques sur la mondialisation. Enterprises et société. Paris: Manitoba; Les Belles Lettres, 2015. € 17.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251890081.

Rapezzi, Pietro, Michele Marullo Tarcaniota. Elegie per la patria perduta e altre poesie. Introduzione, traduzione e note. Collana Diamante, 20. Borgomanero: Giuliano Ladolfi Editore, 2014. 75 p. € 10.00 (pb). ISBN 9788866441472.

Roberto, Umberto and Paolo A. Tuci (edd.), Tra marginalità e integrazione: aspetti dell'assistenza sociale nel mondo greco e romano. Atti delle Giornate di Studio, Università Europea di Roma - 7-8 Novembre 2012 . Quaderni di Erga-Logoi, . Milano: LED - Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2015. 186 p. € 24.00. ISBN 9788879167062.

Rogers, Brett M. and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (edd.), Classical traditions in science fiction. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiii, 380 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780190228330.

Rolet, Anne, Les questions symboliques d'Achille Bocchi: Symbolicae quaestiones, 1555 (2 vols.). Renaissance. Tours; Rennes: Presses universitaires François-Rabelais; Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015. 1,616 p. € 150.00. ISBN 9782869063808.

Rücker, Michaela, "Pharmakeía und crimen magiae": Frauen und Magie in der griechisch-römischen Antike. Philippika, 78. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014. viii, 256 p. € 58.00. ISBN 9783447102834.

Rutz, Matthew T. and Morag M. Kersel (edd.), Archaeologies of text: archaeology, technology, and ethics. Joukowsky Institute publications, 6. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2014. xviii, 250 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9781782977667.

Sanchez, Carmen and Immaculada Escobar (edd.), Dioses, héroes y atletas: la imagen del cuerpo en la Grecia antigua. Madrid: Communidad de Madrid, 2015. 450 p. € 20.00. ISBN 9788445135112.

Santorelli, Biagio, [Quintiliano], Il ricco accusato di tradimento; Gli amici garanti (Declamazioni maggiori, 11; 16). Studi umanistici, 6. Cassino: Edizioni Università di Cassino, 2014. 347 p. € 30.00 (pb). ISBN 9788883170744.

Scheidel, Walter (ed.), State power in ancient China and Rome. Oxford studies in early empires. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvii, 303 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780190202248.

Stone, Shelley C., Morgantina studies, volume VI: the Hellenistic and Roman fine pottery. Princeton, NJ: Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, 2014. xxxvi, 485 p., 143 p. of plates. $175.00. ISBN 9780691156729.

Taplin, Oliver, Sophocles: Four tragedies (Oedipus the King, Aias, Philoctetes, Oedipus at Colonus). A new verse translation. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xl, 341 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780199286232.

Van Hoof, Lieve and Peter Van Nuffelen (edd.), Literature and society in the fourth century AD: performing paideia, constructing the present, presenting the self. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 373. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014. x, 247 p. $142.00. ISBN 9789004278486.

Vasilev, Miroslav Ivanov, The policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia. Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of classical antiquity, 379. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2015. xi, 257 p. $149.00. ISBN 9789004282148.

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