Monday, June 1, 2015

2015.06.01

Books Received May 2015.

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Ahrensdorf, Peter J. Homer on the gods and human virtue: creating the foundations of classical civilization. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. x, 271 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780521193887.

Aitken, James K. and James Carleton Paget. The Jewish-Greek tradition in antiquity and the Byzantine Empire. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. xxii, 359 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107001633.

Allen, Michael J. B. Marsilio Ficino, On Dionysius the Areopagite (2 vols.). The I Tatti Renaissance library, 66-67. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. lxxi, 516 p.; xxxvii, 483 p. $29.95; $29.95. ISBN 9780674058354; 9780674743793.

Alston, Richard. Rome's revolution: death of the republic and birth of the empire. Ancient warfare and civilization. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvii, 385 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780199739769.

Audidière, Sophie (ed.). Fontenelle. Digression sur les Anciens et les Modernes et autres textes philosophiques. Bibliothèque du XVIIIe siècle, 30. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 793 p. € 49.00 (pb). ISBN 9782812432309.

Badoud, Nathan. Le Temps de Rhodes: une chronologie des inscriptions de la cité fondée sur l'études des ses institutions. Vestigia, Bd 63. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2015. xvii, 542 p. € 108.00. ISBN 9783406640353.

Barrett, Anthony A. Caligula: the abuse of power. Second edition (first edition published 1989). Roman imperial biographies. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. xxiii, 384 p. $170.00. ISBN 9780415658447.

Bell, Jeremy and Michael Naas (edd.). Plato's animals: gadflies, horses, swans, and other philosophical beasts. Studies in continental thought. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2015. 261 p. $32.00 (pb). ISBN 9780253016201.

Bérenger, Agnès and Olivier Dard (edd.). Gouverner par les lettres, de l'Antiquité à l'époque contemporaine. Actes du colloque de Metz, 10-12 octobre 2013. Centre de Recherche Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire, 54. Metz: Centre de Recherche Universitaire Lorrain d'Histoire, 2015. 443 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782857300618.

Berman, Daniel W. Myth, literature, and the creation of the topography of Thebes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. x, 190 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781107077362.

Bonazzi, Mauro. Il platonismo. Piccola biblioteca Einaudi. Mappe, 56. Torino: Einaudi, 2015. 239 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788806216894.

Bradford, Alfred S. War: antiquity and its legacy. Ancients and moderns. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvi, 176 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780195380903.

Brulé, Pierre. Les sens du poil (grec). Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2015. 569 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251445342.

Cabrillana, Concepción and Christian Lehmann (edd.). Acta XIV Colloquii Internationalis Linguistricae Latinae. Bibliotheca Linguae Latinae, 5. Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 2014. 463 p. € 40.00 (pb). ISBN 9788478827824.

Cadau, Cosetta. Studies in Colluthus' "Abduction of Helen". Mnemosyne supplements. Late Antique literature, 380. Leiden: Brill, 2015. 324 p. € 126.00. ISBN 9789004279506.

Capone, Alessandro and Pietro Giannini. Gli appunti di metrica classica di Giovanni Pascoli tratti dalle lezioni di Girolamo Vitelli. Carteggi di filologi, 17. Firenze: Edizioni Gonnelli, 2015. 135 p. € 35.00 (pb). ISBN 9788874680436.

Cavallini, Eleonora. La Nekya omerica (Odissea XI) nella traduzione di Cesare Pavese. I libri di Levia Gravia, 16. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso, 2015. iv, 112 p. € 16.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862745987.

Collins, James Henderson, II. Exhortations to philosophy: the protreptics of Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiv, 300 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199358595.

Conso, Danièle. Forma: études sémantique et étymologique. Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2015. 634 p. € 42.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848675114.

Coşkun, Altay and Lutz Raphael (edd.). Fremd und rechtlos?: Zugehörigkeitsrechte Fremder von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Ein Handbuch. Köln; Weimar; Wien: Böhlau Verlag, 2014. 434 p. € 39.90. ISBN 9783412223847.

Craik, Elizabeth M. The 'Hippocratic' corpus: content and context. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. xxxvi, 307 p. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 9781138021716.

Cullhed, Anders Erik. The shadow of Creusa: negotiating fictionality in late antique Latin literature. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Bd 339. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. viii, 624 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9783110310863.

Derow, Peter. Rome, Polybius and the East (edited by Andrew Erskine and Josephine Crawley Quinn). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiii, 311 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780199640904.

Di Napoli, Valentina. Teatri dell Grecia romana: forma, decorazione, funzioni. La provincia d'Acaia. ΜΕΛΕΤΗΜΑΤΑ, 67. Atene: Fondazione nazionale delle ricerche, Istituto di studi storici, sezione di l'Antichità greche e romane, 2013. 290 p, 31 p. of plates. € 105.00. ISBN 9789609538206.

Dillery, John. Clio's other sons: Berossus and Manetho, with an afterword on Demetrius. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. xxxviii, 494 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9780472052271.

Estienne, Sylvia, Valérie Huet, François Lissarrague and Francis Prost (edd.). Figures de dieux: construire le divin en image. Histoire, série Histoire ancienne. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2015. 380 p., xxxii p. of plates. € 21.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753535220.

Fabiani, Roberta. I decreti onorari di lasos: cronologia e storia. Vestigia, Bd 66. München: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2015. xiv, 354 p. € 108.00. ISBN 9783406648434.

Fernández Ubiña, José, Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas and Purificación Ubric Rabaneda (edd.). La iglesia como sistema de dominación en la antigüedad tardía. Colección Historia. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2015. 358 p. € 23.00 (pb). ISBN 9788433857637.

Ferriss-Hill, Jennifer L. Roman satire and the old comic tradition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. x, 302 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781107081543.

Foka, Anna and Jonas Liliequist (edd.). Laughter, humor, and the (un)making of gender: historical and cultural perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ix, 256 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781137473301.

Furley, William and Victor Gysembergh. Reading the liver. Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum, 94. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015. x, 123 p. € 39.00. ISBN 9783161538902.

Gambash, Gil. Rome and provincial resistance. Routledge monographs in classical studies, 21. New York; London, 2015. xi, 206 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781138824980.

Goldwyn, Adam J. and Dimitra Kokkini. John Tzetzes, Allegories of the Iliad. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 37. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. xxiv, 577 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674967854.

Gostoli, Antonietta and Roberto Velardi (edd.). Mythologeîn: mito e forme di discorso nel mondo antico. Studi in onore di Giovanni Cerri. AION. Quaderni, 18. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2015. 540 p. € 245.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862277389.

Grass, Barthélémy and Ghislaine Stouder (edd.). La diplomatie romaine sous la République: réflexions sur une pratique. Actes des rencontres de Paris, 21-22 juin 2013, et Genève, 31 octobre-1er novembre 2013. Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2015. 217 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848675015.

Greco, Emanuele. Topografia di Atene: sviluppo urbano e monumenti dalle origini al III secolo d.C., Tomo 3* e Tomo 3**: quartieri a nord e a nord-est dell'Acropoli e Agora del Ceramico. Studi di Archeologia e Topografia di Atene e dell'Attica (SATAA), 1.3*-3**. Atene; Paestum: Scuola Archaeologica Italiana di Atene; Pandemos, 2014. 264 p.; 368 p. € 180.00. ISBN 9788887744408.

Greco, Emanuele. Topografia di Atene: sviluppo urbano e monumenti dalle origini al III secolo d.C., Tomo 4: Ceramico, Dipylon e Accademia. Studi di Archeologia e Topografia di Atene e dell'Attica (SATAA), 1.4. Atene; Paestum: Scuola Archaeologica Italiana di Atene; Pandemos, 2014. 286 p. € 90.00. ISBN 9788887744422.

Green, Peter. Homer, The Iliad; a new translation. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015. xvi, 592 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780520281417.

Guérin, Charles. La voix de la vérité: témoin et témoignage dans les tribunaux romains du Ier siècle avant J.-C.. Mondes anciens. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2015. 424 p. € 27.50 (pb). ISBN 9782251300023.

Gurtler, Gary M. Plotinus, Ennead IV.4.30-45 and IV.5: problems concerning the soul. The Enneads of Plotinus with philosophical commentaries. Las Vegas; Zurich; Athens: Parmenides Publishing, 2015. 363 p. $47.00 (pb). ISBN 9781930972698.

Haarmann, Harald. Myth as source of knowledge in early western thought: the quest for historiography, science and philosophy in Greek antiquity. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. viii, 238 p. € 48.00. ISBN 9783447103626.

Helmer, Étienne. Le dernier des hommes: figures du mendiant en Grèce ancienne. Les marches du temps. Paris: Éditions du Félin, 2015. 144 p. € 19.90 (pb). ISBN 9782866458249.

Henry, Devin and Karen Margrethe Nielsen (edd.). Bridging the gap between Aristotle's science and ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiii, 304 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781107010369.

Heslin, Peter. The Museum of Augustus: the Temple of Apollo in Pompeii, the Portico of Philippus in Rome, and Latin poetry. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015. xiii, 350 p. $65.00. ISBN 9781606064214.

Humphreys, M. T. G. Law, power, and imperial ideology in the Iconoclast era, c.680-850. Oxford studies in Byzantium. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xxiv, 312 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780198701576.

Ignatiadou, Despina. Διαφανής ύαλος για την αριστοκρατία της αρχαίας Μακεδονίας. Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού. Αρχαιολογικό Ινστιτούτο Μακεδονικών και Θρακικών Σπουδών Δημοσιεύματα, 13. Thessaloniki: Αρχαιολογικό Ινστιτούτο Μακεδονικών και Θρακικών Σπουδών, 2013. 420 p. (pb). ISBN 9789609726023.

Iodice, Maria Grazia and Mariusz Zagórski (edd.). Carminis personae: character in Roman poetry. Warsaw studies in classical literature and culture, 1. Frankfurt am Main: PL Academic Research, 2014. 175 p. $52.95. ISBN 9783631642153.

Kaldellis, Anthony. Byzantine readings of ancient historians: texts in translation, with introductions and notes. Routledge classical translations. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. vi, 188 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780415732321.

Keane, Catherine. Juvenal and the satiric emotions. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. viii, 251 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780199981892.

Kitzler, Petr. From Passio Perpetuae to Acta Perpetuae: recontextualizing a martyr story in the literature of the early church. Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte, 127. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. xiv, 159 p. € 149.95. ISBN 9783110419429.

Laneri, Nicola (ed.). Defining the sacred: approaches to the archaeology of religion in the Near East. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2015. ix, 186 p. $50.00 (pb). ISBN 9781782976790.

Lassère, Jean-Marie. Africa, quasi Roma (256 av. J.C .- 711 apr. J.-C). Études d'antiquités africaines. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2015. 778 p., [5] p. of plates. € 45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782271076731.

Leonard, Miriam. Tragic modernities. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. xiii, 204 p. $39.95. ISBN 9780674743939.

Letta, Cesare and Simonetta Segenni (edd.). Roma e le sue province: dalla prima guerra punica a Diocleziano. Studi superiori, 967; studi storici. Roma: Carocci editore, 2015. 319 p. € 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788843074235.

Lhermitte, Jean-François. L'animal vertueux dans la philosophie antique à l'époque impériale. Kaïnon - Anthropologie de la pensée ancienne, 2. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 545 p. € 69.00 (pb). ISBN 9782812434709.

Limón Belén, María. La compaginación de las inscripciones latinas en verso: Roma e Hispania. Hispania antigua; Serie histórica, 10. Roma: L'Erma di Bretschneider, 2014. 173 p. € 110.00 (pb). ISBN 9788891306630.

Manfredini, Adriana M. La elipsis verbal en las estructuras comparativas del latín. Zaragoza: Libros Pórtico, 2015. 386 p. € 36.00 (pb). ISBN 9788479561406.

Mannetter, Drew A. Book 1 of Plato's Republic: a word by word guide to tranlation (Vol. 1: chapter 1-12). Boca Raton, FL: Brown Walker Press, 2015. xix, 372 p. $64.95 (pb). ISBN 9781627345231.

McConnell, Brian Evans. Wall illustrations from the 'Grotte' di Caratabia (Mineo, Sicily). Supplementi a "ΚΩΚΑΛΟΣ," 22. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2015. 141 p. € 185.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862277624.

Meinel, Fabian. Pollution and crisis in Greek tragedy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiii, 278 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107044463.

Monerie, Julien. D'Alexandre à Zoilos: dictionnaire prosopographique des porteurs de nom grec dans les sources cunéiformes. Oriens et Occidens, Bd 23. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2014. 225 p. € 48.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515109567.

Monson, Andrew and Walter Scheidel (edd.). Fiscal regimes and the political economy of premodern states. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xvi, 586 p. $130.00. ISBN 9781107089204.

Moreno Soldevila, Rosario and Juan Martos (edd.). Amor y sexo en la literatura latina. Supplementos de Exemplaria Classica, 4. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2014. 267 p. (pb). ISBN 9788416061532.

Neil, Bronwen and Pauline Allen (edd.). Collecting early Christian letters from the apostle Paul to late antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xiii, 260 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107091863.

Newell, Waller R. Tyranny: a new interpretation. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. x, 544 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107610736.

Nikiforaki, Despoina. Émergences de la théâtralité: Eschyle, Sénèque, Gabily. Cribles. Toulouse: Presses universitaires du Midi, 2015. 380 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782810703111.

Ober, Josiah. The rise and fall of classical Greece. The Princeton history of the ancient world. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2015. xxv, 416 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691140919.

O'Connor, Kaori. The never-ending feast: the anthropology and archaeology of feasting. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. x, 239 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781847889256.

Parsons, Peter John, Herwig Maehler and Francesca Maltomini (edd.). The Vienna Epigrams Papyrus (G 40611). Corpus papyrorum Raineri, Bd 33. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. vi, 153 p. € 109.95. ISBN 9783110354522.

Petrova, Aneta. Funerary reliefs from the West Pontic area (6th-1st centuries BC). Colloquia antiqua, 14. Leuven; Paris; Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2015. xxi, 312 p., 27 p. of plates. € 95.00. ISBN 9789042930889.

Pintaudi, Rosario (ed.). Antinoupolis II. Scavi e materiali; Edizioni dell' Istituto Papirologico "G. Vitelli", 3. Firenze: Firenze University Press, 2014. xii, 504 p. € 79.90. ISBN 9788866556657.

Privitera, Santo. Haghia Triada III: The Late Minoan III buildings in the Villaggio. Monografie della Scuola archeologica di Atene e delle missioni italiane in Oriente, 23. Athens: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Italian Archaeological School at Athens, 2015. xviii, 184 p.; lii p. of plates. ISBN 9789609368636.

Rhoby, Andreas (ed.). Inscriptions in Byzantium and beyond: methods - projects - case studies. Veröffentlichung zur Byzanzforschung, 38; Denkschriften der philosophisch-historische Klasse, 478. Wien: Verlag der Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ÖAW), 2015. 246 p. € 65.90 (pb). ISBN 9783700176749.

Rolet, Anne and Stéphane Rolet (edd.). André Alciat (1492-1550): un humaniste au confluent des savoirs dans l'Europe de la Renaissance. Études Renaissantes. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2013. 494 p. € 110.00 (pb). ISBN 9782503550213.

Rudich, Vasily. Religious dissent in the Roman Empire: violence in Judaea at the time of Nero. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. xxiv, 350 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780415161060.

Salisbury, Joyce E. Rome's Christian empress: Galla Placidia rules at the twilight of the empire. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015. ix, 236 p. $34.95. ISBN 9781421417004.

Schirner, Rebekka S. Inspice diligenter codices: philologische Studien zu Augustins Umgang mit Bibelhandschriften und -übersetzungen. Millennium-Studien / Millennium studies, 49. Berlin; München; Boston: De Gruyter, 2015. xii, 672 p. € 129.95. ISBN 9783110349634.

Sen, Ranjan. Syllable and segment in Latin. Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics, 16. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvi, 272 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780199660186.

Sena Chiesa, Gemma. Gli asparagi di Cesare: studi sulla Cisalpina romana. Flos Italiae, 11. Firenze: All'Insegna del Giglio, 2014. 606 p. € 50.00 (pb). ISBN 9788878145511.

Seyler, Dorothy U. The obelisk and the Englishman: the pioneering discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2015. 304 p., [16] p. of plates. $26.00. ISBN 9781633880368.

Shaw, J. Clerk. Plato's anti-hedonism and the Protagoras. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. viii, 222 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107046658.

Shaw, Joseph W. Elite Minoan architecture: its development at Knossos, Phaistos, and Malia. Prehistory monographs, 49. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2015. xxv, 196 p. $65.00. ISBN 9781931534772.

Simmons, Michael Bland. Universal salvation in late antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the pagan-Christian debate. Oxford studies in late antiquity. Oxford; New York Oxford University Press: Oxford University Press, 2015. xliv, 491 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780190202392.

Stadter, Philip A. Plutarch and his Roman readers. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. x, 394 p. $175.00. ISBN 9780198718338.

Stephens, Susan A. Callimachus: the Hymns. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiv, 324 p. $27.95 (pb). ISBN 9780199783045.

Tabak, Mehmet. Plato's Parmenides reconsidered. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. ix, 229 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781137515353.

Ugenti, Marco. Giuliano Imperatore, A Salustio. Autoconsolazione per la partenza dell'ottimo Salustio, introduzione, testo critico, traduzione e commento. Testi e commenti, 28. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2014. 136 p. € 49.00 (pb). ISBN 9788862277419.

Van Noorden, Helen. Playing Hesiod: the 'myth of the races' in classical antiquity. Cambridge classical studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. x, 350 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780521760812.

Vuillemin-Diem, Gudrun and Carlos Steel. Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos in the translation of William of Moerbeke: Claudii Ptolemaei Liber Iudicialium. Ancient and medieval philosophy - Series 1, 19. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2013. 456 p. € 107.00. ISBN 9789058679628.

Wardle, D. Suetonius: Life of Augustus / Vita divi Augusti. Clarendon ancient history series. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. x, 603 p. $49.50 (pb). ISBN 9780199686469.

Wetherbee, Winthrop. Bernardus Silvestris, Poetic works. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, 38. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2015. xlix, 327 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674743786.

Wheatley, Pat and Elizabeth Baynham (edd.). East and West in the world empire of Alexander: essays in honour of Brian Bosworth. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xxvi, 371 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780199693429.

Wienand, Johannes (ed.). Contested monarchy: integrating the Roman Empire in the fourth century AD. Oxford studies in late antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xviii, 530 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199768998.

Wipszycka, Ewa. The Alexandrian church: people and institutions. Journal of Juristic Papyrology supplements, 25. Warsaw: Journal of Juristic Papyrology, 2015. 490 p. € 93.00. ISBN 9788393842544.

Woolf, Raphael. Cicero: the philosophy of a Roman sceptic. Philosophy in the Roman world. London; New York: Routledge, 2015. vii, 260 p. $49.95 (pb). ISBN 9781844658411.

Zilioli, Ugo (ed.). From the Socratics to the Socratic schools: classical ethics, metaphysics and epistemology. New York; London: Routledge, 2015. xx, 216 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781844658435.

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