Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Books Received May 2016.

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*Altman, William H. F. The revival of Platonism in Cicero's late philosophy: Platonis aemulus and the invention of Cicero. Lanham, MD; London: Lexington Books, 2016. xxxii, 351 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781498527118.

*Bachvarova, Mary R. From Hittite to Homer: the Anatolian background of ancient Greek epic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xxxviii, 649 p. $160.00. ISBN 9780521509794.

*Bailey, Lisa Kaaren. The religious worlds of the laity in late antique Gaul. Bloomsbury classical studies monographs. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. viii, 247 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781472519030.

*Bather, Philippa and Claire Stocks (edd.). Horace's Epodes: contexts, intertexts, and reception. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv, 279 p. $110.00. ISBN 9780198746058.

*Bodard, Gabriel and Matteo Romanello (edd.). Digital classics outside the echo-chamber: teaching, knowledge exchange and public engagement. London: Ubiquity Press, 2016. 234 p. Open access EPUB at: ISBN 9781909188617.

*Booms, Dirk. Latin inscriptions. Ancient scripts. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016. 112 p. $18.95 (pb). ISBN 9781606064665.

*Borsch, Jonas and Laura Carrara (edd.). Erdbeben in der Antike: Deutungen - Folgen - Repräsentationen. Bedrohte Ordnungen, 4. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016. x, 278 p. € 59.00. ISBN 9783161541698.

*Brier, Bob. Cleopatra's needles: the lost obelisks of Egypt. Bloomsbury Egyptology. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. x, 238 p. $29.95. ISBN 9781474242936.

*Bronstein, David. Aristotle on knowledge and learning: the Posterior analytics. Oxford Aristotle studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiii, 272 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780198724902.

*Caston, Ruth R. and Robert A. Kaster (edd.). Hope, joy, and affection in the classical world. Emotions of the past. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xii, 282 p. $74.00. ISBN 9780190278298.

*Cheynet, Jean-Claude and Claudia Sode (edd.). Studies in Byzantine Sigillography 12. Studies in Byzantine Sigillography. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. xiii, 251 p. $140.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110474305.

*Clark, Stephen R. L. Plotinus: myth, metaphor, and philosophical practice. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xxi, 344 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780226339672.

*Clément-Tarantino, Séverine and Florence Klein (edd.). La représentation du "couple" Virgile-Ovide dans la tradition culturelle de l'Antiquité à nos jours. Cahiers de philologie, 32. Série Apparat critique. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2015. 419 p. € 29.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757409060.

*Copeland, Rita (ed.). The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature, Volume I: 800-1558. The Oxford history of classical reception in English literature. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xi, 758 p. $235.00. ISBN 9780199587230.

*Coussement, Sandra. 'Because I am Greek': polyonymy as an expression of ethnicity in Ptolemaic Egypt. Studia Hellenistica, 55. Leuven; Paris; Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2016. xix, 429 p. € 98.00 (pb). ISBN 9789042932722.

*Crotty, Kevin M. The city-state of the soul: constituting the self in Plato's Republic. Lanham; Boulder; New York; London: Lexington Books, 2016. xvi, 264 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781498534611.

*De Temmerman, Koen and Kristoffel Demoen (edd.). Writing biography in Greece and Rome: narrative technique and fictionalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xiii, 354 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781107129122.

*Degand, Martin. Sénèque au risque du don: une éthique oblative à la croisée des disciplines. Antiquité et sciences humaines, 2. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015. 440 p. € 100.00. ISBN 9782503554914.

*Donadi, Francesco (ed.). Gorgias. Helenae encomium. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, BT 2019. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. liii, 43 p. $56.00. ISBN 9783110316353.

*Donnellan, Lieve, Valentino Nizzo and Gert-Jan Burgers (edd.). Conceptualising early colonisation. Artes, 6. Bruxelles: Belgisch Historisch Insituut te Rome, 2016. 246 p. € 75.00 (pb). ISBN 9789074461825.

*Ducoeur, Guillaume and Claire Muckensturm-Poulle (edd.). La transmigration des âmes en Grèce et en Inde anciennes. Institut des sciences et des techniques de l'Antiquité (ISTA). Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2016. 127 p. € 19.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848675459.

*Elliott, John H. Beware the evil eye: the evil eye in the Bible and the ancient world, volume 1: Introduction, Mesopotamia, and Egypt. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2015. 220 p. $25.00 (pb). ISBN 9781620321478.

*Elliott, John H. Beware the evil eye: the evil eye in the Bible and the ancient world, volume 2: Greece and Rome. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2016. 370 p. $41.00. ISBN 9781498204996.

*Fletcher, Angus. Comic democracies: from ancient Athens to the American republic. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. xi, 209 p. $49.95. ISBN 9781421419343.

*Glazebrook, Allison and Barbara Tsakirgis (edd.). Houses of ill repute: the archaeology of brothels, houses, and taverns in the Greek world. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. viii, 256 p. $69.95. ISBN 9780812247565.

*Gourinat, Jean-Baptiste (ed.). L'éthique du stoïcien Hiéroclès. Hors-Série. Philosophie antique: problèmes, Renaissance, usages. Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2016. 175 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757412732.

*Guez, Jean-Philippe and Dimitri Kasprzyk (edd.). Penser la prose dans le monde gréco-romain. La Licorne, 119. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016. 190 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753547834.

*Haack, Marie-Laurence (ed.). Les Étrusques au temps du fascisme et du nazisme. Scripta Receptoria, 7. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2016. 337 p. € 25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356131560.

*Hamel, Debra. Killing Eratosthenes: a true crime story from ancient Athens. Debra Hamel, 2016. xii, 58 p. $6.99 (pb). ISBN 9781523995691.

*Harry, Chelsea C. Chronos in Aristotle's physics: on the nature of time. SpringerBriefs in philosophy. Cham; Heidelberg; New York; Dordrecht; London: Springer, 2015. xix, 75 p. $54.99 (pb). ISBN 9783319178332.

*Horsfall, Nicholas. The epic distilled: studies in the composition of the Aeneid. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xv, 160 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780198758877.

*Iannucci, Alessandro, Federicomaria Muccioli and Matteo Zaccarini (edd.). La citté inquieta: Selinunte tra lex sacra e defixiones. Diádema, 2. Milano; Udine: Mimesis Edizioni, 2015. 351 p. € 18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788857534497.

*Karlsson, Mattias. Relations of power in early Neo-Assyrian state ideology. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records, 10. Boston; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016. xiv, 507 p. $182.00. ISBN 9781614517443.

*Kitchell, Kenneth F., Jr. The other middle ages: a medieval Latin reader. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc., 2016. xxxvii, 357 p. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865168374.

*Kröll, Nicole. Die Jugend des Dionysos: die Ampelos-Episode in den Dionysiaka des Nonnos von Panopolis. Millennium-Studien / Millennium studies, 62. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. xvi, 343 p. $168.00. ISBN 9783110412055.

*Lanfranchi, Thibaut. Les tribuns de la plèbe et la formation de la République romaine, 494-287 avant J.-C. Bibliothèque des Écoles fran-caises d'Athènes et de Rome, 368. Roma: École française de Rome, 2015. xi, 822 p. € 60.00 (pb). ISBN 9782728310913.

*Langford-Verstegen, Louise C. Hagios Charalambos: a Minoan burial cave in Crete, II. The pottery. Prehistory monographs, 51. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2015. xx, 145 p., 38 p. of figures, 7 p. of plates. $60.00. ISBN 9781931534833.

*Litwa, M. David. Refutation of all heresies. Translated with an introduction and notes. Writings from the Greco-Roman world, 40. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015. lix, 824 p. $99.95 (pb). ISBN 9780884140856.

*MacRae, Duncan. Legible religion: books, gods, and rituals in Roman culture. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2016. 259 p. $49.95. ISBN 9780674088719.

*Moore, Christopher. Socrates and self-knowledge. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xvii, 275 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781107123304.

*Mueller-Goldingen, Christian. Aristoteles, Politik: Einleitung und Kommentar, Band 1: Bücher 1, 3, 7 und 8. Wissenschaftliche Kommentare zu griechischen und lateinischen Schriftstellern. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. viii, 340 p. € 98.00. ISBN 9783825366148.

*Nelson, Stephanie. Aristophanes and his tragic muse: comedy, tragedy and the polis in 5th century Athens. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 390. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2016. viii, 384 p. $175.00. ISBN 9789004310902.

*Niewöhner, Philipp. Die byzantinischen Basiliken von Milet. Milet, Band 1: Bauwerke in Milet, Teil 11. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. xvii, 411 p. $266.00. ISBN 9783110416886.

*Papadatos, Yiannis and Chrysa Sofianou. Livari Skiadi: a Minoan cemetery in southeast Crete, I. excavations and finds. Prehistory monographs, 50. Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press, 2015. xxvi, 154 p., [40] p. of tables, [52] p. of figures, 43 p. of plates. $80.00. ISBN 9781931534819.

*Paribeni, Emanuela and Simonetta Segenni (edd.). Notae Lapicidinarum dalle cave di Carrara. Pisa: Pisa University Press, 2015. 552 p., 1 CD-ROM. € 32.00 (pb). ISBN 9788867415281.

*Pellacani, Daniele. Cicerone. Aratea, Parte I: Proemio e Catalogo delle costellazioni. Introduzione, testo e commento. Testi e manuali per l'insegnamento universitario del latino, 132. Bologna: Pàtron editore, 2016. 223 p. € 24.00 (pb). ISBN 9788855533249.

*Richter, Barbara A. Theology of Hathor of Dendera: aural and visual scribal techniques in the Per-Wer sanctuary. Wilbour studies in Egyptology and Assyriology, 4. Atlanta, GA: Lockwood Press, on behalf of Brown University, 2016. xxix, 543 p. $145.00. ISBN 9781937040512.

*Robu, Adrian and Iulian Bîrzescu (edd.). Mégarika: nouvelles recherches sur Mégare, les cités de la Propontide et du Pont-Euxin. Archéologie, épigraphie, histoire. Actes du colloque de Mangalia (8-12 juillet 2012). De l'archéologie à l'histoire, 66. Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2016. 494 p. € 59.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701803647.

*Romero, M. Ross. Without the least tremor: the sacrifice of Socrates in Plato's Phaedo. SUNY series in contemporary Continental philosophy. Albany: SUNY Press, 2016. 186 p. $75.00. ISBN 9781438460192.

*Roubineau, Jean-Manuel. Milon de Crotone: ou l'invention du sport. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2016. 355 p. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 9782130653691.

*Rüpke, Jörg. Religious deviance in the Roman world: superstition or individuality? Revised and enlarged edition (translated by David M. B. Richardson; first published 2011). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. ix, 142 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781107090521.

*Rutherford, Ian (ed.). Greco-Egyptian interactions: literature, translation, and culture, 500 BCE-300 CE. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiii, 393 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199656127.

*Sartre, Annie and Maurice Sartre. Palmyre: vérités et légendes. Paris: Perrin, 2016. 261 p. € 14.00 (pb). ISBN 9782262066154.

*Schachter, Albert. Boiotia in antiquity: selected papers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xxi, 440 p. $135.00. ISBN 9781107053243.

*Schuol, Monika, Christian Wendt and Julia Wilker (edd.). Exempla imitanda: Mit der Vergangenheit die Gegenwart bewältigen? Festschrift für Ernst Baltrusch zum 60. Geburtstag. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016. 334 p. € 50.00. ISBN 9783525253236.

*Smith, Kyle. Constantine and the captive Christians of Persia: martyrdom and religious identity in Late Antiquity. Transformation of the classical heritage, 57. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. xxiii, 231 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520289604.

*Solomon, Jon. Ben-Hur: the original blockbuster. Screening antiquity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016. xvii, 910 p. £ 29.99 (pb). ISBN 9781474407953.

*Swift, Laura and Christopher Carey (edd.). Iambus and elegy: new approaches. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. x, 383 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199689743.

*Telò, Mario. Aristophanes and the cloak of comedy: affect, aesthetics, and the canon. Chicago; London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xiii, 237 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780226309699.

*Turpin, William. Ovid, Amores (Book 1). Dickinson College commentaries, 2. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2016. 264 p. £ 19.95 (pb), also available as epub. ISBN 9781783741625.

*Vial, Hélène and Anne de Cremoux (edd.). Figures tragiques du savoir: les dangers de la connaissance dans les tragédies grecques et leur postérité. Cahiers de philologie, 33. Série Apparat critique. Villeneuve d'Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2015. 245 p. € 28.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757411391.

*Walton, J. Michael. Translating classical plays: collected papers. London; New York: Routledge, 2016. 270 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781138124325.

*Warburton, David. The fundamentals of economics: lessons from the Bronze Age Near East. Civilisations du Proche-Orient, série IV, histoire-essais, 3. Neuchâtel: Recherches et Publications, 2016. xvi, 560 p. € 58.00 (pb). ISBN 9782940032204.

*Wilson, Andrew and Miko Flohr (edd.). Urban craftsmen and traders in the Roman world. Oxford studies on the Roman economy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xvi, 408 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780198748489.

*Yuan, Yuan. The riddling between Oedipus and the Sphinx: ontology, hauntology, and heterologies of the grotesque. Lanham; Boulder; New York; Toronto; Plymouth, UK: University Press of America, Inc., 2016. vii, 239 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780761866626.

*Zografou, Athanassia. Des dieux maniables: Hécate & Cronos dans les Papyrus magiques grecs. Paris: Apolis éditions, 2016. 210 p. € 15.00 (pb). ISBN 9782953249590.

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