Thursday, February 1, 2018


Books Received January 2018.

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Antonetti, Claudia and Stefania De Vido (ed.). Iscrizioni greche: un'antologia. Studi superiori, 1092. Roma: Carocci, 2017. 326 p. €33,00 (pb). ISBN 9788843088249.

Bannert, Herbert and Nicole Kröll (ed.). Nonnus of Panopolis in context II: poetry, religion, and society. Proceedings of the international conference on Nonnus of Panopolis, 26th - 29th September 2013, University of Vienna, Austria. Mnemosyne, supplements, 408. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xviii, 436 p. €121,00. ISBN 9789004341197.

Bénatouïl, Thomas, Jean-Baptiste Gourinat and Michel Narcy (ed.). Platon et la politique. Philosophie antique, 17. Villeneuve: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2017. 233 p. €22,00 (pb). ISBN 9782757418079.

Berrey, Marquis. Hellenistic science at court. Science, technology and medicine in ancient cultures, 5. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 274 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110539776.

Boyd, Barbara Weiden. Ovid's Homer: authority, repetition, and reception. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvii, 301 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780190680046.

Boys-Stones, G. R. Platonist philosophy 80 BC to AD 250: an introduction and collection of sources in translation. Cambridge source books in post- Hellenistic philosophy. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xiv, 648 p. £135.00. ISBN 9780521838580.

Brémond, Mathilde. Lectures de Mélissos: Édition, traduction et interprétation des témoignages sur Mélissos de Samos. Studia Praesocratica, 9. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 608 p. €129,95. ISBN 9783110542882.

Brisson, Luc. Platon: l'écrivain qui inventa la philosophie. Qui es-tu ? Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 2017. 298 p. €15,00 (pb). ISBN 9782204106368.

Brisson, Luc and Olivier Renaut (ed.). Érotique et politique chez Platon: Éros, genre et sexualité dans la cité platonicienne. Academia philosophical studies, 58. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2017. 274 p. €29,50 (pb). ISBN 9783896657251.

Brook, Adriana E. Tragic rites: narrative and ritual in Sophoclean drama. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. xi, 237 p. $99.95. ISBN 9780299313807.

Brunn, Christer Edmondson Jonathan (ed.). Oxford handbook of Roman epigraphy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxxvi, 888 p. $185.00 (pb). ISBN 9780190860301.

Burnett, Andrew, Richard Simpson and Deborah Thorpe (ed.). Roman coins, money, and society in Elizabethan England: Sir Thomas Smith's >On the wages of the Roman footsoldier<. Numismatic studies, 36. New York: American Numismatics Society, 2017. xxii, 205 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780897223522.

Chaverdi, Alireza Askari and Pierfrancesco Callieri. Persepolis west (Fars, Iran): report on the field work carried out by the Iranian-Italian joint archaeological mission in 2008-2009. BAR International Series, 2870. 2017. xvi, 293 p. £56.00. ISBN 9781407316086.

Cromwell, Jennifer. Recording village life: a Coptic scribe in early Islamic Egypt. New texts from ancient cultures. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. xxiv, 287 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780472139481.

Cucchiarelli, Andrea (trans.). Irene J. F. de Jong. I classici e la narratologia: guida alla lettura degli autori greci e latini. Studi superiori, 1082. Roma: Carocci, 2017. 238 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9788843088201.

Curbera, Jaime (ed.). Inscriptiones Graecae Voluminis 2/3: Inscriptiones Atticae Euclidis anno posteriores. Pars 4 Dedicationes et tituli sacri. Fasciculus 2 Dedicationes privatae. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. vi, 273-599 p., LXXXIX-CLXXII p. of plates. €299,00. ISBN 9783110544190.

Denizot, Camille and Olga Spevak (ed.). Pragmatic approaches to Latin and ancient Greek. Studies in language companion series (SLCS), 190. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2017. xvi, 309 p. €99,00. ISBN 9789027259554.

Diem, Werner (ed.). Glossar zur arabischen Epistolographie nach ägyptischen Originaldokumenten des 7.-16. Jahrhunderts. Mitteilungen aus der Papyrussammlung der österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, XXXII. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 568 p. €149,95. ISBN 9783110556766.

Dimitrova, Miryana. Julius Caesar's self-created image and Its dramatic afterlife. Bloomsbury Academic studies in classical reception. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. ix, 236 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781474245753.

Dolce, Rita. "Losing one's head" in the ancient Near East: interpretation and meaning of decapitation. Studies in the history of the ancient Near East. New York: Routledge, 2017. 92 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781138067486.

Emanuel, Jeffrey P. Black ships and sea raiders: the late bronze and early iron age context of Odysseus' Second Cretan Lie. Greek studies: interdisciplinary approaches. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017. xiii, 219 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781498572217.

Feraudi-Gruénais, Francisca and Renate Ludwig (ed.). Die Heidelberger Römersteine: Bildwerke, Architekturteile und Inschriften im Kurpfälzischen Museum Heidelberg. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. 132 p. €16,00. ISBN 9783825366933.

Fountoulakis, Andreas, Andreas Markantonatos and Georgios Vasilaros (ed.). Theatre world: critical perspectives on Greek tragedy and comedy. Studies in honour of professor Georgia Xanthakis-Karamanos. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 45. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xi, 373 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110514919.

Fulkerson, Laurel. A literary commentary on the elegies of the Appendix Tibulliana. Pseudepigrapha latina. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. x, 384 p. $115.00. ISBN 9780198759362.

Georgiadou, Aristoula and Katerina Oikonomopoulou (ed.). Space, time and language in Plutarch. Millennium-Studien, 67. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xiv, 382 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110537710.

Godard, Louis and Anna Sacconi (ed.). Supplemento al Corpus delle iscrizioni vascolari in lineare B. Biblioteca di Pasiphae. Pisa; Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, 2017. 224 p. €225,00. ISBN 9788862279482.

Grillo, Luca and Christopher B. Krebs (ed.). The Cambridge companion to the writings of Julius Caesar. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University press, 2018. xiv, 396 p. £24.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107670495.

Grønlund Evers, Kasper. Worlds apart trading together: the organisation of long-distance trade between Rome and India in antiquity. Archaeopress Roman archaeology, 32. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2017. viii, 213 p. £30.00. ISBN 9781784917425.

Gwynn, David M. The Goths: lost civilizations. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 188 p. £15.00. ISBN 9781780238456.

Hartog, Pieter B. Pesher and Hypomnema: a comparison of two commentary traditions from the Hellenistic-Roman period. Studies on the texts of the desert of Judah, 121. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xv, 356 p. €132,00. ISBN 9789004353541.

Helmrath, Johannes, Eva Marlene Hausteiner and Ulf Jensen (ed.). Antike als Transformation: Konzepte zur Beschreibung kulturellen Wandels. Transformationen der Antike, 49. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. vi, 265 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110500660.

Hooker, Mischa (trans.). Joh Lydus. On the months: 2nd edition. 2017. xlvii, 228 p.  Hornblower, Simon (trans., comm.). Lycophron: Alexandra. Greek text, translation, commentary, and introduction. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxiii, 617 p., [11 p. of plates]. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9780198810643.

Hunt, Peter. Ancient Greek and Roman slavery. Malden: Wiley Blackwell, 2018. xv, 248 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781405188067.

Jacobs, Susan G. Plutarch's pragmatic biographies: lessons for statesmen and generals in the parallel lives. Columbia studies in the classical tradition, 43. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xv, 471 p. €132,00. ISBN 9789004276604.

Kaldellis, Anthony. Genesios on the reigns of the emperors. Byzantina australiensia, 11. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xxx, 154 p. €49,00. ISBN 9780959362695.

Konijnendijk, Roel. Classical Greek tactics: a cultural history. Mnemosyne, supplements, 409. Leiden: Brill, 2017. vi, 261 p. €104,00. ISBN 9789004355361.

Krinzinger, Fritz and Peter Ruggendorfer (ed.). Das Theater von Ephesos: Archäologischer Befund, Funde und Chronologie. Forschungen in Ephesos, II/1. Wien: Verlag der Österreichieschen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2017. xxviii, 540 p., 19 p. of plates. €186,00. ISBN 9783700175902.

Lamari, Anna A. Reperforming Greek tragedy: theater, politics, and cultural mobility in the fifth and fourth centuries BC. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 52. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 207 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110561166.

Lewis, Sian and Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones. The culture of animals in antiquity: a sourcebook with commentaries. New York: Routledge, 2017. x, 768 p. $225.00. ISBN 9780415817554.

Lintott, A. W. Aristotle's political philosophy in its historical contexts: a new translation and commentary on Politics books 5 and 6. New York: Routledge, 2017. x, 220 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781138570719.

Lomas, Kathryn. The rise of Rome: from the Iron Age to the Punic Wars. Camrbidge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. xxii, 405 p. $35.00 (pb). ISBN 9780674659650.

Longfellow, Brenda and Ellen Perry (ed.). Roman artists, patrons, and public consumption: familiar works reconsidered. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, 2017. xiv, 255 p., [16 p. of plates]. $75.00. ISBN 9780472130658.

Maher, Matthew P. The fortifications of Arkadian city states in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xiii, 426 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780198786597.

Malamud, Martha. Rutilius Namatianus' going home. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. 92 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780815352709.

Malaspina, Ermanno, Galimberti Biffino and G. Vogt-Spira (ed.). Was ist ein amicus? Überlegungen zu Konzept und praxis der amicitia bei Cicero, Marburg, 18. - 19. Mai 2017. Ciceroniana on line, . 2017. pp. 229-412. ISBN 2532-5353.

Marzullo, Matilde. Spazi sepolti e dimensioni dipinte nelle tombe etrusche di Tarquinia. Tarchna, Supplemento, 7. Milano: Ledizioni, 2017. viii, 242 p. ISBN 9788867055036.

Marzullo, Matilde. Grotte cornetane: materiali e apparato critico per lo studio delle tombe dipinte di Tarquinian. Tarchna, Supplemento, 6. Milano: Ledizioni, 2017. 464 p. ISBN 9788867054848.

Mastronarde, Donald J. Preliminary studies on the scholia to Euripides. California Classical studies, 6. Berkeley: California Classical Studies, 2017. xxix, 246 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9781939926104.

Mayhew, Robert. Theophrastus of Eresus: on Winds. Philosophia antiqua, 147. Leiden: Brill, 2017. x, 374 p. €165,00. ISBN 9789004351820.

McGill, Scott. Juvencus' four books of the Gospels: Evangeliorum libri quattuor. Routledge later Latin poetry. New York: Routledge, 2018. xii, 308 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9780815352693.

Metcalf, William E. The later Republican cistophori. Numismatic notes and monographs, 170. New York: American Numismatics Society, 2017. 184 p. $75.00. ISBN 9780897223478.

Most, Glenn W. (trans.). André Laks. The concept of presocratic philosophy: its origin, development, and significance. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. x, 137 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780691175454.

Okoń, Danuta. Album senatorum. Vol. 1, Senatores ab Septimi Severi aetate usque ad Alexandrum Severum (193-235 AD). Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Rozprawy i Studia t., (MXLIV) 970. Szczecin: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, 2017. 398 p. ISBN 9788379721252.

Papacostas, Tassos and Maria G. Parani (ed.). Discipuli dona ferentes: glimpses of Byzantium in honour of Marlia Mundell Mango. Byzantios, 11. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. xxx, 486 p. €95,00. ISBN 9782503575858.

Perilli, Lorenzo and Daniela P. Taormina (ed.). Ancient philosophy: a textual and historical introduction. New York: Routledge, 2017. xxi, 806 p. $39.95 (pb). ISBN 9781138668812.

Perrin, Michel-Yves. Civitas confusionis: de la participation des fidèles aux controverses doctrinales dans l'Antiquité tardive (début IIIe s. - c. 430). Paris; Pekin; Philadelphia: Nuvis, 2017. 405 p. €27,00 (pb). ISBN 9782363670328.

Pfeiffer, Helmut, Irene Fantappiè and Tobias Roth (ed.). Renaissance rewritings. Transformationen der Antike, 50. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. vi, 291 p. €79,95. ISBN 9783110522303.

Pommerening, Tanja and Walter Bisang (ed.). Classification from antiquity to modern times: sources, methods, and theories from an interdisciplinary perspective. Berlin; Boston: Walter de Gruyter, 2017. viii, 349 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110536126.

Quandt, Kenneth (trans.). Dixsaut, Monique. Plato-Nietzsche: philosophy the other way. London; Washington, DC: Academica Press, 2018. xii, 316 p. $89.95. ISBN 9781680530483.

Queyrel-Bottineau, Anne and Marie-Rose Guelfucci (ed.). Conseillers et ambassadeurs dans l'Antiquité. DHA, Supplément 17. Besançon: Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2017. 866 p. €49,00 (pb). ISBN 9782848675992.

Quinn, Josephine Crawley. In search of the Phoenicians. Miriam S. Balmuth lectures in ancient history and archaeology. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xxvii, 335 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780691175270.

Rashed, Roshdi and Athanase Papadopoulos. Menelaus' Spherics: early translation and al-Māhānī/al-Harawī's version. Scientia graeco-arabica, 21. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xiv, 873 p. €169,95. ISBN 9783110568233.

Reggiani, Nicola. Digital papyrology I: methods, tools and trends. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. viii, 318 p. €89,95. ISBN 9783110538519.

Rheidt, Klaus and Werner Lorenz (ed.). Groß Bauen. Großbaustellen als kulturgeschichtliches Phänomen. Kulturelle und technische Werte historischer Bauten. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, 2018. 334 p. €49.96. ISBN 9783035611571.

Roche, Helen and Kyriakos N. Demetriou (ed.). Brill's companion to the classics, fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. Brill's companions to classical reception, 12. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xiii, 471 p. €182,00. ISBN 9789004299061.

Rovira Guardiola, Rosario. The ancient Mediterranean Sea in modern visual and performing arts: sailing in troubled waters. Imagines - Classical receptions in the visual and performing arts. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xv, 325 p. $122.00. ISBN 9781474298599.

Serfass, Adam. Views of Rome: a Greek reader. Oklahoma series in Classical culture series, 55. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. xv, 316 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806157931.

Sideris, Athanasios. Metal vases & utensils in the Vassil Bojkov collection: Achaemenid, Greek, Etruscan, and Thracian. Volume 1. Sofia: Thrace Foundation, 2016. 355 p. $150.00. ISBN 9789549238457.

Sinner, Alejandro G. La ceca de ilduro. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2017. 189 p. £30.00. ISBN 9781784917234.

Sklenár, Robert John. Plant of a strange vine: >oratio corrupta< and the poetics of Senecan tragedy. Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, 363. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. 107 p. €69,95. ISBN 9783110517729.

Soares Santoprete, Luciana Gabriela and Philippe Hoffmann (ed.). Langage des dieux, langage des démons, langage des hommes dans l'Antiquité. Recherches sur les Rhétoriques Religieuses (RRR), 26. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. 424 p. €80,00 (pb). ISBN 9782503578972.

Sommer, Michael. Palmyra: a history. Cities of the ancient world. London; New York, NY: Routledge, 2017. 274 p. $150.00. ISBN 9780415720021.

Stuttard, David (ed.). Looking at Antigone. Bloomsbury; London; Oxford; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. x, 247 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781350017115.

Temmerman, Koen de and Evert van Emde Boas (ed.). Characterization in ancient Greek literature. Studies in ancient Greek narrative, 4. Leiden: Brill, 2017. xvi, 705 p. €154,00. ISBN 9789004356306.

Tsagalis, Christos (ed.). Poetry in fragments: studies on the Hesiodic Corpus and its afterlife. Trends in classics - supplementary volumes, 50. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. xxv, 292 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110536218.

Tsagalis, Christos and Andreas Markantonatos (ed.). The winnowing oar: new perspectives in Homeric studies. Studies in honor of Antonios Rengakos. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. vi, 311 p. €89,95. ISBN 9783110543353.

Tucci, Pier Luigi. The temple of peace in Rome (2 vols.). New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xx, 1121 p. ISBN 9781107162471; 9781107162549.

Tuckwell, Jason. Creation and the function of art: techné, poiesis, and the problem of aesthetics. Bloomsbury studies in continental philosophy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. $95.99. ISBN 9781350010765.

Ustinova, Yulia. Divine mania: alteration of consciousness in ancient Greece. London; New York: Routledge, 2018. xvi, 395 p. $164.95. ISBN 9781138298118.

Warren, Richard. Art nouveau and the classical tradition. Imagines - Classical receptions in the visual and performing arts. London; Oxford; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 232 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781474298551.

Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm, Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp and Mischa Meier (ed.). Die griechische Polis: Verfassung und Gesellschaft in archaischer und klassischer Zeit. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2017. xiv, 377 p. €39,00. ISBN 9783515115612.

West, Martin L. (ed.). Homerus. Odyssea. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana, 2026. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. lii, 519 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110425390.

Wilson, Andrew and Alan K. Bowman (ed.). Trade, commerce, and the state in the Roman world. Oxford studies on the Roman economy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxi, 656 p. $145.00. ISBN 9780198790662.

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