Friday, March 1, 2019


Books Received February 2019.

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Adornato, Gianfranco, Irene Bald Romano, Gabriella Cirucci and Alessandro Poggio (ed.). Restaging Greek artworks in Roman times. Archeologia e arte antica. Milano: Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2018. 300 p. €72,00 (pb). ISBN 9788879168328.

Albrecht, Michael von. Antike und Neuzeit. Band 1. Antike und deutsche Dichtung. Heidelberger Studienhefte zur Altertumswissenschaft. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 2018. 240 p. €24,00. ISBN 9783825369309.

Anderson, Greg. The realness of things past: ancient Greece and ontological history. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi, 318 p. $85.00. ISBN 9780190886646.

Andrade, Nathanael J. Zenobia: shooting star of Palmyra. Women in antiquity. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvii, 284 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780190638818.

Artley, Alfred (comm.). Selections from Ovid Amores II: an edition for intermediate students poems 2, 4, 6, 10, 12. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. viii, 108 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501349812.

Bassani, Maddalena, Marion Bolder-Boos and Ugo Fusco (ed.). Rethinking the concept of "healing settlements": water, cults, constructions and contexts in the ancient world. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2019. iv, 176 p. £35.00. ISBN 9781789690378.

Biraud, Michèle and Arnaud Zucker (ed.). The letters of Alciphron: a unified literary work?. Mnemosyne. Supplements, 424. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xvii, 275 p. €105,00. ISBN 9789004383357.

Boivin, Odette. The first dynasty of the Sealand in Mesopotamia. Studies in ancient Near Eastern records volume 20. Berlin; Boston: de Gruyter, 2018. xii, 292 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781501507823.

Brands, Hal and Charles Edel. The lessons of tragedy: statecraft and world order. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019. 216 p. $25.00. ISBN 9780300238242.

Braund, Susanna Morton and Zara M. Torlone (ed.). Virgil and his translators. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. ix, 520 p. $124.96. ISBN 9780198810810.

Bundrick, Sheramy D. Athens, Etruria, and the many lives of Greek figured pottery. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 352 p. $119.95. ISBN 9780299321000.

Cameron, Hamish. Making Mesopotamia: geography and empire in a Romano-Iranian borderland. Impact of empire, 32. Leiden: Brill, 2019. x, 375 p. €132,00. ISBN 9789004388628.

Canevaro, Lilah Grace. Women of substance in Homeric epic: objects, gender, agency. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. vi, 316 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780198826309.

Cannavo, Anna (ed.). Les royaumes de Chypre à l'épreuve de l'histoire: transitions et ruptures de la fin de l'âge du Bronze au début de l'époque hellénistique. BCH. Bulletin de correspondance héllénique: supplément, Vol 60. Athènes: École française d'Athènes, 2018. 356 p. €35,00. ISBN 9782869583078.

Caron, Beaudoin, John M. Fossey, Tzveta Manolova, Paul Denis and Mylène Choquette (ed.). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, collection of Mediterranean antiquities, volume 3, the metal objects and the gems. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, volume 22. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xii, 217 p. €99,00. ISBN 9789004383296.

Carter, Ashley (comm.). Selections from Virgil Aeneid XI: an edition for intermediate students lines 1-224, 498-521, 532-596, 648-689, 725-835. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. vii, 142 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501349072.

Castagnoli, Luca and Paola Ceccarelli. Greek Memories: theories and practices. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. x, 433 p. £90.00. ISBN 9781108471725.

Causi, Pietro Li (ed.). Seneca. Epistula ad Lucilium 124. Palermo: Bibliotheca di Classico Contemporaneo, 2019. 77 p. ISBN 9788868895105.

Ceccarelli, Lucio. Contributions to the history of Latin elegiac distich. Studi e testi tardoantichi, 15. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 362 p. €105,00. ISBN 9782503574592.

Christenson, David M. Plautus: Casina. Bloomsbury ancient comedy companions. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. ix, 162 p. $55.00 (pb). ISBN 9781350020535.

Dainese, Davide and Viola Gheller (ed.). Beyond intolerance: the Milan meeting of AD 313 and the evolution of imperial religious policy from the age of the tetrarchs to Julian the Apostate. Studi e testi tardoantichi 14. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 220 p. €100,00. ISBN 9782503574493.

Dana, Madalina and Ivana Savalli-Lestrade. La cité interconnectée dans le monde gréco-romain (IVe siècle a.C.-IVe siècle p.C.): Transferts et réseaux institutionnels, religieux et culturels aux époques hellénistique et impériale. Scripta antiqua, 118. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2019. 340 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9782356132420.

Davenport, Caillan. A history of the Roman equestrian order. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xxv, 717 p. $180.00. ISBN 9781107032538.

Delignon, Bénédicte. La morale de l'amour dans les Odes d'Horace: poésie, philosophie et politique. Rome et ses renaissances. Paris: Sorbonne Université Presses, 2019. 391 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9791023105766.

Desclos, Marie-Laurence (ed.). La poésie archaïque comme discours de savoir. Kaïnon - anthropologie de la pensée ancienne, 12. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2019. 322 p. €34,00 (pb). ISBN 9782406073772.

Dominguez, Adolfo J. (ed.). Politics, territory and identity in ancient Epirus. Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2018. xiv, 337 p. €38,00 (pb). ISBN 9788846754158.

Driessen, Jan (ed.). An archaeology of forced migration. Crisis-induced mobility and the collapse of the 13th c. BCE Eastern Mediterranean. Aegis, 15. Louvain-La-Neuve: Presses Universitaires, 2018. 314 p. €36,50 (pb). ISBN 9782875587343.

Dyson, Stephen L. Archaeology, ideology and urbanism in Rome from the grand tour to Berlusconi. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xv, 327 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780521874595.

Ernst, Paul. Recherches sur les pratiques culturelles des Italiens à Délos aux IIe et Ier siècles a.C. Scripta antiqua, 115. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2018. 570 p. €25,00 (pb). ISBN 9782356132284.

Eschbach, Norbert. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum Deutschland Bd. 104: Dresden Band 3 Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Skulpturensammlung: Attisch rotfigurige Keramik. Union académique internationale, 104; 3. München: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2018. 130 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783769637816.

Fauquier, Michel. Martyres pacis: la sainteté en Gaule à la fin de l'Antiquité et au début du Moyen Age (IVe-VIe siècles). Histoire culturelle, 8. Parris: Classiques Garnier, 2018. 1198 p. €73,00 (pb). ISBN 9782406079446.

Fedeli, Paolo and Gianpiero Rosati (ed.). Ovidio 2017: prospettive per il terzo millennio: atti del Convegno Internazionale (Sulmona, 3/6 aprile 2017). Teramo: Ricerche & Redazioni, 2017. 660 p. €70,00. ISBN 9788885431164.

Fink, Jakob L. (ed.). Phantasia in Aristotle's ethics: reception in the Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and Latin traditions. Bloomsbury studies in the Aristotelian tradition. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 175 p. £91.80. ISBN 9781350028005.

Forness, Philip Michael. Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: a study of Jacob of Serugh. Oxford early Christian studies. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. x, 322 p. $100.00. ISBN 9780198826453.

Fouquet, Johannes. Stadtentwicklung und urbane lebensformen auf der kaiserzeitlichen peloponnes. Urban space, 7. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. x, 424 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110565096.

Godwin, John (comm.). Selections from Horace Odes III: an edition for intermediate students Odes III. 2, III. 3, III. 4, III. 6. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. vii, 104 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501350184.

Godwin, John (comm.). Selections from Horace Satires: an edition for intermediate students i.1 lines 1-12, 28-100 ; i.3 lines 25-75 ; ii. 2 lines 1-30, 70-111. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. vii, 109 p. $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501349904.

Goesser Assaiante, Julia and S. Montgomery Ewegen (trans.). Martin Heidegger. Heraclitus: the inception of occidental thinking; Logic: Heraclitus's doctrine of the logos. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xviii, 309 p. $43.99 (pb). ISBN 9780826462411.

Goldberg, Sander M. Terence: Andria. Bloomsbury ancient comedy companions. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. xiii, 141 p. $22.45 (pb). ISBN 9781350020627.

Goldschmidt, Nora and Barbara Graziosi (ed.). Tombs of the ancient poets: between literary reception and material culture. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi, 364 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780198826477.

Goldwyn, Adam J. and Ingela Nilsson (ed.). Reading the late Byzantine romance: a handbook. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xix, 347 p. $99.00. ISBN 9781107187795.

Griffin, Miriam T. and Catalina Balmaceda (ed.). Politics and philosophy at Rome: collected papers. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi, 775 p. $155.00. ISBN 9780198793120.

Heijkant, Marie-José. Tristano multiforme: studi sulla narrativa arturiana in Italia. Biblioteca di lettere italiane. Studi e testi, 78. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2018. x, 274 p. €32,00. ISBN 9788822265890.

Jevtic, Ivana and Suzan Yalman (ed.). Spolia reincarnated: afterlives of objects, materials and spaces in Anatolia from antiquity to the Ottoman era. Istanbul: Koc Üniversitesi Yayinlari 2018. 373 p. ISBN 9786052116142.

Jones, Nathaniel B. Painting, ethics, and aesthetics in Rome. Greek culture in the Roman world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xviii, 291 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781108420129.

Juret, Michèle. Étienne Drioton et l'Égypte. Parcours d'un éminent égyptologue passionné de photographie. Témoins d'Histoire, 5. Bruxelles: Editions Safran, 2019. 304 p. €40,00. ISBN 9782874571077.

Kennerly, Michele. Editorial bodies: perfection and rejection in ancient rhetoric and poetics. Studies in rhetoric/communication. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2018. xii, 242 p. $34.99. ISBN 9781611179101.

Laird, Andrew and Nicola Miller. Antiquities and classical traditions in Latin America. Bulletin of Latin American research book series. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2018. 221 p. $34.95. ISBN 9781119559337.

Lauxtermann, Marc D., Christian Gastgeber and Claudia Rapp. Byzantine poetry from Pisides to Geometres: texts and contexts. Wiener Byzantinistische Studien, 24/2. Vienna: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Verlag, 2019. 431 p. €96,00 (pb). ISBN 9783700181262.

Lee, John A. L. The Greek of the Pentateuch: Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint 2011-2012. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xx, 360 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780198816133.

Loar, Matthew, Carolyn MacDonald and Dan-el Padilla Peralta (ed.). Rome, empire of plunder the dynamics of cultural appropriation. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xii, 325 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781108418423.

Macintosh, Fiona, Justine McConnell, S. J. Harrison and Claire Kenward (ed.). Epic performances from the Middle Ages into the twenty-first century. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xx, 643 p. $155.00. ISBN 9780198804215.

Mansfeld, J. Studies in early Greek philosophy: a collection of papers and one review. Philosophia antiqua, 151. Leiden: Brill, 2018. ix, 428 p. €210,00. ISBN 9789004382053.

Martin, Gunther (ed.). The Oxford handbook of Demosthenes. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. xii, 510 p. $127.95. ISBN 9780198713852.

Matzner, Sebastian and S. J. Harrison (ed.). Complex inferiorities: the poetics of the weaker voice in Latin literature. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. xiv, 320 p. $94.00. ISBN 9780198814061.

McIntyre, Gwynaeth and Sarah McCallum (ed.). Uncovering Anna Perenna: a focused study of Roman myth and culture. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. xiv, 242 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781350048430.

Morais, Rui, Delfim Ferreira Leão, Diana Pérez, Daniela Ferreira and John Boardman (ed.). Greek art in motion: studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2019. iv, 510 p. £75.00. ISBN 9781789690231.

Moreno, Jesús. Conspectus metrorum. Granada: Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2018. 1046 p. ISBN 9788433863492.

Moser, Claudia. The altars of Republican Rome and Latium: sacrifice and the materiality of Roman religion. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvi, 209 p. $99.75. ISBN 9781108428859.

Nenna, M.D., S. Huber and William van Andringa (ed.). Constituer la tombe, honorer les défunts en Méditerranée antique. Études Alexandrines, 46. Alexandrie: Centre d'Études Alexandrines, 2018. 586 p. ISBN 9782490128020.

Novenson, Matthew V. The grammar of messianism: an ancient Jewish political idiom and its users. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi, 361 p. $78.00. ISBN 9780190255022.

O'Gorman, Ellen and Benedict Gravell (comm.). Tacitus Histories I: an edition for intermediate students chapters 4-7, 12-14, 17-23, 27-36, 39-44, 49. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. viii, 184 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501349980.

Pernot, Laurent. L'art du sous-entendu: histoire - théorie - mode d'emploi. Paris: Fayard, 2018. 332 p. €19,00 (pb). ISBN 9782213706054.

Petit, Caroline (ed.). Galen's treatise 'De indolentia' in context. A tale of resilience. Studies in ancient medicine, 52. Leiden: Brill, 2018. vi, 296 p. €72,00. ISBN 9789004383289.

Piro, Rosa. Glossario leonardiano: nomenclatura dell'anatomia nei disegni della Collezione Reale di Windsor. Biblioteca Leonardiana. Studi e documenti 6. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2019. xlvi, 550 p. €60,00. ISBN 9788822265630.

Pulleyn, Simon (ed., trans., comm.). Homer, 'Odyssey I'. Edited with an introduction, translation, commentary, and glossary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 320 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780198824206.

Raggetti, Lucia. Isa ibn Ali's book on the useful properties of animal parts: edition, translation and study of a fluid tradition. Science, technology, and medicine in ancient cultures, 6. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. xxxvi, 591 p. $218.99. ISBN 9783110549867.

Ralkowski, Mark. Plato's trial of Athens. Bloomsbury studies in ancient philosophy. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. x, 234 p. £91.80. ISBN 9781474227247.

Rees, Owen. Great naval battles of the ancient greek world. Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 2019. 218 p. £19.99. ISBN 9781473827301.

Rijksbaron, A. and Rutger J. Allan (ed.). Form and function in Greek grammar: linguistic contributions to the study of Greek literature. Amsterdam studies in classical philology, 30. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xviii, 428 p. €127,00. ISBN 9789004385771.

Rosenblitt, Jennifer Alison. Rome after Sulla. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. xii, 219 p. $114.00. ISBN 9781472580573.

Roskam, Geert and Stefan Schorn (ed.). Concepts of ideal rulership from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Lectio 7. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 350 p. €110,00. ISBN 9782503580777.

Rougier-Blanc, Sylvie (ed.). Athénée de Naucratis. Le banquet des savants, livre XIV: Spectacles, chansons, danses, musiques et desserts (texte, traduction et notes - études et travaux), (2 vols.). Scripta antiqua, 117. Pessac: Ausonius Éditions, 2018. 811 p. €45,00. ISBN 9782356132369.

Rowland, Ingrid D. The divine spark of Syracuse. Waltham, Ma.: Brandeis University Press, 2019. 152 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9781512603057.

Rutherford, Richard B. (ed.). Homer. Iliad book XVIII. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xiii, 261 p. $30.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107643123.

Santamaría, Marco Antonio (ed.). The Derveni papyrus: unearthing ancient mysteries. Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava, 36. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. viii, 173 p. €116,00. ISBN 9789004384842.

Scarborough, W. S., Ward W. Briggs and Michele V. Ronnick. William Sanders Scarborough's first lessons in Greek: a facsimile of the 1881 first edition. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy- Carducci Publishers, 2018. xiv, 187 p. $24.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865168633.

Sears, Matthew A. Understanding Greek warfare. Understanding the ancient world. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 140 p. $150.0. ISBN 9781138288607.

Singer, P. N., Ph J. van der Eijk and Piero Tassinari (trans.). Galen. Works on human nature volume 1, Mixtures (De temperamentis). Cambridge Galen translations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvii, 269 p. $125.00. ISBN 9781107023147.

Smith, R. R. R., Catherine M. Draycott, Rubina Raja, Katherine E. Welch and William T. Wootton (ed.). Visual histories of the classical world: essays in honour of R.R.R. Smith. Studies in classical archaeology, 4. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. xlii, 548 p. €140,00 (pb). ISBN 9782503576329.

Stephens, John C. Journeys to the underworld and heavenly realm in ancient and medieval literature. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2018. 183 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9781476674513.

Storey, Ian Christopher. Aristophanes: Peace. Bloomsbury ancient comedy companions. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. x, 177 p. $17.99 (pb). ISBN 9781350020214.

Stray, Christopher. Classics in Britain: scholarship, education, and publishing 1800-2000. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxvi, 385 p. $124.95. ISBN 9780199569373.

Tabolli, Jacopo and Orlando Cerasuolo (ed.). Veii. Cities of the Etruscans. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2019. xviii, 238 p., [20 p. of plates]. $55.00. ISBN 9781477317259.

Tanfield, Christopher (comm.). Selections from Cicero Philippic II: an edition for intermediate students sections 44-50, 78-92, 100-119. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. viii, 179 p. $17.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501350306.

Taufer, Matteo (ed.). Das Symposion in der griechischen Komödie = Il simposio nella commedia greca. Rombach Wissenschaften. Reihe Paradeigmata, Band 48. Freiburg: Rombach Verlag, 2018. 141 p. €32,00 (pb). ISBN 9783793099383.

Taxel, Itamar. Fragile biography: the life cycle of ceramics and refuse disposal patterns in late antique and early medieval Palestine. Babesch. Supplement, 35. Leuven; Paris: Peeters, 2018. 192 p. €82,00 (pb). ISBN 9789042936904.

Taylor, Martha C. Thucydides's Melian dialogue and Sicilian expedition: a student commentary. Oklahoma series in classical culture, volume 57. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019. 486 p. $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806161945.

Thomson, Stuart (comm.). Selections from Apuleius Metamorphoses V: an edition for intermediate students 11-24. Bloomsbury classical languages. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. viii, 120 p. . $12.95 (pb). ISBN 9781501350429.

Tyson, Craig W. and Virginia Rimmer Herrmann (ed.). Imperial peripheries in the Neo-Assyrian period. Louisville, Co.: University Press of Colorado, 2018. xxii, 297 p. $75.00. ISBN 9781607328223.

van Strydonck, Mark, Jeroen Reyniers and Fanny van Cleven (ed.). Relics @ the lab: an analytical approach to the study of relics. Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion, 20. Leuven; Paris: Peeters, 2018. vi, 353 p. €78,00 (pb). ISBN 9789042936676.

Vieira, Allyson. On the rock: the Acropolis interviews. Chicago: Artbook, 2019. 272 p. $30.00. ISBN 9781940190228.

Vuelta García, Salomé and Michela Graziani (ed.). Incroci teatrali italo-iberici. Relazioni linguistiche e letterarie tra Italia e mondo iberico in età moderna 4. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 2019. viii, 152 p. €25,00. ISBN 9788822266170.

Ward, John O. Classical rhetoric in the middle ages: the medieval rhetors and their art 400-1300, with manuscript survey to 1500 CE. Leiden: Brill, 2018. xvii, 706 p. €199,00. ISBN 9789004368057.

Yaari, Nurit. Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli theatre and the classical tradition. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvii, 461 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780198746676.

Zabrana, Lili. Das Odeion im Aremision von Ephesos. Forschungen in Ephesos, 12/6. Wien: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Verlag, 2018. 254 p. €109,00. ISBN 9783700178682.

Zimmermann Damer, Erika. In the flesh: embodied identities in Roman elegy. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 320 p. $99.95. ISBN 9780299318703.

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