Sunday, June 2, 2019


Books Received May 2019.

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Akrigg, Ben. Population and economy in classical Athens. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xi, 272 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781107027091.

Altmann-Wendling, Victoria. MondSymbolik, MondWissen: lunare Konzepte in den ägyptischen Tempeln griechisch-römischer Zeit, (2 vols.). Studien zur spätägyptischen Religion, Band 22. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019. xx, 1055 p., 31, viii p. of plates. €198,00. ISBN 9783447111362.

Archibald, Zosia H. and Jan Haywood (ed.). The power of individual and community in Ancient Athens and beyond: essays in honour of John K. Davies. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2019. xxvii, 336 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589731.

Athanassaki, Lucia, Christopher Nappa and Athanassios Vergados (ed.). Gods and mortals in Greek and Latin poetry: studies in honor of Jenny Strauss Clay. Ariadne supplement series, 2. Rethymnon: School of Philosophy, University of Crete, 2018. 367 p. €24,00 (pb). ISBN 9786188222922.

Aumann, Günter. Antoninus Pius der vergessene Kaiser. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2019. 154 p. €19,90. ISBN 9783954903931.

Beck, Hans, Kostas Buraselis and Alex McAuley (ed.). Ethnos and Koinon: studies in ancient Greek ethnicity and federalism. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 415 p. €64,00. ISBN 9783515122177.

Bergjan, Silke-Petra and Susanna Elm (ed.). Antioch II the many faces of Antioch: intellectual exchange and religious diversity, CE 350-450. Civitatum Orbis Mediterranei Studia, 3. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018. 440 p. €139,00. ISBN 9783161551260.

Bett, Richard. How to be a Pyrrhonist: the practice and significance of Pyrrhonian scepticism. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvi, 263 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108471077.

Blois, Lukas de and R. J. van der Spek. An introduction to the ancient world, 3rd edition. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 402 p. $150.00. ISBN 9781138504561.

Blondé, Ward. The beta tradition: on the origin of the Iliad. Middletown, DE: Ward Blondé, 2019. 155 p. ISBN 9781096480440.

Bodiou, Lydie and Véronique Mehl (ed.). Dictionnaire du corps dans l.Antiquité. Histoire. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2019. 682 p. €39,00. ISBN 9782753577541.

Bonazzi, Mauro (ed.). Thinking, knowing, acting: epistemology and ethics in Plato and ancient Platonism. Brill's Plato studies series, volume 3. Leiden: Brill, 2019. viii, 332 p. €154,00. ISBN 9789004398986.

Borg, Barbara. Roman tombs and the art of commemoration: contextual approaches to funerary customs in the second century CE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xxviii, 341 p. $120.00. ISBN 9781108472838.

Borgna, Elisabetta (ed.). MNHMH/MNEME. Past and memory in the Aegean Bronze Age. Proceedings of the 17th International Aegean Conference, University of Udine, Department of Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Department of Humanities, 17-21 April 2018. Aegaeum (Annales d'archéologie égéenne de l'Université de Liège et UT-PASP), 43. Leuven: Peeters, 2019. 782 p. €165,00. ISBN 9789042939035.

Börm, Henning. Mordende Mitbürger: Stasis und Bürgerkrieg in griechischen Poleis des Hellenismus. Historia. Einzelschriften, Band 258. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 362 p. €64,00. ISBN 9783515123112.

Cartledge, Paul and Anton Powell (ed.). The Greek superpower: Sparta in the self-definitions of Athenians. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2018. 280 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589632.

Chrystal, Paul. Rome: Republic into Empire: the civil wars of the first centry BCE. Yorkshire; Philadelphia: Pen & Sword, 2019. xvii, 243 p., [8 p. of plats]. $39.95. ISBN 9781526710093.

Coco, Lucia (ed.). Anonimo Greco. Giochi d'amore: erotopaignia; introduzione, traduzione e note. Firenze: Olschki, 2019. 48 p. ISBN 9788822266453.

Coşkun, Altay and David Engels (ed.). Rome and the Seleukid East: selected papers from Seleukid Study Day V, Brussels, 21-23 August 2015. Collection Latomus, volume 360. Leuven: Peeters, 2019. 512 p. €84,00 (pb). ISBN 9789042939271.

Cucchiarelli, Andrea (ed.). Orazio, Epistole I: introduzione, traduzione e commento. Syllabus, 2. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2019. 625 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9788876426322.

Curtis, Lauren. Imagining the chorus in Augustan poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xv, 268 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781107188785.

de Rossi, Filippo Canali. Scriptorum antiquorum tituli. 1: de rationibus quae inter auctores litterarum et titulos occurunt. Roma: Scienze e Lettere, 2019. vii, 157 p. €18,00 (pb). ISBN 9788866871569.

De Wet, Chris L. and Wendy Mayer (ed.). Revisioning John Chrysostom: new approaches, new perspectives. Critical approaches to early Christianity, volume 1. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xxviii, 840 p. €249,00. ISBN 9789004390034.

Dufault, Olivier. Early Greek alchemy, patronage and innovation in late antiquity. California classical studies, 7. Berkeley: California Classical Studies, 2019. viii, 168 p. $29.95 (pb). ISBN 9781939926128.

Denyer, Nicholas (ed.). Plato and Xenophon. The apology of Socrates. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Presss, 2019. xi, 148 p. $25.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521145824.

Endreffy, Kata, Árpád M. Nagy and Jeffrey Spier (ed.). Magical gems in their contexts: proceedings of the international workshop held in the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, 16-18 February 2012. Studia archaeologica, 229. Roma: L'Erma de Bretschneider, 2019. xix, 340 p., 20 p. of plates. €230,00 (pb). ISBN 9788891312976.

Epstein, M. and Ruth Spivak. The Latin of science. Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2019. xxxi, 395 p. $29.00 (pb). ISBN 9780865168602.

Erickson, Kyle (ed.). The Seleukid Empire, 281-222 BC: war within the family. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2018. vi, 323 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589717.

Erskine, Andrew, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Shane Wallace (ed.). The Hellenistic court: monarchic power and elite society from Alexander to Cleopatra. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2017. 473 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589625.

Feser, Edward. Aristotle's revenge: the metaphysical foundations of physical and biological science. Neunkirchen-Seelscheid: Editiones Scholasticae, 2019. 515 p. €29,99 (pb). ISBN 9783868382006.

Frankfurter, David. Christianizing Egypt: syncretism and local worlds in late antiquity. Martin classical lectures. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xix, 314 p., [8 p. of plates]. $39.95. ISBN 9780691176970.

Friedrich, Rainer. Postoral Homer: orality and literacy in the Homer epic. Hermes. Einzelschriften, Band 112. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 276 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515120487.

Gerrish, Jennifer. Sallust's histories and triumval historiography: confronting the end of history. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 158 p. $150.00. ISBN 9781138218567.

Giangiulio, Maurizio, Elena Franchi and Giorgia Proietti (ed.). Commemorating war and war dead: ancient and modern. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 320 p. €60,00. ISBN 9783515121750.

González González, Marta. Funerary epigrams of ancient Greece: reflections on literature, society and religion. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 213 p. £85.00. ISBN 9781350062429.

Heath, John. The Bible, Homer, and the search for meaning in ancient myths: why we would be better off with Homer's gods. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 418 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780367077204.

Hekster, Olivier and Koenraad Verboven (ed.). The impact of justice on the Roman Empire. Proceedings of the thirteenth workshop of the international network impact of empire (Gent, June 21-24, 2017). Impact of Empire, 34. Leiden: Brill, 2019. 248 p. €121,00. ISBN 9789004400450.

Holmes, Daniel. Philosophy, poetry, and power in Aristophanes's 'Birds'. Lanham; Boulder: Lexington Books, 2019. xxxviii, 205 p. $115.00. ISBN 9781498590761.

Hörandner, Wolfram, Andreas Rhoby and Nikos Zagklas (ed.). A companion to Byzantine poetry. Brill's companions to the Byzantine world, volume 4. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xiv, 576 p. €215,00. ISBN 9789004391086.

Iurescia, Federica. Credo iam ut solet iurgabit: pragmatica della lite a Roma. Studia Comica, Band 9. Göttingen Vandenhoeck et Ruprecht, 2019. 267 p. €90,00. ISBN 9783946317388.

Kavoulaki, Athena (ed.). Πλειών. Papers in memory of Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood. Ariadne, supplemental series, 1. Rethymnon: School of Philosophy, University of Crete, 2018. xvii, 390 p. €26,00 (pb). ISBN 9786188222915.

Krieger, Angela (trans.). Vincent Azoulay. Xenophon and the graces of power: a Greek guide to political manipulation. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2018. xi, 444 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589694.

Labelle, Jean-Marie, Marc Feix and Raymond Winling (ed.). Croire et penser: approches théologiques. Histoire contemporaine du catholicisme en Alsace, 25. Strasbourg: ERCAL, 2019. 268 p. €15,00 (pb). ISBN 9782905919243.

Mac Góráin, Fiachra and Charles Martindale (ed.). The Cambridge companion to Virgil. Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvi, 549 p. $39.99 (pb). ISBN 9781316621349.

Martin, Stéphane (ed.). Rural granaries in northern Gaul (6th century BCE-4th century CE) : from archaeology to economic history. Radboud studies in humanities, volume 8. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xi, 182 p. €83,00. ISBN 9789004389038.

Masi, Francesca, Stefano Maso and Cristina Viano (ed.). Ethikê theôria: studi sull'etica nicomachea in onore di Carlo Natali. Studi di storia della filosofia antica, 8. Roma: Edizioni di storia e letteratura, 2019. xxix, 458 p. €58,00 (pb). ISBN 9788893592871.

McIntyre, Gwynaeth. Imperial cult. Brill research perspectives. ancient history. Leiden: Brill, 2019. 88 p. €70,00. ISBN 9789004398368.

Muehlberger, Ellen. Moment of reckoning: imagined death and its consequences in late ancient Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. xiii, 245 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780190459161.

Napoli, V. Di, F. Camia, V. Evangelidis, D. Grigoropoulos, D. Rogers and S. Vlizos (ed.). What's new in Roman Greece? Recent work on the Greek mainland and the islands in the Roman period. Melethmata, . Athens: National Hellenic Research Foundation, 2018. xxviii, 646 p. €110,00. ISBN 9789609538794.

Noller, Eva Marie. Die Ordnung der Welt Darstellungsformen von Dynamik, Statik und Emergenz in Lukrez' ;De Rerum Natura'. Bibliothek der klassischen Altertumswissenschaften, 158. Heidelberg: Carl-Winter-Universitätsverlag, 2019. 320 p. €45,00. ISBN 9783825368425.

Papakonstantinou, Zinon. Sport and identity in ancient Greece. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 272 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781472438225.

Parker, Adam and Stuart McKie (ed.). Material approaches to Roman magic: occult objects and supernatural substances. TRAC Themes in Roman archaeology, 2. Oxford: Oxbow, 2018. 135 p., [vii p. of plates]. £40.00. ISBN 9781785708817.

Parker, Robert (ed.). Changing names: tradition and innovation in ancient greek onomastics. Proceedings of the British Academy, 222. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. xv, 300 p. $105.00. ISBN 9780197266540.

Pillinger, Emily J. Cassandra and the poetics of prophecy in Greek and Latin literature. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. x, 268 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108473934.

Pohl, Katharina (ed., comm.). Dracontius: "De raptu Helenae": Einleitung, Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Palingenesia, Band 114. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 571 p. €86,00. ISBN 9783515122160.

Potter, David. Origin of empire: Rome from the Republic to Hadrian. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. 448 p. $35.00. ISBN 9780674659674.

Powell, Anton and Philip R. Hardie (ed.). The ancient lives of Virgil: literary and historical studies. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2017. xiii, 210 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589618.

Pownall, Frances, Timothy Howe and Beatrice Poletti (ed.). Ancient Macedonians in the Greek and Roman sources: from history to historiography. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, 2018. xv, 264 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781910589700.

Raffensperger, Christian and David Michael Olster (ed.). Radical traditionalism: the influence of Walter Kaegi in late antique, Byzantine, and medieval studies. Byzantium: a European empire and its legacy. Lanham; Boulder: Lexington Books, 2019. xi, 239 p. $95.00. ISBN 9781498584869.

Rantala, Jussi (ed.). Gender, memory, and identity in the Roman world. Social worlds of late antiquity and the early middle ages. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. 327 p. €105,00. ISBN 9789462988057.

Rosillo López, Cristina (ed.). Communicating public opinion in the Roman Republic. Historia. Einzelschriften, Band 256. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 304 p. €59,00. ISBN 9783515121729.

Scheid, John. Ad Deam Diam. Ein heiliger Hain in Roms Suburbium. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 68 p. €27,00. ISBN 9783515123273.

Schierup, Stine (ed.). Documenting ancient Rhodes: archaeological expeditions and Rhodian antiquities. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2019. 332 p. Kr 349,95. ISBN 9788771249873.

Schreyer, Julian. Zerstörte architektur bei pausanias: phänomenologie, funktionen und verhältnis zum zeitgenössischen Ruinendiskurs. Studies in Classical Archaeology (SCA), 5. Turnhout: Brepols, 2019. xvi, 497 p. €120,00. ISBN 9782503579740.

Scott, Gregory L. Aristotle on dramatic musical composition: the real role of literature, catharsis, music and dance in the Poetics, (2 vols.). New York: ExistencePS Press, 2018. xiii, 636 p. (pb). ISBN 9780999704929; 9780999704943.

Spencer, Diana. Language and authority in De lingua Latina: Varro's guide to being Roman. Wisconsin studies in classics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. 424 p. $119.95. ISBN 9780299323202.

Stefaniw, Blossom. Christian reading: language, ethics, and the order of things. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. 264 p. $95.00. ISBN 9780520300613.

Stuttard, David (ed.). Looking at Ajax. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. x, 231 p. £85.00. ISBN 9781350072305.

Thomas, Rosalind. Polis histories, collective memories and the Greek world. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xii, 490 p. $135.00. ISBN 9781107193581.

Veronese, Maria. Dilibatio et massa: la Scriptura nella raccolta di Würzburg attribuita a Priscilliano. Auctores nostri 20. Bari: Edipuglia, 2018. 309 p. €35,00 (pb). ISBN 9788872288795.

Wagner-Hasel, Beate and Marie-Louise B. Nosch (ed.). Gaben, Waren und Tribute. Stoffkreisläufe und antike Textilökonomie. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 485 p. €76,00. ISBN 9783515122573.

Watson, Lindsay. Magic in ancient Greece and Rome. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. x, 248 p. £21.59 (pb). ISBN 9781788312981.

Wetherbee, Winthrop (trans.). Johannes de Hauvilla. Architrenius. Dumbarton Oaks medieval library, DOML 55. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. xxvi, 541 p. $29.95. ISBN 9780674988156.

White, Paul. Gallus reborn: a study of the diffusion and reception of works ascribed to Gaius Cornelius Gallus. Routledge focus on classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 76 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780367200596.

Wortley, John and Samuel Rubenson (ed.). More sayings of the Desert Fathers: an English translation and notes. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xix, 196 p. $105.00. ISBN 9781108471084.

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