Friday, November 1, 2019


Books Received October 2019.

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Anderson, Graham. Fantasy in Greek and Roman literature. Routledge monographs in classical studies. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 222 p. $112.00. ISBN 9780367139902.

Bader, Bernd (ed., comm.). Josephus Latinus. De Bello Iudaico Buch 1. Palingenesia, 119. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 256 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515124300.

Baker, Abigail. Troy on display: scepticism and wonder at Schliemann's first exhibition. Bloomsbury Classical studies monographs. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xi, 263 p. $115.00. ISBN 9781788313582.

Bellomo, Michele. Il comando militare a Roma nell'età delle guerre puniche (264-201 a.C.). Historia - Einzelschriften, 260. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 277 p. €59,00. ISBN 9783515123846.

Beneker, Jeffrey (trans.). Plutarch. How to be a leader: an ancient guide to wise leadership. Ancient wisdom for modern readers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 416 p. $16.95. ISBN 9780691192116.

Bennett, Bob and Mike Roberts. The wars of Alexander's successors: 323-281 BC. Volume 1: commanders & campaigns. Yorkshire; Philadelphia: Pen & Sword Military, 2019. xx, 236 p., [8 p. of plates]. £12.99 (pb). ISBN 9781526760746.

Binsfeld, Andrea and Marcello Ghetta (ed.). Ubi servi erant? Die Ikonographie von Sklaven und Freigelassenen in der römischen Kunst. Forschungen zur Antiken Sklaverei, 43. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. lxii, 276 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515124669.

Bjornlie, Michael Shane (trans.). Cassiodorus. The variae: the complete translation. Oakland: University of California Press, 2019. 530 p. $125.00. ISBN 9780520297364.

Blits, Jan H. (ed.). William Shakespeare. The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. Indianapolis; Cambridge: Hackett Publishing, 2019. xxix, 262 p. $16.00 (pb). ISBN 9781585109340.

Borsch, Jonas. Erschütterte Welt: Soziale Bewältigung von Erdbeben im östlichen Mittelmeerraum der Antike. Bedrohte Ordnungen, 11. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019. 417 p. €69,00. ISBN 9783161562648.

Bowie, Angus M. (ed.). Homer. Iliad. Book III. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. x, 198 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107698024.

Bowie, Ewen (ed.). Longus. Daphnis and Chloe. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2918. x, 338 p. $45.95 (pb). ISBN 9780521776592.

Cahana-Blum, Jonathan and Karmen MacKendrick. We and they: decolonizing Graeco-Roman and Biblical antiquities. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2019. 151 p. €35,75. ISBN 9788771844436.

Cassio, Albio C., Andreas Willi and Pascale Derron (ed.). Formes et fonctions des langues littéraires en Grèce ancienne: neuf exposés suivis de discussions. Entretiens sur l'Antiquite classique (Series), tome LXV. Genève: Fondation Hardt, 2019. ix, 420 p. 55.00 CHF. ISBN 9782600007658.

Cau Ontiveros, Miguel Angel and Catalina Mas Florit (ed.). Change and resilience: the occupation of Mediterranean islands in late antiquity. Joukowsky Institute publication, 9. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2019. xxviii, 308 p. $45.00 (pb). ISBN 9781789251807.

Cavarzere, Alberto, Lucio Cristante and Weidmannsche Verlagsbuchhandlung (ed.). Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, M. Fabi Quintiliani Institutionis oratoriae liber IX Introduzione, testo, traduzione e commento a cura di Alberto Cavarzere e Lucio Cristante. Bibliotheca Weidmanniana, XVII. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2019. 1132 p. €196,00. ISBN 9783615004380.

Cébeillac-Gervasoni, Mireille, Nicolas Laubry and Fausto Zevi (ed.). Ricerche su Ostia e il suo territorio. Collection de l'École française de Rome, 553. Roma: École française de Rome, 2019. 412 p. €69,00 ( pb). ISBN 9782728313327.

Childs, William. Greek art and aesthetics in the fourth century B.C. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. xxxiii, 363 p. [58 p. of plates]. $65.00. ISBN 9780691176468.

Codoner, Juan Signes. Breve Guía de la Literatura Griega Desde Hesíodo Hasta Pletón. Crítica y Estudios Literarios. Madrid: Cátedra, 2019. 506 p. €20,00 (pb). ISBN 9788437640556.

Collura, Francesco. I Nebrodi nell'antichita: citta culture paesaggio. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2019. 378 p. £60.00. ISBN 9781789692648.

Dinter, Martin T. (ed.). The Cambridge companion to Roman comedy. Cambridge companions to literature. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 412 p. $34.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521173889.

Dorandi, Tiziano (ed., trans.). Porphyre. L'antre des nymphes dans "l'Odyssée". Histoire des doctrines de l'Antiquité classique, 52. Paris: Vrin Editions, 2019. 280 p. €32,00 (pb). ISBN 9782711628445.

Eckhardt, Benedikt. Private associations and Jewish communities in the Hellenistic and Roman cities. Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 191. Leiden: Brill, 2019. 227 p. €105,00. ISBN 9789004405370.

Esposito, Gabriele. Armies of the Hellenistic states 323 BC - AD 30: history, organization and equipment. Havertown: Pen & Sword Books Limited, 2019. ix, 155 p. £19.99. ISBN 9781526730329.

Falcon, Andrea and Pierdaniele Giaretta (ed.). Ancient logic, language, and metaphysics: selected essays by Mario Mignucci. Issues in ancient philosophy. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. x, 406 p. $112.00. ISBN 9780367222185.

Feist, Sabine. Die byzantinische Sakralarchitektur der Dunklen Jahrhunderte. Spätantike - Frühes Christentum - Byzanz, Band 46. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 2019. 256 p., 111 p. of plates. €110,00. ISBN 9783954904204.

Fletcher, K. F. B. and Osman Umurhan (ed.). Classical antiquity in heavy metal music. Imagines: classical receptions in the visual performing arts. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. xi, 260 p. $108.00. ISBN 9781350075351.

Freeman, Philip (trans.). Marcus Tullius Cicero. How to think about God: an ancient guide for believers and nonbelievers. Ancient wisdom for modern readers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019. 168 p. $16.95. ISBN 9780691183657.

Friend, John L. The Athenian ephebeia in the fourth century BCE. Brill studies in Greek and Roman epigraphy, 13. Leiden: Brill, 2019. xi, 309 p. €110,00. ISBN 9789004402041.

Gloyn, Liz. Tracking classical monsters in popular culture. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. x, 228 p. $26.95. ISBN 9781350109612.

Grant, David. Unearthing the family of Alexander the Great. Yorkshire; Philadelphia: Pen & Sword Military, 2019. 360 p. $42.95. ISBN 9781526763433.

Grant, Linda. Latin erotic elegy and the shaping of sixteenth-century English love poetry: lascivious poets. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. vii, 263 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781108493864.

Guérin, Charles and Frédérique Woerther (ed.). Pierre Chiron. Rhétorique, philologie, herméneutique. Textes et traditions. Paris: Vrin Editions, 2019. 368 p. €32,00 (pb). ISBN 9782711628414.

Gundlach, Isa. Poetologische Bildersprache in der Zeit des Augustus. Spudasmata, 182. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2019. viii, 321 p. €98,00. ISBN 9783487158051.

Harvey, Tracene. Julia Augusta: images of Rome's first empress on the coins of the Roman Empire. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 264 p. $112.00. ISBN 9781472478689.

Hess, Hendrik. Das Selbstverständnis der gallo-römischen Oberschicht. Übergang, Hybridität und Latenz im historischen Diskursraum von Sidonius Apollinaris bis Gregor von Tours. Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde - Ergänzungsbände, 111. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. viii, 232 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110626131.

Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim, Sema Karataş and Roman Roth (ed.). Empire, hegemony or anarchy? Rome and Italy, 201-31 BCE. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 259 p. €49,00. ISBN 9783515115247.

Horden, Peregrine and Nicholas Purcell. The boundless sea: writing Mediterranean history. Variorum collected studies, 1083. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 228 p. $140.00. ISBN 9780367221263.

Houghton, L. B. T. Virgil's fourth Eclogue in the Italian Renaissance. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xvii, 376 p. $96.00. ISBN 9781108499927.

Jacobson, David M. Agrippa II: the last of the Herods. Routledge ancient biographies. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. xxviii, 232 p. $112.00. ISBN 9781138331815.

Jordović, Ivan. Taming politics. Plato and the democratic roots of tyrannical man. Studies in ancient monarchies, 5. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 236 p. €52,00. ISBN 9783515124577.

Jouanno, Corinne (ed.). Les silences de l'historien. Oublis, omissions, effets de censure dans l'historiographie antique et médiévale. Giornale Italiano di Filologia - Bibliotheca, 20. Turnhout: Brepols, 2019. 300 p. €80,00. ISBN 9782503584317.

Karataş, Sema. Zwischen Bitten und Bestechen. "Ambitus" in der politischen Kultur der römischen Republik ? Der Fall des Cn. Plancius. Hermes - Einzelschrift, 115. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 328 p. €55,00. ISBN 9783515123945.

Kemmers, Fleur. Functions and use of Roman coinage: an overview of 21st century scholarship. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. vi, 84 p. €70,00. ISBN 9789004413528.

Klebs, Julia. Der Raub der Proserpina Kultur-und Geschlechtergeschichte einer mythischen Figur. Berlin: Ripperger & Kremers Verlag, 2019. 360 p. €32,00 (pb). ISBN 9783943999464.

Kostopoulos, Katharina. Die Vergangenheit vor Augen. Erinnerungsräume bei den attischen Rednern. Hermes - Einzelschrift, 116. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 415 p. €64,00. ISBN 9783515125017.

Leatherbury, Sean Villareal. Inscribing faith in late antiquity: between reading and seeing. Image, text, and culture in classical antiquity. London; New York: Routledge, 2020. xvii, 366 p., [14 p. of plates]. $140.00. ISBN 9781472459183.

Liebregts, P. Th M. G. Translations of Greek tragedy in the work of Ezra Pound. Bloomsbury studies in classical reception. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2019. xiii, 264 p. $115.00. ISBN 9781350084155.

Lucas, Jason, Carrie Ann Murray and Sara Owen (ed.). Greek colonization in local contexts: case studies in colonial interactions. University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology monograph, 4. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow, 2019. 248 p. $59.99 (pb). ISBN 9781789251326.

Lulof, Patricia S., Ilaria Manzini and Carlo Rescigno (ed.). Deliciae fictiles V: networks and workshops : architectural terracottas and decorative roof systems in Italy and beyond. Oxford; Philadelphia: Oxbow Books, 2019. xix, 650 p., xvi p. of plates. £60.00. ISBN 9781789253139.

MacGillivray, J. A. and L. H. Sackett. Palaikastro. Building 1. Supplementary volume, no 48. Athens: British School at Athens, 2019. xxvi, 480 p., [100 p. of plates]. $215.00. ISBN 9780904887709.

Madsen, Jesper Majbom. Cassius Dio. Ancients in action. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. viii, 133 p. $23.95 (pb). ISBN 9781350033399.

Manakidou, Eleni and Amalia Avramidou (ed.). Η κεραμική της κλασικής εποχής στο βόρειο Αιγαίο και την περιφέρειά του (480-323/300 π.χ.). Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2019. 649 p. €60,00 (pb). ISBN 9789601224428.

Martinelli Tempesta, Stefano (ed.). Plutarchi Chaeronensis De tranquillitate et securitate animi Guillielmo Budaeo interprete. Il ritorno dei classici nell'Umanesimo, III. Traduzioni, 10. Firenze: Sismel - Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2019. xii, 183 p. €42,00. ISBN 9788884508447.

McCarthy, Kathleen. I, the poet: first-person form in Horace, Catullus, and Propertius. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 2019. viii, 244 p. $52.95. ISBN 9781501739552.

Merkel, Lydia. Von der Fabeldeutung mit dem Zauberstab zum modernen Mythenverständnis. Die Mythentheorie Christian Gottlob Heynes. Altertumswissenschaftliches Kolloquium, 26. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 350 p. €59,00. ISBN 9783515124898.

Meurer, Tabea L. Vergangenes verhandeln: spätantike Statusdiskurse senatorischer Eliten in Gallien und Italien. Millennium-Studien zu Kultur und Geschichte des ersten Jahrtausends n. Chr., 79. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. xi, 418 p. €109,95. ISBN 9783110643275.

Mitchell, Stephen and Philipp Pilhofer (ed.). Early Christianity in Asia Minor and Cyprus: from the margins to the mainstream. Ancient Judaism and early Christianity, 109. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. xx, 280 p. €110,00. ISBN 9789004410800.

Nuffelen, Peter van (ed.). Historiography and space in late Antiquity. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 248 p. $99.99. ISBN 9781108481281.

Olivier-Trottenberg, Yasmin (ed.). Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Deutschland. München, Antikensammlungen ehemals Museum Antiker Kleinkunst, Band 20: Etruskisch rotfigurige Keramik. Corpus vasorum antiquorum, Deutschland, Band 105; München, Band 20. München: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2019. 80 p. ISBN 9783769637823.

Osgood, Josiah and Christopher A. Baron (ed.). Cassius Dio and the late Roman Republic. Historiography of Rome and its Empire, 4. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019. xii, 303 p. €116,00. ISBN 9789004405158.

Pettegrew, David K., William R. Caraher and Thomas W. Davis (ed.). The Oxford handbook of early Christian archaeology. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. 707 p. $175.00. ISBN 9780199369041.

Pina Polo, Francisco and Alejandro Díaz Fernández. The quaestorship in the Roman Republic. Klio. Beihefte, 31. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. 376 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110663419.

Piovan, Dino and Ugo Fantasia. Tucidide in Europa: storici e storiografia greca nell'età dello storicismo. Classici contro, 9. Sesto San Giovanni: Mimesis, 2019. 180 p. €18,00 (pb). ISBN 9788857550602.

Pohl, Katharina (ed.). Dichtung zwischen Römern und Vandalen. Tradition, Transformation und Innovation in den Werken des Dracontius. Palingenesia, 118. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 302 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515120890.

Rawlings, Elizabeth (trans.). Jacqueline de Romilly. The life of Alcibiades: dangerous ambition and the betrayal of Athens. Cornell studies in classical philology. Ithaca; London: Cornell University Press, 2019. xxi, 205 p. $29.95. ISBN 9781501719752.

Reggiani, Nicola (ed.). Greek medical papyri: text, context, hypertext. Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete - Beihefte, 40. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019. 350 p. €119,95. ISBN 9783110535228.

Richardson, David M. B. (trans.). Jörg Rüpke. Peace and war in Rome: a religious construction of warfare. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 361 p. €64,00. ISBN 9783515123785.

Rozokoki, Alexandra. The negative presentation of the Greeks in Lycophron's Alexandra and the dating of the poem. Athens: Ekdoseis Koralli, 2019. 110 p. €10,60 (pb). ISBN 9789609542630.

Sampson, Gareth C. Rome, blood and power: reform, murder and popular politics in the Late Republic 70-27 BC. Yorkshire; Philadelphia: Pen & Swords Military, 2019. xx, 338 p., [8 p. of plates]. £25.00. ISBN 9781526710178.

Schliephake, Christopher. On Alexander's tracks: exploring geographies, memories, and cultural identities along the North-West frontier of British India in the nineteenth century. Oriens et occidens, 30. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2019. 311 p. €54,00. ISBN 9783515124003.

Schucany, Caty and Tamara Tännler. Die Keramik von Augusta Raurica Typogologie und Chronologie, (2 vols.). Forschungen in Augst, 52. Augst: Augusta Raurica, 2019. 480 p., 12 following p. 90.00 CHF. ISBN 9783715100524.

Share, Michael John (trans.). Philoponus: on Aristotle, Categories 6-15. Ancient commentators on Aristotle. London; New York: Bloomsbury, 2020. 219 p. $115.00. ISBN 9781350112674.

Siron, Nicolas. Témoigner et convaincre: le dispositif de vérité dans les discours judiciaires de l'Athènes Classique. Histoire ancienne et médiévale, 166. Paris: Éditions de la Sorbonne, 2019. 382 p. €30,00 (pb). ISBN 9791035103286.

Smith, Andrew (comm.). Plotinus on beauty (Enneads 1.6 and 5.8.1-2): the Greek text with notes. Writings from the Greco-Roman world, 44. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2019. x, 108 p. ISBN 9781628372489.

Sommerstein, Alan H. (ed.). Aeschylus. Suppliants. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 404 p. $39.99 (pb). ISBN 9781107686717.

Straub, Nina. Studien zur ionischen Architektur auf der Peloponnes von den Anfängen in archaischer Zeit bis zum Ende der hellenistischen Epoche. Philippika, 130. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019. xxi, 394 p. €128,00. ISBN 9783447112499.

Suchezky, Ellen. Die Abguss-Sammlungen von Düsseldorf und Göttingen im 18. Jahrhundert : Zur Rezeption antiker Kunst zwischen Absolutismus und Aufklärung. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. ix, 390 p. €99,95. ISBN 9783110609493.

Tinney, Steve and Karen Sonik (ed.). Journey to the city: a companion to the Middle East galleries at the Penn Museum. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Museum, 2019. xxix, 410 p. $29.95. ISBN 9781931707145.

Twomey, Vincent (ed.). Thomas Finan. Collected writings. Dublin: Columba Books, 2019. 551 p. €34,99. ISBN 9781782183600.

Vogliano, Achille. Scritti Minori I. Milano: LED Edizioni, 2019. 718 p. €84,00. ISBN 9788879169158.

von Lüpke, Annika. Sklavennatur und Menschennatur im politischen Denken des Aristoteles. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. viii, 166 p. €59,95. ISBN 9783110646993.

Walsh, Joseph J. The great fire of Rome: life and death in the ancient city. Witness to ancient history. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. 174 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9781421433714.

Ward, Walter D. Near Eastern cities from Alexander to the successors of Muhammad. Studies in the history of the ancient Near East. London; New York: Routledge, 2019. 242 p. $112.00. ISBN 9781138185708.

White, Peter (ed.). Augustine. Confessions. Books V-IX. Cambridge Greek and Latin classics. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. xii, 358 p. $31.99 (pb). ISBN 9780511841873.

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