Classical Journal 2012 Online Book Reviews Archive

2012.12.17 RONALD MELLOR, The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings
+Review by Herbert W. Benario

2012.12.16 WALTER NICGORSKI, Cicero's Practical Philosophy
+Review by Sean McConnell

2012.12.15 JAMES BRADLEY WELLS, Pindar's Verbal Art: An Ethnographic Study of Epinician Style

+Review by Thomas K. Hubbard

2012.12.13 KAROL B. WIGHT, Molten Color: Glassmaking in Antiquity
+Review by Susan Walker

2012.12.12 R. ALDEN SMITH, Virgil
+Review by Christopher B. Polt

2012.12.11 CATHERINE C. KEANE, A Roman Verse Satire Reader: Selections from Lucilius, Horace, Persius, and Juvenal
+Review by Osman Umurhan

2012.12.10 STEVEN J. GREEN and KATHARINA VOLK, Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica
+Review by T. H. M. Gellar-Goad

2012.12.09 RACHEL FEIG VISHNIA, Roman Elections in the Age of Cicero: Society, Government, and Voting
+Review by Jeff Tatum

2012.12.08 OHN MARINCOLA, LLOYD LLEWELLYN-JONES and CALUM MACIVER, Greek Notions of the Past in the Archaic and Classical Eras: History Without Historians.
+Review by Tim Rood

2012.12.07 JEAN ANDREAU and RAYMOND DESCAT, The Slave in Greece and Rome.
+Review by John G. Nordling

2012.12.06 Alan KAISER, Roman Urban Street Networks: Streets and the Organization of Space in Four Cities.
+Review by Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

2012.12.05 PAUL J. BURTON, Friendship and Empire: Roman Diplomacy and Imperialism in the Middle Republic
+Review by Nathan Rosenstein

2012.11.28 TOMAS HÄGG, The Art of Biography in Antiquity
+Review by Joseph Geiger

2012.11.27 DANIEL J. PULLEN, Nemea Valley Archaeological Project Volume I: The Early Bronze Age Village of Tsoungiza Hill
+Review by Erika Weiberg

2012.11.26 CHARLES L. GRISWOLD and DAVID KONSTAN, Ancient Forgiveness: Classical, Judaic, and Christian
+Review by Margaret Graver

2012.11.25 MATTHEW CLARK, Exploring Greek Myth
+Review by Martha J. Payne

2012.11.24 ARMAND D'ANGOUR, The Greeks and the New: Novelty in Ancient Greek Imagination and Experience
+Review by Ruth Scodel

2012.11.23 PHILIP THIBODEAU, Playing the Farmer: Representations of Rural Life in Vergil's Georgics
+Review by John Henkel

2012.11.22 ROBERT MAYHEW, Prodicus the Sophist: Texts, Translations, and Commentary
+Review by Michael Gagarin

2012.11.21 JAMES KER, A Seneca Reader: Selections from Prose and Tragedy.
+Review by Christopher Trinacty

2012.11.20 STEPHEN HODKINSON and IAN MACGREGOR MORRIS, Sparta in Modern Thought: Politics, History and Culture
+Review by Tim Rood

2012.11.19 JENNIFER INGLEHEART, Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile after Ovid
+Review by Jo-Marie Claassen

2012.11.18 NICOLA TERRENATO and DONALD C. HAGGIS, State Formation in Italy and Greece: Questioning the Neoevolutionist Paradigm
+Review by Panagiota A. Pantou

2012.11.17 ZOSIA H. ARCHIBALD, JOHN K. DAVIES, and VINCENT GABRIELSON, The Economies of Hellenistic Societies, Third to First Centuries BC
+Review by Stanley M. Burstein

2012.11.16 GREGSON DAVIS, A Companion to Horace
+Review by Timothy S. Johnson

2012.11.15 PETER BROWN and SUZANA OGRAJEN'EK, Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage
+Review by Marianthe Colakis

2012.11.14 RICHARD JANKO, Philodemus: On Poems, Books 3'4. With the Fragments of Aristotle, On Poets
+Review by David Sider

2012.11.13 BIMBA LANDMANN, The Fate of Achilles: Text Inspired by Homer's Iliad and Other Stories of Ancient Greece
+Review by Parthena N. Karatzoglou

2012.11.12 ROBERT PARKER, On Greek Religion
+Review by Jon D. Mikalson

2012.11.11 ROGER S. BAGNALL, Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East
+Review by Panagiotis Filos

2012.11.10 GERARD PASSANNANTE, The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of a Tradition
+Review by Caroline Stark

+Review by Elizabeth A. Meyer

2012.11.08 ANDREW ERSKINE and LLOYD LLEWELLYN-JONES, Creating a Hellenistic World
+Review by Scott Farrington

2012.11.07 MARY C. ENGLISH and GEORGIA L. IRBY, A Little Latin Reader
+Review by Jaime Claymore

2012.11.06 YANNIS A. LOLOS, Land of Sikyon: Archaeology and History of a Greek City-State
+Review by Dimitri Nakassis

2012.11.05 FAYA CAUSEY, Amber and the Ancient World
+Review by Rachael Goldman

2012.11.04 ERIC W. ROBINSON, Democracy Beyond Athens: Popular Government in the Greek Classical Age
+Review by Sydnor Roy

2012.11.03 GIOVANNA CESERANI, Italy's Lost Greece: Magna Graecia and the Making of Modern Archaeology
+Review by Alun D. Williams

2012.11.02 DAVID RAEBURN and OLIVER THOMAS, The Agamemnon of Aeschylus: A Commentary for Students
+Review by Eric Dugdale

2012.11.01 CHRISTIANE SOURVINOU-INWOOD, Athenian Myths and Festivals
+Review by William Blake Tyrrell

2012.10.03 LEONARDO TAR'N and DIMITRI GUTAS, Aristotle Poetics: Editio maior of the Greek text with historical introduction and philological commentaries
+Review by Andrew Ford

2012.10.02 JOHANN P. ARNASON and KURT A. RAAFLAUB, The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives
+Review by Greg Woolf

2012.09.12 TIMOTHY S. Johnson. Horace's Iambic Criticism: Casting Blame (Iambike Poiesis)

+Review by Erika Zimmerman Damer

2012.09.11 GEORGE CAWKWELL, Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History
+Review by Jeremy Trevett

2012.09.10 LAWRENCE KIM, Homer Between History and Fiction in Imperial Greek Literature
+Review by Robert Lamberton

2012.09.09 MARIAN HILLAR, From Logos to Trinity: The Evolution of Religious Beliefs from Pythagoras to Tertullian
+Review by Patricia Johnston

2012.09.08 VIVIENNE J. GRAY, Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections
+Review by Richard Fernando Buxton

2012.09.07 JOSEPH ROISMAN and IAN WORTHINGTON, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia
+Review by Lee L. Brice

2012.09.05 Stuart GILLESPIE, English Translation and Classical Reception: Towards a New Literary History.
+Review by Angeline C. Chiu

2012.09.04 Alessandro LAUNARO, Peasants and Slaves: The Rural Population of Roman Italy (200 BC to AD 100)
+Review by David B. Hollander

2012.09.03 William M. MURRAY, The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies
+Review by Anthony J. Papalas

2012.09.02 A. J. S. SPAWFORTH, Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution
+Review by Karl Galinsky

2012.09.01 Leslie KURKE, Aesopic Conversations: Popular Tradition, Cultural Dialogue, and the Invention of Greek Prose
+Review by Page DuBois

2012.08.15 Manuel BAUMBACH, Archaic and Classical Greek Epigram
+Review by Deborah Boedeker

2012.08.14 Verity PLATT, Facing the Gods: Epiphany and Representation in Graeco-Roman Art, Literature and Religion
+Review by Francesca Tronchin

2012.08.13 Ken Dowden and Niall Livingstone, A Companion to Greek Mythology
+Review by Hugh Bowden

2012.08.12 Bj'rn C. EWALD and Carlos F. NORE'A, The Emperor and Rome: Space, Representation, and Ritual
+Review by Jennifer E. Thomas

2012.08.11 Norbert H. O. DUCKWITZ, Reading the Gospel of St. Mark in Greek: A Beginning
+Review by Wilfred E. Major

2012.08.10 Fran'ois B'RARD, Denis FEISSEL, Nicolas LAUBRY, Pierre PETITMENGIN, Denis ROUSSET, Michel S'VE, et al. , Guide de l''pigraphiste: Bibliographie choisie des 'pigraphies antiques et m'di'vales
+Review by Gil Renberg

2012.08.09 Tyler Jo SMITH, Komast Dancers in Archaic Greek Art
+Review by Kirsten M. Bedigan

2012.08.08 Ramsay MACMULLEN, The Earliest Romans: A Character Sketch
+Review by Gary D. Farney

2012.08.07 Simon GOLDHILL, Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
+Review by Michael Shaw

2012.08.06 Gonda VAN STEEN, Theatre of the Condemned: Classical Greek Tragedy on Greek Prison Islands
+Review by Betine Van Zyl Smit

2012.08.05 H. M. ROISMAN and C. A. E. LUSCHNIG, Euripides' Electra: A Commentary
+Review by Karelisa Hartigan

2012.08.04 Wolfgang DE MELO, Plautus, vol. I: Amphitryon; The Comedy of Asses; The Pot of Gold; The Two Bacchises; The Captives
+Review by Timothy J. Moore

2012.08.03 Daniel H. FOSTER, Wagner's Ring Cycle and the Greeks
+Review by Robert Rabel

2012.08.02 Andrew FAULKNER, The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays
+Review by Marco Perale

2012.08.01 Dana LaCourse MUNTEANU, Tragic Pathos: Pity and Fear in Greek Philosophy and Tragedy
+Review by Elizabeth Belifiore

2012.07.10 James I. PORTER, The Origins of Aesthetic Thought in Ancient Greece: Matter, Sensation, and Experience
+Review by Christos Tsagalis

2012.07.09 Hazel DODGE, Spectacle in the Roman World
+Review by Linda Maria Gigante

2012.07.08 Rune FREDERIKSEN, Greek City Walls of the Archaic Period, 900'480 BC
+Review by Benjamin Sullivan

2012.07.07 Jonathan L. READY, Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad
+Review by Rebecca M. Muich

2012.07.06 Alexander SENS, Asclepiades of Samos: Epigrams and Fragments
+Review by Valentina Garulli

2012.07.05 Edith HALL, Richard ALSTON, and Justine MCCONNELL, Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood
+Review by Fabio Duarte Joly

2012.07.04 Peter JEFFREYS, Selected Prose Works
+Review by James Nikopoulos

2012.07.03 David POTTER, The Victor's Crown: A History of Ancient Sport from Homer to Byzantium
+Review by Stepehn Brunet

2012.07.02 Alan CAMERON, The Last Pagans of Rome
+Review by Dennis Trout

2012.07.01 Simon GOLDHILL, Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity
+Review by Robert J. Rabel

2012.06.06 Maren R. NIEHOFF, Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria
+Review by Bruce Louden

2012.06.05 M. RAHIM SHAYEGAN., Arsacids and Sasanians: Political Ideology in Post-Hellenistic and Late Antique Persia
+Review by Jan P. Stronk

2012.06.04 Llewelyn MORGAN, Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse
+Review by John Henkel

2012.06.03 Melissa Lane, Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us About Ethics, Virtues, and Sustainable Living
+Review by Susan A. Curry

2012.06.02 Michael PITASSI, Roman Warships
+Review by Georgia L. Irby

2012.06.01 Alex C. PURVES, Space and Time in Ancient Greek Narrative
+Review by James Romm

2012.05.10 Aude DOODY, Pliny's Encyclopedia. The Reception of the Natural History
+Review by Kenneth Kitchell

2012.05.09 Raymond VAN DAM, Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge
+Review by Brian Croke

2012.05.08 Josiah OSGOOD, A Suetonius Reader: Selections from the Lives of the Caesars and the Life of Horace
+Review by Rex Stem

2012.05.07 Stephanie Lynn BUDIN, Images of Woman and Child From the Bronze Age: Reconsidering Fertility, Maternity, and Gender in the Ancient World
+Review by Molly Jones-Lewis

2012.05.06 Andrew WALLACE, Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England
+Review by Craig Kallendorf

2012.05.04 Joseph FARRELL and Michael C. J. PUTNAM, A Companion to Vergil's Aeneid and its Tradition
+Review by Lee Fratantuono

2012.05.03 Francesco ADEMOLLO, The Cratylus of Plato: A Commentary
+Review by R. M. Dancy

2012.05.02 E. J. KENNEY, Ovidio: Metamorfosi, Volume IV (Libri VII'IX)
+Review by Marue Louise Von Glinski

2012.05.01 Ian C. STOREY, Fragments of Old Comedy: Alcaeus to Diocles
+Review by S. Douglas Olsen

2012.04.05 Daniel J. KAPUST, Republicanism, Rhetoric, and Roman Political Thought: Sallust, Livy, and Tacitus
+Review by Thomas E. Strunk

2012.04.04 Matthew ROBINSON, A Commentary on Ovid's Fasti, Book 2
+Review by Peter E. Knox

2012.04.03 Brent D. SHAW, Sacred Violence: African Christians and Sectarian Hatred in the Age of Augustine
+Review by Graeme Clarke

2012.04.02 Michael SQUIRE, The Art of the Body: Antiquity and its Legacy
+Review by Michael Broder

2012.04.01 Zachary P. BILES, Aristophanes and the Poetics of Competition
+Review by Ian C. Storey

2012.03.09 Peter HUNT, War, Peace and Alliance in Demosthenes' Athens.
+Review by Edward Harris

2012.03.08 Jean LALLOT, Albert RIJKSBARON, Bernard JACQUINOD, and Michel BUIJS, The Historical Present in Thucydides: Semantics and Narrative Function. Le pr&eacu;sent historique chez Thucydide: S&eacu;mantique et function narrative
+Review by Edith Foster

2012.03.07 Miriam LEONARD, Derrida and Antiquity
+Review by Holly Haynes

2012.03.05 Irad MALKIN, A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean
+Review by Tamar Hodos

2012.03.03 Jennifer Wright KUNST and Zsuzsanna VÁRHELYI, Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice
+Review by Fred S. Naiden

2012.03.02 Elizabeth VANDIVER, Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in the British Poetry of the Great War
+Review by Adam J. Goldwyn

2012.03.01 S. J. HEYWORTH and J. H. W. MORWOOD., A Commentary on Propertius Book 3
+Review by Barbara Weinlich

2012.02.05 Timothy M. O'SULLIVAN, Walking in Roman Culture.
+Review by Alana Lukes

2012.02.04 W. Martin BLOOMER, The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education
+Review by Peter Cohee

2012.02.03 William A. JOHNSON, Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities
+Review by James Ker

2012.02.02 J. C. MCKEOWN, Classical Latin: An Introductory Course
+Review by R. Alden Smith

2012.02.01 Jeffrey RUSTEN, The Birth of Comedy: Texts, Documents, and Art from Athenian Comic Competitions, 486'280
+Review by Simone Beta

2012.01.06 Lauren J. APFEL, The Advent of Pluralism: Diversity and Conflict in the Age of Sophocles
+Review by P. J. Finglass

2012.01.05 Vishwa ADLURI, Parmenides, Plato, and Mortal Philosophy: Return from Transcendence
+Review by David J. Murphy

2012.01.04 Julia L. SHEAR, Polis and Revolution: Responding to Oligarchy in Classical Athens
+Review by P. J. Rhodes

2012.01.03 Jonas GRETHLEIN, The Greeks and Their Past: Poetry, Oratory and History in the Fifth Century BCE
+Review by Carolyn Dewald

2012.01.02 Fik MEIJER, Chariot Racing in the Roman Empire
+Review by Donald G. Kyle

2012.01.01 David M. SCHAPS, Handbook for Classical Research
+Review by Ruth Scodel