Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews

  • 2012.07.35:  A. P. M. H. Lardinois, J. H. Blok, M. G. M. van der Poel, Sacred Words: Orality, Literacy, and Religion. Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World, vol. 8. Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin Language and Literature, 332.
  • 2012.07.34:  C. D. C. Reeve, Action, Contemplation, and Happiness: an Essay on Aristotle.
  • 2012.07.33:  Karen Radner, Eleanor Robson, The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture. Oxford handbooks.
  • 2012.07.32:  Williams Craig, A Martial Reader: Selections from the Epigrams. BC Latin readers.
  • 2012.07.31:  Daniela Coppola, Anemoi: morfologia dei venti nell’immaginario della Grecia arcaica. Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II. Pubblicazioni del Dipartimento di Discipline Storiche, 24.
  • 2012.07.30:  William M. Murray, The Age of Titans: the Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies. Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture.
  • 2012.07.29:  Daniel J. Kapust, Republicanism, Rhetoric, and Roman Political Thought: Sallust, Livy, and Tacitus.
  • 2012.07.28:  Charles Doyen, Poséidon souverain: contribution à l’histoire religieuse de la Grèce mycénienne et archaïque. Mémoire de la Classe des Lettres.
  • 2012.07.27:  Panagiotis M. Paraskevas, Υπό την σκιάν της Χρυσής Πλατάνου: Μελέτες για τις σχέσεις της Θήβας με την Περσία και τις άλλες ελληνικές πόλεις από την μάχη των Λεύκτρων έως την μάχη της Μαντινείας 371- 362 π.Χ.
  • 2012.07.26:  Peter Eich, Gottesbild und Wahrnehmung: Studien zu Ambivalenzen früher griechischer Götterdarstellungen (ca. 800 v.Chr. – ca. 400 v.Chr.)
  • 2012.07.25:  Kiera Vaclavik, Uncharted Depths: Descent Narratives in English and French Children’s Literature.
  • 2012.07.24:  François Paschoud, Histoire Auguste – Tome IV, 3e partie: Vies des Trente Tyrans et de Claude. Collection des universités de France. Série latine.
  • 2012.07.23:  David Potter, The Victor’s Crown: A History of Ancient Sport from Homer to Byzantium.
  • 2012.07.22:  Jenifer Neils, Women in the Ancient World.
  • 2012.07.21:  Andrei Timotin, La démonologie platonicienne: histoire de la notion de daimôn de Platon aux derniers néoplatoniciens. Philosophia antiqua, 128.
  • 2012.07.20:  Javier Martínez, Fakes and Forgers of Classical Literature / Falsificaciones y falsarios de la Literatura Clásica.
  • 2012.07.19:  Mattia De Poli, Le Monodie di Euripide: note di critica testuale e analisi metrica.
  • 2012.07.18:  Edan Dekel, Virgil’s Homeric Lens. Routledge monographs in classical studies.
  • 2012.07.17:  Siobhán McElduff, Enrica Sciarrino, Complicating the History of Western Translation: The Ancient Mediterranean in Perspective.

Classical Words of the Day


This Day in Ancient History:

ante diem xii kalendas sextilias

  • Lucaria (day 2) — the followup to a similar festival on the 19th commemorating the Sack of Rome by the Gauls; this day marked Rome’s subsequent victory
  • ludi Victoriae Caesaris (day 2) — games instituted by/adjusted by Octavian to honour his adoptive father shortly after the latter’s death (possibly moving Caesar’s own ludi Veneris Genetricis)
  • 64 A.D. — the Great Fire of Rome (day 4)