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MARCH 2009 BOOKS RECEIVED
 
Those interested in reviewing a book for Classical Journal may contact the 
CJ Book Review Editor Charles McNelis [log in to unmask] (include return 
address) after consulting reviewer guidelines at
http://classicaljournal.org/available.php#guidelines.

Requests for CJ Forum reviews should be directed to the Forum Editor, as 
detailed below after the break.


Please note that some of the books listed may already be assigned to a 
reviewer and that a few books may not be assigned at all.

COLLARD, CHRISTOPHER AND MARTIN CROPP, eds. and trs. Euripides, Volume 
VIII: Fragments: Oedipus–Chrysippus. Other Fragments. Cambridge: Harvard 
University Press, 2009. Pp. xxiii + 710. Cloth, $24.00. ISBN 
978–0–674–99631–1.

FORTSON IV, BENJAMIN W. Language and Rhythm in Plautus: Synchronic and 
Diachronic Studies. Sozomena: Studies in the Recovery of Ancient Texts 3. 
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2008. Pp. xii + 301. Cloth, $98.00. ISBN 
978–3–11–020593–0.

FRANGOULIDIS, STAVROS. Witches, Isis, and Narrative. Berlin: Walter de 
Gruyter. Pp. xii + 255. Hardback, $98.00. ISBN 978–3–11–020594–7.

GOLDHILL, SIMON, ed. The End of Dialogue in Antiquity. Cambridge and New 
York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. viii + 266. Cloth, $99.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–88774–8.

HALDON, JOHN, ed. A Social History of Byzantium. Malden, MA: 
Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Pp. xxvii + 300. Paper, $40.00. ISBN 
978–1–4051–3241–1.

HOPKINSON, NEIL, ed. Lucian: A Selection. Cambridge Greek and Latin 
Classics. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. ix 
+ 239. Paper, $34.99. ISBN 978–0–521–60304.

HORNBLOWER, SIMON. A Commentary on Thucydides: Volume III: Books 
5.25–8.109. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xix + 
1107. Cloth, $510.00. ISBN 978–0–19–927648–6.

HORSFALL, NICHOLAS. Virgil, Aeneid 2: A Commentary. Mnemosyne Supp. 299. 
Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008. Pp. xl + 632. Hardback, $262.00. ISBN 
978–90–04–16988–3.

HUNTER, RICHARD. On Coming After, Part 1: Hellenistic Poetry and its 
Reception; Part 2: Comedy and Performance, Greek Poetry of the Roman 
Empire, The Ancient Novel. 2 vols. Trends in Classics. Berlin: Walter de 
Gruyter. Pp.viii + 908. Hardback, $184.00. ISBN 978–3–11–020441–4.

ITSUMI, KIICHIRO. Pindaric Metre: “The Other Half.” Oxford and New 
York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. xix + 464. Cloth, $190.00. ISBN 
978–0–10–922961–1.

JOHNSON, WILLIAM A. AND HOLT N. PARKER, eds. Ancient Literacies: The 
Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome. Oxford and New York: Oxford 
University Press, 2009. Pp. xv + 430. Cloth, $74.00. ISBN 
978–0–19–534015–0.

LA’DA, CSABA A., ed. Corpus Papyrorum Raineri, Band XXVIII: Greek 
Documentary Papyri from Ptolemaic Egypt. Berlin and New York: Walter de 
Gruyter, 2008. Pp. xxii + 229. Cloth, $137.00. ISBN 
978–3–11–019523–1.

LIVELY, GENEVIEVE AND PATRICIA SALZMAN–MITCHELL, eds. Latin Elegy and 
Narratology: Fragments of Story. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 
2008. Pp. x + 285. Cloth, $69.95. ISBN 978–0–8142–0406–1.

NARDUCCI, EMANUELE. Cicerone: La parola e la politica. Rome and Bari: Gius. 
Laterza & Figli, 2009. Pp. xviii + 450. Cloth, €30,00. ISBN 
978–88–420–8830–1.

NICHOLS, MARY P. Socrates on Friendship and Community: Reflections on 
Plato’s Symposium, Phaedrus, and Lysis. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge 
University Press, 2008. Pp. viii + 289. Cloth, $80.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–89973–4.

PAVLOCK, BARBARA. The Image of the Poet in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Madison: 
University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. Pp. x + 196. Cloth, $55.00. ISBN 
978–0–299–23140–8.

PITTENGER, MIRIAM R. Contested Triumphs: Politics, Pageantry, and 
Performance in Livy’s Republican Rome. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: 
University of California Press, 2008. Pp. xiii + 365. Cloth, $60.00. ISBN 
978–0–520–24139–8.

RACE, WILLIAM H., ed. and tr. Apollonius Rhodius: Argonautica. Loeb 
Classical Library 001N. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009. Pp. 
xxxii + 511. Cloth, $24.00. ISBN 978–0–764–99630–4.

RICHARD, CARL J. The Golden Age of the Classics in America: Greece, Rome, 
and the Antebellum United States. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard 
University Press, 2009. Pp. xiii + 258. Cloth. $45.00. ISBN 
978–0–674–03264–4.

RUFFINI, GIOVANNI. Social Networks in Byzantine Egypt. Cambridge and New 
York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. x + 278. Cloth, $110.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–89537–8.

SAILOR, DYLAN. Writing and Empire in Tacitus. Cambridge and New York: 
Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xii + 359. Cloth, $99.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–89747–1.

SCHEIDEL, WALTER, ed. Rome and China: Comparative Perspectives on Ancient 
World Empires. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. xv + 
240. Cloth, $74.00. ISBN 978–0–19–533690–0.

SOMMERSTEIN, ALAN H., ed. and tr. Aeschylus, Volume I: Persians. Seven 
Against Thebes. Suppliants. Prometheus Bound. Loeb Classical Library 145N. 
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. Pp. xlvi + 576. Cloth, $24.00. 
ISBN 978–0–674–99627–4.

——, ed. and tr. Aeschylus, Volume II: Oresteia: Agamemnon. 
Libation–Bearers. Eumenides. Loeb Classical Library 146N. Cambridge: 
Harvard University Press, 2009. Pp. xxxvii + 494. Cloth, $24.00. ISBN 
978–0–674–99628–1.

——, ed. and tr. Aeschylus, Volume III: Fragments. Loeb Classical 
Library 505 Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. Pp. xiii + 363. 
Cloth, $24.00. ISBN 978–0–674–99629–8.

STEWART, ANDREW. Classical Greece and the Birth of Western Art. Cambridge 
and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. xviii + 358. Paper, 
$28.99. ISBN 978–0–521–61835–9.

TARDIEU, MICHEL. Manichaeism. Translated by M.B. DeBevoise. Chicago: 
University of Illinois Press, 2008. Pp. xiii + 113. Cloth, $40.00. ISBN 
978–0–252–03278–3.

THORSRUD, HARALD. Ancient Scepticism. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University 
of California Press, 2009. Pp. xvi + 248. Cloth, $65.00. ISBN 
978–0–520–25982–9. Paper, $24.95. ISBN 978–0–520–26026–9.

WALLACE–HADRILL, ANDREW. Rome’s Cultural Revolution. Cambridge and New 
York: Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xxiv + 502. Paper, $49.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–72160–8.

WALSH, DAVID. Distorted Ideals in Greek Vase-Painting: The World of 
Mythological Burlesque. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 
2008. Pp. xxx + 420. Hardback, $95.00. ISBN 978–0–521–89641–2.

WELCH, KATHERINE E. The Roman Amphitheatre: From Its Origins to the 
Colosseum. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. 
xxii + 355. Paper, $45.00. ISBN 978–0–521–74435–5.

WICKKISER, BRONWEN L. Asklepios, Medicine, and the Politics of Healing in 
Fifth-Century Greece: Between Craft and Cult. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins 
Press, 2008. Pp. xiii + 178. Cloth, $55.00. ISBN 978–0–8018–8978–3.


BOOKS RECEIVED FOR FORUM REVIEW

The following are books, translations and textbooks of pedagogical interest 
currently offered for Online Forum review. Reviewers should first consult 
the reviewer guidelines at
http://classicaljournal.org/forumavailable.php#guidelines
before contacting the Forum Editor, Emily West ([log in to unmask]) to 
request a book for review. Include return address.

BURIAN, PETER AND ALAN SHAPIRO, trs. The Complete Euripides, Volume IV: 
Bacchae and Other Plays. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 
2009. Pp. xiv + 364. Paper, $12.95. ISBN 978–0–19–537340–0.

CHESHIRE, KEYNE. Alexander the Great. Greece & Rome: Texts and Contexts. 
Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Pp. viii + 189. 
Paper, $25.00. ISBN 978–0–521–70709–1.

JOHNSTON, IAN, tr. Antigone. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 
2007. Pp. 60. Paper, $8.95. ISBN 978–0–9797571–0–5.

——, tr. Bacchae. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. 
Pp. 76. Paper, $8.95. ISBN 978–0–9797571–2–9.

——, tr. Birds. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. Pp. 
107. Paper, $9.95. ISBN 978–0–9818162–2–7.

——, tr. Clouds. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. Pp. 
104. Paper, $9.95. ISBN 978–0–9797571–3–6.

——, tr. Frogs. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. Pp. 
108. Paper, $9.95. ISBN 978–0–9797571–4–3.

——, tr. The Iliad. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2006. 
Pp. 563. Paper, $24.50. ISBN 978–0–9776269–0–8.

——, tr. The Iliad Abridged. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources 
Publications, 2008. Pp. 183. $16.95. ISBN 978–0–9818162–8–9.

——, tr. Lysistrata. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. 
Pp. 80. Paper, $9.95. ISBN 978–0–9818162–3–4.

——, tr. Medea. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 2008. Pp. 
60. Paper, $8.95. ISBN 978–0–9818162–4–1.

——, tr. The Odyssey. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 
2006. Pp. 497. Paper, $24.50. ISBN 978–0–9776269–9–1.

——, tr. The Odyssey Abridged. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources 
Publications, 2008. Pp. 196. Paper, $16.95. ISBN 978–0–9818162–9–6.

——, tr. Oedipus the King. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 
2007. Pp. 75. Paper, $8.95. ISBN 978–0–9797571–1–2.

——, tr. The Oresteia. Arlington, VA: Richer Resources Publications, 
2007. Pp. 156. Paper, $14.95. ISBN 978–0–9776269–7–7.


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