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July 2007 Books Received

Books marked with asterisks are available for CJ-Online review; reviewer 
guidelines can be found at http://classicaljournal.org/book_mail.php

*ALDRETE, GREGORY S. Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome. Ancient 
Society and History. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 
2007. Pp. xviii + 338. Cloth, $60.00. ISBN 978𢠪01884054.

BAECHLE, NICHOLAS. Metrical Constraint and the Interpretation of Style 
in the Tragic Trimeter. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. 
Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007. Pp. xiv + 343. Paper, $36.95. 
ISBN 978𢠩39121436.

BOITANI, PIERO. Winged Words: Flight in Poetry and History. Chicago and 
London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xiii + 262. Cloth, 
$29.00. ISBN 0226065618.

*CARNEY, ELIZABETH. Olympias: Mother of Alexander the Great. Women of 
the Ancient World. New York and London: Routledge Press, 2006. Pp. xvi + 
221. Paper, $33.95. ISBN 0415333172.

*D扐MBRA, EVE. Roman Women. Cambridge Introduction to Roman 
Civilization. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 
Pp. xxi + 215. Paper, $18.99. ISBN 0521521580.

*DICKINSON, OLIVER. The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Age: Continuity 
and Change Between the Twelfth and Eighth Centuries BC. London and New 
York: Routledge Press, 2006. Pp. xvi + 298. Paper, $30.95. ISBN 
0415135907.

EDWARDS, CATHARINE. Death in Ancient Rome. New Haven and London: Yale 
University Press, 2007. Pp. xii + 287. Cloth, $35.00. ISBN 
978𢠥00112085.

*FANTHAM, ELAINE. Julia Augusti: The Emperor抯 Daughter. Women of the 
Ancient World. London and New York: Routledge Press, 2006. Pp. xvi + 
175. Paper, $33.95. ISBN 0415331463.

HARRIS, STEPHEN L. AND GLORIA PLATZNER. Classical Mythology: Images and 
Insights. 5th edition. Boston and New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. Pp. xx + 
1132. Paper, unlisted. ISBN 978𢠢73535678.

KIPFER, BARBARA ANN. Dictionary of Artifacts. Malden, MA and Oxford: 
Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Pp. viii + 346. Cloth, $124.95. ISBN 
978𢴒05118873.

MCNELIS, CHARLES. Statius Thebaid and the Poetics of Civil War. 
Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x + 203. 
Cloth, $90.00. ISBN 978𢠧21867412.

MORLEY, NEVILLE. Trade in Classical Antiquity. Key Themes in Ancient 
History. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 
xiv + 118. Paper, $29.99. ISBN 978𢠧21634168.

MULRYAN, JOHN AND STEVEN BROWN. Natale Conti抯 Mythologiae Books I朮. 
Two volumes. Translated and Annotated. Medieval and Renaissance Texts 
and Studies 316. Tempe, AR: ACMRS, 2006. Pp. xlvi + 978. Cloth, $110.00. 
ISBN 0866983619.

MURGATROYD, PAUL. Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature. London: 
Duckworth Publishers, 2007. Pp. ix + 200. Paper, $31.00. ISBN 
978𢠩15636275.

O扝ARA, JAMES J. Inconsistency in Roman Epic: Studies in Catullus, 
Lucretius, Vergil, Ovid and Lucan. Roman Literature and its Contexts. 
Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv + 165. 
Paper, $28.99. ISBN 978𢠧21646420.

*PAG罭, VICTORIA EMMA. Rome and the Literature of Gardens. Classical 
Inter/Faces. London: Duckworth Publishers, 2006. Pp. xii + 160. Paper, 
$23.50. ISBN 978𢠩15635063.

PASCHALIS, MICHAEL, STAVROS FRANGOULIDIS, STEPHEN HARRISON AND MAAIKE 
ZIMMERMAN, eds. The Greek and the Roman Novel: Parallel Readings. 
Ancient Narrative Supplementum 8. Groningen: Barkhuis and Groningen 
University Library, 2007. Pp. xx + 307. Cloth, 80.00. ISBN 
9789077922279.

PAYNE, MARK. Theocritus and the Invention of Fiction. Cambridge and New 
York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. viii + 183. Cloth, $90.00. 
ISBN 978𢠧21865777.

PEDRICK, VICTORIA. Euripides, Freud, and the Romance of Belonging. 
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007. Pp. viii + 257. Cloth, 
$60.00. ISBN 978𢠪01885945.

*RAMSEY, JOHN T. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greco-Roman Comets from 500 
BC to AD 400. Syllecta Classica XVII. Iowa City: University of Iowa 
Press, 2007. Pp. 242. Paper, $20.00. ISSN 10403612.

RICHLIN, AMY, ed. Marcus Aurelius in Love: The Letters of Marcus and 
Fronto. With Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Chicago and 
London: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Pp. xi + 168. Cloth, $35.00. 
ISBN 0226713008.

RIMELL, VICTORIA, ed. Seeing Tongues, Hearing Scripts: Orality and 
Representation in the Ancient Novel. Ancient Narrative Supplementum 7. 
Groningen: Barkhuis and Groningen University Library, 2007. Pp. xxi + 
340. Cloth, 80.00. ISBN 978𥑮77922231.

ROBERTS, JOHN, ed. Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World. Oxford and 
New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Pp. xix + 858. Paper, $21.50. 
ISBN 978𢠣92801463.

SALIS, RITA. Il commento di pseudo-Alessandro al libro L della 
Metafisica di Aristotele. Studia Aristotelica NS 2. Soveria Manelli: 
Rubbettino, 2007. Pp. 550. Paper, 30.00. ISBN 8849815778.

SMITH, STEVEN D. Greek Identity and the Athenian Past in Chariton: The 
Romance of Empire. Ancient Narrative Supplementum 9. Groningen: Barkhuis 
and Groningen University Library, 2007. Pp. viii + 282. Cloth, 77.00. 
ISBN 978𥑮77922286.

STROH, WILFRIED. Latein ist tot, es lebe Latein! Kleine Geschichte einer 
grossen Sprache. Berlin: Ullstein Press, 2007. Pp. 415. Cloth, 18.00. 
ISBN 978𣛪71788295.

TSITSIBAKOU-VASALOS, EVANTHIA. Ancient Poetic Etymology. The Pelopids: 
Fathers and Sons. Palingenesia 89. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Press, 2007. 
Pp. 257. Cloth, 52.00. 978𣛫15089395.

VON KOPPENFELS, WERNER. Der Andere Blick: Das Verm鋍htnis des Menippos 
in der europ鋓schen Literatur. Munich: C.H. Beck Press, 2007. Pp. 320. 
Cloth, 38.00. ISBN 978𣛪06556777.

VOUT, CAROLINE. Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome. Cambridge and New 
York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. xiv + 285. Cloth, $90.00. 
ISBN 978𢠧21867399.

The following books remain available for CJ-Online review:

*JONES, PETER. Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses. Cambridge 
and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. x + 272. Paper, 
$25.99. ISBN 978𢠧21613323.

*NAGLE, D. BRENDAN AND STANLEY M. BURSTEIN. Readings in Greek History: 
Sources and Interpretation. Oxford and New York: Oxford University 
Press, 2006. Pp. xix +314. Paper, $39.95. ISBN 978𢠣95178258.

*ROBINSON, ANDREW. The Story of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs and 
Pictograms. 2nd edition. London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 2007 
(1995). Pp. 232. Paper, $24.95. ISBN 978𢠧00286609.


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