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December 2008 / January 2009 Books Received

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DECEMBER 2008 / JANUARY 2009 BOOKS RECEIVED


Those interested in reviewing a book for CJ may contact 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.

BARAGWANATH, EMILY. Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus. Oxford and New 
York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. xi + 400. Cloth, $130.00. ISBN: 
978–0–19923–129–4.

BERGREN, ANN, ed. Weaving Truth: Essays on Language and the Female in Greek 
Thought. Hellenic Studies 19. Cambridge and London: Harvard University 
Press, 2008. Pp. xii + 417. Paper, $19.95. ISBN 978–0–674–02372–7.

FERRARI, GLORIA. Alcman and the Cosmos of Sparta. Chicago: University of 
Chicago Press, 2008. Pp. 208 + 20 color plates. Cloth $45.00. ISBN 
978–0–226–66867–3.

FOLEY, JOHN MILES. A Companion to Ancient Epic. Oxford: Blackwell 
Publishing, 2005. Pp. xxiv + 664. Cloth, $149.00. ISBN 
978–14–0510524–8.

HEIDEN, BRUCE. Homer’s Cosmic Fabrication: Choice and Design in the 
Iliad. American Classical Studies 52. New York and Oxford: Oxford 
University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi + 254. Cloth, $74.00. ISBN 
978–0–195–34107–2.

KETTERER, ROBERT C. Ancient Rome in Early Opera. Champaign: University of 
Illinois Press, 2008. Pp. 232. Cloth, $40.00. ISBN 
978–0–252–03378–0.

KLINCK, ANNE L. Woman’s Songs in Ancient Greece. Montreal & Kingston, 
London and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi + 285. 
Paper, $32.95. ISBN 978–0–7735–3449–0.

MARKS, J. Zeus in the Odyssey. Hellenic Studies 31. Cambridge and London: 
Harvard University Press, 2008. Pp. vii + 175. Paper, $16.95. ISBN 
978–0–674–02812–8.

MORRIS, IAN AND WALTER SCHEIDEL. The Dynamics of Ancient Empires: State 
Power from Assyria to Byzantium. Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution. 
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. Pp. 400. Cloth, 
$102.00. ISBN 978–0–195–37158–1.

NICASTRO, NICHOLAS. Circumference: Eratosthenes and the Ancient Quest to 
Measure the Globe. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2008. Pp. xi + 223. 
Cloth, $23.95. ISBN 978–0–312–37247–7.

OBER, JOSIAH. Democracy and Knowledge: Innovation and Learning in Classical 
Athens. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi + 342. Cloth, 
$29.95. ISBN 978–0–691–13347–8.

SCHELLENBERG, H.M., V.E. HIRSCHMANN AND A. KRIECKHAUS, eds. A Roman 
Miscellany: Essays in Honour of Anthony R. Birley on his Seventieth 
Birthday. Akanthina 3. Gdansk: David Brown Book Company, 2008. Pp. 236. 
Cloth, $90.00. ISBN 978–83–7531–146–4.

SCHULZ, RAIMUND. Kleine Geschichte des antiken Griechenland. Stuttgart: 
Philipp Reclam, 2008. Pp. 458. Cloth, €19.90. ISBN 
978–3–15–010679–2.

SEKUNDA, NICHOLAS, ed. Corolla Cosmo Rodewald. Akanthina 2. Gdansk: David 
Brown Book Company, 2008. Pp. 192. Cloth, $90.00. ISBN 
978–83–7531–060–3.

TOMBER, ROBERTA. Indo-Roman Trade: From Pots to Pepper. Duckworth Debates 
in Archaeology. London: Duckworth, 2008. Pp. 216. Paper, $24.00. ISBN 
978–0–7156–3696–1.

WELLS, PETER S. Image and Response in Early Europe. Duckworth Debates in 
Archaeology. London: Duckworth, 2008. Pp. 168. Paper, $24.00. ISBN 
978–0–7156–3682–4.

WORMAN, NANCY. Abusive Mouths in Classical Athens. Cambridge and New York: 
Cambridge University Press, 2008. Pp. xi + 398. Cloth, $99.00. ISBN 
978–0–521–85787–1.


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.

BRAUND, SUSANNA MORTON. A Lucan Reader: Selections from Civil War. 
Wauconda: Bolchazy–Carducci Publishers, 2009. Pp. xxxiv + 134. Paper, 
$19.00. ISBN 978–0–865–16661–5.

JOYCE, JANE WILSON, ed. Statius’ Thebaid: A Song of Thebes. Translated, 
with Introductions, Commentary and a Glossary. Masters of Latin Literature. 
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2008. Pp. xxxv + 502. Paper, 
$27.95. ISBN 978–0–8014–8285–4.

VOLK, KATHARINA, ed. Vergil’s Eclogues. Oxford Readings in Classical 
Studies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. 293. 
Paper, $49.95. ISBN 978–0–199–20294–2.

——, ed. Vergil’s Georgics. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. 
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. Pp. 281. Paper, $49.95. 
ISBN 978–0–199–54293–2.



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