Online Reviews, Vol. 2

Chris Colmo, reviewing Mary P. Nichols, Socrates on Friendship and Community: Reflections on Plato’s Symposim, Phaedrus, and Lysis (1-4)

Bettina Reitz, reviewing Diana Spencer, Roman Landscape: Culture and Identity (5-7)

Charles Matson Odahl, reviewing Raymond Van Dam, Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge (8-13)

Christian Mann, reviewing David M. Pritchard, War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens (14-17)

Pete Wilson, reviewing Lindsay Allason-Jones, ed., Artefacts in Roman Britain: Their Purpose and Use (18-20)

Gerson Schade, reviewing Paul Curtis, Stesichoros’s Geryoneis (21-22)

Josephine Crawley Quinn, reviewing Craig A. Williams, Roman Homosexuality, 2nd ed. (23-24)

Laura Gawlinski, reviewing A.P.M.H. Lardinois, J.H. Block, and M.G. M. van der Poel, eds., Sacred Words: Orality, Literacy and Religion (25-28)

Peter Schultz, reviewing Ada Cohen, Art in the Era of Alexander the Great: Paradigms of Manhood and Their Cultural Traditions (29-30)

Jacob Schmidt-Madsen, reviewing G.E.R. Lloyd, Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation (31-33)

Maria Osmers, reviewing Jonas Grethlein, The Greeks and Their Past: Poetry, Oratory and History in the Fifth Century BCE (34-36)

George E. Demacopoulos, reviewing Kristina Sessa, The Formation of Papal Authority in Late Antique Italy: Roman Bishops and the Domestic Sphere (37-39)

Monika Trümper, reviewing William V. Harris, Rome’s Imperial Economy: Twelve Essays (40-41)

John Aveline, reviewing Josiah Osgood, Claudius Caesar: Image and Power in the Early Roman Empire (42-44)

Geoff W. Adams, reviewing Aloys Winterling, Caligula: A Biography (45-47)

Benedict Lowe, reviewing Paul Reynolds, Hispania and the Roman Mediterranean AD 100-700 (48-50)

Massimo Raffa, reviewing David Creese, The Monochord in Ancient Greek Harmonic Science (51-53)

Lorenz Rumpf, reviewing David Konstan, A Life Worthy of the Gods: The Materialist Psychology of Epicurus (new edition) (54-56)

John Richardson, reviewing Donald W. Baronowski, Polybius and Roman Imperialism (57-60)

David J. Breeze, reviewing Oliver Hekster and Ted Kaizer, eds., Frontiers in the Roman World, Proceedings of the Ninth Worksop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Durham, 16-19 April 2009) (61-62)

Günter Stemberger, reviewing Alexei M. Sivertsev, Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity (63-65)

Wolfgang Wohlmayr, reviewing Achim Lichtenberger, Severus Pius Augustus: Studien zur sakralen Repräsentation und Rezeption der Herrschaft des Septimius Severus und seiner Familie (193-211 n.Chr.). Impact of Empire Vol. 14 (66-69)

Alexander Meeus, reviewing Robin Waterfield, Dividing the Spoils: The War for Alexander the Great’s Empire (70-74)

Jacques A. Bromber, reviewing David M. Timmerman and Edward Schiappa, Classical Greek Rhetorical Theory and the Disciplining of Discourse (75-78)

Polyxeni Strolonga, reviewing Nicholas Richardson, Three Homeric Hymns: To Apollo, Hermes, and Aphrodite. Hymns 3, 4, and 5 (79-84)

James J. O’Hara, reviewing Philip Thibodeau, Playing the Farmer: Representations of Rural Life in Vergil’s Georgics ((85-87)

David Woods, reviewing N. Lenski, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine, second edition (88-90)

Mark E. Button, reviewing Melissa Lane, Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us About Ethics, Virtue, and Sustainable Living (91-93)

Liesbeth Claes, reviewing Carlos F. Norena, Imperial Ideals in the Roman West: Representation, Circulation, Power (94-96)

Alison Sharrock, reviewing Gesine Manuwald, Roman Republican Theatre (97-99)

Anthony Spalinger, reviewing Jan Assmann, Cultural Memory and Early Civilization: Writing, Remembrance, and Political Imagination (100-103)

Linda Jones Hall, reviewing Hannah M. Cotton, Robert G. Hoyland, Jonathan J. Price, and David J. Wasserstein, eds., From Hellenism to Islam: Cultural and Linguistic Change in the Roman Near East (104-108)

John Dillon, reviewing Marian Hillar, From Logos to Trinity: The Evolution of Religious Beliefs from Pythagoras to Tertullian (109-110)

Ferdinand Stürner, reviewing N.J. Lowe, Comedy (Greece & Rome: New Surveys in the Classics, No. 37) (111-112)

Andrew Wolpert, reviewing Julia L. Shear, Polis and Revolution: Responding to Oligarchy in Classical Athens (113-115)

Jeremy Trevett, reviewing Peter Hunt, War, Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes’ Athens (116-118)

Celia E. Schultz, reviewing O. Tellegen-Couperus, ed., Law and Religion in the Roman Republic (119-120)

Joachim Szidat, reviewing J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, d. den Hengst, H.C. Teitler, eds., Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXVIII (121-124)

Tim Rood, reviewing Edith Foster, Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialism (125-127)

Christos Tsagalis, reviewing E. Minchin, ed., Orality, Literacy and Performance in the Ancient World (128-130)

Mary C. Sturgeon, reviewing A.J.A. Spawforth, Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution (131-133)

Benedikt Eckhardt, reviewing Avi Avidov, Not Reckoned Among Nations: The Origins of the So-called “Jewish Question” in Roman Antiquity (134-137)

Miguel John Versluys, reviewing Margaret M. Miles, Cleopatra: A Sphinx Revisited (138-140)

Richard Stalley, reviewing Catherine Collobert, Pierre Destrée, and Francisco J. Gonzales, eds., Plato and Myth: Studies in the Use and Status of Platonic Myths (141-143)

Wim Broekaert, reviewing S. Günther, Ordnungsrahmen antiker Ökonomien, Ordnungskonzepte und Steuerungs-mechanismen antiker Wirtschaftssyteme im Vergleich (144-147)

Stanley M. Burstein, reviewing Dominique Kassab Tezgör, ed., Sinope: The Results of Fifteen Years of Research. Proceedings of the International Symposium 7-9 May 2009 (148-150)

Tobias Uhle, reviewing Brian Stock, Augustine’s Inner Dialogue. The Philosophical Soliloquy in Late Antiquity (151-153)

Domingo Avilés, reviewing Heinz Barta, “Graeca non leguntur?” Zu den Ursprüngen des europäischen Rechts im antiken Griechenland (154-158)

Frances B. Titchener, reviewing Gabriele Marasco, ed., Political Autobiographies and Memoirs in Antiquity (159-161)

Kristine M. Trego, reviewing James Romm, ed., Plutarch, Lives that Made Greek History (162-163)


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