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  • Books Received
Jakob Andersson. Kingship in the Early Mesopotamian Onomasticon 2800–2200 b.c.e. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Semitica Upsaliensia, 28. Uppsala: Uppsala University Library, 2012. Pp. xxxix, 440. SEK 392 (pb.). ISBN 978-91-554-8270-1.
Rhiannon Ash (ed.). Tacitus. Oxford Readings in Classical Subjects. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 475. $185.00 (hb.) ISBN 978-0-19-928508-2. $75.00 (pb.). ISBN 978-0-19-928509-9.

With contributions by the editor and K. Clarke, W. Liebeschuetz, E. O’Gorman, S. Bartsch, S. M. Goldberg, E. Paratore (translated from Italian), N. P. Miller, P. V. Jones, D. S. Levene, R. Martin, R. Syme, J. Ginsburg, C. Pelling, A. J. Woodman, T. J. Luce, F. R. D. Goodyear, R. Bloch (translated from German), A. Momigliano, and L. Trilling.

Guido Bastianini and Angelo Casanova (eds.). I Papiri omerici: Atti del convegno internazionale de studi, Firenze, 9–10 Giugno 2011. Studi e Test di Papirologia, 14. Florence: Istituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli,” 2012. Pp. viii, 294. €50.00 (pb.). ISBN 978-88-87829-47-1.

With contributions by the editors and F. Montanari, P. Parsons, G. Cavallo, L. Del Corso, A. Ciampi, M. Cantilena, L. Pagani, S. Perrone, J.-L. Fournet, J. A. Fernández Delgado, G. Zanetto, J. Lundon, A. Nodar, A. C. Cassio, F. Pordomingo, L. Canfora, and R. Pintaudi.

Herbert W. Benario. The Romans and Germany: Selections from Tacitus, Caesar, Suetonius, Livy, Velleius Paterculus, Pomponius Mela, Frotinus. Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2012. Pp. x, 73. $13.95 (pb.). ISBN 978-1-4772-4066-3.

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Jeffrey Beneker. The Passionate Statesman: Eros and Politics in Plutarch’s Lives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xii, 258. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-969590-4.
Peter Brown. Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350–550 a.d. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. Pp. xxx, 759. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-691-15290-5.
Brian Campbell. Rivers and the Power of Ancient Rome. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. xvii, 585. $70.00. ISBN 978-0-8078-3480-0. [End Page 149]
Brian Todd Carey. Road to Manzikert: Byzantine and Islamic Warfare 527–1071. Barnsley: Pen and Sword, 2012. Pp. xix, 204. $32.95. ISBN 978-1-8488-4215-1.

Joshua B. Allfree prepared the tactical and strategic maps and John Cairns the regional maps.

Giles Constable. William of Adam: How to Defeat the Saracens. Guillelmus Ade: Tractatus quomodo Sarraceni sunt expugnandi. Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Humanities. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2012. Pp. xii, 138. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-88402-376-0.

Distributed by Harvard University Press.

Andrea Cucchiarelli (ed.) and Alfonso Traina (tr.). Publio Virgilio Marone: Le Bucoliche. Lingue e Letteratori Carocci, 141. Rome: Carocci, 2012. Pp. 533. €45.00 (pb.). ISBN 978-88-430-5530-2.
Richard John Cunliffe. A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect. Expanded Edition. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 492. $32.95 (pb.). ISBN 978-0-8061-4308-8.

The Lexicon (1924) is here reprinted with Cunliffe’s later Homeric Proper and Place Names (1931), both with corrigenda, a conversion table of Greek letter to book number equivalences, and a new preface by James H. Dee.

Aidan Dodson. Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance. Cairo and New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2012. Pp. xxviii, 343. $29.95. ISBN 978-977-416-531-3.

Distributed by Oxford University Press.

Stamatia Dova. Greek Heroes in and out of Hades. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2005. Pp. xiv, 227. $70.00. ISBN 978-0-7391-4497-8.
Holger Essler. Glückselig und unsterblich: Epikureische Theologie bei Cicero und Philodem. Mit einer Edition von PHerc. 152/157, Kol. 8–10. Schwabe Epicurea, 2. Basel: Schwabe, 2011. Pp. 399. €60.00. ISBN 978-3-7965-2600-8.
Helene P. Foley. Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage. Sather Classical Lectures, 70. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2012. Pp. xv, 375. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-520-27244-6.
Lee Fratantuono. Madness Triumphant: A Reading of Lucan...


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