[Electronic Antiquity]

ELECTRONIC ANTIQUITY:
COMMUNICATING THE CLASSICS

Current Editor
Terry Papillon, Terry.Papillon@vt.edu

May 2005
Volume 8, Number 2

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Notice:

Please note that Electronic Antiquity has moved to PDF format starting with Vol. 8, no. 1 (July 2004).

Announcement:

Mummies From The British Museum (PDF 228 kb; 5 pp.)

Articles:

Latin Verse-Ictus and Multimodal Entrainment
Robert P. Sonkowsky and Franz Halberg (PDF [text only] 614 kb; 17 pp.; PDF [with sound] 15.3 Mb; 17 pp.)
University of Minnesota
sonko001@unm.edu

Editorial note: This article includes sound files that make the PDF file quite large. As a result, we offer two different versions of the article: one with sound files (15.3 MB) and one with the text only (614 kb). We recommend using Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher for reading the PDF with sound.

Reviews:

Ransom, Revenge, and Heroic Identity in the Iliad, by Donna F. Wilson. Cambridge University Press, 2002. 0-521-80660-7. Pp 248.
Reviewed by Pura Nieto (PDF 496 kb; 14 pp.)
Brown University
puranieto@netscape.net

Euripides: Medea. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics, ed, Donald J. Mastronarde. Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-64365-1 (hb); 0-521-64386-4 (pb). Pp 442.
Reviewed by Thalia Papadopoulou (PDF 288 kb; 4 pp.)
University of Ioannina
thaliap@cc.uoi.gr

Sexual Ambivalence: Androgyny and Hermaphroditism in Graeco-Roman Antiquity, Luc Brisson. Translated by J. Lloyd. University of California Press, 2002. ISBN 0-520-23148-1 (pb). Pp. xiv + 195.
Reviewed by Dr. Eleanor R. Okell (PDF 300 kb; 8 pp.)
University of Nottingham
Eleanor.Okell@nottingham.ac.uk

The Ancient Fable. An Introduction, by Niklas Holzberg. Indiana University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-253-21548-X. Pp. 128.
Reviewed by Mario Andreassi (PDF 536 kb; 10 pp.)
Univ. di Bari, Italy
andreassim@lettere.uniba.it

Rome at War. Farms, Families, and Death in the Middle Republic, N. Rosenstein. University of North Carolina Press, 2004). ISBN 0-8078-2839-4. Pp 312.
Reviewed by Brian Campbell (PDF 192 kb; 6 pp.)
The Queen's University of Belfast
brian.campbell@qub.ac.uk

Selections from Ovid, Read in Classical Latin, Robert P. Sonkowsky. Stephen G. Daitz, Series Editor. Jeffrey Norton Publishers, 1999. ISBN 1-579770-047-0. Pp. xi + 64.
Reviewed by Alison Keith (PDF 128 kb; 3 pp.)
Victoria College, University of Toronto
akeith@chass.utoronto.ca

Death and the Emperor. Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius, Penelope J. E. Davies. University of Texas Press, 2004. ISBN 0-292-70275-2. Pp 265.
Reviewed by Thomas Watkins (PDF 120 kb; 3 pp.)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
twatkns@vt.edu

Old Age in the Roman World. A Cultural and Social History, Tim G. Parkin. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-8018-7128-X. Pp 520.
Reviewed by Anastasios D. Nikolopoulos (PDF 152 kb; 5 pp.)
University of Patras and the University of the Peloponnese
adnikolo@uop.gr

Giovanni Boccaccio, Famous Women, translated by Virginia Brown (I Tatti Renaissance Library 1), Harvard University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-674-01130-9, xxiii + 282.
Reviewed by Federica Ciccolella (PDF 204 kb; 5 pp.)
Texas A&M University
ciccolella@neo.tamu.edu

Giannozzo Manetti, Biographical Writings, edited and translated by Stefano U. Baldassarri and Rolf Bagemihl (I Tatti Renaissance Library 9), Harvard University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-674-01134-1, xix + 330
Reviewed by Federica Ciccolella (PDF 104 kb; 5 pp.)
Texas A&M University
ciccolella@neo.tamu.edu


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