ElAnt v8n2 - Table of Contents

May 2005
Volume 8, Number 2


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


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


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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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