Journal of Hellenic Studies 138 (2018)

Journal of Hellenic Studies 138 (2018).

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The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies and Dr R. Brock, University of Leeds, UK
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The Journal of Hellenic Studies 138, 2018

Research Articles

Antonis Kotsonas, Homer, The Archaeology of Crete and the ‘Tomb of Meriones’ at Knossos, pp. 1-35

Andrea Rodighiero, Aeschylus Agamemnon 104–05, Homer and the Epic Tradition: A New Survey, pp. 36-49

Martin Cropp, Ian Storey, Patrocles of Athens and Patrocles of Thurii, pp. 50-54

Graeme Miles, Mythic Paradigms and the Platonic Life: Becoming a Bacchus in Damascius’ Philosophical History, pp. 55-66

Benjamin M. Sullivan, In the Shadow of Phoenicia: North Syria and ‘Palestinian Syria’ in Herodotus, pp. 67-79

Hanne Eisenfeld, Geryon the Hero, Herakles the God, pp. 80-99

Mirko Canevaro, The Public Charge for Hubris Against Slaves: The Honour of the Victim and the Honour of the Hubristēs, pp. 100-126

Daniel Jolowicz, Sicily and Roman Republican History in Chariton’s Chaereas and Callirhoe, pp. 127-149

Deborah Beck, Emotional and Thematic Meanings in a Repeating Homeric Motif: A Case Study, pp. 150-172

Charles H. Cosgrove, An Ancient Greek Lament Form, pp. 173-181

Henry Spelman, Pindar and the Epic Cycle, pp. 182-201

Graziano Ranocchia, Philodemus’ On Rhetoric was in 20 Books, pp. 202-208

Federico M. Petrucci, Wave-Like Commentaries: The Structure and Philosophical Orientation of Middle Platonist Commentaries, pp. 209-226

Stefan Hagel, Adjusting Words to Music: Prolongating Syllables and the Example of ‘Dactylo-Epitrite’, pp. 227-248

Katarzyna Jażdżewska, Indications of Speakers in Ancient Dialogue: A Reappraisal, pp. 249-260

Reviews of Books


(T.) Phillips Pindar’s Library: Performance Poetry and Material Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. x + 344. £87. 9780198745730.
Maria Pavlou, pp. 261-262

(T.) Van Nortwick Late Sophocles: The Hero's Evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015. Pp. xiii + 148. $65. 9780472119561.
Dimitra Kokkini, pp. 262-263

(M.) Ringer Euripides and the Boundaries of the Human. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016. Pp. 377. £75. 9781498518437.
Andreas Markantonatos, pp. 263-264

(E.) Sanders and (M.) Johncock (eds) Emotion and Persuasion in Classical Antiquity. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016. Pp. 321. €56. 9783515113618.
Henry S. Blume, pp. 264-265

(A.) Provenza La medicina delle Muse: La musica come cura nella Grecia antica. Carocci editore: Rome, 2016. Pp. 239. €24. 9788843070381.
Elisabetta Pitotto, pp. 265-266

(A.) Cain The Greek Historia Monachorum in Aegypto: Monastic Hagiography in the Late Fourth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. 342. £85. 9780198758259.
Paul Dilley, pp. 266-267

(N.) Reggiani Digital Papyrology 1: Methods, Tools and Trends. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2017. Pp. viii + 318. €89.95/£81.99; open access e-book: 9783110538519.
Lucia Vannini, pp. 267-268


(M.) Gagarin and (P.) Perlman The Laws of Ancient Crete c. 650–400 BCE. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xxiv + 566. £137.50. 9780199204823.
Edward M. Harris, pp. 269-270

(A.) Lanni Law and Order in Ancient Athens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 226. £80. 9780521198806.
Edward M. Harris, pp. 270-272

(J.T.) Roberts The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Pp. 448. £20. 9780199996643.
Carlos Villafane, pp. 272-273

(P.) Ismard (tr. J.M. Todd) Democracy's Slaves: A Political History of Ancient Greece. Cambridge MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. x + 188. £27.95. 9780674660076.
Kelly L. Wrenhaven, pp. 273-274

(A.) Iannucci, (F.) Muccioli and (M.) Zaccarini (eds) La città inquieta: Selinunte tra Lex Sacra e defixiones (Diádema 12). Sesto San Giovanni: Mimesis, 2015. Pp. 351. €18. 9788857534497.
Franco de Angelis, Ryan Johnson, pp. 274-275

(M.) Canevaro Demostene, Contro Leptine: Introduzione, traduzione e commento storico (Texte und Kommentare 55). Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. Pp. ix + 529. £109. 9783110488685.
Dimos Spatharas, pp. 275-276

(M.) Waters Ctesias’ Persica and its Near Eastern Context. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2017. Pp. xiii + 159. $64.95. 9780299319905.
Christopher Tuplin, pp. 276-277

(J.P.) Stronk Semiramis’ Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017. Pp. 552. £120. 9781474414258.
Eran Almagor, pp. 277-279

(B.) Chrubasik Kings and Usurpers in the Seleukid Empire: The Men who would be King. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvii + 308. £80. 9780198786924.
Stephen Harrison, pp. 279-280

(E.) Eidinow, (J.) Kindt and (R.) Osborne (eds) Theologies of Ancient Greek Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xvii + 423. £74.99. 9781107153479.
Hugh Bowden, pp. 280-281

(F.) Steger Asklepios: Medizin und Kult. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016. Pp. 162. €26. 9783515114479.
Georgia Petridou, pp. 282-283

Art and Archaeology

(C.W.) Wiersma and (S.) Voutsaki (eds) Social Change in Aegean Prehistory. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2017. Pp. xx + 184. £36. 9781785702198.
Carole Gillis, pp. 283-286

(C.S.) Murray The Collapse of the Mycenaean Economy: Imports, Trade, and Institutions 1300–700 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. 366. £90. 9781107186378.
Corien W. Wiersma, pp. 286-287

(L.) Donnellan, (V.) Nizzo and (G.-J.) Burgers (eds) Conceptualising Early Colonisation. Brussels: Belgisch Historisch Instituut te Rome, 2016. €75. Pp. 246. 9789074461825.
Gocha R. Tsetskhladze, pp. 287-288

(G.R.) Tsetskhladze (ed.) The Black Sea, Paphlagonia, Pontus and Phrygia in Antiquity: Aspects of Archaeology and Ancient History. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2012. Pp xvi + 356. £52. 9781407310312.
John Brendan Knight, pp. 288-290

(C.M.) Draycott and (M.) Stamatopoulou (eds) Dining and Death: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the ‘Funerary Banquet’ in Ancient Art, Burial and Ritual (Colloquia Antiqua 16). Leuven: Peeters, 2016. Pp. xxxviii + 690. €110. 9789042932417.
Fiona Hobden, pp. 290-291

(K.) Lorenz Ancient Mythological Images and Their Interpretation: An Introduction to Iconology, Semiotics and Image Studies in Classical Art History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 288. £59.99/ £19.99 9780521195089/9780521139724.
Michael Squire, pp. 292-293

(M.D.) Fullerton Greek Sculpture. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. Pp. xxvii + 351. £96.50/£44.50. 9781444339802/9781444339796.
Helle Hochscheid, pp. 293-294

(E.) Bartman The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture 3: The Ideal Sculpture. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. Pp. 208. £75. 9781781383100.
Glenys Davies, pp. 294-295


(F.) Trabattoni Essays on Plato's Epistemology. Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2016. Pp. 308. €80. 9789462700598.
Zina Giannopoulou, pp. 295-296

(L.) Dean-Jones and (R.) Rosen (eds) Ancient Concepts of the Hippocratic: Papers Presented at the XIIIth International Hippocrates Colloquium, Austin, Texas, August 2008. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015. Pp. x + 474. €150. 9789004307407.
Barbara Zipser, pp. 296-297

(A.) Longo and (D.P.) Taormina (eds) Plotinus and Epicurus: Matter, Perception, Pleasure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. xvii + 236. £64.99. 9781107124219.
David J. Yount, pp. 297-298

(Κ.J.) Fleischer Dionysios von Alexandria, De Natura (περὶ φύσεως): Übersetzung, Kommentar und Würdigung, mit einer Einleitung zur Geschichte des Epikureismus in Alexandria. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016. Pp. 513. €100. 9782503566382.
Lincoln H. Blumell, Zakarias D. Gram, pp. 299-300

(E.) Pachoumi The Concepts of the Divine in the Greek Magical Papyri (Studien in Texte zu Antike und Christentum 102). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017. Pp. 258. €79. 9783161540189.
Flor Herrero Valdes, pp. 300-301

(M.D.) Litwa Refutation of All Heresies: Translated with an Introduction and Notes (Writings from the Graeco-Roman World 40). Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016. Pp. lix + 824. $99.95. 9780884140856.
Richard Flower, pp. 301-302

Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

(A.) Kaldellis Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes. London and New York: Routledge, 2015. Pp. vi + 188. $120. 9780415732321.
Vasiliki Zali, pp. 302-303

Reception and History of Scholarship

(A.) Faulkner, (A.) Vergados and (A.) Schwab (eds) The Reception of the Homeric Hymns. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. 432. £90. 9780198728788.
Leanna Boychenko, pp. 303-304

(J.) Monfasani Greek Scholars between East and West in the Fifteenth Century. Abingdon: Routledge (Ashgate), 2016. Pp. 320. £95. 9781472451538
Jeroen de Keyser, pp. 304-305

(M.W.) Padilla Classical Myth in Four Films of Alfred Hitchcock. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016. Pp. 295. £70. 9781498529150.
Juliette Harrisson, pp. 305-306

(R.) Wyles and (E.) Hall (eds) Women Classical Scholars: Unsealing the Fountain from the Renaissance to Jacqueline de Romilly. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xviii + 465. £80. 9780198725206.
Claire Millington, pp. 307-308


(K.) Bentein Verbal Periphrasis in Ancient Greek: Have- and Be-Constructions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. xvi + 392. £75. 9780198747093.
Evert van Emde Boas, pp. 308-309

Index of Books Reviewed, pp. 310-311

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