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Brill’s Companion to Lucan . classical studies This first collection of companions consists of the following titles: . Ranging from Homer to Ovid and from Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century BC to Flavian Rome.A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius.140.Brill’s Companion to Silius Italicus .Brill’s Companion to Callimachus .- Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online presents the best in current scholarship on a variety of subjects. this ebook collection will be of use to scholars and students alike.Brill’s Companion to Herodotus .Brill’s Companion to Alexander the Great .690.Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity .A New Companion to Homer .Brill’s Companion to Ovid .Brill’s Companion to Propertius .online NEW title 2011 Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Online I B r i l l’ s C o m pa n i o n s Cl a ssiC a l s t u di e s online i in • Available since 2011 • E-ISBN 978 90 04 21927 4 Purchase options • Outright purchase: EUR 2.A Companion to the Study of Virgil .Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century BC ./ US$ 4.Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity .The Novel in the Ancient World .Flavian Rome .Brill’s Companion to Thucydides .Writing Politics in Imperial Rome 3 Brill catalog 2012 .Brill’s Companion to Cicero .Brill’s Companion to Hesiod .Brill’s Companion to Ancient Macedon .Brill’s Companion to the Study of Greek Comedy .Brill’s Companion to Hellenistic Epigram ..Brill’s Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral .Brill’s Companion to Aphrodite .A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets . 2nd edition .
classical studies The International Aristotle Bibliography Online is now published by Brill. articles. Under the continued editorship of Richard Ingardia.460.. The Aristotle Bibliography is the most complete database on Aristotelian scholarship available on the web. USA brill. book reviews and dissertations on the philosopher Aristotle. saved and exported .Covering the period of 1900 to the present.2 annual updates of hundreds of new entries .nl/iabo International Aristotle Bibliography • Available at Brill since 2009 • E-ISSN 1877-0460 Purchase options • Annual subscription EUR 350..470.International bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Aristotle studies and closely related subjects ./ US$ 490.Search results can be printed. As such. St John’s University. The International Aristotle Bibliography Online covers more than 100 years of publication.• Outright purchase with installment fee EUR 2. as well as with additional entries from previous years. it presents an invaluable resource for all those 4 Brill catalog 2012 Features and Benefits . This comprehensive research tool gives access to books. The easy to use search tools will give access to all the relevant works.interested in (ancient) philosophy. the Bibliography will be updated every six months with hundreds of the most recent publications. with some earlier printed works .online International Aristotle Bibliography Presented and Maintained by Richard Ingardia./ US$ 3.
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including the history of classical scholarship. Features and Benefits . Special emphasis is given to the interaction between Greco-Roman culture on the one hand.Unique dual-language edition .e.” .. Christianity.nl/bnpo New Pauly Online • Available since 2006 • E-ISSN 1574-9347 Purchase options • Annual subscription EUR 1. 1-15) are devoted to GrecoRoman antiquity and cover more than two thousand years of history. this database and its multivolume print version suit the needs of archaeologists. and world history.Includes ALL volumes of Der Neue Pauly and Brill’s New Pauly . the interdisciplinary and contemporary approach and clear and accessible presentation have made the New Pauly the unrivalled modern reference work for the ancient world. places.. i.Tom Izbicki.- 6 Brill catalog 2012 New Pauly Online features the complete sets of both Brill’s New Pauly and Metzler’s Der Neue Pauly. and Slavonic culture. and ancient Judaism.Allows for basic and advanced searches . ranging from the second millennium BC to early medieval Europe. More than one of our Classics scholars has expressed to me pleasure that the New Pauly can be accessed online./ US$ 10. Humanities Librarian. The encyclopedic coverage and high academic standard of the work.Browsable alphabetical index in both German and English .Choice 2011. The State University of New Jersey. classicists. objects) from all areas of Greek and Roman culture . dates. Gentry (Classical Tradition) brill.” .. Rutgers. New Pauly Online is the unique dual-language online version of this standard reference work for students and scholars. I-V) are uniquely concerned with the long and influential aftermath of antiquity and the process of continuous reinterpretation and revaluation of the ancient heritage. “Of considerable value to major academic libraries. classical studies “Brill’s New Pauly fills the need for a comprehensive online guide to the Classical world and the Classical tradition./ US$ 1.Fully cross-referenced including hyperlinks . and Semitic.• Outright purchase EUR 7. Topics are covered in depth with references to primary sources and relevant bibliography. and Islam on the other hand.720. Salazar (Antiquity) and Francis G. users with a strong background in ancient languages and alphabets. Germanic.Entries offer easy.280.230.online New Pauly Online Edited by Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider (Antiquity) and Manfred Landfester (Classical Tradition) Managing Editors English Edition: Christine F. Celtic. Fifteen volumes (Antiquity. Brill’s New Pauly is also available in print. Five volumes (Classical Tradition. and linguists.340. historians. classical scholarship. direct access to basic information (names.
Following the structure of the Classical Tradition volumes of Brill’s New Pauly this title highlights the routes and works through which the myths of Greece and Rome have passed into the cultural memory of Europe over the centuries. early and contemporary authoritative editions. Scholia. The broad-ranging articles in this volume present the reception and transformation of the most important Greek and Latin texts in literature..170. . Egyptologists. This reference work gives a clear overview of authors and major works of Greek and Latin literature. economic. translations and comments.Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts.550. the Mediterranean world. edited by Anne Wittke. Eckhart Olshausen and Richard Szydlak. Manfred Landfester andHelmuth Schneider. . two more will be added in 2012 and 2013. and their history in written tradition. social and cultural developments in the ancient Near East. archaeologists. edited by Christine Walde in cooperation with Brigitte Egger.• Outright purchase EUR 1. compiled under the general editorship of Hubert Cancik. philosophers and theoretical scholars. film and comics into account. the Islamic world and the Holy Roman Empire from the 3rd millennium BC until the 15th century AD../ US$ 2.The Reception of Classical Literature: A Cultural-Historical Handbook. From the Mesopotamian kings in around 3000 BC to the Bishops and Patriarchs of Late Antiquity. classical studies Brill’s New Pauly Supplements Online will comprise the following titles: . edited by Walter Eder and Johannes Renger. This new atlas of the ancient world illustrates the political./ US$ 320. . . into its literature.Links to related entries in Brill’s New Pauly Online . poets. philologists. edited by Manfred Landfester.Basic and advanced searched . music and art and its reflections on aesthetics and philosophy. from Late Antiquity until present: papyri.The History of Classical Scholarship: A Biographical Dictionary.online NEW title 2012 Brill’s New Pauly Supplements Online I Brill’s New Pauly SupplementS Online I • Available from 2012 • E-ISBN 978 90 04 22335 6 Purchase options • Annual subscription EUR 225.Historical Atlas of the Ancient World. art and music from antiquity up to modern times. Starting with the online publication of the first four published volumes.A biographical listing of over 700 scholars from Europe and North America throughout the ages including humanists. (to be added in the course of 2012) . historians.Open URL . are a valuable addition to the wealth of information in Brill’s New Pauly and they are now available online. edited by Maria Moog-Grünewald. taking popular culture.The Reception of Myth and Mythology: Classical Mythology in Literature.Chronologies of the Ancient World. manuscripts. antiquarians. this title lists all rulers and dynasties that made their mark on ancient history. the Byzantine Empire. edited by Peter Kuhlmann and Helmuth Schneider (to be added in 2013). 7 Brill catalog 2012 Features and Benefits . The six Supplements to Brill’s New Pauly. Music and Art. painters.
(Important) Latin Words . Attic Tribes. Kos. e. This number is followed by a heading stating origin. Latin Terms. Latin Geographical Names. type and date of the inscription. You can click on an area to go to the list of regions and click on a region for the list of place names and click on a place name for the inscriptions found there.g. Names of Ships and Animals. Latin Names. Corsten. interpretations and studies of known inscriptions. Greek World. these regions are grouped into several larger areas: 1.g. A. it summarizes new readings.online Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Online Edited by A. These place names are grouped into regions. Dodona or Abdera. Military (and Paramilitary) terms. such as Attica or Illyria. Roman Emperors and their Families./ US$ 11. Religious Terms.S. Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (SEG) presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus. Important Greek words./ US$ 1. not Roman).Full text search using the Greek character set . Demes.Quick references search to easily find the lemma .Names of Men and Women. 50-326.540. Demes outside Attica. Tribes. . Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum (SEG) is an annual publication collecting newly-published Greek inscriptions and studies on previously-known documents.A.• Outright purchase with installment fee EUR 8..g. e. e. is not included.Full text and advanced search options . Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum is also available in print.D. East classical studies Lemma Structure Each lemma has a unique identifier made up from the printed volume and sequence number. in order to keep lists and loading times short. Tybout brill. Etc. R. 2nd cent. Asia Minor 6. In the SEG Online. Patronymic Adjectives. Funerary epigram for Nikaia. Material later than the 8th century A.Extensive indices.Annual update upon publication . Geographical Names (except Attica). Latin Terms. Chaniotis. T. indices and concordances . (Note that the SEG Online uses Arabic numerals. Inscriptions are listed by theirprovenance. Mythological Names. e. Greece 2.nl/sego SUPPLEMENTUM EPIGRAPHICUM GRAECUM SEG ONLINE • Available since 2009 • E-ISSN 1874-6772 Purchase options • Annual subscription EUR 1.Advanced search enables you to search for metadata. Stroud and R. Aegean 4. West 5.960.. North 3.g.850.This list serves as the table of contents of the SEG Online..D. Kings.320. Dynasts and their Families. and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents. Roman World. 8 Brill catalog 2012 Features and Benefits .
and demonstrates the close connection between antiquity and its aftermath. 4 .nl/bnp Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly Brill’s New Pauly 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Index i ii iii iv v Index antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity antiquity A-Ari Ark-Cas Cat-Cyp Cyr-Epy Equ-Has Hat-Jus K-Lyc Lyd-Mine Mini-Obe Obi-Phe Phi-Prok Prol-Sar Sas-Syl Sym-Tub Tuc-Zyt addenda index lists and tables classical tradition classical tradition classical tradition classical tradition classical tradition classical tradition A-Del Dem-Jus Jap-Ode Oly-Rul Rus-Zor index classical studies • May 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 12259 8 • Hardback (SET: 22 Volumes) • List price EUR 5.reference Works Brill’s New Pauly (22 vols) Encyclopedia of the Ancient World Edited by Hubert Cancik. 684 pp. Volumes I to V (Classical Tradition) are uniquely concerned with the long and influential aftermath of the classical heritage. Helmuth Schneider and Manfred Landfester For more information please visit brill.600 representative figures of all creative genres from antiquity to the present day who have taken up.850./ US$ 277. The articles discuss the ancient testimonies to a particular myth and pursue the theme through late antiquity and the Middle Ages into the early modern period and the (post)modern world.. relates to the 5 volumes of Brill’s New Pauly that deal with the Classical Tradition.- Brill’s New Pauly is the first lexicographic project that both differentiates between Greco-Roman antiquity itself and its subsequent images. into its literature./ US$ 304.• Brill’s New Pauly – Supplements. A bibliography at the end of each entry presents the current state of scholarship. This is a valuable addition to the increasing literature on the influence of Classical culture on later generations. Volumes 1 to 15 (Antiquity) are devoted to Greco-Roman antiquity.The indices provide references firstly to other mythical figures.Supplements For more information please visit brill.) • List price EUR 217.. Index The Classical Tradition. Index Antiquity relates to the 15 volumes of Brill’s New Pauly that deal with Antiquity.355.. New media too. Brill’s New Pauly . • November 2010 • ISBN 978 9004 18330 8 • Hardback (viii. interpreted and constantly reshaped the ancient myths.nl/bnps 9 Brill catalog 2012 The Reception of Myth and Mythology Edited by Maria Moog-Grünewald Following the structure of the Classical Tradition volumes of Brill’s New Pauly this Supplement volume – The Reception of Myth and Mythology highlights the routes and works through which the myths of Greece and Rome have passed into the cultural memory of Europe over the centuries. 187 illustrations provide visual examples of this history./ US$ 7. music and art and its reflections on aesthetics and philosophy. comics and advertising. such as film.• Subscription price EUR 198. have taken up the ancient mythological figures. and secondly to over 2.
early and contemporary authoritative editions.• Subscription price EUR 257. tables and stemmata that provide further elucidation. 10 Brill catalog 2012 • August 2009 • ISBN 978 9004 16783 4 • Hardback (xx. manuscripts. the Islamic world and the Holy Roman Empire from the 3rd millennium BC until the 15th century AD.. 2 .• Brill’s New Pauly – Supplements. 308 pp. These texts include bibliographies and 65 additional maps./ US$ 269. dates. The contributions are presented in chronological order and references to the articles of the New Pauly are included.) • List price EUR 192.• Brill’s New Pauly – Supplements. written tradition and editions for approximately 250 authors from Homer to Late Antiquity: not only the poets. The atlas has 170 large color maps that document the main historical developments./ US$ 242. and their history in written tradition. 3 classical studies Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts Edited by Manfred Landfester The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts gives a clear overview of authors and Major Works of Greek and Latin literature./ US$ 353. from Late Antiquity until present: papyri. 308 pp. but also the scholars of the different fields and early Christianity. Eckhart Olshausen and Richard Szydlak This new atlas of the ancient world illustrates the political. the Mediterranean world. translations and comments. This reference work can thus be used both independently and in conjunction with Brill’s New Pauly. Scholia.) • List price EUR 286. • December 2009 • ISBN 978 9004 17156 5 • Hardback (xx. Each map is accompanied by a text that outlines the main historical developments. the Byzantine Empire. The structure of this work allows easy orientation and quick reference for titles...• Subscription price EUR 173.. economic./US$ 399.reference Works Historical Atlas of the Ancient World Edited by Anne Wittke. social and cultural developments in the ancient Near East. writers and philosophers.
11 Brill catalog 2012 Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Volume LVII (2007) Edited by Angelos Chaniotis. • December 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20399 0 • Hardback • List price EUR 177. Each list is preceded by a historical introduction and contains references to the articles in Brill’s New Pauly.nl/seg Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum is an annual publication collecting newly published Greek inscriptions and studies on previously known documents.. Thomas Corsten.• Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum.• Subscription price EUR 162. • December 2006 • ISBN 978 9004 15320 2 • Hardback (xvi. with occasional additions from previous years that we missed in earlier volumes and from studies published after 2006 but pertaining to material from 2007. Stroud and Rolf Tybout For more information please visit brill. dates and facts about the people who shaped the Ancient World./ US$ 227. R. dates of rule and dynastic relationships. is not included./ US$ 251. This reference work can be used on its own or together with the encyclopedia.D.S. it summarizes new readings.. Material later than the 8th century A. from the Pharaos of Egypt to the Christian bishops. The clear arrangement allows easy orientation and quick access to names. 368 pp.) • List price EUR 179. and occasionally presents the Greek text of these documents. R. This supplement to Brill’s New Pauly enriches the information from the encyclopedia with its exhaustive lists of names.reference Works Chronologies of the Ancient World Names. 1 classical studies Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum Edited by Angelos Chaniotis. interpretations and studies of known inscriptions. 57 . Thomas Corsten.S. ISSN 0920-8399 SEG presents complete Greek texts of all new inscriptions with a critical apparatus.• Brill’s New Pauly – Supplements. Dates and Dynasties Edited by Walter Eder and Johannes Renger Who were the ones in power in the ancient world? When did the Ptolemies rule? Which dynasties ruled the Iranian empire and which Asia Minor and its neighbours? Who controlled the fates of the cities and provinces of Greece and Rome? Chronologies of the Ancient World offers a comprehensive collection of geographically and chronologically ordered lists of the rulers and public officers from 3000 BC to around 800 AD. Every volume contains the harvest of a single year and covers the entire Greek world. Stroud and Rolf Tybout SEG LVII covers the publications of the year 2007../ US$ 242.
reference Works Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies For more information please visit brill..) • List price EUR 155. Each volume contains an up-to-date general bibliography. instead./ US$ 217./ US$ 247./ US$ 258. 464 pp. these have focused chiefly on the philosophical and literary aspects. This book aims to examine the development of political autobiography and memoirs in the Greek and Roman world. and have overturned some long-standing assumptions. or to defend a past action.-C.) • List price EUR 188. At times these works were written as a means of propaganda in a political struggle. Günther.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Brill’s Companion to Horace Edited by Hans-Christian Günther This volume centres on a detailed analysis of the whole corpus of Horace’s work by Edward Courtney (Satires). • June 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 18492 3 • Hardback • List price EUR 180. All quotations from Latin and Greek are translated. Courtney) and style and metre (Peter Knox) conclude the volume. Each chapter offers an authoritative and state-of-the-art survey of current thinking and research in a particular subject area.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Brill’s Companion to Sophocles Edited by Andreas Markantonatos Brill’s Companion to Sophocles offers 35 specially commissioned essays from leading international scholars which give critical examinations of the progress and direction of numerous wide-ranging debates about various aspects of Sophoclean drama. Hans-Christian Günther (Epodes. Elaine Fantham (Epistles I and Odes IV). classical studies • September 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 18299 8 • Hardback (xii. this companion provides scholars and students with compelling fresh perspectives upon a broad range of issues in the field of Sophoclean studies. The latter is preceeded by a detailed account of Horace’s life and work in general by H.. as well as covering a wide variety of thematic angles. However. Carmen Saeculare and Epistles II) and Tobias Reinhardt (Ars Poetica). Odes I – III. Political Autobiographies and Memoirs in Antiquity will be a highly valuable and useful reference tool for both scholars and students of Greek and Roman history and literature.nl/bccs Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies is a leading series of handbooks providing graduate-level synthesis of debate and the state of scholarship on key authors and subjects from Antiquity. ISSN 1872-3357 Political Autobiographies and Memoirs in Antiquity A Brill Companion Edited by Gabriele Marasco Ancient autobiography has been the object of several studies and meetings. and often to furnish material to historians. the relation of a single work with the traditions of the genre and also the influence of the respective aims of the authors on the composition of autobiographies.. Recent advances in scholarship have raised new questions about Sophocles and Greek tragedy. stressing. even if distorted by the aim of defending their record. . Besides presenting a comprehensive and authoritative guide to understanding Sophocles. It is aimed at students and scholars of classical and modern literature who seek comprehensive orientation on all aspects of Horace’s work. they still preserve the personal viewpoint and voice of the protagonists in all their vividness. Two appendices on the transmission of the text (E.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies 12 Brill catalog 2012 • August 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 22362 2 • Hardback (pp. Nonetheless.
300 AD Edited by Robin J. many of them unpublished outside Greece.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies . especially the process of editing and collecting his fragments. • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20650 2 • Hardback (xiv. 650 BC . its reception in medieval and early modern literature. 626 pp.) • List price EUR 184. but his poem survived the wreckage of antiquity and enjoyed uninterrupted readership. Once perceived as a supreme example of ivory tower detachment and abstruse learning. Lane Fox In the past 35 years our archaeological and epigraphic evidence for the history and culture of ancient Macedon has been transformed./ US$ 263. Major new chapters on the Macedonians’ Greek language. and to indicate the current directions that his scholarship is taking. 642 pp. its dialogue with other texts... This book brings together the leading Greek archaeologists and historians of the area in a major collaborative survey of the finds and their interpretation. its themes.reference Works Brill’s Companion to Lucan Edited by Paolo Asso Although it was labeled an anti-epic for trumping the celebratory scope of the Roman national epos. Lucan lost his life in a foiled conspiracy to replace the emperor. who was active at the Alexandrian court of the Ptolemies during the early third century BC. to illuminate his intellectual and social contexts. 73 illus. classical studies 13 Brill catalog 2012 • July 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 15673 9 • Hardback (xviii. fourth and third century BC kings and court accompany specialist surveys of the region’s art and coinage and the royal palace centres of Pella and Vergina. Lucan’s Bellum Civile is a hymn to lost republican liberty composed under Nero’s tyrannical empire. This book is the essential companion to Macedon. packed with new information and bibliography which no student of the Greek world can now afford to neglect. immensely significant excavations of the palace of King Philip II are published here for the first time. • September 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 16786 5 • Hardback (xxii.) • List price EUR 188.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Brill’s Companion to Callimachus Edited by Benjamin Acosta-Hughes./ US$ 256. presented here with much new evidence. Brill’s Companion to Callimachus has been designed to aid in negotiating this scholarly terrain. Luigi Lehnus and Susan Stephens Few figures from Greco-Roman antiquity have undergone as much reassessment in recent decades as Callimachus of Cyrene. civic life.) • List price EUR 183. the fragmentation of his texts and the diffusion of source materials has often impeded understanding his poetic achievement.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Brill’s Companion to Ancient Macedon Studies in the Archaeology and History of Macedon. and its relevance to audiences of all times. 710 pp./ US$ 251. For the modern audience. The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan’s poem.. Callimachus has now come to be understood as an artificer of the images of a powerful and vibrant court and as a poet second only to Homer in his later reception. The recent.
/ US$ 258. the Renaissance. which seems to be an innovation of the late 18th century.reference Works • April 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 21432 3 • Hardback • List price EUR 188. the term ‘epyllion’ was used to label short hexametric texts mainly ascribable to the Hellenistic period (Greek) or the Neoterics (Latin). classical studies Now Available: Brill Online Resources catalog 2012 14 Brill catalog 2012 To browse through the online version. However.. please visit brill.• Brill’s Companions in Classical Studies Brill’s Companion to Greek and Latin Epyllion and Its Reception Edited by Manuel Baumbach and Silvio Bär In classical scholarship of the past two centuries. .nl/promotions. and the Modern Age. Apart from their brevity. in Antiquity itself. characteristics such as a predilection for episodic narration or female characters were regarded as typically ‘epyllic’ features. The contributions in this book not only re-examine some important (and some lesser known) Greek and Latin primary texts. the texts we call “epyllia” were not considered a coherent genre. but also critically reconsider the theoretical discourses attached to it. and also sketch their literary and scholarly reception in the Byzantine and Middle Ages.
337 . It deals with the narratological category of space: how is space. The twenty chapters of this volume. Gonzalez This volume seeks to show how the philosophy of Plato relates to the literary form of his discourse. Kathleen Coleman and Irene de Jong For more information please visit brill. Supplements Monographs on Greek and Latin Language and Literature Edited by Tobias Reinhardt. symbolic. commentaries. language.J.) • List price EUR 184. Pierre Destrée and Francisco J. Supplements. 15 Brill catalog 2012 • January 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 21866 6 • Hardback • List price EUR 162. de Jong This is the third volume in the series Studies in Ancient Greek narrative..nl/mns Supplements to Mnemosyne has existed as a book series for the past 40 years. Angelos Chaniotis.• Mnemosyne. A number of volumes of the Mnemosyne Supplements series are published within the subseries History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity. for example./ US$ 222. 339 Space in Ancient Greek Literature Edited by I. including inscriptions. • January 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 22257 1 • Hardback (xii. neo-latin literature ISSN 0169-8958 and the history of Classical scholarship. but also latterly the classical tradition. psychologising. especially in narratives which precede the age of the realist novel. Reflection on this topic is essential not only for understanding Plato’s conception of philosophy and its methods. elucidate the various uses and statuses of Platonic myths in the first place by reflecting on myth per se and in the second place by focusing on a specific myth in the Platonic corpus. the history of material culture and mentality. contributed by scholars of diverse backgrounds and approaches. Gerard Boter. classical studies Plato and Myth Studies on the Use and Status of Platonic Myths Edited by Catherine Collobert.F./ US$ 252. the history of peoples and institutions. but also for understanding more broadly the relation between philosophy and literature. critical bibliographies and collections of essays by various authors on closely defined themes. Works published include monographs.greek and latin literature Mnemosyne. or characterising)?How are longer descriptions organised and integrated into the story? Long deemed a mere ancilla narrationis.• Mnemosyne. 601 pp. papyri. Myth is one aspect of this relation whose importance for the study of Plato is only now beginning to be recognized. critical text editions.. including objects which function as ‘props’. presented in Greek narrative texts and what are its functions (thematic. space turns out to play an important and multifaceted role in Greek literature. Supplements. providing a forum for the publication of well over 200 scholarly works on all aspects of the ancient world.
An Index of Greek Words. vol. in addition there is a Graeco-Arabic critical apparatus and commentary. and Proclus.) • List price EUR 119. By examining the relationship of the iambic tradition with ritual. The Greek text is accompanied by a detailed critical apparatus as well as Notes to the Text. As Horace moves through his iambics to lyrics (Epodes to Odes). Under consideration are Homer. 9 Edited by Elizabeth Minchin The ninth meeting in the international Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World series . Isocrates. This is the point at which Horace socializes literary criticism (Ars Poetica): societas becomes the telos of his poetics. 264 pp. Supplements. 334 . Johnson To date the positive value of Horace’s iambic criticism has been underestimated. This volume contains a selection of those papers. Unity develops from diversity. and overall Horace has been tamed too much. This work will be an indispensible tool for all Aristotelian scholars. Supplements. the orators of the Second Sophistic. • November 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21523 8 • Hardback (xii./ US$ 148.• Mnemosyne.) • List price EUR 108. Indices./ US$ 226.. the nature of performance and vocalization in text. Literacy and Performance in the Ancient World classical studies Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World. he stages acts of aggression and retaliation along with attempts at resistance and reconciliation so that this shifting back and forth creates a correspondence between perspectives. based on all the primary sources. and a Bibliography complement the work.• Mnemosyne./ US$ 163. Plato. Hesiod. 16 Brill catalog 2012 • December 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21774 4 • Hardback (xviii. 335 Horace’s Iambic Criticism Casting Blame (Iambikē Poiēsis) Timothy S. Supplements. is a major contribution to scholarship. Orality. South Slavic epic and a text from the Sanskrit archive. several of which illustrate methodologically innovative approaches to the act of composition. 338 Aristotle’s Poetics Editio Maior of the Greek Text with Historical Introductions and Philological Commentaries Leonardo Tarán and Dimitri Gutas This important new editio maior of Aristotle’s Poetics. Cross-cultural studies include.greek and latin literature • January 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 21740 9 • Hardback • List price EUR 162.in the fiftieth year since the publication in 1960 of Albert Lord’s The Singer of Tales . amongst others. this book studies how Horace’s Epodes are more than partisan (consolidating Octavian’s victory by projecting hostilities onto powerless others) but meta-partisan (forming fractured entities into a diversified unity). polyeideia. 316 pp..took as its theme ‘Composition and Performance’.• Mnemosyne. The introductory chapters provide important new insights about the transmission of the text to the present day and especially the significance of the Syro-Arabic tradition..
but also. Surveying the variety of ways in which different types of texts and oral discourse were involved in ancient Greek and Roman religions..) • List price EUR 95. Included in this monograph is a much-needed revised and up-to-date text together with a full apparatus. 418 pp. 333 Sacred Words: Orality. to challenge it. a particular emphasis has been given to Stesichoros’s debt to epic poetry.G.• Mnemosyne./ US$ 133.greek and latin literature Stesichoros’s Geryoneis Paul Curtis Stesichoros’s Geryoneis is without doubt one of the gems of the 6th century. Innovative too is the proposal that the Geryoneis was closely connected with the cult worship Geryon received in the 6th century. It is the aim of this volume to modify this view or. 8 Edited by André Lardinois. Supplements. vol.M./ US$ 199. it is hoped. As well as concentrating on the poet’s usage of metre and language. This book has an especial appeal to both those already familiar with lyric and epic poetry. Literacy and Religion Orality and Literacy in the Ancient World. van der Poel A prevalent view in the current scholarship on ancient religions holds that state religion was primarily performed and transmitted in oral forms. classical studies • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 19412 0 • Hardback (xiv. Supplements. In Roman times. 332 17 Brill catalog 2012 . especially in the Greek world. 202 pp. • September 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20767 7 • Hardback (xviii. whereas writing came to be associated with secret. the contributions to this volume show that oral and written forms were in use for both Greek and Roman state and private religions.• Mnemosyne. those new to Stesichoros.) • List price EUR 143. religions would have become more and more bookish. at least. starting with the Sibylline books and the Annales Maximi of the Roman priests and culminating in the canonical gospels of the Christians. Josine Blok and M. This monograph offers the first full-length commentary (in English) to cover all aspects of the Geryoneis. private and marginal cults..
364 pp. Daniël den Hengst and Hans Teitler In Book 28 Ammianus describes the military activity of Valentinian on the Rhine.. Hengst and Hans Teitler For more information please visit brill. classical studies • December 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 22123 9 • Cloth (xvi.H. Through a variety of approaches. However. archaeological and cultural context. 248 pp.- Aspects of Apuleius’ Golden Ass Volume III: the Isis Book. the volume sheds new light on important aspects of Book XI. Greek philosophy./ US$ 144. but also sets new trends in reading the narrative in its literary. Ammianus writes reluctantly about the judicial terror inflicted on the Roman aristocracy by powerful magistrates. literary analysis. Jan Willem Drijvers. aspects of style and language (wordplay). and numerous metaliterary and intertextual aspects.nl/am • November 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21599 3 • Hardback (xxxvi. in the greater part of Book 28 there is an air of gloom. textual criticism. He shows a similar esteem for the general Theodosius. 18 Brill catalog 2012 . the role of Providence and Platonic philosophy. such as the relation with Plutarch’s De Iside et Osiride.• Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus.greek and latin literature Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus Edited by Jan den Boeft. The historian speaks with admiration about his efforts to strengthen the northwestern border of the empire. In his digression about Roman manners he speaks with contempt about the senatorial elite and the Roman plebs. Keulen and Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser This new monograph on Apuleius’ Isis Book not only brings together the striking diversity of opinions that continues to enliven the discussion about Book Eleven. aspects of Lucius’ multifarious physical self-presentation as an Isiac convert. and archaeology. because they fail to live up to the standards of their ancestors. including religious studies (ancient mystery cult). A Collection of Original Papers Edited by W.) • List price EUR 130. 9 Philological and Historical Commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXVIII Jan den Boeft. who re-established order in Britain.) • List price EUR 105./ US$ 178. textual problems in relation to problems of interpretation. religious.. Jan Willem Drijvers. The final chapter illustrates the disastrous effects of the mismanagement of the province of Tripolis by corrupt officials.
19 Download the Religious Studies catalog 2011 The Religious Studies catalog provides an overview of new online publications.• Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology. classical studies • September 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20275 7 • Hardback (xii. all of which show how certain the speaker is or would like to be thought.nl/ascp ISSN 1380-6068 Lateinische Modalpartikeln Nempe. scilicet. quippe. With this study the scarcely researched field of Latin modal particles or ‘commitment markers’ is made much clearer using modern linguistic theories and analyses of comparable particles in modern languages and in Latin. This book focuses on the Latin particles nempe. quippe. please visit brill. To download the 2011 catalog.) • List price EUR 110.greek and latin linguistics Amsterdam Studies in Classical Philology Edited by Albert Rijksbaron For more information please visit brill.indd 1 CATALOG SPRING 2011 Religious Studies 11-04-11 09:55 .nl/promotions 19 Brill catalog 2012 ReligiousStudies_spring2011_v4./ US$ 154. scilicet. books and journals in Religious Studies. videlicet und nimirum Josine Schrickx Recently there has been growing interest in particles which play an important role in the interaction between speaker and addressee. In particular the study concentrates on the differences between these words. 304 pp.. videlicet and nimirum.
Supplements.• Mnemosyne. 336 . and numismatic – this book discloses how law and religion shared the same patrons (magistrates and priests) and a common goal (to deal with life’s uncertainties). Supplements: History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity Edited by Susan E. Jongman For more information. please visit brill. this books fills an important gap in the current scholarly literature on this contract and its place in Roman commerce. This framework was the product of both legal theory and legal practice. from the third century B.. augmented by conceptual legal thought provided by the Roman jurists had produced a body of law which permitted commerce to flourish and to expand. traditionally. they underwent a process of rationalization. legal. History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity. • December 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21850 5 • Hardback • List price EUR 99.C. History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity./ US$ 121.284 CE Paul Du Plessis Commerce in the Roman Empire of the first three centuries C.ancient History Mnemosyne./ US$ 136. classical studies Law and Religion in the Roman Republic 20 Brill catalog 2012 Edited by Olga Tellegen-Couperus Over the past two hundred plus years. Centuries of Praetorian modification of the ancient ius civile. 340 Letting and Hiring in Roman Legal Thought: 27 BCE . scholarship has admired Roman law for being the first autonomous legal science in history. Today. literary. ISSN 0169-8958 • May 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 21959 5 • Hardback • List price EUR 88. Building on a variety of sources – epigraphic..nl/mns-haca History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity is published as a sub-series of the Mnemosyne Supplements bookseries.• Mnemosyne. Thomas Harrison and Willem M. law was closely connected to religion and remained so well into the Empire. Alcock. This biased view has obscured the fact that.. one of the four named “consensual” contracts in Roman law. Supplements.E. Central to this body of law was the contract of letting and hiring. Roman law and religion deserve our admiration because together they supported and consolidated the growing power of Rome. and how. Building on the pioneering work undertaken by Fiori (1999) on Roman conceptual thought about letting and hiring. operated within a wellestablished legal framework provided by Roman law.
. 15 classical studies Severus Pius Augustus Studien zur sakralen Repräsentation und Rezeption der Herrschaft des Septimius Severus und seiner Familie (193–211 n. 193 and 284. 476 Olivier Hekster For more information please visit brill. • January 2012 • ISBN 978 9004 18970 6 • Hardback • List price EUR 119.nl/imem ISSN 1572-0500 Coining Images of Power Patterns in the Representation of Roman Emperors on Imperial Coinage. It examines the diachronic development of the representation of Roman imperial power as a whole in one medium over a longer period of time. 200 B. Through a quantitative and qualitative analysis of coin types issued between A. c.D. A.D. The book further discusses the relationship of Severus towards Roman gods and a possible sacralisation of the Emperor which might suggest changing attitudes towards the Emperor.D. The latter however has to be critically assessed and asked who was responsible for certain images.• Impact of Empire. patterns in the representation of third-century Roman emperors on imperial coinage are made visible.) Achim Lichtenberger The Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (193-211 A. The result is a new perspective on the development of imperial ideology in times of crisis.• Impact of Empire.ancient History Impact of Empire Roman Empire.D.C.) originated from the North-African town of Lepcis Magna./ US$ 247. This book combines these two approaches. 14 . Chr. The book examines this development from the perspective of a possible use of the non-Italian home and deities of the Emperor within Imperial iconographics.. 193-284 Erika Manders Current scholarship on Roman imperial representation addresses both the ways in which individual rulers presented themselves to their subjects and how particular aspects of imperial representation developed over time. 580 pp./ US$ 163. Important evidence for that are the native deities propagated by the Emperor. Was it the Imperial house or were it other groups? 21 Brill catalog 2012 • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20192 7 • Hardback (xii. – A.) • List price EUR 177. His reign is seen as a time in which profound changes within Roman society became evident resulting in many provincials achieving important positions in the Roman state.
It publishes monographs and collected volumes in English. and German. art & visual culture. Special chapters are then devoted to the discussion of the EgyptianGreek interaction in the arts of Ptolemaic Egypt. French. which concentrates on the history of the Roman Empire and brings together ancient historians. it covers religion. consequences of frontiers. Across a chronological and geographical swath. T. The author begins with a history of Nubian art and a critical survey of the literature on Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian art. Thomas Schneider and Irene Winter For more information please visit brill. ISSN 1566-2055 literature. classicists and specialists on Roman law from some thirty European.J.) • List price EUR 133. history. Hout. The volume is divided into five larger sections: the meaning of ‘frontiers’. the pluralistic visual world of Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt.nl/chan Since 1982. language. science. Therefore. • July 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21128 5 • Hardback (xxvi.. and architecture. It focuses primarily on the Nubian response to the traditional pharaonic. Randall Garr.C. changed and influenced (perceptions of) frontiers. . 13 classical studies Culture and History of the Ancient Near East Edited by Eckart Frahm. 380 pp.) • List price EUR 161. the resulting Nubian art from this period expresses only those aspects of Egyptian and Greek art that are compatible with indigenous Nubian goals. Hellenizing. archaeologists. In this way.. Baruch Halpern./ US$ 186. and minor arts in the period between 300 BCAD 250. as well as on the specific genre of terracotta sculpture./ US$ 221. Utilizing examples from Meroe City and Musawwarat es Sufra. 16-19 April 2009) Edited by Ted Kaizer and Olivier Hekster This volume presents the proceedings of the ninth workshop of the international network ‘Impact of Empire’. This volume focuses on different ways in which the Roman Empire created. thought. Hellenistic/ Roman. and to their importance for the functioning of the Roman Empire over a longer period of time. shifting frontiers and crossing ‘frontiers’. the volume pays attention to different kind of ‘frontiers’ within the Roman Empire. North American and Australian universities.• Impact of Empire. and “hybrid” elements of Ptolemaic and Roman Egyptian culture. religious frontiers.AD 250 and its Egyptian Models A Study in “Acculturation” László Török Presenting a large body of evidence for the first time.P. 22 Brill catalog 2012 Hellenizing Art in Ancient Nubia 300 B. the Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series has become a primary forum for studying all aspects of ancient Near Eastern civilizations. the author argues that cultural transfer from Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt to Nubia resulted in an inward-focused adaptation. The series demands high scholarly standards and innovative approaches.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. this book offers a comprehensive treatment of Nubian architecture.ancient History Frontiers in the Roman World Proceedings of the Ninth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Durham. 53 . sculpture. 484 pp. • May 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20119 4 • Hardback (xii. the place of Egyptian Hellenistic and Hellenizing art within the oikumene.
with the use of tailor-made data collection strategies designed to answer specific questions posed by household archaeology. The work marks a step forward in the use of quantitative measures in conjunction with cuneiform sources to achieve a better understanding of the social and economic forces that affected ancient Near Eastern populations./ US$ 212. the dictates of “Biblical Archaeology” led to a narrow set of questions that ignored issues such as gender. Imperialism. literary and administrative relations between Egypt. 50 . It suggests that families. art. The seventeen papers herein reflect innovative viewpoints on the theory and praxis of household archaeology in this region. Tenney Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society is a study of the population dynamics. cultural. Medieval Tuscany. economic. 268 pp. It compares some of the demographic aspects proper to this group with other intensively studied past populations. Canaan and Israel during the Second and First Millennia BC incorporating texts. D. The next step in household research is presented here. • May 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20625 0 • Hardback (viii./ US$ 144. 370 pp. 3-7 May 2009 Edited by S./ US$ 176. which grew out of a session at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. Ebeling and Laura B. Bar. military strategy. diplomacy and officials of the New Kingdom and Late Period. Mazow Despite the large number of well-preserved domestic contexts in Bronze and Iron Age sites.) • List price EUR 128. the ideology of boundary stelae. Jennie R. Kahn and J. and archaeology. Ideology and Literature Proceedings of a Conference at the University of Haifa. Such breadth in one volume offers a significant contribution to our understanding of the interactions between the civilizations of the ancient Near East. classical studies 23 Brill catalog 2012 • July 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20689 2 • Hardback (xxii. Canaan and Israel: History. household archaeology has not been a common approach to studying the material culture of Ancient Israel. especially those headed by single mothers. Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern texts. Imperialism. acted as a counter measure against population reduction (flight and death) and as a means for the state to control this labor force. 452 pp. such as Roman Egypt. military. 51 Household Archaeology in Ancient Israel and Beyond Edited by Assaf Yasur-Landau. Ideology and Literature” include the latest discussions about the political.) • List price EUR 105. and parallels between Biblical. attempts to redress this issue.. Canaan and Israel: History. the excavations of Beth-Shean and investigations into the Aruna Pass.C. • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 19493 9 • Hardback (x. A diverse range of scholars discuss subjects as wide-ranging as the Egyptian-Canaanite relations in the Second Intermediate Period.J. family structure. Shirley The proceedings of the conference “Egypt. and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite Babylonia. 52 Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society Servile Laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th Centuries B.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. ideological.) • List price EUR 155. Until recently. and American slave plantations. The present volume.. status and production within the household..• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East.ancient History Egypt. Jonathan S.
as well as translations and brief philological commentaries. The analysis suggests that writing itself.ancient History Le pouvoir impérial dans les provinces syriennes Représentations et célébrations d’Auguste à Constantin (31 av. explores the real and imaginary relationships that existed between the Roman Empire and the populations of the Syrian provinces. played a role in the evolution of scientific thought. it addresses celebrations as well as the organization and promotion of the imperial cult in the Near East. Yet in ancient Mesopotamia.) • List price EUR 143. 49 classical studies Writing Science before the Greeks A Naturalistic Analysis of the Babylonian Astronomical Treatise MUL. The subject of this volume is the astronomical series MUL. • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20363 1 • Hardback (xxii. Each ostracon is presented with photographs. therefore. and copies of tomb inscriptions. literary. 422 pp./ US$ 155. private letters. 24 Brill catalog 2012 • March 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20230 6 • Hardback (xxviii. administrative notes. and various other social or religious functions.. highly-sophisticated scientific works in cuneiform script were in active use while Greek civilization flourished in the West. The texts include a broad range of genres.-337 ap. including wisdom literature.APIN. This includes the imperial cult’s forms of expression of symbolic. J.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East.) Hadrien Bru This book focuses on the role of the emperor and the image of the Roman Empire as a whole during the time period from Augustus to Constantine.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East.) • List price EUR 97. and the book offers new data to scholars working with material from this famous site. 46 . 126 pp. • January 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 18295 0 • Hardback (xiv. medical recipes.• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. magical texts.) • List price EUR 110. which can be dated to the seventh century BCE and which represents the crowning achievement of traditional Mesopotamian observational astronomy. through the cumulative recording of observations./ US$ 196. This approach./ US$ 137. It analyses this image by taking into account the epigraphic. religious hymns. Many of the texts can be linked to the village of Deir el-Medina on internal evidence.. J.-C.APIN Rita Watson and Wayne Horowitz The beginnings of written science have long been associated with classical Greece. numismatic and archaeological sources from Phoenicia to Osrhoene and from Commagene to Arabia. political. Writing Science before the Greeks explores this early text from the perspective of modern cognitive science in an effort to articulate the processes underlying its composition.-C. Cambridge. scribal exercises (Kemit). Cambridge Fredrik Hagen This book publishes a previously unknown collection of hieratic ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum. While discussing Graeco-Roman cities and rural settlements among desert areas. 224 pp.. facsimile drawings and hieroglyphic transcriptions. 48 New Kingdom Ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum.
3./ US$ 185. The first chapter traces the history of the discovery of biblical rhetoric./ US$ 212.• International Studies in the History of Rhetoric. 3 Treatise on Biblical Rhetoric Roland Meynet The specific laws of composition of biblical texts. 24 International Studies in the History of Rhetoric Edited by Laurent Pernot and Craig Kallendorf Advisory Board: Bé Breij. please visit brill.nl/rhet ISSN 1875-1148 25 Brill catalog 2012 • January 2012 • ISBN 978 9004 22418 6 • Hardback • List price EUR 155.) • List price EUR 125. 2. This Treaty represents the sum of Biblical and Semitic rhetoric. Intertext and Interpretation. animal bones. near the historic ’Arunah pass. Composition and Interpretation. the digs revealed an urban “time capsule” erected and inhabited during a short period of time (60–70 years). and iron forge that were uncovered here. The excavators of this site suggest in this work that the settlement was inhabited by the Shardana Sea-Peoples. Luisa Angelica Puig Llano and Christine Sutherland For more information. its buildings. Rewriting. Discovered in 1992 and excavated between 1993 and 2000. the last chapter opens future prospects. A Fortified Site from the Early Iron Age Near Nahal ‘Iron. hidden in a dense Mediterranean forest in central Israel. Israel Excavations 1993-2000 Edited by Adam Zertal The excavations at el-Ahwat constitute a unique and fascinating archaeological undertaking. 1220–1150 BCE). which were first discovered from the mid-eighteenth century. The site is the location of a fortified city dated to the early Iron Age (ca.ancient History El-Ahwat. Rudong Chen..• Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. Composition: The Levels of Composition. who arrived in the ancient Near East at the end of the 13th century BCE and settled in northern Canaan. Gabriella Moretti. classical studies • December 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 17645 4 • Hardback (xx. and environmental economy as evinced by the stone artifacts. the reader will be treated to a new and compelling archaeological and historical challenge. Numerous examples illustrate this methodical and rigorous exposition. Intertext. Interpretation: Editing and translating. The Center of concentric constructions. with no earlier site below or subsequent one above it. The main text of the book is organized into three sections covering the three major fields of research: 1. In weighing the physical evidence and the logic of the interpretation presented herein.. 488 pp. are becoming increasingly well-known. The Figures of Composition. The gift of interpretation. . Manfred Kraus. This report provides a vivid picture of the site. agricultural installations. in an abbridged translation of the French original. Context: Intratext.
and the twelve papers by distinguished scholars offer a thorough study of the appropriations. Jaap Mansfeld. including their epistemological and metaphysical foundations. Denouncing the often unsuspected traps of language. this book shows up the reasons for such aporias.. ISSN 0079-1687 commentaries and analyses of particular texts and authors). Philosophia Antiqua has been the premier series of monographs on the history of ancient philosophy in the scholarly world. the Sceptical tradition. 131 Theoria.. Praxis. . reconstructing all the problems pertaining to the contemplative life in Antiquity. powerful arguments and original applications all along hellenistic. Rowe. F. 26 Brill catalog 2012 • February 2012 • ISBN 978 9004 20732 5 • Hardback • List price EUR 188. in a highest and purified manner. This volumes intends to show that contemplation and the intellectual life survived after them and were the objects of heated debates. The in-depth introduction. imperial and late Antiquity./ US$ 258. and the Contemplative Life after Plato and Aristotle Edited by Thomas Bénatouil and Mauro Bonazzi Studies of the notion of theoria and of the contemplative life have been mostly restricted to Plato and Aristotle. criticism and transformation of Plato’s and Aristotle’s positions about the contemplative life. French and German. Volumes are published in English.A.J. Haas.nl/pha From its foundation in the late forties. this treatise is a deep reflection on the processes and limitations of human thought in relation to supreme principles.• Philosophia Antiqua.ancient Philosophy Philosophia Antiqua A Series of Studies on Ancient Philosophy Series Editor: Keimpe A. the limits of our cognitive mechanism and our misconceptions regarding first principles. The result is a new and positive (dedramatised) reading of this extreme but fascinating aporetism. The series does not include Festschriften. from Theophrastus to the end of Antiquity (including Jewish and Christian authors). Galen and other non-Platonist authors of later antiquity./ US$ 166. Being a quest of ultimate realities. the series offers a forum for works showing the interaction of ancient and modern topics of philosophical interest and between ancient and modern forms of philosophical analysis. with a focus on Platonism (from Cicero to Damascius). Algra.• Philosophia Antiqua. the first principles and ourselves. Such lesstraditional studies will no longer assume a thorough knowledge of ancient Greek and Latin on the part of the reader. 130 L’aporie ou l’expérience des limites de la pensée dans le Peri Archôn de Damaskios Carolle Tresson-Metry The radical aporetism in the treatise on first principles written by Neoplatonic philosopher Damaskios should be understood as a unique access to grasp differently. covering all periods from the Presocratics to the later Neoplatonists. classical studies • May 2012 • ISBN 978 9004 22532 9 • Hardback • List price EUR 121. The series now emphasises areas that have been less well represented in past literature: Hellenistic philosophy. Douwe Runia and Christian Wildberg For more information please visit brill. C. their Socratic meaning and their redeeming function. translations. Alongside traditional text-orientated works (editions.
• November 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21418 7 • Hardback (xxiv.. this book challenges some of the past interpretations of Boethius and reveals significant features of his semantics and logic. the intensive adjective and reflexive morpheme αὐτός.• Philosophia Antiqua.ancient Philosophy • January 2012 • ISBN 978 90 04 22195 6 • Hardback • List price EUR 110. is the first synthesis on the notion of daimōn in the Platonic tradition. a history of a religious category of ancient philosophy.. Jeremiah Contemporary preoccupation with the self and the rise of comparative anthropology have renewed scholarly interest in the forms of personhood current in Ancient Greece. Furthermore. logic and grammar from antiquity to the modern day. 127 . Building on recent scholarship in the philosophy of late antiquity.• Philosophia Antiqua. With comparisons between his and contemporary arguments and attention to the terminology of late antiquity. the philosophical hermeneutics of religion.) • List price EUR 108. 128 Boethius on Mind. The present work illuminates the modus operandi of this exegesis by analysing the relationship between demonology and. respectively. 404 pp. This study aims to provide a better understanding of the attempts to rationalize and to define the religious phenomenon in Late Antiquity.• Philosophia Antiqua. 129 The Emergence of Reflexivity in Greek Language and Thought From Homer to Plato and Beyond Edward T. Platonic demonology is a body of doctrine that constantly reorganized and redefined itself.. who is best known for his Consolation of Philosophy. this work is of use to those interested in semantics.525/6)./ US$ 151. La démonologie platonicienne Histoire de la notion de daimōn de Platon aux derniers néoplatoniciens Andrei Timotin This book. this book’s new conclusions aim to reinvigorate interest in this much-maligned and poorly understood philosopher. cosmology. 296 pp. has been accused of misinterpreting Aristotle’s logical works in his translations and commentaries thereof./ US$ 148. and theories of the soul./ US$ 178.) • List price EUR 130. This monograph rights the imbalance by redirecting attention to the diachronic development of the heavily marked reflexive system and its exploitation by thinkers to articulate an increasingly reflexive and non-dialogical understanding of the human subject and its world. Grammar and Logic A Study of Boethius’ Commentaries on Peri Hermeneias Taki Suto Boethius (c.480-c. It argues that these two developmental trajectories are connected and provides new insight into the intellectual history of subjectivity in the West. by reinterpreting Plato’s texts concerning demons. and its critical role in the construction of human being have for the most part been neglected. from the Old Academy to the last Neoplatonists. classical studies 27 Brill catalog 2012 • November 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 21810 9 • Hardback (xii. However the word which translates “self” most literally.
the notions used by him and a new general theory which attempts to evaluate the pertinence and the internal coherence of his contribution to this very problematic question. 238 pp. and ethics.• Philosophia Antiqua. It is interesting to note that such a difficulty has never been focused on an exhaustive treatise in Antiquity.) • List price EUR 105. thanks especially to the careful reexamination of Sextus Empiricus’ extant corpus. religion.ancient Philosophy New Essays on Ancient Pyrrhonism Edited by Diego E.. The essays explore in a new light the skeptical interpretation of Plato. the differences between Pyrrhonism and Cyrenaicism. Sextus’ discussion of our access to our own mental states. • July 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20776 9 • Hardback (xii. it puts forward a detailled step-to-step analysis of the Philoponian argument. The present study proposes the first translation in French of the entire eleventh Book of the Philoponus’ Contra Proclum (VIe s. the Pyrrhonist’s stance on ordinary life. After having clarified the context of such a question in the Neoplatonic Alexandrian School./ US$ 138. If the question of the matter resists any investigation.• Philosophia Antiqua. 208 pp. 125 ./ US$ 147. and the relationship between Pyrrhonism and epistemic internalism and externalism. 28 Brill catalog 2012 • March 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20246 7 • Hardback (x. the authors of the eight essays collected here examine some of the most vexed and intriguing exegetical and philosophical questions posed by Sextus’ presentation of this form of skepticism. it is because the matter is radically ‘aneideos’ (without form) even though it is the condition ‘sine qua non’ of the existence of all forms in the sensible world. 126 classical studies Gloses et commentaire du livre XI du Contra Proclum de Jean Philopon Autour de la Matière première du monde Pascal Mueller-Jourdan The problem of the Materia Prima is certainly one of the most important challenges of late antique Physics. Machuca Scholarship on ancient Pyrrhonism has made tremendous advances over the past three decades. Building on this momentum..) • List price EUR 99.) which precisely discusses the status of the Prime Matter. These new essays represent a substantial contribution to the advancement of scholarship on Pyrrhonian skepticism. language.
ancient Philosophy Studies in Platonism. and to those working on ancient ethics and psychology. this study demonstrates the commentators’ serious engagement with problems in Plato’s text as well as the dialogue’s importance to Neoplatonic ethics.” Death and Immortality in Late Neoplatonism Studies on the Ancient Commentaries on Plato’s Phaedo Sebastian Ramon Philipp Gertz The belief in the immortality of the soul has been described as one of the “twin pillars of Platonism” and is famously defended by Socrates in Plato’s Phaedo. which means it covers ancient philosophy in general but also the tradition in ISSN 1871-188X its medieval. and the complex function of phantasia in De Anima. Neoplatonism.. classical studies • July 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 20717 2 • Hardback • List price EUR 99. Cleary and Gary Gurtler For more information please visit brill. and finally Themistius’ account of the nature of soul and intellect. across the whole “Platonic tradition. The papers treat topics including: nature and reason in Parmenides.nl/bacb ISSN 1059-986X Brill catalog 2012 Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy Volume XXVI (2010) Edited by Gary Gurtler and William Wians This volume.) • List price EUR 91./ US$ 138./ US$ 127. The ancient commentaries on the dialogue by Olympiodorus and Damascius offer a unique perspective on the reception of this belief in the Platonic tradition. and post-modern “horizons. cosmic orientation (turning right) in De Caelo.• ISBN 978 90 04 20707 3 • Paperback (viii. Through a detailed discussion of topics such as suicide. The book will be of interest to students of Plato and the Platonic tradition. and the Platonic Tradition Edited by Robert Berchman For more information please visit brill. psychology and immortality in Plato’s Phaedo and psychic motion in Plato’s Laws. modern.nl/spnp Originally conceived.• Studies in Platonism. the relation of form and definition in Metaphysics Z. 309 pp.” This means that the subseries publishes works. 309 pp. Aristotelian with Platonic nuances. Neoplatonism. the subseries covers studies in Platonism. Neoplatonism.) • List price EUR 110. the life of the philosopher and arguments for immortality. various issues in Aristotle.. 12 29 Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy Edited by John J. • May 2011 • Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy.. historically and thematically. and the Platonic Tradition. and the Platonic Tradition.- . the twenty-sixth year of published proceedings. 26 • ISBN 978 90 04 20708 0 • Hardback (viii. contains seven papers and commentaries presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during academic year 2009-10./ US$ 154.
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but also pays ample attention to the cultural processes behind Isis on Nile. The book not only presents an overview of the most important deities. and Islam. demonstrating the widespread nature of speculation about. and how Christian authorities responded to this potentially heterodox aspect of Roman religion. The book brings together the evidence for popular beliefs about angels in Roman religion. 182 pp. while developments in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt itself were often seen as belonging to a different domain./ US$ 134. 171 .) • List price EUR 95. and archaeological evidence to examine Roman conceptions of angels. the study uses literary. Egyptian Gods in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt Proceedings of the IVth International Conference of Isis Studies. November 27-29 2008 The diffusion of the cults of Isis is recently again intensively studied. Ancient Angels demonstrates that angels (angeloi) were also a prominent feature of non-Abrahamic religions in the Roman era...religion in the ancient World Ancient Angels Conceptualizing Angeloi in the Roman Empire Rangar Cline Although angels are typically associated with Judaism. Research on this fascinating phenomenon has traditionally been characterised by its focus on L’Égypte hors d’Égypte. and veneration of. religious choice.) • List price EUR 121. 172 classical studies Isis on the Nile. Following an interdisciplinary approach./ US$ 171. how residents of the empire venerated angels. often based on new or unpublished material. socialand cultural memory and Egypt’s view of its own past. 32 Brill catalog 2012 • December 2010 • ISBN 978 90 04 18882 2 • Hardback (xxx. like relations between style and identity. This volume tries to overcome that unhealthy dichotomy by studying the cults of Isis in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt itself in relation to developments in the Mediterranean at large. Christianity. angels in the Roman Empire • March 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 19453 3 • Hardback (xviii. Liège.• Religions in the Graeco-Roman World. 364 pp. inscriptional.• Religions in the Graeco-Roman World.
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art and archaeology Monumenta Graeca et Romana Editor-in-Chief: John M. This is the only study that uses personifications as a lens through which to view the intellectual and political climate of Athens in the Classical period.g. Geographically the area covered ranges from Western Europe to the Near East. 1570-6893 The first 3 volumes cover: 1. Fossey For more information please visit brill.g.. government. 234 pp. The Archaeology of Late Antique ‘Paganism’ Edited by Luke Lavan and Michael Mulryan There is no agreement over how to name the ‘pagan’ cults of late antiquity./ US$ 255. analytical catalogues raisonés of similar classes of material in the collections of museums and other public institutions.g.) • List price EUR 180. and Eirene or Peace) that underpinned it. Nemesis.• Late Antique Archaeology. 99 illus. from the Black Sea ISSN 0169-8850 to Northern Africa. Polis and Personification in Classical Athenian Art Amy C. Smith In this study Dr Smith investigates the use of political personifications in the visual arts of Athens in the Classical period (480-323 BCE). decorated vases) or public roles (e./ US$ 179. Clearly they were more diverse than this Christian label suggests. Social and political archaeology. This volume.• Monumenta Graeca et Romana. contains papers which each year systematically address a chosen theme relating to the historical reconstruction of Mediterranean society. 646 pp. and events—as well as the virtues (e. Whether on objects that served primarily private roles (e. 3. an annual publication. in some regions the end of paganism was both gradual and untraumatic. Monumenta Græca et Romana will continue to house monographs on the type of thematic subjects in the area of the history of ancient art already produced in the series. who has recently edited a supplementary volume for the Journal of Roman Archaeology “Recent Research in Late Antique Urbanism”. The papers reveal great regional diversity in the development of late antique paganism. Theory. which includes two extensive bibliographic essays. but also exhibited tendencies towards monotheism and internal changes which makes it difficult to describe them as ‘traditional cults’. Peitho or Persuasion.Luke Lavan is a post-doctoral researcher at the College de France.. Athenians used the same figural language to represent other places and their peoples.nl/mgr Volumes in this peer-reviewed series treat subjects concerning the material and visual culture of the Greek and Roman world from later prehistory to Late Antiquity (that is from the middle of the 2nd millennium BCE to the third quarter of the 1st millennium CE).) • List price EUR 128. henceforth it will also contain volumes which constitute full. 7 . considers the decline of urban temples alongside the varying evolution of other focii of cult practice and identity. with more coexistence with Christianity than one might have expected. method and practice. • June 2011 • ISBN 978 9004 19237 9 • Hardback (lxvi. classical studies 34 Brill catalog 2012 • June 2011 • ISBN 978 90 04 19417 5 • Hardback (lvi. these personifications represented aspects of the state of Athens—its people.. and suggest that the time has come to abandon a … read moresingle compelling narrative of ‘the end of the temples’ based on legal sources and literary accounts.nl/laa Late Antique Archaeology. 2. 19 Late Antique Archaeology Managing Editor: Luke Lavan For more information please visit brill. from the accession of Diocletian (AD 283) to approximately the middle of the 7th century. Although temple destructions are attested. The countryside. cult statues and document stelai).
77 Sibyllinische Orakel 1-2 Studien und Kommentar Olaf Waßmuth Within the disparate collection of ancient Sibylline Oracles book 1 and 2 form a historical apocalypse reaching from the creation to the eschatological Golden Age. aspects of provincial administration.. 330 pp. entertainment and religious life of its communities – Jews. The study provides a line-by-line commentary. 592 pp. • September 2011 • ISBN 978 9004 17511 2 • Hardback (approx./ US$ 247. Pagans. It interprets the original work as a literary evidence of the Jewish-pagan symbiosis in Asia Minor in the imperial period. was founded in 10/9 BCE by Herod the Great to serve as an administrative and economic center. The book. It contains a close examination of the tradition of Pseudo-Phocylides included in the Christian document as well as a comparison with the Apocalypse of Peter. This study examines its different parts and tries to reconstruct a pre-Christian document.) • List price EUR 174. Christians and Samaritans. commerce and economy.. the capital of the Roman province of Judaea / Palaestina.. 172 illus. the first Roman emperor.art and archaeology Studies in the Archaeology and History of Caesarea Maritima Caput Judaeae. its conversion to a Roman colony in 71 CE. It was named after his Roman patron Caesar Augustus. its origins have been debated for a long time.• Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. presents the results of the large scale excavations at the site during the 1990’s and early 2000’s in their wider historical and cultural context: the architectural evolution and transformation of the thriving city from its foundation to its decline caused by the Arab conquest (640/41 CE). classical studies 35 Brill catalog 2012 • December 2010 • ISBN 978 9004 17593 8 • Hardback (xvi. Metropolis Palaestinae Joseph Patrich Caesarea Maritima. 76 ./ US$ 221. It is unique in integrating biblical and classical mythology. well illustrated.) • List price EUR 161. Its adaption is probably the earliest Sibylline writing produced by Christians. Although Christian in its present form.• Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity.
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