Current Reviews

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HISTOS 17 (2023)

 

 

REVIEW-DISCUSSIONS

 

ALEXANDER FREE, Essays on the Sources and Models of Ancient Historians (on O. Devillers and B. B. Sebastiani, edd., Sources et modèles des historiens anciens, 2), April 2023

 

MICHAEL MCOSKER, Fragments of Late Hellenistic Biography (on P. Zaccaria, ed., Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker Continued. Part Four: Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A: Biography, Fascicle 5: The First Century BC and Hellenistic Authors of Uncertain Date), April 2023

 

D. GRAHAM J. SHIPLEY, Rules of Engagement with Greek Geographical Writing (on S. Brillante, Il Periplo di Pseudo-Scilace: l’oggettività del potere), July 2023

 

RONALD T. RIDLEY, Essays on Livy’s Two Millennia (on G. Baldo and L. Beltramini, edd., Livius noster: Tito Livio e la sua eredità), July 2023

 

DARÍO N. SÁNCHEZ VENDRAMINI, Ammianus: Soldier or Author? (on M. Hanaghan and D. Woods, edd., Ammianus Marcellinus from Soldier to Author), August 2023

 

MICHAEL EDWARD STEWART, Malalas as Historian of His Times (on O. Gengler and M. Meier, edd., Johannes Malalas: Der Chronist als Zeithistoriker), August 2023

 

ROBERTO NICOLAI, L’Anabasi di Senofonte da una prospettiva Socratica (on S. Brennan, Xenophon’s Anabasis: A Socratic History), August 2023

 

MATT SIMONTON, An Ancient Greek Historian and His City (on N. Marinatos and R. K. Pitt, edd., Thucydides the Athenian), August 2023

 

KONSTANTIN V. MARKOV, A Way to Read Herodian: Narrative Patterns and their Function in History of the Empire (on C. S. Chrysanthou, Reconfiguring the Imperial Past: Narrative Patterns and Historical Interpretation in Herodian’s History of the Empire), October 2023

 

DONALD LATEINER, What Kind of History is ‘Intentional’ History? (on H.-J. Gehrke, The Greeks and Their Histories: Myth, History, and Society, translated by R. Geuss), December 2023

 

JOHN A. LOBUR, A New Commentary on Nepos (on F. Ginelli, Cornelius Nepos: The Commanders of the Fifth Century BCE. Introduction, Text, and Commentary), December 2023

 

CHRISTOPHER B. KREBS, Sallust and Intellectual Innovation (on E. H. Shaw, Sallust and the Fall of the Roman Republic: Historiography and Intellectual Life at Rome), December 2023

 

 

 

REVIEWS

 

OLIVIA ELDER, E Pluribus Unum? Italians and Rome from Late Republic to Augustus (on M. Aberson et al., Nos Sumus Romani Qui Fuimus Ante …: Memories of Ancient Italy), January 2023

 

GRANT A. NELSESTUEN, A New Look at Nepos (on J. A. Lobur, Cornelius Nepos: A Study in the Evidence and Influence), February 2023

 

FRANCES POWNALL, Diodorus on the Fourth Century: The Alternative Version (on P. Harding, ed. and trans., Diodoros of Sicily: Bibliotheke Historike, Volume I, Books 14–15: The Greek World in the Fourth Century BC from the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Death of Artaxerxes II (Mnemon)), February 2023

 

ALAN J. ROSS, Jovian Reconsidered (on J. W. Drijvers, The Forgotten Reign of the Emperor Jovian (363–364): History and Fiction), February 2023

 

NICOLA BARBAGLI, Un commento ai frammenti della storia di Nicola di Damasco (on T. Shahin, Fragmente eines Lebenswerks: Historischer Kommentar zur Universalgeschichte des Nikolaos von Damaskus), March 2023

 

MARION KRUSE, Menandros Protector and the End of Classical Historiography (on B. Bleckmann, Die letzte Generation der griechischen Geschichtsschreiber: Studien zur Historiographie im ausgehenden 6. Jahrhundert), March 2023

 

LAURENS VAN DER WIEL, What Plutarch Didn’t Say (on J. Beneker et al., edd., Plutarch’s Unexpected Silences: Suppression and Selection in the Lives and Moralia), March 2023

 

NILS STEFFENSEN, Neue Details zu Ab Urbe Condita als historischer Konstruktion (on A. Roncaglia, ed., Livio ad urbem condendam: riletture del passato in età augustea), April 2023

 

EDITH PARMENTIER, Herod through the Eyes of Nicolaus (on K. Czajkowski and B. Eckhardt, Herod in History: Nicolaus of Damascus and the Augustan Context), April 2023

 

BEATRICE POLETTI, Augustus and the Myth of Romulus (on A. Castiello, Augusto il fondatore: la rinascita di Roma e il mito romuleo), April 2023

 

NUNZIO BIANCHI, A New Edition of the Wonders Beyond Thule (on H. Schmedt, ed., Antonius Diogenes: Die unglaublichen Dinge jenseits von Thule), May 2023

 

NADYA WILLIAMS, The Roman Army at War in the Second Century CE (on D. B. Campbell, Deploying a Roman Army: The Ektaxis kat’Alanōn of Arrian), May 2023

 

NAOÍSE MAC SWEENEY, Herodotus on Persian and Egyptian Religion (on A. Schwab, Fremde Religion in Herodots Historien. Religiöse Mehrdimensionalität bei Persern und Ägyptern), July 2023

 

URSULA WESTWOOD, Zeitsgechichte Through the Ages (on V. Fromentin, ed., Écrire l’histoire de son temps, de Thucydide à Ammien Marcellin), July 2023

 

JAAKKOJUHANI PELTONEN, The Worldwide Reception of Alexander (on R. Stoneman, ed., A History of Alexander the Great in World Culture), August 2023

 

INGER N. I. KUIN, Plutarch and Cultural Connectivity (on C. Giroux, ed., Plutarch: Cultural Practice in a Connected World), August 2023

 

SHANE WALLACE, A New Reading of Roman Alexander Narratives (on J. Finn, Contested Pasts: A Determinist History of Alexander the Great in the Roman Empire), September 2023

 

SABINO PEREA-YÉBENES, A New Study of The Life Of Augustus of Nicolaus of Damascus (on C. Burgeon, La Vie d’Auguste de Nicolas de Damas), September 2023

 

ANDRZEJ DUDZIŃSKI, A Commentary on Diodorus and the Diadochi (on A. Meeus, The History of the Diadochoi in Book XIX of Diodoros’ Bibliothēkē: A Historical and Historiographical Commentary), November 2023

 

HEIKO WESTPHAL, New Ways of Reading Valerius Maximus (on J. Murray and D. Wardle, edd., Reading by Example: Valerius Maximus and the Historiography of Exempla), November 2023

 

JANET DOWNIE, A Guide to Periēgēsis-Literature (on E. Falaschi, Περιηγηταί nel mondo antico: Usi e interpretazioni del termine in una prospettiva cronologica), December 2023

 

ROSALIND THOMAS, Essays on Herodotus and Ethnicity (on T. Figueira and C. Soares, edd., Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus), December 2023

 

ERICA BUCHBERGER, Essays on Historiography in Late Antique Iberia (on P. U. Rabaneda, ed., Writing History in Late Antique Iberia: Historiography in Theory and Practice from the 4th to the 7th Century), December 2023

 

AYELET HAIMSON LUSHKOV, A New Commentary on Livy 26 (on L. Beltramini, ed., Commento al libro XXVI di Tito Livio), December 2023

 

KATHRYN H. STUTZ, Threading the Needle of Lucian’s True History (on D. Clay and J. H. Brusuelas, Lucian, True History: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Commentary), December 2023

 

 


 

 

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