Current Reviews



HISTOS 17 (2023)





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






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 Christophe Burgeon, La Vie d’Auguste de Nicolas de Damas), September 2023





Last updated: 19.09.23


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