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Balme, Maurice and Gilbert Lawall. Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Book II, 2nd ed. Oxford U. Press, 2003. Pp. xviii + 378.

Trenchard, Warren C. A Concise Dictionary of New Testament Greek. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 177. $43.00 cloth, $15.00 paper.

Winford, Donald. An Introduction to Contact Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. Pp. xvii + 416. 55.00 [pounds sterling] cloth, 17.99 [pounds sterling] paper.

CLASSICS INCLUDING LATER LATIN

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Trans. and with an intro. by Andrew George. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lv + 228. $9.00 paper.

Adams, J. N. Bilingualism and the Latin Language. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xxvii + 836. $140.00.

Alcock, Susan E. Archaeologies of the Greek Past: Landscape, Monuments, and Memories. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. xiii + 222.

Aristophenes. Lysistrata and Other Plays: The Acharnians, The Clouds, Lysistrata. Trans, with an intro and notes by Alan H. Sommerstein. London: Penguin, 2002. Pp. liii + 241. $8.00 paper.

Edwards, Catharine and Greg Woolf, ed. Rome the Cosmopolis. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xv + 249. $60.00.

Euripides. Medea and Other Plays. Trans. John Davie; intro. and notes by Richard Rutherford. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xlvii + 206. $11.00 paper.

Galen. On the Properties of Foodstuffs (De alimentorum facultatibus). Intro. and trans. by Owen Powell. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xxv + 206. $55.00.

Gunderson, Erik. Declamation, Paternity, and Roman Identity: Authority and the Rhetorical Self. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xii + 285. $65.00.

Inwood, Michael, ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Stoics. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. ix + 438.

Hardwick, Lorna. Reception Studies. Oxford U. Press, 2003. Pp. vi + 129.

Herodotus. Histories: Book IX. Ed. Michael A. Flower and John Marincola. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. xvi + 357. $70.00 cloth, $26.00 paper.

Herodotus. The Histories. Trans. Aubrey de Selincourt; revised with intro. and notes by John Marincola. London: Penguin, 2003. $7.00 paper.

Homer. The Iliad. Trans. by E. V. Rieu; revised trans. by Peter Jones and D. C. H. Rieu; Ed. with an intro. by Peter Jones. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lxxxv + 460. $10.00 paper.

Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. by Robert Fagles, intro. and notes by Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin, 1996. $14.95 paper.

Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. by E. V. Rieu; revised trans. by D. C. H. Rieu; intro. by Peter Jones. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. lxi + 348. $10.00 paper.

Martial. Select Epigrams. Ed. Lindsay Watson and Patricia Watson. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xi + 374. $70.00 cloth, $26.00 paper.

Nicholas, Nick and George Baloglou, trans. An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds. Columbia U Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 557. $54.50 cloth, $27.50 paper.

Plato. The Last Days of Socrates. Trans. Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant. Intro. and notes by Harold Tarrant. London: Penguin, 2003. Pp. xliv + 256. $12.00 paper.

Plato. The Symposium. Intro. and trans. Christopher Gill. London: Penguin, 1999. Pp. xlvi + 90. $9.00 paper.

Ovid. Ars Amatoria Book 3. Ed. Roy K. Gibson. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. x + 446. $80.00.

Ptolemy. La scienza armonica: saggio critico, tradizione e commento. Ed. and trans. Massimo Raffa, intro. Paola Radici Colace. Messina: Edizioni Dr. Antonio Sfameni, 2002. Pp. 515. 34.00 [pounds sterling].

Rimell, Victoria. Petronius and the Anatomy of Fiction. Cambridge U. Press, 2002. Pp. 238. $60.00.

Seneca. De otio de brevitate vitae. Ed. G. D. Williams. Cambridge U. Press, 2003. Pp. xiii + 271. $70.00 cloth, $24.00 paper.

Strauss, Leo. On Plato's Symposium. Ed. Seth Benardete. U. of Chicago Press, 2001. …