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Devine, A. M., and Laurence D. Stephens. Discontinous Syntax: Hyperbation in Greek. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. Vii + 348. $45.00.

Filppula, Markku. The Grammar of Irish English: Language in Hibernian Style. Routledge/ESA Studies in Germanic Linguistics. London: Routledge, 1999. Pp. v + 334. $100.00.

Hughes, Geoffrey. History of English Words. Oxford: Blackwell, 2000. Pp. v + 430. $29.95.

Price, Glanville, ed. Encyclopedia of the Languages of Europe. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. Pp. x + 499. $32.95.

Smith, Jeremy J. Essentials of Early English. London: Routledge, 1999. Pp. vii + 251. $75.00 cloth; $24.99 paper.

Wardy, Robert. Aristotle in China: Language, Categories and Translation. Needham Research Institute Studies. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 170. $54.95.


Aristotle. Nicomachean Ethics. Ed. Roger Crisp. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. v + 213. $49.95 cloth; $12.95 paper.

Belfiore, Elizabeth S. Murder Among Friends: Violation of Philia in Greek Tragedy. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 282.

Beversluis, John. Cross-Examining Socrates: A Defense of the Interlocutors in Plato's Early Dialogues. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 416. $69.95.

Binns, J. W., ed. Latin Treatises on Poetry from Renaissance England. Trans. Binns. The Library of Renaissance Humanism. Signal Mountain, TN: Summertown Texts, 1999. Pp. iii + 224.

Budelman, Felix. The Language of Sophocles: Communality, Communication and Involvement. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge U. Press, 1999. Pp. vii + 297. $64.95.

Claassen, Jo-Marie. Displaced Persons: The Literature of Exile from Cicero to Boethius. The U. of Wisconsin Press, 1999. Pp. v + 352. $49.95 cloth; $19.95 paper.

Eusebius. Life of Constantine. Introduction, trans. and commentary by Averil Cameron and Stuart G. Hall. Clarendon Ancient History Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1999. Pp. v + 395. $95.00 cloth; $35.00 paper.

Fowler, Don. Roman Constructions: Readings in Postmodern Latin. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 349. $74.00.

Harrison, S. J. Apuleius: A Latin Sophist. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. v + 281. $74.00.

Haubold, Johannes. Homer's People: Epic Poetry and Social Formation. Cambridge Classical Studies. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 240. $59.95

Kallendorf, Craig. Virgil and the Myth of Venice: Books and Readers in the Italian Renaissance. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999. Pp. v + 251. $65.00.

Keith, A. M. Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic. Roman Literature and Its Contexts. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. ix + 149. $49.95 cloth; $18.95 paper.

Maillard, Jean-Francois, Judith Kecskemeti, Catherine Magnien and Monique Portalier. La France des Humanistes: Hellenistes I. Europa Humanistica: Collection publiee par l'Institut de Recherche et d'Historire des Textes. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 1999. Pp vii + 596.

Parthenius of Nicaea. Extant Works. Ed. With an introduction and commentary by J. L. Lightfoot. Oxford U. Press, 1999. Pp. vii + 607. $135.00.

Plato. Clitophon. Ed. With an introduction, trans. and commentary by S. R. Slings. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 360. $65.00.

O'Gorman, Ellen. Irony and Misreading in the Annals of Tactitus. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. v + 200. $59.95.

Olson, Douglas S. and Alexander Sens. Archestratos of Gela: Greek Culture and Cuisine in the Fourth Century BCE. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. vii + 261. $80.00.

Riu, Xavier. Dionysism and Comedy. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 1999. Pp. v + 293. $63.00 cloth; $23.95 paper.

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus. Oedipus. Trans. Michael Elliot Rutenberg. Wauconda, Illinois: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1999. Pp. v + 103. $20.00 cloth; $9.00 paper. …