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Allen, James P. Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs. Cambridge U. Press, 1999. Pp. xiii + 510. $74.95 cloth, $29.95 paper.

Ball, Rodney. Colloquial French Grammar: A Practical Guide. Oxford: Blackwell, 2000. Pp. ix + 245. $24.95.

Campbell, George. Compendium of the World's Languages. 2 vols. Second edition. London: Routledge, 2000. Pp. xxvi + 1854. $400.00.


Allan, William. The Andromache and Euripidean Tragedy. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. xii + 310. $70.00.

Bett, Richard. Pyrrho, His Antecedents, and His Legacy. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. x + 264. $60.00.

Bosworth, A. B., and E. J. Baynham, eds. Alexander the Great in Fact and Fiction. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. viii + 370. $60.00.

Harrison, Thomas. Divinity and History: The Religion of Herodotus. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp.xii + 320. $74.00.

Hobbs, Angela. Plato and the Hero: Courage, Manliness and the Impersonal Good. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. xvii + 280. $59.95.

Langslow, D. R. Medical Latin in the Roman Empire. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. xv + 517. $110.00.

Livy. The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40. Trans. J. C. Yardley. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. xiii + 612. $12.95.

Lowe, N.J. The Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. xiii + 293. $59.95.

Ovid. Fasti. New York: Penguin, 2000. Pp. lxviii + 360. $14.00.

Plato. The Republic. Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought. Ed. G. R. F. Ferrari, trans. Tom Griffith. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. xlviii + 382. $37.95 cloth, $10.95 paper.

Seuss, Dr. Cattus Patasatus: The Cat in the Hat in Latin. Trans. Guenevera Tunberg and Terentio Tunberg. Wauconda, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2000. Pp. 75. $22.50.

Sextus Empiricus. Outlines of Scepticism. Eds. Julia Annas and Jonathan Barnes. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. xxxv + 248. $54.95 clother, $19.95 paper.

Sullivan, Shirley Darcus. Euripides' Use of Psychological Terminology. McGill-Queen's U. Press, 2000. Pp. xiii + 234. $65.00.

Taplin, Oliver, ed. Literature in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A New Perspective. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. xv + 596. $35.00.

Thomas, Rosalind. Herodotus in Context: Ethnography, Science and the Art of Persuation. Cambridge U. Press, 2000. Pp. viii + 321. $64.95.

Wright, Constance S. and Julia Bolton Holloway. Tales within Tales: Apuleius through Time. New york: AMS Press, 2000. Pp. xv +198. $62.50.


Bruster, Douglas. Quoting Shakespeare: Form and Culture in Early Modern Drama. U. of Nebraska Press, 2000. Pp. xii + 168. $50.00.

Burton, Robert. The Anatomy of Melancholy. Vol 5. Commentary from Part. I, Sect. 2, Memb. 4, Subs. I, to the End of the Second Partition. Ed. J. B. Bamborough with Martin Dodsworth. Oxford U. Press, 2000. Pp. xiv + 312. $105.00.

Caie, Graham D. The Old English Poem `Judgement Day II.' Cambridge: D. S. Brewer. Pp. xvi + 161.

Dragstra, Henk, Sheila Ottway, and Helen Wilcox, eds. Betraying Ourselves: Forms of Representation in Early Modern English Texts. New York: St. Martin's, 2000. Pp. x + 226. $49.95.

Elizabeth I. Collected Works. Ed. Leah S. Marcus, Janel Mueller, and Mary Beth Rose. U. of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. xxiv + 446. $40.00.

Falco, Raphael. Charismatic Authority in Early Modern English Tragedy. Johns Hopkins U. Press, 2000. Pp. x + 243. $39.95.

Hazard, Mary E. Elizabethan Silent Language. U. of Nebraska Press, 2000. Pp. xii + 345. $55.00.

Kiernan, Kevin, et al., eds. Electronic Beowulf. U. of Michigan Press, 2000. 2 CD-ROMs. $150.00.

Matz, Robert. Defending Literature in Early Modern England: Renaissance Literary Theory in Social Context. …


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