Table of Contents

PHOENIX LXXII: 3-4 (Fall-Winter/automne-hiver 2018)




  • Introduction  Alison Keith
  • Valerius’ Natural Questions? Interpreting the Flavian Argonautica  Emma Buckley

  • Distance Learning: Competing Philosophies at Sea in Book 2 of Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica  Darcy Krasne

  • Valerius’ Reception of Hellenistic Consolation: A Response to Buckley and Krasne  Chiara Graf

  • Dominique imitantia mores: Pluto’s Unphilosophic Underworld in Statius Thebaid 8  Lorenza Bennardo

  • Anger in the Extreme? Ira, Excess, and the Punica Claire Stocks

  • Philosophy and Flavian Epic: A Response to Stocks and Bennardo  Matthew Watton

  • Epicurean Principle and Poetic Program in Martial Epigrams 10.47–48  Alison Keith

  • Pliny and the Social Life of Philosophy  Sarah Blake
  • Philosophy and Its Literary Representation in Horace, Martial, and Pliny the Younger: A Response to Keith and Blake  Joseph Gerbasi



  • Jonathan L. ReadyThe Homeric Simile in Comparative Perspectives: Oral Traditions from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia by Johannes Haubold
  • George Alexander GazisHomer and the Poetics of Hades by Stamatia Dova
  • Synnøve des BouvrieTragic Workings in Euripides’ Drama: The Anthropology of the Genre by Adriana Brook
  • Richard StonemanThe Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks by Klaus Karttunen
  • Francesca Schironi: The Best of the Grammarians: Aristarchus of Samothrace on the Iliad by Philomen Probert
  • Adrienne MayorGods and Robots:Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology by Courtney Roby
  • Angelos ChaniotisLa nuit : Imaginaire et réalités nocturnes dans le monde gréco-romain by Silvia Montiglio
  • David M. LewisGreek Slave Systems in Their Eastern Mediterranean Context, c. 800–146 B.C. by Peter Hunt
  • Paul J. KosminTime and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire by Kassandra Miller
  • Paola Ceccarelli, Lutz Doering, Thorsten Fögen, and Ingo Gildenhard (eds.)Letters and Communities: Studies in the Socio-Political Dimensions of Ancient Epistolography by Emilia A. Barbiero
  • Robert Germany: Mimetic Contagion: Art and Artifice in Terence’s Eunuch by David Christenson
  • Sergio YonaEpicurean Ethics in Horace: The Psychology of Satire by Alison Keith
  • Barbara Weiden Boyd: Ovid’s Homer: Authority, Repetition, and Reception by Angeline Chiu
  • Tim WhitmarshDirty Love: The Geneaology of the Ancient Greek Novel  by Sara R. Johnson
  • Adrastos Omissi: Emperors and Usurpers in the Later Roman Empire: Civil War, Panegyric, and the Construction of Legitimacy by Hugh Elton
  • Benjamin Straumann: Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolutionby Clifford Ando
  • Peter HeatherRome Resurgent: War and Empire in the Age of Justinian by David Alan Parnell
  • Jean-Baptiste Guillaumin and Carlos Lévy (eds.): Plato Latinus: Aspects de la transmission de Platon en latin dans l’Antiquité by Matthew Watton
  • Peter MitchellThe Donkey in Human History by Carolyn Willekes 
  • Donna Zuckerberg: Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age by Aven McMaster