Book Reviews

On Greek and Roman Comedy

  1. 2020Classical Outlook. David Christenson. Plautus: Casina.
  2. 2019Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2019.08.16. Taufer, Matteo (ed.). Das Symposion in der griechischen Komödie = Il simposio nella commedia greca.
  3. 2019. Renaissance Quarterly 72, 398-9. Richard Hardin, Plautus and the English Renaissance of Comedy.
  4. 2017Latomus, 656-8. Erin Moodie, ed. Plautus’ Poenulus. A Student Commentary.
  5. 2017Journal of Roman Studies 107: Erik Gunderson, Laughing Awry: Plautus and Tragicomedy.
  6. 2015Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2015.07.08: R. Raffaelli and A. Tontini (eds.), Lecturae Plautinae Sarsinates XVII, Rudens and R. Raffaelli (ed.), TuttoPlauto: un profilo dell’autore e delle commedie.
  7. 2014Electryone 2.  M. Beard, Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up. Arabic translation by Ghada Gad and Magda El-Nowiemy, in the Bulletin of Ain-Shams University Center of Papyrological Studies and Inscriptions (BACPSI), Cairo, 2014.
  8. 2011Gnomon 83, 494-499: W. Stockert, ed., T. Maccius Plautus: Cistellaria.
  9. 2011Classical Journal 106, 113-117: A. Sharrock, Reading Roman Comedy. Poetics and Playfulness in Plautus and Terence.
  10. 2010Classical Review 60, 379-380: M. J. Pernerstorfer, ed., Menanders Kolax: Ein Beitrag zu Rekonstruktion und Interpretation der Komödie. Mit Edition und Übersetzung der Fragmente und Testimonien sowie einem dramaturgischen Kommentar.
  11. 2010Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.02.62: G. Clementi, La filologia plautina negli Adversaria di Adrien Turnèbe.
  12. 2005Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.11.15: A. Antonsen-Resch, Von Gnathon zu Saturio. Die Parasitenfigur und das Verhältnis der römischen Komödie zur griechischen.
  13. 2005Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.07.39: R. Danese (ed.), Titus Maccius Plautus. Asinaria. Editio Plautina Sarsinatis, 2.
  14. 2005Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.05.36: S. Monda (ed.), Titus Maccius Plautus. Vidularia et deperditarum fabularum fragmenta. Editio Plautina Sarsinatis, 21.
  15. 2005Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.05.35: R. Calderan (ed.), Tito Maccio Plauto: Vidularia. Introduzione, testo critico e commento. Edizione riveduta (a cura di Salvatore Monda).
  16. 2004Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.11.30: M. Leigh, Comedy and the Rise of Rome.
  17. 2003Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.12.14: C. Questa, R. Raffaelli (eds.), Due Seminari Plautini: La tradizione del testo; i modelli.

On Classical Latin and Greek Literature and Society

  1. 2022. The New Criterion. Katharina Volk, The Roman Republic of Letters.
  2. 2021The New Criterion. Shadi Bartsch (tr.), Vergil: The Aeneid.
  3. 2020Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2020.10.58. Christophe Bourquin, Humor in der Aeneis. Ein rezeptionstheoretischer Versuch.
  4. 2019Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2019.04.44. Lucio Coco (ed.), Michele Psello. Encomio del vino: Laus Vini.
  5. 2018The University Bookman. A. M. Juster (tr.), The Elegies of Maximianus.
  6. 2017Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2017.07.48. S. Kourakou-Dragona, Vine and Wine in the Ancient Greek World. (With Justine Vanden Heuvel)
  7. 2016Foreign Affairs, March/April 2016: “What Rome Can Teach Us Today: Ancient Lessons for Modern Politics.” Review essay of Mary Beard, SPQR.
  8. 2015Electryone 3.2: Review essay of W. V. Harris (ed.), Mental Disorders in the Classical World.
  9. 2015The Humanist, January/February 2015: H. Crespo, Tending the Epicurean Garden. (Spanish translation here)
  10. 2014Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2014.10.44: P. J. Ahrensdorf and T. L. Pangle (trans.). Sophocles. The Theban plays: Oedipus the tyrant; Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone. (Co-authored with Richard Fontaine)
  11. 2012Gnomon 84, 370: L. Nicolini, Ad (L)usum Lectoris: Etimologia e giochi di parole in Apuleio.
  12. 2007Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.04.18: W. Krenkel, Naturalia non turpia. Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece and Rome. Schriften zur antiken Kultur- und Sexualwissenschaft. Ed. W. Bernard and C. Reitz.
  13. 2004Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.02.40: M. Schauer, G. Thome (eds.), Altera Ratio. Klassische Philologie zwischen Subjektivität und Wissenschaft. Festschrift für Werner Suerbaum zum 70. Geburtstag.
  14. 2003Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.09.48: R. Danese (ed.), A. Bacianini, A. Torino, Tra ‘volumen’ e byte: per una didattica sostenibile della cultura latina: una guida a più di 50 siti web (seri, divertenti, kitsch) che ospitano il latino.
  15. 2003Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2003.08.10: E. Lelli (ed.), Arma Virumque… Studi di poesia e storiografia in onore di Luca Canali.

On the Latin language, postclassical Latin literature, psychiatry, and miscellaneous

  1. 2019. Psychology Today. Susannah Cahalan. The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness.
  2. 2019Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2019.08.38: Hélène Casanova-Robin (ed.), Giovanni Pontano, L’Éridan / Eridanus.
  3. 2019MadInAmerica.comThomas Szasz: An appraisal of his legacy.
  4. 2019Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2019.02.14: David A. Traill (ed.), Carmina Burana.
  5. 2019InMediasRes. Catherine Freis, Richard Freis, and Greg Miller (eds.), George Herbert’s Latin Verse.
  6. 2018Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2018.11.38: Minkova, Milena. Florilegium recentioris Latinitatis.
  7. 2017Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2017.11.22: E. Lefèvre (ed.), Jakob Baldes ›Expeditio Polemico-Poëtica‹ (1664): Eine satirische Verteidigung der lateinischen und neulateinischen Literatur.
  8. 2017Hack your Latin. Reginaldus Thomas Foster and Daniel Patricius McCarthy, Ossa Latinitatis Sola Ad Mentem Reginaldi Rationemque (The Mere Bones of Latin According to the Thought and System of Reginald).
  9. 2017Gnomon. Eleanor Dickie, Learning Latin the Ancient Way.
  10. 2009Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.10.58: J. Dellaneva and B. Duvick (eds.), Ciceronian Controversies.
  11. 2003New England Classical Journal 2003, 50-3: D. Califf, A Guide to Latin Meter and Verse Composition.