Current Reviews



HISTOS 14 (2020)





FRANCESCO PRONTERA, Strabone: contesto e scala (on The Geography of Strabo, trans. by D. W. Roller, and D. W. Roller, A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo), January 2020


EMANUELE PULVIRENTI, ‘Persianism’ under Scrutiny: Mnemohistorical Perspectives on the Achaemenid Empire (on R. Strootman and M. J. Versluys, edd., Persianism in Antiquity), March 2020


JOHN T. RAMSEY, Balancing Caesar’s Account of the Civil War (on R. W. Westall, Caesar’s Civil War: Historical Reality and Fabrication), April 2020


PHOEBE GARRETT, Deconstructing Nero and Domitian? (on V. Schulz, Deconstructing Imperial Representation: Tacitus, Cassius Dio, and Suetonius on Nero and Domitian), June 2020


MARTINA BONO, Le Storie Romane di Cassio Dione (on C. Burden-Strevens and M. O. Lindholmer, edd., Cassius Dio’s Forgotten History of Early Rome: The Roman History, Books 1–21; J. Osgood and C. Baron, edd., Cassius Dio and the Late Roman Republic; J. M. Madsen, Cassius Dio), June 2020


INGER N. I. KUIN, Against Hybridity: When Greeks (under Rome) were Greeks (on F. Ursin, Freiheit, Herrschaft, Widerstand. Griechische Erinnerungskultur in der Hohen Kaiserzeit (1.–3. Jahrhundert n. Chr.)), June 2020


PHILIP RANCE, New Viewpoints on Procopius (on C. Lillington-Martin and E. Turquois, edd., Procopius of Caesarea: Literary and Historical Interpretations), June 2020


ANTHONY R. BIRLEY, The Last Books of Cassius Dio (on A. G. Scott, Emperors and Usurpers: An Historical Commentary on Cassius Dio’s Roman History Books 79(78)–80(80) (A.D. 217–229)), July 2020






KATHRYN STEVENS, Putting Megasthenes in his Place (on J. Wiesehöfer, H. Brinkhaus, and R. Bichler, edd., Megasthenes und seine Zeit / Megasthenes and his Time), January 2020


CHRISTOPHER BURDEN-STREVENS, Speeches in History: An Anthology (on J. C. Iglesias-Zoido and V. Pineda, edd., Anthologies of Historiographical Speeches from Antiquity to Early Modern Times: Rearranging the Tesserae), January 2020


GIULIA DONELLI, A Reading Approach to Herodotus (on P. S. Peek, Herodotus, Histories, Book V. Text, Commentary, and Vocabulary), February 2020


KATERINA OIKONOMOPOULOU, Plutarchan Versatility (on J. Opsomer, G. Roskam, and F. B. Titchener, edd., A Versatile Gentleman: Consistency in Plutarch’s Writing. Studies offered to Luc Van der Stockt on the Occasion of his Retirement), June 2020


CARLO M. LUCARINI, Der Text der Chronica des Sulpicius Severus (on Sulpici Severi, Chronica, cura et studio P. Parroni), June 2020






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