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  1. [+]
    Ancient (Review)
    Cicero the Statesman, by Richard Edwin Smith
    1. Cicero the Statesman by Richard Edwin Smith
    The American Historical Review, October 1967, p. 112
  2. Ancient
    The American Historical Review, February 1968, p. 781
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    Ancient (Review)
    The Idea of Progress in Classical Antiquity, by Ludwig Edelstein
    1. The Idea of Progress in Classical Antiquity by Ludwig Edelstein
    The American Historical Review, October 1968, p. 119
  4. Ancient
    The American Historical Review, February 1969, p. 959
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    Ancient (Review)
    Antioch, by J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz
    1. Antioch by J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz
    The American Historical Review, October 1976, p. 831
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    Ancient (Review)
    Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology, by M.I. Finley
    1. Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology by M.I. Finley
    The American Historical Review, June 1981, p. 578
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    Ancient (Review)
    Julian and Hellenism: An Intellectual Biography, by Polymnia Athanassiadi-Fowden
    1. Julian and Hellenism: An Intellectual Biography by Polymnia Athanassiadi-Fowden
    The American Historical Review, February 1983, p. 90
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    Ancient Evenings (Review)
    A History of Private Life, Vol. I, by Paul Veyne
    1. A History of Private Life, Vol. I by Paul Veyne
    The New Republic, June 29, 1987, pp. 39-40
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    The Art of Risk (Review)
    Grief Lessons: Four Plays by Euripides, by Anne Carson and Euripides
    1. Grief Lessons: Four Plays by Euripides by Anne Carson and Euripides
    The New York Review of Books, June 14, 2007, pp. 53-55
  10. The Art of the Footnote
    The American Scholar, Winter 1984, pp. 54-62
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    Athens's Dirty Secret (Review)
    The Trial of Socrates, by I.F. Stone
    1. The Trial of Socrates by I.F. Stone
    The New Republic, March 28, 1988, pp. 37-38
  12. Augustus and the Greek World (1965)
    1 Review
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    Brilliant, Beautiful & Byzantine (Review)
    Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire, by Judith Herrin
    1. Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire by Judith Herrin
    The New York Review of Books, September 25, 2008, pp. 78-80
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    Buried Pleasure (3 Reviews)
    The Fires of Vesuvius, by Mary Beard
    1. The Fires of Vesuvius by Mary Beard
    2. From Paris to Pompeii by Goran Blix
    3. Pompeii and the Roman Villa by Carol C. Mattusch
    The New Republic, May 6, 2009, pp. 38-40
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    The Classicist's Eye (Review)
    How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken, by Daniel Mendelsohn
    1. How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken by Daniel Mendelsohn
    The New York Review of Books, November 6, 2008, pp. 35-42
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    Court Poet & Pornographer (Review)
    Martial's Epigrams: A Selection, by Garry Wills and Martial
    1. Martial's Epigrams: A Selection by Garry Wills and Martial
    The New York Review of Books, February 26, 2009, pp. 36-37
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    The Dawn of Reading (2 Reviews)
    Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens, by Rosalind Thomas
    1. Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens by Rosalind Thomas
    2. Ancient Literacy by William V. Harris
    The New Republic, April 2, 1990, pp. 37-38
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    Divine Might (2 Reviews)
    Rituals and Power, by S.R.F. Price
    1. Rituals and Power by S.R.F. Price
    2. Beloved and God by Royston Lambert
    The New Republic, February 11, 1985, p. 35
  19. Edward Gibbon and the Decline and Fall of the R... (1977)
    2 Reviews
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    The Ego and the Ibid (Review)
    The Footnote: A Curious History, by Anthony Grafton
    1. The Footnote: A Curious History by Anthony Grafton
    The New Republic, January 19, 1998, pp. 35-37
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    The Emperor of Roman History (Review)
    Roman Papers, by E. Badian and Ronald Syme
    1. Roman Papers by E. Badian and Ronald Syme
    The New York Review of Books, March 6, 1980, pp. 8-13
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    From the Craze of Achilles to the Wisdom of Xenophon (2 Reviews)
    The War That Killed Achilles, by Caroline Alexander
    1. The War That Killed Achilles by Caroline Alexander
    2. The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika by Robert B. Strassler and Xenophon
    The New York Review of Books, April 29, 2010, pp. 56-57
  23. Gibbon's Historical Imagination
    The American Scholar, Winter 1988, pp. 33-47
  24. Greek Sophists in the Roman Empire (1969)
    1 Review
  25. Hellenism in Late Antiquity (1990)
    1 Review
  26. Herodotus, Alexander, and Rome
    The American Scholar, Summer 1989, pp. 407-414
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    High Stakes Loser (Review)
    Pompey the Great: A Political Biography, by Robin Seager
    1. Pompey the Great: A Political Biography by Robin Seager
    The American Scholar, Spring 1980, pp. 276-279
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    How to Measure a Monster (Review)
    Nero: The End of a Dynasty, by Miriam T. Griffin
    1. Nero: The End of a Dynasty by Miriam T. Griffin
    The New Republic, June 23, 1986, pp. 37-38
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    The Inflaming Image (Review)
    The Portrait of the Lover, by Maurizio Bettini
    1. The Portrait of the Lover by Maurizio Bettini
    The New Republic, February 7, 2000, pp. 40-42
  30. Interpreting Late Antiquity (2000)
    Essays on the Postclassical World
    1 Review
  31. Julian the Apostate (1978)
    2 Reviews
  32. Late Antiquity (1999)
    A Guide to the Postclassical World
    1 Review
  33. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 12, 1980, pp. 53-56
  34. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 16, 2007, pp. 66-72
  35. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, October 23, 2008, pp. 82-84
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    Men and Boys (2 Reviews)
    The Greeks and Greek Love, by James Davidson
    1. The Greeks and Greek Love by James Davidson
    2. Images of Ancient Greek Pederasty by Andrew Lear and Eva Cantarella
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 2009, pp. 10-15
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    Middle East and Northern Africa (Review)
    Arabs in Antiquity, by Jan Retso
    1. Arabs in Antiquity by Jan Retso
    The American Historical Review, February 2004, p. 293
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    A Modern Aesop (Review)
    Travels with Herodotus, by Ryszard Kapuscinski
    1. Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski
    The New Republic, September 24, 2007, p. 53
  39. Mosaics as History (2006)
    The Near East from Late Antiquity to Islam
    1 Review
  40. The New Cavafy
    Unfinished Poems 1918-1932
    The American Scholar, Spring 1996, pp. 243-257
  41. [+]
    The New Old World (Review)
    The Culture of Classicism, by Caroline Winterer
    1. The Culture of Classicism by Caroline Winterer
    The New Republic, November 4, 2002, pp. 27-28
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    Paint Your Agon (2 Reviews)
    Ancient Greek Athletics, by Stephen G. Miller
    1. Ancient Greek Athletics by Stephen G. Miller
    2. Games for the Gods by John H. Herrmann Jr. and Christine Kondoleon
    The New Republic, August 16, 2004, pp. 26-27
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    The Pen and the Baton (Review)
    Divas and Scholars, by Philip Gossett
    1. Divas and Scholars by Philip Gossett
    The New Republic, October 9, 2006, pp. 29-31
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    Practical Erudite (Review)
    Cassiodorus, by James J. O'Donnell
    1. Cassiodorus by James J. O'Donnell
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1981, pp. 546-551
  45. The Rediscovery of Herculaneum and Pompeii
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1978, pp. 461-470
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    Rendering Unto Caesar (Review)
    A History of Rome Under the Emperors, by Theodor Mommsen
    1. A History of Rome Under the Emperors by Theodor Mommsen
    The New Republic, December 16, 1996, pp. 42-45
  47. Preface
    Daedalus, Winter 1974, pp. 15-24
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    The Rise of 'Decline and Fall' (Review)
    History and the Enlightenment, by Hugh Trevor-Roper
    1. History and the Enlightenment by Hugh Trevor-Roper
    The New York Review of Books, November 25, 2010, pp. 54-56
  49. Roman Arabia (1983)
    1 Review
  50. Rostovtzeff in Madison
    The American Scholar, Summer 1986, pp. 391-399
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    The Scholar of Scholars (Review)
    Worlds Made by Words, by Anthony Grafton
    1. Worlds Made by Words by Anthony Grafton
    The New York Review of Books, May 14, 2009, pp. 45-47
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    Sign Language (Review)
    Gesture in Naples and Gesture in Classical Antiquity, by Andrea de Jorio
    1. Gesture in Naples and Gesture in Classical Antiquity by Andrea de Jorio
    The New Republic, April 9, 2001, pp. 57-61
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    Tangled Roots (Review)
    Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis, by Walter Burkert
    1. Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis by Walter Burkert
    The New Republic, June 6, 2005, pp. 46-49
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    Tyrant's Teacher (Review)
    Seneca: The Humanist at the Court of Nero, by Villy Sorensen
    1. Seneca: The Humanist at the Court of Nero by Villy Sorensen
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1985, pp. 567-570
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    Unquiet Flows the Don (Review)
    Maurice Bowra: A Life, by Leslie Mitchell
    1. Maurice Bowra: A Life by Leslie Mitchell
    The New Republic, October 7, 2009, pp. 48-50
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    Wit From Woe (Review)
    The Death of Comedy, by Erich Segal
    1. The Death of Comedy by Erich Segal
    The New Republic, November 12, 2001, pp. 50-52
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