Euroclassica Reviews

This section of the website will contain reviews of recent publications of books and resources for pedagogical use in schools.  It will include textbooks for language courses, books of interest to students taking non-linguistic civilisation courses, books about the philosophy of Classics education for teachers, reference books, and online e-resources.  Please contact me if there is any book you would like to review and I shall attempt to obtain a copy for you.  Please submit any short reviews of textbooks you are already using if you think they will be of interest to other teachers in other European countries. We’ll accept reviews in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. We welcome reviews in the major working languages of books and resources written in other languages. If you would like to join the team of reviewers, please let me know and I’ll send you our reviewing guidelines.  

John Bulwer

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  • THE MATERIALITIES of GREEK TRAGEDY

    Mario Telò and Melissa Mueller (eds.) THE MATERIALITIES of GREEK TRAGEDY (Objects and Affect in Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides) p/b 320 p. Bloomsbury Academic (2019) 978-1350143593 £28.99 Detailansicht

  • GREEK BEYOND GCSE John Taylor

    GREEK BEYOND GCSE Bloomsbury Academic; 2nd Revised edition edition (10 Aug. 2017) Paperback: 384 pages 978-1474299756 £16.50 Detailansicht

  • OCR Classical Civilisation Women in the Ancient World

    Hancock-Jones, Robert, Dan Menashe, James Renshaw
    OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE Route 2: Women in the Ancient World Bloomsbury 2017
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  • Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock’s Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films

    Mark William Padilla, Hardcover, xl & 371 pages, Lexington Books (2019), $120.00, 978-1498563505. Detailansicht

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  • Curriculum: Athena against the machine

    Martin Robinson, Paperback, 183 pages, Crown House Publishing, 2019, £14.99, 978-178583302-1 Detailansicht

  • Mordicus. Ne perdons pas notre latin!

    by Delord, Robert, Les Belles Lettres, Paris 2019, p/b, p.253, 17 euros, 9782251449685 Detailansicht

  • The Latin of Science

    by Epstein M and Spivak R, p/b pp. 395 Bolchazy – Carducci Mundelein 2019 $29.00 9780865168602 Detailansicht

  • Lectiones Memorabiles (vol. 3): Selections from Caesar, Catullus, Horace, Livy, Ovid and Vergil

    by Marianthe Colakis, Yasuko Taoka, Paperback, 375 pages, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, USA (2018) $29 978-0865168589 Detailansicht

  • The Lost Plays of Greek Tragedy (vol. 2): Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides

    by Matthew Wright, Bloomsbury 2019, ISBN 978-1-4742-7647-4, Paperback, £21.59 Detailansicht

  • Apuleius – Cupid & Psyche – an Intermediate Latin Reader

    Karen Krumpak, Evan Hayes, Stephen Nimis, Paperback, 195 pages, Faenum Publishing, USA (2015) $14.95 978-1940997094 Detailansicht

  • MacLennan Keith (Editor) Selections from Virgil Aeneid VIII

    MacLennan Keith (Editor) Selections from Virgil Aeneid VIII: An Edition for Intermediate Students (Bloomsbury Classical Languages) Paperback 128 pages Bloomsbury Academic (24 Jan. 2019) 978-1501350344 £12.00 Detailansicht

  • OCR ANTHOLOGY FOR CLASSICAL GREEK for GCSE

    Edited by Judith Affleck and Clive Letchford, Bloomsbury, London 2016, p270, paperback £17.56 Detailansicht

  • Polis Courses in Ancient Languages

    Christophe Rico, Polis: Speaking Ancient Greek as a Living Language Level One, Student's Volume Paperback 348 pages Polis Institute Press (2015) 9789657698006 £29.00
    Blanchard Daniel (et al.) Forum: Lectiones Latinitatis Vivae / Speaking Latin as a Living Language (Latin) Paperback: 370 pages Polis Detailansicht

  • Daniel Pettersson, Amelie Rosengren Pugio Bruti : A Crime Story in Easy Latin

    Latinitium 978 9198509403 £12.80 Detailansicht

  • Donna Zuckerberg, Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age

    Hardcover: 288 pages Harvard University Press (26 Oct. 2018) ISBN-13: 978-0674975552 £14.90 Detailansicht

  • Brill’s Companion to Prequels, Sequels, and Retellings of Classical Epic

    Brill’s Companion to Prequels, Sequels, and Retellings of Classical Epic, Robert Simms (Editor), Hardcover, xii & 397 pages, Brill (2018), €170.00, 978-9004360921. Detailansicht

  • Elizabeth Heimbach, Word Mastery through derivatives

    Elizabeth Heimbach, Word Mastery through derivatives – designed for students of Latin, paperback, 163 pages, Bolchazy-Carducci, Illinois (2017), $24, 978-0-86516-853-4. Detailansicht

  • Tacitus, Histories I, A Selection

    Tacitus, Histories I, A Selection, Benedict Gravell (notes/ vocabulary), Ellen O´Gorman (Introduction), Bloomsbury, Paperback, 184 pages (OCR), ₤ 16,99, 978-1-350-01015-4. Detailansicht

  • Carl A. Shaw, EURIPIDES: CYCLOPS, a Satyr Play

    Carl A. Shaw, EURIPIDES: CYCLOPS, a Satyr Play, Bloomsbury, London 2018, p. 176 pages, 978-1474245791 GBP 85.00 Detailansicht

  • Greek Stories, John Taylor and Kristian Waite

    Greek Stories: a GCSE Reader, John Taylor and Kristian Waite, second edition, Bloomsbury 2017, ISBN 978-1-3500-0565-5, Paperback, £15.99 Detailansicht

  • Cicero, Philippic II

    Cicero, Philippic II, A Selection, ed. Christopher Tanfield, Bloomsbury 2018, ISBN 978-1-3500-1023-9, Paperback, £15.29 Detailansicht

  • Owen, Mathew - Prose Unseens for A-Level Latin

    Owen, Mathew - Prose Unseens for A-Level Latin Bloomsbury Pb pp336 9781474269162 £14.99 Detailansicht

  • Anthology for Classical Greek

    OCR Anthology for Classical Greek, AS & A Level 2019-2021, ed. S. Anderson, R. Colborn, N. Croally, C. Paterson, C. Tudor and C. Webster, Bloomsbury 2018, ISBN 978-1-3500-1260-8, Paperback, £26.99 Detailansicht

  • The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice, Joel Christen and Erik Robinson

    The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice, Joel Christen (Editor), Erik Robinson (Editor), Hardcover, xiii & 198 pages, Bloomsbury (2018), £91.80, 978-1350035959. Detailansicht

  • Periclean Athens, P.J. Rhodes

    Periclean Athens, P.J. Rhodes, Pb, p144, Bloomsbury 2018 £14.99 9781350014954

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