Ancient History & Civilisation

ABBREVIATIONS

AE

L’Année épigraphique (Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1888–)

Anderson

G. Anderson (trans.), An Ephesian Tale by Xenophon of Ephesus, in Collected Ancient Greek Novels, ed. B. P. Reardon (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989)

Betz

H. D. Betz, The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation, 2nd edn (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992)

BGU

Aegyptische Urkunden aus den Königlichen (later Staatlichen) Museen zu Berlin, Griechische Urkunden (Berlin, 1895–)

Campbell

Brian Campbell, The Roman Army 31 BC–AD 337: A Sourcebook (London: Routledge, 1994)

Cary

E. Cary, Dio’s Roman History, with an English translation (New York: Macmillan; London: William Heinemann, 1914), Loeb Classical Library

CIL

Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum (Berlin, 1863–)

Cohoon

J. W. Cohoon, Dio Chrysostom, with an English translation (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons; London: William Heinemann, 1932), Loeb Classical Library

Conybeare

F. C. Conybeare, The Life of Apollonius of Tyana, the Epistles of Apollonius and the Treatise of Eusebius, with an English translation (New York: Macmillan; London: William Heinemann, 1912), Loeb Classical Library

Daly

Lloyd W. Daly (trans.), Aesop without Morals: The Famous Fables, and a Life of Aesop (New York: Yoseloff, 1961), quoted in Hansen, Ancient Greek Popular Literature

Delacy and Einarson

Phillip H. Delacy and Benedict Einarson, Plutarch’s Moralia, with an English translation (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, 1959), Loeb Classical Library

Gager

John G. Gager, Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992)

Gallant

Thomas W. Gallant, Risk and Survival in Ancient Greece: Reconstructing the Rural Domestic Economy (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991)

Hansen

William Hansen (ed.), Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998)

Harmon

A. M. Harmon, Lucian, with an English translation (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons; London: William Heinemann, 1921), Loeb Classical Library

Horsley

G. H. R. Horsley, New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity: A Review of the Greek Inscriptions and Papyri Published 1986–87 (North Ryde, N.S.W. : The Ancient History Documentary Research Centre, Macquarie University)

ILLRP

Attilio Degrassi, Inscriptiones Latinae liberae rei publicae (Firenze: La Nuova Italia, 1957–63)

ILS

Hermann Dessau, Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae (Berlin, 1892–1916)

ILTun

A. Merlin, Inscriptions Latines de la Tunisie (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1944)

IPOstie

H. Thylander, Inscriptions du port d’Ostie (Lund: C. W. K. Gleerup, 1952)

Isaac

Benjamin Isaac, The Limits of Empire: The Roman Army in the East (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2nd edn, 1992)

ISIS

A. Helttula, Le iscrizioni sepulcrali latrine nell’Isola sacra (Rome: Institutum Romanum Finlandiae, 2007)

Jones

H. L. Jones, The Geography of Strabo, with an English translation (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, 1944), Loeb Classical Library

Karasch

Mary C. Karasch, Slave Life in Rio de Janeiro, 1808–1850 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987)

Kilburn

K. Kilburn, Lucian, with an English translation (New York: Macmillan; London: William Heinemann, 1913), Loeb Classical Library

Long

George Long, The Discourses of Epictetus (London: George Bell & Sons, 1877)

Luck

Georg Luck, Arcana Mundi: Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A Collection of Ancient Texts 2nd edn (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)

MacLeod

M. D. MacLeod, Lucian, with an English translation (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press; London: William Heinemann, 1967), Loeb Classical Library

Malahide

Talbot de Malahide, ‘On the Longevity of the Romans in North Africa,’ Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 12 (1883), 441–8

M.Chr.

L. Mitteis and U. Wilcken, Grundzüge und Chrestomathie der Papyruskunde, Juristischer Teil (Leipzig and Berlin, 1912)

Morgan

J. R. Morgan (trans.), An Ethiopian Story by Heliodorus, in Collected Ancient Greek Novels, ed. B. P. Reardon (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989)

Nelson

C. A. Nelson, ‘Receipt for Tax on Prostitutes,’ Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 32 (1995), 23–33

Nutton

Vivian Nutton, Galen, On Prognosis: Text, Translation, Commentary, CMG V.8.1 (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1979)

O. Berl.

Ostraka aus Brussel und Berlin, ed. P. Viereck (Berlin and Leipzig, 1922)

P. Brem.

Die Bremer Papyri, ed. U. Wilcken (Berlin, 1936)

P. Mich.

Michigan Papyri (Ann Arbor, 1931–)

P. Münch.

Die Papyri der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München (Stuttgart, 1986)

P. Oxy.

Papyrus Oxyrhynchus, published by the Egypt Exploration Society in Graeco-Roman Memoirs (London, 1898–)

Paton

W. R. Paton, The Greek Anthology, with an English translation (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons; London: William Heinemann, 1918), Loeb Classical Library

Perrin

B. Perrin, Plutarch: Parallel Lives, with an English translation (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons; London: William Heinemann, 1916), Loeb Classical Library

PG

J. P. Migne, Patrologia Graeca (Paris 1857–66)

PGM

Papyri Graecae Magicae, 2 vols., ed. K. Preisendanz, revised by A. Heinrichs (Stuttgart, 1973–4)

PSI

Papiri greci e latini, Pubblicazioni della Società Italiana per la ricerca dei papiri greci e latini in Egitto (Florence, 1912–79)

Robert

L. Robert, Les gladiateurs dans l’Orient grec (Paris: Champion, 1940)

Rowlandson

Jane Rowlandson (ed.), Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998)

SB

Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Aegypten, 1915–

Waddell

Helen Waddell, in Ross S. Kraemer, Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics: A Sourcebook on Women’s Religions in the Greco-Roman World (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988)

White

H. White, Appian’s Roman History, with an English translation (New York: Macmillan; London: William Heinemann, 1912–13), Loeb Classical Library

Whittaker

C. H. Whittaker, Herodian: History of the Empire, with an English translation (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1969; London: William Heinemann, 1969), Loeb Classical Library

Wiedemann

T. E. J. Wiedemann (ed.), Greek and Roman Slavery: A Sourcebook (London and New York: Routledge, 1990)

Winkler

J. J. Winkler (trans.), Leucippe and Clitophon by Achilles Tatius, in Collected Ancient Greek Novels, ed. B. P. Reardon (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989)

WO

U. Wilcken (ed.), Griechische Ostraka aus Aegypten und Nubien (Leipzig and Berlin, 1899)

Yonge

Charles Duke Yonge (trans.), The Works of Philo Judaeus, the Contemporary of Josephus, by Philo, of Alexandria (London: H. G. Bohn, 1854–5)

NOTE ON TRANSLATIONS

Material from a number of my main sources are given from others’ excellent translations as follows, with the permission of the relevant publisher:

Curse tablets: John G. Gager, Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992).

Dorotheus of Sidon: Carmen Astrologicum, trans. David Pingree (Abingdon, MD: Astrology Classics, 2005); original publication in Carmen Astrologicum, trans. David Pingree (Munich: K. G. Saur, 1976).

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Papyri: Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella Cribiore, with contributions by Evie Ahtaridis, Women’s Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC–AD 800 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006); Jane Rowlandson (ed.), Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Popular literature: William Hansen (ed.), Anthology of Ancient Greek Popular Literature (Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1998).

All other translations are my own, except for those attributed to another scholar in this format: ‘/Luck.’ These scholars can be found in the list of Abbreviations on pp. 342–6.

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