SIAC Newsletter 175 (7/2019)

Les noms des membres de la SIAC sont en gras. – I nomi dei membri della SIAC sono in grassetto. – Names of SIAC members are written with bold characters.




  • Peter Kelly – Associate – Corvallis (Oregon) – USA
  • Bruno Rodrigo Dambros – membro scientifico – Gerusalemme – Israele
  • Loredana Boero – membro ordinario – San Mauro Torinese – Italia
  • Brian Hill – Associate – Oradell – USA
  • Federica Rossetti – membro scientifico – Santa Maria Capua Vetere – Italia
  • Adriano Scatolin – membro scientifico – São Paulo – Brasil
  • Marc Mayer i Olivé – membrescientifique – Barcelona – Spain
  • Sixto Garcia – Associate – Boynton Beach (USA)


  • Altman, William Henry Furness, The Egyptian Question in Roman Politics (65-30 B.C.), “Calíope: Presença Clássica”, 33, 2017. LINK
  • Arena, Valentina, Popular sovereignty in the late Roman Republic. Cicero and the will of the people, in Richard Bourke & Quentin Skinner (eds.), Popular Sovereignty in Historical Perspective, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 73-95. LINK
  • Ballard, Michel, Traducteurs et «traductologues» latins: de Cicéron à Boèce, in Michel Ballard, Antiquité et traduction: De l’Égypteancienne à Jérôme, Villeneuve d’Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2019. LIEN
  • Bénatouïl, Thomas, Ierodiakonou, Katerina, Dialectic after Plato and Aristotle, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2019. LINK
  • Biggs, Thomas, Cicero, quid in alieno saeculo, tibi? The ‘Republican’ Rostra Between Caesar and Augustus, in Stefano Rebeggiani & Matthew Loar & Sarah Murray (eds.), The Cultural History of Augustan Rome: Texts, Monuments, and Topography, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, July 2019. LINK
  • Bishop, Caroline, Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of Roman Classic, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019. LINK
  • Borgo, Antonella, Si hortum in bibliotheca habes … (Cic., fa. 9, 4): Cicerone, Varrone e le proverbiali risorse dell’orto, in Giuseppina Matino & Flaviana Ficca & Raffaele Grisolia (a cura di), Generi senza confini. La rappresentazione della realtà nel mondo antico, Napoli, Satura Editrice, 2018. LINK
  • Cappello, Orazio, The school of doubt. Skepticism, history and politics in Cicero’s “Academica”, Brill, Leiden, 2019 LINK
  • Carotti, Laura, Cicerone anticiceroniano: Niccolò Machiavelli e l’ars rhetorica, “Calíope: Presença Clássica”, 33, 2017. LINK
  • Cattaneo, Gianmario, Due note critiche ai Commentarii linguae Graecae di Guillaume Budé, “Humanistica Lovaniensia”, 68, 1, 2019, 229-235. LINK
  • Gowers, Emily, Knight’s Moves: The Son-in-law in Cicero and Tacitus, “Classical Antiquity”, 38, 2-35, 2019.
  • Krebs, Christopher B., ’Greetings, Cicero!’: Caesar and Plato on writing and memory, “The Classical Quarterly”. LINK
  • La Bua, Giuseppe, Cicero and Roman Education. The Reception of the Speeches and Ancient Scholarship, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2019. LINK
  • Lange, Carsten Hjort, The Logic of Violence in Roman Civil War, “Hermathena”, 196/197, 2014 [2018], 69-97. LINK
  • Lew, Agnieszka Paulina, Nawiązania do traktatów filozoficznych Cycerona w „De rei publicae dignitate” Marka Hieronima Vidy – (…) deperditis barbarorum iniuria sex illis libris, quibus Tullius Cicero se ipse testatur explicasse hanc philosophiae partem (The allusions to Cicero’s philosophical treatises in Marco Girolamo Vida’s De rei publicae dignitate – (…) deperditis barbarorum iniuria sex illis libris, quibus Tullius Cicero se ipse testatur explicasse hanc philosophiae partem), “Symbolae Philologorum Posnaniensium”, 28, 1, 2018, 67-83. LINK
  • Lockwood, Thornton, Defining friendship in Cicero’s de amicitia, “Ancient Philosophy”, 10, 2018, forthcoming.
  • López Barja de Quiroga, Pedro, Cicero: Bellum iustum and the Enemy Criminal Law, in Morten Bergsmo & Emiliano J. Buis (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of International Criminal Law: Correlating Thinkers, Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, Brussels, 2018, 57-84. LINK
  • Manzoni, Gian Enrico (a cura di), Cicerone, Opere di retorica, Brescia, Scholé, 2019. LINK
  • Marchand, Stéphane, Le scepticisme. Vivre sans opinions, Paris, Vrin, 2018. LIEN
  • McConnell, Sean, Why is Latin spectrum a Bad Translation of Epicurus’ ΕΙΔΩΛΟΝ? Cicero and Cassius on a Point of Philosophical Translation, “Mnemosyne”, 72, 1, 2019, 154-162. LINK
  • McManus, Stuart M., Teleology and Tyrannicide in Cicero’s Brutus 331, in Michael Fontaine & Charles J. McNamara & William Michael Short (eds.), ‘Quasi labor intus’: Ambiguity in Latin Literature. Papers in honor of Reginald Thomas Foster, OCD, Gowanus, The Paideia Institute, 2018, 79-98. LINK
  • Müller, Gernot Michael & J. Müller (Hrsg.), Cicero Ethicus, Basel, Schwabe, 2019.
  • Müller, Roman, Ciceros Briefe zwischen Skripturalität und Oralität, “De lingua Latina. Revue de Linguistique Latine du Centre Alfred Ernout”, 17, 2019. LINK
  • PadillaPeralta, Dan-el, Ecology, Epistemology, and Divination in Cicero de Divinatione 1.90-94, “Arethusa”, 51, 3, 237-268. LINK
  • Petrone, Gianna, L’oratore e i problemi dell’imitatio, in F. Berardi & L. Bravi & L. Calboli Montefusco (a cura di), Sermo varius et accommodatus. Scritti per Maria Silvana Celentano, Perugia, Pliniana, 2018, 177-188. LINK
  • Pina Polo, Francisco, The Rhetoric of Xenophobia in Cicero’s Judicial Speeches: Pro Flacco, Pro Fonteio and Pro Scauro, in Francisco Marco Simón & Francisco Pina Polo & José Remesal Rodríguez (eds.), Xenofobia y racismo en el mundo antiguo, Barcelona, Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona, 2019, 115-126. LINK
  • Straumann, Benjamin, ‘The laws are in charge of the magistrates’: reply to Edelstein, Sullivan and Springborg, “Global Intellectual History”, 17 Jan 2019. LINK
  • Stuart-Buttle, Tim, From Moral Theology to Moral Philosophy: Cicero, Christianity and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018.
  • Stuart-Buttle, Tim, Hume, Cicero and eighteenth-century moral philosophy, in Alexandre Johnston, Felicity Loughlin (eds.), Antiquity and Enlightenment Culture: New Approaches and Perspectives, Brill, 2018.
  • Stump, Eleonore (ed.), Boethius’s “In Ciceronis Topica”. An Annotated Translation of a Medieval Dialectical Text, Ithaca (NY), Cornell University Press, 2018. LINK
  • Tsouni, Georgia, Antiochus and Peripatetic Ethics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, February 2019. LINK
  • Tutrone, Fabio, Filodemo, Cicerone, Nepote: a proposito del contesto storico-culturale di Oec. col. XXII.9-48, “Rheinisches Museum”, 161, 3/4, 2018, 328-366. LINK
  • Wisse, Jakob, rev. of Gary A. Remer, Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality, Chicago & London, The University of Chicago Press, 2017, “Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric”, 37, 1, 2019, 91-94. LINK



  • FIEC / CA 2019 15th Congress of the Fédération internationale des associations d’étudesclassiques & 2019 Classical Association annual conference, London, July 5-8th, 2019. Hendrikus van Wijlick (Peking University, China), Innovations and retroactivity in the ius honorarium: Cicero’s framing of Verres’ praetorian edict; Hongxia Zhang (Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China), How Does Cicero Construct Outlaws? Oppianicus and Sassia in Pro Cluentio; Ashley A. Simone (Columbia University, USA), Cicero’s Cosmos and Lucretius’ Discontents; Joanna Kenty (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands), Ambiguity and irony in Cicero’s letter to Lucceius. LINK
  • Call for Papers all for Papers The Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies is pleased to announce its 49th annual conference to be held at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on Wed-Thurs, 10-11 JUNE 2020. Our keynote speaker in 2020 will be Professor Sheila Murnaghan, Alfred Reginald Allen Memorial Professor of Greek, University of Pennsylvania. The conference is the annual meeting of the society. Papers are welcome on a wide range of classical subjects, including but not limited to history, philology, philosophy, literature, reception, papyrology, and archaeology of Greece and Rome,and neighboring lands. The time limit for each lecture is 20 minutes. The official languages of the conference are English and Hebrew. Conference fee is $50. Accommodation at reduced prices will be available at local hotels. Registration forms with a list of prices will be sent to participants in due course. All proposals should consist of a one page abstract (about 250-300 words). Proposals in Hebrew should also be accompanied by a one-page abstract in English to appear in the conference brochure. Proposals, abstracts and other correspondence should be sent to Dr. Lisa Maurice, Secretary of the ISPCS, at All proposals should reach the secretary by 19th DECEMBER, 2019. Decisions will be made after the organizing committee has duly considered all the proposals. If a decision is required prior to early February, please indicate this in your letter and we will try to accommodate your needs.





  • Pierini, Rita, Pomponio Secondo: profilo di un poeta tragico ‘minore’ (e altri studi su poesia latina in frammenti), Bologna, Pàtron, 2018. LINK




  • 6. International PhD-Seminar in Classical Philology, Eichstätt, July 11-12th, 2019. Stefano Rozzi (KU Eichstätt), Machiavelli’s Dell’Artedella Guerra. The reception of Frontinus and Vegetius in the Italian Renaissance. LINK


[Last updated on April 26th, 2019.]

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