Book reviews


Opuscula 15 will be published in November 2022.

Book reviews

Elisabet Göransson | M. Fontaine, ed., How to tell a joke. An ancient guide to the art of humor. Marcus Tullius Cicero. Selected, translated, and introduced by Michael Fontaine (Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers), Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press 2021. 292 pp. ISBN 9780691206165 (hardcover), ISBN 9780691211077 (ebook).

Ulla Rajala | G. Cifani, The origins of the Roman economy. From the Iron Age to the Early Republic in a Mediterranean per­spective, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2021. 450 pp., 68 ills. ISBN 9781108478953 (hardback), 9781108781534 (online).

Lars Karlsson | C. Prescott, A. Karivieri, P. Campbell, K. Göransson & S. Tusa, eds., Trinacria. ‘An island outside time’. International archaeology in Sicily, Oxford: Oxbow Books 2021, 192 pp., 16 pls. ISBN 9781789255911.

Ann-Louise Schallin | B. Eder & M. Zavadil, eds., (Social) Place and space in early Mycenaean Greece. International discussions in Mycenaean archaeology, October 5–8, 2016, Athens (Mykenische Studien, 35), Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences  Press 2021. 626 pages. ISBN13: 978-3-7001-8854-4. (open access)

Bibliographical information

‘Book reviews’, Opuscula. Annual of the Swedish Institutes at Athens and Rome (OpAthRom) 15, Stockholm 2022, 253-260. ISSN: 2000-0898. ISBN: 978-91-977799-4-4. Softcover, 268 pages.

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