Monsters in Greek Literature

Fiona Mitchell, Monsters in Greek Literature: Aberrant Bodies in Ancient Greek Cosmogony, Ethnography, and Biology (New York: Routledge, 2021). 9780367556464 Reviewed by Grace Zanotti, Milken Community School, gracemzanotti@gmail.com In the introduction to Monsters in Greek Literature: Aberrant Bodies in Ancient Greek Cosmogony, Ethnography, and Biology, Fiona Mitchell sets out her purpose clearly: she will examine…More

Exploring the Mid-Republican Origins of Roman Military Administration: With Stylus and Spear

Elizabeth H. Pearson, Exploring the Mid-Republican Origins of Roman Military Administration: With Stylus and Spear (London and New York: Routledge, 2021). 9780367820732. Reviewed by Dominic Machado, College of the Holy Cross, dmachado@holycross.edu How was Rome able to conquer the majority of the Mediterranean basin in a little over a century? Beginning with Polybius, countless observers…More