New Books at Classics, Week of February 13, 2017

Der Erste : Augustus und der Beginn einer neuen Epoche / Ernst Baltrusch, Christian Wendt (Hrsg.) /Darmstadt : Philipp von Zabern, 2016

Cozzo, Andrea / “Nel mezzo” : microfisica della mediazione nel mondo greco antico / Pisa : Pisa University Press, 2014

Plautus, Titus Maccius / Works. Selections. Italian/ Poenulus ; Truculentus / a cura di Tommaso Gazzarri / Milano : Oscar Mondadori, 2015

Zingg, Emanuel / Die Schöpfung der pseudohistorischen westpeloponnesischen Frühgeschichte : ein Rekonstruktionsversuch / München : Verlag C.H. Beck, 2016

Bernard, Jacques-Emmanuel  / La sociabilité épistolaire chez Cicéron / Paris : Honoré Champion Éditeur, 2013

Royal Shakespeare Company to stage Robert Harris’s Cicero trilogy

The Royal  Shakespeare Company is creating a six-play adaptation of Robert Harris’s bestselling trilogy of novels about the Roman orator and politician Cicero, described by artistic director Gregory Doran as “Rome meets the West Wing”.   Doran, who will direct, said the six one-hour plays would be the grand finale of the company’s Rome season this summer, 2017.  [From The Guardian, Feb. 1, 2017]