By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos
This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only real full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, includes articles through 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions conceal quite a lot of concerns from the historical past of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary process and intertextual kinfolk to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to offer an overview of the scholarly dialogue in those parts and supply a survey of tendencies in Apollonian stories.
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Oxy. 2692 (1st cent. ) With regard to P. Oxy. 2700, Kingston (1968) 77 notes the strong similarity to PSI 1479: "I should say that 2700 and PSI 1479 are probably to be attributed to the same copyist (a definite statement to this effect is precluded by the small extent of PSI 1479) and may well have belonged to the same roll". According to U. Wartenberg (P. Oxy. vol. Ixiv, London 1997, 96), P. Oxy. 4419 and P. Oxy. 2698 "are probably written by the same scribe". 101-10 P. Oxy. 1179 (3rd cent. 119, 121, 125 marg.
P. Oxy. 4414 (2nd/3rd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 2696 (2nd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 4422 (2nd/3rd cent. 1102 f.? 1261-74 GERSON SCHADE - PAOLO ELEUTERI P. Oxy. 2696 (2nd cent. ) PSI 1172 (1st cent. ) PSI 1172 (1st cent. ) P. Oxy. 2692 (1st cent. ) With regard to P. Oxy. 2700, Kingston (1968) 77 notes the strong similarity to PSI 1479: "I should say that 2700 and PSI 1479 are probably to be attributed to the same copyist (a definite statement to this effect is precluded by the small extent of PSI 1479) and may well have belonged to the same roll".
2694 (Brunck and Koechly) Oxy. 2695 Oxy. 2691 (Frankel) Likewise P. Oxy. 4417 (2nd/3rd cent. 556, transmitted solely by the lexicographic tradition, while the manuscripts have a more common word. 35 Haslam (1978) 63. A list of the Apollonius papyri is to be found at the end of the first part of this article. 28 The departures from the TipoeicSoaic; have no bearing on the plan or structure of the poem as a whole; they affect individual passages, lines or words. g. g. VI 9e66ev). This first observation to the effect that the difference between the two versions of the Argonautica is a matter of style and phrasing rather than of content and structure of the work as a whole is consistent with the testimony of the two biographies which speak of Apollonius polishing up the Argonautica in Rhodes.