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 disguise a variety of concerns from the background of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary procedure and intertextual relatives 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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727-34 Perg. Grace. Vindob. 29785 (6th cent. 754-61 Perg. Grace. Vindob. 29785 (6th cent. 917-53 P. Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. 929-36 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. 969-72 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. 1008-10 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. ), 1099, 1103, P. Berol. 13413 (lst/2nd cent. ) 1127 sch. Gronewald (1991) 2 f. has identified the minimal fragment P. Ryl. 350 f. 1291-1302 P. Oxy. 2699 (3rd cent. ), with interlinear glosses? P. Argentorat. ), parchment codex P. Argentorat. 173 (8th/9th cent. ), parchment codex P. Oxy.
C. to the 5th cent. , by two parchment fragments of the 6th (Alexandrian majuscule) and 8th-9th cent, respectively, and also by ancient commentaries which formed the basis of the medieval scholia. There is also an indirect tradition, in particular a lexicographical one, as well as various imitations of the poem. The medieval tradition of Apollonius contains 55 manuscripts dating from the period between the 10th and 16th cent. Frankel used fifty one of them,46 Vian added the fragment of the Archivio di Stato of Modena, while the ms.
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".
A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) by Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos