Record 0006

EditionPSI 08, 1000 (P. Viereck, 1927)
InventoryFirenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Pack2463 = M-P 1195.01
Van Haelst
ProvenanceUpper Egypt, Thebes ?
DateAD 1 - AD 2
BibliographyA. Körte, APF 10 (1932), p. 233; TrGF II F 709 (= 323 d N2 Snell) ; P. Mertens, OLP 6-7 (1975-1976), p. 397-409 (no. 96); L.S. Baldascino, CCC 9 (1988), p. 259-262 ; cf. also F. Montanari, in: Greek Lit. Theory after Aristotle, Amsterdam, 1995, p. 135-172 (esp. p. 138-139).
PlatesCribiore pl. XIX
Greek text

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ths N
os pash Pleurwni kai aipeinh Kaludwni
Aitwlos o Endumiwnos pais kathnthsen
eis Apin

01     [   ?   ]  ̣  ̣  ̣ τῆς Ν
02     [   ?   ὃς πάσηι] Π̣λευρῶνι καὶ αἰπεινῆι1 Καλυδῶνι
03     [Αἰτωλὸς ὁ Ἐ]ν̣δυμίωνος2 παῖς κατήντησ‐
04     [εν εἰς Ἆπιν]

02 n. 01   αἰπεινῆι Baldascino : επεινη P
03 n. 02   Ἐ]ν̣δυμίωνος Baldascino :   ̣]ν̣δυμειωνος P

AuthorMythographus Homericus
Quoted Author[Homerus, Ilias 13]
Genrecommentary (selected lemmata)
TypeHomerica, school text, mythology
Contentsbeginning of a story on Pleuron and Calydon (interrupted) relating to a single lemma from Il. 13.217, preceded by an indication of the Homeric book. The text, though very fragmentary, shows similarities to Schol. D(13.218) and Schol. T (13.217-218).
Proper namesPleurôn (Q); Kalydôn (Q); Aitôlos (R); Endymiôn.
MythologicalPleurôn (Q); Kalydôn (Q); Aitôlos (R); Endymiôn.
Size17 x 14.5
Front / Back
State PreservationRemains of three lines (all incomplete), broken off to the left, with a large empty space to the right (6.5 cm) and at the bottom (9 cm); upper margin: 2 cm; l. 1 gives the indication of the book number (??? ?) surrounded by a circular line.
Number of columns01
Column width??
Letters per line??
Lectional signstwo misspellings: ? for ?? (l. 2); ?? for ? (l. 3).
Handmedium-sized, informal, round, leaning slightly backward, markedly bilinear, regular, elegantly written by a proficient scribe ("a teacher or an advanced student" according to Cribiore), well separating the letters, occasionally decorated with roundels; shape of kappa peculiar though handsome, with unusually long vertical and much curved obliques.
Last update2003/11/01 Marc Huys
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