Record 0008

EditionP.Hamb. 02, 136 (collective edition, 1954)
InventoryHamburg, Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, Papyrusabteilung 665
LDAB2368
Trismegistos61228
Pack0633 = M-P 1170.03
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS
ASWh125 (= p459 reclassified)
Gigante
CPP0008
ProvenanceEgypt, unknown
Date3 BC
BibliographyG. Nachtergael, CdE 46 (1971), p. 344-351; S. West, Ptol. Pap. of Homer, 1967, p. 38-39; H. Erbse, vol. I, p. XLIII-XLIV; M. van Rossum-Steenbeek, Proc. XXIst Congr. Berlin, 1997, p. 991-995.
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01     esth skhptron exwn to men Hfaistos kame teuxwn
02     Hfaistos men dwke Dii Kroniwni anakti
03     autar ara Zeus dwke diaktorwi argeifonthi
04     Ermeias d au dwke anac Pelopi plhcippwi
05     autar o aute Peloy dwk Atrei poimeni lawn
06     Atreus de qnhiskwn elipen poluarni Questhi
07     autar o aute Questa Agamemnoni dwke forhnai
08     polloisin nhsoisi kai Argei panti anassein
09     twi o g ereisamenos epe Argeiois apos
10     estin oran tom basilea
11     protetagmenon estin
12     ei toutois euriskomen
        e
13     Odusha epi ouk Odusseus
14     nos sugklhsig kal
15     men auto kata thn Odusseian
16     diaforan d esxen a
17     toutonhtonzw
18     menh nemp
19     upara
20


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01     [εστη σκηπτρον εχ]ω̣ν̣ [το μεν Ηφαιστος καμε τευχων
02     [Ηφαιστος μεν δ]ω̣κε Διι Κρ̣[ονιωνι ανακτι
03     [αυταρ αρα Ζευ]ς̣ δωκε διακ̣[τορωι αργειφοντηι
04     [Ερμειας δ αυ δω]κε αν[αξ Π]ε̣λ̣[οπι πληξιππωι
05     [αυταρ ο αυτε Π]ελοψ δ̣ω̣κ Ατρει π[οιμενι λαων
06     [Ατρευς δε θνηισ]κ̣ων ελιπε̣ν πολυα[ρνι Θυεστηι
07     [αυταρ ο αυτε Θυ]ε̣στα Αγαμεμνονι δω̣[κε φορηναι
08     [πολλοισιν νησο]ισι και Αργει παντι α̣[νασσειν
09     [τωι ο γ ερεισαμε]ν̣ος επε Αργειοις ἀ̣π̣ο̣σ̣[
10     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]εστιν ο̣ρ̣αν τομ β̣α̣[σιλεα ?
11     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣π]ροτεταγμενον ε̣[στιν ?
12     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ε̣ι̣ τουτοις ευρισκ̣ομε̣[ν
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13     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣Οδ]υσηα̣ επι ουκ Ο̣δυσσ̣ε̣[υς
14     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]νος σ̣υ̣γ̣κλησιγ καλ[
15     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣μ]ε̣ν αυ̣[τ]ο̣ κατα την Ο̣δ̣[υσσειαν ?
16     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]δ̣ιαφοραν δ̣ ε̣σ̣χεν α[
17     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]  ̣ τ̣ο̣υ̣τ̣ο̣νητονζω[
18     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]μ̣ε̣ν̣η̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣νεμπ̣[
19     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]υ̣παρα̣[
20     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]  ̣[
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Authoranon.
Quoted Author[Homerus, Ilias 2];Homerus.
Genreuncertain (paraphrase ? anthology ? commentary ? summary ?)
TypeHomerica, mythology
Contentsprose text of uncertain nature, following a citation of Iliad 2.101-109. It may be a prose summary of the following lines at least until v. 211 (cf. Nachtergael) or simply an exposition on the sceptre of Agamemnon (cf. Erbse + Van Rossum-Steenbeek).
Proper namesHęphaistos (2R, Q); Zeus (2Q); Kroniôn (Q); Hermeias [Hermęs] (R, Q); Pelops (Q); Atreus (2Q, R+1); Thyestęs (2Q, R+1); Agamemnôn (Q); Argos (Q); Argeioi [Argians] (Q); Odysseus (2).
MythologicalHęphaistos (2R, Q); Zeus (2Q); Kroniôn (Q); Hermeias [Hermęs] (R, Q); Pelops (Q); Atreus (2Q, R+1); Thyestęs (2Q, R+1); Agamemnôn (Q); Argos (Q); Argeioi [Argians] (Q); Odysseus (2).
Materialpapyrus
Bookformuncertain
Size5 x 11
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backunidentified text (bookhand), 2 BC (?)
State Preservation20 lines, broken off at both ends, from a column broken at top and bottom.
Number of columns01
Column width10.5 - 11 (R)
Letters per line34-35 (R)
Lectional signssupralinear epsilon between ll. 12-13 (= ??).
Handmedium-sized, informal, mixed-round, leaning slightly forward, of the "cloth-line" type, written by a skillful scribe, undecorated but elegant through its regularity and the use of slightly lengthened uprights.
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