Record 0036

EditionP.Oxy. 42, 3003 (P.J. Parsons, 1974)
InventoryOxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms
LDAB2417
Trismegistos61275
PackM-P 1195.01
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS52
ASWh079
Gigante
CPP0036
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2
Bibliographycf. F. Montanari, in: Greek Lit. Theory after Aristotle, Amsterdam, 1995, p. 135-172; Pherecydes fr. 41d Fowler= fr. 210 Dolcetti.
Plates
URLhttp://www.csad.ox.ac.uk/POxy/papyri/vol42/pages/3003.htm
Greek text

base editions: Greek Reader's digests? , Leiden, 1998 (M.R. van Rossum-Steenbeek)
Early Greek Mythography , Oxford, 2000 (R.L. Fowler)
other editions: ed.pr.

Greek text in Unicode

Col. 1
01    
02     Qessaloi kalountai h istoria pa
03     he meta Fleguas megalhtoras Fleguai
04     ountes ferq nian elhizonto tous perioikous
05     Qhbaiwn de eulaboumenwn autous
06     oi peri Zhqon kai Amfiona teixizousi thn polin eixe
07     gar Amfiwn apo twn Mouswn luran xrushn
08     di hs tous liqous epeiqen o ouketi hlqon oi Fleguai
09     es ews apoqanontwn twn peri Zhqon
10     sun Eurumaxwi twi basilei ephrxonto ka eto
11     autous Apollwn katetartarwen
12     bhnai ep Aineian ton d ustaton euren omilou
13     Troias aloushs Aineias apoplewn meta tou patros
14     thn qreyasan ghn enauaghsen peri Aqw
15     qentwn d autwn sumbainei ton Agxishn
16     dia te to ghras kai ton kopon teleuthsai
17     h de upo tou uiou Aineiou opou kai ta
18     nun tafos Agxisou kaloumenos genomenou de
19     u kata prumnan fhsi twi suaki ths
20     ou peri r n episthnai enqa kata
21     thn Afrodiths ths mhtros entolhn ktizei po

Col. 2
22     oreiap
23     oukates Danahs
24     kallisfurou
25     Argous basilews
26     nomenwi twi pa
27     krinato o de org
28     ka authn ballei
29     qalassan p
30     nhsw ana b
31     ths basileias f
32     gar ekal oopa
33     ktele sunt
34     feugonto
35     x utou
36     alla su g en xeiressi lab aigida qussanoessan Reatekousa
37     Dia
38     aqemenh ton p
39     kai Qemidi h de
40     thn Amalqeian
41     gantose r
42     kenai tauthn l


Col. 1
    - - - - - - -             
01                             ]  ̣[             ]  ̣[
02                 Θεσσ]αλο[ὶ] καλοῦντα[ι ἡ] ἱσ̣τορία πα‐
03       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ ἠ̣[ὲ με]τὰ Φλεγύας μεγ[αλήτο]ρας·1 Φλε‐
04     γύαι   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ο̣ῦντες2   ̣ φ̣ερ̣θ  ̣νιαν ἐλήϊ[ζον]το3 τοὺς πε‐
05     ριοίκους]·4 Θηβαίων δὲ εὐλαβουμέ̣[νω]ν̣ αὐτοὺς
06     οἱ περὶ Ζῆθ]ον καὶ ʼ Αμφίονα τειχίζουσι5 τὴν πόλιν·6 εἶ‐
07     χε γὰρ ʼ Αμ]φίων ἀπὸ τῶν Μουσῶν λύραν χρυσῆν7
08     δι ’ ἧς τοὺς] λίθους ἔπειθεν· ὃ8 οὐκέτι ἦλθον οἱ Φλεγύ‐
09     αι  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ε̣ς ἕως ἀποθανόντων τῶν περὶ Ζ̣ῆ̣[θο]ν
10     σὺν Εὐρυ]μάχωι τῶι βασιλεῖ ἐπήρχοντο κα  ̣ε̣τ̣ο̣   ̣[  ̣  ̣  ̣]
11       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣] αὐτοὺς ʼ Απόλλων κατεταρτ[ά]ρωσεν.9
12     βῆναι ἐπ’] Αἰνείαν.10 τὸν δ’ ὕστατον ε[ὗρ]εν ὁμ̣ί̣λου11
13     Τροίας ἁλ]ούσης Αἰνείας ἀποπλέων μετὰ τοῦ πα‐
14     τρòς τὴ]ν θρέψασαν γῆν ἐναυάγησεν π̣[ε]ρὶ ῎ Αθ̣ω̣[ ]
15       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]θ̣εντ̣ων δ’ αὐτῶν συμβα̣[ί]νει τὸ̣ν̣ ʼ Α̣γχί‐
16     σην διὰ τ]ε τὸ γῆρας καὶ τὸν κόπον τελευτῆ̣σ̣α̣ι̣
17       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]η̣ δε ὑπὸ τοῦ υἱοῦ Αἰνείου12 ὅπου κ̣α̣ὶ̣ τ̣ὰ
18     νῦν τάφος] ʼ Αγχίσου13 κ̣α̣λούμενος· γενομένου δὲ
19       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]υ κατὰ πρύμναν φησι τῶι σ̣ύ̣ακι τῆς̣
20                 ]  ̣ου περι   ̣[  ̣]   ̣ρ̣  ̣ν̣ ἐπιστῆν[αι ἔ]νθα κατὰ
21     τὴν ʼ Αφρο]δίτης τῆς μητρὸς ἐντολ[ὴν κ]τίζει πό‐
Col. 2
    - - - - - - -             
22     ]  ̣ορειαπ̣[
23     ]̲ο̲υκατες   ̣[  ̣  ̣]  ̣  ̣[]  ̣[                         Δανά‐
24     η̣ς, καλλισφύρ̣ο̣υ   ̣[
25     ῎ Α]ρ̣γους βασιλέ̣ω̣σ̣[
26     νομένωι τῶι π̣α̣[
27     κρίνατο·14 ὁ δὲ ὀργ̣  ̣[
28     κ̣α̣ αὐτὴν15 βάλλει   ̣[
29     θάλασσαν·16 π̣  ̣[   ]  ̣  ̣  ̣[
30     νησω ανα   ̣[   ]  ̣β̣[
31     τῆς βασιλεία̣ς̣ φ̣[
32     γὰρ εκαλ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ο̣οπα[
33       ̣κτελε  ̣  ̣  ̣συντ[
34     φευγοντο̣  ̣  ̣[  ̣  ̣]  ̣[
35       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣χ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣υτ̣ου̣  ̣[
    ›—
36     ἀλλὰ σύ γ’ ἐν χείρεσσι17 [λάβ’ αἰγίδα θυσσανόεσσαν ʽ Ρέα τε‐
37     κοῦσα Δί̣α̣   ̣  ̣[   ]  ̣[
38       ̣αθέμενη τὸν π̣[
39     καὶ Θέμιδι ἡ18 δε[
40     τὴν ʼ Αμαλθείαν19 [
41     γ̣αντοσε   ̣ρ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣[
42     κενα̣ι̣ ταύτ̣η̣ν̣ λ[20


03 n. 01   μεγ[αλήτο]ρας· corr VRS : μεγ[  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ρος· P
04 n. 02     ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ο̣ῦντες VRS : οἰκ]ο̣ῦντες suppl Fowler
04 n. 03   ἐλήϊ[ζον]το VRS : εληϊ[  ̣  ̣  ̣]το P
05 n. 04   ριοίκους]· VRS : ]· P
06 n. 05   τειχίζουσι VRS : τειχι`ζ´ουσι P
06 n. 06   πόλιν· VRS : πολιν· P
07 n. 07   χρυσῆν VRS : χρυσην· P
08 n. 08   ἔπειθεν·     ὃ VRS : ἔπειθεν ‹     › ο add Fowler : επειθεν     ο P
11 n. 09   κατεταρτ[ά]ρωσεν. VRS : κατεταρτ[  ̣]ρωσεν. P
12 n. 10   Αἰνείαν. VRS : αινε̅ι̅αν P
12 n. 11   ὕστατον ε[ὗρ]εν ὁμ̣ί̣λου VRS : ὑ̈στατον ἑ[  ̣  ̣]εν ομ̣ι̣λου’ P
17 n. 12   ὑπὸ τοῦ υἱοῦ Αἰνείου VRS : ϋπο του υϊου αινε   ιου· P
18 n. 13   ʼ Αγχίσου VRS : αγχεισου P
27 n. 14   κρίνατο· VRS : κρεινατο· P
28 n. 15   κ̣α̣ αὐτὴν VRS : κ̣α̣[[θ]]αυτην P
29 n. 16   θάλασσαν· VRS : θαλασσαν· P
36 n. 17   χείρεσσι VRS : χερ`ειρεσ´σι P
39 n. 18   Θέμιδι ἡ VRS : θέμιδι ἡ P
40 n. 19   ʼ Αμαλθείαν VRS : αμαλθιαν P
42 n. 20   λ[ VRS : space before λ[ P

AuthorMythographus Homericus
Quoted Author[Homerus, Ilias 13, 14, 15];Pherecydes Atheniensis (?).
Genrecommentary (selected lemmata)
TypeHomerica, mythology
Contentsmythological stories relating to Homeric lemmata from Iliad 13-15:
13.301 (not cited): Thessalians (1);
13.302: Phlegyae (2);
13.459: founding of Aenea (3);
14.319: Danae and Perseus (4);
15.229: the aegis and Amalthea (5);
+ one unidentified story.The wording of the second story is totally different from the scholia; the third story is more concise, the fourth completely different; the fifth seems comparable.
Proper namesfr. 1 + fr. 2 col. I: Pherekydęs (R); Helenos (Q, R + 1 + R); Priamos (Q, R + 1); Hekabę (R); Kassandra (2); Apollôn Thymbraios; Antikleidęs; Hellęspontos (Q); Athamas; Aiolos (R); Thębai [Thebes]; Inô (2R + 1); Kadmos (R); Learchos; Melikertęs (R); Hęra; Nephelę (2); Hellę (R); Phrixos;
fr. 2 col. II + fr. 3: Iapetos (Q, R); Kronos (Q, R + 1); Ouranos; Gę; Zeus; Euphoriôn; Hellas [Greece] (Q, R); Phoinix (R + 1); Amyntôr; Hippodameia; Phthia (R); Pęleus (R); Dolopia (R); Achilleus (R); Cheirôn (R); Eratosthenęs (R).
Mythologicalcol. 1: Thessaloi [Thessalians]; Phlegyai (Q + 2); Thębaioi [Thebans]; Zęthos (2); Amphiôn (2); Mousai [Muses]; Eurymachos; Apollôn; Aineias [Aeneas] (Q + 2); Troia [Troy] (R); Athos (?); Anchisęs (2); Aphroditę;
col. 2: Danaę (Q); Argos; Rhea (R); Zeus; Themis; Amaltheia.
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size15.8 x 15.5
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backblank
State Preservationremains from the bottom of two columns: col. 1 has 21 lines broken off at the beginnings, col. 2 has the starting words of 21 lines. The lemmata sometimes begin a new line, sometimes begin in the middle of a line.
Number of columns02
Column width12.5 - 13 ? (R)
Letters per line36
Lectional signsparagraphos between the stories (several); middle stop (1); several high stops in form of short oblique; trema (several); occasional accents and breathings; one correction (col. 2, 15), by a second hand.
Handmedium-sized, informal, round, upright, of overall regular appearance, although the letters vary considerably in size and form, rapidly and proficiently written with many cursive elements and frequent ligatures (may actually be regarded as a semi-cursive hand); uprights occasionally decorated with hooks.
Last update2003/11/04 Marc Huys, Valerie Van Elst
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