Record 0040

EditionP.Oxy. 03, 574 (B.P. Grenfell - A.S. Hunt, 1903) [description]
InventoryOxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Gr. class. f. 74 (P.)
Van Haelst
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2
BibliographyF. Montanari, ZPE 48 (1982), p. 89-92 (= Studi di filologia omerica antica, vol. 2, Pisa, 1995, p. 97-102); J.J. O'Hara, ZPE 59 (1985), p. 35.
Greek text

base edition: Greek Reader's digests? , Leiden, 1998 (M.R. van Rossum-Steenbeek)
other edition:
ZPE 48 (1982), p. 89-92 (F. Montanari)

Greek text in Unicode

01     Patroklon maqhsomenon tis eih o de epignous
02     kai apoluomenos ths paratacews Eurupulwi
03     sunantai on kakws ek ths plhghs exonta
04     apagagwn eis thn ekeinou skhnhn iatai
05     ths M

01     Πάτροκλον μαθησόμενον τίς εἴη· ὁ δὲ ἐπι‐
02     γνοὺς1 καὶ ἀπολυόμενος τῆς παρατάξεως Εὐρυ‐
03     πύλωι συναντᾶι, ὃν κακῶς2 ἐκ τῆς πληγῆς ἔχοντα3
04     ἀπαγαγὼν εἰς τὴν ἐκείνου σκηνὴν ἰᾶται.4
05                 τῆς Μ ̅5
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02 n. 01   γνοὺς corr VRS : γνως P
03 n. 02   κακῶς corr VRS : καὶ ὡς, Montanari : καιωσ P
03 n. 03   ἔχοντα corr VRS : εχοντος P
04 n. 04   ἰᾶται. corr VRS : ειαται P
05 n. 05   Μ ̅ VRS : η̅

Quoted Author[Homerus, Ilias 11, 12]
TypeHomerica, school text (?), mythology
Contentsend of a hypothesis to Iliad 11 and indication of the following book (12). The text agrees partly with that of the extant scholia.
Proper namesPatroklos; Eurypylos.
MythologicalPatroklos; Eurypylos.
Bookformroll (?)
Size13.2 x 3.9
Scriptacross the fibres
Front / Backtax records, AD 2
State Preservation4 complete lines from the top of a column, followed by the book number.The text is written upside down in relation to the document on the recto.
Number of columns01
Column width09
Letters per line34
Lectional signsseveral errors and misspellings; one correction (by the same hand).
Handsmall, informal, round, leaning slightly forward, generally bilinear, but rather irregular, rapidly written by a practised scribe, using many cursive elements; the letters are mostly separated, but occasionally linked or even ligatured; the lines slope upwards.
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