Record 0045

EditionP.Ryl. 01, 23 (A.S. Hunt, 1911)
InventoryManchester, John Rylands Library, Greek 23.
LDAB1635
Trismegistos60512
Pack1208
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS40
ASWh008
Gigante
CPP0045
ProvenanceEgypt, unknown
DateAD 2
BibliographyW. Luppe, APF 27 (1980), p. 33-35.
PlatesLuppe, pl. 3.
URL
Greek text

base edition: Greek Readers' Digests?, Leiden, 1998, no. 40 (M. Van Rossum-Steenbeek)
other edition: W. Luppe, APF 27 (1980), p. 33-35

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Col.1
01     a
02     ths ec Iliou anakomidhs
03     twn Ellhnwn kai twn
04     tois mnhsthrsin diaprassomenwn
05     eti de ta peri thn
06     n kai propomphn Thlemaxou
07     eis Lakedaimona pros
08     l n

Col.2
09     ws o men enqa kaqeude polutlas
10     dios Odusseus periexei
11     ws paristatai kaq upnous Aqhna Nausikaai
12     keleuousa am hmerai epi
13     tous plunous poreuesqai kai
14     imatia kaqarai Nausikaas te omilian
15     pros ton patera Alkinoon
16     uper tou aphnhn a


Col.1
    - - - - - - -             
01     [   ?   ]  ̣α̣  ̣[
02     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]  ̣1 τῆς ἐξ ᾿Ιλίου ἀνακ̣ο̣μι‐
03     [δῆς] τῶν Ἑλλήνων καὶ τῶν
04     [τοῖς μν]ηστῆρσιν διαπρασσο‐
05     [μένω]ν, ἔτι δὲ τὰ περὶ τὴν   ̣  ̣2
06     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]ν3 καὶ προπομπὴ̣ν̣ Τ̣η̣λ̣ε̣‐
07     [μάχ]ου ε̣ἰ̣ς̣ Λακεδαίμονα πρὸς
08     [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]λ̣  ̣  ̣ν4.
Col.2
    - - - - - - -             
09     ὣς ὁ μὲν ἔνθα καθεῦδε πολύ‐
10     τλας δῖος Ὀδυσσεύς· περιέχει
11     ὡς παρίσταται5 καθ’ ὕπνους ᾿Αθην̣[ᾶ]6 Να[υ‐
12     σικάαι κελεύουσα ἅμ’ ἡμέραι ἐπ̣ὶ̣
13     τοὺς πλύνους πορεύεσθαι κα[ὶ
14     [ἱ]μάτια καθᾶραι Ναυσικάας τ[ε ὁ‐
15     μιλίαν7 πρὸς τὸν πατέρα Ἀλ‐
16     κίνοον ὑπὲρ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ ἀ̣π̣ήνην α  ̣[8


02 n. 01   [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]  ̣ Van Rossum : [  ̣  ̣(  ̣)περ]ὶ̣ Luppe
05 n. 02     ̣  ̣ Van Rossum : ε̣ὐ̣‐ Luppe
06 n. 03   [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]ν Van Rossum : [ωχία]ν Luppe
08 n. 04   [  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣(  ̣)]λ̣  ̣  ̣ν Van Rossum : [Μενέ]λ̣α̣ο̣ν Luppe
11 n. 05   παρίσταται ed. pr. : παρἱσταται P
11 n. 06   ᾿Αθην̣[ᾶ] add m2
15 n. 07   μιλίαν Luppe : μειλιαν P
16 n. 08   α  ̣[ Van Rossum : αὐ̣[τῆι Luppe

Authoranon.
Quoted Author[Homerus, Odyssea 3, 6]
Genrehypothesis
TypeHomerica, mythology
Contentscol. 1: hypothesis to Od. 3 (entirely different from manuscript tradition);
col. 2: hypothesis to Od. 6 quoting first line (partly resembling manuscript tradition).
Proper namescol. 1: Ilion; Hellênes [Greeks]; Têlemachos; Lakedaimôn;
col. 2: Odysseus (Q); Athêna; Nausikaa (2); Alkinoos.
Mythologicalcol. 1: Ilion; Hellênes [Greeks]; Têlemachos; Lakedaimôn;
col. 2: Odysseus (Q); Athêna; Nausikaa (2); Alkinoos.
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size15.4 x 6.5
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backblank
State Preservationremains from the bottom of two columns: col. 1 = 8 lines broken off to the right end (the last ending in the middle of the line); col. 2 = 8 almost complete lines.
Number of columns02
Column width06.5 - 07
Letters per line21-24
Lectional signsone middle stop; one rough breathing; addition of the word "Athena" by a later hand.
Handsmall to medium-sized, informal, round, slightly flattened, upright, strictly bilinear and regular, written with care by a proficient scribe, using a fairly thick pen, generally separating the letters; decorated with serifs and roundels on many uprights; the lines are quite closely spaced.
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