Record 0049

EditionP.Oxy. 34, 2689 (J.R. Rea, 1968)
InventoryOxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms
LDAB5374
Trismegistos64155
PackM-P 2463.02
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS
ASW
Gigante
CPP0049
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2 - AD 3
Bibliography
Platesed. princ. pl. III
URLhttp://163.1.169.40/cgi-bin/library?e=q-000-00---0POxy--00-0-0--0prompt-10---4----ded--0-1l--1-en-50---20-about-2689--00031-001-1-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&c=POxy&cl=search&d=HASH0113f9a0977f6d2056a8c0ac
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base edition: ed.pr.

Greek text in Unicode

Fr.1
Col.1
01     pozwsamenai
02    skeyamenaieor
03    eueinanei
04     mh po
05     aleitai
06     omoiwqeis
07     rid sa
08    ut
09    h

Col.2
01     onta to sxhma
02     emimhsato
03     kaion
04    polem
05    d
06

Fr. 2
01     nhdoi
02     ugeneis
03    nomas
04     hsafro
05     hspafias
06     iroinoi
07     ontai
08     oti Pafou tou mhtropolitou
09     os arpasas
10     ths en KuprwiAfrodiths
11    agalmation ekomisen
12    eis thn oikian h
13     men hkousa kai idousa
14     epemi
15     nteauth
16     nka ro
17    nois stefanois exrhsa
18    dia ti Ermhs
          khrukeion
19     otipemfqeis pros tous
20     Titanas kai idwn duo
21     ofeis peplegmenous allhlois
22     kai triton dialu


Fr.1
Col.1
01       ]ποζωσαμεναι
02     ]σκεψαμεναιεορ
03           ]  ̣  ̣ευεινανει
                    ] vac.
04                 ]μη     πο
05                 ]αλειται
06                 ]ομοιωθεις
07                 ]  ̣ριδ  ̣ σα·1
08                 ]  ̣υτ  ̣[  ̣]  ̣[
09                 ]  ̣η  ̣[
    - - - - - - -             
   
Col.2
01     οντα τ[ὸ σχῆμα   ̣  ̣  ̣εμι‐?
02     μήσατ[ο
03     καιον[
04     πολεμ[
05             δ  ̣[
06       ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]  ̣[
    - - - - - - -             
   
Fr.2
    - - - - - - -             
01                             ]ν̣ηδοι
02                         ]  ̣υγενεις
03                             ]νομας
                                ] vac.
04                             ]  ̣ησαφρο
05                             ]ησπαφιας
06                             ] ιροϊνοι2
07                                 ]οντα̣ι
08     ὅτι Πάφου τοῦ μη]τροπολί‐
09     του   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]ο̣ς ἁρπά‐
10     σας τῆς ἐν Κύπρ]ω̣ι ᾿ Αφρο‐
11     δίτης ἀγαλμάτ]ιον ἐ̣κό‐
12     μισεν εἰς τὴν οἰ]κίαν· ἡ
13     μὲν ἥκουσα κα]ὶ̣ ἰδοῦσ̣α̣3
14                                 ]επεμι
15                                 ]ντεαυτη[
16                               ]  ̣ν̣κα[  ̣]ρο[
17     νοις στεφάνοις ]ἐχρησα[
                                ] vac.
18         διὰ τί ῾ Ερμῆς] κ̣ηρύκει‐
        ον                     ] vac.
19     ὅτι πεμφθεὶς πρ]ὸ̣ς τοὺς
20     Τιτᾶνας καὶ ἰδ]ὼ̣ν δύο
21     ὄφεις πεπλεγμέ]νους ἀλ‐
22     λήλοις καὶ τρίτ]ον διαλύ‐


07 n. 01   σα· P
06 n. 02   ιροϊνοι P
13 n. 03   ἰδοῦσ̣α̣ ed. pr. : ] ϊδου̣  ̣  ̣ P

Authoranon.
Quoted Author
Genrecatechism
Typemythology
Contentsseries of questions and answers, in the style of Plutarch's Quaestiones Graecae, of which two (on the Paphian Aphrodite, on Hermes and his caduceus) are exactly paralleled in P.Oxy. 34, 2688.
Proper namesfr. 2: Aphrodite; Paphos (R); Kypros [Cyprus] (R). Hermęs (R); Titanes (R).
Mythologicalfr. 2: Aphrodite; Paphos (R); Kypros [Cyprus] (R). Hermęs (R); Titanes (R).
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size8.2 x 10 (fr. 1)3.7 x 21.3 (fr. 2)
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backblank
State Preservationfr. 1: from the top of a roll, endings of 9 lines in col. 1 and beginnings of 6 lines in col. 2; upper margin (3.2 cm) not shown on plate;
fr. 2: endings of 22 lines belonging to the bottom of fr. 1, col. 1; lower margin (3.8 cm) not shown on plate; what looks like an upper margin is in fact a portion where the surface is wripped-off;
The column had at least 35 lines (counting the spaces between the questions).
Number of columns02
Column width06 - 06.5 (R)
Letters per line18 (R)
Lectional signshigh stop (1); trema (1).
Handmedium-sized to small, relatively formal, round, leaning very slightly backword, markedly bilinear, regular, of handsome appearance, decorated with roundels at the bottom of most uprights and occasionally with serifs, written with great care by a proficient scribe, well separating the letters and the lines.
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