Record 0052

EditionP.Oxy. 27, 2463 (J.R. Rea, 1962)
InventoryLondon, British Library 3046
LDAB530
Trismegistos59431
Pack2861 (+ suppl.)
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CPP0052
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2 - AD 3
BibliographyH. Lloyd-Jones, Gnomon 35 (1963), p. 449-450; H.J. Mette, Lustrum 21 (1978), p. 25 + 27; E. Livrea, CQ N.S. 39 (1989), p. 141-147 (= Pap. Flor. 21 (1991), p. 197-205); SH 715; P.A. Rosenmeyer, CQ N.S. 43 (1993), p. 206, n. 1 [for general bibliography on Victoria Berenices]; C.D. De Luca, "A proposito della testimonianze di Aristofane di Beozia in POxy. 2463 v.", in: Rudiae. Ricerche sul mondo classico 7 (1995), p. 191-196; Aristophanes Boeotius fr. 1A Fowler.
Platesed. princ. pl. X; De Luca, pl. I.
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01     e
02     epe pe
03     paka upo
04     Amfitruwnos an
05     kataloghn eautais
06     kteinai Rianos d en thi
07     ths Hrakleias Poimandron
08     fhsi ghmai Stratonikhn
09     thn Euwnumou
10     kai uious men g gennhsai
11     A xippon kai Efippon kai
12     Leukippon qugateras de b
13     Rhcipulhn kai Arxeptolemhn
14     Aristofanhs d en
15     thi a twn Boiwtikwn
16     upo tou patros Poimandrou
17     teleuthsai fhsin
18     ton Efippon ton
19     uperalomenon kaqaper
20     h pollh doca kai
21     Tocea fhsin upo tou patros
22     Oinews epi tois autois
23     teleuthsai G
24     outws ton gar Poimandron
25     fhsin ws thn tafron
26     thi polei perieballeto
27     paida autou ton Efippon
28     faskein raidiws uperaleisqai
29     thn tafron ou
30     faskontos de tou Poimandrou
31     ton men Efippon
32     diaphdan, ton de


01       ̣ε[
02     επε  ̣[                       ]  ̣  ̣πε̣[
03     πακα[                 ]  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣[ὑ‐
04     πὸ Ἀμφι[τρ]ύωνος α̣ν[
05     καταλόγην ἑαυταῖς[
06     κτεῖναι· ῾Ριανὸς δ’ ἐν[ τῆι
07       ̣̅ τῆς Ἡρακλείας Ποί[μαν‐
08     δρόν φησι γῆμαι Στρ̣[ατο‐
09     νίκην τὴν Εὐωνύ̣[μου
10     καὶ υἱοὺς μὲν γ̅ γεν[νῆσαι
11     ῎Α  ̣χιππον καὶ ῎Εφιππ[ον καὶ
12     Λεύκιππον, θυγατέ[ρας δὲ β̅
13     ῾Ρ̣η̣ξιπύλην καὶ Ἀρχ[επτο‐
14     λέμην. Ἀριστοφάνης [δ’ ἐν
15     τῆι α̅1 τῶν Βοιω[τι‐
16     κῶν ὑπὸ τοῦ πατρὸ[ς Ποι‐
17     μάνδρου τελευτῆσα[ί φη‐
18     σιν2 τὸν ῎Εφιππον τ[ὸν3
19     ὑπερ[αλ]όμενον κ[αθά‐
20     περ ἡ πολλὴ δόξα· κ[αὶ
21     Τοξέα φησὶν ὑπὸ το[ῦ πα‐
22     τρὸς Οἰνέως ἐπὶ τοῖς [αὐ‐
23     τοῖς τελευτῆσαι· Γ  ̣[
24     οὕτως· τὸν γὰρ Πο[ίμαν‐
25     δρόν φησι ὡς τὴ[ν τάφρον
26     τῆι πόλει περιεβά[λλετο4
27     παῖδα αὐτοῦ τὸν ῎Εφ[ιππον
28     φάσκειν ῥαιδίως ὑ̣[περ‐
29     αλεῖσθαι τὴν τάφ[ρον· οὐ5
30     φάσκοντος δὲ τοῦ Ποιμάν‐
31     δρου τὸν μὲν ῎Εφιππον
32     διαπηδᾶν, τὸν δὲ[


15 n. 01   α̅ del Fowler : α̅ πρώτηι P
18 n. 02   σιν Fowler : σι Lloyd-Jones
18 n. 03   τ[ὸν suppl Fowler : τ[ὴν τάφρον suppl Lloyd-Jones
26 n. 04   περιεβά[λλετο suppl Fowler : περιεβά[λετο suppl Lloyd-Jones
29 n. 05   οὐ suppl Fowler : ἀπο‐ suppl ed. pr.

AuthorTheon (grammaticus) (?)
Quoted Author[Callimachus, Aetia 3 (?)];Rhianus;Aristophanes Boeotus.
Genrelearned discussion (commentary ?)
Typemythology
Contentslearned discussion on the legend of Poimandrus, clearly different from the treatment in Plutarch, Quaest. Gr. 37. According to Livrea, it is part of a commentary on Callimachus' Victoria Berenices (Suppl. Hell. 256-257), probably by Theon.
Proper namesAmphitryôn; Rhianos; Poimandros (4); Stratonikę; Euônymos; Anchippos; Ephippos (4); Leukippos; Rhęxipylę; Archeptolemę (R); Aristophanęs; Toxeus;
MythologicalAmphitryôn; Poimandros (4); Stratonikę; Euônymos; Anchippos; Ephippos (4); Leukippos; Rhęxipylę; Archeptolemę (R); Toxeus; Oineus.
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size8 x 22
Scriptacross the fibres
Front / Backtax-register, AD 2
State Preservation32 lines from a column broken off at the top and at the right, with a bottom margin of 4.5 cm; a few letters from a previous column can be seen at ca. 2 cm to the left.
Number of columns02
Column width06.5 - 07
Letters per line19
Lectional signsblank spaces to mark punctuation; small horizontals above numerals; iota adscript capriciously written.
Handsmall, informal, mixed round, somewhat flattened, leaning slightly forward, generally bilinear, regular, of handsome appearance, carefully executed by a proficient scribe, well separating the letters, without decorations.
Last update2003/11/04 Marc Huys, Valerie Van Elst
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