Record 0056

EditionP.Oxy. 20, 2263 (E. Lobel, 1952)
InventoryOxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms
LDAB501
Trismegistos59402
Pack0205
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS45
ASW
Gigante
CPP0056
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2 - AD 3
BibliographyR. Pfeiffer, Callimachus II, pap. 26 (= p. 107-112, ad fr. 26-31f); G. Massimilla, Callimaco, 1996, pap. 19 (= p. 101-105, ad fr. 28-38); FGrHist 305 F 8 bis = Agias et Dercylus T 1c + fr. 8A Fowler.
Platesed. princ. pl. XII.
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-2263--00031-001-1-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&c=POxy&cl=search&d=HASH1113cdaf631e558d12afbc
Greek textGreek text in Unicode

01    
02     eri wn
03     wn
04     thn
05     nd as
06    
07     iken
08     eidi
09     athn
10     rt
11     u
12     ol
13     ra
14     use
15    
16    
17    
18     katwikhsan polin onomazomenhn
19     Tripodiskon oqen
20     Argeioi kata ton kaloumenon
21     Arneion mhna tous paratuxontas
22     kunas anairousin
23     elabe de thn istorian o Kallimaxos
24     para Agia kai
25     Derkulou
26     tws men efh tas d eiqar emos palin
27     eireto qumos ths en Leukadiai
28     Artemidos to coanon
29     epi ths kefalhs queian exei
30     di aitian tauthn Hpeirwtai
31     t n h h
32     katatrexontes thn Leukada
33     esulwn elqontes de kai
34     eis to ths Artemidos ieron euron
35     thn qeon estemmenhn
36     xruswi stefanwi touton epixleuasantes
37     afeilon kai
38     thn queian en hi skorda triyantes
39     efagon thi qewi epeqhkan
40     epi n d oi Leukadioi
41     q hmeran eteron
42     kateskeuasan stefanon kai
43     anti ths queias eqhkan apopesonta
44     d auton proshlwsan
45     twi coanwi palin de meq
46     hmeras treis epitiqemenou
47     kai meinantos hs
48     rhsaia
49     lwshe
50     gn usa
51     qugatros
52     on ka
53     emwn
54     o dau
55     xa pu
56     di nou
57     tostomi
58     efh mh
59     peisasp
60     nhsene
61     qusia
62     ge
63     oul
64     q ka
65     qw ut
66     rousif
67     as peri
68     turann
69     epemy
70     anad a
71     hma
72     panto
73     paran
74     nida
75     ein tois
76     oi qeoi
77     twn qa
78    
79    
80     e epifw
81     o parh
82     eri thn ta


Fr.1
   
Col.1
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01               ]  ̣
02     ]ερι̣[  ̣]ων1
03         ]  ̣ω̣ν2
04       ]  ̣την3
05     ]νδ[  ̣]ας
06       ]
07     ]  ̣ικεν
08       ]  ̣ειδι
09       ]ατην
10         ]ρτ  ̣
11         ]  ̣υ
12                 ]ο̣λ
13       ]  ̣ρα
14         ]υ̣σ̣ε̣
15                 ]
16                 ]
17                 ]
    - - - - - - -             
   
Col.2
18             κ]α̣τ̣ώικησαν πόλιν ὀνο‐
19         μαζομένην]4 Τ̣ρ̣ι̣π̣οδίσκον. ὅθε[ν
20         Ἀργεῖοι κ]ατὰ [τ]ὸ̣ν καλούμε‐
21         νον Ἀρν]ε̣ῖο̣ν̣ [μ]ῆνα τοὺς πα‐
22         ρατ]υ̣[χόν]τας5 κ̣[ύ]νας ἀναιροῦ‐
23         σιν. ἔ]λαβ̣[ε] δὲ τὴ[ν] ἱστορίαν ὁ Κα[λ‐
24         λί]μ̣αχ[ο]ς̣ παρὰ Ἀ̣γί̣α καὶ Δερ‐
25         κ]ύ̣λ̣[ο]υ.
26     τὼ]ς μὲν ἔφη· τὰς δ' εἶθαρ ἐμὸς πά‐
27         λιν εἴρ̣ε̣το θυμός     τῆς ἐν Λευ‐
28         καδίαι Ἀρτέμιδος τὸ ξόανον
29         ἐ]πὶ τῆς κεφαλῆς θυείαν6 ἔ‐
30         χ̣ει δι' αἰτίαν ταύτην· Ἠπει‐
31         ρῶται τ[  ̣]ν̣7  ̣[  ̣]  ̣η  ̣[  ̣]  ̣  ̣η[  ̣]  ̣  ̣  ̣
32         κατατρέχ[ο]ντες τὴν Λευκά‐
33         δ̣α ἐσύλων. ἐλθόντες δὲ καὶ
34         εἰς τὸ τῆς Ἀρτέμιδος ἱερὸν8 εὗ‐
35         ρον τὴν θεὸν ἐστεμμένην
36         χρυσῶι στεφάνωι· τοῦτον ἐπι‐
37         χλευάσαντες ἀφεῖλον καὶ>
38         τὴν θυείαν9, ἐν ἧι σκόρδα τρί‐10
39         ψαντες ἔφαγον, τῆι θεῶι ἐπέ‐
40         θ̣ηκαν. ἐ̣πι  ̣ν  ̣[  ̣]  ̣  ̣  ̣ δ̣' ο̣ἱ̣ Λ̣ευ‐
41         κ̣άδι[οι]   ̣  ̣ θ' ἡμ[έ]ρα[ν ἕ]τ̣ερον11
42         κατεσκεύασαν στέφανον καὶ
43         ἀντὶ τῆς θυεία[ς]12 ἔθηκαν, ἀ̣πο‐
44         πεσόντα δ' αὐτὸν προσήλω‐
45         σαν τῶι ξοάνωι. πάλιν δὲ με̣‐
46         θ' ἡμέ[ρας] τρεῖς ἐπιτιθεμέ‐
47         νου κα̣[ὶ]   ̣  ̣ με[ί]να[ν]το[ς   ̣]  ̣ησ
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Col.3
   
48     ρησαια[
49     λωσ̣ηε  ̣[
50     γν[  ̣]υσα̣[       θυ‐
51     γατρο̣ς̣[
52       ̣]ον κα  ̣[
53       ̣  ̣]εμων[
54       ̣[  ̣]ο̣[  ̣]δαυ[
55     χα[  ̣]πυ  ̣[
56     δι  ̣νου  ̣[
57     τοστομι  ̣[
58     εφη μη  ̣[
59     πεισασπ  ̣[
60     ν̣ησενε  ̣[
61     θυσ̣ια  ̣[
62     γε[
63     ο̣υλ  ̣[
64     θ  ̣[  ̣]κ̣α[
65     θω[  ̣]υτ̣[
66     ρουσιφ  ̣[
67     ας περι  ̣[
68     τυρανν̣[
69     επεμψ̣[
70     α̣ν̣α̣δ  ̣α  ̣[
71       ̣]η̣μ̣α̣  ̣[
72     παντο  ̣[
73     παρ̣α̣ν̣[
74     νιδα  ̣[
75     ειν τοισ  ̣[
76     οι θεοι[
77     των θα  ̣[
78         ]  ̣[
    - - - - - - -             
   
Fr.2
    - - - - - - -             
79               ]  ̣  ̣  ̣[
                    ̆
80     ]  ̣ε ἐπιφω  ̣[
                  ̆      . /
81     ]ο̣ παρη  ̣  ̣[
                     o
82           ]ερι τὴν τα[13
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02 n. 01   ]ερι̣[  ̣]ων add VRS : ]ερι̣[  ̣]ω̅ P
03 n. 02   ]  ̣ω̣ν VRS : ]ω̣ν ed. pr.
04 n. 03   ]  ̣την VRS : ]την ed. pr.
19 n. 04   μαζομένην] suppl Fowler : μα‐        ] suppl ed. pr.
22 n. 05   ρατ]υ̣[χόν]τας suppl Fowler : ρ  ̣  ̣]  ̣[  ̣  ̣  ̣ν]τας ed. pr.
29 n. 06   θυείαν corr VRS : θυϊαν P
31 n. 07   τ[  ̣]ν̣ VRS : τιν ed. pr.
34 n. 08   ἱερὸν VRS : ϊερον P
38 n. 09   θυείαν corr VRS : θυϊαν P
38 n. 10   τρί‐ corr VRS : τρει P
41 n. 11   ἡμ[έ]ρα[ν ἕ]τ̣ερον suppl VRS : ἡμ[έ]ρα[  ̣ ἑ]τ̣ερον suppl ed. pr.
43 n. 12   θυεία[ς] corr et suppl VRS : θυϊα[ P
82 n. 13    ]ερι τὴν τα[ suppl VRS : ]εριτ‘τα[ P
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Authoranon.
Quoted Author[Callimachus, Aetia 1];Callimachus;Agias and Dercylus.
Genrediegesis
Typemythology
Contentsfour diegeseis of Callimachus' Aetia, book 1:
(1) unidentified subject (col. 1, 14-19);
(2) Linus and Coroebus (col. 1, 20 - col. 2, 8);
(3) Diana Leucadia (col. 2, 9-30);
(4) unidentified subject (col. 3)
Similarities in form and wording to P.Mil.Vogl. 01, 18 and to PSI 11, 1219.
Proper namescol. 2: Linos (S); Koroibos (S); Tripodiskos; Argeioi [Argians] (R); Kallimachos; Agias; Derkylos; Leukadia; Artemis (2); Leukadioi (Leucadians).
Mythologicalcol. 2: Linos (S); Koroibos (S); Tripodiskos; Argeioi [Argians] (R); Leukadia; Artemis (2); Leukadioi (Leucadians).
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size13.2 x 18 (fr. 1)2 x 1.8 (fr. 2)
Scriptacross the fibres
Front / Backone line from a register, AD 2
State Preservationfr. 1: col. 1 = endings of 14 lines; col. 2 = 30 almost complete lines from top of col.; col. 3 = beginnings of 30 lines.
fr. 2: tiny scrap of papyrus with a few letters from 4 lines.
The text is written upside down in relation to the document on the recto.
Number of columns03
Column width06.5
Letters per line21-22
Lectional signstrema (several); one line-filler; lemma in col. 2 in ekthesis; various lectional signs (of uncertain meaning) added by second hand to text of fr. 2; iota adscript capriciously written.
Handsmall, informal, angular, of the "severe" style, leaning forward, not strictly bilinear, but regular and keeping the lines straight, written with care by a practised scribe, separating all letters, without decorations.
Last update2003/11/04 Marc Huys, Valerie Van Elst
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