Record 0059

EditionP.Hib. 02, 186 (E.G. Turner, 1955)
InventoryLondon, British Library 2959
LDAB6990
Trismegistos65736
Pack2449 = M-P 0343.02
Van Haelst
Cribiore
VRS
ASW
Gigante
CPP0059
ProvenanceEgypt, Hibeh
Date3 BC
BibliographyJ.S. Rusten, Dionysius Scytobrachion, Opladen, 1982, p. 19-29; mentioned in relation to its verso (with partial edition) by VRS p. 121 + n. 7.
PlatesRusten, pl. I.
URL
Greek text

base edition: J.S. Rusten, Dionysius Scytobrachion, Opladen, 1982, p. 19-29
other edition: ed. princ.

Greek text in Unicode

Fr.A
Col.1
01     wn
02     at
03     Iasonos tas decias
04     amfoterois kai epa
05     anti autois
06     santi tas timwrias
07     nd
Col.2
01
02
03
04     efasan
05     an uper
06     os ton t
07     f onimou n pa
08     use deinous
09     n enious ws
10     dumenous w
11     to temenos
12

Fr.B
Col.3
01
02     euqews
03     koptein tas
04     an mega bar
05     rous
06     i
Col.4
01     kragousan
02     alla apok o men
03     Hraklhs prwtos eispeswn
04     tous tas pulas anoicantas
05     taxu kataballei o de Iaswn allous
06     tinas tou qorubou akousantas
07     kai ek ths ghs anistamenous
08     apekteinen oi te alloi Tauroi
09     meta pollou ponou kai agwnias
10     sa twn ape
Col.5
01     i
02     qai fasi
03     isasin ws d
04     algea au
05     sa h Mhdeia
06     edeiknu
07     la zmurnhi
08     an



Fr.A
Col.1
    - - - - - - -             
01     [   ?   ]ω̣ν̣[  ̣  ̣]  ̣
02     [   ?   ]  ̣ατ[  ̣  ̣]  ̣
03     [   ?   ] Ἰ̣άσο̣νο̣ς τὰς δεξιὰς
04     [   ?   ]  ̣ ἀμφοτέροις καὶ ἐπα‐
05     [   ?   ]  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣αντι̣ αὐ̣τ[ο]ῖς
06     [   ?   ]σ̣α̣ν̣τι τὰς τιμωρίας
07     [   ?   ]νδ[
Col.2
    - - - - - - -             
01     [   ?   ]  ̣[
02     [   ?   ]  ̣[
03     [   ?   ]  ̣[
04       ̣  ̣  ̣ ἔφασα̣[ν
05     αν ὑπ̣ε̣ρ̣  ̣[
06     ος̣ τ̣ο̣ν τ  ̣[
07     φ̣[  ̣]  ̣ονιμο̣υ̣ ν̣[  ̣]  ̣πα̣
08       ̣  ̣  ̣υσε δεινο̣ὺ̣ς̣[
09       ̣ν ἐνίους ὡς [
10     δυμένους ω̣[
11     τὸ τέμεν[ος
12     [  ̣  ̣  ̣]  ̣[
Fr.B
Col.3
    - - - - - - -             
01     [   ?   ]  ̣[
02     [   ?   ] [[  ̣  ̣  ̣ι]] εὐθέως
03     [   ?   κ]ό̣πτειν τὰς
04     [   ?   ]α̣ν μέγα βαρ[ 1-2      
05     [   ?   ]ρ̣ο̣υ̣ς̣
06     [   ?   ]  ̣  ̣ι
    - - - - - - -             
Col.4
    - - - - - - -             
01     κραγοῦσαν   ̣[
02     ἀλλὰ ἀποκ[   ?   ὁ μὲν]
    _____
03     Ἡρακλῆς π[ρῶτος εἰσπεσὼν   ?   ]
04     τοὺς τὰς π̣[ύλας ἀνοίξαντας   ?   ]
05     ταχὺ καταβά[λ]λει· ὁ δὲ Ἰάσω̣[ν ἄ]λ̣λου̣ς
06     τ̣[ι]νὰς [τ]ο̣ῦ θορύβου ἀκούσ̣[α]ντας [
07     [καὶ ἐκ τ]ῆ̣ς̣ γ̣ῆς ἀνισταμένους
08     [ἀ]π̣έκτ̣ε̣ι̣ν̣[ε]ν· οἵ τε ἄλλοι Ταῦροι
09     [μ]ε̣τὰ̣ π[ο]λλ̣[οῦ πόνο]υ κα̣ὶ ἀγωνίας
10     [  ̣  ̣]  ̣  ̣σα  ̣  ̣[       9-10       ]των ἀπε‐
Col.5
    - - - - - - -             
01     [  ̣]  ̣ι̣[
02     θαι φασ̣ι̣[
03     ἴσασιν ὡς δ[
04     ἄλγεα αὐ[
    _____
05     σα ἡ Μή[δεια ?
06     ἐδ̣ε̣ικνυ[
07     λα ζμ[ύρνηι ?
08     αν̣[

AuthorDionysius Scytobrachion
Quoted Author
Genrenarrative
Typemythology
Contentsextracts from Dionysius Scytobrachion's Argonauts, narrating the battle of Hercules and Jason against the Taurian guards during the Argonauts' attack of the sanctuary of Ares in Colchis, as known from the summary in Diodorus Sic. (4.45-46.1 = FGrHist 32 F 14 = F 20 + 22 Rusten) and from the scholia to Apollonius Rhodius (3.200, 3.240 = FGrHist 32 F 1 = F 21 Rusten).
Proper namescol. 1 (fr. A, col. 1): Iasn;
col. 4 (fr. B, col. 2): Hrakls; Iasn; Tauroi [Taurians];
col. 5 (fr. B, col. 3): Mdeia (?).
Mythologicalcol. 1 (fr. A, col. 1): Iasn;
col. 4 (fr. B, col. 2): Hrakls; Iasn; Tauroi [Taurians];
col. 5 (fr. B, col. 3): Mdeia (?).
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size12 x 7.5 (fr. A)18.5 x 7.5 (fr. B)
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backtext on first inventors, 3 BC (partially edited, cf. bibliography).
State Preservationcartonnage; two fragments from the lower part of a roll:
fr. A = remains of two columns: endings of 8 lines in col. 1, beginnings of 8 lines in col. 2 with traces of four other lines;
fr. B = remains of three columns: endings of 4 lines in col. 1 with traces of two more lines; 10 much damaged lines in col. 2; beginnings of 8 lines in col. 3.
Number of columns03
Column width09.5 - 10
Letters per line23-28 (col. 4)
Lectional signsparagraphos (2); two corrections.
Handsmall, informal, round, upright, "hanging", somewhat irregular, rapidly and proficiently written, using some cursive elements, with serifs on certain letters; the line spacing is uneven and the letters vary in size and are occasionally bunched together at the end of a line.
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