Record 0069

EditionP.Oxy. 01, 124 (B.P. Grenfell - A.S. Hunt, 1898)
InventoryWinchester, Winchester College Libr., inv. 218
LDAB5149
Trismegistos63934
Pack2649
Van Haelst
Cribiore284
VRS
ASW
Gigante
CPP0069
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 3
Bibliography
PlatesCribiore pl. XXXIII.
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Greek text

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01     Adrastos o tou Argous basileus
02     ghmas ek twn omoiwn esxen
03     qugateras duo Dhipulhn kai
04     Aigialian aitines ouk amorfoi
05     tunxanousai peri ton gamon
06     edustuxoun mhdenos autas mnwmeknou
07     pemyas toigaroun o Adrastos
08     eis Delfous epunqaneto thn aitian


01     ῎ Αδραστος ὁ τοῦ ῎ Αργους βασιλεὺς
02     γήμας ἐκ τῶν ὁμοίων ἔσχεν
03     θυγατέρας δύο, Δηιπύλην καὶ
04     Αἰγ[ι]αλίαν, αἵτινες οὐκ ἄμορ‐
05     φοι τυνχάνουσ‹α›ι περὶ [τ]ὸν [γ]άμο[ν
06     ἐδυστύχουν, μηδενὸς αὐτὰς μνω‐
07     μέ[[κ̣]]νου. πέμψας τοιγαροῦν ὁ ῎ Αδραστος
08     εἰς [Δε]λφοὺς ἐπυνθάνετο τὴν αἰτίαν.


Authoranon.
Quoted Author
Genrenarrative
Typeschool text, mythology
Contentsshort narration about Adrastos and his daughters (continuing in another column ?).
Proper namesAdrastos (2);Argos;Dipyl;Aigialia [Aigialeia];Delphoi [Delphi].
MythologicalAdrastos (2);Argos;Dipyl;Aigialia [Aigialeia];Delphoi [Delphi].
Materialpapyrus
Bookformsheet (?)
Size13.7 x 8
Scriptacross the fibres
Front / Backaccount, AD 2-3
State Preservation8 lines of irregular length from a column at full height and width; worm-eaten and at places darkened to the point of illegibility.The text is written upside down in relation to the document on the recto.
Number of columns01
Column width10.5 - 13
Letters per line21-30
Lectional signsone correction (by same hand).
Handfair-sized to large, informal, mixed round, tall, upright and generally bilinear, but shaky and irregular, not keeping the lines straight, written by a slow and unpractised hand of the "alphabetic" type, with serifs at the bottom of many uprights.
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