Record 0074

EditionP.Oxy. 24, 2390 (E. Lobel, 1957)
InventoryOxford, Sackler Library, Papyrology Rooms
LDAB184
Trismegistos59089
Pack0082 (+ suppl.)
Van Haelst—
Cribiore—
VRS—
ASW—
Gigante—
CPP0074
ProvenanceEgypt, Oxyrhynchus
DateAD 2
BibliographyC. Calame, Alcman, p. 100-107, 109-110; W.S. Barrett, Gnomon 33 (1961), p. 688-689; M.L. West, CQ N.S. 13 (1963), p. 153-156; F.D. Hardey, JHS 87 (1967), p. 62-73; J.-P. Vernant, in: Hommage ā Marie Delcourt, 1970, p. 38-69; J.L. Penwill, Apeiron 8.2 (1974), p. 13-39; G. Ricciardelli Apicella, QUCC 32 (1979), p. 7-27; A.-J. Voelkle, in: Mél. Fernand Brunner, 1981, p. 13-24; P.A.T. Da Silva Pereira, Pa. Oxy. 2390: The Cosmogony, Lisboa , 1984 (with extensive bibliography); idem, Euphrosyne N.S. 12 (1983-1984), p. 9-29; G.W. Most, CQ N.S. 37 (1987), 1-19; M.L. West, ZPE 91 (1992), p. 1-7; D.A. Campbell, Greek Lyric, II, p. 388-395; Alcman PMGF I, 5 (p. 49-53); CPF III, no. 1 (with extensive bibliography).
Platesed. princ. pl. VII, VIII, IX; CPF IV.2, pl. 186.
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-2390--00031-001-1-0utfZz-8-00&a=d&c=POxy&cl=search&d=HASH19460c234bca52e2c86b95
Greek textGreek text in Unicode
Authoranon.
Quoted Author[Alcman];Alcman;Mimnermus.
Genrecommentary (selected lemmata)
Typemythology
Contentscommentary on Alcman, of quite detailed scope, but very fragmentary, containing some scholia of mythographic interest:
fr. 1: on the Dioscuri and the Leucippides (?);
fr. 2, col. 2, 28-29?: on the genealogy of the Muses;
fr. 2, col. 3, 9-20: on Poros and Thetis (cosmogony);
fr. 49, col. 1: on the Titan Perses (?).
Proper namesfr. 1:Polydeukęs;Kastôr (?, R);Phoibaia ?);
fr. 2, col. 2:Aphroditę;Theôn;Tyranniôn;Kalaisos (Q + 1);Leôtychidas (2);Lakedaimonioi [Spartans] (R + 1);Timasimbrota (2);Polydôros (Q + R);Alkman;Gę;Mousai [Muses];Mimnermos;
fr. 2, col. 3:Alkman;Poros (2);Thetis (2);
fr. 34:Alkman;
fr. 49, col. 1:Krios (?);Persęs (?);Obriareôs (?);
fr. 50:Acherousios (?).
Mythologicalfr. 1:Polydeukęs;Kastôr (?, R);Phoibaia ?);
fr. 2, col. 2, 28-29:Gę;Mousai [Muses];
fr. 2, col. 3, 9-20:Poros (2);Thetis (2);
fr. 49, col. 1:Krios (?);Persęs (?);Obriareôs (?).
Materialpapyrus
Bookformroll
Size19 x 16.5 (fr. 2)
Scriptalong the fibres
Front / Backblank
State Preservationnumerous much damaged fragments, some of which belong together, numbered 1-50 in ed. princ., mostly small except fr. 1, 2, 49 and 50;
fr. 1: 5 fragments, probably belonging to two consecutive columns;
fr. 2: substantial remains of 4 columns; col. 1: endings of 8 lines; col. 2: 29 lines at full width, but much damaged at top and in the left bottom half; col. 3: 29 lines, almost all at full width except in upper part; col. 4: a few letters from the beginnings of lines;
fr. 49: remains of 2 columns; col. 1: endings of 12 lines; col. 2: beginnings of 14 lines.numerous much damaged fragments, some of which belong together, numbered 1-50 in ed. princ., mostly small except fr. 1, 2, 49 and 50;
fr. 1: 5 fragments, probably belonging to two consecutive columns;
fr. 2: substantial remains of 4 columns; col. 1: endings of 8 lines; col. 2: 29 lines at full width, but much damaged at top and in the left bottom half; col. 3: 29 lines, almost all at full width except in upper part; col. 4: a few letters from the beginnings of lines;
fr. 49: remains of 2 columns; col. 1: endings of 12 lines; col. 2: beginnings of 14 lines.
Number of columns04 (fr. 2)
Column width06.5 - 07 (fr. 2)
Letters per line30-35 (fr. 2)
Lectional signsblank space (after lemma) and paragraphos (generally forked) to separate the scholia; coronis to indicate a new poem; trema (several); one ancora (?) in the margin of fr. 50, probably denoting an addition in the lower margin; consistent use of iota adscript.
Handsmall, informal, round, upright, generally bilinear, irregular in some fr., fairly regular in others, rapidly written without much care by a competent scribe, using with many cursive forms and mostly linking the letters.
Last update2003/11/04 Marc Huys, Valerie Van Elst
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