By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos
This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only real full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, contains articles through 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions hide a variety of matters from the heritage of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary process and intertextual family to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to provide an overview of the scholarly dialogue in those parts and supply a survey of developments in Apollonian reports.
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350 f. P. Ryl. 518 (2nd cent. 727-34 Perg. Grace. Vindob. 29785 (6th cent. 754-61 Perg. Grace. Vindob. 29785 (6th cent. 917-53 P. Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. 929-36 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. 969-72 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. 1008-10 P. Oxy. 2702 (5th cent. ), 1099, 1103, P. Berol. 13413 (lst/2nd cent. ) 1127 sch. Gronewald (1991) 2 f. has identified the minimal fragment P. Ryl. 350 f. 1291-1302 P. Oxy. 2699 (3rd cent. ), with interlinear glosses? P. Argentorat. ), parchment codex P. Argentorat. 173 (8th/9th cent.
PaA,ev arr|v. Our men launched raids from their ships on the homes of the Thracians who live opposite and brought back here a great haul of booty together with young girls. However, the wrath of Kypris, a deadly goddess, was at work, for she cast mind-destroying folly upon them. ov ddcaToq eV^eae Xv)aoa,/o\)K 018' r\ 0e60ev ii a-UTtov dcppoauvriai", "and rustle back sheep here in droves, together with oxen and women besides, loot in abundance. And then an invincible madness descended on the people, I know not whether godsent or through their own folly" (transl.
When the third dawn appeared upon the night when they were feasting after their sacrifice to the Far-Darter, then a wind from Zeus blew on them, and Tiphys rose, summoning them to their benches. They heeded his call . " (transl. P. Green). U|ir|v" (scil. 524). Five lines at least were thus different. x>pcn)aa jcepvaGevecov jxevei dcvSpwv. Waves rose and on both sides the dark ocean seethed with foam as it churned over at the strength of these powerful men. opui>po\)acc T\)7tfjaiv epiaGevecov |ievei dvSpwv", "churned over at the blows of the powerful men".