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 by way of 14 students from throughout Europe and the United States. Their contributions disguise a variety of concerns from the background of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary strategy and intertextual relatives 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 tendencies in Apollonian experiences.
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Argues convincingly against Frankel's interventions. 39 Haslam (1978) 67 n. 322 f. 102 f. (P. Oxy. 739 f. (P. Oxy. 1054 f. (P. Oxy. 1265 f. (P. Mil. 121). 40 In Haslam (1978) 66 n. 46. 41 Haslam (1978) 65: "There is certainly no justification for an old habit which is coming back into vogue, that of projecting even single-word alternatives back on to Apollonius himself. 42 P. Oxy. 202-43 with more than a dozen variants. In two places the papyrus is alone in offering a better text than the rest of the tradition (219, 235); and there is a good possibility that in two further places (239, 242) its text is better than that given by the rest of the tradition.
32 Erbse (1966) 160 against Frankel (1961) V f. and (1964) 7-11. 33 Two further papyri (P. Oxy. 543; in either case it is hard to say whether it is the text of the 7ipoeK5cxn<; or that of the vulgata which is offered by the papyri. THE TEXTUAL TRADITION OF THE ARGOMUTICA 35 The variant ocvTexaycbv in P. Oxy. 2697 col. 119, already suggested by Sanctamandus,36 may be added here. 470 Spitzner [P. Oxy. 935 Lloyd-Jones [P. Oxy. 2694])—doubts which Vian rejects. Certainly wrong is P. Colon, inv. 325 has been interpolated.
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A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) by Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos