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By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos

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This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, includes articles through 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions hide a variety of matters 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 developments in Apollonian reports.

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With regard to P. Oxy. 2700, Kingston (1968) 77 notes the strong similarity to PSI 1479: "I should say that 2700 and PSI 1479 are probably to be attributed to the same copyist (a definite statement to this effect is precluded by the small extent of PSI 1479) and may well have belonged to the same roll". According to U. Wartenberg (P. Oxy. vol. Ixiv, London 1997, 96), P. Oxy. 4419 and P. Oxy. 2698 "are probably written by the same scribe". 101-10 P. Oxy. 1179 (3rd cent. 119, 121, 125 marg. P. Oxy.

P. Oxy. 28); 2694 fr. 433, 440, 452). 38 Erbse (1963a) 25-7 and (1963b) 229 f. 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.

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. ), parchment codex P. Oxy. 874 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 690 (3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 691 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 2693 (lst/2nd cent.

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