By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos
This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, contains articles by means of 14 students from throughout Europe and the USA. Their contributions hide quite a lot of concerns from the heritage 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 offer an summary of the scholarly dialogue in those components and supply a survey of developments in Apollonian stories.
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P. Oxy. 691 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 2693 (lst/2nd cent. ), with interlinear glosses and marginal scholia P. Oxy. 2693 (lst/2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 1243 (2nd cent. ) P. Berol. 17020 (7th/8th cent. ) P. Berol. 17020 (7th/8th cent. ) P. Mil. 121 (4th cent. 1398-1406 39 P. Berol. 13248 (5th cent. ) P. Berol. 13248 (5th cent. ) Referring to P. Oxy. 2694, Kingston (1968) 50 notes that there are still unedited parts from Argonautica book 4 in the collection: "A study of them will appear in a later volume".
4420 (2nd cent. ) P. Amherst 16 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 2698 (2nd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 4421 (5th cent. ), parchment codex with interlinear glosses and marginalia P. Oxy. 4421 (5th cent. ), parchment codex P. Oxy. 2698 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4414 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4422 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4414 (2nd/3rd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 2696 (2nd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 4422 (2nd/3rd cent. 1102 f.? 1261-74 GERSON SCHADE - PAOLO ELEUTERI P.
Here too there is a new starting point for fruitful interdisciplinary study. Apollonius 2000 and Beyond: Prospects The survey of scholarship on the Argonautica in the last 40-45 years has shown that in most areas—with the exception of the last one— we are at a stage where further efforts at the present rate seem to be either superfluous or not very promising. Either magisterial studies have made such substantial advances that the eTttyovoi can only hope for mere crumbs, or the problems are so complicated (if not unsolvable) that scholarship goes round and round in fruitless debate.