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, includes articles by means of 14 students from throughout Europe and the United States. Their contributions conceal quite a lot of matters from the historical past of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of favor, literary procedure and intertextual kin to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to provide an overview of the scholarly dialogue in those components and supply a survey of tendencies in Apollonian stories.
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13), and the boxing match between Amykos and Polydeukes (Id. 22). The parallels, which in many respects represent two different versions of the stories, have understandably led to the question which of the two contemporary poets creatively used or "corrected" the other. A table of the conceivable possibilities may be drawn up, with individual works assigned to the various combinations, in some such manner: chronological priority of Theocritus in the Hylas and Amykos stories: Kohnken (1965; cf. also his article in the present volume); chronological priority of Apollonius in the Hylas and Amykos stories: Fuchs (1969); chronological priority of Apollonius in the Hylas story (no pronouncement on Amykos): Webster (1963), Serrao (1965), Pulbrook (1983), Palombi (1985), Effe (1992); chronological priority of Theocritus in the Hylas story (no pronouncement on Amykos): Trankle (1963), Bernsdorn°(1994); chronological priority of Apollonius in the Amykos story (no pronouncement on Hylas): Hagopian (1955); chronological priority of Theocritus in the Amykos story (no pronouncement on Hylas): Lenk (1984), etc.
Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ) Oxy. 2691 (1st cent. ) Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ), with marginalia Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ), with marginalia Oxy. 2694 verso (2nd cent. ) Berol. 17011 (4th/5th cent. ) Columb. inv. 437 (3rd cent. ) Columb. inv. 437 (3rd cent. ) Oxy. 2691 (1st cent. ) Oxy. 2701 (3rd cent. ) Oxy. 2701 (3rd cent. ). Bibliography on the papyri in Vian (1974a) LXXXVIII-XC, to be supplemented by the "Nachtrag" of Henrichs to P. Mil. 6 + P. Colon, inv. , and in Vian (1980) IX-XI with reference to Haslam (1978); list of Argonautica papyri in Del Corno (1973) 543 and 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.
A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) by Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos