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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 via 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions disguise a variety of matters from the heritage of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary procedure and intertextual kinfolk to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to provide an summary of the scholarly dialogue in those parts and supply a survey of traits in Apollonian reviews.

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GLEI The fact that the old dissertation by Teufel (1939) on Branch und Ritus in Apollonius has not been superseded to date is symptomatic of this situation: it is the only comprehensive study of the ethnological material in the Argonautica (magic, expiation rites, cults, omens, "folklore") and needs urgent replacement. The commentaries, and especially Frankel's Noten (1968), contain rich relevant material and show Apollonius' tendency to rationalize the supernatural as much as possible: Medea's magical abilities are often presented in terms of advanced knowledge in pharmacology rather than sorcery (as the traditional view goes, which still survives: see Belloni [1981]).

Even if these conclusions seem to be obvious, they still cannot be proved; at any rate they are preferable to mere guesswork. What light, then, do the Apollonius papyri cast on the history of the text? Are they of any help in clarifying the status of the TtpoeicSoaic;? 538-47 was some verses of the 7ipoeK8ooiQ which found their way into the text; cf. Haslam (1978) 63 f. 13 f. 9 f. 31 Herter (1956) 231. 32 Erbse (1966) 160 against Frankel (1961) V f. and (1964) 7-11. 33 Two further papyri (P. Oxy.

Parchment codex P. Oxy. 874 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 690 (3rd cent. ) 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".

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