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By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos

ISBN-10: 9004117520

ISBN-13: 9789004117525

This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, contains articles by way of 14 students from throughout Europe and the US. Their contributions hide quite a lot of concerns from the background of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of favor, literary strategy and intertextual kin to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to provide an summary of the scholarly dialogue in those components and supply a survey of traits in Apollonian reports.

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Thus we face again the issue of heroism. A few words about Medea. The main problem is the unity of her character: is her role as "sorceress", already established in the myth, at odds with her portrayal by Apollonius in book 3 as an innocent maiden? Further, is there a breach in Medea's character between books 3 and 4, programmatically brought to the fore in the last Medea episode, the bewitchment of Talos (as in Paduano [1970-71])? So, is it the case that we have "two Medeas" (Paduano [[1972])?

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". 519, 553 sch. 1187-97 P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. Oxy. 692 (2nd cent. ) 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. 465, 474); 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.

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