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Keeping the family close: A fresh look at P.Oxy. 2459 (Euripides, Oedipus)

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P.Oxy. XXVII 2459, held at the British Library, comes from a papyrus roll of Euripides’ Oedipus assigned to the fourth century AD.1 It was fi rst published by E. G. Turner as fi ve separate fragments (now E. frr. 540– 540b Kannicht). The attribution was based upon the fi rst of the fi ve, which overlapped with a known quotation (vv. 1–2) and with an adespoton (vv. 7–9).2 Scholars who have studied the papyrus since its fi rst publication – my earlier self included – have tended to do so more w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Dr. Rudolf Habelt
Journal:
Zeitschrift fuer Papyrologie und Epigraphik More from this journal
Volume:
221
Pages:
8-15
Publication date:
2022-03-21
Acceptance date:
2021-11-01
ISSN:
0084-5388
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1233197
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pubs:1233197
Deposit date:
2022-01-21

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