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Wednesday, December 19, 2007

REVIEW Mario Capasso (ed.), Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia. Rivista internazionale. 2, 200

Mario Capasso (ed.), Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia. Rivista internazionale. 2, 2005. Pisa/Roma: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali, 2005. Pp. 134. ISBN ISSN 1724-6156. Annual subscription for institutions with online access: Italy: €445.00; abroad: €545.00.

FRANCESCA ANGIÒ, II nuovo Posidippo (2004)
two Women
MARCO BERGAMASCO, La διδασκαλική di PSI x 1132
STAMATIS BUSSÈS, Lista di oggetti
MARIO CAPASSO, L'intellettuale e il suo re (Filodemo, L'Adulazione, PHerc 1675, col. v 21-32)
MARIO CAPASSO, Settantanni dopo "Mr.Michigan": nuovi ritrovamenti di papiri e ostraka a Soknopaiou Nesos
SERGIO DARIS, Note per la storia dell'esercito romano in Egitto • III
DIDIER DEVAUCHELLE, Écrire le nom des jours épagomènes et du premier jour de l'an
(ODém. DelM 4-1)
GEORGES NACHTERGAEL, Trois lettres d'unefamille de Philadelphie
NATASCIA PELLÉ, A proposito di PKöln III 126, col. 11-4. Apollodoro, Sugli dèi
NATASCIA PELLÉ, Per un bilancio della fortuna di Senofonte storico e narratore in Egitto
AMARILLIS POMPEI, La funzione della Regina Madre nella investitura dei sovrani in epoca napatea
ENZO PUGLIA, Platone e l'ospite caldeo nella Storia dell'Academia di Filodemo (PHerc 1021, coll. III 39-v 19)
ENZO PUGLIA, Una lettera inedita di Theodor Gomperz a Giulio

Reviewed by Carlos Sánchez-Moreno Ellart, Department of Roman Law, University of Valencia-Spain; and Columbia University (carlos.sanchez-moreno@uv.es; cs2471@columbia.edu)
Word count: 1942 words

The second issue of Studi di Egittologia e di Papirologia. comprises 15 papers, some of which (marked *) were presented as abstracts at the XXIV International Congress of Papyrology in Helsinki.

In the first contribution, Francesca Angiò ("Il nuovo Posidippo" 9-32) examines the newest developments concerning P. Mil Vogli VIII 309 that appeared during 2004.1 This document is commonly attributed to Posidippus of Pela, and with this paper Angiò continues her contribution published in P. Lup 12 (2003) 7-68, with an accurate review that offers an overview of the principal problems.

The next paper, "A Coptic Letter from Two Women", by Roger Bagnall, Raffaella Cribiore and Timothy Renner, deals with P. Alex. inv. 675, probably from the 8th century, which is particularly badly preserved. It was first published by L. S. B. Mac Coull in Aegyptus 66 (1986) 190 ff. This article follows the approach taken by Bagnall and Cribiore in their Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC-AD 800 (Ann Arbor 2006, in press at that time), and offers a new text, translation and notes for P. Alex. inv. 675. The possible reference in l. 12 to Psalm 144.15 and to Psalm 109.1 or perhaps Corinthians 15.25 is really curious. The recipient of the letter, entitled 'papas,' was possibly a bishop, since this title -- as the authors point out -- was common for bishops in post-4th century Greek papyri (36).


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