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TM 59453 / LDAB 552 Record to be adopted by: you?

Stable URI (with TM ID): www.trismegistos.org/text/59453

also known as Mertens-Pack 02921.100; Mertens-Pack 02916.410; Mertens-Pack 02998.100; Mertens-Pack 02752.100; Mertens-Pack 02998.110; Barcelona Papyrus; Alcestis Barcinonensis

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Date: second half 4th century AD: AD 350 - 399

Provenance: Egypt - Egypt (N/AThe region ca. 3rd cent. BC - AegyptusThe Roman provincia or regio ca. 2nd cent. AD) [found & written]

Language/script: Greek / Latin, drawing (paleography: informal majuscule (Greek); half uncial (Latin))

tachygraphic signs

Material: papyrus

Completely preserved

Book form: codex (52 fol.), miniature, single quire; columns per page: 1; number of lines per page: 16, 21-28, 32

Content (beta!): anthology, including also an acrostic hymn: psalmus responsorius; a drawing (Herakles or Perseus); an euchologium, including anaphora; a colophon in tabula ansata

Authors / works: Cicero, In Catilinam: 01 6-9, 13-33 (direct attestation)
Alcestis (direct attestation)
Aesopus, Opus incertum (quoted)
Commentarium tachygraphicum: alphabetic (direct attestation)
Romance on Hadrianus (direct attestation)

Culture & genre: literature, religion — poetry lyric tragedy + prose, oratory + tachygraphy + liturgy, prayer (religion: christian, classical)

Recto/Verso: Ro/Vo

Note: anthology and mythological drawing

More info: CLAEarlier Latin Manuscripts => 2046 links in TM [2], DCLPDigital Corpus of Literary Papyri => 14624 links in TM, Duke papyriDuke Papyrus Archive => 107 links in TM, KyprianosKyprianos Magical Text Database => 1444 links in TM, MP3Mertens-Pack 3 => 7423 links in TM [2][3][4][5], PN-APIS (Duke)Advanced Papyrological Information System (now part of PN) => 1787 links in TM, WikipediaWikipedia => 907 links in TM [2]

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