Bucolic Fragment

LCL 28: 552-553

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PAPYRUS VINDOBONENSIS RAINER 29801

A Desunt vv. 20

]κ̣α̣ι. . . . . . .]. .ε̣[ ]. .ενα̣[. . . . . . .]εω̣ν̣λ . [ ] . ο̣κατ[. . . . . .]αλλαμ[ ]φ̣ωνον εφ . [.] . . το πα̣ρ̣θ̣ε̣ν̣[ 5]α̣την̣, καμάτῳ δ’ ὕπο γ̣ού̣[νατα ] . ε χαμαὶ σ[. . . . . .] φίλῳ δ’ ἐφομά̣ρτεε̣[ [τὸν] δὲ ἰδὼν γ̣[.]λ̣ερ̣ο̣ν̣ προσέφη Σ̣ιληνὸς̣[ [εἰπ]έ μοι, ὦ νομέων μέγα κοίρανε, πῶς ἂ̣[ν ἴοι τις [αἰχ]μ̣ητὴς μενέχαρμος ἄτερ σακέων πολ̣[εμόνδε; 10[πῶς δὲ] χ̣ορῶν ἐπ’ ἀγῶνα̣ς̣ ἄνευ σ̣ύριγγος ἱκά[νοις; [πῇ σ]οι πηκτὶς ἔβη, μηλοσκόπε; πῇ σεο φ̣[ωνή; π̣[ῇ] μ̣ελέων κλέος εὐρύ, τὸ καὶ Διὸς οὔατ’ ἰα̣[ίνει; ἦ ῥά σευ ὑπνώοντος ἀπειρεσίη̣ν̣ μετὰ θ̣ο̣[ίνην κλέψε τεὴν σύριγγα κατ’ οὔρεα Δάφνις ὁ βού̣[της 15ἢ̣ Λυκίδας ἢ Θύρσις, Ἀμύντιχος ἠὲ Μεν[άλκας; κείνοις γὰρ κραδίην ἐπικαίεαι ἠιθέοισ̣[ιν· ἠ̣[έ] μιν ἕδνον ἔδωκας ὀρεσσιπόλῳ τινὶ ν̣[ύμφῃ;

  • 6 ἐφομάρτεε Collart: εφορμ- pap.
  • 15 ἢ Λυκίδας ἢ Maas: ηλυδοσητοι pap.
  • 16 κείνοις Maas: κεινος pap.
  • 17 ἕδνον Maas: ενδον pap.
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P. RAINER 29801 BUCOLIC FRAGMENT

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. . . stood by . . . girl . . . with weariness his knees . . . on the ground . . . accompanied dear . . . At sight of him, Silenus1 addressed him merrily: “Tell me, great lord of shepherds, how could a doughty warrior go into battle without his shield? 10And how could you come to the competition in dance without your pipe? Where has your pipe2 gone, shepherd? Where is your voice? Where are your far-famed songs which even Zeus delights to hear? Did Daphnis the oxherd steal your pipe in the mountains while you took a nap after a heavy meal315or Lycidas or Thyrsis, Amyntichus or Menalcas? Those are the lads your heart burns for. Or have you given it to some mountain nymph as a marriage

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.bucolic_fragment.2015