Philitas of Cos, Testimonia

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Introduction

Editions

For a complete list of the editions of Philitas, see L. Sbardella (as below), 185–186.

Among the most important, see:

  • N. Bach, Philetae Coi, Hermesianactis Colophonii atque Phanoclis reliquiae (Halle, 1829).
  • T. Bergk, Anthologia Lyrica (Leipzig, 21868), 131–133.
  • J. U. Powell, Collectanea Alexandrina (Oxford, 1925), 90–96.
  • A. Nowacki, “Philitae Coi fragmenta poetica” (Diss. Münster, 1927).
  • W. Kuchenmüller, “Philetae Coi Reliquiae” (Diss. Berlin, 1928).
  • E. Diehl, Anthologia Lyrica Graeca, vol. ii. 6 (Leipzig, 21942), 49–55.
  • H. Lloyd-Jones, and P. J. Parsons, Supplementum Hellenisticum (Berlin & New York, 1983), 318–320.
  • E. Dettori, Filita grammatico. Testimonianze e frammenti. Introduzione, edizione e commento (Rome, 2000).
  • L. Sbardella, Filita. Testimonianze e frammenti poetici. Introduzione, edizione, traduzione e commento (Rome, 2000).
  • C. Spanoudakis, Philitas of Cos (Leiden, 2002).
Criticism
  • P. Bing, “The unruly tongue. Philitas of Cos as scholar and poet”, CPh 98 (2003), 330–348.
  • E. L. Bowie, “Theocritus’ seventh Idyll, Philetas and Longus”, CQ 35 (1985), 67–91.
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Introduction

  • E. Dettori, “La ‘filologia’ di Filita di Cos (con qualche osservazione sulla filologia del III sec. a. C.)”, in R. Pretagostini (ed.), La letteratura ellenistica: problemi e prospettive di ricerca (Rome, 2000), 183–198.
  • A. Hardie, “Philetas and the Plane Tree”, ZPE 119 (1997), 21–36.
  • ———“The statue(s) of Philitas (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 Col. X 16–25 and Hermesianax fr. 7.75–78 P.)”, ZPE 143 (2003), 27–36.
  • A. S. Hollis, “Callimachus, Aetia fr. 1.9–12”, CQ 28 (1978), 402–406.
  • ———“Heroic honours for Philetas?”, ZPE 110 (1996), 56–62.
  • R. Hunter, Theocritus and the archaeology of Greek Poetry (Cambridge, 1996), 17–19.
  • P. E. Knox, “Philetas and Roman Poetry”, PLILS 7 (1993), 61–83.
  • H. Lloyd-Jones, Supplementum Supplementi Hellenistici (Berlin and New York, 2005), 80–84.
  • E. Maass, De tribus Philetae carminibus (Marburg, 1895).
  • R. Pfeiffer, History of Classical Scholarship, i. (Oxford, 1968), 88–93.
  • L. Sbardella, “L’opera ‘sinora ignota’ di Filita di Cos”, QUCC 52 (1996), 93–119.
  • ———“Βιττίδα . . . θοήν: il problema dell’ elegia erotica in Filita”, in R. Pretagostini (ed.), La letteratura ellenistica: problemi e prospettive di ricerca (Rome, 2000), 79–89.
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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.philitas_cos-testimonia.2010