Volume 1

German Translations

Posidippus, Epigrams, Pap. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 LithikaOionoskopika Tropoi top Lithika AB 20 Wie einmal Du die ganze Helike mit ihren Felsenspitzen     durch eine einzige Welle an den Sand erleuchtetest,so würdest Du auch Eleusis schlagen, ähnlich einem hundertfacher Hurrikan,     sofern Demeter Deine Hand nicht küssen würde.Nur… Read more

French Translations

Posidippus, Epigrams, Pap. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 HippikaIamatikaLithika NauagikaTropoi top Hippika AB 71 Mon cheval de course, Fougueux, [fut vainqueur,]     et moi aussi, dans la même course pythique.A deux reprises je fus proclamé vainqueur, moi Hippostratès, et mon cheval     remporta le prix avec… Read more

Dutch Translations

Posidippus, Epigrams, Pap. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 Epitymbia Hippika Epitymbia AB 43 Nikostrate is aangekomen in het land van de vromen, bij de heilige     riten der ingewijden en tot voor het zuiverend vuur van Triptolemos.Rhadamanthys, vanouds haar vriend, en Aiakos     hebben haar teruggeleid tot in de poort en het… Read more

English Translations

Posidippus, Epigrams, Pap. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 AnathematikaAndriantopoiikaEpitymbiaHippikaIamatika LithikaNauagikaNew, UnidentifiedOionoskopikaTropoi top Anathematika AB 36 (VI 10-17) To you, Arsinoe, this linen cloth from Naukratis     is dedicated, to waft with its folds, with which,dear lady, in a dream… Read more

Translations

Each of the epigrams in the papyrus (P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309) is represented here by at least one translation into English and some by more than one. The multiple translations of a single epigram reveal the nuances of interpretation that Posidippus’ poetry invites. English Translations English Translations… Read more

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Further Resources

The list of Further Resources on this page is broken down into the following sections. Publishers Posidippus Papyri Posidippus Translations Hellenistic Poetry Bibliographies Hellenistic Chronology Hellenistic Literature Popular Publications on Posidippus Università degli Studi… Read more