RECEPTION OF GREEK LITERATURE 300 BC-AD 800: TRADITIONS OF THE FRAGMENT

A Classics Faculty Research Project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the AHRC

DATABASE OF NEW LITERARY TEXTS

DISCOVERIES OF LOST BOOKS OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE

A selection of lost Greco-Roman Literary works rediscovered in modern or early modern times.

The Ass Novel,
P.Oxy. LXIX 4762

2007

Carcinus, Medea
Louvre, Antiquités égyptiennes inv. E 10534

A. BĂ©lis, CRAI  fasc. 3 (2004) 1305-29
M. L. West, ZPE 161 (2007) 1-10  

2007

Menander, Dyscolus and other text 
Vat. sir. 623 (The Menander Palimpsest)

2007

Commentary on Aristotle's Categories
The Archimedes Palimpsest
        http://www.archimedespalimpsest.org/

2006

Hyperides, Against Timandra and Against Diondas? and other speeches  
The Archimedes Palimpsest
http://www.archimedespalimpsest.org/
ZPE 154 (2005) 1-6
ZPE 165 (2008) 1-19

2005

Sappho, Hagesichoreans with Choriambic Expansion
P.Köln  Inv. Nr. 21351
ZPE 147 (2004) 1-8
ZPE 149 (2004) 1-4
ZPE 151 (2005) 1-9

2004

Annubio, Elegiacs
P.Oxy. LXVI 4503-7

1999

Empedocles, Physica
P. Strasb. gr. Inv. 1665-6
P.Oxy. LXXIII

1999

The Artemidorus Papyrus (P. Artemid.)
C. Gallazzi, B. Kramer, S. Settis, Il papiro di Artemidoro, Milan 2008
Interim text: L. Canfora, The True History of the So-called Artemidorus Papyrus, Bari 2007

1998/
early 1900s

Simonides, Elegies
P.Oxy. LIX 3965

1992

Menander, Misoumenos
P.Oxy. XLVIII 3368

1981

Cornelius Gallus, Elegiac Verses
P.Qasr Ibrïm inv. 78-3-11/1

1979

The Aï Khanoum Philosophical Papyrus
P.Aï Khanoum inv. Akh III B 77 P.O. 154

Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique 111 (1987) 225-266
ZPE 142 (2003) 45–51

1977

Lollianos, Phoinikika
A. Henrichs (ed.), Die Phoinikika des Lollianos, Bonn 1972
ZPE 4 (1969) 205-15

1969

Stesichorus, Geryoneis?
P.Oxy. XXXII 2617

1967

The Derveni Papyrus (P. Thessaloniki)
Commentary on Orphic Theogony
K. Tsantsanoglou, G.M. Parassoglou, T. Kouremenos (eds), The Derveni Papyrus, Florence 2006
ZPE 47 (1982) 300 ff.
R. Janko, ZPE 141 (2002) 1-62

1963

Epicurus, On Nature
                    Letters

G. Arrighetti, Epicuro. Opere. Turin 19732
Cronache Ercolanesi 2 (1972) 5-46

1960

Menander, Dyscolus
P.Bodmer 4

1958

Aeschylus, Diktyoulkoi
P.Oxy. XVIII 2161

1941

Callimachus, Diegeseis
P.Mil.Vogl. 1 18
C. Gallazzi, L. Lehnus, ZPE 137 (2001) 7-18
P.Lips.Inv. 290 (http://papyri-leipzig.dl.uni-leipzig.de)

1937

Callimachus, Aetia
P.Oxy. XVII 2079-80

1927

Sophocles, Ichneutae
P.Oxy. IX 1174

1912

Archilochus, Elegies, Telephos
P.Oxy. VI 854 and XXXI 2507 and LXIX 4708

1908/1966/
2005

Euripides, Hypsipyle
P.Oxy. VI 852

1908

Pindar, Paeans
P.Oxy. V 841

1908

Sappho, Fr. 5 Voigt
P.Oxy I 7

1898

Bacchylides, Epinicians I-XIV, Dithyrambs I-VI
P.Lond.Lit. 46

1897

Aristotle, On the Constitution of Athens
P.Lond.Lit. 108

1891

Hero(n)das, Mimiambi 
P.Lond.Lit. 96 (= P.Egerton 1)

1891

Hyperides, Funeral Oration
P. Lond. Lit. 133

 1856

Hyperides, Pro Lycophrone and Pro Euxenippo and In Demosthenem
P. Lond.Lit. 108  and 115 P.Louvre 7169 and Bab. Arden a.5

1847

Archimedes, On Floating Bodies and The Method of Mechanical Theorems and Stomachion
The Archimedes Palimpsest and C.U.L. Ms. Add. 1879.23
http://www.archimedespalimpsest.org/

1846/1906

Homeric, Hymn to Demeter and Hymn to Dionysus
Leidensis 18.33H (Mosquensis), Berlin Papyrus 13044
Richardson N.J., The Homeric Hymn to Demeter (Oxford 1979)
F. Càssola
, Inni Omerici (Roma 1999)

1777