P.Oxy. LVI 3829

Homer, Iliad: Catechism, and Hypotheses to Book I

ed. L. Kappel, with acknowledgement to R. Kannicht for useful suggestions

EES: Papyrology Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

"The text falls into three sections: (a) 1-7a: the end of a catechism, listing the characters of the Iliad; (b) 7b-38 a narrative of antehomerica, from Zeus' plan to destroy the heroic generation to the Judgement of Paris; (c) 39-44 the first line of Iliad 1, and a summary of the Book."


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