Anonymous, On the Ptolemies (1127)
(15,025 words)

First published online in May 2017.

To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A. Biography. Fasc. 8. Anonymous Biographical Papyri, ed. by James Brusuelas, Dirk Obbink and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston.

Introduction/ Biographical Essay

This often-discussed papyrus is striking for its unusual format, articulated by circles and lines, and for its significant contributions to debated topics of Ptolemaic history includi…

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Trnka-Amrhein, Yvona, “Anonymous, On the Ptolemies (1127)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 20 September 2018 <>

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