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		Front Matter [pp.i-vi]
		An Alabaster Figure of the Fourth Dynasty in the British Museum [pp.1-1]
		The Secret Chambers of the Sanctuary of Thoth [pp.2-5]
		The Kline of Sarapis [pp.6-9]
		The Tomb of Tetaky at Thebes (No. 15) [pp.10-18]
		Philological Method in the Identification of Anatolian Place-Names [pp.19-22]
		Kizzuwadna and Other Hittite States [pp.23-35]
		Tomb-Chapel 525 at Tell el-'Amarnah [pp.36-36]
		Fresh Light on the Tomb Robberies of the Twentieth Dynasty at Thebes: Some New Papyri in London and Turin [pp.37-55]
		Sacred Trees in Modern Egypt [pp.56-57]
		Athanasiana [pp.58-69]
		Francis G. Newton. Born at Ipswich, April 4th, 1878. Died at Asyûṭ, Upper Egypt, December 25th, 1924 [pp.70-71]
		A Possible Year Date of King Ramesses VII [pp.72-75]
		A Mummy of the Persian Period [pp.76-77]
		A Possible Late Representation of the God 'Ash [pp.78-79]
		Pap. Brit. Mus. CXXI, Verso Col. I [pp.80-83]
		Bibliography: Graeco-Roman Egypt A. Papyri (1923-1924) [pp.84-106]
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BIBLIOGRAPHY: GRAECO-ROMAN EGYPT
A. PAPYRI (1923-1924)

BY H. IDRIS BELL

(I HAVE to thank Mr. Tod, Mr. W. H. Buckler, Mr. Norman H. Baynes, and Mr. H. J. M. Milne for references
and the loan of books, and many authors for their kindness in sending me copies of their works. As before
I have not included references to articles in works such as PAULY-WISSowA-KRoLL or, as a rule; to mere
notices which add nothing to the subject dealt with.)

1. LITERARY TEXTS.

(Omitting religious and magical works, for which see ? 2.)
General. The last part of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri included no literary texts, and the year has indeed

been singularly barren in the publication of new literary papyri. P. Oxy. xv has been reviewed by K. FR.
W. SCHMIDT (G.G.A. CLXXXVI, 1924, 1-17), who is as usual liberal in conjectures and supplements, some
of them rather extensive, but I understand that the majority do not stand the test of submission to the
MSS. The publication of literary papyri by WINTER referred to last year (Journal, x, 147) is reviewed by
A. R[OSTAGNI] (Riv. di Fil., N.S., II, 1924, 134-5). The only new publication I have noted is one by
FR. BILABEL of some Heidelberg fragments. These comprise the following: (1) Fragments, none large,
most of them minute, of an obviously late lyric (or lyrics). In E + F a reference to the story of Tereus and
Itys is certain, in C + D possible, and the whole may perhaps be on the same theme. The metre is an
anapaestic dimeter with an iambus in the last foot. There are many curious compound words. P. Heid. Inv.
No. 222, 2nd/3rd cent. (2) Questions and answer; an interesting addition to the class of literature, so
popular in the Middle Ages, known as erotapocryseis. Inv. No. 1716 verso, 2nd cent. (3) A further fragment
of Inv. No. 1701, previously edited by BILABEL in his O,APTYTIKA (Journal, x, 147). This contains portions
of cols. r and C. Fragmente aus der Heidelberger Papyrussammlung, in Philologus, LXXX (N.F., LXXIV), 1925,
331-41.

A very useful volume has been published by C. H. OLDFATHER. This is a register of the literary texts
on papyrus discovered up to date arranged under authors or (in the case of anonymous works) subjects.
The similar list in KENYON's Palaeography of Greek Papyri has long been out of date, and even the more
recent one in SCHUBART'S Einfiihrung is already becoming antiquated, so that the new one, though not
absolutely exhaustive (in such matters exhaustiveness is an ideal hardly to be realized), is a valuable
addition to the literature of the subject. It does not however include Christian texts; and it may be
suggested to the author of any future work of the kind that its utility (if also the labour involved) would
be greatly increased by the inclusion of references to at least the more important discussions of the papyri
concerned. OLDFATHER, very usefully, distinguishes texts on ostraca or tablets, school exercises, and those
written on the verso of documents, and gives the provenance where known; but it would have been useful
also to indicate whether the MSS. referred to are rolls or codices and to note specially vellum fragments.
In two concluding chapters OLDFATHER discusses, first, "the literary texts in the schools," and then " the
chronological distribution and provenience of the literary texts." The Greek Literary Texts from Greco-
Roman Egypt: A Study in the History of Civilization. (University of Wisconsin Studies in the Social
Sciences and History, No. 9.) Madison, 1923. Pp. viii+ 104. The volume has been reviewed by G. D[E]
S[ANCTIS] (Riv. di Fil., N.S., In, 1924, 565-6) and A. BOULENGER (Rev. et. anc., xxvI, 1924, 370-1).

In the recent number of the Archiv A. KORTE continues his review of recently published literary texts.
This instalment contains the remainder of the prose authors with an appendix of other texts published
since the first part of the article appeared. Literarische Texte mit Ausschluss der christlichen, in Archiv, vn,
225-58. I have not thought it necessary to note K6RTE'S comments specially in connexion with single
texts; those interested in literary papyri may be trusted to turn to his article.

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(Archiv, vil, 296-8), A. MERLIN (Journ. des Sav., N.S., xxII, 1924, 33-4), and H. I. BELL (Journal, x,
1924,183-4); and B.G. U., vi by WILCKEN (Archiv, vII, 290-2).

P. M. MEYER has now published, after a long delay due to the war and the economic difficulties which
have followed it, the third part, completing the volume, of his edition of the Hamburg papyri. The
difficulties referred to have led to changes in the format. There are no facsimiles, the type is smaller, the
texts are printed continuously, not in the lines of the original, the translations are omitted, and the com-
mentary is briefer; but the editorial work is of the same fine quality as before. Several of the most
interesting documents had already appeared separately, but it is convenient to have them collected in a
volume, and among the new texts are several which are worthy of note, particularly 60, a census return,
which refers to the census as a icar oiKlav eiriKcpLa-is; 61, two fragments of libelli libellaticorum; 62, an

daroypasi of a prapaXuprla-is of catoecic land; 68, an interesting lease of land at Aphrodito, no doubt from
the Dioscorus archive; 74, a receipt for a mummy ; some good letters; and a number of fragmentary Zeno

papyri (105-17). Griechische Papyrusurkunden der Hamburger Staats- und Universitdtsbibliothek. Band I,
Heft 3. Pp. 211-69. Leipzig and Berlin, Teubner, 1924. Hamburg, C. Boysen. This part has been
reviewed by WILCKEN (Archiv, vII, 301-2) and H. I. BELL (Journal, x, 1924, 348-9); and an unsigned
review of the whole volume appears in J.H.S., XLIV (1924), 286.

P. . MEYER'S Juristische Papyri has been reviewed by F. PRINGSHEIM ( Vierteljahrsschr. f. Soz. u.
Wirtschaftsgesch., xvII, 1923, 109-11; laudatory; some valuable suggestions). BILABEL'S P. Baden, Heft 2,
is reviewed by WILCKEN (Archiv, vII, 302-5), SCHUBART (O.L.Z., XxvII, 1924, 21-2), and E. KIESSLING
(Phil. Woch., XLIV, 1924, 346-7); Heft 1 (SPIEGELBERG'S Demotic papyri) by A. WIEDEMANN (O.L.Z.,
xxvII, 20); VIERECK'S edition of the Strassburg ostraca by SCHUBART (O.L.Z., XX ,, 20-1), E. KIESSLING
(Phil. Woch., XLIV, 347-8), and H. I. BELL (Class. Rev., xxxvIII, 1924, 136); WESSEL'S Studien, xx, xxII
(the Rainer papyri) by K. F. W. SCHMIDT (Phil. Woch., XLIV, 697-702; many suggestions) and xxii by
A. STEIN (Lit. Zentralbl., LXXIV, 1923, 514-5); and P.S.I. III-vI by F. ZUCKER (Byz. Z., xxIV, 426-7).

P. COLLART and P. JOUGUET publish a contract of lease in the year 151 B.C. Bail de verger datant de la
28e annee du regne de Philometor, in Aegyptus, v (1924), 129-39.

K. THUNELL has published what seems to bei a very useful edition of four long rolls from Theadelphia.
All are in the Berlin collection, of the 2nd cent., and all except the second are the work of the sitologi.
THUNELL edits them with a translation and an elaborate commentary, which should be extremely useful.
There are full indexes. Sitologen-Papyri aus dem Berliner Museum, Akad. Abhandlung. Uppsala, Almqvist
and Wiksells, 1924.p. iv+120. The volume is reviewed by WILCKEN (Archiv, vII, 306).

F. W. KrELSEY has published an unusually fine specimen of a waxed diptych containing a Latin
declaration of birth. The child concerned was Herenria Gemella. The tablet, which is in a perfect state
of preservation, is P. Mich. 766; complete facsimiles are given. A Waxed Tablet of the year 128 A.D., in
Trans. Am. Phil. Ass., LIV (1923), 187-95.

W. L. WESTERMANN has published, with a most interesting commentary (see below, ? 5) a contract with
some castanet dancers, dated in 206 A.D. (P. Cornell Inv. No. 26, second series). The Castanet Dancers

of Arsinoe, in Journal, x (1924), 134-44. H. I. BELL follows it up with an edition of a flageolet player's
contract in the British Museum (P. Lond. Inv. No. 1917), perhaps of the year 194 A.D. A Musician's
Contract, op. cit., 145-62.

In his Papyrusbericht (see below, ? 9) P. M. MEYER publishes (p. 593) an extract from Ostr. Bodl. 2297
(reign of Tiberius) recording a payment vIr(ep iLcKpiaes raoro(oopov), another (p. 598) from Ostr. Cam-
bridge 17 (etja6aKo'v) and Ostr. Bodl. 1169 (late 2nd cent. B.C.), an extract from a sdaypa,p.ua concerning
cases tried before the king or an official of his, which provides that anybody bringing before any other
court a case so settled should be fined 10,000 drachmae, in addition to which the case was not to be
heard.

The British Museum has published a special volume, not forming part of the ordinary Catalogue, which
contains the text of some specially notable papyri acquired in recent years. The volume, edited by H. I.
BELL, is divided into three parts, the first containing a long letter of Claudius to the Alexandrines in reply
to an embassy sent him on his accession, in almost perfect preservation and preceded by an order of the
prefect for its publication, the second a collection of letters, with one contract, from a Meletian settlement
in the Upper Cynopolite nome, two of which are of historical importance as throwing light on the Synod

1 Having had some difficulty in getting the volume, I have not yet had time to study it.
2 In 1. 20 read alX['JtWKfS] (Westermann).

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of Caesarea in 334 and the antecedents of that of Tyre in 335 respectively, and the third a collection of
letters addressed to an anchorite named Paphnutius. One of these last is from an Athanasius, who, the
editor suggests, may possibly be St. Athanasius himself. The papyri are edited on a much more elaborate
scale than is usual in the Museum Catalogue, with translations, lengthy introductions, and full commentary.
Some facsimiles are given. Three of the Meletian letters are in Coptic and were edited by W. E. CRUM.
Jews and Christians in Egypt. London, British Museum, 1924 Pp. xii + 140. 5 plates. 10s. nett. The
volume has attracted much attention. Before it appeared a brief account of the Meletian letters, particu-
larly as they bear on the history of St. Athanasius, was published by H. I. BELL (New Lights on Saiint
Athanasius, in Adelphi, , 1006-9); and since its appearance reviews or notices have been published by the
following scholars: A. DEISSMANN (Kampfe im Urchristentum, in Vossische Zeitung, 27 June, 1924, morning
ed.; Athanasiana, in Expos. Times, xxxvi, 1924, 8-11), J. BIDEZ (Juifs et Chretiens en tgypte, cdaprt s
B.-I. Bell, in Bull. Ac. Roy. de Belgique, Cl. Lettres et Sc. mor. et pol., 1924, 5-9, pp. 270-2), WILCKEN
(Archiv, vII, 308-11), A. PUECH (Rev. Ft. anc., xxvi, 1924, 384-6), W. SCHUBART (O.L.Z., xxvII, 1924, 712-4),
S. GASETIEF (Class. Rev., xxxvIII, 1924, 212), E. SCHWARTZ (D. Lit.-Z., N.F., I, 1924, 2093-101), A. v.
HARNACK (Litteris, i, 1924, 115-22), G. DE SANCTIS (Claudio e i Giudei d'Alessandria, in Riv. Fil. Class.,
N.S., , 1924, 9 473-513), N. H. B[AYNES] (J.H.S., XLIV, 1924, 311-3), and an anonymous writer (Juifs,
Paiens et Chrtiens dans 'egypte romaine, in Le Flambeau, vII, 1924, 378-84). JOUGUET read a communi-
cation on the volume to the Academie des Inscriptions (see C.-R. Ac. Inscr., 1924, 222; Journ. des Sav.,
N.S., rxxn (1924), 190); and subsequently S. REINACe has propounded a theory1 that a reference in 11. 99-
100 of Claudius's letter to the Jews as KaOa'rep KoLviv Ttva rfs olKovnivrs v6rov 16eyeipovras is really
directed at the Christians, who, he thinks, were already in Rome and had attracted the attention of the
authorities as a sort of "Bolshevik" organization working for the subversion of society. A. JULICHER has
published an article on this theory, which he decideidly rejects. Zm Briefe des Kaisers Claudius, in Die
Christliche Welt, xxxvIII (1924), 1001-42.

1 In a communication to the Academie; I have not seen the actual note but have had the advantage of an oral
discussion with M. REINACH himself. The announcement of his theory was noted by several papers, e.g. II Mondo,
9 Nov., 1924.

2 I take this opportunity of noting some corrections and suggestions which have been made on the volume. In
1. 21 both PUECH and (in a private letter) SCHUBART propose to retain UrAis (which I corrected to vu/os), and PrUCH
also tos. This seems to me acceptable. PUECH renders: "m'insinuant, en consideration de votre attachement
envers nous, (de vous t6moigner) celui que..."; cf. SCHUBART: "Die Gesandten haben, wie es natiirlich ist, die
Loyalitit (eCvota) der Alexandriner betont, die sie gleichsam als Guthaben bei Claudius besitzen (reTra/uactualvP...
etx-er)." SCHUBART further wonders whether 6ijXov should not be corrected to ijXov (in that case no doubt retaining
meon). Thiisis a little daring but seems not improbable; the spelling is careless, and confusion of pand 6 is not

uncommon in papyri, at least at a later period.-In 1. 37 both WILCKEN and (in a letter) ROSTOVTZEFF interpret
sr (MS. exret) as " at Rome," as in a passage of the Monumentum Ancyranum. Thus Caudius accepts the statue

of Pax Augusta Claudiana. This is almost certainly right. cbel, suggested by DE SANCTIS, is palaeographically
possible but much less likely, and archaeological and other considerations urged by ROSTOVTZEFF and WILCKEN,
which support the theory of acceptance, rule it out.-DE SANCTIs wishes to correct in 1. 30 f. to irpo pvaJee and in
1. 43 to 5s jBoXeao-e. Both are possible, but neither seems to me necessary.-DE SANCTIS in 1. 42 reads Kart vp6av,
i.e. " secondo 1' uso egiziano." This removes the difficulty of interpretation commented on in my note but seems to
me to raise still greater difficulties, both philological (this sense would surely have been differently expressed) and
of substance (had the Egyptians a special custom in regard to sacred groves? It seems unlikely in a country so

poor of trees).-In 1. 92 E. SCHWARTZ suggests rwaircalew = retaraiewv, which is almost certainly the correct

reading.-In 1. 95 &dr86vwv (=a<qo.) is to be read for i7rpwrav (SCHUBART); 0 is corrected from o, and wv from ov.-
WILCKEN, in view of Claudius's refusal of divine honours, would correct 9eom to Oelov in 1. 9; " Casar ware dann
mehr appellativisch gebraucht. " I confess 6 OeZos io'wv KawZap does not seem to me a likely expression; is it not
easier to suppose that the prefect has made a concession to popular sentiment, even in opposition to the Imperial
decision ?-DE SANCTIS thinks, surprisingly, that the letter does not disprove the Jewish citizenship but actually
strengthens the case for it. He argues his thesis well, but I do not find it convincing. In particular, his attempt
to explain away 1. 92 f. goes by the board now that dretaIraleLv takes the place of irtonraipePv.-Lastly, I must con-

fess myself unconvinced by REINACH'S arguments for a Christian reference in 11. 96-100, even though DE SANCTIS

independently (but less definitely) comes to a somewhat similar conclusion. Some such view as that hinted at by
DE SANCTIS, that already the ferment of Christianity was causing disturbances in those cities which had Jewish

quarters, and that the government was in consequence coming to regard the Jews as turbulent people, is not at all

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8. LEXICOGRAPHY AND GRAMMAR.

Part V of the invaluable work by J. H. MOULTON and G. MILLIGAN, The Vocabulary of the Greek
Testamnent, is now published. It includes pp. 385-472 and embraces words from ,Aay vo to do+wvov. London,
Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. 10s. 6d. net.

PREISIGKE'S eagerly awaited glossarial index of words, to which I referred last year, has begun to appear.
Parts I and II, bringing it down to rXw, have already appeared. The work is excellently arranged, and will,
it is hardly necessary to say, be indispensable to papyrologists and all interested in Greek lexicography;
and it adds yet further to the vast debt which scholars owe to its lamented author. It is being seen through
the press by KIESSLING. Worterbuch der griechischen Papyrusurkundcn mit Einschluss der griechischen
Inschriften, Aufschriften, Ostraka, Mumienschilder usw. aus Agypten. 1. Lieferung (a-/iKr/). Heidelberg,
1924, Selbstverlag des Herausgebers, jetzt dessen Erben. Cols. 1-384. 2. Lieferung (6cKr)-?Xo). Cols. 385-
640. Same date, etc. Part I has been reviewed by H. I. BELL (Journal, x, 1924, 349).

PREISIGKE'S Namenbuch has been reviewed by H. I. B[ELL] (J.H.S., XLIV, 132-3) and anonymously (Lit.
Zentralbl., LXXIV, 1923, 483-4).

C. H. DODD has published notes on some N.T. parallels in P. Oxy. xvI. Notes from Papyri, in Journ.
Theol. Stud., xxvi, 77-8.

WILAMOWITZ-MOELLENDORFF shows that the word aroaov, which occurs in an ostracon published by
him in the Berlin Stzgsber., 1918, 740, is also found, in the form oioov, elsewhere. Lesefrichte, cxcii, in

Hermes, LIX (1924), 273.
LUMBROSO brings confirmation for a suggestion of WILCKEN'S that in P. Teb. I, 61 (b), 40, r8ij #87b, the

second f8r is perhaps not to be deleted. He quotes various examples of duplication in magical texts and
refers to the Italian practice in the 16th cent., when letters were marked "cito," "cito, cito," or "cito, cito,
cito." (One might add the similar English practice in the Tudor period and earlier, " Haste, haste, post
haste.") Letter LXXI to WILCKEN, in Archiv, II, 222. He also writes on the use of Irorir,v, wrotco to indicate

magic or alchemy. Letter LVII to BRECCIA, in Bull. Soe. Arch. d'Alex., xx (N.S., v), 208-9.
E. HEIKEL gives a very likely explanation of the puzzling iroXXafroXXov in P. Oxy. 744. He thinks it

iroXXa TroXX&v and goes with edv, like earv IroXXa ro)XXaicK in Sophocles and Euripides (=siforte). IIoXXa-

iroXX&v, etc., in Eranos, xvII (1917), 91-6.
P. PERDRIZET has published an article on the name Coprias and similar forms. Copria, in Rev. dt. anc.,

xxIII (1921), 85-94.
MEECHAM'S Light from Ancient Letters has been reviewed by G. GHEDINI (Aegyptus, v, 1924, 102-4;

laudatory; some criticisms), H. I. BELL (Journal, x, 1924, 182-3), and anonymously (Rev. Bibl., xxxIII,
1924, 457-8; favourable on the whole).

K. F. W. SCHMIDT has reviewed DTTLING'S Flexionsformen (see Journal, vII, 99) in Phil. Woch., XLIV

(1924), 673-6.
A. D. NOCK discusses " the custom of stringing together a series of brief predications in or of the second

person, for the most part not connected by conjunctions." He attributes it to Oriental influence and in

particular to Egypt and Alexandria, though he admits the possibility of rhetorical influence. He traces
the custom in both pagan and Christian liturgical use, employing also papyrus evidence. A Traditional

Form in Religious Language, in Class. Quart., xvii (1924), 185-8.

9. GENERAL WORKS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON PAPYRUS TEXTS.

A. CALDERINI'S Saggi e studi (see above, ? 5) includes (pp. 201-20) a general essay on Papiri.
The new edition of DEISSMANN'S Licht vom Osten has been reviewed by M. DIBELIUS (Theol. Lit.-Z.,

XLIX, 1924, 35-7; laudatory), E. LOHMEYER (D. Lit.-Z., N.F., I, 1924, 765-7), and K. PREISENDANZ (Byz.-

Neugr. Jahrb., iv, 1924, 405-7; some valuable suggestions on magical papyri).
MILLIGAN'S Here and There among the Papyri has been reviewed by W. SCHUBART (O.L.Z., XXVII, 1924,

644-5) and F. B[ETHUNE]-B[AKER] (Journ. Theol. Stud., xxv, 222).
SCHUBART'S new edition of his Jahrtausend am Nil is reviewed by WILCKEN (O.L.Z., xxviI, 1924, 513-6;

laudatory).
I am unable to see an article by G. K. GARDIKAS entitled Zv#FoXk rTv Trarvpowv esI r7v 'EXX7EM iKV

gt\koXoylav ('Abva, xxxIII, 1921, 61-102) and another by E. A. PEZOPOULOS entitled IHarvpoXoyKra Kxa

irtypaiKaci (Athens, Leones, 1921. Pp. 15), which are referred to in the bibliography in the Byz. Z., xxiv

(pp. 149 and 163).

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An article by W. SCHUBART entitled Vom Werdegang der Papyruskunde (O.L.Z., xxvII, 1924, 564-8) is
primarily a homage to ERMAN on his 70th birthday. SCHUBART stresses the importance of his work in

furnishing a basis for the papyrological side of Egyptian studies. He emphasizes the need of rising in the
future from the intensive study of details to something in the nature of a system "und die klare Einsicht
in die Grundfragen." Another, by W. SPIEGELBERG, Der gegenwartige Stand und die nachsten Aufgaben
der demotischen Forschunq, in Zeitschr. f. dg. Spr., LIX (1924), 131-40, is in essentials a lecture given at the
Berlin Orientalist Congress in April, 1923. The author takes an optimistic view of the future of the study.
On p. 139 he mentions two cases in which Greek translations of Demotic texts have been found to confirm
the renderings of modern scholars.

In his 19th letter to CALDERINI, LUMBROSO mentions that at the University Library of Turin there is
a book by GUILANDINO on Papiro. Aegyptus, v (1924), 29-30.

P. M. MEYER has published another instalment of his excellent Juristischer Papyrusberichit (iI, Mai
1922 bis Oktober 1923), which now appears in the Z. Sav.-St. (XLIV, 581-618).

I may mention here that from last year (vol. LXXv) the Lit. Zentralbl. has again become mainly biblio-
graphical. Its bibliographies will be very useful, though one regrets the consequent cutting down of reviews
to a minimum. Reviews however there are, which are short notices, classified. Reference may also be
made to the useful Elenchus Bibliographicus in Biblica. Aegyptologica will be found in iv (1923), 83*'-7*
(largely a selection from the bibliography in Aegyptus).

S. DE RICCI contributes to the Bull. Soc. Arch. d'Alex., xx (N.S., v), 281-3 some Correzioni ed Aggiunte
to Part XIX.

F. BILABEL publishes some conjectures for reading or interpretation in P. Lond. 77 (Will of Abraham);
e.g. vX. means the remains of the martyr. They are all ingenious but are not all quite convincing, and
some proposed readings do not seem to find support in the papyrus. Zu dem Testament des Bischofs
Abraham von Hermonthis, in O.L.Z., xxvII (1924), 701-4. Some notes on papyrus readings will be found
referred to in ? 8 above.

Finally, I may mention that Part XVI of the Oxyrhynchus Papyri contains a table of papyri recently
distributed, which will be useful to those wishing to trace the whereabouts of particular texts.

10. MISCELLANEOUS AND PERSONAL.

It is good news that the invaluable publications with which the name of FRIEDRICH PREISIGKE will
always be specially associated are not to cease with his death. F. BILABEL is to carry on his Sammelbuch,
his Berichtigungslisten, and the Schriften of the Heidelberg Papyrus Institute. He is now engaged on
vol. in of the first, for which he has obtained a grant.

DE RIccI mentions in his Bulletin that M. COLLOMP and his pupils are studying the Strassburg papyri.
It is to be hoped that they will in due course publish those which are still unpublished.

In an article previously referred to (? 2) in Heimat im Bild K. KALBFLEISCH mentions that the Ianda
Papyri will eventually become the property of the Giessen University Library.

I hear from Prof. KRUGER that Part I of texts from papyri in Russian collections, edited by ZERETELI
and himself and containing literary texts, will appear before very long. Part II, edited by KRaGER alone,
will contain documents of the Ptolemaic and Roman periods.

The Papyrus Seminar at Munich has been transformed into an Institute, and has taken over the
publication of the series of Miinchener Beitrage, under the general editorship of WENGER and OTTO.

The volume of the Raccolta Lumbroso in honour of LUMBROSO'S 80th birthday will probably have been
published before this appears. An account of it, with provisional list of contents, appears in Aegyptus, v
(1924), 249-53.

B. KUBLER reviews WENGER'S and KOSCHAKER'S notices of MITTEIS (Phil. Woch., XLIV, 1924, 591-3).
S. EITREM publishes an obituary notice of DIELS. Mindetale over prof. dr. Hermann Diels, in Oversigt

over Videnskapsselskapets MHter, 1923, 74-8.
Obituary notices of PREISIGKE have been published by WILCKEN (Archiv, vII, 315-6), 0. GRADENWITZ

(Z. Sav.-St., XLIV, 1924, v-viii), A. CALDERINI (Aegyptus, v, 1924, 70-1), and H. I. BELL (Journal, x, 1924,
172-3).

The tragic death of EVELYN WHITE is a grievous loss to our studies and to classical scholarship as well
as to all who knew him personally. His rare combination of gifts made him a worker in our field of quite
peculiar value, and he is indeed irreplaceable. Obituary notices of him have been written by W. E. C[RUM]
(Journal, x, 1924, 331-2) and W. R. R. (Class. Rev., xxxIII, 1924, 145).

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