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= P.Herc. 154 = Trismegistos 59748 = LDAB 852



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This papyrus has been digitally edited by Marcel Moser and revised by Vincenzo Damiani as part of the Project Anagnosis and the Würzburger Zentrum für Epikureismusforschung

DCLP transcription: 59748 [xml]

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[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ ομ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ υ ἥδε ποτ[ε]   ̣  ̣ σ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ εναμ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ η   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [λ̣]επτό[τη]τα[ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ αρα   ̣  ̣ ην   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ χ̣ε   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ να   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 2
[ -ca.?- ]υ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]υ̣ομ̣   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]λλη   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- τ]ὸ α̣ὐτ[ὸ]   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]σ̣υ ἄπειρο[ν̣ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]υαιον γὰρ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ περασμ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ἀ]πειρο   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 3
το   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
ον   ̣ τ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
πέρας ὃ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
——
οὐδ[ὲ]   ̣ α[ -ca.?- ]
5θ᾽ ὅ̣σοι̣ τ[ -ca.?- ]
το[σ̣ε̣]γη[  ̣  ̣]   ̣  ̣ ν̣ ψευδομε
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ ε κατά τινα
[ -ca.?- ]τῶν το   ̣  ̣ οτο[μ̣ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ τεινε   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣
10[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ αγο   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣
column 4
[ -ca.?- ]ν̣   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ἀ]πειρο[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]τω[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]λ̣α γῆν[ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]καὶ μη[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ἀ]πειρο[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ιδ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]η[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]υ̣[ -ca.?- ]
column 5
[ -ca.?- ]μεντ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ν κατα[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]λα [γ]ῆν βαδίζω[ν -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]καθ[ -ca.?- ]
column 6P.Herc. 154 fr. 1
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φο [  ̣]   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
ἀλλ᾽ εὖ εἰ[ -ca.?- ]
μενον ε[ -ca.?- ]
δόξα η   ̣ [ -ca.?- ἀ-]
5ναδιδω[ -ca.?- ἐ-]
γ λείμμα[τος -ca.?- ]
α̣ναμεω̣[ -ca.?- ]
τὴν δ᾽ ὅλην[ -ca.?- ]
φ̣ην λαμβαν[ -ca.?- ]
10[ -ca.?- ] οὐχ ὅταν μ[ -ca.?- ]
νος ἀκριβῶς   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
θησιν λαμ[βα -ca.?- ]
  ̣ δελοι   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
ρωμεν̣   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
15  ̣ συ̣οει   ̣ ν̣γ[ -ca.?- ]
η̣με   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 7P.Herc. 154 fr. 2
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[ -ca.?- ]ὡσπ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ν̣ατως   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]θαιπ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]οκα   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- φ]ύσει   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ιτο   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ειχ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]μη   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]μ̣ον   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
10[ -ca.?- ]ν̣μ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 8P.Herc. 154 fr. 3
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[ -ca.?- ]ἐστιν κα[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ εικος δ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- τ]ὴν δόξ[αν -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ ε̣ῖσθαι τ[ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ υασε[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]φερομε[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]η ὧν εἰ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]πωνκ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ενονε   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
10[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ εωρ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ἐνέσει ὃ α[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ ροσδ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ στον̣[ -ca.?- ]
column 9P.Herc. 154 fr. 4
Engraved 1843-1864 by Vincenzo Corazza

[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ ελεῖσθα[ι -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ τῶι κό̣[σ]μ[ωι -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ενων καὶ μ̣[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]η̣ διὰ καθα[ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]ην̣ ἀποδοσ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ σα μεν[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]λειους τ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ν̣τ̣ες φα[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ νέως[ -ca.?- ]
column 10P.Herc. 154 fr. 5
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ἐν συγκ[ρίσει -ca.?- ]
ὅπη λ[ -ca.?- ]
δελ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
ἐπὶ τα̣[ -ca.?- ]
5το ἐπ[ -ca.?- ]
τη πε[ -ca.?- ]
την̣   ̣  ̣ εφ[ -ca.?- ]
[α̣ρ̣]ι̣σ̣   ̣ νπλ[ -ca.?- ]
column 11P.Herc. 154 fr. 7
Engraved 1843-1864 by Ferdinando Ventrella

κατὰ τὸ̣ν {τ̣}α̣ὐ̣τ̣ὸ̣ν τρό̣-
πον τὴν ἀτελὴ̣ν ἀπό-
φασιν νομι   ̣  ̣ αι   ̣ κατὰ
μέν̣τοι τ̣ὴ̣[ν]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ ν̣ πρὸς
5αὐτὸ[ν] φαν̣τ[α]σίας ε[ἴ]
τις ἦν ἰδιότη[τ]ο[ς]   ̣ πι
ου   ̣ ν   ̣ ιδα   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [  ̣] τοῦτο
ε   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ τεπ   ̣  ̣ [  ̣]   ̣  ̣ τιυ   ̣  ̣
  ̣  ̣ ο   ̣  ̣ ι̣ν̣ μενο   ̣ [  ̣]   ̣  ̣ [ἐ]κώ-
10[λ̣]υεν ἀπόφα̣[σιν ἄ]λ̣λ̣ης
  ̣  ̣  ̣ λ̣ι̣ν̣ -ca.?- προσ
-ca.?- [μ]α[ρ]τυρη
column 12
[ -ca.?- ]οὐδὲ ὅτ[αν· -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]χ̣ρησιμο̣[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]τοῦτο[ -ca.?- ]
column 13P.Herc. 154 fr. 6
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[ -ca.?- ]ούσ[ε]ις ἡμῖν
[ -ca.?- ]δ̣είξει ὑπαρχου
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ νας ὡς ταυ
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ κ̣ατὰ τ[ -ca.?- ]
column 18
πα [βεβ]αιώσασθ[α]ι δ[υ]να-
[τ]όν· τὸ γὰρ κ[ατ᾽] αὐτὸ
τοῦτοο πότερον ἐν[δέ-]
χεται ἢ [ο]ὐκ ἐνδέχ[ετ]αι
5πα[ντελ]ῶς γίνε[σθαι]
column 19
-ca.?- α̣ς̣ ἐπὶ π[ -ca.?- ]
-ca.?- ας καὶ λαμ[βά-]
[νει]ν παραλ̣[λαγ]ὴν
[δ]ι᾽ ἀπειρία[ν], εἰ πρὸς
5[ἐ]κεῖνο περὶ μυρια[  ̣  ̣]ς
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ ο   ̣  ̣  ̣ ον   ̣ ε -ca.?-
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ πρ[ὸς] ἐμαυτὸν
[ -ca.?- ]ἀναγκ -ca.?-
  ̣  ̣ την λα -ca.?-
column 23
τα παρ᾽ ἡμῖν τά
τι ὀχεῖσθ᾽ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἀ[έρος]
δυνάμενα καὶ με-
τεωρίζεσθαι κ̣α̣[ὶ] μα-
5  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ μεν πα̣   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ γ̣α̣
μη   ̣  ̣ ν ἴ[σ̣η̣ σ̣τ̣]ολ[ὴ]   ̣  ̣
  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ ο   ̣  ̣ κ̣α̣   ̣ α   ̣  ̣  ̣
να̣ -ca.?-
η   ̣  ̣  ̣ ους πα   ̣ λ   ̣  ̣  ̣
10μ -ca.?-
με̣γ[ά̣λ]ην ἃ δια   ̣  ̣  ̣
  ̣ ο   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ νο̣υ α̣ -ca.?-
  ̣  ̣ [τὴ]ν γῆ[ν̣] -ca.?-
  ̣ ον̣   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ πε -ca.?-
15γ̣ε̣ωσ   ̣  ̣  ̣ αρ -ca.?-
[τ]οῦτο [σώ]ζει   ̣  ̣ και   ̣  ̣  ̣
τῆι ἐκ το̣[υ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ ν   ̣ χ   ̣  ̣
νων   ̣  ̣  ̣ ε   ̣  ̣  ̣ τοσυ   ̣  ̣
δον   ̣ να   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ σα   ̣  ̣
20ἐπιδ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ ν   ̣ ω   ̣  ̣  ̣
column 26
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ δ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
να ἀλ[λ]᾽ ὡς π[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]κεπα   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]οις πα[ρ]ασκ[ -ca.?- ]
5ζ̣[  ̣  ̣  ̣]ων τ   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
κ̣[  ̣  ̣  ̣]ω̣ν [τ̣ο̣κ̣]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]οση   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣]η̣π   ̣  ̣ ν̣δ̣οι[ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣] -ca.?- [ -ca.?- ]
10[ -ca.?- ]ναπαν   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ ου   ̣ αρ[ -ca.?- ]
  ̣ εξ [  ̣  ̣]σμακ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]υχ[  ̣  ̣]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ [  ̣  ̣  ̣]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 27
[ -ca.?- ]τ   ̣  ̣  ̣ ω[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]εν[  ̣  ̣]ιδ᾽ ἀμέλει
[ -ca.?- ]ου   ̣  ̣  ̣ [  ̣]μ[  ̣  ̣]τος
[δια]τηρητ[ι]κοὶ ε[ἶ]ν[α]ι
5[τοῦ] ὡμοιωμ[ένου τῶι]
[τοῦ τυμ]πά[ν̣]ου [ἐκτ]μή-
[μα]τι. οἳ μ[ὲ̣ν γὰρ οἱο]ν[ε]ὶ
[τοί]χους το[ὺς κύκλ]ω[ι]
[ἐπε]νόησαν̣ [ὑ]πάρχον-
10[τας τῆ]ι γῆι [τοι]αύτ̣ης [δί-]
[νης] ε   ̣  ̣ μα [  ̣  ̣]   ̣ μα   ̣ σ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 29
ἀνὰ μ̣[έρος -ca.?- ]
τ̣όπο[ -ca.?- ]
ταβα   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
εἰς ἄπ[ειρον -ca.?- ]
5πόδα[ -ca.?- ]
  ̣  ̣ οωκ̣[ -ca.?- ]
ὑπὲρ κ[εφαλῆς -ca.?- ]
καὶ μὴ̣[ -ca.?- ]
[τα]ῦτα[ -ca.?- ]
10[μ]ὲν εἰπ[εῖν]
ἄνω[ -ca.?- ]
  ̣  ̣ τ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 31
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ ιαν   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ λ̣λ̣   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ υκ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ν̣τ̣οσ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
5[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ ιοτουσ   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ἀ]λ̣λὰ κα   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ω̣ν ν̣οτ   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
  ̣  ̣  ̣ τω   ̣  ̣ δ[ -ca.?- ]
η   ̣  ̣ οπ   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
10ὑπ[ὲ]ρ κεφ[αλῆς -ca.?- ὑ-]
πὸ ποσ[ὶ]ν ε   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
γε [τ]οῦτο   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
15[ -ca.?- ]ιφα̣ιν[ -ca.?- ]
column 32
-ca.?- νφε   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]εν τ̣[  ̣]υ̣νει   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ἐν ταύτηι οὐ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ἀφ[ί]κονται[ -ca.?- ]
25[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ σ   ̣  ̣ [ἀ]λλα τ̣ο[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]ἀπορία του[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ εσ   ̣  ̣ σται[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]κάτω καρ[ -ca.?- ]
[ -ca.?- ]   ̣  ̣ υσκαι   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
30[ -ca.?- ]   ̣ ν   ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
column 39P.Herc. 154 [26.39]
Sketched 1803-1806 by Carlo Orazi

[ -ca.?- τινὰ]
αἴσθησ[ι]ν α   ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
-ca.?- τοσαυτ[ -ca.?- ]
25  ̣  ̣ τοιαυτ[ -ca.?- ]
-ca.?- υτια[ -ca.?- ]
column 40P.Herc. 154 [26.40]
Sketched 1803-1806 by Carlo Orazi

[μά]των καὶ[ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣]ν ουδ[ε]κτ[ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣  ̣]ην α[ -ca.?- ]νμ[ -ca.?- ]
25[  ̣  ̣]ρ ἐκ τη[ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣φ]αινο[ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣]   ̣  ̣  ̣ [ -ca.?- ]
[  ̣  ̣]την[ -ca.?- ]
column 41P.Herc. 154 fr. 11
Engraved 1843-1864 by Raffaele Biondi

τάξεις [τ]ούτων. καὶ
——
20περὶ μὲν τούτου <τοῦ> μέρους
οὕτω διαληπτέον. τὰς
——
δ᾽ ὑπερεί[σ]εις τὰς κάτω-
θεν τῆς γῆς, ἅς φα[μ]εν
[τ]ὴν [ἀρ]αιὰν φύσ[ιν ὑ]πὸ
25[ -ca.?- ]τε[ -ca.?- ]
column 42P.Herc. 154 fr. 12
Engraved 1843-1864 by Raffaele Biondi

τούτων δύναται γίγνε-
σθαι συνθεωρῶμεν,
25τῶν δ[ὲ τὰς] ἰσότητας
[α]ὐ̣τὰς [αἰτί]ας εἶναι [τοῦ]
μὴ κο[ιν]ωνε̣[ῖν -ca.?- ]
[τ]ὴν γ[ῆν -ca.?- ]
column 43P.Herc. 154 fr. 13
Engraved 1843-1864 by Raffaele Biondi

[ -ca.?- ] ὁμοία οὖσα, παρεσκε[ύ-]
ακεν, ὡς [ἔφη] τις τ[ῶ]ν δίων,
τὸ δὴ παρασκευάσας ἐν̣ [μέ-]
25[σωι] τοῦ τρ[οχ]οῦ παντα-
[χόθ]εν ὁμ[οί]ω[ς στ]ε̣λλο-
[μέ]ν̣ην̣ μέν[ειν ἐ]ν τῶι
[κόσμωι κ]ατ[ὰ -ca.?- ]
column 44P.Herc. 154 fr. 14
Engraved 1843-1864 by Raffaele Biondi

[ -ca.?- ] νομίζειν τῶν
ἀνδρῶν ἐν πολλοῖς, ἐν
πολλοῖς [δὲ κ]αὶ μάλιστα
τῶι ὅλωι τρόπωι πολ-
25λῶι βελτίους, τινὰς δ[ὲ]
καὶ παντελῶς ἄπλατ[ο]ν

Editorial History; All History; (detailed)

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