A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Gr. class. b. 1 (P)/1-12

Summary Catalogue no.: 28047a-l

Papyrological Reference: P. Herc. 118

Trismegistos no.: 69067


Historical text

Carbonized roll (unrolled in 1883–4), containing fragments of a history of Epicurus or his school (pre-Philodemus)

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: papyrus


Origin: before 79 ; Italian, Herculaneum

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


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Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.