Ever because the papyrus containing Alcman´s Partheneion used to be first released in 1863, classical students have strived to unravel its enigma. This publication offers a verse-by-verse remark to the textual content with a few new proposals in line with a close inspection of the papyrus. The Scholia to the Partheneion, the place quite a few new readings are made, enormously elucidate the composition of the refrain, the variety of its participants, the identification of the protagonist ladies, the social context, in addition to questions of functionality. a brand new version of the Partheneion and the Scholia is accessible on the finish, with a translation of the poem.
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