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Ranging from the author's discovery that the Persian epic poem Vamiq and Adhra by way of Unsuri (11th century advert) derives from the traditional Greek novel of "Metiokhos and Parthenope", this paintings includes severe variations of the Greek and Persian fragments and testimonia, with reviews.

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BvmolÒxoi m°n,” e‰pen, “a[ [. . oi t∞! [! él]hyoË! paide¤a! ] muy[ol]og¤ai! i …! t[in] [ı ÖEr]v! ÉAfro[d]¤th! uflÚ! komidª n°o! ¶xv[n] [pter]å ka‹ t“ [n]≈tƒ parhrthm°non tÒjon ka[‹ tª] [xeir‹] k! rat«n lampãda toÊtoi! te to›! ˜ploi! ] [. . ] blank tå! cuxå! kei. g°lv! un°! t! h! k! [en] [. . ]! on xron! o! Ë! n br°fo! ] xrÒnoi! ev! kayãper toÁ! énap! ] [ée‹] §p‹ t∞! aÈt∞! m°nein tå po! [. . ]. [e‡h dÉ] ín kéke›no pantel«! ép¤yan! o! [n, efi] [br°f]o! tein aÈt! n ˜! n tØ[n] [ofikou]m°nhn, tojeÊein m¢n t«n Ípant≈ntvn, oÓ!

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As long as this martyrdom of a young Christian girl who takes her own life rather than loosing her virginity was known only in Arabic, other Greek names had been suggested as corresponding to Bartànùbà: Pròtonikè, Partheneia; the one scholar who, in an unexpected context, had suggested Parthenopè was not heard, at least not by people conversant with Greek novel fragments. But with the appearance of a Coptic fragment of the martyrdom and RenéGeorges Coquin’s publication of the whole textual material (Coquin 21 In Shafi 1957:161 it is concluded that the heroine of the Persian novel “is a daughter of .

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