The Papyrus of Aristotle’s Constitution of the Athenians: Provenance Questions


Variant Readings

I recently wanted to quickly refresh myself on what can be known about the provenance of the famous papyrus containing nearly the entire text of Aristotle’s Constitution of the Athenians (British Library Pap. 131, LDAB 391).

BL Pap 131 Aristotle whole

As usual, this turned out more complicated than I expected. The artifact itself is also somewhat complicated.

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