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KYPRIANOS M1

Sigla: question mark icon Modern names for the manuscript, including inventory and publication numbers.

St Petersburg, Private collection Golenischeff Copt. 52
P. Pushkin 19
Pushkin Museum inv. I.1.б 685
Pushkin Museum ИГ-4733
Pushkin Copt. 52

Category: question mark icon Classification of the contents, e.g. magical (formulary or applied), alchemical, liturgical, documentary or medical.

Magical (applied) (?)
Documentary (writing exercise) (?)

Contents:

Original use:

1. Ro l. 1: Arabic text (unpublished)

Re-use:

2. Ro ll. l-5: Coptic alphabet (writing exercise or applied amulet for healing/protection?)
3. Vo ll. 1-5: Names of Alexander and his companions (writing exercise or applied amulet for healing/protection?)

See all texts in this manuscript.

Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)
Arabic

Script(s):

Coptic
Arabic

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:

Not enough linguistic content to establish dialect.

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 901 – 1000
Date notes:

10th-11th cent., according to Elenskaya 1994: p. 163, but date after 10th century unlikely with papyrus as the support.

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs.
Archive name:
State of edition:

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 4 Width: 4 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Elenskaya 1994: p. 163.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary, broken at the right (recto) and bottom.

Pages/Columns: question mark icon Total surviving columns in the manuscript for rolls, sheets and rotuli; total number of pages for codices.

2

Pages/Columns (notes):

1 column each recto (→) and verso (↓), 5 lines each (magical re-use). 1 line remaining, original use, recto.

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Moscow, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Collection History:

Previously in the private collection Golenischeff in St Petersburg, current location Pushkin Museum (KD 1/4/2021).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 234
Collection website: https://goskatalog.ru/portal/?fbclid=IwAR0UPhz9jzm7jmy6Kfu1wbXwHlSR51WsFvqq5tFUO9B43V_N2pb8H2v6rEk#/collections?id=6987383

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions: ★ von Lemm, Oscar. "Koptische Miscellen LI-LXI." Bulletin de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de St.-Petersbourg (1908): 1343-1345, no. 53.
Translations: Elanskaya, Alla I. The Literary Coptic Manuscripts in the A.S. Pushkin State Fine Arts Museum in Moscow (P. Pushkin). Leiden: Brill, 1994, p. 163, no. 19.
General:

Trismegistos ID:

111699
111698

PAThs:
PGM: question mark icon Papyri Gracae Magicae SM: question mark icon Supplementum Magicum GEMF: question mark icon Greek and Egyptian Magical Formularies (forthcoming) ACM: question mark icon Ancient Christian Magic
Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes” AKZ: question mark icon Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte CBd: question mark icon Campbell-Bonner Magical Gems Database Mert.-Pack: question mark icon Mertens-Pack online database
Van H: question mark icon van Haelst, Catalogue des papyrus littéraires Bruyn-Dijkstra: question mark icon de Bruyn and Dijkstra, “Greek Amulets and Formularies (Checklist)" TheDefix: question mark icon Thesaurus Defixionum To Zodion:
Edit History:

KD (2/10/2018); EL (28/3/2019); MPS (18/6/2019); MPS (6/3/2020); KD (22/4/2020); Team (9/10/2020); MPS (22/3/2021); KD (1/4/2021); KD (24/9/2021)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M1," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m1. Accessed on 02/07/2022

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