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KYPRIANOS M144

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

PGM CXXVI
P. Laur. IV 148
SB XVI 12640
SB 16 12640
Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana PL III 472
Suppl. Mag. 2 95
SM 2 95
SM 95

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-22: Separation spell using mustard (curse)
2. Vo ll. 1-16: Separation spell using mustard (curse)

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Language(s):

Greek

Script(s):

Greek

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:
Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 401 – 500
Date notes:

5th century (Daniel/Maltomini 1992: p. 222). Second half of fifth century (TM 26/10/2020);

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

Published.

Image: http://www.psi-online.it/documents/plaur;4;148/

Form:

Codex (?)

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 24.3 Width: 21.3 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Daniel & Maltomini (1992: p. 222); Collection website (26/10/2020)

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary.

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. 22 lines recto (→), 16 lines verso (↓). On side recto, remains of a column damaged at top and right; left margin at least 2.6 cm, right margin at least 3.5 cm (line 17), original lower margin 1.2 cm. On verso, the column is damaged at left, top and right; original lower margin 1.2 cm. On recto (→) original length of line was some 15 cm (cf. line 17) containing about 27 letters (cf. the securely restored line 15).

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana PL III 472

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 128
Collection website: http://www.psi-online.it/documents/plaur;4;148

Notes/Discussion:

Sheet possibly from a codex (Daniel/Maltomini 1992: p. 222). Daniel & Maltomini (1992: p. 222) note that the true order of the two sides cannot be determined.

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Daniel, Robert W., and Franco Maltomini. Supplementum Magicum. Vol. 2. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1992, p. 222-230, no. 95.

Pintaudi, Rosario. Dai Papiri della Biblioteca Medicea Lauenziana. Vol. 4. Florence: Libreria Gonnelli, 1983, no. 148.

Pintaudi, Rosario. “PL III/472: Frammento Magico.” Zeitschrift Für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 38 (1980): 261–64.

Rupprecht, Hans-Albert, and Joachim Hengstl. Sammelbuch griechischer Urkunden aus Ägypten. Vol. 16. (SB XVI). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1985, no. 12640.


Translations:

Betz, Hans D. The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Including the Demotic Spells. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986, p. 322, no. 126 a-b.


General:

Love, Edward O.D. “Bilingualism and Mono-/Bigraphia at the Nexus of Magical Traditions: From Egyptian-Greek to Coptic-Arabic Magical Texts”, in Christians and Muslims in Early Islamic Egypt, edited by Lajos Berkes. Ann Arbor: American Society of Papyrologists, 2002, p. 174-175.

Maltomini, Franco. “Osservazioni al testo di alcuni papiri magici greci III.” Studi classici e orientali 32 (1982): 235-240.

Ronconi, F. “Papiri Letterari della Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana”, CD-Rom, Cassino, 2002, s.v. Il papiro è edito anche come SB XVI 12640.


Trismegistos ID:

64731

PAThs:
PGM: question mark icon Papyri Gracae Magicae

126

SM: question mark icon Supplementum Magicum

95

GEMF: question mark icon Greek and Egyptian Magical Formularies (forthcoming) 81 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: 5
Edit History:

MPS (19/11/2018) (26/11/2018); KD (23/4/2020); ST (14/5/2020); ST (16/5/2020); KD (18/5/2020); ST (27/6/2020); EL (29/7/2020); KD (15/10/2021); KD (21/3/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M144," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m144. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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