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KYPRIANOS M18

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

P. Mich. Inv. 602

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

Magical (formulary)
Documentary (account)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-9: Voces magicae
2. Ro ll. 10-22: Love spell invoking the sun, moon, and angels
3. Ro ll. 23-27: Account for wine (documentary)
4. Ro ll. 28-37: Love spell invoking Isis, Osiris, the angels and Abrasax
5. Ro ll. 37-42; For healing pain in heart and liver
6. Ro ll. 42-43: To exorcise an evil spirit
7. Ro ll. 43-47: For treating blindness (healing)
8. Ro ll. 48: Drawings.

See all texts in this manuscript.

Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic

Language/dialect notes:

See related texts for further notes.

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 501 – 700
Date notes:

Michigan APIS (26/9/2018). c. 600 (Online Catalogue)

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A10
Archive name: Coptic Wizard’s Hoard
State of edition:

Unpublished.

Image: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-4638/602r_neg.tif

Form:

Rotulus

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 27.7 Width: 11.3 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Measurements from photograph.

Folding pattern:

At least 2 horizontal creases.

State of preservation:

Complete, some damage at top.

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

1

Pages/Columns (notes):

1 column recto (↓), 48 lines.

Hand:

Hand 4.

Findspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Place of purchase:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Writingspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library

Collection History:

Brought from Egypt to the British Museum in February 1921 by Wallis Budge and soon after acquired by the University of Michigan. (Worrell 1930: p. 239). Numbers 593-603 were part of a single find, and 594-603 seem to have been rolled together (Acquisition reports online 26/1/2021).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 12
Collection website: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis?type=boolean&view=reslist&rgn1=apis_inv&select1=regex&from=index&q1=602

Notes/Discussion:

Contains text B (Worrell’s classification), a copy of which appears in P. Mich. 598 + 597 + 595 + 1294.

Information on content from R. Bélanger Sarrazin (15/30/2020).

Bibiliography
Editions:
Translations:
General:

Mirecki, Paul. “The Coptic Wizard’s Hoard.” The Harvard Theological Review 87 no. 4 (1994): 435–460.

Worrell, William H. “A Coptic Wizard’s Hoard.” The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures 46 no. 4 (1930): 239–262.

“A Wizard’s Hoard” online description at Michigan APIS (http://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3648/1)

Acquisition reports online 26/1/2021: https://apps.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/papyrology/acq-reports/Inventory%20of%20Coptic%2C%20Sept.%201921.pdf


Trismegistos ID:

874177

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:

MPS (26/9/2018); EL (21/11/2018); KD (4/9/2019); team (3/7/2020); MPS (26/1/2021); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M18," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m18. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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