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KYPRIANOS M21

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

Leiden F 1964/4.14

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

Original use:

Literary text.

Palimpsest:

1. Ro ll. 1-35: Love spell
2. Vo l. 1: Title
3. Vo ll. 2-3: Favour spell.
4. Vo ll. 4-5: Separation (curse)
5. Vo l. 6: Destruction (curse)
6. Vo ll. 7-8: Destruction (curse)
7. Vo ll. 9-10: Desire (love spell)
8. Vo ll. 11-12: Reconciliation
9. Vo ll. 13-15: To make a man love you
10. Vo ll. 16-17: Separation
11. Vo ll. 18-20: Hatred (separation)
12. Vo ll. 21-23: Curse to destroy a furnace
13. Vo ll. 24-31: Desire (love spell)
14. Vo ll. 29-33: Love spell

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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. 1001 – 1100
Date notes:

Green (1987: p. 30); collection website (26/10/2018).

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

Published.

Image: https://www.rmo.nl/imageproxy/jpg/247886

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 23.5 Width: 19.1 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Collection website (26/10/2018)

Folding pattern:

17 horizontal, 1 vertical crease.

State of preservation:

Complete, some damage

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. Recto 35 lines, verso 33 lines. Text on verso at 180 degrees to recto.

Hand:

Unimodular, Bilinear, sloping, serifs.

Findspot:

Egypt (?)

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

Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Leiden, National Museum of Antiquities

Collection History:

Acquired in 1964 from Mr. J. Möger of Soestdijk, the Netherlands (private communication Daniel Soliman, 21/10/2020).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 178
Collection website: https://hdl.handle.net/21.12126/18615

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions: ★ Green, Michael. “A Late Coptic Magical Text from the Collection of the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden.” Oudheidkundige Mededelingen uit het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden 67 (1987): 29-43.
Green, Michael. “Additional Notes on the Coptic Magical Text Leiden F 1964/4.14.” Oudheidkundige Mededelingen uit het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden te Leiden 68 (1988): 113-115.
Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

874124

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”

159

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 (26/10/2018); EL (30/10/2018); KD (10/12/2018); MPS (23/3/2020); team (4/5/2020); MPS (12/1/2022); KD (3/4/2022);
SVS (08/09/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M21," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m21. Accessed on 09/02/2023

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