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KYPRIANOS M24

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

Moen [inventory number unknown]
Baarn, Private collection Moen without number

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

Magical (applied)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-18, Vo ll. 1-12: Iatromagical amulet to heal and protect against fever and chill, for Phoibammon, son of Maria.

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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. 801 – 1000
Date notes:

TM (19/9/2018).

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Archive name:
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 17.3 Width: 10.2 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Sijpesteijn (1982: p. 377)

Folding pattern:

Several horizontal creases. Rolled up from bottom to top.

State of preservation:

Complete. Well preserved. High quality parchment. Triangular piece missing in upper right corner.

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 (flesh side) and verso (hair side). Recto, 18 lines; verso, 12 lines. Verso at 180 degrees to recto.

Hand:

Unimodular, bilinear.

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Baarn, Private collection Moen

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

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Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Text repeated on front and back, the text on the hair side is written up-side-down in relation to that on the flesh-side and was left unfinished. Rolled up and probably worn as an amulet (Sijpesteijn 1982: p. 377).

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Sijpesteijn, Pieter J. “Amulet against Fever.” Chronique d’Égypte 57 (1982): 377–381.


Translations:

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 99-100, no. 52.

Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: I testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt, edited by Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase, II.18. 5, 3685–3730. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3729, no. 44.


General:

Trismegistos ID:

98046

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

52

Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes”

86

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 (19/9/2018); EL (14/6/2019); KD (17/6/2019); team (3/7/2020); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M24," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m24. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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