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KYPRIANOS M31

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

Montserrat Magical Book I
P. Monts. Roca 2 25-27
P. Monts. Roca II 25-27
Montserrat, Abadia Inv. nrs. 607a / 607b + 326 / 608

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

Original Use:

1. Coptic text of Ephesians and Philippians

Re-use (palimpsest):

2. 607b + 326 (hair side, top): Curse of sickness
3. 607b + 326 (hair side, bottom): Spell for favour?
4. 607b + 326 (flesh side, top): Love spell?
5. 607a (hair side): Curse of sickness
6. 607a (flesh side): Unclear (love spell?)

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

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. 701 – 1000
Date notes:

Dating provisional.

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A29
Archive name: Montserrat Magical Archive
State of edition:

Unpublished; edition in progress by Korshi Dosoo.

Image:

Form:

Codex (?)

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 27.5 Width: 21 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Measurements by KD.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary; 3 fragments.

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

4

Pages/Columns (notes):

4 pages survive, one column on each.

Hand:

Unimodular, bilinear, slanting.

Findspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Place of purchase:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Writingspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Montserrat, Abadia

Collection History:

Acquired by Ramón Roca-Puig in Egypt in the 1950s.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 232
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Unclear if codex or loose leaves.

Bibiliography
Editions:
Translations:
General:

Torallas Tovar, Sofía. Biblica Coptica Montserratensia (P. Monts. Roca II). Barcelona: Publ. de l’Abadía de Montserrat, 2007, p. 103-111, pl. 26-28.


Trismegistos ID:

130515

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 (11/12/2018); MPS (20/2/2019); EL (1/8/2019); MPS (22/3/2021); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M31," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m31. Accessed on 21/05/2024

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