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KYPRIANOS M313

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

PCM 1 21
PCM I 21
P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 680
P. Baden 5 141
P. Bad. V 141

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. 1-21: Invocation of image and characters, perhaps love spell, separation spell, or curse.

See all texts in this manuscript.

Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)
Arabic

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic with Fayumic features

Language/dialect notes:

See the discussion in Dosoo/Preininger 2023: p. 261-262;cf. Bélanger Sarrazin (2017: p. 396) who classifies as Fayumic.

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 951 – 1000
Date notes:

Written in same hand as P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 682 (M291), dated by its colophon to 967 CE (Dosoo/Preininger 2023: p. 259-260). 901-1000 according to Mößner and Nauerth (2015: p. 309) and TM (25/9/18).

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A8
Archive name: Heidelberg Library
State of edition:

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 16.3 Width: 7 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Bilabel and Grohmann 1934: p. 409; Dosoo/Preininger 2023: p. 265. 16.5 x 7 cm (Mößner and Nauerth 2015: p. 309)

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Complete.

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, 21 lines.

Hand:

Deacon Iohannes

Findspot:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt

(TM places ID: 332)
Place of purchase:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 332)
Writingspot:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 332)
Present Location:

Heidelberg, Institut für Papyrologie

Collection History:

Inherited from Carl Schmidt’s collection, purchased by him in May 1930, perhaps in the Fayum, perhaps via Maurice Nahman (Gardner and Johnston 2019: p. 32; Dosoo/Preininger 2023: p. 259).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 156
Collection website: https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/p_kopt_680

Notes/Discussion:

There is space for the insertion of the names of two individuals, implying that this is a love spell, separation spell, curse, or similar.

Bibiliography
Editions:

Bilabel, Friedrich, and Adolf Grohmann. Griechische, koptische und arabische Texte zur Religion und religiösen Literatur in Ägyptens Spätzeit, Heidelberg: Verlag der Universitätsbibliothek, 1934, p. 409, no. 141.

★ Dosoo, Korshi, and Markéta Preininger. Papyri Copticae Magicae. Coptic Magical Texts, Volume 1: Formularies (PCM I 1), Archiv für Papyrusforschung und verwandte Gebiete – Beihefte 48. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023, p. 265-267, no. 21.

Gardner, Iain. “An Archive of Coptic Handbooks and Exemplars for the Making of Amulets and the Enacting of Ritual Power from the Tenth Century (P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 680–683 and 685–686).” In Drawing Spirit: The Role of Images and Design in the Magical Practice of Late Antiquity, edited by Jay Johnston and Iain Gardner. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2023, 86-93.


Translations:
General:

Love, Edward O. D. ““Crum’s Chicken”: Alpak, Demonised Donkeys, and Avianised Demons among the Figures of Demotic, Greek, and Coptic Magical Texts”, in Magikon Zōon: Animal and Magic, edited by Korshi Dosoo and Jean-Charles Coulon (forthcoming).

Mößner, Tamara, and Claudia Nauerth. “Koptische Text und ihre Bilder.” In Ägyptische Magie und ihre Umwelt, edited by Andrea Jördens, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2015, p. 309-310; 329-330.

Gardner, Iain, and Jay Johnston. “‘I, Deacon Iohannes, Servant Of Michael’: A New Look at P. Heid. Inv. Kopt. 682 and a Possible Context for the Heidelberg Magical Archive.” Journal of Coptic Studies 21 (2019): 51-53.

Untermann, Matthias (ed.). Ägyptische Magie im Wandel der Zeiten: eine Ausstellung des Instituts für Papyrologie in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Institut für Ägyptologie der Universität Heidelberg. Heidelberg: Universitätsmuseum Heidelberg, 2011, p. 33.


Trismegistos ID:

102078

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”

180

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

102078

Bruyn-Dijkstra: question mark icon de Bruyn and Dijkstra, “Greek Amulets and Formularies (Checklist)" TheDefix: question mark icon Thesaurus Defixionum To Zodion:
Edit History:

EL (25/9/18); MPS (3/9/2019); KD (13/9/2019); MPS (3/9/2020); KD (17/11/2020); KD (1/2/2023); MPS (6/3/2023); KD (20/11/2023); KD (22/1/2024)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M313," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m313. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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