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KYPRIANOS M3950

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

Cambridge UL TS 12.740
Cambridge UL T-S 12.740

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. 1-28: Spell for protection against evil
2. Vo ll. 1-7: Coptic alphabet, Hebrew annotations.

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Bohairic

Language/dialect notes:

KD (29/9/2023)

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 901 – 1200
Date notes:

Date range is that of typical Genizah texts of this type.

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A21
Archive name: Cairo Genizah
State of edition:

Unpublished.

Image:

Form:

Codex

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 9.1 Width: 12.7 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Dimensions from Friedberg Cairo Genizah Project.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary. Remains of one bifolio, one nearly complete folio (with some damage to upper part of outer edge) and one nearly lost folio.

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 surviving pages, 2 almost fully preserved, 2 very partially preserved. 21 and 20 lines survive on the preserved pages.

Hand:

Findspot:

Genizah of the Ben Ezra Synagogue, Cairo, Egypt

(TM places ID: 389)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Babylon (Cairo), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 389)
Present Location:

Cambridge, University Library

Collection History:

Donated by Dr Solomon Schechter and Dr Charles Taylor in 1898 as part of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Collection (online catalogue, accessed 5/4/2019).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 79
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:
Translations:
General:

Entry for “Cambridge UL TS 12.740”, Friedberg Cairo Genizah Project (https://fgp.genizah.org; 3/10/2023)


Trismegistos ID: 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 (29/9/2023); KD (28/2/2024)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M3950," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m3950. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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