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KYPRIANOS M3954

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

Vienna KO 240
O. Vind. Copt. 20

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. 1-5, Vo ll. 1-6: List of names of the 3 Hebrew Youths and Saints; applied amulet for healing/protection, perhaps against fever ?

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:
Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 601 – 800
Date notes:

Dating suggested by Bélanger Sarrazin (2024: p. 81).

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

Published.

Image: https://digital.onb.ac.at/RepViewer/viewer.faces?doc=DTL_2169196&order=1&view=SINGLE

Form:

Ostracon (limestone)

Material:

Limestone

Dimensions (cm): Height: 10 Width: 13.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Collection website (2/2/2024).

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Complete, but quite faded.

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. 5 visible lines recto, 6 verso.

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 19)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Egypt

(TM places ID: 19)
Present Location:

Vienna, Nationalbibliothek

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 357
Collection website: http://data.onb.ac.at/rec/RZ00002778

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

Till, Walter. Die Koptischen Ostraka der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Texte, Übersetzungen, Indices. (O. Vind. Copt.) Wien: Hermann Böhlaus Nachf., 1960, p. 6, no. 20.


Translations:
General:

Bélanger Sarrazin, Roxanne. “’Just as You Quenched the Fiery Furnace of Nebuchadnezzar, Also Quench Every Fever.’ The Three Holy Children in Coptic Magic.” Vigiliae Christianae 78 (2024): 58-86, esp. p. 81.


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 (2/2/2024)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M3954," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m3954. Accessed on 21/05/2024

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