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KYPRIANOS M40

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

P. Sorb. Copt. 2
Sorbonne inv. 2498 a-c
Fonds Weill III.5+7

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

1. p. 1 l. 1-p. 5 l. 6: Adjuration or series of adjurations to angelic beings; later sections may include literary texts of a “Gnostic” character.

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Fayumic

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. 601 – 900
Date notes:

Dating uncertain, but based on palaeography (Dosoo 2022: 29-30).

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

Published.

Image:

Form:

Codex

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 11.5 Width: 14.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Fragment a: 13.5 (W) x 9.5 (H); Fragment b: 13 (H) x 9,5 (H); Fragment c: 14.5 (W) x 11.5 (H) (Dosoo 2022: 30-32).

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary. Considerable damage to individual pages, unclear how many may be missing.

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

6

Pages/Columns (notes):

6 pages surviving, of which 5 have text.

Hand:

Bilinear

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Paris, Sorbonne, Institut de Papyrologie

Collection History:

Part of ‘fonds Weill’, a collection of three lots of papyri acquired by Raymond Weill in Egypt between 1909 and 1912 before being donated to the Institut de Papyrologie de la Sorbonne in 1922. This particular manuscript (Weill III.5+7) seems to belong to the third lot, acquired in Mallawi in Middle Egypt in 1912 (Dosoo 2022: 27).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 275
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

Dosoo, Korshi. “2. ‘Magical’ Adjuration'”, in Coptica Sorbonensia. Textes de la 6e école d’été de papyrologie copte, Paris, 2-11 juillet 2018 (P. Sorb. Copt.). Paris: Association des Amis du Centre de l’Histoire et Civilisation de Byzance, 2022, p. 27-39.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

874179

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; MPS (18/6/2019); EL (1/8/2019); team (10/7/2020); MPS (22/3/2021); MPS (12/1/2022); KD (8/4/2022); KD (2/11/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M40," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m40. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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