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KYPRIANOS M45

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

P. Hermitage Copt. 55 + 71

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. Lectionary (survives on first page = no. 55)

Re-use:

2. pp. 2-6: Love spell (= no. 71)

See all texts in this manuscript.

Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic

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. 301 – 500
Date notes:

TM (13/12/2018), but this date is too early based on the contents (preliminary estimate not possible due to the lack of an image or consultation) (KD 13/12/2018)

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

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Codex

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 19 Width: 10 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Jernstedt (1959: p. 135, 157)

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary; only first two pages survive in full.

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):

5 pages survive of what was originally presumably a six-page codex: page 2, 13 lines; page 3, 20 lines; page 4, 19 lines; page 5, 5 surviving lines; page 6, 2 surviving lines.

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

St Petersburg, Hermitage Museum

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 316
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

Jernstedt, Peter Viktorovich. Коптские тексты государственного Эрмитажа (P.Hermitage). Moskow-Leningrad: Izd-vo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1959, p. 135–136, 157–163, nos. 56, 71.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

109333
109319

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”

188

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 (13/12/2018); EL (25/3/2019); EL (13/8/2020); MPS (12/1/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M45," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m45. Accessed on 21/05/2024

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