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KYPRIANOS M49

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

P. Hermitage Copt. 59
Hermitage inv. 18325

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

Magical (unclear ?)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-5-Vo ll. 1-5: Charm mentioning Michael.

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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. 901 – 1200
Date notes:

TM dates to 4th or 5th century (13/12/2018) but this is too early based on the use of paper. Likely 10th-12th century.

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

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Codex (?)

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 3.6 Width: 6.4 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Jernstedt (1959: p. 138)

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary. ‘Upper part of a sheet, from which at least 2-3cm have been lost’. ‘The sheet is written on both sides in the same handwriting, and could probably belong to a codex’ given also the page numbers (Jernstedt 1959: p. 138)

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 surviving lines recto. 5 surviving lines verso.

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:

Trismegistos lists this as parchment, edition calls it paper (“Бумага”). May be more than one text (e.g. one recto, one verso) but this is unclear.

The recto has the numeral ⲁ (1) and ⲃ (2) in the top right corner, probably a page number, suggesting this is a fragment of a codex. (Jernstedt 1959: p. 138)

Bibiliography
Editions:

Jernstedt, Peter Viktorovich. Коптские тексты государственного Эрмитажа (P.Hermitage). Moskow-Leningrad: Izd-vo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1959, p. 138-139, no. 59.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

109323

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 (13/12/2018); EL (25/3/2019); EL (13/8/2020); KD (4/10/2021)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M49," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m49. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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