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KYPRIANOS M542

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

PGM XC
SM 92
Milan, Università Cattolica P. Med. 23
P. Med. I 20
P. Med. 1 20

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

Magical (applied ?)
Magical (formulary ?)

Contents:

1. Ro, ll. 1-13: Formula for the protection of a horse (?).
2. Ro, ll.14-18: Recipe against shivering and fever (healing)

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Language(s):

Greek

Script(s):

Greek
Coptic

Dialect:
Language/dialect notes:

Some Coptic characters (TM 5/6/20)

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 301 – 500
Date notes:

Daniel & Maltomini (1992: p. 204); TM (5/6/2020)

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

Published.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 12 Width: 9.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

With blank spaces above, below, to the left and to the right of the text (Daniel & Maltomini, 1992: p. 204).

Folding pattern:

7 horizontal and 6 vertical creases (Daniel & Maltomini, 1992: p. 204).

State of preservation:

Complete with some damage.

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

1

Pages/Columns (notes):

1 column, recto (→), 18 lines.

Hand:

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Milan, Università Cattolica

Collection History:

No acquisition information.

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 227
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Daniel & Maltomini (1992: p. 204) suggest this is an applied text due to its folding pattern, despite its inclusion of multiple recipes, a title and other paratextual information and suggest that the folds imply that the sheet was used as an amulet.

Bibiliography
Editions:

Daniel, Robert W., and Franco Maltomini. Supplementum Magicum. Vol. 2. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1992, p. 204-208, no. 92, pl. 10.

Daris, Sergio. Papiri Milanesi. (P. Med). Milano: Vita e Pensiero, 1966, no. 20.

Traversa, Augusto. “Dai papiri inediti della raccolta milanese.” Aegyptus. Rivista italiana di egittologia e di papirologia 33 (1953): 57-62.


Translations:

Betz, Hans D. The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Including the Demotic Spells. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986, p. 302-303, no. 90.


General:

Horak, Ulrike. Illuminierte Papyri, Pergamente und Papiere. Pegasus Oriens. Vol. 1. Wien: Holzhausen Verlag, 1992, p. 246, ViP 202.


Trismegistos ID:

64588

PAThs:
PGM: question mark icon Papyri Gracae Magicae

90

SM: question mark icon Supplementum Magicum

92

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

6007

Van H: question mark icon van Haelst, Catalogue des papyrus littéraires

948

Bruyn-Dijkstra: question mark icon de Bruyn and Dijkstra, “Greek Amulets and Formularies (Checklist)" TheDefix: question mark icon Thesaurus Defixionum To Zodion:
Edit History:

ST (5/6/2020); KD (10/6/2020); ST (11/6/2020); KD (19/6/2020); EL (29/7/2020); MPS (9/9/2020)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M542," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m542. Accessed on 18/05/2024

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