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KYPRIANOS M56

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

P. Hermitage Copt. 66

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

Magical (applied ?)

Contents:

1. Ro: Unidentified Arabic text
2. Vo ll. 1-3: Coptic text with one Arabic word (العقرب = “the scorpion”), apparently applied amulet for protection against scorpions

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)
Arabic

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic (?)

Language/dialect notes:

Sarrazin (2017: p. 397). However the text is unpublished, so no dialect is yet discernible.

Date: question mark icon Dates are CE unless preceded by a minus sign <->, in which case they are BCE. 901 – 1000
Date notes:

TM (13/12/2018)

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

Recto unpublished, verso published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Sheet (?)

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 13.1 Width: 3.9 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Jernstedt (1959: p. 148); Order of dimensions in P.Hermitage is generally height x width, although it is not explicit; the dimensions here seem wrong, and may have been reversed in this case.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Fragmentary, fragment of ‘the upper part of the sheet; It has an initial edge to the left, top, right and bottom, apparently cut off’ (Jernstedt 1959: p. 148)

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. Unknown number of lines recto. 3 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:

TM says parchment, contrary to Jernstedt (22/3/2019)

Bibiliography
Editions:

Jernstedt, Peter Viktorovich. Коптские тексты государственного Эрмитажа (P.Hermitage). Moskow-Leningrad: Izd-vo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1959, p. 148-149, no. 64.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

109329

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”

186

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 (22/3/2019); MPS (24/6/2019); EL (14/8/2020)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M56," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m56. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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