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KYPRIANOS M59

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P. Hermitage Copt. 69

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Unclear

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-7: Unclear; mention of the “kingdom of Satan in the West” (ⲧⲙⲛⲧⲉⲣⲟ ⲙⲡⲥⲁⲇⲁⲛⲁⲥ ϩⲛ ⲙⲙⲁ ⲛϩⲱⲧⲡ)

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

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

TM (22/3/2019). Date is plausible given paper support (KD 10/11/2020).

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Archive name:
State of edition:

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 3.2 Width: 12.2 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Jernstedt (1959: p. 150).

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Incomplete, ‘upper part of the sheet lost’ (Jernstedt 1959: p. 150).

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, 3 verso. Recto text is written in various directions – lines 1-2 at 180 degrees to verso, lines 3-5 in same orientation as verso, and one line each at either side at ninety degrees.

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.

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Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

Described in Jernstedt 1959: p. 150 as “Бумага”, i.e. paper, pace TM which lists as parchment (KD 10/11/2020).

Bibiliography
Editions:

Jernstedt, Peter Viktorovich. Коптские тексты государственного Эрмитажа (P.Hermitage). Moskow-Leningrad: Izd-vo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1959, p. 150-151, no. 69.


Translations:
General:

Trismegistos ID:

109332

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:

EL (22/3/2019); MPS (24/6/2019); KD (10/11/2020)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M59," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m59. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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