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KYPRIANOS M66

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Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana 5645

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

Magical (applied)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-19: Applied curse against Apollo son of [X]

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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. 601 – 800
Date notes:

Preliminary estimate based on the hand (KD 30/3/2022); 5th-11th century TM (18/8/2020); TM previously 301-1200 (21/3/2019)

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Archive name:
State of edition:

Published. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Rib

Material:

Bone (human, rib)

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

No dimensions given in editions.

Folding pattern:
State of preservation:

Complete, broken into two pieces.

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, 19 lines.

Hand:

Jacob, son of Euphemia

Findspot:

Dios Polis, Thebes East, Egypt

(TM places ID: 576)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Dios Polis, Thebes East, Egypt

(TM places ID: 576)
Present Location:

Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana

Collection History:

Part of the old collection (“vecchio fondo”) of the museum, probably found in the Theban Necropolis (Astorre 1906: p. 141)

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 128
Collection website:

Notes/Discussion:

The instructions to speak are copied at the beginning, presumably from the formulary.

No date given in any publication (MPS)

Bibiliography
Editions:

Kropp, Angelicus. Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte. Einleitung in Koptische Zaubertexte. Vol. 3. Bruxelles: Édition de la Fondation Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth, 1930, p. 111, n. 1.

Pellegrini, Astorre. “Piccoli testi copto-sa’îdici del Museo Archeologico di Firenze.” Sphinx 10 (1906): p. 141, 156-159, no. 21.


Translations:

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 203-204, no. 97.

Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: i testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt II 18.5, edited by W. Hasse and H. Temporini. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3726, no. 33.


General:

Crum, Walter E. “La magie copte: nouveaux textes.” In Recueil d’études égyptologiques dédiées à la mémoire de Jean-François Champollion à l’occasion du centenaire de la lettre à M. Dacier relative à l’alphabet des hiéroglyphes phonétiques. Paris: Champion, 1922, p. 538.

Diringer, David. The Alphabet. A Key to the History of Mankind (London: Hutchinson’s Scientific and Technical Publications, 1953), p. 468 (image).


Trismegistos ID:

99588

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

97

Bélanger Sarrazin: question mark icon Bélanger-Sarrazin. “Catalogue des textes magiques coptes”

227

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 (21/3/2019); KD (21/3/2019); KD (17/6/2019); MPS (25/6/2019); KD (26/3/2021); KD (30/3/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M66," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m66. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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