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KYPRIANOS M7

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

Chicago OIM E13767
Chicago OIM E 13767

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. 1-12, Vo ll. 1-2: Applied curse against a the sexual virility of Pharaouō, the son of Kiranpales to make him unable to have intercourse with Touaein, the daugher of Kamar

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

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 – 1100
Date notes:

9th-11th century in Stefanski (1939: p. 305), also TM (25/10/2018), but a date before the 10th century is unlikely based on the use of paper.

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

Published. Re-edition in progress by Michael Zellmann-Rohrer.

Image: https://oi-idb.uchicago.edu/id/00e5fadc-de79-47a5-98a1-ce4d39392b00

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Paper

Dimensions (cm): Height: 6 Width: 16 Depth: .2
Dimensions (notes):

http://papyri.info/apis/chicago.apis.26
(26/10/2018)

Folding pattern:

1 horizontal and 15 vertical creases.

State of preservation:

Complete.

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, recto 12 lines, verso 2 lines.

Hand:

Bilinear

Findspot:

Egypt

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

Egypt

(TM places ID: 49)
Present Location:

Chicago, Haskell Oriental Institute

Collection History:

Previously in the Moritz collection, purchased in 1929 (Stefanski 1936: p. 305).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 98
Collection website: https://oi-idb.uchicago.edu/id/00e5fadc-de79-47a5-98a1-ce4d39392b00

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions: ★ Stefanski, Elizabeth. “A Coptic Magical Text.” The American Journal of Semitic Languages 56 (1939): 305–307.
Translations: Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 178-179, no. 85.
Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: I testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt II.18.5, edited by Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase, Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3723, no. 28.
General: http://papyri.info/apis/chicago.apis.26

Trismegistos ID:

99574

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

85

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

5

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:

MPS (25/10/2018); MPS (26/10/2018); KD (6/12/2018); EL (14/6/2019); Team (4/5/2020); KD (16/2/2021); KD (6/10/2021); MPS (12/1/2022); JS (26/2/22)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M7," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m7. Accessed on 02/07/2022

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