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KYPRIANOS M71

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

P. Mich. Inv. 1523

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. 1-18: Applied curse for Theodora against Pčor and his wife, invoking the intercession of the martyrs.

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Language(s):

Egyptian (Coptic)

Script(s):

Coptic

Dialect:

Lycopolitan or Akhmimic and Sahidic features

Language/dialect notes:

Worrell (1935: p. 3). 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. 301 – 500
Date notes:

Worrell (1935: p. 3); TM (30/10/2018)

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

Published.

Image: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1459/1523r.tif

Form:

Sheet

Material:

Papyrus

Dimensions (cm): Height: 31.2 Width: 21.5 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (Worrell 1935: p. 3)

Folding pattern:

7 vertical creases, 8 horizontal creases.

State of preservation:

Complete, some damage along creases, and to bottom left corner.

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:

Lykopolis (Assiut), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 2766)
Place of purchase: (TM places ID: )
Writingspot:

Upper Egypt, Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 1271)
Present Location:

Ann Arbor, Michigan University, Library

Collection History:

Provenance unknown (Worrell 1935: p. 3). Acquired in November 1924 (Collection Website 19/11/2018)

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 12
Collection website: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1459/1523r.tif

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

★ Worrell, William H. “Coptic Magical and Medical Texts.” Orientalia, NOVA SERIES 4 (1935): 3-4, no. 1.


Translations:

★ http://csla.history.ox.ac.uk/record.php?recid=E00699 (Schenke E00699)

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 217-218, no. 108.

Pernigotti, Sergio. “La magia copta: I testi.” In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt, edited by Hildegard Temporini and Wolfgang Haase, II.18.5, Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1995, p. 3720-3721, no. 24.

Richter, Tonio Sebastian. “Texte und Riten in koptischer Schrift”. In Altägyptische Zaubersprüche, edited by Hans.-W, Fischer-Elfert. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 2005, p. 125-126, 173-174.


General:

Trismegistos ID:

99995

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

108

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

161

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 (30/10/2018); EL (19/11/2018); KD (5/9/2019); EL (14/8/2020); KD (8/3/2021); MPS (12/1/2022); KD (23/5/2022)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M71," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m71. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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