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KYPRIANOS M77

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

Berlin P. 8314
BKU 1 3
BKU I 3

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

Magical (formulary)

Contents:

1. Ro ll. 1-39: Binding love spell

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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. 651 – 800
Date notes:

Almost certainly 651-800, since part of Berlin Library, all of which have similar hands (KD).

Archive/collection: question mark icon Larger collection to which manuscript belongs. KYP A14
Archive name: Berlin Library
State of edition:

Published. No published image. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Rotulus

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 50.4 Width: 7.6 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Maximum dimensions of large + small fragment (46.6+3.8) (EL from autopsy 21/11/2019); 51.5 x 7.5 (Beltz 1984: p. 91)

Folding pattern:

Rolled (Beltz 1984: p. 91). Damage consistent with several horizontal creases (KD from image 10/9/2019) from folding or squashed roll – as the damage is slight (EL from autopsy 21/11/2019)

State of preservation:

Complete, two fragments (without join). Some damage to upper part and outer edges.

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, 39 lines.

Hand:

Hand A (Dosoo forthcoming)

Findspot:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 332)
Place of purchase:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt

(TM places ID: 332)
Writingspot:

Arsinoites (Fayum), Egypt (?)

(TM places ID: 332)
Present Location:

Berlin, Staatliche Museen

Collection History:

Purchased by Dr. Reinhardt in the Fayum (Erman 1895: p. 44); Beltz, probably mistakenly, claims that it was acquired from the antiquities market in Cairo in the same year (1984: p. 91).

Trismegistos collection: question mark icon Page on the database Trismegistos collections for the institution which currently houses the manuscript. 40
Collection website: http://berlpap.smb.museum/

Notes/Discussion:

Bibiliography
Editions:

Erman, Adolf. Aegyptische Urkunden aus dem Koeniglichen Museen zu Berlin: Koptische Urkunden. Vol. 1. Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1904, p. 4, no. 3.

Beltz, Walter. “Die koptischen Zauberpergamente der Papyrus-Sammlung der Staatlichen Museeun zu Berlin.” Archiv für Papyrusforschung 30 (1984): 91-92, no. III 19.


Translations:

Dosoo, Korshi. “Horus, Sabaoth, Satanas: La « Bibliothèque de Berlin » et autres fonds d’archives magiques de l’Égypte romaine et les premières siècles de la période islamique”, in La magie et les sciences occultes dans le monde islamique edited by Jean-Charles Coulon (forthcoming).

Lexa, František. La magie dans l’Égypte antique de l’ancien empire jusqu’à l’époque copte. Vol. 2. Les textes magiques. Paris: Librairie orientaliste P. Geuthner, 1925, no. VI, p. 164-165.

Kropp, Angelicus. Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte. Übersetzungen und Anmerkungen. Vol. 2. Bruxelles: Édition de la Fondation Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth, 1931, p. 21-23, no. 8.

Meyer, Marvin W., and Richard Smith. Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power. Princeton (New Jersey): Princeton University Press, 1999, p. 159-160, no. 75.


General:

Erman, Adolf. “Ein koptischer Zauberer.” Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 33 (1895): 43-46.

Erman, Adolf. “Heidnisches bei den Kopten.” Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 33 (1895): 48-50.


Trismegistos ID:

98066

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

75

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

58

AKZ: question mark icon Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte

2.8

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 (18/10/2018; 21/11/2019); MPS (28/2/2019); KD (10/9/2019); KD (1/6/2020); EL (17/8/2020)


How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP M77," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m77. Accessed on 20/06/2024

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