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KYPRIANOS M78

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

Berlin P. 8315
BKU 1 11

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. 1-22: Curse to cause menstrual bleeding

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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. 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 image. New edition desirable.

Image:

Form:

Rotulus

Material:

Parchment

Dimensions (cm): Height: 36.8 Width: 8.1 Depth:
Dimensions (notes):

Maximum dimensions (EL from autopsy 21/11/2019); 37.6 x 8 (Beltz 1984: p. 93); 38 x 8 (Erman 1904: p. 13).

Folding pattern:

Rolled vertically (Betz 1984: p. 93).

State of preservation:

Incomplete, significant damage to upper part of manuscript.

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, 22 surviving lines.

Hand:

Hand D (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. 93).

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:

★ Beltz, Walter. “Die koptischen Zauberpergamente der Papyrus-Sammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin.” Archiv für Papyrusforschung 30 (1984): 93, no. III 20.

Erman, Adolf. Aegyptische Urkunden aus dem Koeniglichen Museen zu Berlin: Koptische Urkunden. Vol. 1. Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1904, p. 13, no. 11.


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).

Kropp, Angelicus. Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte. Übersetzungen und Anmerkungen. Vol. 2. Bruxelles: Édition de la Fondation Égyptologique Reine Élisabeth, 1931, p. 26-27, no. 12.


General:

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

Love, Edward O. D. ““Crum’s Chicken”: Alpak, Demonised Donkeys, and Avianised Demons among the Figures of Demotic, Greek, and Coptic Magical Texts”, in Magikon Zōon: Animal and Magic, edited by Korshi Dosoo and Jean-Charles Coulon (forthcoming).


Trismegistos ID:

107297

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”

66

AKZ: question mark icon Ausgewählte koptische Zaubertexte

2.12

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 9/10/2018; EL (18/10/2018; 21/11/2019); 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 M78," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/manuscript/kyp-m78. Accessed on 20/07/2024

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