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KYPRIANOS T1359

Manuscript: M167
Sigla:

P. Macq. I 1
P. Macq. inv. 375

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.7
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 601 – 800

Text position:

p. 13 ll. 8-11

Type of text:

Exorcism (magical, formulary)

Original title:

· ⲇ · ⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲃϣⲉⲛⲧⲉⲙⲟⲛ ·

Original title (translated):

4. A man who is possessed

Conventional title: For someone who is possessed

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

8. · ⲇ · ⲟⲩⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲉⲃϣⲉⲛⲧⲉⲙⲟⲛ · ⲅⲣ⧸ · ⲛⲓ̈-
9. ⲥⲏⲛⲕⲉⲛⲓⲁ · ⲅ̅ · ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲛⲟⲛ · ⲙⲟⲣ ⲟⲩⲉⲓ
10. ⲉⲡⲉϥⲙⲟⲩⲧ · ⲙⲟⲩⲣ ⲉⲡⲉϥϫⲛⲁϩ · ⲥⲛ-
11. ⲁⲩ · ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ · ⲉⲩⲡⲉⲧⲉϩⲛⲁⲕ [following recipe]

[8] 4. A man who is demon-possessed. Write the [9] kin ⟨on⟩ three sheets. Bind one [10] to his neck. Bind ⟨the others⟩ to his two forearms. [11] ⟨The⟩ formula to whatever you like.

Tableau:
Tracing by:

Apparatus:

8. ⲉⲃϣⲉⲛⲧⲉⲙⲟⲛ i.e. Sahidic ⲉ⸗ϥ-ϣⲛ̅-ⲧⲉⲙⲟⲛ i.e. Greek δαίμων | ⲅⲣ⧸ l. ⲅⲣ(ⲁⲫⲉ) i.e. Greek γράφειν
9. ⲥⲏⲕⲉⲛⲓⲁ i.e. Greek συγγένεια | ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲛⲟⲛ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅-ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲛⲟⲛ, i.e. Greek πιττάκιον
11.⧹ ⲗ⧸ⲟ l. ⲗⲟ(ⲅⲟⲥ) i.e. Greek λό(γος)

Notes:

Bibliography: Choat, Malcolm, and Iain Gardner. A Coptic handbook of ritual power (p. Macq. I 1). Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, p. 68-69.

Editor:

EL’s edition (6/3/2020) from DDGLC’s transcription based on Choat/Gardner (14/10/2019), checked with photograph of original (EL 6/3/2020); Team (9/7/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T1359: For someone who is possessed," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-1359. Accessed on 02/03/2024

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