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KYPRIANOS T1360

Manuscript: M167
Sigla:

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

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.8
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 601 – 800

Text position:

p. 13 ll. 11-18

Type of text:

Good business (magical, formulary)

Original title:

· ⲉ ·· ⲡⲣⲁⲕⲧⲓⲕⲟⲛ ·

Original title (translated):

5. Business Recipe

Conventional title: Spell for good business

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

11. [previous recipe] ⟦· ⲉ · ⲡⲣ⟧
12. · ⲉ ·· ⲡⲣⲁⲕⲧⲓⲕⲟⲛ · ⲅⲣ⧸ · ⲉⲣⲉⲙⲓⲏⲗ · ⲙⲛⲉ-
13. ⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩⲃ ⲛⲉ · ⲉϥ· ⲇ̅ · ⲃⲉⲗϫⲉ · ⲧⲟⲙⲥ
14. ⲟⲩⲉⲓ · ⲕⲁⲧⲉ ⲕⲟⲟϩ · ⲡⲃⲟⲗ ⲙⲡⲣⲟ · ⲅⲣ⧸ ·
15. ⲟⲛ ·ⲇ· ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲟⲛ · ⲕⲁ ⲩⲓ ⲕⲁⲧⲉ ⲕⲟϩ
16. ⲫⲟⲩⲛ ⲡⲣⲟ · ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ · ⲉⲩⲙⲟⲟⲩ · · ⲅ · ⲛⲟⲩϫ
17. ϩⲓϩⲟⲩⲛ · ⲁⲩⲱ ϩⲓⲃⲟⲗ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛϩⲓⲣ ⲉⲧϩ-
18. ⲏ ⲣⲟⲕ ·

[12] 5. Business procedure. Write Eremiēl and those [13] who are his on four ostraca. Bury [14] one at each corner outside the door. Write [15] again four sheets. Place one at each corner [16] inside the door. ⟨The⟩ formula to water for three days. Throw ⟨it⟩ [17] inside and outside and ⟨in⟩ the streets in [18] front of your door.

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Apparatus:

11. ⟦·ⲉ· ⲡⲣ⟧ beginning of next recipe, deleted by washing
12. ⲡⲣⲁⲕⲧⲓⲕⲟⲛ i.e. Greek πρακτικόν | ⲅⲣ⧸ l. ⲅⲣ(ⲁⲫⲉ) i.e. Greek γράφειν
12-13. ⲙⲛⲉⲧⲉⲛⲟⲩⲃ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅ⲛ ⲛ-ⲉⲧⲉ-ⲛⲟⲩ⸗ϥ
13. ⲉϥ ·ⲇ l. ⲉϥ(ⲧⲟⲟⲩ) : l. ⲉϥ ⲇ i.e. Sahidic ⲁⲁ⸗ϥ ⲇ Choat/Gardner | ⲧⲟⲙⲥ i.e. Sahidic ⲧ(ⲉ)ⲙⲥ-
14. ⲕⲁⲧⲉ i.e. Greek κατά | ⲡⲃⲟⲗ ⲙⲡⲣⲟ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ⲃⲟⲗ ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ⲣⲟ ? | ⲅⲣ l. ⲅⲣ(ⲁⲫⲉ) i.e. Greek γράφειν
15. ·ⲇ· ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲟⲛ i.e. Sahidic ⲇ̅ ⲙ̅ⲡⲓⲧⲁⲕⲓⲟⲛ, i.e. Greek πιττάκιον | ⲩⲓ i.e. Sahidic ⲟⲩⲉⲓ | ⲕⲁⲧⲉ i.e. Greek κατά
16. ⲫⲟⲩⲛ ⲡⲣⲟ i.e. Sahidic ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲙ̅-ⲡ-ⲣⲟ | ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ l. ⲗⲟ(ⲅⲟⲥ) i.e. Greek λόγος | i.e. Greek ἡμέραι : ϭϭ l. ϭⲱⲣϭ ⲛ̅-ⲧ-ϭⲁⲗⲁϩⲧ translate “mix the pot” Choat/Gardner
17-18. ⲛϩⲓⲣ ⲉⲧϩⲏ ⲣⲟⲕ : ⲛϩⲓⲣⲉⲧϩⲏ ⲣⲟⲕ i.e. Sahidic ⲛ̅-ϩⲓⲣⲛ̅ ⲧ-ϩⲉ ⲉⲣⲟ⸗ⲕ Choat/Gardner ?

Notes:

14, 15. ⲕⲁⲧⲉ ⲕⲟ(ⲟ)ϩ For ⲕⲁⲧⲁ with the sense of “each”, see CDO s.v. ⲕⲁⲧⲁ, sense 5.

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 T1360: Spell for good business," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-1360. Accessed on 03/03/2024

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