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KYPRIANOS T1364

Manuscript: M167
Sigla:

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

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.13
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 601 – 800

Text position:

p. 13 ll. 26-27

Type of text:

Conception (healing, magical, formulary)

Original title:

· ⲓⲁ · ⲟⲩϩⲓ̈ⲙⲉ ⲧⲁⲣⲉⲥⲱ ·

Original title (translated):

11. To cause a woman to conceive

Conventional title: To make a woman conceive

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

26. · ⲓⲁ · ⲟⲩϩⲓ̈ⲙⲉ ⲧⲁⲣⲉⲥⲱ · ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ · ⲉⲩⲙⲟⲟ̣ⲩ ⲛⲁ-
27. ⲛⲑⲏⲗⲓⲟⲛ · ⲧⲥⲟⲥ · ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ · ⲉⲣⲟⲥ ·

[26] 11. To cause a woman to conceive. ⟨The⟩ formula to sun-facing (?) water. [27] Have her drink. ⟨The⟩ formula to her.

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Apparatus:

26. ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ l. ⲗⲟ(ⲅⲟⲥ) i.e. Greek λόγος
26-27. ⲁⲛⲑⲏⲗⲓⲟⲛ i.e. Greek ἀνθήλιον cf. LBG s.v. : i.e. Greek ἀνθηρός translate “flower-water(?)” Choat/Gardner
27. ⧹ⲗ⧸ⲟ l. ⲗⲟ(ⲅⲟⲥ) i.e. Greek λόγος

Notes:

27. ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ · ⲉⲣⲟⲥ Choat/Gardner hesitate between translating this as “in to it” and “into her”. The woman seems to be the only potential feminine object in this recipe; cf. the uses of ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ ⲉ- with people in Crum 686a.

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 T1364: To make a woman conceive," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-1364. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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