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KYPRIANOS T1372

Manuscript: M167
Sigla:

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

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.21
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 601 – 800

Text position:

p. 14 ll. 22-24

Type of text:

Protection against magic (magical, formulary)

Original title:

ⲓ̅ⲏ̅ · ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲟⲩϩⲓⲕ ⲛ̅ⲧⲱⲙⲉⲥ

Original title (translated):

18: If it is a buried magic

Conventional title: For buried magic

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic (non-standard)

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

p. 14
22. ⲓ̅ⲏ̅ · ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ ⲟⲩϩⲓⲕ ⲛ̅ⲧⲱⲙⲉⲥ · ⲡⲉ ⲁⲣⲧⲏ-
23. ⲙⲥⲓⲁ · ⲕⲉⲛⲟⲕⲉⲫⲁⲗⲟⲛ · ⲙⲟⲟⲩ · ⲡⲁⲥ-
24. ⲧⲟⲩ ϫⲟⲕⲙⲉϥ · ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲃⲥⲱ ·

[22] 18. If it is buried magic. Wormwood, [23] cynocephalium, water. [24] Boil them, wash him. Let him drink.

Tableau:
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Apparatus:

22. ⲧⲱⲙⲉⲥ i.e. Sahidic ⲧⲱⲙⲥ̅ : translate “burial magic” Choat/Gradner
22-23. ⲁⲣⲧⲏⲙⲥⲓⲁ i.e. Greek ἀρτεμισία
23. ⲕⲉⲛⲟⲕⲉⲫⲁⲗⲟⲛ i.e. Greek κυνοκέφαλον
24. ϫⲟⲕⲙⲉϥ i.e. Sahidic ϫⲉⲕⲙ⸗ϥ̅ | ⲙⲁⲣⲉⲃⲥⲱ i.e. Sahidic ⲙⲁⲣⲉ⸗ϥ-ⲥⲱ

Notes:

23. ⲕⲉⲛⲟⲕⲉⲫⲁⲗⲟⲛ This plant, literally “dog-head”, may refer either to fleawort (Plantago indica) or lesser snapdragon (Misopates orontium); for a discussion see Choat/Gardner 103-104.

Bibliography:

Choat, Malcolm, and Iain Gardner. A Coptic handbook of ritual power (p. Macq. I 1). Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, p. 70-71.


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 (21/7/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T1372: For buried magic," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-1372. Accessed on 21/05/2024

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