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KYPRIANOS T1374

Manuscript: M167
Sigla:

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

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.23
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 601 – 800

Text position:

p. 15 ll. 3-7

Type of text:

Healing of jaundice (magical, formulary)

Original title:

·ⲕ̅· ⲉⲓⲕⲧⲉⲣⲟⲥ · ⲕⲁⲙⲉ ·

Original title (translated):

20. Black jaundice.

Conventional title: Black or yellow jaundice

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

p. 15
3. ·ⲕ̅· ⲉⲓⲕⲧⲉⲣⲟⲥ · ⲕⲁⲙⲉ · ⲥⲧⲓⲕⲉⲙⲉ · ⟦ⲍ̣ⲭ̣⟧
4. ⲡⲓⲡⲉⲣ · ⲏⲣ̅ⲡ̅ · ⲙⲁⲣⲉϥⲥⲱ · ⲏ ϣⲱ-
5. ⲡⲉ ⲡⲁⲡⲛⲟⲩⲃ · ⲡⲉ ⲙⲟⲩ ⲛⲉⲣⲱⲧⲉ ·
6. ⲁⲣⲏⲙⲉⲥⲓⲁ · ⲁⲩⲱ ⲙⲁⲣⲟⲩϫⲱⲕⲙ
7. ⲛⲥⲟⲩⲥⲱ · ⲡⲁⲥⲧ ⲡⲙⲟⲟⲩ ·

[3] 20. Black jaundice: black cumin, [4] pepper, wine. Let him drink. Or, if [5] it is the gold type ⟨of jaundice⟩: water of milk, [6] wormwood and let them wash [7] and drink. Boil the water.

Tableau:
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Apparatus:

3. ⲉⲓⲕⲧⲉⲣⲟⲥ i.e. Greek ἴκτερος | ⲥⲧⲓⲕⲉⲙⲉ i.e. Sahidic ⲥϯⲕⲉⲙⲉ, see Crum CD 110a
4. ⲡⲓⲡⲉⲣ i.e. Greek πίπερ | ⲏ i.e. Greek ἤ
4-5. ⲏ ϣⲱⲡⲉ l. ⲏ ⲉϣⲱⲡⲉ
5. ⲙⲟⲩ ⲛⲉⲣⲱⲧⲉ i.e. Sahidic ⲙⲟⲩⲉⲣⲱⲧⲉ or ⲙⲟⲟⲩ ⲛ̅-ⲉⲣⲱⲧⲉ
6. ⲁⲣⲏⲙⲉⲥⲓⲁ l. ⲁⲣ⟨ⲧ⟩ⲏⲙⲉⲥⲓⲁ i.e. Greek ἀρτεμισία
7. ⲡⲁⲥⲧ- i.e. Sahidic ⲡⲉⲥⲧ-

Notes:

5. ⲙⲟⲩ ⲛⲉⲣⲱⲧⲉ We have been unable to find a parallel for “water of milk”; we might understand it as whey, i.e. the liquid part of milk left over after coagulation in the production of cheese.

Bibliography:

Choat, Malcolm, and Iain Gardner. A Coptic handbook of ritual power (p. Macq. I 1). Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, p. 72-73.


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 (30/7/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T1374: Black or yellow jaundice," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-1374. Accessed on 18/04/2024

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