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KYPRIANOS T6571

Manuscript: M3723
Sigla:

Rossi’s “Gnostic” Fragment
P. Biblioteca Nazionale Turin [number unknown]

Text no. question mark icon Position of the text within the manuscript.1
Coptic Scriptorium:
Date: 401 – 800

Text position:

Ro ll. 1-29

Type of text:

Favour (?) (magical)

Original title:
Original title (translated):
Conventional title: Invocation for favour (?)

Language:

Egyptian (Coptic)

Dialect:

Sahidic

Script:

Coptic

Image:

Text: Translation:

1. . . . . . ⲟⲩ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲓⲁⲱ ⲙⲉ ⲧⲉⲕϭⲟⲙ . . .
2. . . . . . ⲧⲉⲕⲭⲁⲣ . ⲁ . . . . ⲁⲇⲱⲛⲁⲓ . . .
3. . . . . . . . . ⲉⲗⲟⲉⲓ . . . ⲙⲡⲉⲕϭⲟⲙ . . .
4. . . . . . . . . . ⲛⲧⲁϩⲱⲃ ⲉ . . .
5. . . . . . . . . ϥⲛⲛⲉⲩⲛ . . . ⲭⲉ . . .
6. . . . . . . . . . . . ⲛⲧⲉ . . . ⲉ . . .
7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ⲃⲱⲗ . . .
10. . . . . . ⲛⲉ . . . ⲁⲩⲱ ⲧⲟⲩⲙⲉⲣ . ⲧ ⲑⲉ . . .
11. . . . ⲙⲉⲣⲓⲧ ⲛϣⲉⲉⲣⲉ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲧⲁ . . ⲁⲣ . . ⲛⲁ
12. . ⲁⲕ . . ⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ . . . ⲛⲉⲕⲁⲅⲁⲑⲟⲥ ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲛ
13. . . . . . ⲁⲩⲱ ⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲉⲧ . . ⲥⲱ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ . . .
14. . . . ⲛⲉⲧⲛ . . . . . . . . . . . . ⲧⲛ . . . . . . . . .
15. . . . . . ⲁϣⲧ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ϩⲓ ⲟⲩⲥⲟⲡ ⲛ . . .
16. . . . . . . . . . . . ⲭⲉ ϯⲟⲩⲕⲉ . . ⲕⲛ . . .
17. . . . . . . . . . . ⲁⲛ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ⲉⲣⲭⲓ
18. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
19. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ⲃ . ⲃ . . ⲕ
20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ⲉ . ⲓ̅ⲱ̅ ⲓ̅ⲱ̅ ⲁ̅ϩ̅ . . .
21. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ⲥⲁϩ ⲓ̅ⲱ̅ⲁ̅ ⲓⲱⲁ
22. ϯⲥⲁϩ . ⲉ . . . . . . . . ⲧⲉⲛⲉⲧ . . ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲛⲉⲧⲉ . . .
23. . . . ⲛ . . ⲟ . . . . . . . . ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲉⲧϣ . . .
24. . . . ⲛ . ⲉⲓⲕⲁ . . ϫⲉ ⲉⲙ . ⲧ . . ⲉⲡ . . .
25. . . . . . ⲣⲱⲙⲉ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲉⲧⲛⲁⲩ . . .
26. . . . . . . ⲟⲟⲩϩ . . . ⲁ . ⲉⲛⲟ . ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲭ . . .
27. . . . . . ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲛ . ϣⲡⲣⲉ . . . ⲕⲉ ⲛ̅ⲱ̅ . . .
28. (kharaktēres: . ΧΖИΜΤΕΧ)
29. (kharaktēres: .Ι✳︎Χ+⧧ΙΖ⧧)

[1] … come (?) to me, Iaō with your power … [2] … your favour (?) … Adonai … [3] … Eloei … of your power … [4] … [5] … [6] … [7] … [8] … [9] … [10] … and they love me like … [11] … beloved daughter and … [12] … favour … your good ones and … [13] … and everyone who will (?) drink from it (?) [14] your … [15] … and they will all desire me (?) at once … [16] … drive away (?) … [17] … [18] … [19] … [20] Iō Iō Ah … [21] … Iōa Iōa [22] … and your … [23] … holy and … [24] … [25] everyone who will… [26] … and … [27] and … child (?) …

[28] (kharaktēres: . ΧΖИΜΤΕΧ)
[29] (kharaktēres: . Ι✳︎Χ+⧧ΙΖ⧧)

Tableau:
tableau
Tracing by:Taken from Rossi (1894)

Apparatus:

1. . . ⲟⲩ l. ⲁⲙⲟⲩ ?
2. ⲧⲉⲕⲭⲁⲣ . l. ⲧⲉⲕⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ ? i.e. Greek χάρις
12. ⲭⲁⲣⲓⲥ i.e. Greek χάρις | ⲁⲅⲁⲑⲟⲥ i.e. Greek ἀγαθός
10. ⲧⲟⲩⲙⲉⲣ . ⲧ l. ⲧⲟⲩⲙⲉⲣⲓⲧ | ⲑⲉ i.e. Sahidic ⲛ̅-ⲧ-ϩⲉ
13. ⲉⲧ . . ⲥⲱ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ . . . l. e.g. Sahidic ⲉⲧ-ⲛⲁ-ⲥⲱ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛ̅ϩⲏⲧ⸗ϥ ?
15.. . . . . ⲁϣⲧ l. e.g. Sahidic ⲛ̅⸗ⲥⲉ-ⲟⲩⲁϣ⸗ⲧ ?
16. ϯⲟⲩⲕⲉ i.e. Greek διώκειν ?
22. ϯⲥⲁϩ . ⲉ . . . . . . . . ⲧⲉⲛⲉⲧ . . ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲛⲉⲧⲉ . . . l. e.g. ϯⲱϣ ⲉϩⲣⲁⲓ ⲉⲣⲟⲕ ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲉⲛⲣⲁⲛ ⲙ̅ⲛ̅ ⲛⲉⲧⲉⲛ… ?
23. ⲛ . . ⲟ . . . . . . . . ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ l. e.g. ⲛⲉⲧⲉⲛⲫⲩⲗⲁⲕⲧⲏⲣⲓⲟⲛ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ?
27. ϣⲡⲣⲉ l. ϣⲏⲣⲉ ?

Notes:

Note: This manuscript is reported as having been lost since before 1876. Here we reproduce the edition of Rossi, suggesting alternative readings based on parallels where appropriate.
1-3. Cf. Köln Inv. 1470 ll. 1-3 (M364/T353).

Bibliography: Rossi, Francesco. "Di alcuni manoscritti copti". Memorie della Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, Serie 2 44 (1894): 44.

Editor:

Text from Rossi entered by KD with preliminary translation and apparatus (13/5/2021); edited by team (9/6/2021)

How to cite:
Korshi Dosoo, Edward O.D. Love & Markéta Preininger (chief editors). "KYP T6571: Invocation for favour (?)," Kyprianos Database of Ancient Ritual Texts and Objects, www.coptic-magic.phil.uni-wuerzburg.de/index.php/text/kyp-t-6571. Accessed on 04/06/2023

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