PGM XXXVI 2:49-67

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Title

PGM XXXVI 2:49-67
PGM XXXVI

Rights

© University of Oslo Library

inv. nr.

University Library P. 420

institution

University of Oslo

image description

Anthropomorphic figure with a human head and a representation of a head in the chest. On the right hand the creature holds a kind of snake with a character on the top of its head. On the left hand the creature holds an ankh symbol, which vertices end in small circles, like if if was a character. The feet are decorated with some lines, as if it was wearing socks. The name Zagyrē was written bellow the drawing and circled as a title.

city

Oslo

country

Norway

publication

P. Oslo 1:1

PGM

PGM XXXVI

TMnr

64479

LDABnr

5704

date

300-400 CE

provenance

Theadelphia?

Location

col. II, 49-67

image dispositio

At the end of the text

image purpose

Charm to restrain anger and to secure favor and an excellent charm for gaining victory in the courts.

image technique

Drawing in black ink

image identification

Iao?

associated powerful

Iao, Zagyre, charakteres

image aim

Reinforcement of the spell, invocation of the demon.

additional description

τὴν ὑποκειμένην σφραγίδα τοῦ ζῳδίου καὶ τὰ ὀνόματα
the following seal of the figure and the names

additional material

λάμναν ἀργυρᾶν, χαλκῷ γραφείῳ
silver lamella, a bronze stylus

additional technique

γράφε χαλκῷ γραφείῳ
inscribe with a bronze stylus

kind of document

Formulary

Materials

Papyrus

URL

http://ub-fmserver.uio.no/Collection.html

Bibliography

S. Eitrem, Papyri Osloenses, I Magical Papyri, Oslo1925:nr. 1.
K. Preisendanz- A. Henrichs, Papyri Graecae Magicae: Die Griechischen Zauberpapyri, II, Stuttgard, 1974: nr. XXXVI.
H. D. Betz, The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation including the Demotic Spells, Chicago 1986: 269.
K. Weitzman, Illustrations in Roll and Codex. A Study of the Origin and Method of Text Illustration, Princeton, 1970, pl. XIVA
A. Nodar – S. Torallas Tovar, “Paleography of Magical Handbooks: an Attempt?”, in E. Suárez et alii (eds.), Los papiros mágicos griegos: entre lo sublime y lo cotidiano, Madrid, 2015: 59-66.
E. Suárez de la Torre, “Observaciones sobre PGM XXXVI (P. Bibl. Univ. Oslo inv. nr. 1),”, in E. Suárez et alii (eds.), Los papiros mágicos griegos: entre lo sublime y lo cotidiano, Madrid, 2015: 67-89.

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“PGM XXXVI 2:49-67,” TO ZODION, accessed July 16, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/4.