PGM XXXVI 4:115-133

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Title

PGM XXXVI 4:115-133
PGM XXXVI

Rights

© University of Oslo Library

inv. nr.

University Library P. 420

institution

University of Oslo

image description

Akephalos figure holding a schematic human being on the left hand and a kind of weapon (a scourge?) in the right hand. The limbs are decorated with some lines. The magical names in triangles flank the image.

city

Oslo

country

Norway

publication

P. Oslo 1:1

PGM

PGM XXXVI

TMnr

64479

LDABnr

5704

date

300-400 CE

provenance

Theadelphia?

Location

col. IV, 115-133

image dispositio

At the end of the text

image purpose

Spell of attraction

image technique

Drawing in black ink

image identification

Akephalos?, Iaeo?

associated powerful

Iaeo, Baphrendemoun, Notheilariiiae, Phirkiali, magical words written in wing-formation.

image aim

Reinforcement of the spell, invocation of the demon, ritual analogy.

additional description

τὰ ὑποκείµενα ὀνόµατα καὶ τὸ ζῴδιον
the following names and figure

additional material

χάρτην καθαρὸν
taking a pure papyrus

additional technique

γράφε ζμυρνομέλανι
write with myrrh ink.

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 4:115-133,” TO ZODION, accessed July 16, 2018, http://to-zodion.net/items/show/6.