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Artefact ID9
TM IDTM 108188
Findspot (DEChriM ID)-   ()
ClassTextual
MaterialParchment
Writing mediumCodex
Text contentLiterary
LanguageCoptic
Description

Remains of a miniature parchment codex of the Minor Prophets in Coptic (A) distributed between Vienna (ÖNB K 11000) and Paris (BNF Ms copte 157) (not Cairo as stated in Till) with loss of certain parts (183 leaves extant); no bindings preserved.

Selection criteriaLiterary genre (Biblical), Coptic language
Date from400
Date to499
Dating criteria

Palaeography; Krall apud Wessely 5th c. at latest, Till agnostic, Malinine refers to Grossouw 1938: 2 (5th c.); PAThs 5th c.

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

None, sets of folios bought in Akhmim

Accession number

Vienna, Austrian National Library, K 11000 +

Paris, National Library of France, BnF copte 157

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reference editions

• Till, Walter Curt. 1927. Die achmîmische Version der Zwölf Kleinen Propheten (Codex Rainerianus, Wien), Coptica IV. Hauniae: Gyldendalske Boghandel – Nordisk Forlag (re-edition of Vienna folios).

• Malinine, Michel. 1950. "Fragment d’une version achmimique des Petits Prophètes." In Coptic Studies in Honor of Walter Ewing Crum, 365-415. Boston: The Byzantine Institute (re-edition of Paris leaves).

Editiones principes

• Maspero, Gaston. 1886. "Notes sur différents points de grammaire et d'histoire." Recueil de travaux relatifs à la philologie et à l'archéologie égyptiennes et assyriennes 8: 181-192 [179-192]. (Paris leaves)

• Bouriant, Urbain. 1897. "Fragments des petits Prophètes en dialecte de Panopolis." Recueil de travaux relatifs à la philologie et à l'archéologie égyptiennes et assyriennes 19: 1-12. (Paris leaves)

• Wessely, Carl. 1915. Duodecim prophetarum minorum versionis Achmimicae codex Rainerianus, Studien zur Paläographie und Payruskunde 16, Vienna: H. Haessel. (Vienna leaves)

Additional bibliography

• Boud'hors, Anne. 2004. Pages chrétiennes d'Egypte. Les manuscrits des Coptes. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France, 38 no. 10.

• Buschhausen, Helmut, Horak, Ulrike & Harrauer, Hermann. 1995. Der Lebenskreis der Kopten. Dokumente, Textilien, Funde, Ausgrabungen. Katalog zur Ausstellung im Prunksaal der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Mitteilungen aus der Papyrussammlung Erzherzog Rainer NS 25. Vienna: Brüder Hollinek in Kommission, 70 #86.

• Grossouw, Willem. 1938. The Coptic Versions of the Minor Prophets. A contribution to the Study of the Septuagint, Monumenta Biblica et Ecclesiastica 3. Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 2.

Authors
Matthias Müller, 2021
Suggested citation
Matthias Müller, 2021, "Artefact ID 9", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/9
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