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Papr. Cairo SB Kopt.

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Inventory Number Papr. Cairo SB Kopt.
Publication Number Munier 1923, no.6
Current Location Cairo Coptic Museum
Comments on Inventory No known inventory number.
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status partly published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: medium
Ancient Provenance Details Possibly from the Deir Anba Hadra in Aswan.
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type paper
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Stained and torn, hence the end of lines on recto and the beginning on verso is missing (Munier).

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object recto/verso
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Sahidic
Comments on Text Layout Unfortunately, no information from the Munier publication.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 19 19
Quantity of Columns 1 1
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Sermon
Text Types
  • literary
  • religious
  • religious-literary
  • religious-literary | Christian
  • religious-literary | Christian | lithurgical
Summary of Content Munier calls this fragment a sermon. On the recto of the paper the text is about the apostles and how they were given the assignement of baptising every nation, Mt 28,19 is referred to. The verso is mostly about sin(ning).
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: medium)
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ⲡⲉⲧⲣⲟⲥ ⲙⲛⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ ⲙⲛⲡⲥⲉⲉⲡⲉ
2ⲛⲛⲁⲡⲱⲥⲧⲱⲗⲟⲥ ⲡⲁⲓ ⲛⲧ
3ⲥⲓⲁ ⲛⲁⲩ ⲛϭⲓ ⲡⲉⲛⲥⲁϩ ⲧⲏⲣⲛ
4ϫⲉ ⲃⲱⲕ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲉⲡⲕⲟⲥⲙⲟⲥ ⲧⲏⲣϥ︦
5ⲛⲧⲉⲧⲛⲃⲁⲡϯⲍⲉ ⲛⲛϩⲉⲑⲛⲟⲥ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ
6ⲉⲡⲣⲁⲛ ⲙⲡⲓⲱⲧ ⲙⲛⲡϣⲏⲣⲉ ⲙⲛⲡⲉ
7ⲡ︦ⲙ︦ⲁ︦ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲁⲁⲃ ⲥⲱⲧⲙ ϫⲉ ⲛ
8ϩⲉⲑⲛⲟⲥ ⲧⲏⲣⲟⲩ ⲟ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲛⲉ ⲛϩⲉⲑⲛⲟⲥ
9ⲛⲓⲟⲩⲇⲁⲓ ⲃⲁⲣⲃⲁⲣⲟⲥ ⲥⲕⲩⲑⲉⲥ
10ϩⲓⲙⲛⲧⲁⲧⲥⲃⲃⲉ ϩⲓϣⲙⲙⲟ ⲛⲁⲗ
11ⲗⲟⲧⲣⲓⲟⲥ ⲁⲩⲱ ⲛⲕⲁⲕⲉ ⲉⲧϣⲟ
12ⲉⲧⲡⲓⲥⲧⲓⲥ ⲉⲧⲟⲩⲟϫ ⲛⲓ︦ⲥ︦ ⲟⲩ ⲡ
13ⲛϣⲙϣⲉ ⲛⲛϩⲗⲗⲏⲛ ⲛⲃⲟⲧⲉ ⲙⲛⲛ
14ϩⲉⲑⲛⲟⲥ ⲉⲧⲥⲱϥ ⲛⲥⲁⲙⲛⲧⲁⲥⲉⲃⲏⲥ
15ⲛⲓⲙ ⲉⲩϣⲙϣⲉ ⲛⲛⲓⲇⲱⲗⲱⲛ ⲙⲛⲛⲇⲁⲓ
16ⲙⲱⲛⲓⲟⲛ ⲙⲛⲛⲉⲧⲑⲩⲣⲓⲱⲛ
17ⲟⲩ ⲙⲱⲛⲱⲛ ϫⲉ ⲉⲣⲁⲙ
18ϩⲓⲙⲉϩϣⲟⲙⲧⲉ ⲛ
1ⲛⲉⲩϣⲉⲉⲣⲉ ⲙⲛⲛⲉⲩⲥⲱⲛⲉ
2ⲛϩⲏⲧⲟⲩ ⲙⲛⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲛⲓⲙ ⲉ
3ⲛⲁϣⲉ ⲛⲥⲙⲟⲧ ⲛⲁⲓ ⲉϩⲉⲛ
4ⲡⲉⲣ︦ⲡⲕⲉϫⲱⲟⲩ. ⲛⲑⲉ ⲉ
5ⲡⲗⲁⲥ ⲙⲡⲉⲥϯⲛⲟⲩϥⲉ ⲡⲁⲩⲗⲟⲥ
6ⲛϩ ⲉⲃⲟⲗ ⲛⲧⲁⲛⲁⲫⲱⲣⲁ ⲛⲛⲁⲓ
7ⲛⲁⲕⲣⲓⲃⲓⲁ ϩⲛϩⲁϩ ⲙⲙⲁ ϩⲟⲓⲛⲉ
8ⲡⲓⲗⲏ . ϣⲁⲛϩⲁⲓ ϣⲁⲛⲟ
9ⲉϥⲧⲥⲁⲃⲟ ⲙⲙⲟⲟⲩ ⲉϣⲡ
10ⲧ ϩⲁⲡⲱⲛϩ ⲛ︦ⲧⲇⲓⲕⲁⲓⲟⲥⲩⲛⲏ
11ⲩϫⲓⲧϥ ⲙⲛⲛⲥⲁ ⲡⲙⲟⲩ ⲙⲡⲛⲟ
12ⲉ ⲇⲉ ⲡⲉϩⲙⲟⲧ ⲙⲡⲛⲟⲩⲧⲉ ϣⲏⲡ
13ⲡⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲛⲑⲉ ⲛⲧⲁⲧⲛⲡⲁⲣϩⲓⲥⲧⲁ
14ⲧⲛⲙⲉⲗⲟⲥ ⲛϩⲙϩⲁⲗ ⲛⲧⲁ
15ⲥⲓⲁ ⲙⲛⲧⲁⲛⲟⲙⲓⲁ ⲉϩⲟⲩⲛ
16ⲡⲉⲟⲩⲟⲉⲓϣ ⲉⲧⲉⲧⲛ
17ⲛⲟⲃⲉ ⲛⲉ ⲡⲉⲧⲛ
1Peter and Paul and (the rest)
2of the apostles, this (...)
3to them, namely the teacher of all of us (...)
4"Go out into the (whole) world
5and baptise (all the) nations
6in the name of the Father, the Son and (the)
7Holy Spirit." (cf. Mt 28, 19) Hear that
8all the nations, what kind of
9nations are the Jews, Barbars (?), Scythes (...)
10and uncircumcised and strange foreigner,
11and dark (...)
12the sound faith of Jesus. What (...)
13the polluted worships of the pagans and (the)
14nations who are defiled after every godlessness
15worshipping the idols (and the)
16demons and the beasts (...)
17not only that (...9
18the third (...)
1their daughters and their sisters
2(...) in them (?) and every sin
3(...) in many forms, these
4(...) the other generation, in the way that
5(...) the tongue of the good-smell, Paul
6(...) the anaphora of these
7(...) precision in many places
8(...) ...?...
9(...) teaching them about (...)
10(...) life of justice
11(...) caught him after the death
12(...) but the grace of God is accepted (?).
13The sin the way that we presented
14(...) our parts, the servants
15(...) and lawlessness
16(...) the time which
17(...) sin (...)

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DatasetID 316925
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Andrea Hasznos
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 316925 (= Papr. Cairo SB Kopt. ), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.