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Title: 'Your City is Memphis'
Subtitle: A Magical Formulary with a Prose Hymn
Author(s): ZELLMANN-ROHRER, Michael
Journal: Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists
Volume: 58    Date: 2021   
Pages: 23-31
DOI: 10.2143/BASP.58.0.3289944

Abstract :
First edition of a papyrus offered for sale by Erik von Scherling ca. 1948/1949 and advertised in the bulletin Rotulus, now in the Duke University Library (P.Duk. inv. 751; ex-P.Robinson 9). The text, as already identified by von Scherling, proves to be a fragment of a magical formulary with portions of instructions for ritual preparations and an invocation in the form of a prose hymn, the procedure possibly relating to a magical genre of invocations seeking favor (χαριτήσια).

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