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TYRE0001

Tyre, Late Roman/Early Byzantine. Amulet. Apotropaic.

Transcription

Ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ καὶ πνεύματος ἁγίου, ραβα σκανομκα λουλα αμρικτο ραθην αθαβαθα ρουρακ, ἐπεύχομέ σοι, τὸ μέγα ὄνομα Ἰάω, ἀπόστρεψον τὴν ἐπισφερομένην ὀ φθαλμίαν καὶ μηκέτι ἐάσῃς ὀφθαλμίας τιω᾽ἐνβολὴν γένεσθαι.

Translation

In the name of God and Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit, Raba Skanomka loula amriktorathena thabytharorak, I pray to you, O great name of Iao: turn aside the afflicting ophthalmia and no longer permit any onset of ophthalmia to occur.

Diplomatic

ΕΝΤΩΟΝΟΜΑΤΙ ΤΟΥΘΥΚΑΙΙΗΥΧΥ ΚΑΙΠΝCΑΓΙΟΥ ΡΑΒΑCΚΑΝΟΜΚΑ ΛΟΥΛΑΑΜΡΙΚΤΟ ΡΑΘΗΝΑΘΑΒΑΘΑ ΡΟΥΡΑΚΕΠΕΥΖΙΜΕ ΩΙΤΟΜΞΓΑΟΝΟΜΑ ΙΑΩΑΠΟCΤΡΕΨΟΝΤΗ ΝΕΠΙΦΕΙΟΜΕΝΗΝΟ ΦΘΑΛΜΙΞΝΚΑΙΜΗ ΤΙΕΑCΗCΟΦΘΑΛΜ ΝΕΝΡC

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Languages

Greek

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Date

132 CE to 638 CE

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Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Kotansky, Roy. Greek Magical Amulets. Abhandlungen der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994.
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Source of transcription

  • Kotansky, Roy. Greek Magical Amulets. Abhandlungen der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Kotansky, Roy. Greek Magical Amulets. Abhandlungen der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Westdeutscher Verlag, 1994.
    Zotero
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