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Title: Liturgical text, [6--] Subject: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint --Early works to 1800. Marriage service --Egypt --640-1250. Literary papyri --Egypt --640-1250. Liturgical manuscripts --Egypt --640-1250. Other titles: Bible. O.T. Psalms CL. Greek. Septuagint. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 29 x 5 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 28.8 x 4.3 cm. 71 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso, inverse to the text on the recto. Two or three different hands are discernible. Upper margin of 1.5 cm. on the verso. Lower margin of 3.5 cm. on the verso. Otherwise very small margins on all sides. P.Duk.inv. 668 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF75 9. Papyrus liturgical text from Egypt. A cheat sheet for use in the liturgy with texts for various occasions. Includes a prayer(?) or hymn(?) or only the opening lines of some (a so-called heirmologion); Psalm 150 from the Septuagint, the Greek Old Testament, somewhat abbreviated; an acclamation to be used at a wedding; another prayer, hymn, or heirmologion; and yet another prayer, hymn, or heirmologion, which repeats some of the material from the first hymn. Sometimes Mary is the subject of the hymns. Twice the notation mystikos (to be prayed or sung in a low voice?) occurs. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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