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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 355 - Rāmāyaṇīyasāra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 355 - Rāmāyaṇīyasāra
Rāmāyaṇīyasāra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is used for recitation and prayer and is meant to be the "essence" (sāra) of the Rāmāyaṇa, the well known Hindu epic. Manuscript consists of 35 verses of poetry.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some verse markers highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with double black line.
Written in two different scribal hands, one possibly a student of the main hand.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 355
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 355
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रामायणीयसार, १७००-१८५०.
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