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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1666 - Manu (Lawgiver) - Mānavadharmaśāstra
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1666 - Manu (Lawgiver) - Mānavadharmaśāstra
Manu (Lawgiver)
Mānavadharmaśāstra. Adhyāya 1-12, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (241 leaves) : paper ; 18 x 34 cm.
Manuscript is a copy of a 1st-century work on Hindu law (dharma), rites, customs, and religious life of that period. Kullūkabhaṭṭa's commentary Manvarthamuktāvalī runs parallel above and below the root text.
Title from colophon (f. 241r); alternate title Mānusmṛti, supplied by cataloger; title of commentary Manvarthamuktāvalī from colophon (f. 241r).
Paper cover with unrelated text used to support the manuscript.
Written in 11-18 lines per leaf.
241 leaves foliated 1-241, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti mātave dharmaśāstre bhṛguproktāyāṃ saṃhitāyāṃ dvādaśo 'dhyāyaḥ 12 (f. 241r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; verse numbers in red throughout; vertical margins marked with quadruple black line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1666.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1666
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मानवधर्मशास्त्र. अध्याय १-१२, १७००-१८५०.
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