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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1793 - Varāhamihira, 505-587 - Bṛhajjātaka
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1793 - Varāhamihira, 505-587 - Bṛhajjātaka
Varāhamihira, 505-587.
Bṛhajjātaka. Adhyāya 1-6, 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (5 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 22 cm.
Manuscript is a Hindu astrological manual and treatise for understanding the significance of a person's birth and divining what the future holds for them.
Title from colophon (f. 5v).
Written in 13-16 lines per leaf.
5 leaves foliated 1-5, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti bṛhajjātake varāhamihirakṛta ariṣṭādhyāyaḥ samāptaḥ (f. 5r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant characters, words, and phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with triple red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1793.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1793
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
बृहज्जातक. अध्याय १-६, १७००-१८५०.
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