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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1813 - Bhāskarācārya, 1114- - Golādhyāya
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1813 - Bhāskarācārya, 1114- - Golādhyāya
Bhāskarācārya, 1114-
Golādhyāya, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (117 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
Manuscript used for contemplation and study and is a geometrical and astronomical treatise from the Siddhāntaśiromaṇi, on calculating the size of spheres and various geological formations. Considers the earth to be round. There are small diagrams with numbers written inside near the end of the manuscript. Manuscript lacks an ending and has confusing foliation with some leaves being foliated with two or three different numerical sequences.
Title from incipit.
Written in 5-14 lines per leaf.
117 leaves foliated 1, 1-82, 78-86, 91-115, upper left and lower right verso.
Internal colophon: iti śrīsidhāṃtaśiromaṇivāsanāṃ bhāṣyomitākṣare golādhyāye ituvarṇanaṃ nāmādhyaya athapradhyāyovyakhyāyate // (f. 109v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1813.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1813
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
गोलाध्याय, १७००-१८५०.
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