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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1817 - Sūryasiddhānta
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1817 - Sūryasiddhānta
Title:
Sūryasiddhānta, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 23 cm.
Summary:
Opening of an astrological treatise presented as if it were direct revelation from the Sun (Sūrya). There is an unidentified commentary running parallel above and below the root text. Manuscript lacks an ending.
Notes:
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Written in 10-11 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins. Several folios are treated with yellow turmeric powder to protect the manuscript from insects.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1817.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1817
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सूर्यसिद्धान्त, १७००-१८५०.
 
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