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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2709 - Kālidāsa - Raghuvaṃśa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2709 - Kālidāsa - Raghuvaṃśa
Author:
Kālidāsa.
Title:
Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 14, circa 1700-1850.
Raghuvaṃśa. Selections
Physical description:
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 22 cm.
Summary:
Manuscript is employed for contemplation and study and is the fourteenth section of a poetic work that deals with the exploits of the Raghu dynasty, important for mythic background to and retelling of elements of the Hindu epic, the Rāmāyaṇa.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 11r).
Written in 7 lines per leaf.
Colophon: iti śrīraghuvaṃśe mahākāvye kālidāsakṛtau catardudaśasagasamāptaḥ // śrīrāmārapaṇam astu // (f. 11r).
11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left verso.
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant phrases, verse divisions and numbers highlighted in red throughout; some vertical margins marked with double red line. Some folios are blue European paper.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2709.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2709
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रघुवंश. सर्ग १४, १७००-१८५०.
 
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