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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2715 - Kālidāsa - Raghuvaṃśa
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2715 - Kālidāsa - Raghuvaṃśa
Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 12, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Manuscript is employed for contemplation and study and is a part (from the end of the eleventh section through the beginning of the thirteenth 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.
Title from opening lines of text (f. 77r).
Written in 9-10 lines per leaf.
7 leaves foliated 77-83, 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; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2715.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2715
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
रघुवंश. सर्ग १२, १७००-१८५०.
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