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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
Author:
Kālidāsa.
Title:
Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 12, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (7 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 25 cm.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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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