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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 85 - Aitareyabrāhmaṇa
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Title:
Brahmanas. Aitareyabrāhmaṇa.
Aitareyabrāhmaṇa. Pañcikā 1, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (19 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 24 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Vedas, Brāhmaṇa, śrauta sacrificial ritual, early mythology; first of five sections.
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Gaṅgārāma Bhaṭṭa (f. 19v).
Related names:
Janārdana, scribe.
Gaṅgārāma Bhaṭṭa, former owner.
Subject:
Hinduism - Rituals - Texts.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger; alternate title Prathama pañcikā from colophon (f. 19v).
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
19 leaves foliated 1-19, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti prathamapañcikāyāṃ paṃcamodhyāyaḥ samāptaḥ // saṃvat // samaye āṣāḍhe krṣṇa 15 gurau idaṃ pustakaṃ janārdanena likhitaṃ svārthaṃ parārthaṃ ca // (f. 19v).
Dated 15th of Āṣāḍha (June-July) in the dark half of the month on Guru (Thursday); year left blank (f. 19v).
Scribe is Janārdana (f. 19v).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line.
Non-Latin script record.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 131 (UP 85).
Other Titles:
Prathama pañcikā.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 85
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 85
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
ऐतरेयब्राह्मण. पञ्चिका १, १७००-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Century: 19th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Hinduism
Subject: Rituals
Geography: India
Related names: Gaṅgārāma Bhaṭṭa, former owner
Related names: Janārdana, scribe
Page material: Paper