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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1714 - Rāghavendra - Tripathagā
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Tripathagā, circa 1839-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (49 leaves) : paper, col. ill. ; 11 x 28 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
17th-century philosopher and commentator from South India formerly known as Veṅkatanātha.
Manuscript is employed for consultation and study and is a grammatical commentary on the Paribhāṣenduśekhara by Nāgeśabhaṭṭa. Manuscript lacks an end.
Nāgeśabhaṭṭa, fl. 1670-1750. Paribhāṣenduśekhara.
Sanskrit language - Grammar.
Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity) - Art.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
49 leaves foliated 1-49, lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked or crossed out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Single wooden cover with lacquer coating bearing a painting of the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa flanked on the left and right by two female attendants in the act of worshiping the god. Red wash serves as the background with a green floral border. Paper is European with several different watermarks, some bearing a crest, possibly representing a stylized letter "B" resting on a pedestal and above which is a crown; another bears the date of 1839, establishing the terminus post quem of the manuscript.
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 2456 (UP 1714).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1714
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1714
Manuscript location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
त्रिपथगा, १८३९-१८५०.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 19th century
Date: 1839
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Paintings
Genre: Treatises
Subject: Gaṇeśa (Hindu deity)
Subject: Grammar
Subject: Nāgeśabhaṭṭa, fl. 1670-1750
Subject: Sanskrit language
Geography: India
Author: Rāghavendra
Page material: Paper