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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 790 - Vidyāpati, active 17th century-18th century - Cikitsāñjana
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Author:
Vidyāpati, active 17th century-18th century.
Title:
Cikitsāñjana, 1742.
Physical description:
1 item (17 leaves) : paper ; 13 x 25 cm.
Language(s):
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is used for study and consultation regarding the assessment and treatment of various kinds of diseases and other medical conditions.
Related names:
Miśra, Kṛṣṇarāma, scribe.
Subject:
Medicine, Ayurvedic.
Diseases - India.
Form / Genre:
Manuals (instructional materials)
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 17r).
Written in 11-13 lines per leaf.
17 leaves foliated 1-17 per left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīmadupādhyāyavidyāpatikṛtaṃ cikitsāṃjanaṃsamāptaṃ // (f. 17r).
Scribe is Kṛṣṇarāma Miśra (f. 17r).
Dated saṃvat 1799 (1742) (f. 17r).
Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black line.
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 5309 (UP 790).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 790
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 790
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
चिकित्साञ्जन, १७४२.

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Collection: Indic Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Sanskrit
Century: 18th century
Date: 1742
Genre: Manuals (instructional materials)
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Subject: Diseases
Subject: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Geography: India
Author: Vidyāpati, active 17th century-18th century
Related names: Miśra, Kṛṣṇarāma, scribe
Page material: Paper