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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1750 - Varadarāja - Madhyasiddhāntakaumudī
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Madhyasiddhāntakaumudī, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 12 x 26 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Biographical / Organizational History:
17th-century grammarian and student of Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita, known for his commentary and abridgements of his teacher's work.
Manuscript was used for consultation or study and is an abridgment of Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita's well-known grammatical treatise and commentary, the Siddhāntakaumudī. Manuscript is incomplete.
Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita. Siddhāntakaumudī.
Sanskrit language - Grammar.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from title abbreviations in margins.
Written in 7-15 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated 1-11, upper left and lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red; vertical margins marked with double red 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 2627 (UP 1750).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1750.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1750
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
मध्यसिद्धान्तकौमुदी, 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: Commentaries
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Subject: Bhaṭṭojī Dīkṣita
Subject: Grammar
Subject: Sanskrit language
Geography: India
Author: Varadarāja
Page material: Paper