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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2420 - Vāgbhaṭa, active 1125-1143 - Vāgbhatālaṃkāra
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Vāgbhaṭa, active 1125-1143.
Vāgbhatālaṃkāra, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (17 leaves) : paper ; 11 x 26 cm.
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Manuscript used for recitation and contemplation; a treatment of Sanskrit poetic, literary prose (gadya), and rhetoric (alaṃkāraśāstra).
Rāsa literature.
Sanskrit language - Rhetoric.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century.
Manuscripts - India - 18th century.
Manuscripts - India - 19th century.
Title from colophon (f. 17r).
Written in 8-9 lines per leaf.
17 leaves foliated 1-17, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti vāgbhaṭālaṃkāre paṃcamaḥ parichedaḥ // samāpto ye graṃthaḥ // (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 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 2414 (UP 2420).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 2420.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 2420
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
वाग्भतालंकार, 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: Manuscripts - India - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts - India - 19th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Sanskrit - 19th century
Genre: Poems
Subject: Poetics
Subject: Rāsa literature
Subject: Rhetoric
Subject: Sanskrit language
Geography: India
Author: Vāgbhaṭa, active 1125-1143
Page material: Paper