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Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 6, circa 1700-1850. = रघुवंश. सर्ग ६, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Kālidāsa.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (8 leaves) : paper ; 9 x 21 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1531
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Standardized Title:
Raghuvaṃśa. Selections
Subjects:
Vālmīki. Rāmāyaṇa.
Hindu mythology.
Rāma (Hindu deity).
Form/Genre:
Poems.
Watermarks.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, Sanskrit -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 18th century.
Manuscripts -- India -- 19th century.
Language:
In Sanskrit (Devanāgarī)
Summary:
Manuscript is employed for contemplation and recitation and is a poetic work that deals with the exploits of the Raghu dynasty, important as a mythic background to and retelling of elements of the Hindu epic, the Rāmāyaṇa.
Notes:
Title from colophon (f. 8v).
Written in 8-10 lines per leaf.
8 leaves foliated 1-8, upper left and lower right verso.
Colophon: iti śrīdharaghuvaṃśe mahakāvye kālidāsakṛtau ṣaṣṭhamaḥ sargaḥ // (f. 8v).
Mistakes covered with yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; numbers highlighted in red throughout..Final folio written in a second scribal hand.
There is a watermark of a partial name or title.
Cited in:
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1959 (UP 1531).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1531.
OCLC:
921893253