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Raghuvaṃśa. Sarga 11, circa 1700-1850. = रघुवंश. सर्ग ११, १७००-१८५०.

Author/Creator:
Kālidāsa.
Publication:
circa 1700-1850.
१७००-१८५०.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 item (11 leaves) : paper ; 10 x 22 cm.
Contained In:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1546
Status/Location:
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Standardized Title:
Raghuvaṃśa. Selections
Subjects:
Vālmīki. Rāmāyaṇa.
Hindu mythology.
Rāma (Hindu deity).
Form/Genre:
Poems.
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 study 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. 11r).
Written in 7-9 lines per leaf.
11 leaves foliated [1-11], upper left and lower right verso; the edges of the manuscript have been cut and many partial numbers appear.
Colophon: iti raghuvaṃśemahākāvye kālidāsakṛtau bhāvāgagamanavarṇato ekādaśasargaḥ // (f. 11r).
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; some significant syllables, words, numbers, or phrases highlighted in red.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Viṣṇubhaṭṭa Sahasrabudhya (f. 11r).
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 1963 (UP 1546).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1546.
Contributor:
Viṣṇubhaṭṭa Sahasrabudhya, former owner.
OCLC:
921936947