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[Bhāgavatapurāṇa]. = [بهگوت پوران].

Standardized Title:
Puranas. Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Selections.
Publication:
[India?], [18--?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
171 leaves : paper ; 245 x 155 (190 x 105) mm bound to 250 x 158 mm.
Subjects:
Puranas. Bhāgavatapurāṇa..
Hindu mythology.
Avatars (Religion)
Form/Genre:
Codices (bound manuscripts)
Manuscripts, Persian -- 19th century.
Language:
Persian.
Summary:
Selections from the Bhāgavatapurāṇa. Text begins with invocation to Krishna and Ganesha in Sanskrit transliterated into Persian. Some pages are missing.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Contemporary Hindu-Arabic numerals in ink, upper left recto (1-118, 8 unnumbered leaves, 1-40, 3 unnumbered leaves). Modern continuous foliation added in pencil, upper left recto. Catchwords every verso, lower left. References in the record are to the modern foliation.
Layout: 15-19 long lines.
Script: Written in nastaʻliq in at least two hands in black ink; pointed.
Decoration: Rubrications in red.
Binding: Half covers; brown leather spine and corners with blue-green marbled paper sides over pasteboard. Spine is cracked and missing pieces, fabric spine lining is clearly visible. Plain paper pastedowns.
Origin: Likely copied in India in the 19th century.
Penn Provenance:
Acquired by the Penn Libraries, 1953.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1912.
OCLC:
1083522980
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