Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1010 Moeurs et coutumes des gentils à la Côte Coromandel
TitleMoeurs et coutumes des gentils à la Côte Coromandel
Call numberMs. Codex 1010
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 3778239
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- between 1775 and 1799?
A description of the customs of the people of the Coromandel Coast in southeastern India. Chapters are devoted to civil administration, occupations and customs, and civil ceremonies. A larger section at the end focuses on the religion of the area and is subdivided into chapters on the creation of the world and the institution of religion, doctrine of new Vedams (including discussion of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, and caste), and religious ceremonies (including discussion of sacrifice).
- Ms. codex.
- Title from caption title (f. 1r); date supplied by cataloger.
Extent54 leaves : 379 x 225 (328 x 192) mm. bound to 395 x 247 mm
FoliationPaper, i (modern paper) + 54 + i (modern paper); [1-54]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
- Purchased, 1960.
- Caste--India--Early works to 1800
- Hinduism--India--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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