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Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1489 Raghuvaṃśa. / रघुवंश

Title

Raghuvaṃśa.
रघुवंश

Authors

Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1489
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

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Publisher

University of Pennsylvania

Language

In Sanskrit

Summary

Manuscript used for recitation or contemplation and is the first section (sarga) of nineteen. Draws heavily from Hindu mythology and pantheons as well as assumes some knowledge of the storyline of the Rāmāyaṇa, its main characters, and gives a genealogical account of Rāma's dynastic background and lineage. Work is full of rich, poetic imagery of flora and fauna and references to courtly life and Hindu dharma.

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Extent

1 item (6 leaves) : 10 x 23 cm

Support

Paper

Colophon

Colophon: iti raghuvaṃśe mahākāvye kālidāsakṛtau prathamaḥ sargaḥ // (f. 8r).

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