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By Hartmut Buescher

This can be a necessary connection with the Sanskrit holdings of the Danish nationwide Library (Kongelige Bibliotek), Copenhagen. It contains analytic description of richly heterogeneous Sanskrit fabric of curiosity to philologists, anthropologists and historians of faith, artwork and iconography. It positive aspects specified entries together with transcriptions and illustrations allowing students to spot fabric. This first-ever catalogue of the Danish nationwide Library's wealthy Sanskrit holdings analyses and describes 3 of the manuscript collections held via the library. the 1st is the Codices Sanscriti, amassed within the early 19th century by means of the pioneer comparative linguist, Rasmus Rask. It includes either palm-leaf and paper manuscripts, so much written in both Bengali, Telugu or Sinhalese script. the second one - the Codices Indici - used to be amassed by way of the medical professional and botanist, Nathanael Wallich (well-known for his involvement within the origin of the Indian Museum and Botanical backyard at Calcutta). often written in Bengali script on in the neighborhood produced kingdom paper, every one of these codices pertain to the style of Ayurveda. The 3rd and biggest assortment originates from Nepal and used to be accumulated within the Fifties by means of the cultural anthropologist Werner Jacobsen. Its hugely heterogenous nature displays the truth that Jacobsen had an ethnographical curator's eye for curious gadgets. jointly those contain a wealthy providing to philologists, anthropologists and historians of faith, artwork and iconography.

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