Notebook 8 ('ix')

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The manuscript consists of different handwritten verses from various jātakas (not numbered) of the Theravāda Jātaka canon (c. 4th century BCE). Handwritten by Gogerly in the Sinhalese script, before November 6, 1847 in Sri Lanka (Ceylon). The text is aligned in columns, possibly leaving space for English translation on the right page side. 22 pages of text; slightly fragile. 24.3cmX18.6cm.

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