Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 383 (V.2.3)
Title: Kalendarivm Stellarivm Indicvm
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Incerti Avctoris, Kalendarivm Stellarivm Indicvm cvm Commento Germanico.
Unknown Author's Hindu Astronomical Kalendar, with German Notes:
Begins (1, 1 recto lines 1, 2): A.C. [i.e. Anni Christi]. Sittirei Phasis lunę Stella Jogam Cįręnam Tiādshiam Sāram . siue Annotationes | 1734 . mensis
Ends (1, 6 verso lines 16-18): Nota. Die in diesen Monat folgende tage werden in den Calendar dess folgenden Jahres um der Connextion willen, voran gesetzt fehlen also hier. | [At the bottom of the page] Madras den elften (11ten) Januar stili: veteris: Anno: 1735. An Herrn Professor: Bayer in St. Petersburg gesandt.
Remarks: For Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer (1694-1738), the well-known Prussian scholar and antiquary at St. Petersburg, who once owned a number of the MSS. in this collection, see U.4.4.
[Formerly Q.1.13; Q.1.13].
Cordier's description (Bibliotheca sinica, col. 1653-4) notes: 'Astronomical tables. April 1734 till March 1735 N.S.'
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 11 3/4 x 10½, written, without lines, in Latin and (in Annotations) German characters, in eight ink-ruled cols. respectively headed A.C. Sittirei [etc.], mensis, Phasis lunae, Stella, Jogam Caręnam Tiādschiam, and Sāram sive Annotationes, repeated on each page as running titles, about 32 lines in each, signatures on all rectos (A-F), no catchwords or pagination. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, pasteboards, covered half calf with marbled-paper sides, blind-tooled. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 306.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Hindi
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 306.
Accession Number: 2523
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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provenance: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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