Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 381 (V.2.1)
Title: Alphabetum sive syllabarium Tangutanum
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Alphabetum sive syllabarium Tangutanum.
Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer's Tangutan Alphabet.
Both dbu-can and dbu-med scripts.
Begins (f. 1 recto written, like the rest of the MS., vertically): Alphabetum sive Syllabarium Tangutanum | litteris maioribus et minoribus Schar dictis.
Remarks: The verso of the first folio has: Alphabetum Tangutanum litteris maioribus | sive sacris et minoribus sive profanis | Schar dictis | ex autographo descripsi | T.S. Bayer.
[Formerly R.3.1; R.3.18].
Noted in Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, col. 1651
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 12 x 4, ff. 7, written (by T.S. Bayer) in single cols. of 5 lines, each 2 x 11, ruled and margined and paged (on rectos only) with pencil, each leaf is mounted on a guard.
Binding: Limp pasteboards, covered marbled paper
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Tibetan
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. 503.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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