[INDOLOGY] year number without millennium

Dipak Bhattacharya dipak.d2004 at gmail.com
Tue May 20 08:07:58 EDT 2014


In ;saaradaa MS post-colophon statements the regnal year is mentioned
without the century. This is well known and discussed
Is this relevant to your question?
Best
DB


On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Marco Franceschini <
franceschini.marco at fastwebnet.it> wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
>
> some years ago there was a discussion on this list concerning the habit to
> state the Kollam year number without the thousands in Malayalam manuscripts
> (not inscriptions!). If I remember well, the topic was raised by Ken Zysk (I
> can’t access the list archive right now because of a "Bandwidth Limit
> Exceeded” error).
>
> My question is: do some of you know about any publication dealing with (or
> just referring to) this usage in any South Indian manuscript traditions
> (not only Malayalam)?
>
> Thank you very much in advance.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Marco Franceschini
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