[INDOLOGY] Thesawalamai

Tieken, H.J.H. H.J.H.Tieken at hum.leidenuniv.nl
Thu May 18 12:13:43 EDT 2017


Dear List members,

I am looking for an edition of the Tamil text of the Thesawalamai (Tēcavaḻamai) compiled around 1707 in Jaffna, Ceylon. The Thesawalamai is a collection of the customs of the Tamils, which was to guide the Dutch administration in legal disputes. I am in particular interested in the Tamil terms for eighteenth-century Dutch legal terms. For that I need the Tamil text.
For the same reason I am curious to know if there exists an edition of the Tamil versions of the Dutch plakkaten in addition to the few published by Thananjayarajasingham.

With kind regards, Herman Tieken


Herman Tieken
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2515 BP Den Haag
The Netherlands
00 31 (0)70 2208127
website: hermantieken.com<http://hermantieken.com/>
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