[INDOLOGY] Indian Manuscripts from Switzerland

Peter Wyzlic pwyzlic at uni-bonn.de
Mon Jun 24 11:05:12 UTC 2019

Am 24.06.2019 um 12:31 schrieb Manu Francis via INDOLOGY:
> Claire Brizon (cc-ed), a colleague from the Bern University, recently 
> sent me photographs of palm-leaf manuscripts brought in the 18th 
> century from India to Switzerland by Swiss mercenaries (Polier, Villaret).
> I could identify the language and script of 2 Tamil manuscripts. There 
> are 4 other items: in Malayalam, Singhalese and Telugu/Kannada, it seems.
> Could knowledgeable ones kindly confirm/infirm my guesses and say more 
> about the contents of the manuscripts?
> Here are the pictures:
> https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gt6knv3ojp3p2g0/AACYn4j4qeV9yjO2nvj4y_ETa?dl=0
> Please contact directly Claire Brizon <claire.brizon at ikg.unibe.ch 
> <mailto:claire.brizon at ikg.unibe.ch>>.
The manuscript BCU_Lausanne_G180A is written in Burmese script (used for 
Burmese, Pali, Mon). I am not proficient enough to make more of it. At 
first sight it doesn't look like Pali.

Hope it helps
Peter Wyzlic

Universität Bonn
Institut für Orient- und Asienwissenschaften
Brühler Str. 7
D-53119 Bonn
Tel.: 0228/73-62436

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