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Haribansa Purāna

[Preliminary Entry] A prose translation of the Harivaṃśa, sometimes considered as an appendix or even a nineteenth parva of the Mahabhārata. This takes the form of an epic portrayal of the history of the family of Krishna.

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i) Place of copying; ii) Period of copying; iii) Copyist; iv) Commissioner;
v) Information on colophon; vi) Description of miniatures/illustrations; vii) Other remarks; viii) Information on catalogue(s)
Manuscript: 

London, British Library, Ethé, IO Islamic 1777, 186 ff.

, i) Shahjahanabad, ii)

15 rabī‘ al-awwal 1136/13 December 1723

, iii) Kišančand son of Rāmčand of Ahmedabad, viii)

Ethe, vol. 1, no 1951

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Bibliography:

Ethe, Hermann, 1903, Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the India Office, Vol 1, Oxford, India Office.

 
Main Persian Title: Haribansa Purāna
English Translation of Main Persian Title: The Purana of the Lineage of Vishnu
Incipit:

آغاز کتاب هربنس پران از تصنیف بیاس بدانکه این کتاب مسمّی بهربنس از گفتار بیاس