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Astrology in Burmese Buddhist culture, Decoding an illustrated manuscript from the SOAS Archives

Moore, Elizabeth (2007) 'Astrology in Burmese Buddhist culture, Decoding an illustrated manuscript from the SOAS Archives.' Orientations, 38 (8). pp. 79-85.

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Abstract

The author first explains the basic principles of Burmese astrology and then describes the scenes of SOAS' late 19th/early 20th century illustrated manuscript which depicts many other subjects in addition to astrology such as the life of the Buddha, court ceremonies and representations of the cosmos.

Item Type: Articles
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Art and Archaeology
ISSN: 0030-5448
Depositing User: Elizabeth Moore
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2008 09:54
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/3301

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