The Romance of King Aing Darma

G.W.J. Drewes

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ISBN13: 
9789024717866
Publication Date: 
January 1975
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Paperback
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383 pp.
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ISSN: 
0067-8023
Volume: 
11

Edited and translated by Th.C. van der Meij, Leiden University / State Islamic University Jakarta and N. Lambooij, with the assistance of Oman Fathurahman

The Malay version of The Prophet Muḥammad’s Nocturnal Journey to Heaven and Hell has never been published in Malay or in English Translation. The book wants to enhance interest in this important text in the global Islamic literary tradition.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277618
Publication date: 
July 2014

Edited, translated and annotated by Peter Worsley, S. Supomo, Thomas Hunter, and Margaret Fletcher

In Mpu Monaguṇa's Sumanasāntaka, the authors offer an edited text and translation of Mpu Monaguṇa's early thirteenth century epic kakawin Sumanasāntaka along with extensive commentary on the history of the poem and its story in India, Java and Bali.
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252035
Publication date: 
July 2013

Translated and edited by William Cummings

Beginning in the 1630s, a series of annalists at the main courts of Makassar began keeping records with dated entries that recorded a wide variety of specific historical information about a wide variety of topics, including the births and deaths of notable individuals, the actions of rulers, the...
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067183666
Publication date: 
January 2011

Stuart Robson

The Arjunawiwāha is one of the best known of the Old Javanese classics. This volume presents a new text, based on Balinese manuscripts, with a complete translation, building on the work done by earlier writers.
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067183215
Publication date: 
January 2008

William P. Cummings

The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are the most important historical sources for the study of pre-colonial Makassar. They have provided the basic framework and much of the information that we possess about the origins, growth, and expansion of Gowa during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067182874
Publication date: 
January 2007

Edited by A. Teeuw & S.O. Robson

The Bhomantaka, or the Death of Bhoma, is a wide-ranging tale of the sweet romance of Samba and Yajñawati, of the defeat of the demon Bhoma by King Kresna and his minions in a truly monumental battle, and many more incidents and descriptions, a product of the sophisticated literary tradition...
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067182539
Publication date: 
January 2005

Julian Millie

The sly wit and silky eroticism of the verse genre known as romantic syair were staple dishes on the Southeast Asian cultural menu, especially in the Malay, Islamic regional centres. Yet very few examples are available in translation for the many readers interested in the genre, and attempts by...
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067182249
Publication date: 
January 2004

Edited by A. Teeuw, R. Dumas, Muhammad Haji Salleh, R. Tol & M.J. van Yperen

Around a century ago a Malay poem which tells of a foreigner, always indicated as Sinyor, in Southeast Asia who elopes with Lela Mayang, the wife of a wealthy Chinaman. The latter sets out in pursuit of the couple and engages in a naval battle with the Sinyor in an attempt to get his wife back....
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067182164
Publication date: 
January 2004

Edited by J. Noorduyn & A. Teeuw

Preserved on undated palm-leaf manuscripts, Old Sundanese texts are generally in poor condition and unavailable to a wider audience. There are limited texts in any form of Sundanese, and only limited knowledge of Old Sundanese. In presenting three long Old Sundanese poems, Noorduyn and Teeuw, in...
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067181822
Publication date: 
January 2006

William A. Collins

This study presents the text and translation of an oral epic, or guritan, relating the exploits of Radin Suane, which was recorded during anthropological fieldwork among the Besemah, in the remote highlands of South Sumatra.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789067181150
Publication date: 
January 1998

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