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View Resource The Ramayana: Love and Valour in India's Great Epic

The British Library presents this online exhibition to complement their in situ exhibit of the Ramayana manuscripts. The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic dated from around 500 to 100 BCE, which tells the story of Prince Rama's quest to rescue his beloved wife Sita. The Ramayana manuscripts were commissioned by Rana Jagat Singh of Mewar (1628-52) and are "among the most important documents of...