This volume contains a copy of the original text of the Cheitharon Kumpapa, the Court Chronicle of the Kings of Manipur which is authorised by the Palace, and the English translation from the original composed in archaic Manipuri script (Meetei Mayek). Explanatory notes and a glossary complement this interesting source of information. Scholars working on East and South Asia will find this volume enlightening and the text will be useful for those readers engaged in social anthropology, religious history, archaeology, human geography and linguistics.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Cheitharon Kumpapa English Translation and Explanatory Notes 1. Manipuri lunar months and approximate equivalents 2. Glossary Part 3 Meetei Mayek alphabet 1. Manipuri Text Cheitharon Kumpapa in Meetei Mayek 2. Map of Manipur and its surroundings 1835