Syair Raja Tedung dengan Raja Katak
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list of words
list of rhyme words



Syair Raja Tedung dengan Raja Katak


Klinkert 161, Leiden University Library.


text:  unknown;    manuscript:  ±1860, collected by H.C. Klinkert in Riau 1864-1867.


text:  probably Riau;    manuscript:  Riau.


4164 words, comprising 951 verses.


to the folios, recto and verso (2v-19v) of the manuscript and stanzas on each page.


This text was kindly provided by Gijs Koster

Gijs Koster & Roger Tol (eds). Syair Raja Tedung dengan Raja Katak. The Poem of the Cobra-King and the Frog-King. A Fascsimile Edition with Transcription, Translation and Interpretation of Manuscript KL. 161 in the Library of the University of Leiden, Leiden: Legatum Warnerianum, Leiden University, in cooperation with Indonesian-Netherlands Cooperation in Islamic Studfies (INIS), Leiden, 2002 (79 pp.)
G. Koster, “Telling Semblance from Reality: The Poem of the Cobra-King and the Frog-King”, presented at the Second International Malaysian Studies Conference organized by MASSA at the University Malaya, 2-4 August 1999.
A.H.W. Massier, Onder Slangen en Kikkers. Een uitgave en interpretatie van Handschrift 161 van de verzameling Klinkert, Doctoraalscriptie Vakgroep Talen en Culturen van Zuidoost-Asie en Oceanie, Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden, 1988.
Added:  1999 - April 2000
The text derives from the edition prepared by Massier, passed to the MCP in digital form by Gijs Koster.