Thai Manuscripts in Italian Libraries: Three Manuscripts from G. E. Gerini's Collection Kept at the University of Naples "L'Orientale"


In this article I present a short description of the three illuminated Thai manuscripts kept in one of the libraries of the University of Naples "L'Orientale", the Biblioteca Maurizio Taddei. These three manuscripts contain various Buddhist jātakas and also non-canonical works, in Pali and in Thai. They are adorned with beautiful depicted images which have been here reproduced.