Ancient Leaf Manuscripts – An Overview

பழங்கால ஓலைச்சுவடிகள் - ஒரு பார்வை

  • T Suba Research Scholar, Department of Tamil, Annai Velankanni College, Tholayavattam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Aji Assistant Professor, Department of Tamil, Annai Velankanni College, Tholayavattam, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Tamil Manuscriptes, Leaf Manuscriptes, History, preservation, conservation


It is the Manuscripts that give us the literary treasures we read and enjoy today in book form. The prints were mostly made of Palm Leaves. Because it is  readily available and inexpensive. This review explores the methods of preservation of the Manuscripts, how to make manuscripts, the types of pens used, the protocols to be followed when writing, the method of reading, how they are preserved, and the causes of the destruction of manuscripts.

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