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Title: Ardjuna Mangundjaja
Full Title: Ardjuna Mangundjaja
Author: Anonymous
Language: Arabic & Javanese
Script: Arabic & Pegon
Subject Matter: Tale and Folklor
Genre: Prose & Poetry
Date of Autograph (century): 19
Found in : J. Kats 1923: 316, 320, 322, 328.

This text is a puppet story on the war between Pandawa and Kurawa. This manuscript consisted of 177 pages and written in the van Ronkel’s catalog published by Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen, Bat. Gen. 191. Another manuscript is preserved in Leiden, cod. 3241 (LXXV). The story ends with a poem that lists information about the script writing in Bekasi. The author wrote that the date of the writing of the manuscript on March 15, 1876. In addition, the author also reconstructs the story as if it took place in modern times, for example, the author told that Arjuna went looking for Kawintarsah on February 8, 1878.