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Title: Hikayat Seri Rama
Full Title: Hikayat Seri Rama
Author: anonymous
Language: Malay
Script: Jawi
Subject Matter: Traditional Hagiography
Genre: Prose

This is the Malay version of the story of Rāmāyana. A following description is taken from Greentree and Nicholson's description (1910: 2):

"It begins, after the usual Malay introductory notification, with the penance of Rāvana on the hill of Serendib, and his meeting with 'the prophet Adam' (Brahmā), and the four kingdoms which he gained by his agreement with the prophet in the midst of these austerities..."