The Image of Prince Gebang in Babad Sutajaya Manuscript

Anwar Sanusi, AS and Tendi, (2019) The Image of Prince Gebang in Babad Sutajaya Manuscript. Ibda': Jurnal Kajian Islam dan Budaya, 17 (2). ISSN 2477-5517


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Prince Gebang was one of the local rulers who collaborated with the VOC at the end of the 17th century. His domain, named as the Principality of Gebang (Kepangeranan Gebang), extended from the northern coastal area of Gebang Sea to the south side of the Cijolang River bordering on Galuh. Although the name of Sutajaya is clearly written as Prince Gebang (Pangeran Gebang) in the colonial archives, his identity and his travel process towards the power of the Gebang area was not clearly explained at all. This paper seeks to reveal the image of Prince Gebang through Babad Sutajaya manuscript stored in Pangeran (Prince) Pasarean Museum. From the ancient manuscripts, taken a number of essences related footage Sutajaya figure to study. The historical elements contained in the affinity of the story, comparated with records of colonial archives and sources of oral traditions that exist. From this research it is known that Babad Sutajaya depicts the image of Prince Gebang as an important figure, who came from the royal court of Cirebon. In addition, this manuscript also illustrates Prince Gebang's abilities and reveals how he gained the territory of Gebang as his controlled area

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: image, Prince Sutajaya, Principality of Gebang, babad, royal court of Cirebon
Divisions: Fakultas Ushuluddin Adab dan Dakwah > Sejarah Kebudayaan Islam
Depositing User: H. Tohirin S.Ag
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2021 01:58
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2021 02:05

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