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  • The Law Code of Manu

    The Law Code of Manu

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199555338

    'Manu was seated, when the great seers came up to him: "Please, Lord, tell us the Laws of all the social classes, as well as of those born in between..."'The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and the best-known legal text of ancient India.…

  • Upanisads

    Upanisads

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540259

    The Upanisads are the central scriptures of Hinduism. They represent some of the most important literary products in the history of Indian culture and religion, both because they played a critical role in the development of religious ideas in India…

  • Manu's Code of Law

    Manu's Code of Law

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195171464

    Manu's Code of Law is one of the most important texts in the Sanskrit canon, indeed one of the most important surviving texts from any classical civilization. It paints an astoundingly detailed picture of ancient Indian life-covering everything from…

  • The Law Code of Visnu

    The Law Code of Visnu

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674051393

    "The Law Code of Visnu" ("Vaisnava-dharmasastra") is one of the latest of the ancient Indian legal texts composed around the seventh century ce in Kashmir. Both because the "Vaishnava-Dharmasastra" is the only Dharmasastra that can be geographically…

  • The Law Code Of Visnu

    The Law Code Of Visnu
    av Patrick Olivelle

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789386552884

    In this first critical edition of the legal treatise of Viṣṇu (Viṣṇu Smṛti), Olivelle locates the text geographically in Kashmir and dates it to around the seventh century CE based, among other factors, on the iconograp…

  • Between the Empires

    Between the Empires

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195305326

    This volume is the result of an international conference organized by the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas. Patrick Olivelle has collected and edited the best papers to emerge from the conference. Part I of the book looks at what can…

  • King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India

    King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190644123

    King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India presents an English translation of Kautilya's Arthasastra (AS.) along with detailed endnotes. When it was discovered around 1905, the AS. was described as perhaps the most precious work in the whole range o…

  • King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India

    King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199891825

    King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India presents an English translation of Kautilya's Arthashastra (AS.) along with detailed endnotes. When it was discovered in 1923, the Arthashastra was described as perhaps the most precious work in the whole r…

  • The Samnyasa Upanisads

    The Samnyasa Upanisads

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195070453

    The first readable and accurate translation of twenty of the most authoritative Hindu documents pertaining to ascetic ideals and the ascetic way of life, this text opens to students a major source for the study of the Hindu ascetical institutions an…

  • A Dharma Reader: Classical Indian Law

    A Dharma Reader: Classical Indian Law
    av Patrick Olivelle

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179560

    Whether defined by family, lineage, caste, professional or religious association, village, or region, India's diverse groups did settle on a concept of law in classical times. How did they reach this consensus? Was it based on religious grounds or a…

  • Language, Texts, and Society

    Language, Texts, and Society
    av Patrick Olivelle

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857284310

  • The Asrama System

    The Asrama System
    av Patrick Olivelle

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195083279

    This is the first full-length study of the asrama system, a Hindu construct consisting of four legitimate ways of leading a religious life. Together with the varna (class) system, it forms one of the pillars of Hindu life. Olivelle traces its early…

  • Grhastha

    Grhastha

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190696153

    For scholars of ancient Indian religions, the wandering mendicants who left home and family for a celibate life and the search for liberation represent an enigma. The Vedic religion, centered on the married household, had no place for such a figure.…

  • Pancatantra

    Pancatantra

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199555758

    The Pancatantra is the most famous collection of fables in India and was one of the earliest Indian books to be translated into Western languages. No other Indian work has had a greater influence on world literature, and no other collection of stori…

  • Ascetics and Brahmins

    Ascetics and Brahmins
    av Patrick Olivelle

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857284327

  • The Early Upanisads

    The Early Upanisads

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195124354

    This is the full edition of the early Upanisads, the central scriptures of Hinduism. Featuring Patrick Olivelle's acclaimed new English translation (Oxford, 1996), it also includes the complete Sanskrit text, as well as variant readings, scholarly e…

  • Yajnavalkya Dharmasastra

    Yajnavalkya Dharmasastra

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789390232345

    The Dharmasastra ascribed to Yajnavalkya, commonly called Yajnavalkya Smrti, is a text on religious, civil, and criminal law and jurisprudence composed around the fourth or fifth century during the reign of the Guptas. It represents the culmination…

  • The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law

    The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198702603

    Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law. Part One provides a concise overview of the liter…