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Jones, William 1746-1794

Overview
Works: 739 works in 2,310 publications in 5 languages and 24,152 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Poetry  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Correspondent, Dedicatee, Former owner, Printer, Lyricist, Commentator
Classifications: PK109.J6, 320.954
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An essay on the law of bailments by William Jones( )

114 editions published between 1781 and 2016 in English and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of government : in a dialogue between a scholar and a peasant by William Jones( )

55 editions published between 1780 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grammar of the Persian language by William Jones( )

103 editions published between 1771 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the legal mode of suppressing riots, : with a constitutional plan of future defence by William Jones( )

31 editions published between 1780 and 1819 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertations and miscellaneous pieces relating to the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia by Asiatic Society of Bengal( )

32 editions published between 1742 and 2015 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of government in a dialogue between a gentleman & a farmer by William Jones( )

18 editions published between 1797 and 1816 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of Hindu law, or, The ordinances of Menu [i.e. Manu] : according to the gloss of Cullúca : comprising the Indian system of duties, religious and civil by Manu( )

8 editions published between 1796 and 1869 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the law of bailments. By William Jones by William Jones( )

15 editions published between 1781 and 2018 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, consisting chiefly of translations from the Asiatick languages : To which are added two essays, I. On the poetry of the Eastern nations. II. On the arts, commonly called imitative by William Jones( )

13 editions published between 1772 and 1777 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, consisting chiefly of translations from the Asiatick languages. To which are added two essays by William Jones( )

23 editions published between 1772 and 2005 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Sir William Jones : with the life of the author by William Jones( )

64 editions published between 1807 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A renowned Enlightenment polymath, Sir William Jones (1746-94) was a lawyer, translator and poet who wrote authoritatively on politics, comparative linguistics and oriental literature. Known initially for his Persian translations and political radicalism, Jones became further celebrated for his study and translation of ancient Sanskrit texts following his appointment to the supreme court in Calcutta in 1783. He spent the next eleven years introducing Europe to the mysticism and rationality of Hinduism through works such as his nine 'Hymns' to Hindu deities and his translation of the Sanskrit classic Sacontalá. Volume 9 of his thirteen-volume works, published in 1807, contains Jones' translation of the Speeches of Isaeus (1779) and perhaps his most influential translation, Sacontalá (1789), a Hindu love fable that explores the depths of Hindu mythology and philosophy. Lauded throughout Europe, Sacontalá would inspire Goethe to write that once it is mentioned, 'everything is said'
A memorial read to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, December 18, 1799, and a speech delivered before the same society, January 29, 1800 by Edmund Cartwright( )

5 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on law of bailments by William Jones( Book )

11 editions published between 1806 and 1968 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Sir William Jones : in six volumes by William Jones( )

25 editions published between 1799 and 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works of a jurist, orientalist, and founder of the Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal. Contents include: On plants of India and other botanical treatises. Grammar of the Persian language. Poeseos Asiaticae, commentariorum libri sex. Charges to grand jury at Calcutta,1783-92. Institutes of Hindu law ... Mohammedan law of succession to property of intestates. Mohammedan law of inheritance. Speeches of Isaeus in causes concerning law of succession toproperty at Athens. Moallakat; or, Seven Arabian poems. Poems, consisting chiefly of translations from Asiatick languages. L'histoire de NderShah. Hitopadesa of Vishnusarmen. Enchanted fruit ... Two hymns to Pracriti. Extracts from Vedas. Essay on law of bailments, etc
An ode in imitation of Alcæus by William Jones( )

14 editions published between 1781 and 1790 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the life of Nader Shah : King of Persia. Extracted from an Eastern manuscript, ... With an introduction, ... and an appendix, ... By William Jones by William Jones( )

16 editions published between 1773 and 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettre à monsieur A*** du P***. : Dans laquelle est compris l'examen de sa traduction des livres attribués à Zoroastre by William Jones( )

9 editions published in 1771 in French and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Jones

Iones, Guilielmus.

Iones, Guilielmus 1746-1794

Iones, Gulielmus 1746-1794

Jones, Guilielmus.

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Jones, Guiliemus.

Jones, Oriental.

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Jones William Sir

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Vilyam Cons

Vilyam Cons Filoloq

William Jones

William Jones Anglo-Welsh philologist and scholar of ancient India

William Jones englischer Orientalist und Jurist

William Jones filolog, orientalista

William Jones filologo, orientalista e magistrato britannico

William Jones ieithegwr, Indolegwr, ysgolhaig, Prif Ustus India a llywydd yr Asiatic Society of Bengal

William Jones IV

William Jones językoznawca brytyjski

William Jones linguiste britannique

William Jones taalkundige

Γουίλιαμ Τζόουνς

Джонс В.

Джонс, Уильям

Уильям Джонс британский (валлийский) филолог, востоковед (в первую очередь индолог) и переводчик, основатель Азиатского общества

Уилям Джоунс

ויליאם ג'ונס

ויליאם ג'ונס סופר בריטי

وليم جونز

ولیم جونز

ویلیام جونز

يونس، وليام، 1746-1794

वैदिकवाङ्गमये पाश्चात्यानां योगदानम्

विलियम जोंस

উইলিয়াম জোন্স

ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਜੋਨਜ਼

విలియం జోన్స్

വില്ല്യം ജോൺസ്

윌리엄 존스

ウィリアム・ジョーンズ

威廉·琼斯

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