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Viśākhadatta

Overview
Works: 101 works in 274 publications in 12 languages and 1,619 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PK4474, 891.22
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Most widely held works about Viśākhadatta
 
Most widely held works by Viśākhadatta
Rākṣasa's ring by Viśākhadatta( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This political drama is set just after Alexander's invasion of India (c. 325 BCE) when the first Emperor Chandra-gupta seized the throne and founded the Maurya dynasty." "The exemplary Rakshasa is the loyal exiled chief minister of the deposed dynasty. But his opponent, far from being the villain of the piece, is a kind of superhero - the inhumanly competent ascetic Kautilya, to whom is ascribed India's famous handbook for rulers, a precursor to Machiavelli's. Kautilya struggles not to destroy Rakshasa but to win him over to be his successor as Chandra-gupta's chief minister, so that Kautilya himself can retire from politics." "The final, benedictory stanza of the play may refer to Emperor Chandra-gupta II (reigned c. 376-415 BC). Other than this clue to the time during which the author lived, all we know about him is that he came from a princely family, and would have had political experience."--Jacket
Mudrārākṣasam by Viśākhadatta( Book )

58 editions published between 1821 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical Sanskrit play, with commentaries
Mudrārākshasa, or the signet ring : a sanscrit drama in seven acts by Viśākhadatta( Book )

13 editions published between 1923 and 1930 in English and Sanskrit and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mudrārākshasa of Vísākhadatta by Viśākhadatta( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and Sanskrit and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrarakschasa oder des Kanzlers Siegelring ein indisches Drama by Viśākhadatta( Book )

13 editions published between 1886 and 1978 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrārākṣasa by Viśākhadatta( Book )

14 editions published between 1893 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play in seven acts on the establishment of the Gupta dynasty in Nagadha by Chandragupta Maurya
Le sceau de Râkchasa (Moudrârâkchasa) drame sanscrit en sept actes et un prologue by Viśākhadatta( Book )

7 editions published in 1888 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrārākṣasa-nāṭakam : Viśākhadattapraṇītam. Hindī tathā Aṅgrejī anuvāda, anvaya, saṃskr̥tavyākhyā, ṭippaṇī, bhūmikā, ādi se yukta by Viśākhadatta( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in Sanskrit and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic drama of court intrigue
Mudrarakshasa, ili, Perstenʹ Rakshasy by Viśākhadatta( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in Russian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mahākaviviśākhadattapraṇītaṃ Mudrārākṣasam by Viśākhadatta( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in Sanskrit and Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrārākshasa nāṭaka by Viśākhadatta( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 1970 in Hindi and Oriya and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrā-rākshasa; or, The signet ring, a play in seven acts by Viśākhadatta( Book )

3 editions published in 1944 in Sanskrit and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays of ancient India : the little clay cart, the minister's seal by J. A. B. van Buitenen( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudrārākshasa. Bhāratendu Hariścandra dvārā anūdita 'Mudrārākshasa' nāṭaka kā vyākhyā-samīkshā-yukta saṃskaraṇa by Viśākhadatta( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viśākhadattakavikr̥taṃ Mudrārākṣasanāṭakaṃ : rasāsvādinīvyākhya (Teḷum̐gu) by Viśākhadatta( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in Telugu and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gallīmā fyān̐kiekā kasiṅgara by Viśākhadatta( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in Nepali and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantirakuptan̲ : Vicākatattarin̲ Mutrārākṣasattai ātāramākakkoṇṭa carittira nāṭakam by Viśākhadatta( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Tamil and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mudra-rakshasam by Viśākhadatta( Book )

7 editions published between 1918 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Rākṣasa's ring
Alternative Names
Bisakhadutta

Datta Viśākha

Viçâkhadatta

Viṣākha-datta

Viśākha-deva

Višakhadatta.

V́isākhadeva

Viśākhadeva fils de Pr̥thu

V́isākhadeva (Son of Pr̥thu)

Vishakhadatta

Vishakhadeva

Vishakkhadatta

Vishkhadutta

Wisjākhadatta

Вишакхадатта древнеиндийский санскритский поэт и драматург

Вішакхадатта

दत्त विशाख

विशाख-दत्त

विशाख-दॆव

विशाखदत्त

विशाखदॆव

വിശാഖദത്തൻ

Languages
Sanskrit (77)

English (41)

Hindi (16)

German (14)

French (7)

Russian (5)

Tamil (3)

Nepali (2)

Dutch (2)

Telugu (1)

Oriya (1)

Latin (1)

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