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Viśākhadatta

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Works: 126 works in 364 publications in 15 languages and 1,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PK3798.V82, 891.22
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Most widely held works by Viśākhadatta
Rākṣasa's ring by Viśākhadatta ( )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 915 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."--BOOK JACKET
Mudrārākṣasam by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
27 editions published between 1827 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classical work, with Sanskrit commentary and English translation
Mudrārākṣasa by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
33 editions published between 1826 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mudrarakshasa by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
40 editions published between 1867 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical play on the ascent of the king Chandragupta Maurya to power in Northern India
Mudrārākṣasa nāṭakam by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 1973 in Sanskrit and Hindi and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mudrarakschasa oder des Kanzlers Siegelring ein indisches Drama by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
12 editions published between 1886 and 1978 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De zegelring van Râksjasa by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
9 editions published in 1946 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mudrārākshasa of Vísākhadatta by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mudrārākshasa of Vísākhadatta by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mudrārākshasa, or the signet ring : a sanscrit drama in seven acts by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
8 editions published between 1923 and 1930 in English and Sanskrit and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le sceau de Râkchasa (Moudrârâkchasa) drame sanscrit en sept actes et un prologue by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
6 editions published in 1888 in French and held by 24 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 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic drama of court intrigue
Mahākaviviśākhadattapraṇītaṃ Mudrārākṣasam by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in Sanskrit and Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mudrarakshasa, ili, Perstenʹ Rakshasy by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in Russian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mudrārākshasa nāṭaka by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
4 editions published between 1910 and 1970 in Hindi and Oriya and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cantirakuptan̲ : Vicākatattarin̲ Mutrārākṣasattai ātāramākakkoṇṭacarittira nāṭakam by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in Tamil and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gallīmā fyān̐kiekā kasiṅgara by Viśākhadatta ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Nepali and held by 14 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 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bisakhadutta
Datta Viśākha
Viçâkhadatta
Viṣākha-datta
Viśākha-deva
Višakhadatta.
V́isākhadeva
Viśākhadeva fils de Pr̥thu
V́isākhadeva (Son of Pr̥thu)
Vishakhadatta
Vishakhadeva
Vishakkhadatta
Wisjākhadatta
दत्त विशाख
विशाख-दत्त
विशाख-दॆव
विशाखदत्त
विशाखदॆव
Languages
Sanskrit (85)
English (49)
Hindi (22)
German (13)
Dutch (9)
French (6)
Prakrit languages (2)
Russian (2)
Nepali (2)
Tamil (2)
Maithili (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Oriya (1)
Latin (1)
Indic (1)
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