WorldCat Identities

Manu (Lawgiver)

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Works: 243 works in 521 publications in 9 languages and 5,241 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sacred books 
Classifications: KNS127.3.A4, 294.594
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Manu's code of law a critical edition and translation of the Manava-Dharmasastra by Manu ( )
16 editions published between 1794 and 2007 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 constitution of the king's cabinet to the price of a ferry trip for a pregnant woman-and its doctrines have been central to Indian thought and practice for 2000 years. Despite its importance, however, until now no one has produced a critical edition of this text. As a result, for centuries scholars have been forced to accept clearly inferior ed
The laws of Manu by Manu ( Book )
16 editions published between 1886 and 2004 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws of Manu by Manu ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The law code of Manu by Manu ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ordinances of Manu by Manu ( Book )
26 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Damathat, or, The laws of Menoo by Manu ( )
13 editions published between 1847 and 1896 in 4 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mânava Dharma-śâstra : the code of Manu. Original Sanskrit text critically edited according to the standard Sanskrit commentaries, with critical notes by Manu ( Book )
15 editions published between 1886 and 1993 in Sanskrit and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ancient treatise on Hindu law
Sūdras in Manu by Chitra Tiwari ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws of Manu : with an introduction and notes by Manu ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manusmr̥tiḥ by Manu ( Book )
11 editions published between 1887 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Digest of Hindu law; includes Manvarthamuktāvalī commentary by Kullukabhaṭṭa
Les lois de Manou by Manu ( Book )
4 editions published in 1893 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mānava-dherma-sāstra, or, the Institutes of Menu by Manu ( Book )
7 editions published in 1825 in Sanskrit and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
India as described by Manu by Vasudeva Sharana Agrawala ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women in Manu's philosophy by Ram Mohan Das ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lois de Manou : comprenant les institutions religieuses et civiles des Indiens by Manu ( Book )
6 editions published between 1833 and 1909 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mānavagṛhyasūtra of the Maitrāyaṇīya śākhā by Manu ( Book )
8 editions published between 1926 and 1982 in Sanskrit and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Aphoristic work, with commentary, on Hindu purificatory rites and domestic ceremonies, according to the Mānava school in the Maitrāyaṇi recinsion of the Black Yajurveda)
Manusmr̥ti : with the "Manubhāṣya" of Medhātithi by Manu ( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in Sanskrit and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classical work on ancient Hindu Law; includes Sanskrit commentary, English translation, and notes
Lois de Manou : publiées en sanscrit, avec des notes contenant un choix de variantes et de scholies by Manu ( Book )
6 editions published in 1830 in Sanskrit and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manava-dharma-sastra. Lois de Manou, comprenant les institutions religieuses et civiles des Indiens by Manu ( Book )
8 editions published between 1833 and 1939 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Manou (Lawgiver)
Menoo (Lawgiver)
Menu (Lawgiver)
Monu (Lawgiver)
منو (مشرع)
Languages
English (135)
Sanskrit (37)
French (19)
Hindi (7)
German (2)
Burmese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Indic (1)
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