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Code of Gentoo laws, or, Ordinations of the pundits.
London : [s.n.], printed in the year 1776
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nathaniel Brassey Halhed; Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Translated from the Vivādārṇavasetu, a digest of Hindu law in 21 sections (taraṅga) compiled for Warren Hastings by the pandits: Bāneśvara, Kṙipārāma, Rāma Gopāla, Krishajw̄ana, Vireśvara, Krishṇacandra, Gavrikānta, Kāliśaṅkara, Syāmasundara, Krishnakeśava and Sĭtărāma. Cf. Eggeling, Cat. of Sanskrit mss. in Library of the India office, pt. III, 1891, p. 458, no. 1506.
English translation by Nathaniel Brassey Halhed. Cf. p. [iii].
Signatures: [A]² B-T², ²[A]² ²B-5D².
"Names of the Brahmins who compiled this work": p. 6.
"Glossary of such Shàscrit [sic], Persian and Bengal words, as occur in this work": pages 7-23.
"Names of authors quoted in this compilation": p. 25.
"A list of the books from whence this pootee was compiled ... ": pages 26-28.
|Description:||lxxiv, , 61, , 322 pages, 8 leaves of plates : facsimilies. ; 28 cm. (4to)|
Code of Gentoo laws
Ordinations of the pundits