Yajnavalkya Dharmasastra: the textual history of a Hindu legal code,

₹ 1595.00

The Dharmasastra ascribed to Yajnavalkya, commonly called Yajnavalkya Smrti, is a text on religious, civil, and criminal law and jurisprudene composed around the fourth or fifth century during the reign of the Guptas. This book represents the culmination of a thousand-year-old legal tradition. This critical edition, along with the translation published in the Murty Classical Library of India, open to modern readers both the `golden age' of the Guptas and a central text in the long and distinguished Indian legal tradition.

ISBN 13: 9789390232338

ISBN 10: 9390232333

Year: 2020


Pages etc.: xiv+448p., appendices. bib., ind., 24cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): History, Texts

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