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Manu (Lawgiver)

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Works: 319 works in 937 publications in 17 languages and 8,207 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Academic theses  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sacred books 
Roles: Author, Attributed name
Classifications: KNS127.3, 294.594
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The laws of Manu by Manu( Book )

219 editions published between 1813 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical work, with English translation on ancient Hindu law
Manu's code of law : a critical edition and translation of the Manava-Dharmasastra by Manu( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Sanskrit and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Law of Manu is the most authoritative and the best-known legal text of ancient India. Famous for two thousand years it still generates controversy, with Manu's verses being cited in support of the oppression of women and members of the lower castes. A seminal Hindu text, the Law Code is important for its classic description of so many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. It deals with the relationships between social and ethnic groups, between men and women, the organization of the state and the judicial system, reincarnation, the workings of karma, and all aspects of the law." "Patrick Olivelle's lucid translation is the first to be based on his critically edited text, and it incorporates the most recent scholarship on ancient Indian history, law, society, and religion."--Jacket
Institutes of Hindu law, or, The ordinances of Menu [i.e. Manu] : according to the gloss of Cullúca : comprising the Indian system of duties, religious and civil by Manu( )

6 editions published between 1796 and 1869 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law code of Manu by Manu( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Law of Manu is the most authoritative and the best-known legal text of ancient India. Famous for two thousand years it still generates controversy, with Manu's verses being cited in support of the oppression of women and members of the lower castes. A seminal Hindu text, the Law Code is important for its classic description of so many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. It deals with the relationships between social and ethnic groups, between men and women, the organization of the state and the judicial system, reincarnation, the workings of karma, and all aspects of the law." "Patrick Olivelle's lucid translation is the first to be based on his critically edited text, and it incorporates the most recent scholarship on ancient Indian history, law, society, and religion."--Jacket
The Damathat, or The laws of Menoo by Manu( )

13 editions published between 1847 and 1896 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lois de Manou : publiées en sanscrit, avec des notes contenant un choix de variantes et de scholies by Manu( Book )

30 editions published between 1813 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The laws of Manu : with an introduction and notes by Manu( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sūdras in Manu by Chitra Upadhyaya Tiwari( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mānava-dherma-sāstra; or, the institutes of Menu by Manu( Book )

10 editions published in 1825 in Sanskrit and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mānavagr̥hyasūtra : a Vedic manual of domestic rites by Manu( )

5 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of Hindu law, or, The ordinances of Menu, according to the gloss of Cullúca : comprising the Indian system of duties, religious and civil by Manu( Book )

4 editions published between 1796 and 1825 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India as described by Manu by Vasudeva S Agrawala( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutes of Hindu law; or, The ordinances of Menu, according to the gloss of Cullúca, comprising the Indian system of duties, religious and civil: by Manu( Book )

3 editions published between 1794 and 1825 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mānavagṛhyasūtra of the Maitrāyaṇīya śākhā by Manu( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1982 in Sanskrit and held by 52 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)
Manava-dharma-sastra. Lois de Manou, comprenant les institutions religieuses et civiles des Indiens by Manu( Book )

6 editions published in 1833 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in Manu's philosophy by Ram Mohan Das( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manu-smrti; the laws of Manu with the bhāsya of Mēdhātithi by Manu( Book )

13 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinances of Manu : translated from the Sanskrit by Manu( Book )

10 editions published between 1884 and 1971 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dharmaśāstramu by Manu( )

4 editions published in 1933 in Telugu and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatise on Hindu law
Menu Sanhita: the Institutes of Menu, with the commentary of Kullúka Bhatta by Manu( )

7 editions published in 1830 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical work on Hindu social and religious laws; includes Manvarthamuktavali commentary of Kullukabhatta
 
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The laws of Manu The laws of Manu : with an introduction and notes
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Manu's code of law : a critical edition and translation of the Manava-DharmasastraThe law code of ManuThe laws of Manu : with an introduction and notes
Alternative Names
Mānava

Manavadharmasastra

Manoe

Manou

Manou (Lawgiver)

Manou, Swâyambhoura

Manu

Manu (Lawgiver)

Manu Swajambhuwa.

Menoo (Lawgiver)

Menu (Lawgiver)

Monu (Lawgiver)

Swajambhuwa Manu.

منو (مشرع)

मनु

मानव

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