Catalog Record: A Code of Gentoo laws, or, Ordinations of the pundits : from a Persian translation, made from the original, written in the Shanscrit language | HathiTrust Digital Library

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A Code of Gentoo laws,
or, Ordinations of the pundits :
from a Persian translation, made from the original, written in the Shanscrit language.

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Related Names: Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey 1751-1830.
Language(s): English
Published: London : [s.n.], printed in the year 1776.
Subjects: Customary law > Customary law / India > Customary law / India / Digests.
Customary law (Hindu law)
Hindu law > Hindu law / Digests.
Note: "A list of the books from whence this pootee was compiled ...": p. 26-28 of 2d group.
"Names of authors, quoted in this compilation": p.25 of 2d group.
"Glossary of such Shàscrit [!], Persian and Bengal words, as occur in this work: p. 7-23 or [of] 2d group.
"Names of the Bramins, who compiled this work": p. 6 of 2d group.
Translated from the Vivādr̄ṇavasetu, a digest of Hindu law in 21 sections (taraṅga) compiled for Warren Hastings by the paṇḍits: Bāneśvara, Kṙipārāma, Rāma Gopāla, Krishṇajw̄ana, Vīreśvara, Kṛishṇacandra, Gaurīkānta, Kālīśaṅkara, Syāmasundara, Kṛishṇakeśava and Sītārm̄a. cf. Eggeling, Cat. of Sanskrit mss. in Library of the India office, pt. III, 1891, p. 458, no. 1506. The english translation by Nathaniel Brassey Halhed.
Physical Description: lxxiv, 61, 322 p. VIII pl. (facsims.) 28 cm.
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