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A Code of Gentoo laws

or, Ordinations of the pundits.

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Hindu law.,
    • Customary law -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesVivādārṇavsētu., Gentoo law, A code of., Gentoo law.
      StatementFrom a Persian translation, made from the original, written in the Shanscrit language.
      ContributionsHalhed, Nathaniel Brassey, 1751-1830, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcxx, 284 p.
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6276852M
      LC Control Number32018554
      OCLC/WorldCa5965675

      A Code of Gentoo Laws A few months before Halhed's appointment as writer, the court of directors notified the President and council at Fort William College of their determination to take over the administration of civil justice and the execution of the policy to be left with the newly appointed Governor, Warren Hastings. A Code of Gentoo Laws; or, Ordinations of the Pundits In the second half of the eighteenth century, the English philologist Nathaniel Brassey Halhed (–) was employed in India by the East India Company. There he was asked to translate into English the Hindu legal code, so that the British authorities could better understand native laws.

      In the second half of the eighteenth century, the English philologist Nathaniel Brassey Halhed (–) was employed in India by the East India Company. There he was asked to translate into English the Hindu legal code, so that the British authorities could better understand native laws. The result was this accomplished work, first published in , which served to correct Western. A letter to Nathaniel Brassey Halhead, esquire. Containing some remarks on his preface to The Code of Gentoo laws, (Oxford, Clarendon press [etc.], ), by George Costard, Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, and The Code of Gentoo laws (page images at HathiTrust).

      Code of Justinian, collections of laws and legal interpretations developed under the sponsorship of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I in – CE. Strictly speaking, the works did not constitute a new legal code. Rather, they collected past laws and extracts of the opinions of the great Roman jurists. Code of the Assura Assyrian law was very similar to Sumerian and Babylonian law, [ 1 ] although the penalties for offenses were generally more brutal and barbaric. [ 1 ] The first copy of the code to come to light, dated to the reign of Tiglath-Pileser I, was discovered in the course of excavations by the German Oriental Society (–).


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Working under the patronage of the famed Warren Hastings, the first British Governor-General of Bengal, Halhed produced this treatise to illumine to the British the obscure workings of Indian law.

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