Kauṭilya and Cāṇikya

Jolly, Julius

In: Proceedings and Transactions of the Fourth Oriental Conference, Allahabad University November 5, 6 and 7, 1 (1927), pp. 107-111

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In discussing the question as to the time of the composition of the Arthaśāstra, a great deal of stress has been laid upon the spelling of the name of its reputed author, whether as Kauṭilīya, with an i in the middle, or as Kauṭalya, with an a in the middle. Kautilya means crookedness or falsehood personified or Mr. Crooked (Winternitz) and is on a line with other nicknames […].

Document type: Article
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 14 July 2020
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Language, Linguistics
Literature and rhetoric
General history of Asia Far East
Controlled Subjects: Kauṭilīya, Arthaśāstra
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indien, Literatur, Philologie / India, Literature, Philology
Subject (classification): Indology
Countries/Regions: India
Series: People > Schriften von Julius Jolly
Volume: 161