Five Discourses of Worldly Wisdom

Five Discourses of Worldly Wisdom

by Patrick Olivelle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814762085

ISBN-13: 9780814762080

Pub. Date: 06/01/2006

Publisher: New York University Press

The king despairs of his idle sons, so he hires a learned brahmin who promises to make their lessons in statecraft unmissable. The lessons are disguised as short stories, featuring mainly animal protagonists. Many of these narratives have traveled across the world, and are known in the West as Aesop’s fables.

Co-published by New York University Press and

Overview

The king despairs of his idle sons, so he hires a learned brahmin who promises to make their lessons in statecraft unmissable. The lessons are disguised as short stories, featuring mainly animal protagonists. Many of these narratives have traveled across the world, and are known in the West as Aesop’s fables.

Co-published by New York University Press and the JJC Foundation

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814762080
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Series:
Clay Sanskrit Library Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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