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Abu al-Wafaʾ ʿAli Ibn ʿAqil

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — History of Law.

(d. 1119)

Hanbali jurist with rationalist leanings. In traditionalist eleventh-century Baghdad, his admiration for the mystic al-Hallaj (d. 922) led to his persecution and forced...

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P. V. Kane

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — History of Law.

(1880–1971)

An expert on Hindu law, and ‘National Professor of Indology’, he was the author of the seminal History of Dharmaśāstra (Ancient and Mediaeval Religious and Civil Law)...

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vyavahāra

Overview page. Subjects: Buddhism — History of Law.

According to Dharmaśāstra, the civil and criminal law through which kings should administer their justice.

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