The Duties of a King - Lilboox Editors

The Duties of a King

By Lilboox Editors

  • Release Date: 2014-12-06
  • Genre: Asia


Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.

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  • Cute historical snippet

    By Anirban75
    Very cute and elegant depiction of part of a classic. Hope to see more such interesting historical refreshers!
  • Fun way to get a taste of a Sanskrit classic

    By Brooklyn1905
    Looks like i get to sleep much more than a king did 2300 yrs ago. Nice pictures, good information. Flip through in 10 minutes. My kind of book. Will I pick up original arthshastra next? Nope. Not my cup of tea.
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