Q: Black Draupadi?

Lars Martin Fosse l.m.fosse at internet.no
Thu Aug 21 13:31:10 UTC 1997

At 23:20 20.08.97 BST, you wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Aug 1997, Dominique.Thillaud wrote:
>> 	This is an old debat: is the MBh historical or mythical ? The same
>> thing arise in Greece with the Trojan War.
>Yes, and the details you give of comparable elements in the two are
>genuinely interesting. But "is the MBh historical or mythical" sounds like
>a dangerous question to me. "Is the Bible historical or mythical?" --- "Is
>this plate round or is it white?"
>John Smith

Why on earth should any of the questions be dangerous? I think, to the
contrary, that such definitely should be asked by scholars. The last
question about the plate is not apt in the context. 

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Lars Martin Fosse

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