Paired Horse and PIE breakup

Paul Kekai Manansala kekai at JPS.NET
Thu Nov 5 23:02:48 UTC 1998

N. Ganesan wrote:

>     Otherwise, one has to explain widespread conversion by
>     'horse cult' monks from Rome to India.

Again you have ignored the fact that culture does not require monks to
spread. The extremely close similarities between the Scythians
and the Hsiung-nu, for example.

Also, the similarities described are really as striking as you seem to
suggest.  For example, have horse-human burials been found in India?
They were common in Altaic-speaking and over the area inhabited by
Uralic speakers.  How about burials with a horse's head combined with a
human body?

Paul Kekai Manansala

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