Dates of written Rgveda (correction)

Steve Farmer saf at SAFARMER.COM
Sat Mar 11 20:55:44 UTC 2000

I wrote:

> Dating of similar texts that have always been assumed to be of
> exactly the same period in other premodern fields is currently
> being pushed radically forward. In China, e.g., the date of the
> Yijing (Classic of Changes), which also has traditionally been
> dated to the second millennium BCE, is now placed by prominent
> researchers in the Warring States group in the 4th century CE --
> a shift of over 600 years!
I obviously meant in the 4th century BCE - not CE.

Steve Farmer

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