[INDOLOGY] amrita

Lubomir Ondracka ondracka at ff.cuni.cz
Tue Jan 5 14:45:17 UTC 2016

Dear Artur,

for the earliest occurrences of amṛta and its meaning(s) see:

Paul Thieme, "Ambrosia", in Studien zur indogermanischen Wortkunde und Religionsgeschichte, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1952, pp. 15–34.


Lubomir Ondracka
Institute for Philosophy & Religious Studies
Charles University, Namesti Jana Palacha 2
116 38  Praha 1, Czech Republic
e-mail: ondracka at ff.cuni.cz

On Tue, 5 Jan 2016 15:37:30 +0100
Artur Karp <karp at uw.edu.pl> wrote:

> A Happy New Year wishes to all INDOLOGY denizens --- from frosty Poland
> and
> a question:
> the earliest mention of amrita - not as an adjective - but as a substance,
> to be shared or fought for?
> Artur Karp
> South Asian Studies Deptt, University of Warsaw (emeritus)

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