Re: [INDOLOGY] Brāhmī in Sri Lanka
falk at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Fri Sep 11 09:22:16 UTC 2020
- given half the chance, modern historians of ancient India will not stop
- writing was known in historic India around 500 BC.
- orthodox ‘comparative philologists’ of the nineteenth century.
- strong smell of racism
- Birch leaf fragments have been identified in its Black-and-Red Ware
level dated around 800 BC [for nothing but writing]
- direct hard evidence
The lamented and truly knowledgable dear friend Iravathan Mahadevan had
sent the book to me as well. We were fully d'accord regarding its nature.
Was he a racist?
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