Sarasvati (texts & arch.II)

Sn. Subrahmanya sns at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed May 27 10:33:41 EDT 1998


At 08:22 AM 5/27/98 -0400, Michael Witzel wrote:

>>Avestan is often MORE archaic than the frequently INNOVATIVE Rgvedic.

Isnt it the case, that the centre innovates and the peripheral areas
retain archisms ?
Considering that these are oral traditions -
doesnt this weaken your case of making the Rgveda contemporary
to the Avesta ?


Subrahmanya
Houston, TX



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