Harappan language (latest Frontline URL)
venkatraman_iyer at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 16 14:55:00 EST 2000
Dr. S. Hodge wrote:
>Have you also seen Malati Shendge's recent book "The Language
>of the Harrapans". She has the interesting theory that there
>was also a strong Akkadian influence on this language which was
>taken over into the language of the Rg Veda. In particular she
>draws attention to the names of the various Asuras which she links
>to Akkadian names. She also believes that Asura is linked via
>Asur to the Assyrians. Probably very contentious but still worth a look.
Horseplay in Harappa by Malati Shendge,
and Witzel-Farmer response. Read at:
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