Indo-Aryans

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Author  Raja Mitra
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   June 27, 2012
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Pages  520

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Eyrs. Page. XXI. Origin of the Sanskrit A lphabet. Mr. Thomas stheory its logical defect. No ancient writing extant peculiar to the Dravidians. The character of the aborigines in olden times. Theory of Phoenician origin of the Brahmanic alphabet. The Pali shows no signs of a Bactrian origin, noris it in any way related to the Dravidian dialects. Bactrian, a political alphabet. It is of too recent a date to be supposed the earliest medium for writing Sanskrit. The fulness of Pdli opposed to the theory of its Tamilian origin. Forms of some of the letters. Theory of non Aryan origin of cerebral letters refuted. Influence of climate on literal sounds. Loan theory refuted. Mr. Bayleys remarks. Reply thereto. (F rom the Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.).,.6l 476 APPENDIX A. On Human Sacrifice among the Athenians 477 APPENDIX B. On
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