On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 13:21:02 +0200, Paul Barford <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>So more concretely, this "Brahminism" in what form was it spread westwards,
I wonder if this theory might have been influenced by Dumezil's relating of
the three free classes in Celtic society with the brahman (priest), the
ksatriya (warrior) and the vaisya (farmer) castes in Indian society. (Rees
& Rees, Celtic Heritage, 1961: 112; citing Jupiter Mars Quirinus, 1941).