4 days ago · The Vedas have been orally transmitted since the 2nd millennium BCE with the help of elaborate mnemonic techniques. The mantras, the oldest part of the Vedas, are recited in the modern age for their phonology rather than the semantics, and are considered to be "primordial rhythms of creation", preceding the forms to which they refer.
5 days ago · 'The Song by God'; IAST: bhagavadgītā), often referred to as the Gita (IAST: gītā), is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the epic Mahabharata (chapters 23–40 of Bhishma Parva), dated to the second half of the first millennium BCE and exemplary for the emerging Hindu synthesis.
5 days ago · The sounds and texts of the Rigveda have been orally transmitted since the 2nd millennium BCE.    The philological and linguistic evidence indicates that the bulk of the Rigveda Samhita was composed in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent , most likely between c. 1500 and 1000 BCE,    although a wider ...
5 days ago · The most recent common ancestor of all the aforementioned extant N-P189 lineages dates back to some time in the second, third, or even as early as the latter half of the fourth millennium BCE. An archaeological specimen attributed to the Botai culture of northern Kazakhstan of the fourth millennium BCE may belong to a pre-N-P189 branch.
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5 days ago · Christianity in the ante-Nicene period was the time in Christian history up to the First Council of Nicaea. This article covers the period following the Apostolic Age of the first century, c.100 AD, to Nicaea in 325 AD. The second and third centuries saw a sharp divorce of Christianity from its early roots. There was an explicit rejection of ...
5 days ago · Statistics are essential for making informed decisions. Sound financial and monetary statistics help us make informed decisions. The ECB and national central banks provide official statistics on the health of the economy. These statistics support all aspects of the ECB's work, including monetary policy, financial stability and banking supervision.
5 days ago · Second Kalinga dynasty (c. 700 – 550 BCE) This dynasty is mentioned in Chullakalinga Jataka and Kalingabodhi Jataka . The first king Kalinga I is said to have broken away from the Danda kingdom along with the kings of Asmaka and Vidarbha as its feudal states.
3 days ago · When people take up torches—as they did after the assassination of Caesar in 44 BCE or during the martyrdom of the Christian Bishop Polycarp in the mid second century—it was not a good thing ...