THE RIG VED A
HISTORICAL ANALYSIS

A Historical Analysis

SHRIKANT G. TALAGERI

Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi

Contents :

Acknowledgements

Bibliography and Bibliographical Index

Preface

SECTION I : THE RIGVED

1. The Anukramanis

2. The Composers of the Rigved

3. The Chronology of the Rigved

4. The Geography of the Rigved

5. The Historical Identity of the Vedic Aryans

SECTION II : BEYOND THE RIGVED

6. The Indo-Iranian Homeland

7. The Indo-European Homeland

SECTION III : APPENDICES

8. Misinterpretations of Rigvedic History

9. Michael Witzel - An Examination of Western Vedic Scholarship

10. Sarama and the Panis: A Mythological Theme in the Rigved

Prominent River-names in Rigved

Prominent place-names in Rigved