Shiṣṭagoṣṭhī | Collegium Eruditi

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Created 16 Sep 2021
  • I am Darius, an Aryan
    17 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Old Persian: baga vazraka auramazdā, hya imām būmim adā, hya avam asmānam adā, hya martiyam adā, hya šiyātim adā martiyahyā, hya dārayavaum xšāyaθiyam akunauš, aivam parūvnām xšāyaθiyam, aivam parūvnā...
  • Ferghana Valley, Early Corded Ware and Slavic DNA in Greeks
    16 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    A summary of some recent genetic research and some of my own speculations. We now know that the early Corded Ware (>2600 BCE) were essentially just Yamnaya with R1a. The fringe theory that the CWC spo...
  • What does Athens have to do with Jerusalem?
    04 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 2 1
    The title of this post would be familiar to most theologically hip westerners as the infamous statement of the early church father Tertullian (c. 155 – c. 220 CE), “Quid ergo Athenis et Hierosolymis?”...
  • Who are the Iranic Maga Brahmins?
    30 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    Subscribe now Fig 1. Surya, the Sun God. The Maga Brahmins have a long history of being associated with saura worship. The origin story of the Maga alias Shakadviipiya brAhmaNas is discussed in some d...
  • Sons of the Indus: The Indians
    26 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 9 29
    The past decade has seen a revolution in archaeogenetics. Access to autosomal DNA from our pre-historic hominid forefathers has served as the final piece of the puzzle in many a questions about our ow...
  • The Indo-European sword blade chastity vow
    21 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 1
    The asidhārā-vrata literally translates to the "swordblade-vow" and for good reason. It represents a chastity custom of the ancient Arya in which the man taking the observance tempts himself sexually ...
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    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
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