Re: [tied] Rigvedic horses
>I do not find any rational basis to assume that
>r.s.i-s of the R.gveda were aware of the
>differentiation between species and genus.
The taxonomical distinction of genus and species is quite modern.
However, related species were distinguished, sometimes with a common
'genus' name, e.g., English tiger and lion, of the genus cat.
Dogs and wolves have always been distinguished, tho' a common 'genus'
word is not necessarily found. Does the RV distinguish between dog and