Re: On the ordering of some PIE rules

From: george knysh
Message: 57860
Date: 2008-04-23

--- tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...> wrote:

> What is this 'bi-ritual' thing?

****GK: Wielbark was "bi-ritual" in that both
cremation and inhumation were used. Polish
archaeologists think the choice was a "family
tradition" (cf. the Poland in Antiquity website, click
on "Wielbark"). AFAIK bi-ritualism also existed in the
Germanic graves of the Chernyakhiv culture of 200-430

I of course smell
> something
> heterogenous here. I was reminded of a newspaper
> article in Denmark
> proclaiming that the dissimilar burial custom in a
> comparable period
> testified to 'religious tolerance'
> Torsten

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