--- In qalam@yahoogroups.com, "Peter T. Daniels" <grammatim@...>
> suzmccarth wrote:
> > So Vico didn't know about syllabic systems but he knew that it
> > should be a tripartite chronological progression.
> "Should"?????? I reiterate, what's the big deal about the number 3?

I don't know. You tell me. You said that I would be going back more
than a century if I wanted to have a dual system and not a
tripartite system. All I am saying is that this didn't begin in the
1880's. Maybe it was refined then.

> Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...