Vedic Period (1750 - 400 BCE)
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“Vedic period” refers to the epoch during which the corpus of liturgies, ritual commentaries, and speculative texts known as the Vedas was composed and then defined as …

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Theodore Proferes, “Vedic Period (1750 - 400 BCE)”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_9000000087>
First published online: 2012



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