Marriage, Animal Desire, and Indo-European Rituals of Sovereignty

19 October 2021, 12:00 - 14:00

Online event (UK time)

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Kresimir Vukovic (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)



  • Doniger, W. (2021) Winged Stallions And Wicked Mares—Horses In Indian Myth And History, Charlottesville, ch 3: Horses in the Veda.
  • Mallory, J. P and Adams,D.Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford), 206-9
  • Benveniste, E. (2016) Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society. HAU Books, Chicago, pp. 191-5
  • Heesterman, J.C. (1957) The Ancient Indian Royal Consecration: the rājasūya described according to the Yajus texts and annotated.’s-Gravenhage, pp. 49-57
  • Wolfe,S. (1993) ‘Reconstructing PIE terms for kinship and marriage’, Word,44.1,41-51
  • Watkins, C. (1970) ‘Studies in Indo-European legal language, institutions, and mythology’ in Cardona et al. (eds.) Indo-European and Indo-Europeans: Papers Presented at the Third Indo-European Conference at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), 321-54
  • Olivelle,P. (2005) Manu’s Code of Law, (Oxford), chapter 3.1-62



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