Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Words

Vasco Da Gama discovered the Cape route to India. Filippo Sassetti, an Italian Jesuit priest who was in Goa in the 1580s, noted that the terms in Sanskrit and in Mediterranean languages for six, seven, eight and nine, God, snakes, etc were similar.
Link (here) to the Telegraph to read full article.

1 comment:

Gerard de Souza said...

Useful links on the current state of the Old Goa World Heritage site! Might interest you!

http://bygerarddsouza.blogspot.com/2011/10/old-goa-master-plan-scuttled.html