[LMB] Kshatrya

Royce McDaniels roycemcdaniels158 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 22:20:18 GMT 2011


interesting. wiki linky: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kshatriya

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kshatriya>this may explain their status as a
source of mercenary warriors, i believe mentioned in Warrior's Apprentice...

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On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:03 PM, Eric Oppen <technomad at intergate.com> wrote:

> From the name, I deduce that it was settled originally by Indians---Hindus,
> specifically.  The "kshatrya" caste is just below the brahmins, and is
> considered the "warrior" caste originally, IIRC.
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