I present here evidences to show that Vaimiki and his Ramayana existed much before the Mahabharata. I like the data being shared. Therefore it is very difficult to establish the period of any great man of India. According to Yuga concept Dwapara Yuga consisted of 8 lacs and 64 thousand years. Rohini Sakata Bheda On calculation it is seen that two months before completion of 14 years' period, Mars was in Mrga Orion just beyond Rohini and Mars was retrograde then. In their moving and brilliant translation of the Ramayana, William Buck and B. Or in other words when could Krishna have been borne again?
There are such a large amount of issues in addition which can are available in the life of anyone.
The scientific dating of the Ramayana
Yes, a final closure would be welcome but what cannot be wished away is that religion currently is not based on facts, but is a matter of faith. There is reference in Ramayana that Lanka was guarded by four-tusked elephants. First is that years before Saka Kala the Yudhisthira Kala began. The same meaning is taken in the Ramayana too. I read your post.