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The Etruscan Language By Giuliano Bonfante

The Etruscan Language
by Giuliano Bonfante

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A comprehensive study of the Etruscan language in English, this work provides a collection of Etruscan inscriptions and texts currently in print. A substantial archeological introduction sets language and inscriptions in their historical, geographical and cultural context.
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The Etruscan Language: An Introduction by Giuliano Bonfante

A revised, updated and expanded edition of the first concise introduction to the study of the Etruscan language in English. The standard historical reference and a popular textbook for students of languages, linguistics, ancient civilization and Etruscan studies. Provides the best collection of Etruscan inscriptions and texts currently in print. A substantial archeological introduction sets language and inscriptions in their historical, geographical and cultural context. The overview of Etruscan grammar, the glossary and chapters on mythological figures all incorporate the latest scholarship and innovative discoveries.

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About Giuliano Bonfante


Giuliano Bonfante is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Turin, and member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincie, Rome. Larissa Bonfante is Professor of Classics at New York University

Table of Contents


Part one: Historical background 1. Archaeological introduction Part two: The language 2. Introduction to the language of the Etruscans 3. The study of the Etruscan language 4. The pronounciation of Etruscan 5. Grammar 6. Etruscan writing: the aftermath Part Three: Study Aids 7. Sources (Sample inscriptions and texts) 8. Glosses 9. Mythological figures 10. Glossary

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GOR006384115
The Etruscan Language: An Introduction by Giuliano Bonfante
Giuliano Bonfante
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Manchester University Press
2002-10-31
288
0719055407
9780719055409
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