The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Editon

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Manchester University Press, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 253 pages
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This well-illustrated volume 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 innovative discoveries.
  

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Contents

Archaeological introduction
3
Introduction to the language of the Etruscans
49
the aftermath
117
sample inscriptions and texts
133
Glosses
186
Mythological figures
192
Glossary
214
Names of cities
222
Index to sources
242
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About the author (2002)

Guiliano Bonafonte is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Turin, and member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincie, Rome.

Larissa Bonafonte is Professor of Classics at New York University.

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