The Foundations of Latin

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Contents

IndoEuropean and the IndoEuropean languages
1
An outline of ProtoIndoEuropean
47
Ancient Italy and its IndoEuropeanization
93
The languages of ancient Italy
118
Ceres
124
Aes Rapinum
127
Inscription from Antinum
129
Tabula Bantina
130
Lapis Satricanus
205
Epitaph from the Scipionic sarcophagus
207
Dedication to Hercules
208
Senatus Consultum de Bacchanalibus
209
Carmen Arvale
214
Commemorative tablet to L Aemilius Paulus
216
The development of the Latin phonological system from PIE
242
The development of the Latin morphological system from PIE
300

Herentas
133
Castignano stone
135
Tabulae Iguvinae
138
Inscription from Navelli
141
Bilingual inscription from Todi
144
Vergiate stone
146
Inscription from Ceglie Messapico
151
Bilingual inscription from Pesaro
153
Caslir situla
155
Paletta di Padova
156
Centuripa vase
157
Epitaph from Padua
159
Materials for the study of Latin
196
Castor and Pollux dedication
197
Duenos inscription
198
Forum Romanum cippus
203

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