The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Editon

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Manchester University Press, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 253 pages
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

Historical background
3
Introduction to the language of the Etruscans
49
the aftermath
117
sample inscriptions and texts
133
Glosses
178
Mythological figures
192
Glossary 2
199
Names of cities 2 2 2
222
Index to sources 2 42
242
47
253
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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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