The Etruscan Language by Giulliano Bonfante and Larissa Bonafante


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 The standard historical reference and a popular textbook for students of languages, linguistics, ancient civilisation and Etruscan studies.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.
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

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An introduction, revised edition. A soft cover edition, profusely illustrated throughout with black and white  sketches, photographs and maps.There is a previous sellers paper label on the back cover.

Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester.

Publication Date: 2002.

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