Greek and Etruscan
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Abstract

The Etruscan language, documented by over ten thousand inscriptions and about seventy glosses in Greek and Latin authors, demonstrates affinities with Greek that are significant, but not sufficient to establish a genetic kinship. Starting in the 8th c. BCE, the Etruscans had especially inte…

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Paolo Martino, “Greek and Etruscan”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 25 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000152>
First published online: 2013



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