Oscan in Southern Italy and Sicily : evaluating language contact in fragmentary corpus

Author
Other titles
  • Oscan in Southern Italy & Sicily.
Published
  • Cambridge, [England] : Cambridge University Press 2015
Physical description
1 online resource (328 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-316-40043-3
  • 1-316-40097-2
  • 1-316-39989-3
  • 1-316-39877-3
  • 1-316-21845-7
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Based on the author's doctoral dissertation.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Service provider: Cambridge University Press (EBA)
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction -- Bilingualism and language contact in written texts -- Alphabets, epigraphy and orthography -- Dedicatory inscriptions -- Curse tablets -- Legal texts -- Official inscriptions, coins, funerary inscriptions, stamps and graffiti -- Conclusions -- Appendix 1: catalogue of sites -- Appendix 2: dating of inscriptions and concordances.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Groundbreaking new interpretation of the relationship between Greek and Oscan, two of the most widely spoken languages of pre-Roman Italy.

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