Giuliano Bonfante

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Giuliano Bonfante (August 6, 1904 in Milan – September 9, 2005 in Rome)[1] was an Italian linguistics scholar and expert on the language of the Etruscans and other Italic peoples. He was professor of linguistics at the University of Turin.[2][3]

Bonfante was born in Milan, the son of jurist Pietro Bonfante.[4] He collaborated with his daughter, Larissa Bonfante, in his study of the Etruscan language. He became a member of the Accademia dei Lincei in 1958.

He died in Rome.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Della intonazione sillabica indoeuropea (1930)
  • Storia del diritto romano 2 v. (1958–59)
  • Lingua e cultura degli Etruschi (1985)
  • La lingua parlata in Orazio (1994)
  • The origin of the Romance Languages: Stages in the Development of Latin (1999)
  • The Etruscan language: an introduction (1983; rev. ed. 2002)[5]

Necrology[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/personal/galeria/bonfante.htm
  2. ^ a b Giuliano Bonfante (1976). I dialetti indoeuropei. Paideia. ISBN 978-88-394-0030-7. 
  3. ^ Annuario della Nobiltà Italiana, XXXI edizione (Teglio, 2010), volume III, titolati umbertini
  4. ^ Bonfante, Pietro http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/pietro-bonfante/
  5. ^ Giuliano Bonfante; Larissa Bonfante (2002). The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Edition. Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-7190-5540-9.