Giuliano Bonfante

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Giuliano Bonfante (6 August 1904, Milan – 9 September 2005, Rome)[1] was an Italian linguist and expert on the language of the Etruscans and other Italic peoples. He was professor of linguistics at the University of Genoa and then 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.[5]

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)[6]

Necrology[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/personal/galeria/bonfante.htm
  2. ^ 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. ^ Julian Hugo Bonfante (1976). Scritti in onore di Giuliano Bonfante. Paideia.
  6. ^ Giuliano Bonfante; Larissa Bonfante (2002). The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Edition. Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-7190-5540-9.