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vocabulary of Oscan including the Oscan and Samnite glosses by Claudio R. Salvucci

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Published by Evolution Pub. in Southampton, Pa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oscan language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Inscriptions, Oscan.,
  • Samnites.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 8).

StatementClaudio R. Salvucci.
SeriesLanguages of classical antiquity ;, vol. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA2458 .S25 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL32330M
ISBN 10188975806X
LC Control Number99013796

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Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Salvucci, Claudio R. Vocabulary of Oscan. Southampton, Pa.: Evolution Pub., © ‘Oscan is an extinct language used in central and southern Italy from around BCE to 79 CE.’ ‘Oscan is believed to have been spoken in Samnium, Campania, Lucania and Abruzzo in southern Italy.’ ‘The Oscan speakers adopted the Etruscan alphabet to write their language.’. Oscan definition is - a member of a people of ancient Italy occupying Campania. Even after a century, Buck's Grammar of Oscan and Umbrian is still regarded as the authoritative English treatment of these languages, which were spoken on the Italian peninsula during the Roman Republic ( B.C. through 31 B.C.). Buck's introduction gives general information on orthography and lists key similarities and differences between these two languages, with comparisons with Latin.5/5(1).

Oscan definition: an extinct language of ancient S Italy belonging to the Italic branch of the | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Oscan and Umbrian Source: The Oxford Classical Dictionary Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for. This book really gives those who have an undertstanding of English and/or Italian to learn the vocabulary and as introduction to idiomatic usage of the currently spoken Napulitano. over the years of it's rich history by various kingdoms of foriegn influence, whether it be Greek, Arab, Roman, Ancient Oscan, Modern Italian, Spanish, Modern /5(4).   A grammar of Oscan and Umbrian: with a collection of inscriptions and a glossary by Buck, Carl Darling, Publication date Topics Italic languages and dialects -- Oscan-Umbrian Publisher Boston: Ginn Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto LanguagePages:

Oscan language, one of the Italic languages closely related to Umbrian and Volscian and more distantly related to Latin and Faliscan. Spoken in southern and central Italy, it was probably the native tongue of the Samnite people of the central mountainous region of southern Italy. Oscan was gradually displaced by Latin and apparently became completely extinct by the end of the 1st century ad. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buck, Carl Darling, Grammar of Oscan and Umbrian with a collection of inscriptions and a glossary. Oscan (ŏs`kən), extinct language belonging to the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of Italic languages Italic languages, subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages that may be divided into two groups. The first group consists of the ancient Italic languages and dialects that were once spoken in Italy. A vocabulary of Oscan: including the Oscan and Samnite glosses. Responsibility Oscan-Umbrian. Samnites > Languages. Oscans > Languages. Bibliographic information. Publication date ISBN X (alk. paper) Acquired with support from. James G. Coffin Memorial Book Fund. Browse related items. Start at call number: PAS25