What Etruscan sounded like

  1. Brian G Turner

    Brian G Turner He's a very naughty boy! Staff Member

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    I found this fascinating - thought some other people here might, too. :)

     
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  2. BAYLOR

    BAYLOR There Are Always new Things to Learn.

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    Roman Emperor Claudius wrote a Multivolumne history of the Etruscans and a Etruscan language dictionary of which no copies of either survive.
     
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  3. 2DaveWixon

    2DaveWixon Shocked and Appalled!

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    I felt a sort of shock when I realized that the Etruscan word(s) for gods seemed to be a lot like "Aesir."
     
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  4. SilentRoamer

    SilentRoamer Well-Known Member

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    The bit with the alphabet being flipped around blew my head off, coupled with the fact that it's written backwards...
     
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  5. The Big Peat

    The Big Peat Darth Buddha

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    Thank you very much - verrrrry useful.
     
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    2DaveWixon Shocked and Appalled!

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    Yes, I'm planning to head over to Europe and find some Etruscans to practice on!
     
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  7. BAYLOR

    BAYLOR There Are Always new Things to Learn.

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    Surely Rosetta Stone must have a Etruscan langue module.:unsure:
     
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  8. 2DaveWixon

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    I've just ordered it.
     
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