The Etruscan language has been difficult to analyze, as It resembles no other language in Europe or elsewhere. The Etruscan language was spoken and written by the Etruscan civilization in the ancient region of Etruria (modern Tuscany plus western Umbria and northern Latium) and in parts of Lombardy, Veneto, and Emilia-Romagna (where the Etruscans were displaced by Gauls). Etruscan was superseded by Latin, leaving only a few documents and some loanwords in Latin like Roma.

Etruscan Language (IV secolo a.): 2 3 lar µ ¢ avles ¢ clan avils [ ¢ ] hu µ…

Plates on Display in Bulgaria   The world's oldest multiple-page book - in the lost Etruscan language - has gone on display in Bulgaria's National History Museum in Sofia.  And something about that book has particular interest for Latter-day Saints.   As is evident from the photograph, this book was created on metal plates that are bound together with metal rings similar to the original source documents that became the Book of Mormon.   The book dates back to 600 BC, which is roughly the…

The world's oldest multiple-page book - in the lost Etruscan language - has gone on display in Bulgaria's National History Museum in Sofia. It contains six bound sheets of 24 carat gold, with illustrations of a horse-rider, a mermaid, a harp and soldiers.

A 500-pound stone tablet found in the foundation of an Etruscan temple at the Poggio Colla site in Tuscany.

'Extraordinary Find': Rare Religious Text Written in Lost Etruscan Language

Text in lost language may reveal god or goddess worshipped by Etruscans at ancient temple - HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered what may be a rare sacred text in the Etruscan language that is likely to yield rich details about Etruscan worship of a god or goddess.

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered what may be a rare sacred text in the Etruscan language that is likely to yield rich details about Etruscan worship of a god or goddess.

Researchers found the inscribed slab near Florence and believe it might hold secrets behind the language of Italy's pre-Roman culture

2,500-Year-Old Monument Could Help Crack the Mysterious Etruscan Language

The slab, weighing about 500 pounds and nearly four feet tall by more than two feet wide, has at least 70 legible letters and punctuation marks, likely with new words never seen before.

The RAS'NA(Etruscan) Alphabet    The Etruscan language is universally accepted as an isolated case. It cannot be shown conclusively to be related to any other language, living or dead, except for a couple of sparsely attested extinct languages.  Here they used ancient Greek an Phoenicians signs to fit their still mysterious language..

A western variety of the Greek alphabet was carried by the Euboean Greeks to Italy, and the Etruscans acquired the alphabet from them. The Etruscans in turn passed on the alphabet to the Romans.

F.R.Latypov - Etruscan language - Turkic World

Latypov - Etruscan language - Turkic World

One particularly interesting mummy, known as the Liber Linteus (Latin for ‘Linen Book’), and its equally famous linen wrappings, are located in the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, Croatia. The text of the linen is actually written in Etruscan (north west Italy). Even today, the Etruscan language is still not fully understood, as very little of the ancient language has survived. What was an Etruscan book doing on an Egyptian mummy?

One particularly interesting mummy, known as the Liber Linteus (Latin for ‘Linen Book’), and its equally famous linen wrappings, are located in the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, Croatia. The text of the linen is actually written in Etruscan (north west Italy). Even today, the Etruscan language is still not fully understood, as very little of the ancient language has survived. What was an Etruscan book doing on an Egyptian mummy?

Etruscan Language This temple and (this) statue have been dedicated to Uni / Astarte. Thefariei Velianas, head of the community, donated it for the worship of our peoples. This gift of this temple and sanctuary and the consecration of its boundaries during his three year term in the month of Xurvar(June?) in this way, and in Alsase (July?) this record together with the divinity/statue shall thus be buried by order of the Zilach that the years may outlast the stars

Etruscan Language This temple and (this) statue have been dedicated to Uni…

Etruscan_Phrases, research providing new insight into Indo-European languages

Etruscan_Phrases, research providing new insight into Indo-European languages

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral…

Educational information: the Etruscan language, Writing, Alphabet, Numeral system

What Etruscan sounded like and how we know Italy's lost language? They gave Rome the alphabet, but we hardly know them. Here's how we pieced together the extinct language of an early Italian civilization.

What Etruscan sounded like and how we know Italy's lost language? They gave Rome the alphabet, but we hardly know them. Here's how we pieced together the extinct language of an early Italian civilization.

Scholars Could Crack the Code of the Etruscan Language With Big, New Find

Scholars Could Crack the Code of the Etruscan Language With Big, New Find

Gregory Warden, co-director and principal investigator of the Mugello Valley Archaeological Project, examines the Etruscan stone slab.

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