Runes And Germanic Linguistics by Elmer H. AntonsenRunes And Germanic Linguistics by Elmer H. Antonsen

Runes And Germanic Linguistics

byElmer H. Antonsen

Hardcover | July 30, 2002

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The older runic inscriptions (ca. AD 150 - 450) represent the earliest attestation of any Germanic language. The close relationship of these inscriptions to the archaic Mediterranean writing traditions is demonstrated through the linguistic and orthographic analysis presented here. The extraordinary importance of these inscriptions for a proper understanding of the prehistory and early history of the present-day Germanic languages, including English, becomes abundantly clear once the accu-mulation of unfounded claims of older mythological and cultic studies is cleared away.
Title:Runes And Germanic LinguisticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:404 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:July 30, 2002Publisher:De Gruyter MoutonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3110174626

ISBN - 13:9783110174625

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