Giuliano Bonfante

Giuliano Bonfante (Milan, August 6, 1904 – Rome, September 9, 2005)[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 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.[2]




  2. 1 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
  5. Giuliano Bonfante; Larissa Bonfante (2002). The Etruscan Language: An Introduction, Revised Edition. Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-7190-5540-9.

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