Last Spoken Etruscan

David L. White dlwhite at
Thu Apr 5 02:04:28 UTC 2001

> Sociolinguistic questions:

> -- Is there any evidence as to when Etruscan ceased to be a spoken
> language?

        I have read that the Emperor Claudius was one of the last to speak
it, which would put it's death as a spoken language not far from the last
inscriptions, if I am remembering correctly.

Dr. David L. White

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