Sunday, 18 August 2013

Tocharian and Indo-European Studies Volume 14

Tocharian and Indo-European Studies Volume 14 

By Georges-Jean Pinault (Editor), Jens Elmegard Rasmussen (Editor), Michael Peyrot (Editor), Thomas Olander (Editor)

  • Paperback: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Museum Tusculanum Press (September 15, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8763540665
  • ISBN-13: 978-8763540667

Tocharian and Indo-Eu­ropean Studies is the central publication for the study of two closely related languages, Tocharian A and Tocharian B. Found in many Buddhist manuscripts from central Asia, Tocharian dates back to the second half of the first millennium of the Common Era, though it was not discovered until the twentieth century. Focusing on both philological and linguistic aspects of this language, Tocharian and Indo-Eu­ropean Studies also looks at it in relationship to other Indo-European languages. 

Georges-Jean Pinault is professor of linguistics at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris. Michaël Peyrot is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Vienna. Jens Elmegård Rasmussen is associate professor and head of the Roots of Europe—Language, Culture, and Migrations Centre at the Uni­versity of Copenhagen, where Thomas Olander is assistant professor.

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