Illyrian


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Illyrian

 

an ancient Indo-European language, which was spoken by the Illyrians. No written remains are known in the Balkans. The language is reconstructed on the basis of a large number of geographic and personal names, a few glosses, and inscriptions found in the southern part of the Italian Peninsula in the Messapian language, which most specialists consider to be Illyrian.

REFERENCES

Gindin, L. A. Iazyk drevneishego naseleniia iuga Balkanskogo poluostrova. Moscow, 1967. Pages 10–11.
Desnitskaia, A. V. “Drevnie germano-albanskie iazykovye sviazi v svete problem indoevropeiskoi areal’noi lingvistiki.” Voprosy iazykoznaniia, 1965, no. 6.
Porzig, W. Chlenenie indoevropeiskoi oblasti. Moscow, 1964. (Translated from German.)
Krahe, H. Die Sprache der Illyrier, vols. 1–2. Wiesbaden, 1955–64.
Mayer, A. Die Sprache de alten Illyrier, vols. 1–2. Vienna, 1957–59.
Kronasser, H. “Zum Stand der Illyristik.” Balkansko ezikoznanie, 1962, no. 4, pp. 5–23.
Stipcevic, A. Bibliographia illyrica. Sarajevo, 1967.
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of Rome and, in 168BC, they conquered the last Illyrian stronghold, the
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Illyrian woodlands, echoing falls Of water, sheets of summer glass, The long divine Peneian pass, The vast Akrokeraunian walls, Tomohrit, Athos, all things fair, With such a pencil, such a pen, You shadow forth to distant men, I read and felt that I was there: And trust me while I turned the page, And tracked you still on classic ground, I grew in gladness till I found My spirits in the golden age.
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