GRAZIADIO ISAIA ASCOLI (1829–1907) ,
See also:Italian philologist; of Jewish
See also:family, was
See also:born at Gorz, and at an early age showed a marked linguistic
See also:talent . In 18J4 he published his Studii orientali e linguistici, and in 186o was appointed
See also:professor of
See also:philology at Milan . He made various learned contributions to the study of Indo-
See also:European and Semitic
See also:languages, and also of the gipsy language, but his
See also:field was the Italian dialects . He founded the Archivio glottologico italiano in 1873,
See also:publishing in it his Saggi Ladini, and making it in succeeding years the
See also:organ of
See also:original scholarship on this subject . He was universally recognized as the greatest authority on Italian linguistics, and his article in the
See also:Encyclopaedia Britannica (9th ed., revised for this edition) became the classic exposition in
See also:English .
QUINTUS ASCONIUS PEDIANUS (g B.C.—A.D. 76; or A.D...
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