This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overviewof comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of theIndo-European language family, covering both linguistic andcultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than thefirst edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field.
Updated, corrected, and expanded edition, containing newillustrations of selected texts and inscriptions, and text sampleswith translations and etymological commentary
Extensively covers individual histories of both ancient andmodern languages of the Indo-European family
Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society,and language
Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions forfurther reading included in each chapter
Includes maps, a glossary, a bibliography, and comprehensiveword and subject indexes