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zanipolo
24-07-11, 02:19
There are many posts in many threads try to say that due to this area speaking a language , then these tribes must be the same people as the language spoken. This is not always the case as there was a commerce language ( Lingua franca) also present in the bronze age, greek age, roman age, middleages etc etc.

For linguistics, below are some link for this

http://www.raco.cat/index.php/Ianua/article/viewFile/81726/106336

http://www.maravot.com/Etruscan_Phrases_f.html

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/cybalist/message/64364

The most used map which everyone says represents tribes of Italy is this below which is only a linguistic map and not a tribal map
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_peoples_of_Italy
wiki is wrong here