L’infinito: un equivoco millenario. Le antiche civilta’ del Vicino Oriente e le origini del pensiero greco. A cura di Luca Sorbi. 1 Jan by SEMERANO Giovanni. Giovanni Semerano (Q). Italian academic. edit Giovanni. 0 references. date of birth. 21 February Gregorian. 2 references. imported from. The latest Tweets from Giovanni Semerano (@GiuanBommin).

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On the basis of this interpretation, Semerano reviews the whole development of previous sophistic philosophy with an anti-idealistic and anti-metaphysic principle, reconsidering the differences and similarities between ancient thinkers and ascribing most of them to corpuscular physicsthat brings together AnaximanderThales and Democritus.

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Such refining, it has to be said, is progressively approaching to the area where Indoeuropean should have been created today’s Anatolia in the Mesopotamic area. In he was honoured with the gold medal for culture merits. He was an honorary member of the Accademia Etrusca.

Please try your request again later. Semerano seems to have simply used dictionaries of various languages with little methodological scruple, often deliberately ignoring grammatical structure. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This allows the author to reinterpret radically the entire environment of Archaic and Classic Greece, no longer regarded as a miraculous island of rationality, but as a part of a unique community including MesopotamiaAnatolia and Egypt.

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Semerano’s objections to the Indoeuropean language theory are essentially objections to the theory as propounded by early nineteenth century German linguists [ citation needed ]. High to Low Avg.

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He does not consider subsequent modifications for instance, the so-called wave model, in German Wellentheoriethat could correct and refine the first hypotheses.

Semerano rejected the Indoeuropean govanni – taken for granted by mainstream historical linguistics. Get to Know Us. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: According to his supporters, Semerano’s works have helped better understand the story of all European languages, not only the ancient and classic ones like GreekLatin and Etruscanbut also all other languages and dialects, both modern and ancient, in Italy and Europe.

At the beginning of his career he taught Greek and Latin in a High School. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Through comparison of a huge amount of words without convincing etymology in European languages, he supposes that these originated in Mesopotamiafrom the Akkadian and Sumerian languages.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. According to the author this linguistic framework proves the influence that Mesopotamia had on European civilizations, radiated along the Continental path of the Danube and along the coasts of the Mediterranean Seafrom Africa to Ireland. Retrieved from ” https: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The original meaning of the name of many cities, people, rivers, characters, belongings, typical verbs of thought and hand activities are also usually included in a generic Mediterranean substrate that gathers all that cannot be categorized in the Indoeuropean linguistic framework Continental. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.


He was also a member of the Oriental Institute of Chicago. He highlighted the fact that Indoeuropean is only a constructed language, with no written records.

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Moreover, Semerano’s assertions, according to which the existence of Indoeuropean would be implausible, has no evidence in archaeological finds which confirm the theory. They treat thousands of ancient and modern words of European languages, that should be related to the age-old Semitic languages.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Learn more at Author Central. It is divided into 4 volumes, two of which are etymological dictionaries of Greek and Latin and modern entries.

The work The endlessness: Pauwels in his book, Beneath the Dust of Time – also a non-linguist. Semerano’s whole theory is based on a wide series semerno approaches of heterogeneous theories with no proposal of an alternative and consistent model to traditional linguistics [ citation needed ] and with no explanation and definition of linguistic laws that headed the derivation of the various languages examined by the ancient Mesopotamic languages.

He is extensively quoted by Jacques R. Please help improve this semerno by adding citations to reliable sources.

Views Read Edit View history. The book starts by assuming an old glovanni protohistoric unity of Europe and the Middle Easton the basis of a Mesopotamic derivation of many geographic and ethnic terms. For example, the decipherment successfully completed and enriched through the introduction of new historical data of Hittite tablets started from the point that it was an Indoeuropean language written in the cuneiform script.