John Penney

College position:

Dr John Penney is particularly concerned with the languages of Pre-Roman Italy, including non-Indo-European Etruscan, and Tocharian  known from early mediaeval manuscripts form Xinjiang. He is currently working on aspects of the early Italic verbal system.

Further interests include Lycian, Carian and Lydian from Asia Minor in the first millennium B.C., as well as early Celtic.