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Search for the Etruscans

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Published by Bookthrift Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etruscans,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Civilization, Etruscan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8227328M
    ISBN 100841502315
    ISBN 109780841502314
    OCLC/WorldCa727389


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Devotion to religion was the distinguishing characteristic of the Etruscan people, the most powerful civilization of Italy in the Archaic period.

From a very early date, Etruscan religion spread its influence into Roman society, especially with the practice of divination.

The Etruscan priest Spurinna, to give a well-known example, warned Caesar to beware the Ides of March. Art and Society in Ancient Etruria. Author: Richard Daniel De Puma,Jocelyn Penny Small; Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Murlo and the Etruscans explores this and other mysteries in a collection of twenty essays by leading specialists of Etruscan and classical art, all of whom have been associated with the Murlo site.

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A culture that is identifiably Etruscan developed in Common languages: Etruscan. The Etruscans can be shown to have made significant, and in some cases perhaps the first, technical advances in the central and northern Mediterranean.

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