Etruscans

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Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Etruscans — E·trus·can || ɪ trÊŒskÉ™n adj. of or pertaining to Etruria; of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Etruria; of or pertaining to the culture or language of Etruria n. inhabitant of Etruria …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ORIGINS OF THE ETRUSCANS —    The question of the origins of the Etruscans has traditionally been posed as a contrast between an indigenous or autochthonous origin (supported by Dionysius of Halicarnassus) against an exotic origin (supported by Herodotus and other ancient… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • VELTHUMNA. A possible national divinity of the Etruscans. —    See also DODECAPOLIS; SANCTUARIES; VOLTUMNA …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Armenian Origin of the Etruscans — The Armenian Origin of the Etruscans defines a link between the Armenians and the Etruscans. Some scholars also see in Urartean art, architecture, language and general culture traces of kinship to the Etruscans of the Italian peninsula. [A… …   Wikipedia

  • ETRUSCAN GENETICS —    After some early studies of blood groups, attempts are now being made to analyze the genetics of the Etruscans more directly. Initial analysis of ancient DNA suggests that the Etruscans (or at least the elite) did form a relatively close knit… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • LANGUAGE —    The Etruscan language does not survive as a literary record and has to be largely reconstructed from funerary inscriptions and some words recorded by later authors. The surviving evidence of the Etruscan language comes from a restricted… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • ETRUSCOLOGIST —    The translation of the Italian term etruscologo, whose usage dates from the time of the influential scholar Massimo Pallottino. He successfully devised a separate study of the Etruscans, Etruscologia, in contradistinction to other major, state …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • LATINS —    The historical people on the southern flank of the Etruscans, marked by the important geographical boundary of the Tiber River, whose most prominent city was Rome. The Latins shared with the Etruscans a similar Bronze Age development, although …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • ANCIENT SOURCES (FONTI ANTICHI) —    This is the revealing terminology employed by many Etruscologists and some ancient historians to indicate ancient authors, textual or literary sources. The employment of this term exclusively for written sources subconsciously reveals the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • BANTI, Luisa — (1894–1978)    The scholar who made important early contributions to Etruscan topography, artistic workshops, and, above all, produced an important early synthesis of the Etruscans in her Etruscan World of 1970, which emphasized the regionality… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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