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a native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria

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Why did the Etruscans place the temples where they did?
The 12 essays of this Festschrift describe objects and styles as well as sites and the Etruscan language.
Actually the first published account of the Etruscans in English was Elizabeth Hamilton Grays (1841), and D.
Text-led approaches to the Etruscans have brought with them a cargo of Hellenic influences.
advance our knowledge of either the Etruscans or the Greeks if we merely apply Greek priorities and perceptions to a non-Greek civilization that used Greek techniques for non-Greek purposes'.
The result is a lavishly illustrated cultural history of the Etruscans, but a history without an extensive exploration of the underlying infrastructure.
1), which brought the then little-known Etruscans to life in the most vivid of ways.
At first glance the contents page of this volume comes as something of a disappointment: yet again the old favourites appear as chapter headings - 'Landscape', 'Origins', 'Life, Cult and Afterlife' - as they have done consistently in books on the Etruscans written in English during the last four or five decades.
This book is a short (190 pages of text and illustrations), lucid, readable, well illustrated and affordable account of the artistic achievements of the Etruscans that proved difficult to put down on a flight from London to Palermo.
The Etruscans have had a wild quality compared with the domesticated classical cultures of Greece and Rome.
Etruscans by definition: the cultural, regional and personal identity of the Etruscans (British Museum Research Publication 173): 64-68.
This project investigates the development of complex polities and identities in Middle Tyrrhenian Italy by the examination of commercial, social and cultural interactions between Latins, Etruscans and other external agents such as Greeks, Phoenicians and Near Eastern peoples.
He points out, however, that 'Attic vase making as we know it would not have evolved as it did had there not been rich Etruscans in Etruria to buy them'.
Among the topics are killing Klytaimnestra: matricide myths on Etruscan bronze mirrors, androgynous imagery in Etruria, malaria in Etruria, aspects and implications of funerary ritual for infants during the Samnite period in the "Ronga" necropolis of Nola, and English potter Josiah Wedgewood (1730-95) and the Etruscans.
Ah, but that is not what my work was about when I discovered the Etruscans in the mid-1960s.