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By Sinclair Bell,Alexandra A. Carpino

ISBN-10: 1118352742

ISBN-13: 9781118352748

This new assortment provides a wealthy choice of cutting edge scholarship at the Etruscans, a colourful, autonomous humans whose particular civilization flourished in crucial Italy for many of the 1st millennium BCE and whose creative, social and cultural traditions contributed to shaping the traditional Mediterranean, ecu, and Classical worlds.

  • Includes contributions from a world solid of either proven and rising scholars
  • Offers clean views on Etruscan artwork and tradition, together with research of the main up to date study and archaeological discoveries
  • Reassesses and evaluates conventional subject matters like structure, wall portray, ceramics, and sculpture in addition to new ones akin to cloth archaeology, whereas additionally addressing topics that experience but to be completely investigated within the scholarship, resembling the obesus etruscus, the functionality and use of bijou at various existence levels, Greek and Roman topoi concerning the Etruscans, the Etruscans’ reception of ponderation, and more
  • Counters the declare that the Etruscans have been culturally not as good as the Greeks and Romans by way of emphasizing fields the place the Etruscans have been both technological or inventive pioneers and by way of reframing similarities fashionable and iconography as examples of Etruscan corporation and reception instead of as a deficit of neighborhood creativity

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