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Etruscan cities by Francesca Boitani

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Etruria

Subjects:

  • Etruria -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrancesca Boitani, Maria Cataldi, Marinella Pasquinucci ; with an introd. by Mario Torelli ; general editor, Filippo Coarelli. ; [English translation, Catherine Atthill ... et al.]
ContributionsCataldi, Maria, joint author., Pasquinucci, Marinella, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG223 .B613
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p. :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5183368M
ISBN 100304296023
LC Control Number75001241
OCLC/WorldCa1176696

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Generously illustrated, the book admirably captures the distinct qualities of Etruria's various urban centers - from the southern cities, where art and handicrafts flourished, to the metal-working northern cities, to the outlying Etruscan areas of Latium and Campania."--Jacket. Apart from the fact that information on specific topics is split into the different parts of the book depending on the time period, the other minor weakness is a lack of focus on the relations between Rome and the Etruscan cities. This criticism may be a little unfair as it can easily be applied to every other book written on the Etruscans, but. ETRUSCAN STUDIES: Journal of the Etruscan Foundation VOLUME 8 - Cloth - pages ISBN: TABLE OF CONTENTS page 2 of 2 BOOK NOTES Donald White, Ann Blair Brownlee, Irene Bald Romano, and Jean MacIntosh Turfa, Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and. Book now! This tour takes you on a stroll around the most famous Etruscan towns and villages. You will witness the best art from this region, see the most iconic museums as well as the world's foremost collection of art and artifacts. We then continue to Tarquinia, the most populous and important of the Etruscan cities - a place of riches.