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10. Clothing and the Etruscan body

10. Clothing and the Etruscan body  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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May 2014
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9780191779817
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0011
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‘Clothing and the Etruscan body’ looks at what we know about what the Etruscans actually looked like. We know that they were probably shorter than modern Italians. In youth, they tended ... More
2. The Etruscan language

2. The Etruscan language  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0003
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‘The Etruscan language’ describes what we know about the language of the Etruscans and how much we can decipher about them from their language. Etruscan is not an Indo-European language. ... More
4. The Villanovan revolution

4. The Villanovan revolution  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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‘The Villanovan revolution’ examines this complex period of development, detailing its roots and impact on Etruscan society. This era is characterized by the creation of new sites and jumps ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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The Introduction explains who the Etruscans were and puts them in a historical context. Where did they come from and why was their language so unusual? For 500 years, from around 400 to 900 ... More
12. Etruscology: Its Origins and Development

12. Etruscology: Its Origins and Development  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0013
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‘Etruscology: Its Origins and Development’ examines the scholarly study of the Etruscans and how we first became interested in this small race of people. It happened in the twelfth century ... More
6. Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art

6. Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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9780191779817
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0007
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‘Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art’ considers the particular Etruscan artistic style and asks whether it should be considered as a local phenomenon. What can be said about the ... More
8. Etruscan religion

8. Etruscan religion  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0009
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‘Etruscan religion’ aims to shed light on the apparent ‘mysterious origins’ of Etruscan religious practices. Evidence of sanctuaries and temples shows lavish architecture expenditure from ... More
9. The Roman conquest

9. The Roman conquest  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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‘The Roman conquest’ describes the impact of the Roman imperialist expansion into Etruria on the people of the region. The conquest was part of a much broader drive towards domination by ... More
11. Imperial epilogue

11. Imperial epilogue  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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‘Imperial epilogue’ looks at the demise of the Etruscan era and analyses when it actually happened and what we can glean from evidence. Land redistributions, the transformation of the ... More
1. The origins of the Etruscans

1. The origins of the Etruscans  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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‘The origins of the Etruscans’ examines the debate surrounding the question of where the Etruscans came from. This debate has been prompted by evidence in ancient literary sources. There ... More
3. Towards the Etruscan city-state

3. Towards the Etruscan city-state  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.003.0004
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‘Towards the Etruscan city-stage’ looks at what we know about the highly urbanized form of the Etruscans’ living environment. Urbanization is the characteristic which has defined the ... More
5. The transformation of Etruria

5. The transformation of Etruria  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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‘The transformation of Etruria’ looks at the influence of Greek culture on the Etruscans and assesses its real extent. This influence can be seen in many aspects of Etruscan art and ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Paul Cartledge

in Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2011
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9780191778124
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10.1093/actrade/9780199601349.003.0001
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What is Ancient Greece? It can be described as a civilization of cities, defined as a type of self-governing geopolitical space combining town and country in a dynamic symbiosis. The ... More
6. Massalia

6. Massalia  

Paul Cartledge

in Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

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Several cities and settlements of coastal Provence betray their Greek origin in their name, such as Antibes, which started out as Antipolis, meaning ‘city opposite’, and Nice, which used to ... More
1. The mists of the past

1. The mists of the past  

David M. Gwynn

in The Roman Republic: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778070
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10.1093/actrade/9780199595112.003.0002
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Roman legends paint a vivid picture of the founding of Rome and the creation of the Republic, but no written historical sources survive from the centuries before its foundation. ‘The mists ... More
2. Cnossos

2. Cnossos  

Paul Cartledge

in Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2011
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9780191778124
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10.1093/actrade/9780199601349.003.0002
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Cnossos, along with four other centres extending along the length of the island of Crete, was developed around 2000 bce (rather than 3000 bce as is often thought). ‘Cnossos’ describes the ... More
The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction  

Christopher Smith

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May 2014
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9780191779817
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547913.001.0001
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This book explores Etruscan history, culture, language, and customs and examines the controversial debates about their origins, placing them within the geographical, economic, and political ... More
7. Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc

7. Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc  

Christopher Smith

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2014
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‘Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc’ turns to a prosperous and successful period in Etruscan society, characterized by some of the most well-known iconic moments in Etruscan art, tomb ... More
Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction  

Paul Cartledge

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191778124
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10.1093/actrade/9780199601349.001.0001
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9780199601349
Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction takes the polis as its starting point and uses the history of eleven major Greek cities to illuminate the most important and ... More

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