Italy from the 10th to the 8th cents. BC
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The map illustrates the transition period bridging the gap from the Late Bronze Age, when the Mycenaeans were present in Italy, to the completion of the Etruscan ethnogenesis and the emergence of their cities in the northern part of central Italy as well as renewed Greek settlement activities in southern Italy and Sicily in the context of the ‘Great Greek Colonization’ in the middle of the 8th cent. At first there were no identifiable ce…

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Wittke, A.-M., Lesky, M. and Naso, A., “Italy from the 10th to the 8th cents. BC”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists. Consulted online on 24 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20091241

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