Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC

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2.3.5. Etruria, Etruscans
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A. Topography, language and religion

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The term Etruria here designates not only the region of Italy inhabited by the Etruscans between the 7th and 1st centuries, but also the region within which their precursors, the ‘Proto-Etruscan’  Villanovan Culture of the IA (9th–8th cents.), expanded (BNP Atlas 65), itself building on the foundation laid by the FBA  Protovillanova phase (BNP Atlas 31). The Etr…

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Bentz, Martin, “2.3.5. Etruria, Etruscans”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 9 : The Early Mediterranean World, 1200–600 BC, English edition by John N. Dillon; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2018). Original German-language edition: Frühgeschichte der Mittelmeerkulturen: Historisch-archäologisches Handbuch. Herausgegeben von Anna-Maria Wittke. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 10. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2015). Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps9_COM_005794>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180517



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