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[1] Etruscan name for the city of Tarquinia

Etruscan name for the city of Tarquinia (Tarquinii) from the 5th cent. BC (Early Etruscan: *tarchuna).

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[2] Etruscan nomen gentile

Etruscan nomen gentile, especially in the 'Tomb of Inscriptions' in Caere/Cerveteri. The names of more than seven generations are inscribed there, of which the two last are in the Latinized form Tarquitius.


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Prayon, Friedhelm (Tübingen), “Tarchna”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 10 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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