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Villanova Culture
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The VC is among the most significant Iron Age cultural phenomena of early Italy (9th cent. until the last quarter of the 8th cent. BC). The subdivisions are not uniform across the whole area of the VC, but there is general progress from an early phase (c. 900-820 BC), through a transitional phase (c. 820-770) to an end phase (c. 770-730). The core area of the VC proper covers ancient Etruria (Etrusci, Etruria), northern Latium and Tuscany, by the early phase there were already advances across the crest of the Apennines northwards into the Po Plain aro…

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Kohler, Christoph (Bad Krozingen), “Villanova Culture”, 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 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12204730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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