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Etruscan/Italic Religions
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I. Etruscan Religions – II. “Italic Religions”

I. Etruscan Religions

1. The culture of the Etruscans (self-designation: rasna, “populus”; Gr Tyrrhenoí, Tyrsenoí; Ital. Tursko-; Lat. Tusci, Etrusci) can be identified archaeologically c. 900–100 bce in central Italy between the Arno, the Tiber and the Tyrrhenian Sea (Tuscany), but from the perspective of the history of religions local differentiations are possible only with caution.

2. Sources on cultic institutions – archeological evidenc…

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Haase, Mareile, “Etruscan/Italic Religions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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