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The religion of the Etruscans

Author: Nancy Thomson De Grummond; Erika Simon; Florida State University. Department of Classics.
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes information on Aphrodite, Apollo, Apulu, Artumes, Astarte, Athena, Atunis, birds, calendars, children, divination, funerary ritual, Hercules, Jupiter, lightning, Mars, Minerva, Neptune, Odysseus, Persephone, Pliny the Elder, prophecy, Pyrgi, Satyrs, Tages, Tarquinii, temples, thunder, Turan, Uni, Vei, Veii, Vulci, etc.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Religion of the Etruscans.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006
(OCoLC)988947464
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Thomson De Grummond; Erika Simon; Florida State University. Department of Classics.
ISBN: 0292706871 9780292706873 9780292721463 0292721463
OCLC Number: 61253887
Notes: Papers from a conference organized by the Dept. of Classics at Florida State University in spring 1999.
Description: xiii, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction : the history of the study of Etruscan religion / Nancy Thomson de Grummond --
Etruscan inscriptions and Etruscan religion / Larissa Bonfante --
Prophets and priests / Nancy Thomson de Grummond --
Gods in harmony : the Etruscan pantheon / Erika Simon --
The grave and beyond in Etruscan religion / Ingrid Krauskopf --
Votive offerings in Etruscan religion / Jean MacIntosh Turfa --
Ritual space and boundaries in Etruscan religion / Ingrid E.M. Edlund-Berry --
Sacred architecture and the religion of the Etruscans / Giovanni Colonna.
Responsibility: Nancy Thomson de Grummond and Erika Simon, editors.
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Devotion to religion was the distinguishing characteristic of the Etruscan people, the most powerful civilization of Italy in the Archaic period. Providing an overview of Etruscan religion, this book  Read more...

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