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A Short History Of The Etruscans

Author : Corinna Riva
ISBN : 9781350182059
Genre : History
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Of all civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean, it is perhaps the Etruscans who hold the greatest allure. This is fundamentally because, unlike their Greek and Latin neighbours, the Etruscans left no textual sources to posterity. The only direct evidence for studying them and for understanding their culture is the archaeological, and to a much lesser extent, epigraphic record. The Etruscans must therefore be approached as if they were a prehistoric people; and the enormous wealth of Etruscan visual and material culture must speak for them. Yet they offer glimpses, in the record left by Greek and Roman authors, that they were literate and far from primordial: indeed, that their written histories were greatly admired by the Romans themselves. Applying fresh archaeological discoveries and new insights, A Short History of the Etruscans engagingly conducts the reader through the birth, growth and demise of this fascinating and enigmatic ancient people, whose nemesis was the growing power of Rome. Exploring the 'discovery' of the Etruscans from the Renaissance onwards, Corinna Riva discusses the mysterious Etruscan language, which long remained wholly indecipherable; the Etruscan landscape; the 6th-century growth of Etruscan cities and Mediterranean trade. Close attention is also paid to religion and ritual; sanctuaries and monumental grave sites; and the fatal incorporation of Etruria into Rome's political orbit.

A Short History Of The Roman People

Author : William Francis Allen
ISBN : WISC:89095902672
Genre : Rome
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The Etruscans

Author : Christopher Smith
ISBN : 9780199547913
Genre : History
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"Between c. 900-400 BC the Etruscans were the innovative, powerful, wealthy, and sophisticated elite of Italy. Their archaeological record is both substantial and fascinating, including tomb paintings, sculpture, jewellery, and art."

A Short History Of Art

Author : Julia B. De Forest
ISBN : UOM:39015062795979
Genre : Art
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Author : Harry Hearder
ISBN : 0521000726
Genre : History
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Presents a clear, concise account of Italian history from the Ice Age to the present.

A Short History Of The World

Author : H. G. Wells
ISBN : 9788026836506
Genre : History
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This carefully crafted ebook: "A Short History of The World" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. A Short History of the World is a period-piece non-fictional historic work. The book was largely inspired by Wells's earlier 1919 work The Outline of History. The book is summarising the scientific knowledge of the time regarding the history of Earth and life. It starts with its origins, goes on to explain the development of the Earth and life on Earth, reaching primitive thought and the development of humankind from the Cradle of Civilisation. The book ends with the outcome of the First World War, the Russian famine of 1921, and the League of Nations in 1922. Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.

A Short History Of The Western World

Author : John E. Rodes
ISBN : UOM:39015077267899
Genre : World history
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A Short History Of The Egyptian Obelisks

Author : William Ricketts Cooper
ISBN : OXFORD:302078598
Genre : Obelisks
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Etruscan Myth Sacred History And Legend

Author : Nancy Thomson de Grummond
ISBN : 1931707863
Genre : History
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "all relevant illustrations from the book, arranged in alphabetical order according to mythological character. To increase the usefulness of the [CD-ROM], supplementary images not in the book have been added[.]"--P. xv.

A Short History Of Roman Law

Author : Olga Tellegen-Couperus
ISBN : 9781134908004
Genre : History
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The most important creation of the Romans was their law. In this book, Dr Tellegen-Couperus discusses the way in which the Roman jurists created and developed law and the way in which Roman law has come down to us. Special attention is given to questions such as `who were the jurists and their law schools' and to the close connection between jurists and the politics of their time.

A Short History Of Chemistry

Author : Francis Preston Venable
ISBN : NYPL:33433079413492
Genre : Chemistry
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A Short History Of Ancient Peoples

Author : Robinson Souttar
ISBN : UCAL:$B222158
Genre : History, Ancient
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Marks And Monograms On Pottery And Porcelain With Short Historical Notices Of Each Manufactory And An Introductory Essay On The Vasa Fictilia Of England Illustrated Etc

Author : William CHAFFERS
ISBN : BL:A0021856177
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A Short History Of Western Civilization

Author : John Baugham Harrison
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035077796
Genre : Civilization, Western
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A Short History Of Architecture

Author : Arthur Lyman Tuckerman
ISBN : WISC:89056269459
Genre : Architecture
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A Short History Of Painting

Author : Florens Deuchler
ISBN : UCSC:32106001459111
Genre : Painting
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History Of The Manufacture Of Iron In All Ages

Author : James Moore Swank
ISBN : UCAL:$B378024
Genre : Charbonnages
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Janson S Short History Of Art

Author : Horst Woldemar Janson
ISBN : UCSD:31822037237849
Genre : Art
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Looks at important movements and artists and discusses paintings, sculpture, photographs, and architecture.

An Illustrated Short History Of The World

Author : Herbert George Wells
ISBN : IND:39000001275424
Genre : World history.
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Provides an overview of world history from prehistoric times to the present and includes a brief chronological table

A Short History Of Rome

Author : William Spry Robinson
ISBN : UVA:X000499291
Genre : Rome
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