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Clothing and the Etruscan body

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1813 words.

‘Clothing and the Etruscan body’ looks at what we know about what the Etruscans actually looked like. We know that they were probably shorter than modern Italians. In youth, they tended...

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Conclusion

Nathan T. Elkins.

in The Image of Political Power in the Reign of Nerva, AD 96-98

September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History. 6240 words.

The strong correspondence between laudatory rhetoric in poetry and panegyric and the images that appear on Nerva’s coins allows a reinvestigation of the age-old debate regarding the agency...

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Correcting Rome with Rome

Michèle Lowrie and Barbara Vinken.

in Roman Error

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 4853 words.

Victor Hugo’s Quatrevingt-treize, this chapter argues, uses a classicizing allusive technique to set different models of Rome against each other, so that each corrects the flaws or errors...

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Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6938 words.

‘Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc’ turns to a prosperous and successful period in Etruscan society, characterized by some of the most well-known iconic moments in Etruscan art, tomb...

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The Error of Roman Aesthetics

Caroline Vout.

in Roman Error

December 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History; Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 9008 words.

Today, discussions of ancient art criticism privilege technical terms (akribeia [“accuracy”], aletheia [“truth”], decor [“fittingness”], symmetria [“symmetry”]). Discussions of Rome’s...

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The Etruscan language

Christopher Smith.

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 920 words.

‘The Etruscan language’ describes what we know about the language of the Etruscans and how much we can decipher about them from their language. Etruscan is not an Indo-European language....

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Etruscan religion

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3539 words.

‘Etruscan religion’ aims to shed light on the apparent ‘mysterious origins’ of Etruscan religious practices. Evidence of sanctuaries and temples shows lavish architecture expenditure from...

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Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2754 words.

‘Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art’ considers the particular Etruscan artistic style and asks whether it should be considered as a local phenomenon. What can be said about the...

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The Etruscans

Christopher Smith.

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 168 pages.

This book explores Etruscan history, culture, language, and customs and examines the controversial debates about their origins, placing them within the geographical, economic, and political...

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Etruscology: Its Origins and Development

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2235 words.

‘Etruscology: Its Origins and Development’ examines the scholarly study of the Etruscans and how we first became interested in this small race of people. It happened in the twelfth century...

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