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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

Paul Stephenson.

in The Serpent Column

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Greek and Roman Archaeology. 384 words.

A summary of main findings.

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Constantinople in Late Antiquity

Paul Stephenson.

in The Serpent Column

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Greek and Roman Archaeology. 12386 words.

Addresses the early history of the Plataian tripod in Constantinople, following the translation of its central bronze shaft, the Serpent Column, to that victory city by Constantine the...

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Constantinople in the Middle Ages

Paul Stephenson.

in The Serpent Column

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Greek and Roman Archaeology. 10766 words.

Identifies an early depiction of the Serpent Column on a silver ink-pot now in Padua. Considers several themes in Medieval Byzantine thought, notably the role of animate statues, the...

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Delphi

Paul Stephenson.

in The Serpent Column

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Greek and Roman Archaeology. 13527 words.

Begins with a look at Archaic Greek bronze-working, notably developments in Lakonian bronze sculpture. Considers the role of votives, notably tripods and their zoo- and anthropomorphic...

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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 Etruscan language

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). 916 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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