The Religion of the Etruscans

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University of Texas Press, Feb 1, 2006 - Religion - 225 pages
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An overview of Etruscan religion, which was the distinguishing characteristic of this ancient Italian civilization.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION THE HISTORY OF THE STUDY OF ETRUSCAN RELIGION Nancy Thomson de Grummond
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ETRUSCAN INSCRIPTIONS AND ETRUSCAN RELIGION Larissa Bonfante
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PROPHETS AND PRIESTS Nancy Thomson de Grummond
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GODS IN HARMONY The Etruscan Pantheon Erika Simon
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THE GRAVE AND BEYOND IN ETRUSCAN RELIGION Ingrid Krauskopf
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VOTIVE OFFERINGS IN ETRUSCAN RELIGION Jean MacIntosh Turfa
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RITUAL SPACE AND BOUNDARIES IN ETRUSCAN RELIGION Ingrid E M EdlundBerry
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SACRED ARCHITECTURE AND THE RELIGION OF THE ETRUSCANS Giovanni Colonna
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GLOSSARY
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THE ETRUSCAN BRONTOSCOPIC CALENDAR Jean MacIntosh Turfa
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SELECTED LATIN AND GREEK LITERARY SOURCES ON ETRUSCAN RELIGION Edited by Nancy Thomson de Grummond
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INDEX
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NANCY THOMSON DE GRUMMOND is M. Lynette Thompson Professor of Classics at Florida State University.

ERIKA SIMON is Professor Emerita of Classical Archaeology at Würzburg University.

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