The Etruscan civilization is the modern name given to a civilization of ancient Italy
in the area corresponding roughly to Tuscany, western Umbria, and northern ...
Etruscan civilization is the modern English name given to the culture and way of
life of a people of ancient Italy and Corsica whom the ancient Romans...
Etruscans. Etruscan culture developed in northern and central Italy after ca 800
BC without a serious break out of the preceding Villanovan culture.
While some 13000 Etruscan texts exist, most of these are very short.
Consequently, much of what we know about the Etruscans comes not from
The Etruscans were a highly civilized people of northern Italy who thrived
between about 750 BC and 250 BC, when they came under the rule of Rome.
The Etruscans, who lived in Etruria, were known as Tyrrhenians by the Greeks.
They were at their height in Italy from the 8th to the 5th century B.C. Herodotus (c.
The Etruscans were the first people in the Italic peninsula to learn to write. They
adopted the Euboean Greek alphabet, and from them writing spread to other ...
Apr 18, 2016 ... The Etruscans were a powerful clan with an alien tongue and strange customs.
They emerged in what is now central Italy sometime around the ...
Etruscans - the people who ruled Italy before the Romans did.
Information about the alphabet and language of the Etruscans, which were used
in parts of Italy from about 600 BC to the 5th century AD.