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Etruria

(ĭtro͝or`ēə), ancient country, W central Italy, now forming Tuscany and part of Umbria. It was the territory of the Etruscans, who in the 6th cent. B.C. spread Etruscan civilizationEtruscan civilization,
highest civilization in Italy before the rise of Rome. The core of the territory of the Etruscans, known as Etruria to the Latins, was northwest of the Tiber River, now in modern Tuscany and part of Umbria.
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 throughout much of Italy. They were later forced back into Etruria and ultimately dispersed.

Etruria

 

a kingdom in Italy that existed from 1801 to 1807. A dependency of France, the Kingdom of Etruria was formed by Napoleon Bonaparte after the Grand Duchy of Tuscany was defeated by his forces. The kingdom’s name was derived from the ancient name of the region of Tuscany, which was inhabited by the Etruscans. In late 1807 the Kingdom of Etruria was abolished, and its territory incorporated into the French Empire.

Etruria

1. an ancient country of central Italy, between the Rivers Arno and Tiber, roughly corresponding to present-day Tuscany and part of Umbria
2. a factory established in Staffordshire by Josiah Wedgwood in 1769
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Josiah built his pottery works here in 1769, naming it after the vasepainting Etruscan civilization of ancient Italy and this suburb of Stoke is still known as Etruria.
Etruscan art had been little studied in England, and throughout the trip, Lawrence's guide was George Dennis's Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria, first published in two volumes in 1848, a book that he had read years before and that he often refers to.
La lapida, muestra una figura masculina plana sosteniendo un pyxis en su mano izquierda de forma similar a las figuras en algunos sarcofagos de Cartago, lo que sugiere que este monumento fue importado a Etruria donde fue pintado (16).
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When they opened their new works in the Stoke-on-Trent Potteries in 1769, they called it Etruria after the district in central Italy where the ancient Etruscans had lived.
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Zanker's chosen time frame leaves out the regal period of Roman history; thus he does not need to consider the large questions that earlier era raises about Rome's relationship with Etruria and, in turn, about the Etruscan relationship with Greece.
A map of ancient Etruria and Latium, along with an 'Afterword', is of help to the modem reader.
Instead, the images produced reflect ideals of male and female beauty, aspects of religious decorum, and the influence of Greek artistic trends filtering into Etruria and the rest of Italy.
Based on these finding, it is assumed that the domestication of vine in Etruria was previous than the diffusion on Greek wine in the South coastlines.
Rather than reading women as responsible for disorder, it was men of the political class, particularly in Etruria and Campania, whose involvement with the cult reinforced fears of subversive activity.
One of the twelve cities of Etruria, it was founded by the Etruscans, although its exact origins are lost in the mists of time.