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Daily Life of the Etruscans

By: Heurgon, Jacques

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Phoenix Press: 2002-05-28

Seller ID: 006790

ISBN: 1842125923

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear. On the evidence of their brilliantly evocative wall paintings, terracottas, bronzes and jewelry, the Etruscans appear to have had a tremendous zest for life with a fondness for dancing, horse-racing, every form of musical activity and sooth saying. The most remarkable inhabitants of early Italy, their kings held sway in Rome for more than a hundred and fifty years. But after the expulsion of the Tarquins at the end of the sixth century BC, they began to lose ground to the Romans and their distinctive culture gradually absorbed int... View more info