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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Etruscans -- Religion.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJean-René Jannot ; translated by Jane K. Whitehead.
SeriesWisconsin studies in classics.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL740 .J3613 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3298144M
ISBN 100299208400, 0299208443
LC Control Number2004024545

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Religion in Ancient Etruria offers a unique perspective that illuminates the origins of some of our own "modern" religious beliefs. This updated edition includes more than illustrations that demonstrate early temples, statues, mirrors, tablets, and sculptures. Religion in ancient Etruria. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Jean-René Jannot. The Paperback of the Religion in Ancient Etruria by Jean-Rene Jannot at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self. Religion in Ancient Etruria (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Religion in Ancient Etruria (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) Author. Jannot, Jean-René & Whitehead, Jane K. Publisher. University of Wisconsin Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping.

This volume seeks to fill that deficiency by bringing together essays by leading scholars that collectively provide a state-of-the-art overview of religion in ancient eight essays in this book cover all of the most important topics in Etruscan religion, including the Etruscan pantheon and the roles of the gods, the roles of priests.   Religion in Ancient Etruria by Jean-Rene Jannot, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). This volume seeks to fill that deficiency by bringing together essays by leading scholars that collectively provide a state-of-the-art overview of religion in ancient Etruria. The eight essays in this book cover all of the most important topics in Etruscan religion, including the Etruscan pantheon and the roles of the gods, the roles of priests. “Religion is in fact the best known facet of the Etruscan civilization.”¹ In making this statement, Massimo Pallottino noted that very many of the archaeological remains of the Etruscans and the literary sources about the Etruscans in Latin and Greek have a .

Religion in ancient Rome includes the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as the religious practices of peoples brought under Roman rule, in so far as they became widely followed in Rome and Italy. The Romans thought of themselves as highly religious, and attributed their success as a world . Etruria. The Etruscan cities were independent city-states linked to each other only by a common religion, language, and culture in general. Geographically spread from the Tiber River in the south to parts of the Po Valley in the north, the major Etruscan cities included Cerveteri (Cisra), Chiusi (Clevsin), Populonia (Puplona), Tarquinia (Tarchuna), Veii (Vei), Vetulonia (Vetluna), and Vulci.   This book is NOT about religions of the ancient world. Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Taoism, Confuscianism, Shinto, Bon etc are not covered. If you are looking for a thorough examination of western religions from 3rd millineum BCE to 5 century CE then this is quite a book; however, as there is no treatment of half of the "civilized" world in this time frame /5(10). Etruscan religion comprises a set of stories, beliefs, and religious practices of the Etruscan civilization, originating in the 7th century BC from the preceding Iron Age Villanovan culture, heavily influenced by the mythology of ancient Greece and Phoenicia, and sharing similarities with concurrent Roman mythology and the Etruscan civilization was assimilated into the .