By Nancy Thompson de Grummond,Lisa Pieraccini
The Etruscan urban of Caere and 11 different Etruscan city-states have been one of the first city facilities in historic Italy. Roman descriptions of Etruscan towns spotlight their wealth, good looks, and ambitious defenses. even though Caere left little written old checklist open air of funerary inscriptions, its advanced tale may be deciphered through interpreting surviving fabric tradition, together with structure, tomb work, temples, sanctuaries, and fabrics akin to terracotta, bronze, gold, and amber present in Etruscan crafts. learning Caere offers beneficial perception not just into Etruscan heritage and tradition yet extra commonly into urbanism and the advance of city facilities throughout historical Italy.
Comprehensive in scope, Caere is the 1st English-language booklet devoted to the examine of its eponymous urban. amassing the paintings of a global staff of students, it positive aspects chapters on a variety of issues, corresponding to Caere's formation and heritage, economic climate, overseas family, exchange networks, paintings, funerary traditions, outfitted atmosphere, faith, lifestyle, and rediscovery. greatly illustrated all through, Caere provides new views on and research of not only Etruscan civilization but additionally the city's position within the wider pan-Mediterranean basin.
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Caere (Cities of the Etruscans) by Nancy Thompson de Grummond,Lisa Pieraccini