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  • Etruscan — may refer to:Etruscans* Etruscan alphabet * Etruscan architecture * Etruscan chariot * Etruscan cities * Etruscan civilization * Etruscan history * Etruscan jewelry * Etruscan language * Etruscan mythology * Etruscan numerals * Etruscan Sibyl *… …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan — 1706, from L. Etruscus an Etruscan, from Etruria, ancient name of Tuscany, of uncertain origin, but containing an element that might mean water (see BASQUE (Cf. Basque)) and which could be a reference to the rivers in the region …   Etymology dictionary

  • Etruscan — E*trus can, n. [L. Etruscus.] Of or relating to Etruria. n. A native or inhabitant of Etruria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Etruscan — ► NOUN 1) a person from Etruria, an ancient Italian state that was at its height c.500 BC. 2) the language of Etruria. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Etruria. ORIGIN from Latin Etruscus …   English terms dictionary

  • Etruscan — [i troor′ē əni trus′kən] adj. [< L Etruscus < ? Etr * etrsco ] of Etruria or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Etruria 2. the language of the ancient Etruscans: it is not known to be related to any other… …   English World dictionary

  • Etruscan — /i trus keuhn/, adj. 1. pertaining to Etruria, its inhabitants, civilization, art, or language. n. 2. an inhabitant of ancient Etruria. 3. the extinct language of Etruria, not known to be related to any other language. Abbr.: Etr. Also, Etrurian… …   Universalium

  • Etruscan — I. adjective Etymology: Latin etruscus; akin to Latin Etruria, ancient country Date: 1584 of, relating to, or characteristic of Etruria, the Etruscans, or the Etruscan language II. noun Date: 1584 1. the language of the Etruscans which is of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Etruscan society — is mainly known through the memorial and achievemental inscriptions on monuments of Etruscan civilization, especially tombs. This information emphasizes family data. Some contractual information is also available from various sources.See under… …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan mythology — Etruscan mural of the God Typhon, from Tarquinia …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan architecture — was the form of architecture produced by the Etruscan civilization in Italy between the 9th and 2nd centuries BC.The Etruscan cityThe first Etruscan villages were built from four sided huts, either rectangular or round, with a very sloping roof… …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan art — was the form of figurative art produced by the Etruscan civilization in northern Italy between the 9th and 2nd centuries BC. Particularly strong in this tradition were figurative sculpture in terracotta (particularly life size on sarcophagi or… …   Wikipedia

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