etruscan architecture

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 ETRUSCAN ARCHITECTURE —    Etruscan architecture is not fully understood today, given that Etruscan civilization predates Roman culture, and therefore Etruscan ruins very often lie beneath Roman ruins in modern day Italy. Beginning in the Bronze Age, Villanovans lived… …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 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 *… …

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

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  • 6 ETRUSCAN ART —    Etruscan art has traditionally been seen as a passive eclectic reflection of external influences, situated awkwardly between the Phoenician, Greek, and Roman worlds. Innovative reassessment by a small group of scholars has examined the… …

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  • 7 Etruscan origins — A map showing the extent of Etruria and the Etruscan civilization. The map includes the 12 cities of the Etruscan League and notable cities founded by the Etruscans. There are two main hypotheses as to the origins of the Etruscan civilization in… …

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  • 8 Etruscan military history — The Siege of Rome by the Etruscan military against the Roman military The Etruscans, like the contemporary cultures of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome had a persistent military tradition. In addition to marking the rank and power of certain… …

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  • 9 Etruscan art — (с 8th–4th centuries BC) Art of the people of Etruria. The art of the Etruscans falls into three categories: funerary, urban, and sacred. Because of Etruscan attitudes toward the afterlife, most of the art that remains is funerary. Characteristic …

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  • 10 Architecture étrusque — Porta all Arco de Volterra, intégrée ensuite dans les murailles médiévales …

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  • 11 architecture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Building design Nouns 1. architectural or building design, form; architectural or structural engineering; landscape architecture or gardening; architectonics. See building. 2. (architectural styles) a.… …

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  • 12 ANCIENT ROMAN ARCHITECTURE —    Ancient Romans are traditionally known for the creation of an architectural style founded on Greek models, but it had to accommodate a larger population and denser urban society as well as a much larger empire. As a result, Roman architecture… …

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  • 13 History of architecture — The History of architecture traces the changes in the history of architecture through various countries and dates.Prehistoric architectureNeolithic architecture is the architecture of the Neolithic period. In Southwest Asia, Neolithic cultures… …

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  • 14 MONUMENTAL ARCHITECTURE —    The main evidence for monumental Etruscan architecture comes from sanctuaries, temples, rock cut tombs, and palace structures.    See also BLERA; CAERE; CASTEL D’ASSO; CASTELLINA IN CHIANTI; CITIES; CIVITA DEL FOSSO DI ARLENA; CIVITA DI GROTTE …

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  • 15 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 16 List of Etruscan mythological figures — This is a list of deities and legendary figures found in the Etruscan mythology. The names below were taken mainly from Etruscan picture bilinguals , which are Etruscan call outs on art depicting mythological scenes or motifs. Several different… …

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  • 17 National Etruscan Museum — Museo Nazionale Etrusco Facade of the Villa Giulia in Rome, home of the National Etruscan Museum. Established 1889 …

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  • 18 Vernacular architecture — is a term used to categorize methods of construction which use locally available resources and traditions to address local needs and circumstances. Vernacular architecture tends to evolve over time to reflect the environmental, cultural and… …

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  • 19 Classical architecture — Tholos temple, sanctuary of Athena Pronaia; located in Delphi, Greece Classical architecture is a mode of architecture employing vocabulary derived in part from the Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, enriched by classicizing… …

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  • 20 Roman architecture — The Architecture of Ancient Rome adopted the external Greek architecture for their own purposes, which were so different from Greek buildings as to create a new architectural style. The two styles are often considered one body of classical… …

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