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  • 41 epigraphy — epigraphist, epigrapher, n. /i pig reuh fee/, n. 1. the study or science of epigraphs or inscriptions, esp. of ancient inscriptions. 2. inscriptions collectively. [1850 55; EPIGRAPH + Y3] * * * ▪ historiography Introduction  the study of written… …

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  • 42 Roman Republic — See also: Roman Republic (18th century) and Roman Republic (19th century) Roman Republic Official name (as on coins): Roma after ca. 100 BC: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus ( The Senate and People of Rome ) …

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  • 43 Religion in ancient Rome — Ancient Roman religion Marcus Aurelius (head covered) sacrificing at the Temple of Jupiter …

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  • 44 Cortona —   Comune   Città di Cortona …

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  • 45 Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 46 Comitium — The Forum Romanum and the comitium (behind fencing) after 44 BC and the rearrangement of Julius Caesar Location Regione VIII Forum Romanum …

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  • 47 Clusium — was an ancient city in Italy, one of several found at the site. The current municipality of Chiusi (Tuscany) partly overlaps this Roman walled city. The Roman city remodeled an earlier Etruscan city, Clevsin, found in the territory of a… …

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  • 48 Axel Boëthius — Carl Axel Boëthius (* 18. Juli 1889 in Arvika; † 7. Mai 1969 in Rom) war ein schwedischer Klassischer Archäologe. Axel Boëthius war der Sohn des Historikers Simon Boëthius und stammte aus einer Familie alter kirchlicher Gebundenheit in Schweden.… …

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  • 49 History of Italy — Italy, united in 1861, has significantly contributed to the cultural and social development of the entire Mediterranean area. Important cultures and civilizations have existed there since prehistoric times. Culturally and linguistically, the… …

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  • 50 Etruria — mdash; usually referred to in Greek and Latin source texts as Tyrrhenia mdash; was a region of Central Italy, [http://member.melbpc.org.au/ tmajlath/etruria.jpglocated in] an area that covered part of what now are Tuscany, Latium, Emilia Romagna… …

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  • 51 jewelry — /jooh euhl ree/, n. 1. articles of gold, silver, precious stones, etc., for personal adornment. 2. any ornaments for personal adornment, as necklaces or cuff links, including those of base metals, glass, plastic, or the like. Also, esp. Brit.,… …

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  • 52 Perugia — Infobox CityIT official name = Comune di Perugia img coa = logocomuneperugia.png img coa small = image caption = region = RegioneIT|sigla=UMB province = ProvinciaIT (short form)|sigla=PG (PG) mayor = mayor party = elevation footnotes = elevation… …

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  • 53 dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …

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  • 54 Roman art — includes the visual arts produced in Ancient Rome, and in the territories of the Roman empire. Major forms of Roman art are architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Metal work, coin die and gem engraving, ivory carvings, figurine glass …

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  • 55 Roman technology — is the engineering practice which supported Roman civilization and made the expansion of Roman commerce and Roman military possible over nearly a thousand years. The Roman Empire had the most advanced set of technology of their time, some of… …

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  • 56 pottery — /pot euh ree/, n., pl. potteries. 1. ceramic ware, esp. earthenware and stoneware. 2. the art or business of a potter; ceramics. 3. a place where earthen pots or vessels are made. [1475 85; POTTER1 + Y3] * * * I One of the oldest and most… …

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  • 57 Roman religion — Religious beliefs of the Romans from ancient times until official acceptance of Christianity in the 4th century AD. The Romans believed that everything was subordinate to the rule of the gods, and the object of their religion was to secure divine …

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  • 58 Italy — • In ancient times Italy had several other names: it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn; Enotria, wine producing land; Ausonia, land of the Ausonians; Hesperia, land to the west (of Greece); Tyrrhenia, etc. The name Italy, which seems to… …

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  • 59 Musée du Louvre — This article is about the museum. For the building, see Palais du Louvre. For higher education, see École du Louvre. For the architectural element, see Louver. Coordinates: 48°51′37″N 2°20′15″E /  …

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  • 60 Ancient history — Ancient redirects here. For other uses, see Ancient (disambiguation). The times before writing belong either to protohistory or to prehistory. Ancient history is the study of the written past [Crawford, O. G. S. (1927). Antiquity. [Gloucester,… …

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