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  • 81 Chimera of Arezzo — Year c. 400 BC Type bronze Location Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence The bronze Chimera of Arezzo is one of the best known examples of …

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  • 82 Outline of classical studies — See also: Outline of ancient Greece, Outline of ancient Rome, and Outline of ancient Egypt The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to classical studies: Classical studies (Classics for short) – earliest branch… …

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  • 83 Caere — For Caere, Inc., see OmniPage and Nuance Communications. An ancient Etruscan vase from Caere (ca 525 BC) depicting Heracles presenting Cerberus to Eurystheus. Caere (also Caisra and Cisra) is the Latin name given by the Romans to one …

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  • 84 Corpus Speculorum Etruscorum — is an international project with the goal to publish all existing Etruscan bronze mirrors. The first volumes were published in 1981 and since then over 25 fascicles have been produced. Contents 1 Background 2 Current Volumes 2.1 Belgique …

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  • 85 Jean Emile Humbert — (28 July 1771, The Hague 20 February 1839, Livorno) was a Dutch lieutenant colonel who can be credited with rediscovering ancient Carthage. As an agent for the Dutch government he procured vital parts of the collection of the National Museum of… …

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  • 86 Mantua — Mantova redirects here. For the football club, see A.C. Mantova. For other uses, see Mantua (disambiguation). Mantua   Comune   Comune di Mantova …

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  • 87 Pottery of ancient Greece — Bilingual amphora by the Andokides Painter, ca. 520 BC (Munich) As the result of its relative durability, pottery is a large part of the archaeological record of Ancient Greece, and because there is so much of it (some 100,000 vases are recorded… …

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  • 88 Fawley Court — From Views of the seats of noblemen and gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland , Second Series, Volume III, by John Preston Neale, 1826Fawley Court stands on the banks of the River Thames at Fawley in the English county of… …

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  • 89 Vix Grave — This article is about the Celtic settlement and burial site in France. For other uses, see Vix. The Vix Krater, an imported Greek wine mixing vessel found in the famous grave of the Lady of Vix The area around the village of Vix in northern… …

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  • 90 Opus quadratum — is an ancient Roman construction technique, in which squared blocks of stone of the same height were set in parallel courses, often without the use of mortar. Contents 1 Technique 1.1 Etruscan way 1.2 Greek way 1.3 …

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  • 91 Diocese of Viterbo and Toscanella —     Diocese of Viterbo and Toscanella     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Diocese of Viterbo and Toscanella     (VITERBIENSIS ET TUSCANENSIS).     The city of Viterbo in the Province of Rome stands at the foot of Monte Cimino, in Central Italy, in an… …

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  • 92 Ancient Rome — For the modern day city, see Rome. For Other uses, see Ancient Rome (disambiguation). The Roman Forum, the political, economic, cultural, and religious center of the city during the Republic and later Empire, now lies in ruins in modern day Rome …

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  • 93 John Bryan Ward-Perkins — (* 3. Februar 1912 in Bromley, Kent; † 28. Mai 1981 in Cirencester) war ein britischer Klassischer Archäologe und Architekturhistoriker. Ward Perkins war der älteste Sohn von Bryan und Winifred Mary Ward Perkins, geborene Hickman. Sein Vater war… …

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  • 94 Minerva — This article is about the Roman goddess. For other uses, see Minerva (disambiguation). Mosaic of the Minerva of Peace (detail), Elihu Vedder, 1896 (Library of Congress) …

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  • 95 Swastika — This article is about the symbol. For the town, see Swastika, Ontario. The counter clock swastika to evoke shakti in the decorative Hindu form …

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  • 96 Roman temple — The Temple of Hercules Victor, in the Forum Boarium in Rome (a Greek style Roman temple) Ancient Roman temples are among the most visible archaeological remains of Roman culture, and are a significant source for Roman architecture. Their… …

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  • 97 John Bryan Ward-Perkins — CMG, CBE, FBA (born February 3, 1912 Bromley, Kent, United Kingdom; died May 28, 1981 Cirencester, United Kingdom) was a British Classical architectural historian and archaeologist, and director of the British School at Rome… …

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  • 98 Antikensammlung Berlin — The Antikensammlung Berlin (Berlin antiquities collection) is one of the most important collections of classical art in the world, now held in the Altes Museum and Pergamon Museum in Berlin. It contains thousands of ancient archaeological… …

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  • 99 Rome — • The significance of Rome lies primarily in the fact that it is the city of the pope Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Rome     Rome     † …

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  • 100 Mantus — In Etruscan myth and religion, Mantus was a god of the underworld in the Po Valley, as described by Servius.[1] A dedication to the god manθ from the Archaic period was found in a sanctuary at Pontecagnano. His name is thought to be the origin of …

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