Votives, Places and Rituals in Etruscan Religion: Studies in by Margarita Gleba, Hilary Becker
By Margarita Gleba, Hilary Becker
Etruscans have been deemed 'the so much non secular of guys' via their Roman successors and it truly is not often astonishing that the subject of Etruscan faith has been explored for a while now. This quantity deals a contribution to the continuing examine of Etruscan faith and way of life, via targeting the fewer explored factor of formality. The ritual is approached right here via fourteen case reports, contemplating mortuary customs, votive rituals and different non secular and way of life practices. The booklet gathers new fabric, interpretations and methods to the fewer emphasised components of Etruscan faith, specifically its votive features, in accordance with archaeological and epigraphic resources.
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Harris (Maps 41 and 42) and N. Purcell (Map 44) in R. J. A. , 2000, Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. INTRODUCTION Hilary Becker and Margarita Gleba A bronze axe, shield and lituus (trumpet) were discovered in an early 7th century BCE deposit in front of the temple at Pian di Civita at Tarquinia (Bonghi Iovino and Chiaromonte Treré 1997). These implements were carefully folded before they were buried, provoking a number of questions pertinent to archaeologists and historians alike: how were these objects used?
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