Devotion to religion was the distinguishing characteristic of the Etruscan people, the most powerful civilization of Italy in the Archaic period. From a very early date, Etruscan religion spread its influence into Roman society, especially with the practice of divination. The Etruscan priest Spurinna, to give a well-known example, warned Caesar to beware the Ides of March. Yet despite the importance of religion in Etruscan life, there are relatively few modern comprehensive studies of Etruscan religion, and none in English. ...

The Religion of the Etruscans 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292706873

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The Religion of the Etruscans 2006, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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