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  • adj. Of or pertaining to ancient Etruria.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria.


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  • So it seems reasonable to presume that, where it regards the specialty of divination, notoriously considered Etruscan by even fellow Romans who employed Etruscan haruspices, there should be few if any xenonyms for the native Etrurian pantheon.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Her name appears to have been carelessly confused with that of a separate etymon however, an Etrurian city which the Etruscans called Aritim and which in Latin is called Arretium.

    Etruscan Artemis and the unexpected vowel change

  • Anon the Etrurian trumpet sounded loud and clear, and hand to hand they rushed; then think how loudly clashed their ringing shields, what din arose of cries and groans confused!

    The Heracleidae

  • Go, bid our comrades arm at once; yoke the horses; torch in hand ye must await the blast of the Etrurian trumpet; for I hope with this day's mounting sun to pass beyond their lines and walls and fire ships of the Acheans, restoring freedom's light once more to Troy.


  • Etrurian alphabet, and some Dutch traders brought them that which they now use; the Romans would do very well to receive their characters, but it is not at all likely that they would speak the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • A chief structure of human wit, like Karnac, or the medieval cathedrals, or the Etrurian remains, it requires all the breath of human faculty to know it.

    Representative Men

  • Etrurian, the scholar of Moderatus the Pythagorean.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Bologna,532 an account of the Etrurian people, their sharp bottomed wells, the pebble tombs of the poor and the elegant mausoleums of the wealthy with their figures of musicians and dancing girls β€œin garments of the most graceful form, finest texture and brilliant hues;” reminding us of the days when Veii fell, and its goddess, who

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Mercury then would be no more subjected to the other planets; he would scorn to be any longer their Camillus, as he was of old termed in the Etrurian tongue.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Opening this tomb in a certain place thereof, sealed on the top with the mark of a goblet, about which was written in Etrurian letters Hic Bibitur, they found nine flagons set in such order as they use to rank their kyles in

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel


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