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  • n. Plural form of Etruscologist.

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Examples

  • After more than a century, the Liber Linteus has never been successfully translated by *any* of these "Etruscologists" and that is highly curious for people whom we are to believe have authoritative knowledge on the language.

    Etruscan Dictionary Draft 005 now available

  • It seems to me that Etruscologists are obsessed with the thought that Arretium must have been founded by Etruscans.

    The origin of the cityname Arretium still bugs me

  • In this mirror shown above as a drawing only because Etruscologists don't seem to like to publish photos for some curious reason, he holds some organs in his left hand and is inspecting it with his right, no doubt reflecting on some blemish that is supposed to mean something of concern to the man who ponders with hand to chin, thought to be Tarchon an important mythical ancestor of the Etruscans.

    Pava and the 'boy' hoax

  • Then, even though it's now clear that this is not an Etruscan mirror, new-age nutjobs and poorly informed Etruscologists sadly can't let go and nonetheless use it to weave more tales about how they think Etruscan mythology works based on what they may even admit are antiquated "scraps"!

    The so-called "Etruscan" goddess Losna: Another nail in her coffin

  • Rather than acknowledge this simple fact, you may notice that De Grummond, Jannot, Pallottino, Bonfante and most other Etruscologists try far too hard to drag in Roman and Greek materials no matter how irrelevant to distract us from the importance that Ancient Near East religions play in breaking the largely artificial mystery of Etruscan religion.

    Finding structure in the Piacenza Liver despite academic claptrap - Part 2

  • As usual, Etruscologists are allergic to diligent research and my shameless skepticism of these 'experts' is once again entirely valid.

    The so-called "Etruscan" goddess Losna: Another nail in her coffin

  • Etruscologists I've read so far aren't very good linguists.

    Pava and the 'boy' hoax

  • I'm usually skeptical of what many of these Etruscologists say but I think I can swallow that idea nicely.

    Pava and the 'boy' hoax

  • But then again, so do all the other Etruscologists since how else can we explain how it's possible for so many experts to spin in the mud for decades without producing any real breakthrough in our understanding of Etruscan language and culture?

    Finding structure in the Piacenza Liver despite academic claptrap - Part 1

  • While some Etruscologists persist on making Catha as found on the Piacenza Liver equivalent to Capella's Solis Filia 'daughter of the Sun', we should take this idle theorizing with a grain of salt.

    Finding structure in the Piacenza Liver despite academic claptrap - Part 4

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