Lecture 7 Notes - Lecture 7: Etruscan Religion 04/02/2009...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7: Etruscan Religion 04/02/2009 10:54:00 A. The Most Religious of Ancient Peoples- Livy Etruscans were supposed to be the most religious of all people Looked at reflected embodying the soul B. The Athrpa Mirror- Hellenistic Period, from Perugia, now in Berlin Hellenistic period- characterized by changes in art o Figures are elongated o Increase in females being sculpted nude Mirrors were enormously popular o Made of ivory and bone o Mirrors when polished you could see your reflection and on the other side were pictures carved in from religion o Were soul reflections o Athrpa- Greek divinity of fate 1. Turan, lover of Atune equal to Venus or Aphrodite Atune- Adonis didnt live very long o Love affair 2. The inevitability of fate- the nail of fate a. Temple of Fortuna at Volsinii- cella nail...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course CLAS 340b taught by Professor Sorin during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Lecture 7 Notes - Lecture 7: Etruscan Religion 04/02/2009...

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