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Ahybridofdemonictypes thatplaguethedeadinthe

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Unformatted text preview: wolf is known to be Etruscan; the suckling infants date from the Renaissance Etruscan Sculpture Etruscan Sculpture Chimera, Arezzo (Italy), 5th to 4th century, bronze Bronze monster with a lion’s head, a serpent’s tail, and a second head of a goat, whose right horn is sized by the serpent Egyptian or Mesopotamian influences? A hybrid of demonic types that plague the dead in the underworld Roman Territorial Expansion Roman Territorial Expansion Republican Rome Republican Rome According to tradition, Rome was founded in 753 B.C.E.; remained a monarchy until 509 B.C.E., when the last of the Roman kings was expelled and it became a republic Subsequent rise to a regional and, ultimately, to a world power; neighboring tribes were subjected, Greeks settlers and Etruscans were absorbed A major Roman competitor was Carthage, which was defeated by Rome as an outcome of the Punic Wars (264­146 B.C.E.), paving the way for Roman dominance in in the Mediterranean Roman skills in administration, building of infrastructure (roads, harbors, foundation of new cities), foundation of Western concepts of law and government; calendar, language, some religious ideas Roman admiration for Greek culture and art; Greece conquered by Rome; Shiploads of Greek marble and bronze sculptures arrive in Rome, later followed by Greek artists and scholars; Romans start reproducing Greek art on large scale Republican Rome Republican Rome Head of a Roman, ca. 80 B.C.E., marble Not an...
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