Etruscology


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Etruscology

the study of Etruscan civilization, especially its artifacts and language. — Etruscologist, n.
See also: Antiquity
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The historiographical chapters by Briquel and Haack--which bookend the volume--skilfully illustrate why the Etruscans and Etruscology are so distinctive; their entire history of reception and study is linked to 'otherness'--of differentiating between Roman and non-Roman visions of Italy, or between Eastern and Western origins of European civilisation.
In this sense, the most obvious omission is some exploration of what defines the Etruscans or coheres Etruscology.
Prof Claudio di Palma of Florence, a specialist on Etruscology, had indicated his willingness to lecture in South Africa; interested universities were to contact Prof Kriel.
The birth and development of Etruscology is the product of continuous interaction among scholars of many nations.
This is inevitably because Etruscology and Mesoamerican and Roman archaeology are intrinsically shaped by such texts.
If not in the next international congress of classical archaeology, then in seminars on Roman, Italian or Greek archaeology, computer methods and quantitative applications, pottery, European archaeology or Etruscology.
But most scholars of Etruscology, such as Massimo Pallottino (1975: 26, 32), have found much to admire in Dennis' work.