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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 011 00 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 11.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Includes area of Etruscan culture in central Italy, particularly the confederation of 12 or 13 city states: Arretium, Caisra, Clevsin, Curtun, Perusna, Pupluna, Veii, Tarchna, Vetluna, Volterra, Velzna, Velch, and Rusellae. Etruscans possibly arrived from Asia Minor in 9th century BCE, or were of local origins; modern scholars believe they include early Villanovan culture; economy was based on agriculture, mining iron and copper, and harvesting forests; was noted as fierce maritime power; flourished in the 7th-3rd centuries BCE, culture had been absorbed by Roman culture by 1st century BCE.

Names:
Etruria (preferred,C,O)  ............ Roman name
Rashna (H,V)  ............ Etruscan variant name for Rasna, believed to be Etruscan name for their lands
Rasna (H,V)  ............ believed to be the Etruscan name for their lands; according to Dionysius of Halicarnassus, they called themselves Rasenna
Tuscia (H,O)  ............ Roman variant name for the area

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  ........  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italian Peninsula (peninsula)  ........  Italian Peninsula (peninsula) (P)
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  ............  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Italy (nation)  ........  Italy (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities)  ............  Etruria (former group of nations/states/cities) (P)

Place Types:
former group of nations/states/cities (preferred, C)
historical region (C)
confederation (H)
Etruscan (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Etruria..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/16/98
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 381
Rashna..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/16/98
Rasna..........  [VP]
..............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/16/98
Tuscia..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/16/98
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 11/16/98
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 381
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)
..........  Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1979)
..........  TCI: Toscana (1984)

 

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