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  Etruria - LoveToKnow 1911
ETRURIA, an ancient district of Italy, the extent of which varied considerably, and, especially in the earliest periods, is very difficult to define (see section Language).
The authentic history of Etruria is very meagre, and consists mainly in the story of its relations with Carthage, Greece and Rome.
In 474 the Etruscan fleet was destroyed by Hiero I. of Syracuse; Etruria Circumpadana was occupied by the Gauls, the Campanian cities by the Samnites, who took Capua (see Campania) in 423, and in 396, after a ten years' siege, Veii fell to the Romans.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Etruria   (547 words)

 Stipula - Etruria
The extraordinary lushness of the Etruscan countryside also inspires the pen's finishing touches, which are characterized by a leaf motif, symbol of the continuance of life and the alternation of the seasons.
Near the lip, between two Sterling silver rings, the pen cap is adorned with a vermeil strip of feuille aigue decoration in geometric, highly stylized forms in accordance with the canons of the Florentine jewelers' style.
Etruria is now also available as a cap roller, with a special metal point with vertical chasing to exalt its luster and create a play of silver and gold tones that echoes the colors of the nib of the fountain pen version.
www.airlineintl.com /stipula/stipula_classicetruria.htm   (314 words)

 Etruria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Etruria — usually referred to in Greek and Latin source texts as Tyrrhenia — was a region of Central Italy, located in an area that covered part of what now are Tuscany, Latium, Emilia-Romagna and Umbria.
The ancient inhabitants of Etruria are labelled Etruscans and their complex culture was centered on numerous city-states that rose during the Villanovan period in the ninth century BC and were very powerful during the Orientalizing and Archaic periods.
The classical name Etruria was revived in the early 19th century, applied to the Kingdom of Etruria, an ephemeral creation of Napoleon I of France in Tuscany which existed from 1801 to 1807.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Etruria   (299 words)

 FOUNTAIN PEN DOMAIN ~ Stipula Etruria ~ Stipula Fountain Pen Roller Ball Ball Point   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Etruria is the pen collection historically most representative of Stipula: invoking the beautiful colors and sophisticated decoration from its Tuscan roots, or the region also known as “Etruria” during ancient times.
Etruria is the fountain pen that most characterizes the tradition and fine craftsmanship of Stipula.
With soft, muted tones painting winter colours on its multi-hued barrel, the Etruria d'Inverno is a distinctive transformation from the warm color of amber celluloid to the brisk blue and sterling silver decoration, while retaining the classic details of the Etruria.
www.penseller.com /pages/stipetruria.htm   (653 words)

 Last train to Etruria | Guardian daily comment | Guardian Unlimited
For Etruria too, in those days, was a place of consequence, created by one entrepreneur and later developed by others as a powerhouse of art and industry.
He named the place Etruria out of his long admiration for the Etruscan culture, and commemorated his creation by firing a set of celebratory vases in the Etruscan style, which he decorated with the legend: Artes Etruriae Renascuntur (the Arts of Etruria Reborn).
All that remains today is the Etruria Industrial Museum, occupying what was once another thriving Etruria enterprise: Jesse and Henry B Shirley's Etruscan Bone and Flint Mill, which still operates for visitors during the summer.
www.guardian.co.uk /comment/story/0,3604,1644025,00.html   (624 words)

 Etruria: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Etruria was not a colony, it was a slowly developed...language of the old aboriginals of southern Etruria, just as the religion is in all probability...
She appeared as the Queen of Etruria and again became the talk of the town, but it was not the same...
...the territory of the Etruscans, known as Etruria to the Latins, was northwest of the Tiber...declined during the 5th and 4th cent.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/101243215   (1517 words)

 The History of Etruria
On the border between Etruria and Latium, a new danger had also appeared: the city of Rome which, once dominated and ruled by an Etruscan dynasty, had gained its independence, and gone on the attack.
United Etruria was militarily more powerful and and more populous than Rome but the religious alliance of the twelve did not extend to mutual political or military support.
The attitude of Rome against Etruria is worthy of consideration It is true that by romanisation the language and religion of Etruria were slowly eroded away- but this was a gradual and continuous process.
www.mysteriousetruscans.com /history4.html   (932 words)

 BBC Stoke & Staffordshire Faith - Etruria Chapel
Etruria Chapel has been part of the local community for just short of a century, but it has been revealed that this once beautiful building is shortly due to close.
The Methodists of Etruria were active at the end of the 18th Century, but soon felt the need for a building to support their work.
It grew, but even at the end of the 19th century it was recorded as being a beautiful place, with bluebells and flberries, as well as willow trees.
www.bbc.co.uk /stoke/faith/2004/04/etruria.shtml   (411 words)

 Luna, Etruria - WCD (Wiki Classical Dictionary)
The most northerly city of Etruria was Luna (present-day Luni), a town of the Apuani.
It stood, indeed, on the very frontier, on the left bank of the Macra, which formed the north-western boundary of that land.
After his death, the quarries of Luna became imperial property in B.C. From that time forth, it has been in use for statuary, as well as for architectural decoration; and from the Apollo Belvidere to the Triumphs of Thorwaldsen, "the stone that breathes and struggles" in immortal art, has been chiefly the marble of Luna.
www.ancientlibrary.com /wcd/Luna,_Etruria   (1367 words)

 Etruria Properties, Inc. Real Estate Investors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Etruria Properties, Inc., represents a FHA/HUD Direct Lender where the mortgage is insured by FHA, however this is conventional financing and as a result, subsidy requirements, affordable housing percentages, low/middle income requ
Disclaimer: Etruria Properties, Incorporated, has provided this website as a service to our clients, customers and those members of the community who are seeking general information.
Etruria Properties, Incorporated, disclaims any and all representations as to the accuracy of this information.
www.etruria-properties.com /RealEstateInvestors   (539 words)

 The History of Etruria
It was Etruria that first gave the Italic peoples the urge to conquer and dominate the sea.
The treaty between Etruria and Carthage was renewed and the alliance made yet closer.
For Etruria the sea to the west was again open, and they made good use of it.
www.mysteriousetruscans.com /history3.html   (1724 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Etruria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Etruscan s believed that the gods manifested their nature and will in every aspect of the natural world, such that every bird and berry was a potential source of knowledge of the gods.
According to the historian Livy, when the rule of the Bacchiadae in Corinth was overthrown (c.657 BC) by the tyrant Cypselus, Demaratus, a Corinthian noble, migrated to Tarquinii, Etruria, where he married into one of the...
Chiusi was one of the 12 sovereign towns of ancient Etruria; its semilegendary king Lars Porsena is said to have marched from there against Rome (c.500 BC).
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Etruria&StartAt=11   (790 words)

 Etruria Park
Etruria park laid out in Etruria Valley at the start of the 20th century opposite Josiah Wedgwood's Etruria pottery works and
In the park is a fountain (1904) presented by the Shirley brothers (Henry and Jessie) of Etruria bone and flint mill and a plaque erected in 1953 to commemorate Henry Wedgwood's photographic achievements.
The park was built next to St. Matthews church on a triangle of land between Lord Street, Etruria Vale Road and the Trent and Mersey Canal.
www.thepotteries.org /parks/etruria   (174 words)

An alternative explaination, that fits better a river-name, is from the IE root *grem- 'damp, to sink', with the shift *g>k that is compatible with the presence of the "Pelasgians" on the south coastal part of Etruria.
In this case, it is likely that in Etruria they simply adopted the place-names they found, probably adapting them in their language.
This "Ligurian" stratum could explain at least one place-name in northern Etruria, and is not in contrast with many others.
digilander.libero.it /toponomastica/etruria.html   (5900 words)

 Stipula - Etruria 991
In 1991, Stipula presented "Etruria," a fountain pen in cellulose acetate named for the ancient land in which it was created.
The ancient Etruscans settled these lands, now known as Tuscany, where they practiced their sophisticated metal casting techniques, creating objects that are the essence of craft excellence.
The special Tenth Anniversary edition of "Etruria" is produced in a limited series of 991 singly numbered fountain pens.
www.airlineintl.com /stipula/stipula_etruria.htm   (174 words)

 Northern Etruria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
One of the major centres of Northern Etruria is Bologna, or Felsina in Etruscan, and this was a city which flourished during the fifth century with the Certosa culture, characterised by carved stelae, Etruscan bronzes, vases and numerous Etruscan inscriptions.
The other major centres of Padan Etruria are not well known, due to their limited period of occupation.
Epigraphic inscriptions testify to the cohabitation and intermarriage of Celts and Etruscans.
www.myssteriousetruscans.com /northern.html   (337 words)

 Stipula Etruria Demonstrator
Something about the Etruria captured my enduring affection when the pen was introduced in its original brown/gold celluloid several years ago.
Based on the larger-sized Etruria (my original celluloid Etruria is the smaller model, better for my mid-sized hands), it gave me a tish of concern originally because I was afraid it might be too big for me to use comfortably.
But it's been fine; I can't swear to it, because I don't have the big Etruria in celluloid to compare it with, but I think it may be a little bit lighter, which helps make up for the larger-sized section and barrel length.
www.stylophilesonline.com /04-05/04demo.htm   (957 words)

The brief but unimpressive Etruscan recovery in the 4th century B.C. was not quite enough to stave off a future superpower: the Romans.
During the important Villanovan Period, Etruscan society saw the onset of great wealth, social stratification, and a cultural explosion thanks to the migrating Greeks.
All that remains of this mysterious civilization are funerary art and inscriptions found in their elaborate underground tombs.
www.suite101.com /reference/etruria   (191 words)

 Egyptian Magic, Inc., Signs Etruria Group as Exclusive Scandinavian Distributor for Egyptian Magic Skin Cream
Etruria Group (http://www.etruria.com) CEO Annika Westman said she was equally excited to add Egyptian Magic to Etruria's line of cosmetics and health products, as well as selling it online through the Accessora online boutique (http://www.accessora.se).
Etruria Group is a beauty and accessory brand distributor on the Scandinavian market, representing a select group of brands and products with strong brand value or a unique design or function.
Etruria Group enters partnerships with suppliers that offer exclusive distribution and long term partnership, as well as co-operations that include distribution, marketing and brand communications.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2006/3/emw362035.htm   (493 words)

 Piccolo Hotel Etruria - Affittacamere - Siena - Toscana - Italia - Tuscany - Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Piccolo Hotel Etruria is a family-run establishment located in the historic center of Siena just 50 meters from the famous Piazza del Campo and near the Cathedrale and all the city museums.
Free parking is available along Viale Vittorio Veneto near the Medici Fortress, about 600 meteres from the hotel.However, it is possible to load and unload luggage in front of the hotel by entering through the city gate calledPorta Romana.
Adjacent to the Piccolo Hotel Etruria is (LA BUCA DI PORSENNA) restaurant, where you can savour traditionalSienese recipes in the suggestive grotto made of "tufo" earth and arched brick ceilings.
www.hoteletruria.com /index_eng.php   (180 words)

 South Etruria Enhancement Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The South (east) Etruria area north of Rome is one of the most significant areas for the formation of European civilisation.
The department of archaeology in Cambridge has participated in the Tiber valley project, and provided the principal investigators for the Nepi Project and the Mapping the Lower Tiber catchment project.
The South Etruria survey: why apply GIS?' In Bietti, A., Cazzella, A, Johnson, I. and Voorrips, A. (eds.) Theoretical and Methodological Problems.
www.arch.cam.ac.uk /projects/etruria   (321 words)

 HOLIDAY IN TUSCANY - ITALY HOLIDAY ACCOMODATION "Etruria Residence" - San Vincenzo Tuscany - tuscany ...
Run directly by the owners, the Residence Etruria is located in a modern building in the higher part of San Vincenzo around 800 metres from the sea and the centre of the town.
Far from the traffic and noise of the centre, the Residence Etruria offers its guests a peaceful stay with all modern comforts.
The Residence Etruria is open all year around: the climate is generally mild; those few rainy days offer you a unique pleasure of getting to know the Costa degli Etruschi in its wintry guise.
www.etruriaresidence.com /INGLESE/index.asp   (202 words)

 Etruria, Staffordshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Etruria is a district of Stoke-on-Trent to the west of the city's main town of Hanley.
Opened by Josiah Wedgwood in 1769, it was named after the Italian district of Etruria, home of the Etruscan people who were renowned for their artistic products.
Much of Etruria became derelict with the move of the Wedgwood works and the partial closure of the steelworks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Etruria,_Staffordshire   (242 words)

 Etruria and Josiah Wedgwood
Etruria Hall - the home of Josiah Wedgwood and his family.
By the Trent and Mersey Canal - the journey to the sea.
Etruria Hall in the 1st half of the nineteenth century
www.thepotteries.org /walks/etruria   (380 words)

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The terracotta device was intended to match up with another half, presumably in Etruria.
The Iguvine Tablets, for example, in the Umbrian language, are 'quasi-bilingual', written partly in the Etruscan and partly in a Latin alphabet, and resemble religious inscriptions of Etruria in both structure and content.
The famous Bucchero earthenware which is most often associated with the Etruscans, became common between about the 7th and early 5th century BCE.
www.lycos.com /info/etruscans--bc-etruria.html   (272 words)

 Etruria et Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Maior
I note that Etruria put their inductrial machine at their disposal, but did not supply combatant men as it had previously done since the outbreak of the Second Punic War.
This amply demonstrates 2 things: not only that the workshops of the several cities of the dodecapoli were flourishing but further, that they possessed the technology to satisfy the demands made of the ships by a (then) modern naval war.
Etruria, in my opinion, answered to the demand for Scipio because it saw a good opportunity to demonstrate to Rome and to its Italic allies that its industrial arsenal were still strong, modern, efficient, technologically advanced and quick to respond.
www.ancientworlds.net /aw/Post/95486   (1356 words)

 Etruria - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Etruria, ancient country, W central Italy, now forming Tuscany and part of Umbria.
And they did it all hundreds of years before the Romans got their act together.
Dennis of Etruria: a celebration.(Special Section: A Celebration of 1848)(George Dennis' book 'The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria')
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Etruria.html   (403 words)

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