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foundations of Roman Italy

Joshua Whatmough

foundations of Roman Italy

by Joshua Whatmough

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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StatementJoshua Whatmough.
SeriesMethuen"s handbooks of archaeology
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Open LibraryOL13885717M

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Foundations of Roman Italy New edition by Joshua Whatmough (Author) ISBN Format: Library Binding. This book presents a picture of pre-Roman Italy as complete and as faithful as modern discovery could make it, when it was originally published in The evidence of archaeology is combined with the testimony of historical tradition and non-Latin dialects in a balanced account of elements no less diverse than those of modern by: The Foundations of Roman Italy, indeed, although repeatedly delayed until after the completion of the Prae- Italic Dialects (which was over four years in printing), was conceived during the visits to Italy and Sicily which I made for the purposes of my other book.

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Introduction --Italy: the land --Italy: Prehistoric peoples and their civilizations --Italy: ancient tribes and their dialects --Liguria --Transpadane Gaul --Venetia and the Raeti --The Regio Aemilia, the Ager Gallicus, and Umbria --Etruria and the Faliscans --Picenum --The Latins and neighbouring tribes --Samnium and the central Italic tribes: Campania --Apulia and Calabria.

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