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    In ancient Italy, before the Romans risen, there was the Etruscans. This civilization occupied the central region of the Italian peninsula, in the tenth century BCE; they have settled down in now called the regions of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, Italy. Moreover, The Etruscan civilization shaped the early Roman society before they were conquered and absorbed; they made a profound influence to the Romans in which the Roman society adopted features and cultures such as artistic traditions , engineering , religion rituals , urban planning and many other things. In the seventh and sixth centuries BCE, the Etruscans accumulated a significant wealth through mining metals , and the people developed a skill of metalworking which they excelled at. Moreover, the Etruscan is distinct than any other cultures…

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    Greek Pottery Analysis

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    the amphora. Painstakingly, he began to use the black pigment to paint the black figure of the warrior leaving home on his chariot, accompanied by other men and horses. Then he carefully painted the victorious Theseus with his arms around the Minotaur, adding detail with red and white pigment. After firing the jar for the final time, the artist packaged the jar and then haggled with a successful trader to earn a fair price for his vase. Because Greek pottery, and especially Athenian pottery,…

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    known as the Etruscans, a typically overlooked people that laid the foundation for Rome to rise as one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen. Etruscan people lived amongst the hills and central plains in Italy from around 900 to 400 BC. While their culture and way of life appear to be mysterious, thousands of translatable Etruscan texts as well as outside observations survive today to lend insight on the Etruscans. They are not as forgotten as most would assume, in fact, the amount…

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    Etruscan Mirrors Vs. Cloud Gate Modern versus Ancient, 2006 versus 300 B.C. and in some regards a culture versus a culture. The two pieces of art at face value are inconceivable to compare and seem distinctively different. Though, many differences there are a few similarities between the two pieces of art; The Etruscan Mirrors and The Cloud Gate that stem beyond the looks and into the symbolism and meaning for creation and the attempted message that the artists were trying to convey.…

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    The Tomb of the Augurs (main & right wall, Monterozzi necropolis, Tarquinia 520 BCE) depicts an elaborate ritual ceremony in which funerary games took place in honor of the dead. The entirety of this tomb consists of four walls, however, the artist(s) is unknown. The city of Tarquinia is one of the most powerful and prominent Etruscan centers known for its many fresco painted chamber tombs.0 An augur is a roman priest, however the Etruscan augur is an official who closely watches the game taking…

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    People in ancient times formed many ancient civilizations in the ancient world. They needed five things to have a good civilization. Those five things were a stable food supply, specialization of labor, cullure, social classes and the one that I find the most important, government. All the governments that ancient Rome,ancient Greece, and ancient China had were all good and proved themselves worthy of that term. In ancient Rome there were many rulers before their republic democracy. They had a…

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    For a long time, little was known about this mysterious civilization that lived many years ago. With what we found in the tombs of the Etruscans tells us a lot of how they lived and what they believed in. The Etruscans had an obsession with the burial of their dead. This tells us a lot of how they thought and how they perceived death. Historians learned a lot about this ancient civilization from inscriptions and what they discovered in many of the Etruscan tombs. There are many known…

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    while I had to lack after the savage who was a fireman…to look at him was edifying as seeing a dog in a parody of breeches and a feather hat, walking on his hind legs…he was useful and had been instructed (www.SparkNotes.com).” As a result, it seemed that no matter how educated the Natives became, they were still seen as being a lesser people to the whites. From racism, the idea of civilization vs. uncivilized life came about. Conrad used the “light and dark” difference regarding this. The…

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    Within civilizations there are many similarities and differences. Case in point, geography, social structure, political and governmental systems, economy, technology and culture. For example, Shang and Zhou China, and the Nile River valley. These two civilizations are filled with these types of differences. The geography of China varies differently of that of Egypt. Which in turn, led these independent civilizations to take different paths in culture and other aspects. China, for instance, has…

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    By nature. The beast was amongst them the entire time they had been alive, it was only illuminated when they had become desperate for survival and had been separated from the grownups. Monstrosity surrounding them and quickly overtaking their spirits entirely until all the boys thoughts had been composed with the need for meat, power, and blood. “We humans fear the beast within the wolf because we do not understand the beast within ourselves” (Levy 84). Uncontrollable evil lurks within us all,…

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