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Study Guide Questions

1.     The Etruscans established their domain in the region known as ________________ .
2.     According to the Greek historian , Herodotus, _________________ of Lydia fled the famine of his own country and founded the Etruscan race around the 13th Century B.C.
3.     Scholars have found that each major Etruscan center was preceded by a(n) ______________________ [Greek/Villanovan/Egyptian] settlement.
4.     The Etruscans did not recognize the practice of religion, nor did they worship any gods. True or false?
5.     Briefly describe the activities that took place each year at the festival for the confederation of Etruscan city-states.
6.     What were "lucumones"?
7.     By 600 B.C., the Etruscans began moving southward to conquer the towns of _______________.
8.     What were some of the things that contributed to the Etruscans' success in battle?
9.     Why were the Etruscans especially known for their craftsmanship?
10.     The structure of Etruscan society was based on _______________________ .
11.     What are "sarcophagi"?
12.     "Bucchero" was a special type of __________________ [jewelry/architecture/ceramic] invented by the Etruscans.
13.     Most of what we know about the Etruscans has been learned by studying their ________________ [manuscripts/art/sunken ships].
14.     Briefly discuss ways in which the Etruscans were an advanced civilization
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