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The Romans and the Etruscans

The Romans and the Etruscans

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will provide an introduction to the Etruscans and the Romans

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Reconstruction of an Etruscan Temple, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Villa_Giulia_ricostruzione_del_tempio_etrusco_03.JPG, Peplos Kore, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ACMA_679_Kore_1.JPG,  Image of Apulu from Portonaccio Temple, Veii, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GiorcesVeiiApollo1.jpg, Image of Etruscan Arch, Perugia, Photo by Marc Liger, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perugiaarcoetrusco.jpg

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