PULTUCE

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • CASTUR AND PULTUCE —    The divine twins corresponding to the Greek Dioskouroi (Kastor and Polydeuces) and the Roman Castor and Pollux, also known as the Tinas Cliniar. This pair is very frequently incised on Etruscan mirrors, facilitated artistically by the symmetry …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Castor and Pollux — For other uses, see Castor and Pollux (disambiguation). Pair of Roman statuettes (3rd century AD) depicting the Dioscuri as horsemen, with their characteristic skullcaps (Metropolitan Museum of Art) In Greek and Roman mythology, Castor ( …   Wikipedia

  • List of Etruscan mythological figures — This is a list of deities and legendary figures found in the Etruscan mythology. The names below were taken mainly from Etruscan picture bilinguals , which are Etruscan call outs on art depicting mythological scenes or motifs. Several different… …   Wikipedia

  • Etruscan language — Language spoken by the ancient people of Etruria in what is now Italy. Its proposed relations with the Indo European family have not been generally accepted, and Etruscan remains a linguistic isolate (i.e., unrelated to any other language). Known …   Universalium

  • Liste des noms étrusques pour les héros grecs — Ce document est une liste des noms étrusques pour les heros grecs. Il s agit d une liste partielle des noms en relation avec la Liste des figures mythologiques étrusques, avec le nom grec placé en premier. Achille Achle, Achile. Le légendaire… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ETRUSCAN ATHLETICS —    These activities, associated with men and undertaken when naked, are depicted on mirrors and in wall paintings of tombs from about the sixth century BC onward (although it is important to understand that this does not represent the beginning… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CASTOR —    In Roman mythology, together with Pollux, one of the Dioscuri, the divine twins, identified with the Etruscan Castur and Pultuce …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • DIOSCURI —    The twin sons of Zeus and Leda, translated into Etruscan in the late sixth century as Tinas cliniiar, or separately in the fifth century as Castur and Pultuce. They appear separately or as pairs, wearing a hat, as a master or horses, or… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • DIVINITIES —    The Etruscan pantheon was arranged in a precise hierarchical cosmology that can be partly understood from literary sources, inscriptions, and iconography. One important artifact is the model liver of Piacenza, which shows firsthand the spatial …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • POLLUX —    In Roman mythology, together with Castor, he is one of the Dioscuri, the divine twins, identified with the Etruscan Castur and Pultuce …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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