A fourth-century BC settlement in the Upper Arno Valley that is important because it registers some of the early development of Etruscan identity in this area of North Etruria.
   See also CASENTINO.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • ARNO RIVER —    The river which forms the northern boundary of Etruria and whose catchment contains a number of smaller Etruscan settlements such as Artimino, Fiesole, and Arezzo, as well as the port of Pisa at its delta. The Arno rises in the Apennines on… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • CASENTINO —    The modern name for the Upper Arno Valley on the mountainous edge of northern Etruria in the Apennines. This area was primarily a ritual upland zone (e.g., Monte Falterona), with little economic infrastructure or developed Etruscan identity… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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