The name of a significant Etruscan descent group from North Etruria.
   See also ASCIANO.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

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  • Greenland — • An island stretching from within the Arctic Circle south to about 59 degrees N. latitude, being between 20 degrees and 75 degrees W. longitude Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Greenland     Greenland …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ASCIANO —    An Archaic and Hellenistic settlement on the eastern edge of the boundary region between the cities of Arezzo, Cortona, Chiusi, and Volterra in northern Etruria near the Val di Chiana. The cemeteries are well known for the long term… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • DESCENT GROUP —    The important constituent part of Etruscan social structure, which represented the family through time and was extensively celebrated in ancestral cults. Studies of burial groups may give an indication of the precise formation of the descent… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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