A prominent descent group of Veii of which one member is mentioned by Livy in the conflict over the city of Fidenae, and others can be traced among the dedications to Menrva at Veii.

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  • 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

  • VEII —    This key Etruscan city of South Etruria was the largest (approximately 190 hectares), most dominant settlement in its landscape and was located only 17 kilometers from Rome. The Final Bronze Age occupation is difficult to establish compared… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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