Etruscans: Myth, Archaeology and Civilization


The Etruscans were a pre-Indo-European population living in the Italic peninsula in the first millennium BCE. One of the most important and fascinating civilizations of the ancient world, which deeply influenced the Classical world and the Mediterranean basin. The class involves archaeological studies and comparative analyses of pre-urban and urban settlements, the necropoleis, art, art history, iconography and archaeological remains of the Etruscan and pre-Roman Italic world. Use of digital technologies for the study of Etruscan cities and landscape with a specific focus on the Etruscan city of Vulci. Not open to students who have taken Classical Studies 198.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CLST 241
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring