In Italy, the Iron Age was probably introduced by the Villanovan culture but this culture is otherwise considered a Bronze Age culture, while the following Etruscan civilization is regarded as part of Iron Age proper. The Etruscans Old Italic alphabet spread throughout Italy from the 8th century. The Etruscan Iron Age was then ended with the rise and conquest of the Roman Republic, which conquered the last Etruscan city of Velzna in 265 BC.
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Book Description Academic Press, London & New York, 1979 First Edition. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 1979. 4to. pp xxxi, 511. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered gilt on spine and on front cover. Copiously illustrated in black and white throughout. ISBN: 0125880200 Very good+ in slightly used and slightly sunned, close very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # C39828
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Book Description Academic Press, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Former owner's name on inner cover. Very minor shelfwear to book. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Very light edgewear to extremities of DJ. ; 542 pages; Spans the period between the emergence of Italy from its Bronze Age to the height of the ensuing Iron Age-- and beyond, to the contemporaries of the fifth-century Athenians and of the Celts in Europe. Contributors examine the nature and importance of the many transformations that took place in this period: population growth, diversification of the economy, expansion of the market system, urbanization, the hardening of differences in social class-- and between North and south Italy, changing attitudes to wealth and to material resources generally, the evolution of art and sculpture, architecture and town planning, the role of religion and linguistic developments. Bookseller Inventory # 3103