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Ancient Umbria: State, Culture, and Identity in Central by Guy Bradley

By Guy Bradley

This publication, the 1st full-scale therapy of historical Umbria in any language, takes a balanced view of the region's historical past within the first millennium BC, targeting neighborhood activities and motivations up to the impression of out of doors affects and Roman guidelines.

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See, for instance, Snodgrass’s essay in the same volume. 19 I. Morris, ‘Archaeology and Archaic Greek History’, in N. R. E. Fisher and H. ), Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence (London and Swansea, ), –. Umbria before the Roman conquest  values, than a physical or institutional structure, represents a useful approach, and reminds us that we need to handle the evidence with care in order to trace these changes. 20 In fact, as we shall see, the signs of this process in Umbrian communities are spread over a considerable period.

R. Arena in PP  (), –. On the dedication ρηι µβρικ ς from Gravisca see M. Torelli, ‘Il santuario greco di Gravisca’, PP  (), –; H. Solin, ‘Sulle dediche greche di Gravisca’, PP  (), –. 61 Heurgon and Peyre, REL (), –. 63 Our other important source of information for local Umbrian identities in this period is the text of the Iguvine Tables, inscribed in the second century  or a few decades either side, but recording elements that must originate much earlier.

On the dedication ρηι µβρικ ς from Gravisca see M. Torelli, ‘Il santuario greco di Gravisca’, PP  (), –; H. Solin, ‘Sulle dediche greche di Gravisca’, PP  (), –. 61 Heurgon and Peyre, REL (), –. 63 Our other important source of information for local Umbrian identities in this period is the text of the Iguvine Tables, inscribed in the second century  or a few decades either side, but recording elements that must originate much earlier. Throughout the Tables reference is made to the Iguvine community (totar iiouinar in the genitive singular).

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