Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: April 7, 2003

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Worksheet #14
Chapter 6: Etruscan Art

Read the articles regarding Etruscan religion at www.isa.it/tuscia/english/history/etrus6.htm and at www.mysteriousetruscans.com/religion.html.

Describe the Greek relationship with their gods, and the Roman attitude towards religion. Compare the beliefs of the Greeks and Romans to the religious beliefs of the Etruscans. How would you describe the Etruscan's relationship with their gods?

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Describe the practice of divination. For what purposes did the Etruscans practice divination?

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Compare and contrast the Apollo from Veii to a Greek Kouros figure.

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Describe the typical Etruscan temple. How does it differ from a Greek temple? Are there any similarities?

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What do these comparisons reveal to you about the Etruscan civilization?

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