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    DescriptionThe Etruscans, whose culture flourished in Italy from the late eighth century BC to the first century BC, produced some of the most sumptious bronze and silver mirrors found in the ancient Mediterranean. Mirrors with relief decorations on their reverse sides are extremely rare and uniquely Etruscan. Their designs inform us about artistic styles and supplement our understanding of Etruscan culture and taste. The subjects illustrated on the mirrors give us important insights into Etruscan mythology, beliefs and cultural values, filling the vacuum left by the loss of most of their literary record.


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    Title
    Discs of Splendor
    Subtitle
    The Relief Mirrors of the Etruscans
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Patricia A. Rosenmeyer
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 204 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 953 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780299189907
    ISBN 10: 0299189902
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAR
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
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    BIC subject category V2: AC
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    BIC subject category V2: WFL
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, ART026000, ART015060
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAR, 1DS
    DC22: 733/.4
    LC classification: NK7907.2 .C37 2003
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    LC classification: NK7907.2.C
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    Thema V1.0: AGA, WF, NHD, NHC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    8 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Imprint name
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Publication date
    31 October 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Wisconsin