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Photo © Marcel Fagin
Photo © Marcel Fagin

10 things that you may not know about the Etruscans

Discover a civilisation that is still shrouded in mystery

For ten centuries, between the 10th and the 1st century BCE, the Etruscans occupied a vast area corresponding to modern-day Tuscany, western Umbria and central to southern Lazio while also pushing into northern and southern Italy. Traces of Etruscan civilisation have, in fact, been found in various areas of Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Veneto and Campania. This article presents you with 10 things that you may not know about the Etruscans, a people who everyone has heard of before but who few of us have taken the time to truly discover.

  • 1.
    Chickpea soup with spicy chestnut, rosemary, crispy potato and beets
  • 2.
    Buckwheat and nettle pasta with cauliflower and citrus fruits

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