Etruscan Discipline

Etruscan Discipline

The Etruscan Discipline is the complex of all spiritual magic techniques and principles the Etruscans used to embrace for their society.

The religiosity was based on two aspects that were the sacred and the divination.

The Sacred aspect was based on the celestial TEMPLUM (augural doctrine of the TEMPLUM). This was an accurate symbolic model of the sacred place where Gods would be living; the Etruscans used to follow this model to build their settlements…

Etruscan Books Rituales

Etruscan Books Rituales

The Etruscan books were texts full of principles created to guide the society, the politics, and the religious life of the Etruscans. Subsequently during the first century BC, these books were translated in latin by Tarquinius Priscus (Libri Tarquitani) and re-examined by Cicero (De Divinatione)… The Rituales bookswere a collection of rituals for the creation of cities, temples, and houses. In these books were written all rules that governed the organisation of politics, religiousity, the army for the good of the community and not least the methods to adopt for wars or peace treaties…

Etruscans Portrait Etruscan Faces

Etruscans Portrait Etruscan Faces

In 1989 appeared in the libraries the collection of books ‘’Millelire’’ an initiative proposed by ‘’Stampa Alternativa Edizioni’’. Among its publications there is a curious book titled Ritratti Etruschi (Etruscan portraits) written by the roman photographer Marco Delogu. This composition is part of a broader project focused on the association of different individual portraits and their common experiences…

Etruscans and the Water

Etruscans and the Water

The concept of water as principle for life was first coined by the Babylonians and later on passed to other civilizations. Water was considered a sacred element and the origin of every form of life. Thus, it was associated to feminine fertility; the foetus grows in the water of the mother’s womb.
The Etruscans had a profound spiritual relationship with the water. Their bound with water involved cults practised in forests near water springs, the construction of sacred altars, and worship toward trees, stones and animals. An example is the circle of stones…

The Mysterious Etruscans

The Mysterious Etruscans

The Mysterious Etruscans The ancient Greeks used to call them Tyrrheni, Romans would call them Etruscans or Tuscians but, in their own language they would call themselves Rasenians. This civilization appeared three thousand years ago on the Tyrrhenian coast line to...