Nobody with a dream should come to Italy.
No matter how dead and buried the dream is thought to be, in Italy it will rise and walk again.
The Etruscans were city builders: here economic and political power were concentrated but arts and industries also developed. The Archeological site of Acquarossa has turned up some interesting buildings, consisting mainly of two or three room dwellings with an entry vestibule or a separate courtyard.
Antonioni, Fellini, Monicelli, Magni, Pasolini, Visconti are only some of the directors who have staged their films in Tuscia. Movies such as Django of Corbucci, Il Grande Duello of Giancarlo Santi were shot in these places. But not only Italian film directors have worked in Tuscia, Orson Wells Othello (1951), best movie at the 1952 5th Festival in Cannes, is one of the masterpieces of the international cinema that had Viterbo and its province as scenario…
During the week dedicated to the Etruscans, tourists had the opportunity to admire monuments through the historic walking tour arranged there. The tour started from the Amphitheatre. This structure was first considered Roman, but then later studies demonstrated that it belongs to the Etruscan culture as the Amphitheatre is completely carved in the tuff stones, typical from Sutri. It is, in fact, quite difficult to identify the structure from the outside as this appears to be a huge rock. The Amphitheatre dates back between the 2nd century BC and the 1st Century BC as declared by Archaeologists; it has an oval shape with an horizontal axis of 49mt and a vertical axis of 40mt…
Surrounded by the rivers Biedano, Rio Canale and Canal Martarello the wonderful Necropolis of Pian del Vescovo displays its magnificence
Many researchers would agree with the possibility of common characteristics between civilizations that develop even if far away from each other. They would have common thoughts regarding Cosmogony, Religiosity, the vision of the Sacred and the structure of the Celestial Universe, in other words they share somehow the disposition of the venerated Gods. It has also been assessed that many ancient divinities have in common features and their stories where they are the main protagonists…
Discover the ancient territory of Etruria.
History, Culture, Art, Mystery: the key words of our journey.
Etruscan Civilization and Culture through the Infographics of Etruscan Corner.
The ancient Etruscan City States with the Interactive Map of Etruscan Corner.
Etruscan Corner Gallery of Maps and Etruscan places