The ancient worlds:  

Maps of the Antique
Mediterranean Sea

     The Etruscans
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    Etruscan Art
    Language and Writing

12th to 8th century B.C.: Early Villanovian, then Villanovian Civilization
7th century B.C: The Dodecapole
The Etruscans adopt the greek model on the military as well as artistic field (Etrusco-Corinthian ceramics), for agriculture, etc. The Etruscan alphabet is in use. Foundation of the Etruscan Dodecapole.
615-509 B.C.: The Etruscan dynasty of Tarquins rules in Rome.
600-480 B.C.: The summit of Etruscan civilization
600 B.C.: Foundation of Capua and the Campanian Dodecapole, settlements in the Po valley.
535 B.C.: The Etruscans and the Carthaginians together drive out the Greeks of Corsica, but Etruria's domination on the sea regresses.
480-350 av. J.C.: Changes and decline
480-453 B.C.: the Etruscans are beaten by the Greeks of Syracuse at Himera, Cumes, Elba.
414 B.C.: the Etruscans ally with Athenians in the disastrous expedition of Sicily.
421 B.C.: Capoue is overtaken by Samnites.
411 B.C.: The trade between the northern cities and Athens decline.
400-350 B.C.: The Gallic tribes invade the north and conquer Mantova, then Milano and Bologna. In the south, the Romans destroy Veies.
340-10 B.C.: Roman domination
351 B.C.: Rome ensures its domination after having eliminated the Latin, Samnite and Etruscan forces.
294-264 B.C.: the Romans rule over all Etruria.
88 B.C.: the Etruscans become Roman citizen.
27 B.C.: Etruria is the seventh region of the Roman administration under Augustus.