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Accommodating the divine: The form and function of religious buildings in Latial and Etruscan settlements c.900-500 B.C.

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This thesis examines the changing form and function of non-funerary cult buildings in early Latial and Etruscan settlements in order to better describe and understand the advent of monumental temples in the archaeological record. It draws on a significant quantity of material excavated in the past forty years and developments in relevant theoretical frameworks to reconstruct the changing appearance of cult buildings from huts to shrines and temples (Chapters 2 to 4), and to place monumental e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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