Iphigenia Aulidensis on Etruscan Urns from Perugia

L. Bouke Meer (van der)

pp. 119-136, Figg. 2, Tav. 1


It has often been noticed that there is a strong congruence between thè occurrence of certain series of mythological representations on Hellenistic Etruscan urns in North Etruria and the interest of Roman poets and audiences in tragedies with a Trojan or Theban theme in the late republican period, particularly in the second century B.C. The similarity in preferences have not yet been explained satisfactorily. […]

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