An Italian farmer plowing a field near the small town of Umbria, central part of the country when he found under the plow some emptiness. Arrived at the place of discovery, archaeologists quite quickly realized. The Etruscans, it is one of the most mysterious people in the European culture. The flowering of their culture began about 900 BC and lasted for nearly five centuries.
The Etruscans are famous for their art, they were good farmers, able to skillfully handle the metals and shunned trade with other nations. That is why their culture is heavily influenced by its neighbors. Perhaps they brought wine to the territory of modern France and teach the Romans to build their famous road. Read the rest of this entry »