LA CITTÀ DI ROMA FONDATA DAGLI ETRUSCHI?
un saggio di Massimo Pittau. Many Greek authors, at that time also psychologically and culturally captivated by the power of the Roman rulers, competed in demonstrating that in reality Rome was a “Greek foundation”. One of the most important of these authors, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, let out reluctantly the sentence: “several writers told that Rome itself was a Tyrrhenian city”(that is, Etruscan). Well, much consistent linguistic evidence does demonstrate that in fact Rome was founded by Etruscans and not by Latins or Sabines.
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