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SOCIAL STUDIES DIARY

The Lost Civilizations of the Etruscans

Today I completed Chapter Nine that focuses on Etruscan influences on the urbanization of Rome. This is the first chapter in Part III of my manuscript. The Etruscans were a very mysterious, but advanced people who tended to reflect elements of a Maritine international culture that they carried to surrounding tribes including the Latins.  Read More 
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Dynneson's Unpublished Poems

Okay, I am a closet poet and I have been for many years. I do not publish my poems because I do not claim to be a poet, but I'm hooked. I have published a few on this web site and I may publish more as time goes by. But in the mean time,  Read More 
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King and Tribes

Late this after noon we (Barbara and I) finished editing Chapter Eight. Early, about two seeks ago I finished Chapter Seven on the Roman Kings. Chapter Eight is especially important as it described the transformation from kinship, or tribal, relationships, to citizenship relationships. All of these chapter contain a Discussion section at the end  Read More 
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Roman Republic Civism - Update

This week I completed my draft of Chapter Seven entitled: Kings of the Sacred City. This chapter tells the story of the six mythological kings of Rome from Romulus through Lucius Tarquinius - Superbus. This Kings were mainly the invention of the ancient sources in attempting to explain the reasons why the aristocrats revolted  Read More 
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