Tuesday, June 25th, 7:00 PM. The Etruscans: One of Three Great Civilizations in Italy. Presented by Francesco Bonavita. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301. Program Donation: MEMBERS: $15 per person; NON-MEMBERS: $20 per person. Q & A, Refreshments and a light reception will follow. Who are t...

A short way from Rome one can find Cerveteri, one of the great Etruscan cities in Italy, and Tarquinia, a medieval town that has adopted an Etruscan name. Visitors to these cities can see necropolises dating back to the Etruscan times and learn about fascinating burial practices used before the birth of Christ. These cemeteries are a glimpse into t...