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The Villanovian and the Etruscans

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Unit Graphics' started by imperator1961, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. imperator1961

    imperator1961 Last of the Mohicans

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    This is my first pack of ancients units. I hope you like this. First the Villanovians:
    The Villanovan culture was the earliest Iron Age culture of central and northern Italy, abruptly following the Bronze Age Terramare culture and giving way in the seventh century BC to an increasingly orientalizing culture influenced by Greek traders, which was followed without a severe break by the Etruscan civilization. Villanovan cultural origins, but perhaps not all its peoples, lay in the Eastern Alps, with connections to the Halstatt culture. The Villanovans introduced iron-working to the Italian peninsula; they practiced cremation and buried the ashes of their dead in pottery urns of distinctive double-cone shape. The name Villanovan comes from the type-site, that of the first archaeological finds relating to this advanced culture, remnants of a cemetery found near Villanova (Castenaso, 8 kilometers south-east of Bologna) in northern Italy. The units:

    Villanovian Axeman, Villanovian Swordman, Villanovian Spearman




    And after the Villanovians the Etruscans VIth C:
    Archer VIth C - IVth C, Light Horseman VIth C - IVth C - Chariot VIth C, Hoplite VIth C, Swordman VIth C, Axeman VIth C.





    And the Etruscan IVth C:

    Heavy Horseman, Swordman, Hoplite, Axeman





    Download the units
     
  2. general-jcl

    general-jcl King

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    Excellent!
    Ave Imperator
     
  3. BadKharma

    BadKharma Deity

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    I cannot believe how many units you have been making! The chariot is extra spectacular.
     
  4. The Guardian

    The Guardian Praetorian

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    Very nice, can we expect more? You said 1st pack, so I guess there'll be more right? :D :goodjob:
     
  5. Rob (R8XFT)

    Rob (R8XFT) Ancient Briton Super Moderator

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    Spot on and exactly what I needed!!

    Hopefully we'll see some more ancient units in the near future!!
     
  6. Yabanjin

    Yabanjin Warlord

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    More ancient units... Great stuff, Imperator!
     
  7. Madeira

    Madeira Emperor

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    Whoa, these are awesome!
     
  8. TopGun

    TopGun 258 kills

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    Truly Impressive!
     
  9. General 666

    General 666 Culturebringer

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    YES ! I LIKE THIS ! :D
    Great Pack ! Again ...:goodjob:
    Thanks for your work ,Imperator:king:.
     
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    Moff Jerjerrod Deity

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    The detail is impressive on these units. Good work!
     
  12. Virote_Considon

    Virote_Considon The Great Dictator

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    I saw this thread, opened it up, and nodded at the sheer awesomeness of it.

    Thanks, imperator! :goodjob:
     
  13. Usteros

    Usteros Warlord

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    Wow beautiful, thank You very much! :wavey::wavey::wavey:
     
  14. Sir Karnizer

    Sir Karnizer Chieftain

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    Fantastic units again. :thumbsup:

    I can not wait to see the samnite pack!!! :hammer2:
     
  15. General 666

    General 666 Culturebringer

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    BTW: The Etruscans are a favorite solution for many scientist which research the original source of the germanic RUNES ! They say that the german tribes has get their "Rune alphabet" from them. The Runes are a logical progression from their early alphabet. btw ,the expert term for Runes is Futhark.

    Alphabet = Alpha and Beta (the first two letters)
    Futhark = Fehu ,Uruz ,Thurisaz (th) ,Ansuz ,Raidho and Kenaz (the first six letters)

    If it is true ,the Etruscans can claim for themself to be "Culture Bringer".

    I hope you folks like that additional info.
     
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    Ozymandias I saw the Great Library burn.

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    As ever - splendido!

    :clap: ,

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