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In Etruscan mythology, Tarchon and his brother, Tyrrhenus were culture heroes who founded the Etruscan Federation[?] of twelve cities.


  1. Arretium/Arrezzo[?]
  2. Caere/Cerveteri[?]
  3. Clusium/Chiusi[?]
  4. Faesulae/Fiesole[?]
  5. Perusia/Perugia
  6. Populonia
  7. Rusellae/Roselle
  8. Tarquinii/Tarquinia-Corneto[?] (named after Tarchon)
  9. Vetulonia
  10. Volaterrae/Volterra[?]
  11. Volsinii/Bolsenae[?]
  12. Vulci/Volci[?]

Tarchon supported Aeneas against Turnus

Virgil X, 153, 290; XI, 727, 746

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