Hodie est pridie Idus Iunias 2772 AUC ~ 10 Skirophorion in the second year of the 699th Olympiad
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At the same time as Hermes takes flight to Calypso’ island, in order to rescue Odysseus, Athena takes flight to Ithaka, in order to “rescue” 20-year old Telemachus: from his remarkable immaturity. This episode picks up the story in the twentieth year of Odysseus’ absence, and details the “Ithacan constitutional crisis” confronting Penelope, Telemachus, and the people of Ithaka: “What to do, when your king/your husband/your father, may or may not, be dead?
By modern standards the Romans had some fairly unusual ideas, which could be putting it mildly when it comes to the subject of adultery. For the most part the Romans were lack lax in repercussions, unless of course you were embarrassing a man of high status. Guest:
Dr Rhiannon Evans (Senior Lecturer, Classics and Ancient History, La Trobe University)
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Conferences and Calls for Papers
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- Italy Before the Romans: The Etruscan Sarcophagus of the Spouses | ITALY Magazine