#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for July 17, 2019

Hodie est a.d.  XVI Kal. Sextilies (Augustas) 2772 AUC ~  16 Hekatombaion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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While at VidCon this year, we sat down and chatted with a few of our fellow educational YouTubers: The Cynical Historian, Knowing Better, 12tone, and Step Back History. This is a compilation of our discussions about their channels, their reasons for making videos, and their experience of VidCon and its educational companion event, EduCon. If you don’t already watch their videos, we strongly recommend you check them out. Thank you to them all for taking part!

Sermo 97, quo uti conor libro Nicolai Flocchini c.t. “Verba Manent”, sed bonis rationibus.

Mai joins David to discuss her work on outreach, particularly her project on the 4th century Eritrean Gospels from Ethiopia. Mai talks about the importance of broadening our understanding of the ancient world to include regions outside Greece and Rome – the Mediterranean didn’t exist in a bubble, but was well connected to areas like Sub-Saharan Africa, China and India – and she reflects on how such projects encourage diverse participation in Classics by highlighting this inter-connectivity…

Book Reviews

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Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If there is any thunder today, a great ruler will come to power.

… adapted from the translation of:

Jean MacIntosh Turfa, The Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar, in Nancy Thomson de Grummond and Erika Simon (eds.), The Religion of the Etruscans. University of Texas Press, 2006. (Kindle edition