Hodie est a.d. IX Kal. Sextilies (Augustas) 2772 AUC ~ 23 Hekatombaion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad
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Tarentum in southern Italy may have been a Spartan colony, but when it was under pressure from first its Italic neighbours and then Rome itself, it preferred to call in some help from abroad.
In this episode the Ancient Warfare team discuss the latest episode of the magazine which covers Hellenistic mercenary armies in Southern Italy.
- [BMCR] Eleni P. Manakidou, Frauentänze für Dionysos in der spätarchaischen Vasenmalerei Athens. Akanthiskos, 2.
- [BMCR] Eleni Manakidou, Frauentänze für Dionysos in der spätarchaischen Vasenmalerei Athens. Akanthiskos 2. [different reviewer]
- [BMCR] Paolo Liverani, Michael Pfanner, Stephanie Langer, Friederike Fless, Katalog der Skulpturen IV: Historische Reliefs. Monumenta Artis Romanae, 40.
- [BMCR] Michele Kennerly, Editorial Bodies: Perfection and Rejection in Ancient Rhetoric and Poetics. Studies in rhetoric/communication.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If there is any thunder today, it portends the possible misfortune of a powerful man.
… 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)