#Thelxinoe: Weekend Edition ~ August 4, 2019

Hodie est a.d.  pridie nonas Sextilies (Augustas) 2772 AUC ~  4 Metageitnion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad.

Our first attempt at a weekend edition with some variation of the sort of content one gets in the daily edition (when one is more in a hurry to catch up, I think), with an idea that it will be perused at a more leisurely pace … expect it every Sunday around noon Eastern time …

In the News

In Case You Missed It ~ Long Reads

Public Facing Classics

Greek/Latin News

Fresh Bloggery

Mouse Meets Frog: Both Die Terribly – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE 

Blog: Addressing the Divide Between Art History and Classics | Society for Classical Studies 

Weekend Reading: On Leisure and Libraries – Classical Studies Support 

Anatomical votive reliefs and healing landscapes: archaeological evidence in a geographical context | The Votives Project 

Book Club | August 2019: Apollodorus Library, 3.8–3.16 | The Kosmos Society 

Dirk Obbink, Scott Carroll, and Sappho | Variant Readings

The Poor Trojans Are All Dead – SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE 

Bingeworthy Past Podcastery

[a podcast which began long ago which you should have listened to by now]

Landscape Modery

Professional Matters

Twitter Highlights

[I’m still trying to figure out how best to handle this section]


‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, there will be a food shortage for both humans and animals

… adapted from the text and 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)