#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for August 5, 2019

Hodie est Non. Sextilies (Augustas) 2772 AUC ~  5 Metageitnion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad.

In the News

[There’s something in the inaccessible digital edition of the Telegraph about some sort of dispute over the sale of this item to the Met a few months ago]

In Case You Missed It 

Public Facing Classics

Greek/Latin News

Fresh Bloggery

Fresh Podcastery

This episode explores the controversial Nazareth Inscription which some historians, Bible scholars, and Christian apologists claim is hard, inscriptional proof of Jesus’s empty tomb. In this episode, Clint discusses the bizarre story around this inscription’s discovery, publication, its contents, and whether or not it is concrete proof of Jesus’s empty tomb.

Seneca’s Phaedra (c. 50s CE) is the story of an illicit passion, a stoic cautionary tale and simultaneously vivid character study.

Book Reviews

Dramatic Receptions

Professional Matters

Alia

‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, it signifies that women are wiser than men.

… 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)

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