Hodie est V id. Sextilies (Augustas) 2772 AUC ~ 9 Metageitnion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad.
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Helen joins David to discuss the Minimus Latin course, for which she is the illustrator, that has been going for twenty years! Helen chats about creating Minimus with Barbara Bell, how it has spread across the globe and became much bigger than they ever thought possible, the importance of finding inventive and entertaining ways to teach people – especially children – about the ancient world, the Minimus at Vindolanda weekend, and being inspired by the TV series I, Claudius…
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If there should be thunder today, it portends good health for men for the next year.
… 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)