#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for August 16, 2019

Hodie est a.d. XVII Kal. Septembres 2772 AUC ~  16 Metageitnion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad.

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You look down at the newborn baby in your arms: the child you just brought into the world, despite the dangers. You know already that you would do anything to protect him. But how far will you go to ensure his future greatness? Would you do anything it takes, even if that means violence? Would you lie, would you steal…would you kill?…

Pete joins David to discuss the recently published Hadrian’s Wall: A Journey Through Time, which features many of his photographs. He talks about how he came to archaeology via volunteering at sites such as Vindolanda, how  posting his photos of Roman archaeology to Twitter has generated a significant following across the globe, and advice he’d give to anyone wanting to get out and photograph heritage sites. He also reflects on how the media don’t always present a story about heritage in the way they perhaps should, as Pete found when some of his own photographs showing damage to the Wall went viral…

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, it portends a long-lasting peace.

… 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)