#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for August 20, 2019

Hodie est a.d. XIII Kal. Septembres 2772 AUC ~  20 Metageitnion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Drusus dies in 9 BCE and now it is up to his brother Tiberius to finish the job and pacify Germany.  However the mission is by no means easy as we discuss the 3 years that Tiberius spent to bring the region to heel.  Now that peace has been established we have the arrival of Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, who for the next 6 years will rule Germania.  The question is how will this man with a wealth of experience, but a personality rivaling the world’s worst tyrants, handles the newest addition to the Roman empire and what does this mean for Germany as we reach the end of 1 BCE…

The Journal of Modern Greek Studies has a new editorial team. Johanna Hanink from Brown University is the Arts & Humanities Editor while Antonis Ellinas from the University of Cyprus is the Social Sciences Editor. They joined us to talk about their path to the masthead and future plans for the journal.

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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, it portends a plague on the cattle and disorder in government.

… 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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