Hodie est  pridie Id. Septembres 2772 AUC ~  14 Boedromion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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The Vestals were an order of priestesses who were sacred to Rome, and were respected and referred as symbols of a safe and stable empire. They had the all-important duty of maintaining the sacred flame, and if it were extinguished, it would be a sign of impending disaster.

Guest:

Dr Peta Greenfield (Public Historian, co-host of ‘The Partial Historians’ podcast)

We’re back with another Ancient Warfare podcast. In this episode we’re going to be discussing tropes; what we know, what we thing we know and where it all goes wrong!

 

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, it portends a rainy harvest and there will be famine.

… 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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