Hodie est a.d. V Non. Octobres 2772 AUC ~ 5 Pyanepsion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad
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The romance between Mark Antony and Cleopatra has beguiled us for centuries. What most people don’t realize is that when Mark Antony met Cleopatra, he was already married—to someone just as epic. Her name was Fulvia.
Cleopatra had glamour and divinity and lots of money. But Fulvia had the gangs. She was a populist firebrand, military leader, and for a while, the undisputed power in Rome: both in the Senate and in the streets.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it should thunder today, it portends hurricanes and conditions where trees will be uprooted; there will be great disruption in the lives of the common people.
… 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)