#Thelxinoe ~ Weekend Edition, October 6, 2019

Hodie est pridie  Non. Octobres 2772 AUC ~  8 Pyanepsion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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In this special episode, we’re joined by Liz Smith, who has recently completed her doctoral research of the representation of women’s dress in statuary at Macquarie University. Together we’ll trace the threads of evidence for women’s attire in the Roman world.

This is a very special episode with some very special interviewees. I went along to Pimlico Academy for the first day of our inaugural Summer School and asked a few pupils who have been taught by The Latin Programme in their schools if they wouldn’t mind chatting to me about all things Latin.

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it should thunder today, it portends the appearance of future abundance but the harvest will actually be less plentiful and autumn practically devoid of fruit.

… 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)