Hodie est a.d. XVII Kal. Nov. 2772 AUC ~ 18 Pyanepsion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad
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This week, we’re back on the boat to the Trojan War where Agamemnon has a problem. I mean, he always has a lot of problems, but this one involves a bunch of warriors with nothing to do but wait for the winds to pick up, and they’re not going to pick up until Agamemnon does what needs to be done.
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it should thunder today, it portends the weakening of men to such an extent that they will be unrecognizable.
… 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)