Hodie est a.d. XI Kal. Nov. 2772 AUC ~ 243 Pyanepsion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad
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Any system of government that has been around for long enough is going to develop its problems, and that is definitely the case with the Roman republic. There was inequality between the ruling class and the common people, and if young Tiberius Gracchus decides to take up the cause, what’s the worst that could happen?
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Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:
If it thunders today, it portends bad conditions and assorted diseases for the 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)