#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for November 6, 2019

Hodie est  a.d. VIII Id. Nov. 2772 AUC ~ 10 Maimakterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

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Episode one features Dr Liz Gloyn from the Department of Classics who explains why ancient monsters have continued to hold such a prominent position in western culture and why our perceptions of them are changing.

Tiberius Gracchus had introduced property laws that, while unpopular with the ruling elite, went down well with the people of Rome. You can please some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time. But that’s just politics, isn’t it? Nothing to lose your head over. Guest: Associate Professor Rhiannon Evans (Classics and Ancient History, La Trobe University)

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‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends destruction of grain by insects

… 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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