#Thelxinoe ~ Your Morning Salutatio for November 12, 2019

Hodie est  pridie Id. Nov. 2772 AUC ~ 16 Maimakterion in the third year of the 699th Olympiad

In the News

Classicists and Classics in the News

Public Facing Classics

Fresh Bloggery

Fresh Podcasts

Tres amici de certamine quodam athletico et de fabulis fingendis colloquuntur

In the second half, Richard discusses his work on Roman coinage and how the desire to keep correcting himself propelled his work forward, his influence on those who have gone on to be prominent scholars in their own right (and why he’s happy none of them are ‘Reecian’ in style), deciding to write a book on the archaeology of the Later Roman Empire, and his thoughts on the current state of archaeology.

Book Reviews

Professional Matters


‘Sorting’ Out Your Day:

Today on the Etruscan Brontoscopic Calendar:

If it thunders today, it portends a period of insomnia for men.

… 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)